Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:08:04 PST BLOX v1.01 5' 100 Light LED Wooden Cross Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/5-100-Light-LED-Wooden-Cross-Christmas-Decoration/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:54:06 PST
Little Yarn Toques http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Yarn-Toques/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:47:54 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-5/
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SMALL.jpg Brillist 'Tis (always) the season for good ideas! This 3D printable lightbulb ornament clips around your existing Christmas tree lights, so it shines from the inside out. This Instructable will walk you through:- Creating 3D text from a drawing- Creating a hollow 3D lightbulb with text on it- Preparing the m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:27:17 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 jennifer.t.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
3D Printed Kissing Political Figurines http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Kissing-Political-Figurines/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:45:43 PST
Nordic wooden house Christmas village http://www.instructables.com/id/Nordic-wooden-house-Christmas-village/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:42:10 PST
Heart of Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-of-Christmas/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 07:26:37 PST
Periodic Table Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Ornament/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:08:39 PST
The Christmas State of Mind Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-State-of-Mind-Ornament/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 01:39:57 PST
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/JCMU/I1WHE2NY/FKJJCMUI1WHE2NY.SMALL.jpg melarky Looking for a new way to decorate for the holidays? This projection screen is great for Halloween, Christmas, New Years, 4th of July, just about any holiday you want to make cooler!We use this projection screen in our front window at home as well as at my husbands work (makes for a great eye catcher...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
Advent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-Wreath/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:18:33 PDT
Life-Size Jack Skellington http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Jack-Skellington/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:52:18 PDT
Elven Princess or Christmas Elf Ears Headband! http://www.instructables.com/id/Elven-Princess-or-Christmas-Elf-Ears-Headband/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:27:04 PDT
Colourful Salt Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Colourful-Salt-Jars/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:18:33 PST
Bottle Cap Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Ornament/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:44:35 PDT
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Less Messy Christmas Tree Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Less-Messy-Christmas-Tree-Removal/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:33:15 PST
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Snow-Diorama-Glass-Ornament/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
Duck Cloth Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Wreath-1/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:40:02 PST
Christmas tree Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:29:29 PST
Christmas pudding Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-pudding-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:07:41 PST
Holiday Desktop Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Desktop-Decoration/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:03:35 PST
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ugly-Christmas-Sweater-One-for-You-and-One-for-You/
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 So glad that my creation was among the Finalists...but to WIN is just SUPER!!! Thank You for your votes and support! Ugly sweaters are everywhere!  But lets get creative and make a "Super Ugly" Sweater!!  At the end of this Instructable there is a BONUS, quick and super easy Ugly Sweater for your...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 21:52:19 PST
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Woven-Gift-Wrap-Vest/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:32:14 PST
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Swirl-Christmas-Ornaments/
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SMALL.jpg bennelson For a fun Holiday activity, get out your arts and crafts box to make some Christmas Tree Ornaments! For this project, we'll use crayons to decorate clear glass ornaments, but maybe not in the way you think. If you like this Instructable, please vote for it in the upper-right corner. If you want to...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:27:59 PST
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Unorthodox-nativity-Gabriels-message-in-a-plastic-/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:05:49 PST
Sequin Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequin-Christmas-Ornament/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:43:24 PST
Q-tip star http://www.instructables.com/id/Q-tip-star/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:19:57 PST
Light-up Christmas Tree Ugly Sweater/Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Christmas-Tree-Ugly-SweaterPoncho/
Light-up Christmas Tree Ugly Sweater/Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/I4OG/HPKAU3DC/F15I4OGHPKAU3DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/I4OG/HPKAU3DC/F15I4OGHPKAU3DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/I4OG/HPKAU3DC/F15I4OGHPKAU3DC.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz This Instructable will show you how to make a simple ugly sweater/poncho featuring a light-up Christmas tree. A couple days ago my fiancee and I attended an ugly sweater party to celebrate the holidays and the end of the fall semester. We decided to make her an ugly sweater using materials we had...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:17:19 PST
Concrete Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Christmas-Tree/
Concrete Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This concrete christmas tree is made using the same foam forming approach as the Concrete STOP. Materials + Supplies: Foam Plastic Liners Base Board Spray Adhesive Rubber Gloves Tools: Something to Cut Foam Sandpaper 100% Silicone Caulk CHENG Corner and Seam S...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:50:08 PST
Bee Christmas bauble out of lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Christmas-bauble-out-of-lightbulb/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:13:37 PST
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Abominal-Snowman-Hunting-Trophy-Christmas-Decorati/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
Pocket Christmas Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Christmas-Candlelight/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:31:24 PST
Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequins-Ornaments/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:42:04 PST
Make a Parol - a Filipino Christmas Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Parol-a-Filipino-Christmas-Lantern/
Make a Parol - a Filipino Christmas Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/WB3G/HPCLK3FA/FDLWB3GHPCLK3FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/WB3G/HPCLK3FA/FDLWB3GHPCLK3FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/WB3G/HPCLK3FA/FDLWB3GHPCLK3FA.SMALL.jpg rsucgang Making a Parol - a Filipino traditional star-shaped Christmas lantern, is something I loved doing growing up. It is mainly made up of bamboo, strings, and japanese craft/gift paper but the ones hung outside (lighted with a bulb) can be made of tougher plastic, capiz (shells), or any other transparen...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:58:59 PST
Coiled circle bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Coiled-circle-bracelet/
Coiled circle bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput This is a present I made for a Christmas gift exchange. I wanted to make something slightly different from what I usually make, try some new techniques. I had used coiling before, but just to end the wire, not to make a complete shape. Despite the fact that it costs some time to coil the circles, I ...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:58:11 PST
Lorem Ipsum Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Lorem-Ipsum-Christmas-Card/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:41:41 PST
How to make a DIY snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-snow-globe/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:04:58 PST
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) http://www.instructables.com/id/ROCKOS-MODERN-LIFE-ORNAMENT-SPUNKY/
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Crafting day is a very dangerous day :) Rocko's Modern Life was a childhood favorite of mine, so this year I decided to incorporate that memory into our Christmas tree with a Spunky themed ornament.  In this tutorial I will be showing you all the steps I took to create the final product. Gather...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:45:14 PST
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Pinecone-trees-with-felted-wool/
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By: Fairgoods

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:34:39 PST
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Snowflakes/
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/2YBS/HPBJ2Y1F/FNQ2YBSHPBJ2Y1F.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Minecraft is awesome and so are paper snowflakes. Why not combine them! These were inspired by those awesomely detailed Star Wars Paper Snowflakes. Enjoy decorating your house this Christmas with these awesome unique snowflakes! Designing and Supplies Supplies: Files (attached) Exacto Small...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
DIY Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Wreath-1/
DIY Christmas Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SMALL.jpg mishagirl8 It's nearly Christmas... I've got everything ready... WAIT! My Christmas wreath! Why don't I just DIY one? All you need is; * A big piece of carton/A cardboard box * Old Christmas tree decorations * Tinsels * Pine cones * A glue gun and lots of glue for it * Scissors * Glitter * Normal glue ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:53:25 PST
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Living-Hinge-Christmas-Cards/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:57:27 PST
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY 2013 (Tipping the Ladder) http://www.instructables.com/id/UGLY-CHRISTMAS-SWEATER-DIY-2013-Tipping-the-Ladder/
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY 2013 (Tipping the Ladder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CWCU/HO7XMZ1D/FTMCWCUHO7XMZ1D.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Woohoo! Made the top 12 again this year. Check out my video and the other finalists and let me know what you think....   Last year I assembled my first Ugly Christmas Sweater entitled "Stuck in the Chimney". My love for building costumes around Halloween, slightly spilled into th...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:15:01 PST
Light Up Christmas Tree Cones DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Christmas-Tree-Cones-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SMALL.jpg chicdesigncafe This DIY video will show you the easy steps on how to make Christmas tree cones that light up. This is a great project for the holidays and it is so customizable for any decor. All you have to do is buy gorgeous paper that compliments your home. The sky is the limit. Have fun, and stay chic and craf...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:44:36 PST
Hand Stamped Diy Holly Wrapping Paper. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Stamped-Diy-Holly-Wrapping-Paper/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 01:44:16 PST
Cowboy Boot Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Boot-Stocking/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:48:19 PST
Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Gold-dipped-feather-gift-tags/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:58:10 PST