Instructables: exploring - living - fun - easy - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:50:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 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
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
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
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
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/
T-Shirt Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin Do you have old t-shirts that you used to wear a lot and loved but no longer wear? Do you want some unique wall art? Or are you just bored? If you answered yes to anyone of those questions then this project will be great for you! You will need the following items: -Cool T-Shirts-12" x 12" Canvases ...
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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
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
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/
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
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
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
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
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
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/
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SMALL.gif Jessie Marie I recently have gotten into painting and have acquired a large bag of paintbrushes that I store in a drawer. It really wasn't working out to have the brushes all disorganized, all different sizes thrust into a plastic bag. Then the idea dawned on me. I was going to make an easily portable roll-up pa...
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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
Cork Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Shooter/
Cork Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/68VI/HBHGL8LC/FOU68VIHBHGL8LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/68VI/HBHGL8LC/FOU68VIHBHGL8LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/68VI/HBHGL8LC/FOU68VIHBHGL8LC.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This project is born from the fact that students in my engineering classes really enjoy building projectile launchers. I wanted something that was simple to build, effective, and has lots of room for modifications. The cork shooter fulfills that criteria and of course provides a hands-on lesson in t...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:05:06 PST
Easy to Draw Halloween Characters http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Draw-Halloween-Characters/
Easy to Draw Halloween Characters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SMALL.jpg John Induna AD Drawing is a handy hobby for all Makers. If you don’t draw, but think it would be fun, cool or useful to be able to draw. I did this for you. If you draw a little or even a lot, I hope you take a look and enjoy this. First and foremost I consider myself a Maker. However, the first things I starte...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:54:32 PDT
Halloween Pet Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Pet-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E0SP/H6MEREEK/F5ZE0SPH6MEREEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E0SP/H6MEREEK/F5ZE0SPH6MEREEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E0SP/H6MEREEK/F5ZE0SPH6MEREEK.SMALL.jpg shellycaron Halloween is a time where we can get creative with our costumes for either the night go trick or treating, or maybe for the party you'll be attending. Your household pet can be a part of the halloween fun too! Check out this guide to find inspiration for your pet's costume for this coming Halloween....
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:46:28 PDT
Marble Roller Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Roller-Coaster/
Marble Roller Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance "We're doing the roller coasters?! Yes!!" That's the response I get from students who've taken my engineering classes before when they find out it's marble roller coaster day. It's a class favorite. It's an open-ended, fast-paced, constantly evolving, and easy to explain. This project reaches a wid...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 20:45:31 PDT
Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubberband-Helicopters-step-by-step/
Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance The rubberband-powered helicopter is easy to construct, and with a little practice it can be flown 20+ feet into the air! Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-5 Prep: 2/5 Setup: 1/5 Cleanup: 1/5 Prep: Cut sheets of cardstock into quarters Setup: None Start-of-class lecture Demonstrate the project ...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 14:50:20 PDT
Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Make-Old-Clothes-New/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! offers 20 fast and easy ways to recycle used clothes into a NEW and stylish wardrobe! Each project comes from Instructables.com, and contains pictures for each step, so you can get crafting today! Students will learn sewing basics, like how to follow a patter...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:19:17 PDT
Braiding Wheel Friendship Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Braiding-Wheel-Friendship-Bracelets/
Braiding Wheel Friendship Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/96Z2/H4AGKPJ6/FAB96Z2H4AGKPJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/96Z2/H4AGKPJ6/FAB96Z2H4AGKPJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/96Z2/H4AGKPJ6/FAB96Z2H4AGKPJ6.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey I recently bought a large pack of embroidery thread intending to make some of those normal knotted friendship bracelets. Instead I learned how to make these braided ones and they are so much easier and faster to make that I've become a little obsessed with making them.  Now, you might have seen the...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:27:09 PDT
braided charm bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/braided-charm-bracelet/
braided charm bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/RWC2/H337K0UY/F8SRWC2H337K0UY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/RWC2/H337K0UY/F8SRWC2H337K0UY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/RWC2/H337K0UY/F8SRWC2H337K0UY.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput In this instructable, I'm gonna show you hoe to make a braided charm bracelet. What you'll need - three pieces of string - eight little beads - eight pieces of wire with a loop on top - two lace clips - a metal ring - a closure braid the pieces of string Take the three pieces of string. Add a...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:47:32 PDT
amigurumi projects http://www.instructables.com/id/amigurumi-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/WUKD/H1JUE4RE/F9AWUKDH1JUE4RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/WUKD/H1JUE4RE/F9AWUKDH1JUE4RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/WUKD/H1JUE4RE/F9AWUKDH1JUE4RE.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Amigurumi is the japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals. The word is derived from a combination of the Japanese words ami, meaning crocheted or knitted, and nuigurumi, meaning stuffed doll.Amigurumi are typically animals, but can include artistic renderings or inanimate objects...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 12:22:01 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
Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Eggs-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5CC/H0KKWZK6/FLSV5CCH0KKWZK6.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Eggs are a major part of Easter - whether you dye them, paint them, make them from strings, hide them, prank your kids with them, fill them with confetti, or add a little technology to them, Easter eggs are awesome! We've put together this guide to help you decide how you'll trick out your eggs for...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 12:54:22 PDT
Propeller-Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Car/
Propeller-Powered Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Although Instructables offers some similar projects, I want to show you how to make a propeller car that can easily be made by many kids in grades 1 and up. This car can travel up to 40ft on a smooth and flat surface! Most kids can complete the project in less than an hour. Lesson Plan:...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 11:06:35 PDT
perler beads bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/perler-beads-bracelet/
perler beads bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FPRP/H05Y7LJA/FYCFPRPH05Y7LJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FPRP/H05Y7LJA/FYCFPRPH05Y7LJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FPRP/H05Y7LJA/FYCFPRPH05Y7LJA.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput In this instructable, I'm gonna show you how to make a bracelet out of perler beads. It's fun to make and nice to give away as a present. If you have made this instructable, I would love to see pictures. materials What you'll need: -a little charm -elastic cord -perler beads making the bracele...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 02:25:16 PDT
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-or-Knit-Yarn-Infinity-Scarf-Tutorial/
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This is a wonderfully Easy DIY No Sew Yarn Scarf tutorial! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Yarn that is 5-7 oz. (5 ounces of Yarn will make a thinner scarf like the white or green scarf shown above. 7 ounces of Yarn will make a thicker one like the red scarf) -Scissors -Two Chairs (or o...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:27:59 PDT
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Vintage-Suitcase-Coffee-Table/
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine I love, LOVE vintage suitcases. What is better than a vintage suitcase...... A Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table. This project is fairly cheap and takes less than 15 minutes to do! Lets get to it... What You Will Need What You Will Need: Power Drill Vintage Suitcase (Preferably one made of wood. P...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:04:49 PDT
No-Sew Old Sweater into a New Cardigan http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Old-Sweater-into-a-New-Cardigan/
No-Sew Old Sweater into a New Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/0B54/GZUB3GK7/FVK0B54GZUB3GK7.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine Here is another No Sew way to recycle your old clothes. This project is inexpensive and will only take you 15 minutes to do! For this tutorial we will take old shirts and sweaters and turn them into cardigans! You can never have too many cardigans in my opinion! What You Will Need What You Will ...
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 15:01:42 PDT
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Baggy-Shirt-into-a-Fashion-Staple/
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This project is perfect for the thrift store lovers out there. How many times have you found an awesome shirt that was too big? This DIY Project will show you how to turn a baggy shirt into an everyday fashion staple. What You Will Need: -A Baggy shirt (XL is perfect). If you can find a long XL sh...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 06:30:58 PDT
Teach Engineering: Slingshot Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Engineering-Slingshot-Rockets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance EDIT: Long rubber bands or two short rubber bands tied together work much better than one short rubber band. Lesson Plan: Grade range: 1-5 Prep: 2/5 Setup: 1/5 Cleanup: 1/5 Prep: Bend paperclips, set up a firing range if confined indoors Setup: Set up glue guns Start-of-class lecture Demons...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 19:01:06 PST
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Cat-Toy-Easy-Free-No-Knitting-Required/
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SMALL.jpg pltate Did you just get a couple of cute, adorable kittens and forget to buy them some cat toys?  Fret no more.  Gather together some scrap yarn and make your own cat toys in no time at all.  What I like about this toy is that it is easy to make and requires no knitting.  Plus, these steps and measurements...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 07:07:58 PST