Vintage Sheet Music Handmade Christmas Card

Forget store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards. Show friends and family how special they are with vintage-inspired handmade holiday cards.
Vintage Sheet Music Christmas Card

Vintage Sheet Music Christmas Card

Forget store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards. Show friends and family how special they are with vintage-inspired handmade holiday cards. Get step-by-step instructions on HGTV.com.

Materials Needed:

  • blank white 5" x 7" card
  • 2 sheets of vintage sheet music
  • 2 pieces of white 8-1/2" x 11" card stock
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • computer and printer
  • vintage Christmas card graphic (found online)
  • wrinkle-free glue stick
  • all-purpose craft glue
  • silver glitter

Cut Paper

Cut both pages of sheet music to 5" x 7". Scale vintage holiday graphic to 3" x 5", print onto 8-1/2" x 11" card stock and cut out. Measure and cut blank white card stock to create one 3" x 5" piece.

DIY Holiday Card Making

DIY Holiday Card Making

Use sheet music and vintage photos to create a DIY holiday card that's sure to be right in tune for family and friends.

Glue Sheet Music

Apply wrinkle-free glue to back side of vintage sheet music and attach to front of card. Repeat process with second piece of sheet music, gluing it to the inside right flap of card.

DIY Vintage Holiday Cards

DIY Vintage Holiday Cards

Apply wrinkle-free glue to back side of vintage sheet music and attach to front of card. Repeat process with second piece of sheet music, gluing it to the inside right flap of card.

Glue Graphic

Apply wrinkle-free glue to back side of vintage graphic printout. Center image on front of card and press in place (Image 1). Repeat process with blank 3" x 5" card stock inside card (Image 2).

Add Glitter

Run a bead of craft glue along border of vintage graphic (Image 1). Sprinkle silver glitter onto glue and shake off excess. Repeat process around border of blank card stock on card's interior (Image 2). Allow glue to dry before writing holiday greeting and placing finished card in envelope.

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