Instructables: exploring - living - holidays - craft http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:33:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Easter Egg Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easter-Egg-Wreath/
DIY Easter Egg Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YLWO/HU1RVXTW/FSDYLWOHU1RVXTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YLWO/HU1RVXTW/FSDYLWOHU1RVXTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YLWO/HU1RVXTW/FSDYLWOHU1RVXTW.SMALL.jpg creativity123 This DIY Easter Egg Wreath is the perfect decoration for any Easter occasion! Also, this could make an awesome gift. So let's begin! Gathering the Supplies Supplies you will need: -A bag of 36 plastic Easter eggs (I showed 2 bags of 36 plastic eggs when I only needed one bag.) -A Cereal Box -...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:50:50 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
Mess Free Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy, quick, and mess free way to decorate your Easter eggs this year with temporary tattoos.  Whether you are creating an easter centerpiece or decorating eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide, temporary tattoos are a fun new way to do so. Temporary tattoos offer endless decorating possibilities for y...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
3 Easy Egg Dyeing Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Easy-Egg-Dyeing-Patterns/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:28:27 PDT
Crayon Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Easter-Eggs/
Crayon Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy, mess free way to decorate your easter eggs this year with items you most likely already have.  There are lots of store bought kits out there to help kids and adults alike dye their Easter eggs, and the results are beautiful. This year, I felt like doing something a little different with ma...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:41:23 PDT
Recycled Holiday Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Holiday-Card-Boxes/
Recycled Holiday Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IX7R/HQ1E8ZRR/FFJIX7RHQ1E8ZRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IX7R/HQ1E8ZRR/FFJIX7RHQ1E8ZRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IX7R/HQ1E8ZRR/FFJIX7RHQ1E8ZRR.SMALL.jpg Nik727 At the end of the holiday season, do you have a lot of cards you don't know what to do with?  Well here is the perfect use for them and solution to your problem! It's practicle, simple, quick, and saves you money! Materials... Old Christmas cards Scissors Glue or tape Ruler Pa...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 20:41:51 PST
Paintball Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintball-Ornament/
Paintball Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SMALL.jpg Nik727 This is a unique ornament that makes a perfect gift, and you may even want to keep one for yourself!  They are simple and each one turns out different. Materials... Paint Ornament (glass or plastic) Take off the ornament's cap and pour/ squirt a paint color into the ornament.  Try and run the ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 19:45:16 PST
DIY Glitter Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glitter-Snow-Globe/
DIY Glitter Snow Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/8WLM/HP0CTDGX/F6C8WLMHP0CTDGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/8WLM/HP0CTDGX/F6C8WLMHP0CTDGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/8WLM/HP0CTDGX/F6C8WLMHP0CTDGX.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker I am a child therapist and this is essentially a "Calm Bottle" (see here) with a Christmas twist. Supplies Jar (I chose a round plastic jar from the Dollar Store) Clear glue (or glitter glue) White and silver glitter (fine and regular grain) Hot glue gun Christmas miniatures ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:45:17 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...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
The Newspaper Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Newspaper-Christmas-Tree/
The Newspaper Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/YFU7/HCV97YCS/FW7YFU7HCV97YCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/YFU7/HCV97YCS/FW7YFU7HCV97YCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/YFU7/HCV97YCS/FW7YFU7HCV97YCS.SMALL.jpg the.bead.rolls.on I really wanted a Christmas tree. We had just moved from Oregon and left our boxed one in storage and I really did not want a fresh live one with all the complications. What to do? Then a dream of a paper tree came to me. The resulting tree did not look like the dream but it was even nicer in a way....
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 06:13:09 PST
LOVE MOBILE (wind chime) http://www.instructables.com/id/LOVE-MOBILE-wind-chime/
LOVE MOBILE (wind chime) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/11DA/HCJO5N8X/FXB11DAHCJO5N8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/11DA/HCJO5N8X/FXB11DAHCJO5N8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/11DA/HCJO5N8X/FXB11DAHCJO5N8X.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano This instructable will show you how to create a ceramic LOVE MOBILE  (sculpture), a hanging artwork.....The  one you love can hang it in their window or garden and think of you each time the breeze makes it chime..... supplies The supplies you will need are; clay rolling pin 4X18 template undergl...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 09:14:28 PST
VALENTINE NIGHT-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/VALENTINE-NIGHT-LIGHT/
VALENTINE NIGHT-LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/QQ2C/HCJOENHK/FBKQQ2CHCJOENHK.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano A different type of Valentine for the one you love... A ceramic night light. supplies Clay rolling on 4X16 template Large yogurt container clay cutting tool clay sponge underglazes paintbrushes glaze glue nightlight insert bulb small wood discs  Starbucks straw access to a kiln *****If you ...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:23:35 PST
DIY Holiday Storage Container From Suitcases http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Holiday-Storage-Container-From-Suitcases/
DIY Holiday Storage Container From Suitcases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/RDQN/HBBCICGS/FUIRDQNHBBCICGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/RDQN/HBBCICGS/FUIRDQNHBBCICGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/RDQN/HBBCICGS/FUIRDQNHBBCICGS.SMALL.jpg spottedwalker Here is another project made from something that had almost out lived it's usefulness and I credit my Sister for this project. She made a small suitcase for me a few years back so I could store some of my Christmas tree ornaments. I liked it so well I made myself another one plus 9 more for Christma...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:19:14 PST
Decorating Tissue Paper with Homemade Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-Tissue-Paper-with-Homemade-Stamps/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 21:59:19 PST
Simple Holiday Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Holiday-Gifts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/7IHD/HANAX6V5/FIA7IHDHANAX6V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/7IHD/HANAX6V5/FIA7IHDHANAX6V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/7IHD/HANAX6V5/FIA7IHDHANAX6V5.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Gift giving doesn't have to be stressful or complicated,  It doesn't have to involve crowded shopping malls or holiday sales pressures.  Give a gift from the heart and the hands this year.  Check out these great suggestions for simple holiday gifts you can make for everyone in your life.  Handmade g...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:45:14 PST
Snowflake pattern Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-pattern-Gift-Wrap/
Snowflake pattern Gift Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/YTLY/HA4MKLAW/F4UYTLYHA4MKLAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/YTLY/HA4MKLAW/F4UYTLYHA4MKLAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/YTLY/HA4MKLAW/F4UYTLYHA4MKLAW.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Making your own gift wrap is fun, easy and fairly inexpensive. The snowflake stamp is made by using an eraser. It just takes time to print the patterns, but, your family and friends will love that you created it for them! supplies you will need erasers, I like to use gum erasers 2"X1"X1" (I buy t...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 18:21:03 PST
DIY Sphero Thanksgiving Costumes and Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sphero-Thanksgiving-Costumes-and-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/WD2U/H9G16E2L/F19WD2UH9G16E2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/WD2U/H9G16E2L/F19WD2UH9G16E2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/WD2U/H9G16E2L/F19WD2UH9G16E2L.SMALL.jpg gosphero This Thanksgiving, Sphero is thankful for the numerous bacon recipes and specialty desserts that the Orbotix team will most definitely create for this hardworking appcessory. He is also thankful for his ballin' fans around the world who have rolled by his side as well as the new ones who are just ca...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:18:09 PST
DIY Vintage Inspired Painted Pumpkin for Halloween! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vintage-Inspired-Painted-Pumpkin-for-Halloween/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/CBYQ/H82U28D1/FGFCBYQH82U28D1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/CBYQ/H82U28D1/FGFCBYQH82U28D1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/CBYQ/H82U28D1/FGFCBYQH82U28D1.SMALL.jpg jessamarie Nice to meet ya, we're Jessa and Judd from Pearl + Earl's Good-Time Vintage Blog, and this is our pumpkin!  Click here for the whole step-by step with more photos and text.  We'd love to hear what you think!   xo P + E
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:04:52 PDT
Quick & Easy No Sew Heart Shaped Valentine Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Heart-Shaped-Valentine-No-Sew-Coin-Pu/
Quick & Easy No Sew Heart Shaped Valentine Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/HND7/GYE8731K/FCXHND7GYE8731K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/HND7/GYE8731K/FCXHND7GYE8731K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/HND7/GYE8731K/FCXHND7GYE8731K.SMALL.jpg J3443RY Extra sweet & just in time for your Valentines giving. This quick and easy no sew 3 in 1 template can be used for a coin purse, a key fob, or a ring case with just minor modifications to this gift of handcrafted love. You can leave your hearts modern & simple, or by using paint pens , permanent mark...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 15:41:21 PST
Coffee Bag Gift Embellishment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Bag-Gift-Wrap/
Coffee Bag Gift Embellishment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ZOD8/GWF5TTB0/FEHZOD8GWF5TTB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ZOD8/GWF5TTB0/FEHZOD8GWF5TTB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ZOD8/GWF5TTB0/FEHZOD8GWF5TTB0.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I am giving a friend of mine fresh ground coffee for Christmas this year.  This instructable was inspired by the gift wrapping contest.  I always make an effort to wrap my gifts an extra notch because I can't afford to buy expensive gifts.  I can however,  make them look classy and pretty giving the...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 16:32:47 PST
Holiday how to: Record Bowls! http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-how-to-Record-Bowls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/7VGM/GUKARQXL/FW27VGMGUKARQXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/7VGM/GUKARQXL/FW27VGMGUKARQXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/7VGM/GUKARQXL/FW27VGMGUKARQXL.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Video how to on making record bowls. You will need: A record* Pot Sink full of water Potholders Oven Paint, Markers, Fabric, etc for decorating bowl if you want to *It's best to use old records that are broken, scratched, chipped, not worth anything, that do not work. Please do not turn a vintage B...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 22:50:24 PST
Gifts from the Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Gifts-from-the-Heart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ZWWN/GJ285ONQ/FMSZWWNGJ285ONQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ZWWN/GJ285ONQ/FMSZWWNGJ285ONQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/ZWWN/GJ285ONQ/FMSZWWNGJ285ONQ.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Nothing says love like a handmade gift.   Gifts from the Heart is a collection of 18 projects sure to woo your Valentine.   From sweet treats to cute and cuddlies, we've got you covered.  Start crafting your way into someone's heart today! A Dozen Red Origami Roses A unique twist to the traditio...
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:36:52 PST
Thanksgiving Picture Turkey Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Picture-Turkey-Magnets/
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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 12:10:25 PST
Thanksgiving Spoon Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Spoon-Magnets/
Thanksgiving Spoon Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Decorate your refrigerator for the holidays with these spoon magnets.  Its a fun and easy craft project to do with the kids. I have included a PDF of  the pilgrims clothing so all you have to do is print, cut, and glue! Materials Spoons Googly Eyes: 2 per spoon Craft Glue Scissors Construction P...
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 21:58:58 PDT
July Fourth 2009: Ester, Alaska http://www.instructables.com/id/July-Fourth-2009-Ester-Alaska/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NMRQ/FWMNXZD4/F54NMRQFWMNXZD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NMRQ/FWMNXZD4/F54NMRQFWMNXZD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NMRQ/FWMNXZD4/F54NMRQFWMNXZD4.SMALL.jpg jesse.hensel Homemade Hometown Parade
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Mon, 6 Jul 2009 12:58:48 PDT