Crafting with Christmas Cards

Save the Christmas cards you receive through the years, and repurpose them with these festive ideas. You’ll cherish these keepsakes all season long. Check out our November/December issue on newsstands today for two more Christmas Card crafts, and dozens of other inspiring ideas to help you make the most of your holiday season. These adorable cards were from Smock, Minted, and Tiny Prints, and the gift wrap was from Paper Source

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Joyful Decor
For a quick-and-easy holiday decorating project, these cute coasters fit the bill. Find small ceramic tiles at your local home improvement store, and then cut cards to fit the size of the tiles. Using Mod Podge, cover the tiles with the cards, and then spray with sealant to set. 

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Perfect Presents
Jazz up your holiday packages with wrapping paper and treasured cards rom years past. Simply cut up old Christmas cards to give your gift wrap extra pop. You can use the cut-p cards to make festive gift tags as well.