Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 6 May 2015 08:31:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Forest Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Forest-Mural/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 08:55:18 PDT
Penny Bicycle: Make A Miniature Bike For $.05! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Bicycle-Make-A-Miniature-Bike-For-05/
Penny Bicycle: Make A Miniature Bike For $.05! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/SVBI/I99R5TIV/FFFSVBII99R5TIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/SVBI/I99R5TIV/FFFSVBII99R5TIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/SVBI/I99R5TIV/FFFSVBII99R5TIV.SMALL.jpg funtogether Pennies are a useful form of monetary exchange as well as a unique way of creating art. This miniature penny bicycle is made of pennies, wire, and hot glue. Hot glue is not the prettiest option, but, unless you have amazing soldering skills, it is the best option. I hope you enjoy this tutorial! ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 17:15:23 PDT
How to Personalize Multiple Notebooks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Personalize-Multiple-Notebooks/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 17:10:45 PDT
DIY Sofa Slip Covers - The Complete Know How http://www.instructables.com/id/The-101-Of-Sofa-Slip-Covers/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:57:21 PDT
Laser + Glitter = Red Galaxy + Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glitter-Red-Galaxy-Party/
Laser + Glitter = Red Galaxy + Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Laser light + Glitters makes wonders. It works on the principal of Diffuse Reflection.Want to see red galaxy in your room just switch off the light and switch on the laser light.U can also make party lights very cheaply.(Two projects in this project, second continue after the first one) Materials ...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 22:44:38 PDT
Indoor Lighted Dry River Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Lighted-Dry-River-Bed/
Indoor Lighted Dry River Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WBV6/I95GP8CU/FJ5WBV6I95GP8CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WBV6/I95GP8CU/FJ5WBV6I95GP8CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/WBV6/I95GP8CU/FJ5WBV6I95GP8CU.SMALL.jpg gracechichi This was part of our “ultimate home theater on a budget” project, where we converted a spare bedroom into a dedicated movie room with a 120” screen – for less than $2,500! If you want to read about that, please go to my website link: http://www.gardenfencepanelsguide.com/diy-projects/ultimate-diy-ho...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:03:53 PDT
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Coaster-Make-A-Coaster-For-16/
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SMALL.jpg funtogether Nice cup coasters can cost upwards of $100! Fortunately, there is a way to make a very nice coaster for less than $.20! This coaster is made of pennies (and hot glue) and is a great conversational centerpiece. Enjoy! Materials 16 PenniesA Hot Glue Gun w/ Hot Glue StickVinegar To Help Clean The...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:49:19 PDT
Faux Malachite Obelisks http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Malachite-Obelisks/
Faux Malachite Obelisks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/MHIH/I916G78Y/FW9MHIHI916G78Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/MHIH/I916G78Y/FW9MHIHI916G78Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/MHIH/I916G78Y/FW9MHIHI916G78Y.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Recycle cardboard and newspaper to make faux malachite obelisks for your home. Watch the short video tutorial here! You'll need NewspaperCardboard Americana Acrylics in Evergreen, Sea Breeze, White and Holly Green Americana Glazing Medium Ruler White glue Masking tape Minwax Polycrylic Cr...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:32:50 PDT
Easy to make Fancy LightBox's http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-Fancy-LightBoxs/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:33:23 PDT
Glitter Candle Jar DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Glitter-Candle-Jar-DIY/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:38:43 PDT
Berni. 3D printed joint for beer bottle furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Berni-Environmentally-Responsible-3D-Printed-Furni/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:03:09 PDT
Easy sparkly mirror upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-sparkly-mirror-upgrade/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:07:05 PDT
Mini Zen Glass Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Zen-Glass-Terrarium/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:57:20 PDT
Rubik's cube mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-cube-mosaic/
Rubik's cube mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SMALL.jpg arcadeprecinct A while ago, I saw mosaics created of Rubik's cubes on the internet and as a cube-enthusiast I wished I could make/have one myself. However, there were two obvious problems:1. You need a lot of cubes, which means it's going to be very expensive.2. It's going to be very large and you have to find a p...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:30:40 PDT
No Sew Boho Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Boho-Curtains/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:53:24 PST
Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Moravian-Star-Ornament/
Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/65O8/I6NI2MFH/F6265O8I6NI2MFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/65O8/I6NI2MFH/F6265O8I6NI2MFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/65O8/I6NI2MFH/F6265O8I6NI2MFH.SMALL.jpg zaphodd42 I taught myself stained glass a few years ago. After becoming familiar with soldering techniques and making a few two dimensional panels and windows, I sought to create an interesting three dimensional project. These twelve point stars not only include an element of geometry, but have a truly eleg...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:03 PST
Fabulous Fabric Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-Fabric-Plant/
Fabulous Fabric Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/55II/I6EXF48Y/FTB55III6EXF48Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/55II/I6EXF48Y/FTB55III6EXF48Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/55II/I6EXF48Y/FTB55III6EXF48Y.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make a plant that will never die using old scraps of fabric and paint! Perfect if you have a black thumb like I do! Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need IronE-6000 Stitchless Americana Multi-Surface Satin in Chick and Turf Green White cotton fabric 18 gage wire Paintbrushes Decorative ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:28:51 PST
Painted Book Staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Book-Staircase/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:27:44 PST
Reclaimed String Art Plaques http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-String-Art-Plaques/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:58:40 PST
How to make a unique tile picture for less than $3! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-unique-tile-picture-for-less-than-3/
How to make a unique tile picture for less than $3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/OYZW/FA0CVDIB/FOOOYZWFA0CVDIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/OYZW/FA0CVDIB/FOOOYZWFA0CVDIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/OYZW/FA0CVDIB/FOOOYZWFA0CVDIB.SMALL.jpg yngla Want to make a unique piece of art to decorate your empty walls? Or to make the perfect gift for the grandparents or in-laws? Here is a simple way to make this modern and minimalistic design using just tiles, tissue paper and a laser printer. It is time to amaze your friends... Getting started ...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 08:05:09 PST
Refurbished Frame Photoboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbished-Frame-Photoboard/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:06:02 PST
Paper Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lanterns/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:58 PST
Striped Spring Vases http://www.instructables.com/id/Striped-Spring-Vases/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:50:54 PST
DIY Faux Shell Chandelier - Made with Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Faux-Shell-Chandelier-Made-with-Paper/
DIY Faux Shell Chandelier - Made with Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SMALL.jpg Rachael K It's amazing how a light fixture can really add character too a room. I've always been a fan of capiz shell chandeliers but unfortunately they are very expensive. With the help of pinterest and google I compiled some ideas and put together this modern and yet cheap chandelier. Looking at it you woul...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:47:37 PST
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Grommet-Embellished-Throw-Pillow/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:32:27 PST
$5 Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Marquee-Sign/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:04:36 PST
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) http://www.instructables.com/id/IF-I-COULD-I-WOOD-A-faux-treasure-chest-/
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SMALL.jpg The Juliart No trees were harmed in the making of this Ible. If I could I would, create lots of things from wood ,but for so many people across this country ,who may not have access to the proper tools,or have space restrictions ,noise ordinances or just simply com...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:38:19 PST
Abstract Art Painted Dishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Painted-Dishes/
Abstract Art Painted Dishes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/SE6Z/I50CP4OY/FF9SE6ZI50CP4OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/SE6Z/I50CP4OY/FF9SE6ZI50CP4OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/SE6Z/I50CP4OY/FF9SE6ZI50CP4OY.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make beautiful abstract dishes for your next dinner party. The best part is that they're dishwasher safe! Watch the quick video tutorial here You'll need Americana Gloss EnamelsWhite porcelain dishes (got mine at the dollar store)Paintbrushes Rubbing Alcohol Clean your dishes with rubb...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:54:59 PST
Monkey's Fist Tablecloth Weights http://www.instructables.com/id/Monkeys-Fist-Tablecloth-Weights/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:44:46 PST
Beaded Chevron Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-Chevron-Wall-Art/
Beaded Chevron Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UFVL/I4UGHF5Q/FRZUFVLI4UGHF5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UFVL/I4UGHF5Q/FRZUFVLI4UGHF5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UFVL/I4UGHF5Q/FRZUFVLI4UGHF5Q.SMALL.jpg Amber Celeste Gather Supplies You will need: Wooden dowel Beads Needle and thread Scissors Attach strings to dowel Cut 21 lengths of string for this design. I cut mine roughly 24" long. Fold them in half and attach to the dowel using a lark's head knot. String beads Starting on one side, string si...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:21:21 PST
DIY Coconut Lavender Body Scrub & How to Dry Lavender. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dried-Lavender-Bunch-Coconut-Lavender-Sal/
DIY Coconut Lavender Body Scrub & How to Dry Lavender. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand Lavender plant does not just look gorgeous indoor or outdoor, they also make very lovely dried flower bunch. These look so French and goes well any were in any kind of home decor. I love love the idea of dried flowers rather than artificial flowers. Today I am going to show how to dry fresh Lavender...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:03:00 PST
Pimp your Medicine Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-your-Medicine-Cabinet/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:45:14 PST
Ice Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Luminaries/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:33:24 PST
