Instructables: exploring - living - christmas http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:42:52 PST BLOX v1.01 Build a 7 Foot Nutcracker From Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-7-Foot-Nutcracker-From-Flower-Pots/
Build a 7 Foot Nutcracker From Flower Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NW55/I5BRY00J/FMSNW55I5BRY00J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NW55/I5BRY00J/FMSNW55I5BRY00J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NW55/I5BRY00J/FMSNW55I5BRY00J.SMALL.jpg dewey302 Building a life-size Nutcracker may not be the least expensive holiday decoration you make for  next Christmas, but it could well be the most fun and unique.  The project is not particularly difficult and makes for a great parent-child or family undertaking.   Be warned, however, that this is no “qu...
By: dewey302

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:29:42 PST
Large Cardboard Candy Canes http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Cardboard-Candy-Canes/
Large Cardboard Candy Canes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KQGJ/I50X1FI2/FXHKQGJI50X1FI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KQGJ/I50X1FI2/FXHKQGJI50X1FI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KQGJ/I50X1FI2/FXHKQGJI50X1FI2.SMALL.jpg wrenv The size of your finished project will be determined by the size of the cardboard core you use. To create the illustrations for this instructable, I used 6 toilet paper cores. The larger canes showed in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th photos were made from the large cores that flooring comes on. The ones th...
By: wrenv

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:10:51 PST
Teddy Bear Ski Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Ski-Lift/
Teddy Bear Ski Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LM1X/I4IXIE0Z/FPJLM1XI4IXIE0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LM1X/I4IXIE0Z/FPJLM1XI4IXIE0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LM1X/I4IXIE0Z/FPJLM1XI4IXIE0Z.SMALL.jpg raukitman Last year, a friend of mine came up with an idea to take 8" Teddy Bears, glue on some skis and snowboards, put them on miniature chairs, and then suspend them overhead to look like they were on a ski lift. They looked great but they didn't move. I thought that a ski lift should move. So this year...
By: raukitman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Jan 2015 19:55:35 PST
Be the Star! http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-the-Star/
Be the Star! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/DH41/I4J6YFM8/FZ3DH41I4J6YFM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/DH41/I4J6YFM8/FZ3DH41I4J6YFM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/DH41/I4J6YFM8/FZ3DH41I4J6YFM8.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My daughter wanted to be the star in the Christmas pageant this year, so I whipped this up the night before. It's a pretty basic costume that can versatile in the future. It could be combined with a fancy green dress to be a Christmas tree, it could stand alongside friends dressed as planets to be p...
By: kokoleo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Jan 2015 23:55:20 PST
Mitosis Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitosis-Ornament/
Mitosis Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/N61N/I4ID6QCP/FASN61NI4ID6QCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/N61N/I4ID6QCP/FASN61NI4ID6QCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/N61N/I4ID6QCP/FASN61NI4ID6QCP.SMALL.jpg Demon_Pinapple This was a cute idea I got after my Biology class modeled mitosis with pipe cleaners. I made chromosomes out of the pipe cleaners and hex nuts, and put them in an oblong empty ornament so it looks like a nucleus undergoing mitosis! (In prophase, of course.) Gather Materials You will need:- Pink a...
By: Demon_Pinapple

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:34:30 PST
Connected Christmas Tree using Arduino and Temboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Connected-Christmas-Tree-using-Arduino-and-Temboo/
Connected Christmas Tree using Arduino and Temboo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/14OZ/I4CNFNST/FXA14OZI4CNFNST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/14OZ/I4CNFNST/FXA14OZI4CNFNST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/14OZ/I4CNFNST/FXA14OZI4CNFNST.SMALL.jpg guillaumemarion I own an ethernet shield for my arduino board for a while and I wanted to do something with it. As there is a hype around the internet of things, i decided to create a connected christmas tree. But the question was : how a Christmas Tree can be connected? At the same time, I consider as important to...
By: guillaumemarion

