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I spent 2 years mapping noxious weed infestations, 1 in Washington and 1 in Colorado, and some days I just wanted to cry at the devastation I saw. I came accrossed whole sections of rivers and streams cloaked with nothing but Japanese Knotweed! So sad! In one of my ecology classes we talked about water hyacinth in particular; we reviewed the eventual socioeconomic effects of water hyacinth choaking out a large lake in Africa. The people surrounding the lake relied on fish from the lake that they dried in the sun for food throughout the year. First, the water hyacinth made it near impossible to get boats into the water, then the only fish that survived the environmental changes was an oily fish that couldn't be preserved without a fire, so the people eventually deforested the area f...see more »I spent 2 years mapping noxious weed infestations, 1 in Washington and 1 in Colorado, and some days I just wanted to cry at the devastation I saw. I came accrossed whole sections of rivers and streams cloaked with nothing but Japanese Knotweed! So sad! In one of my ecology classes we talked about water hyacinth in particular; we reviewed the eventual socioeconomic effects of water hyacinth choaking out a large lake in Africa. The people surrounding the lake relied on fish from the lake that they dried in the sun for food throughout the year. First, the water hyacinth made it near impossible to get boats into the water, then the only fish that survived the environmental changes was an oily fish that couldn't be preserved without a fire, so the people eventually deforested the area for fuel for the fires, leading to a host of other problems. On top of that, the water hyacinths harbored snails, that spread a parasite that made everyone sick.Despite its notoriously bad behavior around the world, I love still love it (in the right environment).
I wasn't sure where to posted it, but I just wanted to say that I appreciate the thought that has gone into the runner up prizes the last few months. For example, the pie vent birds, heart headphone splitter, and the mini icing kit with spatula really made me happy for whatever reason. I salute whoever comes up with these things!
Thanks for the pear info! There is a good chance it was started from a seed (as so many of my neighbors do), so I'm not sure if it is a true specific variety. I did find this photo I took last year to send to my mom. Also, they never seem to change color, so I suspect they are an Anjou. ??? I'll have to check again next fall. Thanks again! :)
Convertible Strap Waxed Canvas Backpack Purse
So true! There is something about waxing a bag that some how elevates it. Waxed bags are just so elegant, especially in the scientific use of the word. I love your use of your custom fabric too!
What a great idea! The unlined version would make a great beach bag for letting all the sand fall out.
I love the sheen! And the beautiful paesley lining you chose!
I'm thinking these end up being calorie neutral because of all the muscle power that goes into making them ;)
I just discovered meringues last year, and as a texture person, I just love how they crumble, and then dissolve on the tongue, and then also some how they can also be chewy?!? Never thought about making them, but I think you just gave me the confidence to give them a try. Do these taste anything like a maple bar?
I just love how this turned out!
Yummy! I have a pear tree in my back yard always loaded with pears.... and squirrels. I'm going to have to fight those furry rascals next year for a few pears to make this. :)
Cute! I love your sponge method.
Interesting... thanks for sharing! :)
So much better than those preservative laden- scary pop tube rolls from the supermarket. I like your string slicing method I see in the picture, but I didn't see any mention of it in the text. Did you use dental floss?
So Rich! I think I would have to wait a while before eating a second. But with the first one, I'd need a tall glass of ice cold milk to quench my burnt mouth from trying to eat it straight out of the oven. :)
Sourdough = YES!!! I'm liking where your brain is taking this. :)
Yum! Do you fix it with anything in particular, like chili?
Wow! And thorough documentation too! I know it wouldn't work (no heating element, holes, etc), but I just keep imagining it filled with cheesy delicious fondue! And then ripping off the handle and dunking it into the cheese... :)
Interesting that it is a flourless cake. It looks rich and fudge and delicious!
Yummy! I just tried a honey cake for the first time last year, but these look even better!
I'm going to have to try adding Greek yogurt to bake goods. Great Idea!
Yummy! Samosas are my favorite Girl Scout cookie. Also a pleasure to read. :)
I think it is a great idea to take the time and document family recipes like this one. My mom's recipes are more notes to jog her memory than coherent recipes too, and I always have to call her multiple times for clarification.
I'm so inspired by this! I'm going to have to dust off my old pasta roller that I haven't touched in over 10 years.
OH MY!!! IT TOTALLY DOES!!! I guess I should have thought that through a little more. :D
LOL Thanks! You've made my day! I wasn't sure how well this Instructable would be received, but you made my time trying to figure out Illustrator worth it. :)I'm currently working on a device inspired by my mother in law. Imagine, if you will, a gun that shoots fart filled bubbles! I think these little accordion bottles are the key to making her dream a reality.
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I had the same problem. I eventually found them by going to my "you page", then selected "Settings", followed by "More Memberships". Your codes should be at the bottom of the page. :)
Here is how I found mine...
I love the grey felt with the black leather too!
