Instructables: exploring - living - gift_geek Tue, 7 Jul 2015 04:13:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> alannan Remember Bumble from the Rudolph cartoon? Well I thought it'd be fun to make a Bumble hunting trophies for my sisters. I'd probably do it a little differently, were I to do it again, but this is how I created it. Please feel free to add tips on how you would do a step differently in the comments tha...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Minecraft is awesome and so are paper snowflakes. Why not combine them! These were inspired by those awesomely detailed Star Wars Paper Snowflakes. Enjoy decorating your house this Christmas with these awesome unique snowflakes! Designing and Supplies Supplies: Files (attached) Exacto Small...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
DIY Death Star Ornament
DIY Death Star Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftycounterpart "That's no Moon!" The annual ornament pressure is on...this year the Things wanted a Death Star ornament. I went for interior LED highlighting again this year, a) because I wanted the Death Star look inhabited, and b) because sometimes I just don't know when to stop. Somewhere on the ornament I al...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:57:03 PST
Polymer Clay Star Wars Book End
Polymer Clay Star Wars Book End - More DIY How To Projects]]> loangb It started with an instructable for creating polymer clay bears to decorate jars of honey (Polymer Clay Bear Honey Jar Holder Gifts), and then expanded to even more gifts - Christmas Ornaments and a bookend.  The bookend was created for a unique white elephant gift. Materials Fimo Polymer Clay - I...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:50:07 PST
Poke-baubles - More DIY How To Projects]]> T-K Love Pokemon but don't want to waste P200 by drilling through real Pokeballs and hanging them on your tree? Here's a great way of enhancing X(and Y)mas for the trainer in all of us. Credit to my brother who came up with the idea in a shopping centre. You will need Equipment: - scissors - single...
By: T-K

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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:54:56 PST
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 As the cold weather comes, hands can get pretty cold even when you are warm at home. Staying in front of the computer for a long time is one of the activities that make hands colder, especially the one that you use the mouse with...I am sure this happened to all of you! Plus if your hands are cold m...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:53:04 PST
Easy To Make Bat Pendants
Easy To Make Bat Pendants - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I LOVE bat and owl jewelries. I've always thought of making an owl pendant myself but haven't made one yet. Anyways, I came up with this idea of making a bat pendant using thick papers and couldn't wait to try it out, besides it would be perfect for Halloween, a quick and easy Halloween craft. If y...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 05:42:28 PDT
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay!
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Geeky Crochet Hooks!  Made with polymer clay. If you crochet or know someone who does...and they are geeky... they will love these!  Great gift idea! The Elder Wand from Harry Potter Lothlorien leaf and the One Ring from Lord of the Rings King Arthur's Excalibur from Merlin/Arthurian Legend Sonic ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 14:08:31 PDT
QR Code Love Note Needlepoint
QR Code Love Note Needlepoint - More DIY How To Projects]]> smith library True Geek Love Valentine's Gift!! Supplies 1 - Cross stitch material 2 - Crochet thread 3 - Large eye needle 4 - Embroidery hoop 5 - Square frame All the stitch counts and size of material depends on the size of frame being used.  I found a 10"x10" frame with 7.5"x7.5" opening. The crochet t...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:44:29 PST
R2D2 heels
R2D2 heels - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus These ARE the droids you're looking for! Forget protocol, droid, and mash up everyone's favorite astromech with mid-heels and create the greatest footwear the Empire has ever seen. These R2D2 shoes are the hottest thing this side of Tatooine and they’re cooler than Hoth.  The wide heel of these sho...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:04:28 PST
Geeky Christmas Ornaments
Geeky Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moem How to decorate your Christmas tree, using nothing but old computer parts and other components? I'll tell you. It's easy and fun. It's a great way to recycle, and to have a tree that's different and still shiny and nice to look at. Also, it's a great thing to do as a group or family. It's not all t...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:05:23 PST
Stormtrooper Tie
Stormtrooper Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> kristylynn84 This tie only cost a dollar.  Amazing, huh?  :)  I just picked out a tie that would contrast with a Stormtrooper, bought it from the dollar store, took it home and personalized it! You will need to get the idea of this project by reading the first few steps on my Machine Embroidery Instructable.  O...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:34:09 PST
TARDIS Purse annbanana I made a TARDIS purse for my Doctor Who obsessed niece! For the blue fabric I cut out two large rectangle pieces of fabric for the body of the purse, one medium sized square for the flap, then two long strips for the side and one short strip for the bottom. I then took a starry patterned piece and d...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:21:21 PST
