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Deck the Haus: Recycled Light Bulb Ornament


This 3R Living Recycled Light Bulb Ornament ($26) turns me on. But, but, but, I would never buy it. The beauty of this ornament is that everyone has the supplies to make it. A burnt-out light bulb, some leftover paint (nail polish would work well), and a paper clip or spare wire (for the hook) and you're good to glow. Well, not really. Is anyone up for this DIY? Send me photos if you get motivated to make one. Otherwise, check out the ten stupidest things to do with a burnt-out light bulb.

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darlene darlene 8 years
cool
darlene darlene 8 years
cool
Seraphim Seraphim 8 years
cool idea! love it! :)
Seraphim Seraphim 8 years
cool idea! love it! :)
Catipa Catipa 8 years
I think this is a great idea! Very pretty too.
princessgroban82 princessgroban82 8 years
I do lightbulb ornaments every year. I use clear ones and paint them or add jewels. They're pretty popular among my family.
Schaianne Schaianne 8 years
Actually, that's pretty cool!
lil-l lil-l 8 years
Cute idea...I don't care for this particular design, but the idea is a good one ;)
guineapiggin9 guineapiggin9 8 years
My mother's friend makes these. She used to make one every year for me. One year it was a penguin, another year it was a puppy, and another year it was an angel. She also made one into a lighthouse for me. They are precious!!
katiejane24 katiejane24 8 years
This is adorable. I have a close group of friends from college with whom I exchange ornaments every year...I think I may collect some old light bulbs and paint one here and there until next Christmas! Not only will they be more special because they'll be handmade, but that'll mean five fewer light bulbs in our landfills. Not much, but every little bit helps!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
crafty idea!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
crafty idea!
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 8 years
So creative, I love it!
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 8 years
So creative, I love it!
emalove emalove 8 years
Kind of neat.
Bettyesque Bettyesque 8 years
Interesting.. I would never think of that which is odd because of the whole glass ball ornament its basically the same thing
Pink_Lipstick Pink_Lipstick 8 years
Oh my gosh, that's so nifty!
Pink_Lipstick Pink_Lipstick 8 years
Oh my gosh, that's so nifty!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
That's actally pretty cool! If I had time to do this I would :)
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