Masses of ways to repurpose light bulbs! In an earlier pin I found how she is getting the bottom out of the light bulb and labeled it such so you can look in the board here for it. No waste of old light bulbs.
I love this idea but I also treasure finding "skeleton leaves" naturally. DIY Translucent Leaves: Let leaves soak in Arm and Hammer Washing Soda for a few days, then take a brush and lightly brush off the.) And you have Translucent leaves