Cassette Tape Business Card Holder
Cassette Tape Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jer_Faludi It turns out cassette tapes are exactly the right size for a business card case.  People of a certain age, like me, have lots of old tapes sitting around uselessly.  You can give one a second life! Choose a cool tape Start with a cool tape, like these.  And no, don't be horrified that this "museu...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 02:05:25 PDT
Crochet Megaman (Mega Man) Amigurumi
Crochet Megaman (Mega Man) Amigurumi - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick I present MEGA MAN!   Now this isn't the cartoon Mega man, this is the 8-bit video game Mega man.  I wanted to make that clear.  He's just that short, stocky, funny looking guy in the video game.  From pictures, it appears his blaster changes to whatever arm is convenient, but most pictures put it ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 20:28:48 PDT
Lego Earrings
Lego Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy Recycle the box of Legos from your childhood with these fun Lego Earrings.  This project is inspired by Jessyratfink's DIY Lego Jewelry Instructable.  In her version of the earrings she used epoxy to glue the legos to earring posts.  In this instructable I use jump rings to attach the Legos to earri...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 15:11:23 PST
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Hat + Pattern
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Hat + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> LegoBrickMaster7 I needed an "elf" hat for this upcoming holiday season, and I thought to myself, "why not make it multifunctional?" So, not only can you use this toasty warm hat as an elf, but you can use it as Link from The Legend of Zelda, because it's based off his. The whole process, from design to creation, t...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 23:06:00 PST
Button Face Quirky Memo Board/ Maganet Collection Display/ Valance + Extra Credit
Button Face Quirky Memo Board/ Maganet Collection Display/ Valance + Extra Credit - More DIY How To Projects]]> jackierusted  I just happened to have a ton of these 3" inch button faces in a box sans the rest of the components... I knew I'd find a use for them. I found all this junk laying around my house. You Need: Hammer Side cutters Needle Nose Pliers Scissors Indelible Marker Block of wood Nail or Screw 20 ga Craft...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 10:47:46 PST
How To Create A Beautiful Book Lamp
How To Create A Beautiful Book Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alex.Mason This is a small tutorial on how to create a decorative book lamp!  It makes a great addition to any room, a great gift and can be any style you want, as you are the one creating it.  I made the lamp as an anniversary gift for my wife.  I looked on her pinterest account and saw one for sale for over ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 09:44:39 PST
Paper Clip Flower Ring
Paper Clip Flower Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> susanrm I have some cool and funky office supplies lying around; I pick them up at office supply stores when they are on clearance. For the office supplies challenge, I rediscovered these round paper clips and realized they would make an easy, attractive ring in the shape of a flower. Since making it, I al...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 18:26:37 PST
Make a golden snitch necklace!
Make a golden snitch necklace! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink There are a few ways to do this, but I'm going to show you the way I did it, which is fancy in every way. AIN'T NO DROOPY SNITCH WINGS HERE YA'LL I'm also happy to report that I do have a small batch of these up for sale on etsy in case you can't find the parts or you want it quick. Depending on ...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 16:22:28 PDT
Metal Measuring Tape Wine Tote
Metal Measuring Tape Wine Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> pepperjordan My husband salvaged 75 feet of measuring tape at the dump a couple months ago. He tucked it away until bringing it out the other day with the idea to create a basket. He struggled to create something for awhile before giving up and that's when I stepped in. I didn't think his idea was hopeless and ...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 23:55:31 PST
Make an "I"-Pad
Make an "I"-Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> unonomehaha For some people, finding the perfect gift is hard; especially for the "techno-nerd" relative in your family. For me, it was a "no brainer". I would get him an iPad. No, not the Apple one that he his obsessed with, but my iPad, the paper scroll sawed one. I call it the "I"-"Pad", named after the reac...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 23:50:44 PST
$2 Bill Pad
$2 Bill Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Amaze your friends, impress your family, confound sales clerks and infuriate wait staff with your very own $2 bill tear-off pad. As you peel bills off the stack, they will have a hard time believing your carefully bound bundle of bills are the real deal. This is not only a classy way to carry around...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:55:34 PST
Make a Project Book
Make a Project Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> Spaceman Spiff This is something every DIYer will love. It's very easy to make, very cheap, and extremely useful. After discovering Kaptinscarlet's great ible on binding books I began turning many of my e-books into hard copy's. After finding out about the Maker's Notebook I decided to do it myself and save twe...
