Upcycled Lightbulb Christmas Ornaments

by Kayla
6 Materials
1 Hour
These are my absolute FAVORITE Christmas projects. I save light bulbs, sometimes from the trash, all year just for this project.

The fun thing about these Christmas ornaments, is they’re fun to customize and make your own. There are two options that I do every year, but if you’re a better painter than me, you can totally expand your horizons and make whatever you want.
Once you get all your materials ready, it's time to get started!
For the snowmen, I leave them unpainted and just make small black dots to make the face. This time, I cut out some cardboard from a cereal box and cut some triangles for the carrot nose. I mixed red and yellow paint to make the orange. Once the paint was dry, I decorated with some scrap fabric I had from old jeans and previous projects. Then tie a string, piece of ribbon or jute to hang on the tree.
For the penguins I paint the black body with a couple of coats. I cut out little feet and 2 triangles for the little beak. After the paint and glue are dry, I use scrap fabric for a hat and scarf. Then tie a string, piece of ribbon or jute to hang on the tree.
For more fun upcycled Christmas ornament ideas, check out my latest post.
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