Instructables: exploring - living - decorate - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:22:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wicked Witch Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Wicked-Witch-Pumpkin/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:35:13 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Murals-on-your-Wall/
Painting Murals on your Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SMALL.jpg MrThomas303 Hi everyoneDoes your room lack flare or just look plain boring? Why not give it an artistic overhaul! This instructable will go over all the steps I took to spruce up my boring wall in my room. Hopefully by following these simple steps you can wow your friends and be the envy of your siblings. Wha...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Artwork/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Charles Mackintosh shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Charles-Mackintosh-shirt/
Charles Mackintosh shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1RSC/HXXHI1PX/F2M1RSCHXXHI1PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1RSC/HXXHI1PX/F2M1RSCHXXHI1PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1RSC/HXXHI1PX/F2M1RSCHXXHI1PX.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge I bought a purple flannel shirt in a sale for almost nothing ( 3 euro). When the bright cellophane came off the color was not so purple as I had thought. A drab misty purple-grey. Boring! Now more than a year later I only put it on once, and my colleagues wondered what had been gone wrong in the lau...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:59:30 PDT
Ombre Paint Your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ombre-Paint-Your-phone/
Ombre Paint Your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SMALL.jpg dvspec This is my first instructable, so let me know if something is not clear. A few years ago, I found a cover that I really liked, but it was twenty or thirty dollars. I'm a tightwad, so I found fingernail polish that looked similar to the holographic quality of the cover and painted the phone with it...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:45:36 PDT
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Mosaic-match-flowerpots-to-mosaic-wall/
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge A simple paint technique with great result, and lots of possibilities to vary on the theme.I wanted a flowerpot against the facade of my house, matching the mosaic the previous house owner glued to the wall. As you can see the mosaic tiles are dark blue, and there aren't many blue flowerpots. So I b...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 02:20:10 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
Mess Free Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy, quick, and mess free way to decorate your Easter eggs this year with temporary tattoos.  Whether you are creating an easter centerpiece or decorating eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide, temporary tattoos are a fun new way to do so. Temporary tattoos offer endless decorating possibilities for y...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
Crayon Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Easter-Eggs/
Crayon Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy, mess free way to decorate your easter eggs this year with items you most likely already have.  There are lots of store bought kits out there to help kids and adults alike dye their Easter eggs, and the results are beautiful. This year, I felt like doing something a little different with ma...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:41:23 PDT
Cereal Box Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Letters/
Cereal Box Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I have seen these letters in different sizes at craft stores. They can be made for next to nothing using cereal boxes and shredded paper. A great idea would be to spell out "FAMILY" hang the letters on the wall surrounded by photos of your family. Or maybe do the same with "FRIENDS". What about th...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:06:29 PDT
Decorative World Travel Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-World-Travel-Map/
Decorative World Travel Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/V17H/HSTP2HTA/FHKV17HHSTP2HTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/V17H/HSTP2HTA/FHKV17HHSTP2HTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/V17H/HSTP2HTA/FHKV17HHSTP2HTA.SMALL.jpg english tea Turn a standard map of the world into a showcase for your travels by plotting the places you've been. Make a plain wall into a travel diary and source of inspiration. Foam Board Layer 1 - Lay the foam board next to each other so the total size is larger than your poster Layer 2 - ...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:43:03 PDT
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Turn your soda can tabs into an awesome aluminum chains!  What you do with them is completely up to you! For more project videos, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting metal clips with scissors can result in cuts, scrapes or tears.  Adult assistance, and/or gl...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
Little Birdie with Tree Ornament from Paper Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Birdie-with-Tree-Terrarium-Ornament-from-Pa/
Little Birdie with Tree Ornament from Paper Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BOMB/HRPSYUPU/F14BOMBHRPSYUPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BOMB/HRPSYUPU/F14BOMBHRPSYUPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BOMB/HRPSYUPU/F14BOMBHRPSYUPU.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie A little bird lands on a Spring-awakened tree, nestled between the fresh leaves, with bright green grass sprouting at its base... I first came up with the idea for this terrarium style ornament - using a mini bird from my craft bin and scrap paper - it was to capture that first Spring moment! Ther...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:37:31 PST
How to Paint Your Piano! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modern-Accent-Piece-How-to-Paint-Your-Piano/
