Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:59:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Grungy Halloween Hot Glue Drip Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-Aged-Drip-Wax-Candles/
Grungy Halloween Hot Glue Drip Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/RFEA/HWOY1T5G/F1QRFEAHWOY1T5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/RFEA/HWOY1T5G/F1QRFEAHWOY1T5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/RFEA/HWOY1T5G/F1QRFEAHWOY1T5G.SMALL.jpg lisamarie This project grew out of a master plan to create a creepy Voodoo-inspired altar display for our yearly Halloween party. There are lots of these types of DIY candles all over the internet made from both t.p. rolls and PVC, but I wasn't finding exactly the look I was going for. Most importantly, the t...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:51:13 PDT
PVC Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Candles/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:15:03 PDT
Bubble Gum Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Gum-Machine-Costume/
Bubble Gum Machine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/J4Z5/HTOUDJG5/FT9J4Z5HTOUDJG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/J4Z5/HTOUDJG5/FT9J4Z5HTOUDJG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/J4Z5/HTOUDJG5/FT9J4Z5HTOUDJG5.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello Everyone My and my girlfriend (in the picture) , had a costume party ( from my company ). We decided to build something awesome that will win us first place ! and we did! :) We won an electric bike :) Enjoy this two week , evening work project Cardboard ! I arranged from my work ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:13:46 PDT
"Punk Vampire" and "Scary Nemo" Halloween Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Halloween-Mask-Challenge/
"Punk Vampire" and "Scary Nemo" Halloween Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SMALL.jpg paplaukias Although these two masks were originally created for Halloween, they've seen some constant upgrading since then. Nevertheless, it is a great project for parties! At least that's where we use them now ;) Objectives: Create Halloween masks in 5 days and make them as awesome as they can be to win the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 06:26:27 PST
Pressure plate switch for Halloween decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-plate-switch-for-Halloween-decorations/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:43:16 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
LED Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/Y8W5/HNM4JHCU/F0MY8W5HNM4JHCU.SMALL.jpg hfb This Instructable will show you how to make an LED stick figure costume from LED strips and a power source. It’s a very inexpensive costume and should only take about an hour to make if you know how to solder. It’ll also keep your kid’s safe while they go out on Halloween night as they will be lit u...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
El Día de los Muertos (The Day of The Dead) http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Día-de-los-Muertos-The-Day-of-The-Dead/
El Día de los Muertos (The Day of The Dead) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/YNUV/HNE425QD/FVJYNUVHNE425QD.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I wanted to install an audio system in his hat so Pirate Pete the glow in the dark skull could recite this poem unfortunately I didn’t have the time this year. So I settled with making him glow with flashing lights and now I have until next year to make him say.     El Día de los Muertos   I b...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:15:39 PDT
Pop Bottle Ghosts with LED Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Bottle-Ghosts-with-LED-Eyes/
Pop Bottle Ghosts with LED Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/JZAV/HNE3Y30L/FZTJZAVHNE3Y30L.SMALL.jpg kneimanis This is my first Instructables Article! I must start off by providing the creative influence of the Evil Mad Scientist website which promoted their LED Ghosties on the NPR radio show during the 16 day government shutdown... so by some strange chance both my youngest daughter and I were listening ab...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:59:29 PDT
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SMALL.jpg M3G I was wandering around the dollar store trying to find cool last-minute decorations for Halloween when I saw a cool plastic skull. As I left the Halloween aisle I spotted a bunch of cheap LED headlamps and flashlights. Suddenly, I had an idea; I looked down at the skull and saw how well let the ligh...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:36:13 PDT
Make wearable LED eyelashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wearable-LED-eyelashes/
