Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:07:39 PST BLOX v1.01 5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/5-programs-12V-leds-Lights-Organ/
5 programs 12V leds Lights Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/VWBS/I6J7TCKI/FWMVWBSI6J7TCKI.SMALL.jpg udubinsky Soon to come our Purim party and as such we will need a light organ.Using an Arduino i made a 5 pre programmed, speed controlled, 4 12V leds (4-pack). These are the things you will need : Arduino pro mini (5v) or another arduino.Push buttonPotentiometer4 leds (regular)4 4-pack 12V ledssome wiresB...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:34:34 PST
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Interactive-Fuzzy-LED-Belt/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:34:25 PST
Christmas FreakTree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-FreakTree/
Christmas FreakTree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9D3A/I6C2LAVX/FNQ9D3AI6C2LAVX.SMALL.jpg Rorri1401. Christmas FreakTreeWelcome to our Instructable! We hope you enjoy and fully understand it!Here is our video on YouTube:We are a group of four students working in this project. Our idea of a Christmas FreakTree was born in Creative Electronics, a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the Un...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:24:28 PST
LED Proximity Sensor Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Proximity-Sensor-Glove/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:01:25 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Light-up Necklace made with felt & LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Necklace-made-with-felt-LEDs/
Light-up Necklace made with felt & LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/JLRQ/I60051BQ/FATJLRQI60051BQ.SMALL.jpg blinkblink In this exercise you’ll be making a beautiful light-up necklace or patch with LEDs in a parallel series. We took a sheet of white felt and added flowers to it, but you can decorate your necklace however you want! You could easily turn this exercise into a light-up backpack patch. Craft Materials: M...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:39:35 PST
Pixelated Flower Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelated-Flower-Lights/
Pixelated Flower Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/UX7L/I5WCV7FH/FBVUX7LI5WCV7FH.SMALL.jpg katherinel I made this piece of wall art for the company I used to work for, Coupa Software. It is a pixelated abstract representation of the company's blue flower logo icon measuring 4x4 ft and features addressable LED lights behind each "pixel". Design The first step was figuring out the design of the pix...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 21:54:14 PST
Intel Edison and Addressable LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-and-Addressable-LEDs/
Intel Edison and Addressable LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/8VWV/I5WCSBZB/FLG8VWVI5WCSBZB.SMALL.jpg danasf One of the first things that I like to try when I get a new development board is to get LEDs working on it! I start with a few solitary LEDs and quickly progress to programmable LED strips and matrices.The Edison is a fun board because of its small footprint, relatively low power use and the built-i...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:48:32 PST
$2 Portable solar water light http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Portable-solar-water-light/
$2 Portable solar water light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0C4A/I5WCQFR4/FPD0C4AI5WCQFR4.SMALL.jpg SphereX Last year I learned about the "liter of light" project through the Henry Ford Innovation Nation. See: "Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution" Instructable by Hey Jude. Vote for him in Energy Contest. How I got started. I bought 3 liter bottle and 10" solar garden post. Purchased at dollar store. The ...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:56:41 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
Valentine Day Heartbeat Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Day-Heartbeat-Card/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 23:17:15 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
Arduino door lock with password - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I mede an door lock (or box lock) that opens when you enter your password and press "#". The servo turns back to the position it was in after some seconds. PARTS & TOOLS For this project I used:* Arduino uno ( http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc... )* 4x4 matrix ke...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-non-addressable-RGB-leds-Using-Ardui/
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SMALL.jpg h0uri first of all .. if you don't know what Ambilgiht is Check Ambilgiht Phillipscheck out my other tutorial if you don't have an arduino TUTsince it's the same rgb led and same 3 transistors i used before why put arduino to work ?the answer is because with arduino you can control the colors for whatever...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:08 PST
Versatile Wearable LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Wearable-LEDs/
Versatile Wearable LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/1TA2/I5DST6O2/FLR1TA2I5DST6O2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Wearables (aka Wearable Technology) are a new & insanely awesome extension of electronics. These minimalistic, versatile, and detachable lights are designed to allow for a wide variety of creative possibilities and to be accessible to makers of all ages and backgrounds. The process takes about an ho...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:11 PST
Indoor Thermometer with both LCD and "Analog" Readout with NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Thermometer-with-both-LCD-and-Analog-Readou/
Indoor Thermometer with both LCD and "Analog" Readout with NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/D1OG/I5BS4GE1/FZTD1OGI5BS4GE1.SMALL.jpg NextFab Hello! This Instructable is a quick, intermediate Arduino project that takes a temperature reading from a TMP36 , reads it onto an LCD screen and gives an "Analog" readout on a neopixel stick that changes color and number of lights lit every 10 degrees Fahrenheit. It's easily customizable as NeoPixe...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:06 PST
Zentangle Chibitronics Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Zentangle-Chibitronics-Box/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:52:20 PST
CD ROVER http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-ROVER/
CD ROVER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/M63G/I55N09KU/FNQM63GI55N09KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/M63G/I55N09KU/FNQM63GI55N09KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/M63G/I55N09KU/FNQM63GI55N09KU.SMALL.jpg Abhi909 CD ROVER FROM SCRATCH INTRODUCTION I'M WORKING ON THIS CD ROVER, WHICH IS MADE FROM RECYCLED CD/DVD WRITTER AND FROM OTHER STUFF.THIS CAN BE CONTROLLED BY ANDROID SMARTPHONE, PC OR FROM RADIO REMOTE.I MAKE THIS FOR MY SCIENCE PROJECTTHIS IS GREAT PLATFORM FOR FUTURE PROJECTS ALSO, YOU CAN ADD A H...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:40:23 PST
Embroidered Circuits: Ohm Sweet Ohm http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-LED-Christmas-Ornaments/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:13:25 PST
Miniature LED City http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-LED-City/
Miniature LED City - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SMALL.jpg Ittyblox This miniature city is made using the ready made full color 3D printed buildings, printed and shipped by Shapeways. They are called Ittyblox. You can find them in this webshop. They are designed in such a way that when you light them from underneath, some windows will light up. This instructable als...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:51:34 PST
Info graphics: Batteries are safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Info-graphics-Batteries-are-safe/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:26:42 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Papercut-Hobbit-Bookmark/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:24:01 PST
FPGAs: Concept and Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGAs-Concept-and-Getting-Started/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:15:00 PST
DIY Laptop Controlled Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Controlled-Robot/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:44:22 PST
Simple Paper Heart Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Paper-Heart-Circuit/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:27:46 PST
LED Bouncer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bouncer/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:46:43 PST
Dazzling Fundraising Sign: 140 watts of Internet connected LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dazzling-Fundraising-Sign-140-watts-of-Internet-co/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:45:18 PST
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Powerful-LED-Torch/
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/V1DX/I49RQ9LT/FUBV1DXI49RQ9LT.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys We are back on our 8th Instructable on this site...Recently our town was suffering from a power cut and me and my brother found that our old torch was broken and was not very powerful one...So we decided to make one for us...We searched the whole instructables site for a DIY powerful torc...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:18:33 PST
simple desktop lighting that is controlled by your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-desktop-lighting-that-is-controlled-by-your/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:12:24 PST
Programming 101 with DIY RGB LED scrolling message ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-scrolling-message-marquee/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:14:14 PST
DIY lighted Santa hat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lighted-Santa-hat/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:13:02 PST
Arduino powered Sutro Tower tree topper with lights and fog http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-Sutro-Tower-tree-topper-with-light/
Arduino powered Sutro Tower tree topper with lights and fog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YABY/I3XU48O1/F3MYABYI3XU48O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YABY/I3XU48O1/F3MYABYI3XU48O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YABY/I3XU48O1/F3MYABYI3XU48O1.SMALL.jpg marieazy For my first ever Arduino project, I decided to make a Sutro Tower tree topper for my Xmas tree. This is one of my favorite San Francisco landmarks and was a guide the first year I lived in the city when I didn't know where exactly I was. See a video of it in action hereTOOLS AND MATERIALS: Sutro To...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:03:54 PST
Christmas Tree Leds http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Leds/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 04:26:44 PST
L.E.D Tester and Container Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tester-and-Container-Jar/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:56:43 PST
Potato Powered LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Powered-LED/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:34:26 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Cosmic Jellyfish Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosmic-Jellyfish-Lamp/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:26:24 PST
Floating Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Logo/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:19:00 PST
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-a-Spark-Diffuser/
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By: ohhmyhead

