Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments

Simple Teardrop Light Bulb Ornaments

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 29th 2018

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


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • scissors
    • #10/0 liner brush
    • light bulbs
    • decorative ribbon



    Wipe all light bulbs with rubbing alcohol before painting.

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint the light bulb in Coral Blush.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the light bulb in Calypso Blue.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the light bulb in Bright Yellow.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the light bulb in Baby Pink.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Add Calypso Blue stripes running vertically on the Coral Blush bulb.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. 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.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Add rows of Baby Pink dots to the Bright Yellow light bulb, staggering the second row of dots from the first. (See photo)
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Add horizontal Bright Yellow stripes to the Baby Pink light bulb.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Cut and tie ribbon to each light bulb.
    18. Instruction #9