Traditional Light Bulb Ornaments for Christmas

Traditional Light Bulb Ornaments for Christmas

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 29th 2018

Light bulb ornaments, made with Americana® Gloss Enamels™, are a fun and easy Christmas craft project.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • scissors
    • light bulbs
    • decorative ribbon
    • Americana Gloss Enamels Basic Glass Brush Set



    Wipe all the light bulbs with rubbing alcohol before painting.

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint the light bulb in Foliage Green.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the light bulb in Lavender.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the light bulb in Citron Green.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. With the handle end of a paintbrush, add rows of Baby Pink dots to the Citron Green light bulb. Add a teardrop or balloon shape in each long row, extending from the row of dots, as well as a dot between the longer rows of dots. (See photo for placement.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint three teardrop shapes in the round near the metal part of the Lavender light bulb in Royal Fuchsia. Add three dots extending from the teardrop shapes. Paint a simple flower shape between each one, with three dots extending from that shape as well. (See photo for placement.)
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Paint rows of four Calypso Blue dots on the Foliage Green light bulb. Paint a simple teardrop shape extending from those dots and three more dots extending from that shape. (See photo for placement.)
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Cut and tie a decorative ribbon to each.
    14. Instruction #7