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 […]

Turn Old Christmas Cards into New Treasures

Recycled Christmas Card Ornament by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Don’t throw those Christmas cards away! Here are tons of ways to turn old Christmas cards into new treasures.   Now that the holidays are winding down we are looking for ways to re-use the quantities of wrapping paper, boxes and Christmas cards that we have accumulated. These are some clever and […]

Paper Arts Storage Album

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By Noreen Doll. A great way to store your craft bits and pieces is a paper arts storage album. This album is about 4 1/2 inches by 6 inches. You can find all kinds and sizes of photo albums, and their clear plastic pages are perfect for storing craft parts while keeping them from being […]

Christmas Craft Ideas

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Using Christmas craft ideas is a favorite pastime. I have always particularly loved the Christmas season. Spending time with extended family, crafting with my kids and grandkids, and having tree trimming parties with family and friends is all part of what makes the season special. For years I have found Christmas craft ideas all over […]

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. […]

Recycled Christmas Cards

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Each of these links has several ideas for recycled Christmas cards. If you’ve been collecting greeting cards for several years, you are sure to find some clever ways to use them. Some of these ideas are similar to ones linked on other pages, but there may be new ones that you can find different ways […]

Used Christmas Card Ideas

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Try these used Christmas card ideas for some unusual projects for kids and adults. You can make Christmas decorations, Christmas stationery and cards, new cards from old ones, tags, and many more fun things with your old holiday cards.   Kids can help with used Christmas card ideas, too. They can do the cutting or […]

Used Christmas Card Crafts

Crafty Journal - Sewing Cards from Greeting Cards

Used Christmas card crafts for kids are fun and easy. All you need are some old cards, scissors, tape, glue, a ruler, and some string or ribbon. Add some glitter, flowers, bells and pipe cleaners and kids will stay busy for a long time. It will give kids some great cutting practice, and they will […]

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