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« on: March 05, 2006 05:27:11 PM »

Hi, I was wondering if you could help me color lightbulbs.  They need to be green.  Would I use paint, or a coating of somesort, or what?  They will be used for light, also.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2006 05:30:03 PM »

well i have no crafty answers. sounds kinda risky.  i know they sell glass paint but im not sure how that would go when heated.

but i do know that you can just buy green light bulbs

and for the trouble, i dont know what all the craftiness woudl be worth.
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006 11:11:45 PM »

You can use window paint but it smells after awile.
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2006 05:41:10 AM »

you could try just acrylic craft paint. it may not give you seamless coverage, but if you're just looking for the light effect it would work and it's not toxic.
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2006 09:07:44 AM »

Use solvent-based glass paint. Get a glossy one, not frosted.
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