How to paint

a Starry Ceiling

Bring the stars inside! Your kids will love staring at a starry ceiling while dreaming into the night. Follow this project to find out how.

What you’ll need

  • Glitter in a variety of colours of your choice
  • Dark ceiling paint
  • Clear ceiling paint
  • Paintbrushes/Rollers
  • Mixing stick/tool
  • Floor covering


  1. Prepare the room for painting, cover or remove all furniture and cover floor with floor coverings.
  2. Using a roller paint the ceiling in a dark colour to resemble the night sky.
  3. Allow paint to dry, repeat coats until desired coverage is reached.
  4. Mix glitter into clear ceiling paint and mix with thoroughly with a mixing stick/tool.
  5. Using a roller brush paint the clear mixture onto the ceiling in a manner to resemble a night sky.
  6. Allow to dry and you are done.
  7. Apply as many coats as needed and allow paint to dry.

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