Instructables: exploring - living - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:27:39 PST BLOX v1.01 Harvesting, Preparing and Dyeing with Goldenrod http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-and-Preparing-Goldenrod-Dye/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:52:09 PST
Fuzzy Dice Bag of Devouring http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuzzy-Dice-Bag-of-Devouring/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:14:07 PST
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Locally-Save-Energy-A-How-to-Guide/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:57:14 PST
DIY Wooden Bracelet Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Bracelet-Holders/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:20:15 PST
Elastic Band Heroes http://www.instructables.com/id/Elastic-Band-Heroes/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:42:26 PST
Build a star floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-star-floor/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:50:38 PST
3D Buildings on grid paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Buildings-on-grid-paper/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:37:24 PST
Striped Spring Vases http://www.instructables.com/id/Striped-Spring-Vases/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:50:54 PST
Dog's Water Bucket Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Dogs-Water-Bucket-Heater/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:42:17 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
Flowers from Mars - 1st Grade Tinkering - Week 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Flowers-from-Mars-1st-Grade-Tinkering-Week-1/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:52:05 PST
Upcycled LEGO Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-LEGO-Crayons/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:56 PST
how to knit an infinity scarf on a loom http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-knit-an-infinity-scarf-on-a-loom/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:59:32 PST
Canvas Wall Art (With A Geek Twist) http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-Wall-Art-With-A-Geek-Twist/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Velvet Cupcake Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Velvet-Cupcake-Skirt/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:29:53 PST
Sparky: The $3 Micro Fish Tank Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparky-The-3-Micro-Fish-Tank-Filter/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:52:24 PST
Magic magnetic wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-magnetic-wall/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:46:46 PST
Ginger Jars DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Ginger-Jars/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:05:49 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Publish a Picture Book for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Publish-a-Picture-Book-for-Free/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 PST
INSULATED MUG SLEEVE http://www.instructables.com/id/INSULATED-MUG-SLEEVE/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:45:07 PST
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Tree Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Naturtable/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:54:38 PST
Very Merry Unbirthday Tea Cup Daffodils http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Merry-Unbirthday-Tea-Cup-Daffodils/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:31:50 PST
Castle Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Castle-Loft-Bed/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:55:39 PST
Wooden world Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-world-Map/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:08:11 PST
DIY Faux Shell Chandelier - Made with Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Faux-Shell-Chandelier-Made-with-Paper/
DIY Faux Shell Chandelier - Made with Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/RVMG/I53I3WPI/FXORVMGI53I3WPI.SMALL.jpg Rachael K It's amazing how a light fixture can really add character too a room. I've always been a fan of capiz shell chandeliers but unfortunately they are very expensive. With the help of pinterest and google I compiled some ideas and put together this modern and yet cheap chandelier. Looking at it you woul...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:47:37 PST
3D Interlocking wooden puzzle toy http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Interlocking-wooden-puzzle-toy/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 18:26:11 PST
Manicure On The Go Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Manicure-On-The-Go-Kit/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:14:25 PST
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Earring-with-LED-light-Mardi-Gras-Colors/
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SMALL.jpg tchriste3 Have you ever wanted to be the life and light of the party? We can't give you life, but we can help you become the best lit person in the room. Create these earrings for your favorite holiday- red, white, and blue for the 4th of July- red, green, and white for Christmas- or our personal choice- the ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:46:01 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
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Grommet-Embellished-Throw-Pillow/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:32:27 PST
Mini Tophat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Tophat/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:15:40 PST
$5 Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Marquee-Sign/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:04:36 PST
Paracord necklaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-necklaces/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:22:56 PST
Upcycled zen garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-zen-garden/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:52:15 PST
10 Unusual Uses for Baking Soda http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Unusual-Uses-for-Baking-Soda/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:10:29 PST
Industrial Fly Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Fly-Trap/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:01:55 PST
Foldup compact nylon shopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldup-compact-nylon-shopper/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:39:03 PST
A folded expressing garment http://www.instructables.com/id/A-folded-expressing-garment/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 02:32:42 PST
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) http://www.instructables.com/id/IF-I-COULD-I-WOOD-A-faux-treasure-chest-/
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SMALL.jpg The Juliart No trees were harmed in the making of this Ible. If I could I would, create lots of things from wood ,but for so many people across this country ,who may not have access to the proper tools,or have space restrictions ,noise ordinances or just simply com...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:38:19 PST
Baby Banana Booties! http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Banana-Booties/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:37:49 PST
Corrugated Paper Sheet Peacock with a Bling ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Corrugated-Paper-Sheet-Peacock-with-a-Bling-/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:29:39 PST
Make a gorgeous Jewelry dish using Air dry clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-gorgeous-Jewelry-dish-using-Air-dry-clay/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:45:29 PST
Abstract Art Painted Dishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Painted-Dishes/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:54:59 PST
10 Life Hacks Using Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-Using-Rubber-Bands/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:31:45 PST
Raw-edged Carbon Fiber Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Raw-edged-Carbon-Fiber-Mask/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:30:52 PST
Make Your Own Model Cars and Save A Bundle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Model-Cars-and-Save-A-Bundle/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:58:07 PST
Molecule Wine Glass Charms http://www.instructables.com/id/Molecule-Wine-Glass-Charms/
Molecule Wine Glass Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/MUY8/I504U5JB/FAJMUY8I504U5JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/MUY8/I504U5JB/FAJMUY8I504U5JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/MUY8/I504U5JB/FAJMUY8I504U5JB.SMALL.jpg jhutchison Used these charms to identify your glass at a party.The designs were etched with a wood burner and are representations of molecules to do with drinks:SugarWaterEthanolCitric AcidGlassCarbon DioxideI took a little bit of artistic licence with the glass molecule because of its crystalline structure. I...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:41:39 PST