Instructables: exploring - living - christmas http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:09:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SMALL.jpg vfrpic These are super simple decorations for Easter, Christmas, or any holiday you choose. just change the yarn or string and embellishment colors. Step 1-Shopping List 1-School glue and water (50/50 mixture)2-Yarn3-Water balloons4-Wax paper5-Medium bowl6-Some TIME!Optional-GlovesOptional-Glitter, Spa...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 PDT
Bottle Cap Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Ornament/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:44:35 PDT
Giant Christmas Cracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Christmas-Cracker/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:47:24 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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
Custom-Fit Padded Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fit-Padded-Gift-Box/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:34:10 PST
High Quality Valantine Box With Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Valantine-Box/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 07:49:49 PST
Design-it-Yourself Tato Origami http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Paper-Sculpture/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 18:57:16 PST
Easy Origami Santa Claus - Video Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Origami-Santa-Claus-Video-Instructions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NAEH/HR3EEHAB/FXVNAEHHR3EEHAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NAEH/HR3EEHAB/FXVNAEHHR3EEHAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/NAEH/HR3EEHAB/FXVNAEHHR3EEHAB.SMALL.jpg origamite How to make easy origami Santa Claus - Video Instructions.
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:09:45 PST
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-up-Snowman-with-Honeycomb-pattern/
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SMALL.jpg m bedi This is an easy-to-make pop up card with can also be used for decoration purposed. Hope the instructions are clear enough :) Material Required Paper: Executive or copier sheets would be good enough. Avoid going for a paper too thin, or too thick as they would be problematic later, Colored shee...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 09:21:14 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
Kirigami Pop Up Dionysos Theatre Greeting Card! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kirigami-Pop-Up-Dionysos-Theatre-Greeting-Card/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PEYQ/HQQLMXU0/FZ4PEYQHQQLMXU0.SMALL.jpg TCGames Kirigami Pop Up Dionysos Theatre Greeting Card - TCGames [HD Links to some free pop up patterns are available here: http://marivi_10.tripod.com/patterns3-new.html
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:00:05 PST
How to make my Charcoal Christmas Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Christmas-Drawing/
How to make my Charcoal Christmas Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/V1EW/HQMKX0LR/FTEV1EWHQMKX0LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/V1EW/HQMKX0LR/FTEV1EWHQMKX0LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/V1EW/HQMKX0LR/FTEV1EWHQMKX0LR.SMALL.jpg tcosbm16 This is a charcoal drawing I did. It looks nice. This is free handed. I like Christmas and this is why I did this. I got the idea from I picture I took. Below I show steps to my progress in the next step. I first started off by sketching a grid with a pencil on a print from the picture I took. I t...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:37:17 PST
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Bead-Keyring/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:18:59 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...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
Ornate Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornate-Christmas-tree/
Ornate Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DVVA/HQ5G86V5/FKHDVVAHQ5G86V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DVVA/HQ5G86V5/FKHDVVAHQ5G86V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/DVVA/HQ5G86V5/FKHDVVAHQ5G86V5.SMALL.jpg zeyanimisbah Things you will need: Red ribbon Thread and needle Pearls, I’m using two sizes in this project Threading pearls Pearls, I’m using two sizes in this project Thread the needle and fasten with a knot at the end of the thread. Start threading pearls with a small sized pearl and 3 average sized pea...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 10:57:35 PST
Blue Ugly Christmas Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Ugly-Christmas-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/GU63/HQ4QH6KX/FQEGU63HQ4QH6KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/GU63/HQ4QH6KX/FQEGU63HQ4QH6KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/GU63/HQ4QH6KX/FQEGU63HQ4QH6KX.SMALL.jpg sclausson Blue Ugly Christmas Sweater made with sparkle foam sheets, paper, pipe cleaners and fiberfill. Put fiberfill at bottom of sweater. Scraggle fiberfill to look like snow. Twist tan and brown pipe cleaners together, shape like antlers. Use large snowflake punch to make snowflakes from silver and white ...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 22:46:51 PST
Mr. T is Christmas!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-T-is-Christmas/
Mr. T is Christmas!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/8OD9/HQ0HSWJ7/FDP8OD9HQ0HSWJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/8OD9/HQ0HSWJ7/FDP8OD9HQ0HSWJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/8OD9/HQ0HSWJ7/FDP8OD9HQ0HSWJ7.SMALL.jpg cain2622 Not much to it, my favorite character when I was a boy on the front and a one eyed reindeer with a stach on the back.  Enjoy and have a great New Year! I used window "puffy drying" paint to give it the raised look.   It took about 6 hours to dry on each side, so you have to be patient before you ca...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:24:20 PST
Uglysweaterbots http://www.instructables.com/id/Uglysweaterbots/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 12:11:45 PST
My Burlap Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Burlap-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:10:13 PST
reusable gift wrap parcel http://www.instructables.com/id/reusable-gift-wrap-parcel/