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Jan 2015 03:32:13 PST
crazy christmas cracker http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-christmas-cracker/
crazy christmas cracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/WC3H/I4ID4I8W/F66WC3HI4ID4I8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/WC3H/I4ID4I8W/F66WC3HI4ID4I8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/WC3H/I4ID4I8W/F66WC3HI4ID4I8W.SMALL.jpg awsomepro this is a CRAZY christmas cracker joke pull and christmas joy will brake lose In the making first place a party popper inside a christmas cracker and make sure the strings hanging out Checking when you pull the cracker with someone make sure you are holding the side with the string BANG n...
By: awsomepro

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Jan 2015 10:51:16 PST
$5 Fishing Lure - Key Rack - Stocking Stuffer... http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Fishing-Lure-Key-Rack-Stocking-Stuffer/
$5 Fishing Lure - Key Rack - Stocking Stuffer... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MCIM/I4E69J43/FYDMCIMI4E69J43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MCIM/I4E69J43/FYDMCIMI4E69J43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MCIM/I4E69J43/FYDMCIMI4E69J43.SMALL.jpg vanweb As our family grows and gets older we have started doing Secret Santa but with a low price limit of $20. Me being creative I was able to do a great personalised gift for only $5. This year I picked my dads name out of the hat. As he is getting on in years it gets harder and harder to buy for him. Th...
By: vanweb

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:04:42 PST
Animatronic Christmas Book "Elf Yourself" http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Christmas-Book-Elf-Yourself/
Animatronic Christmas Book "Elf Yourself" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/27NQ/I4C2RSFM/FZF27NQI4C2RSFM.SMALL.jpg scooter76 Every year I like to make a Christmas gift for my wife, while I had a couple ideas in my head I remembered that she loved those "Elf Yourself" emails so much so I though maybe I could make an actual one.In the end I think it turned out great and she and the kids loved it.Enjoy and please let me know...
By: scooter76

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:36:10 PST
DIY Glass Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Ornament/
DIY Glass Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/M852/I49RNDT2/F4KM852I49RNDT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/M852/I49RNDT2/F4KM852I49RNDT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/M852/I49RNDT2/F4KM852I49RNDT2.SMALL.jpg inspiretomake It's the most wonderful time of the year... =) Tools For this project I was using:80w Soldering iron - http://amzn.to/1D2SqXJCopper tape - http://amzn.to/1D2SGWzThis is special tape for stained glass work. You can use an aluminium or copper adhesive tape for duct work if you cut it in a thin 5m...
By: inspiretomake

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:55:47 PST
Bake & Make: Laser Cut Gingerbread House http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Gingerbread-House/
Bake & Make: Laser Cut Gingerbread House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/Q6OF/I4ID5940/F3RQ6OFI4ID5940.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/Q6OF/I4ID5940/F3RQ6OFI4ID5940.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/Q6OF/I4ID5940/F3RQ6OFI4ID5940.SMALL.jpg acoens Creating a gingerbread house is a time honored tradition. I wanted to see if making one with the help of a laser cutter would be an improvement over the standard kitchen-only versions. Baking and making was a lot of fun and a good bonding activity at Fablab London! Bake Gingerbread I used this re...
By: acoens

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:09:29 PST
Engraving x-mas balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraving-x-mas-balls/
Engraving x-mas balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SHBO/I4C2Q7GW/F6TSHBOI4C2Q7GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SHBO/I4C2Q7GW/F6TSHBOI4C2Q7GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SHBO/I4C2Q7GW/F6TSHBOI4C2Q7GW.SMALL.jpg FabLab Breda Engraving on a christmas ball.We're going to tell you how you can engrave your illustration on a christmas ball. Getting started First things first. You’re gonna need a Egg-bot. You have more than one variation of the machine. When you buy a Egg-bot you’re also gonna need a diamond engraver tool...
By: FabLab Breda

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:57:50 PST
Decorated dessert - Santa Claus made ​​from strawberries and whipped cream http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-Santa-Claus-made-from-strawberri/
Decorated dessert - Santa Claus made ​​from strawberries and whipped cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that w...
By: ornevo

