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How to Recycle Holiday Cards

If you have a stack of holiday and birthday cards you don't want to throw away, consider recycling them using some of these creative ideas.

Greeting Card Crafts
Try making one or more of these fun greeting card crafts and then submit your own.

Heavenly Cards
Learn how to recycle old Valentine's Day cards into new ones.

Christmas Card Ornaments
A visitor explains how she uses the fronts of cards as ornaments for her Christmas tree.

Christmas Card Ornaments
A visitor explains how she uses the fronts of cards as ornaments for her Christmas tree.

Greeting Card Puzzles
Learn how to make puzzles out of your old holiday cards.

Christmas Card Candle Holder
A visitor explains how to make a candle holder using a baby food jar and old greeting cards.

Christmas Card Candle Holder
A visitor explains how to make a candle holder using a baby food jar and old greeting cards.

Greeting Card Gift Bag Craft
Ellen from Connecticut shows us how she create unique gift bags by recycling paper bags and greeting cards.

Colorful Coasters
A great gift idea that makes use of recycled materials found around the home.

Framed Greeting Cards
If you have some cards that have amazing artwork on the front of them, use these suggestions shared by Nana to make them into masterpieces.

Framed Greeting Cards
If you have some cards that have amazing artwork on the front of them, use these suggestions shared by Nana to make them into masterpieces.

Recycled Greeting Cards
Find out how you can turn two old cards into a new one.

Greeting Card Bookmark
Start out by cutting strips of heavy paper and then attach pieces cut from greeting cards to it to create a unique bookmark.

How to Make a Box Out of a Card
Find out how you can easily create small boxes using old greeting cards. This is a great way to use up Christmas cards, birthday cards, and more.

Greeting Card Bookmark
Start out by cutting strips of heavy paper and then attach pieces cut from greeting cards to it to create a unique bookmark.

Recycled Gift Tags
Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make personalized gift tags.

Greeting Card Storage Box
Follow these suggestions to cover an old shoe box with greeting cards.

Greeting Card Lacing Toy
Old greeting cards make perfect lacing toys. All you need to do is cut out the picture, punch holes around the edge, and grab some yarn or ribbon.

Greeting Card Lacing Toy
Old greeting cards make perfect lacing toys. All you need to do is cut out the picture, punch holes around the edge, and grab some yarn or ribbon.

Greeting Card Placemat
Give your kids a large piece of paper, some cards, and let them create their own personalized placemat.

Greeting Card Magnets
A visitor named Denise shared these directions for using a juice can lid and cards to make colorful magnets.

Greeting Card Magnets
A visitor named Denise shared these directions for using a juice can lid and cards to make colorful magnets.

Greeting Card Ornaments
Learn how to make simple ornaments out of felt and pictures cut from cards.

Greeting Card Placemat
Give your kids a large piece of paper, some cards, and let them create their own personalized placemat.

Greeting Card Ornaments
Learn how to make simple ornaments out of felt and pictures cut from cards.

Greeting Card Storage Box
Follow these suggestions to cover an old shoe box with greeting cards.

Recycled Greeting Cards
Find out how you can turn two old cards into a new one.

Colorful Coasters
A great gift idea that makes use of recycled materials found around the home.

Greeting Card Puzzles
Learn how to make puzzles out of your old holiday cards.

Heavenly Cards
Learn how to recycle old Valentine's Day cards into new ones.

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