Instructables: exploring - living - decoration Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:47:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 A New Safety Feature...The Zipper!!
A New Safety Feature...The Zipper!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mero55 That's right! Due to the vulnerability of modern security I have decide to go back to the classics and nothing beats a zipper. By the end of this instructable you'll have a zipped up door that is able to hold my strength against it. Materials For this instructable you'll need one long zipper and ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:27:43 PDT
Quick & easy cute lantern for garden parties or dinner decoration
Quick & easy cute lantern for garden parties or dinner decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nozebra I saw cute lanterns in a store which were super expensive, so I decided to be inspired by the idea to use glass containers with a wire to carry the lantern.All you need is:Empty jars (from pasta sauce or jam)Glue remover (to remove the sticky glue from the paper labels on the jars)Galvanized steel w...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:08:45 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Fall is just about here. Celebrate by making a cute one-of-a-kind hodge podge owl for your home or yard. Make it an Event Invite friends over to make one with you. Gather supplies and prepare a work space for you and your pals. The fun part is no one's owl will look the same. Ahead of time you c...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
Paper Plate Ball Decoration
Paper Plate Ball Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> chloesumsion Time to Complete: about 15 minutes.In these instructions, you will learn how to create these cute, decorative paper plate balls. This is a simple, easy-to-do decoration that you can use in your home, for bridal or baby showers, wedding receptions, and more! And the best part is that it only requir...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:53:25 PDT
Pimp status wallpaper! (low cost)
Pimp status wallpaper! (low cost) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ultimate Warrior Okay, after many, many requests it is now complete. The Pimp Status Wallpaper! Feast your eyes on the most decorative and futuristic wallpaper ever photoed. (and it won't break a PIMPS wallet!) PIMP equipment! PIMPS can purchase SPACE BLANKETS almost anywhere! (I paid two dollars per pack; this w...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:13:46 PDT
Light-Up Shrink Plastic Mayhem
Light-Up Shrink Plastic Mayhem - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhmyhead I had a fling with Shrinky Dinks when I was little, but that passed... Until the last year, when I rediscovered just how versatile it is as a medium. Shrink plastic is easy to come by (and inexpensive if you know where to look), fabulous for decorative projects, and surprisingly handy for prototypin...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:29:22 PDT
Build Affordable Cable Management Using Cardstock
Build Affordable Cable Management Using Cardstock - More DIY How To Projects]]> robertsseib Have wires hanging out where they don't look nice? Don't feel like spending $40+ on plastic cable management?Get crafty and use things around the house! In this example, I'm getting the pesky cable of a hanging lamp out of the way.This really only works with light-weight cables. Paper isn't known fo...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:44:39 PDT
Safari Silhouette Window Hanging
Safari Silhouette Window Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> WhiteS87 Creating a painting using an old window I wanted to create original art work for my 3 month old twin daughter’s room. This window came from a remodeling project in our basement. I saw that it could become an excellent canvase for my work. For this project you will need: Old Windows, Conte...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:09:25 PDT
Wire Savannah Acacia
Wire Savannah Acacia - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge There is an African theme running round in one of my rooms. You have probably noticed it in some of my other instructables.I thought it would be nice to decorate an empty space with an authentic African craft wire tree. There are a few instructables available, but I think this one can enrich the col...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:51:48 PDT
log candle holder
log candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Builder971 this fun and easy project will make a great peice of decoration for you or a friend. step 1 find a log that fots where you want it. step 2 drill 1 inch down as wide as your candle is. step 3 drill around the hole and place candles in.
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:12:33 PDT
How to make a Dreamcatcher!!
How to make a Dreamcatcher!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> hinagiku helloo!Before starting I know there is A LOT OF pictures.It's because I wanted it to be easier for you to follow the steps and understand clearly.Hope you enjoy :) Materials some feathersome beadsneedle and threada bracelet or anything circlea thicker thread*if you are wondering the bracelet th...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Nailed it!
Nailed it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bojarski Make a simple and easy, yet beautiful wall decoration. Material you will need NailsHammerYarn A wooden plank (make sure it is not very thick otherwise you may hammer the nails through it) Choose a text, image etc... 1. Choose a text or a picture you like and cut it out on paper. 2. Tape the ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 PDT
Diy Paper Wall Decor
Diy Paper Wall Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers, it's momo and today I'll show y'all how to make a cute wall decoration that I luv so much! It's totally customizable and you don't even need a canvas! Supplies 1- scissors2- tape3- ruler4- 12" x 12" piece of paper Fold Fold every side in about 1" Fold Again Repeat the same ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:46:57 PDT
Lets Bake Some Marbles!
Lets Bake Some Marbles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> BerryCraftyFox For clearer pictures--- berry crafty foxI have an endless fascination with anything that sparkles and glitters in the sunlight. Sun-catchers and glass orbs line my window sills and fill little dishes. So when I came across the idea of baking marbles to get beautiful little cracks while maintaining t...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 11:38:09 PDT
Jazz up your cables (and more) with Rainbow Loom Bands
Jazz up your cables (and more) with Rainbow Loom Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> MisterM In this instructable we'll decorate cables and other things, creating a standard 'fishtail' loom band around them.On a rainy caravan holiday last week my seven year old daughter showed me how to make loom bracelets, and I was impressed, making a mental note to use the technique in my projects.I love...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:16:32 PDT
Faux Tudor Panel. For those who love it but can’t afford it.
Faux Tudor Panel. For those who love it but can’t afford it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cassandra-Dido So you like Tudor paneling but can’t afford it? Here is the solution: just fake it! You will need You willneed:A wall.Measure tape.Kraft paper.Water based wallpaper glue.Acrylic or latex paint, mahogany color.Alcohol based dyes for wood in two different colors, one dark and one lighter (but darke...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:53:59 PDT
Paint Paper
Paint Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Geremy Mama IntroductionWhen I was little, I would always use to much glue.When it dried, it would turn into a clear sort of plastic. So I tried recreate that, but with color. Instead though I got a cool type of paper. This paper can be used for virtually anything. It's sturdy like construction paper, so you ca...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:08:39 PDT
Tassels - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tigermouse Tassels! They make everything better. I love them.And they're easy to make! A nice project for when it's to hot outside to do anything complicated or intense.All you need is yarn, scissors and a book. I also recommend a cool drink and sunscreen. Orange Ghost Wrap the yarn around the short end of...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:53:13 PDT
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhiCraftyCrafty Your 21st birthday is the epitome of birthdays. The memories (or lack thereof) should make the masses laugh, cry, and wish they'd been on the invite list to your facebook event for the celebration. But, sadly, this isn't your 21st. No, it's actually your Big's. If you're like me, your Big turned 21 ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
DIY Tumblr inspired room decor ideas! Easy & fun DIYlover89 Hi guys! I've been requested in my past videos  to make a Tumblr inspired room decor so in this video I will show you some ideas for your room so it can look like those Tumblr pictures. One of the things I noticed on Tumblr pictures is that the beds always look very comfy with all those pillows so ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:05:29 PDT
Build A Ginger Bread House
Build A Ginger Bread House - More DIY How To Projects]]> lesteryoder This Instructable was originally only a photo Instructable but now has been converted to a step by step Instructable so that you can better see the comments that I added to the photos. I hope you enjoy this revision.Finished Ginger Bread House with light inside. The windows and roof are covered with...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:45:04 PDT
Binder/bulldog Clip Star
Binder/bulldog Clip Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickturenne This is an easy to make decorative star that will have all your co-workers envious of your Martha Stewart like abilities.I can't confirm but this also might be the same way they made ninja stars thousands of years ago. Supplies and Prep Supplies you'll need: 4 medium sized bulldog (binder) clips....
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:07 PDT
easy throw pillow
easy throw pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> rford19 Hi guys, this is my first instructable so if you have any advice, please leave a comment below.In this tutorial I will be teaching you how to make a simple throw pillow from a drawstring bag. what you will need: For this DIY you will need: ~scissors ~needle ~thread ~a marker ~ruler ~a drawstring ...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 05:42:35 PDT
A girl's room
A girl's room - More DIY How To Projects]]> abugslife99 My brother recently moved out of my room so I got to redecorate it. My favorite color is pink so there is a lot of pink in the room. I don't miss all his animals skins.PS Please excuse all my makeup but I'm heading off to a ballet performance and Mom says the makeup looks good under the stage lights...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:14:41 PDT
Flowery Peace Sign Light (EASY)
Flowery Peace Sign Light (EASY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> aleighapeterson Things You'll Need 1. Twiney/ stick wreath2. Flower garland(s) 3. Lights4. Ribbon4. Hot glue(I got these all from Hobby Lobby) Cut The Ribbon Tie The Ribbon On The Two Sides So It Is Vertically Down The Center Of The Wreath This will be the line of the peace sign Cut Two Smaller Ribbons T...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:51:29 PDT
Turn an Orange into a Candle!
Turn an Orange into a Candle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Best Hobbies Blog This is a quick project that will only take a few minutes and has beautiful and exciting results!When you're done with this instructable be sure to check out my youtube channel and website for more awesome tutorials! TheBestHobbiesBlog.comThe Best Hobbies Blog- Youtube Channel Watch this video! H...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:37:35 PDT
How To Make Fake Snowballs
How To Make Fake Snowballs - More DIY How To Projects]]> tgonzalez3 A little tutorial on how to make fake snowballs.I needed to make fake snowballs for my Jack Frost costume that I will need later on during my Senior Week at school as well as cosplaying. Enjoy the tutorial! Any questions feel free to comment! What You'll Need • Epsom salt• Styrofoam Balls• Plates...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:35:28 PDT
Prune bouquet
Prune bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew Everyone has seen those wonderful candy bouquets, this project takes it to another level. An "Over-the-Hill" Birthday party needs a centerpiece- well, this is it! Prunes and Prune juice Do you know someone who is about to turn fifty years old? Can they take a joke? Well, here you go! This is the...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:47:27 PDT
Newspaper roses
Newspaper roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwright-morningstar Cute and simple roses made out of a newspaper. Great for decoration or even Steampunk! What do you need to make these? Not much! - a newspaper- scissors- tape (I use painters tape)- sticks and if you want them lovely vintage colored? a teabag or coffeepad! The base Take one of the sticks and ...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:46:49 PDT
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> emtsevilla here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional)but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook? for me, - the pages should open...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:38:57 PDT
How to Make a Christmas Gift Box
How to Make a Christmas Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> howtovideos77 Enjoy Arts & Crafts? Like making decorations for the holidays?In this video, I'm going to show you a very easy way to make a Gift Box for Christmas
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:54:56 PDT
Photo Frame
Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ayushi Sharma Hey, get ready to make an easy and beautiful photo frame made entirely with paper. Enjoy :) Materials Required You will need the following: chart papers or colored papers of 2 different colorsscissorsgluecardboard piece or a thick papera photograph you love Cutting the papers into rectangles C...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:05:22 PDT
Papel Picado Craft
Papel Picado Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> crowntheerika Papel Picado is a craft done using tissue paper and a unique stencil that allows you to create an amazing picture in paper. Famous Papel Picado Crafts are usually made for the special occasion of The Day Of The Dead or other special events. Preparation for Picado For the following activity you w...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 13:33:13 PDT
Layered Crayon Candles
Layered Crayon Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> justvietme Do you have dull, broken, old crayons laying around?Do you want to light up four home with a fragrances of your own?You can make your own candle, or make some and give them as gifts. Gather all your materials -Crayons, colors of your choice, and about 8 to 10 crayons will do-A jar about the size ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 19:23:44 PDT
Stretched Pikachu Pelt
Stretched Pikachu Pelt - More DIY How To Projects]]> mosspossum I had no choice, it was rabid! Inspiration When I was younger my dad was a trapper/hunter. I remember him showing me the method featured above on a bobcat hide. As an adult I don't hunt alot but my kids are avid Pokemon hunters. So I figured why not? Let's begin Taking a scrap piece of leath...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:15:25 PDT
Wooden place cards
Wooden place cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dominic Bender I made these for a friend's birthday, and they are not that hard to make and can easily be adapted to any shape to match your party's theme. Hope you like them, and if you make them, I would love to see what you come up with.
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Wed, 14 May 2014 04:25:31 PDT
Milk Bottle Party Favors
Milk Bottle Party Favors - More DIY How To Projects]]> aluke6 This Instructable will show you how to create "Milk Bottle Party Favors". These are simple decorations which can be made out of just household items. I will be showing you how to make a mummy decoration for Halloween themed décor as an example. Gather Materials For the mummy, you're going to need...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:14:01 PDT
Laser Etched Wooden Name Cards
Laser Etched Wooden Name Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens We had an outdoor reception at our wedding so we wanted to create name cards that wouldn't blow around if it was windy on the terrace. I like any excuse to use the laser cutter, so I designed these little name cards and was delighted to find they were easy to create and most likely cheaper than pape...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:26:08 PDT
Easy Easter Outdoor Decor
Easy Easter Outdoor Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> rrockwel Do you have a lot of left over plastic eggs from Easters past?  Here is a quick and easy instructable for a last minute outdoor Easter decoration. You will need: -plastic eggs  (I used 3 dozen- purchase according to your needs) -fishing line  (or any thin string, no thicker than yarn) -scissors Op...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 13:36:25 PDT
Fast, Simple, Inexpensive Egg Decoration For SPRING!!
Fast, Simple, Inexpensive Egg Decoration For SPRING!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryeomans1 Easter is a wonderful time to use eggs in your decorating scheme, but what about the rest of SPRING?  I've made this INEXPENSIVE, SIMPLE, FAST, EGG decoration that I use to decorate from EASTER until the first day of Summer!  You may have everything you need already on hand, so lets get started! S...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:23:20 PDT
From bottle to box in 10 steps
From bottle to box in 10 steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> ptninjamonkey Here's a cool little box you can make from recycled materials. Enjoy! Materials You will needA 16 oz/1 quart/2 liter bottle ( I used a 1 Quart)A metal fileAn exacto/carpet knifeA small but relatively heavy bead/rock Remove Label This is a painfully slow process because you are really trying to...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:58:00 PDT
Soda Can Pinwheel rickosgood Learn to make a fun pinwheel from an aluminum soda pop can or beer can.  Just in time for spring! Materials: One empty, clean, and dry soda can One round plastic bead with a hole in the middle A couple of pins (in case one gets bent) A wooden stick Tools: Scissors
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:00:21 PDT
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted - More DIY How To Projects]]> sreyassony How to make wonderful egg shell paintings?Eggshells are waste materials. But it is not so. It can be used for many craft works. Materials Required 1. Egg shells2. Fabric paints3.Painting brush How to take the egg shell in the appropriate shape? 1.Take an egg and strike its bottom part with a k...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:16:12 PDT
Old Gift Card Boxes
Old Gift Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tait_Clements Take an old gift card and transform it into a crafty little box with endless possibilities!   Gather Materials & Find The Perfect Card Materials:Dig out an old gift card that has little or no sentimental value. You can also use brand new cards if you have a ton of extras, or just want a nice,...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:11:10 PDT
Wisconsin State String Art
Wisconsin State String Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino Theses state string art project are fun to make and look cool. basically you nail your boarder I used my state Wisconsin. Then nail a star where the capital is and string thread back and forth between the star and the boarder. I also added el wire to the boarder of my project. I printed my state o...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:24:06 PDT
Wood Picture Art
Wood Picture Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This wood picture art project is a simple way to transfer a picture onto a piece of wood. The size of the picture and piece of wood is up to you. I used a piece of wood the size of a normal sheet of paper. Your going to need a few special supplies for this project. That includes mod-podge, and glo...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:34:38 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Painted Canvas with music and lights
LilyPad Arduino Painted Canvas with music and lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> jcmcadams This is a project that I created for my Children and Technology class that I am taking in my Masters of Library Science Program. This was one of my first experiences with coding so this was a trial and error process but this instructable should outline my success throughout the process. My initial ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:19:02 PST
Flower Table Runner from Lei and Ribbon
Flower Table Runner from Lei and Ribbon - More DIY How To Projects]]> ekelkar Since we have had a longer and colder winter than usual in Atlanta, I wanted to send my daughter something cheerful to brighten up her dorm room. I sent her these table runners I made from Hawaiian leis and ribbons. I used a sewing machine to attach the flowers to the ribbons, but you could hand sew...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 13:38:43 PST
Quote Vases
Quote Vases - More DIY How To Projects]]> VanessaMcL A great way to use up any shells you might have kept in a box or lying around the house. Gather your materials You will need: - Scissors - A glass bottle with a lid- Pen and paper - Of course, shells. Shells, coral, sea glass, you can put anything in your vase! Writing Quotes Write your quote...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 18:38:04 PST
InstaWall - More DIY How To Projects]]> nevenstev Here is one idea for wall decoration with your Instagram photos. All you need for this is: Instagram photos InkJet printer Some photo editor (I am using CorelDraw X4) Decorative wall nails paper shears photo sticers Downloading your instagram photos Go to www.insta...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:49:00 PST