Instructables: exploring - - christmas - holiday http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:38:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Reindeer Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/UX20/HPFZY077/FWIUX20HPFZY077.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/UX20/HPFZY077/FWIUX20HPFZY077.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/UX20/HPFZY077/FWIUX20HPFZY077.SMALL.jpg ImmuneShark Everyone needs a holiday cookie! This is a very simple way to "dress up" some cookies and make them festive! Supplies You will need rectangular cookies, pretzels, frosting and M&M's. Split the pretzels in half. Put It Together Place your cookies out on a flat surface. Use the Frosting to hold ...
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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
Snowman Cookie Pops http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowman-Cookie-Pops/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:58:36 PST
How to Make a Christmas Cappuccino Cocktail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Christmas-Cappuccino-Cocktail/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/WCMU/HPCLL7VX/F2OWCMUHPCLL7VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/WCMU/HPCLL7VX/F2OWCMUHPCLL7VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/WCMU/HPCLL7VX/F2OWCMUHPCLL7VX.SMALL.jpg WholeLatteLove Ingredients: - Eggnog & Milk 50/50 Mix - 1 Shot Espresso - 1 Ounce Dark Rum (Optional) - Whipped Cream - Nutmeg - Cinnamon www.wholelattelove.com
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:05:02 PST
Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-buy-a-festive-card-for-a-friend-or-your-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? This DIY kit comes with Bare Conductive paint - a multipurpose electrically conductive material, 6 LED's, 3 button cell betteries, a se...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:48:42 PST
Everything's better in this holiday sweater! http://www.instructables.com/id/Everythings-better-in-this-holiday-sweater/
Everything's better in this holiday sweater! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/OEYF/HPCE7HPK/FU1OEYFHPCE7HPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/OEYF/HPCE7HPK/FU1OEYFHPCE7HPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/OEYF/HPCE7HPK/FU1OEYFHPCE7HPK.SMALL.jpg basschica Based on the inspiration of an amazing holiday sweater I saw on Jimmy Fallon, I decided to make this.  I have some pretty amazing winter/holiday/Christmas sweaters that I've accumulated over the past few years including some great finds from thrift shops and Ebay, so I thought I had all I needed unt...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:16:09 PST
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Snowflakes/
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Minecraft is awesome and so are paper snowflakes. Why not combine them! These were inspired by those awesomely detailed Star Wars Paper Snowflakes. Enjoy decorating your house this Christmas with these awesome unique snowflakes! Designing and Supplies Supplies: Files (attached) Exacto Small...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
Spiced Caramel Apple Cider http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiced-Caramel-Apple-Cider/
Spiced Caramel Apple Cider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/X8VH/HP9NHQAY/F9CX8VHHP9NHQAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/X8VH/HP9NHQAY/F9CX8VHHP9NHQAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/X8VH/HP9NHQAY/F9CX8VHHP9NHQAY.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I love apple cider. It is a wonderful winter drink. I particularly like Starbucks Spiced Caramel Apple Cider, so I thought I would try to replicate the recipe! It is really easy to mix up and serve, so there is no reason not to spice up your apple cider this Holiday! Ingredients Ingredients:Appl...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:44:40 PST
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY 2013 (Tipping the Ladder) http://www.instructables.com/id/UGLY-CHRISTMAS-SWEATER-DIY-2013-Tipping-the-Ladder/
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY 2013 (Tipping the Ladder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Woohoo! Made the top 12 again this year. Check out my video and the other finalists and let me know what you think....   Last year I assembled my first Ugly Christmas Sweater entitled "Stuck in the Chimney". My love for building costumes around Halloween, slightly spilled into th...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:15:01 PST
New Mexican sugar cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Mexican-sugar-cookies/
New Mexican sugar cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70U7/HP7RH6QM/FJ870U7HP7RH6QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70U7/HP7RH6QM/FJ870U7HP7RH6QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/70U7/HP7RH6QM/FJ870U7HP7RH6QM.SMALL.jpg elewis03 Hi everyone! A couple of days ago, my boyfriend and I bought these sweet cookie cutters: one shaped like the state of New Mexico and the other shaped like saguaro cactus (which doesn't really grow in New Mexico, fyi). Here's a recipe my mom gave me. It worked really well, as in the cookies didn't ex...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:12:49 PST
Make a Light-Up Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Light-Up-Holiday-Ornament/
Make a Light-Up Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/JX0Q/HP7LNILP/FD5JX0QHP7LNILP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/JX0Q/HP7LNILP/FD5JX0QHP7LNILP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/JX0Q/HP7LNILP/FD5JX0QHP7LNILP.SMALL.jpg MossdaleMakerspace Today we hope to inspire you to make your own light-up holiday ornament using items that you may already have. We'll be using a Learn to Solder Skill Badge Kit as the basis for our ornament. You can pick one up for for the very reasonable price of $3 from Maker Shed Once you have your badge kit or...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:23:34 PST
Batman Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Stocking/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:45:43 PST
Cute and simple Christmas Snowman! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-simple-and-affordable-Christmas-Snowman-Plush/