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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
How to control 12 led with Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-12-less-with-Uno/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:41:08 PST
Simple Random Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Random-Relay/
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By: zambonicassoni

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:35:09 PST
Mirror mirror (with RGB LED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-mirror-with-RGB-LED/
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By: longlonghong

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:34:31 PST
Light Up Glitter Heels http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Glitter-Heels/
Light Up Glitter Heels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SMALL.jpg denahemerson First things first, these are not Dorothy's shoes. Dorothy snatched them off the cold, dead feet of the Wicked Witch of the East. The same dead witch that, oh yeah, Dorothy maliciously murdered upon her dramatic arrival into Munchkinland. If we're about to commence this journey of creating fabulous ...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:21:53 PST
Glowing Faerie Headdress http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Leaf-Faerie-Headdress/
Glowing Faerie Headdress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/1UY1/I3H4VJVQ/FQ11UY1I3H4VJVQ.SMALL.jpg nikistyxx The Leaf Faerie Headdress is inspired by the Russian Rusalka Myth. Rusalka came out of the water in the spring to transfer life-giving moisture to the fields and thus helped nurture the crop. However, Rusalka had a dark side, and if you came to close to the river, they might drown you. The headdress...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:21:12 PST
iBling LED Necklace - Android Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/iBling-LED-Necklace/
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By: alinke

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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:26:33 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
Mood Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Umbrella/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:18:31 PST
Voice Activated Interactive Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Interactive-Puzzle/
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By: Lauren Villaverde

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:39:20 PST