Instructables: exploring - living - green - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:29:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Pages-Bowl/
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One rainy Saturday, my kids were getting sick of watching TV and my 6-year old son asked me if we could make a craft. I had recently gone through a few of my craft magazines and stumbled on a very brief set of instructions on how to make an “earth day magazine bowl.”  The original design for this w...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 PDT
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-harvesting-Rain-Barrel-DIY/
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SMALL.jpg GeeDeeKay Rain water collection. Nature's most fundamentally important resource for human habitation -- the earth purifies it from all sorts of sources through the evaporation process, transports it all around the globe, then drops it from the heavens for us to drink, water our crops, bathe and swim, among my...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:38:34 PDT
A Worm Bin for Apartments http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Worm-Bin-for-Apartments/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:34:13 PDT
Modular triangle event planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-triangle-event-planter/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:25:41 PDT
Self watering bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-bin/
Self watering bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SMALL.jpg gessus Intro: Everyone knows the problem. You come back from vacation but when you arrive at home you already see it. All your plants are withered. The only solution you know is to call your neighbours for help before you leave on vacation but who has the time to do that when you're packing all your bags?...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:38:10 PDT
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style http://www.instructables.com/id/Guerrilla-Gardening-the-bombing-way/
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SMALL.jpg bricobart Imagine you're driving through the urban jungle. You're living your life, trying to do what's right and while you're eating miles and avoiding crossing skaters, elderly persons, dogs and raccoons you see all those monotonous roundabouts, roadsides & abandoned spaces. Sometimes they're planted with t...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:34:36 PDT
Wallet from fused plastic bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-from-fused-plastic-bags/
Wallet from fused plastic bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo If you are anything like me, when you go shopping and that store has a particularly neat looking plastic bag, you save it in hopes of finding something cool to do with it eventually. Without further ado, lets get started on this. The things you will need are as follows: Several plastic bags (In my ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:47:59 PDT
Start an Ananas Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-an-ananas-plant/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:34:51 PDT
How to build a woodgas grill and never buy charcoal again http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-woodgas-grill-and-never-buy-charcoa/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:48:06 PDT
Hay Bale Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Hay-Bale-Gardening/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:40:08 PST
Build a raised bed out of pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-raised-bed-out-of-pallets/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:51:44 PST
Growing Gourds (Ridge Gourd, Bitter Gourd and Snake Gourd) http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Gourds-Ridge-Gourd-Bitter-Gourd-and-Snake-/
Growing Gourds (Ridge Gourd, Bitter Gourd and Snake Gourd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9RRZ/HGH6JCWU/FP29RRZHGH6JCWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9RRZ/HGH6JCWU/FP29RRZHGH6JCWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9RRZ/HGH6JCWU/FP29RRZHGH6JCWU.SMALL.jpg antoniraj It is spring... Time for garden enthusiasts like me to wake up and prepare the backyard to plant our own vegetables... Even people with very little space use their terrace to plant vegetables in containers. Gourd varieties like Ridge gourd, Bitter gourd and Snake gourd are some of the popular vegeta...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:45:17 PST
Bring A Bee To Work Day. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-A-Bee-To-Work-Day/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 05:37:37 PST
My Solar Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Solar-Furnace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XZWK/FT17YNS8/FTGXZWKFT17YNS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XZWK/FT17YNS8/FTGXZWKFT17YNS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XZWK/FT17YNS8/FTGXZWKFT17YNS8.SMALL.jpg 00MrNotWrong00 This is not completely my own design. You can find these all over the internet if you do a Google search or a search on you-tube. I built this because so many people pay so much money to heat their homes and something as simple and cheap as this could off set those costs by hundreds of dollars a y...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:57:58 PDT
MINI-MUFFIN CRAYONS... A New Life for Broken Crayons! http://www.instructables.com/id/MINI-MUFFIN-CRAYONS-A-New-Life-for-Broken-Crayo/
MINI-MUFFIN CRAYONS... A New Life for Broken Crayons! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/L00Q/FW39L9YD/F0BL00QFW39L9YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/L00Q/FW39L9YD/F0BL00QFW39L9YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/L00Q/FW39L9YD/F0BL00QFW39L9YD.SMALL.jpg AlwaysAllTheTimeCrafting ''''Broken crayons?!? Don't throw them away...MAKE OLD CRAYONS-NEW AGAIN! Up-cycle your broken crayons into MINI-MUFFIN SIZED CRAYONS. You will love the tie-dyed look and your young artists will love the mini-disc size---just right for small hands! 'Package in clear plastic bags and tie with a ri...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:08:22 PDT
Credit-Card Flower Box (Fridge Magnet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-Flower-Box-Fridge-Magnet/
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Fri, 8 Jun 2007 22:30:25 PDT
Cardboard Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SMALL.jpg 386Cadet This is my cardboard desk I made from 2 boxes The top thing that looks like a slot is a drawer. The bottom compartment is, well, a compartment The very bottom cut out is a place for your feet. I glued 2 boxes together. This is my first instructable.