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:15:18 PST
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Pin-Hole-Holiday-Card/
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SMALL.jpg jeffmazter406 Introduction: Cards with LEDs add a touch of excitement to the Holiday season. For 2014, JHP Productions is introducing the Pin Hole Backlit LED Holiday Card. This step by step instructable will show you how to make this type of card yourself. Pin Hole Art normally makes for a really cool textured d...
By: jeffmazter406

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:34:49 PST
Tetrahedral Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedral-Christmas-Ornament/
Tetrahedral Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/7RK8/I3TI7R28/FYO7RK8I3TI7R28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/7RK8/I3TI7R28/FYO7RK8I3TI7R28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/7RK8/I3TI7R28/FYO7RK8I3TI7R28.SMALL.jpg plugable Here's a lovely way to present your favourite pictures of your family in your christmas tree or wherever you want to show them off. Don't cut an inch of your printed photographs and have a magnificent volumetric display. Fancy, easy and cheap to make!My sister had a moment of inspiration while we we...
By: plugable

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:04:13 PST
Christmas decoration - pumpkin (orange) head http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-decoration-pumpkin-orange-head/
Christmas decoration - pumpkin (orange) head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SMALL.jpg chigi Hey, In this instructable I'll show you how to make "Orange head"...Thet's like pumpkin head, but with orange.. :DIt's easy and fun to make..I hope you like it. :D Materials and tools Materials: Some oranges Candle Small plate MatchesTools: Saucer Knife Teaspoon*Note: Use ogranges with ha...
By: chigi

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:22:58 PST
Desktop cup warmer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-cup-warmer/
Desktop cup warmer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SMALL.jpg aru12295 During the cold winter nights, one really looks forward to a nice hot beverage to keep warm. But what if you're working and your coffee starts getting cold? This is a SUPER easy project to make and is very cheap. This cup warmer is powered by a tea light candle, and can keep your beverage nice and w...
By: aru12295

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 10:53:38 PST
Reusable Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Gift-Box/
Reusable Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I love giving presents, but I always feel a bit bad for using so much paper! I know it gets recycled afterwards, but I still felt a bit guilty. A few years ago, I came up with this way to reuse old shoe boxes into beautiful gift boxes that can be used over and over and get passed on to the next pe...
By: Danger is my middle name

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:33:50 PST
Tactical stocking from a tshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/tactical-stocking-from-a-tshirt/
Tactical stocking from a tshirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/SYH6/I42MHRU1/F4ZSYH6I42MHRU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/SYH6/I42MHRU1/F4ZSYH6I42MHRU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/SYH6/I42MHRU1/F4ZSYH6I42MHRU1.SMALL.jpg aliasaint instead of buying a generic stocking, I cut up a soft, well-loved long-sleeve tshirt, and made my own custom stocking. with something handmade, it doesn't take much to show you care a lot. this is just an old shirt that otherwise would've been donated to a thrift store. this only took a couple hours...
By: aliasaint

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:27:06 PST
Decorated dessert - Rudolph the reindeer Muffins http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-Rudolph-the-reindeer-Muffins/
Decorated dessert - Rudolph the reindeer Muffins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will  lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that ...
By: ornevo

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:25:51 PST
Decorated dessert - marshmallow snowmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-marshmallow-snowmen/
Decorated dessert - marshmallow snowmen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will  lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that ...
By: ornevo

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:25:50 PST
Emergency Box Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Box-Gift/
Emergency Box Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!For this christmas i made this simple tutorial, every year i forget the present for my friend or parents, but i found a simple method to fix this problem!You need two components:-empty bag of chips-paper rollChek my video if you don't like read, it's fast and simple: Prepare Your Components ...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:51:07 PST
Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/VW93/I3TI1MKG/FR5VW93I3TI1MKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/VW93/I3TI1MKG/FR5VW93I3TI1MKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/VW93/I3TI1MKG/FR5VW93I3TI1MKG.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is a collection of Wooden decorations for christmas Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament Cube in Sphere Bauble Christmas Carousel (Roundabout - Decoration) Christmas Carousel - spinning toy Christmas Decorations Christmas Tree Decorations Create your own christmas ...
By: HUKBMBEAR

