Friday, November 30, 2012

Old Christmas Card Uses - vol 2

30 Days of Christmas Fun!
Use up those old Christmas cards!  
Reuse and recycle!

My mother-in-law had a tradition on Thanksgiving night.  She pulled out the previous year's Christmas cards and started cutting.  She cut out all the portions of the cards that appealed to her and made gift tags for the coming season!  



Use fancy scissors if you like

Hole punch to attach ribbon or string


Bounty of tags! 


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7 comments:

Jaime @ Hound Dog Digs said...

I love doing this too! I never spend money on tags at the store when there are cards to be recycled!!

Nancy said...

Wow...that's such a great idea! I love it:)

Rose said...

What a simple idea for making beautiful gift tags!

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

Another great idea for cards. My mom has done this in the past as well :)

storybeader said...

this will be fun to follow! {:-D

kitty said...

Perfect idea, Linda! I do still have my old cards saved and will do this. Thanks!

Splendid Little Stars said...

I, too, have cut up cards to make tags. It's fun to see all the pretty-ness of the cards again.