Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - popular Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:02:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pog Table
Pog Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Death Star Dee Ever wonder what to do with that pog collection from the early 90's? Don't throw away your childhood memories.. Preserve them! The Table Acquire a glass topped table in any shape! Find it cheap free or filthy! The Pogs This particular table consisted of ~400 Pogs. The Glue You will want a...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:42:47 PDT
Unconventional Office Decor - your clients definitely remember you
Unconventional Office Decor - your clients definitely remember you - More DIY How To Projects]]> jedii72 In the legal field (yes I'm a lawyer so don't hold that against me), offices are often filled with diplomas, admissions to this bar or that, and other "me wall" self-promotion type of decorations. My office is a little different. I do not have a single admissions or diploma on the wall. They are all...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:40:23 PDT
How to Make a Naked Egg for Easter
How to Make a Naked Egg for Easter - More DIY How To Projects]]> francescapereira A “naked egg” is an egg that has no shell. Let me say that again, an egg with no shell. This is not something you normally run across and even when I show a naked egg to someone they often just don’t get the idea that the shell is gone – yet the egg stays intact. Here’s what you need Let’s get to...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:49:07 PDT
Ice Candles
Ice Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sara Elizabeth Shillingford I bet you all have seen ice candles on the case you were curious here's how to make them.. :D   You can use milk cartoons but in case you want small stylish candles use glasses!!! That's what I did and that's what I suggest you to do :D All in one step Fill some small glasses with w...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:37:09 PDT
Reupholster a chair from the bones up
Reupholster a chair from the bones up - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachel My sister inherited this lovely framed chair from our mother.  It has been reupholstered at least once before; I remember my mother and grandmother working on it for about a week when I was 8 or 9.  It made a huge mess and took up the whole living room.  Even at that age I disliked their fabric choi...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:31:32 PDT
CD Wreath
CD Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> paulhogan If you are of a certain age, and a certain demographic, you may remember making Christmas wreaths out of punch cards. (I can't remember a time when CDs weren't the preferred form of data storage, but my dad can...) Sadly, those wreaths are long gone, but you can pay homage to this ancient tradition ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:39:37 PST
Portal bookends
Portal bookends - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vtor In this instructable I will try to show how I made my Portal bookends. I do not have the skills or the tools to make a fancy work so I tried to simplify it as much as I could. The items used are cheap and can be found easily.The materials used were:Simple pair of bookendsA piece of black EVAGlue for...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:24:33 PDT
Ombre Hard Boiled Eggs
Ombre Hard Boiled Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobcatsteph3 Disclaimer: if you have a problem with food dyes, this post isn't for you.  The eggs in the pictures are PEELED hard boiled eggs, pretty cool right? I essentially color them the same way as the ones in the shell. I've done it before in this 'ible
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:48:08 PDT
Cute Crochet Egg Holder
Cute Crochet Egg Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Every year around Easter time I see many decorated eggs. Some of them are really beautiful and unique, but I'm not so good at painting so I wanted to find something different this year. So here is the idea I came up with: a cute eggholder that dresses eggs up! This way the egg is decorated and holde...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 09:27:44 PDT
Game of Thrones Party
Game of Thrones Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Brace yourself. April 6th is coming! (Season 4 Premier) Want to throw a Game of Thrones watch party or even a name day (birthday) party? This instructable can hopefully give you some ideas.  My friends and I love love love Game of Thrones. This was a thirtieth birthday party for one of our friends....
