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Recycled Light Bulb Christmas Ornaments

Use old burned out light bulbs for this craft.

Materials

  • light bulbs to recycle
  • acrylic paints
  • yarn and crochet hook
    or
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  • baby sock
  • glue gun and glue
  • ribbon or wire for hanger
  • decorations as desired

Directions

Wash and dry, use acrylic paints, paint light bulb white, let dry about 25 minutes.

Paint on face. While face is drying I crochet the hat for it out of yarn scraps, if you don't crochet you can use a baby sock, it is just as cute.

Hot glue hat on, hot glue ribbon or wire whatever you are going to use to hang it, hot glue decorations on the hat. I use clear glitter glue on the face to look like snow, these are so cute, I had to show people it was a light bulb, lol.

By Sheri from Stockton, CA

Editor's Note: Use incandescent bulbs instead of compact fluorescent bulbs for this craft. CFL bulbs contain mercury and can be hazardous when broken. They should be appropriately recycled instead.

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June 30, 20080 found this helpful

Very cute!

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July 3, 20080 found this helpful

The light in my apartment's stove hood blows out about every six weeks. Now I can use those blown bulbs for a Christmas gift. Thank you!

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September 14, 20080 found this helpful

im making some of these this year for Christmas gifts!!

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