Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:57:42 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a tennisball-hook! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tennisball-hook/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:02:46 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-TupperwareStorage-Container-form-a-Milk-J/
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a This tutorial will show you how to make a locking tupperware storage container out of everyday stuff you can find at most households. I have seen similar projects on the internet but they involved using a button or another piece to lock the lid, I wanted to keep it as simple as possible by using one...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
easy homemade upcycled business cards http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-homemade-upcycled-business-cards/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:34:17 PDT
The Lightbulb Snowglobe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lightbulb-Snowglobe/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 05:53:36 PDT
Recycled Personalized Cups http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Personalized-Cups/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:20:18 PDT
Easy no sew diy round stool made from plastic spool thingy http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-no-sew-diy-round-stool-made-from-plastic-spoo/
Easy no sew diy round stool made from plastic spool thingy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/8JZW/HT7PBIAI/F2C8JZWHT7PBIAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/8JZW/HT7PBIAI/F2C8JZWHT7PBIAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/8JZW/HT7PBIAI/F2C8JZWHT7PBIAI.SMALL.jpg PurplestarJoseph Firstly let me make it clear, I am not a crafty person at all. Secondly this was my very first attempt at anything like this. The pics and instructions are a bit wobbly because I'm doing this after the fact. Enjoy and please comment I need feed back.   Cleaning and sanding If your material i...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:45:17 PDT
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Shaped-Cookie-Cutter-From-Tin-Can/
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SMALL.jpg chris-mori This Instructable will tell you how to make a heart shaped cookie cutter out of a tin can. The techniques shown here can be used to make any kind of shaped cookie cutter. Tools and Materials You will need: - tin can (I used a Del Monte fruit cup can) - fine tip marker - block of wood the desired...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:15:44 PST
trendy belts from old bicycle tires http://www.instructables.com/id/trendy-belts-from-old-bicycle-tires/
trendy belts from old bicycle tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/28U9/HVYPWD3U/FJN28U9HVYPWD3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/28U9/HVYPWD3U/FJN28U9HVYPWD3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/28U9/HVYPWD3U/FJN28U9HVYPWD3U.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In my opinion developing this project is a must for any good ecologist as you. Indeed cycling around the city would further contribute to preserve environment if we find an alternative use of consumed or punctured tires. This is not an original idea, recently you can buy these belts in fairs and mar...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:03:19 PST
Altoids Mini Motion Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Mini-Motion-Tracker/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:41:31 PST
DIY: Turn VHS & Cassettes Into Party Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turn-VHS-Cassettes-Into-Pom-Pom-Party-Decor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/3B8E/HAQ3AHAE/FB93B8EHAQ3AHAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/3B8E/HAQ3AHAE/FB93B8EHAQ3AHAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/3B8E/HAQ3AHAE/FB93B8EHAQ3AHAE.SMALL.jpg xtradocs Learn how to upcycle your old Back to the Future VHS and Paula Abdul cassette tapes into pom pom party decor! Yes, it's true. Chances are you've got a bunch hiding in the back of your closet with nowhere to go so let's put them to use. Full tutorial: http://www.cremedelacraft.com/2012/12/DIY-Upcycl...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 21:14:26 PST
Make your own Scrabble Magnet Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Scrabble-Magnet-Board/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 17:43:35 PST
Tire to Ottoman and Table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tier-to-Ottoman-and-Table/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 10:39:29 PST
His and Her Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/His-and-Her-Coat-Rack/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:24:58 PST
Build Ironman Mark VI out of makedo and cardboard paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Ironman-Mark-VI-out-of-makedo-and-cardboard-/
Build Ironman Mark VI out of makedo and cardboard paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1P4U/H9T4PPBP/F6X1P4UH9T4PPBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1P4U/H9T4PPBP/F6X1P4UH9T4PPBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1P4U/H9T4PPBP/F6X1P4UH9T4PPBP.SMALL.jpg yihungkuo The idea of making an ironman simply came from my 3 kids... I wanted to make them a toy suit for roleplay and halloween, but ended up making my own size model.  In any case, they had fun during the month long period I spent making this model.  If it were not for the daily 'Daddy, where is the ironma...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 05:02:48 PST
Lunch Box From A Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Box-From-A-Pizza-Box/
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:38:17 PDT
Upcycle a Discarded Grill/Smoker to a Fun Planter Box(updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-a-Discarded-GrillSmoker-to-a-Fun-Planter-/
Upcycle a Discarded Grill/Smoker to a Fun Planter Box(updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SMALL.jpg TheBaldFish So basically, one day I was driving past the dumpster for my building complex and I saw a perfectly good rusted out smoker.  I immediately knew it must be mine.  So I parked my car and walked over and drug it the block or so to my home.  It stayed on my porch for about a month until spring sprung.  ...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 14:20:48 PDT
Upcycled window frame scarf organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-window-frame-scarf-organizer/
Upcycled window frame scarf organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NNRR/H1ERN1OJ/FSPNNRRH1ERN1OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NNRR/H1ERN1OJ/FSPNNRRH1ERN1OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NNRR/H1ERN1OJ/FSPNNRRH1ERN1OJ.SMALL.jpg suzelac So, you have an old window and you don't know what to do with it, but you want to do something crafty? Well friends, I have a solution for you - the upcycled window frame scarf, bag, and accessory display! Read on if you want to go from having an old window pane to a stylish and visually appealing s...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:57:55 PDT
Capri Sun Wallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Capri-Sun-Wallets/
Capri Sun Wallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/K3P1/GQYG6DSV/FXCK3P1GQYG6DSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/K3P1/GQYG6DSV/FXCK3P1GQYG6DSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/K3P1/GQYG6DSV/FXCK3P1GQYG6DSV.SMALL.jpg gwebisu I love making things out of empty Capri Sun drink containers. The packaging is shiny, colorful, and almost indestructable. Unfortunately, the indestructability also prevents regular recyclers from re-using them. So, what to do with the containers? Make some great wallets! I've made dozens of these i...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2011 20:33:48 PDT
Grocery Bag Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-Bracelet/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 19:18:16 PDT
CD/DVD Roofing Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/CDDVD-Roofing-Concept/
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