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Have some fun recycling while doing your part to improve the environment. This REALLY cool holiday craft will inspire you to thank your friends and loved ones for sending you all those beautiful cards!
What you need:
This is an awesome craft to do with the kids! Grandma’s love ANYTHING made by children! This would be an excellent ornament to create and give to a soup kitchen or retirement home.
1. To get started use the circle template to draw 9 circles on the area of the cards of your choice. You can go monochromatic, rainbow, neutral, matching or opposing, any color combination you like on 8 of the circles! Use an unusable spot on one of the cards for the ninth circle, it will be cut into a triangle.
2. Now use the triangle template to draw a triangle on the BACK of all circles.
3. With these marks you will fold towards the FRONT of the circle creating a triangle with three wings. Use the handle of your scissors to make a crisp fold.
4. Glue the circles as you finish folding each one. This will give each one a little time to dry and adhere properly before the tension of the next one being glued starts.
5. Once you glue three together and are gluing a fourth be ready to take a little break to hold the fourth section together to ensure it holds well.
6. Set aside the four glued together circles. Repeat steps 3 - 5 to create another four circles glued together. You should have two complete halves.
7. Prepare to glue the two halves together by readying the two halves and the length of ribbon/pipe cleaner you want to use for the loop. You will need to hold the two halves together once glued paying close attention to where the loop is adhered.
8. Let dry for 30 minutes and it will be ready to hang on a Christmas tree, cabinet knob, chair, anywhere you want to spread spirit. Or let the kids wrap to present to Grandma or Dad on Christmas morning.
Thanks, Tiffany, for this awesome idea!
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