As a fun idea for new uses for old things, Real Simple Magazine suggests using foil cupcake liners as light embellishments. Now is the perfect time to make them since the minilights are easy to find for holiday decorations. The instructions are as follows:
For a string of minilights that takes the (cup)cake, poke the pointy bulbs through foil cupcake liners. Use them for the tree or around your little girl’s bedroom mirror to make her feel like a holiday star.