Instructables: exploring - living - decor - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 13:52:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-DIY-Mirror-for-less-than-35/
Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SMALL.jpg The Gift of Thrifting This mirror may look harder to create than it actually is and it is very inexpensive as well. It cost less than $35 to make and that included the mirror. I love this mirror because you can create and tailor it to your own decor and style. Let's begin :-) Aquire a mirror This mirror cost me $15...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:19:07 PDT
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawdust-its-glitter-for-Men/
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SMALL.jpg al3may In this project we shall be ustilizing sawdust as man glitter!Let's transform some plain boring glass jars into some sawdust decor which would go great with that rustic farm house style theme. Gather your materials You will need something to Glitterfy in a manly way, for this I chose these glass ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 22:33:46 PDT
Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Polish-Marbled-Flower-Pots/
Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SMALL.jpg smori These nail polish marbled flower pots would make a unique and colorful addition to your backyard, garden, or home!Since nail polish dries quickly, you'll get satisfyingly fast one-of-a-kind results.You can also use this technique to marble pretty much anything, and you'll definitely want to!Looking ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 15:24:30 PDT
Glitter Candle Jar DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Glitter-Candle-Jar-DIY/
Glitter Candle Jar DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0E6J/I8YBMYV5/FYR0E6JI8YBMYV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0E6J/I8YBMYV5/FYR0E6JI8YBMYV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/0E6J/I8YBMYV5/FYR0E6JI8YBMYV5.SMALL.jpg annakahj This is a pretty easy DIY candle holder. The glitter on the jar has a lovely way of catching the light from the candle inside, which I love. Let's get started! What you need. CandleEmpty jarGlueGlitterNewspaper (to protect workspace) Coat the inside of your jar with glue, only as high up as yo...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:38:43 PDT
World Map Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Wall-Art/
World Map Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SMALL.jpg Mak5 My job has taken me to many place around the world. I admire, respect, and really enjoy the cultural differences of all of those people and places. Add that to fact I've always had a thing for maps and we needed some wall art in our living room... I decided to paint a map.During this project I found...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:30:53 PDT
Turn Gift Wrapping Paper into Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Gift-Wrapping-Paper-into-Wall-Art/
Turn Gift Wrapping Paper into Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/H3Q2/I7MXHZRM/FL4H3Q2I7MXHZRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/H3Q2/I7MXHZRM/FL4H3Q2I7MXHZRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/H3Q2/I7MXHZRM/FL4H3Q2I7MXHZRM.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas Decorating doesn't have to be expensive. When a little creativity, gift wrapping paper and art supplies, you have everything you need to create quick inexpensive wall art.MaterialsGift wrapping ($2.99 in the Checkout Aisle @ Homegoods) ScissorsTapeStencilsMarkersAcrylic paints (Like this: FolkArt ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:33:00 PDT
Reclaimed String Art Plaques http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-String-Art-Plaques/
Reclaimed String Art Plaques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IRH2/I5THWFC3/FQ4IRH2I5THWFC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IRH2/I5THWFC3/FQ4IRH2I5THWFC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IRH2/I5THWFC3/FQ4IRH2I5THWFC3.SMALL.jpg ShopWalrus You know those wooden plaques that were probably hanging all over your grandmother's walls growing up? Normally covered in calligraphy and farm scenes, they have a tendency to not add much in the way of modern decor. If you find yourself with a stack of these on your hands, don't fret--they can be t...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:58:40 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SMALL.jpg Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Grommet-Embellished-Throw-Pillow/
Grommet-Embellished Throw Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EYNI/I50X9MZ7/FWQEYNII50X9MZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EYNI/I50X9MZ7/FWQEYNII50X9MZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EYNI/I50X9MZ7/FWQEYNII50X9MZ7.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking After recovering a trashed mid-century loveseat I scored on craigslist, I needed some new throw pillows to match the sofa's new style. Throw pillows are one of those things that always seem to cost twenty times what it would cost to buy the materials to make one, and I am big on saving money and usi...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:32:27 PST
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Fabric-Wall-Pocket/
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SMALL.jpg ShopWalrus If you're one of those people who's constantly losing their glasses, keys, phone, and other tiny modern life necessities, the best thing to do is to have a consistent home for those things. Using embroidery hoops and fabric scraps (here we used interior design sample swatches), this 20 minute craft ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:36:17 PST
Inexpensive Flower Wall Art in Minutes . http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Flower-Wall-Art-in-Minutes-/
