Instructables: exploring - living - decorating http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:30:53 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a Bamboo Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bamboo-Lamp/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:32:36 PST
Bar signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-signs/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:46 PST
Mason Jar Oil Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Oil-Lamp/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:53:27 PST
Paper Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Wreath-1/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:29:07 PST
Harry Potter Bookend http://www.instructables.com/id/Hogwarts-Express-Bookend-Harry-Potter-Aparador-de-/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:10:47 PST
Stuff I enjoy http://www.instructables.com/id/Stuff-I-enjoy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XPQO/I3S5M7KH/F3AXPQOI3S5M7KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XPQO/I3S5M7KH/F3AXPQOI3S5M7KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XPQO/I3S5M7KH/F3AXPQOI3S5M7KH.SMALL.jpg DavidFerAndersson Miscellaneous Instructables that I like. Statueyes An Improved Simple Hydraulic Ram Pump Underwater Waterfall, for Cheap! Make your own longboard Mechanical Hand Reclaimed timber Hollow Wood Surfboard - 9'2 Bounce Free Cornhole Boards Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:28:43 PST
Lantern Corps Holiday Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lantern-Corps-Holiday-Lights/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:07:32 PST
North Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/North-Pole/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:17:48 PST
Double sided pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-sided-pen/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:14:52 PST
Hanging Light Bulb Vases http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Light-Bulb-Vases/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:46:14 PST
Ashtray made of total waste material http://www.instructables.com/id/Ashtray-made-of-total-waste-material/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:49:20 PST
In Which Abyssmal Wall Decor Becomes Intriguing http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Which-Abyssmal-Wall-Decor-Becomes-Intriguing/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:24:10 PST
DIY Beaded Curtain~ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beaded-Curtain/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:13:42 PST
Skateboard Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplies-6/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:28:38 PST
Artist Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Artist-Pillows/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:52:34 PST
Decorative Shelf Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Shelf-Thing/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:57:49 PST
Colorful Room Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Room-Update/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:45:29 PST
Faux Zinc painting project http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Zinc-painting-project/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 17:30:15 PST
Oyster Shell Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Oyster-Shell-Tiles/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:31:15 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Bokeh-Lights-Magnetic-Art-from-old-cookie-/
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Texture-Less-Than-Monochrome-Wall-De/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:40:39 PST
FLOATING BOOKS PANEL http://www.instructables.com/id/FLOATING-BOOKS-PANEL/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 02:29:08 PST
Wooden Stake Album Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Stake-Album-Hanger/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:28:47 PST
LEDCube http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDCube/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Easy DIY porch rail decoration hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-porch-rail-decoration-hangers/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:19:01 PST
Snowman made from cotton balls and glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowman-made-from-cotton-balls-and-glue/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:06:30 PST
Ikea Hack: City Light http://www.instructables.com/id/City-Light/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:38:50 PST
DIY Coconut Lavender Body Scrub & How to Dry Lavender. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dried-Lavender-Bunch-Coconut-Lavender-Sal/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:03:00 PST
Floating Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Christmas-Tree-1/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 21:08:48 PST
Patio Umbrella Stand (the use what you have method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Patio-Umbrella-Stand-the-use-what-you-have-method/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:37:57 PST
Pictureframe from clothes pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Pictureframe-from-clothes-pins/
Pictureframe from clothes pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/FGTK/I38M6YQF/F2ZFGTKI38M6YQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/FGTK/I38M6YQF/F2ZFGTKI38M6YQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/FGTK/I38M6YQF/F2ZFGTKI38M6YQF.SMALL.jpg Tigermouse My friend asked for a 'nice' wooden pictureframe. 'Nice' is a tricky term.. Things that I think are nice might be very kitsch to others. And vice versa. However, here's a wooden pictureframe that you can make yourself without knowing anything about woodworking because the main ingredients are clothi...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:11:06 PST
