Instructables: exploring - - party - popular Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:22:37 PST BLOX v1.01 Paint your van like a hippie!
Paint your van like a hippie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cpt. Caleb So I know there are a few paint your car ible's out there, but this is unlike all the others. I'm going to show you how I took my busted and ugly 1992 previa and turned it into an awesome hippie-van.I did all this for a few reasons1. The paint job my van has was on the fritz, peeling from sun-damage...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 12:44:36 PDT
Aluminium Can Roses
Aluminium Can Roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> ModMischief What do you do for flowers at a post-apocalyptic themed wedding? You make them out of metal cans!My partner and I used aluminium pop and beer cans to make the centrepieces for our wedding in a bomb shelter. While our wedding had a post-apocalyptic carnival theme, these shiny flowers would look just ...
By: ModMischief

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:29 PDT
Papercraft 1:1 Scale Star Wars Battle Droid.
Papercraft 1:1 Scale Star Wars Battle Droid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darth Raider Once upon a time, at a galaxy far far can make battle droids out of PAPER!!!! I know many of you are preparing for halloween...well...even if you aren't you can make yourself a futuristic life sized BATTLE DROID! Star wars has always been my favorite movie series and it has so much cool s...
By: Darth Raider

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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:32:43 PDT
Ceramic Tile Art Project for Kids
Ceramic Tile Art Project for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> 4wardthinkers This is a perfect project for a family get together, children's birthday parties, rainy day kids crafts, or creating that special home made gift for loved ones. If you have run out of ideas to entertain the kids at any gathering, this is a great way to interact with the children and keeps them semi ...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 17:29:48 PDT
Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog Cards
Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> DannyMcMurray On my quest to make awesome Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog boxes, I ended up having to Photoshop my own template for printing. Once I did this, I obviously needed Chocolate Frog cards to match. So, I took to Photoshop once again to create these cards to match my Chocolate Frog box template. I've inclu...
By: DannyMcMurray

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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 18:39:44 PDT
Traditional Sangria Recipe
Traditional Sangria Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo I've been on a sangria kick, trying out all sorts of recipes, and this one is definitely a keeper.  This traditional red sangria recipe is truly one you'll want to make again and again.  Great for summer, great for winter, try it hot and add some spices - it's extremely versatile! Fruit, wine, sugar...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 11:01:06 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$
DIY Bluetooth Speaker Under 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobes360 Today I'll show you how I made this awesome bluetooth speaker for total cost under 5$. It is easy project that you can make with minimal knowledge of electronics and woodworking. Just for you to know : this is not very high quality speaker. It's mainly made from scrap and to be as cheap as possible....
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:36:57 PDT
Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog Box
Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> DannyMcMurray After many hours of searching the web for the perfect printable template for a Honeyduke's Chocolate Frog box, the web seemed to come up short. I ended up downloading what appeared to be a scan of a used box (crease lines and all) and modifying it heavily in Photoshop myself. I'm providing that edi...
By: DannyMcMurray

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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 19:00:47 PDT
How to Do a Traditional Chinese Makeup (Wu Meiniang)
How to Do a Traditional Chinese Makeup (Wu Meiniang) - More DIY How To Projects]]> sweetyhaiyang Introduction:We all know that a good makeup can give you a better mood and make you feel more confident. So it is why I want to introduce this tutorial to you. If you have already watched the Empress of China, a Chinese drama: Wu Meiniang, I believe you would fall in love with the Meiniang makeup. I...
By: sweetyhaiyang

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:59:09 PDT
LED strip Synced MUSIC
LED strip Synced MUSIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> anuragyadavkool Its very interesting and awesome to see lights dancing on music beats....So lets first check this out...such that not only LED's dance on music but we too... ;) What you will need 1) 5m LED strip (one or two as you wish)2) Adapter (one piece)3) Breadboard(one piece) with some wires for connectio...
By: anuragyadavkool

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:32:40 PST
Blow your own air-horn
Blow your own air-horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman Most sports-fans are familiar with the extremely loud air-horns powered by a can of compressed air.This Instructable tells you how to make your own air-horn from common house-hold scraps.With a little practice, each air-horn takes under five minutes to make, so an evening's work can produce enough a...
By: Kiteman

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Thu, 7 Dec 2006 16:11:33 PST
The Basic Block Party
The Basic Block Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> mandible A start-to-finish guide to throwing a laid-back block party, based on advice from Arnold in Chicago Decide you want to throw a block party with your neighbors Maybe you've just moved to your block, or maybe you've lived there for several years but still don't know most of your neighbors. Deciding...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2007 06:17:59 PDT
Mobile DIY Photo Booth
Mobile DIY Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> jschmidle For the wedding of our friends we wanted to bring a photo booth to capture some special moments on their party and give them a small edition of the box with all the pictures to have a special picturebox to remember their special day.Then we started thinking that we would love to have a mobile box wi...
By: jschmidle

