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Man Builds A Magic Mirror For His Girlfriend, Best Gift Ever!

Dylan Pierce, 25, put together an object called a 'magic mirror'. It is a computer programmed mirror that displays the date, weather and a new romantic message for his girlfriend every single day. 

He shares images of the mirror on Reddit and describes how he put together all of it. It was probably the best Christmas present that anyone could ever get! 

Now I want one. Anybody listening?


Man Builds A Magic Mirror For His Girlfriend, Best Gift Ever!

Man Builds A Magic Mirror For His Girlfriend, Best Gift Ever!

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It's like a fairy tale mirror which is run by a computer program, so basically she feels like Snow White.

It's like a fairy tale mirror which is run by a computer program, so basically she feels like Snow White.

The mirror shows her reflection plus tells her how great she looks!

He did the initial wood working and the entire programming by himself. Basically built it from scratch!

He did the initial wood working and the entire programming by himself. Basically built it from scratch!

Amy, his girlfriend, who works as a NICU nurse much appreciated the grand gesture.

To put the entire surprise together, he spent nearly $300 which included wood supplies, and a tiny computer installed inside the mirror called as the Raspberry Pi.

To put the entire surprise together, he spent nearly $300 which included wood supplies, and a tiny computer installed inside the mirror called as the Raspberry Pi.

Along with supplies, he wrote his own software for displaying selected few compliments on the mirror. All this had to be done in complete secret.

When it was finally ready, he gave her the mirror and asked her to 'plug it in'.

When it was finally ready, he gave her the mirror and asked her to 'plug it in'.

Initially, she was shocked but when she finally plugged it in, she realized the amounts of efforts he had put in an ordinary mirror.

He's not just done yet. He plans to keep updating the software.

He's not just done yet. He plans to keep updating the software.

He also has plans to sync his phone to the mirror so it could display personalized text messages typed by him. He's a one good keeper.

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