With lots of parties and gatherings to attend over the holidays coming up with ideas for hostess gifts can be challenging. Sure, you could buy a bottle of wine or some specialty chocolates, but creating a gift is a wonderful personal touch. This DIY Recipe Card Holder makes a great gift for you to take along to those parties.
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On the first Day Of Christmas, we shared Christmas Wreaths.
I created a DIY Horse Head Wreath.
It’s Day 2 and we are sharing DIY Gift Ideas!
I’ve had this small cutting board that I purchased at the Dollar Tree for a couple of years. It’s been in a craft bin waiting for me to use it. I had all of the supplies that I used for this project on hand. I was pleased to find a way to use them for a hostess gift idea.
Supplies Used for DIY Recipe Card Holder:
- Plastic Cutting Board
- Assorted Card Stock
- Christmas Card
- Hole Punch
- Spray Adhesive
- Paper Cutter
- Mini Pine Cones
- Hot Glue
- Mini Snowflake Clip
I used spray adhesive to attach the card stock to make sure there were no bumps or ridges that you can get when using hot glue.
- Cut a piece of decorative card stock to fit inside the rims of the dollar store cutting board.
- Add spray adhesive to the board and carefully place the card stock onto it.
- Smooth and press down for a minute or so
Embellishing the cutting board to make it festive is the fun part of the project.
- Glue ribbon around the out rim of the cutting board.
- Tie four small ribbon bows and attach with glue to each corner.
- Choose a Christmas card that has a message on the back of the front of the card or write your own message.
- Attach the card to the card stock using spray adhesive.
- Cut a piece of card stock large enough to cover the inside of the Christmas card.
- Use spray adhesive to attach the card stock onto the Christmas card.
To attach a favorite recipe, I used small magnets. I printed my recipe for Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate.
- Glue one magnet to the card stock.
- Use a circle punch to cut a disc from the decorative card stock.
- Glue the circle to a small round magnet.
- Print a favorite holiday recipe on a small piece of card stock.
- Place the recipe between the magnets.
I’m finding several uses for Dollar Tree snow flake mini clip garland. I cut it apart and I’m using it for several projects. For this, I used one of the mini clips on the back of the cutting board to hold recipe cards. You can download my recipe card here. Set your printer for 4×6 and use blank note cards to print.
Use a mini clip to hold blank recipes cards that the recipient of your gift can use.
The card I chose has a message that reads, ” The joy of Christmas is in Remembering.” What a nice sentiment! Remembering Christmas celebrations from days gone by, especially those when my children were filled with the wonder of Santa, is always a treasure.
Giving handmade gifts for hostess gifts is a great way to say thanks for the party to your hostess.
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