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:07:42 PDT
Arduino Robot Arm Bartender
Arduino Robot Arm Bartender - More DIY How To Projects]]> robotgeek_official Ever wish you had a robot that could doll out the shots? The future of partying is here with the Robot Arm Bartender! Serve up drinks in style, and impress your guests with the press of a button! This project utilizes a RobotGeek Snapper Arm with a Pumping Station to move some delicious liquids from...
By: robotgeek_official

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:40:09 PDT
DIY silent library
DIY silent library - More DIY How To Projects]]> gogglecrab In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to put on your own silent library game show at home, great for party's or just for fun, let's get started! The supplies First I'll show you how to make the box that reveals the challenge to the contestants these are the supplies you'll need to gather:...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 07:59:47 PDT
Scooby Doo Birthday party theme games
Scooby Doo Birthday party theme games - More DIY How To Projects]]> ecsaul23 My son Kaiden just turned 3 and he wanted a Scooby party. I scoured the internet for ideas and found TONS of good stuff! I took down notes for each thing I liked and took bits and pieces from several different sources. I didn't think to save the links to the sites I found them on and cant remember b...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 09:20:40 PDT
Kettle Cooked Chips
Kettle Cooked Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> ERCBIENG Thick, Crispy and Delicious flavors await your taste-buds as you complete this quick and easy instructable. Gather Ingredients You will need these household items:2-quart kettlePotatoes2 tablespoons Olive oil1.5-2 cups Canola oil1/4 cup vegetable shorteningKnife or Salad shooterFork or Slotted S...

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Mon, 7 Sep 2009 20:45:35 PDT
Chainsaw Blender
Chainsaw Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Make the most extreme margaritas, daiquiris, and other blended drinks with a gasoline powered chainsaw blender. No one will question your mixology authority with this 37cc two-stroke chainsaw engine, all controlled with real motorcycle handlebars, throttle, and kill switch. I decided to keep the ...
By: mikeasaurus

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Wed, 4 May 2016 13:26:19 PDT
Chocolate chip cookies
Chocolate chip cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> 5ar I'll show you how to make chocolate chip cookies. Come on, I know you like them. Preparation Hi all you cookie eating fox out there, I think it's time for me to show you how to make your own delicious easy chocolate chip cookies in no time. Shall we start? The first thing to do is to gather all y...
By: 5ar

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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 15:39:04 PDT
19 Unexpected Life Hacks Using String
19 Unexpected Life Hacks Using String - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 There are a plethora of creative life hacks using string--and we're not just talking about cutting wine bottles or PVC pipe...Here are 19 awesome--and unexpected!--life hacks that we all need in our lives! Get a Ring Unstuck from Your Finger Did you know you only need STRING to easily remove a st...
By: Meglymoo87

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Sat, 7 May 2016 00:51:58 PDT
Pretty Easy Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake (Using Dry Ice)
Pretty Easy Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake (Using Dry Ice) - More DIY How To Projects]]> bsgolob This is a cake I designed and assembled for my older son's 5th birthday.  It's pretty easy, and not that expensive (about $25-$30; $17 was the cake, so if you're a baker, even less).  It requires no specialized scientific knowledge, and is safe (enough for my 5-year-old and his friends; YMMV...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 02:10:35 PST
Escape Room
Escape Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> blooming_fern We built this room as part of our Halloween party. The goal was to make everything without much investing into something we didn't have at home. It must be equally challenging for school age kids and their parents. It had to be creepy enough, but not too scary for younger children. And, obviously, w...
By: blooming_fern

