Instructables: exploring - living - craft - craft http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:56:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sputnik Scultpure http://www.instructables.com/id/Sputnik-Scultpure/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:26:29 PDT
incense holders http://www.instructables.com/id/incense-holders/
incense holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/P2XH/HZ88PI19/FTVP2XHHZ88PI19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/P2XH/HZ88PI19/FTVP2XHHZ88PI19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/P2XH/HZ88PI19/FTVP2XHHZ88PI19.SMALL.jpg asergeeva Incense gets a bad rap for being too hippie but I love it – especially this sage version. Up until this weekend, I was burning my incense in an old Altoids case so it was about time for an upgrade. I made these holders from air-dry clay which I then painted and varnished. It takes a few days for th...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:10:17 PDT
Leather Craft+Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-CraftLighting/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:33 PDT
12 Amazing First Time Authors http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Amazing-First-Time-Authors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction In this collection you will find 12 first time authors who this past week published some awesome projects. Check out these authors projects and be sure to make these first time authors feel welcome! Giant Bubble Wands How to make giant bubbles, really how can not be the most amazing thing you've...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:46:59 PDT
How to Make a Washi Tape Hair Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Washi-Tape-Hair-Bow/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:56:31 PDT
Rainbow Loom Collection II http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Collection-II/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:20:31 PDT
Easy Paper Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Paper-Basket/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:54:34 PDT
Decoupage a 3D print object http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoupage-a-3D-print-object/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:26:32 PDT
Wire Savannah Acacia http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Savannah-Acacia/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:51:48 PDT
Diy Paper Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Paper-Wall-Decor/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:46:57 PDT
Back to School Crafts With Old Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Crafts-With-Old-Jeans/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:45:13 PDT
Fishtail Jumprope Rainbow Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishtail-Jumprope-Rainbow-Loom/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:15:47 PDT
Dream Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Dream-Catcher-2/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:59:54 PDT
Name Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-Maze/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 22:42:44 PDT
Ceramic sculpt: nesting Plover http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-sculpt-nesting-Plover/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:19:10 PDT
Homemade Flower Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flower-Hat/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:20 PDT
Upcycling your used/ broken tablet sleeve into a notepad cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-your-used-broken-tablet-sleeve-into-a-no/
Upcycling your used/ broken tablet sleeve into a notepad cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/0LHS/HY735E9X/FYB0LHSHY735E9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/0LHS/HY735E9X/FYB0LHSHY735E9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/0LHS/HY735E9X/FYB0LHSHY735E9X.SMALL.jpg Zannzanny Help save mother earth and reduce waste. This is an excellent idea to reduce the waste and turn your broken tablet sleeve, without spending a cent. Remove the broken plastic mould 1) Trim off the edge of the tablet sleeve with a utility scissors. 2) You may trim off the frilling edges to make it ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:25:23 PDT
African flower blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/African-flower-blanket/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:26:03 PDT
Rainbow Loom Hook Grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Hook-Grip/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:58:23 PDT
Rainbow Loom A Charm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-A-Charm/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:38:45 PDT
How to make your own Octopus Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Octopus-Plushie/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:24:05 PDT
Making Altair's Gauntlet from household materials http://www.instructables.com/id/2-and-a-half-day-project-depending-on-how-much-fre/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:26 PDT
