Instructables: exploring - living - contest - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:57:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Play instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-instructables/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:02:12 PDT
How to win Instructables contests. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-win-Instructables-contests-1/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 16:33:42 PDT
Light Up Cyber Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cyber-Boots/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:31:49 PDT
DIY body scrub ♲ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-body-scrub-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WKLE/HNM457LD/F68WKLEHNM457LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WKLE/HNM457LD/F68WKLEHNM457LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WKLE/HNM457LD/F68WKLEHNM457LD.SMALL.jpg singlivelife Body scrubs are great!  They leave skin feeling fresh and smooth as well as healthy and glowing by exfoliating off old layers of dead skin.  (They are also a must before applying sunless tanner or getting a spray tan.)  However, sometimes you just don’t have the money to buy one or just don’t have...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 14:33:28 PST
Purple Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Mask/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:08:51 PDT
How to Judge a Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Judge-a-Contest/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:56:21 PST
DIY lemon sugar scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lemon-sugar-scrub/
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:26:51 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/69-Cent-T-Shirt-Prints/
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
DIY "Galaxy" Sweatshirts! Or anything you want to "SPACE-ify"! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Galaxy-Sweatshirts-Or-anything-you-want-to-/
DIY "Galaxy" Sweatshirts! Or anything you want to "SPACE-ify"! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SMALL.jpg Julianne fights Dragons! I love galaxy inspired prints and jackets but did not like the price tag($75 for leggings? I could just buy an entirely new wardrobe at a thrift store and still have enough money for lunch!) and thought it would be awesome to make an Instructable to make your own "galaxy" clothing article! This is ...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 12:16:29 PST
A Pixlr Pumpkin Notecard http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Pixlr-Pumpkin-Notecard/
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 18:12:37 PDT
Halloween Glowing Evil Eyes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glowing-Evil-Eyes/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:33:39 PDT
Side Bow Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bow-Jeans/
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 09:41:33 PDT
Leather Play Clothes for a Tough Kid (Bran Stark sleeves) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bran-Stark-Rough-Play-Sleeves/
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 12:24:49 PDT
Vintage Suitcase Turned into a Jewelry Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Suitcase-Turned-into-a-Jewelry-Organizer/
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 09:57:31 PST
Weekly Make It Challenge: Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Make-It-Challenge-Bottles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/6E2F/GVJCIXQB/FK56E2FGVJCIXQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/6E2F/GVJCIXQB/FK56E2FGVJCIXQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/6E2F/GVJCIXQB/FK56E2FGVJCIXQB.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus   Follow me to hear about all of the Weekly Make It Challenges. This Week's Challenge: Bottles! Make something awesome out of any type of bottle and win some great prizes! I enjoy reading everyone's interprets of the themes for these Challenges. It was tough to pick the finalists, but luckily ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:27:01 PST
Tasty Crumb Top Apple Pie http://www.instructables.com/id/Tasty-Crumb-Top-Apple-Pie/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 22:16:40 PST
Cat Eyes - a simple detailed photoshop lesson http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Eyes-a-simple-photoshop-lesson/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 18:11:33 PDT
Ghost Spotting in Any Photo! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghost-Spotting-in-Any-Photo/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:01:36 PDT
How to enter the International Go-Pro Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-enter-the-International-Go-Pro-Challenge/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:46:26 PDT
Mason Jar Candle Chandeliers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Candle-Chandeliers/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2011 23:35:22 PDT
Lots 'O' Bots Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lots-O-Bots-Bracelet/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 18:52:58 PDT
Blue Castle http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Castle/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 22:51:28 PST
Toothbrush Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-Painting/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:46:51 PDT
Make your own Shaped bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Shaped-bracelets/
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Thu, 7 Oct 2010 18:36:57 PDT
How To Enter The Pizza Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-The-Pizza-Contest/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 10:20:48 PDT
How To Enter the Stuff on a Stick Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Stuff-on-a-Stick-Contest/
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 15:43:09 PDT
Colorful, cut jeans modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-cut-jeans-modification/
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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 16:33:41 PDT
How To Enter the Krylon Summer Projects Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Krylon-Summer-Projects-Contest/
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Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:59:20 PDT
How To Enter the Summer Yarns Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Summer-Yarns-Contest/
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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 08:32:59 PDT
How To Enter the EL Wire Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-EL-Wire-Contest/
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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 08:27:38 PDT
How To Enter the Dadcando Family Fun Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Dadcando-Family-Fun-Contest/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 09:06:26 PDT
How To Enter the Summer Sewing Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Summer-Sewing-Contest/
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Wed, 30 Jun 2010 10:21:47 PDT
How To Enter the Beauty Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Beauty-Contest/
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:15:25 PDT
Non-Featured Gift Exchange http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Featured-Gift-Exchange/
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 05:52:00 PDT
Garden Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KT3K/GA8N597Q/F8WKT3KGA8N597Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KT3K/GA8N597Q/F8WKT3KGA8N597Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/KT3K/GA8N597Q/F8WKT3KGA8N597Q.SMALL.jpg Contest Robot Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Garden Contest! We put the call out for awesome garden entries and the response was fantastic. This has been one of the strongest groups of finalists that we've ever seen for a contest. No kidding. The entries were truly great. So if you haven't...
