Monday, December 19, 2011

Recycling Christmas Cards

This is a fun and easy project from BHG using Christmas cards.  Using a compass, make circles ranging from large to small.  Scallop the edges of some.  Slice and remove a 3/16 inch wedge with your scissors to the center of each circle.  Form each circle into a cone shape and tape to hold it in place.  Cut a styrofoam ball in half.  Place the styrofoam flat side down and push a wooden dowel (to desired height) into the center. Stack your cones starting with the largest at the base pushing it down the length of the dowel and into place.  Wind a rubberband around the dowel between each layer.  Continue until your tree takes shape.  Top with a ribbon.  No that's a beautiful way to recycle!!

2 comments:

  1. Oh how cute this is! I blogged this and linked to you. I know its May...but I think I need to craft Christmas today! Thanks for sharing.
    http://thecraftyrecycler.blogspot.com/

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