Instructables: exploring - living - gift_mom - Gift_her http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:37:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wire Wrapped Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Wrapping-Basics/
Wire Wrapped Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1QK3/HPFZQOMA/FOL1QK3HPFZQOMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1QK3/HPFZQOMA/FOL1QK3HPFZQOMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1QK3/HPFZQOMA/FOL1QK3HPFZQOMA.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design About five years ago I was making ceramic pendants and looking for special custom settings when I found wire wrapping. Wire wrapped settings require few materials and tools and use no heat or glue. They are so versatile that once you have the basics down you can create a beautiful setting for anythi...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:44:39 PST
Coiled circle bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Coiled-circle-bracelet/
Coiled circle bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/BJ58/HP8PM17V/F1CBJ58HP8PM17V.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput This is a present I made for a Christmas gift exchange. I wanted to make something slightly different from what I usually make, try some new techniques. I had used coiling before, but just to end the wire, not to make a complete shape. Despite the fact that it costs some time to coil the circles, I ...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:58:11 PST
Rosary Beading Inspired Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rosary-Beading-Inspired-Bracelet/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:06:41 PST
Paracord trivets http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-trivets/
Paracord trivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/ZWDH/HP9NHM84/F5CZWDHHP9NHM84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/ZWDH/HP9NHM84/F5CZWDHHP9NHM84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/ZWDH/HP9NHM84/F5CZWDHHP9NHM84.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Getting tired of crocheting plain ol' yarn? Ever try crocheting paracord?! Also known to provide phenomenal parachute- grade safety, this magical chord has made its second coming on many a wrist as a crafty and colorful bracelet. But let's raise the bar of this multifaceted woven-nylon thread. Let's...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:03:55 PST
Sushi Mat Makeup Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Sushi-Mat-Makeup-Holder/
Sushi Mat Makeup Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZER8/HP4LUNIB/FBFZER8HP4LUNIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZER8/HP4LUNIB/FBFZER8HP4LUNIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZER8/HP4LUNIB/FBFZER8HP4LUNIB.SMALL.jpg jamie.baldwin I came across this project on cremedelacraft.com and I had to try it out for myself. I thought it was a great way to organize all my makeup brushes because they normally find their way to the bottom of my handbag where they eventually stick to a piece of gum. This project is very easy and took me a...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:48:50 PST
Stocking Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Stocking-Earrings/
Stocking Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs These mini stocking earrings are perfect for bringing the holiday spEARit to a Christmas party this Christmas. Step one Ch 6 1 DC in 2nd ch from hook DC 1 in each of next 3 st Step 2 Ch 2 1 DC in each of next 2 st Step 3 Ch 1 Sc in each of next 2 st Fasten off leaving a small loop Step 3...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:03:22 PST
Candy Flower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Flower-Bouquet/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 01:28:35 PST
Poinsettia Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Poinsettia-Pin/
Poinsettia Pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/0TJH/HOUFYXF4/FUF0TJHHOUFYXF4.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Poinsettias are classic for the holiday season!  Celebrate in style with this cute pin made with a Silhouette! I saw this poinsettia pin posted the other day and thought it would be fun to make a plastic and vinyl version using the Silhouette Cameo! It is a fun little accessory to wear during the h...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:13:53 PST
Woven ribbon-wrapped bangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-ribbon-wrapped-bangles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SMALL.jpg LinMakingThings Make these elegant arm candy for less than $5.00 in less than 15 minutes! I usually go to thrift stores to get my fresh supply of vintage beads but, nowadays, plastic bangles are the first things I see. Like my Embroidery Thread Wrapped bangles project, this one took only three materials and about ...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:49:44 PST