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Wed, 9 Jun 2010 17:30:50 PDT
Humana Health by Design Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Humana-Health-by-Design-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/V68X/GA5PSUU8/F9RV68XGA5PSUU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/V68X/GA5PSUU8/F9RV68XGA5PSUU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/V68X/GA5PSUU8/F9RV68XGA5PSUU8.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables and Humana are happy to announce the winners of the Humana Health by Design Contest! The entries were both varied and amazing: from assistive technology and exercise to insulin fashion and behavioral modification, we saw some truly inspired ways to improve life and promote health. Co...
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Wed, 9 Jun 2010 11:49:32 PDT
How To Enter the Humana Health by Design Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Humana-Health-by-Design-Contest/
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Wed, 7 Apr 2010 09:44:03 PDT
Sew Warm Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Warm-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables is pleased to announce the winners of the Sew Warm Contest! With over 100 wonderful entries to chose from, picking a winner was not easy. Fortunately, the community narrowed it down to a handful of finalists for our judges to review. After some deliberation, we present to you some won...
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:01:38 PDT
Dead Computer Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Computer-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/TS94/G76JSSTL/FGETS94G76JSSTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/TS94/G76JSSTL/FGETS94G76JSSTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/TS94/G76JSSTL/FGETS94G76JSSTL.SMALL.jpg Contest Robot Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Dead Computer Contest! We put out the call for your dead computer creations and you have answered with over 100 spectacular new projects. As you can see from the winners below, the Instructables community has once again pushed the boundaries of ...
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:21:32 PDT
DIY Scratch Off Business Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Off-Business-Cards/
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Fri, 5 Mar 2010 13:26:15 PST
Valentine's Day Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1Y6E/G61AVTG6/F0C1Y6EG61AVTG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1Y6E/G61AVTG6/F0C1Y6EG61AVTG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1Y6E/G61AVTG6/F0C1Y6EG61AVTG6.SMALL.jpg Contest Robot Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Valentine's Day Contest!  The outpouring of affection this year was huge with 100 entries. Food and gifts were the main items and it once again goes to show that the best gift is something unique that you made. The care and affection clearly sho...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2010 12:52:17 PST
How to Hand Embroider a Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Embroider-a-Rose/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2010 18:48:29 PST
How to Enter the Dinosaur Contest - results! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enter-the-Dinosaur-Contest/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 13:17:43 PST
How To Enter the Sew Warm Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-Sew-Warm-Contest/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:52:13 PST
Halloween Contest Winners '09 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z3YV/G29ZG4MY/F77Z3YVG29ZG4MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z3YV/G29ZG4MY/F77Z3YVG29ZG4MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/Z3YV/G29ZG4MY/F77Z3YVG29ZG4MY.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Halloween Contest!  This is our biggest contest of the year for our favorite holiday and we were thrilled to see all of the amazing ideas that you all came up with. From cool little candies that only a serial killer would love to a massive Batma...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:59:45 PST
The Living Severed Hand! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-living-severed-arm!/
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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 09:40:51 PST
Robo-Pumpkin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Pumpkin/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 04:12:16 PDT
Halloween Lamps You Can Make! http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Lamps-You-Can-Make/
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Thu, 15 Oct 2009 03:20:01 PDT
How To Enter the Halloween Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Halloween-Contest/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2009 17:01:46 PDT
Converse Back to School in Style Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Converse-Back-to-School-in-Style-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/8QOK/G068MF08/FSZ8QOKG068MF08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/8QOK/G068MF08/FSZ8QOKG068MF08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/8QOK/G068MF08/FSZ8QOKG068MF08.SMALL.jpg Contest Robot Instructables and Converse are happy to announce the winners of the Converse Back to School in Style Contest! School is a great place to learn, but learning can also happen when you're customizing the items around you. You get a better understanding of how they work and find opportunities for impro...
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Thu, 1 Oct 2009 12:05:34 PDT