Star Wars Glow in the Dark Art

star wars glow in the dark art canvas

My family has been gaga for the Star Wars series since my husband and I were our kids ages. We have watched the entire series more times than I can count, and it is consistently one of the top five movies we choose for a family movie night. So we were obviously excited to see that some of our favorite cereals were featuring glow in the dark Star Wars stickers. I decided fairly quickly that rather than letting them stick them all willy nilly I wanted to make something out of them.

Now don’t worry you can get your hands on these decals too, they are in specially marked boxes of Cheerios, Multi-grain Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, and Cookie Crisp.

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I started off by painting a 8×10 canvas black. I then used a bottle of glow in the dark puffy paint to add some dots to the outside edges of a couple of the decals. I also added a couple of regular glow in the dark stars to the key points of my decals. Once they (and the canvas) were dry, I strategically stuck those bad boys down. I added some glow in the dark stars and some painted dots to the canvas to mimic outer space.


star wars canvas glows


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I am absolutely  in love with how this turned out, and I tried so hard to get a good glowing in the dark picture to share with you, but man oh man, those are pretty much impossible to take!!


  • 8×10 canvas
  • black craft paint
  • glow in the dark paint
  • glow in the dark stars
  • glue
  • Star Wars decals (in specially marked General Mills cereals)


star wars canvas


Compensation was provided by General Mills via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of General Mills or Momtrends

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