Recycling Christmas Cards? Recycling used Christmas cards? Do you still have last years Xmas cards lying around collecting dust? Here are some easy ways to recycle your Christmas cards and turn them into great gift tags.
Recycling used Christmas cards makes fantastic Christmas tags, birthday tags, sympathy tags, baby tags and more. It's easy, fun and very inexpensive, actually they are free gift tags.
Recycling used Christmas cards makes fantastic gift tags.
From these cards below I will show you how to make the best gift tags that nobody has. How good is that?
We all use gift tags as part of a gift, whether
it's for gift baskets or other kinds of gifts, to write a message "seasons greeting" or a simple "to" and "from."
We normally throw our used Christmas cards when it's over, don't we? Not any more. By recycling Christmas cards you can make them into beautiful and free gift tags for your Christmas gift baskets or any kind of gift for the next time you give. These gift tags are so easy to make.
When making these fantastic gift tags for your homemade gift basket ideas, try using greeting cards with no writing on the back of the picture; this makes it a lot easier.
If it's a picture that you really like and want to use, that has writing on the back, you can always cut some card-stock and glue it to the back of your cut out gift tag. A little more work but it's possible.
So recycling Christmas cards brings them back to life by making some incredible gift tags for your next homemade gift basket ideas, like the ones I made below from my used Christmas cards. Here's how:
This first gift tag is made from the first card on the left (top
picture). It's so easy to do and it can't get
This kitten gift tag would be purr-fect attached to a child's gift basket or someone who likes cats.
This second gift tag is made using the middle card (top picture). This gift tag is a little bigger than a normal sized tag and could be used instead of a Christmas card to write your seasons greeting on. This is how I did it:
These two festive gift tags are made from the first Christmas card (second picture). The snowman gift tag could be used for any age person.
Recycling Christmas cards creates these cheerful and festive free
Christmas gift tags.
Always look at the back of your cards; sometimes there's a smaller version of the same picture at the back. Use it to make a smaller gift tag. Recycling Christmas cards into awesome free gift tags.
Recycling Christmas cards creates these cheerful and festive free Christmas gift tags. This gift tag was stuck on top of the snowman gift tag, using foam mounting dots.
To make this gift tag:
These next two Christmas gift tags are made from the card in the middle of the second picture.
Always look at the back of your cards; sometimes there's a smaller version of the same picture. Use it to make a smaller gift tag.
Recycling Christmas cards into awesome free gift tags.
This next gift tag is made from the picture on the back of the card. It is very easy to make and looks just as good as the one above.
These Christmas tags would go perfectly with Christmas homemade gift basket ideas.
Recycling Christmas cards makes great gift tags for different occasions, like this one. This sixth gift tag is made from the third card on the left (first picture).
Another quick and easy gift tag to make. This would be ideal for a baby gift basket or for a children's gift basket.
If I wanted to use this tag for Christmas, I could add some glitter to the bear's collar and maybe to the top of the stocking and change the ribbon to a more festive color.
These last two gift tags below are made from the card on the right (second picture). As mentioned above, always look at the back of your
greeting cards; sometimes there's a smaller version of the same picture that's on the front of the card. Two for the price of one!
These two gift tags would be ideal for a sympathy gift basket. By recycling Christmas cards you get the most out of the greeting cards.
This last tag is made from the picture on the back of the
greeting card. You can make these pictures bigger by gluing two or three
layers of paper or card-stock on top of each other. These can be any
size you wish.
Here is an example of what I mean.
What do you do with them? Do you make greeting cards or gift tags to go with your gifts? I would love to hear your stories, ideas or tips for making gift baskets. Go to my contact me page and share your ideas with me and others.
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