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

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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

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© 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 […]

Greeting Card Pizza Box

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By Noreen Doll. A greeting card pizza box is very easy to make. Just a few cuts and folds, a bit of glue, and it’s ready to use. This gift box is hinged on one edge just like a pizza box. A greeting card pizza box may be used for any small gift, such as […]

Pillow Box Template

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By Noreen Doll. A greeting card pillow box template is quick and easy to make using a greeting card. And after you make one, you can use it to easily make dozens more gift boxes from the same size card. Here are some boxes made with different sizes of cards and pillow box templates. After […]

Gift Box Packaging

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By Noreen Doll. Gift box packaging is easy when it requires only one greeting card to create it! The front of the card becomes the lid, and the back of the card becomes the box bottom. This small handy gift box can be used to hold small gifts, a gift card, or money that is […]

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