Instructables: exploring - living - paper - craft - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:42:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to bind a book http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-bind-a-book-1-2/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:02:28 PDT
Spongebob & Friends Papercraft – The Whole Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Spongebob-Friends-Papercraft-The-Whole-Collection/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 07:49:57 PDT
Make Realistic Paper Tulips http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Realistic-Paper-Tulips/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:50:29 PST
Giant Decorative Bow Paper Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Decorative-Bow-Paper-Pendant-Lamp/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:15:41 PST
Modular Geometric Paper Lamps, 5 designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Goemetric-Paper-Lamps-5-designs/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 03:39:08 PST
No Glue Valentines Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Glue-Valentines-Boxes/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:55:56 PST
3D Miniature Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-3D-Card/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:15:41 PST
Downton Abbey Cut Silhoutte Greetings Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Downton-Abbey-Cut-Stencil-Card/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 06:14:41 PST
V-Day Unfolding Envelope Card http://www.instructables.com/id/V-Day-Unfolding-Envelope-Card/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 14:25:56 PST
Designer Paper Yarn Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Paper-Lamp/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 05:19:03 PST
Doctor Who Birthday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Birthday-Card/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:29:49 PST
Olympic Torch papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Olympic-Torch-papercraft/
Olympic Torch papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/62JA/HR0AY77G/F4W62JAHR0AY77G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/62JA/HR0AY77G/F4W62JAHR0AY77G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/62JA/HR0AY77G/F4W62JAHR0AY77G.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's Olympic time again! In just a few days, the Olympic torch will reach Sochi and the games will begin. To help get you pumped for the Olympics, we're running the Makerlympics Contest - enter any amazing thing you've made and you could take the Gold Medal in Food, Living, Play, Outdoors, Tech ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:09:05 PST
Origami tetris cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-tetris-cube/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:57:48 PST
Snowflake Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Wall-Art-1/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:42:15 PST
Waterproof Paper Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Paper-Wallet/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 09:55:40 PST
3D Typography (Paper Channel Letters) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Typography-Paper-Channel-Letters/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:06:18 PDT
One box can have many styles http://www.instructables.com/id/One-box-can-have-many-styles/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:34:16 PDT
Out Of This Wall – Papercraft Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Out-Of-This-Wall-Papercraft-Sculpture/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 08:39:11 PDT
Paper iMac 4.8" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-iMac-48/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:24:16 PDT
Kaleidocycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleidocycle/
Kaleidocycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/EWXW/HG85CHQO/FUCEWXWHG85CHQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/EWXW/HG85CHQO/FUCEWXWHG85CHQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/EWXW/HG85CHQO/FUCEWXWHG85CHQO.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput In this instructable I will show you how to make a kaleidocycle. So, what is a kaleidocycle??? It's a folded-cut model that you can turn. And turn. And turn. It's pretty awesome, don't you think? What do you need? To make a kaleidocycle you will need the following: - paper - scissors - clear ta...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 13:25:05 PDT
Monster Bookmarks http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Bookmarks/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:58:54 PST
Paper Basket Crafting http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Basket-Crafting/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 04:45:36 PST
10 strip woven ball http://www.instructables.com/id/10-strip-woven-ball/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 04:35:20 PST
How to make a Kirigami Pop Up Ancient Dragon Card (Paper Craft)! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kirigami-Pop-Up-Ancient-Dragon-Pape/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6SXT/H1YOJ6WH/FJX6SXTH1YOJ6WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6SXT/H1YOJ6WH/FJX6SXTH1YOJ6WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6SXT/H1YOJ6WH/FJX6SXTH1YOJ6WH.SMALL.jpg TCGames Kirigami Pop Up Ancient Dragon (Paper Craft) Links to some FREE pop up patterns are available here (Check vid description): http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hC3Wntg9lD4
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Tue, 22 May 2012 18:10:56 PDT
How to make a kirigami Ancient Castle Pop Up Card! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-kirigami-Ancient-Castle-Pop-Up-Card/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/EW6P/H1YOJ09Y/F6HEW6PH1YOJ09Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/EW6P/H1YOJ09Y/F6HEW6PH1YOJ09Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/EW6P/H1YOJ09Y/F6HEW6PH1YOJ09Y.SMALL.jpg TCGames This video tutorial will show you how to make a kirigami Pop Up Ancient Castle! Links to some free pop up patterns are available here: http://marivi_10.tripod.com/patterns3-new.html
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Mon, 21 May 2012 11:35:36 PDT
Portal Turret Papercraft Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Turret-Papercraft-Guide/
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Sat, 12 May 2012 20:21:47 PDT
Heart-Shaped Corner Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Shaped-Corner-Bookmark/
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 09:33:52 PDT
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bows-from-recycled-paper/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:35:21 PST
How to make a MoodMonster for your desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-MoodMonster-for-your-desk/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 01:28:42 PDT
Altered book as graduation gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Altered-book-as-graduation-gift/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 16:31:43 PDT
The Most Basic Paperman http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Basic-Paperman/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SMALL.jpg infob This is a really-basic paperman that goes arround me from the last 25 years. I did it lots of changes, now it is a lot more complex, it can hold banners with messages (I always had one telling something, sitting on my computer's screen at work) and looks a lot more human, but this is the basics you...
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Mon, 23 May 2011 08:11:56 PDT
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Index-Card-Boxes/
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SMALL.jpg ninjacow258 Since I don't often buy art materials, making gift boxes simply becomes a chore in my attempts to hunt down paper (for my lack of cardstock or anything of the kind) that is strong enough to hold materials. However, one day when I was preparing for school, I had an epiphany about one of the most ob...
By: ninjacow258

