Recycled Light Bulb Hanging Vases

Wondering what to do with all those energy-sucking light bulbs you’ve been wisely replacing with eco-friendly CFLs? These hanging vases are so charming and ridiculously easy to make. Grouped together they make quite a green and elegant statement!

Step One: Using fine-tooth metal saw, gently saw the bottom of light bulb. Pull out the filaments.

Step Two: Using a hand held drill place metal against some scrap wood and poke two holes opposite from each other.

Step Three: Lace thin wire through the holes and tie off at desired length. Fill with lovely blooms.

Also makes cute salt and pepper shakers. Most soda caps are the correct width for a top. Just fill, poke holes and enjoy!

34 comments

Jospeh R.
Jospeh R.1 years ago

Hanging vases are incredibly charming and ridiculously not difficult to make, I appreciate to your work. Tower lights hire

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LMj Sunshine

bright idea, thank you!

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Danielle I.
Danielle I5 years ago

They look beautiful, although I would be a bit concerned about breakages, as bulbs are so fragile and nothing worse than a broken one

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Tim Cheung
Tim C5 years ago

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K s Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

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Sunshine M.
Sunshine M6 years ago

brightest idea. they look so pretty. thanks, Veronica =)

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Jon Hoy
Jonjon Hoy6 years ago

Great idea. I would be careful where to hang those so they don't break and keep out of children's reach as well as animals. Showing them on rails is nice if you don't have wind blowing shattering the glass. Recycled ideas are great as long as you use caution how it is made. Also used as a mini fish bowl isn't a great idea cause it would kill the fish wit lack of oxygen.

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HEAVENLY PEACHGARDEN
JUDITH hannah6 years ago

thankyou

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Amy Hughes
Amy Hughes6 years ago

What a great idea- and it is charming indeed! The big flood light ones that fit into hi hats would be interesting too, ty!

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Servis A.
Servis A.6 years ago

thank you admin

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