reusable gift wrap parcel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZBU2/HOVUBNNA/FQDZBU2HOVUBNNA.SMALL.jpg lucie fer Plutôt que de consommer moult papier cadeaux pour noël ("emballer c'est jeter") : faire des paquets cadeaux réutilisables avec des chutes de tissus c'est idéal ! Et plus on en fabrique au fur et a mesure des années et plus la tache de faire les paquets cadeaux prend de moins en moins de temps ! Car ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 15:20:43 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
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
Snowflake Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Christmas-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/62MF/HQ1E0BBV/FBQ62MFHQ1E0BBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/62MF/HQ1E0BBV/FBQ62MFHQ1E0BBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/62MF/HQ1E0BBV/FBQ62MFHQ1E0BBV.SMALL.jpg moppety When made with paper clay, this snowflake is lighter than it looks! Tools: ball-point pen toothpick rolling pin circular cookie cutter oven small knife paintbrush Materials: 1 package white oven bake (e.g. FIMO or Sculpey) clay  1 package air-drying clay (e.g. paper clay) acrylic paint matte gla...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 12:35:13 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
Paintball Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintball-Ornament/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 19:45:16 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
Your Grandma Would Be Proud Ugly Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Grandma-Would-Be-Proud-Ugly-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/3QYG/HPYHMZU7/FV43QYGHPYHMZU7.SMALL.jpg Nik727 This ugly sweater is sure to win a prize, or at least some strange looks! Materials... Glue gun and/or needle and thread Anything ugly and/or Christmas related A plain sweater How to: It's super easy.  Rummage through old Christmas stuff, the back of your closet, and even Goodwill for random, wac...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:27:17 PST
emergency Christmas tree replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-Christmas-tree-replacement/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 18:52:45 PST
Cast Gingerbread People for Christmas Wreaths http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Gingerbread-People-for-Christmas-Wreaths/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 16:46:48 PST
Present Pop-Up Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Present-Pop-Up-Cards/
Present Pop-Up Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/7OKC/HPQO9KPB/F117OKCHPQO9KPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/7OKC/HPQO9KPB/F117OKCHPQO9KPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/7OKC/HPQO9KPB/F117OKCHPQO9KPB.SMALL.jpg altosax64 This year, Christmas snuck up on me.I got all my shopping done just in time but just as I was.begining to relax, I realized that I forgot to make cards for my family!I remembered a quick card design that I had done before and quickly gathered up all the materials to make these before I fell asleep. ...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 16:36:54 PST
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Woven-Gift-Wrap-Vest/
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SMALL.jpg smori What should you do with all your used Christmas gift wrap? Make an ugly sweater vest out of it! Keep your paper This project requires a stack of large sheets of used gift wrap. Try to carefully unwrap your presents so that the paper doesn't tear. Resist the urge to tear open your presents! Cut...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:32:14 PST
Christmas Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Jumper/
Christmas Jumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/N1XV/HPT9526O/F7EN1XVHPT9526O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/N1XV/HPT9526O/F7EN1XVHPT9526O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/N1XV/HPT9526O/F7EN1XVHPT9526O.SMALL.jpg Athram This relatively simple, easy to make Christmas jumper can be made in under an hour and will still look great at any 'ugly Christmas jumper' party! Materials You will need:1 old jumperGreen Tinsel6 Baubles Large white pom-pomsSmall, light boxesWrapping paperRibbonCard/paperFelt tipsNeedleThread ...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:05:29 PST
How to Make a Shadowbox Christmas Scene http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shadowbox-Christmas-Scene/
How to Make a Shadowbox Christmas Scene - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KGZ2/HPRIAL6P/F3EKGZ2HPRIAL6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KGZ2/HPRIAL6P/F3EKGZ2HPRIAL6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KGZ2/HPRIAL6P/F3EKGZ2HPRIAL6P.SMALL.jpg p_m_onkey For this project you will need:  - A Shadow Box - A Sharp X-Acto Knife - A Surface to Cut On. (I used an old cutting board) - Mounting Tape - A Straight Edge - Scissors - Paper in Two Shades of Red, Leafy Green, Plain Green, Wood Colored, Cream Colored, Orange, Yellow, Tan, Black, Grey, and Gold - ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:58:59 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
Santa Clause Is Com'n To Town http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Clause-Is-Comn-To-Town/
Santa Clause Is Com'n To Town - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/IASE/HPQO9HZC/FAZIASEHPQO9HZC.SMALL.jpg annabenson6 I love this. Sorry it is a little too late for the holidays Tools/ Polish You will need RedBlack Skin color, sheer pink or your nail colorDark pink( for nose) Top coatBase coat / nail growth protein Buffing block Nail file Dotting tool( tooth pick or end of make up brushTimer clock ( optional)...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:19:17 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
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
Tacky Reindeer Christmas Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Tacky-Reindeer-Christmas-Sweater/
Tacky Reindeer Christmas Sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/SDPF/HPOM2XGP/FPASDPFHPOM2XGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/SDPF/HPOM2XGP/FPASDPFHPOM2XGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/SDPF/HPOM2XGP/FPASDPFHPOM2XGP.SMALL.jpg jessicahenderson88 Tacky sweater parties are one of the most fun theme parties of the year! It's time to show your creativity & make a memorable shirt perfect for all of those holiday party pictures. I got this idea from a Pinterest pin. I would link it here, but I can't seem to find it anymore. Don't be too serious a...
