DIY Star Ceiling & Fiber Optic Lighting Tips
Starry Ceiling Light Kits
One popular application for fiber optic ceiling lights are star ceiling kits. They transform an ordinary ceiling into a celestial show. One main difference to consider between fiber optic star ceiling kits is the diameter of the acrylic fibers. Ceiling star kits come with uniform fibers or fibers of assorted diameters for a more realistic astronomical experience. From a kid's perspective, either option is stellar!
Other Fun Ways to Use Fiber Optic Ceiling Lights
Fiber optic lighting lends itself well to creative applications. The starry sky effect is popular, but the sky is the limit when thinking of ways to organize your acrylic fibers. You can group them into shapes and images of things like animals, galaxies, or words. You can trim the ends to be flush to the ceiling, or you can let the fibers hang. Or a little of both!
How to Handle Fiber Optic Ceiling Lights
Remember that the fibers are sensitive to UV rays. Although the fibers are bendable, do not bend them at hard right angles. They must be placed directly in the path of the light beam in order for the light to transmit effectively. Remember, if cutting the fibers, to use a very sharp razor for clean cuts. You want the light to shine through cleanly and brightly.