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Decorative Christmas Door Hanger

If you find yourself in a pinch to add some merry to your house this holiday season, look no further than the stack of Christmas cards you receive in your mailbox to make a decorative Christmas door hanger. It is an easy way to add some festive style to your home without much effort. 

A Christmas card door hanger hanging over a door knob to add holiday style.How to Make a Decorative Christmas Door Hanger

Simply choose a favorite Christmas card, add some ribbon and maybe a few beads to create a vibrant and cheerful Christmas door hanger.

How to Make a Christmas Door Hanger

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supplies needed:

  • Christmas card. I found this card in the boxed Christmas card section at Target.
  • Paper hole punch
  • 12″ ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Optional:  Hot glue and gun. Strung beads from jewelry making aisle in the craft store 

Things to make using Christmas cards

  1. Cut ribbon (I used 3 narrow ribbons) to 12″ or the length desired.
  2. Punch two holes on top of card.
  3. Thread ribbon through holes and knot ends as shown.
  4. Trim ends of ribbon with scissors.

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5. This step is optional. Choose a section of the card to highlight with a strand or more of beads. I chose the word BELIEVE. Run a line of hot glue where you want to place the beads.

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6. Press the strand of beads into the hot glue and let dry

7. Using scissors, trim the string that holds the beads in the strand together.

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8. Hang.

A fast and festive way to add some Christmas merriment to your home this holiday.

Merry in minutes...make this Christmas door hanger using a favorite Christmas card and some ribbon. | In My Own Style

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16 Comments

  1. Wow, this is a really nice idea! Thank you for sharing! Can`t wait for Christmas – I`m definitely going to try this!

  2. I am trying everything at home to be recycled. You gave me a great idea! I was wondering what to do with tones of Christmas cards. Something so simple, but very cute :) Happy Holidays!

    1. Hi Yvonne – That is such a cute idea! I love it and I think your guests will too. It is the little details that will make their stay with you memorable.

  3. This is hands down the best decorating idea ever!! and a fabulous way to recycle those Christmas cards. I love decorating doorknobs.