How much has already been written on the ceiling in newspapers, magazines and on the Internet.Something's come up with new, somewhere we improved as the old ideas.Technology is advancing and we try to keep up.In this article you will learn how to be able to transform your ceiling is and how you can make the minimum means comfort in your home.
It's about the ceiling, but rather about the glowing ceiling.You know, how to do and what you need to know that out of the ordinary and obscure the surface to create a masterpiece and highlight your personality.
them, there are many.But not so many glowing.Because at this time is little demand for them due to the high cost.
Consider the most popular:
- luminous stretched canvas with LEDs;
- Starry Sky - luminous stickers on the ceiling;
- Luminous ceiling with paint;
- Applications wallpaper.
Description and installation
luminous ceilings -
- Low power consumption;
- Long life ;
- Low temperature heating;
- quality of light yellow to white;
- Stretch ceilings luminous can be controlled and programmed through the optional equipment, thus achieving multi-color transfer;
- 2h0.75 wire (two-core cable with a wire diameter of 0.75 mm, for example SHVVP).The number of wires depends on the choice of the type of LED strip and method of installation;
- LED strip (one-color or multi-color RGB) light stream 4000 lm ;
- Transformer 220v / 12v ;
- controller (if you use a multi-color ribbon RGB);
- aluminum bar.
- to partition the ceiling for mounting aluminum strips;
- Cut aluminum bar segments of equal length of the lateral surface of the base;
- hold the wire in place of the transformer;
- slice and, if necessary, connect LED strips;
- Unplug the premises in the main switchboard.
- Fix the aluminum strip on the ceiling, according to your layout in increments of no more than 300 mm;
- Fix on the bar LED backlighting desired length;
- Connect the wires to the transformer via the controller or switch;
- Turn on the circuit breaker and check the operation of the product through the switch or controller.
Tip: For best effect fasten strips at 300 mm.If the step is larger, when the dark areas appear on the ceiling.The height of the stretched canvas - 100 mm, so as not to be seen a line of LEDs.
glowing Stretch ceilings are also made from aluminum panels coated with a printing (optional), and the light source is LED or fiber.Standard panels are made in a disc thickness of 5 mm and a diameter from 1 m 20 cm to 1 m 50 cm .Management of light effects is through the control panel.
- Disc "Starry sky» with integrated LEDs;
- control panel to the controller to control the LEDs;
- controller and remote control modes twinkling stars and the movement of meteors.
- Installation of this design takes a little over an hour.According to the complexity of installing it - not harder usual chandeliers.The fixing mechanism is made at the factory.You only have to bring the power supply cable to the center of the installation structure.
Glowing Star stickers
sale kits have stickers on the ceiling glowing in the darkness, in which there are ready-made products in the form of glowing stars on the ceiling, glowing planets, etc.Their effect is based on accumulation.Day or when the light they absorb light energy, and in the absence of the latter give it a glow.
Just turn on the lights a few minutes to recharge for a few hours.The base can be any surface (drywall or plaster).These sets can decorate not only the usual room, but your child's room.
He will learn not only not afraid of the dark, but also be able to study the starry sky, looking at the glowing stars overhead.
- set of "starry sky";
- double-sided tape, which is already in the set.
- Consider the location of glowing stars on the ceiling;
- Make markup.
- Distribute double sided tape for each product;
- Clean the surface from dust as possible;
- Remove the protective layer and firmly attach to the surface of the product.
Tip: Do not use a lot of stars, not to turn night into day.Clean periodically the product - it will strengthen glow.
Luminous ceiling with paint
When using fluorescent dyes, you can apply all their imagination to write a masterpiece, for example, the glowing stars on the ceiling.The most popular color schemes - green, blue-green and purple-blue.
For shades using 5% colored fluorescent pigment.Any of these colors shines an average of 30 minutes, then fades a bit and then the glow lasts for about 4 hours .All water-based paints.There are lots of manufacturers.You choose.
- phosphor paint of different colors.Its volume depends on the surface area.Paint consumption 200-250 ml / m2 ;
- brushes with synthetic bristles;
- porous sponge;
- Draw future ceiling first on paper;
- Cut required to work or buy stencils;Make
- surface preparation;
- Walk on her primer;
- Apply a coat of paint the substrate.
- After drying, make sure that it is dry, smooth and clean.
- Depending on the selected design, you create a unique style.
Here are a few recommendations for the creation of drawings:
- Stars.For this purpose, use a brush.Take her bristle and bend angle of 90 degrees, then dip in a bowl of paint, removing the remainder of the region, and perpendicular to the ceiling, apply a pattern.When pressed on the brush bristles are leaving it and create the effect of a real star;
- Comet.The method is similar to the previous one but do not remove the brush and pull it through.With this method you can create the head of the comet and its tail;
- Galaxy.For star clusters, use porous sponges.You can use different types of them to get different kinds of galaxies;
- Planet.For images of these celestial bodies, use round nose pliers.If not, then manufacture them ourselves.
Tip: To create the flying lights use different colors and shades.Since each type of paint glow different time, this effect will give a realistic picture.
ceiling with luminous wallpaper
These wallpapers are divided into three types:
phosphor wallpaper still exist on the market with a pattern that is applied
acrylic paint with the addition of a phosphor.The once popular, they were like glowing wallpaper, where the stars shine on the ceiling or wall.Now, if glue, it is mainly in the nursery.When glueing using an ordinary wallpaper paste.
fluorescent wallpaper is mainly created with a picture in a 3D image on the basis of 100% polyester and can be used as wallpaper on the ceiling glow.
they are illuminated by special lighting.This lamp is also called lamp voodoo.Its principle is based on the radiation only of far ultraviolet range, ie,Light makes visible light.
When you look at the picture, it seems that they come to life.The process of gluing wallpaper standard.Produced wallpaper in the form of paintings, fabrics and rolls.
«Silver» wallpaper - view is based on the latest developments, which are kept secret.The only thing we can know is what is used as a conductor and silver wallpaper can control lighting remotely.
you learned from this article about all the variety of materials to create a piece of sky above the house and now know how to create glowing stars on the ceiling.There are many ways to decorate the ceiling with his hands.Explore, experiment, and create a unique design of its microcosm. Good luck to you!