Cricut Crafts: Make a Lunar Nightlight
Beginner | 20 min 27 sec
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.
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
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
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rosiland henderson
wanna see more love eve4ry minute
January 7, 2023
Wenda Ans
Interesting Project.
December 10, 2022
Annemarie Kammler
Looks so simple it makes you want to run and make it
More than 3 months ago