Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:59:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Image Transfer to Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Image-Transfer-to-Wood/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:56:15 PDT
Elven Princess or Christmas Elf Ears Headband! http://www.instructables.com/id/Elven-Princess-or-Christmas-Elf-Ears-Headband/
Elven Princess or Christmas Elf Ears Headband! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TL0O/I05F32CL/F50TL0OI05F32CL.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Elf Ears!Yes, an Elven ears headband!Whether a Christmas elf complete with stocking hat...Or an Elven Princess...these ears are the perfect accessory! Supplies You'll need:Aluminum foilPolymer oven bake clay in the desired colorrolling pinpoking devicefishing linemetal headband Make the Ear for...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:27:04 PDT
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Sew-with-pattern/
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian You will never be alone again with your own Brain Slug!If you like this one, check out my other fun wearable! Brain Slug Party... Join Now! Tools includeSewing machinefree form embroidery footScissors for paper and fabricpinsneedle for hand stitchingKnitting needleMaterialGreen and White polar fl...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:01:00 PDT
DIY Adventure Time Enchiridion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Adventure-Time-Enchiridion/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:47:53 PDT
Sculpt custom Halloween masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpt-custom-Halloween-masks/
Sculpt custom Halloween masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZK7L/HZGTDKXT/F6QZK7LHZGTDKXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZK7L/HZGTDKXT/F6QZK7LHZGTDKXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZK7L/HZGTDKXT/F6QZK7LHZGTDKXT.SMALL.jpg bwebby After extensive research into how to create a personalized Halloween mask with little expense or fuss, I came up with this method which seems to work well. It requires few materials and little skill (I know, this was the first time I had tried sculpting). Hopefully you'll find this useful. Please be...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:05:13 PDT
Harry Potter Broomstick http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Broomstick/
Harry Potter Broomstick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SMALL.jpg wramey Last year my son asked for a Hogwarts-themed birthday party, complete with Quidditch practice. So we made this Nimbus 2000 broomstick for the kids to fly around in our back yard. Turns out it was a blast for parents and grandparents too! We kinda figured it out as we went, so these instructions are ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:44:21 PDT
Painting People: Tiger http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-People-Tiger/
Painting People: Tiger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/A130/HYHGBS2Z/FCIA130HYHGBS2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/A130/HYHGBS2Z/FCIA130HYHGBS2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/A130/HYHGBS2Z/FCIA130HYHGBS2Z.SMALL.jpg ClockCollector Hello there! Welcome to this tutorial on how to do a simple full face tiger paint. I hope you enjoy! If you like what you see and don't mind dropping a vote my way, that would be awesome too! Supplies Here's a list of some suggested products. Face Primer Face Paint in White, Orange, and Black Mak...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:15:52 PDT
Lilliput Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Gullivers-Travels-Souvenir-Jewlery/
Lilliput Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CWR0/HVGXMEMY/FQ9CWR0HVGXMEMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CWR0/HVGXMEMY/FQ9CWR0HVGXMEMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/CWR0/HVGXMEMY/FQ9CWR0HVGXMEMY.SMALL.jpg spunk You might be familiar with the story of Gulliver's Travels: Gulliver's voyage brings him to a island of little people called Lilliput where he experiences several adventures. For example when he washes up on the shore of Lilliput he is captured by the inhabitants while asleep, they climb on him and ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 03:48:46 PDT
Shiatsu Zombie Grave Escape http://www.instructables.com/id/Shiatsu-Zombie-Grave-Escape/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 23:40:09 PDT
Paperfy Your Face (The Easy Method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperfy-Your-Face-The-Easy-Method/
Paperfy Your Face (The Easy Method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/5GZG/HURHTD50/FZE5GZGHURHTD50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/5GZG/HURHTD50/FZE5GZGHURHTD50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/5GZG/HURHTD50/FZE5GZGHURHTD50.SMALL.jpg codysseus Having a bad face day and wish you looked a little more rigid? Want to wear something a little more personal this Carnival? Want a novel way to provide protection from harmful sun rays and can't stand gooey sunblock? This Instructable will walk you through all the steps to make it happen. It uses...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 18:42:35 PDT
Corpsing a Bucky http://www.instructables.com/id/Corpsing-a-Bucky/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:46:35 PDT
Fiber Optic Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Dress/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:55:58 PDT
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 1 Sculpting, mould and casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-face-prosthetic-mask-mould-and-casting/
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 1 Sculpting, mould and casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to give you an insight into how to sculpt and cast a basic one piece full face latex mask. There are many different techniques to make masks and prosthetics using two half casts, injection, paper mache and so on and so on, however, this Instructable ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 21:39:34 PST
Gelatine alien prosthetic application http://www.instructables.com/id/Gelatine-prosthetic-application/
Gelatine alien prosthetic application - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, This instructable is based on the two links below and was put together to test the durability of the gelatine prosthetic, how to glue the prosthetic in place and also to test how make-up adhered to the gelatine. It enabled me to learn by making a few mistakes which I have shown and also re...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 06:37:01 PST
Turn Yourself Into A Living Doll! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Yourself-Into-A-Living-Doll/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:17:40 PST
Chargrilled make-up effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Chargrilled-make-up-effect/
Chargrilled make-up effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to demonstrate extensive burn makeup using latex layering and make-up techniques with products that are reasonably cheap and easily attainable.  There are four types of burn that can be re-created using the following process which are chemical, solar, el...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:07:07 PST
Swollen infected gelatine zombie bite http://www.instructables.com/id/Infected-gelatine-zombie-bite/
Swollen infected gelatine zombie bite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi everyone, Here is a very low cost gelatine infected zombie bit prosthetic. It is less likely to cause any skin irritation if you are allergic to rubber latex but still do all the usual tests with the materials to check for allergies prior to application explained in the next step. The whole pr...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:48:28 PST
Blood, the chemical way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Blood-the-chemical-way!/
Blood, the chemical way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VJUI/F7PCS0RM/FQHVJUIF7PCS0RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VJUI/F7PCS0RM/FQHVJUIF7PCS0RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VJUI/F7PCS0RM/FQHVJUIF7PCS0RM.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc Well well, well. It's Halloween. What would Halloween be like without blood effects? As much as I may despise this "holiday" it is Always fun to MAKE something awesome for a costume or just something to scare the crap out of anyone. I mean, that's what it's all about right? (or is it massive sugar r...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2007 18:06:00 PDT
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorgeous-and-Warm-Hooded-Capes/
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Capes or cloaks are amazing! They can be formal and classy, they can be rugged and not much more than a poncho. They are easy to make and make a statement-- Great for costumes, fancy dresses or keeping warm! And, We've been watching 'Once Upon a Time'...any other mildly obsessed fans out there? Whe...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:01:24 PST
DIY Pet Tombstone/Memorial Stone! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pet-TombstoneMemorial-Stone/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:14:50 PST
Creepy Halloween Skull Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Creepy-Halloween-Skull-Decoration/
Creepy Halloween Skull Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P38B/HMMF6RPN/F80P38BHMMF6RPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P38B/HMMF6RPN/F80P38BHMMF6RPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P38B/HMMF6RPN/F80P38BHMMF6RPN.SMALL.jpg ccrome Here's a creepy & cool halloween decoration you can make at the TechShop! I made this using a really interesting halftoning technique & software from Jason Dorie.   Let's jump right in! Materials 24" x 18" x 1/8" acrylic or other CNC-able, clear or translucent material.  Black paint that...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:09:16 PST
Make Your Own "Iron" Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Iron-Throne/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:21:00 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Rainbow Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Tutu/
Rainbow Tutu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura First off, I love rainbows. My roommate has a saying, "my favorite color is rainbow". I often challenge myself to pull off wild color combinations, and have delved into a new medium recently - the world of tulle! This year for Halloween, I was a clown. To support my clown costume, I decided I neede...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:00:57 PST
Mad King Thorn says... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-King-Thorn-says/
Mad King Thorn says... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SMALL.jpg Tickle_My_Tequatl I love Halloween as it is a time to cut loose and let the imagination run wild! So once again I decided to dig deep and research into the 'original' aspects that make Halloween what it is today. Nowadays with the onset of Hollywood and Music icons being much sought after for Halloween themes, I dec...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 16:49:38 PST
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-of-Muppet-Fruit-and-Vegetables-Costume/
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SMALL.jpg kieshar This year’s Halloween costume stemmed from a very obscure desire (Muppets are cool and I wanted one).  About the time of last year’s New Years I had started watching shorts, both recent and very old, of Jim Henson’s Muppets. They are so funny. The ones I remember so fondly were the vegetable/fruit ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:40:12 PST
Movable PVC joints for Halloween Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-PVC-joints-for-Halloween-Props/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 20:54:20 PDT
Colossal Pirate Ship Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Colossal-Pirate-Ship-Decor/
Colossal Pirate Ship Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/EY3H/HNE42SQ6/FJHEY3HHNE42SQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/EY3H/HNE42SQ6/FJHEY3HHNE42SQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/EY3H/HNE42SQ6/FJHEY3HHNE42SQ6.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu It was a very rainy night, but enough kids braved the weather to make it all worth it. The pirate ship decor was huge success, we even got several parents that came out after their kids came home and convinced them to take a look. The projection caught people's attention and the Smoke-Ring-Cannon kn...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:37:49 PST
Make creepy fake spider webs - fast and easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-creepy-fake-spider-webs-fast-and-easy/
Make creepy fake spider webs - fast and easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DESO/GS4EJ1JR/F4EDESOGS4EJ1JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DESO/GS4EJ1JR/F4EDESOGS4EJ1JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DESO/GS4EJ1JR/F4EDESOGS4EJ1JR.SMALL.gif damianzuch I was trying to find a way to make realistic creepy spider webs for a Halloween haunted house and I found this great website.  I haven't modified the design, just added a secondary lid without slits so that i can keep any unused spider web solution. But here's what i did and some of the things I wo...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 10:57:37 PDT
Zero from the Nightmare Before Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-from-the-Nightmare-Before-Christmas/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:05:16 PDT
FREE Wound FX at Home- Last minute laceration http://www.instructables.com/id/FREE-Wound-FX-at-Home-Last-minute-arm-laceration/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 18:13:00 PDT
"Unzipped" Zipper-face halloween makeup in under half an hour. http://www.instructables.com/id/Unzipped-Zipper-face-halloween-makeup-in-under-hal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/MVV0/HLJUXB4K/F8JMVV0HLJUXB4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/MVV0/HLJUXB4K/F8JMVV0HLJUXB4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/MVV0/HLJUXB4K/F8JMVV0HLJUXB4K.SMALL.jpg Will_Tingle You Will need: A Zip - Close to your skin colour if possible, but always go pailer rather than  darker. Liquid Latex - Flesh or Clear Red lipstick (or other gloss finish red makeup) Foundation and Pressed Powder Fake Blood Sponges (I used kitchen sponges with the rough side cut off) Makeup brushes ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:42:32 PDT
Grotesque Paper Fangs http://www.instructables.com/id/Grotesque-Paper-Fangs/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:31:07 PDT
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-Crown-glow-in-the-dark/
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SMALL.jpg Stargazer0506 Every Queen needs a crown! Wow people with your bat guards hovering over you all evening. Add glow in the dark eyes for nighttime effect. My goal each Halloween is to only spend $20-30 for 3 costumes and yard decorations. I just don't see the point in spending $50-200 for everything when I can pu...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:36:18 PDT
Elf ears... in 5 minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Applying-Elf-Ears-realistically...-in-5-minutes/
Elf ears... in 5 minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/R5KM/FC2BTUF7/FIJR5KMFC2BTUF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/R5KM/FC2BTUF7/FIJR5KMFC2BTUF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/R5KM/FC2BTUF7/FIJR5KMFC2BTUF7.SMALL.jpg kalessaradan Whether it is for a costume you are working on, attending a Renaissance Festival, or participating in interactive gaming, there are times when you just need to wear some pointed ears. Yes, that's right, I'm talking about elf ears.I stumbled upon another instructable, "How to Apply Elf Ears," a few m...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2008 18:08:48 PST
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SMALL.jpg M3G I was wandering around the dollar store trying to find cool last-minute decorations for Halloween when I saw a cool plastic skull. As I left the Halloween aisle I spotted a bunch of cheap LED headlamps and flashlights. Suddenly, I had an idea; I looked down at the skull and saw how well let the ligh...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:36:13 PDT
How to Wear a Wig with Long Hair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wear-a-Wig-with-Long-Hair/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:41:29 PDT
Menace to the Pumpkin Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Menace-to-the-Pumpkin-Patch/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:25:28 PDT
The Living Severed Hand! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-living-severed-arm!/
The Living Severed Hand! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/V1SO/F8JUSX2X/FMVV1SOF8JUSX2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/V1SO/F8JUSX2X/FMVV1SOF8JUSX2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/V1SO/F8JUSX2X/FMVV1SOF8JUSX2X.SMALL.jpg a grain of alt. A severed hand that twitches and grabs at those who come near! Make a convincingly gruesome addition to your Halloween costume or a tool for the perfect April Fools prank: Of course, it isn't really severed, it's just an illusion! What you are going to make is a special glove that will make it look...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 09:40:51 PST
Sugar Skull Makeup http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Makeup/
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By: Laynie

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:34:06 PDT
Pumpkin carving: Professional results with power tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-carving-Professional-results-with-power-to/
Pumpkin carving: Professional results with power tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SMALL.jpg csellers1 The last couple years I have fallen in love with carving pumpkins. Its easy to work with, and cheap enough to not make a guy cry if you mess up. I started with the pumpkin carving kits, which I still use a lot. When I wanted to try my hand at shading and adding depth to pumpkins I needed a differen...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:50:56 PDT
Pallet Coffin For Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffin-For-Halloween/
Pallet Coffin For Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SMALL.jpg inkbladder This began as an off-handed remark from my wife about making a coffin for our graveyard at Halloween. We make something every year for Halloween, so this seemed like as good a project as any. My son, who has been sick since last Christmas liked the idea and wanted to build it together. This would be...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:18:02 PDT
Pumpkin Carving 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Carving-101/
Pumpkin Carving 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney This instructable outlines the basics of how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween.  You Will Need: Pumpkins Newspaper Sharp Knife Skewer / Other Sharp Implements / Etc Large Metal Spoon Large Bowl Marker, Pencil or Stencil Tealight Candles Matches or a Lighter Petroleum Jelly Pop the Top Cut a circ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:55:24 PDT
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Krusty-vs-Simpsons-Couch-Costume-Treehouse-of/
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack I strongly believe that the true challenge in building a Halloween costume, is coming up with an original concept. I'm amazed by the ability of the maker community to reproduce costumes and characters with precision and detail. The creativity in production and material use is always educational and ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 18:07:21 PDT
Exposed Bone FX http://www.instructables.com/id/Exposed-Bone-FX/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 17:12:54 PDT
Arduino Light Display With Vixen http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Display-With-Vixen/
Arduino Light Display With Vixen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PMD0/GYVDIIT6/FR3PMD0GYVDIIT6.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 I will show you how to create your own computerized light show!!  If you have any questions or comments feel free to post. WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING WARNING  WARNING  WARNING  WARNING WARNING THIS PROJECT USES HIGH VOLTAGE! IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO HANDLE HIGH VOLTAGE HAVE A FRIE...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:00:21 PDT
Make wearable LED eyelashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wearable-LED-eyelashes/
Make wearable LED eyelashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SMALL.jpg pojken This project is SUPER EASY. I had never soldered or worked with LEDs prior to making this. For this year's costume, I really wanted to make LED eyelashes since I just discovered tiny surface-mounted LEDs (SMD LEDs) - normally they are used on circuit boards After doing some research, I found Soomi...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
How to Make a Pumpkin Carving Stencil (with Adhesive Vinyl) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pumpkin-Carving-Stencil-with-Adhesi/
How to Make a Pumpkin Carving Stencil (with Adhesive Vinyl) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SMALL.jpg TechShopMatt I liked Halloween when I was a kid. I liked the ridiculous costumes, the themed parties, and sometimes even the childish tricks that came along with all those free fun sized treats. I pretty much enjoyed everything that had to do with the eve of All Saints' Day, with the exception of one thing. I ha...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 16:23:49 PDT
Burn Makeup With Liquid Latex http://www.instructables.com/id/Burn-Makeup-With-Liquid-Latex/
Burn Makeup With Liquid Latex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6J6X/GE05CTRK/FKA6J6XGE05CTRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6J6X/GE05CTRK/FKA6J6XGE05CTRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/6J6X/GE05CTRK/FKA6J6XGE05CTRK.SMALL.jpg gallimaufry13 This is a great effect that can be used to look a bit like decaying flesh. It makes a great base for a zombie costume. The shine will not be very apparent, my camera flash makes everything look shiny. Materials: * Liquid Latex * Red, black, brown, and (optional) light orange/yellow paint * Popsicl...
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Sun, 12 Sep 2010 11:15:02 PDT
How To Face Paint: The Creepy Skull. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Face-Paint-The-Creepy-Skull/
How To Face Paint: The Creepy Skull. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/9U12/H7QCY8H9/FO79U12H7QCY8H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/9U12/H7QCY8H9/FO79U12H7QCY8H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/9U12/H7QCY8H9/FO79U12H7QCY8H9.SMALL.jpg ji122 Hello my name is Jennifer. Today I will be demonstrating how to paint a skull on someone's face. This is a fun and easy look for Halloween parties and festivals.  The skull painting goes well with a skeleton costume but can be worn with whatever you like. The photo on the above right shows some othe...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 20:06:05 PDT