Instructables: exploring - living - craft - cheap http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:35:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Homemade Clay with Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Clay-with-Paint/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:41:12 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
Cheap DIY Captain Hammer Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Captain-Hammer-Gloves/
Cheap DIY Captain Hammer Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SMALL.jpg CaitlynLAG Hello! I'm back again (after almost two years) with a new instructable! Basically, I am going to MetroCon next weekend, and in order to complete my genderbent Captain Hammer costume (from Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) I needed a pair of gloves. Being the broke college student that I am, I don't...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:33:05 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
Dollar Bill Origami- Shirt and Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-Origami-Shirt-and-Tie/
Dollar Bill Origami- Shirt and Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/5Z3B/HWQN2FWM/FCH5Z3BHWQN2FWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/5Z3B/HWQN2FWM/FCH5Z3BHWQN2FWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/5Z3B/HWQN2FWM/FCH5Z3BHWQN2FWM.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog This quick and simple tutorial will show you how to fold a single dollar bill into a handsome shirt and tie. Worth doing just for the fun of it, but also a cool way to leave part of your tip the next time you're at a restaurant!When you're finished reading this instructable, if you'd like to see mor...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:03:56 PDT
Easy Leather Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Leather-Bracelet-1/
Easy Leather Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/CZDK/HVFKXBJ7/FWYCZDKHVFKXBJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/CZDK/HVFKXBJ7/FWYCZDKHVFKXBJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/CZDK/HVFKXBJ7/FWYCZDKHVFKXBJ7.SMALL.jpg Ael R This instructable is about how to create a simple and nice leather bracelet.It was the first time I worked with leather, so I decided to create a leather bracelet because it is simple and doesn't require a lot of time or money. I also have other projects using leather, it's why I bought a couple of ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:58:39 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
DIY gift ideas! Make your own presents! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-gift-ideas-Make-your-own-presents-for-Christma/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/WYWU/HPCE7G6Q/F8AWYWUHPCE7G6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/WYWU/HPCE7G6Q/F8AWYWUHPCE7G6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/WYWU/HPCE7G6Q/F8AWYWUHPCE7G6Q.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Hi! Today I'm going to show you some DIY gift ideas perfect for the Christmas season. They are really easy to personalize depending on what your likes are. For the first idea you will have to make a little plushie first. I've chosen a one up Mario mushroom. Pattern here: http://shainingusuta.devia...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 05:50:50 PST
Creative letter lamp for cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-letter-lamp-for-cheap/
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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
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Stained-Glass-Leaf/
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This simple fall "stained glass" leaf project is not only fun and inexpensive for your time and effort you will get great results! Materials Needed Leaf pattern printed on construction paper or tag board Markers Coffee Filters White Glue Scissors Small spray bottle of water Towels The Color...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:13:53 PDT
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Splash-proof-Tunic-Long-Or-Short/
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SMALL.jpg Will_Tingle Multi-purpose plastic tunic, ideal for art, or fancy dress. I made this in 2 hours, including working out why to do, taking photos and typing this instrucatable as I went; without having to do those things, I'd be surprised if you couldn't knock this out in less than an hour. I needed a tunic styl...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:37:15 PDT
Beaded feather earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-feather-earrings/
Beaded feather earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/0PG0/HIGF6MUE/F5F0PG0HIGF6MUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/0PG0/HIGF6MUE/F5F0PG0HIGF6MUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/0PG0/HIGF6MUE/F5F0PG0HIGF6MUE.SMALL.jpg Taliecara Hey everyone. :) These earrings cost me nothing to make as I found the feathers outside, and used charms from an old bracelet. And as if that wasn't enough, they're also super easy and really pretty... so have fun and be creative!    You will need... You will need... A length of string, I...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 08:40:40 PDT
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
Draft Stopper for drafty doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Draft-Stopper-for-drafty-doors/
Draft Stopper for drafty doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SMALL.jpg captianoats We've got an old farmhouse, and the wooden doors are very drafty. We've seen these these draft stoppers or draft dodgers before, but the problem is that every time you open the door you have to kick it back into place. We came up with the idea of adding a flap to keep the door in place. This is a q...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:17:16 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
