Sunday, October 13, 2013

FrankenShine Ornaments-From RePurposed Light Bulbs

FrankenShine Ornaments from green C7 or C9 light bulbs... oh yea, I do crack myself up folks:@) But seriously... Just expanding on my Jack-O-Lantern Ornaments idea and think this one's a cutie! All that's really required is a black Sharpie to draw on facial features but, I think a little extra embellishment is always fun!
Frankie is adorable but all that "shine" made pictures difficult...
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Draw some jagged hair with a Sharpie up to the metal.  
See that little hole in the metal? I'm going to stick an ornament hook in there for hanging.

Add googly eyes and a pom-pom nose with glue. I used a hot glue gun and think different sized eyes help make him look silly. 

Draw on a crooked mouth and don't forget the stitches on his forehead... 
My bolts were made by bending a pipe cleaner then hot gluing it to the sides of his head. 
This is a cute, quick craft folks! 
And if you have easy access to your string of last year's Christmas lights... 
Those old bulbs should probably be replaced anyway:@)

The Jack-O-Lantern Ornaments from orange bulbs can be found HERE.


  1. What would we do without our Sharpie pens? Again Lynn, your talent for fun projects is just amazing.

  2. Love these ideas! Thanks for all the inspiration!

  3. Too hilarious... LOL

  4. You are amazing with your great ideas! Soooooooooo cute!

  5. I have Sharpies and lightbulbs. I don't have imagination!! Especially love "Frank's" eyes.


  6. This is the cutest thing ever!!!

  7. These are adorable! I'm going to save these shape ligh tbulbs from now on, Lynn!

  8. A Halloween tree - I love it - you are so smart!

  9. How adorable! I need to make these with my grandsons- they would love it.
    Enjoyed visiting-
    are you enjoying cooler temperatures?

    White Spray Paint blog

  10. Lynn, You are a font of Halloween ornament creativity! How cute is FrankenShine? I hope you're going to show a pic of your entire spooky tree!

  11. He is so CUTE! Love how you pulled it all together and the mis-matched googly eyes.
    I linked over from the Craftastic Link Party where I am participating with my
    Quilled Witches Hat,
    Happy Birthday Hug Card,
    Autumn Polaroid Frame
    I would love it if you'd stop by.
    Hugs, antonella :-)

  12. How cute are these FrankenShine! Love them and love your creativity, great way to repurpose ;)

  13. These are just adorable, Lynn! The jack-o-lanterns are my faves!

  14. Frankenshine is SOO cute Lynn! Great upcycle!
    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success


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