Instructables: exploring - living - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 May 2015 13:47:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Get Pastel-Coloured Hair on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Homemade-Pastel-Coloured-Hair/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:18:21 PDT
Cheap and expandable laptop bed stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-expandable-laptop-bed-stand/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 12:28:44 PDT
Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Polish-Marbled-Flower-Pots/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 15:24:30 PDT
Penny Bicycle: Make A Miniature Bike For $.05! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Bicycle-Make-A-Miniature-Bike-For-05/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 17:15:23 PDT
Pallet Wood and Tree Branch Coat Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-and-Tree-Branch-Coat-Hooks/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:55:46 PDT
Upcycling a broken stool to a night lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-broken-stool-to-a-night-lamp/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:26:25 PDT
DIY Double Dog Leash/Lead http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Double-Dog-LeashLead/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:49:28 PDT
Quick Cheap Doggy Rain Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-Doggy-Rain-Jacket/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:30:21 PDT
How to Make a Twig Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Twig-Pen/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:37:04 PDT
Recycled Plastic Bead Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Plastic-Bead-Bracelets/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:42:17 PDT
Origami Corsage http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Corsage-1/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:50:10 PDT
PVC Ring With Stone Inlay. http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Ring-With-Stone-Inlay/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:51:53 PDT
flashlight survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/flashlight-survival-kit/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:05:46 PDT
Rustic Card Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Card-Box/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:27:38 PDT
ultimate cleaning formula http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-cleaning-formula/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:34:25 PDT
Custom Cleaning Wipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-Cleaning-Wipes/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:17:30 PST
Leather Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Knife-Sheath-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:13:36 PDT
Cable Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Organizer/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:11:55 PDT
Hanging Microwave Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Microwave-Shelf/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:03:51 PST
Cheap natural beeswax polish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-organic-beeswax-polish/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:05:20 PST
The BEST Homemade Cough Syrup EVER http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BEST-Homemade-Cough-Syrup-Ever/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:54 PST
Wood Valentine Heart Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Valentine-Heart-Pendant/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 16:10:56 PST
Awesome Shrink Film Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Shrink-Film-Rings/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:53:33 PST
How To Make Shrinky Dink Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Shrinky-Dink-Rings/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:56:14 PST
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Yvonne-An-Innovative-and-Cheap-Desk-Tidy-for-under/
Yvonne: An Innovative and Cheap Desk Tidy for under $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/UINK/I5MD4ZMK/FMSUINKI5MD4ZMK.SMALL.jpg imthemaker Meet Yvonne, a modernistic, multifunctional and very affordable desk tidy. This project is perfect for you or as a gift to friends, spouses and other family members.What does it do?Yvonne will hold pencils, pens, makeup, office supplies, candles and pretty much anything within reason. It can sit on ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:21:28 PST
Navagating a Dollar Store for Instructables Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Navagating-a-Dollar-Store-for-Instructables-Hacks/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:29:13 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/10-KitchenCooking-Torch/
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/41BC/I5GNBZTK/FMJ41BCI5GNBZTK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 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
Brush Your Teeth with a Bottle of Jack (Jack Daniels Toothbrush) http://www.instructables.com/id/Brush-Your-Teeth-with-a-Bottle-of-Jack-Jack-Daniel/
Brush Your Teeth with a Bottle of Jack (Jack Daniels Toothbrush) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/QT1A/I4IXEHUJ/F75QT1AI4IXEHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/QT1A/I4IXEHUJ/F75QT1AI4IXEHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/QT1A/I4IXEHUJ/F75QT1AI4IXEHUJ.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Do you wake up in the mornin' feelin' like P-Diddy?Do you grab your glasses and run out the door to hit the city?Before you leave you're gonna need to brush your teeth with a bottle of Jack.Because when you leave for the night, you're not coming back.What You're Gonna Need:- Empty and Rinsed Out 50m...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:51:39 PST
Surprises in a candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprises-in-a-candle/
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By: Matlek

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:15:02 PST
Living Plant Pendant Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Plant-Pendant-Necklace/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:10:50 PST
Harry Potter Bookend http://www.instructables.com/id/Hogwarts-Express-Bookend-Harry-Potter-Aparador-de-/
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By: luizafernandes

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:10:47 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 ...
By: doodlecraft

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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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By: AngryRedhead

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:35 PST
Pico Aquarium in a mason jar (almost maintenance-free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pico-Aquarium-in-a-mason-jar-almost-maintenance-fr/
Pico Aquarium in a mason jar (almost maintenance-free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SMALL.jpg confu Hi,today I noticed the "mason jar contest" and thought it would be the right time to finally publish an Instructable for my "pico aquariums". I´ve been experimenting on those for some time now (years to be exact) and always thought to myself; "Damn, this works so well and is so simple, you have to m...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:21:39 PST
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Stuffed-IKEA-Pillows/
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 On my most recent trip to IKEA I bought 4 Slan Pillows to use in my new bed set.They weren't very substantial but they were crazy cheap ($2) and my local IKEA was out of most of the mid-range quality pillows. So I bought four of them because I'm an idiot who thought that I wasn't picky about the siz...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:02:15 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
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By: AngryRedhead

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Highlighter-Cracked-Back/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:19:07 PST
How to make Twisty the clown mask's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Twisty-the-clown-masks-under-10/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:33:03 PST
Simple Pneumatic Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pneumatic-Machine/
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By: WYE_Lance

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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 12:58:18 PDT
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
Low-cost / High-scare Slender Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-High-scare-Slender-Man/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:48:49 PDT
Vampire Fangs Place Card Holders! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vampire-Fangs-Place-Card-Holders/
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By: doodlecraft

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:02:51 PDT
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-and-Easy-Leather-Sheath-for-File/
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SMALL.jpg awillybilly This sheath was made to give my new file some protection as it tumbles around in the bottom of my tool bag. Gather Materials, Tools & Supplies During the course of this project I used the following tools, supplies, and materials.-Contact Cement-Razor blade or other suitable cutting device-Ruler/s...
By: awillybilly

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:46:03 PDT
Easy $1 Car Seat Gap Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-1-Car-Seat-Gap-Filler/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:08:01 PDT
Mario Candy Box Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Candy-Box-Dispenser/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:50:48 PDT
Extending Grabber http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-Grabber/
Extending Grabber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Materials For the basic example, you'll need:8 craft sticks2 milkshake straws, cut into quarters2 skewersDesignable components:Pipe cleanersRubber bandsFor testing:2 cups Assemble and reinforce the beams Create four beams by inserting the craft sticks into the pieces of straws.Leave a small g...
By: WYE_Lance

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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:48:25 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
DIY Lipstick Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lipstick-Organizer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:31:41 PDT