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Mon, 2 May 2011 17:12:02 PDT
Origami Rabbit http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Rabbit/
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By: Alberta Leong

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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 09:42:56 PST
[Real Life] Big Head Mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Big-Head-Mode/
[Real Life] Big Head Mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2RPZ/GELSC9JC/FGC2RPZGELSC9JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2RPZ/GELSC9JC/FGC2RPZGELSC9JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/2RPZ/GELSC9JC/FGC2RPZGELSC9JC.SMALL.jpg kamibox.de A, B, Up, Left, A, B, Up, Left.. ?? A, B, Up, Left, A, B, Up, Left... ??? Damn, this doesn't work. Is it because I'm in real life? In case this also doesn't work with you, but you don't want to miss such a moronic feature in real life, you can get help now. But who should feel the desparate urge t...
By: kamibox.de

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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 14:39:45 PDT
Project: Paper-Clone http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Paper-clone/
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 05:04:29 PDT
How to Create a Handmade Greeting Card "Factory." http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Handmade-card-factory/
How to Create a Handmade Greeting Card "Factory." - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/01LK/G619HEP5/FMX01LKG619HEP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/01LK/G619HEP5/FMX01LKG619HEP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/01LK/G619HEP5/FMX01LKG619HEP5.SMALL.jpg kateharp You can actually make a living constructing and making handmade cards at home.  I did this by servicing over 2,000 stores for about 15 years making cards this way. Of course, after awhile I paid other people to make the cards. Here is an example of how I set up my manufacturing process for my card...
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Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:35:39 PST
Christmas Bow / Flower from Floppy Disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Bow-Flower-from-Floppy-Disks/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2009 09:29:04 PST
How To Make Paper Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Paper-Roses/
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By: Creativeman

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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 11:50:36 PST
The Red Dragon Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Red-Dragon-Instructable/
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By: Creativeman

