Instructables: exploring - living - decor - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:57:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Reaper Yard Statue http://www.instructables.com/id/Reaper-Yard-Statue/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:51:07 PDT
Glam Halloween Gourds http://www.instructables.com/id/Glam-Halloween-Gourds/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:02:26 PDT
Vampire Fangs Place Card Holders! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vampire-Fangs-Place-Card-Holders/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:02:51 PDT
Wolverine Claws Through The Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Wolverine-Claws-Through-The-Wall/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:21:49 PDT
Candy Delivery Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Delivery-Monster/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:38:02 PDT
Spider Web Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Web-Lanterns/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:49:25 PDT
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-All-Seeing-Eye-Crystal-Ball/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:24:20 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Mario Candy Box Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Candy-Box-Dispenser/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:50:48 PDT
Sculpt a prop head THE EASY WAY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpt-a-prop-head-THE-EASY-WAY/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 19:08:32 PDT
Macabre Bell Jars From Recycled Pop Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Macabre-Bell-Jars-From-Recycled-Pop-Bottles/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:12:01 PDT
Captain America Shield Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-America-Shield-Wall-Decoration/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 04:03:25 PDT
Trick or Treat Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-or-Treat-Sign/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 12:59:24 PDT
Halloween "Severed Leg" Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Severed-Leg-Prop/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 12:08:05 PDT
BEETLEJUICE inspired table setting http://www.instructables.com/id/BEETLEJUICE-inspired-table-setting/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:37:11 PDT
How to Make a Skeleton & Corpse from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Skeleton-Corpse-from-Scratch/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:00:49 PDT
Portable and cheap lighting for outdoor decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-and-cheap-lighting-for-outdoor-decoration/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:06:37 PDT
Halloween Candy Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Candy-Jar/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:53:31 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hodge-Podge-Owl/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Jars/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:30:56 PDT
Sandblasting Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandblasting-Glass/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:01 PDT
Halloween Tire Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Tire-Cover/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:47:35 PDT
Transform cheap Dollar Store plastic skulls into high quality, realistic looking Halloween props http://www.instructables.com/id/Vastly-increase-the-level-of-realism-quality-and-d/
Transform cheap Dollar Store plastic skulls into high quality, realistic looking Halloween props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/545N/HWHZJLES/F2V545NHWHZJLES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/545N/HWHZJLES/F2V545NHWHZJLES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/545N/HWHZJLES/F2V545NHWHZJLES.SMALL.jpg jzuwala motts In this instructable I will show you how to transform low quality Dollar store skulls into high quality, expensive looking halloween props.I will detail two methods you can use to achieve these effects. Gather Materials Materials Needed:As many $1 halloween skulls as you wish from the dollar stor...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:29:33 PDT
Picture Frame Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Terrarium/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Easy Witch's Cauldron from a Yoga Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Witchs-Cauldron-from-a-Yoga-Ball/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:10:38 PDT
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-skull-with-glowing-eyes/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:56 PDT
Scary & Cute Zip-Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Scary-Cute-Zip-Monster/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:45:10 PDT
Life-Size Jack Skellington http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Jack-Skellington/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:52:18 PDT
Singing Pumpkins Illusion DIY guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Pumpkins-Illusion-your-complete-DIY-guide/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:20:21 PDT
Optical Illusion Halloween Colouring Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Halloween-Colouring-Activity/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:53:59 PDT
Halloween Cube Latern http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Cube-Latern/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:24:17 PDT
Halloween Creature Survival Kit Invites http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Creature-Survival-Kit-Invites/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:24:02 PDT
Shrunken Head! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Head/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:42:28 PDT
Skeletal Organist Animated Halloween Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeletal-Organist-Animated-Halloween-Prop/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:07:32 PDT
Make A Frankencooler Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Frankencooler-Pumpkin/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:27:20 PDT
Flayed Human Flesh table cloth (or how to ensure your Mother-In-Law never eats at your house again) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flayed-Human-Flesh-table-cloth-or-how-to-ensure-yo/
Flayed Human Flesh table cloth (or how to ensure your Mother-In-Law never eats at your house again) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/KHAR/I08OUECV/FSQKHARI08OUECV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/KHAR/I08OUECV/FSQKHARI08OUECV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/KHAR/I08OUECV/FSQKHARI08OUECV.SMALL.jpg Tye Rannosaurus Okay, so this is by far my favorite Halloween project so far. It started out as a special commission for a feature horror film called "A House is not a Home" and I had such a fun time doing it and was so happy with the results, I had to make one for myself...and now I'm sharing it with you too. P...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:26:36 PDT
Image Transfer to Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Image-Transfer-to-Wood/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:56:15 PDT
Sugar Skull Flameless Votives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Flameless-Votives/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:23 PDT
Corpsing 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Corpsing-101/
Corpsing 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/QXCH/I028YXCZ/FNYQXCHI028YXCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/QXCH/I028YXCZ/FNYQXCHI028YXCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/QXCH/I028YXCZ/FNYQXCHI028YXCZ.SMALL.jpg wikkedspindl Very cheap and easy Halloween prop skull What you need I got a skull from my area Dollar store. Very basic, plastic, and cheesy! One plastic bag and either paint or wood stain.You just need a heat gun and a razor or scissors. Make people curious or furious Cut out the black from the eyes, nose...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:55:06 PDT
Sugar Skull String Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-String-Lights/
Sugar Skull String Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/FUOE/HZWJ74NT/F97FUOEHZWJ74NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/FUOE/HZWJ74NT/F97FUOEHZWJ74NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/FUOE/HZWJ74NT/F97FUOEHZWJ74NT.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is a fun and easy project. It can be used for halloween or year round. Materials Skull shaped candy bowls - Target dollar section and also at Dollar treeString Lights - Ball shape preferred, but can be done with regular string lights. Permanent markers in as many colors as you have! Draw...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:04:13 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Artwork/
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone!This was just a little project I've been wanting to do for awhile and finally had a chance to get around to it today. You can take old artwork and revamp it with your favourite quote or a word or whatever you like!This project took me 3 hours to make and cost me $6.75. It would take le...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
DIY Photo Pocket Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photo-Pocket-Cushion/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:48:24 PDT
Dead Fairies http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Fairies/
Dead Fairies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/3S77/HZFDUPV8/F5Z3S77HZFDUPV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/3S77/HZFDUPV8/F5Z3S77HZFDUPV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/3S77/HZFDUPV8/F5Z3S77HZFDUPV8.SMALL.jpg wikkedspindl A good prop for a witch's kitchen Needed supplies (Basic build) I used a few paint brushes, titanium white acrylic paint, a mason jar, some small skeletons and some craft butterflies. I just used hot glue to put stuff together. Tedious stuff, then fun stuff... I took the butterfly wings off t...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:57:25 PDT
smoky entrance mirror w/ keyhooks http://www.instructables.com/id/smoky-entrance-mirror-w-keyhooks/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:25:29 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-an-Old-Globe/
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone! So, I love travelling and I especially love maps and globes.I've been seeing a bunch of stuff online about things you can make with globes and I decided to try my own spin on it. The plan was to make a chalkboard globe like I saw online but to outline the continents first as I still wa...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
awesome 5'x5' giant art from shower curtain http://www.instructables.com/id/awesome-5x5-giant-art-from-shower-curtain/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:35:17 PDT
Foam Creations: The Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Creations-The-Hook/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:57 PDT
Build a License Plate Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-License-Plate-Birdhouse/
Build a License Plate Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Here's a cool way to re-purpose old license plates, create a decorative and useful home for our little birdie friends. This house only requires 3 plates to make and features an end-of-season easy-clean-out door. You could easily tweak the design, make the back wall from wood and thus only require 2 ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:09:24 PDT
Shell Heart Home Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Shell-Heart-Home-Decor/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:38:57 PDT
Burning Embers Halloween prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Embers-Halloween-prop/
Burning Embers Halloween prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SMALL.jpg jzuwala motts In this instructable I will show you how to build a smoldering pile of embers prop. Use it under a cauldron, burnt corpse etc. Materials Used Materials used:1 or more cans of spray foam insulation1 or more orange string lightsplastic bottles plastic floor liner1 roll clear packing tape1 can of Gr...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:00:30 PDT