Paper strips Christmas card is very easy to make and looks great even on white paper. What’s more, it can also be made of paper strips cut out from glossy magazines, which during the holiday season abound in advertisements with Christmas trees and stars. We will try to make such recycled Christmas cards when we collect some magazines 🙂
Polska wersja: Kartka świąteczna z pasków papieru
You will need
- White cardboard – our cards are in A5 format, which is half of an A4 format.
- Color pattern paper or strips from glossy magazines.
- Glitter stars – they can be a ready-made foam stickers or a self-cut glitter paper stars.
- Christmas whishes
How to make paper strips Christmas card
The first step is to cut the paper strips and divide them into sections of different lengths.
Our cards are in A5 format and consist of 7 colorful stripes, wishes at the bottom and a glitter star at the top.
Next, it’s best to try to place the stripes without gluing. When the composition is satisfactory, you can proceed to gluing the elements.
Christmas card made of paper strips is ready
Our cards will go to the “Heart for courage” organized every year by the Nations Remembrance Foundation. The action consists in preparing Christmas cards for Polish veterans of World War II, to whom we owe free and independent Poland. In this symbolic way, we thank the heroes for their great courage during the war.
Check out our ideas
If you are looking for more DIY Christmas ideas, you can find them in the Christmas section.
Ideas for Christmas cards you will find here.
Ideas for Christmas tree ornaments are here.
All other DIY ideas for Christmas, including potato stamps or gift tags are available here.
If you are looking for more inspiration for playing with children, check our section DIY with kids.
Follow us in social media
Nothing gives more satisfaction than doing something yourself. I haven’t even thought about DIY as my hobby, I’ve just done different “projects” when it was needed. Sometimes it’s a disguise for the Masquerade Party in kindergarten. Another time, cutting out the pumpkin and baking the witch’s fingers for Haloween. Or simply organizing holiday souvenirs. Now I decided to share my realizations with you. Let’s go it together!