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:33:01 PST
Flickering Origami Lantern
Flickering Origami Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhmyhead I made a slew of origami lanterns for a friend's wedding a few years back, and it seemed only right to add lights to the design. After all, they are lanterns! As I have no desire to burn my apartment down, I decided to use some flickering LEDs from Evil Mad Scientist that give the appearance of ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:41:23 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
Faux Marble Flooring
Faux Marble Flooring - More DIY How To Projects]]> pat gordon FAUX MARBLE FLOOR I painted over 30-year-old 12 x 12 tile, applied with adhesive over concrete. Any marbling techniques I have found are difficult. Doing a large floor would be too hard to tackle with my arthritis and fibromyalgia. It took me 10 years to figure out this marbling method. It is easy...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 13:33:08 PST
Laminated Paper Pendant Lampshade
Laminated Paper Pendant Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> turiya I decided to try and replicate one of NZ designer David Trubridge's amazing pendant light shades (be sure to check him out if you haven't already. His work is stunning) while I was off work for a week with the flu. And I had to use what I had around the house cause I was too crook to drive for sup...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:29:06 PDT
Adding Depth (and Swagger) to IKEA's Otherwise Flat Hexagonal Hönefoss Mirrors
Adding Depth (and Swagger) to IKEA's Otherwise Flat Hexagonal Hönefoss Mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> hanttula IKEA makes some nice and decidedly not plain square mirrors named "Hönefoss." They're hexagonal in shape and come in a box of 10 for $15 (5 each of two different hues of brown). You can read all about them on IKEA's site: The mirrors look pret...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:06:45 PDT
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> CFos13 Create a new and different look to ordinary jars. Add a variety of different looks and colors to your home in an easy and fun project. If you want a unique jar that can hold a candle that brings flair to your house and no one else has, then this is perfect for you. This project can be done in just ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 PST
DIY Shutter Towel Rack
DIY Shutter Towel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> lscrandall This DIY Shutter Towel Rack is an easy project to complete in a few hours. We used two garage sale find house plastic shutters and added some garden hooks and created some nice wall storage for our bathroom towels.   This DIY Shutter Towel Rack is in our upstairs bathroom, which is primarily used a...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:16:46 PST
How to make custom sticker or a small logo
How to make custom sticker or a small logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> saisrirama karthikeya hi guys,well.. the title says it all, after watching this instructable you can make any sticker Things you will need you will need : scissorsindustrial transparent tape or some transparent tapea computerprinterglue stick A4 papercrafting skills and patience Getting a logo google is your friend...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 07:37:17 PST
Pterodactylus Desk light
Pterodactylus Desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge We all know those perfect flexible swing arm desk lights. For years it seems the best solution to get good light on my working surface. But lately I noticed its a bit outdated and all too familiar. It's "so 1980's". Its time for a new twist. So I transformed it in a "Pterodactrylus Desk light". Ju...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:57:54 PST
Ice Flowers
Ice Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj Ice flowers.... These beautiful flowers are made by deep freezing water in silicone molds. They are very easy to make, but need very low temperature to retain the shape. Here is the step-by-step instructable to make these ice flowers... Silicone Molds Silicone is a rubber-like material, compose...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 04:18:27 PST
How to make a Flower Wrap the right way.
How to make a Flower Wrap the right way. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Comp101 Materials Needed Include: - Cellophane- preferably clear, you will need approximately a 1.5' by 2' rectangle - Ribbon - in a color that compliments your flower, you will need approximately a 16" piece -Scissors - these need to be heavy duty enough to cut the stems of the flowers and your florist ...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2009 20:21:12 PST
EASY & INEXPENSIVE DIY Snowballs & Snow Covered Pine Cones
EASY & INEXPENSIVE DIY Snowballs & Snow Covered Pine Cones - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Artificial Pine Tree
Artificial Pine Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zippityboomba I went looking for an artificial tree for an indoor nook that is both too dark to support life and too high to allow watering. What I found was that artificial trees available in stores are A) expensive, B) not quite the style I was looking for, and C) ridiculously simple in construction. So I set o...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:23:06 PST
Magic in a bottle
Magic in a bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> lifes2short4regrets Supplies: Apron Goggles Gloves 3 beakers Stiring rod Glass jar with a screw on top or a glass soda bottle with a cork 3 grams of Silver Nitrate 3 grams of Sodium Hydroxide 4 grams of sugar Ammonia H2O WARNING! Do NOT make it over than 2 hours. (it will create a toxic gas after awhile) Needed to be...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:08:28 PST
Starry star
Starry star - More DIY How To Projects]]> zeyanimisbah Things you will need: Craft paper Glue Pair of scissors/paper knife A pencil A ruler Step one: Start drawing lines, mine were ½ cm thick or you could use a paper shredder to get even paper stripes. And cut out all stripes in to 8” long You will need 12 paper stripes to make one star. Step tw...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 00:22:11 PST
Wall of Rainbow Koi
Wall of Rainbow Koi - More DIY How To Projects]]> watchmeflyy My friend saw a wall hanging of origami koi that she really liked, but the etsy shop that was selling it had it priced at over $1000. Thus, I set out to make this for her birthday/Christmas present, and after countless hours of folding while walking, an art that I have mastered, I finally finished t...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 11:50:36 PST
Bedside Lantern
Bedside Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> neduz This lantern is based on a no-brand lantern, much like the tall version of the Rotera lantern from Ikea. It's about 38 cm high. Instead of the 10 battery powered leds, I placed a 30W hallogen light bulb in it. Warning: this instructable involves wiring mains electricity and a hot light bulb, it ca...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:41:16 PST
Make a fancy ice lantern using a bucket
Make a fancy ice lantern using a bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> mor10 For the holidays my parents in Norway always like to adorn their house and garden with lights. Not surprisingly most of them are electric, but on special occations my dad also makes ice lanterns with candles inside. It's a simple process that produces some pretty fancy ice lanterns and this year I t...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 10:58:35 PST
Paper Airplane: The Nakamura Lock
Paper Airplane: The Nakamura Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> FlutterTree This is one of the best paper airplanes that I've ever made. It is moderately simple to fold and a very good flier. It is a gentle glider with a "flat" front so if it ever crashes the front won't crinkle up like it would on a airplane with a pointy tip. TIP: If you ever have a Nerf war, you can put ...
