DIY Jem and the Holograms Earrings #ElectronicHalloween


It’s showtime synergy with Jem and the Hologram DIY earrings. via instructables

Truly, truly, truly outrageous. If you grew up in the 80’s, most likely you know and love Jem and the Holograms. The cartoon series that starred Jerrica and her secret rockstar identity Jem. Along with her bandmates, The Holograms and Synergy a holographic computer designed to be the ultimate audio/visual entertainment synthesizer. As you can see, the cartoon was nothing short of amazing.

There is a movie coming out, but from the look of it, it doesn’t do much to honor the 80’s series, or it’s creator Christy Marx. In my opinion it’s truly a missed opportunity for an outrageous, synthed out, near future movie with great fashion, music and kick-ass females. However, it has sparked an interest in Jem again and have reminded my generation just how cool the color pink can be. So, as a small homage I have created Jem’s star earrings that blink and twinkle when pressed.

Read more

Adafruit electronic halloween dark HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Every day this month we’ll be bringing you ideas and projects for an Electronic Halloween! Expect wearables, hacks & mods, costumes and more here on the Adafruit blog! Working on a project for Halloween this year? Share it with us on Google+, in the comments below, the Adafruit forums, Facebook, or Twitter— we’d love to see what you’re up to and share it with the world (tag your posts #ElectronicHalloween). You can also send us a blog tip! Tune in to our live shows, Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern, 3D hangouts with Noe and Pedro, and Ask an Engineer, featuring store discount codes, ideas for projects, costumes, decorations, and more!

Join 4,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Learn “How Computers Work” with Bill Gates, Ladyada and more – From Code.org !

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

Maker Business — Prototyping PCBs with Particle, a guide from a pro in the field #makerbusiness

Wearables — From mat to hat

Electronics — Even lower power!

Biohacking — Nectome’s Brain Preservation and Backup Service Plan

Python for Microcontrollers — Scott ([email protected]) on the Amp Hour podcast!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !


  1. That is quite playful. These where 80’s disco wear, this is another evidence that old trends are refined now. That’s really smart idea.

  2. That’s a smart attempt.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.