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Used Cards Crafts: Recycle Christmas Cards


Interested in easy and pretty template crafts and ideas for recycling Christmas and greeting cards? Then you will love this ebook and template collection. The set contains an e-book (A4 PDF) with 50 pretty photographed projects and 40 craft templates (A4 JPGS). Keep all those cards from this Christmas and ask neighbours too. The projects make perfect school craft projects too, as parents can all contribute their used cards. Then stash away and use when Christmas art classses start!

Suggestions for recycling Christmas cards are easy to find, but finding the perfect template crafts is not. These templates are ready and scaled to greeting card size 5" x 7" - and can be scaled up or down andadapted.

Note: the templates were designed to print and make physical templates to trace off on to real greeting cards, so they have instructions and lines on them. They can also be used to trace on to any card stock of your choice. No need to print the ebook - just read online! Saves ink. But can be printed and filed for easy reference too.

You can sell your practical and pretty creations. Or give them away as unusual and thrifty gifts and favors. It is not just about recycling Christmas cards, but also about recycling Christmas fun all year long! But templates themselves may not be sold please or used for new graphic collections. Handcrafters license only!

And while recycling suggestions mostly involve the making of yet more cards, this two-part set has instructions, color photo's of each project and a collection of templates to create beautiful and durable new items.

Use greeting cards for projects like:

Most projects are great for any greeting cards and not just the holidays.
Each project has a color photo, instructions, ideas, tips and variations.
More instructions are with the templates.
These template crafts are a treasure trove and suitable for other crafts too.
The templates alone make this set so worthwhile. Crafters will love having this handy collection of craft templates on hand for any paper craft project.
All the templates can be conveniently printed on letter size or A4 cardstock and are in economical black outline shapes. So super easy on ink! Use card stock to print the templates.
TIP: A master template can also be traced- off on to cereal boxes etc. for craft class use - thus more recycling for this eco product.
Make these projects for yourself or sell at craft fairs and at fundraising events. Involve clubs and youth groups. Use for school art and craft projects. Great for teachers, moms, crafters and craft groups.
The projects range from super easy to easy, plus a few more challenging ones for seasoned crafters.
They're suitable for a range of age groups and are perfect for craft classes.
You will find that many projects are suitable for children if they can cut with scissors and swing a glue stick or tape.
They fit into various time allocations too. Some are quick for volume production, while others are more time consuming for your own makes.
1) You will receive the digital craft set as downloads in zipped files containing
the ebook in PDF format and templates in JPEG format.
2) You will need an unzipping program like Winzip or similar. Your computer is bound to have some unzipping program installed.Documents in PDF format need Acrobat Reader to open.You can download Acrobat Reader for free
3) You will need used Xmas and greeting cards and additional cardstock for some projects.
4) You will need a BW printer to print the templates. No need to print the ebook - just read online! Saves ink. But can be printed and filed for easy reference too.

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 28 November, 2013.

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