As there is lots of wires some mistakes are inevitable. At first for me the "D" wasn't lighting up so it took some more work. After it is working you ...
This is a quick instructable on writing out a name in LEDs within a shadow box. You can use any type of box I used a shadow box with a glass front so that I can later etch in the letters so it has a cool glow where I want the letters and they more closely resemble letters instead of just randomly clustered LEDs
Step 1: Materials
What you'll need is:
-power supply (based off of the voltage of the LED's I used an old projector clock power adapter)