Make an LED Matrix Bag to Glow on the Go #WearableWednesday
Instructables user randomrofi decided to add an LED matrix to their bag after being inspired by content found on YouTube and shared the build process:
Not only did this DIY project provide a fun and engaging experience, but it also granted me the joy of self-expression. Whether it’s a motivational quote or a witty remark, my backpack now becomes a canvas to share my thoughts and emotions with the world. And all of this was achieved with a mere 10-dollar investment and just two days of effort.
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