Instructables: exploring - living - craft - cardboard Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:23:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Desktop Gnome (Cardboard & Denim)
Desktop Gnome (Cardboard & Denim) - More DIY How To Projects]]> logic_con I have a friend who's living in Albuquerque instead of here in New Orleans so for her birthday I wanted to send her a little taste of the place we met. I conspired with a woman from craigslist to cover a tree in in my friend's yard with Mardi Gras beads in the early morning on her birthday. We discu...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:04:10 PDT
Shoe Box Vending Machine
Shoe Box Vending Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sisnab This shoe box vending machine is perfect to store you snacks and candies. It also makes a very good display! It is very simple to make and doesn't take a lot of time. You can even decorate it. Good luck and have fun making it!Material:A shoe boxSome sort of flat plastic ( a clear bag would be fine)A...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 15:46:06 PDT
DIY Cardboard Phone Holder
DIY Cardboard Phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> ekl99 This is a cheap cardboard holder that can be placed on the dashboard of your car with some glue or Velcro, or a nightstand for your room or even a collage dorm. It can be made out of an empty pizza box, moving box, or any cardboard pieces you might have. This is my first instructable and sorry for t...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:31:26 PDT
Giant C Clamp Headphones
Giant C Clamp Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Wait, wasn't this contest to make something into a handtool?Did you ever feel the need to crank up the volume to earsplitting levels and needed something to keep your head from exploding. Well, now there are these Giant C Clamp Headphones that get it together and do a fairly decent job of skull crus...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:10 PDT
DIY Easy Adjustable Rainbow Loom
DIY Easy Adjustable Rainbow Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leiana2213 Having trouble with using your Rainbow Loom for making bracelets like the fishtail? I know I do, so I made a working alternative loom that i can adjust as I want! And even better, this one has a storage space! Get What You Need! You're going to need two things:Push pinsA small cardboard box that ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:02:02 PDT
Totoro Papier Machecrete Garden Statue
Totoro Papier Machecrete Garden Statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad I wanted to take a try at papercrete. Cement/Concrete with recycled paper pulp. There are a lot of examples of using it to fabricate bricks for building and for art. I guess I could have built a mini papercrete mixer but how about just jumping in and using cement mix as the glue for papier mache? I ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:56:59 PDT
Making Altair's Gauntlet from household materials
Making Altair's Gauntlet from household materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bwilson Props ok, this was a quick little project you can do with a metre/yard of vinyl, cardboard and foam.for the gauntlet, you need:cardboardvinylhot glue (i'll explain why you need this in a sec)for the blade, you needfoama craft knife (prefably supidly sharp)hot gluesilver spray paint Gauntlet. so to star...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:26 PDT
Build Scale Model Rockets
Build Scale Model Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Semi-scale? Super-scale? Fn good-enough-for-government work-scale? Make realistic model rockets based on real rockets. This is the Little Joe II, test vehicle for the Apollo space capsule which was launched on a Saturn V rocket. Wow, it's been 45 years since the first landing on the moon with Apollo...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:26:07 PDT
Giant Doctor Who Ring Bearer Rings
Giant Doctor Who Ring Bearer Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad This one is for those Whovians out there planning to tie the knot in style. Make sure that cute kid you -hire- coax into being part of the wedding procession carries an appropriate set of rings that people can see instead of "Oh, that's just a pillow the kid needs to take a nap on when he gets down ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:22:41 PDT
Blinging out a cardboard Cat Fort
Blinging out a cardboard Cat Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> joejoetheclown The other day I came home to find my wife had turned one of my endless stream of incoming Digikey boxes into a fort for the cats. It had a large front door, windows, a small back door, and even a second story perch inside!It was pretty crafty, but needed some personality. So while she was away on ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 16:02:29 PDT
stick man- guitarist
stick man- guitarist - More DIY How To Projects]]> shankybatra this is an easy DIY, and can be made with a very few resources. to make it you need: some broom sticks or bamboo sticks,super glue or quick fix adhesive,small jigsaw cutter,acrylic colors,cardboard. cut and fix it will be easy if you draw a sketch of what you want to make and how will it fina...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:25:12 PDT
Paper Roll Snowflakes
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Hidden In Cardboard Under My Bed
Hidden In Cardboard Under My Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanielSims Have you ever noticed the spider nest that lives under your bed? Or have you ever taken notice of what colour the bottom of your mattress is? Of cause you haven't, because, let’s be honest, unless you get down on your hands and knees, and stick your head awkwardly under your bed, you can't see wha...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:23:43 PST
Make Perpetual Calender from last year's calender
Make Perpetual Calender from last year's calender - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pra_ga Happy New year! Now that its a new year, will you trash that old calender? No need, when you can make a perpetual calender from it! Just rotate the "days disc" to align with the days! Tools and materials Materials: - Cardboard - Tinted papers of any colors of your choice - PVA glue - Old pall...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:16:14 PST
Picture Frame/Shadow Box
Picture Frame/Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> watchmeflyy Perhaps you want to frame your lovely artwork or a picture of family members. Maybe you're thinking of sending Grandma a framed picture of her amazing grandson/granddaughter. Any way, you're going to need a picture frame, and here's how you can make your own for next to nothing.  Note: You could al...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:52:49 PST
Miniature House
Miniature House - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 This year I decided that I wanted to make a couple of miniature houses for my nativity village. In the past years my family bought some other miniatures houses for it but, looking at them, I realized that they were made out of thin cardboard and they weren't even so nice after I thought I h...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:18 PST
T-Shirt Rug Zabzab Hi Guys, let's make some t-shirt rug, you can use any of your unwanted t-shirts. I'll also show you how to make a loom out of a cardboard box. It is a great recycling project and it is very easy to do!!!!!
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:30:55 PST
Mystery Science Theater 3000 T.V. Overlay Board
Mystery Science Theater 3000 T.V. Overlay Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> godzilla98rules Who doesn't love watching Mystery Science Theater 3000 make fun of bad movies? Have you had any movies you'd wished they riffed? After an idea popped into my head, I made this: A board that can be placed over the Television screen of your choice. Now you can watch a movie with the three hecklers wat...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:19:23 PST
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> iammyr Here I'm gonna show you the steps I followed to create an advent calendar shaped as a Christmas Tree, which can be hanged on a wall and contain sachets for each different day. Material 3 rectangular plastic containers of different sizes 1 circular plastic container 1 red ribbon ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:52:01 PST
Cardboard Bedhead Jords001 Basically, I made this for aesthetics, or feng shui if you will. It also takes up a little less room than a modern wooden bed head but I mainly wanted to recycle something into something semi useful. You could always use Balsa wood or a similar thin wood if you wanted to save room but cardboard isn'...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:53:05 PDT
Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions Style Puppets
Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions Style Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Want more Powerpuff Engineers? How about Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions puppets? A favorite webshow is Adafruit's Ask an Engineer hosted by Limor "Ladyada" Fried and Phil Torrone. And working behind the scenes is Johngineer. So why not do a mashup of Despicable Me minions and the awesome g...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:19:17 PDT
Self Righting Target WowStuff Combat Creatures Construct is a new project from the Combat Creatures brand. The Combat Creatures brand is all about construction, modification and doing things your own way! So on that note we bring you the construct programme. Each fortnight we will be releasing 'how to videos' teaching you how to...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 05:41:12 PDT
Chicken Skeleton Paper Puppet organgrinder Overview This skeleton puppet will be used as a prop when I have a market stall.  I'll probably do a few more animals and stick them in some foam.  It is always a good idea to have a few props in your display that people are welcome to play with.  This project took me less than an hour to put toge...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 02:09:45 PDT
Noah and the Whale abugslife99 I love cardboard. A big box arrived. My daughter Claire and I worked transforming it into a whale I could use as a Photo Booth in the class I was teaching: " Noah and the Whale". We also made origami boats and whales. I have broken out in hives so I might not be thinking clearly and the class might...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 20:32:20 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Shelf
Recycled Cardboard Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> english tea I set myself the challenge of building a shelf from cardboard. Not a temporary, flimsy shelf but a permanent, rigid and functional shelf. The cardboard I chose was from shoe boxes. It was thin corrugated cardboard with a thicker, nicer looking presentation side. Step 1 To make the brackets start...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 16:25:42 PDT
Easy DIY Iron Wall Art!
