Cardinal bulb

frediaDecember 15, 2007

Several months ago someone posted a picture of light bulbs painted like a cardinal.I would love to paint one for my son but can't remember exactly how she did it. would really appreciate a picture.

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oddie

Maybe this is the post you are lookinfg for.
oddie

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/crafts/msg1209494713742.html

    Bookmark   December 15, 2007 at 3:37PM
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FlamingO in AR

Yep, I was the one who posted about the cardinals.

I made 24 for an ornament exchange that I go to. They were a big hit, they certainly show off well on a Christmas tree!

Let me know if you have any questions or if I can help you.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2007 at 7:16AM
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enjoyingspring

Love the cardinals, Flamingo, would you mind posting the patterns for the faces you do on them and also how you make the hats. Thanks

    Bookmark   December 16, 2007 at 9:55AM
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FlamingO in AR

The hats are a tube sewn of ribbed knitting, available at most fabric shops. Sew a tube, roll up the bottom and glue into place, place over the bulb end and tie it off. Simple, really. The faces I copied from the book, Watts Next, by Sandy Holman.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2007 at 5:23PM
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