Instructables: exploring - living - craft - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:31:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 100% recycled pencil case/bits and bobs bag http://www.instructables.com/id/100-recycled-pencil-casebits-and-bobs-bag/
100% recycled pencil case/bits and bobs bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/R42L/I028W705/FQTR42LI028W705.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/R42L/I028W705/FQTR42LI028W705.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/R42L/I028W705/FQTR42LI028W705.SMALL.jpg ollie242 This is a 100% recycled pencil case/bits and bobs bag made from fused plastic bags and a scavenged zipper. I was originally inspired to use the plastic fusing technique by this instructable by amandaggogo which shows you how to make a wallet out of plastic bags. What you will need Materials:Plast...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:19:57 PDT
DIY NO SEW High Waist Bikini in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-NO-SEW-High-Waist-Bikini-in-5-Minutes/
DIY NO SEW High Waist Bikini in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/R8RL/HXII0ZPJ/FUAR8RLHXII0ZPJ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I've been looking all over the internet for the perfect high waist bikini. I mean all over. I've Googled them, looked on Etsy, and scrolled endlessly on Pinterest and found.... nothing. Then I came across this video on Youtube from Piece of Cheap Cake and my mind was blown!WHOA! I had to try it! W...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:47:10 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
Cereal Box Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Letters/
Cereal Box Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I have seen these letters in different sizes at craft stores. They can be made for next to nothing using cereal boxes and shredded paper. A great idea would be to spell out "FAMILY" hang the letters on the wall surrounded by photos of your family. Or maybe do the same with "FRIENDS". What about th...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:06:29 PDT
Diagonal Weave Catalog Basket - Cylinder Shaped http://www.instructables.com/id/Diagonal-Weave-Catalog-Basket-Cylinder-Shaped/
Diagonal Weave Catalog Basket - Cylinder Shaped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SMALL.jpg wrenv Time to put those mail order catalogs to a new practical use! Supplies Needed 1 mail order catalog Scissors or paper cutter Something to use to pry staples open Plastic bottle (the size of the bottle will determine the diameter of your finished basket) from this example I used a large medicine bo...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 05:28:36 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-with-Hidden-Compartment/
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Weave A Wheel Barrow With Paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Weave-A-Wheel-Barrow-With-Paper/
Weave A Wheel Barrow With Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/7CHI/HIZDBRRR/F377CHIHIZDBRRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/7CHI/HIZDBRRR/F377CHIHIZDBRRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/7CHI/HIZDBRRR/F377CHIHIZDBRRR.SMALL.jpg shizy25 This Wheelbarrow is all paper!...You don't believe me?? well...read on and check it out! This is so cute ...it would look so great as a center piece for a table...you could keep a plant or pot pori... you could even use it to hold your knickknacks! Materials News paper Glue Tissue paper Skewer ...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:11:31 PDT
Make Your Own Art Canvases http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Art-Canvases/
Make Your Own Art Canvases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/CVFS/HH2VODQB/FVSCVFSHH2VODQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/CVFS/HH2VODQB/FVSCVFSHH2VODQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/CVFS/HH2VODQB/FVSCVFSHH2VODQB.SMALL.jpg Creativeman How about up cycling some old sheets or other linen like material into very useful and cost effective art canvases!  If you like to practice your painting a lot, but worry about the expense of store bought canvas, here's a fun and frugal alternative. Getting Started To make the canvases gather up...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 00:15:22 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Shelf/
Recycled Cardboard Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RY6W/HEXUHRJW/F8NRY6WHEXUHRJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RY6W/HEXUHRJW/F8NRY6WHEXUHRJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RY6W/HEXUHRJW/F8NRY6WHEXUHRJW.SMALL.jpg english tea I set myself the challenge of building a shelf from cardboard. Not a temporary, flimsy shelf but a permanent, rigid and functional shelf. The cardboard I chose was from shoe boxes. It was thin corrugated cardboard with a thicker, nicer looking presentation side. Step 1 To make the brackets start...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 16:25:42 PDT
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
Eggshell Mosaic Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Eggshell-Mosaic-Frame/
Eggshell Mosaic Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ER50/HAQ3APR0/FWZER50HAQ3APR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ER50/HAQ3APR0/FWZER50HAQ3APR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ER50/HAQ3APR0/FWZER50HAQ3APR0.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This picture frame is all made with cardboard and the mosaic is made with...eggshells! I've always wished I could make mosaics but I never had the materials to do them so I thought that I could still do whatever I wanted recycling what I don't need anymore.  Just like with all mosaics, you need a lo...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 09:45:37 PST
Brooch Flower Pin From Grandma's Polyester Blouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Brooch-Flower-Pin-From-Grandmas-Polyester-Blouse/
Brooch Flower Pin From Grandma's Polyester Blouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SMALL.jpg Crafty Heart My 92-year old Grandma passed away this year in March.  She loved her polyester blouses!  We could not bear to throw them away; so, I decided to make flower pins out of them.  I think of her each and every time I wear or look at one. Hope this inspires you to create your own memory flowers and reme...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:40:46 PST
