Instructables: exploring - living - fun - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:27:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:50:53 PDT
Make a Stainless Steel ring from a coat hanger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stainless-Steel-ring-from-a-coat-hanger/
Make a Stainless 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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZB/9XZG/HSHEGV5B/FZB9XZGHSHEGV5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZB/9XZG/HSHEGV5B/FZB9XZGHSHEGV5B.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FZB/9XZG/HSHEGV5B/FZB9XZGHSHEGV5B.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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:56:48 PST
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE http://www.instructables.com/id/ORIGAMI-3-WAY-SORTER-OR-SIGNATURE/
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hello to everyone that reads this 'ible. The next few steps will show you how to make a 3 way sorter or signature as some of you might know it as. So, what you will need is simple, 6 square pieces of paper, some glue and the last thing which I reccommend is at least 1 whole read through this '...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:51:53 PST
Gliding Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Gliding-Car/
Gliding Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/WH9W/HR0AYRT0/FK9WH9WHR0AYRT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/WH9W/HR0AYRT0/FK9WH9WHR0AYRT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/WH9W/HR0AYRT0/FK9WH9WHR0AYRT0.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This car is designed to be pushed off of a tabletop, glide gently to the ground, and continue rolling. Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-5 Prep: 4/5 Setup: 1/5 Cleanup: 2/5 Prep: Cut straws into quarters, cut cardstock into thirds lengthwise, cut many halfsticks Setup: Designate a testing area Start-o...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:13:00 PST
DIY V-Day Inverted Fishtail Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-V-Day-Inverted-Fishtail-Bracelet/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:19:46 PST
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Conversation-Heart-Knit-Coasters/
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 Get ready for Valentine's Day by whipping up your very own set of Conversation Heart Coasters!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Materials: US size 8 knitting needles worsted weight acrylic yarn, white and V-Day inspired colors Knitted Heart Pattern yarn needle Knit the heart To make...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:05:50 PST
Mechanical Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Hand-4/
Mechanical Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/M6X1/HQINBRTR/FPPM6X1HQINBRTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/M6X1/HQINBRTR/FPPM6X1HQINBRTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/M6X1/HQINBRTR/FPPM6X1HQINBRTR.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Students will make a simple mechanical hand with one articulating part. Once complete, students can test the ability of their hand by trying to pick up as many straws as possible. Extra class time (and there should be plenty!) can be devoted to further testing and redesigning to make the best mechan...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:21:37 PST
I-Cord Snake Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Cord-Snake-Tutorial/
I-Cord Snake Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 How to make Sally, the i-cord snake!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Here's what you'll need: - 2 US size 5 Double Pointed Knitting Needles - worsted weight acrylic yarn - scrap yarn for eyes, and tongue - yarn needle 1.  Cast on 5 stitches 2.  Slide stitches to the other end of...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:03:23 PST
Loopy Stripes Rainbow Loom Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Loopy-Stripes-Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet/
Loopy Stripes Rainbow Loom Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VCUF/HPMXO21Z/FV0VCUFHPMXO21Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VCUF/HPMXO21Z/FV0VCUFHPMXO21Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VCUF/HPMXO21Z/FV0VCUFHPMXO21Z.SMALL.jpg Nadflick The thing I wanted so bad for Christmas was a rainbow loom. So when I opened my present and got just what I wanted, I immediately got to work making bracelets that I'd watched videos on. Ever since I started watching those videos I got ideas in my head for my very own Rainbow Loom bracelets, one of ...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:53:53 PST
DIY Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Wreath-1/
DIY Christmas Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SMALL.jpg mishagirl8 It's nearly Christmas... I've got everything ready... WAIT! My Christmas wreath! Why don't I just DIY one? All you need is; * A big piece of carton/A cardboard box * Old Christmas tree decorations * Tinsels * Pine cones * A glue gun and lots of glue for it * Scissors * Glitter * Normal glue ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:53:25 PST
Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Coming up with new ideas for kid's art projects usually turns into the same, mediocre crayon-on-paper ordeal. Even your average 4 year-old is yawning behind the colored wax sticks. With this tutorial, you can help creative a wonderfully artistic and memorable experience for you and your little one!...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
