Instructables: exploring - - christmas - holiday http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:29:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Flaming Interstellar JageNog http://www.instructables.com/id/Flaming-Interstellar-JageNog/
Flaming Interstellar JageNog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUZ/Q8R3/I2UUTMZ1/FUZQ8R3I2UUTMZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUZ/Q8R3/I2UUTMZ1/FUZQ8R3I2UUTMZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FUZ/Q8R3/I2UUTMZ1/FUZQ8R3I2UUTMZ1.SMALL.jpg The SuperTenders A lot of people don't like Jagermeister and a lot of people don't like Egg Nog but everyone likes a Flaming Interstellar JageNog Shot! Delicious and fun, it tastes a lot like Baily's Irish Cream, but is so much more fun to make and drink! You Will Need . . . To make Flaming Interstellar JageNogg...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:51:22 PST
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/70D8/I2S6PNT0/FX670D8I2S6PNT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/70D8/I2S6PNT0/FX670D8I2S6PNT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/70D8/I2S6PNT0/FX670D8I2S6PNT0.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand I love gardening and love to decorate my house with indoor plants. So I have decided to make a living table arrangementI that is festive and not very expensive and take very little creative skill and yet catches peoples attention. I had done this table arrangement for Diwali, which is the India fes...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 PST
Wooden Snowflake Puzzle Stockingstuffers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Snowflake-Puzzle-Stockingstuffers/
Wooden Snowflake Puzzle Stockingstuffers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/QDQD/I2S6MAZ3/FM8QDQDI2S6MAZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/QDQD/I2S6MAZ3/FM8QDQDI2S6MAZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/QDQD/I2S6MAZ3/FM8QDQDI2S6MAZ3.SMALL.jpg Boombuzz Fun little puzzles that become nice holiday decorations...everybody wants one! Make a pattern Start by drawing a pattern. Make each piece a little different, and it doesn't have to be 'perfect'. Make it easy on yourself and round all the interior corners a little so your scroll saw can make the...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:07 PST
How to Make a Beaded Snowflake Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Beaded-Snowflake-Ornament/
How to Make a Beaded Snowflake Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/CAIN/I2Q1KLTH/FO7CAINI2Q1KLTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/CAIN/I2Q1KLTH/FO7CAINI2Q1KLTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/CAIN/I2Q1KLTH/FO7CAINI2Q1KLTH.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Beaded Christmas snowflake ornaments to share with you! If you know some beading skills, this snowflake ornaments can be easily finished. Let's check it out! Materials: 8MM Glass Pearl Beads4MM Glass Pearl Beads 2MM Seed Beads Tiger Wire Make the center circle of the beaded snowflake ornament ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:50:09 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is an extension to a previous Instructable on Permanent Holiday LED House Lighting.Now that all the LEDs are wired up, the challenge is getting out there each holiday to change the pattern. You could add some push buttons to choose between programs, but since I manage TeleToyland for fun, and ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/6ZRJ/I2KSPD3S/FJT6ZRJI2KSPD3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/6ZRJ/I2KSPD3S/FJT6ZRJI2KSPD3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/6ZRJ/I2KSPD3S/FJT6ZRJI2KSPD3S.SMALL.jpg homemademodern My friends at The Home Depot asked me to design a holiday tree project out of plywood as part of their DIY workshop program. I wanted to design a tree that could work both outside as a yard ornament or inside as a reusable Xmas Tree. This 3-dimensional plywood structure can be decorated in many di...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
Christmas Carousel (Roundabout - Decoration) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Carousel/
Christmas Carousel (Roundabout - Decoration) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GXYL/I2I4IIZZ/FS9GXYLI2I4IIZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GXYL/I2I4IIZZ/FS9GXYLI2I4IIZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GXYL/I2I4IIZZ/FS9GXYLI2I4IIZZ.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Earlier in the month I posted a guide on making Christmas Decorations:http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorati...This guide combines Christmas Decorations with a Carousel - the result can be used either as a decoration itself or a child's toy. Take a look at the video and if interested ple...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:05:21 PST
DIY Simple Rustic Christmas Star Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Rustic-Christmas-Star-Decoration/
DIY Simple Rustic Christmas Star Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ASOM/I2F24JP9/FWSASOMI2F24JP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ASOM/I2F24JP9/FWSASOMI2F24JP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/ASOM/I2F24JP9/FWSASOMI2F24JP9.SMALL.jpg NoelGreen Looking for an inexpensive and personal way to adorn your home for the holiday season? Wanting a fun, natural-looking decoration for any time of year? Try this simple, inexpensive, and rewarding project! Find some sticks in your yard, then experiment with using different sizes of sticks and varying ...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 03:54:59 PST
Orion Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Orion-Ornament/
Orion Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/R74E/I2BYN8XT/F01R74EI2BYN8XT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/R74E/I2BYN8XT/F01R74EI2BYN8XT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/R74E/I2BYN8XT/F01R74EI2BYN8XT.SMALL.jpg john.moody.73744 This is an ornament designed in the likeness of the Orion Spacecraft to be launched by NASA in early November. There is a small hook which may be used to hang the craft from the tree. As Orion shoots towards the stars, may we all find light and love this holiday season. Happy Holidays!
