Instructables: exploring - living - christmas http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:00:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Lighting a closet with holiday lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-a-closet-with-holiday-lights/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:40:22 PST
Build a 7 Foot Nutcracker From Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-7-Foot-Nutcracker-From-Flower-Pots/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:29:42 PST
Mini Paper Mache Light-Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Paper-Mache-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:58:14 PST
Instructabot Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructabot-Papercraft/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:48:23 PST
Large Cardboard Candy Canes http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Cardboard-Candy-Canes/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:10:51 PST
Be the Star! http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-the-Star/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 23:55:20 PST
Mitosis Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitosis-Ornament/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:34:30 PST
Connected Christmas Tree using Arduino and Temboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Connected-Christmas-Tree-using-Arduino-and-Temboo/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 03:32:13 PST
HBF-Homemade Beer Flights http://www.instructables.com/id/HBF-Homemade-Beer-Flights/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 04:26:13 PST
Dala Horse Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Dala-Horse-earnings/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:29:42 PST
Festive Lighbulb Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-Lighbulb-Earrings/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 21:35:10 PST
Merry Rx-mas: Pill Bottle Advent Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Merry-Rx-mas-Pill-Bottle-Advent-Calendar/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:35:07 PST
Animatronic Christmas Book "Elf Yourself" http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Christmas-Book-Elf-Yourself/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:36:10 PST
Magical Lighted Children's Corner http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Lighted-Childrens-Corner/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 02:34:06 PST
Leather Laptop Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Laptop-Envelope/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:55:48 PST
DIY Glass Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Ornament/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:55:47 PST
Bake & Make: Laser Cut Gingerbread House http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Gingerbread-House/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:09:29 PST
Engraving x-mas balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraving-x-mas-balls/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:57:50 PST
DIY Gift Wrap Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gift-Wrap-Bow/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:33:20 PST
Decorated dessert - Santa Claus made ​​from strawberries and whipped cream http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-Santa-Claus-made-from-strawberri/
Decorated dessert - Santa Claus made ​​from strawberries and whipped cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/YJUF/I45HDZTB/F3OYJUFI45HDZTB.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that w...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:15:18 PST
Quick n Easy Polymer Clay Reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-n-Easy-Polymer-Clay-Reindeer/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:10:30 PST
Pixar Themed Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixar-Themed-Christmas-Tree/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:36:06 PST
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Pin-Hole-Holiday-Card/
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SMALL.jpg jeffmazter406 Introduction: Cards with LEDs add a touch of excitement to the Holiday season. For 2014, JHP Productions is introducing the Pin Hole Backlit LED Holiday Card. This step by step instructable will show you how to make this type of card yourself. Pin Hole Art normally makes for a really cool textured d...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:34:49 PST
Tetrahedral Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedral-Christmas-Ornament/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:04:13 PST
Puzzle Piece Nativity http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Piece-Nativity/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:57:15 PST
Laser-cut Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Ornaments/
Laser-cut Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/R258/I3TI6MKX/FUIR258I3TI6MKX.SMALL.jpg Brillist Learn to create beautiful, intricate laser-cut ornaments!You'll need:- Thick black marker (if designing by hand)- Sheet of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) or sheet of laserable acrylic- Ribbon- Gold spray paint Design your artwork Take a look at these designs - three are abstract loopy designs, a...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:56:12 PST
Christmas decoration - pumpkin (orange) head http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-decoration-pumpkin-orange-head/
Christmas decoration - pumpkin (orange) head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/9YEG/I441VWW2/F2P9YEGI441VWW2.SMALL.jpg chigi Hey, In this instructable I'll show you how to make "Orange head"...Thet's like pumpkin head, but with orange.. :DIt's easy and fun to make..I hope you like it. :D Materials and tools Materials: Some oranges Candle Small plate MatchesTools: Saucer Knife Teaspoon*Note: Use ogranges with ha...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:22:58 PST
Desktop cup warmer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-cup-warmer/
Desktop cup warmer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/YB1U/I3TI6FK0/FI3YB1UI3TI6FK0.SMALL.jpg aru12295 During the cold winter nights, one really looks forward to a nice hot beverage to keep warm. But what if you're working and your coffee starts getting cold? This is a SUPER easy project to make and is very cheap. This cup warmer is powered by a tea light candle, and can keep your beverage nice and w...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 10:53:38 PST
Paper Santa's village! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Santas-village/
Paper Santa's village! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/3H6X/I42MJ3GR/F0P3H6XI42MJ3GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/3H6X/I42MJ3GR/F0P3H6XI42MJ3GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/3H6X/I42MJ3GR/F0P3H6XI42MJ3GR.SMALL.jpg aru12295 This year for Christmas, I decided to make a mini Santa's village. This project is very easy to recreate and all you need is glue, scissors, paper and the knowledge of basic origami folds. The end result is really satisfying and can be a very nice show piece for your house.In this instructable, I wi...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:35:55 PST
Reusable Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Gift-Box/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:33:50 PST
Kids Christmas Indoor Window Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Christmas-Indoor-Window-Garden/
Kids Christmas Indoor Window Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SMALL.jpg bmsleight It that time of year to exchange presents. But what can the kids get for Mum and Grandma ?How about home window garden!Materials:- Small clay pots 8mm Square Section Hardwood Timber in 600mm Length Acrylic Paints Soil and seedsWhite tile Step 1: Make the base The base is made of strips of wood.Ea...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:36:04 PST
Tactical stocking from a tshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/tactical-stocking-from-a-tshirt/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:27:06 PST
Decorated dessert - Rudolph the reindeer Muffins http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-Rudolph-the-reindeer-Muffins/
Decorated dessert - Rudolph the reindeer Muffins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/DG28/I45HE0BW/FZPDG28I45HE0BW.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will  lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:25:51 PST
Decorated dessert - marshmallow snowmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorated-dessert-marshmallow-snowmen/
Decorated dessert - marshmallow snowmen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/H8MK/I45HE0YH/F5XH8MKI45HE0YH.SMALL.jpg ornevo Unique and delicious dessert for Christmas - Your guests will  lick their fingers and will be surprised by the creativity! I decided to publish a dessert I made - I'm sorry in advance that I does not specify much in words about the preparation - So I post pictures of all the steps (  I prefer that ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:25:50 PST
Emergency Box Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Box-Gift/
Emergency Box Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4J7H/I441XQN9/FJX4J7HI441XQN9.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!For this christmas i made this simple tutorial, every year i forget the present for my friend or parents, but i found a simple method to fix this problem!You need two components:-empty bag of chips-paper rollChek my video if you don't like read, it's fast and simple: Prepare Your Components ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:51:07 PST
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cube-in-a-sphere-Christmas-Bauble-Tree-Orna/
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've been meaning to attempt a cube in a box for some time, but have never gotten around to it, to busy making carousels!So I thought I would finally have a go, but instead of just a cube in box I would make a Christmas ornament for our tree. I think it turned out quite good - please leave comments ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:35:56 PST
Giant Bubble Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Bubble-Lights/
Giant Bubble Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/P00C/I3THZLL7/FSMP00CI3THZLL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/P00C/I3THZLL7/FSMP00CI3THZLL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/P00C/I3THZLL7/FSMP00CI3THZLL7.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart My parents had bubble lights on the Christmas Tree when I was a kid and I was always fascinated by them. When I couldn't find something unique for my Christmas yard decorations, I decided I to make giant versions of these lights. I made a pair to frame my sidewalk, they are the focal point of our l...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:40:15 PST
Wall Shot Glass Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Shot-Glass-Holder/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:50:30 PST
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Christmas-Tree/
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/X56L/I3VI255Z/FQTX56LI3VI255Z.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Gift the young makers in your family a 3D printed Christmas tree with a RadioShack gift card .I sent out the 3D printed parts to a couple of my cousins and friends who have kids between the age group of 11-15 year and a Radioshack gift card with circuit diagram and instruction to assemble the tree...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:40:41 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Paper-Bag-Wrapping-Paper/
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx There's no need to purchase wrapping paper. Make your own out of brown paper grocery bags! The results are unique, and the process is fun and quick.In this Instructable I decorate the wrapping paper with animal patterns using a Sharpie felt pen and acrylic paint, but you can decorate your wrapping p...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:16:07 PST
Christmas Tree Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Necklace-1/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:49:22 PST
How to Make Christmas Pokeball! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Pokeball/
How to Make Christmas Pokeball! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/M17O/I3XU3XLZ/FAEM17OI3XU3XLZ.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!In this Tutorial i show you how to make a Christmas Pokeball!it's really simple and you can make this project with few components.Check this instructables of one of my following her name is Penolopy (another project of pokeball) :http://goo.gl/pCdc1iIf you want see the final result or other amazi...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:38:16 PST
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowman-penny-slider-Christmas-card/
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/2BXY/I3THXKO6/FX02BXYI3THXKO6.SMALL.jpg Vikalpah When I was planning to make a card for Christmas, I wanted to try the penny slider idea. I brainstormed and came to a conclusion that I wanted a snowman and Christmas tree in my card. I went to the craft store to get supplies for the card. At that time I saw some cute stickers in A.C.Moore(Craft sto...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:48:12 PST
Fringe Christmas trees are fun and easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Fringe-Christmas-trees-are-fun-and-easy-to-make/
Fringe Christmas trees are fun and easy to make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/GJXJ/I3THXHOJ/FRAGJXJI3THXHOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/GJXJ/I3THXHOJ/FRAGJXJI3THXHOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/GJXJ/I3THXHOJ/FRAGJXJI3THXHOJ.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife A simple cone can become elegant fringe Christmas trees in just a few steps.I might be obsessed with fringe. But I’m not worrying about it. Instead, I’m running after my love and decorating my holiday mantel with a trio of fringe Christmas trees. Ridiculously easy to make! Start with cardboard con...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:34:23 PST
Surprises in a candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprises-in-a-candle/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:15:02 PST
Christmas Tree Lights controlled by phone? A simple Internet of Things hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Lights-controlled-by-phone-A-simple/
Christmas Tree Lights controlled by phone? A simple Internet of Things hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/R64P/I3XU2ZZN/F1LR64PI3XU2ZZN.SMALL.jpg brianfit My son wanted to be able to turn the Christmas Tree on and off with his phone. We dug around in the Secret Mountain Laboratory (AKA the basement) and came up with the following project, which uses an Arduino to smarten up a dumb infrared remote-controlled power socket and make it controllable via a ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:07:22 PST
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Christmas-Tree-Idea-using-No-Floor-Space/
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SMALL.jpg mylittlehomestead No Floor Space? Paint it on the Wall :) DIY Starts at 1:16 DIY Starts at 1:16. Ends at 2:25. It is working great for us this year. We found that plastic ended tacks work the best for hanging both ornaments & candy canes :)
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:44:51 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/X4KP/I3THWLXS/F8UX4KPI3THWLXS.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys we are back with some paper crafts for you to decorate your Christmas tree..We have made these from hard photo paper and you can use anything you like....We have Made 2 Beautiful Santas And 2 Cute Snowmans...We Have Got This idea from small santa decorative used in decorating Christmas Tr...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
Christmas Tree Trunk Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Trunk-Wreath/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:33:21 PST
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Poké-Ball-Sequins-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:59:09 PST