10 Creative Ways to Dress Up Plain Glass Bulb Ornaments

published Dec 2, 2013
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Here’s an easy and inexpensive decorating idea: fill plain glass bulbs with various objects to make unique and festive ornaments for Christmas. It’s a nice, crafty thing to do in the afternoon, or while you’re watching TV. They also make great homemade gifts to give at the last minute. Keep reading to see the next five ideas, along with sources and other info on how to make some yourself.


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By now you’ve probably realized that anything goes, so take a look around your house and see what small colorful and textured things — or extra craft supplies — you’ve got lying around. The sky’s the limit!

Clear ornaments can be purchased at any craft store, or at places like Oriental Trading.