Make a Light Bulb Vase
A unique vase that's easy to make!

Make a Light Bulb Vase

Give new life to a dead light bulb by turning it into a vase!

A unique vase that's easy to make!
A unique vase that’s easy to make!

Basic tips on how to hollow out a light bulb:

Carefully peel off the contact at the base of the light bulb using needle-nose pliers.

Remove the contact and filament
Remove the contact and filament

Lightly tap the black glass at the base of the light bulb with a hammer.It might take a bit of practice to carefully crack this black glass.

Contact and filament removed.
Contact and filament removed.
Removing the base of the globe
Removing the base of the globe

Remove the filament (inner wires) of the light bulb.

 

Fill with water, add a flower, find a napkin ring and you're done!
Fill with water, add a flower, find a napkin ring and you’re done!

The napkin ring adds to the uniqueness of your handiwork 🙂

Given the vast range of shapes and sizes of light globes, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination!

Ready to give it a go?

Source: craftykaja

 

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