Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - decoration - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:48:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cute Crochet Egg Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Crochet-Egg-Holder/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 09:27:44 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Painted Canvas with music and lights http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Painted-Canvas-with-music-and-ligh/
LilyPad Arduino Painted Canvas with music and lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/TJDM/HSGRT7YJ/FJYTJDMHSGRT7YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/TJDM/HSGRT7YJ/FJYTJDMHSGRT7YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/TJDM/HSGRT7YJ/FJYTJDMHSGRT7YJ.SMALL.jpg jcmcadams This is a project that I created for my Children and Technology class that I am taking in my Masters of Library Science Program. This was one of my first experiences with coding so this was a trial and error process but this instructable should outline my success throughout the process. My initial ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:19:02 PST
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Yarn-Wraped-Painted-Jars/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 PST
Spring Terrarium Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Terrarium-Ornaments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/221V/HRPSXWSV/F5Q221VHRPSXWSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/221V/HRPSXWSV/F5Q221VHRPSXWSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/221V/HRPSXWSV/F5Q221VHRPSXWSV.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie Ornaments are not just for winter holidays! At least, that is what I am telling myself, since I made some Spring Terrarium Ornaments! My favorite part of this idea, is that you can put almost anything small into the bare bulb ornaments. Over the years I have saved little miniatures that I found int...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:39:47 PST
EASY & INEXPENSIVE DIY Snowballs & Snow Covered Pine Cones http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-INEXPENSIVE-DIY-Snowballs-Snow-Covered-Pine-C/
EASY & INEXPENSIVE DIY Snowballs & Snow Covered Pine Cones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/1GD1/HQVLDU9M/FXU1GD1HQVLDU9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/1GD1/HQVLDU9M/FXU1GD1HQVLDU9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/1GD1/HQVLDU9M/FXU1GD1HQVLDU9M.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 INEXPENSIVE, SIMPLE, FAST, KID FRIENDLY & AWESOME RESULTS are some of the words that come to mind about THIS project! After all the decorations have been put away for another year, the house seems a little bare and empty.  Here's a project that brings the cold, snowy winter weather inside and helps...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:44:37 PST
Paper heart decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-heart-decorations-1/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 PST
Lace balloon papier-mache http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-balloon-papier-mache/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:07:28 PDT
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-3-D-Papercraft-Terrains-Minecraft-Style/
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:02:09 PDT
Wind Activated Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Activated-Garden-Lights/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:04:49 PDT
Flower Pot Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Pot-Pumpkins/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 09:39:40 PDT
Artsy Decorative Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Artsy-Decorative-Trees/
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:17:54 PDT
Make a candle-lit ice lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-candle-lit-ice-lantern/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 17:04:00 PDT
Wood sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-sculpture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QY5E/H1ZG6NMA/FFLQY5EH1ZG6NMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QY5E/H1ZG6NMA/FFLQY5EH1ZG6NMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QY5E/H1ZG6NMA/FFLQY5EH1ZG6NMA.SMALL.jpg mkcflusa This is a 60's/70's inspired wood sculpture that is easy really to make. 1: Materials - Scrap Oak wood - wood dowel I used two scrap pieces of 3/4" Oak 7"x7" for the base and 11"x7" for the main piece, but any type of wood would work. The dowel is 3/8" Oak., cut to 11". 2: Print drawing 3: Gl...
