Instructables: exploring - living - glass - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:04:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Bowl/
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/MBAG/I3THL3VG/FG5MBAGI3THL3VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/MBAG/I3THL3VG/FG5MBAGI3THL3VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/MBAG/I3THL3VG/FG5MBAGI3THL3VG.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a sea glass mosaic bowl that I made as a Christmas gift.Supplies Bowl (This one was painted at a paint your own pottery studio)Sea glassGlue (hot glue or guerrilla glue)Grout (unsanded works best, but I used sanded for this piece) or plaster of parisSpongeHigh Gloss Stone/Tile...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:49:48 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Mason Jar Pincushions! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Pincushions/
Mason Jar Pincushions! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Mason Jar Pincushions!Make an adorable and totally functional pincushion jar!Perfect for filling with all kinds of sewing paraphernalia! Supplies! You will need:Ball Mason Jars...1/2 pint size Elite collection...wide mouth!They are so cute because they are so squatty!Best place I found to buy the...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:50:40 PST
Easy Custom Beer Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Custom-Beer-Mug/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:13:46 PST
Artful Fences http://www.instructables.com/id/Artful-Fences/
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart I like to enjoy beauty in everyday things. My family spends a lot of time in our backyard and recently I found myself looking at my drab fence. I was sitting in a patio chair with a blue glass bottled water; the sun was shining through it and it gave me an idea. Bits of glass lit up by the sun wo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-9000-Grow-Spheres/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glassy-Cupcakes/
Halloween Glassy Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/TOIQ/I1KJK15U/FSYTOIQI1KJK15U.SMALL.jpg mbridwell Bake Cupcakes And Cool I just used a box cake and icing! You can do home made if you prefer! Go by directions on box! To keep cupcakes moist it is vital to time your cupcakes! Toothpick test is good to go by! Stick toothpick in center, if it comes out clean, the cupcakes are done! As soon as you...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:53:24 PDT
Milky window - makeshift curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Milky-window-makeshift-curtains/
Milky window - makeshift curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/T809/I0VOVLIH/FPBT809I0VOVLIH.SMALL.jpg spunk When you live on a students budget you want to spend as little as possible on rent. In Germany the concept of dormitory isn't as common as in the US, most students here live in the city center in "shared apartment communities". That's how I lived the last few years and I'm pretty happy with my housi...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:14:46 PDT
Sandblasting Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandblasting-Glass/
Sandblasting Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SMALL.jpg heypatima Sandblasting glass is fun and easy! It's a great way to repurpose old bottles to use around the house. Materials needed:- Clean and dry glass bottles, vases, or drinking glasses- Masking tape (a variety of widths)- Exacto knife- Cutting board- Straight edge- Sandblaster- Your design! Setting Up Yo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:01 PDT
Porta vasos Poker ( poker coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/Porta-vasos-Poker-poker-coaster/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:19:58 PDT
A beer for two flames http://www.instructables.com/id/A-beer-for-two-flames/
A beer for two flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When you wish to decorate a party, or add some interesting features at pub tables, you can use empty beer bottles and a pair of flames. Follow this simple tutorial to understand what I mean. Cut the bottle With an empty beer bottle you can make much more than trash it! If you don't believe me mak...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
Mosaic Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-Stairs/
Mosaic Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/X7IO/HYTNWORA/FQRX7IOHYTNWORA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/X7IO/HYTNWORA/FQRX7IOHYTNWORA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/X7IO/HYTNWORA/FQRX7IOHYTNWORA.SMALL.jpg Carebearmom Do you want to make your staircase a focal point in your home? Are your basement stairs lacking luster and you don't want to pour money into a new type of wood? Well a cheap and easy solution is to mosaic your stairs! The greatest cost of the project is time! The rest of the cost depends on what...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:49:59 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-the-whole-thing-Glass-bottles/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
Keepsake jar with secret messages http://www.instructables.com/id/Keepsake-jar-with-secret-messages/
Keepsake jar with secret messages - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XILL/HWRC4ZUM/F3LXILLHWRC4ZUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XILL/HWRC4ZUM/F3LXILLHWRC4ZUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XILL/HWRC4ZUM/F3LXILLHWRC4ZUM.SMALL.jpg kamadesign Make a wonderful gift for the weddingcouple to treasure for years to come. The idea is to let the guests at the wedding write a word which describes what they wish the happy couple for the future. Words like "happiness", "passion" and "adventures" are written down on a piece of paper, put in a small...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:58:58 PDT
How to Remove Soap Scum http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Soap-Scum/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:58:01 PDT
EASY DIY Mr & Mrs Etched Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-DIY-Mr-Mrs-Etched-Glasses/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 17:28:29 PDT
How to make jewelry using cardboard and superglue http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-jewelry-and-stuff-using-cardboard-and-/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 08:51:43 PDT
Hidden Message Egg (wine glass magnifying lens) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Message-Egg-wine-glass-magnifying-lens/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:16:06 PDT
Marble and Metal Pendant Necklace (3 versions) http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-and-Metal-Pendant-Necklace-3-versions/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:39:27 PDT
DIY Sea Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sea-Glass-1/
DIY Sea Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/JF5M/HTZ42WWQ/F97JF5MHTZ42WWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/JF5M/HTZ42WWQ/F97JF5MHTZ42WWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/JF5M/HTZ42WWQ/F97JF5MHTZ42WWQ.SMALL.jpg bricobart There's something mystic about sea glass. Created by men, transported by currents, sculpted by waves. It shows us that nothing is ever built to last forever. Concepts may survive, objects don't. Sea glass shows us also that even at the end of their life, things can be beautiful. Sea glass is a meta...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:57:39 PDT
Fruit Glass Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Glass-Window/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Photo-Pebbles..Easy as D-I-Y! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-as-D-I-Y-Photo-Pebbles/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:47 PDT
Pac Man Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-Man-Themed-Fish-Tank/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:29:49 PDT
Simple Sea Glass Curtain http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sea-Glass-Curtain/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:00:34 PDT
Gold Glasses for St. Patricks Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gold-Glasses-for-St-Patricks-Day/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:20:55 PDT
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans http://www.instructables.com/id/Etched-Glass-Pi-Pie-Pans/
Etched Glass "Pi" Pie Pans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/DUGL/HSLOJDV2/FBLDUGLHSLOJDV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/DUGL/HSLOJDV2/FBLDUGLHSLOJDV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/DUGL/HSLOJDV2/FBLDUGLHSLOJDV2.SMALL.jpg bennelson I like good food and bad puns. Since I've been doing some work engraving glass, and Pi Day is coming up, I thought it would be fun to make some etched pie pans that feature the letter Pi. They are even PYREX brand pans. Get it? Pi-Rex? Enough with the bad puns, let's make some fun etched glass Pi p...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:00:48 PDT
Glass Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Painting/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:31:10 PST
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-On-Any-Surface-Cheaply-And-Without-The-Use/
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SMALL.jpg antagonizer This is another of my proprietary processes that, up until now, I've pretty much kept to myself. I've used the Paasche air eraser for many years, and with most people using chemicals, I've turned it into a bit of a small business. I'll add a bit of an overview video at the end of this instructable s...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:12:20 PST
How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Vitrigraph-pull-or-How-to-play-with-mo/
How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/81RE/HLJVE6X8/FK781REHLJVE6X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/81RE/HLJVE6X8/FK781REHLJVE6X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/81RE/HLJVE6X8/FK781REHLJVE6X8.SMALL.jpg Pickledkitty In this Instructable, I will show you how to setup a Vitrigraph (Vitri= glass, graph=write, to write with glass). This technique is a fun way to manipulate glass that doesn’t use a torch or crucible to melt it. The results can be used in glass fusing, glass bead making, or any other way that might b...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:22:41 PDT
DIY: Etched typography glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Etched-typography-glasses/
DIY: Etched typography glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HQ8L/HQDUPTT3/FEVHQ8LHQDUPTT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HQ8L/HQDUPTT3/FEVHQ8LHQDUPTT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/HQ8L/HQDUPTT3/FEVHQ8LHQDUPTT3.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Good typefaces are art — fabulous, ready-made graphic art at your fingertips. Etching on glass is one of my favorite ways to showcase beautiful type. It may seem daunting to think of burning graphics onto glass, but you’ll be surprised at how easy it is! What you’ll need: Frisket film or adhe...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:24:14 PST
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Snow-Diorama-Glass-Ornament/
Make a Snow Diorama Glass Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/ESYX/HQ8HDZJQ/F60ESYXHQ8HDZJQ.SMALL.jpg B_Free INTRO: Every year each member our family gives each other a new Christmas ornament. This year I wanted to try giving something a little more personal than the typical store bought ornaments. After flipping through several pages on Pinterest I was inspired to make this little snow diorama in a glas...
By: B_Free

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:04 PST
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-Bracelet-with-Clasp/
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/RE7Y/HPWBZMVJ/F8DRE7YHPWBZMVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/RE7Y/HPWBZMVJ/F8DRE7YHPWBZMVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/RE7Y/HPWBZMVJ/F8DRE7YHPWBZMVJ.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I make a lot of bracelets. When I was choosing one to use for an instructable, I decided to go basic, but versatile. Here are the directions to string a simple beaded bracelet with a clasp. Once you have the technique down, they're pretty easy and you can make tons of variations. Have fun! What Yo...
By: Rhonda Chase Design

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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:11:12 PST
Concrete Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Christmas-Tree/
Concrete Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This concrete christmas tree is made using the same foam forming approach as the Concrete STOP. Materials + Supplies: Foam Plastic Liners Base Board Spray Adhesive Rubber Gloves Tools: Something to Cut Foam Sandpaper 100% Silicone Caulk CHENG Corner and Seam S...
By: CHENG Concrete

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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:50:08 PST
Copper wire wrapped pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-wire-wrapped-pendant/
Copper wire wrapped pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HTSA/HO22Z7FB/F3GHTSAHO22Z7FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HTSA/HO22Z7FB/F3GHTSAHO22Z7FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HTSA/HO22Z7FB/F3GHTSAHO22Z7FB.SMALL.jpg ConnemaraBlue This pendant is made with a fused glass teardrop shaped piece, but you could also use a stone or other items of varying sizes and shapes. The following technique is easily adapted to suit your requirements. No expensive equipment required. Tools and Materials Materials: glass or stone drop ...
By: ConnemaraBlue

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:16:04 PST
Swarovski champagne glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarovski-champagne-glass/
Swarovski champagne glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/EOPV/HMWVZHQD/FHAEOPVHMWVZHQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/EOPV/HMWVZHQD/FHAEOPVHMWVZHQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/EOPV/HMWVZHQD/FHAEOPVHMWVZHQD.SMALL.jpg Flecks This is a very fancy set of champagne glasses, made by me. I did unfortunately not take too many pictures while making this, but i will try to explain as good as possible.  The reason i made this set of toasting flutes (as i believe they are called), is because when my girlfriend and i were in Aus...
By: Flecks

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:41:53 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
How to Make a necklace from a shard of Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-necklace-from-a-shard-of-Glass/
How to Make a necklace from a shard of Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/R8KS/HIWDJSCF/FG2R8KSHIWDJSCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/R8KS/HIWDJSCF/FG2R8KSHIWDJSCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/R8KS/HIWDJSCF/FG2R8KSHIWDJSCF.SMALL.jpg alee18 This is a simple procedure to turn a dangerous and otherwise useless shard of glass into a work of art! Gathering Materials You will need the following: A Bucket Pliers Cutting Pliers Glass Chippers A Glass File 16’’-18’’ chain Jumprings A clasp Wire (20-24 gage) A shard of glass Also Note: A sh...
By: alee18

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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 19:30:41 PDT
Bubbly Glass Bead Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubbly-Glass-Bead-Bracelet/
Bubbly Glass Bead Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/64AA/HIGF6OEH/F7W64AAHIGF6OEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/64AA/HIGF6OEH/F7W64AAHIGF6OEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/64AA/HIGF6OEH/F7W64AAHIGF6OEH.SMALL.jpg andrew.spencer.2 In this instructable, I'll show you how to make your own glass beads and turn them into a bracelet. This particular method of glassblowing is called lampworking.  Tools: Sodium Flare protection / UV protection safety glasses propane or MAPP gas torch mandrels bead release ...
By: andrew.spencer.2

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 15:19:10 PDT
Drilled Sea Glass Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Drilled-Sea-Glass-Necklace/
Drilled Sea Glass Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/F2W0/HI3TYI1X/FI0F2W0HI3TYI1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/F2W0/HI3TYI1X/FI0F2W0HI3TYI1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/F2W0/HI3TYI1X/FI0F2W0HI3TYI1X.SMALL.jpg summerlane Grab all of those beautiful pieces of sea glass you've picked up (or bought) over the years and get ready to make them into stunning one-of-a-kind necklaces to keep and give away.  Learn the "secret" of how to drill your own hole through sea glass!  Then, just slip on a jump ring (or make your own b...
By: summerlane

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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:07:52 PDT
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Painted-Wine-Bottle/
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SMALL.jpg deathrogue This project uses chalkboard paint to create a label on a clean glass bottle. This will work on any glass surface, such as a mason jar, soda bottle, or even glass tumblers or wine glasses. I chose to use a wine bottle and then fill it with M&M's to keep in the kitchen. Cleaning the Bottle For thi...
By: deathrogue

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Fri, 31 May 2013 07:31:43 PDT
Bottle cutting: some thoughts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-cutting-some-thoughts/
Bottle cutting: some thoughts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LMAF/HH11HVWH/FIBLMAFHH11HVWH.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I've recently been doing a lot of bottle cutting.  My last Instructable, Snapple, Steel and Green Fire, had a short section on bottle cutting.  Since then, however, I've been wondering about what I can do to improve my success rate with cutting bottles.  Wondering might not be the right word ... obs...
By: The Green Gentleman

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Thu, 23 May 2013 12:51:55 PDT
Keepsake Vitrine Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Keepsake-Vitrine-Pendant/
Keepsake Vitrine Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/I8D0/HFSHEYHT/F65I8D0HFSHEYHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/I8D0/HFSHEYHT/F65I8D0HFSHEYHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/I8D0/HFSHEYHT/F65I8D0HFSHEYHT.SMALL.jpg sjsechrist Show off your finds! Sand, shells, beach glass, seed pods, dried petals, a lock of hair or any tiny trinket that is memorable and meaningful! Easy to assemble, these handmade glass containers are like wearable museum vitrines, housing your own rare and delicate treasures. Materials for the vitrine...
By: sjsechrist

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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:16:25 PDT
Powder Coating Glass - Glass Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Powder-Coating-Glass-Glass-Container/
Powder Coating Glass - Glass Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UD2M/HD4VMEUF/FXFUD2MHD4VMEUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UD2M/HD4VMEUF/FXFUD2MHD4VMEUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UD2M/HD4VMEUF/FXFUD2MHD4VMEUF.SMALL.jpg tonyvelour So, you thought you could only powder coat metal? Think again! Powder coating is a great way to give a professional looking finish to metals and also to other surfaces that can safely be baked at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. You may need to finesse the process to get the glass to take the powder, but...
By: tonyvelour

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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:30:48 PST
Reverse decoupage glass plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-decoupage-glass-plate/
Reverse decoupage glass plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TLS3/HAUNNI6H/FAOTLS3HAUNNI6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TLS3/HAUNNI6H/FAOTLS3HAUNNI6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/TLS3/HAUNNI6H/FAOTLS3HAUNNI6H.SMALL.jpg eclipsed This is a decorative plate that can be customized for any holiday or event. It uses a reverse decoupage technique on the back of the plate, which allows you to use the front of the plate for food. Materials Materials needed: clear glass plate (any shape) I got this plate at World Market, but I h...
By: eclipsed