How to Paint Your Piano! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh Ah, the old piano. That big, brown, I'm-doing-nothin-for-ya furniture piece that's sucking the design right out of your living room (shrieking in the background). And while it seems to be a good decoration piece with it's doily and all, think how amazing it would really be when you ditch the blah br...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 21:47:34 PST
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Heatproof-your-mug-with-creative-sugru-designs/
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a great project for creating custom designs on your mugs that can double up as a heatproof coaster! In this project we will show you how to create the grass and flowers design above, but see step 6 for some more inspiration. Sugru is ideal for this project because: It's soft to the tou...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 07:35:43 PST
Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Eggs-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Eggs are a major part of Easter - whether you dye them, paint them, make them from strings, hide them, prank your kids with them, fill them with confetti, or add a little technology to them, Easter eggs are awesome! We've put together this guide to help you decide how you'll trick out your eggs for...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 12:54:22 PDT
How to Colour Glass Ornaments with Sharpies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Colour-Glass-Ornaments-with-Sharpies/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 07:41:17 PST
Bilge Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bilge-Water-Bottle/
Bilge Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/TREB/GUI0SW1H/FZCTREBGUI0SW1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/TREB/GUI0SW1H/FZCTREBGUI0SW1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/TREB/GUI0SW1H/FZCTREBGUI0SW1H.SMALL.jpg starshipminivan This is a brown glass bottle given the look of a filthy, aged ceramic whiskey jug with just a little paint and dirt. Your read that right--dirt. I embellished this bottle to hold the whiskey for this year's Halloween party. Each of our liquors and mixers was given a unique and spooky or gross-soundi...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:37:53 PDT
No-Sew Collage Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Collage-Pillow/
No-Sew Collage Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/CCSO/GSUT1JK5/FYSCCSOGSUT1JK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/CCSO/GSUT1JK5/FYSCCSOGSUT1JK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/CCSO/GSUT1JK5/FYSCCSOGSUT1JK5.SMALL.jpg lockem This no-sew collage pillow is a cute and inexpensive way to spice up a boring couch. Because the pattern is affixed to the pillow via ironing instead of sewing, it's a fairly quick craft if you keep the design simple. The best pillows for this project come with a fitted removable cover, however any ...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 08:21:41 PDT
Fabric Flowers! Easy Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Frabric-Flowers-Easy-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA Here's an easy to follow step by step tutorial how to make the prettiest fabric flowers! Enjoy!
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:52:53 PDT
Giant button - a nice handmade gift for crafters http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-button-a-nice-handmade-gift-for-crafters/
Giant button - a nice handmade gift for crafters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RZAO/G619HE9C/FJGRZAOG619HE9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RZAO/G619HE9C/FJGRZAOG619HE9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RZAO/G619HE9C/FJGRZAOG619HE9C.SMALL.jpg noahw So maybe you, or someone you know likes to sew and craft, and has a burgeoning button collection that hasn't quite gotten off the ground yet, and is also in need of some nice original wall art to decorate their home with?  Look no further because making your very own giant button is the perfect thou...
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 11:42:54 PST
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris) http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrifying-High-quality-Plaster-of-Paris-Masks/
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SMALL.jpg Aurimasmb Joker Thug and Ogre masks! How to make high-quality Halloween masks!    For the past 7 years, DainiusGB and Aurimasmb have been making Halloween masks, using a process that ensures great results: terrifying, durable, and beautiful masks that can be used over and over again. Over the years, we have ...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:58:31 PDT
Personalize Shoes with Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalize-Shoes-with-Acrylic/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 00:55:55 PDT
DIY Vinyl Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vinyl-Wall-Art/
DIY Vinyl Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6ZB5/FHEZCA9R/FSJ6ZB5FHEZCA9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6ZB5/FHEZCA9R/FSJ6ZB5FHEZCA9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/6ZB5/FHEZCA9R/FSJ6ZB5FHEZCA9R.SMALL.jpg britsteiner I live in an apartment and dig doing large-scale art. Apartments, however, are usually a pain to paint and then paint to cover-up your awesome paint, and an especially big pain when you move around as often as I do. I do like having bright, interesting spaces, so I was brainstorming on creating a ...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2008 19:23:52 PDT
T-shirt Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Rug/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2008 12:30:29 PDT
How to Pick and Decorate a Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Assembly/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2005 23:17:59 PST
Credit-Card Flower Box (Fridge Magnet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-Flower-Box-Fridge-Magnet/
Credit-Card Flower Box (Fridge Magnet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SMALL.jpg PocketSized Turn your old Credit-Cards (or any plastic card) into a nice little flower box to grow your own mini flowers in. These are sure to lighten up your fridge, office desk or any other drab place that needs a little of nature's creations to lighten it up. What you will need Credit-Card (or similar) M...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2007 22:30:25 PDT