DIY Mini Hi-tech Vases Made Out of Light Bulbs

6 Materials
$5
30 Minutes
Easy
Have you always thrown away used light bulbs? Don't hurry to do it again, you can make so many interesting things using them!
Check out the video above to learn how to make your own!
Take used bulbs of different sizes and shapes and tools.
Remove the contact with pliers.
Break and take out the insulator.
Crack the stem with a screwdriver.
Remove the broken glass.
Take out the remains with tweezers. You can use the pliers.
Prepare a few bulbs in this way. Be careful! Don’t be hurt!
Let’s get started decorating. Make a few unusual vases with green plants.
Take any little plants. We’ve got tomato and pepper seedlings and basils.
Remove soil. Carefully crush it without damaging the plant roots.
Rinse them in water. Let dry on the napkin.
Place the bulb on a cardboard ring. Pour in some water.
Put in the plant. We’ve got a mini hi-tech vase.
It’s taken us just a few minutes to make original décor articles.
You can hang the bulbs on different levels. They’ll make an awesome decoration for a photo shooting or a party.

If you're like this project, check out our youtube channel OR our super cool website
Thanks so much for reading/watching!

Suggested materials:

  • Bulbs of different sizes and shapes
  • Tools
  • Seedlings (tomato, pepper, basil)
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  • Jon26848494 Jon26848494 on Jul 14, 2017
    Hard to find light bulbs anymore. Any projects for the new spiral-y ones?

  • Susan Susan on Apr 12, 2019

    What do you do when the plant grows too large for the bulb?

  • Dorothy Sittler Dorothy Sittler on Jul 13, 2019

    The lantern made was fascinating to me. What solution did you use to make it?

    I have an old lamp and wish to put something natural in lieu of the poisonous solutions out there.

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