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:16:47 PST
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cube-in-a-sphere-Christmas-Bauble-Tree-Orna/
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've been meaning to attempt a cube in a box for some time, but have never gotten around to it, to busy making carousels!So I thought I would finally have a go, but instead of just a cube in box I would make a Christmas ornament for our tree. I think it turned out quite good - please leave comments ...
By: HUKBMBEAR

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:35:56 PST
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Christmas-Tree/
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Gift the young makers in your family a 3D printed Christmas tree with a RadioShack gift card .I sent out the 3D printed parts to a couple of my cousins and friends who have kids between the age group of 11-15 year and a Radioshack gift card with circuit diagram and instruction to assemble the tree...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:40:41 PST
How to Make Christmas Pokeball! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Pokeball/
How to Make Christmas Pokeball! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!In this Tutorial i show you how to make a Christmas Pokeball!it's really simple and you can make this project with few components.Check this instructables of one of my following her name is Penolopy (another project of pokeball) :http://goo.gl/pCdc1iIf you want see the final result or other amazi...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:38:16 PST
Holiday Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Shadow-Box/
Holiday Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/9RG2/I3XU38VW/FTK9RG2I3XU38VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/9RG2/I3XU38VW/FTK9RG2I3XU38VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/9RG2/I3XU38VW/FTK9RG2I3XU38VW.SMALL.jpg Facci Designs A sweet shadow box to remember the holidays Supplies needed Here is a list of supplies needed The box I used a wood box I had on hand, separated the two pieces and worked with just the lid. I painted the lid white, printed out the background art and glued that to the inside. I added some glu...
By: Facci Designs

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:41:55 PST
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowman-penny-slider-Christmas-card/
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SMALL.jpg Vikalpah When I was planning to make a card for Christmas, I wanted to try the penny slider idea. I brainstormed and came to a conclusion that I wanted a snowman and Christmas tree in my card. I went to the craft store to get supplies for the card. At that time I saw some cute stickers in A.C.Moore(Craft sto...
By: Vikalpah

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:48:12 PST
Surprises in a candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprises-in-a-candle/
Surprises in a candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3ZLN/I3VHYXQE/FXS3ZLNI3VHYXQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3ZLN/I3VHYXQE/FXS3ZLNI3VHYXQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/3ZLN/I3VHYXQE/FXS3ZLNI3VHYXQE.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hello everyone!Here is how I made this candle with hidden vouchers, in a quick and easy way!UPDATE 13/01/2015As I published this instructable before having seen the results once the candle lit, I had to publish an update. And it is a pretty good surprise because it works fine! The papers I have used...
By: Matlek

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:15:02 PST
Christmas Tree Lights controlled by phone? A simple Internet of Things hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Lights-controlled-by-phone-A-simple/
Christmas Tree Lights controlled by phone? A simple Internet of Things hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SMALL.jpg brianfit My son wanted to be able to turn the Christmas Tree on and off with his phone. We dug around in the Secret Mountain Laboratory (AKA the basement) and came up with the following project, which uses an Arduino to smarten up a dumb infrared remote-controlled power socket and make it controllable via a ...
By: brianfit

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:07:22 PST
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Christmas-Tree-Idea-using-No-Floor-Space/
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SMALL.jpg mylittlehomestead No Floor Space? Paint it on the Wall :) DIY Starts at 1:16 DIY Starts at 1:16. Ends at 2:25. It is working great for us this year. We found that plastic ended tacks work the best for hanging both ornaments & candy canes :)
By: mylittlehomestead