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:13:06 PST
The Snowflake Cluster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Snowflake-Cluster/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:49:44 PST
A "Simple" Multi-material 3D Printed Ornament using Proto-pasta, TinkerCAD, and the Printrbot Simple Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Multi-material-3D-Printed-Ornament-using-/
A "Simple" Multi-material 3D Printed Ornament using Proto-pasta, TinkerCAD, and the Printrbot Simple Metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/I41K/I2CV1FRA/FRYI41KI2CV1FRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/I41K/I2CV1FRA/FRYI41KI2CV1FRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/I41K/I2CV1FRA/FRYI41KI2CV1FRA.SMALL.jpg alex30 'Tis the season for making and 3D Printing is a great way to celebrate! Explore the intersection of art and craft with this straightforward but technique-critical method for making multi-material prints from a single hot end system. Design to finished print can take as little as 30 minutes! It's as ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:46:12 PST
Tessalated Rings Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/Tessalated-Rings-Snowflake/
Tessalated Rings Snowflake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RJ1Z/I2BYNCQW/F1YRJ1ZI2BYNCQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RJ1Z/I2BYNCQW/F1YRJ1ZI2BYNCQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RJ1Z/I2BYNCQW/F1YRJ1ZI2BYNCQW.SMALL.jpg john.moody.73744 This is a printable Snowflake Ornament, complete with a ring to hang using a metal hook. The object can also have a string of lights pulled through one of it's many sides.Some care will be necessary when printing, with support structures that will need to be filed or slightly broken away.This is mea...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:52:43 PST
Presidents of Christmas Past & Present: White House 3D Print Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Presidents-of-Christmas-Past-Present-3D-Print-Holi/
Presidents of Christmas Past & Present: White House 3D Print Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/BXOP/I2I49NYT/FF4BXOPI2I49NYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/BXOP/I2I49NYT/FF4BXOPI2I49NYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/BXOP/I2I49NYT/FF4BXOPI2I49NYT.SMALL.jpg CS3D At first I had the idea of making a candy cane ornament for the White House challenge. But as you can see, that idea morphed into the Presidents of Christmas Past & Present ornament. I chose this design to play into the magic and wonderment of Christmas and the holiday season which have captivated...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:42:15 PST
The White House in Winter http://www.instructables.com/id/White-House-Ornament-2017/
The White House in Winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9FC0/I2BRBLKE/F4Q9FC0I2BRBLKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9FC0/I2BRBLKE/F4Q9FC0I2BRBLKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9FC0/I2BRBLKE/F4Q9FC0I2BRBLKE.SMALL.jpg sgreisdorf This ornament depicts the White House enveloped in the snowflakes of winter. I took inspiration from the typical circular design of ornaments. I then added my own design of the White House as well as snowflakes for decoration! Software I used Tinkercad to design my ornament. www.tinkercad.com...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:09:40 PST
De'Angelo's ELF http://www.instructables.com/id/DeAngelos-ELF/
De'Angelo's ELF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/2170/I2BR90O1/F9K2170I2BR90O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/2170/I2BR90O1/F9K2170I2BR90O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/2170/I2BR90O1/F9K2170I2BR90O1.SMALL.jpg dthompson1201 My project is an elf and its a christmas tree decoration. I made it because it was a challenge on Instructable.com and it seemed. Moving through the project, I found that I had to make almost everything symmetrical. I was able to find a way to work around making a face for the elf. I really liked th...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:37:33 PST
Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-10/
Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/8RTQ/I2BR9LJI/FYD8RTQI2BR9LJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/8RTQ/I2BR9LJI/FYD8RTQI2BR9LJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/8RTQ/I2BR9LJI/FYD8RTQI2BR9LJI.SMALL.jpg kmarani This is a christmas tree.
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:30:59 PST
Festive Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Ornament/
Festive Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/999H/I283IXDV/FLE999HI283IXDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/999H/I283IXDV/FLE999HI283IXDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/999H/I283IXDV/FLE999HI283IXDV.SMALL.jpg brynnecaela These steps will show you how to create a festive ornament for any Winter holiday! Draw an involute gear in SketchUp Pro. Make sure that you have the pro version, or you cannot draw gears! You may put any gear ratio on yours, because you don't have to worry about making it so that it meshes with ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:06:41 PST
The true heroes of Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Elf-3D-print-white-house-contest-entry/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:06:42 PST
Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-1/
Christmas Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5XFZ/I2CVA5EN/FT05XFZI2CVA5EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5XFZ/I2CVA5EN/FT05XFZI2CVA5EN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5XFZ/I2CVA5EN/FT05XFZI2CVA5EN.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Ive been a hobbyist diyer for quite a while, but only started really getting into wood turning in the last 6 years or so, turning small pieces for decoration, pens etc. But its at Christmas when it seems that everyone wants something making, usually tree decorations.I like doing these as they can b...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:41:23 PST
Joy Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Joy-Ornament/
Joy Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SMALL.jpg parametrix Handwritten text, transformed into three dimensions, is coupled with an intricate, algorithm-driven holiday pattern to create this simple, elegant "Joy" holiday ornament.Designed and printed by Parametrix.
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:17:42 PST
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-5/
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SMALL.jpg Brillist 'Tis (always) the season for good ideas! This 3D printable lightbulb ornament clips around your existing Christmas tree lights, so it shines from the inside out. This Instructable will walk you through:- Creating 3D text from a drawing- Creating a hollow 3D lightbulb with text on it- Preparing the m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:27:17 PST
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Heart-3D-Printed-Ornament/
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SMALL.jpg rose.thun The Infinity Heart Ornament is a heart when viewed from the front and an infinity when viewed from the top. When the lighting is right you can see both at once with the object and it's shadow. And there's a surprise in the design's third dimension Draw a heart Draw a heart on one planeThere are m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:45:22 PST
Penguin Gift Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Penguin-Gift-Ornament/
Penguin Gift Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHX/5WG5/I2AQYGPL/FHX5WG5I2AQYGPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHX/5WG5/I2AQYGPL/FHX5WG5I2AQYGPL.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHX/5WG5/I2AQYGPL/FHX5WG5I2AQYGPL.SMALL.jpg charleshwang I created my ornament using Tinkercad. I don't have access to a 3D printer, so I don't have any idea how this looks in real life. If you do decide to print this out, I'd love to see how it looks!When I think of the holidays, I think of gifts, stockings, and candy canes. And I like to associate winte...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 19:03:47 PST
President Obama 3D PRINTED ORNAMENT DESIGN CHALLENGE http://www.instructables.com/id/President-Obama-3D-PRINTED-ORNAMENT-DESIGN-CHALLEN/
President Obama 3D PRINTED ORNAMENT DESIGN CHALLENGE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZMLS/I2AQTYPM/FOGZMLSI2AQTYPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZMLS/I2AQTYPM/FOGZMLSI2AQTYPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZMLS/I2AQTYPM/FOGZMLSI2AQTYPM.SMALL.jpg james-william-kincaid-lll Here we have a sculpture I did of president Obama wrapped in an ornate spiral lattice for the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge. I started out sculpting him with a dark suit and a red tie like we see him in the various Christmas related photos, yet it just didn't look right so I sculpted him a S...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:57:23 PST
Three Wise Men Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Wise-Men-Holiday-Ornament/
Three Wise Men Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/H7A3/I2AIKOJ8/F2MH7A3I2AIKOJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/H7A3/I2AIKOJ8/F2MH7A3I2AIKOJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/H7A3/I2AIKOJ8/F2MH7A3I2AIKOJ8.SMALL.jpg QB1 The iconic story of the Three Wise Men following the North Star across the desert to bring gifts to baby Jesus is captured in this decorative holiday ornament. Simply download the .STL file, print in a 3D printer, and hang on your Christmas tree or display in your home! Download .STL file Pri...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:31:13 PST
Periodic Table Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Ornament/
Periodic Table Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/PY9F/I2AQWBBZ/FZAPY9FI2AQWBBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/PY9F/I2AQWBBZ/FZAPY9FI2AQWBBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/PY9F/I2AQWBBZ/FZAPY9FI2AQWBBZ.SMALL.jpg sean_sylvester1 This is my second entry for the 3D ornament contest. I also created this to raise money for my school's Science Olympiad program. This design is non-commercial share alike, however it may be used for charitable purposes. I'd recommend printing with PLA with the extruder set to 230C the print bed at ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:08:39 PST
Raspberry Pi Christmas Tree Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Christmas-Tree-Light-Show/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 20:58:30 PST
Snowflake Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Ornament/
Snowflake Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K8C9/I27GUOXE/F8CK8C9I27GUOXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K8C9/I27GUOXE/F8CK8C9I27GUOXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K8C9/I27GUOXE/F8CK8C9I27GUOXE.SMALL.jpg bigmmmm1 Here is our 3-D printed snowflake ornament. I teach Technology Education at a HS in upstate New York. A student of mine showed me some of the ornaments he has been making out of wood at his home. He had been spending a great deal of time using machines and hand tools to produce each ornament. We got...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:10 PST
Gyro Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyro-Snowflake/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:54:19 PST
3D Print a Map Ornament for Your Holiday Tree #NationOfMakers (Other line drawings can work too :) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Map-Ornament-for-Your-Holiday-Tree-Nati/
3D Print a Map Ornament for Your Holiday Tree #NationOfMakers (Other line drawings can work too :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/IQJJ/I24LYCE3/FDLIQJJI24LYCE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/IQJJ/I24LYCE3/FDLIQJJI24LYCE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/IQJJ/I24LYCE3/FDLIQJJI24LYCE3.SMALL.jpg savannah.peterson Happy Holidays, #NationofMakers! I designed a holiday ornament based upon the US highways that connect our great nation. I started with a line drawing, to scale (aside from road width) of every highway in the United States. I then used apps and the 3D printing service Shapeways to make my design com...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 13:26:16 PST
XMAS Penguin Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/XMAS-Penguin-Ornament/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 12:06:27 PST
3D Printed Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Holiday-Ornament/
3D Printed Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CB20/I236LQ2N/FIKCB20I236LQ2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CB20/I236LQ2N/FIKCB20I236LQ2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/CB20/I236LQ2N/FIKCB20I236LQ2N.SMALL.jpg jason.huff.161 The White House has announced its first ever White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge. Read the White House Announcement: Calling All Makers: Announcing the First-Ever White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge: When you’ve got a big house to decorate for the...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 18:47:44 PST
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SMALL.jpg melarky Looking for a new way to decorate for the holidays? This projection screen is great for Halloween, Christmas, New Years, 4th of July, just about any holiday you want to make cooler!We use this projection screen in our front window at home as well as at my husbands work (makes for a great eye catcher...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
How to Make Christmas Tree Ornament for Desk Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Tree-Ornament-for-Desk-Decor/
How to Make Christmas Tree Ornament for Desk Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XWYF/I1MZB8CP/FVAXWYFI1MZB8CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XWYF/I1MZB8CP/FVAXWYFI1MZB8CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/XWYF/I1MZB8CP/FVAXWYFI1MZB8CP.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Got any ideas to decorate your sweet home for Christmas? Here, I've come up this beaded Christmas tree for you! Check it out! Materials needed in making wire Christmas tree ornaments: 4MM Red Pearl Glass BeadsGreen Seed Beads 0.3MM Copper Wire 1.5MM Aluminum Wire Wrap the main frame of the wire...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:24:22 PDT
Quick and Easy Apple Crumble http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Apple-Crumble/
Quick and Easy Apple Crumble - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/QGG4/I15L1N4W/FOBQGG4I15L1N4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/QGG4/I15L1N4W/FOBQGG4I15L1N4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/QGG4/I15L1N4W/FOBQGG4I15L1N4W.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney Warm, sweet and decadent, apple crumble is very easy to make and perfect as a holiday dessert for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It's very quick too; from prep to serving it takes about 25 minutes. This means it also works well in the warmer months, the minimal effort and short cook time making it suita...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:16:56 PDT
Christmas Flower Ornament Recycling Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Flower-Ornament-Recycling-Craft/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:12:44 PDT
Apple Cider Bread with Spiced Apple Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Cider-Bread-with-Spiced-Apple-Bits/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 19:44:11 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/1WUO/I0FFELEU/FWV1WUOI0FFELEU.SMALL.jpg CarlS Digitally addressable RGB LED strips are becoming more available and less expensive through hobbyist electronics stores and direct from factories in China, so it's time to update your holiday house lighting!This project uses an Arduino to control strips of digitally addressable LEDs, and the idea is...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Do you wanna build a (laser appliqué) snowman? - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-you-wanna-build-a-laser-snowman/
