Instructables: exploring - living - holidays - gift - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Valentines for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Do you still not have treats for your kids to take into school and give to their friends? You're in luck! We have some DIY Valentines perfect for kids! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:45:25 PST
Holiday DIY: Hashtag gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Hashtag-gift-tags/
Holiday DIY: Hashtag gift tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/RWLE/HOSLXA2M/FIWRWLEHOSLXA2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/RWLE/HOSLXA2M/FIWRWLEHOSLXA2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/RWLE/HOSLXA2M/FIWRWLEHOSLXA2M.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Developer and Fairgoods team member Rosemary shows us how to make hashtag gift tags using the linocut printmaking technique. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Ink tray Text print-out to transfer (I used Mark Simonson’s Bookmania) Brayer (a rubber roller used for hand-inking paper) Ink Carvi...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 13:42:25 PST
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gift-Wrap-using-3-pieces-of-tape/
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SMALL.jpg amalkhan So you showed great consideration and impeccable taste in picking out an exceptional gift...but now, oh dear! You'll have to wrap it??!  In this tutorial, we'll show you how to perfectly wrap that perfect little something! Soon you'll enjoy giving gifts as much as receiving them! Supplies You w...
By: amalkhan

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:03:23 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...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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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 ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:23:35 PST
Gifts for Mom http://www.instructables.com/id/Gifts-for-Mom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/WS8X/HAVGJF4K/FVNWS8XHAVGJF4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/WS8X/HAVGJF4K/FVNWS8XHAVGJF4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/WS8X/HAVGJF4K/FVNWS8XHAVGJF4K.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick What are you going to get your mother this Christmas?  You know she has had to put up with a lot the past year so make sure you put a lot of thought into it.  And what has the most thought put into it?  A homemade gift! null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:13:14 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
Gift Wrapping Ravioli http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Wrapping-Ravioli/
Gift Wrapping Ravioli - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/WZCY/HAM7URG2/F59WZCYHAM7URG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/WZCY/HAM7URG2/F59WZCYHAM7URG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/WZCY/HAM7URG2/F59WZCYHAM7URG2.SMALL.jpg sl4sh3r Want to quickly wrap a small gift?  Need another option besides a gift bag?  This method is for you!  Materials For the project you will need 2 sheets of wrapping paper, double sided tape and your gift.  If you have some decorative scissors this will help you add a finishing touch at the end. C...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:23:42 PST
Toilet Paper Roll Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Roll-Gift-Box/
Toilet Paper Roll Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/TH7F/HANAQAZ7/F1ITH7FHANAQAZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/TH7F/HANAQAZ7/F1ITH7FHANAQAZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/TH7F/HANAQAZ7/F1ITH7FHANAQAZ7.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie The holidays can tap you out, leaving you to have to be creative with your gift wrap! For small gifts, (or even a kind of Redneck Advent Calendar!) this is a super cheap DIY gift box made from an empty toilet paper roll. It is also a great way to use up those scraps of wrapping paper! Materials: To...
By: Little Mom on the Prairie

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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:40:56 PST
JUST IN CASE / END OF THE WORLD GIFT http://www.instructables.com/id/JUST-IN-CASE/
JUST IN CASE / END OF THE WORLD GIFT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/M6PL/H2MYJQUK/F7DM6PLH2MYJQUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/M6PL/H2MYJQUK/F7DM6PLH2MYJQUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/M6PL/H2MYJQUK/F7DM6PLH2MYJQUK.SMALL.jpg menosunocerouno End-of-the-world survival kit, crafted and designed by MENOSUNOCEROUNO. Concept Product Design — Not for sale (designed for fun and friends) If the world ends this year, we better be happily ready. Expecting a beautiful chaos, MENOSUNOCEROUNO created JUST IN CASE ®, the perfect brand for the end o...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 21:53:38 PDT
Give a "NUTTY" Valentine surprise http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-a-NUTTY-Valentine-surprise/
Give a "NUTTY" Valentine surprise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/8ENN/GYKVXKM8/F928ENNGYKVXKM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/8ENN/GYKVXKM8/F928ENNGYKVXKM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/8ENN/GYKVXKM8/F928ENNGYKVXKM8.SMALL.jpg mygibzone This is a fun and quirky twist on fortune cookies that will take your Valentine by surprise. I think these are perfect for the "manly man" because they get to use a tool (nut cracker) and they get to smash things, which is what they REALLY want to do to most Valentines gifts anyways. If anything the...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 22:27:48 PST
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
Ransom Note Present - Giftnapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Ransom-Note-Present-Giftnapping/
Ransom Note Present - Giftnapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/OA79/GWINSMRR/FAQOA79GWINSMRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/OA79/GWINSMRR/FAQOA79GWINSMRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/OA79/GWINSMRR/FAQOA79GWINSMRR.SMALL.jpg hfreundlich Turn boring gift wrap into a unique, colorful ransom note. Giftnap: Hold a gift hostage for a deceptive surprise with a really personalized touch. Supplies You will need a wrapped gift; plain wrapping works best, but anything will do Scissors or an Exacto knife; I prefer the exacto Glue (or tape ...
By: hfreundlich