Make wearable LED eyelashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SMALL.jpg pojken This project is SUPER EASY. I had never soldered or worked with LEDs prior to making this. For this year's costume, I really wanted to make LED eyelashes since I just discovered tiny surface-mounted LEDs (SMD LEDs) - normally they are used on circuit boards After doing some research, I found Soomi...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
Halloween Light-Up Pipe Cleaner Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Light-Up-Pipe-Cleaner-Necklace/
Halloween Light-Up Pipe Cleaner Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/5IED/HMVJAAGF/FKE5IEDHMVJAAGF.SMALL.jpg nerfrocketeer Halloween is just as good an excuse to give gifts as birthdays or Christmas! Making holiday-themed gifts is always fun, especially on Halloween! You can make the prefect Halloween light-up necklace gift with only a few simple materials that will make this Halloween even more fun! Materials You wi...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:51:44 PDT
Talking Pumpkin Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Pumpkin-Costume/
Talking Pumpkin Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/YIH1/HLZRKSWG/F4GYIH1HLZRKSWG.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 Thank you for viewing my Instructable!  Today you will learn how I made a "Pumpkin Halloween Costume" It may seem like a tough task but if you are patient you to can achieve this build. How ever if you think this project is not for you than maybe some of the aspects you learn will help you create y...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:27:55 PDT
Arduino Light Display With Vixen http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Display-With-Vixen/
Arduino Light Display With Vixen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 I will show you how to create your own computerized light show!!  If you have any questions or comments feel free to post. WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING THIS PROJECT USES HIGH VOLTAGE! IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO HANDLE HIGH VOLTAGE HAVE A FRIE...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:00:21 PDT
Laser Cut Edge Lit Halloween Display - I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Edge-Lit-Halloween-Display-I-made-it-at-/
Laser Cut Edge Lit Halloween Display - I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/FSYD/HMVJCUQJ/FMMFSYDHMVJCUQJ.SMALL.jpg dr04bps Recently I've been experimenting with the equipment at the Allen Park/Detroit TechShop.  If you are unaware of TechShop, please go out and get to know them at  techshop.com. After the introduction course for laser cutting, I thought I'd throw together a quick project to hone my basic skills. This p...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:02:15 PDT
Dollar Store Glowing Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Glowing-Eye/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:34:26 PDT
Dollar Store Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Pumpkin/
Dollar Store Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/EKNM/HM33VQJI/FU3EKNMHM33VQJI.SMALL.jpg monterreymachito Why pay exorbitant prices for kitschy Halloween decorations when you can make your own cheaply and quickly? This instructable will show how to make a simple Jack O' Lantern using materials only available at Dollar Stores. We'll start with this basic design and explore further in other Instructable...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:21:07 PDT
Make a Cool/Creepy License Plate Decoration! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CoolCreepy-License-Plate-Decoration/
Make a Cool/Creepy License Plate Decoration! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OM5U/HLSH8SHN/FW8OM5UHLSH8SHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OM5U/HLSH8SHN/FW8OM5UHLSH8SHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OM5U/HLSH8SHN/FW8OM5UHLSH8SHN.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 This is a really neat and super easy way to make use of an old license plate. You can get creative with it and arrange the lights however you want and paint it in any way too! Tools: -Drill and bit -Soldering iron and solder Supplies: -Heat shrink tubing -Wire -Epoxy glue -2x 3mm LEDs (I chose g...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 09:21:24 PDT
50 Shades of Grey Alien Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Shades-of-Grey-Alien/
50 Shades of Grey Alien Buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3753/HH2VIYFB/FGM3753HH2VIYFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3753/HH2VIYFB/FGM3753HH2VIYFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/3753/HH2VIYFB/FGM3753HH2VIYFB.SMALL.jpg ElmarM The challenge was to create a puppet ... and that puppet had to be wierd. So the Grey Alien was born I chose a ventriloquist puppet – why?  Ventriloquist puppets sit on you lap which is cool, however, Grey Aliens do not talk (which makes learning how to throw ones voice obsolete).  Communication i...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 16:53:31 PDT
