Christmas Paper Craft - Recycling Craft - Used Christmas Cards Tree Ornament
If you also tend to collect Christmas cards out of sentimental reasons or because they are just simply too lovely to throw away, then you also have a collect that keeps growing. Look through the cards. Many are sure to have motifs that would be perfect for this project.
For this project you will need:
- used Christmas cards - thick sturdy cardstock - craft glue that dries transparent - iridescent glitter or glitter to match the motif - hole puncher - decorative edged scissors - Fiskars shape cutter with circle templates or rectangle templates - ribbon for hanging - pencil
1. Decide the size of circle or other shape you would like to make. Use the shape cutter and center it over the card motif and cut it out. 2. Trace around a larger shape and use the decorative edged scissors to cut out. 3. Adhere the card centered on the outer shape. 4. Apply glue to the outer edges of the card and also highlight different motifs of the card. Sprinkle glitter over the glue and tap off excess. 5. Allow glue to dry and then punch 2 holes in the top of the shape. Insert a ribbon for hanging.
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