By: jessicahenderson88

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 21:16:44 PST
A Leather gift card http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Leather-gift-card/
A Leather gift card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/LRDZ/HPLSPB8V/FORLRDZHPLSPB8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/LRDZ/HPLSPB8V/FORLRDZHPLSPB8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/LRDZ/HPLSPB8V/FORLRDZHPLSPB8V.SMALL.jpg grandmaof13   About 8 or 9 years ago we were attending an International Leather Show.  One of the employees of Tandy Leather Company was sitting around demonstrating how to make a leather gift card.   Aha!!  A solution to my gift dilemma for Grandchildren. I had seen other cards in leather, but had not thought ...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 13:39:25 PST
2 minute Christmas Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/2-minute-Christmas-Bracelet/
2 minute Christmas Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/23CT/HPLO2W4L/FIB23CTHPLO2W4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/23CT/HPLO2W4L/FIB23CTHPLO2W4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/23CT/HPLO2W4L/FIB23CTHPLO2W4L.SMALL.jpg suvarna lakshmi All you need is just a coconut leaf to make a Christmas bracelet. Collect a tender coconut leaf from a coconut tree Hold both ends of leaf and remove the center part of the leaf. Take one half of the leaf. Now cut the leaf into two unequal parts. The larger part is he...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 09:50:49 PST
Customizable ornaments from notebook and wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-ornaments-from-notebook-and-wood/
Customizable ornaments from notebook and wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/NYIC/HPLSPBD3/FFGNYICHPLSPBD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/NYIC/HPLSPBD3/FFGNYICHPLSPBD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/NYIC/HPLSPBD3/FFGNYICHPLSPBD3.SMALL.jpg assemblyrequired Well, it's that time of year again- Time for gifts, snow, and dealing with terrible mother-in-laws. Welcome back to the holidays! I happen to celebrate Christmas, and I needed a gift idea for my parents. Last year, a large number of our ornaments broke in a broken tree stand mishap, so I thought I m...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 07:16:33 PST
How To Make Christmas Table Place Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Christmas-Table-Place-Cards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0B9Q/HPLSP52G/F410B9QHPLSP52G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0B9Q/HPLSP52G/F410B9QHPLSP52G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0B9Q/HPLSP52G/F410B9QHPLSP52G.SMALL.jpg HowToLou These are easy and only cost about 33 cents each.
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 16:47:13 PST
Paper snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-snowflakes-3/
Paper snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DG76/HPLFFWLK/FPLDG76HPLFFWLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DG76/HPLFFWLK/FPLDG76HPLFFWLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/DG76/HPLFFWLK/FPLDG76HPLFFWLK.SMALL.jpg sweenyme This is a short tutorial on how to make paper snowflakes the right way. Aquire a piece of paper. Just go find a piece of paper and some scissors. Fold fold the piece of paper in half. This first fold doesn't really matter so the fold can be as sloppy as you want. Fold again Fold the pa...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:23:27 PST
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-and-Wrap-Bottle-Packs/
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/L57X/HPKATXJ4/FI1L57XHPKATXJ4.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney Get creative and eliminate the need for tissue paper or excess packing materials by taking the term 'gift wrap' literally and using fabric-based presents to conceal a stack of stocking stuffers and other gifts. Ribbon holds it all together and the need for a bag is entirely optional depending on how...
By: alannarosewhitney

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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:41:21 PST
Easy Christmas Wreaths http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Christmas-Wreaths/
Easy Christmas Wreaths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/BK9Z/HPKATT0G/FQEBK9ZHPKATT0G.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney Making a lovely Christmas wreath at home is very easy and you only need a few supplies: Wire coat hangers Cedar and Pine branches Pine Cones Wide Red Velvet Ribbon Flexible Craft Wire Pliers, Scissors and Pruning Shears Optional: short string of white lights Gather pi...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:21:47 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
Peace On Earth Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Peace-On-Earth-Gift/
Peace On Earth Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/4JLW/HPJOJ60M/FWI4JLWHPJOJ60M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/4JLW/HPJOJ60M/FWI4JLWHPJOJ60M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/4JLW/HPJOJ60M/FWI4JLWHPJOJ60M.SMALL.jpg guitarman96 Every one has a person they know that when you ask them what they want for Christmas they say Peace on Earth so this year get them what they want with the peace on earth ornament What You Need Wire cuttersWirePliersStringSuper glueSticker lettersEarth globe/ ornament Building Take the wire and...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:44:56 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
"A Christmas Story" Inspired Festive Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Story-Inspired-Festive-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SMALL.jpg scooter76 If you have not seen "A Christmas Story" then this may not make sense to you (So please watch it, one of the best Christmas films ever) This is just an old sweater with felt cut-outs sewn on. Just look at that "soft glow of electric sex"
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:40:16 PST