DIY Light Bulb Bugs! | A Fun & Easy Recycling Project

Fern Martin, Card Designer, Jewellery Maker, Craft Enthusiast

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7 Videos (19m)
    • Lesson Introduction

      1:13
    • What Materials & Tools Will I Need?

      3:30
    • A Quick Note About Safety

      0:57
    • Making The Bug: Part 1 (Legs, Wings & Antennae)

      6:19
    • Making The Bug: Part 2 (Beaded Wings & Wire Wrapping)

      5:05
    • Alternative Design Ideas & Inspiration

      1:51
    • Project Challenge & Thank-You!

      0:19

About This Class

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This bitesize class will be all about how to recycle light bulbs into cute bugs, and it will mainly involve easy wirework techniques.

The students require basic tools and materials and no previous knowledge or experience...a little bit of imagination would help though!

I will walkthrough the making of one light bulb bug using a long cylindrical light bulb, craft wire and seed beads.

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Such a nice way to repurpose used light bulbs. I really enjoyed seeing the three bug ideas!
Jane And Sonja

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Fern Martin

Card Designer, Jewellery Maker, Craft Enthusiast

Hello there !  I'm Fern.

I love crafts and I love entrepreneurialism, so if I ever have the opportunity to combine the two then I do !  I design and make greetings cards, as well as jewellery, and this year I'm aiming to brush up my sewing skills and learn how to make my own clothes.

I've only recently got into teaching online but I'm thoroughly enjoying it so I hope I can continue :)