DIY Upcycled Christmas Bulb Craft

If you love “light bulb moments” as much as we do when it comes to reducing waste, then you’ll love this simple (kid-friendly) craft you can make in minutes! Give burnt-out Christmas lights a new life when you recycle them into colorful Christmas décor with our upcycled Christmas bulb craft.

WATCH OUR UPCYCLED CHRISTMAS BULB VIDEO TUTORIAL


DIY GLITTER BULBS

What you’ll need:

– Christmas Bulbs
– Mod Podge®
– Foam Applicator Brush
– Glitter (or Mica Flakes work well too.)

Directions:

1. Coat bulbs with Mod Podge® using the foam applicator.
2. Sprinkle generously with glitter to coat.

Notes:

– Use a paper to collect excess glitter so you can return to the container.
– Mod Podge® dries clear.

DIY Upcycled Christmas Bulbs From Burnt Out Christmas Lights.

Mica flakes, found on many vintage styled ornaments, create a fun and beautiful texture on old Christmas bulbs, as pictured below.

DIY Upcycled Glittered Bulbs

Tie a ribbon around the bulb threads to turn these decorative bulbs into baubles for the Christmas tree!

HOW DO YOU UPCYCLE?

We’d love to see your ideas for upcycling items into Christmas décor to reduce waste! Please comment below or tag us to share your pictures: @BronnersChristmas on Facebook and Instagram, or @BronnersXmas on Twitter!

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