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Sat, 18 Dec 2010 08:10:47 PST
Light Up Slippers
Light Up Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name My mom has seen a lot of my projects that incorporate LEDs into clothing and so for Christmas, she said she wanted light up slippers.  She has peripheral neuropathy after undergoing chemo.  It wakes her up at night and she wants to get up and walk around the house but doesn't want to wake up my dad ...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 18:19:07 PST
NES Bedding set rpaxton Thank you for checking out our project! As many of you know, my mother and I tried for a short time to remake this bedding set with the intent to start our own business. Fortunately/unfortunately, I was lucky enough to marry the love of my life this past year and have moved to another state! Because...
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Mon, 6 Sep 2010 09:06:18 PDT
Ink Blot T-shirt
Ink Blot T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> degroof Make a t-shirt in the style of a Rorschach ink-blot. The resulting design will be essentially random but laterally symmetrical. Materials You'll need: - a t-shirt; either white or light-colored - a piece of corrugated cardboard, roughly the size of your t-shirt - t-shirt paint; black or other da...
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Sun, 11 Jul 2010 18:14:33 PDT
Sound effect minesweeper pillows
Sound effect minesweeper pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrittLiv In this instructable I'm going to show you, how to make your own set of minesweeper pillows. I guarantee you, that you will have a lot of fun, seeing your friends jump up, after they made themselves comfortable on the wrong pillow. If you don't know how to sew, don't worry you don't necessarily nee...
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Sat, 1 May 2010 13:07:08 PDT
Enchanted Wristguards (knitted arm warmers)
Enchanted Wristguards (knitted arm warmers) - More DIY How To Projects]]> fullerenedream Enchantments sold separately  :D These wristguards will hold any minor enchantment - mentally recite the spell during cable rows and the double cables will hold it in place.* Techniques: cabling, knitting in two colors, knitting in the round on double-pointed needles This was actually one of the ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 19:00:21 PST
Make a millefiori USB flash drive jewel
Make a millefiori USB flash drive jewel - More DIY How To Projects]]> masynmachien This millefiori USB flash drive makes a great present for friends (or for yourself). With a polymer clay casing you can give the memory stick a very individual appearance. Each one is different and you can personalise by using the wearer's favorite colour combinations. If you have some experience w...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 11:35:56 PDT
Ginormous Button Pillow
Ginormous Button Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> modhomeecteacher Couldn't help but try to make my own version of a Big Button Pillow I saw online. I changed it up by using a red fabric marker on my natural twill fabric. If you sew, this is as easy as it gets. Gather Your Materials Sewing machine scissors 3/4 yard of twill red fabric marker various circle shape...
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Tue, 26 May 2009 19:54:07 PDT
Smart coaster
Smart coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> aniomagic Apparently I am a "nekojita," (Japanese for a person who can't handle hot food). Cats don't like high temperature food (they say), so a person who doesn't fancy molten bits in their mouth is called nekojita (cat tongue).With a learning sensor from Anioma...
