Although the ease, speed and relative environmental friendliness of email puts postal mail to shame, there are some times when it’s nice to receive a real card instead of the virtual equivalent.For me, the holidays are one of those times. I love getting these brightly colored cards in the mail, each one a different interpretation of what the holidays mean to the sender. Because they can double as a lively decoration, I often display each holiday card on a shelf or even on the tree throughout the season. Tossing these cards in the recycling bin when it’s all over feels harsh when one considers the wishes of joy and cheer contained within. That’s why I was overjoyed to learn that there are lots of ways to upcycle old holiday cards into decorations that can be enjoyed year after year. Here are some of my favorites:
How to Recycle Old Holiday Cards into New Decorations
Why toss old cards into the recycling bin when they can live on in these charming holiday decorations?