Here are some useful ways to recycle and reuse old Christmas cards. One idea to reuse Christmas cards is to craft them into new Christmas ornaments. I love to take the old cards and crochet around the edges with yarn. Here are a few examples of recycled Christmas ornaments.
Here is the tutorial with step by step instructions how to make your own recycled ornaments from old Christmas cards.
If you don’t want to crochet around the edges, you can always just stitch around the edges with a needle and thread such as this ornament.
Another idea is to make gift tags from the old cards. You can either use a template to cut out the tags using scissors or use a store-bought tag maker to punch out the tags. Here are some gift tags I punched out using a tag maker.
Here are more examples of recycled Christmas ornaments made from old cards. These ornaments can be hung on a Christmas tree, added to a gift package, or tucked inside a card as a special gift for the holidays.
As you can see, there are many different combinations of shapes and colors you can use to repurpose those old cards into new and beautiful Christmas decorations. This is also a wonderful crafting idea for the kids. So don’t throw away those old cards but rather reuse them to create new homemade decorations.