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« on: December 27, 2007 04:57:41 PM »

What can I do with all the xmas cards I recieved?? I already thought about coasters and placemats, but those really arent my style. Any suggestions would be great! thanks!!

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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2007 05:00:38 PM »

I use them for ATC elements (there's quite a few that when properly dissected can look very cool not just "holiday-like".) And also you can use them for Scrapping if you use acid free paper under them or for gift tags for next year.

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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007 05:02:35 PM »

Gift tags for next year could be fun. I also have a bunch that I never sent becasue I am really good at messing up people's addresses. I end up using more envelopes than cards! ha!

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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007 05:04:42 PM »

Ok, I know this has been done to death but my mom always uses them to make small gift boxes for next year.  They are the perfect size for gift cards etc.

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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2007 05:07:42 PM »

like the origami boxes? I could do that. I think.

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« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2007 09:08:11 PM »

I over-ordered my photo cards in 2006.  I used them to make ornaments this year.  I used a design from www.designsponge.blogspot.com 's DIY section (which I found linked in another craftster thread.)  They are called "modern paper ornaments".

I fussy-cut the cards so that I could have "Happy Holidays from the HollyP Family!" run down the outer edges of the ornaments.  Rather than hang them on the tree, I hung them from silver cord in a picture window.  I had many compliments on them.  And my kids love seeing their mini-photos hidden on the inside of the ornaments.

I love the idea of the origami boxes.  I have some patterns, and will have to dig them out when I take the cards down next week.
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2007 08:50:43 AM »

There's a topic somewhere on here about using clothing tags to make keychains or something...I'm sure cut up greeting cards would work, too.

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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2008 10:23:04 PM »

I made over 100 treat boxes for my kids classrooms this year outta Christmas cards.  We added homemade fudge, chocolate covered pretzels, a mini candy cane and a few smal pieces of candy.  All the kids were in ahh, teachers to.  U can also make garland by stringing them together.  Got the idea from my aunt that saw it on t.v.  Hope that helped.
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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2008 02:51:44 PM »


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« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2008 06:55:55 PM »

You could just cut out the picture, and stick it on a bit of folded cardboard. Viola!! New cards for nothing!

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