Instructables: exploring - living - home - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:12:25 PST BLOX v1.01 It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Christmas-soon-Time-to-make-a-stylish-unique-A/
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SMALL.jpg Ninchen There is a custom here in Germany to have an Advent Wreath on the four weeks before Christmas.On each Sunday in Advent, a further candle is lighted, i.e. one candle on 1st Sunday, two candles on 2nd Sunday, etc.Though being from Christian origin, many non-religious people have Advent Wreaths at home...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:03 PST
Hang Art on a Staircase! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-Art-on-a-Staircase/
Hang Art on a Staircase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio So you've just got some great new art but all your walls are full, the only place left is your staircase, what do you do? With some planning and simple jigs you can hang your work on the stair and ensure it's level and straight. Supplies Art to Be hungHammerFinishing Nails(Or Drill and Screws)Pe...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:48:14 PST
Fairy Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Garden/
Fairy Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/NP5A/I2IWBK4H/FR9NP5AI2IWBK4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/NP5A/I2IWBK4H/FR9NP5AI2IWBK4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/NP5A/I2IWBK4H/FR9NP5AI2IWBK4H.SMALL.jpg TamarasSoliloquy I saw a kit for a fairy garden in a big box story and was blown away. They were offering a cheap plastic terracotta colored pot base with cheap fairy type accessories for $25.00. Determined not to be hoodwinked by buying such an item while parting with my $25.00 I decided to make my own. Gathe...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:57:30 PST
Simple pillow cover with zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-pillow-cover-with-zipper/
Simple pillow cover with zipper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil I love adding splashes of color around the house and that usually means making pillow covers.This is a very simple way of making a pillow cover that would go over a new pillow insert or an old pillow you don't like anymore. The zipper makes the insert easily removable to wash the cover or simply put...
By: Stephanie Soleil

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:36:52 PST
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Automation-pop-up-spice-rack-or-wine-rack/
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/06PJ/F7DWO30O/FD106PJF7DWO30O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/06PJ/F7DWO30O/FD106PJF7DWO30O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/06PJ/F7DWO30O/FD106PJF7DWO30O.SMALL.jpg Firgelli Automations - How To This is a simple Kitchen Automation project. A Firgelli Automation FA-400-12-18" stroke linear actuator was used to pop up this spice rack. Of course the top would typically be the granite square that was cut out originally, and the spice rack could be a coffee machine, microwave, TV, wine rack or a...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2007 12:19:00 PDT
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-silhouettemurals-no-talent-needed/
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SMALL.jpg vatkin Hi,I'm going to show you a couple of ways to decorate your walls with a silhouette or an image of your choosing. These few easy steps require almost no artistic skills nor do they cost a lot to do.All you need is:-projector (you can also use an overhead projector for silhouettes).-Paint. I will expl...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Pumpkin-Centerpiece-Planters-Gift/
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand If you want a DIY project to do with your kids and use it as a centerpiece for indoor or outdoor entertaining then you may want to try then simple Pumpkin Planter Project. It looks very beautiful and attractive. Also arrange them together and gift it..who would not like these cuteling... Items Ne...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Give your house something to wear! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-house-into-a-cartoon/
Give your house something to wear! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SMALL.jpg Nick Nortier In this tutorial I will explain how to make your house into a giant character that will transform your neighborhood into a real life cartoon.I find it enjoyable to illustrate my lists, even if it involves stick figures and words that are misspelled for the sake of humor.Tools and Materials:CameraPri...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:38:42 PDT
DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Jars/
DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/49C1/I0R131H4/F8M49C1I0R131H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/49C1/I0R131H4/F8M49C1I0R131H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/49C1/I0R131H4/F8M49C1I0R131H4.SMALL.jpg hauntedhousewife Today I'm going to show you how to recreate these rad Nightmare Before Christmas jars (aka canisters).These are replicas of the ones Sally uses in the soup to poison Dr. Finkelstein. Disney released an actual set several years ago. They aren't very big, though. They're hard to find nowadays and on ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:30:56 PDT
Sandblasting Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandblasting-Glass/
Sandblasting Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/QPQU/I0LCR5DG/FIVQPQUI0LCR5DG.SMALL.jpg heypatima Sandblasting glass is fun and easy! It's a great way to repurpose old bottles to use around the house. Materials needed:- Clean and dry glass bottles, vases, or drinking glasses- Masking tape (a variety of widths)- Exacto knife- Cutting board- Straight edge- Sandblaster- Your design! Setting Up Yo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:01 PDT
Project Yolk http://www.instructables.com/id/Yolk/
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SMALL.jpg Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
simple distressed display boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-distressed-display-boxes/
simple distressed display boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SMALL.jpg thelastofthegentlemen I needed a way to display part of my vintage camera collection so here it is! planning take some time and think about how it might look and whether it will work with the style of the room..and remember little projects like this are meant to be fun :) and this one is very cheap material wise so it...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:13:37 PDT
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTANTLY-save-MONEY/
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior After listening to my refrigerator CONTINUOUSLY run (yes the coils are clean, AND it is well serviced), I began to think about a way to keep it from RUNNING so much! I'm a single guy, and I shop for groceries for myself day to day, leaving my refrigerator NEAR EMPTY!Although I'd LOVE to just unplug ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:21:34 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Hero-Medal-Hanger/
Super Hero Medal Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/7MAC/HYZX3F74/FSY7MACHYZX3F74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/7MAC/HYZX3F74/FSY7MACHYZX3F74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/7MAC/HYZX3F74/FSY7MACHYZX3F74.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn Clang! Bang! Kapow!No, it's not the sound of another Avengers battle but rather the sound of the scores of medals my son has hanging from his closet door. They're constantly falling off the door knob, getting stuck in the door when it closes and generally making a mess and racket. He also loves ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Nailed it! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nailed-it-Wall-decoration/
Nailed it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SMALL.jpg Bojarski Make a simple and easy, yet beautiful wall decoration. Material you will need NailsHammerYarn A wooden plank (make sure it is not very thick otherwise you may hammer the nails through it) Choose a text, image etc... 1. Choose a text or a picture you like and cut it out on paper. 2. Tape the ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 PDT
Beeswax Sushi Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Sushi-Candles/
Beeswax Sushi Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ECYE/HWH2JYXY/FP8ECYEHWH2JYXY.SMALL.jpg smori These California roll and tuna roll beeswax candles are fun to display around your house or give as wedding favors! Materials Beeswax honeycomb sheets (black, white, light pink, dark pink, green, red)WickRulerKnifeBlow dryer California Roll: Crab Meat For the crab meat for the California roll ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:00:27 PDT
Small Rabbit Farming http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Rabbit-Farming/
Small Rabbit Farming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GZ26/HV3Q5ECI/FW2GZ26HV3Q5ECI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GZ26/HV3Q5ECI/FW2GZ26HV3Q5ECI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/GZ26/HV3Q5ECI/FW2GZ26HV3Q5ECI.SMALL.jpg Clarion Small rabbit farming. Under ten animals. This is to document my three years of rabbit farming and to give insight to anyone who is looking to do very small farming and may have restrictions such as land, time, knowledge etc. There's a lot of books and information but many of these offer strict breed...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 19:01:58 PDT
Placemat Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Place-Mat-Chandelier/
Placemat Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/R3PW/HUWI6161/FATR3PWHUWI6161.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/R3PW/HUWI6161/FATR3PWHUWI6161.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/R3PW/HUWI6161/FATR3PWHUWI6161.SMALL.jpg eternalblisked This is my very fist Instructable. It was a fun project that took about 6-8 hours to complete and was literally made from items in my apartment that I was initially going to throw away.Materials:1) 10 wooden coat hangers (the pant rods removed)2) Hot glue gun3) 3 all wooden place-mats4) Bed Bath & B...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 05:57:01 PDT
