Light Bulb Pumpkins

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by Amy Hartman, A.C. Moore, Manahawkin, NJ

Light Bulb Pumpkins

Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Light Bulbs can be painted over, filled in and made into just about any crafty configuration. Create a pumpkin patch full of these fun little pumpkin shapes; add names and use as placeholders for your holiday table.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint bulbs with Pumpkin Patch paint using foam pouncer. Let dry; repeat as needed.
  • 2
    When dry, turn light bulb so bulb portion is facing “down”; draw on faces, adding a dot of White paint to the eyes as a highlight.
  • 3
    Wrap ribbon around brass portion of bulb.
  • 4
    Add ribbon around nest. Fill with Spanish Moss, gluing in with glue gun and glue sticks.
  • 5
    Glue bulbs in place, tilting out, then glue in between so the bulbs stay in place.
  • 6

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Clear Plastic Bulb 100 mm 104761615 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Black 104128468
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point White 104128476
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767
  • Panacea™ Natural Spanish Moss Medium 16 oz. 104185563
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bird's Nest 4 inch Large 104744689
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon of Your Choice (will need about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928