Instructables: exploring - living - art - fun - featured Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:39:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Painting with Eggs
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 I've thrown darts at balloons filled with paint and called it art, so why not shift gears and create an Easter themed masterpiece? It's time to take painting to the next level with paint-filled eggs.This is a very simple, easy-to-do project with the kids. All you really need is paint, a carton of eg...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
'Hello' Rocks
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Draw Your Hand In 3D - DIY Tutorial
Draw Your Hand In 3D - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> LetsTryDIY Learn how to draw your own hand in 3D. Perfect activity for you or your family sins every one can join! It does not need to be perfect, only close enough to make these incredible "3D" drawings :) What you need:Felt pens (one dark and 2-3 other colors you want, great if you can make different sizes o...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:15:09 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> AngryRedhead Inspired by this art installation and the movie Frozen, I created this ceiling decoration for the holiday season. The whole thing took 2-3 hours to create, so it's thankfully quick in addition to being inexpensive and beautiful.It's also a lot safer to be under than real icicles...And it solved my ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
Non-Soldering Solar Bug
Non-Soldering Solar Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoshuaZimmerman Our first project was the simple and fun Solar Cockroach. For the longest time we've been trying to find a fun way of making a version of that project for even younger students; and this is what we came up with!We found that younger students need a good tactile approach when it comes to solar energ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 PDT
Give your house something to wear!
Give your house something to wear! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nick Nortier In this tutorial I will explain how to make your house into a giant character that will transform your neighborhood into a real life cartoon.I find it enjoyable to illustrate my lists, even if it involves stick figures and words that are misspelled for the sake of humor.Tools and Materials:CameraPri...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:38:42 PDT
Plinko Party Costume w Prizes for Contestants
Plinko Party Costume w Prizes for Contestants - More DIY How To Projects]]> patricholas424 First of all, I would like to thank mazinbenny for his a-mazing Plinko Instructable that I roughly based this on. Ultimately, it's TPIR (The Price is Right) we have to thank for the game of Plinko! Even Bob Barker said himself - "A Plinko board would make a good costume" circa 1980s. In this insc...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:18:11 PDT
Comic Book Shoes
Comic Book Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> scooter76 Here is a step by step guide on how to recycle some old shoes and comic books into something fantastic.I have seen many variants of this project on the web, but thought I would share with you how I made mine.I recently moved back to North America from Scotland, and as a parting gift to a good friend...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Easy Art for Kids
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Coming up with new ideas for kid's art projects usually turns into the same, mediocre crayon-on-paper ordeal. Even your average 4 year-old is yawning behind the colored wax sticks. With this tutorial, you can help creative a wonderfully artistic and memorable experience for you and your little one!...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
T-Shirt Wall Art
T-Shirt Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> JSTArollin Do you have old t-shirts that you used to wear a lot and loved but no longer wear? Do you want some unique wall art? Or are you just bored? If you answered yes to anyone of those questions then this project will be great for you! You will need the following items: -Cool T-Shirts-12" x 12" Canvases ...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:15:21 PST
School Pride Shoes
School Pride Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> poofrabbit Instructables inspired me to venture into shoe painting.  I've witnessed many a great shoe art grace the instructables virtual gallery and I thought to myself, by golly I should give that a whirl!  Here we have my first attempt! I'm an art teacher for an elementary school and I'm always in sensible...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:41:39 PDT
Wire Wrapped Pendants, the Easy Way
Wire Wrapped Pendants, the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> cart562 I've been making wire-wrapped pendants for about two years now, after I learned about it from my friends. We originally started with river rocks and plain hardware-store wire, but I progressed to sea glass and occasionally tumbled stones and I use craft wire, of course. I originally meant to make th...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 21:17:21 PDT
Fun Flower Gate
Fun Flower Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> artlife     This is an expansion upon the fun flower fence instructable.   When I was out of town a few months ago, my wife surprised me by building a gate for our picket fence. She told me on the phone that she did this. She is actua...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 20:54:05 PDT
Drawing on Canvas Shoes Guide
Drawing on Canvas Shoes Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> TylerBaker Well, I don't really have much of a back story here other than I accidentally washed white shoes with black shoes and they gave birth to a Frankenstein pile of garbage. Now these are old school canvas shoes that I had bought at Wal-Mart about two years ago. If my memory serves me correctly I think t...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 07:35:49 PDT
Jelly Belly Mosaic!
Jelly Belly Mosaic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> MicahF This is one of the most fun projects I've ever done! If you're just looking for a quick craft, you might want to pass on this one. I worked on it over a few days, but it was worth every second. I got inspired by the mosaics I saw on the Jelly Belly website. I figured it probably wasn't too hard, so ...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 17:37:43 PDT
Wire Car Push Toy
Wire Car Push Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> skuypers I'm putting this instructable together after creating my first wire car. These are great projects for kids and adults. They can be as simple or complex as you'd like.Artist Chido Johnson put together the first ever wire car cruise here in Detroit along Woodward Ave. He conducted workshops in the co...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:25:33 PDT
Custom T-Shirt Painting
Custom T-Shirt Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> DoctorDv I am going on the Disney Cruise this summer with my 6 person family, so my mom thought it would be neat if we made our own T-shirts for "pirate night." Pirate Night is one night on the cruise when everybody dresses as a pirate, so we thought we would make our own costumes. Because it is the Disney C...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:04:55 PDT
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create hand drawn designs on your clothing by using a bleach pen! My favorite part about this project is how versatile it is. You can use just about any piece of clothing! I chose to use a pair of leggings and a shirt. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Ble...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 14:47:18 PDT
How to Liven up a Boring Print
How to Liven up a Boring Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> dewrell I came across this glicee canvas print and loved it at first, but then grew to feel that a little pizzazz couldn't hurt.  If you're like me and become bored of you're decor from time to time, don't trash it up... flash it up! There is always a quick, simple way to quickly add new life and depth to a...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:24:15 PDT
Orange Peel Chain
Orange Peel Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> vahid_you2004 Have a fresh fruit, like oranges, after a delicious meal always make an enjoyment feeling for everybody. Have you ever played with your orange remainders? Have you ever tried to make creations with orange peels? In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a chain use orange remainders. I ...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 05:36:11 PST
Jar Clock
Jar Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> scooter76 Here is a fun and easy way to make an unusual clock for your desk, office or just around the house. This project took me about 30 minutes to make and cost less then $5. I'll admit, it is hard to read the time, but it;s a great conversation starter, and looks neat and different at the same time. I...
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 13:45:30 PDT
How to Hand Embroider a Rose
How to Hand Embroider a Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> treesneedtobehugged Do you hate it when you just give out stuffed animals and boxes of chocolates on Valentine's Day? Are you afraid these gifts will make you look bad? Do you want something that will wow He/She? The solution to all these problems is to make a hand embroidered rose. This rose may also give the extra ch...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2010 18:48:29 PST
Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Let's pull the time machine out of the closet and crank the dial way back to a much simpler time. Yes, today we are traveling back to 2004. You may wonder why we are going to 2004? The answer is quite simple. In 2004, I built, and for the first time satisfactorily documented, one of my strange elect...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:47:13 PST
Hearts With A Mission
Hearts With A Mission - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman I recently found a heart mold in a thrift shop for $1.00. The mold is used to make ice cubes and has Ikea's name on it. I like to make different items out of cement/concrete so decided to put some excess mix into the mold one day. The result was nicely formed, hard, easily worked with hearts! I d...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 11:52:50 PDT
The Red Dragon Instructable
The Red Dragon Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman Here, as a follow up to Make A Cardboard Dragon!, I have added this instructable to fill any voids left in aforementioned tutorial. Essentially all the same steps were followed, and have included pictures showing all steps. Gather Materials and Tools All the usual paper and cardboard working t...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:05:49 PDT
Make A Denim Purse With Cardboard
Make A Denim Purse With Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman I came up with the idea of making a "denim" covered purse out of cardboard and acrylic paint. Cut Pieces Out of Cardboard For this purse, the length is 7 and 1/2 inches. One piece is cut to to a width of 3 and 1/2 inch, while the large, triangle shaped piece is 7 inches overall. Using Paper A...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:15:12 PDT
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last!
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> beauwalker23 Are you tired of your old Chucks? Need to "Spice Them up?"Okay then! I will teach you how to change your Converse logo (the Star in a circle on the side) into whatever you want! This will barely cost you any money as well. Well? Lets get started! Pick out Your Logo Okay You now need to find a log...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 16:46:45 PDT
How to make art.
How to make art. - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Art-making is one of the easiest and most lucrative of human activities. A finished work of art can be exchanged for many desirable things such as food, shelter, sex, fame and money (which in turn could be used to purchase food, shelter, sex and fame).So, it is understandable that you might want to ...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2007 09:13:34 PST
CD ROM Fish Craft
CD ROM Fish Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bran I originally made this as a craft for my 2 nephews and my niece, then I made another to use in my 5th grade school project on the Great Barrier Reef. Not only is this a great project for your little ones or as a good touch in a marine school project, even as an aquatic addition to your cubicle! It...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:28:27 PDT
How to make a head out of clay.
How to make a head out of clay. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yakeyglee This instructable will demonstrate how to construct a head out of clay. It is a very easy method which provides a realistic result. As a bonus, it is always looking at you, similar to the effect of the "Mona Lisa" except it uses a concave-convex illusion. I hope you enjoy this and create ma...
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 17:38:56 PDT