Husbands around the world, ya'll really need to step up your game.
Self-described "hardware maker" Jiří Praus is taking Valentine's Day gifts to the next level.
He decided to build a "mechanical tulip" for his wife that lights up once it's caressed.
Praus wrote on social media:
"It's done! Mechanical tulip as a present for my wife. When caressed it blooms into various colors. And will never fade."
See his creation in action below:
It’s done! Mechanical tulip as a present for my wife. When caressed it blooms into various colors. And will never f… https://t.co/2gnbaB4tdX— Jiří Praus (@Jiří Praus)1549989747.0
This thing is really gorgeous and we want one IMMEDIATELY.
These spider web effects were totally unplanned but incredible to look at. #mechflower https://t.co/Cax0iw2PoQ— Jiří Praus (@Jiří Praus)1549989958.0
Praus's "mechflower" can seemingly do it all.
Red, white, blue? Which color do you fancy more? The #mechflower can do them all. https://t.co/11SkTIctOD— Jiří Praus (@Jiří Praus)1549990434.0
He also gave his followers a view of its structure. As you can see, it's been remarkably constructed:
A bit closer look at the #mechflower sculpture. Almost like jewelry, right? https://t.co/JQ608FJ3jE— Jiří Praus (@Jiří Praus)1549990484.0
Want to know more about how it works? Here you go:
What's behind the magic? Few pics of #mechflower internals. It is controlled by @arduino Nano. Moved by a servo. An… https://t.co/mOfaVKF71P— Jiří Praus (@Jiří Praus)1549990555.0
People loved it. It's the perfect, romantic gift.
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit *zooms in trying to figure out how to make my own*— ً (@ً)1550039990.0
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit And you're selling these where?!— 🌹Revolutionary💥Clown🍉 (@🌹Revolutionary💥Clown🍉)1550032447.0
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit I don’t understand how the servo I’m seeing is creating so much movement in the petals.… https://t.co/tgxCoDk8FS— bokmann (@bokmann)1550022466.0
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit So where do i buy one tho— Olivia (@Olivia)1550060380.0
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit I don't know any of those terminologies but I sure as heck know I want one, please consider making for sale!— Jaysun (@Jaysun)1550039543.0
At least one person issued a warning, though...
@jipraus @arduino @adafruit "If you can sell it, don't give it away for free"... Delete this tweet & patent your ge… https://t.co/OECEvCOFNg— Madam Slay (N'jadaka) (@Madam Slay (N'jadaka))1550044896.0
...so if the contents of this article seemingly disappear, at least you have an answer.