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Josh and Debby sitting in a tree K I S S I N G.
My son Joshua wanted to make a valentine present for his girlfriend Debby at Community Living.
So I helped him make a solar powered glow in the dark Valentine.
This is an easy project you can do with your family.

Step 1: Materials & Tools

Optical plastic from an LCD monitor, I should have photographed stripping the monitor.
Sparkle paint.
A Picture frame.
Aluminum foil
Cardboard.
Duct tape red for Valentine’s Day.
Double sided tape.
AA battery holder from Radio Shack.
AA rechargeable battery.
Salvaged RGB & W solar garden light.

Utility knife
Scissors
Steel rule
Paint brush & mixing trays
Cutting board
Soldering gun
Cute
You know, I really like the concept behind this. I think I may make something similar for my wife but try to invert the painting (so the background is painted solid, but the wording design is left unpainted) with the back light behind the painted glass. That way, only the words would glow rather than a spot light on the whole thing. Thanks for the idea!
The pictures don&rsquo;t do it justice it is much more impressive to the naked eye. <br> <br>When my son took it to community living and gave it to his girlfriend every one took it into the bathroom and watched it change colors. <br> <br>If you just use white sparkle paint it looks like there is nothing there until it lights up. <br>

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