Instructables: exploring - living - paper - paper - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fold A Hyperbolic Paraboloid http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-A-Hyperbolic-Paraboloid/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 23:48:06 PDT
How To Make An Origami Star Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Origami-Star-Box-1/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:52:01 PST
How to make a unique custom envelope without glue http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-unique-custom-envelope-without-glue/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:14:21 PST
How To Make Paper Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Paper-Roses/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 11:50:36 PST
How to make a paper Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paper-Heart/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 14:55:48 PDT
How to make a moving origami ninja star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-moving-origami-ninja-star/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:05:02 PST
Mini Paper Mache Light-Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Paper-Mache-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:58:14 PST
Paper Privacy Windows (window frost like a boss) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Privacy-Windows-window-frost-like-a-boss/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:04:54 PST
Expanding/collapsing origami bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Expandingcollapsing-origami-bracelet/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:09:54 PST
Thermoplastic paper & Cameo Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoplastic-paper-Cameo-Cutter/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:16:03 PST
Lasercut Bathymetric map http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Bathymetric-map/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:00:32 PST
Quilling peacock http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-peacock/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:59:34 PST
Instructabot Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructabot-Papercraft/
Instructabot Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/KWE9/I4J7K9T4/FDQKWE9I4J7K9T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/KWE9/I4J7K9T4/FDQKWE9I4J7K9T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/KWE9/I4J7K9T4/FDQKWE9I4J7K9T4.SMALL.jpg Metalfist IntroductionSo what is this? This is Papercraft! It's Instructables' Instructabot made out of paper and is able to move his head (up/down/rotate/switch heads), ears (rotate), arms (rotate in 2 axis), hands (rotate), legs (rotate). Watch the video above for a short demonstration.I started this projec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:48:23 PST
Moebius Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Moebius-Knot/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 06:26:40 PST
A Beautiful Quilled Butterfly http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beautiful-Quilled-Butterfly/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 14:38:11 PST
Papercraft Instructables Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Instructables-Pinball-Machine/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:20:30 PST
Kirigami crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Kirigami-crane/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:46:20 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Paper-Bag-Wrapping-Paper/
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx There's no need to purchase wrapping paper. Make your own out of brown paper grocery bags! The results are unique, and the process is fun and quick.In this Instructable I decorate the wrapping paper with animal patterns using a Sharpie felt pen and acrylic paint, but you can decorate your wrapping p...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:16:07 PST
Paper Quilled Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Quilled-Ornaments/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:48:54 PST
Upcyled Hemp Or Grocery Bag Messenger Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Hemp-Or-Paper-bag-Paper-Messenger-Bag/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:25:53 PST
Geometrical paper objects for christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometrical-paper-objects-for-christmas/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:52 PST
DIY Paper woven photo-frame / fridge magnet. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Paper-woven-photo-frame-fridge-magnet/
DIY Paper woven photo-frame / fridge magnet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/C9SI/I3PJP5EI/FTJC9SII3PJP5EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/C9SI/I3PJP5EI/FTJC9SII3PJP5EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/C9SI/I3PJP5EI/FTJC9SII3PJP5EI.SMALL.jpg archanajayakumar Simple home-made photo-frame. This holiday themed gift giving frame is easy to make with home supplies. Adorn your favorite photos with this paper woven frame and decorate your walls / fridge and good for gift giving.Time : 2 hrs.Supplies you will need..1.Color paper - Dual color combination of you...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:00:36 PST
Paper Serviette Ballerina http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Serviette-Ballerina/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:53:37 PST
DIY Folded Paper Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Folded-Paper-Jewelry/
DIY Folded Paper Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/I0DJ/I3H53MBR/FS1I0DJI3H53MBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/I0DJ/I3H53MBR/FS1I0DJI3H53MBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/I0DJ/I3H53MBR/FS1I0DJI3H53MBR.SMALL.jpg Bhawya These Jewelry is made up of card stock paper. I combined two different patterned card stock sheet to create contrast look. It is easy to make and inexpensive too...It would be a stylish gift to mom, siblings and girl friend. I made this for my sister. She likes light weight jewelry. Hope she will lo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:37:32 PST
Watercolor Holiday Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Holiday-Cards/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:43:25 PST
Quill and Ink Vintage World Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Quill-and-Ink-Vintage-World-Map/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:29:09 PST
Origami Ball - Kusudame http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Ball-Kusudame/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 16:33:38 PST
Loading Message Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Loading-Message-Card/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:55:54 PST
Pinwheel Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinwheel-Wall-Decor/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:04:59 PST
Paper Made Tableware http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Made-Tableware/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:47:14 PST
Large scale origami sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-scale-origami-sheets/
Large scale origami sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0RGP/I34DWXIK/FGK0RGPI34DWXIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0RGP/I34DWXIK/FGK0RGPI34DWXIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0RGP/I34DWXIK/FGK0RGPI34DWXIK.SMALL.jpg nathan nash Have you been inspired by the recent success of the "white elephant" by Sipho Mabona or any other of the large scale pieces of origami, but don't have the $24,000 needed to fund it and don't want to crowd fund it. Well then you've come to the right place as this instructable has all the information ...
By: nathan nash

