Instructables: exploring - living - craft - craft - reuse http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 13:06:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bolt Closure Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-Closure-Envelope/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:55:51 PDT
DIY Bubble Plastic Art http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bubble-Plastic-Art/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:12:33 PDT
How to recycle a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-a-plastic-bottle/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
Jam Jar Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Piggy-Bank/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Fly Swatter/sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Swattersandal/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:21:26 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
CD COASTERS WITH DECOUPAGE http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-COASTERS-WITH-DECOUPAGE/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 05:15:55 PDT
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted http://www.instructables.com/id/Extraordinary-Eggs-Painted/
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SMALL.jpg sreyassony How to make wonderful egg shell paintings?Eggshells are waste materials. But it is not so. It can be used for many craft works. Materials Required 1. Egg shells2. Fabric paints3.Painting brush How to take the egg shell in the appropriate shape? 1.Take an egg and strike its bottom part with a k...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:16:12 PDT
stick man- guitarist http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-man-guitarist/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:25:12 PDT
stick insect- make at home http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-insect-make-at-home/
stick insect- make at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/75M9/HSVGHNE8/FPK75M9HSVGHNE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/75M9/HSVGHNE8/FPK75M9HSVGHNE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/75M9/HSVGHNE8/FPK75M9HSVGHNE8.SMALL.jpg shankybatra make a stick insect ( mantis) for your garden or backyard collect find and collect some sticks of various sizes.i used some sticks out of an old mop. cut the sticks cut the sticks as shown in the picture.the longest one for bodysix medium and six small and six very small for legs.small ones f...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:25:33 PDT
Miniature House http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-House/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:18 PST
Craft a candy sticks box http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-a-candy-sticks-box/
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:44:06 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
3 Hand Grenades http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Hand-Grenades/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 01:49:56 PST
RedBull Extra 330S From RedBull cans http://www.instructables.com/id/RedBull-Extra-330S-From-RedBull-cans/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HVMZ/HC3QC3YP/FU7HVMZHC3QC3YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HVMZ/HC3QC3YP/FU7HVMZHC3QC3YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HVMZ/HC3QC3YP/FU7HVMZHC3QC3YP.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations Another model based on my original Can aeroplane; http://www.instructables.com/id/Aeroplane-from-an-Aluminium-Can-and-it-flies-too/ This one is very similar, but it is a bit smaller and it flies a little bit better. The other differences are: -I used 2 Red Bull cans instead of 1 Monster can (I did...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:52:34 PST
Make a Craft Stand from a Swing-Arm Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Craft-Stand-from-a-Swing-Arm-Lamp/
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 09:08:37 PST
Bailey's Freshman Year Word Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Baileys-Freshman-Year-Word-Collage/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 04:14:55 PDT
How To Make A Hotwire Cutter...Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hotwire-CutterCheap/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 22:14:51 PST
Thrifty to Nifty http://www.instructables.com/id/Thrifty-to-Nifty/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/3K7G/GKS0SWDU/FVL3K7GGKS0SWDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/3K7G/GKS0SWDU/FVL3K7GGKS0SWDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/3K7G/GKS0SWDU/FVL3K7GGKS0SWDU.SMALL.jpg starshipminivan I love garage sales, thrift stores, and clearance sales.  With a just a little imagination and a few crafting skills, it's easy to transform items and give them new life.  These are a few of the things I've created from bargain finds. Candle Holder Trio I found three strange short black iron candle...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2011 15:03:50 PST
Boggle Your Love! http://www.instructables.com/id/Boggle-Your-Love/
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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:05:28 PDT
from baby wipes box to Lady Jewlery Box http://www.instructables.com/id/from-baby-wipes-box-to-Lady-Jewlery-Box/
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 02:14:31 PDT
Tool Holder / Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Holder-Pin-Cushion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HAWY/G8LWENJK/F24HAWYG8LWENJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HAWY/G8LWENJK/F24HAWYG8LWENJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HAWY/G8LWENJK/F24HAWYG8LWENJK.SMALL.jpg urbanwoodswalker This is a real handy holder I came up with for those delicate tools such as pin vice, delicate tweezers, sewing needles and pins.  Even the stray craft blade.  I glued 6 wine corks to a jar lid with e6000 .  And that is it.  The jar is holding pens and pencils, and this tool holder keeps delicate an...
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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:26:45 PDT
Make a CatRack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-CatRack/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:38:20 PDT