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:20:02 PST
Shot & Wine Glass Terrarium / Seed Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Shot-Wine-Glass-Terrarium-Seed-Starter/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:14:32 PST
Raised Bed Wicking Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Wicking-Garden/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:43:36 PST
Mexican Blanket Patched and Embroidered Converse High Top Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Blanket-Patched-and-Embroidered-Converse-H/
Mexican Blanket Patched and Embroidered Converse High Top Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HHR5/HO7XF9CB/FUWHHR5HO7XF9CB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HHR5/HO7XF9CB/FUWHHR5HO7XF9CB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HHR5/HO7XF9CB/FUWHHR5HO7XF9CB.SMALL.jpg SaintSalvage I used salesman sample mini Mexican blankets and embroidery floss to mend and repair Converse sneakers. All this makes a funky, one of a kind pair of sneakers. The blankets and sneakers... a nice match I have had some "salesman samples" of Mexican blankets that I received in a bulk estate sale fo...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:09:47 PST
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lightbulb-terrarium/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:08:40 PST
vertical greens http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-greens/
vertical greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/WAOZ/HNSDZ7TX/F0LWAOZHNSDZ7TX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/WAOZ/HNSDZ7TX/F0LWAOZHNSDZ7TX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/WAOZ/HNSDZ7TX/F0LWAOZHNSDZ7TX.SMALL.jpg abhishek daberao This is an idea to grow about acres in your sq.m area. this isn't saying about upgrading the crop yield but what about a building of greens? Indoor planting but amount of fields... to try the possibility of  the proper growth and survival of plants in the human made environment, I preferred to make...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 01:23:51 PST
Urban Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Gardening/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 18:54:34 PDT
homemade orange cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-orange-cleaner/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 13:38:55 PDT
A simple Flea solution http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-Flea-solution/
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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 20:17:33 PDT
How To Make Compost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Compost/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 03:51:23 PDT
Solar Shrub II http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Shrub-II/
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 11:09:32 PDT
10 things to do with old rope http://www.instructables.com/id/10-things-to-do-with-old-rope/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 21:15:39 PDT
Vegetable Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Patch/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 14:22:03 PDT
Pure & Mild Castile Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-Mild-Castile-Soap/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:07:56 PDT
The Flower Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flower-Tower/
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 01:23:50 PDT
Miniature Garden (For Beginners!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Garden-For-Beginners/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:39:19 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stinging-Nettle-Cordage/
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:16:46 PDT
Hanging Air Plant Basket from Recycled Wine Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Air-Plant-Basket-from-Recycled-Wine-Corks/
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 15:16:08 PDT
How to make a Fun Flower Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fun-Flower-Fence/
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:40:58 PDT
Papercrete and Aluminum Can Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercrete-and-Aluminum-Can-Wall/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 22:41:24 PST
The Spirit Samovar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spirit-Samovar/
The Spirit Samovar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I'm entering this into the Green Design Contest.  If you like what you see, please vote for me! This instructable ties in very closely with my previous instructable, Snapple, Steel and Green Fire in which the lantern that is the base and heat source for the samovar is built using re-purposed/up-cyc...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:16:19 PDT
Tiny Green Tea Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Green-Tea-Garden/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 18:33:09 PDT
How to make a Bottle Building http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bottle-Building/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 22:49:11 PDT
doritos bag problem http://www.instructables.com/id/doritos-bag-problem/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 06:20:27 PDT
How To Grow A Mango Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Grow-A-Mango-Tree/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:09:14 PDT
Naturally Cool Cob Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Naturally-Cool-Cob-Playhouse/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 09:31:03 PDT
Coconut Shell Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Shell-Jewelry-Box/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 01:37:20 PDT
Recycle your old Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Your-Old-Soap/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 18:07:19 PST
Wine bottle hanging lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-bottle-hanging-lantern/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 08:44:06 PST
Snapple, Steel and Green Fire: Bride of Spirit Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Bride-of-Spirit-Lantern/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 06:53:20 PDT
free standing vertical planter http://www.instructables.com/id/free-standing-vertical-planter/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 18:04:31 PDT
parasitic planters http://www.instructables.com/id/parasitic-planters/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 18:50:35 PDT
Super easy natural fertilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-natural-fertilizer/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 07:26:19 PDT
How To Take Apart A Microwave http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Take-Apart-A-Microwave/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2008 08:01:52 PST