Saving/Storing/Organizing Greeting Cards

I'd seen an idea previously about binding greeting cards you've received, and I finally got a chance to try it out. I am hooked!


So far I've done two years worth of Christmas cards, and all the cards I received from my baby shower and when Austin was born. All I did was punch two holes in each card with my Crop-a-Dile Big Bite, and loop binder rings through the stack. 



Next up, are the cards we received when we got married! :) I never used to save many greeting cards, other than some special ones that were from, say, my mom, or Shannon, but now I plan to save them all :)

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  1. Thats genius!
    I decided this year to save the fronts of the cute christmas cards I got, and next year I am going to use them for scraps to make gift tags out of!

    The only cards I keep for good are the Xmas ones you send me, cause I love them! I still have last/last year's (of your pregnant belly!) on display on my stairs. It's so sparkly and cute!

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    1. I wish I'd made one for me to save last year. I'll have to settle for my pictures of the cards ;)

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  2. Thank you for these! I have greeting cards from our wedding, baby, and every single kids birthday and I've wonder what to do with them all this time!

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  3. Ohh! Thank you! What a wonderful idea! I've just dug out all my shoe boxes filled with cards and looking for a way to store them, I've got some in a binder but this will be much better (and wont use millions of poly pockets!).

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  4. Oh my gosh -- this is a GREAT idea! Thank you for sharing it!!

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  5. What size binder rings? Where did you get them?

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  6. I did something like this for my greeting cards but then my hole punch broke! I just saw a Crop a dile Big Bite at Michael's and thought that might be strong enough to handle thick cards. I have so many from my wedding and bridal shower that I want to keep! Great post!

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  7. Okay, so do the open flat so you can read them? I've got a ton of cards from my husband's funeral and I want to preserve them and keep them nice so when the children are ready for them when they are older they'll be nice but I want to make sure they can be read without getting torn from the rings or having to take them off the rings.

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    1. You can open them to read. I don't think they open perfectly flat but you can certainly open them wide enough to read what's written inside, yes.

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