Easy Whip Stitched Christmas Card Box

Easy Whip Stitched Christmas Card Box by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Recycle your Christmas cards into a colorful box that can store Christmas ornaments, hide gifts, or hold baked goodies. Create an easy whip stitched Christmas card box quickly and easily. Kids can make it, too. If you don’t have enough cards to make boxes, buy an inexpensive box of cards at the […]

Christmas Card Box into Gift Box – Idea #2

Turn a Christmas Card Box into a Gift Box - Idea #2 by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. I had 2 kinds of Christmas card boxes, one with a cardboard top and bottom, and one with a cardboard bottom and clear plastic top. These boxes are a nice size for smaller gifts, and I came up with some fun ideas for altering them. The all cardboard Christmas card gift box […]

Turn a Christmas Card Box into a Gift Box

Turn a Christmas Card Box into a Gift Box by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. After I mailed all my Christmas cards, I had the empty card box with a nice picture of a snowman on the top. And it was just the size I needed for a small gift box. It also had ads on the sides and top. Rather than toss it, I decided to […]

Recycle Christmas Cards

As soon as Christmas is over we try to find new ways to recycle Christmas cards. Every year we send out dozens (or more) of Christmas cards and receive dozens in return. The cards are too beautiful, and often too costly, to just throw in the trash. So we look for ways to reuse them. […]

Gift Wrap with Recycled Christmas Cards

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Gift wrap with recycled Christmas cards to use up more of your collection of cards. If you’ve been saving Christmas cards for several years while trying to think of ways to use them, here are some creative ways to recycle them into wrapping presents. Give some of these great gift wrap with recycled Christmas cards […]

Decoupaged Christmas Card Box

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by Noreen Doll. A decoupaged Christmas card box is a wonderful, colorful way to use your old Christmas cards while creating a recycled and reusable gift box. By decoupaging, you can use as large a box as you like, and you’re not limited to a box the size of one Christmas card. Your kids can […]

Greeting Card Gift Boxes

Crafty Journal - Card Gift Boxes

By Noreen Doll. Recycle used cards into greeting card gift boxes. This is a great way to reuse your cards and make clever gift boxes at the same time. You can’t make really large boxes because the cards aren’t large enough, but these boxes would be a perfect place for many small gifts. Because the […]

Free Gift Box Templates

Crafty Journal - Christmas Card Gift Boxes

© by Noreen Doll. Use these free gift box templates to make many different kinds of small boxes. This is an excellent way to recycle all those Christmas or birthday cards that are taking so much space in your home. If you don’t have many used greeting cards, or you need to make a lot […]

Greeting Card Sour Cream Box

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By Noreen Doll. A greeting card sour cream box is another gift box that can be made from a recycled card. Basically you glue or tape the two open edges together to make a tube, and then close both ends. Turning the tube halfway before closing the top edge gives the gift box an interesting […]

Gift Box Patterns

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By Noreen Doll. If you’re looking for great gift box patterns, try this unique triangle shaped box made with a greeting card. You can either recycle an old card or use a new one. The triangle box is so quick and easy you can make several in half an hour. Even better, you can teach […]

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