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December 20, 2010

Christmas Card Display

I wanted to do something unique with the Christmas cards this year, and I was inspired by a picture from Martha Stewart.  
In this picture from Martha Stewart above, you can see they used painted clothespins to hold the cards....  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I realized I had these ready made satin ornament hangers, and decided to glue them to the back of each card.
 I hung the cards at the lowest part of the tree, and since mine is up on a table  I could do this and still have the cards visible. 
 I also don't have a stair railing to display from so this is my version...


I know this look isn't for everybody, but I'm kind of tickled with it this year! Each time I look at the tree I automatically have a chance to see the cards and enjoy them even more!
(I know my wild wrapping paper doesn't exactly make a coordinated look, but I am using up all my left over pieces of paper this year, cleaning out the old stuff!  )
What ways do you display your cards?

9 comments:

  1. What a great idea Liz!!! My cards always end up in a pile on the kitchen counter. I love the way you displayed them because I never know what to do with them. I'm always moving them from one side to the other to get them out of the way. Your tree is beautiful! I love how full it is!

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  2. I LOVE this idea, Liz! I also like the idea of hanging cards along the stair railing--may have to try that one!

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  3. That's really cute Liz! I love it!!! I usually put mine up on a couple banners, but they are in a drawer this year!

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  4. Cute idea! Mine usually end up in a basket and then we can sit down with it and look through them when we want.

    Betty

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  5. Very cute Idea like everyone else mine usually end up in a pile or in a basket. I really like this idea thanks for sharing.

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  6. Its something looks very great, very good idea to display the cards...
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  7. Those are both great ideas...mine usually are in a pile.
    Over the years, I have bascially quit sending Christmas cards, except my family.

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Welcome to Home and Gardening With Liz. I have combined my previous blogs “Infuse With Liz” and “Sit With Me In My Garden” into this new blog. I love interior decorating and gardening. I enjoy redefining interior spaces by moving things around and reusing decorative items already found in the home. I also enjoy creating tablescapes and an occasional crafting project. I'm so pleased you've stopped by. I invite you to follow me and I do hope you will keep coming back! Liz
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