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Cute and Easy 3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments

Here’s how to make cute and easy 3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments. Easy Handmade Christmas Ornament Craft for kids, with video and steps.

3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments

Hi, friends. It’s the time of year when I share a new Handmade Christmas Ornament craft with you guys.

These 3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments look cute and complicated, but they’re so, so easy. In fact, I made a quick video to show you just how easy these are.

And, you can make these handmade Christmas ornaments with old or new Christmas Cards. It’s a great way to upcycle your old Christmas Cards every year.

Christmas Bonus, I have links to more DIY Christmas ornaments and other handmade Christmas decor ideas below.

Happy crafting and Merry Christmas, guys!

Here's how to make cute and easy 3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments. Easy Handmade Christmas Ornament Craft for kids, with video and steps.
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Here's how to make cute and easy 3D DIY Christmas Card Ornaments. Easy Handmade Christmas Ornament Craft for kids, with video and steps.
These sweet ornaments are fun to make. And, they look great on a Christmas Tree.

Here’s What You’ll Need

Watch the Handmade Christmas Card Ornaments Video

The instructions are below. But first, here’s a quick look at how I made these. Watch this video if any of the steps below are confusing.

Christmas Card Ornaments DIY Tutorial - Quick and Easy Handmade Christmas Ornament

DIY Christmas Card Ornaments Steps

Step One

Start by making a mini Christmas Twine tassel on a 10″ long string. You can see how I make a tassel in the video above. Or, see a close up tassel making video here.

Step Two

Pick 12 Mini Cards that look nice together (similar colors). Then hot glue them closed. Move on to step three.

how to use Mini Christmas Cards to make homemade Christmas ornaments
I love these mini cards I found on Amazon. They were about $8 for 24.

OR cut up 24 – 2″ or 3″ square pieces of old Christmas Cards. Pick the best Christmas art on those cards to keep on your squares.

Then hot glue 2 cards together with the best sides facing out to make a total of 12 square cards.

Step Three

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Run a line of hot glue along one edge of the card and quickly stick the closed edge of another card onto that line.

You want them to form an open triangle or pie shape. See the video, if that’s confusing. Keep doing this along the same line, with the rest of the cards

BEFORE GLUING the last card, glue the tassel in place.

You want the tassel to hang just below the bottom of the card. Make a hoop on the top end of the card about 3″ long to hang the ornament on the tree.

Then, glue the last card in place over that tassel.

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A look at the finished DIY Christmas Card Ornaments

Step Four

This is optional, but I added wooden stars at the top of each Christmas Card ornament for a little extra touch.

DIY Christmas Ornaments made with Christmas Cards and Twine
I used cute craft wood stars on the top of each ornament.

These are super simple Christmas ornaments that look so cute on the tree. I love this 3D Paper Craft technique.

I used it to make 3D Christmas Tree Ornaments, last year. And, Hot Air Balloons for my Boys’ Bedroom Makeover.

Step Five

Adjust spacing, as needed. You can make any minor adjustments to the spacing by pulling or pinching the cards where needed. Yep, that’s in the video too.

ALSO, you can make these with a flat back, if you prefer that look.

AND, I went ahead and made one of these with the little envelopes too. It’s just as cute, but would be even better with Christmas Stickers, Stamp, or cut outs from old cards added to each envelop.

My kids will love customizing the envelope ornament.

More Pics of the Finished 3D Christmas Card Ornaments

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I love these guys. The cards are so cute, they make great DIY Christmas Card Ornaments.
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That little tassel is a great little touch.
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How cute and simple is this ornament?!
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My tree isn’t quite finished, but these ornaments look so cute!!! I want a few more now.

More Handmade Christmas Ideas

Thanks for checking out my DIY Christmas Card Ornaments tutorial. Here’s more handmade Christmas decor and ornaments, you should see!

Have fun crafting and Merry Christmas!

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Easy to Follow Steps and How-To Video showing How to Wrap A Picture Frame with Wrapping Paper to make quick and easy Christmas Wall Art.

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Make this fun & Easy DIY Red Truck Christmas Table Centerpiece from easy to find ornaments and Christmas decor.

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Here’s a great project for DIY woodworkers, it’s a DIY Christmas Tree Box Stand and Ornament Storage combined in one great build.

Build this easy DIY Christmas Tree Box Stand. Looks fantastic under your tree and stores your ornaments when you're ready to pack the tree away. DIY Christmas Woodworking Build Plan.

Looking for more Christmas projects? Check out 40+ DIY Christmas Projects, Crafts, and Home Decor Ideas in one big Christmas-y post.

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Feeling inspired? Now that you’ve seen this DIY Christmas Card Ornaments tutorial, you can do it too. Let me know if you have questions.

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April J Harris

Monday 16th of December 2019

These are so pretty! What a fun project. Sharing on the Hearth and Soul Facebook page. Thank you for being a part of the Hearth and Soul Link Party! I hope you are enjoying the holiday season!

Stephanie

Monday 16th of December 2019

Thanks so much, April. I really appreciate the share and Merry Christmas!

Michelle

Tuesday 10th of December 2019

What am awesome idea! I love it!

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Stephanie

Wednesday 11th of December 2019

Thanks so much, Michelle!

Meegan

Monday 9th of December 2019

Thanks for sharing Stephanie! What a darling and creative idea. I hope you are having an amazing week.

Stephanie

Tuesday 10th of December 2019

Thanks so much, Meegan. Merry Christmas!

Alice

Friday 6th of December 2019

Great idea on how to repurpose all those Christmas cards!

Stephanie

Friday 6th of December 2019

Thanks so much, Alice!

Michelle

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

This is such a cute idea!! I hate throwing my Christmas cards away and this is such a great way to save them. Thanks!

Stephanie

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

I'm always looking for cute ways to use mine too. This is a fun one. :) Thanks, Michelle.

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