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Got a "bright" idea...

alter a lightbulb- mixed-media project 
Before you go throwing away the next lightbulb that goes out... try altering it!! 
For this project I used collage elements from

wish to create and play? 
materials required for project:

tissue paper
embossing powder 
jewelry wire 

To see more of (artist/designer) April Cole's mixed media artwork, visit her at 

Enjoy your light out next time!


  1. LOVE YOUR LIGHT BULB!!!! I have started a small collection of light bulbs, this has inspired me to use them! Great IDEA!

  2. APRIL THIS IS just the sort of thing we LOVE to see. True Mixed Media pieces. What an inspiration to see our collages used in a less than traditional way. THANKS!

  3. Girl you totally rocked this post as I knew you would!!!!!

  4. I will never look at a light bulb the same again April, just love this. Loving your choice of elephant image too! So fun!

  5. What an absolutely fun way to use those collage images. You have inspired me to save all my light bulbs now.


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