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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 17:20:48 PST
DIY Mini Pinatas
DIY Mini Pinatas - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Thinking of what to get a friend or family member for a special occasion? Often times this seems like a monumental task, but in this tutorial I'll show you how to make a mini pinata that ANYONE would love to receive as a gift! Packed with candy and home-made goodness, what's not to love?Let's get st...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:36:03 PDT
Conquer Alcoholism Without Abstinence or AA!
Conquer Alcoholism Without Abstinence or AA! - More DIY How To Projects]]> gnossos Tried AA but it's not for you? Alcoholics Anonymous is NOT the only option when it comes to conquering your drinking problem. Here's a radical idea: You don't have to totally sober up to recover, simply stop thinking like an alcoholic. Read on to discover how easy it was for me to put down the sauc...
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 19:59:24 PST
Make your own Mad Hatter Hat and costume
Make your own Mad Hatter Hat and costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenn_huls This costume I made for a photo shoot. I love the photo of Johnny Depp as the mad hatter and wanted to replicate the look as much as possible for the photo. Yes I am a little mad putting all this effort into creating a costume just for a photo. But aren't you lucky I am a little bit crazy... because...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:44:57 PST
How to Knuckle-Roll a Coin Like Doc Holliday
How to Knuckle-Roll a Coin Like Doc Holliday - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdub77 If anyone who is still breathing has not seen the movie Tombstone this may come as a surprise, but you can, indeed, roll a coin down the knuckles of your hand. It's very simple to learn, but takes a bit of patience and practice.  This instructable will teach you how to do it. &amp...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:07:03 PDT
Reuse wine corks to make fun place cards
Reuse wine corks to make fun place cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> iPodGuy I'm getting married this November and our reception is at a winery. And since wine is going to be an ongoing theme throughout our wedding (I know because she told me so), we're trying to incorporate some wine stuff in the decor.For the place cards, we're using old wine corks as a base to hold the n...
By: iPodGuy

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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 16:18:00 PDT
Throw the best PARTY ever!
Throw the best PARTY ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natasha Dee Thinking of throwing a shindig? Of getting your groove on? Getting down-down-down with your bad-bad-bad self? Do you know where to start? DON'T PANIC!! This can be fun, and maybe even a little easy! With a little planning, you can throw the best party ever! You may want to grab your towel, just in ...
By: Natasha Dee

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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 20:14:17 PDT
Advanced Rubik's Cube Patterns
Advanced Rubik's Cube Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> eLeet Use the algorithms in the captions to create these awesome patterns! (Start with your cube solved)
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 23:53:35 PST
How To Create A Fake Halloween Bruise At Home.!
How To Create A Fake Halloween Bruise At Home.! - More DIY How To Projects]]> limer_10 So for the halloween competitions I decided I would share the technique I use for creating fake bruises. There are plenty of techniques out there but this is handy because it dosnt use any specialty materials. This can be used to create whatever kind of bruise you can think of from a black eye to br...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:57:53 PDT
How to make a GIANT bean bag out of T-shirts!
How to make a GIANT bean bag out of T-shirts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> gonzalezchica This instructable shows you how to make a giant bean bag! It can be made of cool old T-shirts that you love or cool T-shirts you find at the thrift store. This thing will impress all of your friends!  Also check this link to see where I got the idea:
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Mon, 2 May 2011 17:41:41 PDT
Quietly deflate balloons
Quietly deflate balloons - More DIY How To Projects]]> thecheatscalc Ever get tired of popping balloons? I don't know about you, but, it just seems there's no way to quietly dispose of balloons. So, out comes the pointy objects, and you just grimace and bear the loud pops. Now we can live our lives with peace again! Stop popping those things! Quickly easily deflate '...
By: thecheatscalc

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Mon, 21 May 2007 11:23:18 PDT
How To Make Hot Cinnamon Tooth Picks by Infusing
How To Make Hot Cinnamon Tooth Picks by Infusing - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine When I was growing up one of my favorite things to make were cinnamon toothpicks.  We would buy the oil and make our own.  All the kids loved them.  Here is a tutorial on how to make these flavored toothpicks.  They make nice party favors as well as handing out to the older children at Halloween.  Y...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 05:30:33 PDT
Make a poufy skirt out of garbge bags and duct tape
Make a poufy skirt out of garbge bags and duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name When faced with the prospect of a party theme of "Anything But Clothes," instead of going for the naked look, I went for the pretty, poufy, princess look instead.  I have never felt prettier in a dress, even though it was made out of garbage bags and duct tape! Collect materials For this projec...
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Thu, 8 Jul 2010 20:14:07 PDT
3 Ways To Make Water Glow!
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> WorkshopWizard Do you have a party to host soon? Stand out from the crowd at your next get together with these 3 super simple science tricks to make water glow!For all of the following you will need a UV black light. These lights have lots of applications in the sfx and lighting industry, but are also great for yo...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:21:00 PST
Mini Fireplace
Mini Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bebo1021 I decided I was going to make this one day, then I thought hey, why don't I make an instructable for it? So here it is!P.S this is my first instructable. Please comment if you make it! Also please Comment if I should post an instructable for an awesome battle hammer that I made! Materials/Tools ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 13:51:04 PDT
Blinking LEDs to Music
Blinking LEDs to Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tesla1138 This is a fairly simple project for anyone with some electronic skills. Plug this circuit into an audio source and the LEDs will blink to the rhythm of the music. All it is really is using the voltage from the audio input to activate a transistor and turn on the LEDs. This is circuit is very customi...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 19:52:28 PDT
Marauder's Map
Marauder's Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> DannyMcMurray I am proud to present this guide to make a very close replica of the Marauder's Map like you would find at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The only differences I'm aware of are the size (it's smaller) and the type of paper used.If you want to make a full size Marauder's Map, check out my other...
By: DannyMcMurray

