Instructables: exploring - living - decorations - featured Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:45:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Foam Creations: The Hook
Foam Creations: The Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> acassone You can make almost everything out of foam. You can use these steps to make your own ideas come to life. It's easy, somewhat fast and it's cheap. Think about it... Go to your local decor store pick a piece of art and compare the price to make it or the price to buy. But then again if you make it, it...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:57 PDT
DIY Wedding Projects jessyratfink It's no secret that weddings are expensive, but we want to help you cut costs! Whether you want to DIY the whole wedding or just make some decorations, we've got you covered. There are tons of clever and cost effective ways to make your wedding something to remember!Check the DIY wedding instructabl...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:57:15 PDT
Pine Cone Fire Starters
Pine Cone Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lgiuliani My husband and I lived in Northern Wisconsin in the beautiful north woods in a log home surrounded by acres of trees. In Spring I would collect many pine cones just for the sheer beauty of them and their unique shapes. I then discovered how simple it was just to make these beautiful pine cone fire...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:26:27 PST
Easy Tissue Paper Flowers
Easy Tissue Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> KatieKay Tissue Paper Flowers are simple, quick, and inexpensive.  They are a thoughtful hand made gift that is easy to customize, looks beautiful, and can last a long time.  You can whip up a dozen flowers in about an hour.  It's a perfect gift or decoration for Valentine's Day! To get started you'll proba...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 18:58:49 PST
Sliced Wood Ornaments - Year Round
Sliced Wood Ornaments - Year Round - More DIY How To Projects]]> wicked jypsi I have fallen in love with the new trend of Wood Sliced Ornaments that I see everywhere (especially on Pinterest). There are so many ways to use these guys - they can be glued on, painted, name it. Also, you are only limited in size by what you can get your hands on. They do come in...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:39:07 PST
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods Easy to make typographic wire ornaments for the holidays. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 12 gauge wire Baker’s twine Pliers Tape Superglue A cursive typeface for your word. We used Lakeside by Mark Simonson. Print out your word and begin shaping the wire on it, making sure you’v...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:49:46 PST
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods Make your own festive holiday decorative pinecone trees with felted wool! What you'll need: Pinecones Pencil Ruler Rectangular block of wood (It can be finished any way you like – stained, painted, or left natural.) Drill (not shown) Glue (A glue gun is preferable, but w...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:34:39 PST
Light Up Christmas Tree Cones DIY chicdesigncafe This DIY video will show you the easy steps on how to make Christmas tree cones that light up. This is a great project for the holidays and it is so customizable for any decor. All you have to do is buy gorgeous paper that compliments your home. The sky is the limit. Have fun, and stay chic and craf...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:44:36 PST
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations.
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations. - More DIY How To Projects]]> gatheringbeauty My love affair with all things clay continues with these embossed clay stars. I can't get enough of this air drying clay. With christmas only a few weeks away clay tree decorations seemed like the best thing to make next. Things you'll need to make these Embossed Clay Star Decorations: Air dryi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:26:36 PST
How to Make Christmas Trees
How to Make Christmas Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave Hax How to make 3 different Christmas trees. Brighten up your home this Christmas with a beautiful homemade Christmas tree or three! Watch this video guide What you need:Desk Top Tree A cork A toothpick Tissue paper A starCenterpiece Tree A sheet of card or paper Wrapping paper A star Stick Tree...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:12:50 PST
How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers KatieStiles How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers with Jackson for your Christmas Tree, easy homemade ornaments and fun for children kids.  All you need are candy canes, pipe cleaners, googley eyes, small pom poms and glue.  Great for quick gifts for kids too.  Easy to follow video instructions.
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 19:06:06 PST
Festive bottles
Festive bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis To solve some of your festive season problems I present you a simple guide on how to make your own bottles with a light string inside. These are simple and pretty cheap to make while still making a stunning decoration and have proven themselves as a great gift too! Stuff you will need 1. Drill 2...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:00:25 PST
3D Pumpkin Garland
3D Pumpkin Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie With halloween rapidly approaching, decorations are being thrown about the house. However, a decorated house is not complete without garland, and you most certainly need something to complement those jack-o-lanterns! Why not try your hands at crafting these simple and easy pumpkin garland for your d...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 20:56:56 PDT
Kid Sized Lego Haunted House
Kid Sized Lego Haunted House - More DIY How To Projects]]> Haunted Spider Kids love Lego, Adults love Lego, I have always loved Legos even though I haven't owned a single Lego in about 15 years. Last year Lego came out with the Monster Fighters series Lego Haunted House. Now being a big Halloween fan and a fan of Legos, I fell in love with the set. I thought, how cool wou...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 11:01:11 PDT
DIY: Turn VHS & Cassettes Into Party Decorations xtradocs Learn how to upcycle your old Back to the Future VHS and Paula Abdul cassette tapes into pom pom party decor! Yes, it's true. Chances are you've got a bunch hiding in the back of your closet with nowhere to go so let's put them to use. Full tutorial:
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 21:14:26 PST
Zombie Pumpkin Bas Relief
Zombie Pumpkin Bas Relief - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ogreasaurus So I was inspired by the Bas Relief pumpkin instructible last year to make a passable Frankenstein pumpkin. I decided this year to try it again using some lessons I learned, only I had a rumble in my tummy for BRAAAAINS. Tools Gather your supplies: Pumpkin Computer Pencil/Pen Knife Scoop Flashli...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:07:32 PDT
Halloween Home Decor ChrysN Halloween decorations don't have do be ghoulish.  Be inspired with these stylish decorating ideas to dress up your home whether you are hosting a Halloween party or you are just really into the Halloween spirit. These fun and spooky crafts are easy to make the whole family can get into the spirit. ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:05:52 PDT
Put a Pumpkin on It Penolopy Bulnick Don't want to deal with pumpkins at all this Halloween?  No problem!  You can make an awesome Halloween jack-o-lantern out of almost anything you can find around your house.  Try one of these awesome alternatives to the traditional pumpkin jack-o-lantern.   null null null null null null ...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 15:57:19 PDT
How to Make Custom Pinatas
How to Make Custom Pinatas - More DIY How To Projects]]> mygibzone If you've ever planed a "themed" party, then you know the frustration involved in finding all the right party supplies. Especially when it comes to that ALL IMPORTANT party piñata. Very few stores carry piñatas & if they do they are usually the typical, donkey, star, princess castle etc. Best case s...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 20:57:25 PDT
Photo Balloon Weights
Photo Balloon Weights - More DIY How To Projects]]> PadiDiver33 This idea sprang from something I saw on Pintrest, and I just embellished it. My dad's 60th Birthday was this year and I needed simple ideas for decorating a large, open, outdoor space for 100+ people. I wanted to share older photos of my dad along with newer photos. So I decided to put his pics ...
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:03:45 PDT
Cinco de Mayo jessyratfink Cinco de Mayo is definitely one of the most vibrant and exciting holidays out there! Whether you're celebrating out on the town or at home with friends and family, we've got lots of great ideas for you. We've rounded up all kinds of goodies for your Cinco de Mayo celebration - drinks, food, desserts...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 17:20:07 PDT
How to Make a Duct Tape Flower
How to Make a Duct Tape Flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBothell How To Make a Duct Tape Flower This is an easy project that just takes a little patience you can make one in about half an hour or even faster once you get the hang of it. These flowers can have many different colors and shapes. These are fun to show off and will impress your friends. Supplies To...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:05:34 PDT
Charlie Brown Christmas Tree from Copper Wire
Charlie Brown Christmas Tree from Copper Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Selorian Wrapping up in a blanket and sipping hot chocolate to watch  A Charlie Brown Christmas was a Christmas tradition while growing up. It never seemed like Christmas without watching it, Frosty the Snowman, and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with the entire family. It seems harder now to get the kids ex...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 10:26:24 PST
Easy Halloween Casket Fog Machine Cover
Easy Halloween Casket Fog Machine Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> shobbs austin I have had a fog machine in my Halloween decor for a couple years now and each year I try to find ways to hide it and protect it from the weather.  This year I came up with this casket.  The cost is cheap.  I used materials I already had on hand. but if you dont have wood on hand your lumber store w...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 18:57:43 PDT
Pac-Man Pumpkin
Pac-Man Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> airex Spray painting pumpkins is pretty cheap and easy. Not only do they last longer than carved pumpkins but you can get some really cool results with paint that you can't do with carving.This year I decided to go all out and paint some pac-man pumpkins. The pumpkins I used for the ghosts were the perfec...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:33:17 PDT
Home Made Grave Stones
Home Made Grave Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> tobster9103 If you ever went into a Halloween store to buy some head stones, you were probably shocked to see a $20 plus price tag for each! Well, you can make three of your own for under $20. Materials and tools Materials 1  4foot x 8foot sheet x 1inch of Styrofoam insulation.Home Depot and Lowe’s always ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:38:19 PDT
4th of July Carleyy Gear up for the most exciting weekend of the summer -- the 4th of July!  Whether you're celebrating independence day on the beach or in the backyard, you can guarantee a day of relaxation and fun.  We have everything you need to make this weekend extra special including decorations, recipes, firewor...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 12:16:56 PDT
Easter Carleyy The best way to bring your family together for the beginning of spring is to have a DIY Easter.  Celebrate Easter by making your own spring and egg-themed arts and crafts.  Instructables has all the bases covered including: easter baskets, bunny and spring themed cakes, faberge eggs, homemade chocol...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:24:59 PDT
Wedding Invitations from Scratch
Wedding Invitations from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> walmatic My fiance and I are on a strict budget so we decided to cut some cost doing our own invitations. I work at a printing company and they told me I could print for free. My fiance gave me free reign as long as I made it green and had some floral patterns. I'll have to apologize for the lighting. I real...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 09:15:14 PDT
Outrageous Christmas Decorations
Outrageous Christmas Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> dstagec This tradition started 5 years ago when we moved into our new home in Brooklyn NY.  The neighborhood wasn't very festive during the holidays.  About 2 people put out decorations and it was usually a few strings of mini-lights.  We decided to go all out and make it as fun and festive as possible. We...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:47:09 PST
Halloween Safety scoochmaroo Halloween is a fantastic holiday full of all manor of spooky fun but it also poses it's own inherent dangers. Instructables has all manor of solutions to help keep you and your little ones safe. One of the best over all solutions is staying well lit and visible.  Check out this handy guide for idea...
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 11:53:51 PDT
Halloween Supplies frenzy Want to get the best supplies this Halloween? Check out these guides so you can have the coolest house on the block! Halloween Mausoleum from Styrofoam This is a prop built for my daughters haunted house at her school. We used styrofoam to create the mausoleum. Enhance Halloween Props - Rats ...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 20:02:06 PDT
Halloween Crafts Ninzerbean If the spirit moves you to make Halloween Crafts this year, then this is the Guide that will give you more than a ghost of a chance to create some really spooky and useful Halloween themed items to thrill and chill.   Handmade Halloween Treat Bags My favorite houses at Halloween were the ones tha...
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Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:21:27 PDT
Outdoor Halloween Decorations scoochmaroo There's no reason to limit outdoor decorations to one holiday or another and Halloween is an awesome time to have fun! Check out these lights, sculptures and other spooky projects!  Halloween Pirate Ship - "Yee must walk the Plank!" [PG] We took Halloween 2007 to the next level by building not on...
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:35:14 PDT
Halloween Skeleton scoochmaroo Among the throngs of ghosts, goblins, zombies and vampires the venerable skeleton still stands out as a Halloween favorite. So along with carving up those pumpkins this year you might consider putting together a scary skeleton or two, maybe even a skeleton made from pumpkins!  Check out this awesom...
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Fri, 15 Oct 2010 10:43:53 PDT
Spooky Halloween Eggs
Spooky Halloween Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN Here are some spooky little Halloween decorations made from hollowed out eggs and LED candles. These "pumpkin eggs" are easy to make, inexpensive, and unlike carved pumpkins, they won't rot. You can place on your window sill on Halloween night or use it to decorate your desk at the office and impr...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2008 06:44:54 PDT
Alice in Wonderland party decorations tonyaomps Our daughter wanted an Alice in Wonderland party so here are the decorations we made. Butcher paper, cardboard, posterboard, tissue paper, paint, hot glue, and a little fabric go a long way! We also made her Alice costume.
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 10:44:07 PST
Painted Gourds
Painted Gourds - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcorbin  My local pumpkin patch sells not only pumpkins and squash during the fall season, they also have mountains of dried gourds in a variety of shaped and sizes. These gourds cost from 75 cents to 7 dollars each.  So back in October I filled my wheelbarrow with a pumpkin or two and a slew of gourds for ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 12:29:19 PST
Anti-Gravity Tree Stand
Anti-Gravity Tree Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> hpstoutharrow A real tree in the house has long been a Christmas tradition.  The look, feel, and scent of a real tree far out ways the the downside of falling needles and sticky sap. A few years back the puddle under the tree said it was time for a new stand.  The faithful plastic one (with a cool built-in adjus...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2009 16:21:09 PST
Katamari Cousin Christmas Decorations
Katamari Cousin Christmas Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> alittlestranger These Katamari decorations are a great way of using little scraps of felt and ribbon to make brightly coloured decorations for your geeky Christmas tree! This instructable is a Christmas two-parter with this Katamari Ball Tree Topper A new instructable every week on Y...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2009 23:31:41 PST
Halloween Decorations scoochmaroo Dress your digs in fiendish fashion with help from these inspiring Instructables! From simple tricks to full blown haunts, you're sure to find something to spark your imagination. Graveyard Fence This is an easy Halloween project my son and I did to create a graveyard fence. This is my first in...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 11:21:17 PDT
Teeth for your house
Teeth for your house - More DIY How To Projects]]> evantaylorphoto How to add some creepy teeth to make your house come "alive" on Halloween! Supplies Tape MeasureCutting blade Straight edge to cut withStandard Foam core boards (I used 6)2 - 8 Foot pieces of TrimGood GluePencilDuct tapescrewsDrill Measure and Mark On the long side of the Foam Core (30" side) ...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 12:57:15 PDT
Light bulb snow globes
Light bulb snow globes - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN If you are looking for another project to do with an old incandescent light bulb here is a snow globe you can make. I made a couple of versions; one, I made with the light bulb lying on it's side, the second style is standing upright with an led candle as a stand. Materials incandescent li...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:04:12 PST
Hanging Christmas Lights Made Easy
Hanging Christmas Lights Made Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> lazyb Being lazy, I wanted to find an easier way to hang our Christmas lights than last year. Our house has gutters all the way around, which is a great platform for hanging lights off of. But last year I used a ton of hooks that grabbed onto the inside of the gutter and then held the string of lights. Ap...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 11:01:50 PST
How To Enter Homemade Holidays: Holiday Decorations
How To Enter Homemade Holidays: Holiday Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Once again, the time has come to deck the halls with holiday cheer.Depending on your particular holiday and personal style, this may mean making and arranging ornaments, covering all horizontal surfaces with candles, greenery, and fake snow, or stringing up enough lights to ensure that your house ca...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2008 12:04:54 PST
How to make laser-cut Holiday decorations
How to make laser-cut Holiday decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> danemery This Instructable shows you how to make simple laser-cut decorations for the Holidays using Ponoko. If you've never worked with a laser-cutter or have only used a vector art package once or twice before, then this guide is for you. After my last Instructable on making a laser-cut lamp, I wanted to ...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:52:43 PST