Quick LED Pumpkin - Batman Symbol http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-LED-Pumpkin-Batman-Symbol/
Quick LED Pumpkin - Batman Symbol - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VMR5/H8RK8RQS/FA5VMR5H8RK8RQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VMR5/H8RK8RQS/FA5VMR5H8RK8RQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/VMR5/H8RK8RQS/FA5VMR5H8RK8RQS.SMALL.jpg imbakes This guide will show you to create a batman pumpkin illuminated by LEDs in a small form factor. Gather items: Pumpkin Knives LEDS CR2032 Lithium 3V batteries 10-ohm resistor Electrical Tape Carve the pumpkin with any design.  I chose a Batman Symbol. Make sure to use a current limiting resis...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 18:23:38 PDT
Proximity Sensing Pumpkin Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Sensing-Pumpkin-Carving/
Proximity Sensing Pumpkin Carving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N6Z/H8OJEZFI/F770N6ZH8OJEZFI.SMALL.jpg LostRite I love Halloween. It is my favorite day of the year easily. Free candy and costuming; how could this get any better?! And no holiday better sums up DIY than halloween :)  This ible will show you how to make your pumpkin carving a bit more interactive. By adding a IR distance sensor along with a cou...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 23:54:46 PDT
DIY LED Lanterns for Kids! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lanterns-for-Kids/
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 23:11:29 PDT
LED Strobe Pumpkin Decoration for Halloween for only $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Pumpkin-Decoration-for-Halloween-for-on/
LED Strobe Pumpkin Decoration for Halloween for only $3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/TE1Z/H6S417ZO/F3QTE1ZH6S417ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/TE1Z/H6S417ZO/F3QTE1ZH6S417ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/TE1Z/H6S417ZO/F3QTE1ZH6S417ZO.SMALL.jpg powerman666 Go down to the Dollar General and buy 3 things A Carvable Pumpkin An LED Strobe Light and AA bateries Carve it Now cut the top open enough to fit the LED strobe light into the pumpkin. You can even carve a face into it if you want. I didn't carve a face into mine yet because I liked the way it ...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 19:43:33 PDT
Hack a Solar Yard Light into a Creepy Skull Yard Light for around $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Solar-Yard-Light-into-a-Creepy-Skull-Yard-L/
Hack a Solar Yard Light into a Creepy Skull Yard Light for around $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XJ7Z/GU7FXVAX/F4EXJ7ZGU7FXVAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XJ7Z/GU7FXVAX/F4EXJ7ZGU7FXVAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/XJ7Z/GU7FXVAX/F4EXJ7ZGU7FXVAX.SMALL.jpg gkmerkel This is an extremely easy hack.  We will disassemble a solar yard light and hack it into a styrofoam skull that will give off an eerie eye shine at night. Check out the next page for the list of materials. Gather materials and tools You need the following materials: Styrofoam Skull  -------- Abo...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 16:29:02 PDT
Quick LED Pumpkin Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-LED-Pumpkin-Lighting/
Quick LED Pumpkin Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/7OIF/GU63TWJE/FUP7OIFGU63TWJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/7OIF/GU63TWJE/FUP7OIFGU63TWJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/7OIF/GU63TWJE/FUP7OIFGU63TWJE.SMALL.jpg CarlS We had some left over LED strips from the TeleToyland Sandbox 2 project (Instructable), so we decided to turn them into quick Jack-o-lantern lighting. They only take a few minutes to make, so you can build a bunch of them quickly, and they come in many colors. These LED strips are designed to be ru...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 20:51:52 PDT
INFLATABLE GLOWING HALLOWEEN BOO GHOST! http://www.instructables.com/id/INFLATABLE-GLOWING-HALLOWEEN-BOO-GHOST/
INFLATABLE GLOWING HALLOWEEN BOO GHOST! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PSQL/GU63TUUV/F18PSQLGU63TUUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PSQL/GU63TUUV/F18PSQLGU63TUUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/PSQL/GU63TUUV/F18PSQLGU63TUUV.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon Two good friends of mine love Halloween and are making their own little haunted house this year. Since I love to make Halloween decorations, but have no place to store them after I make them, I was very happy to offer to make them a ghost decoration. My first thoughts naturally was to do some elabo...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:06:49 PDT
