Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - home Sat, 4 Jul 2015 05:05:38 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
Woven Tapestry For Beginners
Woven Tapestry For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> Payge Bring new light to your home with the century old art of weaving! This is a super easy, beginners guide to making a beautiful woven tapestry. (Rainbow colors optional!) Supplies -Weaving Loom (I made mine with an old picture frame and 60 trim nails (30 on top and 30 on the bottom 1/2" apart)-Shed...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:26:44 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
Picture Frame Chalkboard Door
Picture Frame Chalkboard Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> cadd291restore This was a school project that required us to reuse items from Habitat for Humanity Restore. This is what we created. Paint the Door First, we painted the door white to cover up any marks it had. The door was only primed when we purchased it. Creating Hangers We bought black shelving supports ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:37:56 PDT
Space-limited solution with an upgraded toy
Space-limited solution with an upgraded toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amaries We live in a very small apartment and have to deal with all our stuff in a tiny area. It became even harder when our little kid was born. It’s hard to create a cozy atmosphere when you live amongst toys, diapers and other stuff. We did not have space for both baby toys and a stylish living room, but...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:34:57 PDT
5 DIY Projects that will Increase the Value of your Home
5 DIY Projects that will Increase the Value of your Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> alex698 Your home is arguably one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your life, so you no doubt want to make it as big a one as possible, especially if you’re considering selling it in the near future.Therefore we’ve put together a list of 5 DIY projects that you can do in your home that will ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:26:59 PDT
Cardboard wreaths
Cardboard wreaths - More DIY How To Projects]]> drekrugs If you want to recycle some cardboard rolls from your finished toilet paper then this is exactly the craft you need. I decided one day to try making different wreaths out of the cut rolls and here's what happened. I figured out how to make wonderful flower like wreaths and snowflake wreaths and autu...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:08:07 PST
Simple Solution to Short Sheets
Simple Solution to Short Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Puzzledd Many people these days sleep with a doona/duvet and they don’t seem to mind how it twists up during the night, but some of us still like to sleep with a tucked-in sheet over us. So what could be more annoying than waking up in the night with your feet sticking out at the bottom of the bed sheet, an...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:13:07 PST
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> SonikaJAnand My hall way was white in color,the standard color the builder sells the new houses. Though I love white walls as it lights up the area, I felt tired of seeing the same color day in and out so for this contest I did a small make over. I decided to paint it a dark neutral color. I choose from a warm c...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:31:49 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin Hi,I'm going to show you a couple of ways to decorate your walls with a silhouette or an image of your choosing. These few easy steps require almost no artistic skills nor do they cost a lot to do.All you need is:-projector (you can also use an overhead projector for silhouettes).-Paint. I will expl...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 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
A New Safety Feature...The Zipper!!
A New Safety Feature...The Zipper!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mero55 That's right! Due to the vulnerability of modern security I have decide to go back to the classics and nothing beats a zipper. By the end of this instructable you'll have a zipped up door that is able to hold my strength against it. Materials For this instructable you'll need one long zipper and ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:27:43 PDT
Nailed it!
Nailed it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bojarski Make a simple and easy, yet beautiful wall decoration. Material you will need NailsHammerYarn A wooden plank (make sure it is not very thick otherwise you may hammer the nails through it) Choose a text, image etc... 1. Choose a text or a picture you like and cut it out on paper. 2. Tape the ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 PDT
DIY Magic Ball Vase
DIY Magic Ball Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ludorn This papercraft is so easy to make and it is so nice. You can cover your ugly vases, or your bottles with this origami craft. For this you need the following:- Paper ( at least 120 gr, or thicker)- A ruler- A knitting needle- Glue- A vase or other vessel that is to be coveredAnd here's how:It is...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 00:55:50 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
InstaWall - More DIY How To Projects]]> nevenstev Here is one idea for wall decoration with your Instagram photos. All you need for this is: Instagram photos InkJet printer Some photo editor (I am using CorelDraw X4) Decorative wall nails paper shears photo sticers Downloading your instagram photos Go to www.insta...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:49:00 PST
Themed Parties bagnitsch Some great theme parties and projects my friends and I have made for 30th birthday parties. null null null Themed parties my friends and I have made. null null Australian Party null null null null null
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:17:08 PST
Flower Candles
Flower Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> drekrugs If you have a simple plain candle you wish to decorate, then this is the place for you. To make these flower candles all you need is a smaller candle to use for heating a spoon, a spoon, a candle, and real flowers that you will dry and flatten. A quick and easy way to make simple candles a wonderful...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:05:49 PST
Photo Cube Candle Holder
Photo Cube Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> chelsea s I wanted to make a gift for my mom that was personal and something she likes, I thought photo album?been there done that so then I thought... candles! but since she is in a nursing home with limited space and not allowed to have have fire (for obvious safety reasons) so this is what I came up with.....
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:23:08 PST
Tie and dye basket, DIY! initiales gg I haved this old basket, and I decided to give him a second life with the tie and dye method! It's really easy and cheap!  Prepare the dyeing as indicate on the box, with hot water and salt. Wet the basket before dipping in the diy. You'll see the color magically migrate up to the basket. Let dry et...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:58:06 PDT
House Number
House Number - More DIY How To Projects]]> discovery3 This is a semi art deco style house number/address made from laser cut wood. It is an affordable, practical, safe, and fun project for people of any age. While the design I use is art deco style, my intention is to simply demonstrate a concept of how you can implement your own interests and ideas ...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:56:03 PDT
Burlap Boxes Sisssy17 What you need:  Styrofoam board (about 1" thick) Brown or tan felt Burlap (I got about a yard from a local fabric store) Scissors Knife Elmers glue or hot glue Tape Push pins or nails for hanging 1) Start by deciding what you want to say and how many boxes you will need.  This is perfect for differ...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:13:45 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
MacGyver Blinds
MacGyver Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cmdr. Vik Hi All, The following instructable details how to create make-shift temporary blinds. A practical solution if you have moved into a new home without considering the size of your windows, the compatibility of your old window coverings, or other commonly overlooked aspects relating to your new window...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:06:16 PDT
Beginner's jointed footstool
Beginner's jointed footstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> Crochetem What do you do with a spare back cushion for a sofa and a shed full of woodwork tools? You might be thinking overly aggressive pillow fight or maybe a terrifying scarecrow, but how about a footstool...*ooohs and ahhs from gathered crowd*. Any way, my Grandad had a whole collection of woodwork tools...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 07:06:25 PST
Make A Cornice Box for Your Window
Make A Cornice Box for Your Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElectricSnowman Have you ever thought your windows needed a little pizzazz?  I didn't, but my wife did; so guess what?  It was up to me to make it happen!  Luckily it was a fun and easy weekend project that we could do together. Get The Required Stuff I went to the Home Depot and had them cut a sheet of 1/8" pl...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 09:00:27 PST
How to make a picture frame covered whiteboard EYSpace For a complete resource guide on this project, go to: Whiteboards are great for brainstorming and keeping track of projects, but incorporating one in a home office so that it blends in with the décor isn't eas...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 06:28:27 PST
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
Lucky Charm Fairylights
Lucky Charm Fairylights - More DIY How To Projects]]> lucylollipop While playing around with an Arduino board a few weeks ago, I was feeling a little blinded by the very bright RGB light on the board. Hunting around the house for something to diffuse the light, I found a handful of old ping pong balls - perfect! I snipped one in half, and lay it over the top of the...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:23:30 PDT
LED Paper Lantern
LED Paper Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> lilyleds These LED paper lanterns are very customizable, you can use any size or type of paper and print any graphic on it. You could even draw on the paper, or better yet have your kids drawings light up. These can go on a flat surface or be placed on a wall. Great for events, dinners, parties, weddings, o...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 15:48:27 PST
Budget wall paper for industrial look nvissia I wanted to decorate a wall in my apartment with an industrial look. The ultimate industrial material to my view is concrete, so I was searching for ways to make a 'concrete look' on a tight budget. It became clear to me that it would not be a simple job... During the search process I someway stumbl...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 01:09:41 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
Home Away From Home Audie.Hodge I am 19 and a sophomore at Eastern Michigan University living in a house with 12 other girls close to campus. I am currently unemployed since I lost my campus job due to University budget cuts. Being that I am financially independent, it is now hard for me to pay for rent and tuition, let alone buy ...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 14:42:53 PDT
Bottle Cap Stand For Round Objects
Bottle Cap Stand For Round Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> carsoncool Have you ever wanted to show off something that's round, but it wont stand up? Well, a few days ago, I got a Harry Potter snitch toy. I can't really do much with it, so i decided to put it where people could see it, but it kept rolling away. So after a little bit of thinking, looking for supplies, I...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 18:37:36 PDT
Make Your Own Genma vinil fridge decoration
Make Your Own Genma vinil fridge decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> botanicals Easy steps to make a fancy vinil decoration for the fridge, the wall, or whatever you want to uplift. In this case we choose a character for the manga Ranma, the panda Genma. Materials and Tools Needed: - PC & Printer - Scissors/Scalpel - Pencil - Vinil or contact paper This its my first instruca...