Easy DIY Iron Wall Art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Take a good look at the picture...what do you see...A beautiful metal wall art... scroll down to find out how to do this super  super easy wall art...  :-D Take a good look Gotcha! Tell me the came to the next step thinking this is metal right?? ;-) well you are wrong! This is simp...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:41:30 PDT
Cardboard & Duct Tape Camera Box Purse
Cardboard & Duct Tape Camera Box Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> bayoujac Create your own vintage inspired camera box purse with readily available materials! Materials You'll need one small priority mail box Duct tape in your favorite colors - I used what we had, which is run-of-the-mill, boring silver. Scissors Paper Clip Button (non-shank) Step One Gather all mate...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 22:41:09 PST
Duct Tape Designed Sketch Book
Duct Tape Designed Sketch Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> kmac1 A fun personalized sketch book made with cardboard and duct tape.  It measures 4 1/2" by 5 7/8" and has 46 pages to unleash your creativity. Supplies This little sketch book can be made with stuff hanging around the house. Supplies: Cardboard Duct tape (a variety is better for personalizatio...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 19:46:21 PST
The Cardboard T- rex fossil
The Cardboard T- rex fossil - More DIY How To Projects]]> nidhish1 In this instructables I will show you how to make a fossil out of cheap materials such as cardboard and tape. The fossil I made really looked like one just escavated from ground. I took less than 3 hours to make it. Here are the stuffs you need: Sheet of Cardboard White glue cardboard box sand Cu...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 01:34:44 PST
Growing Love
Growing Love - More DIY How To Projects]]> shizy25 This is a tree to express all all that I love about my husband. It sort of symbolizes all that I love about him and all that he has given to me... and the to symbolize it growing. While doing it kids wanted to have their own tree I made smaller trees and told them to write n...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:06:54 PST
All Purpose Frame with Cardboard and Duct Tape
All Purpose Frame with Cardboard and Duct Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> Devrupa Be it for hanging our pictures, photos or even to highlight the NEW YEAR RESOLUTION list or even to hang the everyday TO-DO list, FRAMES are something that we all need. Today I will show you how easily you can make your own frame, just by using - Cardboard and Duct tapes You can even personalize it...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:23:53 PST
Cardboard Eggshell Heart
Cardboard Eggshell Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> tech ace Now gifting has never been this easier. So why don't we try a different idea from totally easy materials? This can be said as a crafty furnishing, done with recycled egg shell and cardboard for your favorite person. We should accept that the cardboard is the most versatile maker's material. Anybody ...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 06:22:00 PST
Paper Rolls Frame lindarose92 This picture frame is a mix of two projects that I had already published here and it's all completely upcycled!  I used cardboard for the picture frame and you can see how to make it in this Instructable: Eggshell Mosaic Frame. The only difference is that I decided to hang this one on the wall so I...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:12:04 PST
Build A Saturday Space Ship
Build A Saturday Space Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> hobby king Creativity is the most valuable characteristic of education, and it is not learned in "public school"... We parents must sometimes set our desires for order aside and embrace the creative nature of childhood!!! The following is a project conceived, designed, and produced by my 7 and 2 year old daugh...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 18:32:38 PST
Light Up Letter Out Of Cardboard sarahnade01 I created a letter light up with fairy lights actually as a Christmas present for one of my sisters. I had the wrong tape and not enough patience, so the project ended up in my storage room until recently. I bought some textile tape in black and stuck the few pieces together. All you need: cardboar...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 07:25:28 PST
Cardboard Cowboy Boot
Cardboard Cowboy Boot - More DIY How To Projects]]> mansi gupta I love cowboy boots, and while I own numerous pairs in leather, this is the first I own in cardboard. It's extra special to me because I made this myself. The cowboy boot was inspired from a design project in which we were given the task to create a perfume bottle for a choice of scent. I picked lea...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:02:53 PDT
Mr. Wrinkles aborbely Mr. Wrinkles started from our need of creating something that would cheer up our garden and after we found out about  MAKE IT STICK we decided to do something with the huge sack of newspapers from the garage. With just a little creativity, sticky tape, white glue, newspapers and a few pieces of card...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 07:52:00 PDT
Cardboard Gingerbread Men Joshblake I needed a prop for a christmas show where Gingerbread men would be on I cut out the men from cardboard, painted them brown, and hot glued white pipe cleaners and puff balls on as the decorations. Anything could be used as the decorations of course, but i only needed white. I also hot glu...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:11:48 PDT
Use Your Crayons in Style!
