Greeting Card Houses




by Noreen Doll.

Small greeting card houses can be made from any kind of Christmas card or greeting card.

These small houses are perfect for holding a tiny gift. You could also fold paper money small enough to fit inside one.

Greeting card houses can also be used as Christmas tree ornaments or gift package tie ons.

Once you have learned to make a few of them, you can make a bunch quickly and easily, and in fact, they become addictive.

Should you use up all your leftover greeting cards, you can use designer card stock to make them, too.

You don’t have to stop with just making a greeting card house, though. You can add all kinds of details such as door and window frames, a chimney, and a wreath on the door.

Throw a little house making party and invite your crafting friends to bring their old holiday cards and a dish to pass. You can all finish lots of card houses while enjoying a fun visit.

Some of these patterns may need to be resized to fit your cards.

Tissue Box Houses

These tissue box houses can be made quite small. In fact one lady made 27 of them out of ONE tissue box! Use Christmas cards instead.

Scroll down a little for the tissue box house template.

Card Ornaments

Refashion cards into these charming little house snowy village Christmas ornaments.

Snowy Village Ornaments

You have to sign up for a free membership to access these snowy village ornaments. They are small and perfect for Christmas cards.

And check out all the wonderful details on the houses!

Christmas Card Putz Houses

Craft these cute Christmas card putz houses using your old Christmas cards.

The term putz comes from the idea that you keep putzing (or fiddling) around with the houses to get them exactly how you want them.

Greeting Card Village Paper House

A greeting card village paper house can be made from just one card. Adjust the pattern until it fits on the card, then cut and fold.

Little Paper Houses

These little paper houses just need to be cut out, folded and taped or glued.

Christmas Card House

You will need several Christmas cards to make one Christmas card house that use tape to attach the walls and roof to each other.

Use lightweight cardboard for backing. (Or use both the front and back of the cards).

Christmas Card Village

Three Christmas cards are used to make each simple house in this Christmas card village. The houses could also be used as gift boxes.

More directions for Christmas card houses.

Birdhouses from Greeting Cards

Only one card is needed for each of the birdhouses from greeting cards that you make.

 

Noreen Doll

Crafty Journal

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