T-Shirt Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Wall-Art/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:15:21 PST
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Way-To-Make-A-3D-Ring-Use-Shrink-Plastic/
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SMALL.jpg lanaredstudio Also want to create those fun 3d rings, but don't have the funds or materials? Just use shrink plastic and use your own design. 1. Print the free printable stencil. And cut out the ring out of cardboard like in image 1. 2. Design a shape that you want on top of your ring and cut that out of card...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:40:42 PDT
Glow Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Sneakers/
Glow Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SMALL.jpg trans4mation Do you have a pair of Converse? Maybe. If you have a pair, do you love them? Of course you do. You know what would make them even cooler? If they glowed. Yup. Glowing. Sneakers. **Please use caution when using paint of any kind. Make sure to wear a mask as to not inhale any paint fumes. As always,...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:32:02 PDT
Make a Halloween Pumpkin Punch Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Halloween-Pumpkin-Punch-Bowl/
Make a Halloween Pumpkin Punch Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/EYY0/HN30HIOL/FZJEYY0HN30HIOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/EYY0/HN30HIOL/FZJEYY0HN30HIOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/EYY0/HN30HIOL/FZJEYY0HN30HIOL.SMALL.jpg PumpkinProject13 A Fun and Easy Jack O’Lantern Punch Bowl for Halloween Festivities Materials Needed: 1 Medium – Large Pumpkin 1 Large Serrated Knife* 1 Pumpkin Scoop** 1 Pumpkin Carving Tool*** 1 Spigot (with washers and nut) Paper Towels Colored Permanent Markers or Craft Paints Newspaper or Plastic Bag     ...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:27:46 PDT
D.I.Y. Cardboard Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Cardboard Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Cardboard is the first thing that comes in my mind (most of the time) whenever I want to make something. Cardboard is a very useful crafting material and easy to use. In this instructable I'll show you how to make stamps using cardboard. Making these cardboard stamps was fun and I hope you enjoy mak...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:20:11 PDT
Layered Crayon Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Crayon-Candles/
Layered Crayon Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SMALL.jpg ramannoodles Use crayons to create unique candles for your home or as a gift for a loved one. Approximate completion time: 45-60 minutes per candle. Ages 12+, or ages 6-11 with adult supervision and assistance. Gather Supplies Crayons (any brand) Shredded wax (any brand) White or uncolored scented wax (optio...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:11:15 PDT
School Pride Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/School-Pride-Shoes/
School Pride Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Instructables inspired me to venture into shoe painting.  I've witnessed many a great shoe art grace the instructables virtual gallery and I thought to myself, by golly I should give that a whirl!  Here we have my first attempt! I'm an art teacher for an elementary school and I'm always in sensible...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:41:39 PDT
Gyroscopic Whirligigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscopic-Whirligigs/
Gyroscopic Whirligigs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KZXA/HKJRZHDY/F3WKZXAHKJRZHDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KZXA/HKJRZHDY/F3WKZXAHKJRZHDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KZXA/HKJRZHDY/F3WKZXAHKJRZHDY.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Gyroscopic Whirligigs is a project that breaks away from the usual fare and offers students a unique engineering gizmo that always impresses onlookers. This quirky contraption isn't a true gyroscope, but it relies on the gyroscopic effect to produce some impossible-looking stunts. Lesson Plan:...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:23:08 PDT
Wire Wrapped Pendants, the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Wrapped-Pendants-the-Easy-Way/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 21:17:21 PDT
Fun Puppet Craft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Puppet-Craft/
Fun Puppet Craft! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YPJM/HET13G17/FSDYPJMHET13G17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YPJM/HET13G17/FSDYPJMHET13G17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/YPJM/HET13G17/FSDYPJMHET13G17.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Puppets are cute, funny, and they're all around the world! it's really interesting to see that almost every culture has the concept of puppetry, though they vary widely. When I saw the puppet contest I decided to make traditional south Asian (Indian sub-continent) puppets. This was my first attempt ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 08:06:07 PDT
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Appliqu-Inkodye-Jacket/
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SMALL.jpg Lumi Want to be able to print any item in your closet with Inkodye? When it comes to dark fabrics or detailed designs, sometimes a little creative thinking is required. For this project, we printed custom Inkodye fabric panels and sewed them onto a jacket to create a precise, high contrast design. The f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:43:59 PDT
Candle Craft: How to Make Beautiful Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Craft-The-Art-of-Candle-Making/
Candle Craft: How to Make Beautiful Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/SX1A/HIUX9QXE/F1NSX1AHIUX9QXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/SX1A/HIUX9QXE/F1NSX1AHIUX9QXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/SX1A/HIUX9QXE/F1NSX1AHIUX9QXE.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Candle Craft became my obsession when I saw some beautifully crafted candles and I yearned very much to learn the Art of Candle making. Lack of facilities made me ordering a learner's candle making kit online. The starter kit provided some basic materials and photocopied instructions on a bunch of p...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 23:27:22 PDT
How to Print Canvas Shoes with Inkodye http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Print-Canvas-Shoes-with-Inkodye/
How to Print Canvas Shoes with Inkodye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SMALL.jpg Lumi If you’re looking to reinvent your wardrobe with Inkodye, why stop at shirts? For those sunny days ahead, a personalized pair of canvas shoes is the perfect accessory. Used in This Project: Gather For this project, you will need Inkodye, a brush, straight pins, and of course a pair of light-...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:17:55 PDT
Fun Flower Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Flower-Gate/
Fun Flower Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SMALL.jpg artlife     This is an expansion upon the fun flower fence instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fun-Flower-Fence/   When I was out of town a few months ago, my wife surprised me by building a gate for our picket fence. She told me on the phone that she did this. She is actua...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 20:54:05 PDT
Bead Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bead-Lizard/
Bead Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/BVH5/HINOCNH5/FFJBVH5HINOCNH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/BVH5/HINOCNH5/FFJBVH5HINOCNH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/BVH5/HINOCNH5/FFJBVH5HINOCNH5.SMALL.jpg Density Hi everyone. Today I will show you how to make Bead Lizards. Once you have made the lizards, thy can be used as jewelry, badges or just models. Read through the instructable before starting so you can understand what is needed. I hope the instructions are simple to understand and that you enjoy maki...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 03:41:36 PDT
Magnetic Push Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-push-pins/
Magnetic Push Pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SMALL.jpg harari Push pins are usually used to pin notes to a cork board. it's aesthetic and organized, but a magnetic board is (in my opinion) more so, and it's safer for kids etc. I, personally, like a clean and uniform design. I don't like a refrigerator full of weird magnets, but sometimes you gotta hang somethi...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:30:06 PDT
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-Fabric-Fortune-Cookie/
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SMALL.jpg emily ann Here's a cute fabric fortune cookie that would be a perfect, straight-from-the-heart gift for Dad on Father's Day. It's really easy to make, and you can add your own personalized fortune! Gather Your Materials What you'll need for this project: -Some sort of thick fabric (felt is ideal, but I us...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:41:48 PDT
Chevron Friendship Bracelet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevron-Friendship-Bracelet-Tutorial/
Chevron Friendship Bracelet Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PFL8/HHOFXGYJ/FUEPFL8HHOFXGYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PFL8/HHOFXGYJ/FUEPFL8HHOFXGYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PFL8/HHOFXGYJ/FUEPFL8HHOFXGYJ.SMALL.jpg emily ann Here's a tutorial on how to make an easy chevron friendship bracelet that you can make for yourself or for a friend. This bracelet is super simple and soon you'll be making these like a pro.  Gather Your Materials Here's what you'll need for this Instructable: -4 different colors of embroidery f...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:39:31 PDT
Origami Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Boxes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/38DI/H461XASL/FG738DIH461XASL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/38DI/H461XASL/FG738DIH461XASL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/38DI/H461XASL/FG738DIH461XASL.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey With a few pieces of paper and some clever folds, you can create a multitude of different boxes to hold everything from snacks to coins. An origami box can also be a creative way to present a gift. This guide includes 10 of my favorite origami boxes that'll hopefully become favorite's of yours too! ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:19:43 PDT
Salmon Sushi Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Salmon-Sushi-Earrings/
Salmon Sushi Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QWYE/HHJOKEG9/F87QWYEHHJOKEG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QWYE/HHJOKEG9/F87QWYEHHJOKEG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/QWYE/HHJOKEG9/F87QWYEHHJOKEG9.SMALL.jpg lava.tomato Like sushi? Like earrings? You're in luck.  Ingredients Here's what you'll need! Clockwise (more or less), starting from top left: Varathane: a satin-finish water-based floor sealer that works nicely on cured polymer clay. It sells by the pint at hardware stores, but you can also get it here in...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 19:51:20 PDT
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-Beads-Jewelry-Made-out-of-Bread/
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts A surprising success, the beads you see strung on my daughters necklace were made out of white bread and glue. Yes, white bread and glue. I confess I didn't think this would work. Unlike many of my other instructables, this one DID NOT start from a Pinterest pin.  I saw it in a women's magazine a...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 10:08:16 PDT
Twisted ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-ring/
Twisted ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/IV6B/HFPTHXUR/F84IV6BHFPTHXUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/IV6B/HFPTHXUR/F84IV6BHFPTHXUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/IV6B/HFPTHXUR/F84IV6BHFPTHXUR.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make these twisted rings. Once you've got the hang of it, it takes only five minutes to make one! What do you need What do you need to make this - a round object matching the size of your finger. For me, the inside of a lip balm works perfectly -...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 01:03:17 PDT
Beady blue braided bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beady-blue-braided-bracelet/
Beady blue braided bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VR10/HFSHEY5K/FM2VR10HFSHEY5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VR10/HFSHEY5K/FM2VR10HFSHEY5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VR10/HFSHEY5K/FM2VR10HFSHEY5K.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput About a year ago, I found a really cheap box with all kind of glass beads. Reason it was cheap: some of the beads were broken and it looked all messy and stuff. But, I took an afternoon, cleaned them and rearranged them. I was still looking for something to make with it. Andd then I thought this up....
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:56:55 PDT
Slingshot Dart Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Slingshot-Dart-Shooter/
Slingshot Dart Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/L505/HF23TA4Q/F56L505HF23TA4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/L505/HF23TA4Q/F56L505HF23TA4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/L505/HF23TA4Q/F56L505HF23TA4Q.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Projectile shooters are always fun to build, but one can make only so many catapults before the novelty wears off. The slingshot dart shooter mixes it up with elements from my Slingshot Rocket project and regular Slingshot, but in the classic 'Y' slingshot shape.  Lesson Plan: Difficulty: 2/5 Prep:...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:07:32 PDT
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Water-Jug-Storage-Bins/
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SMALL.jpg randofo Around here I have more odds and ends than I know what to do with. I used to keep it in piles strewn about our tiny apartment until my fed up girlfriend came up with a solution to make the room a little more organized. It basically involved drinking a lot of bottled water and using the jugs the wat...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:45:34 PST
DIY Kids Whiteboard with Side Opening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kids-Whiteboard-with-Side-Opening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One of my latest creations for my children were these easy, relatively inexpensive and portable whiteboards. What kids don't LOVE whiteboards?  It's like an etch-a-sketch (a toy from back in my day) but cooler because you can actually control the drawing device where you want it to go. The primary...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:08:35 PST
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintbrush-Roll-up-Travel-Kit/
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:27:40 PST
Laundry Room Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Room-Wall-Art/
Laundry Room Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SMALL.jpg nkarasch My wife and I made this piece of wall art for our laundry room in only a couple afternoons.  It was a quick, cheap, fun project we could do together that helped decorate one of the smallest rooms in our home.  You will need the following things... Supplies: (1)  4' long 1x3 pine board (1)  4' 6" l...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:19:18 PST
Fun With Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-Yarn/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Fun With Yarn" is a collection of 15 whimsical projects for all levels of yarn crafting skill.  Whether you're into knitting, crochet, or felting, you're sure to find something fun and inspiring!  Learn how to knit a giant lego, crochet the Starship Enterprise, or felt an adorable bird in a nest. ...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:27:50 PDT