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Sweet Dreams Nightlight

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Sweet Dreams Nightlight
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Sweet Dreams Nightlight

designed by Micaela Spiggle

This clever nightlight is made with a glass block, Christmas lights, and Americana® Gloss Enamels.

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Learn more about Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Black (DAG67)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • True Blue (DAG36)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • #3 round brush
  • Contac® paper
  • Sharpie® marker
  • cosmetic sponge
  • square glass block
  • foam paint roller
  • white Christmas lights

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Trace the patterns onto Contac® paper with a marker.
  2. Use scissors to cut out the patterns.
  3. Clean the glass block with rubbing alcohol and paper towels. Let dry completely.
  4. Place the Contac® paper cutouts onto the glass block. Press down firmly, making sure there are no air bubbles or raised areas.
  5. On a plate or palette, pour True Blue and Calypso Blue and roll the foam roller around in them. Roll the roller onto the glass block front.
  6. Remove the Contac® paper cutouts.
  7. Use a cosmetic sponge dipped in White to dab in the clouds, stars, and moon.
  8. Dip another sponge in Bright Yellow and dab over the moon.
  9. Use a #3 round dipped brush in Black to paint the words “Sweet Dreams.”
  10. Add Christmas lights to inside of the glass block.