Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:23:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stained Glass Moravian Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Moravian-Star-Ornament/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:03 PST
Build a 7 Foot Nutcracker From Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-7-Foot-Nutcracker-From-Flower-Pots/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:29:42 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
DIY Coconut Lavender Body Scrub & How to Dry Lavender. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dried-Lavender-Bunch-Coconut-Lavender-Sal/
DIY Coconut Lavender Body Scrub & How to Dry Lavender. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/F7YD/I4SCJVDA/FFBF7YDI4SCJVDA.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand Lavender plant does not just look gorgeous indoor or outdoor, they also make very lovely dried flower bunch. These look so French and goes well any were in any kind of home decor. I love love the idea of dried flowers rather than artificial flowers. Today I am going to show how to dry fresh Lavender...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:03:00 PST
Instructabot Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructabot-Papercraft/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:48:23 PST
Leather Laptop Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Laptop-Envelope/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:55:48 PST
DIY Gift Wrap Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gift-Wrap-Bow/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:33:20 PST
Reusable Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Gift-Box/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:33:50 PST
Laser-cut Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Ornaments/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:56:12 PST
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Pin-Hole-Holiday-Card/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:34:49 PST
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Christmas-Tree/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:40:41 PST
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cube-in-a-sphere-Christmas-Bauble-Tree-Orna/
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've been meaning to attempt a cube in a box for some time, but have never gotten around to it, to busy making carousels!So I thought I would finally have a go, but instead of just a cube in box I would make a Christmas ornament for our tree. I think it turned out quite good - please leave comments ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:35:56 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
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowman-penny-slider-Christmas-card/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:48:12 PST
Fringe Christmas trees are fun and easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Fringe-Christmas-trees-are-fun-and-easy-to-make/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:34:23 PST
Surprises in a candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprises-in-a-candle/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:15:02 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Poké-Ball-Sequins-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:59:09 PST
Make a holiday card holder that's perfect for everyday http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-holiday-card-holder-thats-perfect-for-every/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:49:19 PST
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-Sequins-Ornament/
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Sequins ornaments are really fun to make, and I have been wanting to do Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle sequins ornaments since last year. I decided to give then a go. They are great decorations for your Christmas Tree or for anytime of the year. If any of the directions don't make sense, or you have an...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:13:58 PST
Single bead wirework pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-bead-wirework-pendant/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:56:02 PST
Triple swirl wirework pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-swirl-wirework-pendant/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:56:01 PST
Spooky Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:18:05 PST
Two Turtle Dove Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Turtle-Dove-Gloves/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:40:19 PST
Covered Christmas Advent Book (no sewing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Covered-Christmas-Advent-Book-no-sewing/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:30:12 PST
Christmas Sleigh Bell- Polymer clay (Fimo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Sleigh-Bell-Polymer-clay-Fimo/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:15:18 PST
Geometrical paper objects for christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometrical-paper-objects-for-christmas/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:52 PST
DIY X-Wing Fighter Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Wing-Fighter-Ornament/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:08 PST
Christmas Tree Napkin Fold http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Napkin-Fold/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:31 PST
Homemade Christmas-Gift Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Christmas-Gift-Key-Fob/
Homemade Christmas-Gift Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KMCW/I3THBR63/FNCKMCWI3THBR63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KMCW/I3THBR63/FNCKMCWI3THBR63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/KMCW/I3THBR63/FNCKMCWI3THBR63.SMALL.jpg Clc02f I'm going to show you how to make a key fob from leather scrap. These make great Christmas presents. First we need to gather our tools and a few supplies:Tools: Rawhide (or Rubber) Mallet Utility Knife Scratch and Diamond Awl (interchangeable blades work great) Stamping tools ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:01:44 PST
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlie-Browns-Christmas-Tree-1/
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BCPO/I3H4PD8B/F1TBCPOI3H4PD8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BCPO/I3H4PD8B/F1TBCPOI3H4PD8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BCPO/I3H4PD8B/F1TBCPOI3H4PD8B.SMALL.jpg joecooning Charlie Brown's tree may have been mocked by his friends at first, but you'll find it will make a perfectly charming decoration for your own home. And being fake, it will last year after year, and no needles to clean up.Materials small dowel rod small wood plank (I got one that was 3"x24") strong wi...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:46:51 PST
CHRISTMAS COOKIE PLATE http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRISTMAS-COOKIE-PLATE/
CHRISTMAS COOKIE PLATE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/29HC/I3PK270B/FDK29HCI3PK270B.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I work with a guy who is an amazing baker. He will often bring in special treats that he made to share with us. When I was chosen to be his "secret santa" I wanted to make him a special treat so I decided to make him a plate for his Christmas Cookies! Supplies A clear glass dinner size plate, sci...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:42:49 PST
Poinsettia Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Poinsettia-Christmas-Card/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:28:58 PST
Christmas JOY Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-JOY-Decoration/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:22:02 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
Rugby Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rugby-Stocking/
Rugby Stocking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/59PG/I3PJT6DL/FWC59PGI3PJT6DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/59PG/I3PJT6DL/FWC59PGI3PJT6DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/59PG/I3PJT6DL/FWC59PGI3PJT6DL.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano We have a friend coming for Christmas and I wanted to make him a stocking to hang by the chimney ...He plays rugby and I thought it might be fun to make him a stocking reminiscent of a rugby shirt. Supplies red and green felt, red and white gingham (or any cotton fabric for trim)sewing machine, ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:23:15 PST
Creating Custom Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Gift-Wrap/
Creating Custom Gift Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture You don't have to be gifted to create custom gift wrap! ; )I made this tutorial to share my experience using Spoonflower to create some really awesome custom gift wrap, I hope you find it useful to see the process from start to finish!In this tutorial I will be showing all of the steps I took to cre...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:44:32 PST
Baby Groot Christmas Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Groot-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/
Baby Groot Christmas Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SMALL.jpg LD_P Give dancing baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy a chance to add to the Christmas spirit this season by making this cute, festive Groot ornament. This little tree-baby is all decorated up in Christmas lights and a Santa hat, so show him off on your own tree!Watch the video for full instructions!...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:50:24 PST
Copper Ring Bird Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Ring-Bird-Ornament/
Copper Ring Bird Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SMALL.jpg Moose Art Design I had to cut some copper pipe a couple months back and bought a pipe cutter down at my local hardware store. After a while I realized that this cool little tool could be used in a lot of applications besides your basic home repairs. It could be used to make really cool pieces of art! Check out this ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:05:14 PST
Ladder Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Christmas-Tree/
Ladder Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This non-traditional Christmas tree made from a wooden ladder and pine wood planks is the perfect way to decorate for the holidays if you, A) can't have real trees in your apartment, or, 2) you or your loved one is a big fan of hardware stores. It simple to make and something that you can use again...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:52:43 PST
Lantern Corps Holiday Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lantern-Corps-Holiday-Lights/
Lantern Corps Holiday Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QJEW/I3PRMMEF/FOXQJEWI3PRMMEF.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I wish you a merry geek-masI wish you a merry geek-masI wish you a merry geek-mas and a happy new year!So the holidays are upon us and something I've always liked are the lights, in fact I like them year round but they do get so much more common around December. This year however I was seeing quit...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:07:32 PST
How to make a Snowflake Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Snowflake-Necklace/
How to make a Snowflake Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/8AEF/I3H5ITFI/FH98AEFI3H5ITFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/8AEF/I3H5ITFI/FH98AEFI3H5ITFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/8AEF/I3H5ITFI/FH98AEFI3H5ITFI.SMALL.jpg Vikalpah It is about making a beautiful snowflake necklace for your sister, friend or your wife /girl friend (If you are a guy reading this post ;)) to gift this holiday season or may be one for yourself. It is so easy to make and you will be surprised "How gorgeous" it looks. If you can't afford for real di...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:03:07 PST
Gingerbread Lady http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Lady/
Gingerbread Lady - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Making a Gingerbread Lady with polymer clay You can find all the instructions in the video Materials used in this project:-Polymer clay (Fimo soft)- Aluminium foil- Acrylic paintYou can use varnish to give more protection to your piece (Optional)
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:38:13 PST
DIY Ornaments for your Christmas Tree! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ornaments-for-your-Christmas-Tree/
DIY Ornaments for your Christmas Tree! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/1KXK/I3OFPK9V/FQX1KXKI3OFPK9V.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY Season after season, the holidays sneak up on me. Except this year. Perhaps motherhood should take credit but this year I’ve been determined to beat the holidays to the punch. Crafting is one of the things I love most about this time of year and since Thanksgiving weekend gives all of us that per...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:37:42 PST
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Woollen-Christmas-Stars/
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts This Christmas, I set myself the challenge of making crafts that you could make from items you find in the Pound/Dollar store. So, here's the first! Weave your own sparkly woollen stars for around 15-20p each when you buy the wool and lolly sticks from pound land.And they only take 15-30 minutes!Ch...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:24:32 PST
Reindeer in the airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-in-the-airplane/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 05:03:06 PST
Illuminati Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminati-Christmas-Card/
Illuminati Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SMALL.jpg B0NKER5 Dear civilians of the illuminati.We would like to show our gratitude for your on going support for our top secret stuff that we do here at Illuminati Inc. So for Christmas, a card. Untraceable, as it is not bought on a credit card, in fact we're barely even giving it to you, as you have to make it...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:44:31 PST
Winter Scene Bauble Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Scene-Bauble-Ornament/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:28:34 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
By: AngryRedhead

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST