Instructables: exploring - living - craft - cheap http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:14:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Spray paint Water Color Stencil Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-paint-Water-Color-Stencil-Portrait/
Spray paint Water Color Stencil Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0AZ6/IA9HGA4L/FV10AZ6IA9HGA4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0AZ6/IA9HGA4L/FV10AZ6IA9HGA4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0AZ6/IA9HGA4L/FV10AZ6IA9HGA4L.SMALL.jpg jcastanon627942013 This will make a unique present and definitely put a smile on the face of who ever your giving it to. Its relatively easy and cheap. Choose your image. I chose a picture of my cute nephew. Stock card Pick up some stock card from your local dollar store. Carefully place the stock card over your...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 14:22:22 PDT
How to Make a Twig Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Twig-Pen/
How to Make a Twig Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IDMK/I8CVW7GQ/FI0IDMKI8CVW7GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IDMK/I8CVW7GQ/FI0IDMKI8CVW7GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IDMK/I8CVW7GQ/FI0IDMKI8CVW7GQ.SMALL.jpg funtogether Wood pens that have been turned on a lathe are awesome. Unfortunately, not everyone owns a lathe (although you can make your own). The Twig Pen/Pencil is a good alternative to a turned pen, and it stills maintains an aura of originality. I got the idea for this project here. I give all credit for t...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:37:04 PDT
Mint Tin with Smooth Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Mint-Tin-with-Smooth-Top/
Mint Tin with Smooth Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6GVF/I6H7E3W5/FXF6GVFI6H7E3W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6GVF/I6H7E3W5/FXF6GVFI6H7E3W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6GVF/I6H7E3W5/FXF6GVFI6H7E3W5.SMALL.jpg AJB2 There are plenty of great mint tin projects out there. It seems maybe redundant to post another but the point here is not the actually completed work but the cheap, easy way I got there. The issue with the tin is the embossed top. How do I get rid of the embossing to put what I want on the tin? And ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 03:26:00 PST
DIY Cardboard Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Picture-Frame/
DIY Cardboard Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/HYFU/I5TI1LAC/FTOHYFUI5TI1LAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/HYFU/I5TI1LAC/FTOHYFUI5TI1LAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/HYFU/I5TI1LAC/FTOHYFUI5TI1LAC.SMALL.jpg elizabethdagle Want to hang your art on a budget? This cheap and easy framing technique will work for any lightweight and thin work of art! Gather Materials You will need: Cardboard A Ruler A marker A Gluestick An X ACTO knife and cutting board (scissors will work, but an X ACTO knife makes a cleaner cut.)...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 18:21:13 PST
Cheap Duct Tape Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Duct-Tape-Frame/
Cheap Duct Tape Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/8URW/I5WCQNR4/FHN8URWI5WCQNR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/8URW/I5WCQNR4/FHN8URWI5WCQNR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/8URW/I5WCQNR4/FHN8URWI5WCQNR4.SMALL.jpg bartopena So you've got some beautiful piece of art you want to hang, but you don't have a big budget for a nice frame. Fear not! Here are some easy steps on how to make a cheap frame out of easily found materials. Gather your materials You will need: Cardboard (I re-used a package) You will want to make s...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:37:35 PST
SUPERCHEAP Cover for tablet, ebook reader http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPERCHEAP-Cover-for-tablet-ebook-reader/
SUPERCHEAP Cover for tablet, ebook reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RTFY/I3VHLTCW/FZDRTFYI3VHLTCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RTFY/I3VHLTCW/FZDRTFYI3VHLTCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RTFY/I3VHLTCW/FZDRTFYI3VHLTCW.SMALL.jpg NegroJ Superlowcost cover idea for everything you need.I spent no money on it because I found everything in my house... unused. Materials, tools and instruction Material:- plastic foam sheet, choose the one you like.- 2 pieces of stringTool:- scissor- your handsLet's do this:- Cut a pieces of foam sheet...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:10:02 PST
Gopro Handheld Mount - Very cheap and very functional http://www.instructables.com/id/Gopro-Handheld-Mount-Very-cheap-and-very-functiona/
Gopro Handheld Mount - Very cheap and very functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/N021/I2TQVCBI/FHZN021I2TQVCBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/N021/I2TQVCBI/FHZN021I2TQVCBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/N021/I2TQVCBI/FHZN021I2TQVCBI.SMALL.jpg ajmckay The GoPro mounting system is indeed wonderful, however, I found that many of the commercially available mounts are expensive for what they are. Also when I made this (Early 2014) there weren't many options available for hand holding the GoPro camera.So using some simple materials I built a handheld...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:25:28 PST
