Instructables: exploring - living - Paper - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 19:12:37 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Paper rings that you can actually use everyday http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-rings-that-you-can-actually-use-everyday/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:12:26 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
Quilled butterfly rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilled-butterfly-rings/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 14:52:02 PST
Pencil Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Jar/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:45:16 PST
Illuminated Tunnel Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Tunnel-Book/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:48:21 PST
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
Paper Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lanterns/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:58 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
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
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
Paper Airplane Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Airplane-Pendant/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:05:02 PST
Cocktail Parasol Light Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cocktail-Parasol-Light-Shade/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:29:52 PST
Quilling peacock http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-peacock/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:59:34 PST
Origami Paper Bowtie http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Paper-Bowtie/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:17:13 PST
Instructabot Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructabot-Papercraft/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:48:23 PST
Inexpensive Flower Wall Art in Minutes . http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Flower-Wall-Art-in-Minutes-/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:39:54 PST
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Junk-Mail-into-Artisan-Paper/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:42 PST
Moebius Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Moebius-Knot/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 06:26:40 PST
Fun & Easy Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Easy-Jewelry/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:06:58 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/
Upcyled Hemp Or Grocery Bag Messenger Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8003/I3THTEHC/F408003I3THTEHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8003/I3THTEHC/F408003I3THTEHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8003/I3THTEHC/F408003I3THTEHC.SMALL.jpg mitchellguyon I found this who knows how old hemp paper in an old box. You can also use paper bags from a grocery store but it has to be four ply. Materials Needed You will need:At least a yard or meter of paperAn IronGlue strip, stitch witch or fusing tape.A TSquare rulerA right angleA rulerTwo bucklesA bone ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:25:53 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys we are back with some paper crafts for you to decorate your Christmas tree..We have made these from hard photo paper and you can use anything you like....We have Made 2 Beautiful Santas And 2 Cute Snowmans...We Have Got This idea from small santa decorative used in decorating Christmas Tr...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
Geometrical paper objects for christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometrical-paper-objects-for-christmas/
Geometrical paper objects for christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/LAN4/I3VHADM1/FSHLAN4I3VHADM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/LAN4/I3VHADM1/FSHLAN4I3VHADM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/LAN4/I3VHADM1/FSHLAN4I3VHADM1.SMALL.jpg iivanovskis Included 4 templates with different designs - octahedron, double obelisk, icosahedron, and trapezohedron. This is what you'll need:Printer. Colorful a4 paper sheets. Double-sided tape or white glue. Scissors. Crafting knife Cutting mat. Metal ruler.Download templates. Print template on colorful pa...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:52 PST
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/
Atomic Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Who doesn't love a little mid-century modern, particularly when the cost isn't sky high due to demand?These snowflakes were inspired by the atomic age and all the fabulous designs of that time. There are antennas, atoms, bubbles, and sunbursts, and the template is free and printable! Gather Mater...
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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 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/
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/
Quill and Ink Vintage World Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/GXOX/I3H4N5YN/F2JGXOXI3H4N5YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/GXOX/I3H4N5YN/F2JGXOXI3H4N5YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/GXOX/I3H4N5YN/F2JGXOXI3H4N5YN.SMALL.jpg mimaki cg60 Ahoy there and welcome aboard. This ible will take you on a journey along the coastlines and across all of the 7 wretched seas on a spirit of freedom and high adventure (without scurvy and other sailing-related misfortunes of times gone by). And oh, we have sea monsters too.Poetics apart, this instr...
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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/
Folded Paper Tree Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/6WEF/I3H6U6TO/FRJ6WEFI3H6U6TO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/6WEF/I3H6U6TO/FRJ6WEFI3H6U6TO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/6WEF/I3H6U6TO/FRJ6WEFI3H6U6TO.SMALL.jpg Hofkissed These are so simple and quick to make! I originally made them for cards and tags, but this year I thought it would be fun and festive to make a garland. What you need... You need:- double-sided paper (unless you like a monochromatic look)- a circle punch (or a circular object to trace and cut out...
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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/
Easy Leather Mini Notepads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/XHSB/I3BHEXZ0/FYDXHSBI3BHEXZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/XHSB/I3BHEXZ0/FYDXHSBI3BHEXZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/XHSB/I3BHEXZ0/FYDXHSBI3BHEXZ0.SMALL.jpg assemblyrequired A friend of mine loves to write, so for the holidays, I thought a nice little notepad to jot down sudden inspirations might be nice. I knew already that I wanted to make something, so I tried my hand at very basic leather working to get the results you see above. This was an easy project (so easy I ...
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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/
Origami Ball - Kusudame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YDFX/I3BHE2H1/FPUYDFXI3BHE2H1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YDFX/I3BHE2H1/FPUYDFXI3BHE2H1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YDFX/I3BHE2H1/FPUYDFXI3BHE2H1.SMALL.jpg Makermom2 This is a beautiful Kusudama Ball. If you’ve never done origami before, don’t be scared away. Take your time and you too can accomplish this.I’m not 100% sure on the time frame. I have never started a project like this and worked it to the end. I usually take a few breaks … chocolate breaks! :) ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 16:33:38 PST
Personalized Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Lights/
Personalized Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/ZG5N/I395SB3M/FSFZG5NI395SB3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/ZG5N/I395SB3M/FSFZG5NI395SB3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/ZG5N/I395SB3M/FSFZG5NI395SB3M.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia A few years back when my husband and I were poor college students and only had a house plant and craft supplies to decorate for Christmas, I decided to make our one string of lights a bit more interesting. All you need are printed images, scissors and tape to make the lights on your tree uniquely yo...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 20:08:54 PST