Instructables: exploring - living - craft - craft - reuse http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:53:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Old Gift Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Gift-Card-Boxes/
Old Gift Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SMALL.jpg Tait_Clements Take an old gift card and transform it into a crafty little box with endless possibilities!   Gather Materials & Find The Perfect Card Materials:Dig out an old gift card that has little or no sentimental value. You can also use brand new cards if you have a ton of extras, or just want a nice,...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:11:10 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/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:25:33 PDT
Miniature House http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-House/
Miniature House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SMALL.jpg 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 all...so I thought I h...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:18 PST
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-Calendar-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:52:01 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
A Journal Made From A Book And Junk Mail Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Journal-Made-From-A-Book-And-Junk-Mail-Paper/
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:02:47 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 Mittens from Old Sweaters DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Mittens-from-Old-Sweaters-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZQJT/HBNXVJZJ/FHLZQJTHBNXVJZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZQJT/HBNXVJZJ/FHLZQJTHBNXVJZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/ZQJT/HBNXVJZJ/FHLZQJTHBNXVJZJ.SMALL.jpg creme de la craft Let's give those shrunken, worn out sweaters a second life by turning them into warm little mittens! With just a few simple materials and the most basic hand stitch you can do, you'll have your very own handcrafted mittens in minutes! Pick a sweater with lots of pattern or add your own decor with bu...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 09:51:52 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
Upcycle Used Paper Into a Papercraft Airplane Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Used-Paper-Books-Newspaper-and-More-Into/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:58:02 PDT
100% Natural Wind Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Natural-Wind-Thing/
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 13:54:57 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
Nice and easy cardboard decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-and-easy-cardboard-decorations/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 00:07:05 PDT
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