Christmas Cards Articles

How to Make a Fabric Card Tree

  When I first spotted this card tree on BHG last week, I knew I wanted to make one this year. So on my next craft/fabric store shopping loop, I looked for some appropriate ribbon. Yeah, I couldn’t find any that I liked. Either they were too glittery or too cutesy. Then it occurred to […]

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Roundup: 8 Paint Chip Holiday Card & Gift Tag Ideas

The very colorful nature of paint chips make them a perfect medium to make handmade Christmas cards. The first example, pictured above, is a simple design using traditional Christmas colors along with a stamped message. Go here to see what else was used in its construction. Although not technically very Christmas-y, in the appropriate colors […]

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Tutorials: Christmas Card Displays

Holiday cards piling up? Here are some cute and clever ways to display them, tutorials included! First up is a  bent wire Christmas tree idea from BHG.         Mique’s Christmas card frame up is made of, among other things, a big frame, ribbon, rick-rack and clothespins. And speaking of clothespins, I still love the tutorial I did […]

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Clever DIY Gift Card Holders

If you’re giving gift cards this holiday season, they’ve probably come in utilitarian envelopes  in which to give them. For something a bit different–and MUCH more memorable–how about presenting those gift cards in an empty Altoid tin? BHG suggests we cover the cover in pretty paper to hide the ‘toid part.

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36 Easy Handmade Christmas Card Ideas

For the past dozen years or so I’ve been making my Christmas cards. Sometimes they’re labor intensive, but they don’t have to be. Case in point: these suggestions from Scrapbooks Etc.      A collection of different sized circle punches, some glue and a bow makes up this clever card. A few strips of paper–or ribbon–and you have […]

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