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1/7/14 11:40 A

I saw this in an advice column a couple of weeks ago and thought it was a great idea!

https://stjudesranch.org/about-us/recycled
-card-program/


Basically, they recycle used cards to raise money and teach kids entreprenurship.

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1/7/14 11:38 A

sometimes preschools want them for art projects.

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SHERYLDS Posts: 12,740
1/7/14 11:34 A

I'm trying to cut down on clutter...and more people send me e-mail cards that snail mail...but someone I know had a coffee table with a glass top and made a montage of vintage holiday cards to put underneath the glass for a Xmas decoration. Very nice idea

Edited by: SHERYLDS at: 1/7/2014 (11:35)
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EELPIE Posts: 2,700
1/7/14 11:32 A

When my son was young we'd save the last years cards to use as decoration for the next year - we'd create a collage to hang on the fridge, and use others to make cut outs and attach to the front door as a way to greet guests.



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1/7/14 11:23 A

I took all my Christmas cards down yesterday. There seem to be a few shops around where they collect them for recycling, or I could just put them out with the paper and card recycling. A pity, because some of them are beautiful hand made cards.

What does anyone else do with their cards?

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