New Guide: Easy LED Jeweled Necklace @adafruit #adafruit
Check out the newest tutorial by Erin St. Blaine: make a jeweled necklace light up and glow.
From the tutorial:
Create a stunning addition to your wardrobe in minutes with this light up necklace. Impress all the Glitterati at your next fancy dress event, or give this as a gift to someone special to light up her night.
This is about the simplest LED wearable project I’ve ever made, but its impact is tremendous. I want to wear it everywhere! It’s a perfect addition to Playa or Festival wear, and is classy enough to wear to that charity ball I’ve been meaning to throw.. for, you know, AGES now.
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