Foam Creations: The Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Creations-The-Hook/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:57 PDT
Vintage Fabric Treble Clef Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Fabric-Treble-Clef-Wall-Decor/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:08:35 PDT
Tiger Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiger-Night-Light/
Tiger Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/HW78/HXLD87I4/FMKHW78HXLD87I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/HW78/HXLD87I4/FMKHW78HXLD87I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/HW78/HXLD87I4/FMKHW78HXLD87I4.SMALL.jpg b4tankgirl Here's a project I just made for my friends newborn twins! Goes great with jungle themed baby rooms. Assembling Face Supplies: EVA foam, 6mm craft foam, contact cement, super glue, 10 LED light set, acrylic paint, mod podge, utility knife, paint brushes, heat gun, hot glue gun, elastic bandSketc...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:54:07 PDT
Trophy Wine Bottle Toppers http://www.instructables.com/id/Trophy-Wine-Bottle-Toppers/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:56:17 PDT
Let's make a cute bumblebee pin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-cute-bumblebee-pin/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:16:18 PDT
How to make your own Cat Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Cat-Plushie/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:44:34 PDT
Colorful Fan ??? http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Fan-/
Colorful Fan ??? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K05X/HXEZ72GS/FOFK05XHXEZ72GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K05X/HXEZ72GS/FOFK05XHXEZ72GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K05X/HXEZ72GS/FOFK05XHXEZ72GS.SMALL.jpg liz lindke Hi everyone! Today i will be showing you how to make a colorful fan. So lets get started! What Your Going To Need So to start i am using a three blade fan if your fan has more than three blade that just means that you add more colors. And after experimenting with this i found out that lighter co...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 16:39:58 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-CaseHolder/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
DIY Tiered Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tiered-Stand/
DIY Tiered Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/4HIS/HXA9RBFJ/F5T4HISHXA9RBFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/4HIS/HXA9RBFJ/F5T4HISHXA9RBFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/4HIS/HXA9RBFJ/F5T4HISHXA9RBFJ.SMALL.jpg Preval This tiered tray is one stand-out DIY display that's both pretty and affordable. Gather your supplies 2 plastic plates2 glass candle holders E6000 glue Acrylic craft paint (or food safe paint)Preval Sprayer Construct the stand * First, apply glue to the top rim of a candlestick and attach it ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 12:59:44 PDT
DIY Beeswax Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beeswax-Crayons/
DIY Beeswax Crayons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/K69R/HX1WA6TN/FXFK69RHX1WA6TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/K69R/HX1WA6TN/FXFK69RHX1WA6TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/K69R/HX1WA6TN/FXFK69RHX1WA6TN.SMALL.jpg Bhawya Beeswax is the part of Honey Comb that can be melted down, filtered and used for making various products like Candles, Crayons, Soaps, Lip balm, Moisturising lotion etc., The wax is produced by honey bees transforming the pollen and nectar of flowers into the most amazing array of products like Bees...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:14:04 PDT
Felted Kitty Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Kitty-Cats/
Felted Kitty Cats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/UV5T/HX42QMNX/FL7UV5THX42QMNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/UV5T/HX42QMNX/FL7UV5THX42QMNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/UV5T/HX42QMNX/FL7UV5THX42QMNX.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'll be showing you crafty people how to make a cute kitty out of felting wool! This is so adorable even if you don't like cats that much! ;) I hope you have fun!!!Picture credit- bubzbeauty Supplies 1- felting wool (I suggest using 2 colors; one for the cat, an...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:39:47 PDT
Easy Minecraft Glowstone Beeswax Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Glowstone-Beeswax-Candle/
Easy Minecraft Glowstone Beeswax Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7N9S/HX0DOPEU/F7V7N9SHX0DOPEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7N9S/HX0DOPEU/F7V7N9SHX0DOPEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7N9S/HX0DOPEU/F7V7N9SHX0DOPEU.SMALL.jpg Teisha Making homemade candles can be a lot of fun. There are many different ways to make them, and there are many different waxes they can be made out of. For a quick and easy craft project to do at home, in this Instructable I specifically show how to make candles from chunks of beeswax by using a small ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:46:17 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
Frozen Character Altoid Tin Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Frozen-Character-Altoid-Tin-Display/
Frozen Character Altoid Tin Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/J266/HWTBKK2Z/FYSJ266HWTBKK2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/J266/HWTBKK2Z/FYSJ266HWTBKK2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/J266/HWTBKK2Z/FYSJ266HWTBKK2Z.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch How to make a cute display of paper Elsa and Anna Cut shapes from paper You will need colored scrapbook paper, Altoid tin, glitter, stickers, glue, scissors and any other little decorations you want to add. start cutting your background papers by tracing your tin and cutting out rectangles. next...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:02:27 PDT
DIYish Wedding Custom Flower Girl Basket; Ceremony decor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYish-Wedding-Custom-Flower-Girl-Basket-Ceremony-/
DIYish Wedding Custom Flower Girl Basket; Ceremony decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/R0NU/HWRC7A3B/FNGR0NUHWRC7A3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/R0NU/HWRC7A3B/FNGR0NUHWRC7A3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/R0NU/HWRC7A3B/FNGR0NUHWRC7A3B.SMALL.jpg Betty Blaze DIY Wedding FLower Girl Basket and Upcycled RIng Bearer Pillow Decor - Budget Wedding Overview:We wanted to have a nice wedding with 125-135 guests on a $14,000 max budget, so we had to plan and do most it ourselves. We had 8 months and 14000 budget and many projects. I will try to publish most of t...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:32:45 PDT
How to make your own Cthulhu Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Cthulhu-Plushie/
How to make your own Cthulhu Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UEQ7/HWS3KM5E/FOXUEQ7HWS3KM5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UEQ7/HWS3KM5E/FOXUEQ7HWS3KM5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UEQ7/HWS3KM5E/FOXUEQ7HWS3KM5E.SMALL.jpg Nekomaki If you enjoy H.P Lovecraft's works or just want a miniature version of the Great Old One itself, you can now make your own! For this project, you will need the following: Dark Green Fabric Green Felt Black Buttons Sewing needle Dark Green ThreadPoly-Fil Cotton Balls White and Black Charcoal Penc...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:47:30 PDT
Fly Swatter/sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Swattersandal/
Fly Swatter/sandal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/O1LF/HWP88JOC/F3QO1LFHWP88JOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/O1LF/HWP88JOC/F3QO1LFHWP88JOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/O1LF/HWP88JOC/F3QO1LFHWP88JOC.SMALL.jpg patatarium Materials Wire,hot glue gun,hammer,sandal and a metal stick. Flatten The Metal Stick Using Hammer null Put Glue On Sandal And Put The Metal Stick On The Sandal null Attach Stick With The Wire By Passing Through The Sandal null Finish My parents are agree for the contest
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:21:26 PDT
POPSICLE STICKS FLOWER VASE TO A VINTAGE LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-POPSICLE-STICKS-FLOWER-BASKET-LAMP/
POPSICLE STICKS FLOWER VASE TO A VINTAGE LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/JKT5/HXYYGE2B/FCJJKT5HXYYGE2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/JKT5/HXYYGE2B/FCJJKT5HXYYGE2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/JKT5/HXYYGE2B/FCJJKT5HXYYGE2B.SMALL.jpg deba168 I am working outside of my home state.At the end of this month I am going to my home.So I thought if I gift something to my mother she will be very happy. My mom loves flowers for decorating the house.So I thought if I make a flower vase it will be great thing to gift her.At the same time I saw the...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:02:04 PDT
Chalkboard Memo Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Memo-Wreath/
Chalkboard Memo Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/6CG8/HWLCX48J/FMO6CG8HWLCX48J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/6CG8/HWLCX48J/FMO6CG8HWLCX48J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/6CG8/HWLCX48J/FMO6CG8HWLCX48J.SMALL.jpg amalkhan This Instructable is dedicated to online shoppers who have packages waiting for them on their doorsteps daily. I, like many of you, looked forward to seeing brown boxes piled up at my door, but was getting agitated by the sound of the doorbell ringing whilst my offspring napped. How could I still ha...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:53:19 PDT
Practically free planter pouches http://www.instructables.com/id/Practically-free-planter-pouches/
