How to Make Christmas Cards from Wrapping Paper



Christmas cards from wrapping paper are a wonderful way to match card and gift and to make the most out of the gorgeous designs that are often to be found on wrapping paper. Follow these easy-to-do instructions for unique, professional looking handmade cards.

Steps

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    Collect the things you need. These are listed below.
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    Cut out the pictures or patterns from the wrapping paper. Be sure to do this neatly.
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    Find some cardboard . The most suitable cardboard colors are green, red or white for Christmas. Silver and gold are also great choices.
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    Fold the card in half.
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    Put one of the small sticky pads in the center of the outside of the folded cardboard.
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    Put one of the small cut-out pictures on top of the sticky pad.
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    Put another sticky pad on top of the cut-out pictures.
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    Repeat this another 3 or 4 times until you have a pattern or theme that pleases you.
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    Write inside the card.
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    Decorate. If wished, you can add glitter, decorations etc as well as the wrapping paper cut-outs.

Tips

  • Use wrapping paper with small pictures/photos on.

Things You'll Need

  • Patterned wrapping paper
  • Small sticky pads (available from all stationery or arts and crafts stores.
  • Glitter, sequins (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Gel pens or normal pens

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