Instructables: exploring - living - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:47:24 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Silhouette Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Silhouette-Light-Box/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:22:58 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Time-Crack-in-the-Universe-Wall-Light/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Doghouse-Tardis-Edition/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:36:51 PST
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Voodoo-Heart-Glowing-Quartz-Necklace/
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SMALL.gif ◄ Fudog ► Living in Lousiana, I am very interested in the voodoo culture. This necklace is an inspiration of it. Voodoo Heart slowly glows with a purple light... Its magical attribute you may ask ? Turns heads everywhere you go and sparks a conversation ;) Materials & Tools QuartzLeather & Suede Lace C...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:53:34 PST
Indo-Western Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Indo-Western-Halloween/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:48:41 PST
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Inspired-LED-Astronaut-Costume-DIY/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:13:43 PDT
Simple Spooky Blood Red LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Blood-Red-LED-Lights/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:38:36 PDT
灯-lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/灯lamp/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:09:24 PDT
Introducing ... DEATH-A-CORN! http://www.instructables.com/id/Presenting-the-acorn-OF-DEATH/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:10:46 PDT
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-9000-Grow-Spheres/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Eyeball Throwies http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyeball-Throwies/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:32:05 PDT
Cheap and easy light up skull Hallowe'en hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-light-up-skull-Halloween-hack/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:09:56 PDT
Rodarte-Style Light Up Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rodarte-Style-Light-Up-Shoes/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:36:59 PDT
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-All-Seeing-Eye-Crystal-Ball/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:24:20 PDT
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-skull-with-glowing-eyes/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:56 PDT
10 Awesome First time Authors 9/20/2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Awesome-First-time-Authors-9202014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction This past week we had a bunch of awesome first authors. So I've gathered up 10 of them for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check them out, congratulate them, and welcome them to our awesome community! USA Flag made with diffused LED LED can do awesome things, and this is really pretty! Porc...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:20:46 PDT
Video Tutorial: Magnetic Switch Light Up & Music Sponge Cake http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Tutorial-Magnetic-Switch-Light-Up-Music-Spon/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:23:28 PDT
Aquarium LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Bar/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:28:56 PDT
Leather Craft+Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-CraftLighting/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:33 PDT
Wearable LED Flower Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-LED-Flower-Brooch/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:38:02 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
Bamboo Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Torch/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:01:53 PDT
PCB Hummingbird Necklace on the Othermill http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Hummingbird-Necklace-on-the-Othermill/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 14:15:03 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Light-Fixture/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
LED Lotus Flower http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lotus-Flower/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:50:41 PDT
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Power-Wheels-For-A-Disabled-Child/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:21 PDT
LED Statement Necklace using Washers and Ribbon http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Statement-Necklace-using-Washers-and-Ribbon/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:42:08 PDT
Laser Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Crown/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:37:42 PDT
Junkbot in Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkbot-in-Resin/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:26:44 PDT
Upgrade Your Refrigerator Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Refrigerator-Lighting/
Upgrade Your Refrigerator Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/WGXX/HTNO65MH/FC7WGXXHTNO65MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/WGXX/HTNO65MH/FC7WGXXHTNO65MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/WGXX/HTNO65MH/FC7WGXXHTNO65MH.SMALL.jpg davidandora A couple years ago, the BF and I returned home from an expensive vacation in the desert to learn that our fancy-pants french-door fridge's compressor had bit the dust, naturally just after the warranty expired. Repairs seemed to be a short term and expensive option, so we searched for an affordabl...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:27:32 PDT
Flickering Origami Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Origami-Lantern/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:41:23 PDT
Light Up Cyber Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cyber-Boots/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:31:49 PDT
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 PST
Parking Meter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-Meter-Lamp/
Parking Meter Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SMALL.jpg mrandle This is an Instructable on how to convert an old parking meter into a stylish lamp. Difficulty may vary depending on what shape/ kind of parking meter you choose. I was lucky in the fact that the meters that I acquired had no mechanical insert so I did not need a key. If you get a meter with the key...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:37:37 PST
Plushie LED Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Plushie-LED-Ornament/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:57:16 PST
"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
E-Textile Rudolph Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/An-overview-of-the-project-and-what-you-will-need-/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 06:41:43 PST
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Hallway-Runner-Lights/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:15:43 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
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
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
Jars of Glowing Spirits http://www.instructables.com/id/Jars-of-Glowing-Spirits/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:49:04 PDT
Jar of Hearts (easy-without programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-of-Hearts-simple-easy-without-programming/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 06:48:40 PDT
Daliesque Book Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Daliesque-Book-Light/
Daliesque Book Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CV60/HJKC4N22/FUHCV60HJKC4N22.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer When I was younger I thought that having Salvador Dali images on my wall made me cool!  I only had a vague idea of what it was all about, and although I liked the paintings in a purely artistic sense, I never was able to delve deeper into their meaning. It wasn’t until in my 20’s that I had a chan...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:21:59 PDT
LED pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-pendant-1/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:00:54 PDT
Lasercut BraceLED bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-BraceLED-bracelet/
Lasercut BraceLED bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/NJA1/HHS9UH5H/FTZNJA1HHS9UH5H.SMALL.jpg ynze In 2011 I made a bracelet with ducttape and LED's (I named it BraceLED. Duh.) The bracelet's clasp is a small magnet that also acts as a switch, so the leds only light up when you're wearing the bracelet. This spring (2013) a few things happened: I did a workshop with high school kids, making ...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:09:38 PDT
Harry Potter Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Papercraft/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 22:21:32 PDT
Light for Life: 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-for-Life-3D/
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:10:48 PDT