Mirrored LED Candle.

Intro: Mirrored LED Candle.

This is a small project I made from a scrapbooking sticker and a 3/$1.00 electronic candle.

Step 1: Materials

These are the main items. The dollar store electronic candle and the scrapbook sticker.

Step 2:

Take off the mainbody of the candle. It has a battery, a switch, the special LED, and a silicon "Flame".

Step 3:

These are two scrap pieces of foamboard. First I cut out a hole to fit the bottom of the candle, then glued them both together.

Step 4:

Then I glued the bottom of the candle into the hole. The LED protrudes above the foamboard.

Step 5:

Then I cut a small hole just large enough to feed the LED through. After that I peeled the backing off the sticker and pressed it onto the foamboard.

Step 6:

After that I carefully bent the LED  and put the silicon flame back onto the LED. Then I trimmed away the excess foamboard. 

Step 7:

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    cqi

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Hi arthurdent,
    I think your project is a great idea.
    We can start Led Candle business with a little money.The brooch is always sell well and the problem is how to use your idea on it.
    Thank you for sharing it.

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    arthurdentcqi

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    All that would be needed are brooch pins to glue to the back and gold ribbon to cover the edges. That or as a pendant... With halloween coming up this could be a good seller.

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    arthurdent

    6 years ago on Step 7

    With the LED turned on. The LED is designed to flicker like a candle flame and comes with a replaceable battery. This could be useful as a pin, a brooch, or a costume piece or decoration.