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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 07:40:05 PDT
Paper heart decorations
Paper heart decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput I was trying to use an origami module that I use a lot (for example here and here) for making decorations. I knew that I could make flat squares and triangles with it, so I realized hearts should be possible to make with them. I drew out the heart, to know how many pieces it would take, and folded a...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 PST
How to Tie a Florist Bow
How to Tie a Florist Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall Many years ago, I paid good money to learn how to make these bows.  At some points in my life, I was paid good money to make these bows.  Now I will share how to make them and some of the secrets that make it work great. Supplies:  Ribbon, the wider it is the bigger the bow.  (Wired ribbon wor...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:26:12 PST
Make holiday ornament from bicycle chain
Make holiday ornament from bicycle chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBruzer Since I have a lot of bicycles and that means I do a lot of bicycle maintenance. Eventually a bicycle chain wears out and I have to install a new chain. This happens more than I would like to admit so I have a plethora of worn out chains.  Throw them away?  I say NO ! ... reuse, recycle, re-purpose!...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 11:20:34 PST
Festive bottles
Festive bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis To solve some of your festive season problems I present you a simple guide on how to make your own bottles with a light string inside. These are simple and pretty cheap to make while still making a stunning decoration and have proven themselves as a great gift too! Stuff you will need 1. Drill 2...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:00:25 PST
Death Star Christmas Tree Topper
Death Star Christmas Tree Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> craineum I have been collecting those nice hallmark Star Wars ornaments since 1999.  Ever since I got a decent amount of them I have wanted to put a Death Star on top of the tree.  This year was the year (inspired by the instructables community). I didn't think this was going to be that involved, but it has...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 16:19:01 PST
Mounting Deer Antlers
Mounting Deer Antlers - More DIY How To Projects]]> BigCoCo A homemade deer antler mount that looks good enough to hang up in your house. Shoot a deer! In order to get your deer antlers it would probably be good to shoot a male deer (a buck). You might be able to get some from a hunter friend or something like that if you aren't a hunter yourself. Be su...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2008 21:01:08 PST
Top 9 Ways To Fold Awesome Holiday Napkins!