Homemade Pencil Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pencil-Crossbow/
Homemade Pencil Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/22KK/I0XOJQNM/FC622KKI0XOJQNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/22KK/I0XOJQNM/FC622KKI0XOJQNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/22KK/I0XOJQNM/FC622KKI0XOJQNM.SMALL.jpg ruairi_g This crossbow is another version of "how to make a crossbow out of a pencil " by war hero153. It is made from different materials but is based on the same idea.enjoy Materials 1. 4 pencils 2. At least 8 sizeable elastic bands(but the more the better) 3. A 8x5 cm piece of paper (optional)4.paper ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 09:33:06 PDT
DIY Cardboard Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Phone-Holder/
DIY Cardboard Phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/QH3C/I0HYOEKI/FL6QH3CI0HYOEKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/QH3C/I0HYOEKI/FL6QH3CI0HYOEKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/QH3C/I0HYOEKI/FL6QH3CI0HYOEKI.SMALL.jpg 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
Foam Creations: The Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Creations-The-Hook/
Foam Creations: The Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/TFSL/HXMKUHK1/F4ITFSLHXMKUHK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/TFSL/HXMKUHK1/F4ITFSLHXMKUHK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/TFSL/HXMKUHK1/F4ITFSLHXMKUHK1.SMALL.jpg ABCass1 You can make almost everything out of foam. You can use these steps to make your own ideas come to life. It's easy, somewhat fast and it's cheap. Think about it... Go to your local decor store pick a piece of art and compare the price to make it or the price to buy. But then again if you make it, it...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:57 PDT
Treasure chest-recycled boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-chest-recycled-boxes/
Treasure chest-recycled boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/Y36C/HWX47P73/FL9Y36CHWX47P73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/Y36C/HWX47P73/FL9Y36CHWX47P73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/Y36C/HWX47P73/FL9Y36CHWX47P73.SMALL.jpg Artemis_Wong These unassuming boxes are made from paper boxes usually thrown away! To save the Earth, we must reduce, reuse, recycle as much as possible. This is a very simple "chest" to make, with little items required, mostly which are recyclable. The box can be used in any way you want, from storing treasure ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:44:27 PDT
How to make a mini motorcycle out of lighters (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-motorcycle-out-of-lighters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog A fun and inexpensive project! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf_2cqwRwsk
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:15:22 PDT
Jar Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lights/
Jar Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/S8GR/HT1M3CF4/F6US8GRHT1M3CF4.SMALL.jpg nealdog simple and cheap indoor/ outdoor solar lights The supply's! supply's...box cutter/ utility knifehot glue and gunsharpiemason jar or other vesselcheap solar lightscrew driver is optional but makes fitting easier. getting to work one of the first steps...take apart your solar light. it should br...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:01:36 PDT
lighter shield http://www.instructables.com/id/lighter-shield/
lighter shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DACJ/HS80F25L/FDLDACJHS80F25L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DACJ/HS80F25L/FDLDACJHS80F25L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DACJ/HS80F25L/FDLDACJHS80F25L.SMALL.jpg smokelessgunpowder Sometimes using a lighter may risk burning the finger if not handled properly.This very simple lighter shield protects the finger and keeps the flame straight even when tilting to light objects step 1 cut and fold a piece of paper to the size of this.It would be better if the size is slightly big...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:37:49 PST
Cheap treasure chest box (REAL wood LOOK) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-treasure-chest-box-REAL-wood-LOOK/
Cheap treasure chest box (REAL wood LOOK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/D0RD/HRPT13U5/F0CD0RDHRPT13U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/D0RD/HRPT13U5/F0CD0RDHRPT13U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/D0RD/HRPT13U5/F0CD0RDHRPT13U5.SMALL.jpg ishan udyoga ok let's get start . What do we need to make this. 01.Binder gum02.Dry banana leaf03.Bristol Board (brown color is great) Cut your bristol board like this. Gluing your dry banana leaf. Cut out unwanted leaf pieces .(use paper cutter) Shutter. Bristol board hinge. Paint paint...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:13:00 PST