Inexpensive Flower Wall Art in Minutes . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/0BVH/I4J75159/F3E0BVHI4J75159.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/0BVH/I4J75159/F3E0BVHI4J75159.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/0BVH/I4J75159/F3E0BVHI4J75159.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand These wall art are so simple to make and cost less than $ 1 per flower. I brought these tissue sheets from Costo for less than $10 and can make more than 14 large flowers. It came in a set of 120 sheets. These can be used to perk up any room and can also be used as Party decoration. I have used thes...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:39:54 PST
Mason Jar Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Planter/
Mason Jar Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/1N9S/I4CNJ17Q/FCB1N9SI4CNJ17Q.SMALL.jpg jdc2450 DIY reclaimed wood, indoor planters for your home!Visit Peaches + Salt for more creative ideas! Get wood Dumpster dive or search alleyways to find some reclaimed wood. If that fails, then I suppose you could go to your local hardware store and purchase said wood. You might also want to check Crai...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:28:16 PST
Dalek Interactive Wall Hanging with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Interactive-Wall-Hanging-with-Chibitronics/
Dalek Interactive Wall Hanging with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/07YQ/I45HNPKT/FZ307YQI45HNPKT.SMALL.jpg cathychen This is an instructable for Wholigans (fans of the British sci-fi show, Dr. Who) who want to spruce up their interior with a clever and hilarious wall hanging. The list of materials is very simple and accessible. They are as follows...Printer (colored is preferred)Computer paper x 2Chibitronics kit ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:10:37 PST
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-the-Halls-with-Paper-3D-Snowflakes-Paper-Chai/
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Deck the Halls with reams of Paper!This is holiday decorating on the cheap. There's been plenty of years that we've had to go cheap on decorating. I was inspired by Elf, I love all the silly snowflakes and paper chains that Buddy puts up everywhere.And, this would make some killer decorations for ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:03:01 PST
Origami Fireworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Fireworks/
Origami Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'm making an awesome craft that makes cute decor for Christmas. It's called origami fireworks because it looks like fireworks when you spin it Supplies 1- scissors2- 15 sheets of 9x9 cm paper Fold Fold the paper diagonally both waysNow fold the paper in four...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:35:36 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Bokeh-Lights-Magnetic-Art-from-old-cookie-/
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SMALL.jpg paperplateandplane This is one update to your wall that you can keep on updating! These "bokeh lights" have been painted on old cookie sheets. Just change it up with homemade magnets -- photos of family, fun silhouettes, and letters to make catch phrases -- and you will have a wall that changes with each season or f...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
DIY Reusable Fabric Coffee Cup Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reusable-Fabric-Coffee-Cup-Sleeve/
DIY Reusable Fabric Coffee Cup Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/UCK1/I395SEU7/FDTUCK1I395SEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/UCK1/I395SEU7/FDTUCK1I395SEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/UCK1/I395SEU7/FDTUCK1I395SEU7.SMALL.jpg DasiyD This is an up-recycled hand sew coffee cup sleeve made from old fabric. If you have out-fashioned old clothes, why not make something useful out of them? Floral Cotton Cloth3mm Elastic Cord, Black22mm Metal Shank Button10mm Resin Buttons, YellowSewing Thread, Saddle BrownNeedleScissors Fold t...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 21:55:01 PST
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-Terrarium-and-Sculpey-Cow-Skull/
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HHV0/I2WENBVP/FHKHHV0I2WENBVP.SMALL.jpg kgibby If you're a plant enthusiast like me, then you've probably run into air plants before. They're pretty affordable, low maintenance, and look great in glass bulbs like these. At the same time, there are other even lower maintenance things you can do that look great too. In this tutorial I will show yo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:19 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AWY5/I2RGXHON/F24AWY5I2RGXHON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AWY5/I2RGXHON/F24AWY5I2RGXHON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AWY5/I2RGXHON/F24AWY5I2RGXHON.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 A fun DIY 2015 calendar you can hold in your hands instead of flipping the pages – a 3D dodecahedron calendar made of just 2 pieces of paper! This would be fun to use as Christmas tree ornaments as well, and let your guests help themselves to a mini desk calendar for the new year! Print and cut...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
Record Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Crate/
Record Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/EJPU/I2BYMN3H/F9ZEJPUI2BYMN3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/EJPU/I2BYMN3H/F9ZEJPUI2BYMN3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/EJPU/I2BYMN3H/F9ZEJPUI2BYMN3H.SMALL.jpg JonathanD3 Built for my girlfriend so she can store her vinyls. She expects to acquire a lot of records, which explains it being so long. Materials I used 4 "Red-Stained Fir Dog Ear Fence Picket" for the running boards ($1.78ea) and 1 "2 in. x 4 in. x 16 ft. #2 Prime Pine Pressure-Treated Lumber" ($8.57ea)....
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:39:45 PST
The Beauty of Nature Coaster DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beauty-of-Nature-Coaster-DIY/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 18:29:57 PST
Sequined Halloween Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequined-Halloween-Ornament/
Sequined Halloween Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/NZQG/I1YUA5QL/FZSNZQGI1YUA5QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/NZQG/I1YUA5QL/FZSNZQGI1YUA5QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/NZQG/I1YUA5QL/FZSNZQGI1YUA5QL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I wanted to make something pretty for Halloween this year and I was inspired by these ornaments that Penolopy Bulnick made. I made a jack o' lantern, a ghost, and a Halloween colored abstract one. I think they turned out pretty cute and very sparkly! What you'll need Here's what you'll need:s...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:19:28 PST
Workshop Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Pumpkin/
Workshop Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/E6NK/I1YU276H/FMRE6NKI1YU276H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/E6NK/I1YU276H/FMRE6NKI1YU276H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/E6NK/I1YU276H/FMRE6NKI1YU276H.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 This is the easiest pumpkin you will ever carve. Just find a good size pumpkin and raid your kids toy box. Gather your supplies This is what I used for this project.Medium - large bookCraft sticksCraft gluewood stain Collection of toys. I used playmobil accessories. Make the floor For the flo...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 23:08:30 PDT
Low-cost / High-scare Slender Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-High-scare-Slender-Man/
Low-cost / High-scare Slender Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SMALL.jpg Ikelab You're peacefully walking in the woods, enjoying the night breeze. You left your friends at the party, so nothing could disrupt your quiet lonely walk. The night is dark, but the moonlight can still allow you to find your way among the trees.Suddenly, something lights up. And... HE'S HERE! THE SLEND...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:48:49 PDT
Dremmel Carved Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremmel-Carved-Pumpkin/
Dremmel Carved Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/39AV/I1TQQKUD/FJJ39AVI1TQQKUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/39AV/I1TQQKUD/FJJ39AVI1TQQKUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/39AV/I1TQQKUD/FJJ39AVI1TQQKUD.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers I decided to have a little fun tonight while carving pumpkins with the kiddos. I've seen people do the vampire teeth in the pumpkin and I've seen the fancy sculpting of the pumpkin. I thought I'd combine the two. Materials YOU WILL NEED:smaller pumpkinvampire teethdremmelsafety glasses Design ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:19:30 PDT
How to Make a Cannibalistic Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cannibalistic-Pumpkin/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:14:06 PDT
Kids Jack-o'-lantern Halloween Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Jack-o-lantern-Halloween-Craft/
Kids Jack-o'-lantern Halloween Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9LAT/I1TNBU8C/FDY9LATI1TNBU8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9LAT/I1TNBU8C/FDY9LATI1TNBU8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9LAT/I1TNBU8C/FDY9LATI1TNBU8C.SMALL.jpg BethanyC One of the best things about Halloween, besides the costumes and candy, is carving a pumpkin to put out and enjoy until it, well, rots. Why not help your kids make a Jack-o'-lantern that's going to last and can be enjoyed year after year? Materials Needed What you'll need: Canvas- mine is 8x10"...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:53:47 PDT
Face Breakout Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Breakout-Pumpkin/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:24:01 PDT
Guts and Gore Halloween props http://www.instructables.com/id/Guts-and-Gore-Halloween-props/
Guts and Gore Halloween props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/R3EI/HWNUFSKQ/F02R3EIHWNUFSKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/R3EI/HWNUFSKQ/F02R3EIHWNUFSKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/R3EI/HWNUFSKQ/F02R3EIHWNUFSKQ.SMALL.jpg jzuwala motts In this instructable I will show you how to make your own blood and guts halloween props and save some money. Materials used Materials used:1 can grey primer.1 can black spray paint.2 different color red spray paints.1 can of glossy clearcoat.1 or more cans of crack and gap spray foam insulation....
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:01:54 PDT
Werewolf DIY Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Werewolf-DIY-Throw-Pillow/
Werewolf DIY Throw Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Keep a werewolf in your living room this Halloween without the worries of potty training and damaged furniture! If this little guy looks familiar, then you may have seen the Halloween episode of the short-lived craft competition show "Craft Wars" on TLC back in 2012. I made a version of this werewo...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:15:43 PDT
Poseable Mummy Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Poseable-Mummy-Hands/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:46:38 PDT
Papercraft Zombies http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Zombies/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:30:14 PDT
Halloween Garage Door Silhouette http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Garage-Door-Silhouette/
Halloween Garage Door Silhouette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QVR3/I1ILHIRS/FIJQVR3I1ILHIRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QVR3/I1ILHIRS/FIJQVR3I1ILHIRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/QVR3/I1ILHIRS/FIJQVR3I1ILHIRS.SMALL.jpg mcorbin I love Halloween, and I've been looking for an excuse to try out the Dremel tool my husband gave me. I thought an eerie Halloween scene covering my garage door would have a lot of impact. Rather than a standard cut-out pasted on, I wanted to add some extra spook factor by lighting it from behind. So...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:57:02 PDT
Classic Witch's Broom http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Witchs-Broom/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:50:58 PDT
Giant Spider With Webified Victim! http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Spider-With-Webified-Victim/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:40:37 PDT
Control Your Halloween Decorations With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-Halloween-Decorations-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:43:56 PDT
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/
Candy Delivery Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7526/I169LGOB/F3S7526I169LGOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7526/I169LGOB/F3S7526I169LGOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7526/I169LGOB/F3S7526I169LGOB.SMALL.jpg gwfong The Candy Delivery Monster is the final module in a bigger Halloween themed Rube Goldberg-like system that members of the Marin Makerspace is making for the Bon Air Center Halloween Bash 2014. Kids come to the shopping center and, besides trick-or-treating at the stores, they donate food (for the Ma...
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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/
Mario Candy Box Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/YTUF/I12KGJR1/FRFYTUFI12KGJR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/YTUF/I12KGJR1/FRFYTUFI12KGJR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/YTUF/I12KGJR1/FRFYTUFI12KGJR1.SMALL.jpg DjPR3S Want to hand out candy to the neighborhood kids this year on Halloween in the coolest way? Now you can with a simple made Mario Question Mark candy Dispenser box.Should cost you less than $10! --------------------------------------------------------------Materials A cardboard boxYellow paint and a p...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:50:48 PDT
Macabre Bell Jars From Recycled Pop Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Macabre-Bell-Jars-From-Recycled-Pop-Bottles/
Macabre Bell Jars From Recycled Pop Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/AUA5/I0YG7WDV/FNXAUA5I0YG7WDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/AUA5/I0YG7WDV/FNXAUA5I0YG7WDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/AUA5/I0YG7WDV/FNXAUA5I0YG7WDV.SMALL.jpg eeVee I was given a Bell Jar for Christmas last year and fell in love with the unique way it allowed items to be presented. I later rummaged through garage sales and department stores to purchase another but was surprised to find that not only where they pricy but also very hard to find. (Especially in d...
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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