Easy Shibori Print with Inkodye http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Shibori-Print-with-Inkodye/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:33:08 PST
Macrame rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Macrame-rings/
Macrame rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/OQWJ/HOHYI4JU/FMFOQWJHOHYI4JU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/OQWJ/HOHYI4JU/FMFOQWJHOHYI4JU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/OQWJ/HOHYI4JU/FMFOQWJHOHYI4JU.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput So, I like making rings. I like it a lot to be honest. But, there is one problem with rings: when they don't have the exact right size, they are not very comfortable. That's why I wanted to try out this idea: macrame rings. It uses just the regular macrame knots and that's what makes it so easy, esp...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 10:38:48 PST
DIY Flower Stud Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flower-Stud-Earrings/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:02:54 PST
Geometric Faceted Clay Tea Light Holders. http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Faceted-Clay-Tea-Light-Holders/
Geometric Faceted Clay Tea Light Holders. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/FG69/HO2378XS/FUVFG69HO2378XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/FG69/HO2378XS/FUVFG69HO2378XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/FG69/HO2378XS/FUVFG69HO2378XS.SMALL.jpg gatheringbeauty I'm a big fan of this air hardening clay. Last week I used it to make stamped clay magnets and this week I thought I'd use it to make some clay tealight holders. I love all the faceted gemstones and geometric shapes that have been popping up all over the internet and I've been dying to have a go at ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 02:27:24 PST
Holiday DIY: Ombre ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Ombre-ornaments/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:39:37 PST
★EARRINGS FROM BEER CAPS★ http://www.instructables.com/id/EARRINGS-FROM-BEER-CUP/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:43:38 PST
Metal Shim Stock Poinsettia Flower Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Shim-Stock-Poinsettia-Flower-Brooch/
Metal Shim Stock Poinsettia Flower Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/62ZI/HO7XH15X/FR462ZIHO7XH15X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/62ZI/HO7XH15X/FR462ZIHO7XH15X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/62ZI/HO7XH15X/FR462ZIHO7XH15X.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott Making gifts is one of my best moments in life. Making something that can last forever is icing on the cake. I choose brass shim stock to make my Poinsettia Flower Brooch. I decided to make this one less than two inches in diameter. Tools and materials Brass shim stock – .004 - .006- .008 - I lu...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:44:47 PST
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Mason-jar-snow-globe/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:49:06 PST
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Sweater-to-ArmLeg-Warmers-wPhone-Pocket/
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SMALL.jpg HollyMann If you want some arm warmers, boot toppers or leg warmers and don't want to spend any money - you can tweak an old sweater to make some great new things! That is what I did here with a sweater that was too small on me - I upcycled & transformed it into a pair of boot toppers and arm warmers with poc...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:27:17 PDT
Acrylic Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Bracelets-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SMALL.jpg rachel Here are some bracelets I made by laser cutting and bending acrylic. I cut some strips on a laser cutter in a pattern I designed.  Then I heated the strips with a heat gun and bent them around a circular jig to form the bracelet.  And by jig, I mean vinegar bottle :) I measured my hand to see how bi...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:11:47 PDT
Upcycled Denim Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Denim-Purse/
Upcycled Denim Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AK30/HM8D0X52/FINAK30HM8D0X52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AK30/HM8D0X52/FINAK30HM8D0X52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AK30/HM8D0X52/FINAK30HM8D0X52.SMALL.gif Strikes My Fancy This is a tutorial for an Upcycled Denim Purse using various parts from one pair of jeans, a small amount of lining, some creative embroidery and 4 sets of nuts and bolts.  Flower Power Purse Step 1: Find a pair of jeans that you'd like to upcycle.  Lay out the pants legs one on top of the other....