Cute and simple Christmas Snowman! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2JG5/HP68815E/F3T2JG5HP68815E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2JG5/HP68815E/F3T2JG5HP68815E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/2JG5/HP68815E/F3T2JG5HP68815E.SMALL.jpg Sabsta So if you're like me you don't want to spend too much money on presents and you like crafting! This tutorial is for you then ^.^ I got the idea of this snowman plushie from an image I saw online of a snowman Christmas tree ornament and decided to make it into a larger plushie! As a member at spotli...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:58:29 PST
Mini Santa Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Santa-Hat/
Mini Santa Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Perfect for a Christmas party! Step 1 ch 2 3 sc in 1st st Step 2 1 Sc in each st around for 4 rows Step 3 2 sc in each st for 1 row Step 4 1 sc in each st around for 3  rows  Step 5 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st Repeat for 1 row Step 6 1 sc in each st around for 1 row Step 7...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:16:21 PST
Xmas Sleigh bombs w/ eggnog, whiskey and beer http://www.instructables.com/id/Xmas-Sleigh-bombs-w-eggnog-whiskey-and-beer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RFMI/HP687RG8/F7ORFMIHP687RG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RFMI/HP687RG8/F7ORFMIHP687RG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RFMI/HP687RG8/F7ORFMIHP687RG8.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 Irish Car bombs are pretty basic.. you need some Guinness beer, some whiskey and some cream liqueur.. in this case i tried egg nog and it was delicious!!! You should definitely try it if you need an excuse to do an irish car bomb on christmas .. i mean sleight bombs
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:30:18 PST
Easy Reusable Gift-Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Reusable-Gift-Bags/
Easy Reusable Gift-Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SMALL.jpg mymyjames2000 What's wrong with this scene? On Christmas morning, the children run down the stairs and look at their brilliantly decorated tree and all the presents wrapped-up lying beneath it with joy in their eyes... I'll give you a hint... It's the wrapped part, It's the wrapping paper.  In this instructable, ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:20:23 PST
Minimalist Keyring (Swiss Army Style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Keyring/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:11:50 PST
Wine Cork Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Wreath/
Wine Cork Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/E9IS/HP0CR336/F9OE9ISHP0CR336.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/E9IS/HP0CR336/F9OE9ISHP0CR336.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/E9IS/HP0CR336/F9OE9ISHP0CR336.SMALL.jpg Viva2 This instructable will walk you though how to turn all those wine corks you have lying around into a lovely holiday wreath! What you will need... In order to complete a 15" wreath, you will need the following:~ approximately 400 corks~ toothpicks~ 15" straw wreath (keep in packaging)~ hot glue gu...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:49:51 PST
Santa Beard Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Beard-Mask/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:26:48 PST
Mason Jar Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Snow-Globe/
Mason Jar Snow Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YPSP/HP1PUZO8/F8RYPSPHP1PUZO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YPSP/HP1PUZO8/F8RYPSPHP1PUZO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YPSP/HP1PUZO8/F8RYPSPHP1PUZO8.SMALL.jpg megapixel24 As a child, I always loved looking at snow globes. I was fascinated by the winter wonderland in the magnificent glass. Now I can make one and so can you! Materials Needed The materials that are needed for this project include a mason jar, super glue, glitter, mini Christmas trees, water, and gly...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 19:16:30 PST
DIY Glitter Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glitter-Snow-Globe/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:45:17 PST
Thumb Print Christmas Lights Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumb-Print-Christmas-Lights-Card/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:17:02 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SMALL.jpg gosphero Sphero 2.0 is gearing up for another season of eggnog and mistletoe, and this year, he's dressing as everyone's favorite Christmas character - the Grinch. Deck your ball this holiday with this how-to Instructable brought to you by the one and only Deth Becomes You. --- Deth Becomes You here again ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Polish Star Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Polish-Star-Ornaments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SMALL.jpg DriaAtDio Super easy craft using 20 circles of paper per ornament, one sheet of 8.5 x 11 will give you 4 circles.  You can use the template here to save time making these.   To make these you will need paper, string, spacer beads, glue, pen or pencil.  Once you have all your circles made into points you want ...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:04:32 PST
Wooden Christmas Ornaments (on the lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Christmas-Ornaments-on-the-lathe/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:59:24 PST
No-sew quilted Holiday ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/No-sew-quilted-Holiday-ornaments/
No-sew quilted Holiday ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka These 'quilted' ornaments don't take any sewing skill and are quick to make. They make great gifts to make for someone to think you spent a long time on their gift (they are really quick to make, just look like a lot of work). There are only three or four items you need to make them.1. Little piece...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:33:46 PST
Christmas Pancakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Pancakes/
Christmas Pancakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6CZB/HOUG26I9/FAB6CZBHOUG26I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6CZB/HOUG26I9/FAB6CZBHOUG26I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6CZB/HOUG26I9/FAB6CZBHOUG26I9.SMALL.jpg sugarkissed.net With a blog focused on sweets, breakfast isn’t a topic I cover often, if at all. But Christmas pancakes as fun and easy as these certainly qualify for “creative sweets made simple”. Start a new tradition at your house by whipping up a batch of these for Christmas breakfast this year! Supplies for ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 17:49:49 PST