Yellow Curry Chicken Pot Pie
You can still see this information in the apps (I checked on both an android and iOS device)
My sister just called me on the phone asking the same thing. Maybe they are just temporarily missing while they update everything???You can see who you are following in a roundabout way (FYI this is for an iPad on the website vs app) If you go to the homepage, then scroll down to your feed, then go to customize, and select authors (or scroll to the very bottom), you should see who you are following.
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3D Printing Class
Wonderful Idea! I wish I would have known about it years ago.
Nice! Zippered backs make sweaters much more interesting.
Thanks, I'm now on the hunt.
That is a great solution!
Thanks for the reply! Wouldn't some of them only be in a gas state? I admit that I only ever got C's in chemistry :)
Last May, I set out to make my mother-in-law a journal for our road trip to Yellowstone National Park. I researched everything I could find over the course of a week, absorbing and combining all the techniques and ideas together, and eventually made a journal, and subsequently made my own Instructable of the process months later. I just stumbled upon this again and remembered how helpful it was (I remember it was definitely the best I found on the old internet!). If fact, seeing this again, I can see just how much this influenced mine. So, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!! :)
I love the pattern is inside too! So cheery!
Fun! Can you actually get samples of everything for the vials?
Advent Calendars are the best! I really like your method. Punching through the paper seems infinitely more fun than opening a drawer or draw string bag. And little sneaky cheaters can't peek ahead. :)
Max! I couldn't remember his name. Maybe a fake chimney, with Max pulling a Christmas tree up and out of it. :)
Thanks for the quick response. I'll keep my eye out for them on my next trip to the store. :)
Awesome! This would work well for keeping crumbs from escaping too. Thanks for sharing!
This is fantastic! I think adding his dog would be a nice touch too.
Yummy! You got my vote!
Yummy!Question: Black sesame seeds; do they taste different, or is it just for contrast with the dough?
This is genius!!!
This is my kind of fudge! More caramel, less chocolate. I didn't know they sold caramel in a tin/can. I've never seen it in the US, but then again, I've never looked for it.
I love the little flower one, it looks like a miniature lei for a finger. Funny- I saw the Tyre Wrench in the picture and was wondering how in the heck that was going to come into play. :)
It turned out lovely and looks adorable on your little girl!
I always love seeing an alternative way to construct something. Thanks for sharing!
That owl is just too cute to eat!
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Love the cigar! It was a nice touch.
Adorable! Well done!
Ha Ha! I love this! Great idea!
What an interesting idea to produce a plaid! I'm going to have to try that with knitting. I like the loopy side too. Those loops would make a nice rug for the rug contest.... :)
I love the gradations. Beautiful work.
Thank you for including multiple sizes for this fun hat.
So pretty. I love the basket weave.
Thanks for posting this helpful information. I'm pretty sure you saved me from making the worlds largest ball of felted, tangled and color mangled yarn. :) Did you have any misshaps, or did you arrive at this method first thing?
These are so cute. I love the idea of using them as little face scrubbies.
Thanks for your work in recreating and documenting these adorable little guys. I love the cheery yellow background too!
Wonderful Idea! Thanks for sharing. It is now on my todo list.
Sweet and simple. :)
Aww, looks like he loved it. So cute. :)
It has been years since I have made bracelets similar to this. I always used embroidery floss, but I think I like the bulk and look of the yarn better. Nice work!
I love your choice of a lighter colored yarn on a dark background. Lovely.
I agree, it would be interesting and heart warming to see how people interpret that as a challenge theme. It would likely bring awareness to all kinds of things most of us don't even have on our radar.
2017 Contest and Challenge Marathon- submit something for every contest and challenge run in 2017. It would be brutal! And it might force you to learn something new (IoT, what the heck is that?). All those that cross the finish line should get an awesome 2017 Trophy or Patch.
I love the look of this! What a fun technique!
Wow! Glue? Crazy! I was not expecting that. Consider me thoroughly impressed. :)
Amazing! Thank you for posting this, I filed away in my mind a host of new techniques and ideas. :)
Thanks for the great answer! What is floral adhesive? Can I get it at a normal craft store, or would I need to special order it?
Thanks!!! I just keep imagining it done with fragrant real flowers. Maybe this spring when all my lilac bushes are blooming I'll give it a go.Ha! Ha! Don't know where I would wear it though. I can imagine my neighbors giving me strange looks as I take the recycling out. :)
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Do you think this could be done with fresh flowers?
I'm interested in the wool pad you use for applying dye. Where do you get it? Can it be reused? I'm new to leather work, and at first I tried to use those little wool dauber wire sticks, but I found them to be completely inadequate when trying to cover a surface area larger than a few square inches. I've been using paper towels, but those have their own set of limitations. Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for your quick reply! I will now be on the hunt for them.
I think your use of the compass is genius! I just realized the wording in my comment wasn't very clear. I meant it as, "I was wondering, but now that I've read this instructable, I now know." It would have been good to know a couple of years ago when I was trying to get a template to cut out a map that I wanted to glue patches and mementos to inside a coffee tumbler. I could never get it quite right, and just shoved everything in unfinished so I wouldn't loose it. With your idea, I dug it out of the cupboard, and intend to take another stab at it. :)
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