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 […]

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 […]

Greeting Card Houses

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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 […]

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 […]

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