Instructables: exploring - living - holidays - gifts http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:26:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 10 Candy-less Valentines for Kids to hand out at School http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Candy-less-Valentines-for-Kids-to-hand-out-at-S/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Kids love candy, but sometimes, handing candy out at school just isn't appropriate. Or, you just want to balance the candy to valentine ratio your children get. Either way, here are 10 cute candy-less valentines for your kids to hand out at school! null null null null null nu...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:34:10 PST
Love wire table centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-wire-table-centerpiece/
Love wire table centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SMALL.jpg Sonam Sawant To start with, this idea of turning and twisting wire into love is not at all original but the whole thing was just a visualization turned to a final fab centerpiece. This can be placed on table tops right besides lampshades or in front of some focus too as the love reflection looks really good. Ofc...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:16:51 PST
Holiday DIY: Hashtag gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Hashtag-gift-tags/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 13:42:25 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...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:01:28 PST
Laser Cut Souvenir Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Gate-Bridge/
Laser Cut Souvenir Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/O3JT/HKJTATSC/FYEO3JTHKJTATSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/O3JT/HKJTATSC/FYEO3JTHKJTATSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/O3JT/HKJTATSC/FYEO3JTHKJTATSC.SMALL.jpg masynmachien From San Francisco, with Love...    Made at Instructables  ...  by masynmachien This is one of the projects I did during my Artist In Residency at Instructables last July. An awesome experience! Actually it was the last project I completed at Instructables HQ. But I needed to make this Instructabl...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 08:56:01 PDT
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
Gifts for Her http://www.instructables.com/id/Gifts-for-Her/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/N35A/HAVGJGAN/FION35AHAVGJGAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/N35A/HAVGJGAN/FION35AHAVGJGAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/N35A/HAVGJGAN/FION35AHAVGJGAN.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Don't know what gift to get that special girl in your life?  Here is a great selection of practical, (impractical) and just plain fun gifts you can get for her this Christmas! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:59:46 PST
Gifts for Baby http://www.instructables.com/id/Gifts-for-Baby/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/R82P/HAOPQ8K8/F99R82PHAOPQ8K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/R82P/HAOPQ8K8/F99R82PHAOPQ8K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/R82P/HAOPQ8K8/F99R82PHAOPQ8K8.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Don't know what to get for your little niece or nephew or even your grandchild?  Check out these great baby gifts!  Regardless of if you want something more practical or more fun, you'll find the best gift here!   *Remember, babies stick everything they grab in their mouths so make sure whatever yo...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:46:41 PST
A Wine Enthusiast's Guide to Holiday Gifts & more! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wine-Enthusiasts-Guide-to-Holiday-Gifts-more/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DLW2/GYQFMSH8/FOGDLW2GYQFMSH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DLW2/GYQFMSH8/FOGDLW2GYQFMSH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/DLW2/GYQFMSH8/FOGDLW2GYQFMSH8.SMALL.jpg carmesan Welcome to the Instructables Guide to Holiday Gifts for the Wine Enthusiasts! Here you will find fun and easy gift and holiday ideas for you and your friends. And there are few others mixed in for those who may not love wine as much as you do. Chalkboard Wine Glasses These wine glasses have a cha...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 09:04:44 PST
How to Wrap a Gift/Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wrap-a-GiftBox/
How to Wrap a Gift/Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/2SEB/GWKKM0VO/FD92SEBGWKKM0VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/2SEB/GWKKM0VO/FD92SEBGWKKM0VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/2SEB/GWKKM0VO/FD92SEBGWKKM0VO.SMALL.jpg EmmaandRenae This instructable will teach you how to wrap a gift easily!  Materials What you will Need: Your gift Tape Scissors Step 1 Get your gift and place it on any type of wrapping paper.  Cut about 5 inches away from your gift.  Step 2 Choose any two sides you want to tape over the gift (I ch...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 14:24:23 PST
Movie Gift Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Gift-Basket/
Movie Gift Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/4GS3/GW9VCBB1/FGZ4GS3GW9VCBB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/4GS3/GW9VCBB1/FGZ4GS3GW9VCBB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/4GS3/GW9VCBB1/FGZ4GS3GW9VCBB1.SMALL.jpg Athebest Have you ever wondered what the perfect gift for anybody? I have found it! A movie basket is a perfect way to give almost anybody the simple yet fun, movie night they want. You basically pack a bunch of stuff that you think would make the recipient happy. P. S. I am entering this in the Holiday Gif...
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 16:36:07 PST
Hanukkah (Chanukah) Menorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanukkah-Chanukah-Menorah/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DWC/GVM7E5D1/FX41DWCGVM7E5D1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DWC/GVM7E5D1/FX41DWCGVM7E5D1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DWC/GVM7E5D1/FX41DWCGVM7E5D1.SMALL.jpg flyingpuppy Our house is all lit up for the holidays with Christmas lights. The tree is up and blinking, scented candles are burning, and the eaves along the porch are twinkling a warm welcome. But not everyone lights up their holidays with Christmas lights. Those who celebrate Hanukkah place a menorah in their...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:30:02 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
Last Minute DIY Holiday Gift Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-DIY-Holiday-Gift-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/CZEW/GHYL6OP8/FB0CZEWGHYL6OP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/CZEW/GHYL6OP8/FB0CZEWGHYL6OP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/CZEW/GHYL6OP8/FB0CZEWGHYL6OP8.SMALL.jpg calischs Still scrambling to check names off your gift list?  Check out these quick DIY gift ideas from the Instructables community! Last minute chocolate almonds Still time for some homemade goodies before the Big Day. These little goodies makes a perfectlast-minute gift. This homemade treat has few ingr...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 10:36:26 PST
101 Crafty Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/101-Crafty-Gifts-To-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo 101 Crafty Gifts is a collection of simple, beautiful gifts you can make!  Looking for that perfect gift to make for someone? This collection of over 100 projects from Instructables.com has step-by-step instructions and pictures to get you going! Whether you're into knitting, sewing, food, or craft...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 14:00:03 PST