In my previous post I described by online solution to planning in our house: https://lorrainbow.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/make-ordering-chaos/ This post is about the hardware side of the project. The Adafruit RGB Pixel Grid and the Adafruit Tiny Thermal Receipt Printer FAIL - First Attempt In Learning This has been a long hard journey! Some major problems: The pixel … Continue reading MAKE: PROJECT HANOVER – Let there be light
My husband and I both work part time on different days. We have two young boys. My husband works the same days each week but different hours. We live 30 minutes from the nearest big shop, 10 minutes from our son's school, 15 minutes from our other son's nursery, 30 minutes from my work and … Continue reading Make: Ordering chaos – project Hanover
My stair lights project was featured in the Raspberry Pi's official magazine the MagPi. I wrote a 2 page tutorial based on my blog post. It's on page 48 https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi-issues/MagPi58.pdf and check out a picture of my photo frame on page 85!
What? The Raspberry Pi Message Frame is a pair of photo frames that can record, send, receive and play audio messages between each other. The frames can be anywhere in the world once they are connected to the Internet. In the background the messages are sent and received over email. Scroll to the very end of … Continue reading Make: Raspberry Pi Message Frame
Idea Over Christmas we had some lights hooked around the banisters running up our stairs. They were gold lights in a tube that looped quite easily through the wooden banisters. My husband really liked them and wanted to keep them on the stairs. The Christmas lights were baulked. They didn't always turn on and entire … Continue reading Make: Neopixel temperature stair lights