Make: Live is Tonight! Holiday Giveaway

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It’s tonight! Our holiday episode features some fun project ideas for this festive time of year, and we’ll give away some seriously cheerful electronics prizes to live viewers in the chat from Digi-Key:

Make: Live 22: Holiday Giveaway
Wednesday December 14, 9pm ET/6pm PT
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Please join us in the UStream chat or mark tweets with #makelive to interact live with the show.

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Episode 22 features the lovely and talented:

Ben Light – Paper Star Lanterns
Learn to cut and fold your own paper star lantern from a simple paper office folder. These mini paper stars fit onto your Christmas lights to create a strand of festive glowing stars.

Bona Kim – Dance Party Twinkle Skirt
This LED-enhanced skirt uses an accelerometer to light up brighter the more vigorously you dance– perfect for holiday parties.

Hack Pittsburgh – Cheer Lights
Learn about a global network of Christmas lights controlled via Twitter.

Johngineer – Brass Rocking Horse
John M. De Cristofaro checks in to show and tell with his brass rocking horse ornament, made last year for his mom from brass hobby stock in his garage.

Matt Richardson – Lonely Christmas Tree
Matt debuts his latest tutorial video– it’s an internet-connected Christmas tree that lights up when you send it holiday emails. The tree will even be listening for cheer live in the chat, so stop by and watch it light up with your holiday greetings.

Michael Colombo – Magnetotron
Our own Make: Live intern shows off the Magnetotron, a rotating instrument made from hacked tape players.

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I love to make things and share them. I live in New York City and when I'm not making or publishing, I ride bikes and motorcycles. I love my pit bull dogs. I'm a full-time content creator and also teach part-time at SVA. Find me as @bekathwia on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

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