Introduction: What to Do With Your Christmas Cards

Picture of What to Do With Your Christmas Cards

Every year I receive christmas cards and I think it's a pity to just throw them away. So, I came up with this.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

What do you need to make this?

- christmas cards
- glue
- scissors
- cacrdboard

Step 2: Choosing

Picture of Choosing

Choose the pieces you like best and cut them out.
Leave one bigger card complete.

Step 3: Arranging

Picture of Arranging

Now you need to arrange the pieces.
No rules, do what you think looks pretty.

Step 4: 3D

Picture of 3D

You can use little blocks of your cardboard for this, just cut them and glue them where you want your pictures.
Then, glue your pictures on.

Step 5: Make It Stand

Picture of Make It Stand

You don't want this card to fall ove, so we're going to take an extra piece of cardboard, fold it and glue it on the back of the card

Step 6: It's Done!

Picture of It's Done!

Enjoy your reused cristmas cards!


hunter999 (author)2014-03-02

Wow! This is a great idea Emily :-) Thanks for sharing! :D


ChrysN (author)2012-12-14

Nice, a lot of cards have really cute images worth saving. This is a great way to reuse them.

emilyvanleemput (author)ChrysN2012-12-15

thank you!

About This Instructable




Bio: Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology
More by emilyvanleemput:Evenstar Necklace3D Design As Tool for Jewellery MakingTriple Circle Wire Earrings
Add instructable to: