Instructables: exploring - living - gift_mom http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:46:48 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
Paper heart decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-heart-decorations-1/
Paper heart decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I was trying to use an origami module that I use a lot (for example here and here) for making decorations. I knew that I could make flat squares and triangles with it, so I realized hearts should be possible to make with them. I drew out the heart, to know how many pieces it would take, and folded a...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 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
Picture Frame/Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-FrameShadow-Box/
Picture Frame/Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/VDEW/HPEG5WH7/FDYVDEWHPEG5WH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/VDEW/HPEG5WH7/FDYVDEWHPEG5WH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/VDEW/HPEG5WH7/FDYVDEWHPEG5WH7.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Perhaps you want to frame your lovely artwork or a picture of family members. Maybe you're thinking of sending Grandma a framed picture of her amazing grandson/granddaughter. Any way, you're going to need a picture frame, and here's how you can make your own for next to nothing.  Note: You could al...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:52:49 PST
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Abominal-Snowman-Hunting-Trophy-Christmas-Decorati/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Typographic-wire-ornaments/
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Easy to make typographic wire ornaments for the holidays. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 12 gauge wire Baker’s twine Pliers Tape Superglue A cursive typeface for your word. We used Lakeside by Mark Simonson. Print out your word and begin shaping the wire on it, making sure you’v...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:49:46 PST
Handmade Salt Dough Ornaments: Fun for Kids and Adults! http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Salt-Dough-Ornaments-Fun-for-Kids-and-Adu/
Handmade Salt Dough Ornaments: Fun for Kids and Adults! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SMALL.jpg cloudscraftin This is how to make beautiful and inexpensive salt dough ornaments.   This is a great winter break activity for kids who need something to do with their idle hands. It can also be used to make plaques, wreaths, handprints, and for play dough. Ingredients and Supplies Ingredients: 1 bag of p...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:15:51 PST
Love wire table centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-wire-table-centerpiece/
Love wire table centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/RMFE/HPCLKMZS/F23RMFEHPCLKMZS.SMALL.jpg Sonam Sawant To start with, this idea of turning and twisting wire into love is not at all original but the whole thing was just a visualization turned to a final fab centerpiece. This can be placed on table tops right besides lampshades or in front of some focus too as the love reflection looks really good. Ofc...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 01:16:51 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
Geo Wood Trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/Geo-Wood-Trivet/
Geo Wood Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/1WG1/HPBS1LML/FHL1WG1HPBS1LML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/1WG1/HPBS1LML/FHL1WG1HPBS1LML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/1WG1/HPBS1LML/FHL1WG1HPBS1LML.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This trivet project combines two of my favorite trends: woodsy wood and geometry. Simple to make and good looking, this would make the perfect hostess gift! What You'll Need - 10 tree branch discs/slices approximately 1 3/4" diameter and 1/4" thick * I bought mine pre-cut at Flax art supply store...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:11:56 PST
DIY 9”x13” Casserole Warmer/Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-9x13-Casserole-WarmerCarrier/
DIY 9”x13” Casserole Warmer/Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/TS65/HPAOZ26W/FW8TS65HPAOZ26W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/TS65/HPAOZ26W/FW8TS65HPAOZ26W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/TS65/HPAOZ26W/FW8TS65HPAOZ26W.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall Last year, I got one of these for Christmas. I had seen it on Pintrest, so it already was on my, “when I can get to it” list. A friend saw it when I delivered a casserole to a funeral dinner recently.  She wants written directions on how to make one as a Christmas gift.  If I am going to write a p...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 09:47:04 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/
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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
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations. http://www.instructables.com/id/Embossed-Clay-Star-Christmas-Decorations/
Embossed Clay Star Christmas Decorations. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FGDU/HOTJN1UZ/FUAFGDUHOTJN1UZ.SMALL.jpg gatheringbeauty My love affair with all things clay continues with these embossed clay stars. I can't get enough of this air drying clay. With christmas only a few weeks away clay tree decorations seemed like the best thing to make next. Things you'll need to make these Embossed Clay Star Decorations: Air dryi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:26:36 PST
Candy Flower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Flower-Bouquet/
Candy Flower Bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/TFCO/HOUFX6AD/F67TFCOHOUFX6AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/TFCO/HOUFX6AD/F67TFCOHOUFX6AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/TFCO/HOUFX6AD/F67TFCOHOUFX6AD.SMALL.jpg prachilele Candy flower bouquet is very unique gift.u can personalize it. and it is very simple to make.for making it you needcandiespaper for making petals (i used crape paper)velvet paperthermocol and cutterbow / pot / basket wire and wire cuttergreen ribbongreen tapethread spoolscissorscolored tape (optiona...
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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
Holiday Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Wreath/
Holiday Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V02C/HOUFZSBB/FKEV02CHOUFZSBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V02C/HOUFZSBB/FKEV02CHOUFZSBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V02C/HOUFZSBB/FKEV02CHOUFZSBB.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell There's no better way to welcome the holiday season (and your guests) than with a beautiful wreath on your front door! Wanting to do a modern take on this decorating classic, I had Baylor Chapman of Lila B. Design in San Francisco (www.lilabdesign.com) show me how to get creative and fresh with holi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:49:51 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
Map Coasters (aka Coast-To-Coasters) http://www.instructables.com/id/Map-Coasters-aka-Coast-To-Coasters/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 00:16:40 PST
Crochet Tissue Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Pouch/
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:54:19 PST
Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace! Fairy Garden Jewelry! http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-in-a-Bottle-Necklace-Fairy-Garden-Jewelr/
Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace! Fairy Garden Jewelry! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/EC3B/HO7XO7IT/FVEEC3BHO7XO7IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/EC3B/HO7XO7IT/FVEEC3BHO7XO7IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/EC3B/HO7XO7IT/FVEEC3BHO7XO7IT.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace!Fairy Garden Jewelry!This is a perfect little reminder of life...of Spring or Summer! Perfect for cold winter days... Supplies You will need: Bottle with cork charms mine are from Oriental Trading Company ($6.50 for 6) Sheet moss or ground cover (I found some g...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:10:00 PST
Make Brass Himmeli Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Brass-Himmeli-Ornaments/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:40:54 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
Reindeer Napkin Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-Napkin-Ring/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:15:40 PST
Christmas Stocking Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Stocking-Hanger/
Christmas Stocking Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall When my first husband died, he left me with 3 small children (ages 3, 6, & 7). That first Christmas, funds were limited, and so I had a family council with my children. I told them that we had enough money to give each other gifts or to fill our Christmas stockings, but not both. We decided to excha...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 09:57:43 PST
★EARRINGS FROM BEER CAPS★ http://www.instructables.com/id/EARRINGS-FROM-BEER-CUP/
★EARRINGS FROM BEER CAPS★ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UA7O/HO7XLFGD/F29UA7OHO7XLFGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UA7O/HO7XLFGD/F29UA7OHO7XLFGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UA7O/HO7XLFGD/F29UA7OHO7XLFGD.SMALL.jpg marcellahella This is a cute pair of earrings I made using beer cAps.  They are easy to make and recycled, so they are a nice low budget present too. WHAT YOU NEED You need:  -2 beer caps,  -beads,  -ear hoops,  -jump rings,  -thin wire. Tools:  -flat pliers,  -round pliers,  -wire cutter,  -sanding paper, ...