Do you wanna build a (laser appliqué) snowman? - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DHUI/HAWSID8W/FAXDHUIHAWSID8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DHUI/HAWSID8W/FAXDHUIHAWSID8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/DHUI/HAWSID8W/FAXDHUIHAWSID8W.SMALL.jpg workislove Yeah...so I'm a little late with this one.  I actually wrote this back in December 2012, but forgot to ever actually publish it! Well, better late than never I always say! Plus, it's a good technique that works for any occasion. In this instructable I'm going to show how I made some mixed-media, ap...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:41:52 PDT
Kirigami Pop Up Dionysos Theatre Greeting Card! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kirigami-Pop-Up-Dionysos-Theatre-Greeting-Card/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SMALL.jpg TCGames Kirigami Pop Up Dionysos Theatre Greeting Card - TCGames [HD Links to some free pop up patterns are available here: http://marivi_10.tripod.com/patterns3-new.html
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:00:05 PST
Mistletoe Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistletoe-Drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SMALL.jpg zisiadis   This was super fun urban intervention I created in December 2013. It got tons of press and 200,000 views online. All my work is about playfully re-imagining the world around us. Drones in the news were causing all sorts of paranoia and I wanted to reframe them from being something scary and omin...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:48:16 PST
Holiday Desktop Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Desktop-Decoration/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:03:35 PST
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ugly-Christmas-Sweater-One-for-You-and-One-for-You/
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 So glad that my creation was among the Finalists...but to WIN is just SUPER!!! Thank You for your votes and support! Ugly sweaters are everywhere!  But lets get creative and make a "Super Ugly" Sweater!!  At the end of this Instructable there is a BONUS, quick and super easy Ugly Sweater for your...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 21:52:19 PST
Santa Clause Is Com'n To Town http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Clause-Is-Comn-To-Town/
Santa Clause Is Com'n To Town - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SMALL.jpg annabenson6 I love this. Sorry it is a little too late for the holidays Tools/ Polish You will need RedBlack Skin color, sheer pink or your nail colorDark pink( for nose) Top coatBase coat / nail growth protein Buffing block Nail file Dotting tool( tooth pick or end of make up brushTimer clock ( optional)...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:19:17 PST
DIY Santa’s cakes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Santas-cakes/
DIY Santa’s cakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0BEJ/HPOM36PB/FH60BEJHPOM36PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0BEJ/HPOM36PB/FH60BEJHPOM36PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0BEJ/HPOM36PB/FH60BEJHPOM36PB.SMALL.jpg One O Hello lovelies ! I’m back with a new super Christmas tutorial (just 8 days missing *. *). This DIY was inspired by some picts I found on Pinterest and it’s not really a recipe, but rather a way to decorate your cakes and cupcakes ;) Everything you’ll need is: a chocolate cake cream some strawberrie...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 04:16:53 PST
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Peanut-Butter-Cup-Cookies-1/
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/ASI4/HPKJ2DMJ/F6IASI4HPKJ2DMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/ASI4/HPKJ2DMJ/F6IASI4HPKJ2DMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/ASI4/HPKJ2DMJ/F6IASI4HPKJ2DMJ.SMALL.jpg Chikpeas Brother These delicious peanut butter cup cookies are a family Christmas favorite. They're super easy to make, and perfect for any get together or special occasion. The recipe is as follows. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 egg, 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 21:21:48 PST
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-and-Wrap-Bottle-Packs/
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney Get creative and eliminate the need for tissue paper or excess packing materials by taking the term 'gift wrap' literally and using fabric-based presents to conceal a stack of stocking stuffers and other gifts. Ribbon holds it all together and the need for a bag is entirely optional depending on how...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:41:21 PST
Easy Christmas Wreaths http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Christmas-Wreaths/
Easy Christmas Wreaths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney Making a lovely Christmas wreath at home is very easy and you only need a few supplies: Wire coat hangers Cedar and Pine branches Pine Cones Wide Red Velvet Ribbon Flexible Craft Wire Pliers, Scissors and Pruning Shears Optional: short string of white lights Gather pi...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:21:47 PST
Reindeer Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-Cookies-1/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:25:23 PST
Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequins-Ornaments/
Sequins Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9YUD/HPG4LQIE/F6W9YUDHPG4LQIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9YUD/HPG4LQIE/F6W9YUDHPG4LQIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9YUD/HPG4LQIE/F6W9YUDHPG4LQIE.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick We had a sequins ornament on our Christmas tree when I was little and I was just thinking about it recently. I decided to see if I could make one myself! The design will vary, but here are the basics for making your very own sequins and bead ornament! It really looks wonderful with the Christmas tre...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:42:04 PST