Light Up Silk Flower Corsage

Contributors: Gella
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Materials and Tools

Let's gather up the materials we'll need to put together this project:

If you don't like the look of this particular silk flower, you can also craft your own by gluing a 5mm common cathode LED into a silk flower of your choice. Check out our wishlist for the DIY flower version.

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We'll be soldering for part of this project, so you'll need a soldering station/setup. Here's our suggestion if you don't have one:

Additional Materials:

  • Heat shrink (or some kind of insulator such as electrical tape) in red, green, blue, and black or a color than can be easily labeled/marked on
  • Felt or sturdy fabric ~2"x4" to sew electronics to
  • Decorative elastic or ribbon, cut to wrist size
  • Hot glue gun (and glue)
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Scissors
  • Additional decorative accents - smaller fake flowers, ribbon, etc to hide battery holder and add finishing touches to corsage