Instructables: exploring - living - green - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:30:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Light Bulb Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Terrarium/
Light Bulb Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/SR1B/I376TIV9/FLWSR1BI376TIV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/SR1B/I376TIV9/FLWSR1BI376TIV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/SR1B/I376TIV9/FLWSR1BI376TIV9.SMALL.jpg aepps2 By: Tommy Adams, Chelsea Connor, Amber Epps, and David LanierThe purpose of this Instructable is to show how to make a terrarium out of an incandescent light bulb. Materials Newspaper or old cloth 60W incandescent light bulb (clear or powdered): reuse from your h...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 17:06:10 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
How to Make Fluorescent Dye http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fluorescent-Dye/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:14:51 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beautiful-Terrarium-in-Minutes/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:57:26 PST
Make your own grocery bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-grocery-bag/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 20:08:35 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Nice Smelling Hybrid Indoor Compost Bin and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-Smelling-Hybrid-Indoor-Compost-Bin-and-Plante/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:25:27 PDT
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
Insulating curtains that cut heat losses through windows by 50% http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulating-roll-up-curtains-that-cut-heat-losses-t/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:32:41 PDT
How to: Bathtub laundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bathtub-laundry/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 22:20:19 PDT
Perfect Bikini: Cheap, Eco-friendly, Covers up the bad and flaunts the good http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Bikini-Cheap-Eco-friendly-Covers-up-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SMALL.jpg zenniferose Bikinis offer no support, show off what you want to hide, and you are never sure if you can jump off something safely. Old school swimsuits cover everything up and flatten your chest. If you are self conscious about your arms or thighs, it stinks that those are the only parts of you that are naked. ...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 14:14:02 PDT
Homemade Flower Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flower-Hat/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:20 PDT
Towel Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Pants/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:18:27 PDT
Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-Flower-Bouquet/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:49:54 PDT
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bottle-Mosquito-Trap/
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS GUIDE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHello dear friends!As some of my followers already know, I live in Bologna (Italy), in the heart of Po river Valley.This area is known as the wettest one of Italy. This is due to terrain, level (a lot of areas are UNDER sea le...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:06:17 PDT
A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Practical-Zeer-Pot-evaporative-cooler-non-electr/
A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/49TR/HY48DS1V/FKF49TRHY48DS1V.SMALL.jpg Berkana A zeer pot is an evaporative cooler used in rural Africa and the Middle East to keep vegetables fresh. They consist of two terra cotta pots, one nested inside the other, with the gap between them filled with wet sand. The sand serves as a thermal mass that helps keep the pot cold once it has cooled ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:26:33 PDT
A Simple, Unpadded Native-style baby pouch ( or sling ) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Unpadded-Native-style-baby-pouch--or-sl/
A Simple, Unpadded Native-style baby pouch ( or sling ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SMALL.gif Pink&BlueDesigns My thanks to Jan Andrea for the inspiration and guidance on how to make this. I had some issues following her directions, so I decided to post what I made here (with my alterations). My hopes are that my struggles won't be yours. Again: you can find the original instructions at Jan Andrea's webpage ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 07:41:53 PDT
Glow in the Dark lamp transition and other uses http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-lamp-transition-and-other-uses/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 08:40:03 PDT
Keyboard Refrigerator Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Refrigerator-Magnets/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:57:57 PDT
Hand washing machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-washing-machine/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 04:43:45 PDT
Eco-Friendly Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-Lamp/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Save Money by Throwing Out Less Food http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-Money-by-Throwing-Out-Less-Food/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:25 PDT
Clean Leeks Properly http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-Clean-Leeks/
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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/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 PDT
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dusting-Cloths/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:47:15 PDT
All Weather Trench http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Weather-Trench/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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...
By: Paige Russell

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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 ...
By: amandaggogo

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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...
By: kelleymarie

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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...
By: Chopsteeq

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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...
By: kelleymarie

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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 '...
By: JM1999

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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...
By: Rhonda Chase Design

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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 ...
By: docfun4all

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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 ...
By: elkomkom

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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 ...
By: Aurimasmb

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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.**...
By: foobear

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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...
By: Alex Jalland

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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...
By: Lumi

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:43:59 PDT
DIY Miniature Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Garden-For-Beginners/
DIY Miniature Garden - 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...
By: Lumi

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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...
By: purelily

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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...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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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...
By: purelily

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:04:24 PDT