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:05:10 PDT
Cream Soap (DIY) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cream-Soap-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/3VH5/HM8D09PS/F1H3VH5HM8D09PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/3VH5/HM8D09PS/F1H3VH5HM8D09PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/3VH5/HM8D09PS/F1H3VH5HM8D09PS.SMALL.jpg savynaturalista Cream Soap Recipe: 1 bar soap 4-6 cups water 1 tsp. Glycerin 2 cups vegetable shortening 1 cup coconut oil 10-15 drops essential oils (optional) Recipe Directions: Shred bar of soap and set aside. On low to medium heat place shredded soap into a pot with 4 cups of water adding more if needed. The s...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 07:40:13 PDT
How to make a crocheted necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-crocheted-necklace/
How to make a crocheted necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/57S2/HFWSUMEB/FZS57S2HFWSUMEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/57S2/HFWSUMEB/FZS57S2HFWSUMEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/57S2/HFWSUMEB/FZS57S2HFWSUMEB.SMALL.jpg elewis03 This past week, my boyfriend's mom came to visit and she taught me how to make these cool crochet necklaces. She even gave me some yarn and a ton of beads to make my own! So here I am, now on my fourth necklace, and I thought I'd share the tutorial with you! Basically, you'll be crocheting three str...
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Sat, 4 May 2013 21:41:00 PDT
diy lavender scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-lavender-scrub/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/LWAZ/HFD1EETM/FX0LWAZHFD1EETM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/LWAZ/HFD1EETM/FX0LWAZHFD1EETM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/LWAZ/HFD1EETM/FX0LWAZHFD1EETM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This is a simple lavender scrub that's great to keep around the kitchen and bathroom sinks - if you double the recipe you can even use it as a body scrub. It's great for dry hands - just rub it on while your hands are dry, rinse off, and dry. If I use it in the shower I tend to go with scrubbing it ...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:19:55 PDT
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilled-miniature-flower-pot-with-wooden-box-lam/
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SMALL.jpg All that i do First, some background : My fiance had been complaining from a long time now...that how I had stopped making things for her. So for her birthday this year I decided to make her something very romantic and mostly hand-crafted (as far as possible). I was introduced to quilling through a friend who us...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:27:53 PST
Kollabora's DIY Chip Bezel Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Kollaboras-DIY-Chip-Bezel-Pendant/
Kollabora's DIY Chip Bezel Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AY6Z/H9G17D0N/FKDAY6ZH9G17D0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AY6Z/H9G17D0N/FKDAY6ZH9G17D0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AY6Z/H9G17D0N/FKDAY6ZH9G17D0N.SMALL.jpg Kollabora No doubt you'll catch more than a few eyes with these gorgeous chip filled bezel pendants. Choose your shape (circle, square, or rectangle) and fill with either the subtle sparkle of Pyrite chips or a beachy mix of Abalone and Mother of Pearl chips. Either way, you'll have an artful and naturally be...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:03:52 PST
Kollabora's Geo Painted Wooden Bangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Kollaboras-Geo-Painted-Wooden-Bangles/
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:40:45 PST
Easy Peasy No-Sew Breezy Yarn Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Peasy-No-Sew-Breezy-Yarn-Scarf/
Easy Peasy No-Sew Breezy Yarn Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SMALL.jpg BigSkyCntry This colorful, multi-textured scarf is so very fun and easy to make!  Not only will you enjoy making several for yourself, but also as gifts for your friends and family.  Enjoy! Materials Yarn Scissors Measuring tape I have selected eight different textures and colors of yarns to make our scarf....
