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Topic: what type of paint should I use on lightbulbs?  (Read 990 times)
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tyoshi
« on: July 14, 2012 03:08:01 PM »

I went to an art show in DC a few weekends ago and one exhibit had lamps whose light bulbs were painted with rainbow dots which gave a really cool feel to the whole room... I want to do this for my room in my apartment but I'm not sure what kind of paint is the safest to use. any insight for this?
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Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012 02:22:04 AM »

I would guess a glass paint would be most suitable, it works well for my lanterns.
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AhuraFarouk
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2013 10:25:32 PM »

@tyoshi,

Good idea! Glass paint is good option to paint bulb but even you can use permanent marker. Just draw and fill the color.

Take a help - http://www.wikihow.com/Paint-a-Light-Bulb

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tawnylor
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2013 04:58:30 AM »

I've used glass paints before and they worked really well. I used an energy saving bulb so it wouldn't get too hot and melt the paint off! It seemed to give the bulb magical qualities because it lasted for absolutely ages!
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adamrobinson
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2013 11:23:26 AM »

Firstly tell me what type of paint having in your room means to say color?? Then I will suggest you a good color for your lightbulbs... Smiley
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Evelyn_65
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2013 03:53:55 AM »

I agree with "AhuraFarouk" you can use glass paints to paint bulbs, in my opinion you have to use light colours as it brighten up the space and thus give you a calm feeling that everyone want. But I am not sure about markers so cant give you any suggestion regarding this.
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