Nut And Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Nut-And-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 14:33:12 PST
LED Holiday Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-Craft/
LED Holiday Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a fun holiday craft using LEDs, some papercraft, and an Arduino for control so you can program your own holiday light pattern.  The construction is fairly easy - just three wires to solder. Parts Parts: An Adafruit Neopixel Ring - this is a 1.75" ring of 16 digitally contr...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:52:21 PST
Easy Inexpensive Mug Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Inexpensive-Mug-Gift/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 17:42:36 PST
How I built a staging for outdoor holiday decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-build-staging-for-outdoor-holiday-decoration/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 09:30:08 PST
Poinsettia Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Poinsettia-Pin/
Poinsettia Pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Poinsettias are classic for the holiday season!  Celebrate in style with this cute pin made with a Silhouette! I saw this poinsettia pin posted the other day and thought it would be fun to make a plastic and vinyl version using the Silhouette Cameo! It is a fun little accessory to wear during the h...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:13:53 PST
Apple Cranberry Braid http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Cranberry-Braid/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OWF7/HOVU94AH/FWYOWF7HOVU94AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OWF7/HOVU94AH/FWYOWF7HOVU94AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/OWF7/HOVU94AH/FWYOWF7HOVU94AH.SMALL.jpg rhodesbread Braided bread always makes a table look special and this one with nuts, cranberries and apples makes a perfect holiday addition. Ingredients 12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls or 8 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, thawed 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 can apple pie filling (21oz.) 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/2 cup whole cran...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:10:27 PST
LED Christmas Tree Ornament Using Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Christmas-Tree-Ornament-Using-Conductive-Threa/
LED Christmas Tree Ornament Using Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman It's that fun filled holiday time again, which means all of the parents and teachers are bringing out the holiday craft projects. One very common project for children (and adults) of all ages is the making of a Christmas tree ornament. While this pastime is often occupied by stringing up popcorn or...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:40:28 PST
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-You-Need-To-Know-For-Christmas/
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 amazing tips and tricks, for Holiday challenges! Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; - Convert a bag of chips into decorative wrapping paper - Protect your wrapping paper from unraveling in storage - Send Christmas letters without having to buy envelopes - Make custo...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
DIY Paper Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Paper-Christmas-Trees/
DIY Paper Christmas Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/6HTG/HOSLXFS1/F4Z6HTGHOSLXFS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/6HTG/HOSLXFS1/F4Z6HTGHOSLXFS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/6HTG/HOSLXFS1/F4Z6HTGHOSLXFS1.SMALL.jpg bunting_banner These modern and sweet paper trees are easier than they look thanks to a template and easy-to-follow directions from the creative team at Minted. Whether you make one tree or a whole forest, you can add an easy, yet striking and modern, holiday touch to your home with this fun craft. Gather your s...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:09:49 PST
"Loading" Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Loading-Christmas-Card/
"Loading" Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KMHD/HO7XJ4DK/FTFKMHDHO7XJ4DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KMHD/HO7XJ4DK/FTFKMHDHO7XJ4DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KMHD/HO7XJ4DK/FTFKMHDHO7XJ4DK.SMALL.jpg goldlego This is a cool and festive "Retro Loading Screen" christmas card. It features 8-bit clip art and a retro computer font. This a perfect Christmas card for any techie. Supplies Here is a list of what you will need: Packing tape Black tape X-ACTO knife Scissors Stiff white paper A printer OPTIONAL...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:50:08 PST
Easy Upcycled Wrapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Upcycled-Wrapping/
Easy Upcycled Wrapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney For small gifts there is often no need to purchase wrapping paper - you can upcycle scrap materials from around your home to beautifully package presents for Christmas, birthdays or other occasions. Upcycled wrapping is great - not only because it saves you money and helps to reduce waste but it al...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:01:28 PST
Outdoor Holiday Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Holiday-Planter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SMALL.jpg jthomas80 A very inexpensive way to Brighten up planters usually left empty and bearing during the winter months. I saw the selling in our local garden center for $80 each and quickly realized anyone could do it at home themselvesUse clippings from an assortment of evergreen trees and bushes arranged by simpl...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:14:22 PST
Make Beautiful and Useful Ice Luminaries / Luminaria http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beautiful-and-Useful-Ice-Luminaries-Luminaria/
Make Beautiful and Useful Ice Luminaries / Luminaria - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/3FUC/HO7XF3OC/F3E3FUCHO7XF3OC.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Luminary Time Believe it or not the Holiday Season is upon us. Like it or not the cold weather is upon us as well. When life brings you lemons you make lemonade, right? so when old man winter brings you cold....  you make ice luminaries! Luminaries, also known as luminaria or farolito are a small ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:57:25 PST