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:44:51 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys we are back with some paper crafts for you to decorate your Christmas tree..We have made these from hard photo paper and you can use anything you like....We have Made 2 Beautiful Santas And 2 Cute Snowmans...We Have Got This idea from small santa decorative used in decorating Christmas Tr...
By: Mr AbAk

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
Christmas Fake Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Fake-Fireplace/
Christmas Fake Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RU4S/I3THVW3Z/FCVRU4SI3THVW3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RU4S/I3THVW3Z/FCVRU4SI3THVW3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RU4S/I3THVW3Z/FCVRU4SI3THVW3Z.SMALL.jpg blueskink - A quick decorative fireplace made out of corrugated cardboardJust for funWe moved house to a new build house which is much warmer, but as with most newer properties does not have a fireplace. We missed having one, especially now at Christmas. New houses have quite boring rooms so one with a bit of...
By: blueskink

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:37:14 PST
Christmas Tree Trunk Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Trunk-Wreath/
Christmas Tree Trunk Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AI9P/I3XU17S1/F62AI9PI3XU17S1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AI9P/I3XU17S1/F62AI9PI3XU17S1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AI9P/I3XU17S1/F62AI9PI3XU17S1.SMALL.jpg ablec1 This is a wreath made from Christmas tree trunk slices. I made this from left over tree trunks that we sliced off of Christmas trees to give them what we call a "fresh" cut. It allows the tree to soak up more water, so I've heard. And so this is where our instructable begins with a simple tree trunk...
By: ablec1

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:33:21 PST
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Poké-Ball-Sequins-Ornaments/
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/10CO/I3THUIK3/FV310COI3THUIK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/10CO/I3THUIK3/FV310COI3THUIK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/10CO/I3THUIK3/FV310COI3THUIK3.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I've been wanting to do Poké Ball sequins ornaments since I was shown a collection of them last year. I decided to stick with the standard Pokémon Poké Ball for this year. Here is my tutorial for how to put them together. Supplies Ornament:Styrofoam Balls (2 1/2 inch for Large; 1 1/2 inch for sma...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
How To Make Harry Potter Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/BCO4/I3XTVMWK/FWOBCO4I3XTVMWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/BCO4/I3XTVMWK/FWOBCO4I3XTVMWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/BCO4/I3XTVMWK/FWOBCO4I3XTVMWK.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!in this video i show you a simple Tutorial for make a special Ornaments for Christmas!in this case about Harry Potter saga, in particular:The Golden SnitchCheck this video for see the final result and other incredible Ornaments like "The Pokeball Ornaments" PS: Yes it is in italian, but you can ...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:02:42 PST
Salt Lamp Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Lamp-Christmas-Tree/
Salt Lamp Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/HOG3/I3TI5ONN/FFKHOG3I3TI5ONN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/HOG3/I3TI5ONN/FFKHOG3I3TI5ONN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/HOG3/I3TI5ONN/FFKHOG3I3TI5ONN.SMALL.jpg mchhabra1 Hi everyone, today on this Christmas Eve you can lean to make a salt lamp Christmas Tree. Materials One Salt Lamp ( I got mine from https://www.facebook.com/327493844072932/photos/pb...)Green GlitterAnd some Glitter strips ( you can buy at your local stationary shops or gift shops under 2 $ ) ...
By: mchhabra1

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:07:01 PST
hot Cocoa Gift Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/hot-Cocoa-Gift-Ornaments/
hot Cocoa Gift Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O9KA/I3VHRPYA/F3JO9KAI3VHRPYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O9KA/I3VHRPYA/F3JO9KAI3VHRPYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/O9KA/I3VHRPYA/F3JO9KAI3VHRPYA.SMALL.jpg kdeeny in this quick, cheap, ANDDD simple instructable I'll show you how to make a pretty cool and neat way to make gift ornaments of your choice with very few items :) these shown are hot Cocoa ornaments. enjoy! get your items! first you need the ornaments which I got at Walmart for 96 cents a piece. t...
By: kdeeny