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Mon, 11 May 2009 17:12:12 PDT
Pac-man Garland
Pac-man Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Finish off your tree with this fun, festive garland. A tribute to 1980s pop-culture, this simple decoration is a modern twist on the classic strung popcorn and paper-chains. With a few simple supplies, you can make this treasure in no time! Materials For this project, I used:Pompom fringe in...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2008 04:41:28 PST
Starman Tree Topper
Starman Tree Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Give your tree invincibility with this glowing Super Mario Starman tree-topper. It's simple to make with some basic sewing knowledge and utilizes LED Throwie technology. Even if you aren't a gamer, this cute plushy star will light up any Christmas! Materials This project is made in two parts -- t...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 08:36:36 PST
1-up and Super Mushroom Ornaments
1-up and Super Mushroom Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Power up your Christmas and give your tree Extra Life with these super cute Super Mario ornaments you can make in an afternoon! They're fast and inexpensive, so go ahead and build an entire Mushroom Kingdom! Materials For this project, you will need:Two different sizes of styrofoam ballsPaint ...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 03:57:16 PST
Mario Goomba Shoe Stocking
Mario Goomba Shoe Stocking - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Make this super-easy no-sew Super Mario brothers stocking for your holiday! Nothing says Christmas like booting a Goomba from his shoe and using it to destroy him. Santa will reward you and everyone will marvel at this adorable iconic sock. Materials For this project you'll need:Colored craft fel...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 02:42:16 PST
Mario Quilt Block
Mario Quilt Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> spacegirl94 This is an instructable about how to make a mario quilt block. Just the block, not an entire quilt. You may change the red squares to green if you want a Luigi block, but that is up to you. Cutting the squares Cut the following amount of 2" squares for each block in your quilt: 46 red squares, 44...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 14:11:09 PST
Geared Christmas Card
Geared Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> J_Hodgie A card cut from poster board with a moving rack and pinion gear inside. When the card opens the gears move, and reveal images in four windows. Materials To create this card you will need:- Poster (Bristol) Board- White Glue- A Printer- The attached PDF- An Hobby Knife (X-acto knife)- A Cutting Su...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2008 20:00:46 PST
Leather iPod Touch Case using Water!
Leather iPod Touch Case using Water! - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmjhowe I've recently bought myself an iPod Touch, so far it has been great! I saw the nice leather iPod cases on the Apple but they only have them for the iPod Classic, so, i went about making my own, i spoke to my colleague at work whom used to work in a leather shop, and it turns out its alot easier tha...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2008 09:55:58 PDT
How to Crochet a Mustache Hat Costume
How to Crochet a Mustache Hat Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> momwithahook The orginal idea of this project came from the Hat located at Scandinavian Grace for $135. [This can now be bought on ebay and at for about $30.00 now) This is my version Crocheted. The pattern is what I came up with but the idea belongs to the creator of the original hat Vic Prjons...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 19:44:37 PDT
Magic Duct Tape Wallet
Magic Duct Tape Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Doctor What It's a magic wallet, made out of duct tape. The magic wallet has been done before, but I decided to make one, dirt cheap. This should last a while, and if it gets destroyed, just take another fifteen minutes and make another one. The story behind it... Well, I was watching QVC, and I saw that they...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2007 15:29:33 PST
Baby Space Invader Hat
Baby Space Invader Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> tracy_the_astonishing This pattern fits a 6-12 month old baby. Materials Black and white yarn--I used Cascade brand 220 Superwash (100 grams/3.5oz 220 yards) Size 8 (US) circular needles Size 8 (US) double-pointed needles Three stitch markers The gauge is 1.5 sts for 1 cm, or 15 sts for 10 cm. Charts It's a good...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2007 20:21:49 PDT
Computer Bugs
Computer Bugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> nnygamer How to turn old computer parts into cute little bugs. Help save the environment at least a little plus make gifts for friends and family Tools of the trade Gather your supplies, I included but might not use each time: Pliers Solder Circuit Board (obsolete/dead) Tape Soldering Iron Super Glue Pain...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2007 18:19:09 PDT
How to Make Bacon Soap
How to Make Bacon Soap - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw Soap can be made from just about any kind of fat. Even though fat from bacon, called lard, isn't the finest of fats to use for making soap, it somehow seemed to be the most exciting. Why? Because bacon is amazing. It has an almost mystical power to it and is a food that can be craved to almost n...
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Tue, 13 Feb 2007 15:18:56 PST
Record Bowls
Record Bowls - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus A record bowl is a classic project where you can reuse an outdated item: a vinyl record. With CDs even on their way out it's safe to say that many records can be safely molded into something new without the world losing any of its music.In this Instructable, I will be showing off two versions of thi...
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006 23:08:05 PST
Floppy Disk Bag
Floppy Disk Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> imanalchemist This is a bag I made from floppy disks. I found scads of floppy disks in a dumpster and wanted to make plate mail armor out of it (that is my next floppy project) I found out that a bag would be a great proof of concept project. Here goes...Check out the update (2008) and my new bag: Floppy Disk Bag...
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Sun, 24 Sep 2006 16:52:34 PDT