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Punched Holiday Cards

Give a personal touch to your holiday cards with this wonderful craft.


  • Old postage stamps or photocopies of stamps
  • Paper
  • Paper punches (decorative and regular)
  • Glue
  • Ribbon


  1. Step 1

    Position a sheet of old stamps or a photocopied sheet of stamps in paper punch.

  2. Step 2

    Punch design.

  3. Step 3

    Glue to card or tag.

  4. Step 4

    Punch a hole in corner of tag.

  5. Step 5

    Thread a ribbon through hole in tag and affix to gift bag.

The Martha Stewart Show, December 2006

Reviews (1)

  • sgreentag 23 Sep, 2010

    Does anyone know the name of the punches used for this project? I'm particularly interested int he swag/branch used to make the tree and the snowflake-type medallion that tops it. Are they MS brand or other? I can't find any like these anywhere. Thanks!