DIY Monster Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Monster-Shoes/
DIY Monster Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/YQ5O/H6730WBF/FK7YQ5OH6730WBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/YQ5O/H6730WBF/FK7YQ5OH6730WBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/YQ5O/H6730WBF/FK7YQ5OH6730WBF.SMALL.jpg rrkrose Aren't these adorable? They are made out of tissue boxes, tissue paper, and a green sponge. Lots of recycling going on! These can be made in several colors and are great for boys or girls. I made these for my 9 year old sister and she loves them. These were very easy to make and only took a few hour...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 12:36:20 PDT
T-shirt Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Necklace/
T-shirt Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/N3SK/H4VQSZ0I/FB7N3SKH4VQSZ0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/N3SK/H4VQSZ0I/FB7N3SKH4VQSZ0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/N3SK/H4VQSZ0I/FB7N3SKH4VQSZ0I.SMALL.jpg amandacat How to re-use or recycle an old or worn out T-shirt into a necklace. You are going to need either fabric scissors or rotary cutter. (A rotary cutter is fairly easy to use with this project.) Also you will need a cutting mat to protect your table top. Obviously you will need a T-shirt. Lay Shirt ...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 13:30:20 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
Making sand candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-sandcandles/
Making sand candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/4IIF/H3Z3VKW2/F0W4IIFH3Z3VKW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/4IIF/H3Z3VKW2/F0W4IIFH3Z3VKW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/4IIF/H3Z3VKW2/F0W4IIFH3Z3VKW2.SMALL.jpg Gadisha Making sand candles is fun and easy to do, they make great gifts and it's a nice activity to do together with your children! Also you can recycle leftovers of candles this way or transform old candles which you don't burn any more, if you want to go 'all natural'; use beeswax, it smells great, there...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 13:49:13 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
Cardboard Owl from a Takeaway Coffee Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Owl-from-a-Takeaway-Coffee-Tray/
Cardboard Owl from a Takeaway Coffee Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ASOA/H1KHAJRF/FMZASOAH1KHAJRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ASOA/H1KHAJRF/FMZASOAH1KHAJRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ASOA/H1KHAJRF/FMZASOAH1KHAJRF.SMALL.jpg dancastles Just drunk WAY too much coffee and need to burn off some of that extra energy? Grab the take away tray, a pair of scissors and a pen and get to it! Bend the tray in half but don't tear it apart. Cut one of the ends through to allow the "wings" to flap open. You may need to pry off the gl...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 20:54:30 PDT
Aluminum Micro Origami Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Micro-Origami-Star/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CNCU/H1JUJ4NA/FTNCNCUH1JUJ4NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CNCU/H1JUJ4NA/FTNCNCUH1JUJ4NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/CNCU/H1JUJ4NA/FTNCNCUH1JUJ4NA.SMALL.jpg mpilchfamily In my last Instructable, Micro Origami Throwing Star, the challenge was presented to make a Micro Origami Star out of scrap aluminum. So i decided to give it a try. Using a leftover piece of aluminum foil, ruler, pair of scissors, and a pair of tweezers i went about folding a Micro Origami Star.  A...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 19:42:32 PDT
Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet from an Old Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Leather-Cuff-Bracelet-from-an-Old-Belt/
Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet from an Old Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/1DZN/H1EMHXMO/F0R1DZNH1EMHXMO.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial is going to show you how to turn an old leather belt into a cuff. I have seen so many awesome leather belts at the thrift store, but most of them were not my size. This project gives me a whole new outlook on leather belts... just turn it into a cuff! What You Will Need What You Wi...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:36:55 PDT
Cereal Box Butterflies http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Butterflies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YL6H/H1AH6J71/FGOYL6HH1AH6J71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YL6H/H1AH6J71/FGOYL6HH1AH6J71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YL6H/H1AH6J71/FGOYL6HH1AH6J71.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink I saw some paper butterflies on Pinterest and decided to make my own.  I figured thin cardboard would be more durable than paper, and I knew we had a nearly empty cheerios box that would be perfect. Materials Needed: thin cardboard (like from cereal or cracker boxes) scissors that will cut thin ca...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 03:02:49 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
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...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:04:49 PDT
Quick & Easy DIY for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-DIY-for-Valentines-Day/
Quick & Easy DIY for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4FQJ/GXUYU0TI/FT24FQJGXUYU0TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4FQJ/GXUYU0TI/FT24FQJGXUYU0TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4FQJ/GXUYU0TI/FT24FQJGXUYU0TI.SMALL.jpg re.Create Design Do you have an extra 15 minutes for a quick & easy DIY for Valentine's Day? At no cost? I did, and came up with this cute little recycled Tshirt heart for a no-sew addition to your Valentine's decor this year. And when the holiday is over, poof!, it just comes right off to be stored with all your DI...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 14:58:05 PST