Singing Pumpkins/ Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Pumpkins-Arduino/
Singing Pumpkins/ Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/959K/GTY4RXFC/F0D959KGTY4RXFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/959K/GTY4RXFC/F0D959KGTY4RXFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/959K/GTY4RXFC/F0D959KGTY4RXFC.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 Lets start off by saying that I am a noob to micro controllers like Arduino. After looking through instructables for a while I saw the things that arduino could do. That is when I realized that I had to get one and learn the whole process of programming. So having said that I will now move onto my f...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 10:20:36 PDT
Making Glowing Paper Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Glowing-Paper-Pumpkins/
Making Glowing Paper Pumpkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZD27/GTXK8EAY/F0KZD27GTXK8EAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZD27/GTXK8EAY/F0KZD27GTXK8EAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/ZD27/GTXK8EAY/F0KZD27GTXK8EAY.SMALL.jpg BareConductive Making Glowing Paper Pumpkins In this tutorial we will show you how to make glowing paper pumpkins using Bare Paint and some LEDs ready to put on your desk or hang around your house, to scare people on halloween. Materials Materials Bare Paint Pen Paint Brush Paper as thin as you can get but co...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 13:26:40 PDT
LED Jack-o-lantern! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Jack-o-lantern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SQK5/GTXK7Z71/FH0SQK5GTXK7Z71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SQK5/GTXK7Z71/FH0SQK5GTXK7Z71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SQK5/GTXK7Z71/FH0SQK5GTXK7Z71.SMALL.jpg prettypinkprincess A cool jack-o-lantern lit by an led.
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:32:23 PDT
LED Popsicle Stick Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Popsicle-Stick-Shades/
LED Popsicle Stick Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/31M5/GSUSMD4T/FB731M5GSUSMD4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/31M5/GSUSMD4T/FB731M5GSUSMD4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/31M5/GSUSMD4T/FB731M5GSUSMD4T.SMALL.jpg duggerpato Craft (popsicle) sticks are the bulk of this inexpensive and easy to make project. I spent $10 on this one, and for most, it could cost up to $20 (but then you'd be able to make several pairs). They remind me a little of Geordi LaForge from Star Trek TNG. I was not trying to copy that character, I ...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:43:55 PDT
Firefly Wind Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Wind-Chime/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:59:02 PDT
Mod your Green Lantern movie ring and make it glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-your-Green-Lantern-movie-ring-and-make-it-glow/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2011 00:05:16 PDT
Smoking Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoking-Snake/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:57:01 PDT
Very Bright Lumos Wand for ~$10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Lumos-Wand/
Very Bright Lumos Wand for ~$10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/ZKJZ/GFA45C1K/FNOZKJZGFA45C1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/ZKJZ/GFA45C1K/FNOZKJZGFA45C1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/ZKJZ/GFA45C1K/FNOZKJZGFA45C1K.SMALL.jpg johnwt This is a tutorial on how to make a wand capable of the Lumos charm from the Harry Potter universe for about $10.  It is so bright you can use it as a flashlight! The key to this design is a high power LED.  I'm not talking about those little through-hole guys that you can use for underlighting you...
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Sat, 6 Nov 2010 14:31:46 PDT
Cheshire Cat Pumpkin animated with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheshire-Cat-Pumpkin-animated-with-LEDs/
Cheshire Cat Pumpkin animated with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TZZJ/GFRWQKVC/FDRTZZJGFRWQKVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TZZJ/GFRWQKVC/FDRTZZJGFRWQKVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TZZJ/GFRWQKVC/FDRTZZJGFRWQKVC.SMALL.jpg J_Hodgie How to carve a Cheshire cat pumpkin with LEDs animated by an Arduino. The smile of the cat first lights up white, then the eyes green, followed by the body lighting up blue starting at the tail and moving up to the ears. Materials and Tools Tools: - X-Acto knife - Paring knife - Various sma...
