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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Maybe this is the post you are lookinfg for.

    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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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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