DIY Necklace Holder / Display (Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Necklace-Holder-Display-Easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BKUW/H8RK8ZRJ/FTDBKUWH8RK8ZRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BKUW/H8RK8ZRJ/FTDBKUWH8RK8ZRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BKUW/H8RK8ZRJ/FTDBKUWH8RK8ZRJ.SMALL.jpg AshTalksALot How to make a super cute and super easy necklace display/ holder Materials Needed: -Canvas Board (Can be replaced with wood or sturdy piece of cardboard    -found  mine at dollar stor -Thumbtacks/ push-pin -Thick Cardboard -Scrapbook paper and/or paint to decorate the Canvas -Fabric (I used part of...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:17:48 PDT
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
Recycle Old Clothes: Turn White Ribbed Tanks into New Colorful Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Old-Clothes-Turn-White-Ribbed-Tanks-into/
Recycle Old Clothes: Turn White Ribbed Tanks into New Colorful Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5L7B/H4AGJ0IH/F3D5L7BH4AGJ0IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5L7B/H4AGJ0IH/F3D5L7BH4AGJ0IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5L7B/H4AGJ0IH/F3D5L7BH4AGJ0IH.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how easy it is to recycle clothes! Here we will take a pack of men's ribbed tank tops and dye them. They turn out so cute and are perfect for summer. What You Will Need -A pack of men's tank tops or an old shirt -Rit Dye: pick out any color you choose! You can find th...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 09:30:57 PDT
How to make, and print with, reusable silk screens... cheaply! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-and-print-with-reusable-silk-screens/
How to make, and print with, reusable silk screens... cheaply! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ZTQT/H4AGHT58/FQTZTQTH4AGHT58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ZTQT/H4AGHT58/FQTZTQTH4AGHT58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/ZTQT/H4AGHT58/FQTZTQTH4AGHT58.SMALL.jpg jgroner This Instructable will show you how to make your very own reusable silk screens for printing on fabric or paper. The silk screens you will make will produce a high quality image that will save you time and money. Unlike most silk screening Instructables I have found, this method allows you to silk s...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 21:42:47 PDT
Revamp A T Shirt With Puff Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-A-T-shirt-With-Puff-Paint/
Revamp A T Shirt With Puff Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/OY26/H401VUML/FQQOY26H401VUML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/OY26/H401VUML/FQQOY26H401VUML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/OY26/H401VUML/FQQOY26H401VUML.SMALL.jpg sunshiine My family and I have been experimenting around with knit t-shirts and decided to try giving them a lift with puff paints and a   stencil.  This instructable is quick and easy to do requiring very little supplies.   Supplies T shirt Stencil Puff Paint  we used one puff and one regular  Car...
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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/
How to make a cheap Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KWCX/H3QFJEH5/F8CKWCXH3QFJEH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KWCX/H3QFJEH5/F8CKWCXH3QFJEH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KWCX/H3QFJEH5/F8CKWCXH3QFJEH5.SMALL.jpg GlitterPilot In this instructable I will teach you how to make a Chess Board that is affordable and inexpensive. Please after your done visit my website at putyourforkintoit.com Materials You will need If it has a * it is required. *Tape *Marker Second Marker Napkin *Water Bottle Wrapers *Computer Cereal Box ...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 11:10:15 PDT
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pin-Cushion-out-of-a-Vintage-Jewelry-Box-or/
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This is a fast and easy way to make a pin cushion. This would make a great gift for any sewing lover. It takes only 10 minutes and looks cute as a button when you're finished! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Vintage Jewelry Box, Coffee Cup, or anything that is round and has some depth to ...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 23:13:36 PDT
Make your own Disposable Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Disposable-Paint-Brushes/
Make your own Disposable Paint Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/0YJ0/H1JUHKDW/FK10YJ0H1JUHKDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/0YJ0/H1JUHKDW/FK10YJ0H1JUHKDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/0YJ0/H1JUHKDW/FK10YJ0H1JUHKDW.SMALL.jpg bobzjr Make functional disposable paint brushes with junk you probably have laying around in the garage right now!  You can make these REALLY fast and costs basicly nothing.  The other day, one of the kids was wanting to paint his lego man's visor with silver paint.  The paint was easy to find, but I was ...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 21:09:45 PDT
Hanging Yarn Ball Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Yarn-Ball-Art-1/
Hanging Yarn Ball Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I love these! They look great hanging at different lengths in a corner of a room. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -1 Bottle of Elmer's Glue -Corn Starch -Water -Measuring Cup - 100% Cotton Yarn - White or Light in Color (Feel free to try any color you want. I chose a lighter color, becaus...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:01:22 PDT
Simple Ink Blot Shirt Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Ink-Blot-T-Shirt-Designs/
Simple Ink Blot Shirt Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/233T/H1YOHRTF/FBZ233TH1YOHRTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/233T/H1YOHRTF/FBZ233TH1YOHRTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/233T/H1YOHRTF/FBZ233TH1YOHRTF.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter How cool is this T-shirt!? You can make your own in less than 10 minutes. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -A Piece of Cardboard/Poster Board (Anything will work as long as it can fit in your shirt and you can bend it) -Fabric Paint ( I am using Acrylic Paint. Fabric Paint will stay on the ...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:58:48 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...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:40:48 PDT