DIY Picture Frame Bow Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Picture-Frame-Bow-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SMALL.jpg hilltopcustomdesigns Does your daughter have a TON of bows?? Mine does! This easy and very cheap DIY Projest for a Picture Frame Bow Holder will solve a lot of your bow storage issues while making some insanely cute wall art for her bedroom or bathroom at the same time! Before we begin on the how-to section, let me sta...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:44:27 PST
Simple Knit Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Knit-Pillow/
Simple Knit Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1KAL/HQF9HD7Y/FRC1KALHQF9HD7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1KAL/HQF9HD7Y/FRC1KALHQF9HD7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1KAL/HQF9HD7Y/FRC1KALHQF9HD7Y.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 Brighten up your living room by making your own simple knit pillow! For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Materials you'll need: - 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver in Pumpkin (worsted weight acrylic yarn) - US size 8 knitted needles - 16 x 16 inch Pillow form - Yarn needle - US size I crochet ...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:01:49 PST
DIY Instagram/Polaroid magnets!! Super simple UNDER 2$ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-InstagramPolaroid-magnets-Super-simple-UNDER-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IL5A/HQGHLWQU/FOTIL5AHQGHLWQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IL5A/HQGHLWQU/FOTIL5AHQGHLWQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IL5A/HQGHLWQU/FOTIL5AHQGHLWQU.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Today I bring you a really cheap and cute DIY: Instagram magnets! They are really easy to make and the perfect way of showing your favourite memories. You will only need: - Some Instagram printed pictures - Foam core board - Magnets or magnetic adhesive tape First we need to cut the printed pictur...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:11:26 PST
How to make a mosaic frame with old CDs!! Recycling DIY! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mosaic-frame-with-old-CDs-Recycling-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/D1JP/HPFZRQUU/FBID1JPHPFZRQUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/D1JP/HPFZRQUU/FBID1JPHPFZRQUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/D1JP/HPFZRQUU/FBID1JPHPFZRQUU.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Do you want to spice up your room? Do you have broken CDs that you want to use in some crafty projects? In this video I show you how to make a cute mosaic frame recycling old CDs. It's very easy and you don't need a lot of materials. Just: -A piece of cardboard -A piece or fel or fabric -A CD that...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 15:38:48 PST
Creative letter lamp for cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-letter-lamp-for-cheap/
Creative letter lamp for cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SMALL.jpg MyWampie Do you feel like your place feels empty or looks boring? And, are you creative, but you find it hard to get started on a project? Then this is a project for you!The letter lamp is a lamp that is pleasing the eye. Especially when you know that you made it yourself. it consists of materials that are ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 08:28:50 PST
DIY Wigstand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hairstand/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:10:46 PST
Upcycled Toner Box into Ribbon Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Toner-Box-into-Ribbon-Holder/
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:47:47 PDT
Sweet Toy Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sweet-Toy-Trolley/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:28:24 PDT
Cheap fun at $ store http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-fun-at-store/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:05:35 PDT
Light Up Letter Out Of Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Letter-Out-Of-Cardboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NUTV/HBUZGRAH/F7KNUTVHBUZGRAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NUTV/HBUZGRAH/F7KNUTVHBUZGRAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NUTV/HBUZGRAH/F7KNUTVHBUZGRAH.SMALL.jpg 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
Osage Orange Pomander Or Room Freshener http://www.instructables.com/id/Osage-Orange-Pomander-Or-Room-Freshener/
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 01:19:36 PST
DIY Tracing Light Box for under $20. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tracing-light-box-for-under-20/