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Thu, 10 May 2012 09:30:35 PDT
Paint Swatch Birthday Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Swatch-Birthday-Calendar/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:42:27 PDT
How to make an easy and elegant Table Center Piece for Christmas (or other events) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-easy-and-elegant-Table-Center-Piece/
How to make an easy and elegant Table Center Piece for Christmas (or other events) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/WP7K/GVIYN7MR/F3VWP7KGVIYN7MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/WP7K/GVIYN7MR/F3VWP7KGVIYN7MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/WP7K/GVIYN7MR/F3VWP7KGVIYN7MR.SMALL.jpg marineraoult To buy a Christmas decoration  of table for less than 20€ is today almost an impossible mission, so why not to create your own decoration? So I am going to show you how to make this very simple, but very elegant, decoration, step by step, with pictures as one goes along. Of course, these steps needn...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:10:50 PST
Winterish wreath made of old CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterish-wreath-made-of-old-CDs/
Winterish wreath made of old CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/M1P7/GVBJQY53/FNGM1P7GVBJQY53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/M1P7/GVBJQY53/FNGM1P7GVBJQY53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/M1P7/GVBJQY53/FNGM1P7GVBJQY53.SMALL.jpg anke-art As you might guess from my projects, I love recycling and repurposing, making everyday-stuff into something new. I have a gazillion old CDs which I saved for "the light-bulb moment", and it came last week. Why not make a cool wreath? I guess this wreath would look great on any office door or at you...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 04:54:37 PST
How to Make a Lighted Glass Block http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lighted-Glass-Block/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 03:57:29 PST
Sugru Window Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Window-Pumpkins/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/CKM6/GUEN7Q79/F9NCKM6GUEN7Q79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/CKM6/GUEN7Q79/F9NCKM6GUEN7Q79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/CKM6/GUEN7Q79/F9NCKM6GUEN7Q79.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink Placing Sugru on a flat surface like a window or a computer screen allows you to create a delicate, flat sculpture without too much headache. Once you've squashed your Sugru onto a clean, dry surface like glass, you can dip your fingers or other tools in soapy water and gently smear it in different...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 23:04:17 PDT
Sugru Spiderweb http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Spiderweb/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 22:32:19 PDT
Felt Leaf Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Leaf-Garland/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:34:09 PDT
Trick or Treat Book Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-or-Treat-Book-Wreath/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 21:16:53 PDT
Battery operated vase light http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-operated-vase-light/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 14:22:39 PDT
Knitted Bunting http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Bunting/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 04:54:35 PDT
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Paper-Lantern-Sculpture-for-1/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 15:52:59 PDT
8-bit Centerpieces http://www.instructables.com/id/8-bit-Centerpieces/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 20:26:59 PDT
Make Your Own Genma vinil fridge decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Genma-vinil-fridge-decoration/
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Tue, 24 May 2011 11:09:53 PDT
Picture Frame Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Headboard/
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Fri, 4 Mar 2011 12:07:32 PST
Hanging Magazine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Magazine-Rack/
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 16:54:08 PST
Picture Frame Accessory Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Accessory-Holder/
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 14:55:18 PDT
Educational Mobile with Platonic Solids http://www.instructables.com/id/Educational-Mobile-with-Platonic-Solids/
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 14:00:32 PDT
How to make a Gajra (Traditional Indian garland) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Gajra-Traditional-Indian-garland/
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 09:47:46 PDT
Tissue Paper Pom Poms http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Paper-Pom-Poms/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 14:04:20 PDT
Drink Can Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Drink-Can-Craft/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 04:54:12 PDT
UPCYCLED- DUAL PURPOSE EASTER CRITTER http://www.instructables.com/id/UPCYCLED-DUAL-PURPOSE-EASTER-CRITTER/
UPCYCLED- DUAL PURPOSE EASTER CRITTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I call this an up-cycled dual purpose critter because it saves trees and recycles cardboard.   It is used for a table decoration AND a dinner napkin!  Several years ago my daughter and I started a family tradition.  We randomly decorate our dinner table just for the fun of it.  We use flowers, twigs...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 09:57:08 PDT
Computer fan guard art http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-fan-guard-art/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 01:54:12 PST
Wreath: Christmas Sweater Conversion Part II http://www.instructables.com/id/Wreath-Christmas-Sweater-Conversion-Part-II/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2009 18:02:32 PST
"Godzilla" the Giant Sparkleball http://www.instructables.com/id/Godzilla-the-Giant-Sparkleball/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:34:25 PST
Make Your Own Holiday Window Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Holiday-Window-Display/
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Fri, 8 Dec 2006 00:21:18 PST
Christmas Ninja Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Ninja-Stocking/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2008 13:35:46 PST
How to liven up a disused fireplace with plants. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-liven-up-a-disused-fireplace-with-plants/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2008 11:36:02 PST
Delightfully Dehydrated Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Delightfully-Dehydrated-Garland/
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 16:41:20 PST
A Simple Keyboard in a Bottle Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Keyboard-in-a-Bottle-Decoration/
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Thu, 27 Dec 2007 13:05:22 PST