Introduction: Mini Night Light

Picture of Mini Night Light

I never really like the dark. I also didn't like stumbling around in the dark until I trip and fall onto my bed. A regular night lightdoesn't help me find my bed, but this night light does.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

You will need:
Clear plastic container
Highlighter (food coloring, paint, markers, powder, just something to color the water)
Pencil
Scissor

Step 2: Get the Coloring

Picture of Get the Coloring

Take off the end of the highlighter, stab a pencil into the felt, and take it out.

Step 3: Coloring the Water

Picture of Coloring the Water

Fill your container with water. Squeeze the felt so drops of color come out. I find it works best if you first dip the felt in water, wait a few seconds, then squeeze. If you don't want to squeeze it, just fill the container with warm water and place the felt inside. Keep squeezing (or waiting) until the desired shade has been reached.

Step 4: Turn the Lights On!

Picture of Turn the Lights On!

Put a flashlight at the bottom of the container and turn it on.

Step 5: Variations

Picture of Variations

Instead of using a regular flashlight and regular ink, try UV ink and a UV flashlight. I tried this, but I didn't have a lot of the ink. Maybe yours will turn out better. You can also try adding glitter. Or maybe you can replace the water with epoxy. Instead of filling it will water at all, try covering the outside with colored paper. I like this variation best because the flashlight slides right into the tube, making a very compact nightlight. It also has a bright light at the end like a regular flashlight while the paper softens the light so it won't hurt my eyes.


If you liked this instructable, please comment, favorite, share, and subscribe. Thanks!

Comments

About This Instructable

416views

12favorites

License:

More by tizxv:Foldable Music StandMini Night LightFlying Wish Paper
Add instructable to: