Greeting Card Garlands and Card Displays
By Jill Black
Showcase beautiful holiday cards to create a colorful theme that
carries throughout the home. Here are a few simple ways to display your
greeting cards and decorate your home this Christmas.
Make Greeting card garlands
Select your favorites from the Christmas cards you've received this
Punch holes in each card in varying positions and thread ribbon through
Bunch groups of cards together for added fullness.
Use simple Christmas ornaments or shiny beads strung onto the ribbon for
Hang the garland around your tree, across your fireplace mantel, across
a window, through your banister, add to a chair back or over a doorway -
the options are endless.
More ways to display your cards
Use inexpensive wood or metal frames and frame the most beautiful
holiday cards you receive. Group them together to create a mini-display
in your entryway or on your fireplace mantle.
Create a holiday card display board. Use a sturdy foam core board and
cover with Christmas wrapping paper. Crisscross ribbons across the board
in a harlequin pattern. Slip holiday cards beneath the ribbons for a
charming and easily viewable display.
Cut lengths of wide ribbon or green tinsel. Attach cards to ribbon using
paper clips or clothes pegs and hang on wall.
Make a card tree. Artificial Christmas trees allow for the branches to
be bent and arranged making them ideal for holding cards at various
Display cards in small gilded frames as place cards for the dining room
Branches create an airy arrangement for displaying multiple greeting
cards. Try assembling a group of birch poles and lean them against the
wall. Lash together with festive ribbons and hang holiday cards and
Display on a mantle or shelf tucked amongst greenery and twinkling
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