Instructables: exploring - living - christmas http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:36:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Christmas Tree Trunk Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Trunk-Wreath/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:33:21 PST
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Poké-Ball-Sequins-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:59:09 PST
How To Make Harry Potter Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Harry-Potter-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:02:42 PST
hot Cocoa Gift Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/hot-Cocoa-Gift-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:34:16 PST
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-Sequins-Ornament/
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Sequins ornaments are really fun to make, and I have been wanting to do Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle sequins ornaments since last year. I decided to give then a go. They are great decorations for your Christmas Tree or for anytime of the year. If any of the directions don't make sense, or you have an...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:13:58 PST
Mason Jar Christmas Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Christmas-Candles/
Mason Jar Christmas Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/HCHD/I3THSVGU/FYRHCHDI3THSVGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/HCHD/I3THSVGU/FYRHCHDI3THSVGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/HCHD/I3THSVGU/FYRHCHDI3THSVGU.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant These are wonderful decorative candle holders perfect for the Christmas table, or any other surface! Gather Materials For this Christmas craft all you will need is a mason jar, cranberries (not dried), floating candles (you can get these at Walmart), water, and finally some pieces of real or arti...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:08:42 PST
How to make a Santa beard from dog hair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Santa-beard-from-dog-hair/
How to make a Santa beard from dog hair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SMALL.jpg sabbiesmom Here's what you will need: paper towels packing tape parchment paper scissors Santa hat dog brush white dog Gather some dog hair Use the dog brush on the white dog to gather enough hair for your beard. Treats may help garner cooperation from dog. They did in my case. Create a Santa beard patt...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:21:31 PST
Spooky Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Christmas-Tree/
Spooky Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9SRP/I3THLXO9/FS79SRPI3THLXO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9SRP/I3THLXO9/FS79SRPI3THLXO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9SRP/I3THLXO9/FS79SRPI3THLXO9.SMALL.jpg factor1460 Well, this is the way I made the Xmas tree for this year. A Tim Burton inspired one.For this just needed: Wire. Adhesive Tape (The tipical used by electricians). Papier mache Newspaper paperAcrilic paints Paper towel paper. Sesamo seeds (more specifically, black toasted). Glue (50% glue, 50% water)....
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:18:05 PST
Holiday Village Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Village-Houses/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:35:21 PST
Covered Christmas Advent Book (no sewing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Covered-Christmas-Advent-Book-no-sewing/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:30:12 PST
Handmade Gift Ideas for Men http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Gift-Ideas-for-Men/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/MG5F/I3THIGO3/FCYMG5FI3THIGO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/MG5F/I3THIGO3/FCYMG5FI3THIGO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/MG5F/I3THIGO3/FCYMG5FI3THIGO3.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell These are some simple, good looking handmade projects that would be great gifts for the fella in your life this holiday season! Chalkboard Clock Toaster Tongs Brain Board Easy Desk Organizer The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) Twin ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:59:38 PST
Non-Traditional Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Traditional-Christmas-Tree/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXH/JG38/I3THIDL2/FXHJG38I3THIDL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXH/JG38/I3THIDL2/FXHJG38I3THIDL2.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXH/JG38/I3THIDL2/FXHJG38I3THIDL2.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This is a collection of both my non-traditional trees and a few others I like! Vinyl Record Holiday Tree Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree Ladder Christmas Tree Glass Christmas Tree Alternative Christmas Tree 2013
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:52:41 PST
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
Christmas Sleigh Bell- Polymer clay (Fimo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Sleigh-Bell-Polymer-clay-Fimo/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:15:18 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
DIY X-Wing Fighter Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Wing-Fighter-Ornament/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:08 PST
Circuit Stickers Holiday Centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Stickers-Holiday-Centerpiece/
Circuit Stickers Holiday Centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/ZWGQ/I3VH9CYY/FQ9ZWGQI3VH9CYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/ZWGQ/I3VH9CYY/FQ9ZWGQI3VH9CYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/ZWGQ/I3VH9CYY/FQ9ZWGQI3VH9CYY.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday I have always loved the "paintings of light" style of art. The contrast of a cold winter scene with the inviting glow of the lights inside the buildings creates a warm fuzzy holiday feeling. So I thought, why not add real lights and make a holiday centerpiece. Chibitronics and Instructables sent us...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:50:00 PST
Homemade Christmas-Gift Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Christmas-Gift-Key-Fob/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:01:44 PST
Christmas Tree Napkin Fold http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Napkin-Fold/
Christmas Tree Napkin Fold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/O9A7/I3THELZ3/FWQO9A7I3THELZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/O9A7/I3THELZ3/FWQO9A7I3THELZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/O9A7/I3THELZ3/FWQO9A7I3THELZ3.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Learning this Christmas tree napkin fold technique really upped my holiday table setting game and I'd like to spread the (napkin) joy. The following super simple steps result in nothing less than a modern, classy, and I can't help but say it, adorable way to work your napkins into the dinner mix.Le...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:31 PST
Mini 3D Christmas Tree Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-3D-Christmas-Tree-Craft/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:42:42 PST
Santa Christmas Tree Ornament!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/
Santa Christmas Tree Ornament!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/1CU4/I3S5P1DI/FE21CU4I3S5P1DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/1CU4/I3S5P1DI/FE21CU4I3S5P1DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/1CU4/I3S5P1DI/FE21CU4I3S5P1DI.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 This articel will show you how to make a beaded Santa ornament for your Christmas tree Gather Materials You will need1) Beads1) 27 Red Beads2) 51 White Beads3) 13 Beige Beads4) 3 Light Pink Beads5) 2 Black Beads2) String/Plastic Lace (about 1m)3) A Pair of Scissors4) A piece of tape (Optional) ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:56:46 PST
Handmade Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Christmas-Cards-1/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:50:09 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
Christmas JOY Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-JOY-Decoration/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:22:02 PST
Poinsettia Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Poinsettia-Christmas-Card/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:28:58 PST
Atomic Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Snowflakes/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:35 PST
Rugby Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rugby-Stocking/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:23:15 PST
Baby Groot Christmas Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Groot-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:50:24 PST
PCB Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Christmas-tree/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:27:39 PST
Ladder Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:52:43 PST
lined paper christmas bow http://www.instructables.com/id/lined-paper-christmas-bow/
lined paper christmas bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DM9S/I3R6ZSW3/F8QDM9SI3R6ZSW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DM9S/I3R6ZSW3/F8QDM9SI3R6ZSW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/DM9S/I3R6ZSW3/F8QDM9SI3R6ZSW3.SMALL.jpg Cross612 Here is a way to make a quick and easy Christmas bow. :-) ;-) Start To begin, gather a pencil, scissors, glue, and two pieces of notebook paper. Drawing Draw lines and a long rectangle on the two pieces of paper. Cutting Cut the strips and rectangle then cut one of the bigger ones in two...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:37:28 PST
Home-made scrap wood greetings cards, ornaments and table decorations - Three Designs - stencilled, hand-painted, collage & découpage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-scrap-wood-greetings-cards-ornaments-and/
Home-made scrap wood greetings cards, ornaments and table decorations - Three Designs - stencilled, hand-painted, collage & découpage. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/4W3P/I3OQQPW4/FBG4W3PI3OQQPW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/4W3P/I3OQQPW4/FBG4W3PI3OQQPW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/4W3P/I3OQQPW4/FBG4W3PI3OQQPW4.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic For the past few years we have been making our own ecological greetings cards for Christmas. This not only saves resources and money but it creates a personal gift, which hopefully shows family, friends and neighbours, we took time to create something just for them. From past experience we know t...
By: Organikmechanic