How to Make a Duct Tape Flower http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Duct-Tape-Flower-1/
How to Make a Duct Tape Flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PK6H/H19RSWOW/FNSPK6HH19RSWOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PK6H/H19RSWOW/FNSPK6HH19RSWOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PK6H/H19RSWOW/FNSPK6HH19RSWOW.SMALL.jpg MattBothell How To Make a Duct Tape Flower This is an easy project that just takes a little patience you can make one in about half an hour or even faster once you get the hang of it. These flowers can have many different colors and shapes. These are fun to show off and will impress your friends. Supplies To...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:05:34 PDT
Upcycle Used Paper Into a Papercraft Airplane Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Used-Paper-Books-Newspaper-and-More-Into/
Upcycle Used Paper Into a Papercraft Airplane Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/ZQ3Y/H18FL699/FPDZQ3YH18FL699.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/ZQ3Y/H18FL699/FPDZQ3YH18FL699.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/ZQ3Y/H18FL699/FPDZQ3YH18FL699.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will give you the step by step to create your plane out of recycled paper using cheap and easy to use materials.  Your plane could be used to illustrate a variety of ideas in a classroom as well as make a cool fun toy to play with! This is a easy and cheap creation to add to any c...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:58:02 PDT
Swan Paper Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Swan-Paper-Craft/
Swan Paper Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will give you the step by step to create your swan out of paper using cheap and easy to use materials.  Your swan could be used to illustrate a character from literature, TV, movies and games. This is a easy and cheap creation to add to any classroom lesson.  Anyone younger than f...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 12:29:49 PDT
The Muffin Man or Chef Paper Craft (EASY) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Muffin-Man-or-Chef-Paper-Craft-EASY/
The Muffin Man or Chef Paper Craft (EASY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will give you the step by step to create your own muffin man (or chef) out of paper using cheap and easy to use materials.  Your chef could be the muffin man, purple pie man, wolf gang puck and many other characters from literature, TV, movies and games. This is a very easy and ch...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:06:01 PDT
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-Pen-Clothing-Designs/
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create hand drawn designs on your clothing by using a bleach pen! My favorite part about this project is how versatile it is. You can use just about any piece of clothing! I chose to use a pair of leggings and a shirt. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Ble...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 14:47:18 PDT
Pirate Paper Craft (EASY) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Paper-Craft/
Pirate Paper Craft (EASY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/GIZQ/H0FLNUFJ/FTLGIZQH0FLNUFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/GIZQ/H0FLNUFJ/FTLGIZQH0FLNUFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/GIZQ/H0FLNUFJ/FTLGIZQH0FLNUFJ.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Pirate Paper Craft What is more fun than pirates!  Well many things could be but when in a classroom or at home a pirate can leave a lot for the imagination and opening up a world of learning.  This 'able will teach you how to make a paper pirate and give you some ideas on how to make your paper ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 19:12:00 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
No Sew T-shirt Infinity Scarf Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-T-shirt-Infinity-Scarf-Tutorial-1/
No Sew T-shirt Infinity Scarf Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4BQC/H1ZG6W1J/FFW4BQCH1ZG6W1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4BQC/H1ZG6W1J/FFW4BQCH1ZG6W1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4BQC/H1ZG6W1J/FFW4BQCH1ZG6W1J.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This is probably one of the easiest DIY Projects I have posted. Not only is it really easy, but it also only takes about 10 minutes to do. What could be better than that? What You Will Need What You Will Need: -An Old T-Shirt that is XL (Go to a thrift store and get a L OR XL shirt that doesn't ...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 06:26:50 PDT
Turn a Plain Barrette into a Colorful Hair Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Plain-Barrette-into-a-Colorful-Hair-Accesso/
Turn a Plain Barrette into a Colorful Hair Accessory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/L2WX/H05NL08G/F6NL2WXH05NL08G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/L2WX/H05NL08G/F6NL2WXH05NL08G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/L2WX/H05NL08G/F6NL2WXH05NL08G.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial is an easy way to turn old barrettes into cute spring accessories. You can also do this with headbands too! I love the colors on my new barrette! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -A Barrette -Super Glue -Different Colored Thread -Needle -Scissors Lets Begin! 1. Start by Tr...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:00:20 PDT
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-or-Knit-Yarn-Infinity-Scarf-Tutorial/
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This is a wonderfully Easy DIY No Sew Yarn Scarf tutorial! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Yarn that is 5-7 oz. (5 ounces of Yarn will make a thinner scarf like the white or green scarf shown above. 7 ounces of Yarn will make a thicker one like the red scarf) -Scissors -Two Chairs (or o...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:27:59 PDT