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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 10:09:05 PST
Create personalized gift bows http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-personalized-gift-bows/
Create personalized gift bows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/JRX9/GWINSKRO/FQ7JRX9GWINSKRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/JRX9/GWINSKRO/FQ7JRX9GWINSKRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/JRX9/GWINSKRO/FQ7JRX9GWINSKRO.SMALL.jpg Browncoat You can create your own personalized gift bows.  You can make the bow a hint about what the gift is, like I did with this bow.  You can put pictures of the receiver and/or giver.  You can make the bow an ANTI-hint.  You could use wrapping paper, the comics, magazines, etc...  Get creative! If you D...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 19:07:05 PST
How to Wrap a Present (using only 3 pieces of tape!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wrap-a-Present-using-only-3-pieces-of-tape/
How to Wrap a Present (using only 3 pieces of tape!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A965/GW89M7GN/F3IA965GW89M7GN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A965/GW89M7GN/F3IA965GW89M7GN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A965/GW89M7GN/F3IA965GW89M7GN.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo OK, let's make this simple.  You have a gift.  You know better (by now) than to hand it over in the bag it came in.  But wrapping a present can be such a pain!  It never looks right, the corners are always smashed, and the paper will probably be like two inches too short on the bottom, and how are y...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 14:14:00 PST
Father's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Your dad is your number one fan!  He helped you with your homework when you were a kid and has given you countless advice over the years.  This Father's Day show your dad how much you appreciate him with a handmade gift.  We've gathered together the perfect gifts to make this Father's Day extra spec...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:11:41 PDT
Mother's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day-2011/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/NIBL/GN77W2MB/F4BNIBLGN77W2MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/NIBL/GN77W2MB/F4BNIBLGN77W2MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/NIBL/GN77W2MB/F4BNIBLGN77W2MB.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Make this Mother's Day memorable with a handmade gift for Mom.  Here are some great Instructables to help personalize this special day.  We have all your bases covered including delicious brunch recipes, handmade gifts, sweat treats, and more.  There are all kinds of ways to make Mom feel loved. E...
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Tue, 3 May 2011 12:19:14 PDT
Mother's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides A handmade gift is always the best, so here are some great Instructables to help you show Mom how much you love her this Mother's Day. Make her something unique, do something special, or just pick up around the house - there are all kinds of ways to make her feel good, and give the standard Mother's...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 11:00:25 PDT
Rose in a heart of ice http://www.instructables.com/id/Rose-in-a-heart-of-ice/
Rose in a heart of ice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R19I/A8LEY6E3AX6/F53R19IA8LEY6E3AX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R19I/A8LEY6E3AX6/F53R19IA8LEY6E3AX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R19I/A8LEY6E3AX6/F53R19IA8LEY6E3AX6.SMALL.jpg Dominique Unruh This instructable describes how to make a heart of ice containing a frozen rose. Some days before Valentine's Day I noticed that it has already been some time since I last gave my wife I self-made, personal present. So I decided to use the opportunity and combined two symbols of Valentine's Day int...
By: Dominique Unruh

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