Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - Cheap http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:05:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Nightmare Before Christmas Shipping Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoupage-Old-Shipping-Packages-for-New-Life/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:30:17 PST
Mason Jar Christmas Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Christmas-Light/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:27:14 PST
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-the-Halls-with-Paper-3D-Snowflakes-Paper-Chai/
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Deck the Halls with reams of Paper!This is holiday decorating on the cheap. There's been plenty of years that we've had to go cheap on decorating. I was inspired by Elf, I love all the silly snowflakes and paper chains that Buddy puts up everywhere.And, this would make some killer decorations for ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:03:01 PST
Atomic Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Snowflakes/
Atomic Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Who doesn't love a little mid-century modern, particularly when the cost isn't sky high due to demand?These snowflakes were inspired by the atomic age and all the fabulous designs of that time. There are antennas, atoms, bubbles, and sunbursts, and the template is free and printable! Gather Mater...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:35 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Inspired by this art installation and the movie Frozen, I created this ceiling decoration for the holiday season. The whole thing took 2-3 hours to create, so it's thankfully quick in addition to being inexpensive and beautiful.It's also a lot safer to be under than real icicles...And it solved my ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
Used Tea-Bag Angel http://www.instructables.com/id/Used-Tea-Bag-Angel/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 03:36:19 PST
DIY Christmas decor! Easy&affordable ideas! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-decor-Easyaffordable-ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/H276/HPCLIM8Z/FJEH276HPCLIM8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/H276/HPCLIM8Z/FJEH276HPCLIM8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/H276/HPCLIM8Z/FJEH276HPCLIM8Z.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Today I bring you my first Christmas themed video! where  I will show you some DIY ideas to decorate your room for the holiday season. They are really easy and affordable so I hope you like them and let's get into the video! The first one is really really simple and you will need: A glass vase Gold...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 06:36:42 PST
Rustic WREATH from Things at Home. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-WREATH-from-Things-at-Home/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:54:38 PST
Festive Holiday Coffee Table Centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Holiday-Coffee-Table-Centerpiece/
Festive Holiday Coffee Table Centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/W590/HNT433IR/FG0W590HNT433IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/W590/HNT433IR/FG0W590HNT433IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/W590/HNT433IR/FG0W590HNT433IR.SMALL.jpg italzboi It's that time of year again, when all the holiday decorations come out and everyone's does up their house like its Santa's workshop. This year I wanted something festive to put on my coffee table but I didn't want to go out and just buy something. That's why I decided to make this Festive Holiday C...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:20:51 PST
1$ Christmas tree in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Christmas-tree-in-5-minutes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/A244/HAWBWFH0/FSVA244HAWBWFH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/A244/HAWBWFH0/FSVA244HAWBWFH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/A244/HAWBWFH0/FSVA244HAWBWFH0.SMALL.jpg vicesat You only need: - Green cardstock - Empty sew roll or similar suport - Pencil or similar
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 10:06:04 PST
1$ Walnut crib (gift) http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Walnut-crib-gift/
1$ Walnut crib (gift) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/41UB/HAQ2TP8V/FOE41UBHAQ2TP8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/41UB/HAQ2TP8V/FOE41UBHAQ2TP8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/41UB/HAQ2TP8V/FOE41UBHAQ2TP8V.SMALL.jpg bellotero69 With the advent of Christmas we think of what to give. A phone, a tablet, a laptop, But also to do things ourselves why do you teach this gift completely handmade and for less than a dollar. If you don't know what could be the best present in this Christmas, give your love!. Sorry for my bad engl...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:10:55 PST
Christmas decoration (less than 10$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-decoration-less-than-10/
Christmas decoration (less than 10$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/6Q7A/HABC8BU3/FYW6Q7AHABC8BU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/6Q7A/HABC8BU3/FYW6Q7AHABC8BU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/6Q7A/HABC8BU3/FYW6Q7AHABC8BU3.SMALL.jpg josumum Hello every one: With this instructable, I want to show you a way to do an elegant and very cheap decoration for christmas. Of course you can do it in many different ways, but this one is the best for me The material you need: This instructable is made with very cheap things like: -More or less...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 12:46:46 PST
Christmas Chocolate Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Chocolate-Jars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4R6J/HA5M6ZI0/FRU4R6JHA5M6ZI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4R6J/HA5M6ZI0/FRU4R6JHA5M6ZI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4R6J/HA5M6ZI0/FRU4R6JHA5M6ZI0.SMALL.jpg cv1284 We drink a lot of coffee and often buy the 100g jars. I like to keep these because they might come in handy! Well this christmas they have. We bought some of the big tins of christmasy sweets, Celebrations, Qaulity street and roses. now a tin itself is cheap enough buy a bit big to give one person a...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 01:00:35 PST
Super Dooper Sock Snowmen!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Dooper-Sock-Snowmen/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 11:58:32 PST
Angel Ornament Gift Idea http://www.instructables.com/id/Angel-Ornament-Gift-Idea/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:04:30 PST
Outrageous Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Outrageous-Christmas-Decorations/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:47:09 PST
How to make a special christmas dress http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-special-christmas-dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/AXSB/GHTLQWS0/FQFAXSBGHTLQWS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/AXSB/GHTLQWS0/FQFAXSBGHTLQWS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/AXSB/GHTLQWS0/FQFAXSBGHTLQWS0.SMALL.jpg giannyl A cute and fun dress to wear for a special occasion
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:47:26 PST
Junk mail Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-mail-Christmas-tree/
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 14:22:47 PST
Light Up Your Friends Name- for Christmas, Valentines or Any Occasion! Edge Lit Freestanding Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Friends-Name-for-Christmas-Valenti/
Light Up Your Friends Name- for Christmas, Valentines or Any Occasion! Edge Lit Freestanding Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CRMK/G2HE1EXL/FWLCRMKG2HE1EXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CRMK/G2HE1EXL/FWLCRMKG2HE1EXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/CRMK/G2HE1EXL/FWLCRMKG2HE1EXL.SMALL.jpg edmondslibrarian This instructable will show you how to make a free standing, or hanging, light up display.Your friends will be amazed to see their names in light.The author wishes to fully credit the folks over at Evil Mad Scientist for inspiration.http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/edgelitcardsTheir instr...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2009 23:35:21 PST
How to create a fun and easy Christmas Tree ornament from recycled items. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-fun-and-easy-Christmas-Tree-orname/
How to create a fun and easy Christmas Tree ornament from recycled items. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X2V4/G2L3BX0Q/FV8X2V4G2L3BX0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X2V4/G2L3BX0Q/FV8X2V4G2L3BX0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X2V4/G2L3BX0Q/FV8X2V4G2L3BX0Q.SMALL.jpg daria_akers Recently I have become obsessed with creating crafts from recycled objects. I needed a simple and cheap craft for a large group of children so I decided to see what I could make using recycled items that wouldn't look cheesy. A box, a puzzle missing a few pieces and an old catalog were transformed i...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2009 19:47:33 PST
Mini Water/Snow Globes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-WaterSnow-Globes/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 20:23:53 PST
Festive Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Flash-Light/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 13:17:57 PST
3D Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Ornaments/
3D Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K2TO/FOHU3IMU/FWZK2TOFOHU3IMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K2TO/FOHU3IMU/FWZK2TOFOHU3IMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K2TO/FOHU3IMU/FWZK2TOFOHU3IMU.SMALL.jpg nikimac13 What you'll need:1. 4 pieces of paper (preferably thicker paper)2. masking tape3. exacto knife4. pencil5. ruler6. double sided tape7. scissors8. art board or surface to cut on Step 1 Securely tape down papers in a stack to surface and draw flat pattern for your ornament. Step 2 Use your exacto...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2008 13:33:06 PST
Stickman Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Stickman-Card/
Stickman Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/3G7G/FOHXB0SI/FOR3G7GFOHXB0SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/3G7G/FOHXB0SI/FOR3G7GFOHXB0SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/3G7G/FOHXB0SI/FOR3G7GFOHXB0SI.SMALL.jpg has0tb This instructable is on how to make a great stick wars card. The good thing is that you get to do or make whatever you want!!! Getting the Bobs all you need is one or two pieces of card which you can get from a craft shop, glue, a pen, a ruler, some scissors and a lot of imagination. If you are m...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 13:08:48 PST