I looked up ways to recycle credit cards cuz I'd seen that somewhere online on a craft thing before, it said you can use a x-acto blade but it didn't work, I used a scissors, and the pattern for a hand didn't download on my computer so I'm not sure it works! It said there are other patterns for paperclips to look up so that would be fun!
My old credit card has tulips on it so that's where the red is from haha. The number is not in use because it had to change from someone in another US state using it.
Here is the link to the how-to: http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Paper-Clips-From-Recycled-Gift-Cards/