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Tue, 24 May 2011 11:09:53 PDT
Beaded Round "Mug Rugs" Coasters BeadfulThings Green, orange and purple are perfect Spring OR Summer colors! I made these 3" round "mug rugs" (coasters) using glass seed beads by the hundreds! I am a big fan of wire work with beads, but am branching out from the classic beaded flowers. . .
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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:33:27 PDT
DIY Bicycle Wheel Pots and Pans Rack
DIY Bicycle Wheel Pots and Pans Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> hippieeats If you have a small living space and an even smaller kitchen, fitting everything into your kitchen cabinets is a challenge. A hanging pot rack saves space and keeps you from having to constantly organize, but they can cost $100 or more. Luckily, you can build one yourself for less than $20 using a f...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:20:09 PST
How to have an awesome dorm room
How to have an awesome dorm room - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name I just started my sophomore year of college and while my room was pretty cool last year, I was determined to make it even better this year! Lighting A lot of dorm rooms have one overhead light which is really not sufficient to light the room well, especially at night.  Having a well lit room is...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 20:02:45 PDT
Hidden Cords Of TV, DVD and Decoder!
Hidden Cords Of TV, DVD and Decoder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> viniciuspedrozo A simple Idea ! Use a stapler to hold a string in the internal side. Repeat the Step two :) Use the Cord on line Enjoy the Glory! :)
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 18:14:35 PDT
Convert a Broken Microwave into a Mailbox
Convert a Broken Microwave into a Mailbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> HenryBasenji Don't you wish you had a mailbox that was waterproof? One that would be large enough to hold small-to-medium sized packages? One with enough space to hold all your mail if you go out of town for a few days? Do you have a dead microwave oven? Yes? Then your wish is about to come true! Remove unne...
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Sat, 29 May 2010 20:12:41 PDT
Jar Clock
Jar Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> scooter76 Here is a fun and easy way to make an unusual clock for your desk, office or just around the house. This project took me about 30 minutes to make and cost less then $5. I'll admit, it is hard to read the time, but it;s a great conversation starter, and looks neat and different at the same time. I...
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 13:45:30 PDT
Make a Twin Draft Guard (for Free!)
Make a Twin Draft Guard (for Free!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwystup The twin draft guard is basically a door snake like people have been using for years. But, this one has the added advantage of staying with the door when you open and close it. After using a traditional snake (which I also made myself) for one winter, I know how much of a pain it is to move every ti...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 18:05:48 PST
How To Recycle Jewel Or CD Cases Into Picture Mounts
How To Recycle Jewel Or CD Cases Into Picture Mounts - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman Instead of buying frames, and throwing away used jewel cases, make the cases serve as picture mounts. This instructable will show you how. Any number of photos or souvenir programs, cards, memories, etc., can be mounted this way very cheaply, and you are  being green by recycling or reusing the case...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 15:56:30 PST
Homemade Wreath from Chicken Wire with endless possibilites!
Homemade Wreath from Chicken Wire with endless possibilites! - More DIY How To Projects]]> amieg Start with a strand of chicken wire that is of approximately 3 1/2 foot in length but at least a foot /12 in. in width. Most rolls of wire that you can get from the farm or hardware store are 2 foot in width so cutting an existing role straight down the middle is always an option. The Chicken wire (...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2009 22:54:13 PST
Project Sunshine - Cardboard and fabric paint
Project Sunshine - Cardboard and fabric paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrindaMS This is a junk yard project that uses old cardboard boxes, newspapers and tissue papers. The only things that you actually have to buy are #19; copper and gold dust, black fabric paint, 1 medium (size 3-4) brush, 1 thin brush (size 2) , glue. And the stuff that you can pick up from your house are #1...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 15:28:47 PDT
Easy Bamboo(chopsticks) place setting
Easy Bamboo(chopsticks) place setting - More DIY How To Projects]]> jianqiang Usually these are made from real bamboo branches/stalks but I thought, why not use chopsticks? Originally, I wanted to use disposible ones that you can just steal from restaurants, but I suppose I'm a little adverse to stealing? I just don't go to those restaurants very often. I was going to use the...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2009 19:05:44 PST
CheapGeek- Make Refrigerator magnets-(not original by any means)
CheapGeek- Make Refrigerator magnets-(not original by any means) - More DIY How To Projects]]> cheapgeek Make your refrigerator personalized with your own crappy magnets. Here's the deal- after seeing the all the magnet Instructibles, and having magnets and a refrigerator and crap to go on it, I figured why not make and add my own magnets. I had leftover business card magnet blanks. These are the...
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Sat, 20 Jan 2007 01:18:41 PST