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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:05:49 PDT
Walking Papercraft Mech Warrior http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Papercraft-Mech-Warrior/
Walking Papercraft Mech Warrior - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/CKI1/FSLF95LV/FMSCKI1FSLF95LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/CKI1/FSLF95LV/FMSCKI1FSLF95LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/CKI1/FSLF95LV/FMSCKI1FSLF95LV.SMALL.gif J_Hodgie A paper Mech Warrior made to appear to walk when a crank is turned. This model is designed after the Madcat/Timberwolf type from the video games.This is my first attempt at designing my own papercraft automation. It was inspired by an addiction to the Mech Warrior video games and was originally a bi...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2009 21:17:33 PDT
How to Build Working Gears from Junkmail and Cardstock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Gears-from-Junkmail-and-Cardstock/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 08:57:46 PST
Reuse Christmas Greeting Cards / Reutiliza las tarjetas de felicitacion de Navidad http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Christmas-greeting-cards--Reutiliza-las-tar/
Reuse Christmas Greeting Cards / Reutiliza las tarjetas de felicitacion de Navidad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P5KW/FGDV1DAS/F17P5KWFGDV1DAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P5KW/FGDV1DAS/F17P5KWFGDV1DAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P5KW/FGDV1DAS/F17P5KWFGDV1DAS.SMALL.jpg ansanma Probably doing the Spring cleaning, you've found the Christmas greeting cards you received. Instead of recycling them, you can give them a second life the next Christmas. When you send them to your friends and family, they will see the green you are.It's quite simple. Just cut the old card and glue ...
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Sun, 18 May 2008 12:21:24 PDT
Twinkle Christmas Tree 3D Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkle-Christmas-Tree-3D-Greeting-Card/
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By: sun

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Fri, 23 Nov 2007 21:58:43 PST
Epic Papier Mache Indian Cannibal Mask! http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Paper-Mache-Indian-Cannibal-Mask/
Epic Papier Mache Indian Cannibal Mask! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/NL7J/FMMCVPPY/F6HNL7JFMMCVPPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/NL7J/FMMCVPPY/F6HNL7JFMMCVPPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/NL7J/FMMCVPPY/F6HNL7JFMMCVPPY.SMALL.jpg DainiusGB in this Instructable I will teach you in detail how to make this particular Indian cannibal mask, plus i will teach you the art of making paper mache masks! This mask is almost completely recycled or recyclable. Paper mache masks are a great cheap thing for halloween and can be applied to more than ...
By: DainiusGB

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Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:29:57 PDT
Wrapper Origummy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapper-Origummy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SMALL.jpg gumwrapper Things you can make with Gum Wrappers
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 00:28:33 PDT
A Dozen Red Origami Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Dozen-Red-Origami-Roses/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2008 01:21:17 PST
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Open-Wrapping%2c-or-How-I-Learned-to-Love-the-/
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SMALL.jpg kqrpnb Merry Christmas everyone! I came up with this neat wrapping idea Christmas '05, and my gift recipients really like it. It makes opening presents that much faster. Materials needed: - Ribbon (preferably thin, need not match the paper) - Wrapping paper (preferably pretty) - Present (preferably cubica...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006 15:15:58 PST
How To Turn Ice-cream Stick Into Key http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-Ice-cream-Stick-Into-Key/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:13:23 PST
Handbound Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Handbound-Book/
Handbound Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/H1WY/TGYES9J5548/FAXH1WYTGYES9J5548.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/H1WY/TGYES9J5548/FAXH1WYTGYES9J5548.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/H1WY/TGYES9J5548/FAXH1WYTGYES9J5548.SMALL.jpg BrianSawyer Pages last longer, lie flatter, and look better inside a handsome, durable hardcover. When you've completed this bookbinding project, you'll have a durable, attractive, and personalized copy of MAKE (or other magazine or collection of loose pages) that will last forever and lie flat.This Instructabl...
By: BrianSawyer

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Tue, 26 Sep 2006 08:52:18 PDT
How to make a paper model from scratch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paper-model-from-scratch./
How to make a paper model from scratch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V09Z/F4WY1LBI/FJHV09ZF4WY1LBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V09Z/F4WY1LBI/FJHV09ZF4WY1LBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/V09Z/F4WY1LBI/FJHV09ZF4WY1LBI.SMALL.jpg TangMu How to release your sick imagination onto the public using nothing but paper and our friend the internets... oh and glue and something sharpIf ye are lazy and just want to ho some free models then have a look at my Deviant Art site - theres a few free plans up on there. Materials The way i design...
By: TangMu

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Mon, 6 Aug 2007 10:23:38 PDT