How To Make A Hotwire Cutter...Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hotwire-CutterCheap/
How To Make A Hotwire Cutter...Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TSF3/GVOX0SBU/FJ9TSF3GVOX0SBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TSF3/GVOX0SBU/FJ9TSF3GVOX0SBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TSF3/GVOX0SBU/FJ9TSF3GVOX0SBU.SMALL.jpg Creativeman To enter the weekly challenge for using wire, I decided to write up my very first hotwire project.  I did this about 15 years ago, and realized now how useful it can be to those who would like to get their feet wet in the hotwire arena.  I have since made more substantial, electrically powered hotwi...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 22:14:51 PST
Fortune Cookie Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Fortune-Cookie-Coaster/
Fortune Cookie Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HAGP/GUKZRL8T/F3AHAGPGUKZRL8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HAGP/GUKZRL8T/F3AHAGPGUKZRL8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HAGP/GUKZRL8T/F3AHAGPGUKZRL8T.SMALL.jpg replayground Here's a crafty way to recycle fortune cookie wisdom into trendy coasters. This project is designed by RePlayGround, an eco-crafty company that promotes do-it-yourself projects made from the stuff you'd usually throw into the trash. Let's get started ReMaking! You will need: 4" X 4" cardboard squa...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 15:12:33 PST
Nice and easy cardboard decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-and-easy-cardboard-decorations/
Nice and easy cardboard decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SMALL.jpg elimasmx Here I'll show you how to do nice, easy and practically free cardboard decorations. Now, find some corrugated cardboard and get to work! Get your stuff You will need some corrugated cardboard, a pencil and an x-acto knife or cutter. I prefer the one that has only one blade because it is sharper a...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 00:07:05 PDT
Drink Can Butterflies http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-Can-Butterflies/
Drink Can Butterflies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/V8BK/GSMZ88DL/FMRV8BKGSMZ88DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/V8BK/GSMZ88DL/FMRV8BKGSMZ88DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/V8BK/GSMZ88DL/FMRV8BKGSMZ88DL.SMALL.jpg clintonmc For some time and for reasons I'm not entirely sure of, I have been trying to find a good use for used soda cans. I have tried making a mini chest of draws, gift boxes (there is a very good Instructable by Mangetout for that) and cookie cutters, the latter worked very well and went down a treat when...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 04:39:35 PDT
Cardboard chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-chainsaw/
Cardboard chainsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/J3LM/GQ4V0V5G/FXDJ3LMGQ4V0V5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/J3LM/GQ4V0V5G/FXDJ3LMGQ4V0V5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/J3LM/GQ4V0V5G/FXDJ3LMGQ4V0V5G.SMALL.jpg PeckLauros Hi, this toy chainsaw can be used on several occasions since trash movie to a fantasy party. It operates very simple: a button is pushed on the handle where it is held, which connects the engine and causes current to run. It was made with recycled materials that I had at home. I hope you enjoy. ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:06:43 PDT
Magazine Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Magazine-Wallet-1/
Magazine Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/RKDJ/GIYWWMOV/FMPRKDJGIYWWMOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/RKDJ/GIYWWMOV/FMPRKDJGIYWWMOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/RKDJ/GIYWWMOV/FMPRKDJGIYWWMOV.SMALL.jpg bottlepop Supplies: ~ Magazines or newspapers  ~ A ruler ~ Regular scotch tape ~ Double sided tape         - The sticky double sided squares are the best ~ Scissors ~ Mod Podge or decoupage  ~ Two buttons (1 small, 1 big) ~ String ~ Hot glue gun *You can use an old credit card or something to make the crease...
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:50:44 PST
FUN LITTLE PURSE: recycle crafting http://www.instructables.com/id/FUN-LITTLE-PURSE-recycle-crafting/
FUN LITTLE PURSE: recycle crafting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VQWL/GGC2U0Y0/F19VQWLGGC2U0Y0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VQWL/GGC2U0Y0/F19VQWLGGC2U0Y0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VQWL/GGC2U0Y0/F19VQWLGGC2U0Y0.SMALL.jpg cdawisconsin These fabulous purses are so adorable that even I have a hard time believing that they originally were slated for the recycle bin.   This project does have some steps that have to be done by an adult, but the beaded handles are fun and easy for children to do.  As a matter of fact, my five year ol...
By: cdawisconsin

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Fri, 12 Nov 2010 18:41:05 PST
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th http://www.instructables.com/id/Carleyys-Blog-Round-Up-September-20th/
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Thanks for checking back in to my blog round up!  I have been searching the internets for fun projects and inspiration. I have so many great re-use projects in this round up.  This week I challenge you to re-use an old pen in a beautiful and unique way. Re-Use Step out of the tub and onto 175 wi...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:38:40 PDT
Beautiful Pop Bottle Butterflies http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Pop-Bottle-Butterflies/
Beautiful Pop Bottle Butterflies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/YUP2/GB3XJTX4/F5JYUP2GB3XJTX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/YUP2/GB3XJTX4/F5JYUP2GB3XJTX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/YUP2/GB3XJTX4/F5JYUP2GB3XJTX4.SMALL.jpg kikkithemnky Looking for a fun summer craft or maybe something to entertain the kids on a rainy day or maybe something for a fundraiser? Then look no further. These simple to make stained glass butterflies are the solution. I first learned to make them from a friend who sold them at craft shows to raise money fo...
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Fri, 9 Jul 2010 02:10:11 PDT