Instructables: exploring - living - green - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:09:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Clean Leeks Properly http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-Clean-Leeks/
Clean Leeks Properly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/OGTM/HU09XAAI/FTAOGTMHU09XAAI.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Clean your leeks easily and efficiently by following this simple step by step Instructable. Leeks, a member of the onion/garlic family, are a delicious addition to most meals and a common base flavor in stocks. Leeks are grown and used primarily for their creamy tender white base, which is produced...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:26:33 PDT
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dusting-Cloths/
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/L1DN/HTX5KB4X/FRCL1DNHTX5KB4X.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy homemade and chemical free way to clean and dust your home.  Dust is everywhere, sometimes most noticeably in our own homes. This can be especially tricky for people with allergies or respiratory problems. The cleaning product market is saturated with sprays, soaps, and tools to help you cl...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:47:15 PDT
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style http://www.instructables.com/id/Guerrilla-Gardening-the-bombing-way/
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3CMC/HTEUFGHO/FVE3CMCHTEUFGHO.SMALL.jpg bricobart Imagine you're driving through the urban jungle. You're living your life, trying to do what's right and while you're eating miles and avoiding crossing skaters, elderly persons, dogs and raccoons you see all those monotonous roundabouts, roadsides & abandoned spaces. Sometimes they're planted with t...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:34:36 PDT
Homemade Air Freshener http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-Freshener-1/
Homemade Air Freshener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Although reaching for that shiny Glade air freshener is an easy way to cover up odors, or scent the air in your home, most commercial scent products are full of chemicals that contribute to unhealthy indoor air and often just mask an underlying problem. As a result, I'm a big fan of natural, homem...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:09:17 PDT
Wallet from fused plastic bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-from-fused-plastic-bags/
Wallet from fused plastic bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/F6EN/HT7PBJY0/FGEF6ENHT7PBJY0.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo If you are anything like me, when you go shopping and that store has a particularly neat looking plastic bag, you save it in hopes of finding something cool to do with it eventually. Without further ado, lets get started on this. The things you will need are as follows: Several plastic bags (In my ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:47:59 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
Saving Wilted Greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Revive, save, and ENJOY your wilted greens in several easy steps.  Whether your greens are from the local farmers market, your garden, or a supermarket, they will all wilt eventually. Since most greens, and especially varieties like lettuces and spinach are largely comprised of water, they wilt eas...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
How To: Keep Greens Fresh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Greens-Fresh/
How To: Keep Greens Fresh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/OAIU/HSGFTJ4C/FFGOAIUHSGFTJ4C.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Several easy steps that help keep your greens crisp and fresh in your fridge for up to two weeks.  Greens are delicious, nutritious, and always seem to be cheaper if you buy 3+ bunches at the farmers market. They also have a tendency to wilt and rot if they are kept too long in the fridge without t...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:52:45 PST
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE http://www.instructables.com/id/ORIGAMI-3-WAY-SORTER-OR-SIGNATURE/
ORIGAMI 3 WAY SORTER OR SIGNATURE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WOIK/HRTWKNXP/FRCWOIKHRTWKNXP.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hello to everyone that reads this 'ible. The next few steps will show you how to make a 3 way sorter or signature as some of you might know it as. So, what you will need is simple, 6 square pieces of paper, some glue and the last thing which I reccommend is at least 1 whole read through this '...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:51:53 PST
Durable Handmade Paper Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Handmade-Paper-Beads/
Durable Handmade Paper Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I write an environmental blog and I love creating things. With this in mind I set about making beautiful jewelry upcycled from the recycle bin. I made aluminum can rings and recycled glass earrings and pendants. I also made cool beads created from used plastic bottles and beads crafted from old pape...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:58:55 PST
Recycled Sail Canvas Gym Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sail-Canvas-Gym-Bag/
Recycled Sail Canvas Gym Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SMALL.jpg geo526468 The following instructable details how to build your own gym/duffel bag.  The pattern is simple, and easy to make. I chose to create my gym bag because I had an old sail that I wanted to re-use the canvas from, and I was in need of a new gym bag for school. This is my second time creating a duffel ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:23:44 PST
Space Invaders Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Invaders-Quilt/
Space Invaders Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y83L/HQBSQS6J/FL2Y83LHQBSQS6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y83L/HQBSQS6J/FL2Y83LHQBSQS6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/Y83L/HQBSQS6J/FL2Y83LHQBSQS6J.SMALL.jpg pepperjordan While shopping for quilt fabrics at a local cotton store in Chennai, India, we came across some neon colored cloth.  My mind immediately jumped to 80's aerobics outfits, but my husband had a great idea: A Space Invaders themed quilt.  I decided that was a great idea.  Especially since I'd already fo...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 22:54:11 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...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:11:12 PST
Upcycle Fabric Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Fabric-Cuff/
Upcycle Fabric Cuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I make a line of upcycled jewelry from materials I might otherwise throw away. For these bracelets I use any old scraps of fabric and trim that can still be sewed together. Old clothes that have passed the point of being hand-me-downs are perfect. These fabric cuffs are environmentally friendly, sup...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:36:16 PST
Stamped Clay Jewelry Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Stamped-Clay-Jewelry-Elements/
Stamped Clay Jewelry Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/VVND/HNTTE8E0/FAXVVNDHNTTE8E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/VVND/HNTTE8E0/FAXVVNDHNTTE8E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/VVND/HNTTE8E0/FAXVVNDHNTTE8E0.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design While I love to use stamps in a lot of my artwork, I think I have the most fun stamping clay. I especially like to make beads and focal pieces for my OOAK jewelry. You can use any kind of durable clay or moldable epoxy, though I will be demonstrating with kiln-fired porcelain. You will need: Clay...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 18:05:08 PST
Solar Shrub II http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Shrub-II/
Solar Shrub II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OSCU/HFPTOL56/F4JOSCUHFPTOL56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OSCU/HFPTOL56/F4JOSCUHFPTOL56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OSCU/HFPTOL56/F4JOSCUHFPTOL56.SMALL.jpg mikesoniat It's been almost a year since I posted the original Solar Shrub on Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Shrub/. It was a great success from the standpoint that it did what it was supposed to do (charge small devices using nothing but energy from the Sun) . Plus, winning the grand priz...
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 11:09:32 PDT
Vegetable Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Patch/
Vegetable Patch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/81T0/HJ605RLL/F8A81T0HJ605RLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/81T0/HJ605RLL/F8A81T0HJ605RLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/81T0/HJ605RLL/F8A81T0HJ605RLL.SMALL.jpg Alex Jalland In this Instructable you are going to learn how to make a vegetable patch in a weekend. The pictures below are the results of a weekend project done a while back. So drive down to the DIY store and get cracking. Your going to to need: Tools: Saw Hammer Angle grinder(optional) Screw...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 14:22:03 PDT
Miniature Garden (For Beginners!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Garden-For-Beginners/
Miniature Garden (For Beginners!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/NID2/HJB0J8WK/FERNID2HJB0J8WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/NID2/HJB0J8WK/FERNID2HJB0J8WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/NID2/HJB0J8WK/FERNID2HJB0J8WK.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I love miniatures! I always had a plan of making a miniature garden and couldn't wait any longer. In this instructable I will show you how to make a cute mini garden in few easy steps. This could be a fun project to do in the weekends and I tried to make it beginner friendly, besides it doesn't matt...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:39:19 PDT
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Appliqu-Inkodye-Jacket/
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SMALL.jpg Lumi Want to be able to print any item in your closet with Inkodye? When it comes to dark fabrics or detailed designs, sometimes a little creative thinking is required. For this project, we printed custom Inkodye fabric panels and sewed them onto a jacket to create a precise, high contrast design. The f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:43:59 PDT
Pillow Case Apron http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-Case-Apron/
Pillow Case Apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Put a Cupcake on it! This is an easy project for beginners. Materials You will need: 1 Pillow Case (Cotton) Iron on Fusing (Like Steam-A-Seam) Matching Scraps Lace Material for straps - Enough to make a 4inch by 8foot piece. Matching Thread Printout of a Cupcake Apron pattern- I used an apro...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 19:40:58 PDT
Make Baskets out of Repurposed Pallet Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Baskets-out-of-Foraged-Pallet-Straps/
Make Baskets out of Repurposed Pallet Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O2BC/HIUXARNL/FSVO2BCHIUXARNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O2BC/HIUXARNL/FSVO2BCHIUXARNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O2BC/HIUXARNL/FSVO2BCHIUXARNL.SMALL.jpg eatinginpublic Make Baskets out of repurposing pallet straps. We have found straps on the streets as well as cultivated relationships with businesses who happily save them for us - distribution companies, bookstores, grocery stores, appliance stores, etc etc etc etc etc. Once you learn this technique you will be ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 23:02:19 PDT
Zombie Hand Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Hand-Holder/
Zombie Hand Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/BKNM/HIW8C0HO/FOLBKNMHIW8C0HO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/BKNM/HIW8C0HO/FOLBKNMHIW8C0HO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/BKNM/HIW8C0HO/FOLBKNMHIW8C0HO.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Yesterday, later in the afternoon, I had this idea of a hand coming out of a wall that could be used to hold keys, jewelry or whatever you want. I thought this would have been perfect for the Zombie Contest but I realized that there was only one day left to enter! For some unknown reasons, ideas com...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:55:46 PDT
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
Lace Inkodye Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SMALL.jpg Lumi This project is shockingly simple, yet produces really beautiful and unique results. We were able to transfer the pattern of lace onto our lampshade by using the photographic property of Inkodye. It's like magic! The lamp we used was found at Ikea for $15, but any cotton or linen lampshade will work...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
Easy Upcycled Tshirt to Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Upcycled-Tshirt-to-Dog-Toy/
Easy Upcycled Tshirt to Dog Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/A5MB/HHS9T1UR/F4AA5MBHHS9T1UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/A5MB/HHS9T1UR/F4AA5MBHHS9T1UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/A5MB/HHS9T1UR/F4AA5MBHHS9T1UR.SMALL.jpg purelily I hate to waste anything so when I had some tshirt scraps left from my Upcycled Market Bag project, a lightbulb went off when I thought about my new puppy, Kiwi. I've seen some rope toys before, so I made her some with the scraps!  (Sorry I couldn't get any good pics of Kiwi with her toy... she was...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:22:28 PDT
Designer cardboard photo frames, a mega tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-cardboard-photo-frames-a-mega-tutorial/
Designer cardboard photo frames, a mega tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/LCJE/HHS9SOW2/F0HLCJEHHS9SOW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/LCJE/HHS9SOW2/F0HLCJEHHS9SOW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/LCJE/HHS9SOW2/F0HLCJEHHS9SOW2.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Namaste Friends & Happy Father's Day,   I love collage in any form, be it photos or photo frames. When I was a in school I spent my two months pocket money buying all those magazine which featured the Miss World of that time Aishwarya Rai (now a famous international actress) because I wanted to make...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:37:53 PDT
Upcycled Tshirt Market Bag (Easy and Super Low Sew!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tshirt-Market-Bag-Easy-and-Super-Low-Sew/
Upcycled Tshirt Market Bag (Easy and Super Low Sew!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SMALL.jpg purelily I have a pile of tees from various road races and have always said that I'll turn them into a tshirt quilt... but that may never happen, so I'm doing the next best thing and upcycling them into market bags to take to the farmer's market!  This is an easy project that's so low sew that you could even...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:04:24 PDT
How to make a Fun Flower Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fun-Flower-Fence/
How to make a Fun Flower Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/JDV4/HHS9SHNN/F0IJDV4HHS9SHNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/JDV4/HHS9SHNN/F0IJDV4HHS9SHNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/JDV4/HHS9SHNN/F0IJDV4HHS9SHNN.SMALL.jpg artlife This is a copy of a cool fence that we built years ago. In the rainy northwest, it provides a pleasant break from the grey skies. Quite a few strangers have knocked on my door to thank me for brightening their day with the site of the fence. A few years ago a young man actually came and asked if i...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:40:58 PDT
Tiny Green Tea Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Green-Tea-Garden/
Tiny Green Tea Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/ENMI/HHMI8CD7/FOQENMIHHMI8CD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/ENMI/HHMI8CD7/FOQENMIHHMI8CD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/ENMI/HHMI8CD7/FOQENMIHHMI8CD7.SMALL.jpg lotuslady For this instructable I thought about coming up with a great gift idea for those of you on a budget! This miniature moss garden is composed of supplies that require little to no new purchases! In order to get started you will only need a few things...... -1 new or used teacup and saucer (preferably...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 18:33:09 PDT
How to make a Bottle Building http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bottle-Building/
How to make a Bottle Building - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/I4PA/HHI55VP1/F86I4PAHHI55VP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/I4PA/HHI55VP1/F86I4PAHHI55VP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/I4PA/HHI55VP1/F86I4PAHHI55VP1.SMALL.jpg artlife Hi Everyone this is my first instructable. Please be gentle. I f you like it, please vote for me. Thanks.         We have built two bottle buildings.     One is a small storage building made with a variety of different bottles. The other is a larger building made primarily of ...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 22:49:11 PDT
Tiny Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Terrariums-1/
Tiny Terrariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/TIAK/HHMHZIIH/F6ETIAKHHMHZIIH.SMALL.jpg alisha145 Here is a great, easy and inexpensive project perfect for kicking off the weekend with the family or getting in touch with your inner farmer.  Also, a great way to introduce "The Water Cycle" to kids and teens.   Materials Used in this Project Materials used in this project include: Glass Bot...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 23:10:43 PDT
Coconut Shell Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Shell-Jewelry-Box/
Coconut Shell Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MC57/HH2VKXLN/FTZMC57HH2VKXLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MC57/HH2VKXLN/FTZMC57HH2VKXLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/MC57/HH2VKXLN/FTZMC57HH2VKXLN.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I'm into rustic crafting these days. I've made some rustic home decors for my mom, and this time I tried to make a coconut shell jewelry box. It's really easy to make and looks nice. I'm not very good in giving a smooth finishing touch, but I'm sure you can make one better than mines. To make it loo...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 01:37:20 PDT
Love a Tree? Make a Tassel Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-a-Tree-Make-a-Tassel-Necklace/
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Fri, 24 May 2013 18:31:27 PDT
3D Objects from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Objects-from-Recycled-Materials/
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Mon, 20 May 2013 09:45:51 PDT
Snapple, Steel and Green Fire: Bride of Spirit Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Bride-of-Spirit-Lantern/
Snapple, Steel and Green Fire: Bride of Spirit Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I'm entering this in the Green Challenge and the Epilog Challenge.  If you like what you see, please vote for me! My previous green fire instructable, The Spirit Lantern (Green Fire 2.0), was entertaining and educational to make, but it raised a couple of concerns: 1) A methanol flame is hot (from...
By: The Green Gentleman

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Mon, 13 May 2013 06:53:20 PDT
Book Bead Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Bead-Earrings/
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By: Erratic.Chromatic

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Thu, 9 May 2013 22:52:45 PDT
Super easy natural fertilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-natural-fertilizer/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 07:26:19 PDT
DIY humidity dome for seedlings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-humidity-dome-for-seedlings/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:55:22 PDT
DIY Sandals from Old Flip Flops + T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sandals-from-Old-Flip-Flops-T-Shirt/
DIY Sandals from Old Flip Flops + T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6KVV/HF23RRIM/FUE6KVVHF23RRIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6KVV/HF23RRIM/FUE6KVVHF23RRIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6KVV/HF23RRIM/FUE6KVVHF23RRIM.SMALL.jpg Wuffle 1. What did you make? I wanted a pair of simple, comfy summer shoes; I had a pair of old flip flops that were fraying and had pokey sequins. My mom had a bag of cloths we were about to donate so I had a nice selection of old t-shirts to choose from for the straps. 2. How did you make it? I got the ...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 15:08:20 PDT
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Water-Jug-Storage-Bins/
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/56FH/FC00OU1R/FKD56FHFC00OU1R.SMALL.jpg randofo Around here I have more odds and ends than I know what to do with. I used to keep it in piles strewn about our tiny apartment until my fed up girlfriend came up with a solution to make the room a little more organized. It basically involved drinking a lot of bottled water and using the jugs the wat...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:45:34 PST
Plywood Utility Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Utility-Shelf/
Plywood Utility Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SMALL.jpg wholman In my humble apartment, I use a modern, open table for a desk, a dining table, and a workbench. Like many of us living in small spaces, storage is hard to come by and clutter can overwhelm. I wanted to take the scanner, speakers, router, pens, papers, and general nonsense and get it out of my way so...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:25 PDT
Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrels-Chicken-Coops-and-Solar-Panels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/WVG6/GHDS6OBK/FG5WVG6GHDS6OBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/WVG6/GHDS6OBK/FG5WVG6GHDS6OBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/WVG6/GHDS6OBK/FG5WVG6GHDS6OBK.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Welcome to Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels: projects to get you off the grid, a collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects from Instructables.com! The Instructables editors have chosen some of our best do-it-yourself off-the-grid projects to educate and inspire you to make great th...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 15:32:33 PDT
Paper-Green a new way to recycle and plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Green-a-new-way-to-recycle-and-plant/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:30:30 PST
DIY Holiday Storage Container From Suitcases http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Holiday-Storage-Container-From-Suitcases/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:19:14 PST
Draft Stopper for drafty doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Draft-Stopper-for-drafty-doors/
Draft Stopper for drafty doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SMALL.jpg captianoats We've got an old farmhouse, and the wooden doors are very drafty. We've seen these these draft stoppers or draft dodgers before, but the problem is that every time you open the door you have to kick it back into place. We came up with the idea of adding a flap to keep the door in place. This is a q...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:17:16 PST
Stitched Yarn Multi-Color Winter Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitched-Yarn-Multi-Color-Winter-Scarf/
Stitched Yarn Multi-Color Winter Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/06F4/HABC5866/FCO06F4HABC5866.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/06F4/HABC5866/FCO06F4HABC5866.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/06F4/HABC5866/FCO06F4HABC5866.SMALL.jpg clschmidt14 The great thing about this project is that you can use any combination of colors and yarn textures you can come up with; I have listed what I used to make an 8 ft long scarf that is 7-8 inches wide. YOU WILL NEED: Yarn: 100 yards- base color yarn 100 yards- base color yarn in a different texture 20...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 17:51:28 PST
Altoids Advent calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Advent-calendar/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 13:53:16 PST
bunch of leaves - felt bag http://www.instructables.com/id/bunch-of-leaves-felt-bag/
bunch of leaves - felt bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/WCKN/H994VQPU/FUTWCKNH994VQPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/WCKN/H994VQPU/FUTWCKNH994VQPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/WCKN/H994VQPU/FUTWCKNH994VQPU.SMALL.jpg Paulina-MojePotwory I want to show how to make this felt bag. The supplies we need We need: 1. Two or more diffrent hue of green felt 2. Brown felt 2. Scissors 3. Thread (green) 4. Needle 5. Lining 6. Handle 7. Bag frame Felt leaves Felt leaves: We cut a lot of leaves out of green felt. We prepare pattern of...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 13:55:16 PST
Scrap Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Adirondack-Chair/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:41:43 PDT
Emerald and Ebony: My Drawing Process http://www.instructables.com/id/Emerald-and-Ebony-My-Drawing-Process/
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 18:33:51 PDT
Pallet Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Adirondack-Chair-1/
Pallet Adirondack Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/B0X8/H5JCLR0D/FH4B0X8H5JCLR0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/B0X8/H5JCLR0D/FH4B0X8H5JCLR0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/B0X8/H5JCLR0D/FH4B0X8H5JCLR0D.SMALL.jpg captianoats There seems to be a movement of people trying to make all kinds of new stuff out of used pallets. There are several reasons I wanted to jump on this bandwagon: 1. I'm a tightwad and pallets are free. 2. It's an earth friendly way to repurpose something that would otherwise end up in a landfill. 3. ...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:29:33 PDT
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-harvesting-Rain-Barrel-DIY/
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Barrel DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NHKR/H347FMIK/F27NHKRH347FMIK.SMALL.jpg GeeDeeKay Rain water collection. Nature's most fundamentally important resource for human habitation -- the earth purifies it from all sorts of sources through the evaporation process, transports it all around the globe, then drops it from the heavens for us to drink, water our crops, bathe and swim, among my...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:38:34 PDT