DIY Magical Mushroom Lights

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In this video Matt we’ll be making some really charming mushroom lights!

Here are the LEDs we’ll need:…
Here are some LED strips from which you can utilise the LEDs:…
Worldwide (ships from China):…
(choose the 5630 model, and no waterproofing)

Please note that the LEDs are wired in series on these strips, hence the 12v rating. The LEDs themselves are NEVER 12v individually, and are all in the 1.8v – 3.4v range. Also, if they have waterproofing silicone on top, just peel it off after cutting.

Parts List:
SMD LEDs (links above if you can’t find any locally)
Resistors (value calculated in the video)
Clear silicone and watercolour paints
Thin wire and stiff wire
Wood (driftwood, bark, etc)
Battery box for 3x AA batteries, with built-in switch:

Battery Box – USA:…
Battery Box – UK/EU:…

For this project we’ll also need need the following tools:
Plastic food wrap
Scissors, wire cutters, and small pliers
Soldering iron and solder

Silicone not drying in your plastic wrap? Try this:…

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