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on: July 09, 2006 11:36:44 AM 
Started by stockholm syndrome, Message by stockholm syndrome
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 Yay, I finally did something with all these lightbulbs I've hollowed out.  Tongue

So I found this..thing at my favorite thrift store for $1.50 and knew it would be perfect for a lightbulb vase. (No idea what it is, I'm thinking maybe a tealight candle holder?)  I hollowed and washed out the bulbs, etched a few of them with Armor Etch, and then attached them to the frame with 18 gauge wire. I rubbed a bit of spanish copper metallic paint on the frame because it was really brassy and I wanted it a little darker. And that's pretty much it. As you can see I only have silk flowers in it right now but I definitely plan to use real flowers in it.   Smiley

few more pics

Tutorial for hollowing out the bulbs:
Tutorial for etching the bulbs:
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