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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/
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/7FNG/HO0Q2XRQ/FI67FNGHO0Q2XRQ.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Get into the holidays and make your own vintage mason-jar snow globes!  Use our Snow Globe DIY Kit, which includes a limited-edition blue mason jar, four miniature trees, and a package of shimmery ornament flakes. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Medium-sized mason jar Glue gun or glue stick Small...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:49:06 PST
Appliqued Kitchen Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Appliqued-Kitchen-Towel/
Appliqued Kitchen Towel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GILP/HNL5QQJ1/FHBGILPHNL5QQJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GILP/HNL5QQJ1/FHBGILPHNL5QQJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GILP/HNL5QQJ1/FHBGILPHNL5QQJ1.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Do you need a clever idea for a gift? Here is a fairly simple machine applique kitchen towel. You can purchase 100% cotton kitchen flour sack towels like I did, or make your own out of 100% cotton muslin. This is another great project for using fabric scraps. Anyone would love to recieve a cute towe...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:29:26 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
Crochet Ring Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Ring-Coasters/
Crochet Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 As a daughter of an ex-upholsterer, I have upholstery stuff all over the house. Some are still in pretty big quantities, like curtain rings.  I believe that there are many things that can be done with rings, one of the things that came to my mind right away was coasters! My problem was: how can I ke...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:41 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
Paper Basket Crafting http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Basket-Crafting/
Paper Basket Crafting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/JQHI/H9G177SF/F7ZJQHIH9G177SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/JQHI/H9G177SF/F7ZJQHIH9G177SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/JQHI/H9G177SF/F7ZJQHIH9G177SF.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I always try to use recycled materials for crafting projects. Almost everyone have piles of papers (newspaper, brown paper, magazine paper etc.)  around their houses. It's about time we turned them into something useful! In this instructable I've tried to show 5 easy patterns for paper basket weavin...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 04:45:36 PST
Freeform Crochet bag: http://www.instructables.com/id/Freeform-Crochet-bag/
Freeform Crochet bag: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/IQ1L/H9G0W7S8/FHJIQ1LH9G0W7S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/IQ1L/H9G0W7S8/FHJIQ1LH9G0W7S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/IQ1L/H9G0W7S8/FHJIQ1LH9G0W7S8.SMALL.jpg Moogieof4 I have crocheted for years and make my own patterns, but recently I stumbled across 'Freeform Crochet' on flickr.  As soon as I saw this arty style of crochet I wanted to have a go! I upcycled a plain bag by covering it over with my own freeform crochet pieces.  I hope to inspire any fellow crochete...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 10:28:50 PST
Brooch Flower Pin From Grandma's Polyester Blouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Brooch-Flower-Pin-From-Grandmas-Polyester-Blouse/
Brooch Flower Pin From Grandma's Polyester Blouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2Z4S/H9G12EQJ/FNH2Z4SH9G12EQJ.SMALL.jpg Crafty Heart My 92-year old Grandma passed away this year in March.  She loved her polyester blouses!  We could not bear to throw them away; so, I decided to make flower pins out of them.  I think of her each and every time I wear or look at one. Hope this inspires you to create your own memory flowers and reme...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:40:46 PST
Kollabora's Geo Painted Wooden Bangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Kollaboras-Geo-Painted-Wooden-Bangles/
Kollabora's Geo Painted Wooden Bangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/SNOM/H9G17001/FLSSNOMH9G17001.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/SNOM/H9G17001/FLSSNOMH9G17001.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/SNOM/H9G17001/FLSSNOMH9G17001.SMALL.jpg Kollabora Never a fan of geometry class, but always a fan of geometric shapes! Blank wooden bangles provide the backdrop for you to let your imagination run wild. All you need is a few strips of tape and these fantastic paint pens from Slob Proof! See how you can easily paint your way to a killer new bracele...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:40:45 PST
Crayon Melt Glass Ornaments DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Melt-Glass-Ornaments-DIY/
Crayon Melt Glass Ornaments DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JKI4/H9G0LHEL/FQGJKI4H9G0LHEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JKI4/H9G0LHEL/FQGJKI4H9G0LHEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JKI4/H9G0LHEL/FQGJKI4H9G0LHEL.SMALL.jpg awesterfield I absolutely love how watercolory and colorful these crayon drip ornaments turned out and they are SO easy to make. They really only take three things to create.  I'm serious!  Here's how you make them! What you need and before you begin: What you need: – Clear glass ornaments (I bought mine at M...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 00:12:29 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
Candle Holders Made with 3D Modeling and Laser Cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Holders-Made-with-3D-Modeling-and-Laser-Cut/
Candle Holders Made with 3D Modeling and Laser Cutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/5JRM/H8RVDF2N/FVP5JRMH8RVDF2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/5JRM/H8RVDF2N/FVP5JRMH8RVDF2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/5JRM/H8RVDF2N/FVP5JRMH8RVDF2N.SMALL.jpg technoplastique Using 3D modeling to design things has some advantages - namely the opportunity to create a lot of concepts but only commit the physical resources to making your favorites. Rotating a shape can give you perspective on how it will look that 2D drawings can't. 3D printing is still pricy and can come w...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 09:21:39 PST