Instructables: exploring - living - holidays - christmas http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:01:08 PST BLOX v1.01 CHRISTMAS COOKIE PLATE http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRISTMAS-COOKIE-PLATE/
CHRISTMAS COOKIE PLATE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I work with a guy who is an amazing baker. He will often bring in special treats that he made to share with us. When I was chosen to be his "secret santa" I wanted to make him a special treat so I decided to make him a plate for his Christmas Cookies! Supplies A clear glass dinner size plate, sci...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:42:49 PST
Creating Custom Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Gift-Wrap/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:44:32 PST
DIY Ornaments for your Christmas Tree! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ornaments-for-your-Christmas-Tree/
DIY Ornaments for your Christmas Tree! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY Season after season, the holidays sneak up on me. Except this year. Perhaps motherhood should take credit but this year I’ve been determined to beat the holidays to the punch. Crafting is one of the things I love most about this time of year and since Thanksgiving weekend gives all of us that per...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:37:42 PST
Giant Duck Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Duck-Ornaments/
Giant Duck Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/UAWS/I3H51EMD/FFLUAWSI3H51EMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/UAWS/I3H51EMD/FFLUAWSI3H51EMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/UAWS/I3H51EMD/FFLUAWSI3H51EMD.SMALL.jpg adamwatters In the fall of 2013, there was a giant rubber duck floating in the rivers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was big news. At the time, I was teaching a high school shop class. We decided to make holiday ornaments commemorating the year the duck came to Pittsburgh. We made a bunch for sale at a craft f...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:36:24 PST
Chalkboard Ornaments under $12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Ornaments-under-12/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:30:35 PST
1-minute Christmas Centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/1-minute-Christmas-Centerpiece/
1-minute Christmas Centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/CPUG/I3DQ3SFL/F6WCPUGI3DQ3SFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/CPUG/I3DQ3SFL/F6WCPUGI3DQ3SFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/CPUG/I3DQ3SFL/F6WCPUGI3DQ3SFL.SMALL.jpg kylara70 You can make a centerpiece in a minute or less. Start with a bow... This bow was made last year with wired ribbon. All I did to use it was fluff it back up and lay it on the table. Add 3 bulbs Insert 3 bulbs randomly among the folds of the ribbon. You do not have to hot glue unless you want...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:30:33 PST
Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Origami-Christmas-Onaments/
Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/OKXA/I34DVY1W/FF2OKXAI34DVY1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/OKXA/I34DVY1W/FF2OKXAI34DVY1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/OKXA/I34DVY1W/FF2OKXAI34DVY1W.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 As those of you who are familiar with some of my prior instructables can probably tell, I have been relatively addicted to adapting the design of kusudama flowers into different designs for different purposes. As such, tried to create a small variety of designs for decoration of a Christmas tree. ...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 06:21:05 PST
DIY Polymer Clay Snow Globes! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Polymer-Clay-Snow-Globes/
DIY Polymer Clay Snow Globes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/DRE9/I327H9VV/F5FDRE9I327H9VV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/DRE9/I327H9VV/F5FDRE9I327H9VV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/DRE9/I327H9VV/F5FDRE9I327H9VV.SMALL.jpg washo1 Everyone loves homemade gifts for the holidays- why not make a snow globe? I made 6 of these for my friends this year-- "snow" cool! (Eh, bad pun) Materials - Mason jar. Baby food jars or other canning containers also work.- Figurines. The stuff you'd like to display in your snow feature! - Water...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:37:41 PST
Gift Wrapping Candy Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Wrapping-Candy-Bar/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:41:11 PST
Reclaimed Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:59:19 PST
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 PST
DIY Advent Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Advent-Calendar/
DIY Advent Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6XSH/I2QU9RBA/FLK6XSHI2QU9RBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6XSH/I2QU9RBA/FLK6XSHI2QU9RBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/6XSH/I2QU9RBA/FLK6XSHI2QU9RBA.SMALL.jpg The Steph Show Hey everyone! Here's a new idea for making your own Advent Calendars this year! Hope you like it! xo Steph :)
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:50:49 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
DIY Simple Rustic Christmas Star Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Rustic-Christmas-Star-Decoration/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 03:54:59 PST
Holiday 3D printed ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-3D-printed-ornament/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:57:23 PST
Golden Smaug Fiber Optic Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Smaug-Fiber-Optic-Ornament/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:15:01 PST
3D Printed Kissing Political Figurines http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Kissing-Political-Figurines/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:45:43 PST
MakerFlake http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerFlake/
MakerFlake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SMALL.jpg biobuilder This is the MakerFlake, a snowflake made out of the Tools of Creativity. The MakerFlake resides within a standard Christmas globe, as proof of the incredible assembly method of 3D printers. Each tool was selected in an attempt to reflect the many branches of making, from the Arts to Physical Objec...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:09:46 PST
Joy Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Joy-Ornament/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:17:42 PST
Ornatwist http://www.instructables.com/id/Obama-Family-Ornament/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 13:39:15 PST
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SMALL.jpg melarky Looking for a new way to decorate for the holidays? This projection screen is great for Halloween, Christmas, New Years, 4th of July, just about any holiday you want to make cooler!We use this projection screen in our front window at home as well as at my husbands work (makes for a great eye catcher...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
Kusudama Origami Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Origami-Christmas-Trees/
Kusudama Origami Christmas Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 As part of my developing Kusudama collection, I created some Christmas decorations. By cutting the petals of a Kusudama flower into different sizes and stacking them in a reverse order, I created holiday tree arrangements. Enjoy. Folding the Petals of the Flower I have numerous designs based ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:48:38 PDT
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Snow-Diorama-Glass-Ornament/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
reusable gift wrap parcel http://www.instructables.com/id/reusable-gift-wrap-parcel/
reusable gift wrap parcel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SMALL.jpg lucie fer Plutôt que de consommer moult papier cadeaux pour noël ("emballer c'est jeter") : faire des paquets cadeaux réutilisables avec des chutes de tissus c'est idéal ! Et plus on en fabrique au fur et a mesure des années et plus la tache de faire les paquets cadeaux prend de moins en moins de temps ! Car ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 15:20:43 PST
Paintball Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintball-Ornament/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 19:45:16 PST
Your Grandma Would Be Proud Ugly Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Grandma-Would-Be-Proud-Ugly-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SMALL.jpg Nik727 This ugly sweater is sure to win a prize, or at least some strange looks! Materials... Glue gun and/or needle and thread Anything ugly and/or Christmas related A plain sweater How to: It's super easy.  Rummage through old Christmas stuff, the back of your closet, and even Goodwill for random, wac...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:27:17 PST
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Swirl-Christmas-Ornaments/
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SMALL.jpg bennelson For a fun Holiday activity, get out your arts and crafts box to make some Christmas Tree Ornaments! For this project, we'll use crayons to decorate clear glass ornaments, but maybe not in the way you think. If you like this Instructable, please vote for it in the upper-right corner. If you want to...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:27:59 PST
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-and-Wrap-Bottle-Packs/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:41:21 PST
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Pinecone-trees-with-felted-wool/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:34:39 PST
Make a Light-Up Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Light-Up-Holiday-Ornament/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:23:34 PST
Duck Cloth Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Wreath-1/
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By: cakeyou