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:57:22 PST
LED Throwie Christmas Tree Decorations (No Soldering!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwie-Christmas-Tree-Decorations/
LED Throwie Christmas Tree Decorations (No Soldering!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/O0GC/I3KCG2KV/FMVO0GCI3KCG2KV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/O0GC/I3KCG2KV/FMVO0GCI3KCG2KV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/O0GC/I3KCG2KV/FMVO0GCI3KCG2KV.SMALL.jpg johnnyforeigner I made these Christmas Tree decorations using the laser cutter at MADE, the makerspace here in Barcelona. I added lights by hacking the classic LED Throwie design.The battery (CR2032) sits in a cutout in the body of the decoration and an LED slots in above. No tape, no glue... I like how they turne...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:50:10 PST
JOY Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/JOY-Christmas-Decoration/
JOY Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/3TCU/I3H59IXB/FLN3TCUI3H59IXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/3TCU/I3H59IXB/FLN3TCUI3H59IXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/3TCU/I3H59IXB/FLN3TCUI3H59IXB.SMALL.jpg Stryker I made these letters for my sister as a Christmas present. A quick google search and I found that a lot of people like to have JOY decorations. So I thought I would make an instructable to share. The total for this project was $3 and only took an hour. Materials,Tools,Build Materials3 - White fo...
By: Stryker

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:24:16 PST
Christmas Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Topper/
Christmas Tree Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/ZJS2/I3OFPIHP/FX8ZJS2I3OFPIHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/ZJS2/I3OFPIHP/FX8ZJS2I3OFPIHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/ZJS2/I3OFPIHP/FX8ZJS2I3OFPIHP.SMALL.jpg velokenneth My wife for our first Christmas together wanted me to make a Christmas tree topper. The idea of using one solid block of wood for a star and wrapping it with a metal flat bar and lights sandwiched in the middle immediately came to mind. As I went through a few designs I finally settled on using two ...
By: velokenneth

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:12:54 PST
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Woollen-Christmas-Stars/
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SMALL.jpg timcaird This Christmas, I set myself the challenge of making crafts that you could make from items you find in the Pound/Dollar store. So, here's the first! Weave your own sparkly woollen stars for around 15-20p each when you buy the wool and lolly sticks from pound land.And they only take 15-30 minutes!Ch...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:24:32 PST
Santa Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Nutcracker/
Santa Nutcracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/Z15P/I3H5TAPA/F0WZ15PI3H5TAPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/Z15P/I3H5TAPA/F0WZ15PI3H5TAPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/Z15P/I3H5TAPA/F0WZ15PI3H5TAPA.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Making a Santa Nutcracker with polymer clay (Fimo Soft). One more Christmas ornament! All the instructions in the video Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo soft)-Aluminium wireNote: The baking instructions for this polymer clay (Fimo soft) is 30 minutes at 110°C/230°FIf you use ot...
By: sandrartes

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:11:49 PST
Snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowman-10/
Snowman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/F79H/I3H5TBKS/F61F79HI3H5TBKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/F79H/I3H5TBKS/F61F79HI3H5TBKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/F79H/I3H5TBKS/F61F79HI3H5TBKS.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Snowman skiing,made with polymer clay (Fimo soft) All the instructions on the video Materials used in this project:- polymer clay (Fimo soft)- Aluminium wireNote: The baking instructions for this polymer clay (Fimo soft) is 30 minutes at 110°C/230°FIf you use other brands you need to follow their...
By: sandrartes

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:11:46 PST
Luxury Custom Tinsel http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-Custom-Tinsel/
Luxury Custom Tinsel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WMM7/I3KC5TOI/FY5WMM7I3KC5TOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WMM7/I3KC5TOI/FY5WMM7I3KC5TOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WMM7/I3KC5TOI/FY5WMM7I3KC5TOI.SMALL.jpg kaighn80 In my first instructable I'm going to show you how to make cheap tinsel look like the expensive version. Gather Your Materials So last year we were lucky enough to go shopping on the day the shop reduced their value tinsel to 6p for 4 meters of red or silver, needless to say I filled a basket. ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:07:06 PST
Illuminati Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminati-Christmas-Card/
Illuminati Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SMALL.jpg B0NKER5 Dear civilians of the illuminati.We would like to show our gratitude for your on going support for our top secret stuff that we do here at Illuminati Inc. So for Christmas, a card. Untraceable, as it is not bought on a credit card, in fact we're barely even giving it to you, as you have to make it...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:44:31 PST
Winter Scene Bauble Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Scene-Bauble-Ornament/
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By: LD_P

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:28:34 PST
Gingerbread Lady http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Lady/
Gingerbread Lady - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Making a Gingerbread Lady with polymer clay You can find all the instructions in the video Materials used in this project:-Polymer clay (Fimo soft)- Aluminium foil- Acrylic paintYou can use varnish to give more protection to your piece (Optional)
By: sandrartes

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:38:13 PST
Recycled Magazine Snowflake Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Snowflake-Ornaments/
Recycled Magazine Snowflake Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make glittery snowflakes from recycled magazine pages for your Christmas tree! Watch the quick video tutorial here! You'll need Wax paperGlitter White glue Magazine pages Americana Multi-Surface Satin in Gold and Silver Scissors Paintbrushes Pencil Thin ribbon Roll the paper Cut magazine p...
By: Mark Montano

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:25:41 PST
Hama Beads Design- Christmas Santa Claus Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Hama-Beads-Design-Christmas-Santa-Claus-Ornament/
Hama Beads Design- Christmas Santa Claus Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/QFF7/I3H5EUNX/FU1QFF7I3H5EUNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/QFF7/I3H5EUNX/FU1QFF7I3H5EUNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/QFF7/I3H5EUNX/FU1QFF7I3H5EUNX.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Super easy to do Hama beads designs- Christmas Santa Claus Ornament! You'll love it! Supplies: 5MM Red Hama Beads5MM White Hama Beads 5MM Teal Hama Beads 5MM Pink Hama Beads 5MM Dark Yellow Hama Beads Pegboard Cord Loop Jump rings Make the hama bead Santa Claus 1st, place hama beads to the peg...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:41:07 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 ...
By: AngryRedhead

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
Fluffy sheep http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluffy-sheep/
Fluffy sheep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/QYYT/I3H506YT/FKNQYYTI3H506YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/QYYT/I3H506YT/FKNQYYTI3H506YT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/QYYT/I3H506YT/FKNQYYTI3H506YT.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Very easy way to make a fluffy sheep with polymer clay. Make an oval shape with the aluminium foil and cover it with white polymer clay Make an oval shape with polymer clay for the head. Trace the nose and and the mouth.With two teardrops flattened shapes, make the ears. Two little ball...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:15:45 PST
Copper flowers just in time for the holidays (No welding or forging equipment needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-flowers-just-in-time-for-the-holidays-No-we/
Copper flowers just in time for the holidays (No welding or forging equipment needed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SMALL.jpg BudoBill So I made these flowers based on some of the work of the more talented people on this site, but lacking the equipment or know how to use a forge, I made a way everyone can make them using supplys that you can get at your local craft store.What you will need,* Copper sheet* Copper rods* Metal snips* ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:13:39 PST
Reindeer Christmas Gift Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-Christmas-Gift-Card/
Reindeer Christmas Gift Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JG44/I3GXCM4R/FVJJG44I3GXCM4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JG44/I3GXCM4R/FVJJG44I3GXCM4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JG44/I3GXCM4R/FVJJG44I3GXCM4R.SMALL.jpg JamesP8 A simple, reindeer shaped card with a pocket for a small gift such as a chocolate coin.Ideal for children to give out as cards before Christmas to their school friends, or as a small token to a friend or family member.Also makes a great decoration for the tree or a bookshelf.This design was created ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:45:50 PST
DIY snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-snow-globe/
DIY snow globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48J2/I3GXBAY0/F3F48J2I3GXBAY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48J2/I3GXBAY0/F3F48J2I3GXBAY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48J2/I3GXBAY0/F3F48J2I3GXBAY0.SMALL.jpg janeeeys a super easy fun heartfelt gift without the stress. Materials -Super glue-Glitter -small figurine - clean and unwrapped glass jar-paint & paintbrush (optional) Step 1: Paint the lid of the jar Use any paint that you have to cover the lid of the jar. This step is not crucial but makes your sno...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:24:04 PST
Wine Balancing Snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunk-Snowman/
Wine Balancing Snowman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/W6B6/I3H71MC4/FFEW6B6I3H71MC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/W6B6/I3H71MC4/FFEW6B6I3H71MC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/W6B6/I3H71MC4/FFEW6B6I3H71MC4.SMALL.jpg MoserLabs Do you also have a dysfunctional family? Is it so bad so that even the snowmen drink heavily? If so than THIS is the thing for you!I found a lot of bottle balancer objects online and decided to go a little different and experiment with them along with the snowman theme to create this drinking snowm...
By: MoserLabs

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:46:42 PST