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Let It Glow! Contest Winners Answered

Instructables andMonkeylectric are happy to announce the winners of theLet It Glow! Contest.

The competition for this one was pretty fierce. Some very creative and crafty people entered some amazing Instructables and will be providing inspiration to other makers for a long time to come. The efficient LED was the most common tool of illumination, but there were also glowing bulbs, EL wire, candles, and even algae. It was a good show put on by all.

If you didn't win, we highly recommend you check out the prize, them132s from Monkeylectric. The pictures of it are fantastic and it looks even better in person.

OK, on with the winners!

Third Prize

The authors of these Instructables will each receive an LED Throwie kit and an Instructables Robot t-shirt.

1up Mario CandleAnimate with lightAudio Visual Art....FOTC StyleBuilding your own ambient color lighting bars
Goldie's Toxic Waste BarrelsGrow Your Own Bioluminescent Algae How to make an Iron Man Arc Reactor Light Bar Ambient Lighting
LED Disco Light in a Jar!The Lucid Dream MachineModel Rocket LED Glow EffectsRazor Scooter Underglow Double Mod!

Second Prize

The authors of these Instructables will each receive one (1) m132 bike wheel light, and an Instructables Robot t-shirt

£5 Japanese lamp from recycled materials Animating Multilayered EngravingsFlashBack - Backpack, Camelbak or Jersey Integrated LED Bike FlashersLED matrix using shift registers

First Prize

The authors of these Instructables will each receive a set of two (2) m132s bike wheel lights and an Instructables Robot t-shirt.

how to add EL wire to a coat or other garment

turn signal biking jacket



10 years ago

Thank you for everyone who voted for my project. Congratulations for all the other winners and naturally to everyone who entered this competition and made leds and everything glowy even more popular. :)

Darn, I lost. :-( Oh well, maybe I will win something next time...

Well congratulations to all the lucky winners!

This was an awesome contest - if only I entered! Congratulations to all winners, and to Monkeylectric as well!!

I'm a little sad but congratulations. Great instructables all around! cheers, mspark400


10 years ago

Just a random aside- the first result from Google when searching for "m132 bike wheel light" is the contest page :)


I guess I'll follow suit. Congrats everybody!


10 years ago

Woo! Thanks to everyone who voted, and congrats to all the winners.

Congrats everyone !!!


And a happy 4th of July too.

congrats to everyone!

Congratulations to all the winners!!


. WOW!! I was pretty impressed when I saw the third place winners. They just kept getting better as I scrolled down. I'm glad I didn't have to do the judging - too many excellent entries.

congrats everybody!

Congratulations everyone! This contest was awesome!


10 years ago

DAMNIT!!!! Well congratulations to All the winners

best luck (for me ) for the next time !