Instructables: exploring - living - fun - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:13:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make A Frankencooler Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Frankencooler-Pumpkin/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:27:20 PDT
Sugar Skull Flameless Votives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Flameless-Votives/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:23 PDT
Plinko Party Costume w Prizes for Contestants http://www.instructables.com/id/Plinko-Party-Costume-w-Prizes-for-Contestants/
Plinko Party Costume w Prizes for Contestants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/7CJF/I05F3TIM/FN17CJFI05F3TIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/7CJF/I05F3TIM/FN17CJFI05F3TIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/7CJF/I05F3TIM/FN17CJFI05F3TIM.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 First of all, I would like to thank mazinbenny for his a-mazing Plinko Instructable that I roughly based this on. Ultimately, it's TPIR (The Price is Right) we have to thank for the game of Plinko! Even Bob Barker said himself - "A Plinko board would make a good costume" circa 1980s. In this insc...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:18:11 PDT
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
Fastest/ Best Way to Skin a Mango: 10 Second Mango Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastest-Best-Way-to-Skin-a-Mango-10-Sec-Mango-Hack/
Fastest/ Best Way to Skin a Mango: 10 Second Mango Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WMMP/HY0DOPV3/FG2WMMPHY0DOPV3.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Separate that sweet fruit from its skin in ten seconds! This awesome life-hack/ food-hack will save you time and maximize the amount of fruit you get from every mango. Watch This Video! Watch this video to see me demonstrate first hand exactly how it's done! Cut your mango Every mango has a p...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:22:26 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
How to instantly chill any drink! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-instantly-chill-any-drink/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:27:36 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Hero-Medal-Hanger/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Make your own Pom Poms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Pom-Poms/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:26:29 PDT
Tie Dye Party! Learn to Tie Dye! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tie-Dye-Party-Learn-to-Tie-Dye/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:59:29 PDT
DIY Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Piñata/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:59:09 PDT
Turn an Orange into a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Orange-into-a-Candle/
Turn an Orange into a Candle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SMALL.jpg 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
Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
All-Purpose Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Organizer/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:52:04 PDT
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Rag Curls http://www.instructables.com/id/Rag-Curls/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:20:10 PDT
Towel Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Pants/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:18:27 PDT
Green Hornet/Kato Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-HornetKato-Mask/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:45:54 PDT
July 4th Sparkler Lightsaber! http://www.instructables.com/id/July-4th-Sparkler-Lightsaber/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:51:17 PDT
Off Road stroller conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-stroller-conversion/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Felted Kitty Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Kitty-Cats/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:39:47 PDT
Biohazard toilet warning http://www.instructables.com/id/Biohazard-toilet-warning/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:07:45 PDT
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cookie-Cutter-of-Instructables-Robot-Natural-c/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 PDT
Dollar Bill Origami- Shirt and Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-Origami-Shirt-and-Tie/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:03:56 PDT
Project-Based Engineering for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Based-Engineering-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.Thes...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:13:01 PST
Lantern Fishbowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Lantern-Fishbowl/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:11:20 PDT
DIY Sidewalk Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sidewalk-Chalk/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:48:20 PDT
Instructables Robot Swim Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Swim-Shorts/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:26:01 PDT
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Swing-Set-from-a-Billboard-Using-Scrap-Lumber/
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper In the fall of 2013 I started hanging swings from billboards. For me, the process is an act of resistance, resisting advertising and naturally, capitalism. It's also a subtle tactic for re-purposing and re-imagining the types of trash which capitalism leaves behind, inherently undermining a larger s...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 21:38:47 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Silky-Stretchy-Two-Ingredient-Play-Dough/
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I recently tried out another two-ingredient play dough recipe that I want to share with you. An inexpensive project (in the states,) it was played with for a good thirty minutes and began drying out after about an hour.A few notes:(1) The most important piece of advice I can give is...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
Celebrating Instructables Club - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 We have had a great school year in our Instructables Club! We started off small with only about 10 members, but interest has grown through the shear awesomeness of our projects, so now we have over 50 members. We went from all members attending meetings 2 days a week, to all members attending meetin...
By: ecsaul23

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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Planetary gear wine stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Planetary-gear-wine-stand/
Planetary gear wine stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/RSXJ/HV4DDP6K/FM0RSXJHV4DDP6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/RSXJ/HV4DDP6K/FM0RSXJHV4DDP6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/RSXJ/HV4DDP6K/FM0RSXJHV4DDP6K.SMALL.jpg konrad_44 A wine stand in form of working, revolving planetary gear. A nice addition to your geeky room/kitchen.I choose wood as it goes well with wine and fits my interior well. I guess that transparent acrylic glass would look great in modern decor.The design is metric and uses 6 and 10mm thick parts. Assem...
By: konrad_44

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Wed, 14 May 2014 08:38:35 PDT
The Lightbulb Snowglobe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lightbulb-Snowglobe/
The Lightbulb Snowglobe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/4F8L/HUURI60S/FU74F8LHUURI60S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/4F8L/HUURI60S/FU74F8LHUURI60S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/4F8L/HUURI60S/FU74F8LHUURI60S.SMALL.jpg Constructed Do you have old burned out lightbulbs laying around your house? Instead of wating them and throwing them away, I will teach you how to turn them into your own personal work of art. You can make this project for free using household materials.The first person to make this and post a picture in the co...
By: Constructed

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Tue, 6 May 2014 05:53:36 PDT
Recycled Personalized Cups http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Personalized-Cups/
Recycled Personalized Cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X3R9/HUU1FTOY/FYVX3R9HUU1FTOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X3R9/HUU1FTOY/FYVX3R9HUU1FTOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X3R9/HUU1FTOY/FYVX3R9HUU1FTOY.SMALL.jpg rickyeatough I'm gonna show you how to make a Personilised cup, with anything you want printed on it, for free, using recycled materials. Please vote, favourite & have fun! Materials For this project were going to be basing this on a starbucks Seattle Latte cup. You can base it on any cup you want, but you wi...
By: rickyeatough

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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:20:18 PDT
Gumball Machine Fishtank http://www.instructables.com/id/Gumball-Machine-Fishtank/
Gumball Machine Fishtank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/IIM8/HUPHK26G/FDDIIM8HUPHK26G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/IIM8/HUPHK26G/FDDIIM8HUPHK26G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/IIM8/HUPHK26G/FDDIIM8HUPHK26G.SMALL.jpg Constructed Do you have a old gumball machine hiding around your house? Instead of an ugly unused , why not recycle it into a fish tank that's perfect for your desk! Inspired by many pictures of strange fish tanks I decided to create a tank that would look good wherever it was placed. The result was a fish tank...
By: Constructed

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Thu, 1 May 2014 21:05:21 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
By: kelleymarie

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Cream-Dyed-Easter-Eggs/
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This year, my kids and I dyed our Easter eggs with food coloring and foam shaving cream. It was messy, fun, and my two oldest already told me they wanted me to do it again. The process was easier than I expected, and I already had foam shaving cream because I bought (from the dollar store) several...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:21:38 PDT
Golden Snitch Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Snitch-Ring/
Golden Snitch Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0T3F/HTX5KO88/FI20T3FHTX5KO88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0T3F/HTX5KO88/FI20T3FHTX5KO88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0T3F/HTX5KO88/FI20T3FHTX5KO88.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hello harry potter fans! It's momo here and I'm going to show you how to have a cool ring you'll get a lot of questions about. Oooh! Supplies 1- silver jewelry wire2- round nose pliers (optional but easier)3- regular pliers4- scissors or wire cutters5- any color bead that's decently small Step ...
By: momoluv

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:30:52 PDT
Make a Striped Wooden Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Striped-Wooden-Ring/
Make a Striped Wooden Ring! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/NOY7/HTNO6KLO/F82NOY7HTNO6KLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/NOY7/HTNO6KLO/F82NOY7HTNO6KLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/NOY7/HTNO6KLO/F82NOY7HTNO6KLO.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a simple, easy to make ring made of plywood. It looks a bit different to a typical metal ring, but it is fun to make and it does not feel uncomfortable. To make your own will take you anywhere between 30 minutes to 4 hours, depending on what tools you have and how good you want it to look/f...
By: awesomecreations

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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:50:53 PDT
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stainless-Steel-ring-from-a-coat-hanger/
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a pretty basic project but it does require quite a lot of effort and, depending how good you want it to look, time. The great thing about this simple ring is that you don't even need to leave your house to find what you need for it! I had quite a bit of fun making this ring and I am happy w...
By: awesomecreations

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 07:24:20 PDT
Splattered paint pendants http://www.instructables.com/id/Splattered-paint-pendants/
Splattered paint pendants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput A while ago, I took a square sheet of paper and my watercolors. For some strange reason, I started to splatter the paint on the paper, creating a unique look. The inspiration for this pendant came when I found that paper again. First, I wanted to make a lot of squares like that and cut out the sha...
By: emilyvanleemput

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:10:26 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Spray Bottle Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Kids-Activity-Spray-Bottle-Painting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!!   It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!"   It never gets old either....we have done this over and over again, and its still just as fun! What you'll need: Washable tempera paint (I ...
By: GlutenFreeMama

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:02:11 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
No Cook Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Play dough is the stuff childhood is made out of. Even better if the child could make the play dough! With this no cook recipe, you could have a pint-sized assistant make this half-pint of wonderful dough! Some interesting facts about this play dough recipe: because of the amount of salt used, i...
By: amalkhan

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Gold Glasses for St. Patricks Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gold-Glasses-for-St-Patricks-Day/
Gold Glasses for St. Patricks Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/I5PF/HSTP1BAC/FX3I5PFHSTP1BAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/I5PF/HSTP1BAC/FX3I5PFHSTP1BAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/I5PF/HSTP1BAC/FX3I5PFHSTP1BAC.SMALL.jpg Kitstart With a St.Patricks Day party around the corner, I was looking for Creative (and NOT TACKY) Crafts to lighten up my party. I decided to create my own Glitter Glasses to serve drinks in. Heres a fun, quick Tutorial to help you do the same! A little touch of gold to brighten up your day! What y...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:20:55 PDT
T-shirt to Adorable Festival Onesie (FestiOnesie) http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-to-Adorable-Festival-Onesie-FestiOnesie/
T-shirt to Adorable Festival Onesie (FestiOnesie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/OOS9/HWNGFDM6/FB0OOS9HWNGFDM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/OOS9/HWNGFDM6/FB0OOS9HWNGFDM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/OOS9/HWNGFDM6/FB0OOS9HWNGFDM6.SMALL.jpg phenomdesigns Earlier today I was on Etsy yearning for adorable festival-wear to hoop, dance, and flounce around in at Burning man this year, until I got tired of lamenting the fact that if I want to afford actually getting to burning man, I will not be purchasing any new clothes for it. It was in this dark mom...
By: phenomdesigns

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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:23:22 PST
Open-Ended Hydraulic Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Ended-Hydraulic-Machines/
Open-Ended Hydraulic Machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/TK40/HSGFWE2D/FSFTK40HSGFWE2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/TK40/HSGFWE2D/FSFTK40HSGFWE2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/TK40/HSGFWE2D/FSFTK40HSGFWE2D.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This project is very similar to my other Instructable, Simple Hydraulic Machines. The difference here is that students are not shown any examples how to turn their simple hydraulic-powered hinge into something meaningful. Instead, students are taught only how to make a hinge that's actuated by a hyd...
By: WYE_Lance

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:35:02 PST
space spray paint tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/space-spray-paint-tutorial/
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SMALL.jpg ysaks Here I will show you how to make an awesome space panting. incredibly easy!!! your supplies paint : any colours of spray paint, rustoleum spray paint works really well although cheaper paint is also fine. you will need black , purple, orange and green.paper : it is much better to use gloss paper...
By: ysaks

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:08 PST
Easy Rainbow Loom Bracelet with Perler Beads Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-with-Perler-Beads-Tutor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SMALL.jpg DabblesandBabbles This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to make a rainbow loom bracelet with perler beads. This pattern is great for beginners. To get going on this project you’ll need a rainbow loom (and hook), rainbow loom elastics, and perler beads.  All of these items can be found at Michaels.  Once ...
By: DabblesandBabbles

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:56:48 PST