[Lab] parol lanterns
darcy at inventorartist.com
Mon Sep 1 21:35:31 EDT 2014
Wow, that looks fun, just missed it!
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On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Jamie <jamie at steppinofftheedge.com> wrote:
> It'd be something to keep in mind for next years Lumiere Festival -
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 10:52 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com>
>> Last year I made these cool lanterns for Christmas.
>> They look like this http://inventorartist.com/parol-gallery/
>> I want to do a run of them again this year and I'm looking for ideas.
>> Probably just a small run so I can give them to Christmas visitors and roll
>> them out at a couple of parties.
>> Last year people said they'd like to have the kits more complete.
>> My logic was that people already have tissue paper and I didn't want to
>> put it in the kits since then I'd be choosing people's colors. And if I put
>> random colors then people will rummage through and become indecisive.
>> So this year I am considering having precut tissue in the kits.
>> What do you think?
>> The other thing is to make them easier to assemble. The current version
>> (which I've only prototyped) looks like this:
>> Is there an easier way to put this together?
>> This might be a little aggressive for this year but what about having a
>> lighting kit? I made a couple of these last year:
>> The thing is batteries don't get too far... I guess wall warts could be a
>> way to go.
>> If anybody wants do do a workshop for these that could be fun too.
>> Perhaps a version that has IR remote to control the lights...
>> Darcy Whyte
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