How to make an Awesome design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Awesome-design-lamp/
How to make an Awesome design lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SMALL.jpg briciius the informations that follow are not the solution to achieve a designer lamp, I give you slopes, you are free to follow them to adapt them and customize the design according to what you like!The ideal is to achieve my lamp to know a company that can cut through metal laser. If you are super handy an...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:22:51 PST
Holiday Lantern Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Lantern-Decorations/
Holiday Lantern Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/6U0V/I36LEU4K/F5A6U0VI36LEU4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/6U0V/I36LEU4K/F5A6U0VI36LEU4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/6U0V/I36LEU4K/F5A6U0VI36LEU4K.SMALL.jpg craftpro This is a fun project, and the product is pretty! Please vote for it. Preparing, Cutting, and Drawing See picture and boxes for materials.Cut your black paper to the size you want, so that it will wrap into a cylinder.Begin to draw a design, keeping in mind that you have to cut it all out. Cut,...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:17:48 PST
Trompe L'oeil Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Trompe-Loeil-Door/
Trompe L'oeil Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/G4AG/I36LF4MX/FGRG4AGI36LF4MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/G4AG/I36LF4MX/FGRG4AGI36LF4MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/G4AG/I36LF4MX/FGRG4AGI36LF4MX.SMALL.jpg mobeyplum Trompe l'oeil is a painting technique that makes two-dimensional objects look three-dimensional by changing the perspective. In French, tromp l'oeil means to "deceive the eye". I decided to try the effect on a pair of boring closet doors in the office to make the space a little warmer, a little mo...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 18:42:57 PST
Easy, Elegant Air Plant Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Elegant-Air-Plant-Ornament/
Easy, Elegant Air Plant Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8632/I327E52M/FEG8632I327E52M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8632/I327E52M/FEG8632I327E52M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8632/I327E52M/FEG8632I327E52M.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong These ornaments are so ridiculously easy to make that you'll want to load up on plants and make dozens of them! Each one will be unique, based on your plant and color choices. They make thoughtful, yet inexpensive, gifts for neighbors, bosses, your hairdresser, etc. (really, anyone who deserves your...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:51:50 PST
Custom Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Christmas-Cards/
Custom Christmas Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6ACC/I327EFYU/FC56ACCI327EFYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6ACC/I327EFYU/FC56ACCI327EFYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6ACC/I327EFYU/FC56ACCI327EFYU.SMALL.jpg Galonii How to make your own Custom Cards without breaking the bank. These cards including the prints cost me 11 cents each to make including the prints! I live in Florida. So when looking for Christmas cards I could only find ones portraying some cold wintry wonderland with ice and snow. Tropical Christm...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:43:49 PST
Ikea lamp? Non-Ikea shade? Fixed in $3! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-lamp-Non-Ikea-shade-Fixed-in-3/
Ikea lamp? Non-Ikea shade? Fixed in $3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/PLEI/I31H18PE/FASPLEII31H18PE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/PLEI/I31H18PE/FASPLEII31H18PE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/PLEI/I31H18PE/FASPLEII31H18PE.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept Got an Ikea lamp and you want to have a non-Ikea shade? Fix that problem for less than $3!I searched everywhere for a fast, easy solution, a little gizmo or adapter or something, all to no avail. After giving it some thought I realized the way to fix the problem. Ikea socket, too large for regul...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:17:03 PST
Faux Walk-in Closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Walk-in-Closet/
Faux Walk-in Closet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/C5V1/I2YM6H31/F2WC5V1I2YM6H31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/C5V1/I2YM6H31/F2WC5V1I2YM6H31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/C5V1/I2YM6H31/F2WC5V1I2YM6H31.SMALL.jpg Sam.anne.tha I live in a charming little apartment, with a charming little hallway leading to the bathroom. It's too small for furniture, and I'm a renter--so holes and painting are out of the question. With overflow from the closet across from my "bare wall of shame", I finally decided to take action and create...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:30:43 PST
Concrtete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrtete-Lamp/
Concrtete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/BPE6/I2XIEO9L/F6VBPE6I2XIEO9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/BPE6/I2XIEO9L/F6VBPE6I2XIEO9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/BPE6/I2XIEO9L/F6VBPE6I2XIEO9L.SMALL.jpg giokoll Hello People!! I used some empty bottles of milk and some concrete that was left, and i made this lampshade!I hope you like it! Materials For this project i used 1. two empty bottles o f milk (one big and one smaller one),2. a lamp3. some concrete with water and sand4. a wire 5. one smallpiece o...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:55:08 PST
