Make your own Card Garland Christmas Cards<br />How to make some really personal cards that children can help with<br />Me...
What you will need (1)<br />Some old Christmas cards<br />White or cream<br />blank cards (and envelopes)<br />Christmas s...
What you will need (2)<br />Scissors<br />Green, gold or silver pens<br />Glue<br />Glitter (optional)<br />
Step 1Making mini cardsThis is something  your children could help with to make it a family affair<br />
You could just cut out the part of an old card near the fold<br />You can leave it like it isor add anextra sticker/glitte...
You can make them from scratch using your coloured card<br />score<br />cut<br />Cut and score a strip<br />Cut into small...
Alternatively, your kids could just create some free-hand<br />
Step 2Making the garland<br />
Using a gel pen, draw a wavy line across the top of your folded card<br />This looks most festive in gold, silver or green...
Stick some of your mini-cards along the line with glue<br />Use a mixture of colours and sizes<br />
Decorate the ends and gaps in the garland with holly leaves or stars<br />This just makes it look more festive<br />
Adding the finishing touches<br />Happy Christmas!<br />
Add some Christmas greetings along the bottom of the card using the gel pen<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph...
Add glitter, sparkles or stickers as you wish<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />
Your lovely card is now ready to send<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />
And every one you make will be unique!<br />Merry Christmas  and Happy New Year to Mum and Dad!<br />Idea, instructions an...
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Instructions on how to make your own Christmas Card Garland Christmas cards. Simple but effective personalised cards that you can make alone or with children.

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  1. Make your own Card Garland Christmas Cards<br />How to make some really personal cards that children can help with<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />
  2. What you will need (1)<br />Some old Christmas cards<br />White or cream<br />blank cards (and envelopes)<br />Christmas stickers (mini)<br />Coloured card (scraps will do)<br />
  3. What you will need (2)<br />Scissors<br />Green, gold or silver pens<br />Glue<br />Glitter (optional)<br />
  4. Step 1Making mini cardsThis is something your children could help with to make it a family affair<br />
  5. You could just cut out the part of an old card near the fold<br />You can leave it like it isor add anextra sticker/glitter etc<br />
  6. You can make them from scratch using your coloured card<br />score<br />cut<br />Cut and score a strip<br />Cut into smaller bits<br />Fold and decorate<br />
  7. Alternatively, your kids could just create some free-hand<br />
  8. Step 2Making the garland<br />
  9. Using a gel pen, draw a wavy line across the top of your folded card<br />This looks most festive in gold, silver or green<br />
  10. Stick some of your mini-cards along the line with glue<br />Use a mixture of colours and sizes<br />
  11. Decorate the ends and gaps in the garland with holly leaves or stars<br />This just makes it look more festive<br />
  12. Adding the finishing touches<br />Happy Christmas!<br />
  13. Add some Christmas greetings along the bottom of the card using the gel pen<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />You can personalise this or just put something general <br />
  14. Add glitter, sparkles or stickers as you wish<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />
  15. Your lovely card is now ready to send<br />Merry Christmas to Jenny, Michael, Joseph and Peter<br />
  16. And every one you make will be unique!<br />Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Mum and Dad!<br />Idea, instructions and PowerPoint presentation by Jacqui Bartram<br />
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