14 Brilliant Ways to Repurpose Lightbulbs
When it comes to repurposing, lightbulbs are a tried and true DIY go-to. Whether you’re turning one into a bud vase or covering it with twine to masquerade as a pear, these versatile pieces of glass belong anywhere but in your trash. We’ve rounded up 14 brilliant ways to breathe new life into your burnt out bulbs.
Mix and match a bunch of different mini light bulbs and paint them gold to create an illuminating decor theme. (via)
Another take on the terrarium, this is an adorable idea for place cards at a wedding. (via)
Even burnt out lightbulbs can still carry light, it’s just the lightthat you need to find. This project uses a candle with a whole bunch of burnt out bulbs. We love the vintage vibe. (Family Chic)
This one involves a whole lot of cool materials. First, find yourself a vintage sugar mold! Impossible? Maybe, but you could also look for similar shapes or tea light holders at a flea market. Then get battery powered lights to put at the bottom of each opening and top with vintage light bulbs. (via)
We never actually realized that lightbulbs look a whole lot like pears until seeing them cleverly wrapped in twine. (via)
Bookmark this under holiday hacks. It’s a fun way to create an ornament-inspired decoration. (via)
For the more avant-garde makers among you, check out this industrial-looking sculpture made from an assortment of lightbulbs. (via)
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