Instructables: exploring - living - green - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:39:50 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
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Pages-Bowl/
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One rainy Saturday, my kids were getting sick of watching TV and my 6-year old son asked me if we could make a craft. I had recently gone through a few of my craft magazines and stumbled on a very brief set of instructions on how to make an “earth day magazine bowl.”  The original design for this w...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 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
All Weather Trench http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Weather-Trench/
All Weather Trench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SMALL.jpg smvite This is very wearable jacket made with 140 Capri Sun Juice pouches and a large snap closure.   The jacket is entirely sewn using a Vogue pattern (#8480).  It will keep you dry in the rain, and is very very warm!  the only pattern piece omitted were the pockets. But the jacket has set in sleeves, lap...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 15:19:21 PST
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
Self watering bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-bin/
Self watering bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SMALL.jpg gessus Intro: Everyone knows the problem. You come back from vacation but when you arrive at home you already see it. All your plants are withered. The only solution you know is to call your neighbours for help before you leave on vacation but who has the time to do that when you're packing all your bags?...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:38:10 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 Make and Recycle Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-and-Recycle-Paper/
How to Make and Recycle Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SMALL.jpg Chopsteeq We all know that recycling paper is one way of reducing our ecological footprint by lowering the total amount of waste we produce. However, many people don't know how paper is actually recycled, or even how much of the items they put out in recycling bins actually gets recycled. In this article I wi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 12:52:45 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
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/The-best-fire-starter-Ive-ever-found-Cheap-Easy-to/
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SMALL.jpg docfun4all I got tired of paying 7-10$ for a box of fire starters that only worked so-so, and were not a multiple use item. It costs about $3.50 in consumables and the one time purchase of tools is less than $10.00 at the Dollar Store/Dollar General/Dollar Tree. So when comparing with commercial fire starters ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:21:44 PST
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lightbulb-terrarium/
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/KBZ6/HNTTECXH/FGMKBZ6HNTTECXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/KBZ6/HNTTECXH/FGMKBZ6HNTTECXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/KBZ6/HNTTECXH/FGMKBZ6HNTTECXH.SMALL.jpg elkomkom Hello, I'm elkom and in this instructable im gonna show you how to make a lightbulb terrarium! This is my first instructable so please say me if I did something wrong. Thanks! So it all began whan i saw a dead lightbulb by a plant in my living room, and i thaught what can i make out of it... I got ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:08:40 PST
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris) http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrifying-High-quality-Plaster-of-Paris-Masks/
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/RXDA/G1BBCD9L/FG9RXDAG1BBCD9L.SMALL.jpg Aurimasmb Joker Thug and Ogre masks! How to make high-quality Halloween masks!    For the past 7 years, DainiusGB and Aurimasmb have been making Halloween masks, using a process that ensures great results: terrifying, durable, and beautiful masks that can be used over and over again. Over the years, we have ...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:58:31 PDT
ziploc bag washer http://www.instructables.com/id/zip-lock-bag-washer/
ziploc bag washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/9VKM/HKZAW1RI/FUI9VKMHKZAW1RI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/9VKM/HKZAW1RI/FUI9VKMHKZAW1RI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/9VKM/HKZAW1RI/FUI9VKMHKZAW1RI.SMALL.jpg foobear This is a really simple thing I came up with to try to solve the problem of how to wash a zip lock bag so it can be reused. I usually feel very guilty about throwing out a zip lock bag when it's clearly still perfectly functional but just has some crumbs or something from whatever was in it last.**...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 11:31:32 PDT
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
How to Make a Hemp Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hemp-Necklace/
How to Make a Hemp Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/P3UA/FT7PV7YR/FUHP3UAFT7PV7YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/P3UA/FT7PV7YR/FUHP3UAFT7PV7YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/P3UA/FT7PV7YR/FUHP3UAFT7PV7YR.SMALL.jpg thickneckarts This instructable will teach you the square-knot pattern used for most hemp necklaces. *The beads used are from my "How to Make Polymer Beads" instructable. Check it out! For other great hemp necklaces, check out my Etsy store: http://thickneckarts.etsy.comMention this instructable and get 20% off y...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:37:58 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
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
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/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 23:10:43 PDT
doritos bag problem http://www.instructables.com/id/doritos-bag-problem/
doritos bag problem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/FWGP/HH2W3M3S/FH4FWGPHH2W3M3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/FWGP/HH2W3M3S/FH4FWGPHH2W3M3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/FWGP/HH2W3M3S/FH4FWGPHH2W3M3S.SMALL.jpg dandylionlimetree for our instructable we are making the doritos bag smaller so that we use less plastic get the materials 2 doritos bag 1 ruler 1 pair of scissors 1 stapler 1 calculator (optional)   measure the bag for the volume without popping the 1st bag form the doritos bag into a rectangular prism get th...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 06:20:27 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/
Love a Tree? Make a Tassel Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/8VVC/HH2VIYG9/FB98VVCHH2VIYG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/8VVC/HH2VIYG9/FB98VVCHH2VIYG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/8VVC/HH2VIYG9/FB98VVCHH2VIYG9.SMALL.jpg joppenheimer  Want to hug your tree and have it hug you back? Then, use it to make some "faux fringe" jewelry using a palm leaf. Prune your palm Prune your palm. Cut out a section and roll it and let it dry. It can be further trimmed later. Gather some supplies Strip some electrical wire for the main neckl...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 18:31:27 PDT
How to make candles out of old crayons! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-candles-out-of-old-crayons/
How to make candles out of old crayons! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HBZ3/GVIBHT3D/F25HBZ3GVIBHT3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HBZ3/GVIBHT3D/F25HBZ3GVIBHT3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HBZ3/GVIBHT3D/F25HBZ3GVIBHT3D.SMALL.jpg GummiBear Do you have old crayons that are small and no good? Well, fear not! For i have the perfect way to make custom candles out of old crayons! (This is my first instructable, so...wish me luck!) Choosing and unwrapping the crayons. How to choose your crayons:   Look for crayons that may have spots o...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:39:05 PST
3D Objects from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Objects-from-Recycled-Materials/
3D Objects from Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/D99Z/HGU2JRFS/FHMD99ZHGU2JRFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/D99Z/HGU2JRFS/FHMD99ZHGU2JRFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/D99Z/HGU2JRFS/FHMD99ZHGU2JRFS.SMALL.jpg algodelanada This instructable is part of "something out of nothing" series, this time "nothing" is material - recycled paper, banana skins and more. I've actually came across this idea, making sheets of paper for my art and soon realised that I get left over pulp, which goes to waste and could be used to make o...
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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...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 06:53:20 PDT
Quick and easy homestead uses for Plastic Bottles (PET) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-homestead-uses-for-Plastic-Bottles-/
Quick and easy homestead uses for Plastic Bottles (PET) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/0N0T/FQMXBJ5U/FRC0N0TFQMXBJ5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/0N0T/FQMXBJ5U/FRC0N0TFQMXBJ5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/0N0T/FQMXBJ5U/FRC0N0TFQMXBJ5U.SMALL.jpg velacreations In the not too distant past, you would buy milk, sodas, etc. in glass bottles which you would return to the store to be sterilized and used again. Now, with our disposable culture, plastic bottles have replaced this system and have consequently become one of the many banes of the landfills. We need ...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 17:34:55 PST
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
Make Your Own Shampoo & Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Shampoo-Conditioner/
Make Your Own Shampoo & Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3PXP/GTIEW03B/FWY3PXPGTIEW03B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3PXP/GTIEW03B/FWY3PXPGTIEW03B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/3PXP/GTIEW03B/FWY3PXPGTIEW03B.SMALL.jpg iamkeebler This is a recipe/how to for baking soda shampoo & apple cider vinegar conditioner. This is a super cheap & easy way to "poo-free" your hair. Shampoo Step 1 Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to an 8oz bottle or spray bottle. Shampoo Step 2 Add about 1 cup of water to 8oz bottle Shampoo Step...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 08:14:31 PDT
How to make a Green Lantern ring- including a glowing version! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Green-Lantern-ring--including-a-glow/
How to make a Green Lantern ring- including a glowing version! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/7WC1/F2XW9PEC/FA27WC1F2XW9PEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/7WC1/F2XW9PEC/FA27WC1F2XW9PEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/7WC1/F2XW9PEC/FA27WC1F2XW9PEC.SMALL.jpg Honus Here's how to make your own resin cast Green Lantern ring.This a complete overhaul of my original instructable on how to make a Green Lantern ring, which previously only showed how a cast sterling silver ring is created. Since many people don't have access to silver casting equipment I decided to sh...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 00:04:05 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
How To: Reuse Franzia (or any other "Wine-In-A-Box") or: A compact, airproof bag for liquids. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To%3a-Reuse-Franzia-or-any-other-%22Wine-In-A-Box/
How To: Reuse Franzia (or any other "Wine-In-A-Box") or: A compact, airproof bag for liquids. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/O7XL/8WDEQZJIFD6/FU9O7XL8WDEQZJIFD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/O7XL/8WDEQZJIFD6/FU9O7XL8WDEQZJIFD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/O7XL/8WDEQZJIFD6/FU9O7XL8WDEQZJIFD6.SMALL.jpg 0.775volts So, last night I found myself at a party, full of people with questionalbe taste in alcohol. Needless to say, By the end of the evening, there were several empty boxes of wine (which dosen't actually come in a box). as I was breaking down the empty wine boxes, I realized something very important. Th...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2006 02:24:36 PDT
Homemade Febreze-Go Green by staying Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Febreze-Go-Green-by-staying-Cheap/
Homemade Febreze-Go Green by staying Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/YO7P/FEMY2SPE/FEIYO7PFEMY2SPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/YO7P/FEMY2SPE/FEIYO7PFEMY2SPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/YO7P/FEMY2SPE/FEIYO7PFEMY2SPE.SMALL.jpg Gunk on Floor I've seen this on the internet a few times, so I thought that I would bring it to the eyes of you fantastic readers at instructables. Febreze- We all use it (I hope some of us do) to clean what we have dirtied, make that which is foul smell better, and generally add a hint of fragrance to our garmen...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2008 13:38:45 PDT
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
It's a trap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-trap/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:57:28 PDT
The $10 Eco Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Eco-Washing-Machine/
The $10 Eco Washing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/36U0/HDYZI6DE/FC336U0HDYZI6DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/36U0/HDYZI6DE/FC336U0HDYZI6DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/36U0/HDYZI6DE/FC336U0HDYZI6DE.SMALL.jpg Project Upcycle That's it. That, and a 5 gallon bucket make up my washing machine, add a pair of pants, two shirts, a pair of socks, boxers, and a tablespoon of the all natural detergent that I make. I put the bucket under the faucet in my tub so I can fill it easily and don't make too much of a mess. So lets lear...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 01:16:23 PST
Super-Citrusy Room and Linen Spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Citrusy-Room-and-Linen-Spray/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/F0JU/GNOD6A2G/F2VF0JUGNOD6A2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/F0JU/GNOD6A2G/F2VF0JUGNOD6A2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/F0JU/GNOD6A2G/F2VF0JUGNOD6A2G.SMALL.jpg annahowardshaw Don't throw out the perfectly good spray bottles that perfumes or other over-priced beauty products are sold in.  We probably pay more for that bottle than for the product anyway!  Instead, reuse the packaging to make new, and adorable, cleaning products.  This project is a great room or linen spr...
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Sun, 15 May 2011 16:17:56 PDT
How to Make a Rug from Plastic Grocery Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rug-from-Plastic-Grocery-Bags/
How to Make a Rug from Plastic Grocery Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/DMY8/FXHJXNY9/FC0DMY8FXHJXNY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/DMY8/FXHJXNY9/FC0DMY8FXHJXNY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/DMY8/FXHJXNY9/FC0DMY8FXHJXNY9.SMALL.jpg walkerbarb In an effort to be "Green," I started saving my plastic grocery bags so that I could return them in large groups to be recycled. I had gathered quite a few bags, but kept forgetting to take them to be recycled. So I first started using them to make plastic "fabric" as seen in this instructable, Pla...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 14:42:13 PDT