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LED Heart Brooch

Craft & Design

I made this LED heart brooch using a kit called the Open Heart which is basically a bunch of LEDs on a circuit board in the shape of a heart that easily hooks up to a microcontroller. I used conductive thread to attach it back-to-back with a LilyPad Arduino, which runs the animations on the heart. I made an instructable to show you how I put it all together!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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