crafting with silicone


Old 04-11-07, 10:05 AM
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crafting with silicone

I was wondering if you can make those small lightbulbs that look like a candle with silicone caulking. They can be expensive in the stores. Any help would be great.

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Old 04-11-07, 01:00 PM
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Hi momofawholelot Welcome to the forums.

Are you talking about those silicone candle bulbs? Yes, you can use silicone caulking. Here's some info I found for you:
Old 04-14-07, 03:43 PM
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Once you get the basic technique down start playing around with it:

Some silicones are more clear than others.

You can squirt some silicone out on a piece of cardboard and mix in things to color it (automotive parts stores have silicone in different colors; red, black, blue).

Put in some coloring and only stirr it a little...

Try puting glitter in it...

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