How To Make A Death Star Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Death-Star-Christmas-Ornament/
How To Make A Death Star Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NIH6/I2XIF3J6/FRTNIH6I2XIF3J6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NIH6/I2XIF3J6/FRTNIH6I2XIF3J6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NIH6/I2XIF3J6/FRTNIH6I2XIF3J6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Star Wars is a perfect childhood fantasy complete light sabers, robots, blasters and Jedi mind tricks!This ornament is made from 4 - 3/4 blocks of maple and hollowed in two halves. This was my first time making a hollow ornament but splitting in half wasn't the first attempt.I first tried making i...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:31:43 PST
Artful Fences http://www.instructables.com/id/Artful-Fences/
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SMALL.jpg 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
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-Terrarium-and-Sculpey-Cow-Skull/
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SMALL.jpg kgibby If you're a plant enthusiast like me, then you've probably run into air plants before. They're pretty affordable, low maintenance, and look great in glass bulbs like these. At the same time, there are other even lower maintenance things you can do that look great too. In this tutorial I will show yo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:19 PST
Tattooed Plaster Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Tattooed-Plaster-Hands/
Tattooed Plaster Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make decorative tattooed plaster hands inspired by Piero Fornasetti. A terrific conversation starter for your home and a fun way organize your jewelry. Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need Plaster of ParisMinwax Polycrylic Clip art images E-6000 Spray Adhesive Americana Multi-Surface ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:52:42 PST
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Lower-Your-Energy-Bill-With-Chic-Insulated-Curtain/
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SMALL.jpg Rachael K It is officially that time of year when those drafty windows and doors suddenly become a glaring reminder of your steep energy bill. Almost everyone I know has a cold window or door problem. Single-panes in the butt if you ask me. If replacing all the windows and doors aren't an option then maybe th...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:11 PST
Faux Talavera Tile Backsplash http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Talavera-Tile-Backsplash/
Faux Talavera Tile Backsplash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KURH/I2UUVOTJ/FU0KURHI2UUVOTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KURH/I2UUVOTJ/FU0KURHI2UUVOTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KURH/I2UUVOTJ/FU0KURHI2UUVOTJ.SMALL.jpg craftsfamship At my house we've added the look of Talavera tile without actually adding tile! You can easily adapt this faux tile approach for any stylish tile appearance you want to add to your home.I fell in love with the look of Talavera tile but wasn’t sure I wanted to commit to adding actual tile to a huge ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:39:55 PST
Rustic Bob-Omb http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Bob-Omb/
Rustic Bob-Omb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ROUT/I2TR0RZF/FMSROUTI2TR0RZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ROUT/I2TR0RZF/FMSROUTI2TR0RZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ROUT/I2TR0RZF/FMSROUTI2TR0RZF.SMALL.jpg Subdood Hi, this instructable will teach you how to make a cool, rustic-looking Bob-omb to decorate your house.Here's what you need:Ping Pong BallBlack PaintAn Old, Stiff BrushWhite and Yellow ClayA toothpick with orange thingie on top (SORRY!)Don't forget to vote for the contest! Painting For the body o...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:20:10 PST
DIY Decorative Wall Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Decorative-Wall-Panels/
DIY Decorative Wall Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/0F0C/I2TQZA03/FLR0F0CI2TQZA03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/0F0C/I2TQZA03/FLR0F0CI2TQZA03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/0F0C/I2TQZA03/FLR0F0CI2TQZA03.SMALL.jpg EYSpace Big blank white walls can be a challenge to decorate, especially if you’re renting and can’t paint the walls. One solution to add both architectural detail and color is to build simple wall panels – you can paint them, or add wallpaper and even install lighting and shelves on them. They're really ea...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:55:54 PST
3D Business Card http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Business-Card/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:25:33 PST
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-character-to-a-plain-wall/
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SMALL.jpg 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
Personalized Wooden Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Wooden-Plaque/
Personalized Wooden Plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/E645/I2P3QHGE/FHWE645I2P3QHGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/E645/I2P3QHGE/FHWE645I2P3QHGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/E645/I2P3QHGE/FHWE645I2P3QHGE.SMALL.jpg giraffeboy In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a plaque with a word or phrase on it that you can hang to use in decorating or just as an inspiring piece for a gift. Materials Needed:Wooden Plaque (You can find these at any craft store like Michael's or Hobby Lobby for about $10. I liked the completely u...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:26:27 PST