How to create your own Super Mario Brothers 1-up LED powered Pumpkin! A great change from your standard, boring Jack-o-Lantern. Brilliant idea eh?

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Step 1: Prep the Pumpkin!

Cut the top of the pumpkin, gut it out, print out the design, tape it on the pumpkin, poke holes to out line the design. YOU KNOW THE DRILL!! :)
Well, its ok, but thats gonna be my new gif!
This is Awesome! I was inspired, so here are my pics.
Wow, it may look like an evil mushroom<br>But it'll do :)
he looks disgruntled
wow, very nice work. That turned out great!
thank you. only difference i "angry eyes". :-) Next year I'll try Mario and company.
i definitely like the angry eyes touch. Gives it an evil feel.
I noticed that the link for the Stencil was down, and I REALLY liked this Instructable, so I Vectorized the thing in the Pic --Here it is ^__^<br> <br> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3237444/Mario_Stencil.eps<br>
Think it would be great if you made a 3d version of it, with holes all over it on the top :D<br />
This is pretty cool! Definitely five stars! But when I make one, I will use a star man instead of a mushroom, and make the lights change color every <em>.1</em> second! Good Job!<br />
i would definetly put a greenled at the top and a white led at the bottom
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i want to make a metal 1!
hey i got the same helping hands at harbor freight tools too, lol
Hmm... Shouldn't you be wearing the glove on the hand that you are pointing the spray can at? :-p
yeah, i had it like that, but switched it for the picture :)
1 up
dude thats auwsome
like, how much resistance?
none. they were 5 leds - max 3.8 v they were powered by 18 volts. so...they can't burn out.
I did this today without the LEDs. It looks wicked. Good instructable man.
They sell 3-color LED pumpkin lights at most stores, and while they do pretty transitions between colors, the blue and green tend to be a bit too dim once in the pumpkin. Your project is great because each color stands out equally! Also, the 1UP mushroom is a nice touch. An invincibility star could be cool, too...
Thanks for the compliment. An invincibility star would be cool, but people would think it was just a standard, normal star, which would be a bit boring. Never thought of buying a light, thats always an option if you're too lazy to solder.
that is smexy-awesome
I would definitely say so
Suite, neat and original
Haha, 1-Up! Nice job! Love it.

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