Greeting Card Crafts

How to Recylce Greeting Cards

What can you make out of an old greeting card? It can be a Christmas card, a birthday card, or any other card. Your project can use one or more cards. Browse through these projects and submit your own.

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    Crocheted Greeting Card Bowl
    Crocheted Greeting Card Bowl.

    Check out these instructions, shared by a reader named Edith, and you will learn how easy it is to make a bowl using simple crochet techniques and old greeting cards. She used Christmas cards, but you can use cards from any occasion.

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    Greeting Card Box Craft
    Greeting Card Box Craft.

    This tutorial takes you step-by-step through the process of creating a small gift bow out of a greeting card. You can fill them with small gifts and even hang them on your Christmas tree.

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    Greeting Card Gift Bag

    Greeting Card Gift Bag Craft

    A visitor named Ellen shares how she recycles both greeting cards and paper bags. By decorating paper bags with an old greeting card, she creates one-of-a-kind gift bags.

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    Greeting Card Gift Tags

    Greeting Card Gift Tags
    Greeting Card Gift Tags.

    Discover how easy it is to make your own small gift tags by doing little more than cutting up old greeting cards you have received.

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    Paper Ornament Craft
    Paper Ornament Craft.

    While the ornament Belva created was made out of paper, you can easily make one of these using greeting cards instead of paper.