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:37:25 PST
How to Make a Decorative Paper Bow (with template). http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Decorative-Paper-Bow/
How to Make a Decorative Paper Bow (with template). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/7X7Z/I301JW9A/FMH7X7ZI301JW9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/7X7Z/I301JW9A/FMH7X7ZI301JW9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/7X7Z/I301JW9A/FMH7X7ZI301JW9A.SMALL.jpg Hallmark UK Yes folks! It’s that time of year already!!! And if you’re anything like us you are bound to have leftover scraps of wrapping paper from the previous year’s Yuletide season!Instead of banishing this bounty to the recycling bin however… why not try up-cycling your old gift wrap into a beautiful decor...
By: Hallmark UK

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:39:15 PST
Paper Flower Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Flower-Candle-Holder/
Paper Flower Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DTV7/I2VLHDY1/FC3DTV7I2VLHDY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DTV7/I2VLHDY1/FC3DTV7I2VLHDY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DTV7/I2VLHDY1/FC3DTV7I2VLHDY1.SMALL.jpg Bhawya These Paper Flower candle holders are so cute and gorgeous looking piece.It is very simple to make.All you need is 5 minutes time, some A4 sheets, scissor and candle Fail! Before I share the instructions, I just want to show this fail flower pieces. It happened because I cut the pattern in wrong ...
By: Bhawya

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:29:51 PST
Paper Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Furniture/
Paper Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/Q4RR/I2TG5Y8R/F4LQ4RRI2TG5Y8R.SMALL.jpg Trash To Treasure This Instructable will show you how to turn a couple of old sunday papers into a lasting piece of furniture that you can use! Supplies are extremely common, cheap and easy to use: tape, string, paper. Knowledge of lashing is required, there are many instructables that can teach you how to do this be...
By: Trash To Treasure

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:38:39 PST
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Dahlia-Paper-Flower-Wreath/
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Decorate for Spring with vibrant paper!My friend and I got together to make Rolled Paper Wreaths for Spring--you can't plan too early, right?! They are so vibrant, they add the perfect POP to the front door!You could use Bold reds and Greens to make a Poinsettia for Winter too! Supplies! 56 piece...
By: doodlecraft

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:01:04 PST
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Paper-Bags-for-your-Small-Gifts/
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3C34/I2N6NZP6/FPQ3C34I2N6NZP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3C34/I2N6NZP6/FPQ3C34I2N6NZP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3C34/I2N6NZP6/FPQ3C34I2N6NZP6.SMALL.jpg Elotopia A simple way to make creative and different paper bags for your small gifts.You can make paper bags any size with this simple technique. The problem I had a problem! I had these awesome brown paper bags to wrap my gifts at the craft fair. However, the smaller gifts were too small for these. So I ...
By: Elotopia

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:51:00 PST
Post-It Notepads http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-It-Notepads/
Post-It Notepads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/LAA7/I1YU7WKE/FKELAA7I1YU7WKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/LAA7/I1YU7WKE/FKELAA7I1YU7WKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/LAA7/I1YU7WKE/FKELAA7I1YU7WKE.SMALL.jpg KookyKreations Everyone uses Post-It notes. I like making small gifts but it is hard to think of things that are both useful and reasonably inexpensive. These are a fun stocking stuffer or gift for office mates, teachers, manicurist or just about anyone. And they are a good way to show off many kinds of handicr...
By: KookyKreations

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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Geometric Origami - Japanese Brocade http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Origami-Japanese-Brocade/
Geometric Origami - Japanese Brocade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/Q2L4/I0NOJGSB/FELQ2L4I0NOJGSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/Q2L4/I0NOJGSB/FELQ2L4I0NOJGSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/Q2L4/I0NOJGSB/FELQ2L4I0NOJGSB.SMALL.jpg LarryMouse Using only paper and your hands, create a unique piece of art that can be displayed on your desk, mantelpiece, window sill - you decide! No glue, no scissors; no mess.The Japanese Brocade is a great piece of modular origami. Modular Origami is technically not true origami as it is made from several ...
By: LarryMouse

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:27:16 PDT
REMIX - Papercraft Pocket Siren http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Pocket-Siren/
REMIX - Papercraft Pocket Siren - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/P44Z/HZS8TI51/FIHP44ZHZS8TI51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/P44Z/HZS8TI51/FIHP44ZHZS8TI51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/P44Z/HZS8TI51/FIHP44ZHZS8TI51.SMALL.jpg krummrey This is a remix of the Pocket Siren by Kiteman, a laser-cut turbine whistle.http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-WhistleI don't have access to a laser cutter. But I do have a personal paper cutter a cricut explore I've won here on instructables btw. :D So I decided to build the siren with paper i...
By: krummrey

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 11:32:43 PDT
How to deboss paper in a machine shop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-emboss-paper-in-a-machine-shop/
How to deboss paper in a machine shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/X60T/HZQTDFPS/F9SX60THZQTDFPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/X60T/HZQTDFPS/F9SX60THZQTDFPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/X60T/HZQTDFPS/F9SX60THZQTDFPS.SMALL.jpg ma77er What you will need for this instructable:Debossing platePressPaperSoft support for paper (rubber, cork, etc) Create the design you want to deboss The first step is to model your design. For my plate, I decided to use catenary curves to create a simple network with thickened nodes where each strin...
By: ma77er

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:57:38 PDT
Senbazuru : 1000 Paper Cranes http://www.instructables.com/id/Senbazuru/
Senbazuru : 1000 Paper Cranes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/G291/HYVDO3OF/FFMG291HYVDO3OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/G291/HYVDO3OF/FFMG291HYVDO3OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/G291/HYVDO3OF/FFMG291HYVDO3OF.SMALL.jpg Lendss Thousand Origami Cranes (千羽鶴 Senbazuru?) is a group of one thousand origami paper cranes (折鶴 orizuru?) held together by strings. An ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by a crane. Some stories believe you are granted eternal good lu...
By: Lendss

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:47 PDT
How to make an Origami Ninja Star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Origami-Ninja-Star-3/
How to make an Origami Ninja Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/K1HH/HYVDPURH/FLTK1HHHYVDPURH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/K1HH/HYVDPURH/FLTK1HHHYVDPURH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/K1HH/HYVDPURH/FLTK1HHHYVDPURH.SMALL.jpg Filipp Hi,In this Instructable I will show how to make a cool origami ninja star or shuriken. If you are having problems tell me in the comments section. Materials You will need 2 pieces of square paper, preferably printer paper or construction paper, but you can use any type of paper you like. I us...
By: Filipp

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:10:42 PDT
Flexahedron with 3M Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexahedron-with-3M-Post-It-Notes-and-Scotch-Tape/
Flexahedron with 3M Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7FLY/HXYVFOPF/F1O7FLYHXYVFOPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7FLY/HXYVFOPF/F1O7FLYHXYVFOPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7FLY/HXYVFOPF/F1O7FLYHXYVFOPF.SMALL.jpg jeremycrandell There are so many cool paper projects of folks creating origami and geometric amusements out of paper or cardboard or plastic that I was inspired to try. There is a plethora of 'flexahedron' examples out there (search for 'Andreas Markus Hoenigschmid' to have your mind blown). However, I don't have ...
By: jeremycrandell

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:35:26 PDT
Welcome to the Jungle- Elephant Head Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-the-Jungle-Elephant-Head-Papercraft/
Welcome to the Jungle- Elephant Head Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/XBC4/I2XIDTGB/F10XBC4I2XIDTGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/XBC4/I2XIDTGB/F10XBC4I2XIDTGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/XBC4/I2XIDTGB/F10XBC4I2XIDTGB.SMALL.jpg Verticees Hello Everyone!Each summer I take on a new project, and this year, it's designing my own paper craft models. I have been making papercraft models for about two years now, but I have never designed my own. However, after acquiring some knowledge about creating my own 3D Models and using Pepakura (and...
By: Verticees

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:08:03 PDT
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Motorized-Walking-Machine-Sculpture/
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SMALL.jpg CreativLiMade In this Instructable I show how I created a motorized "walking machine/sculpture" made out of paper. I will be taking you through all the stages from concept to design and all the way to the end of the build. This will hopefully be sufficient enough to act as a guide if you choose to create and impr...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:48:10 PDT
Paper Bird. Download and Make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bird-Download-and-Make/
Paper Bird. Download and Make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PFXE/HX7P5ZN4/F10PFXEHX7P5ZN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PFXE/HX7P5ZN4/F10PFXEHX7P5ZN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PFXE/HX7P5ZN4/F10PFXEHX7P5ZN4.SMALL.jpg robives Originally published on robives.com I hope you will enjoy these simple-to-make paper birds which will to brighten up any house or work desk. The parts are available at the link above for everybody to download for free.There are loads of other projects on my website many of them are free for everybod...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:43:42 PDT
DIY: Envelope Liners http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Envelope-Liners/
DIY: Envelope Liners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/QYQ7/HXB3S11H/FYVQYQ7HXB3S11H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/QYQ7/HXB3S11H/FYVQYQ7HXB3S11H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/QYQ7/HXB3S11H/FYVQYQ7HXB3S11H.SMALL.jpg camiekayy July is here and that oftentimes translates into sending good old snail mail! In this DIY, you'll learn how to add a personal touch to your envelopes for almost nothing :) Patterns You will need: images, patterns for the envelope liner envelopes a gluestick scissors pencil or penFirst of all,...
By: camiekayy

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:51:24 PDT
Puzzle invitations - solve it and you're invited! http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-wedding-invitations-solve-it-and-youre-invi/
Puzzle invitations - solve it and you're invited! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/9YSC/HWS3JS90/FQ69YSCHWS3JS90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/9YSC/HWS3JS90/FQ69YSCHWS3JS90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/9YSC/HWS3JS90/FQ69YSCHWS3JS90.SMALL.jpg kamadesign Make something fun with your wedding invitations: These invitations may look like usual ones, but when your guests open the flaps they are met with puzzle pieces! To know where and when the wedding is they need to put together the puzzle (shouldn't be too hard as it's only 9 pieces). If you want to ...
By: kamadesign

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:28:15 PDT
recycled paper bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/recycled-paper-bracelet/
recycled paper bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/O3ZW/HWLCVWCN/F75O3ZWHWLCVWCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/O3ZW/HWLCVWCN/F75O3ZWHWLCVWCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/O3ZW/HWLCVWCN/F75O3ZWHWLCVWCN.SMALL.jpg prachilele for making recycled paper bracelet we need-newspaper-scissors-glue-acrylic colors-kabab stick/wire/thin stick (anything to allow making paper rolls)-paint brush-bangle (just to know size of bracelet) take newspaper and fold it in such a way that one page is divided in three partsthen cut stripsw...
By: prachilele

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:57:34 PDT
Bigger on the Inside Invite http://www.instructables.com/id/Bigger-on-the-Inside-Invite/
Bigger on the Inside Invite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/M9H8/HWJJYTFM/FI8M9H8HWJJYTFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/M9H8/HWJJYTFM/FI8M9H8HWJJYTFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/M9H8/HWJJYTFM/FI8M9H8HWJJYTFM.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia So, I've seen some beautiful homemade invites before, but they all seemed so complex that only a crazy person would attempt to make even 10 of them, much less 100! I wanted to make an invite that was not only cool, but practical in terms of making them and guests receiving them. The last wedding inv...
By: Brooklyntonia

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:12:11 PDT