Lighting up your life with DIY LED projects is simple and fun! LED flex tape is a bendable circuit board with lights on one side and an adhesive on the other side. Also known as LED light strips and ribbon lights, LED flex tape features a variety of colors and uses. Here are our top five LED light strip decoration ideas to put that flex tape to fun use.
Top 5 LED Light Strip Decoration Ideas
This fun project is also a fashion statement. If you ever wore light up shoes a child, this is going to be one of the best ideas for LED light strips. Just take a pair of shoes, measure the right amount of LED flex tape, and stick the tape on the shoes.
2. LED light up collar
Why should you be the only one making a fashion statement? Take an LED light strip and glue it onto your pet’s collar. They’ll be easier to find if they get lost. And who wouldn’t want to match their outfit with their dog?
3. LED light up bicycle
Here’s a fun LED light strip decoration idea for cyclists: decorate your bicycle. This idea is both fashionable and functional, since it appeals to aesthetics and safety. According to the 2012 National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors, 29% of bicycle injuries occur due to being hit by a car.
Decorating a bicycle with LED flex tape will make cyclists more visible when riding at night time. This can be especially important if you have children who ride bikes at night.
4. LED light up bar
DIY LED projects are becoming increasingly popular in the home from the bedroom to the kitchen. This DIY LED project is not as family-friendly, but you can use LED lights to decorate your bar at home. It can be simple as adding accents to the shelves where you keep your liquor bottles.
5. LED light up aquarium
One of the great features of LED light strips is that they’re available in a waterproof option. You can use waterproof LED flex tape to decorate an aquarium as an accent light, supplemental light, or as the primary light source.
It’s important to note that even though LED lights strips can be waterproof, they should NOT be submerged in water. Waterproof means they are resistant to water, but prolonged exposure to water can damage the circuit board.