13 Creative Ways to Recycle Holiday Cards

Have a hard time parting with your holiday cards at the end of the season? Ann McDonald, the founder and CEO of design firm Couture Chateau shares 13 creative ways to upcycle them into something useful and pretty! (14 Photos)

Lia Wiedemann on Dec 3, 2012 at 12:32PM

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13 Creative Ways to Recycle Holiday Cards

Ann McDonald/Couture Chateau

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Packing Material/Party Confetti

Don’t you hate it when you have to ship something, but don’t have any bubble wrap or other packing material to fill up the box? That’s where your old Christmas cards come in! Save a bunch of cards for future shredding or shred all your cards at the end of each season and store in a bin for future use. The same process can be used to create colored or metallic party confetti.

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