DIY Christmas Card Display

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Let the Christmas crafting fun continue…

I love Christmas cards. This year, we had a ton of fun shooting our family Christmas card featuring our little beauty.                           https://thepinterestedparent.wordpress.com/2013/11/05/christmas-card-photo-shoot-ideas/                                                                                                                                                  Here was this year’s Christmas card.

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Even better than sending them is receiving them. December is the only time of the year that I am excited to check the mail. Typically, I string up our cards proudly across our mantle, but this year I felt inspired after seeing posts of different Christmas card displays. I felt up to the challenge of creating my own display & here is what I came up with.

Mail Box Christmas Card Display

What you will need:

Cardboard

Modge Podge (I make my own with Elmer’s glue & water)

Wrapping paper scraps

Scissors

Paint brush

Glue gun

Ribbon

Paper Clips

3-M adhesive strips

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Cut out the shape for the main body of your mailbox.

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Cut out the mailbox opening.

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Cut out the remaining shapes & layout the pieces

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Glue the mailbox body to the post & attach a piece of cardboard to place behind the mailboxes’ opening.

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Don’t forget to cover the edges with the paper & glue for a nicer finish. Wrap the paper around to the back.

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When you have covered this portion of your mailbox, move on to your mailbox opening. 0221

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With your glue gun glue the finished opening in place.

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Add an additional piece of card board for the open mail box door. Curl the ribbon & decide how you want to position it.

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Glue down the parts of the ribbon curl that touch down on the mailbox.

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I used 3-M adhesive strips to adhere to wall. These won’t damage your wall & are easy to remove. Display your card by paperclipping to the ribbon.

Related Topics:

http://taradaramadeit.com/christmas-card-display-ideas/

http://catchmyparty.com/blog/clothespin-christmas-card-wreath-diy

http://www.bloglovin.com/frame?post=2069645243&group=0&frame_type=a&blog=726939&link=aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRwcm94eS5nb29nbGUuY29tL35yL2NlbnRzYXRpb25hbGdpcmwvY0hBZi9-My9JX2dkZG43OUVfTS8&frame=1&click=0&user=0

About The Pinterested Parent

I am loving wife to my best friend & mommy to our smarty pants little girl, who loves to learn, craft & play. I am an artist, a crafter & I am Pinterest addict. When I first started my blog it was meant to be an outlet for my Pinterest addiction. I was looking to inspire & be inspired. What it became was a wonderful journey for me & my daughter in which we chronicle our activities, crafts, lessons & a hefty slice of our life. Please join us as we navigate through this wonderful thing called motherhood.
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14 Responses to DIY Christmas Card Display

  1. Was so looking for a way to display so many of the cards we have been getting and this is truly adorable. Seriously love it and need to try to do this. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Thanks so much for visiting me at Chatting Over Chocolate! … This is such a fun Christmas Card display! Love it!! Merry Christmas to you and your family!!

  3. This is such a unique way to display cards. Thanks for sharing with this week’s Throwback Thursday party.

  4. This is such a great idea!!! I just love this cute project!!

  5. What a fabulous idea! looks pretty and easy to do- thanks for sharing!

  6. Pingback: DIY Christmas Card Display | The Mystic Kitchen

  7. Great idea. We normally just hide our old Christmas Card. This is a great way to display them this season. Thanks for sharing

  8. This is such a sweet and creative way to display your cards. Your Christmas card is terrific. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Wishing you a lovely weekend and a very Merry Christmas♥

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