Light Bulb Santa

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Light Bulb Santa Photo Copyright 2000 FamilyCorner.com Magazine Copyright ©2000 FamilyCorner.com Magazine

This ornament is a classic and can be designed in your own special style. In our creation, you’ll find that you only need a small handful of supplies to create this whimsical Santa!

You will need

burnt out light bulb acrylic paint in white, red, flesh, black, and pink gold cord or ribbon hot glue black marker

If you make this project

we’d love to see it! Just send your photos and comments to the editor and it may get published on our Facebook fan page !

What you do

// Paint an oval for Santa’s face with flesh acrylic paint in the center of the round part of the light bulb. Paint entire remaining round portion of light bulb with white acrylic paint. Paint neck of bulb red, and top (socket) of “hat” white. Allow to dry completely. Using black acrylic paint, dot on two eyes. Using black marker, draw on smile. Dip clean paint brush into pink acrylic paint, dab off excess paint onto newspaper or paper towel. Gently blotch on pink cheeks. Touch up Santa’s beard and hat brim with more white paint. Hot glue a loop of gold cord or ribbon to the back of the bulb. Craft glue is not recommended as it does not adhere as well as hot glue does. Hang!

If you liked this project, don’t miss our other light bulb projects: Angel | Snowman | Penguin

What’s related

Adorable Snow Folks | Glass Ornament Snowmen | Santa’s Red Underwear | More Christmas Crafts

Recommended craft book:

175 Easy-To-Do Christmas Crafts

Amanda Formaro
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Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.


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