Instructables: exploring - living - featured Sat, 1 Aug 2015 02:48:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Salt Clay
Salt Clay - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThisIsMyNameOK While browsing the internet recently, I discovered something called Salt Ceramic. It is also, according to many websites, known as Victorian Salt Clay, though I am not sure if there is anything Victorian about it. I was intrigued by it for a few reasons. First and most important, it's cheap. It is s...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:46:44 PDT
Lentes Instaphormeados
Lentes Instaphormeados - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmendez3 En este Instructable vamos a hacer unos super lentes con unas gafas rotas que teníamos por ahí... Armado del armazón Simplemente armamos el armazón al rededor de los lentes, recuerden que el agua donde derritamos el instamorph esté a máximo 65°C de manera que no nos vayamos a quemar. Patas de l...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:08:48 PDT
Moon Lampámpara-lunar-de-escritorio/
Moon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brenda P En este proyecto construiremos una lámpara en forma de luna, perfecta para tu cuarto.Para esto necesitamos:- Base, puede ser una pelota, o bien una coladera- 2 paquetes de Instamorph- 1 Bowl para agua caliente (60°C)- 1 Socket base-1 1 1/2 metros de cable eléctrico calibre 12- Foco de LEDs- 1 clavi...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:54:43 PDT
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> ckippen This tutorial will show you an easy way to make colorful screen prints using only one silk screen.  Screen printing can be intimidating for starters, trying to figure out color separations and registration, but this tutorial will show you an easy way to get started.  If you can color in a coloring b...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 19:40:49 PDT
GUITAR PLANTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule Here is how to transform that beat up old guitar into a nice decorative planter for your home. Personally I found an old and broken guitar in the park behind my house (that place is a gold mine). Please don't waste a working instrument on this though. You will need:- An Old Guitar- Spray Paint- Dril...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:40:11 PST
Fleece Draped Cardigan
Fleece Draped Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwenif It's a bad thing to let good fabric go unnoticed, folded in your room with nothing to do but look fabulous. And that is just what this fleece was doing. (Mainly because I didn't know what to do with it until now)Supplies:* 2 yards of fleece* T-shirt large * stright pins * sewing machine* measuring t...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 15:34:06 PST
Welcome to Nightvale Shoes
Welcome to Nightvale Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwenif Over the summer I discovered the weird small desert community know as Nightvale. I fell in love with the podcast and all of the characters in it. It is dark, odd, and profound all at the same time which makes you think in a whole new way. But enough about a show that you should diffidently, maybe, p...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:40:31 PST
IBC above ground plunge pool
IBC above ground plunge pool - More DIY How To Projects]]> therealorson Building a small above ground pool/spa using a 1000L IBC and some pallets Materials You'll need the liner from a 1000L IBC (if you can't get one free I believe you can buy one pretty cheap around the place) and some 1150-1200mm wooden pallets (clean/new ones are better). I had cut mine down to th...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 05:16:29 PDT
Maori Necklace
Maori Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxgeo Hello Dudes and Dudets! Today I will be demonstrating how I carved my Maori tribal pendant. You can pick one up for like $20 online, but where's the pride in that? This way you will be able to say "I (state your name) made this with my own two hands! " But don't worry it'll be fun! I did mine over t...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:35:49 PDT
Obsequio oficial de julio--¡concuuuuursiiiitttttooooo!
Obsequio oficial de julio--¡concuuuuursiiiitttttooooo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator Bienvenido. Gracias a los que participaron en el Concurso de Reutilización. Seguimos experimentando en y queríamos poner a la prueba otro tipo de concurso. Vamos a dar un juego de herramientas manuales de Husky (juego de herramientas manuales de Husky) al autor que publique el m...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:47:06 PDT
Barreras anticaida para la cama usando PVC
Barreras anticaida para la cama usando PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> joseemiliowk7 Barreras fáciles y baratas usando tubería de PVC. Este es el, espero, primero de muchos Instructables. Al ir buscando barreras comerciales me di cuenta de que, a parte de ser muy caras, eran muy simples. Por una barrera solo para un lado de la cama el precio oscilaba entre 25€ y 40€El material para ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:12:29 PDT
CoolDown Neck Wrap, with a sleek modern look
CoolDown Neck Wrap, with a sleek modern look - More DIY How To Projects]]> SomethingGood332 Even without a medical condition, the summer months carry a risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. With an illness that causes heat sensitivity, summer can be the worst time of the year. I have multiple sclerosis, and even a brief walk from my car in the the summer heat can cause dizziness, disor...
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Sun, 23 May 2010 16:19:16 PDT
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting)
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting) - More DIY How To Projects]]> CaptBeersgood Low voltage lighting built into the footing of my gazebo leg. This provides a awesome unique effect and conversation piece. It also light to the leg of the gazebo for safety (no stubbing toes in the dark). I got lots of great feedback from friends so i thought I would show how I did it. Also, I'm so...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:39:12 PDT
Esponja Mágica (Removedor De Esmalte)ágica-Removedor-De-Esmalte/
Esponja Mágica (Removedor De Esmalte) - More DIY How To Projects]]> LadyCobra 1. Recipiente pequeño con tapa 2. Esponjas3. Removedor de esmalte4. Tijeras 5. Esmaltes o pinturas (opcional) PRIMER PASO Coge la esponja y métela en el recipiente pequeño, si no cabe puedes cortarla. SEGUNDO PASO (opcional) Si quieres puedes hacer una pequeña abertura en la esponja para intro...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:21:22 PDT
Wooden Computer Case
Wooden Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Slatu Wooden Computer Case - I've used an old hand me down computer case for too long, so I wanted to make something personal and functional. I tried to use fairly accessible tools, and some basic power tools. I'd love to have techshop nearby, but I have to be practical. Conception Design stage. Mate...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 19:15:19 PDT
Tolva para calcetines
Tolva para calcetines - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator No dispongo de mucho espacio en mis cajones, de modo que siempre estoy buscando nuevas maneras de reorganizar mi ropa y durante mucho tiempo ponía mis calcetines en un rincón de mi cajón superior, mezclados con mis calzoncillos--no fue muy nítido. Así que, decidí aprovechar un poco del espacio vert...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:26:09 PDT
Cómo hacer un dispensador de tizaómo-hacer-un-dispensador-de-tiza/
Cómo hacer un dispensador de tiza - More DIY How To Projects]]> tucker_translator Hola. Siempre me han ilusionado las pizarras--una tecnología académica y antigua que ha perdurado muchísimo tiempo desempeñando el mismo papel como siempre, el de ilustrar, compartir, y dar vida a ideas. Aunque todo en su alrededor ha cambiado, todavía tachamos con barritas de roca sedimentaria en p...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:16:14 PDT
DIY Faux Headboard (Under $10.00)
DIY Faux Headboard (Under $10.00) - More DIY How To Projects]]> agallagher4 This is my first instructable so I have chosen a very easy design nothing but squares and straight lines. Materials list 1. Contact paper ( available at most hardware stores)2. Scissors3. Yardstick or ruler4. Credit card or library card (for smoothing down decals.) Get your dimensions by meas...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:45:49 PST
Balancee ese ventilador de techo! (Balance that ceiling fan!)
Balancee ese ventilador de techo! (Balance that ceiling fan!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimar2000 Los ventiladores de techo son artefactos muy útiles, económicos, amistosos con el medio ambiente y que pueden ayudar a soportar un verano agobiante. No sustituyen al aire acondicionado cuando el calor es muy elevado, pero en casi todos los casos mejoran sustancialmente el ambiente. Nunca hice un est...
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 19:38:00 PST
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> liquidhandwash This instructable is all about printing onto surfaces other than paper. It could be plywood, metal, timber, or a painted surface. The results aren't as crisp as you would get on paper but is perfect if you want something that looks like it has a bit of age to it. The process is fairly simple but doe...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:25:36 PST
screenprinting - making the perfect screen
screenprinting - making the perfect screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> familycanvas there are many tutorials on the web instructing home-based screenprinting techniques, but most fail to mention the two most important tips for creating quality, affordable prints at home. The first is the importance of how taught or tight the mesh must be, the second involves something called the "s...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 05:33:11 PDT
Amazing Cakes scoochmaroo Amazing Cakes gives you full step-by-step instructions for 27 inspiring cake designs. Learn how to make 3-D cakes, working volcanoes, and animated Halloween cakes! All projects come from, are written by expert cake artists, and contain pictures for each step so you too can make ama...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 12:23:43 PST
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> robertdavidmartinez I've always enjoyed taking a design or picture of mine and printing it on a shirt, but small-run custom designed shirts are costly, and the results are always hard to predict. This Instructable will walk you through how to take a custom design and silk screen it onto a shirt. The process is very enj...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:37:00 PST
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> happy limes After several years of making Christmas cards to send out, I've started streamlining the process with printmaking.  It still has the homemade feel but requires less of a time investment, which is good cause I always start them late. Tools You can get most of what you need at any art supply, or cr...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 14:35:54 PST
Meat Lover's Block Printing
Meat Lover's Block Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> HenryBasenji Several years ago when we were cleaning out my parents house and dividing up some of the Christmas decorations, I came across a tea towel on a dowel rod project that I had made in 4th grade art class to give to Mom for Christmas. (I know it was 4th grade because that was the year I was obsessed with...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:44:57 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints
69 Cent T Shirt Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> Punk Love Designs Congratulations to Paul @ for winning the first species identification contest from Here's how he did it: "At first I also thought it might be a regular Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor). Then, because of the date you mentioned, I wondered if this mig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
Grow Vegetables scoochmaroo Grow Vegetables give you 16 great ideas for harvesting your own produce easily and affordably. Don't get stung by high prices at the grocery store for vegetables that have been trucked in from all over the world, grow you own and be in control of what you eat. Whether you have a spacious backyard, o...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:38:53 PST
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method)
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> andyk75 Well, you may not have heard from Emil Lumbeck who invented this method of cold gluing a book back in 1942, but you surely already held a book in your hands which was lumbecked. This is a very fast method for making a book and I often use if for technical documents. It is easy to do at home and look...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 13:04:22 PDT
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> br3ttb No more excuses!  For $20 you can make a dozen screens, each with the ability to ink many times. This instructable seeks to significantly reduce the cost of silkscreening small numbers of shirts.  For years I'd wanted to try it, but I couldn't justify the cost.  Even the $100 screenprint "systems" ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:40:01 PDT
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors - More DIY How To Projects]]> KaceyK I have become completely enamored of screen printing ever since I took the basic class at TechShop San Jose. I've gotten pretty good at printing single color projects, but I thought I would challenge myself and learn to not only print on paper (which is slightly different than fabric) but also lear...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:25:39 PDT
3D Print with Paper!
3D Print with Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> db85 We can't all afford a real 3D printer but that doesn't mean you can't bring your creations to life!  In the following Instructable I will show you how to bring your designs from the computer to reality by 3D printing them on Paper!  All you will need are the following things: Sure Cuts Alot ™ -...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 09:52:47 PDT
How to Refill a foaming hand-soap container
How to Refill a foaming hand-soap container - More DIY How To Projects]]> frollard This is a method to expand the lifespan of your foaming liquid hand soap (and container). The foaming hand soap containers in question have a little disclaimer on them stating not to refill them with regular hand soap or they will clog. This is indeed true, however I've noticed a lot of people eit...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2007 18:21:53 PDT
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> clintsleeper Color inkjet prints on transparency sheets. Supplies Color Inkjet Printer Transparency Sheets Scissors or Exacto Knife Scotch Tape or Super Glue Get the File (Skip ahead to the next step if you want to use files that already made) Things exist on the internet for free sometimes. The heart use...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 23:19:58 PDT
Create A Custom Notepad limbo Its pretty easy to create your own notepad with custom logo or custom images. First of all you need to create the page layout using a page layout program. My favorite is Microsoft Publisher but you can use any other program you feel that you are familiar with such is Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, ...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 05:03:14 PDT
Geocaching Wooden Nickels
Geocaching Wooden Nickels - More DIY How To Projects]]> Galonii This instructable is for those of you who what your own personal geocoin, but don’t want to pay that $200 price tag to go with it.  It’s A LOT cheaper to make your own wooden nickels than it is to have them made.  Most companies on the net have a min. order of 500 and can cost about 50 cents each to...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:43:45 PST
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxap I needed a private business card and was not able to find my usual boring ones, so I fetched some vintage hardware, and used a printer in photocopy mode. No use of a PC! Select Suited Vintage Gadget I am a pocket computers collector (owning also a couple of PDAs). Of course, all items are in perf...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:15:59 PST
Screen printing with vinyl
Screen printing with vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> icecreamterror In this instructable Im going to show you how to screen print without the expensive, time consuming, dark room needing, messy photo emulsion!  So here is what you need. 1: A vector image to screen print. 2: A blank screen 3: A sign squeegee, or credit card. 4: A vinyl decal or access to a vinyl...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 15:20:12 PST
Pocket Size Cold Gel Pack
Pocket Size Cold Gel Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine I always keep a gel pack in my refrigerator or freezer because I use them for burns, headaches, and muscle aches and pains. I used to suffer from migraine headaches and gel packs could knock them out very quickly. I had a serious fall several months ago and just recently started seeing a massage the...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:02:39 PDT
Quick and dirty safety pin corset
Quick and dirty safety pin corset - More DIY How To Projects]]> myhairsfuncolors Hey everyone. This is my very first instructable so to get the hang of things i thought I'd do something quick, easy, and cool looking. This is a corset style shirt, its not meant to function as a real corset but act more like an accessory. Any comments would be appreciated. Enjoy What you'll ne...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2011 19:51:54 PDT
A $40 Victrola
A $40 Victrola - More DIY How To Projects]]> knife141 I titled this Instructable "A $40 Victrola" because that what it sold for when it was made in 1928.  I only paid $25 for it, but since I added another $25 to in in rebuilding supplies, I suppose I could say that its at least a $50 Victrola now! This Victrola is a model 2-60, and in 1928 was conside...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:18:00 PDT
Dancing Skeleton
Dancing Skeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> lkitts I first made a small one to wear on a crocheted choker I had made.  I then decided I wanted one to hang on my flag pole outside.  So I did it again adding just a few pieces to make it look right at the new size. This is my very first time doing anything like a project as well as an instruc...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 18:10:16 PDT
Restoring a 1926 typewriter case
Restoring a 1926 typewriter case - More DIY How To Projects]]> knife141 The typewriter is a Corona made in 1926.  I came across it in a yard sale and, having no real use for an old typewriter, I bought it anyway!  Actually, I spent many years using a typewriter, but gladly made the switch when computers and printers came along.  Still, I have fond memories of old manual...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 18:09:51 PDT
October 2nd Newsletter randofo DIY iPad brush A few weeks ago I became aware of the new brush stylus for the iPad, the Nomad Brush ( ). While I was in awe and wanted one I just can't afford to purchase one as I rarely do dig... Vicious Koala Attack Child Costume A koala might seem like a cuddly anima...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 19:11:27 PDT
Make a permanent-marker-remover!
Make a permanent-marker-remover! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Candymanproductions This instructable will show you how to make a permanent-marker-remover out of an empty text marker and some nail-polish remover. With the power of nail-polish remover and the precision of a text marker, you can easily clean away any small permanent-marker stain! What you need For this project y...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:19:27 PDT
Playing Cards: Personalized and Pocket-Sized
Playing Cards: Personalized and Pocket-Sized - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zarubavella These cute little personalized cards are perfect to keep in your pocket or purse. Whether your flight was delayed or there’s a long wait at the doctor’s office, these playing cards can save you from hours of boredom!   What You'll Need -Computer -Power Point (I use the 2010 version) -3 pages of ...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 21:49:41 PDT
Screen Printing Machine: Print Faux-co!!/
Screen Printing Machine: Print Faux-co! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lemmingsolution Make your own screen printing machine, a la Print Gocco, but for under $20! This one is designed to use Photo EZ screensand create 4x5 prints. Buy this one at Etsy: Click here! Assemble Your Materials You will need: 2 6x6 blocks of wood (free scraps from your favorite lumberyard)4x5 Stencil Pro o...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2007 22:08:18 PDT
Printing colour images on to wood: Making letter tiles
Printing colour images on to wood: Making letter tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> radiorental Using wax transfer paper, normally sold for printing images on to t-shirts, you can tranfer images on to most any porus surface. In this instructable I explain how to make a set of tiles similar to scrabble. Parts & Tools You will need to buy Enough 1/4" plywood to complete the project, higher ...
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Fri, 28 Apr 2006 12:35:18 PDT
Scoochmaroo Refrigerator Magnet
Scoochmaroo Refrigerator Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine This is an entry for the weekly challenge.  Because origami is so beautiful I wanted to make an origami craft that would be practical and useful.  I made a refrigerator magnet for this tutorial.  I am definitely making more origami pieces into useful items.   I am adding a few more in the next day o...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 22:28:11 PDT
Origami Folded Earring Caddy
Origami Folded Earring Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine If you are looking for a stylish, practical, easy, and economical way to store your earrings,  then the Origami Earring Caddy is the way to go!  You can make this in less than 2 hours.  I guarantee you won't make just one!  This will be a well received gift for any occasion.  A couple of pieces of c...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 04:30:44 PDT
Mickey Mouse Holding Your Mailbox
Mickey Mouse Holding Your Mailbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> lidsdad A good friend of our family is a huge Mickey fan. The inside of her house, her desk at work, her car, and lots of other things in her life are Mickey themed. The outside of her house didn't have a trace of Mickey. For her birthday we wanted to do something for her that was Mickey, slightly over the ...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 18:06:23 PDT