Instructables: exploring - living - christmas http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:37:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Souvenir Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Souvenir-Christmas-Ornaments/
Making Souvenir Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/YW9Q/I06J8GUZ/FDSYW9QI06J8GUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/YW9Q/I06J8GUZ/FDSYW9QI06J8GUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/YW9Q/I06J8GUZ/FDSYW9QI06J8GUZ.SMALL.jpg hegure_ryu When my wife and I were first married we decided to collect Christmas ornaments from the places we vacationed over the years. This way we can have memories of where we have been and have something special to add to our Christmas tree every year. The problems we found with many of the souvenir orna...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:02:45 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...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:27:04 PDT
Christmas Parade Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Parade-Float/
Christmas Parade Float - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7E0P/I05EVCBJ/F4L7E0PI05EVCBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7E0P/I05EVCBJ/F4L7E0PI05EVCBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7E0P/I05EVCBJ/F4L7E0PI05EVCBJ.SMALL.jpg goinpostalmarcus Every year we build a small parade float for our staff to take part in the Christmas parade in our town. A couple of years ago we decided to build one that would last for years.We started with our normal design on a napkin done over a few beers.We found an old mobile home frame and built a platform...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:16:40 PDT
Shower Buddy v.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Buddy-v2/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:30:40 PDT
Build A Ginger Bread House http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Ginger-Bread-House/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:45:04 PDT
Binder/bulldog Clip Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Binderbulldog-Clip-Star/
Binder/bulldog Clip Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9QIA/HXG6LV8P/F0I9QIAHXG6LV8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9QIA/HXG6LV8P/F0I9QIAHXG6LV8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/9QIA/HXG6LV8P/F0I9QIAHXG6LV8P.SMALL.jpg rickturenne This is an easy to make decorative star that will have all your co-workers envious of your Martha Stewart like abilities.I can't confirm but this also might be the same way they made ninja stars thousands of years ago. Supplies and Prep Supplies you'll need: 4 medium sized bulldog (binder) clips....
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:07 PDT
Easy Modular Origami Wreath (8 Units) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Modular-Origami-Wreath-8-Units/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:52:17 PDT
How To Make Fake Snowballs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Fake-Snowballs/
How To Make Fake Snowballs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2ISZ/HWLD0Y9L/FJ32ISZHWLD0Y9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2ISZ/HWLD0Y9L/FJ32ISZHWLD0Y9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2ISZ/HWLD0Y9L/FJ32ISZHWLD0Y9L.SMALL.jpg tgonzalez3 A little tutorial on how to make fake snowballs.I needed to make fake snowballs for my Jack Frost costume that I will need later on during my Senior Week at school as well as cosplaying. Enjoy the tutorial! Any questions feel free to comment! What You'll Need • Epsom salt• Styrofoam Balls• Plates...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:35:28 PDT
Kusudama Origami Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Origami-Christmas-Trees/
Kusudama Origami Christmas Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/607E/HWDFFC1V/F96607EHWDFFC1V.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 As part of my developing Kusudama collection, I created some Christmas decorations. By cutting the petals of a Kusudama flower into different sizes and stacking them in a reverse order, I created holiday tree arrangements. Enjoy. Folding the Petals of the Flower I have numerous designs based ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:48:38 PDT
How to Make a Christmas Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Christmas-Gift-Box/
How to Make a Christmas Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3G04/HWDRLR1U/FCL3G04HWDRLR1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3G04/HWDRLR1U/FCL3G04HWDRLR1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3G04/HWDRLR1U/FCL3G04HWDRLR1U.SMALL.jpg howtovideos77 Enjoy Arts & Crafts? Like making decorations for the holidays?In this video, I'm going to show you a very easy way to make a Gift Box for Christmas
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:54:56 PDT
Christmas Card Display and Stow-Away http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Card-Display-and-Stow-Away/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:02:05 PDT
Snowflake Ornament Place Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Ornament-Place-Card-Holder/
Snowflake Ornament Place Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/S3B2/HVS1FYL4/F60S3B2HVS1FYL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/S3B2/HVS1FYL4/F60S3B2HVS1FYL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/S3B2/HVS1FYL4/F60S3B2HVS1FYL4.SMALL.jpg jfelt Last Christmas I was thinking of a way to decorate my table with something other than Christmas trees. I came up with this. Snowflakes are great because you can use these throughout the whole winter season, not just for Christmas.Supplies· Glass ornament place holders· White glitter·...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 19:48:49 PDT
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/
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
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://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
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/
Less Messy Christmas Tree Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VRPT/HQU4AH3P/FR0VRPTHQU4AH3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VRPT/HQU4AH3P/FR0VRPTHQU4AH3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/VRPT/HQU4AH3P/FR0VRPTHQU4AH3P.SMALL.jpg rolltidehank This is my method for getting rid of my live Christmas tree without trashing the house. By January the needles and branches are extremely brittle and go everywhere. No pictures knocked off the wall. No scratched walls. No back breaking from lugging a whole tree. No wasting time with those giant and ...
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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/
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Today I am going to show you what I did with the left over pieces of leather thread... A simple and cool.. A Wooden Bead Keyring... :) Here's what you'll need to make you own: *  reusable leather threads *  Wooden Bead *  split Rings *  rubber band *  CLIP 1.   take 4 pieces of leather t...
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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/
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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...
By: moppety

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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/
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
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/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:03:35 PST
Paintball Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintball-Ornament/
Paintball Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TYFL/HPWMM1HV/FMMTYFLHPWMM1HV.SMALL.jpg Nik727 This is a unique ornament that makes a perfect gift, and you may even want to keep one for yourself!  They are simple and each one turns out different. Materials... Paint Ornament (glass or plastic) Take off the ornament's cap and pour/ squirt a paint color into the ornament.  Try and run the ...
By: Nik727

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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/
Cast Gingerbread People for Christmas Wreaths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/MI3Q/HPYHLWA0/FERMI3QHPYHLWA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/MI3Q/HPYHLWA0/FERMI3QHPYHLWA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/MI3Q/HPYHLWA0/FERMI3QHPYHLWA0.SMALL.jpg blipvert Homemade outdoor wreaths using store bought materials can be even grander when custom ornaments are added. Sculpt, cast, paint, and adorn your wreath with these cute gingerbread people. The casting involved here is more advanced than our previous Instructables; using latex molds backed by plaster of...
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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/
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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 ...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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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