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:09:25 PST
Simple Paperclip Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Paperclip-Necklace/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:09:30 PDT
Crystal Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Candle-Holders/
Crystal Candle Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TZ1K/H6S4G2SN/FP9TZ1KH6S4G2SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TZ1K/H6S4G2SN/FP9TZ1KH6S4G2SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TZ1K/H6S4G2SN/FP9TZ1KH6S4G2SN.SMALL.jpg ChrysN You may be familiar with making snowflakes from Borax crystals.  In this instructable we will be making Borax crystal candle holders the same way with the magic of science. Admittedly this is my third instructable on making candle holders so it may seem like I have a bit of an obsession. But what c...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 18:00:38 PDT
Fizzy Epsom Salt Bath Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fizzy-Epsom-Salt-Bath-Cubes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/K04J/H5IRW3WT/FEUK04JH5IRW3WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/K04J/H5IRW3WT/FEUK04JH5IRW3WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/K04J/H5IRW3WT/FEUK04JH5IRW3WT.SMALL.jpg jessamarie Here's a super easy way to make your own bath cubes out of epsom salts!  These little guys make great gifts, and are an inexpensive alternative to bath bombs.  Please visit our blog for more DIYs and adventures!  We love making new friends and adore comments from our readers.  Come see us anytime at...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:21:03 PDT
how to make nail polish http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-nail-polish/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:50:26 PDT
Eye mask + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-mask-pattern/
Eye mask + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/V2SZ/H2WEUGVP/F8NV2SZH2WEUGVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/V2SZ/H2WEUGVP/F8NV2SZH2WEUGVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/V2SZ/H2WEUGVP/F8NV2SZH2WEUGVP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This instructable will teach you how to sew your own eye mask. It's a little oversized and has excellent light defeating properties. :D You can fill it with anything you like - my personal favorites are jasmine rice and dried lavender, but this time I am choosing to just line it with felt. I've inc...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 23:47:05 PDT
Candy Cane Marbled Monogram Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Cane-Marbled-Monogram-Ornaments/
Candy Cane Marbled Monogram Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VHMX/GW4S3ALC/FNJVHMXGW4S3ALC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VHMX/GW4S3ALC/FNJVHMXGW4S3ALC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VHMX/GW4S3ALC/FNJVHMXGW4S3ALC.SMALL.jpg rchandsa **   If you like this tutorial I would love it if you voted for me in the Holiday Gifts Contest.  Banner to vote on top right. ** I recently saw a marbleized nail technique on Pinterest and was so inspired to try it.  After several attempts I finally got the nail technique down and decided to do so...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:34:48 PST
Adorable Ruffle Scarf Instructions (Patons Pirouette) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adorable-Ruffle-Scarf-Instructions-Patons-Pirouet/
Adorable Ruffle Scarf Instructions (Patons Pirouette) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/P90E/GVZOI9O9/FO5P90EGVZOI9O9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/P90E/GVZOI9O9/FO5P90EGVZOI9O9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/P90E/GVZOI9O9/FO5P90EGVZOI9O9.SMALL.jpg susanrm Have you ever seen someone knitting a beautiful garment and thought, "Oh, I MUST make that!"? That's what went through my head when I saw someone knitting a gorgeous ruffle scarf. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that it was so easy, a beginning knitter can do it. The secret is the yarn itself...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 20:54:55 PST
Homemade Hand Scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hand-Scrub/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/A75I/GVZPOXDM/FRXA75IGVZPOXDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/A75I/GVZPOXDM/FRXA75IGVZPOXDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/A75I/GVZPOXDM/FRXA75IGVZPOXDM.SMALL.jpg SunshineLover Winter is here and if the cold, dry air has turned your hands into sandpaper like it has mine, you`ll appreciate this hand scrub that leaves your hands soft, smooth and smelling delicious! Turn your old jars into thoughtful, homemade gifts (& keep one for yourself!) I suggest using small jars, sinc...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 18:04:32 PST
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Neck-Warmer-with-Buttons/
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I’m all for keeping my neck warm.  I have oodles of scarves to prove it.  Yet none of them accomplished what I really wanted. Then one day, on pintrest, I found one that had a button to hold it close!  QED! (Greek for “eureka”, learned that in Chemistry my Jr. Year of High School.  If it is wrong, b...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 08:26:21 PST
