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Hello, this is Aaron Wasserman, Customer Service Rep here at Elemental LED. This Jellyfish Lamp, which now proudly sits on my desk and keeps me compa...
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If you buy a spool of light strip from Elemental LED, it comes on a white plastic spool. If you don't have one of these, you can use some wire from a ...
Cut 1" strips of thin plastic and make a small incision (about 1/4" deep) half way down the length of one side. Make four of these strips. I used the ...
Next, fold along the edges of these strips with the incision and glue the folds to the edge of the spool so that the remainder of the strip hangs over...
Using a zip lock bag, cut out a circle the same size as the outer ring of your spool. When applied, this will prevent the "stuffing" from coming out. ...
Using hot glue, attach the plastic circle to the spool ring.
As soon as the hot glue has dried from the last step, glue the zip lock circle to the top of the spoor on the same side. Trim off any excess plastic.
Tear up packaging bubble wrap that will be stuffed into the top of the jellyfish to give it volume. I used pink (for the middle) and white (for the ed...
Cut out some other strips of bubble wrap with triangular-tipped edges such as these. They should be shaped a bit like a house. Look at the next step t...
Glue the pieces together using hot glue as shown.
Attach the arrangement of triangular bubble wrap pieces to the spool and before you seal it off, stuff it with the torn up bubble wrap. If you have d...
When you are finished, it should look something like this. Trim off any excess plastic or fold it over repeatedly and hot glue it down until there are...
Run the strip light along the inner circle and and outer circle (using the thin strips of plastic you attached as places to attach the strip). Make su...
Optional: Paint the top of your jelly to give it more of a realistic look.
Run the wire you left hanging out of the hole in the middle down some sort of stand. I used a paper-towel dispenser with the screw-on top removed. Pl...
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