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Do-it-yourself festival celebrating innovation, creation and imagination! world's biggest show and tell Discover the Maker in Yourself.
Do-it-yourself festival celebrating innovation, creation and imagination! world's biggest show and tell Discover the Maker in Yourself.
53 backers pledged $2,625 to help bring this project to life.

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                                     $2,500 is only the beginning! 

It will take more than $2,500 to bring the Mini Maker Faire to Orange County, so why didn't we ask for more?   We figure that some is better than none and this would be some nice seed money to cover initial costs.   The cool thing about Kickstarter is that you don't have to stop there!   If the idea of having a Mini Maker Faire right here in the OC makes you giddy with excitement but our campaign has been deemed successful please feel free to throw in a few more bucks, we'll still send you the incentives, we promise.

                    Ummm... what IS a Mini Maker Faire?  

If you've never been to a Maker Faire then you're in for a wonderful treat!   What happens is all kinds of creative, inventive, marvelously imaginative people bring their projects and not only do they show them off and share them with you, but they show you how you can make it yourself.   You will go home amazed and inspired and ready to build your own Mobile Muffin or Kareoke in a Cart or neato Arduino gadget.    If you haven't already watched the video above go ahead and give it a gander to get a better idea of what a Maker Faire is all about.

                                              The Incentives

We've translated the Madly Making Orange logo into a cool black and white image that will be used on the stickers, buttons and T-shirts.  The T-shirt will be hand printed by Bequi and will consist of the logo below squared and printed either front or back, your choice.  

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    Five gets you five! An enthusiastic High Five from the Mini Maker Faire Exploratory Committee when we see you at the Faire! If you won't be at the Faire then we'll send you one in the mail. Yeah, we're crafty like that.

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    You get the above mentioned High Five plus nifty wallpaper for your computer featuring our Madly Making Orange.

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    For your generousity you get an enthusiastic High Five, nifty wallpaper and a cool sticker that lets everyone know that YOU "helped make this!"

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    Fabulous fifty, all the above given with glee plus a button telling the world you "helped make this!" Unlike the sticker you can move this button around so it's always with you showing your Maker Pride. Plus, we'll put your name on our website for the world to see how fabulous you are.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    All that cool stuff up above and more! Two tickets to the Faire, a T-shirt with the Madly Making Orange logo hand printed by Bequi and your name on the sponsor page plus, a shout out on Twitter and Facebook.

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    A High-Five from the OC Mini Maker Faire Exploratory Committee when we see you at the Faire, Madly Making Orange desktop wallpaper, your name or logo on the website, two stickers, two buttons, two T-shirts and 5 free tickets!

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