DIY Tracing Light Box for under $20. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/4S8S/H994YUZ4/F6Q4S8SH994YUZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/4S8S/H994YUZ4/F6Q4S8SH994YUZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/4S8S/H994YUZ4/F6Q4S8SH994YUZ4.SMALL.jpg amisiak Lets face it, store-bought light boxes are expensive. And other DIY light boxes usually require cutting, soldering or some other form of work. This DIY light box requires almost no work at all and costs next to nothing. Intrigued? Here's what you'll need.. -1 clear plastic box/bin: approximately $5...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 16:37:59 PST
Message in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Message-in-a-Bottle-1/
Message in a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5JGO/H6738A7Y/FL05JGOH6738A7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5JGO/H6738A7Y/FL05JGOH6738A7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5JGO/H6738A7Y/FL05JGOH6738A7Y.SMALL.jpg akossoy This is a fun and interesting instructable to show you how to make a message in a bottle. Once you've written your message, you can let it out and see if someone finds it. Depending on where you send it out from, if someone does find it, it might be somewhere very far away, so it's not always a bad...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:07:47 PDT
Home Decor Art: Quilting Hoop Wall Art with Scrap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Decor-Art-Quilting-Hoop-Wall-Art-with-Scrap-/
Home Decor Art: Quilting Hoop Wall Art with Scrap Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This project is a cheap and easy way to make art for your home. There are so many ways to do this project and the end result is nothing short of artsy! What You Will Need What You Need: -Quilting Hoops. You can find these at any local hobby or sewing shop. Get as many as you want! Try to pick ou...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 07:28:27 PDT
Revamp A T Shirt With Puff Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-A-T-shirt-With-Puff-Paint/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 16:39:07 PDT
How to make a cheap Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-Chess-Board/
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 11:10:15 PDT
Make your own Disposable Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Disposable-Paint-Brushes/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 21:09:45 PDT
Mason Jar Stencil Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Stencil-Tutorial/
Mason Jar Stencil Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I love Mason Jars. This project shows you an easy way to jazz up your Jars, Glasses, or anything really! Since I used a bird to dress up my Jar I had to post this video from Portlandia: (I love this show) What You Will Need What You Will Need: - Jar or Glass. Anything you would like to sten...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:40:48 PDT
Assassin's Creed Apple of Eden http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-Apple-of-Eden/
Assassin's Creed Apple of Eden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B7SV/H0FLISXN/FTJB7SVH0FLISXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B7SV/H0FLISXN/FTJB7SVH0FLISXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B7SV/H0FLISXN/FTJB7SVH0FLISXN.SMALL.jpg assassino72 A quick and easy way to build the world's most desired artifact. This is for eyes of assassins only, no templars! Materials You will need: 1, 4-inch styrofoam ball Dark gold paint Light gold paint Makeup sponge Exacto knife Marker (the lighter the color the better!) Draw the lines Using ...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:51:49 PDT
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Vintage-Suitcase-Coffee-Table/
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I love, LOVE vintage suitcases. What is better than a vintage suitcase...... A Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table. This project is fairly cheap and takes less than 15 minutes to do! Lets get to it... What You Will Need What You Will Need: Power Drill Vintage Suitcase (Preferably one made of wood. P...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:04:49 PDT
No-Sew Old Sweater into a New Cardigan http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Old-Sweater-into-a-New-Cardigan/
No-Sew Old Sweater into a New Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter Here is another No Sew way to recycle your old clothes. This project is inexpensive and will only take you 15 minutes to do! For this tutorial we will take old shirts and sweaters and turn them into cardigans! You can never have too many cardigans in my opinion! What You Will Need What You Will ...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 15:01:42 PDT
Pom Pom Caterpillars http://www.instructables.com/id/Pom-Pom-Caterpillars/
Pom Pom Caterpillars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZDTE/GYMQX4JP/FZQZDTEGYMQX4JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZDTE/GYMQX4JP/FZQZDTEGYMQX4JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZDTE/GYMQX4JP/FZQZDTEGYMQX4JP.SMALL.jpg BrittneyWhiting Do you have little kids nagging you constantly claiming that they are bored ? Or Perhaps you just want a little activity to do . Want a solution ?, Make Pom Pom Caterpillars. Pom Pom Caterpillars are really easy to make and and enjoyable way to make time pass :) Things you'll Need ` Quick Trip ...
