How To Make Your Own Version Of This Glow-In-The-Dark Bedroom Ceiling
One lucky kid gets to fall asleep every night underneath the Northern Lights.
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Want to be amazed? You have to see this lucky kid’s bedroom ceiling.
This work of art takes those glow-in-the-dark stickers you can add to your ceiling to the next level. As you can see, the ceiling looks like northern lights creeping out over the tops of an evergreen-covered mountain. Is this a beautiful scene to fall asleep underneath or what?
As reported by HelloGiggles, two very cool parents enlisted their friend Crispin Young to paint a glow-in-the-dark mural on their 4-year-old’s bedroom ceiling. Young is a writer and also an amazing artist, as evidenced by her beautiful glow-in-the-dark creation.
The idea originally began because the little boy wouldn’t sleep alone in his bedroom. Wisely, his parents decided to make his bedroom a place that would tempt him to stay in his bed. Since the ceiling was painted using glow-in-the-dark paint, it’s invisible during the day. This surely only adds to the build-up of being able to get in bed and check out the sights at night.
How To DIY
1. Buy A Sticket Constellation Kit
If you want to create a glow-in-the-dark ceiling in your kids’ room (or your own room, for that matter!), but you don’t have any artsy skills, don’t worry! You can make your own creation with a few shortcuts, such as with this constellation kit from Etsy.
While it doesn’t feature the Northern Lights, this cool pre-made mural option from Etsy does include some shooting stars and galaxies.
2. Glow-In-The-Dark Paint
Try painting your own design (and save some money in the process).
Recreate the feeling of sleeping under the stars with some glow-in-the-dark paint plus moon and stars stencils. Or, if you want to try freeform, have a go at it with paint brushes and a sponge.
Create a mountain peak using painters tape in order to achieve clean lines.
The Martha Stewart line of glow-in-the-dark paint at Home Depot is less than $7 and comes in blue, yellow and green, so that you can recreate the look of the Northern Lights just like Young. There’s also orange, if you want to add a little bit of it to the tail of a comet, as Young did.