DIY Recycled Christmas Card Blocks

My inspiration today came from 
Cottage & Bungalows Magazine

Blocks with Santa Card on them

The magazine featured beautiful Christmas cards decoupaged onto wood.

I took the idea and ran with it... 

I didn't use Christmas cards but Santa postcards from 
Christmas Postcard Blocks.

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I cut 2x4 pieces of wood into block shapes and painted them white with Anne Sloan chalk paint.

You could also use old children's blocks.

I printed out several Santa images, cut them to size and
used Modge Podge to decoupage them onto the blocks.

When the Modge Podge was dry I sanded the blocks. 

Furniture waxstained with brown paint gave the blocks an aged look.

Children's Block with Santa

DIY Children's Block Christmas Cards

Wrapping the block in a length of jute finished off this gorgeous 3D postcard. 

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They would look great with a postcard back on the other side too, maybe a different holiday so you can get a lot of use out of these cuties!

Children's Block Holiday Card and pinecone

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .