For sure you don’t collect all the kind of postcards. Sometimes you get postcards which you don’t really like.

Maybe your friends use to send you postcards or greeting cards every year before the Christmas. You like them, you collect them, but after a while, you realise that you have plenity of them and you don’t know what to do with them.

Let’s take a look on how to reuse the postcards/greeting cards. 

One idea that works:

Giftbags with postcards

Step 1. These are the postcards and greeting cards which I don’t collect. We will work with these:


We will need also:

  • scissors
  • a cutter or more
  • paper
  • glue
  • decorations (optional)


Step 2. Select a postcard/postcards which you want to use. Because the Christmas is coming, I was thinking to create two giftbags There will be a postcard sticked on each.

Step 3. Make the paper bag. Here is a short videotutorial about how to make paper bags:

Or a longer tutorial:


Step 4. Stick the postcard on the paper bag. It will be like this:



You can even cut pieces from other postcards, to prepare the decorations:



Step 5. Stick all the decorations on the bag. Here you can use your imagination.

And… here are the bags:


and this one: