Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - decor - featured Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:50:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cedar Succulent Planter
Cedar Succulent Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea.arzensek Make this lovely succulent planter out of 3x3 cedar plank. Cut Your Stock to Length I had 1000mm (40'') long piece of 3x3 cedar so I cut in in half to make two of these.You can make it any length you need/like.Preferably use rot resistant wood for this project.If you can't find or buy it you can...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:58:52 PDT
Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35
Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Gift of Thrifting This mirror may look harder to create than it actually is and it is very inexpensive as well. It cost less than $35 to make and that included the mirror. I love this mirror because you can create and tailor it to your own decor and style. Let's begin :-) Aquire a mirror This mirror cost me $15...
By: The Gift of Thrifting

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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:19:07 PDT
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men!
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may In this project we shall be ustilizing sawdust as man glitter!Let's transform some plain boring glass jars into some sawdust decor which would go great with that rustic farm house style theme. Gather your materials You will need something to Glitterfy in a manly way, for this I chose these glass ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 22:33:46 PDT
Glitter Candle Jar DIY
Glitter Candle Jar DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> annakahj This is a pretty easy DIY candle holder. The glitter on the jar has a lovely way of catching the light from the candle inside, which I love. Let's get started! What you need. CandleEmpty jarGlueGlitterNewspaper (to protect workspace) Coat the inside of your jar with glue, only as high up as yo...
By: annakahj

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:38:43 PDT
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
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilygraceking After recovering a trashed mid-century loveseat I scored on craigslist, I needed some new throw pillows to match the sofa's new style. Throw pillows are one of those things that always seem to cost twenty times what it would cost to buy the materials to make one, and I am big on saving money and usi...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:32:27 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets)
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> paperplateandplane This is one update to your wall that you can keep on updating! These "bokeh lights" have been painted on old cookie sheets. Just change it up with homemade magnets -- photos of family, fun silhouettes, and letters to make catch phrases -- and you will have a wall that changes with each season or f...
By: paperplateandplane

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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Dremmel Carved Pumpkin
Dremmel Carved Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanSellers I decided to have a little fun tonight while carving pumpkins with the kiddos. I've seen people do the vampire teeth in the pumpkin and I've seen the fancy sculpting of the pumpkin. I thought I'd combine the two. Materials YOU WILL NEED:smaller pumpkinvampire teethdremmelsafety glasses Design ...
By: NathanSellers

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:19:30 PDT
Wolverine Claws Through The Wall
Wolverine Claws Through The Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> DjPR3S Want to make it look like Wolverine just slashed through your wall? Now you can for less than 10 dollars!! --------------------------------------------------------------Materials Craft foam sheets (2X)Paperclips (12X)Super Glue Chrome Spray Paint Scissors Printer and computer Cardboard Cut and Gl...
By: DjPR3S

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:21:49 PDT
Custom Switch covers
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Captain America Shield Wall Decoration
Captain America Shield Wall Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> dogsrule0909 This is an awesome Captain America Shield wall decoration that appears to have been thrown into the wall by Captain America himself! It's a great decoration for Marvel fans and it looks fantastic! I got the idea from this product. Enjoy! What you'll need - Red, blue and white paint- Frisbee-I use...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 04:03:25 PDT
Sugar Skull Flameless Votives
Sugar Skull Flameless Votives - More DIY How To Projects]]> pizzidave This is a quick, fun and easy project that is great for Halloween and year round. This is the remix of Sugar Skull String Lights ! Materials Skull shaped candy bowls - Target dollar section and also at Dollar tree.Permanent markers in as many colors as you have!LED tea lights. Drawing on your ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:23 PDT
Sugar Skull String Lights
Sugar Skull String Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> pizzidave This is a fun and easy project. It can be used for halloween or year round. Materials Skull shaped candy bowls - Target dollar section and also at Dollar treeString Lights - Ball shape preferred, but can be done with regular string lights. Permanent markers in as many colors as you have! Draw...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:04:13 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 $6.75. It would take le...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
smoky entrance mirror w/ keyhooks
smoky entrance mirror w/ keyhooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> aliasaint I have been looking for an entrance mirror with keyhooks, and even the ones I find at thrift stores are generic/gaudy/gigantic. I had this picture frame that's okay enough, and found some tiny metal pegs, and this awkward mirror from my bathroom that is functional but nerve-wracking, having no guard...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:25:29 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> brn1986 Hey everyone! So, I love travelling and I especially love maps and globes.I've been seeing a bunch of stuff online about things you can make with globes and I decided to try my own spin on it. The plan was to make a chalkboard globe like I saw online but to outline the continents first as I still wa...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
awesome 5'x5' giant art from shower curtain
awesome 5'x5' giant art from shower curtain - More DIY How To Projects]]> egreer1 big art costs big money, so i thought what solution can i make for this. On sites like amazon you can find cool finky shower curtains with all sorts of prints from 10$. 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
DIY Twig Windchime
DIY Twig Windchime - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I've been collecting dry tree branches, twigs for a long time, I knew I could make a lot of things from dry twigs and sticks. Dry tree branches, sticks or twigs can be great craft materials, especially for rustic crafts. I've posted 3 twig craft tutorials so far, Candle Holder, Tree Branch lampshade...
By: Muhaiminah Faiz

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 03:06:56 PDT
DIY Pallet Wood Vertical Blinds
DIY Pallet Wood Vertical Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> Humboldtartdept Easy, stylish, budget-friendly DIY pallet wood vertical blinds! As created by! Install top plate connector Screw the top plate connector into your window frame. Screw in 3/8" threaded rod and 3/4" split ring hangars. Install conduit piece Cut 1/2" diameter condui...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:03:16 PDT
DIY: Mason Jar Beeswax Candle
DIY: Mason Jar Beeswax Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods If you’ve always wanted to try making your own candles, our kit makes it super easyand it uses locally sourced beeswax, which also happens to smell fantastic. The kit includes two blocks of natural beeswax, a mason jar, six-inch candle wick, black pre-stamped tag, and black and white string. The tag...
By: Fairgoods

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Wed, 28 May 2014 09:31:00 PDT
Placemat Chandelier
Placemat Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> eternalskyjump This is my very fist Instructable. It was a fun project that took about 6-8 hours to complete and was literally made from items in my apartment that I was initially going to throw away.Materials:1) 10 wooden coat hangers (the pant rods removed)2) Hot glue gun3) 3 all wooden place-mats4) Bed Bath & B...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 05:57:01 PDT
Twine Ball Lamp Shades
Twine Ball Lamp Shades - More DIY How To Projects]]> dbeylina Spring has sprung! Revamp your outdoor decor with these DIY twine lamp shades. Transforms your traditional christmas lights into ambient spring and summer lights. Gather Your Materials Cotton twineMod Podgeballoonsplastic wrapspray paint (I used Krylon Metallic Gold)paint brush or foam brushch...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:59:49 PDT
Glass Christmas Tree
Glass Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikenHarnish This is a wall decoration I created to go with my blue and silver Christmas theme. It was very simple And cost about $50 total. At the end of this instructable I have a picture of how I changed the shelves for Valentines day. These are the tools you will need. Materials These are the tools you wi...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 08:45:33 PST
DIY no sew bow pillow cover! DIYlover89 This DIY room decor tutorial is super easy and the final result is very girly and polished. This is what you'll need: -A piece of fabric -A pillow -Scissors -Fabric glue, hot glue or thread and needle if you want to sew. Measurements in my case: Large piece of fabric: 70x70 cm (28x28 in) Small p...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:45:38 PST
Jars of Glowing Spirits
Jars of Glowing Spirits - More DIY How To Projects]]> Finding Pie Glowing spirits aside, this project can be described in a single line: "A 9-volt battery powering a pulsating circuit that drives a UV LED to illuminate fluorescent-dyed water in a spray-painted mason jar." Circuit components: • 3cm x 7cm double-sided blank PCB [USD12 for 20pcs from eBay] • 0.5W 30...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:49:04 PDT
Removable Hockey Jersey Wall Mount
Removable Hockey Jersey Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> B4SEC4MP Hockey fans are fierce and loyal creatures. The next best thing to wearing your favorite hockey "sweater" is to have it hanging on the wall for everyone to admire! I wanted a way to enjoy my favorite team colors and crest even when my team wasn't playing. This desire inspired me to create a removab...

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Mon, 13 May 2013 15:31:18 PDT
Sheet Music Flowers
Sheet Music Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you ever wanted to make sheet music flowers to display in your living room, hang on your wall, or give to your friends? Well, here's a super simple way to make them speedy quick with no special supplies! Just follow these instructions and in less than 10 minutes you will have your very own shee...
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 18:39:28 PST
DIY Vintage Light Up Marquee Letters
DIY Vintage Light Up Marquee Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> angelabchua I am working on planning and throwing my BFF a baby shower, and she picked an awesome theme; Vintage French Circus!  So naturally, I wanted to make the most epic shower ever known to (wo)man.  One of the things I wanted to create was a vintage looking marquee light that spelled out BABY.  Great for...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:21:57 PDT
Giant Map Ampersand
Giant Map Ampersand - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmjhowe Recently I have been putting some time into making my studio a bit more presentable. Now that I can outsource all my messy work to Nottingham Hackspace I can focus on a more tidy space. When reading my new favourite blog Apartment Therapy I noticed a penchant for giant letters. As you can see from ...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 13:47:59 PDT
Decorative Candy Bowl
Decorative Candy Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> kaytea27 This will be the end product. A cute Valentine's inspired candy bowl.  You will need: -paper towel -paper -tissue paper -pieces of candy (I used Hershey Kisses) -assorted colors of beads (pink, white, red) [different colors can be used depending on what it is for. (ex. St. Patty's day, Christmas, ec...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 17:40:04 PST
How to Make Candles
How to Make Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> scottyxx I decided to make my own candles kind of on a whim after I was too cheap to spend $22.50 on a candle from a fancy bath store. I bought the most basic of basic supplied. This is the steps I followed on how to make the candles. If you want more instructions, or information on where I got the items che...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 17:21:22 PST
No-Sew Collage Pillow
No-Sew Collage Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> lockem This no-sew collage pillow is a cute and inexpensive way to spice up a boring couch. Because the pattern is affixed to the pillow via ironing instead of sewing, it's a fairly quick craft if you keep the design simple. The best pillows for this project come with a fitted removable cover, however any ...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 08:21:41 PDT
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1.
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1. - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hello gals and guys! I’m getting married!! This October on the 22nd! I’m super excited but also on a strict budget. I wanted a bunch of WOW Factor on the cheap! I found a great deal on paper lanterns last year during the off season and picked them up just in case I might need them. Now that the time...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 15:52:59 PDT
3D Cardboard Decor
3D Cardboard Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> vishalapr A few weeks ago I received a parcel that I ordered from a website and I got 2 huge cardboard cartons with them as they were packed inside the carton and sent! 5 days ago I was about to throw those boxes away and then I had to wait a bit because the garbage collection truck didn't come yet, so I tu...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 03:19:52 PDT
Picture Frame Headboard
Picture Frame Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy A simple headboard is the perfect way to spice up your bedroom. Adding small accents to any room goes a long way.  Check out some of my other simple home decor projects: Door Knob Bookshelf Legs, Hanging Magazine Rack, and Hanging Desk Organizer.   Materials Picture Frame Primer Sp...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2011 12:07:32 PST
Jackalope Wall Mount
Jackalope Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> ModMischief Are you coveting the look of the taxidermy trend but don't want to fork up the cash for a real antique? Tired of the limited selection of real animals? Why not make your own faux animal head from junk you have lying around the house and some cheap thrift store supplies? When I was traveling through...
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 23:11:17 PST
Hanging Magazine Rack
Hanging Magazine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy Hang this magazine rack on your wall as a simple yet chic wall decoration.  It's great because it doesn't take up any floor space and keeps your magazines from piling up under your end table. Materials There is no building involved with this magazine rack, it is simply re-purposing a hanging pant...
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 16:54:08 PST
$10 Removable Wall Art
$10 Removable Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> VeggieBex With this method you can add any painted design to your wall and remove it if necessary. This is a great way of decorating an apartment or other space where painting is not allowed. This is also a great way of decorating a baby/kid's bedroom since you can create everything from cartoon characters t...
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Sat, 13 Mar 2010 11:36:05 PST
Christmas Ninja Stocking
Christmas Ninja Stocking - More DIY How To Projects]]> inkstainedheart 'This is one of my first Christmases in my own place, and I've had to make do with a lot of necessities (thank goodness, no pizza box chairs, though!)Far too close to Christmas, I realized I didn't have a stocking to hang. So I decided to make my own.I only had black fabric, so it's my ninja stockin...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2008 13:35:46 PST