in this instructable i will show you how to make a quick easy handmade decoration from an old light bulb
It is Eco-friendly and a nice holiday gesture
This is my first instructable
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Step 1: Materials
What you will need is
2 colors of spray paint (Krylon is preferred)
An old light-bulb
A knife or exacto
Step 2: Open the Lightbulb
First you need to open your lightbulb, i used a hacksaw for this but if you have something more delicate feel free to use it
Step 3: Get a Strip of Duct Tape
get a strip of duct tape and draw some circles on it
Step 4: Cut Out the Circles of Tape
Cut out the circles with a knife or exacto and place them on a ledge, like in the picture
Step 5: Place Tape on Bulb
put the circles where ever you want them on the lightbulb, these will be where the secondary color shows up so place them accordingly.
Step 6: First Layer
Take the primary paint and paint over all of the bulb including where we taped over it.
Wait until it dries to peel the tape off , to insure that you wont smear paint
(i did not do this and you can see the results)
Step 7: Second Layer
now remove the tape and take your second color of paint and spray inside the bulb.
You can twirl it to get any leftover mixture thoroughly coded on the inside
Step 8: Hanging It
bend a paper clip into a double hook like shown in the picture
Step 9: Tape It Into the Bulb
duct tape it into the bulb or use got glue if you have any on hand
Step 10: Hang Up
Now you can hang it up for all to see