By: BrittneyWhiting

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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:57:52 PST
Bookmark Bling http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookmark-Bling/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:42:24 PST
A Door-Handle Mask for my Brother http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Door-Handle-Mask-for-my-Brother/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/MQXL/GUI0T005/FTJMQXLGUI0T005.SMALL.jpg Poogle 'This is a mask I made for my brother. This is not a step-by-step, because the steps I took to get a mask out of the materials are quite clearly steps that only I could have taken. The door plates are also pretty unlikely for anybody else to have. This is to say, it was a personal journey, and maki...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:06:42 PDT
HOW TO: Flower Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-Flower-Headband/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/7FP8/GRTHPXZH/FSN7FP8GRTHPXZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/7FP8/GRTHPXZH/FSN7FP8GRTHPXZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/7FP8/GRTHPXZH/FSN7FP8GRTHPXZH.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter Flower headbands are everywhere these days!! I think they look really cute when going to a nice occasion or hanging out on a Sunday. Here are instructions on how to make your own. All you need is a couple headbands from the dollar store, a glue gun, a little bit of fabric, and a fake flower! The tot...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 20:28:41 PDT
Make Your Own Shoes at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Shoes-at-Home/
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By: WilliamBottini

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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:02:18 PST
collapsible box http://www.instructables.com/id/collapsible-box/
collapsible box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0J2Q/GIWZLD19/F4A0J2QGIWZLD19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0J2Q/GIWZLD19/F4A0J2QGIWZLD19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0J2Q/GIWZLD19/F4A0J2QGIWZLD19.SMALL.gif mikeasaurus Box: a small package or container Boxes are useful things, they can keep all your treasures safe or help you stay organized. Collapsible: to fold up; put away; pack up; fold down; or to minimize Having collapsible items minimizes space when not in use, and can provide a tidy solution to otherwise b...
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:20:01 PST
Rolling Status - Reduces Facebook Stress http://www.instructables.com/id/Status-Stress-Buster-Facebook-Status-Decision-Mak/
Rolling Status - Reduces Facebook Stress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/MP5T/GHUDKL34/FY4MP5TGHUDKL34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/MP5T/GHUDKL34/FY4MP5TGHUDKL34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/MP5T/GHUDKL34/FY4MP5TGHUDKL34.SMALL.jpg kaavyaj Facebook has become an essential part of our lives. Along with essentials comes stress. Deciding what to status each minute of the day can be highly stressful to you and your loved one’s. Rolling Status cube is a personalized product that can be hand made instantly to help relieve the stress of de...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 10:23:40 PST
Green Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Piggy-Bank/
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Thu, 9 Dec 2010 12:41:39 PST
Boggle Your Love! http://www.instructables.com/id/Boggle-Your-Love/
Boggle Your Love! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/5ZWF/GE1Y90RV/FKX5ZWFGE1Y90RV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/5ZWF/GE1Y90RV/FKX5ZWFGE1Y90RV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/5ZWF/GE1Y90RV/FKX5ZWFGE1Y90RV.SMALL.jpg kewlman I found a boggle set lying at home somewhere. Nobody plays it anymore, and instead of throwing it away. I decided to make a gift out of it for my girlfriend. Making it. Materials: one boggle set. super strong glue. planning. all you've got to do, is find the words you want. Decide how you wann...
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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:05:28 PDT
5 minute Shock-Resistant Camera Case for Under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-Shock-Resistant-Camera-Case-for-Under-5/
5 minute Shock-Resistant Camera Case for Under $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/MRU9/GB5HE3LU/FZEMRU9GB5HE3LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/MRU9/GB5HE3LU/FZEMRU9GB5HE3LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/MRU9/GB5HE3LU/FZEMRU9GB5HE3LU.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo This camera case takes only a few minutes to make, is completely customizable, and on average, should cost like $1 to make! This project uses simple materials you can pick up just about anywhere. So what are you waiting for? Materials You know that squishy stuff you can get to line drawers, o...
By: scoochmaroo

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 16:50:03 PDT
Silk Flower Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Valentines-Flower-Pen/
Silk Flower Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/B5B0/G51GRS7A/FTKB5B0G51GRS7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/B5B0/G51GRS7A/FTKB5B0G51GRS7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/B5B0/G51GRS7A/FTKB5B0G51GRS7A.SMALL.jpg ckaraffa Send your loved one a flower that lasts, and costs a fraction of the price of real flowers.  Learn how to make a potted silk flower pen.  They make great gifts for your loved one for Valentine's Day, or Mother's Day.  One Christmas my daughters and I mass produced these potted silk flower pens for a...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:50:22 PST
Flower Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Power/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 14:54:59 PDT