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:40:02 PST
Cute and simple Christmas Snowman! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-simple-and-affordable-Christmas-Snowman-Plush/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:58:29 PST
Easy Reusable Gift-Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Reusable-Gift-Bags/
Easy Reusable Gift-Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JJ6F/HP5Z7NJ0/FVKJJ6FHP5Z7NJ0.SMALL.jpg mymyjames2000 What's wrong with this scene? On Christmas morning, the children run down the stairs and look at their brilliantly decorated tree and all the presents wrapped-up lying beneath it with joy in their eyes... I'll give you a hint... It's the wrapped part, It's the wrapping paper.  In this instructable, ...
By: mymyjames2000

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:20:23 PST
Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Gold-dipped-feather-gift-tags/
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By: Fairgoods

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:58:10 PST
How To Wrap A Present http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Wrap-A-Present-1/
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By: Dianeek

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:23:52 PST
Wine Cork Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Wreath/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:49:51 PST
Simple Wood Snowman Lawn Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Snowman-Lawn-Decoration/
Simple Wood Snowman Lawn Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SMALL.jpg bgepp1 So we've all seen those super expensive neato snowman lawn decorations at Home Depot. They are cool, but way overpriced. When my wife said she wanted to buy one, I said "buy one?" - "Ha! I'll make one and it will be 10x sweeter than those stinkin' Home Depot ripoffs!" (that's not an exact quote - bu...
By: bgepp1

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:43:37 PST
Mason Jar Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Snow-Globe/
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By: megapixel24

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 19:16:30 PST
DIY Glitter Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glitter-Snow-Globe/
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By: creativesocialworker

