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Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments
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Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Light up a Christmas tree with ornaments made from light bulbs and Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

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Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Baby Pink (DAG31)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • Coral Blush (DAG292)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels (and/or rags)
  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • #10/0 liner brush (Americana Basic Glass Brush Set - DABK11)
  • light bulbs (teardrop-shaped)
  • decorative ribbon


NOTES: Wipe all light bulbs with rubbing alcohol before painting. Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the light bulb in Coral Blush.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the light bulb in Calypso Blue.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the light bulb in Bright Yellow.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the light bulb in Baby Pink.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Add Calypso Blue stripes running vertically on the Coral Blush bulb.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add a Coral Blush flower shape to the top and bottom of the Calypso Blue light bulb with dots tapering down from each petal in a row.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Add rows of Baby Pink dots to the Bright Yellow light bulb, staggering the second row of dots from the first. (See photo)
    Step 6 Example
  8. Add horizontal Bright Yellow stripes to the Baby Pink light bulb.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Cut and tie ribbon to each light bulb.
    Step 8 Example