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Behind-the-Door-Peel-Away-Paint-LED-Lamp-Nig/
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SMALL.jpg krivas What's inside your bedroom door? Gather Materials I used very inexpensive materials, most of which I bought at the dollar store. Materials: Foam Poster BoardPoster Board PaperBlue Vellum PaperParchment PaperToggle SwitchBatteryGlue GunLED Lights- The ones I used were already connected because I p...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:11:36 PST
Upcycled DVD Tower Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-DVD-Tower-Night-Lamp/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 17:33:41 PDT
Flowering head_quilled paper decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Flowering-headquilled-paper-decoration/
Flowering head_quilled paper decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AOLC/I4ID9LFZ/F62AOLCI4ID9LFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AOLC/I4ID9LFZ/F62AOLCI4ID9LFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/AOLC/I4ID9LFZ/F62AOLCI4ID9LFZ.SMALL.jpg krop3kap Create your own contemporary art piece with ethnic flavour! :) This african woman silhouette with coloured flowering hair can be used in many occasions. It can become:: A. an original wall decorationB. a gift-box decorationC. a lampshade for lamp or candleYou'll need:1. 3mm and 6 (or 5) mm multi col...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 12:22:40 PST
My Indoor Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-Garden/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 22:20:15 PST
Crocheted Lace Mason Jar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Lace-Mason-Jar-Lamp/
Crocheted Lace Mason Jar Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have a very hard time throwing away glass jars. No glass recycling available around here, so I try to use my jars with lids over and over again. (Some times the amount of glass over whelms, so I have to throw them away). On Pintrest I saw a jar that had been covered with crocheted lace. No ins...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:58:39 PST
Cardboard box birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-box-birds/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:18 PST
Contemporary lighting fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Contemporary-lighting-fixture/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:33:29 PST
Kraft Paper Feathers http://www.instructables.com/id/Kraft-Paper-Feathers/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:10:02 PST
Twinkling Twig Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Twig-Candle-Holder/
Twinkling Twig Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OXZ6/I3XU2Z2X/FBDOXZ6I3XU2Z2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OXZ6/I3XU2Z2X/FBDOXZ6I3XU2Z2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OXZ6/I3XU2Z2X/FBDOXZ6I3XU2Z2X.SMALL.jpg Facci Designs With some simple, inexpensive supplies, you can create this sparkly candle holder Collect your twigs I used twigs from my Forsythia bush. I like the little "buds" on the tips Trim your twigs Trim them down to different sizes. Anywhere from 1" to 3". Brush your twigs with glue or Mod Posge ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:40:32 PST
Laser-cut Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Ornaments/
Laser-cut Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SMALL.jpg Brillist Learn to create beautiful, intricate laser-cut ornaments!You'll need:- Thick black marker (if designing by hand)- Sheet of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) or sheet of laserable acrylic- Ribbon- Gold spray paint Design your artwork Take a look at these designs - three are abstract loopy designs, a...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:56:12 PST
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Alice-in-Wonderland-Talking-Doorknob-Mold/
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SMALL.jpg physicsenthusiast "Sorry, you're much too big, simply impassable." "You mean impossible?" "No, impassable! Nothing's impossible"Here I'll walk through my process of making the Talking Doorknob from scratch. You need: Access to Solidworks (or some other 3D design software if you want to make your own) Access to a S...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:19:04 PST
Harry Potter Bookend http://www.instructables.com/id/Hogwarts-Express-Bookend-Harry-Potter-Aparador-de-/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:10:47 PST
Lantern Corps Holiday Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lantern-Corps-Holiday-Lights/
Lantern Corps Holiday Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I wish you a merry geek-masI wish you a merry geek-masI wish you a merry geek-mas and a happy new year!So the holidays are upon us and something I've always liked are the lights, in fact I like them year round but they do get so much more common around December. This year however I was seeing quit...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:07:32 PST
LEDCube http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDCube/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Sparkleball (no-melt) for the Holidays! http://www.instructables.com/id/no-melt-Sparkleball/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 13:56:19 PST
Artist Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Artist-Pillows/
Artist Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/UYZM/I3H6XYQT/FJNUYZMI3H6XYQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/UYZM/I3H6XYQT/FJNUYZMI3H6XYQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/UYZM/I3H6XYQT/FJNUYZMI3H6XYQT.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make artist inspired pillows and have art on your sofa instead of your walls! Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need Heavy white cotton fabric Cotton broadcloth in different colorsE-6000 Stitchless Iron On GluePillow stuffingIronSewing machineScissorsMatisse inspiration Cut and prep you...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:52:34 PST
Falcon On the Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Falcon-On-the-Wall/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:50:10 PST