Papercraft with LEDs

It's getting easier and easier for makers to build papercraft art - plans and layouts are strewn about the web and available for download. But what if you want to craft something more unique? Well, thanks to software like Pepakura, anyone can take a 3D model and turn it into a paper masterpiece. But what if we wanted to go further? Add lights, of course!

papercraft craft idea: lights!

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Adding LED lighting is a great way to enhance your creations. Papercraft cars could have working headlights, or your next awesome abstract construction could have subtle lighting effects. We're personally going to try adding some high-power LEDs to a few (nerdy) designs in order to liven up the living room a bit.

Think of any other cool additions to papercraft art? Leave us a suggestion in the comments below!