When making light bulb ornaments, how do you drill a hole into the plug side of the bulb to thread wire?
By Annie from Glasgow, KY
I am not sure what you mean :-( Could you please explain in a little more detail?
By Cindy  12/08/2010
I'm confused, too. :-( Wouldn't a small drill bit from one side of the bulb's base (the part you screw in) to the other make a large enough opening for you to thread light weight wire, or sturdy thread through? Perhaps I'm misunderstanding the craft project itself. It sounds interesting, though. More info?
By Teresa Tart  12/11/2010
That sounds dangerous to me. Everyone I know just takes ribbon or thread to match the tree and ties it at the base of the bulb just above the part that screws into a lamp.
By Annie  12/13/2010
Right after I posted this I realized that. (I'm almost embarrassed to say this) I had the drill in reverse. It definitely works better when you are drilling in the right direction!
How funny! Well, we all have 'duh' moments. Part of being human and learning humility ;-) I love your light bulb decoration and Bless you for recycling those bulbs! You should submit that to the weekly ThriftyFun Craft Contest with how to directions!
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I would like to know how to make burned out light bulb Christmas ornaments.
Lilly from Scranton, PA