Instructables: exploring - living - fun - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:06:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
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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
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
Wire Wrapped Pendants, the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Wrapped-Pendants-the-Easy-Way/
Wire Wrapped Pendants, the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/GZ10/HIXKT8FQ/FD2GZ10HIXKT8FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/GZ10/HIXKT8FQ/FD2GZ10HIXKT8FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/GZ10/HIXKT8FQ/FD2GZ10HIXKT8FQ.SMALL.jpg cart562 I've been making wire-wrapped pendants for about two years now, after I learned about it from my friends. We originally started with river rocks and plain hardware-store wire, but I progressed to sea glass and occasionally tumbled stones and I use craft wire, of course. I originally meant to make th...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 21:17:21 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
Drawing on Canvas Shoes Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-on-Canvas-Shoes-Guide/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 07:35:49 PDT
Jelly Belly Mosaic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Jelly-Belly-Mosaic/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 17:37:43 PDT
Wire Car Push Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Car-Push-Toy/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:25:33 PDT
Custom T-Shirt Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-T-Shirt-Painting-1/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:04:55 PDT
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-Pen-Clothing-Designs/
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This tutorial will show you how to create hand drawn designs on your clothing by using a bleach pen! My favorite part about this project is how versatile it is. You can use just about any piece of clothing! I chose to use a pair of leggings and a shirt. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Ble...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 14:47:18 PDT
How to Liven up a Boring Print http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Liven-up-a-Boring-Print/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:24:15 PDT
Orange Peel Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Peel-Chain-1/
Orange Peel Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SMALL.jpg vahid_you2004 Have a fresh fruit, like oranges, after a delicious meal always make an enjoyment feeling for everybody. Have you ever played with your orange remainders? Have you ever tried to make creations with orange peels? In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a chain use orange remainders. I ...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 05:36:11 PST
Jar Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Clock/
Jar Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SMALL.jpg scooter76 Here is a fun and easy way to make an unusual clock for your desk, office or just around the house. This project took me about 30 minutes to make and cost less then $5. I'll admit, it is hard to read the time, but it;s a great conversation starter, and looks neat and different at the same time. I...
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 13:45:30 PDT
How to Hand Embroider a Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Embroider-a-Rose/
How to Hand Embroider a Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SMALL.jpg treesneedtobehugged Do you hate it when you just give out stuffed animals and boxes of chocolates on Valentine's Day? Are you afraid these gifts will make you look bad? Do you want something that will wow He/She? The solution to all these problems is to make a hand embroidered rose. This rose may also give the extra ch...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2010 18:48:29 PST
Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Trigger/
Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SMALL.jpg randofo Let's pull the time machine out of the closet and crank the dial way back to a much simpler time. Yes, today we are traveling back to 2004. You may wonder why we are going to 2004? The answer is quite simple. In 2004, I built, and for the first time satisfactorily documented, one of my strange elect...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:47:13 PST
Hearts With A Mission http://www.instructables.com/id/Hearts-With-A-Mission/
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Fri, 2 Oct 2009 11:52:50 PDT
The Red Dragon Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Red-Dragon-Instructable/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:05:49 PDT
Make A Denim Purse With Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Denim-Purse-With-Cardboard/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:15:12 PDT
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last! http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-up-your-Converse-Logo-Make-em-Last/
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SMALL.jpg beauwalker23 Are you tired of your old Chucks? Need to "Spice Them up?"Okay then! I will teach you how to change your Converse logo (the Star in a circle on the side) into whatever you want! This will barely cost you any money as well. Well? Lets get started! Pick out Your Logo Okay You now need to find a log...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 16:46:45 PDT
How to make art. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-art./
How to make art. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/S1WN/F9AC3P9F/FVQS1WNF9AC3P9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/S1WN/F9AC3P9F/FVQS1WNF9AC3P9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/S1WN/F9AC3P9F/FVQS1WNF9AC3P9F.SMALL.jpg randofo Art-making is one of the easiest and most lucrative of human activities. A finished work of art can be exchanged for many desirable things such as food, shelter, sex, fame and money (which in turn could be used to purchase food, shelter, sex and fame).So, it is understandable that you might want to ...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2007 09:13:34 PST
CD ROM Fish Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-ROM-Fish-Craft/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:28:27 PDT
How to make a head out of clay. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-head-out-of-clay./
How to make a head out of clay. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9QX2/U1DES9J4HQ9/F039QX2U1DES9J4HQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9QX2/U1DES9J4HQ9/F039QX2U1DES9J4HQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/9QX2/U1DES9J4HQ9/F039QX2U1DES9J4HQ9.SMALL.jpg Yakeyglee This instructable will demonstrate how to construct a head out of clay. It is a very easy method which provides a realistic result. As a bonus, it is always looking at you, similar to the effect of the "Mona Lisa" except it uses a concave-convex illusion. I hope you enjoy this and create ma...
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 17:38:56 PDT