Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Find Lesson Plans on getty.edu! GettyGames

RE: Painting on glass xmas bulbs

---------

From: cen_aca_dp (cen_aca_dp_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Dec 06 2004 - 20:29:55 PST


I have painted on bulbs with plain acrylics with luck. Also, the Scribbles
puff paint works well. They can make swirls, stars, polka dots, holly, etc. We
always added a ribbon to the loop at the top of the bulb to dress them up.
Have fun!

Denise Pannell
Dfiance, OH

>===== Original Message From MissCaiola@aol.com =====
>Greetings fellow teachers,
>
>I just had a teacher today donate about 3 dozen light blue, silver, and
>purple plain bulb ornaments for me to use. Each bulb has the silver end on
the
>bulb and a wire ornament hanger connected to it. It was great of her to
donate
>them to me, and I would love to use them this year. I was curious if anyone
>has tried decorating these in the past at the elementary level? I am
guessing
>that regular tempra paint won't "stick" to the glass long term, I am thinking
>in my head that it would scratch off quite easily? Elmers would work if I
>wanted to glue anything onto the surface, right? Any tips from those of you
who
>may have done this in the past would be greatly appreciated.
>
>Thanks!
>
>Patti in Toledo, OH
>
>
>---

---