Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - art Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:44:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Groot Picture Frame
Groot Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> KikiCraft for more!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sometimes I like to take things and make them more fun :P Here is how I dressed up an old picture frame!What you'll need:- an old pict...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:09:48 PST
Reclaimed String Art Plaques
Reclaimed String Art Plaques - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus You know those wooden plaques that were probably hanging all over your grandmother's walls growing up? Normally covered in calligraphy and farm scenes, they have a tendency to not add much in the way of modern decor. If you find yourself with a stack of these on your hands, don't fret--they can be t...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:58:40 PST
Triangle Mural Wall Design
Triangle Mural Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This Instructable is for a Triangle Mural Wall Design. It is a decoration for our makerspace to brighten up the area and inspire creativity!MATERIALS:QTY DESCRIPTION1 Pencil1 Large T-Square or chalk lineA/R Primer Paint (Dark or Light depending on the colors you choose)A/R Latex Gloss Paint in many ...
By: Laserbird

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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:50:19 PST
An Art Affair to Remember
An Art Affair to Remember - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design We wanted to throw a beautiful, upscale party with an art theme, but there were few ready made decorations. What I could find were mostly for kids' parties. In the end, I made almost all the decorations and what I couldn't make I designed and ordered. The party looked amazing and was a great success...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:55:03 PST
Cardboard box birds
Cardboard box birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Decorative birds made from reused cardboard boxes from cookies,tea, frozen vegetables, breakfast cereals. Not even scissors are needed. Just a glue gun, and crafty fingers. I make them in all sorts, and sold some on Etsy. Please feel free to contact me if you want me to make one for you. But for all...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:18 PST
Decorative Shelf Thing
Decorative Shelf Thing - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN I forgot to take pics along the way, so I'll do my best to just describe this reclaimed wood sign, shelf, and hat (or coat) hanger). Just A Few Materials Some reclaimed old fencingTwo L bracketsFew screws I found laying around4 mug hooksAnd craft paint.You can see that I cut the wood to size so i...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:57:49 PST
Artful Fences
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> Beetlesmart I like to enjoy beauty in everyday things. My family spends a lot of time in our backyard and recently I found myself looking at my drab fence. I was sitting in a patio chair with a blue glass bottled water; the sun was shining through it and it gave me an idea. Bits of glass lit up by the sun wo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
Minimalist Framing
Minimalist Framing - More DIY How To Projects]]> smithallen_studio Do you like the idea of framing works on paper but don't like traditional, clunky frames? I am usually not a big fan of framing, so I set out to make a clean and minimal frame.Say, perhaps, you've just created a work on paper (a drawing, print, etc), and you want some way to frame it that won't comp...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:40:56 PST
Coolest Cup Holders Only $2 a Cup Holder
Coolest Cup Holders Only $2 a Cup Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gash145 Want a cool idea for a car that will make it a little different or say more unique than your friends? This project cost $40 for all the supplies but with that you can make up to 16 cup holders depending on the size of the cup holders. With 16 that's 8 cars for $38 that's $4 a car for unique cup hold...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:09:50 PDT
Hang Prints Without Damaging Them or The Wall
Hang Prints Without Damaging Them or The Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> ocatroppa This is for people who want to decorate their rooms/apartment with art prints but cannot (or aren't allowed) to poke holes in the walls. Tape or sticky tack is basically your only option, but you also don't want to damage your print in the process. The idea is to create a backing that uses corners l...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:56:29 PDT
DIY Papercut Lamp
DIY Papercut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> polethzav In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a papercut lamp It´s beautiful, simple and not expensive decoration . Video Tutorial You need: -cardstock in the colors of your choice-a x-acto knife -pencil -glue stick -ruler Cut a 15 by 15 inches cardstock square .but you can cut any size and ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:46:58 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> brn1986 Hey everyone!This was just a little project I've been wanting to do for awhile and finally had a chance to get around to it today. You can take old artwork and revamp it with your favourite quote or a word or whatever you like!This project took me 3 hours to make and cost me $6.75. It would take le...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Telephone Box
Telephone Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> gviola hello everybody! i'm going to show you how i have created my project, I transformed my bedroom door into an english telephone box. this project is pretty easy to do, i hope you'll appreciate it. Materials what you need: -red, white and black acrylic paint-cutter -permanent markers -masking tape...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:52:02 PDT
awesome 5'x5' giant art from shower curtain
awesome 5'x5' giant art from shower curtain - More DIY How To Projects]]> egreer1 big art costs big money, so i thought what solution can i make for this. On sites like amazon you can find cool finky shower curtains with all sorts of prints from 10$. Be sure you get a fabric on not a plastic one You will also neednail gun and/or drill and screwssaw6 1x2x6 sstaple gunCut 1...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:35:17 PDT
Worli Painted Lamp
Worli Painted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> robojune Enlighten Your living room with this beautiful piece of art Requirement all you need is :handmade paper ( or any thick paper)scissorsmetal wire ( that can bend )glue Paint make a rough sketch of a treeand then paint it up as shown:)Your base is ready Steps Firstly ,fold the paper from the ...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:41:17 PDT
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make I was wondering what will be my next instructable and I came up with a Static Window cling of the Instructables Robot. Static window clings are adhesive free. They stick to smooth and flat glass surface by their static property. So, the science behind Static cling goes like this.The Basic law of sci...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:32:02 PDT
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni When ever I see logs, I just fall in love with it. I just love rustic, so yes....sometimes people see me carrying branches to my vehicle and you will find them rolling their eyes with a smile. So when I came across Tracy Meldon's focus tree line art, I just had to do it as I had the branches ! It's ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:32:23 PDT
DIY natural table rock decoration/ candle holder
DIY natural table rock decoration/ candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Seaborn When I went on vacation in North Carolina me and my dad went hiking and I picked up some cool looking rocks. And I had some extra time today so I decided to make this instructable. enjoy. Get your rocks Okay I'm not going to list the materials because well it's pretty Put it to...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 18:45:41 PDT
Easy Change Floating Photo Wall
Easy Change Floating Photo Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> pcmofo I'm a part-time professional photographer and I love taking pictures! Sometimes I work really hard to take an idea in my head and turn it into a finished picture. Like everyone else, I share my pictures online with friends and family, but I really want to display some of my images at home.  Typical...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:52:05 PDT
Custom Stencil T-shirt
Custom Stencil T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kim Jong-il This is an instructable on how to make your own sick custom stencil shirts.The things that you will be needing: 1 shirt spray paints(whatever colours you prefer) an idea a printed picture Photoshop cutting board x acto knife iron(optional) a big piece of cardboard lots of newspaper Get your kni...
By: Kim Jong-il

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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 15:13:38 PDT
Wisconsin State String Art
Wisconsin State String Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging Theses state string art project are fun to make and look cool. basically you nail your boarder I used my state Wisconsin. Then nail a star where the capital is and string thread back and forth between the star and the boarder. I also added el wire to the boarder of my project. I printed my state o...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:24:06 PDT
Wood Picture Art
Wood Picture Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging This wood picture art project is a simple way to transfer a picture onto a piece of wood. The size of the picture and piece of wood is up to you. I used a piece of wood the size of a normal sheet of paper. Your going to need a few special supplies for this project. That includes mod-podge, and glo...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:34:38 PDT
Butterfly Wreath
Butterfly Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> letswreakhavoc Things You Need -Pencil-Old or New book pages-Scissors-Fine sharpie-Foam Ring-Water color Paints-Hot Glue Gun Drawing Butterfly's Draw butterfly's on the paper like so, be creative make them how you want. Highlighting Then trace around the butterfly with a fine point sharpie. Don't make ...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:27:47 PST
DIY Wall-decor with recycled Newspaper
DIY Wall-decor with recycled Newspaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Saveena I had an idea for 2014 and thought I’d experiment with it. I felt like sprucing up my place to raise the energy so that I had something new and inspiring to wake up to but, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money doing it. I wasn’t keen on searching several stores to find something that attracts me ei...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 09:52:58 PST
Quick and Easy Bottle Makeover.
Quick and Easy Bottle Makeover. - More DIY How To Projects]]> hawkabee Hello! This is a super easy way to convert ANY glass bottle into a beautiful decorative vase. Great for any holiday or as a staple peice for any home and/or office. What you will need: -Glass bottle  -School Glue -Scissors -Pile of cut and/or ripped news paper, news print, tissue paper...etc.  (I ...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:50:10 PST
How To Decorate Effectively
How To Decorate Effectively - More DIY How To Projects]]> j-nevil When you have a good hard look at where you live, you might get quite a shock. A lot of people neglect to do any kind of decoration. And this can have a negative effect on mood and well-being. That’s right, your décor affects how you feel. As a result, it’s important to get it right. But there’s no...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:04:50 PST
How To Draw A Doggy!!
How To Draw A Doggy!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arose1103 For this project you'll need:-Paper-markers, pencil, pen, crayons, etc. Face Draw two circles. One circle must be overlapping the other circle. These will become your doggy's cheeks later on. Eyes Then add two oval-ish shapes above your circles. Inside the oval thingies, shade in part of the ...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:14:38 PDT
Leaf stamp art (DIY) DIY hacker Leaf stamp art is very cool and easy. Step 1:- Collect some types of leafs. . Step 2:- Put leaf on blank paper. . Step 3:- Blow some air spry on it. . Step 4:- Frame it. It look nice on walls. Thank you.  
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:29:05 PDT
Two Tone Clay Mask
Two Tone Clay Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano a fun and easy decorative mask to make using two different colors of clay. I made these ceramic masks using red and white grog. and glazed and fired them. This project could be adapted to any type of clay. supplies Red clay White clay clay tools board plastic bag clear glaze (access to ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:31:01 PDT
Abstract Washer Art
Abstract Washer Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> gi_joe77yo This instructable is a cheap way to incorporate abstract art into your home or office. This may also get rid of unwanted junk, in this case it's an old picture frame and some washers.If you do not have these items it should only cost around $5 at you local hardware store.ENJOY! Materials For this...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:53:56 PDT
Wine Bottle Cutting ajensen19 You have various glassware in your house and you don't know what to do with it. Well you can use a technique on the glassware to cut the wine bottle in various shapes and make your art. Here are the steps as follows: Step 1: Take your glassware and score it along whatever areas you want to create w...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:21:10 PDT
Create custom wood art using laser engraving
Create custom wood art using laser engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> fxiao Made this at Techshop ( using their laser cutter You will need: Block of wood (Can be found at Goodwill, scrap stores, or just make it yourself) Laser cutter A few cool fonts you like ( A phrase - maybe check out a few rap lyrics Illustrator Create your artwork on Il...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 12:23:35 PDT
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> laboratory424 Some gamers need a Railgun, others choose an M1A1, most seem to desire an Energy Sword...but what we need is a pickaxe! That's right, our current favorite diversion from lab work is Minecraft. We didn't want the fun to stop on the screen, so we created giant, 3-D, papercraft Minecraft terrains on ou...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:02:09 PDT
Printed Wooden Panels for Your Home (or how to decorate your house like a nerd)
Printed Wooden Panels for Your Home (or how to decorate your house like a nerd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> biskies This has been entered into the weekend projects contest.  If you enjoyed this Instructable, please vote for it in the contest :). Thanks so much! This is a good weekend project since it takes time to dry in between steps.  It's easy to start on a Saturday and finish (several) on Sunday.  Even thoug...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:01:20 PDT
JoY's Rawcopiednature bowl from vinyls
JoY's Rawcopiednature bowl from vinyls - More DIY How To Projects]]> joymcjoy Welcome to the Initial release of rawcopiednature invented back in 2005 by Johann Popow, that's me ;-) joy, JoY, joymcjoy are my nicknames . I suggest you watch the videos I created for the process of forging an bowl. In the single steps you can see more details. Please ask and comment as I am very ...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:35:31 PDT
The Photoline - an easy way to display your photos
The Photoline - an easy way to display your photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> luminiferousether The Photoline is a simple but effective way of displaying your printed pictures. Photos can be easily added or removed just by pegging them onto string or wire that runs between 2 pieces of timber. The whole thing can be attached to the wall using 3M picture hanging velcro strips so there's no dama...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:54:35 PDT
How to make an Origami kusudama flower ball! TCGames A tutorial on how to make the origami kusudama ball, which is a traditional model. Enjoy!
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:09:57 PDT
living room wall decoration sara m. preparation: today i  applied some stencil work to my living room using: tree shape stencil paint colors that give furniture's colors (in my case i used black, orange, yellow, white) brush painting roll tape i made 3 layers: far trees, middle, and foreground my furniture is two colors: beige and...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 12:01:57 PDT
Modular Wall-Art
Modular Wall-Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> bowser82 A while back I had an idea when i saw a sort of pillow wall (movie, series, can't remember). Wouldn't it be cool to have that on your wall as well? But just sawing out a panel, drilling a few holes in it, filling it with foam and upholstering it with a fabric, leather, old curtains or whatever... Th...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 03:05:51 PDT
Play-Doh Rose
Play-Doh Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Roses come in all kinds--but how about a Play-Doh rose? My favorite thing to create with Play-Doh is roses! They are quick and easy to make, and the result is magnificent! I used some red Play-Doh I had lying around for my first rose, and it is so bright it pops in my room! So grab a jar of Play-Doh...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:29:50 PDT
My work... Rangoli..... New festival celebrations with rangoli suhasmane These are some special rangolis... at different locations.... I draw it with different colours.. at different locations and different material it takes minimum 8 hrs time to complete...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:35:59 PDT
Literary Stalagmites
Literary Stalagmites - More DIY How To Projects]]> drunken abacus Literary Stalagmites? What are those, and why do I want them in my house? The idea is to create some unique wall art on the cheap. In essence, this instructable is a fancy way to nail pop-up books to your walls and ceiling. It's fairly self-explanatory, but there are some good tips that will save y...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 17:23:21 PDT
Industrial Monster Candlestick Falkenberg hello, this is an Candlemonster i´ve made completely from carscrap. It´s very huge, and heavyweight (90cm height and nearly 10Kg weight) it´s completely welded and very strong. The arms and the Head are adjustable. It´s made of: -Head, is an Seat Diesel Pump and an other vw enginepart wich i don´...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:09:11 PST
Interior Decoration: World War II - "Yugoslavian Ammo Box" Georgemk Well this is another wonderful completed project. Another diorama/decorative object for your room, real size, real objects, a bit art all here you go... � The box was made by me I'm sorry because I didn't pictured while I was working on it but it was a great pleasure to work on such nice history pr...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:07:04 PST
� Interior Decoration: World War II Suitcase ( Diorama ) Georgemk This is my first object that I use for decorating my room, I like museum stuffs so I decide do add some of them in my room, inspired  from movies, games etc. I made own original product.  • It is my grand grandfather suitcase it was empty but I filled  'till the top :D • All of these things inside...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:27:52 PST
Thanksgiving Feast Placemat
Thanksgiving Feast Placemat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano This is a quick, easy , and very affordable way to make placemats to dress up yourTurkey Day Dinner table. supplies white drawing paper pencil black markers ruler? watercolors, brushes, water color mounting paper (I like to use a color sharpie to add accents) I used a scanner to create multiple ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:55:28 PST
LOVE yogagoddess08 I have been updating so many things in my new house and one thing was to update my upstairs bathroom. I wanted to really open it up so I painted it white and plan on decorating it "Country Chic" with black and white art.  I found this old picture frame in all my stuff. Its the kind you put multiple ...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 08:00:26 PDT
How to create a cool boy#25;s bedroom that any age will love.
How to create a cool boy#25;s bedroom that any age will love. - More DIY How To Projects]]> shedevil74 Here is my son's  bedroom I just finished decorating. With a little imagination and trying out a few projects from “Instructables" I think it turned out quite well. My little boy thinks I’m the best mammy in the world for it. I done two feature walls: "The car theme" and " Night sky ...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 19:01:31 PDT
Artsy Decorative Trees
Artsy Decorative Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> VictoriaRain I remember creating this sculpture for a high school project and decided I wanted one to decorate my home. It's a beautiful and simple wire tree with wood base and tissue paper leaves. You will need Any gauge jewelry wire in any color you want, I chose black. Small, wooden base of any size or sh...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:17:54 PDT
Sunglasses wall display amandaggogo Just a quick video tutorial on how to make a super rad wall hanging display for those 30 odd pair of sunglasses you refuse to get rid of because you "might wear them someday." Sorry guys, no photo's this time, only video, the next one I promise to have both video and photo instructions on for those ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:05:17 PDT