Instructables: exploring - living - Paper - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:50:54 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY - Making of Lord Ganesha at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-of-Lord-Ganesha-at-home/
DIY - Making of Lord Ganesha at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BEIL/I3R7575W/FSRBEILI3R7575W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BEIL/I3R7575W/FSRBEILI3R7575W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/BEIL/I3R7575W/FSRBEILI3R7575W.SMALL.jpg archanajayakumar I have made my entry for Instructables contest category - HOMEMADE GIFTS CONTEST. Your votes are very valuable. So if you like this craft, kindly vote and help me get through this. I would really appreciate your support.Ganesh Chaturthi, a very famous festival celebrated in my home country - India....
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:34:50 PST
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-the-Halls-with-Paper-3D-Snowflakes-Paper-Chai/
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Deck the Halls with reams of Paper!This is holiday decorating on the cheap. There's been plenty of years that we've had to go cheap on decorating. I was inspired by Elf, I love all the silly snowflakes and paper chains that Buddy puts up everywhere.And, this would make some killer decorations for ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:03:01 PST
Atomic Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Snowflakes/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:35 PST
From green husk to dye http://www.instructables.com/id/From-green-husk-to-dye/
From green husk to dye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv Green husks are very easy to use for a deep brown dye! You can use it as paint or dye for paper and textile. Collecting, drying and crumbling green husks Green husks are the green shells around walnuts. The best time to get the green husks is in September. Then the husks will shrivel, turn black ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:44:28 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 On reading this, if you like this craft work please vote for me ( voting button on top right corner ). I have made my entries for Instructables categories - PAPER CRAFT CONTEST & HOMEMADE GIFTS CONTEST. Your votes are very valuable. So kindly help me get through this and I would definitely appreci...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:00:36 PST
Paper Serviette Ballerina http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Serviette-Ballerina/
Paper Serviette Ballerina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SMALL.jpg shazni When we were small we used to make and play with dolls. When I came across Stariy Chemodan’s blog I just fell in love with her ballerinas and was reminded of the ones we used to make. For some reason her ballerinas reminded me of the Nutcracker and ballet :-) . I thought it would make a beautiful gi...
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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
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
grocery bag pendant lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Trader Joe's is one of my favorite grocery stores – yummy foods, happy people, and those cool looking paper bags!This pendant lamp is made with one and a half paper bag. All you need is a little folding.And the magic of origami: it can shape-shift into a much smaller object! Materials, tools, & a ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-and-Barrel-Inspired-Glitter-Circle-Paper-Gar/
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I saw this pretty, delicate Christmas garland in the latest Crate and Barrel catalog, and I thought what a cute idea to remix their design from 2D to 3D.(Note: I checked the Crate and Barrel website, and it’s all sold out. They no longer make or sell this for the season.)If you’re looking to add a l...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:36 PST
Watercolor Holiday Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Holiday-Cards/
Watercolor Holiday Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SMALL.jpg plkap74 This is a really easy technique for making painted cards that look very professional! It is also my new favorite technique for combining digital design and painting: using the Silhouette digital paper cutter to cut vinyl stickers as paint masks on watercolor paper. The results are extremely crisp. T...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:43:25 PST
Origami Fireworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Fireworks/
Origami Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'm making an awesome craft that makes cute decor for Christmas. It's called origami fireworks because it looks like fireworks when you spin it Supplies 1- scissors2- 15 sheets of 9x9 cm paper Fold Fold the paper diagonally both waysNow fold the paper in four...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:35:36 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
Folded Paper Tree Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Paper-Tree-Garland/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:18:20 PST
Easy Leather Mini Notepads http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Leather-Mini-Notepads/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 18:54:52 PST
TUTORIAL: Advent Calendar Christmas Tree Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-Advent-Calendar-Christmas-Tree-Garland/
TUTORIAL: Advent Calendar Christmas Tree Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/K1WA/I3DQHIEA/FEJK1WAI3DQHIEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/K1WA/I3DQHIEA/FEJK1WAI3DQHIEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/K1WA/I3DQHIEA/FEJK1WAI3DQHIEA.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty This week’s tutorials is all about paper garlands. Now that you’ve seenProf cut down our first evergreen tree, we need some decorations to make our tree merry and bright. I kept thinking of things to make our tree user-friendly, kid-friendly. Then Piano Man mentioned about the advent calendar his cl...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:48:12 PST
Origami Ball - Kusudame http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Ball-Kusudame/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 16:33:38 PST
Personalized Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Lights/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 20:08:54 PST
Paper Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Trees/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 10:20:22 PST
Paper Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Star-Ornament/
Paper Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0W9Y/I3DQGBQ9/FRL0W9YI3DQGBQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0W9Y/I3DQGBQ9/FRL0W9YI3DQGBQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0W9Y/I3DQGBQ9/FRL0W9YI3DQGBQ9.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins These stars are based on German Star Ornaments (Strohsterne).Over the last few years, it's been one of my family traditions to go to the local German Christmas Market (Christkindlmarkt) to wander around, eat brats, and drink kinderpunsch. However this year the market was canceled due to reasons unkn...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:13:03 PST
Loading Message Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Loading-Message-Card/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:55:54 PST
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DioramaThe-Ranch-At-Grizzly-Flats/
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This instructable is a follow up to my previous entry, "The Use of Wood In Scale Modeling." Done earlier. All of the techniques employed in the actual construction are explained fully in that instructable. This is just how to arrange the various elements in a pleasing and believable setting. I nam...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:58:21 PST
Pinwheel Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinwheel-Wall-Decor/
Pinwheel Wall Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/LDYL/I395RYZ4/FCULDYLI395RYZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/LDYL/I395RYZ4/FCULDYLI395RYZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/LDYL/I395RYZ4/FCULDYLI395RYZ4.SMALL.jpg Bhawya Pinwheel Wall Decor is easy, cheap, classy look wall art. Supplies Patterned cardstock papers or scrapbook papersHot glue gun and glue stickScissorRuler Measure cardstock Measure cardstocks 6X6 inch or 12X12 inch with ruler and cut them using scissor. 3 Fans 1.Take a cardstock, make 1/2 in...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:04:59 PST
Family Papercraft: Winter Forest Advent Calender http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Papercraft-Winter-Forest-Advent-Calender/
Family Papercraft: Winter Forest Advent Calender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Everybody loves the feeling of opening a little treat every day leading up to Christmas; our family is no exception. My wife has prepared several different types of calendars for me and girls in the past, and we decided to finally put one together for her; no one in the world is more deserving. I w...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:45:37 PST
Paper Made Tableware http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Made-Tableware/
Paper Made Tableware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/B3HF/I35RBNMR/F01B3HFI35RBNMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/B3HF/I35RBNMR/F01B3HFI35RBNMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/B3HF/I35RBNMR/F01B3HFI35RBNMR.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Karambole - paper made tablewareKarambole is a design project of mine I did in university. The way of approaching material and a creative idea by starting to work with the material paper instead of thinking and sketching first was very unnusual for me, but I learned a lot and I can only recommend it...
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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/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:37:25 PST
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-anatomicaly-correct-Manga-Cats-it-can-/
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Things you'll need:GIMPA basic knowledge of GIMPorPaperA pencilA penColored pencils or markersHello, everyone!  Despite what some may say, it is possible to draw in a good-looking manga style and still have everything anatomically correct for any subject.  I will show you by creating an anatomically...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:32:39 PST
Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Origami-Christmas-Onaments/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 06:21:05 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...
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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/
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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...
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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...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:01:04 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Paper-Bags-for-your-Small-Gifts/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:51:00 PST
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-wooden-Christmas-countdown-blocks/
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls These blocks are simple to make, great beginner wood project that will be a great keepsake for you and your family. Makes great inexpensive presents for your friends or your kids teachers at school. Here is what you need:4x4 post (not pressure treated) you can find these at lowe's, home depot or you...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:13:19 PST
Lizard Man Papier Mache Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Lizard-Man-Papier-Mache-Figure/
Lizard Man Papier Mache Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/B9SM/I2BR9TN9/FVPB9SMI2BR9TN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/B9SM/I2BR9TN9/FVPB9SMI2BR9TN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/B9SM/I2BR9TN9/FVPB9SMI2BR9TN9.SMALL.jpg drdorward Hi Everyone,This is my first attempt at an Instructable and I hope you enjoy it.It has been on my mind for a number of years to try making things from papier mache. After the summer was over this year I started making lawn characters to add to my Halloween display. After having made a number of char...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:45:23 PST
Post-It Notepads http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-It-Notepads/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Paper Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Pumpkin-1/
Paper Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1ZBA/I1WHN0L3/FS51ZBAI1WHN0L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1ZBA/I1WHN0L3/FS51ZBAI1WHN0L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1ZBA/I1WHN0L3/FS51ZBAI1WHN0L3.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 This is a fun quick project for the fall, and fall related holidays. I tried it with the kids I work with, and it went over very well. All of the kids tried it, and a few continued to make them after I left for the day. I think with proper adult prep work this is a project that most kids could do ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 03:36:28 PDT
How To make Halloween Rosettes or Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-make-Halloween-Rosettes-or-Flowers/
How To make Halloween Rosettes or Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PJII/I1NUKKOW/F6FPJIII1NUKKOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PJII/I1NUKKOW/F6FPJIII1NUKKOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PJII/I1NUKKOW/F6FPJIII1NUKKOW.SMALL.jpg My Stamp Lady Use these fun Halloween decorations for your party or just to decorate your house. See the video on how I made these rosettes or flowers. www.mystamplady.com See the video tutorial for the Halloween Decorations. For more information go to www.mystamplady.com Stand your Rosette up in a Mason Jar...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:17:58 PDT
Gift Card Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Card-Envelope/
Gift Card Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SMALL.jpg cahelming Giving a Gift Card or handing someone a Check can be so impersonal. Bring joy back into handing someone a gift card or a check with an interesting envelope. Let it be known that you did not forget a special occasion just by getting a Gift Card...give one with extra pizzazz. Items needed:Card stock...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:10 PDT
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 ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:27:16 PDT
Giant C Clamp Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-C-Clamp-Headphones/
Giant C Clamp Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Wait, wasn't this contest to make something into a handtool?Did you ever feel the need to crank up the volume to earsplitting levels and needed something to keep your head from exploding. Well, now there are these Giant C Clamp Headphones that get it together and do a fairly decent job of skull crus...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:10 PDT
how to make PAPER http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-PAPER-3/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:37:35 PDT
How to Make a Paper Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paper-Collage/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:58:40 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...
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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...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:57:38 PDT
DIY Papercut Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Papercut-Lamp/
DIY Papercut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SMALL.jpg polethzav In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a papercut lamp It´s beautiful, simple and not expensive decoration . Video Tutorial You need: -cardstock in the colors of your choice-a x-acto knife -pencil -glue stick -ruler Cut a 15 by 15 inches cardstock square .but you can cut any size and ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:46:58 PDT
DIY Invitation Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Invitation-Ornament/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:47:14 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
Map Rose Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Map-Rose-Wreath/
Map Rose Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/TRNI/HZ6TA1OZ/FUSTRNIHZ6TA1OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/TRNI/HZ6TA1OZ/FUSTRNIHZ6TA1OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/TRNI/HZ6TA1OZ/FUSTRNIHZ6TA1OZ.SMALL.jpg Tree House Early Learning Center In this instructable you will learn how to make your own map rose wreath. It's a great decoration for any time of year.Things you will need- A metal wreath frame, (you could also use a foam wreath or even just a cardboard circle) Maps (I used maps from an old atlas book that was out of date wh...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:50:07 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT