Instructables: exploring - living - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:42:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
How to Make a Book Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Book-Pumpkin/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:08:36 PST
Little Yarn Toques http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Yarn-Toques/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:47:54 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
How to Fix a Snagged Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Snagged-Sweater/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:00:24 PST
Incredibly Easy Felt Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredibly-Easy-Felt-Laptop-Sleeve/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:30:58 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
Personalized Frozen Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch With the holidays upon us, it's time to start making ornaments! What cuter theme to make than Frozen!? What You'll Need - Clear plastic ornament- Piece of flat clear plastic (You can find on some kind of packaging usually)- Acrylic paints- White paint pen- Epson salt- White glitter- Sugar beads -...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
Fairy Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Garden/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:57:30 PST
Make an Awesome Clock Using Lolly Sticks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Awesome-Clock-Using-Lolly-Sticks/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:33:06 PST
how to dye leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-dye-leather/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:35:37 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
Creating a rotten olive http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-rotten-olive/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 18:12:42 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
stick candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-candle-holder/
stick candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This project is a cheap way to make your candle holder look sweet giving it a rustic look kinda. This candle holder works with both battery powered candles and flame candles. I had the glass candle holder laying around and went out side to get some some sticks and was ready to make it. I used a glue...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:24:10 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Work-or-Document-Wall-Holder/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
DIY Cyberlocks Hair Falls http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cyberlox-Hair-Falls/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:57:50 PST
Leather Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Ring-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:50:49 PST
Make A Chunky Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-wooden-ring/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 18:09:45 PST
How to make a leather wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-leather-wallet-2/
How to make a leather wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0X1N/I24LXCMI/FE30X1NI24LXCMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0X1N/I24LXCMI/FE30X1NI24LXCMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0X1N/I24LXCMI/FE30X1NI24LXCMI.SMALL.jpg inspiretomake Making a cool leather wallet is easy. Just get yourself some scrap strips of leather ant you are good to go. No special tool required.You can see full process of making this simple wallet in the video. Cut you leather. Cut your leather with some extra space on the sides. Make slots You can us...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:32:54 PST
Hedgehog Cage Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cage-Liner/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:53:18 PDT
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
Seat Belt Buckling Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Seat-Belt-Buckling-Box/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:42 PDT
Kids Jack-o'-lantern Halloween Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Jack-o-lantern-Halloween-Craft/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:53:47 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
How to Make a Match House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Match-House-1/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:02:17 PDT
Halloween Costume 80's Perm http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Costume-80s-Perm/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:26:05 PDT
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
how to make shrunken apple heads http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-shrunken-apple-heads/
how to make shrunken apple heads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZQ/WYRE/I1KJPND4/FZQWYREI1KJPND4.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZQ/WYRE/I1KJPND4/FZQWYREI1KJPND4.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZQ/WYRE/I1KJPND4/FZQWYREI1KJPND4.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink If you're sick of carving pumpkins, why not try making some shrunken apple heads? This is a craft that isn't seen quite as often these days, but it's so much fun to do and I think the results look awesome. Shrunken apple heads are very forgiving just because they shrink so much. I'm fairly terrible ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:46:59 PDT
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glassy-Cupcakes/
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SMALL.jpg mbridwell Bake Cupcakes And Cool I just used a box cake and icing! You can do home made if you prefer! Go by directions on box! To keep cupcakes moist it is vital to time your cupcakes! Toothpick test is good to go by! Stick toothpick in center, if it comes out clean, the cupcakes are done! As soon as you...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:53:24 PDT
Skeleton Shoes made with Laser Cut Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Shoes-made-with-Laser-Cut-Stencils/
Skeleton Shoes made with Laser Cut Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/6W0Z/I1J5Z5QK/FYP6W0ZI1J5Z5QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/6W0Z/I1J5Z5QK/FYP6W0ZI1J5Z5QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/6W0Z/I1J5Z5QK/FYP6W0ZI1J5Z5QK.SMALL.jpg robopanda Perfect for trick or treating, these comfy flats are spooktactularly easy to make and super rad. Use glow in the dark paint, or glam it up with glitter. Or creep it out with shiny red. You will need:Plain black shoesTapePaint of choice (puffy, glow, glitter, etc. fine tip is best)Laser cut cardstock...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:18 PDT
Book Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Clutch/
Book Clutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/EY1B/I1J5XDZB/FR3EY1BI1J5XDZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/EY1B/I1J5XDZB/FR3EY1BI1J5XDZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/EY1B/I1J5XDZB/FR3EY1BI1J5XDZB.SMALL.jpg DoverPL Creating a clutch out of a book is a fun way to upcycle a damaged book. You will need:A book coverSpray adhesiveGlue gunFat quarter of fabricCardboardA beadRibbon or elastic Creating the Lining Open the book cover and lay it down flat. Measure the book. Add an inch to each side of the book. C...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:52:46 PDT
Classic Witch's Broom http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Witchs-Broom/
Classic Witch's Broom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SMALL.jpg seamster Need a simple and easy-to-make prop witch's broom for a Halloween display or costume?I needed one, but wasn't keen on spending very much time or money on it. Here's what I came up with, and it only cost me about $5 and 30 minutes of time. Materials You need a straight-ish stick that is about 5 fe...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:50:58 PDT
Ultimate Beetlejuice Sand Worm Puppet Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Beetlejuice-Sandworm-Costume/
Ultimate Beetlejuice Sand Worm Puppet Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/0YXY/I20HIQXT/F170YXYI20HIQXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/0YXY/I20HIQXT/F170YXYI20HIQXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/0YXY/I20HIQXT/F170YXYI20HIQXT.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack There's no bones about it, I LOVE Halloween. Actually.... there were lots of bones in last year's Halloween costume. My Simpson's costume couch was a big hit. What could I possibly build this year that would even compete? The truth is.... the idea for this year's costume was already tumbling around ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:45:32 PDT
Wicked Witch Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Wicked-Witch-Pumpkin/
Wicked Witch Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8OSP/I1GIK58Y/F5J8OSPI1GIK58Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8OSP/I1GIK58Y/F5J8OSPI1GIK58Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/8OSP/I1GIK58Y/F5J8OSPI1GIK58Y.SMALL.jpg Craft Klatch You will need:- Pumpkin - pick one with a good stem - Acrylic paint - greens, black, white, yellow, red - Glue - Black craft foam - Ribbon and sticks - optional - Yarn, raffia or sticks (for hair) - Fishing line Here is the video, so you can see exactly what I did. Paint your pumpkin ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:35:13 PDT
simple leather card wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-leather-card-wallet/
simple leather card wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/3DK4/I1FPYE3Q/F9F3DK4I1FPYE3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/3DK4/I1FPYE3Q/F9F3DK4I1FPYE3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/3DK4/I1FPYE3Q/F9F3DK4I1FPYE3Q.SMALL.jpg fre21 This is a really simple wallet made with leather and it's essentially without a closure, cause it usually will fit in a pocket. Materials and tools You need: + sheet of thick leather (15 x 21)cm+ needle (not thin one)+ some (shoes) sewing thread+ cutter + awl Leather cutting Watch the picture ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:03:25 PDT
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Pumpkin-Centerpiece-Planters-Gift/
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand If you want a DIY project to do with your kids and use it as a centerpiece for indoor or outdoor entertaining then you may want to try then simple Pumpkin Planter Project. It looks very beautiful and attractive. Also arrange them together and gift it..who would not like these cuteling... Items Ne...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 PDT
3D printed mini Jack O’Lantern Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-mini-Jack-OLantern-Planter/
3D printed mini Jack O’Lantern Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/X2YH/I1EU2L60/F54X2YHI1EU2L60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/X2YH/I1EU2L60/F54X2YHI1EU2L60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/X2YH/I1EU2L60/F54X2YHI1EU2L60.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade If you’re hosting a halloween party at home and are looking for something small, to cover spots/areas at home that do not have anything halloween'ene like your rest room, study table etc, this “3D printed mini Jack O’Lantern planter” may come handy.This is a great idea for your office area to keep ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:09:08 PDT
Simple My Little Pony Derpy Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-My-Little-Pony-Derpy-Costume/
Simple My Little Pony Derpy Costume! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/VM57/I1C41FZM/FTDVM57I1C41FZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/VM57/I1C41FZM/FTDVM57I1C41FZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/VM57/I1C41FZM/FTDVM57I1C41FZM.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Simple My Little Pony Derpy Costume!Derpy...or Muffins...or Derpy Hooves! She is cute and silly!She has become one of the most loveable background ponies on My Little Pony.She even has a cameo appearance in Equestria Girls!What's not to love with her funny crossed eyes?! Tangent Story Sidetrack...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:48:19 PDT
Coconut Zipper Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Zipper/
Coconut Zipper Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/BQK4/I1FPK0DR/FO3BQK4I1FPK0DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/BQK4/I1FPK0DR/FO3BQK4I1FPK0DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/BQK4/I1FPK0DR/FO3BQK4I1FPK0DR.SMALL.jpg Bhawya Coconut Zipper is made of real coconut with zipper. You just have to remove the coconut water and meat, stick zipper in the middle of coconut shell.It is great gift box for eco-friendly products, jewelry, chocolates or you can also use it for keeping chess pieces, dice etc., I am using it as jewelry...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:39:00 PDT
Barn Board (Canvas) Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Barn-Board-Canvas-Wall-Art/
Barn Board (Canvas) Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/D9FW/I1CC4KBV/F22D9FWI1CC4KBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/D9FW/I1CC4KBV/F22D9FWI1CC4KBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/D9FW/I1CC4KBV/F22D9FWI1CC4KBV.SMALL.jpg BethanyC My take on the popular DIY canvas art right now: barn board style! Materials Needed The materials needed: Canvas; mine is a 5x7" because the entire sheet of paper would fit over it. Smaller is easier for starting out!A gel medium; Liquitex is good. I tried one with Mod Podge and it just didn't tu...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:09:01 PDT
How to Make a Water Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Water-Candle/
How to Make a Water Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BI8J/HZZRDTAT/FDLBI8JHZZRDTAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BI8J/HZZRDTAT/FDLBI8JHZZRDTAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/BI8J/HZZRDTAT/FDLBI8JHZZRDTAT.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a very easy water candle. This type of water candle is a wick that is centered inside a jar filled with water. The wick is fueled by a thin layer of oil on top of the water. Materials -Cooking oil -Water -Container/Jar -Candle wick -Scissors-Thin plastic disk (for the thin pla...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:07 PDT
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-TupperwareStorage-Container-form-a-Milk-J/
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a This tutorial will show you how to make a locking tupperware storage container out of everyday stuff you can find at most households. I have seen similar projects on the internet but they involved using a button or another piece to lock the lid, I wanted to keep it as simple as possible by using one...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
DIY T-Shirt Jersey Shag Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-T-Shirt-Jersey-Shag-Rug/
DIY T-Shirt Jersey Shag Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/UWSX/I169J94C/FU0UWSXI169J94C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/UWSX/I169J94C/FU0UWSXI169J94C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/UWSX/I169J94C/FU0UWSXI169J94C.SMALL.jpg lanavonhaught So easy to make, it just takes a bit of time. Gather your materials Rugs are soooo expensive, and often don't come in the exact size or color you want. If you are like me and enjoy winding down at the end of the day with a mindless, repetitive project, this is perfect for you...it's a lot like kn...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:32:29 PDT
How to Make a Match Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Match-Cube/
How to Make a Match Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NW4A/I19433U8/FDENW4AI19433U8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NW4A/I19433U8/FDENW4AI19433U8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NW4A/I19433U8/FDENW4AI19433U8.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a cube of matches. It is pretty simple once you get through the first few steps. After that it’s very repetitive. Matches are cheap so it is inexpensive to make, I spend $2 for 2 boxes of 250 matches each and ended up using about 294 with about 37 damaged or misshapen. This does n...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:10:46 PDT
How to Make a Perforated Key Ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Perforated-Key-Ring-Tags/
How to Make a Perforated Key Ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PLTH/I169O2G2/F7IPLTHI169O2G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PLTH/I169O2G2/F7IPLTHI169O2G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PLTH/I169O2G2/F7IPLTHI169O2G2.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a key-ring tag this time too!! So as it is easy, please challenge!! Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cutter. Be careful not to cut your fingers! Glue the Leather Glue the leather using elastomeric adhesive which is used to glue leather. Sharpen the Corner Shar...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:12:10 PDT
Zipper and Felt Charms http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-and-Felt-Charms/
Zipper and Felt Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SMALL.jpg shazni Zippers rock you say? I totally agree! These zipper trims jazz up these lovely charms. Brooches, Pendants, earrings, whatever they are they look amazing when zippers are added :-)R-I-H-A-M does a wonderful tutorial using zippers and polymer clay. I have seen something like that done with felt and ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:55:29 PDT
snake wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/snake-wreath/
snake wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/HGTZ/I12KK0WV/F4VHGTZI12KK0WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/HGTZ/I12KK0WV/F4VHGTZI12KK0WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/HGTZ/I12KK0WV/F4VHGTZI12KK0WV.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I've been seeing these snake wreaths around on Pinterest and decided I needed to make one. They're gorgeous! It combines two of my favorite things: snakes and Halloween decorations! And I really love Halloween decorations like this wreath because they look so fancy with very little time and effort p...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:28:15 PDT
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beaded-Human-Skeleton-Model-for-Kids/
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SMALL.jpg DasiyD An easy tutorial to teach you make a beaded human skeleton model for kids. I used 77 white seed beads and 9 black seed beads. Check it out! ​Materials on how to make a human skeleton: 4mm white seed beads 4mm black seed beads 5mm black copper wire Tool sets (Wire cutting plier; Flat plier; Round ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:40:31 PDT
How To Make A Phone Wire Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Phone-Wire-Bracelet/
How To Make A Phone Wire Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/9C9G/I11YUQ8V/FZ79C9GI11YUQ8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/9C9G/I11YUQ8V/FZ79C9GI11YUQ8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/9C9G/I11YUQ8V/FZ79C9GI11YUQ8V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 These wires are from a 25 pair telephone cable that was discarded at the office. It just didn't seem right to toss them!I after pouring 15 ounces of epoxy I drilled a hole (the epoxy harden in about 5 hours ) for the inside diameter a 2 5/8"After a quick turning to a smooth cylinder, I started ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:16:55 PDT