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: LionelTheElephant

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: sabbiesmom

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:21:31 PST
DIY Christmas Tree Hair Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Tree-Hair-Clip/
DIY Christmas Tree Hair Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/0V62/I3VHY8L8/FDG0V62I3VHY8L8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/0V62/I3VHY8L8/FDG0V62I3VHY8L8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/0V62/I3VHY8L8/FDG0V62I3VHY8L8.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Here's a cute Christmas tree hair clip for your sweetheart! Super easy to follow! More tutorial from: LC Pandahall Supplies: Felt, Green8mm Acrylic Beads Imitation Pearl, Round (Dark Red & Green) 10mm Satin Ribbon, Red Alligator Hair Clip, Black Scissors Hot Glue Gun Glue beads on felt 1st, c...
By: DasiyD

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:01:33 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 paper Acrilic paints Paper towel paper. Sesamo seeds (more specifically, black toasted). Glue (50% glue, 50%...
By: factor1460

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:18:05 PST
Holiday Village Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Village-Houses/
Holiday Village Houses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/N6AE/I3VHIJDM/FTHN6AEI3VHIJDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/N6AE/I3VHIJDM/FTHN6AEI3VHIJDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/N6AE/I3VHIJDM/FTHN6AEI3VHIJDM.SMALL.jpg Igioteno This is a great decoration for the holidays. Materials PaintCardboardCardboard boxPaint brushesHot glue gunScissor Paper Steps Make a roof and glue it to the box.Paint the box any color you want.Make the house into any kind of building.Add the roof tiles. Results You can make many to make ...
By: Igioteno

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Covered Christmas Advent Book (no sewing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/RRS3/I3WLC67L/F12RRS3I3WLC67L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/RRS3/I3WLC67L/F12RRS3I3WLC67L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/RRS3/I3WLC67L/F12RRS3I3WLC67L.SMALL.jpg hegure_ryu I was given a Christmas Advent book years before I had a family. Once my family came along, my kids loved the stories inside and remembering Christmases past from the stories, and adding more stories to it. Every year the first thing after the tree goes up the kids make sure the Christmas book is ...
By: hegure_ryu

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: Paige Russell

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:59:38 PST
Non-Traditional Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Traditional-Christmas-Tree/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/JG38/I3THIDL2/FXHJG38I3THIDL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/JG38/I3THIDL2/FXHJG38I3THIDL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/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
By: Paige Russell

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Nightmare Before Christmas Shipping Package - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/BFLY/I3VHANM3/FINBFLYI3VHANM3.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead When I'm sending a present in the mail, I really like the box to look as pretty/special as possible, and I also like to reuse boxes although they tend to look a bit sad. This year I'm sending a friend her Christmas present in the mail, and since we're both fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas, I ...
By: AngryRedhead

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Christmas Sleigh Bell- Polymer clay (Fimo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/VMF1/I3VHAG0A/FFVVMF1I3VHAG0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/VMF1/I3VHAG0A/FFVVMF1I3VHAG0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/VMF1/I3VHAG0A/FFVVMF1I3VHAG0A.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Very easy way to make a Christmas Sligh Bell with polymer clay! Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo Soft) - 1 small metalic bell - 2 round cutters of the same size- 1 styrofoam ball - Aluminium wire - 3D Liner - Varnish (Optional). Using the round cutter, make a mark on the c...
By: sandrartes

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:15:18 PST
Mason Jar Christmas Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Christmas-Light/
Mason Jar Christmas Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RYC/I3THHTOQ/FIX2RYCI3THHTOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RYC/I3THHTOQ/FIX2RYCI3THHTOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RYC/I3THHTOQ/FIX2RYCI3THHTOQ.SMALL.jpg DjPR3S Don't know what to give your grandmother, mom, or loved ones for Christmas, and you haven't gotten anything yet...? Well here is a cheap awesome Christmas gift that anyone will love! --------------------------------------------------------------Materials Mason Jar (1X)Red, green and white paintStraw...
By: DjPR3S

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:27:14 PST