Use Your Crayons in Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> clairenoel Have you ever just thought, "Hey, crayons aren't interesting enough as they are!"? Probably not. Well that's alright, because this instructable will show you just how much more fun crayons could be! You will learn how to make your own crayon box out of almost any cardboard packaging! Even though thi...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:45:07 PDT
cardboard coin sorter atonyg  this is a card board coin sorter i made. start with a tissue box cut it open insert three cardboard sorters close box and sort your coins. for the inserts make the first one just bigger than a nickle and so on. dimes are the smallest. put a notch in the top put in coins after some shakeing lay flat...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:56:23 PDT
chocorobox thomasparis robot made from chaocolate label shopping boxes. assembled xith elastic yarn
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 16:01:06 PDT
Cardboard Pirate eye Mask
Cardboard Pirate eye Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> 786Ayesha I am a day care mum,while reading a book about the pirates to the kids ,a two year old stood up and asked me  can't I become a Pirate? Yes of course! was my answer. With a small  piece of cardboard  I made him this eye mask, and he was very thrilled and happy. He is carrying this little mask in his ...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 13:44:59 PDT
Papier Mache Perry the Platypus Adambowker98 During art class, we had to make something using papier mache. At the time, {this is kinda embarrasing} I was really into the show Phineas and Ferb. So I made a platypus named Perry who looked just like Perry the Platypus. The body of him is a cardboard cigarette box. I think I made the beak and tai...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:06:30 PDT
Make a Vase with the 123D Make Mobile App @ TechShop!
Make a Vase with the 123D Make Mobile App @ TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> audreyobscura Autodesk recently launched a 123D Make! App for iPhones, so I used it to fabricate a vase, and then I laser cut it at TechShop SF. The vase is great for holding some of the knick-knacks on my desk at the office! Download and Use the 123D Make App. After you have downlaoded the 123D Make App to y...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 11:24:26 PDT
Cardboard Owl from a Takeaway Coffee Tray
Cardboard Owl from a Takeaway Coffee Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> dancastles Just drunk WAY too much coffee and need to burn off some of that extra energy? Grab the take away tray, a pair of scissors and a pen and get to it! Bend the tray in half but don't tear it apart. Cut one of the ends through to allow the "wings" to flap open. You may need to pry off the gl...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 20:54:30 PDT
Cereal Box Butterflies supersoftdrink I saw some paper butterflies on Pinterest and decided to make my own.  I figured thin cardboard would be more durable than paper, and I knew we had a nearly empty cheerios box that would be perfect. Materials Needed: thin cardboard (like from cereal or cracker boxes) scissors that will cut thin ca...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 03:02:49 PDT
Uheska: a 3D Cardboard Stellation
Uheska: a 3D Cardboard Stellation - More DIY How To Projects]]> DragonNerd I'm going to show you how you can make a fantastic and visually arresting 3D sculpture of my own design. Uheska (Estonian for "9"; I needed a nice pretentious name for this piece) is a stellation of a 60-sided solid called a Rhombidodecacron. The end result is (almost) the product of 5 nested 12 sid...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 20:48:59 PDT
Oh My Deer - Cardboard Wall Fun Project reref Just for fun and just for yourself. One more thing to do with the huge box from your new TV ..
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 05:21:29 PST
Oval hat box
Oval hat box - More DIY How To Projects]]> heathbar64 Needed to make a new hatbox. It'sa simple project of cardboard, so here goes! lay it out To lay out the oval, you will need a trammel bar and a square. I had a framing square on hand, and made the trammel out of (Guess what) cardboard. lay down two perpendicular lines in a cross. Now place your s...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 17:51:48 PST