Make a light-up umbrella inspired by Rose Quartz's shield, from Steven Universe on Cartoon Network. This is a fun, easy project that doesn't require any previous knowledge of coding, soldering, or sewing. You can customize the light animations and input triggers with a few clicks. Shield yourself from the rain and dazzle all your friends!

It's also easy to take this project apart when the rainy season is over, and use your Circuit Playground and NeoPixels again for another fun project.

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This guide was first published on Apr 24, 2019. It was last updated on Apr 24, 2019.

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