DecoArt® Sweet Dream Night Light

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DecoArt® Sweet Dream Night Light

Chase away that scary darkness with this clever nightlight made with a glass block and a strand of lights. A.C. Moore has tons of ideas for glass blocks as well as Americana Acrylic paints, finishes and mediums so you can create a project from beginning to end.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from glass block before beginning project. Refer to project photo for design placement. Note: Allow to dry between painting steps.
  • 2
    Trace patterns onto Contac® paper with marker.
  • 3
    Use scissors to cut out patterns.
  • 4
    Clean glass with rubbing alcohol and paper towels. Let dry completely.
  • 5
    Place Contac® paper cutouts on glass. Press down firmly, making sure there are no air bubbles or raised areas.
  • 6
    On plate or palette, pour True Blue and Calypso Blue and roll foam roller around in them and then roll on glass.
  • 7
    Remove Contac® paper cutouts.
  • 8
    Use cosmetic sponge dipped in White to dab in clouds, stars, and moon. Let dry completely.
  • 9
    Dip another sponge in Bright Yellow and dab over moon. Let dry completely.
  • 10
    Use #3 round dipped brush in Black to paint words "Sweet Dreams."
  • 11
    Add Christmas lights to inside of glass block.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. White 104549502
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104549518
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. Black 104549524
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104549512
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Glass Paint 2 oz. Calypso Blue 104549516
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glass Block 8 inch x 8 inch 104540362
  • Sharpie® Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128524
  • Nicole™ Crafts 20 White Light Strand Green Wire 104273666
  • Loew-Cornell™ Sponge Roller 3 inch 104447079
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round 3 104118922
  • Paper Towels
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Contact® Paper
  • Cosmetic Sponges
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