How To Make Flower Shaped Wire Wrapped Loop Link Unit to Form A Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Flower-Shaped-Wire-Wrapped-Loop-Link-U/
How To Make Flower Shaped Wire Wrapped Loop Link Unit to Form A Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/SPKW/GVVOVLHF/FFRSPKWGVVOVLHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/SPKW/GVVOVLHF/FFRSPKWGVVOVLHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/SPKW/GVVOVLHF/FFRSPKWGVVOVLHF.SMALL.jpg diylesson Hi guys! This is a tutorial on how to make flower wire wrapped components to form a bracelet.  Materials: 1 round bead About 6 - 8 small beads 6" 18ga or 20 ga round wire Prepare about 4" 18 or 20ga round wires. Grip the round nosed pliers about 1" from the top of the wire. Twist the ...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 22:30:40 PST
Repurposed Etched Glass Spice Jars... http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Etched-Glass-Spice-Jars/
Repurposed Etched Glass Spice Jars... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/UDK0/GVOX0IG2/F2SUDK0GVOX0IG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/UDK0/GVOX0IG2/F2SUDK0GVOX0IG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/UDK0/GVOX0IG2/F2SUDK0GVOX0IG2.SMALL.jpg WUVIE As an avid recycler, I often find myself admiring the numerous boxes of glass bottles in our garage, awaiting their fate. When I noticed more than a dozen empty bottles from one particular product, I knew I had a problem there must be something else I could do other than toss them into a recycling b...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:26:47 PST
How to Knit an Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-an-Infinity-Scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SMALL.jpg helloyellowcrafts Keep your neck nice and warm this cold winter! Learn how to make Winter's HOT new accessory: The Infinity Scarf. It is also known as a muffler or Möbius strip depending on how it is made. Check for details:  http://helloyellowcrafts.com/blog/2011/11/how-to-knit-an-infinity-scarf-or-muffler/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 09:48:43 PST
Felted Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Soap/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 16:14:47 PST
Make a Button Bracelet - A Fun Way to Recycle Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Button-Bracelet-A-Fun-Way-to-Recycle-Butt/
Make a Button Bracelet - A Fun Way to Recycle Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/6Z2L/GSYEPP2A/FP66Z2LGSYEPP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/6Z2L/GSYEPP2A/FP66Z2LGSYEPP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/6Z2L/GSYEPP2A/FP66Z2LGSYEPP2A.SMALL.jpg Frugal Living Now Are you looking for a fun craft projects for kids? (Girl Scout leader; school teacher; home school mom) or trying to think of something fun you can make to give as gifts this year? I have the perfect idea for you - make button bracelets! It is easy enough for kids to do and cute enough to use as ho...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 16:21:37 PDT
How to Make a Map Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Map-Ring/
How to Make a Map Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X01Y/GSI522ZK/F4NX01YGSI522ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X01Y/GSI522ZK/F4NX01YGSI522ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X01Y/GSI522ZK/F4NX01YGSI522ZK.SMALL.jpg ChrysN I made a box from layered paper some time ago, since then I've wanted to try to make other things using this method, one idea I had was to make a ring. Seeing that maps seem to be rather popular right now I made my ring from strips of paper cut from a map.  In this instructable I will show you how t...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:11:51 PDT
DIY Printed Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Printed-Candles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/P51X/GQ5QBOXR/FGVP51XGQ5QBOXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/P51X/GQ5QBOXR/FGVP51XGQ5QBOXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/P51X/GQ5QBOXR/FGVP51XGQ5QBOXR.SMALL.jpg SparkleandHay Achieve the look of french boutique inspired printed candles with this DIY!  What you need: White or Ivory candles; tapers or pillars Non-toxic Ink pad (tip: pigment based ink works better, however for health reasons due to burning, it is best to use a non-toxic ink) Large printed rubber s...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:58:45 PDT
Sew your own potholders! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-your-own-potholders/
Sew your own potholders! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/N6NC/GKLJ2TR1/F97N6NCGKLJ2TR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/N6NC/GKLJ2TR1/F97N6NCGKLJ2TR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/N6NC/GKLJ2TR1/F97N6NCGKLJ2TR1.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This instructable will teach you how to sew up quick and easy potholders from cotton fabric and old towels, and best of all - no time consuming binding! I've tested these up to 450 degrees F, and can verify that they work! No burned hands, yay! What you'll need: 2 8x8 inch squares of 100%...
