Thanks for the comments and the questions... I will need to be a little quicker with my answers to you. I am already way over the time I had to answer these questions... but I don't want to leave any unanswered. Lucky man! Again... lucky man. To have his wife consider doing this for him... wow! The star ceiling would be a nice addition to that room. Remember, though, that when he is watching TV that the stars will be washed out and not as visible. So, if he wants to see stars while he is watching TV... then he will either need to turn on a Black Light, or go with Fiber Optics. Can be very expensive and they aren't even as realistic... or romantic. It might be easier for you to do... but not if you were going to have someone paint it for you. plus, to get everything to look right, it is better to have everything where it will be in the end. In other words, to get everything to match up... the wall paper being put up after it is painted is not the best option. Paint... as far as glow paint? Glowinc has good paint, as does Ready Set Glow... and I can help you out with some of my paint too. The stencil that is very basic, yet one of the better ones on the market (I will say that I am close to hang a high-end stencil ready to market. Hopefully by the end of the year) is called the "Night Sky" stencil and it is made by Ursa Major. so, just Google Night Sky stencil and Ursa Major and you will find a lot of outlets that will sell it to you. Also, if you will contact me, I can help you with some other pointers that might help you. Black lights yes. Rope black lights, no. The rope light just does't do it. You need the tube ones for now... but I am looking into some other possible lights that might be just as good. IF you have room for a soffit that comes down from the ceiling at least 12 inches... then that would be nice. IF not, then just get a light that you can throw in the middle of the room for 10 minutes and that should charge the stars up... then put is somewhere out of the way where the light can still hit the paint and make it fluoresce.