Category Archives: pretty hacks

21st Century Fashion Kit

If you’ve ever wanted to make something thermochromatic, electrochromatic, or inflatable with laser cut lace, a custom RGB LED silk flower, and antique conductive thread then check out my new 21st Century Fashion Kit collaboration with sparkfun. Here’s a look at what you can make: The kit was two years in the making since some […]

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Hacking Chanel Ballerina Nail Polish

We had some leftover Retroreflective material from our scarf experiments plus an annual pedicure date with NYC Resistor. The nail polish works well on its own, but not well with top coat. I guess the top coat interferes with the Retroreflective lenses.

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Pretty Hacks: Backstage Styling the Makey’s

Photograph by Gregory Hayes Happy Halloween! I thought today would be the perfect day to post about LED special effects make-up. Here’s a look at work that went on backstage to styling Gillian BenAry, Gareth Branwyn, Jeri Ellsworth, and Matt Richardson with LEDs for Make Magazine’s Makeys award ceremony back at World Maker Faire with […]

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