Beginner | 20 min
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Make a twinkly night light cover that doubles as a work of art. Maker extraordinaire Courtney Cerruti demonstrates a simple technique for painting on Yupo paper, creating an enchanting moon that glows when the lights go down. Use your Cricut machine to cut the easily-assembled components, which come together quickly to light up any dark corner of the home.
Learn how to:
  • Customize a standard nightlight
  • Watercolor on Yupo paper
  • Use the Cricut scoring stylus
  • Use Cricut's Design Space

What you'll get:
  • A four-part class on using your Cricut to make a lunar nightlight
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Make a Lunar Nightlight
Here’s what you’ll need:
Get the project design file on
  • Cricut Maker or Explore
  • Access to Design Space
  • Cricut fine point blade
  • Cricut scoring styluC
  • cricut standard grip mat
  • Artist tape or masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Translucent Yupo paper
  • Plug-in nightlight
  • Watercolor brush
  • Piñata metallic alcohol ink in gold
  • Watercolor brush
  • Watercolor paper or card stock
  • Scotch Create glue stick
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Pinata Claro extender
  • Eye dropper,
  • Paper towel,
  • Small bowl each for water and alcohol
  • Watercolor paint in solid and metallic; Courtney uses Art Philosophy by Prima Essence
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