How to make your own Christmas cards – 10 ideas

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It’s always a pleasure to receive a homemade card and it’s something great to do as a family. Get the kids to help you think of the designs. If you’re all a fan of snowmen, all you need is some cotton wool and a bit of felt to add on facial features, and maybe a piece of string to craft a scarf.

Father Christmas is always a popular choice for making your own Christmas cards. The cotton wool will come in handy for his beard and tissue paper is a great material to work with. Create a fairy princess with a tissue-paper dress and add some sparkle with some glitter for her magic wand.

If you are a sewing bee and have some fabric off-cuts, why not use them for Christmas cards. Make cardboard templates of your chosen motifs, such as a gingerbread shape or snowman. Use the templates to cut out your favourite fabric into festive designs.
 
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