Sunday, December 4, 2011

Vintage Glitter Bulbs

Remember these fun holiday bulbs? Some of you may even still decorate with them! This year I decided to give them a fab makeover!

Unscrew the bulbs, and coat each one with some Elmers glue. Sprinkle glitter all over & tap to remove excess.

Set to dry & figure out how you will display these sparkling beauties!
On a wreath?
In a bowl?
Gift tags?
Ornaments?

My little gal grabbed a few for her room to be displayed with her decorations!

So easy to make & I love the retro feel!

42 comments:

  1. Oooh. Glitter! They look so pretty as a vase/bowl filler.

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  2. I love these! This is such a cute idea! I may have to try this with some dreidels for Hanukkah too!

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  3. These are so cute. What a fabulous idea.

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  4. This is fabulous! I love glitter! We just put up our lights yesterday (still use this kind) and I pulled out about 10 dead ones. I saved them for some sort of craft project and this just might be it!

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  5. I couldn't stop my eyes from gravitating to these pictures, ohhh glitter! Looks great.

    happylizard.blogspot.com

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  6. So so pretty!! Would love it if you would stop by and share this at my linky party. :) http://everything-underthemoon.blogspot.com/2011/12/bedazzle-me-monday-11.html

    Have a great week!!

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  7. Such a great idea! I want to try this.

    ~Kara (your newest follower :)
    If you get a moment, I would love for you to check out my site www.petalstopicots.com

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  8. Gorgeous glittery fun! I can see why your daughter wanted them!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  9. I second the previous posted- gorgeous glittery fun! I have added bulbs and glitter to my shopping list for tomorrow with your inspiration! We'd love you to share it with our readers as well for Fun Stuff Fridays linky party. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2011/12/fun-stuff-fridays-2.html

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  10. I grew up with nothing but these bulbs at Christmas! My dad keeps a stash of the old burned out ones for me...I can't wait to try this!

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  11. What a great idea to do with the bulbs that have burned out! Thanks for the idea, I'm adding this to my to-do list.

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  12. Cuteeey!
    What a good idea!
    Thanks for giving me ANOTHER friggin' craft I just MUST do!
    lol
    ~Meliss

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  13. First thing I said to myself when I saw these: "I want to make a million!" I see these lights at the thrift store all the time. Great way to reuse them!
    Your little girl is so cute. Happy Holidays!

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  14. PS just had to share this on my Facebook page! http://www.facebook.com/TheSillyPearl

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  15. Oh so Merry and Bright!
    LOVE the idea... and your blog.

    Buffie
    http://papercuts4u.blogspot.com

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  16. Cute idea! Thanks for sharing :).

    ~Mrs. Delightful
    ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  17. These are great! I have a few bulbs that don't work anymore (no idea why I kept them) but this is perfect. Your little girl is just darling. I love your blog. I'm your newest follower. Would love you to stop by DIY Home Sweet Home

    Jamie
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/
    P.S. I have a giveaway going on. Come over and check it out.
    P.S.S. I have a linky every Monday would love you to stop by Monday and link up.

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  18. These turned out so cute!! I will have to remember (aka pin) the idea for next year's decor. :)

    ...coming over from Sasse Life's Wednesday Link party

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  19. I LOVE this idea! I wonder if I can find those old lights. Now where to begin looking...

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  20. Gorgeous and a great way to used burnt out bulbs. I am a new fb follower visiting from My Backyard Eden. Vicky from Mess For Less

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  21. A beautiful post to read. I have just found your lovely blog through your host blog hop wonderful to join in. I'm now following you hope you visit me and follow back so nice to find new friends to catch up with. Have a great day.

    Always Wendy

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  22. They're so pretty! Thanks for sharing ;D .

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  23. these are adorable...my girls would love them! xoxo, tracie

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  24. Hi, Brandy! I thought I had left a comment but it didn't go through... I'm here from Jennifer friday fun linky.

    These bublbs look so fab after their make over! I just bought a bunch at my local antique store and I've been having fun with them! They make the best clacking noises! ♥

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  25. Came over from Southern Lovely! I love this! So fun!

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  26. These are lovely! What a great idea.

    I'd love for you to link up and share: http://tutusandteaparties.blogspot.com/2011/12/pinteresting-party-with-features-week.html

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  27. Your glitter bulbs are a featured link this week from Bedazzle Me Monday! Feel free to stop by and grab a button :) http://everything-underthemoon.blogspot.com/2011/12/you-dazzled_11.html

    Have a great week!!

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  28. these are darling! what a wonderful idea!

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  29. Brandy, I love the colors you used to glitter you bulbs. I love this project and am happy to be spotlighting it on my Facebook page today.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity and talent on "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday at Rook No. 17!

    Warmest wishes,
    Jenn

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  30. These are gorgeous! i love them!! I'd love for you to link up to my Christmas carnival

    http://blissfulanddomestic.blogspot.com/2011/11/homemade-in-december-link-carnival.html

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  31. You've been FeAtUrEd at Sew Stylish Boutique! Come grab a button :)

    http://sewstylishboutique.blogspot.com/2011/12/crafty-lassie-tuesday-link-party-17.html

    Thanks,
    Heather and Rose

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  32. C9s? We still use them, but now I will save the burnt out ones to do this craft later

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  33. love this idea! Thanks for sharing.

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  34. This is so cute and so clever!! Love your gold nailpolish too:-)
    Bella

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  35. Hi Brandy, what a cute idea. Thanks so much for sharing. I'll have to hunt some down and remember this for next year. Merry Christmas. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

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  36. I just bought some glitter and the bulbs I have sooooo......I will be making some glitter bulbs for next Christmas!!! In our Retirement Community,I am the Decorating Chairperson and when I saw these,I immediately thought....Next christmas in a rounf glass bowl with Silver tinsel strands in and then the Bulbs....gonna look extra sparkly!!!!<3

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