A couple years ago, I found a great craft to make with recycled christmas cards (don’t worry, I’ll share it with you!) But then what happened is people started saving cards for me, then I had to find other projects to make and then, people started saving cards for me…it has been a vicious greeting card cycle! But the good news is that I have a couple fantastic greeting card crafts, and enough cards to last me a few years!
This website craftaholics anonymus had a really cute thanksgiving pumpkin, that I thought would be great as an ornament…here is the original design I saw
So here is project number one…
You need the following materials:
Scissors, a hole punch, greeting cards, and paper fasteners.
Start by picking cards with interesting patterns and designs…Here is the one that I started with…
And start spreading the strips out until they form a sphere. Your sphere is going to look different depending on the width of the strips, and the length of the strips, but here is what my first one looked like: