Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:27:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Life-Size Jack Skellington http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Jack-Skellington/
Life-Size Jack Skellington - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/344X/I0HYQG2C/FKX344XI0HYQG2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/344X/I0HYQG2C/FKX344XI0HYQG2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/344X/I0HYQG2C/FKX344XI0HYQG2C.SMALL.jpg hauntedhousewife Meet Jack Skellington. He may look familiar, and that's because he's the star of Disney's Nightmare Before Christmas. I'm going to show you how to make a life-sized Jack made out of PVC and other materials. This took me a couple of months to complete, and even longer to write this tutorial. If you w...
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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/
Elven Princess or Christmas Elf Ears Headband! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Elf Ears!Yes, an Elven ears headband!Whether a Christmas elf complete with stocking hat...Or an Elven Princess...these ears are the perfect accessory! Supplies You'll need:Aluminum foilPolymer oven bake clay in the desired colorrolling pinpoking devicefishing linemetal headband Make the Ear for...
By: doodlecraft

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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/
Bottle Cap Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/2D6U/HSUEM61A/FTD2D6UHSUEM61A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/2D6U/HSUEM61A/FTD2D6UHSUEM61A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/2D6U/HSUEM61A/FTD2D6UHSUEM61A.SMALL.jpg dcivarson A friend posted a picture of a bottle cap snowman ornament her daughter made for her.  I wanted to try it for myself, but she was going into surgery and I didn't want to bother her by asking for instructions.  I checked the internet, but all the instructions required using a hot glue gun and ribbon....
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:44:35 PDT
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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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/
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SMALL.jpg B_Free INTRO: Every year each member our family gives each other a new Christmas ornament. This year I wanted to try giving something a little more personal than the typical store bought ornaments. After flipping through several pages on Pinterest I was inspired to make this little snow diorama in a glas...
By: B_Free

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
Duck Cloth Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Wreath-1/
Duck Cloth Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/Q3HE/HP76LN8U/FT0Q3HEHP76LN8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/Q3HE/HP76LN8U/FT0Q3HEHP76LN8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/Q3HE/HP76LN8U/FT0Q3HEHP76LN8U.SMALL.jpg cakeyou I really wanted to make something to decorate my home for the holidays, and when I saw a similar looking wreath hanging in a store window display, I fell in love and knew I had to make it! I wanted a light colored wreath, so I chose to use duck cloth, a plain woven canvas-like fabric. This wreath i...
By: cakeyou

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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/
Christmas tree Christmas ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QRN1/HQ4413A2/FNXQRN1HQ4413A2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QRN1/HQ4413A2/FNXQRN1HQ4413A2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QRN1/HQ4413A2/FNXQRN1HQ4413A2.SMALL.jpg moppety A Christmas tree for your Christmas tree. Tools: rolling pin small knife cutting board pencil multiblade scissors paintbrush (if painting) hot glue gun tweezers gel glue - I find Krazy Glue to not be sufficiently gel-like, try another brand small bowl or plate (for seed beads) toothpick Q-tip Ma...
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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/
Christmas pudding Christmas ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/UDI7/HQ1E0NB1/F4DUDI7HQ1E0NB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/UDI7/HQ1E0NB1/F4DUDI7HQ1E0NB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/UDI7/HQ1E0NB1/F4DUDI7HQ1E0NB1.SMALL.jpg moppety These look good enough to eat, but they're for hanging on the tree. Tools: scissors needle paintbrush Materials: paper clay, or other kind of clay gold wire green felt red beads (~4mm) with a hole large enough for the wire acrylic paint in cream and brown paint-on varnish gold ribbon Form the...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:07:41 PST
Holiday Desktop Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Desktop-Decoration/
Holiday Desktop Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/CWF8/HQ1DQZCC/FM2CWF8HQ1DQZCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/CWF8/HQ1DQZCC/FM2CWF8HQ1DQZCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/CWF8/HQ1DQZCC/FM2CWF8HQ1DQZCC.SMALL.jpg LAWNMUSIC I usually make mini foam tombstones for people to put on their desks around Halloween time, but I thought I'd try something related to Christmas.  It's nice to personalize your space and show your holiday spirit. I did two different versions of this, both with EPS foam (the type made of compressed ...
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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-/
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge It's a old catholic tradition to put up a nativity scene for Christmas to reminds us of the origin of the feast. The tradition is dying in the Netherlands. Big Santa is gaining interest with generous decorations, gifts, big trees, and too much to eat. The message of Scrooge gets lost in all Santa mo...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:05:49 PST
Sequin Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequin-Christmas-Ornament/
Sequin Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/QRQM/HPPSPW9F/FLLQRQMHPPSPW9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/QRQM/HPPSPW9F/FLLQRQMHPPSPW9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/QRQM/HPPSPW9F/FLLQRQMHPPSPW9F.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 Every year for Christmas I like to make my uncle an ornament. He's a huge Oregon Ducks fan, so my ornaments tend to be ducks themed. This is one of my favorite types of ornaments to make because you can choose whatever colors or shapes you like. Although it can take a while to sew on all of the sequ...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:43:24 PST
Q-tip star http://www.instructables.com/id/Q-tip-star/
Q-tip star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/71UL/HPOWCWA7/FF971ULHPOWCWA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/71UL/HPOWCWA7/FF971ULHPOWCWA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/71UL/HPOWCWA7/FF971ULHPOWCWA7.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge A challenge for fiddly fingers. Please watch the video and see how it works! Needed are only 5 Q-tips for each star. And no tools but your fingers. So start trying! Bending Prepare all q tips by bending the to left and right , in a zig-zag way The easy part Take first Q-tip and lay it down on ...
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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/
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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/
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/AJWV/HPBPOKCW/FJ7AJWVHPBPOKCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/AJWV/HPBPOKCW/FJ7AJWVHPBPOKCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/AJWV/HPBPOKCW/FJ7AJWVHPBPOKCW.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Make your own festive holiday decorative pinecone trees with felted wool! What you'll need: Pinecones Pencil Ruler Rectangular block of wood (It can be finished any way you like – stained, painted, or left natural.) Drill (not shown) Glue (A glue gun is preferable, but w...
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...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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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 ...
By: mishagirl8

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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/
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SMALL.jpg ejosully These Christmas cards were inspired by Snijlab's living hinge design: our hackspace received a couple of copies of their folding wood booklets and I thought that the design could be adapted to make a unique card. The design is an adaptation of their horizontal folding wood booklet, and features a p...
By: ejosully

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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...
By: Mr. Noack

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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...
By: chicdesigncafe

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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/
Hand Stamped Diy Holly Wrapping Paper. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0RDQ/HP688245/FP00RDQHP688245.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0RDQ/HP688245/FP00RDQHP688245.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0RDQ/HP688245/FP00RDQHP688245.SMALL.jpg gatheringbeauty Over the weekend I decided to have a go at making my own hand stamped wrapping paper. I'd enjoyed making my last lot of custom eraser stamps so much that it seemed like the perfect time to have another go, this time with a christmas holly theme.After all, what gift isn't going to be instantly more s...
By: gatheringbeauty

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 01:44:16 PST
Cowboy Boot Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Boot-Stocking/
Cowboy Boot Stocking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/36U1/HP5YZWK0/FHE36U1HP5YZWK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/36U1/HP5YZWK0/FHE36U1HP5YZWK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/36U1/HP5YZWK0/FHE36U1HP5YZWK0.SMALL.jpg meeko Want to design your own stocking this year? Make a cool cowboy boot stocking that everyone will love. It was quick and easy.Materials needed are:Most of these can be found at A.C. Moore's-Felt of the colors you choose. I used 8.5x11 sheets but if you want a bigger stocking, then get a bigger sheet o...
By: meeko

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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/
Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/BAOY/HP5ZBTDU/FB6BAOYHP5ZBTDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/BAOY/HP5ZBTDU/FB6BAOYHP5ZBTDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/BAOY/HP5ZBTDU/FB6BAOYHP5ZBTDU.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods How to make gold-dipped feather gift tags that you can use this holiday season! What you’ll need: Feathers Scissors Glitter Paint (I use all-purpose home decor paint because the jar has a wide mouth for dipping the feathers.) Rhythm typeface by Neil Summerour Free printa...
By: Fairgoods

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:58:10 PST
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Light-installation-for-vinyl-windows/
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SMALL.jpg patrickmhart66 After years of hanging our Christmas lights on the vinyl windows in my home I have found a great way to install them. Supplies You will need a few supplies, 1. A tape measure (not pictured here). 2. ½ inch Scotch double sided tape. 3. Metal shears or Hacksaw. 4. Plastic panel end cap molding. Th...
By: patrickmhart66

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:44:10 PST
Gifts to Make for Your Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Gifts-for-Men/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/COBL/GHTG1FBJ/FVKCOBLGHTG1FBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/COBL/GHTG1FBJ/FVKCOBLGHTG1FBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/COBL/GHTG1FBJ/FVKCOBLGHTG1FBJ.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Gifts to Make For Your Man gives you full step-by-step instructions for 40 cool gifts you can make, including everything from wallets to belts to cookies. Learn how to make simple rings, clocks, even bacon cheesecake brownies! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by experts in manly...
By: scoochmaroo

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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 14:07:17 PST
Stocking Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Stocking-Earrings/
Stocking Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs These mini stocking earrings are perfect for bringing the holiday spEARit to a Christmas party this Christmas. Step one Ch 6 1 DC in 2nd ch from hook DC 1 in each of next 3 st Step 2 Ch 2 1 DC in each of next 2 st Step 3 Ch 1 Sc in each of next 2 st Fasten off leaving a small loop Step 3...
By: heatherluvs

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:03:22 PST
Thumb Print Christmas Lights Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumb-Print-Christmas-Lights-Card/
Thumb Print Christmas Lights Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/M9PL/HOHYN1NT/FL7M9PLHOHYN1NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/M9PL/HOHYN1NT/FL7M9PLHOHYN1NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/M9PL/HOHYN1NT/FL7M9PLHOHYN1NT.SMALL.jpg creativity123 This thumb print lights Christmas card is a wonderful card for friends or family during the Christmas season. It is made by dipping your thumb in different colored paints to create the light bulbs. Supplies What you need: Markers (red, green, and black) Card Stock (3 sheets - 2 are extras) Pa...
By: creativity123

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:17:02 PST
Ice Decorations for the outdoors, Christmas or any winter celebration. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Decorations-for-the-outdoors-Christmas-or-any-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/WYNB/HP0CUVOP/FJ6WYNBHP0CUVOP.SMALL.jpg CuriousTangles Make Ice Decorations for decorating the outdoors on those freezing cold days.  Free to make, beautiful to look at, could be considered educational.  A perfect activity for the holidays. Materials, cookie sheet, string or wool, cookie cutters and water - and freezing cold weather. Run 10 inches of ...
By: CuriousTangles

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 22:30:26 PST
Polish Star Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Polish-Star-Ornaments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/4LLZ/HP0CME9S/FFB4LLZHP0CME9S.SMALL.jpg DriaAtDio Super easy craft using 20 circles of paper per ornament, one sheet of 8.5 x 11 will give you 4 circles.  You can use the template here to save time making these.   To make these you will need paper, string, spacer beads, glue, pen or pencil.  Once you have all your circles made into points you want ...
By: DriaAtDio

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:04:32 PST
Felt Poinsettia Tree Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Poinsettia-Tree-Skirt/
Felt Poinsettia Tree Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/GLSQ/HP0CR8IC/FJ7GLSQHP0CR8IC.SMALL.jpg rompydompy Here's a special craft to make your Christmas tree spectacular. Using a combination of premium 35% ivory wool felt, and olive eco-fi Classicfelt, this tree skirt is affordable and easy to make.  Materials you will need: Felt-- total depends on the diameter you want your tree skirt to be. Mine ...
By: rompydompy

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:19:40 PST
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Present-That-Lights-Up-When-You-Put-it-U/
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos At Christmas we put lights on everything. We light up our trees, our houses, and even our lawn ornaments. So why not put lights on the presents as well.  Most people don't want power cords running to their presents. So in this project, I am going to show you how to make a light up Christmas pre...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:54:53 PST
DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repurposed-Christmas-Tree-Skirt/
DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HSYV/HOUG246M/F3UHSYVHOUG246M.SMALL.jpg Strikes My Fancy http://strikesmyfancy-2013.blogspot.com/2013/12/picture-tutorial-repurposed-christmas.html                                                                  This is a Picture Tutorial for a DIY Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt made out of a set of festive placemats. Here's a list of supplies you w...
By: Strikes My Fancy

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:38 PST
Polymer Clay Bear Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Polymer-Clay-Bear-Ornaments/
Polymer Clay Bear Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/J48M/HOUG7SYY/FPTJ48MHOUG7SYY.SMALL.jpg loangb It started with an instructable for creating polymer clay bears to decorate jars of honey (Polymer Clay Bear Honey Jar Holder Gifts), and then expanded to even more gifts - Christmas Ornaments and a bookend.  I asked some of my friends for their favorite Superhero and attempted to recreate them.  L...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:18:48 PST
No-sew quilted Holiday ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/No-sew-quilted-Holiday-ornaments/
No-sew quilted Holiday ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/EVXS/HOUG6G24/FF3EVXSHOUG6G24.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka These 'quilted' ornaments don't take any sewing skill and are quick to make. They make great gifts to make for someone to think you spent a long time on their gift (they are really quick to make, just look like a lot of work). There are only three or four items you need to make them.1. Little piece...
By: Ludvicka

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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:33:46 PST
DIY Death Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Death-Star-Ornament/
DIY Death Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/C7QF/HOW0HUE9/FLWC7QFHOW0HUE9.SMALL.jpg craftycounterpart "That's no Moon!" The annual ornament pressure is on...this year the Things wanted a Death Star ornament. I went for interior LED highlighting again this year, a) because I wanted the Death Star look inhabited, and b) because sometimes I just don't know when to stop. Somewhere on the ornament I al...
By: craftycounterpart

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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:57:03 PST
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations. http://www.instructables.com/id/Embossed-Clay-Star-Christmas-Decorations/
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SMALL.jpg gatheringbeauty My love affair with all things clay continues with these embossed clay stars. I can't get enough of this air drying clay. With christmas only a few weeks away clay tree decorations seemed like the best thing to make next. Things you'll need to make these Embossed Clay Star Decorations: Air dryi...
By: gatheringbeauty

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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:26:36 PST