Picture of Glowing Snowflake Baubles
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In this tutorial we will show you how to make glowing snowflake bauble using Bare Paint and some LEDs ready to put on your desk or hang around your house for the holidays.

Step 1: Materials and Components

Picture of Materials and Components

Bare Paint
Paint Brush
Paper, we've used thick cartridge paper, but copy paper would work fine
3V Button Cell Battery
White LEDs or whatever colour you want.


3V Button Cell Batteries UK: Farnell / US: RadioShack
LED's UK: Farnell / US: RadioShack

* Make sure you buy several Batteries and LEDs for all your projects in advance to save on shipping charges, and so you don't have to wait to do fun tutorials.
rageous3 years ago
Very cool... Great Instructable, I'll have to make some of these with my son!!!
BareConductive (author)  rageous3 years ago
Thanks, if you do make some, send us some photos of them!
ynze3 years ago
GREAT! I'm working on something very similar, and yet different! I'll let you know!
That is such a cute idea!
These are so pretty!
BareConductive (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
Thanks, they glow for quite a while too as it's just one LED and battery.
canucksgirl3 years ago
Beautiful! - I only have one question. Do they stay on all the time or is there a way of shutting them off to conserve the battery?
BareConductive (author)  canucksgirl3 years ago
You can fairly easily get the battery out by unfolding the flap that it's in, but good point we need to figure out a switch for them. I'll have to work on that...