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Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

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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.
  2. Paint the light bulb in Calypso Blue.
  3. Paint the light bulb in Bright Yellow.
  4. Paint the light bulb in Baby Pink.
  5. Add Calypso Blue stripes running vertically on the Coral Blush bulb.
  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.
  7. Add rows of Baby Pink dots to the Bright Yellow light bulb, staggering the second row of dots from the first. (See photo)
  8. Add horizontal Bright Yellow stripes to the Baby Pink light bulb.
  9. Cut and tie ribbon to each light bulb.