How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

4 Materials
$25
4 Hours
Easy

Learn how to make a night light without electricity with this simple hack! Follow the easy step-by-step tutorial and add a night light to any space.

How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

We have this area in the upstairs hallway that we have a little dresser of drawers, and it sits right across from our bathroom door. Inevitably we run into it every night. Also, the are in that stage where everyone needs a night light, but in this little old house there isn’t an outlet in the hallway.


SO . . . get ready to learn an easy hack to make a night light without electricity. While I was at it I also did a little makeover 😉


How to make a night light without electricity

You Will Need:

  • Fine sand paper to rough up the surface for better adherence (for plastic, wood, even metal)
  • White spray paint (the base color needs to be white for the glow in the dark spray to shine)
  • Glow in the dark spray paint

How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

#1. Lightly sand the surface of your piece. Dust or vacuum off. Tape as needed for the paint.

How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

#2. Spray 2 coats (drying in between) with the white spray paint.

How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

#3. Spray 3 coats (drying in between) with the glow in the dark spray paint.

How to Make a Night Light Without Electricity

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  • Lynne Lynne on Jul 28, 2021

    Love the idea, and it looks ghostly

  • Dasey Dasey on Jul 29, 2021

    I will try it again, with a white paint undercoat.

    • Liz10349077 Liz10349077 5 days ago

      I have never used glow in the dark paint but it reminds me of those glow in the dark stars I had on my ceiling when I was younger. Bedroom needed to be bright during the day to get them to shine at night. If what you painted doesn’t light up at night I assume it needs to be “charged” by light during the day.

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