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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:38:26 PDT
glow noodles
glow noodles - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Make your next Halloween meal a spooky one with glow noodles!These glow noodles are reactive in UV light, and give off a spooky fluorescent orange glow. These noodles are simple to make, and can have a big effect whether they're for eating or as a prop for your Halloween event. I had seen this as ...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 10:43:20 PDT
Musical RGB Lamp
Musical RGB Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carl Gordon Media Here is a quick guide showing how I turned my traditional desk lamp into a colorful sound equalizer using Arduino and Processing. Lamp setup For this specific project you will obviously need a lamp. I recycled this lamp after it's original bulb broke, inspiring me to replace it with an RGB led.Th...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:26:35 PDT
Moscow Mule Recipe
Moscow Mule Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell The Moscow Mule is a crisp, light cocktail that is perfect for summer. I also tested it as a camping cocktail and the results are in: thumbs up. You don't need to drink it out of a copper mug to enjoy it, but it definitely adds to the awesomeness.Here's how to make this simple(y) delicious drink. ...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:03:47 PDT
Solve a Rubik's Cube! (Improved!)!-Improved!/
Solve a Rubik's Cube! (Improved!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> eLeet Are you ready to impress your friends and look like a genius? Using an improved method based off the one supplied by the Rubik's company, you'll soon be solving the cube in under 30 seconds! The only material you need for this instructable is your Rubik's Cube- so let's go! NOTE: You can view this ...
By: eLeet

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Tue, 18 Dec 2007 21:05:15 PST
Emergency DiscOveralls (in 30 minutes!)
Emergency DiscOveralls (in 30 minutes!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab You check the clock. It's 30 minutes until dance time. These days, it's always 30 minutes until dance time. Your disco shorts smell like potatoes. Your onesies all have unexplainable Caprisun stains. You have nothing but some sequined fabric, some buttons, and your sheer indomitable will. The office...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:57:20 PDT
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets
Awesome Rustic Cooler From Broken Refrigerator and Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver In this instructable I'll be showing you how to turn an old broken refrigerator into an awesome rustic cooler, great for parties, bonfires, and all of types of outdoor festivities. This project is easy to tackle and best of all it doesn't cost a lot to build as most of the materials are recycled or...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:52:31 PDT
Tissue Paper Pom Poms
Tissue Paper Pom Poms - More DIY How To Projects]]> angelabchua My best friend and I are party planner extraordinaires.  We always get excited when it comes time to throw a bridal or baby shower, a birthday, or a holiday party.  Paying extra close attention to the little details is our specialty.  She has all the ideas, and I am the one that executes them....we ...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 14:04:20 PDT
Easy Portable Beach Shelter
Easy Portable Beach Shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON Umbrellas fly away, and folding shelters are expensive and so tall that you have to keep moving your chair to chase the shade all day. I made this beach shelter in about an hour with 50 bucks, and it worked like a charm. This design has the added bonus of fitting in a backpack (with the poles sticki...

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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:03:13 PDT
Cottage Jumbo Jenga
Cottage Jumbo Jenga - More DIY How To Projects]]> brian.baas This is a great game that's perfect for outside, or at the cottage. It's also a good way to use up any left over 2x4's that are laying around.It took us about 20 minutes to cut the wood, which will lead to hours of fun.Please remember be safe and wear eye protection when cutting wood. Materials ...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 15:08:07 PDT
St Louis Beer Arch
St Louis Beer Arch - More DIY How To Projects]]> BryantM A fun little party idea I had using empty beer cans. Mathing the Arch Growing up in St Louis, I have been on my share of field trips to the arch. We also had math and science problems involving the arch. Somewhere along the way it has been engraved into my memory that the arch is not a regular ...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:18:36 PDT
DIY Bubble Plastic Art
DIY Bubble Plastic Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor Does Here you will learn how to make art with recycled packaging materials! Bubble Plastic! Who do not love bubble plastic?? You will need:Water + Food ColoringSyringeBubble Plastic!Paper (To remove excessive colour)(Rocks to hold the bubble plastic if there is some wind) Watch this video! :) This is ...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:12:33 PDT
Log card box
Log card box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Collect all the cards for your birthday, wedding, or other event in a rustic card box that's made from an old section of log. This card box is made from real wood, and is sure to capture the imagination of your guests. The log section was trimmed up and hollowed on a bandsaw. A swivel lid allows acc...
By: mikeasaurus

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:41:18 PDT