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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 23:06:29 PST
Custom Singing Snow Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Singing-Snow-Globe/
Custom Singing Snow Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LCRN/HAUNNGX1/FG5LCRNHAUNNGX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LCRN/HAUNNGX1/FG5LCRNHAUNNGX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LCRN/HAUNNGX1/FG5LCRNHAUNNGX1.SMALL.jpg bennelson This instructable will show you how I made a custom snow globe as a gift that included a unique figurine, laser engraving, and a personalized audio message. It all started a little over a month ago, when I was working on a "fiberglass-over-foam" project out in the cold in our driveway, and managed ...
By: bennelson

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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:50:15 PST
Elegant Lightbulb Flower Vase w/ copper & wooden base - Repurposed & Reused http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Lightbulb-Flower-Vase-w-copper-wooden-b/
Elegant Lightbulb Flower Vase w/ copper & wooden base - Repurposed & Reused - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/NVKA/HABDGXZV/FJJNVKAHABDGXZV.SMALL.jpg jawasan  Ok here is a nice gift to make and give for the holidays...or any time of the year for that matter. It's a vase made from a repurposed lightbulb and some scrap copper with a pine wood base. Very simple! Best of all it doesn't cost you much...just time and effort. Awesome! So here we go.... MATERI...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 21:44:00 PST
glass jar lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/glass-jar-lanterns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SMALL.jpg petina you will need empty glass food jars glass relief paint ( comes in a tube, i used pebeo cost £4) either glass or porcelaine painting medium (again i used pebeo cost £4) acrylic paint oven instructions for up cycle jars .First give your jars a soak in some hot soapy water, scrub well inside, paying c...
By: petina

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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:11:56 PST
Wrap Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-Bracelet/
Wrap Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/6KWP/H7UQJNDE/FU46KWPH7UQJNDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/6KWP/H7UQJNDE/FU46KWPH7UQJNDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/6KWP/H7UQJNDE/FU46KWPH7UQJNDE.SMALL.jpg Natalina When I first saw Chan Luu wrap bracelets, I was pretty excited.  Until I saw the price tag ($200+)!  These bracelets are great since they look like bangles but are much more comfortable.  Because it is so long, it has a certain amount of flexibility to be worn as a necklace or anklet as well.  It w...
By: Natalina

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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:46:34 PDT
How to Make a Custom-faced Carbonite Sculpture out of Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-faced-Carbonite-Sculpture-out/
How to Make a Custom-faced Carbonite Sculpture out of Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/YUBF/H7434MEG/FTLYUBFH7434MEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/YUBF/H7434MEG/FTLYUBFH7434MEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/YUBF/H7434MEG/FTLYUBFH7434MEG.SMALL.jpg ridiculously.awesome This instructable is an abbreviated version of a previous instructable describing how to make a casted glass sculpture of Han Solo frozen in carbonite.  The twist on this will be to replace Han’s face with a model of my own. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-ridiculouslyawesome-Casted-...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:20:48 PDT
DIY Cupcake & Cake stands and Apothecary Jars! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cupcake-Cake-stands-and-Apothecary-Jars/
DIY Cupcake & Cake stands and Apothecary Jars! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/SGM9/H7ANT8DN/FKSSGM9H7ANT8DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/SGM9/H7ANT8DN/FKSSGM9H7ANT8DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/SGM9/H7ANT8DN/FKSSGM9H7ANT8DN.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Do you love Cake stands and little cupcake stands...? Apothecary jars?  Little covered cookie stands??? If you do, this is for you...if not, scan through it and vote for me in the Make it Stick contest!  :) Okay, I love cakestands.  Mildly obsessed, I think. But I can not or will not afford store ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:35:06 PDT