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Wed, 3 Nov 2010 08:47:37 PDT
Halloween 2010: Terminator Fail http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-2010-Terminator-Fail/
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Wed, 3 Nov 2010 07:52:20 PDT
Bottomless halloween basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottomless-halloween-basket/
Bottomless halloween basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/N4NO/GFRWQLRO/FFWN4NOGFRWQLRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/N4NO/GFRWQLRO/FFWN4NOGFRWQLRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/N4NO/GFRWQLRO/FFWN4NOGFRWQLRO.SMALL.jpg hummer_head I was thinking about Halloween and i can see every body is making costumes and i thought that no one thinks about the basket. It comes in different shapes but not  "high tech", so i came up with this idea. I think that it is going to drag the attention as well as the costume. If you enjoy my instru...
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 16:12:21 PDT
Wizard's staff from a giant cabbage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wizards-staff-from-a-giant-cabbage/
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 23:40:57 PDT
Glowing Halloween trick or treat candy bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Halloween-trick-or-treat-candy-bag/
Glowing Halloween trick or treat candy bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NPKV/GF070BMI/FMHNPKVGF070BMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NPKV/GF070BMI/FMHNPKVGF070BMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NPKV/GF070BMI/FMHNPKVGF070BMI.SMALL.jpg lhinstructables I put this together for Halloween 2009 and didn't think much of it until other parents offered to buy it off me. This is my first instructable so bear with me. This is a glowing Halloween trick or treat candy bucket.  I did this because some of the areas we were trick-or-treating were not well-lit...
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 15:55:51 PDT
My Haunted house costume's evolution http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Haunted-house-costumes-evolution/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/N5Z4/GC4G0YDU/FA9N5Z4GC4G0YDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/N5Z4/GC4G0YDU/FA9N5Z4GC4G0YDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/N5Z4/GC4G0YDU/FA9N5Z4GC4G0YDU.SMALL.jpg sillyzombie666 This is how my costume evolved from oldest (around 2008) to the newest picture from my 2010 haunted house. Every group of pictures showing off just props means the start of a new haunt season, the first 3 are 2008 , saw n helmets then 2009 and then the dr's mirror hat is 210. Also to clarify the sh...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 23:15:57 PDT
paper mache and glue led skull http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-mache-and-glue-led-skull/
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Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:28:41 PDT
Lumos! - Adding some punch to your Harry Potter wand! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumos-Adding-some-punch-to-your-Harry-Potter-wa/
Lumos! - Adding some punch to your Harry Potter wand! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6I71/G3KYB61R/FW86I71G3KYB61R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6I71/G3KYB61R/FW86I71G3KYB61R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6I71/G3KYB61R/FW86I71G3KYB61R.SMALL.jpg macgeek Video Assorted Random comments To keep the heat down at the tip, I wrapped the bulb with Teflon tape, as a heat insulator. I took aluminum foil, and used it as a base layer, to give the wand a textured surface. I plan on ripping apart this wand, and make a much better (looking) version ...
By: macgeek

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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 18:50:14 PST
Shadow box gift label http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-box-gift-label/
Shadow box gift label - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/Y92Y/G3KXR1TL/FRYY92YG3KXR1TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/Y92Y/G3KXR1TL/FRYY92YG3KXR1TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/Y92Y/G3KXR1TL/FRYY92YG3KXR1TL.SMALL.jpg _fatguy This guide will illustrate how to create a shadow box which uses LED's to illuminate a design. Any design can be used, and as such, the shadow box can make a unique gift label, when the recipients initial is illuminated. Basic soldering is required for this guide. There are numerous soldering instr...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 15:18:37 PST
Zoltar - The Flickering Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoltar-The-Flickering-Lamps/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2009 14:54:34 PST
Building a "Billie Jean" Sidewalk http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Billie-Jean-Sidewalk/
Building a "Billie Jean" Sidewalk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/UMOG/G1QW9WMJ/FCQUMOGG1QW9WMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/UMOG/G1QW9WMJ/FCQUMOGG1QW9WMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/UMOG/G1QW9WMJ/FCQUMOGG1QW9WMJ.SMALL.jpg flaming_pele! Although it's not a scary addition to our Halloween decor, I built a lighted sidewalk (the famous effect from Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" video) to entertain party guests and treat-or-treaters on their way to our door. Only the wiring was a little tedious, the rest of the construction was pretty...