Practically free planter pouches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/AS16/HWLD3XDC/FR7AS16HWLD3XDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/AS16/HWLD3XDC/FR7AS16HWLD3XDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/AS16/HWLD3XDC/FR7AS16HWLD3XDC.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept A super simple, quick, easy, and darn cute planter pouch project! Great for kids of all ages! Collect your supplies My local big box hardware store, Menards, has free sample pieces of outdoor carpet which is the basis of this project. Hopefully your local store does too though if not, the stuff...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:46:56 PDT
How to Make Hyacinth Living Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Hyacinth-Living-Room-Set/
How to Make Hyacinth Living Room Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/OB9T/HWJ9UQHI/F66OB9THWJ9UQHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/OB9T/HWJ9UQHI/F66OB9THWJ9UQHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/OB9T/HWJ9UQHI/F66OB9THWJ9UQHI.SMALL.jpg avalentine8 Hyacinth was know as a bad plant around the river in Indonesia. Some already use it as a craft materials like I do. Let's just see how I make it better. 1. Make your own shape First, find any metal, it must be bindable. I was using a metal named galvalum 03. It was thin and can be cut by a scisso...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:14:35 PDT
Beeswax Sushi Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Sushi-Candles/
Beeswax Sushi Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SMALL.jpg smori These California roll and tuna roll beeswax candles are fun to display around your house or give as wedding favors! Materials Beeswax honeycomb sheets (black, white, light pink, dark pink, green, red)WickRulerKnifeBlow dryer California Roll: Crab Meat For the crab meat for the California roll ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:00:27 PDT
Painted Spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Spoons/
Painted Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Same ol' boring spoons got you yawning? Spruce them up with a little bit of whimsy and color!In this instructable, I'll show you how to paint wooden cooking spoons. Let's get started! Materials For this project, you will need:Wooden Spoons Acrylic paint(s) Paint brush(s)Optional- Masking tape or...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:41 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Bow Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-Shorts/
Bow Shorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UOFU/HW4OL2RN/FJAUOFUHW4OL2RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UOFU/HW4OL2RN/FJAUOFUHW4OL2RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UOFU/HW4OL2RN/FJAUOFUHW4OL2RN.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey everyone it's momo and today I'm going to show you girls how to make the cutest pair of shorts for no additional cost! Let's begin. Supplies 1- string2- shorts3- needle4- scissors Cut Cut a straight line right across the back pocket Seam Removal Remove the seams with your scissors bel...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:39:15 PDT
Leather Juggling Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Juggling-Balls/
Leather Juggling Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/HYIE/HW4OI8OF/FXIHYIEHW4OI8OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/HYIE/HW4OI8OF/FXIHYIEHW4OI8OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/HYIE/HW4OI8OF/FXIHYIEHW4OI8OF.SMALL.jpg chrismori Learning to juggle with round balls can be a challenge because if you drop them, they tend to roll away. These leather juggling balls won't roll away on you because they are filled with bird seed. They are a nice size and weight and are ideal for beginners and experts too. Materials You will need...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:19:23 PDT
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cookie-Cutter-of-Instructables-Robot-Natural-c/
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SMALL.jpg Passion Make This instructables is based on how to create a cookie cutter for a customized design. This is the first time I am posting something in the craft column. While baking cookies I always wanted few shapes which are sometimes difficult to find in the shops. It was always in my mind of how to create a cus...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 PDT
DIY-Seed Packet Bookmarks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Seed-Packet-Bookmarks/
DIY-Seed Packet Bookmarks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/2YE5/HW4OG95U/FYB2YE5HW4OG95U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/2YE5/HW4OG95U/FYB2YE5HW4OG95U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/2YE5/HW4OG95U/FYB2YE5HW4OG95U.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR This easy and fun craft is perfect for gardeners and anyone who has some seed packets laying around. You could use actual seed packets but I wanted a country antique look to my bookmarks so I've provided a full size PDF template that includes 3 old country seed packet designs. Let's get started! ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:38:15 PDT