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:45:17 PST
Ice Decorations for the outdoors, Christmas or any winter celebration. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Decorations-for-the-outdoors-Christmas-or-any-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SMALL.jpg CuriousTangles Make Ice Decorations for decorating the outdoors on those freezing cold days.  Free to make, beautiful to look at, could be considered educational.  A perfect activity for the holidays. Materials, cookie sheet, string or wool, cookie cutters and water - and freezing cold weather. Run 10 inches of ...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 22:30:26 PST
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-You-Need-To-Know-For-Christmas/
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 amazing tips and tricks, for Holiday challenges! Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; - Convert a bag of chips into decorative wrapping paper - Protect your wrapping paper from unraveling in storage - Send Christmas letters without having to buy envelopes - Make custo...
By: The King of Random

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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
Holiday DIY: Wool typography banner http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Wool-typography-banner/
Holiday DIY: Wool typography banner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/0SVP/HOHYGBN9/F9P0SVPHOHYGBN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/0SVP/HOHYGBN9/F9P0SVPHOHYGBN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/0SVP/HOHYGBN9/F9P0SVPHOHYGBN9.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods How to make felt typography banners. The ones featured here are Christmas-themed, but they can be made for any occasion.  Enter our giveaway for the banner we made. What you’ll need: 10" x 12" 100% wool felt sheet in black 12" x 12" wool felt in white Scraps of felt in a variety of ...
By: Fairgoods

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 09:07:47 PST
Easy Upcycled Wrapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Upcycled-Wrapping/
Easy Upcycled Wrapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/AR9O/HOHYCXUX/F1OAR9OHOHYCXUX.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney For small gifts there is often no need to purchase wrapping paper - you can upcycle scrap materials from around your home to beautifully package presents for Christmas, birthdays or other occasions. Upcycled wrapping is great - not only because it saves you money and helps to reduce waste but it al...
By: alannarosewhitney

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:01:28 PST
Outdoor Holiday Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Holiday-Planter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/6LJW/HO7XFIRO/FBE6LJWHO7XFIRO.SMALL.jpg jthomas80 A very inexpensive way to Brighten up planters usually left empty and bearing during the winter months. I saw the selling in our local garden center for $80 each and quickly realized anyone could do it at home themselvesUse clippings from an assortment of evergreen trees and bushes arranged by simpl...
By: jthomas80

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:14:22 PST
Paper Miniature Tree Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Miniature-Tree-Skirt/
Paper Miniature Tree Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/J1WB/HO237CGQ/FB5J1WBHO237CGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/J1WB/HO237CGQ/FB5J1WBHO237CGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/J1WB/HO237CGQ/FB5J1WBHO237CGQ.SMALL.jpg asnay1 Has your budget been small this year? Do you not have the space for a full tree? Do you just want to add some traditional cheer to a countertop or other small space? Finding small cloth tree skirts can be a pain, and they may or may not have the colors or patterns you want. Never fear, you can alwa...
By: asnay1

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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 19:58:03 PST
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Mason-jar-snow-globe/
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Get into the holidays and make your own vintage mason-jar snow globes!  Use our Snow Globe DIY Kit, which includes a limited-edition blue mason jar, four miniature trees, and a package of shimmery ornament flakes. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Medium-sized mason jar Glue gun or glue stick Small...
By: Fairgoods

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:49:06 PST
Spiced Pumpkin Loaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiced-Pumpkin-Loaf/
Spiced Pumpkin Loaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SMALL.jpg calligator This might not be that exciting for most people but I've been wanting to bake something with pumpkin for ages and all of the recipes I've seen have used canned pumpkin which is even more rare than actual pumpkins so imagine my joy when I walked into Waitrose this afternoon and found loads of them! ...
By: calligator

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 09:07:54 PDT
Cinnamon Shortbread http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinnamon-Shortbread/
Cinnamon Shortbread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6RYS/HF240BMD/FNQ6RYSHF240BMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6RYS/HF240BMD/FNQ6RYSHF240BMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/6RYS/HF240BMD/FNQ6RYSHF240BMD.SMALL.jpg calligator This is a twist on shortbread that would work well for Christmas or just anyone who loves cinnamon! Another recipe from my blog but shortened.  Please stop by to read everything in full: http://mrs-jones-to-be.blogspot.co.uk Use a wooden spoon to mix the butter and sugar together. Add the flo...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 13:27:44 PDT
The Newspaper Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Newspaper-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 06:13:09 PST
Rollie Pollie Elves http://www.instructables.com/id/Rollie-Pollie-Elves/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:58:38 PST