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Christmas cards with Scotch® Expressions Tapes

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I get so excited for Christmas—(for numerous reasons!) But I LOVE that we get snail mail! Cards and photos and correspondences!  I’m going to show you fun ways to jazz up your  snail mail with Scotch® Expressions Tapes ….with a fun Christmas card holder! christmas card ideas with scotch You can find Scotch® Expressions Tapes in the crafting section at your local Walmart (mine was in the scrapbooking aisle…) dc592a57-cfa0-49be-aa80-c9747ceb99bf f9edbb40-dba9-451d-831d-cdd2d22ab0a1 I love Scotch® Brand tape–So many fun colors–and you can use them to jazz up any everyday product!

Here is my loot I came home with!

scotch washi tape Here’s how to make the Christmas card holder easy christmas card holder --with clothespins

 

cut a piece of wood to whatever size you fancy! You can paint it or stain it! wood stain I covered the star with Scotch® Expressions Tape wood star covered with washi tape and trim away all the access!  star washi tape Then added stripes to the tops of clothespins–and trimmed those as well! clothespins

I found these burlap strip in the ribbon aisle…just layed it down the middle and glued on the ends. cover board with burlap

glued  on the star–added some bakers twine for added fun and then glued on clothespins evenly spaced apart (making sure that they are flipped and facing opposite directions) bakers twine

I couldn’t decide if I liked the Scotch® tape along the sides as well…what do you think? tape along the sides clothespin holder for cards

what to do with christmas cards

Then I kind of went crazy!  Scotch® Create has that effect on me!) Christmas cards with washi tape Let’s start with making an envelope. I found a 12×12 pack of kraft paper. Cut each one in half and folded it up. I drew lines with a ruler–this scores the paper and makes it easier to fold. Tape it up with Scotch® Brand tape and decorate! How to make an envelope a girl and a glue gun I also found these fun wood crafts at Walmart… wood cutouts christmas You can lay over your Scotch® Expressions Tapes and use a knife or small scissors to cut away the extra! tree trimming Santa Claus ornament I just add a little piece of Scotch® Brand tape  and taped them onto the envelope sleeves! envelopes how to

Perfect for hand drawn cards for your teachers, gift cards, even invitations! Christmas tree ornament christmas tree with glitter

What is fun about these is that you can just pop them off and use them as ornaments on the tree!

christmas tree ornaments

snowman

 

(You can also put these on just regular cards!)

reindeer card

Check out this fun bow you can do (put the sticky sides together and then fold into a bow!) bow with washi tape

cards customized And while you are at it…make matching cards!  fun christmas card

matching cards with envelopes

or add your Christmas family photo!  christmas cards

 

You can also cover the inside of store bought envelopes! Seriously cute and easy way to get awesome results!

make adorable envelopes with washi tape

I had this package of ABC letters… abc letters

Cover with tape and cut away the access like above! Cute on a gift bag!!!  washi tape gift bag

So many ways to use them!

 

Make sure to check out Scotch® Create line -From masking tape to spray adhesives –they have you covered no matter what you are crafting! Find a craft–and there’s a Scotch® Brand product to match!

 

 

You can also head here to see fun things to do with your Christmas cards!

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About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.