IDEA PLEASE HELP

Hello! im looking for some help, im trying to make one thing similar to this http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_vaK6awHadds/SuTTV4yyT1I/AAAAAAAABV4/sQfemmMEbMA/s400/to_ca_wood_clock_01.jpg

But instead of a clock it will say "somewhere only we know", i do not need help with the making per se, but in the electronic part..i hope you can help me

My idea is to put some LEDs on the inside so when they light up the words appear magically , and i was wondering if it would be possible to activate/turn on the leds, with a simple touch, using some kind of low pressure button , like the one on the PS3 or in some cellphones..if so, does anyone have any idea how can i accomplish something like this??

thank you in advance =)

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How many times are you going to post this?

If you want more then a simple button to turn the LEDs on the you will need to use a micro-controller and a touch sensor. As for wiring the LEDS... take all your info on the LEDs and plug it into this LED calc. That will give you an array and the resistors you will need to wire all the LEDs. Then organize them into the pattern you want and your good to go.