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Recycle Your Baby Shower Cards Into This Adorable Craft

How cute would this be in a baby's nursery? This Baby Shower Card Luminaries is an adorable way to preserve your baby shower memories. All you need are some cards, twine and a battery powered candle, and you're good to go!


  • Baby shower cards (or other milestone/event cards, like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, etc.)
  • Twine or string
  • Hole punch
  • Ruler
  • Scissors


  1. Choose 4 cards and using scissors cut along the spine of the cards. You will only be using the front page of each card.
  2. Use a ruler to measure out where your holes will be for the twine/string.
  3. Use a hole punch to punch holes in the cards.
  4. Cut your pieces of twine into strands about 4-6 inches long.
  5. Weave the pieces of twine through the holes and tie into bows to secure your cards in a square.
  6. Place a battery powered candle in the center of the cards and your luminary is complete!