How To Recycle Christmas Cards Into Gift Tags

Lisa Fulmer demonstrates how to recycle Christmas cards into gift tags.  A great way to use old cards and save buying new tags!

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The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your recycled Christmas gift tags are are shown below.

  • Old Christmas cards
  • Stamp pad ink
  • Ribbon or thread
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • 1.5″ square hole punch
  • Chisel tip marker pen
  • Stamp to decorate
  • Small cosmetic sponge
  • Paper / mat to work on
Did You Know?

The waste created in Britain over Christmas is equivalent to 400,000 doubledecker buses, stretching all the way from London to New York City! And even though half of this waste could easily be recycled, almost 90% will actually end up in the dustbin. Parties and presents account for a 30% increase in the number of bottles and cans binned, not to mention the Christmas trees, extra packaging, paper and card thrown out across the capital.

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You might want to check out the tutorial – how to use cards to make gift boxes

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