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:32:33 PST
Wall Mounted Sewing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Sewing-Station/
Wall Mounted Sewing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/D5TV/GFMC8A3B/F1OD5TVGFMC8A3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/D5TV/GFMC8A3B/F1OD5TVGFMC8A3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/D5TV/GFMC8A3B/F1OD5TVGFMC8A3B.SMALL.jpg Carleyy We are constantly creating awesome sewing projects in the office and our sewing station is constantly in a state of chaos!  Instead of using bins and plastic bags to organize our sewing materials I made this wall mounted sewing station to organize all of our sewing materials. Materials Wood Board...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:37:40 PDT
Mica Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Mica-Earrings/
Mica Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/P875/GCI8JVKT/F7OP875GCI8JVKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/P875/GCI8JVKT/F7OP875GCI8JVKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/P875/GCI8JVKT/F7OP875GCI8JVKT.SMALL.jpg ornamentea These earrings are lightweight and make a nice tinkly sound when the chains brush the mica. They are also just a tiny bit sparkly. Mica is a mineral that grows all by itself in these really flat, thin layers. It diffuses and reflects light and images and is very heat resistant. Mica is a perfect for...
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 13:30:30 PDT
Felt Balls from Scrap Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Balls-from-Scrap-Yarn/
Felt Balls from Scrap Yarn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/KZJA/GC4G1F1U/F5JKZJAGC4G1F1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/KZJA/GC4G1F1U/F5JKZJAGC4G1F1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/KZJA/GC4G1F1U/F5JKZJAGC4G1F1U.SMALL.jpg ansleybleu I have been knitting predominantly with wool and alpaca yarns lately. It occurred to me that I do not have to throw away all those little scraps of yarn because they will felt. So, I started collecting a pile of loose yarn scraps to make into little felt balls. They can become beads, cat toys, butt...
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Tue, 3 Aug 2010 19:15:10 PDT
How to make Bath Bombs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Bath-Bombs-1/
How to make Bath Bombs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/YLDC/G8TCEY96/FVWYLDCG8TCEY96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/YLDC/G8TCEY96/FVWYLDCG8TCEY96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/YLDC/G8TCEY96/FVWYLDCG8TCEY96.SMALL.jpg cocoislandsoaps cocoislandsoaps.etsy.com I'm going to show you how to easily make bath bombs. I love to make them because they're super fun in the bath, and they can be quite beneficial for your skin too. You can customize this recipe with a few tweaks, that I will show you how to do in other instructables. To se...
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Thu, 6 May 2010 11:09:18 PDT
Girly duct tape wallet/clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Girly-duct-tape-walletclutch/
Girly duct tape wallet/clutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/QUUI/G61ASD1P/FO3QUUIG61ASD1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/QUUI/G61ASD1P/FO3QUUIG61ASD1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/QUUI/G61ASD1P/FO3QUUIG61ASD1P.SMALL.jpg jerseygirl77 All of the duct tape wallets I've seen so far look like they belong in the pockets of overalls or inside a tool box. This one is a lot more feminine. It won't really fit in a pants pocket but it is a great sturdy everyday wallet with room for eight cards and it is big enough that you could carry it ...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2010 21:25:00 PST
Make Your Own Snuggie http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Snuggie/
Make Your Own Snuggie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/R4VW/G4PC3ATG/FK7R4VWG4PC3ATG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/R4VW/G4PC3ATG/FK7R4VWG4PC3ATG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/R4VW/G4PC3ATG/FK7R4VWG4PC3ATG.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Now you can make your own Snuggie style blanket with this free pattern!  Tired of the weird color choices and less-than-plush fabric the commercial Snuggies offer you? Finally, you can make your own out of any color and pattern you choose!  I went with super thick leopard print (of course!) fle...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 15:37:13 PST