Top 9 Ways To Fold Awesome Holiday Napkins! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random WARNING:  Dinner guests may become overly intimidated by your amazing napkin folding skills.  Use of video content is at own risk. Watch the Video! For Convenience... In this project, I decided to play with the art of napkin folding, and these are the 9 that I liked the most for this ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:44:38 PST
How to Make a Lighted Glass Block
How to Make a Lighted Glass Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall Seven +/- years ago, I came across my first lighted glass block.  I was so frustrated with the problem of cutting the hole in the glass.  Finally I found, on line, a Diamond Core Drill Bit with the attending Diamond Drill Bit Coolant.  Problem solved.  This project is a joint one with my Hubby.  He ...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 03:57:29 PST
Lightning Bolt in a wall
Lightning Bolt in a wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jujitsu-Man In this instructable I will show you how to easily paint a cool lightning bolt in your wall, which really looks very cool, without having any special drawing skills or experience (my drawing sucks). Oh! And it will only take less than an hour of your time! Materials You will need: - A pair of sci...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:18:58 PST
Galicha rangoli... Sanskarbharati rangoli suhasmane This is the  rangoli art work done by me at my college days at various places.. its all about colours.. this tupe is called sanskarbharati rangoli.... Sanskarbharati iz ancient rangoli art type...  you can colourify your program with colours easily by this way easily... revert your reply on suhas...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:16:32 PDT
Bleach and Print Pillows
Bleach and Print Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lumi A bleach spot doesn't necessarily mean ruined laundry. Instead, it might just be the starting point for a project. This guide will show you how to combine bleach and Inkodye in the same project to make fantastic DIY pillows. Gather For this project, you will need will need Inkodye, Inkowash(can b...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:07:19 PDT
Solar-Powered Glow-Jar
Solar-Powered Glow-Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> MdP1632 The idea for this Instructable came from something I found called Sun and Moon Jars on Unfortunately these jars cost much more than I was willing to spend. Because of this, I decided to make my own version, and share it with all of yo...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:07:50 PDT
DIY felt succulents
DIY felt succulents - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink These felt succulents are a bit of an experiment. I kept seeing them on pinterest and wanted to give it a try! I think these would also make awesome flowers in other colors, too. I made up templates for the succulents so you can make your own, and I've included some tips and tricks for assembling t...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:41:31 PDT
How to Make Pop Can Coasters
How to Make Pop Can Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall Coasters are nice things to use to protect wood from unwanted moisture, the kind that beads up on cold glass or metal containers.  Here is a coaster that will please the man in your life.  Use the empty can from their favorite soft drink, (or beer) to decorate these coasters.  It will make them ha...
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 06:35:31 PDT
Star field windows
Star field windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> pink.bat I wanted to make a set of 'windows' that look out into space for my son's room. They turned out looking well in the daytime and also at night, as all the stars glow in the dark. I used some ultra glow- in-the-dark that I buy online. The stuff really glows. Regular glow in the dark paint will work ,...
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:19:32 PDT
File cabinet makeover: How to cover a file cabinet with contact paper
File cabinet makeover: How to cover a file cabinet with contact paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> 31diy A file cabinet is a great organization tool and a necessity for most people, but let's face it. It's a big eyesore! Some people buy their file cabinets from secondhand stores, so they are typically pretty beaten up. Mine was actually brand new when I got it, but it came in this ugly putty color. I r...
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Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:12:38 PDT
DIY landscape votive holders
DIY landscape votive holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink I spend a stupid amount of time on pinterest looking at craft projects to get ideas. I recently found this adorable votive holder while browsing and really liked the way it looked, but I wasn't able to find similar source images very easily.  So I dumbed it down a bit and made some quick and dirty ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:38:52 PDT
Hanging Birthday Calendar
Hanging Birthday Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> bwrussell I'm terrible at remembering my family's birthdays. This bugs my wife to no end because we're always scrambling last minute to find gifts (Thank you Amazon Prime 2-Day shipping). I have a little date book with the birthdays in it but I never think to check it. The solution is a calendar of sorts. The...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 19:18:47 PDT
Oriental Lamp
Oriental Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jaki001002 After several years being member , i decided to publish my first instructable , my DIY decorative lamp . It is an oriental Japanese style lamp . And i'd like to use LEDs instead of other light bulbs , because its an economical solution and you can choose any color you like. Moreover , you can use RG...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:10:37 PDT
Using an Inkjet Printer to Create a Souvenir Pillow
Using an Inkjet Printer to Create a Souvenir Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> kcli A friend is moving out of state and to remind her of what she's leaving behind, I created a vintage style pillow based on a Colorado souvenir postcard, using freezer paper and my inkjet printer. Follow me as I show you how to create a one-of-a-kind going away gift. Gather Materials Printing on F...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:53:27 PDT
Lace balloon papier-mache
Lace balloon papier-mache - More DIY How To Projects]]> MariaCraftMedley I saw these beautiful papier-mâché lace lamps over at the Dos Family blog and instantly fell in love. With my friend Cassie’s baby shower coming up, I decided to make a pair of my own to decorate the house with. Here's how to make them: What you will need: A bag of standard sized balloons String a...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:07:28 PDT