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Help with putting ambient lighting in doors

Hi all,

I have been in cars before that have a small ambient light that shows where the door handle is in the interior and thought I would give this a go with a small blue LED to match the dash. I just want the lights to be on when the key is at ignition point one or two, doesnt matter if headlights are on or anything.

Now, I can see cables and connections for the interior of the door and know/hope there is a 12V + and - connection in there somewhere but as I know little to nothing about this I was hoping someone could help out.

Here are some pics if this helps anyone to know what I am talking about.

I just want to "piggy back" the power or run it in parallel if that makes sense rather than having to get it from the dash.

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What about the feed that powers the already-install LED in the switch panel?
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Is there anyway of finding out where to get this apart from taking the door card apart? I may just leave it if it is going to mean taking more and more apart, will not be noticeable until the shorted evenings anyway!
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