Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Colourful Salt Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Colourful-Salt-Jars/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:18:33 PST
Bottle Cap Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Ornament/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:44:35 PDT
Less Messy Christmas Tree Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Less-Messy-Christmas-Tree-Removal/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:33:15 PST
Christmas tree Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:29:29 PST
Christmas pudding Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-pudding-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:07:41 PST
Holiday Desktop Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Desktop-Decoration/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:03:35 PST
The cat lady ugly christmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cat-lady-ugly-christmas-sweater/
The cat lady ugly christmas sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/FMSH/HQ0HSQTD/F4CFMSHHQ0HSQTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/FMSH/HQ0HSQTD/F4CFMSHHQ0HSQTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/FMSH/HQ0HSQTD/F4CFMSHHQ0HSQTD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink In honor of our first ever Ugly Sweater Contest, I have created this light up cat lady sweatshirt monstrosity. It features Luna Tuna (the cat hanging off the tree) and Big Dee (the fat one helping knock it over) because they're the best. It's super easy to do and I've included the pattern for the t...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 11:11:07 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
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Unorthodox-nativity-Gabriels-message-in-a-plastic-/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:05:49 PST
Sequin Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequin-Christmas-Ornament/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:43:24 PST
Q-tip star http://www.instructables.com/id/Q-tip-star/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:19:57 PST
DIY Holiday Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Holiday-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SMALL.jpg HollyMann This is a simple, affordable festive wreath that can be a nice holiday project to do with the kids (or the cat). :) After Christmas last year, I bought the wreath and a bunch of other little decorative attachments and things. After Christmas deals are great - and you can get things between 50-90% of...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 09:56:49 PST
Gingerbread Star Wars AT-AT walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Star-Wars-AT-AT-walker/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:35:55 PST
Tractor Stocking Stuffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Stocking-Stuffer/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:45:56 PST
Concrete Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Christmas-Tree/
Concrete Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This concrete christmas tree is made using the same foam forming approach as the Concrete STOP. Materials + Supplies: Foam Plastic Liners Base Board Spray Adhesive Rubber Gloves Tools: Something to Cut Foam Sandpaper 100% Silicone Caulk CHENG Corner and Seam S...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:50:08 PST
Bee Christmas bauble out of lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Christmas-bauble-out-of-lightbulb/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:13:37 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Emergency Christmas Candlelight http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Christmas-Candlelight/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:31:24 PST
Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequins-Ornaments/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:42:04 PST
Make a Parol - a Filipino Christmas Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Parol-a-Filipino-Christmas-Lantern/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:58:59 PST
Alternative Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Christmas-Trees/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink No time to buy and decorate a real Christmas tree? Sick of the wonky and dusty fake one in your basement? Try an alternative Christmas tree! :D We've collected some of our favorite alternative Christmas trees on Instructables in this guide - there's something for every skill level here! Alternative...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:22:36 PST
Make a Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SMALL.jpg frenzy Now that the holidays are here, its wreath season! Show your joy for the year by creating a unique wreath for your door or living room! Making your own wreath is fun for the whole family! null null null Scrounging the ground of my apartment complex, I found some good wreath making fodder...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:15:39 PST
Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Snowflakes-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Paper Snowflakes are incredibly easy, traditional decorations for the Winter season.  All you need is paper, scissors and you are all set!  You can make them an exact imitation of real six pointed snowflakes, or branch off and see what fun designs crop up from your crazy cutting!  Grab your scissors...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:09:11 PST
Lorem Ipsum Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Lorem-Ipsum-Christmas-Card/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:41:41 PST
How to make a DIY snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-snow-globe/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:04:58 PST
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) http://www.instructables.com/id/ROCKOS-MODERN-LIFE-ORNAMENT-SPUNKY/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:45:14 PST
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Snowflakes/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
DIY Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Wreath-1/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:53:25 PST
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-DIY-Six-Sided-Cardboard-Christmas-Tree/
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I share another tutorial on how to make a DIY cardboard Christmas tree. Even if you’ve already got a beautiful evergreen decorated with glowing Christmas lights, you can make one of these to create some new memories with your family. This tutorial is also for teachers who want to have a simple tree ...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:24:05 PST
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Living-Hinge-Christmas-Cards/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:57:27 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolph-the-lighted-bottle-reindeer/
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Another plastic bottle reuse project. Especially for decoration purposes it's nice to reuse waste materials in stead of buying expensive objects that have no other use than pleasing the eye for a few weeks. You could spend half a month wages on Christmas decorations or you could be creative from scr...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 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
Easy Christmas Crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Christmas-Crafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo There's no better way to get in the spirit of Christmas than with these easy Christmas crafts.  This delightful medley of holiday craft Instructables will have you whistling carols in no time.  Whether you need a quick gift to give, or some simple decorations to deck your halls, these Instructables ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:43:22 PST
Light Up Christmas Tree Cones DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Christmas-Tree-Cones-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SMALL.jpg chicdesigncafe This DIY video will show you the easy steps on how to make Christmas tree cones that light up. This is a great project for the holidays and it is so customizable for any decor. All you have to do is buy gorgeous paper that compliments your home. The sky is the limit. Have fun, and stay chic and craf...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:44:36 PST
Cowboy Boot Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Boot-Stocking/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:48:19 PST
Gift Ideas for Women http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Ideas-for-Women/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don't know what to get for the wonderful women in your life this year? Look no further - Instructables has you covered for handmade gifts that are sure to please. She will be wowed that you took the time and consideration to make something with your own hands to show her how much you care. And she's...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:43:49 PST
Super Mario Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Christmas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Transported direct from the Mushroom Kingdom to Instructables - it's the Super Mario Brothers Christmas guide! Chock full of 1-up ornaments, Goomba shoe stockings, and an incredibly lifelike gingerbread recreation of Mario himself, this list of Mario Christmas projects has everything you need to se...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:35:26 PST
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Light-installation-for-vinyl-windows/
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SMALL.jpg patrickmhart66 After years of hanging our Christmas lights on the vinyl windows in my home I have found a great way to install them. Supplies You will need a few supplies, 1. A tape measure (not pictured here). 2. ½ inch Scotch double sided tape. 3. Metal shears or Hacksaw. 4. Plastic panel end cap molding. Th...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:44:10 PST
chrismas picture light up box http://www.instructables.com/id/chrismas-picture-light-up-box/
chrismas picture light up box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/L89Y/HP34UDNO/FVTL89YHP34UDNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/L89Y/HP34UDNO/FVTL89YHP34UDNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/L89Y/HP34UDNO/FVTL89YHP34UDNO.SMALL.jpg poptart7 In this instructable I will be showing you how to build a simple light up Christmas picture. suplies you will need the following duck tape (any color) led lights box (slim is better, pizza boxes work well) scissors and something to poke holes (as big or smaller then the lights) picture you wi...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:02:43 PST
How to Make a Christmas Flower Arrangement http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Christmas-Flower-Arrangement/
How to Make a Christmas Flower Arrangement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Q4HZ/HP1Q4LJV/F9QQ4HZHP1Q4LJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Q4HZ/HP1Q4LJV/F9QQ4HZHP1Q4LJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Q4HZ/HP1Q4LJV/F9QQ4HZHP1Q4LJV.SMALL.jpg auca96 Here are understandable pictures and steps to help guide you through making your own small floral arrangement for the holidays. An arrangement this size will be suitable for small areas like coffee tables or counter tops. Tools needed: Block of Oasis floral foam Anchor tape Wire cutters 4 in. x 4 i...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 19:58:53 PST
how to make a tree skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-tree-skirt/
how to make a tree skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N4DZ/HP0CQLW5/FJTN4DZHP0CQLW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N4DZ/HP0CQLW5/FJTN4DZHP0CQLW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N4DZ/HP0CQLW5/FJTN4DZHP0CQLW5.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I am trying my hardest to not be a grinch this year. I bought a little tree, some lights, and some ornaments and set it up in our living room. But then I realized it looked a little naked on the bottom - I needed a tree skirt! :) Making a tree skirt is super easy to do and you can make one in any s...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:56:57 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
Holiday Garland Made with Milk Lids http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Garland-Made-with-Milk-Lids/
Holiday Garland Made with Milk Lids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OVJL/HP0CMJ3E/FJOOVJLHP0CMJ3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OVJL/HP0CMJ3E/FJOOVJLHP0CMJ3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OVJL/HP0CMJ3E/FJOOVJLHP0CMJ3E.SMALL.jpg ekelkar This is a great holiday craft to make with kids. It works well for many ages. Young kids can decorate pre-strung garland with stickers. Older kids can use letter stickers to spell out phrases. As skills increase, kids can sew together pre-punched garland, punch holes, and cut letters and shapes to d...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 21:36:19 PST
Felt Poinsettia Tree Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Poinsettia-Tree-Skirt/
Felt Poinsettia Tree Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SMALL.jpg rompydompy Here's a special craft to make your Christmas tree spectacular. Using a combination of premium 35% ivory wool felt, and olive eco-fi Classicfelt, this tree skirt is affordable and easy to make.  Materials you will need: Felt-- total depends on the diameter you want your tree skirt to be. Mine ...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:19:40 PST
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Present-That-Lights-Up-When-You-Put-it-U/
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos At Christmas we put lights on everything. We light up our trees, our houses, and even our lawn ornaments. So why not put lights on the presents as well.  Most people don't want power cords running to their presents. So in this project, I am going to show you how to make a light up Christmas pre...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:54:53 PST
DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repurposed-Christmas-Tree-Skirt/
DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SMALL.jpg Strikes My Fancy http://strikesmyfancy-2013.blogspot.com/2013/12/picture-tutorial-repurposed-christmas.html                                                                  This is a Picture Tutorial for a DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt made out of a set of festive placemats. Here's a list of supplies you w...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:38 PST
Quilled Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Snowflake-Decorations/
Quilled Snowflake Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Quilling is a very nice technique that I learned when I was little and although I really liked it, I stopped doing it after a short time (like most things I did!). Luckily I tend to keep everything, and when I recently started to think about trying it again, I remembered that I still had the quillin...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:06:43 PST
Polymer Clay Bear Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Polymer-Clay-Bear-Ornaments/
Polymer Clay Bear Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SMALL.jpg loangb It started with an instructable for creating polymer clay bears to decorate jars of honey (Polymer Clay Bear Honey Jar Holder Gifts), and then expanded to even more gifts - Christmas Ornaments and a bookend.  I asked some of my friends for their favorite Superhero and attempted to recreate them.  L...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:18:48 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
DIY Death Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Death-Star-Ornament/
DIY Death Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SMALL.jpg craftycounterpart "That's no Moon!" The annual ornament pressure is on...this year the Things wanted a Death Star ornament. I went for interior LED highlighting again this year, a) because I wanted the Death Star look inhabited, and b) because sometimes I just don't know when to stop. Somewhere on the ornament I al...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:57:03 PST