You light up my world like nobody else !!

Hey dearies,

I'm back with another card :) This is more of up-cycling project. While making the heart on a string cards I inked the white cardstock pretty badly and didn't want to throw it. Then this card idea came along and the white cardstock got used :) I had this song by One Direction lingering on my mind for long (check out the below youtube link). I just love the line "Baby you light up my world like nobody else" and so wanted to make a card using this as a sentiment.

But then how to decorate it with light was the next thought. Then it struck me, "why not use rhinestones?" I saw rhinestones being used as Christmas lights somewhere may be on a craft blog or an online store and I'm glad it stayed in my mind :) I first traced the light string on the card and then inked it with Studio G hot pink ink using a small cotton ball to create the light effect, then pasted twine for the cord and lastly stuck the rhinestones. This is how the card came out:
Although it looked beautiful the empty space left so much to be desired. So I added two little hearts on the sentiment. Ohh I forgot, the sentiment is a print-out not a stamp. The hearts are hand cut and then pixie-dusted using pie-lane glitter. I also added a glitter ball in "light" and "world". I loved the way the card turned out, beautiful !! I'm sending it for the following challenges:
Virginia's View Challenge at Lily Pad Cards
ICR Challenge 14.
Unstamped Belles Challenge 7
Make it Monday#73

Hope you'll like it as well !!
Smiles :)


  1. Absolutely fabulous! I love the twines with the added glittery hearts! Awesome upcycling project! So glad that you join the fun with us at Lily Pad!

  2. This is very lovely .... I like how have given the light effect to the rhinestones. Thanks so much for joining in at Unstampabelles.

  3. A wonderful card. Great idea and beautifully executed. I saw it on Make it Monday. Kate x

  4. Very elegant. I loved it when I saw it on ICR!
    Thank You for the sweet comment on my blog


  5. So clean and uncluttered. Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at UnstampaBelles this month.

  6. What a fabulously simple and wonderful card! You've done a fantastic job. Will definitely keep this idea in mind as well.
    Thank you for sharing that. :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
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    Lisa xx

  7. I love this card! The 'light' from the stones are so clever. Saw your card on MIM!

  8. Love the CAS look. Its something I struggle with and I admire those who can! Glad I saw you on Make It Monday.

  9. I love all the white space on the first one. The glow around the lights is a beautiful effect!

  10. Lovely card and such a creative idea with twine !

  11. How clever is that! Love the way your mind works and the card is super. Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles this month!

  12. Great CAS card and I like the lighted effect! Thanks for sharing over at Unstampabelles!

  13. lovely card! Love both versions, with or without the hearts. Great use of twine. Thank you for playing with us at lilypad cards.

  14. Hi

    This is fantastic, such a brilliantly simple design but works so beautifully.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

  15. Those two extra hearts really finish it off nicely. Saw your project on Make it Monday and had to come over and take a closer look.
    Crafty Blogocks
    DT Member for Catch The Bug

  16. Fabie card!.. LOVE the idea1.. The light strings look soo cute! :D


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