By: flaming_pele!

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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 00:20:24 PST
Simple Halloween 'Watching Eyes' with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Halloween-Watching-Eyes-with-LEDs/
Simple Halloween 'Watching Eyes' with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4FSX/G1BBHILV/FBP4FSXG1BBHILV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4FSX/G1BBHILV/FBP4FSXG1BBHILV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4FSX/G1BBHILV/FBP4FSXG1BBHILV.SMALL.jpg davegoodman We're having a Halloween party around my place, which is mostly taking place outdoors.  I thought it would be cool to have some glowing LED 'eyes' watching from the bushes and trees around the party, so I did some googling and came across LED Throwies.  They're kind of cool, but I wanted to have two...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:41:02 PDT
LEGO Bucket turned "scary" pumpkin head (and candy collecting bucket) http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Bucket-turned-scary-pumpkin-head-and-candy/
LEGO Bucket turned "scary" pumpkin head (and candy collecting bucket) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/9MVO/G1BBCR37/F0E9MVOG1BBCR37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/9MVO/G1BBCR37/F0E9MVOG1BBCR37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/9MVO/G1BBCR37/F0E9MVOG1BBCR37.SMALL.jpg toddthuma So you have an unused LEGO Bucket and you want to turn it into a "scary" pumpkin head for Halloween. I didn't either, but I did have a fully involved LEGO bucket that I dumped out and decided to make into a "scary" pumpkin head. ;^)I saw this LEGO Bucket, set 3047 from 1998, in amongst my LEGO colle...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:28:15 PDT
altoids ever lasting led lights diy, jackolatern light http://www.instructables.com/id/altoids-ever-lasting-led-lights-diy-jackolatern-l/
altoids ever lasting led lights diy, jackolatern light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/72TA/G145UCEC/FXH72TAG145UCEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/72TA/G145UCEC/FXH72TAG145UCEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/72TA/G145UCEC/FXH72TAG145UCEC.SMALL.jpg ajmboarding I was bored, and saw that everyone was making these cool little contraptions out of Altoids tin cans, so i made my own. i havent really decided what it is.... it could be a ever lasting led lights kit or it could be a light up mirror if you put a little mirror in the lid. so here it is..... suppli...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:47:07 PDT
Remote control color changing pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-color-changing-pumpkin/
Remote control color changing pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/U7TH/G1BB7QS4/FQ1U7THG1BB7QS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/U7TH/G1BB7QS4/FQ1U7THG1BB7QS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/U7TH/G1BB7QS4/FQ1U7THG1BB7QS4.SMALL.jpg ian Halloween is only a few days away. We're getting into the spirit by building a remote control color changing pumpkin. Channel buttons 0-8 on the remote toggle the colors of the rainbow. Button 9 activates an 'angry pumpkin' mode that flashes a scary red strobe for a few seconds.It uses a minimal PIC...
By: ian

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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:34:27 PDT
Talking Arduino Halloween Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Arduino-Halloween-Skeleton/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:57:26 PDT
Music Synchronized LED Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Synchronized-LED-Pumpkin/
Music Synchronized LED Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8QEC/G145JSB5/FGU8QECG145JSB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8QEC/G145JSB5/FGU8QECG145JSB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8QEC/G145JSB5/FGU8QECG145JSB5.SMALL.jpg murray484 ***Please Remember to Vote for my Instructable***This year, I decided to make my pumpkin a little more exciting.  I thought and thought about it, and then I came across LED Dance Room.  I figured "I could do that", and the project was born.There are two modules for this setup: The Controller, and Th...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:29:30 PDT