Clean Your Garbage Disposal http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Garbage-Disposal/
Clean Your Garbage Disposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64EA/HTUFCY1O/FWF64EAHTUFCY1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64EA/HTUFCY1O/FWF64EAHTUFCY1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/64EA/HTUFCY1O/FWF64EAHTUFCY1O.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Quick and easy steps to clean your garbage disposal and help it run more effectively.   Garbage disposals are wonderful built-in kitchen tools. They take almost whatever we give them and make it disappear--down the drain and out of sight.  Despite the heavy work load they take on, they are often ne...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:44:03 PDT
Quarter Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Quarter-Ring-3/
Quarter Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/AIFN/HTIWH2ZS/F8TAIFNHTIWH2ZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/AIFN/HTIWH2ZS/F8TAIFNHTIWH2ZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/AIFN/HTIWH2ZS/F8TAIFNHTIWH2ZS.SMALL.jpg ccroft1 This is a simple ring that looks great with the here's tool marks. Just a little wire wheel and it will shine and get everyone's attention. Items you will need:* quarter* jewelers mandril* drill or punch and die set* steel file (whatever kind works for you)* dremel tool (with wire wheel, cutter/file...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 11:44:30 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
Mess Free Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy, quick, and mess free way to decorate your Easter eggs this year with temporary tattoos.  Whether you are creating an easter centerpiece or decorating eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide, temporary tattoos are a fun new way to do so. Temporary tattoos offer endless decorating possibilities for y...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
Daydream Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SMALL.jpg wei wei A chair for daydreaming. Structure made of fiberglass, upholstered with Knoll wool felt.  white styrofoam 3'' thickness 9 oz satin weave fiberglass 38'' width (20 yards) 50'' width honeycomb shaped coremat (4 yards) 314 Tap plastics epoxy resin (1 gal) +143 hardner (1/2 gal) Cal-O-Sil glass microbe...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Clean-Paint-Brushes/
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three easy ways to clean your paint brushes. We've all done it, let paint dry on our paint brushes and then kicked ourselves later for it. I know that some of us have even thrown those brushes away thinking that we've missed the opportunity to save it's beautiful bristles--tsk tsk. This Instructabl...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:57:20 PDT
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Remove-Fabric-Pills/
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie A simple how-to for removing pills on your favorite sweater or piece of clothing with tools you already have at home. Clothes of all types, sizes, shapes, and fibers have pilled for all of time and will continue to pill into the future. While it's true that some sweaters or other woven garments tak...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:26:11 PST
Replace hooks with sugru + magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-hooks-with-sugru-magnets/
Replace hooks with sugru + magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/FDWW/HS0D0172/FTUFDWWHS0D0172.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/FDWW/HS0D0172/FTUFDWWHS0D0172.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/FDWW/HS0D0172/FTUFDWWHS0D0172.SMALL.jpg projectsugru There are two sides to everything, shelves are no exception. For most of us keeping things organised can feel like a constant battle. Declutter your space with this simple idea. This hack will save you a few seconds, a few times a day, and oh man are those few seconds satisfying! For this p...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:42:34 PST
How to create a universal cable grip on any surface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-universal-cable-grip-on-any-surfac/
How to create a universal cable grip on any surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/UKLO/H672SS9Y/FBTUKLOH672SS9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/UKLO/H672SS9Y/FBTUKLOH672SS9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/UKLO/H672SS9Y/FBTUKLOH672SS9Y.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Here's a way to tackle one of the biggest problems technology has brought us...cables. Until completely cordless technology comes around, cables will continue to infuriate both at home and in the office. This solution is an easy way to keep them under control, and stop them slipping off your desk. ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:36:43 PST
10$ shoe organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Door-Shoe-organizer/
10$ shoe organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/VAKG/HQDLZ2BD/FL6VAKGHQDLZ2BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/VAKG/HQDLZ2BD/FL6VAKGHQDLZ2BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/VAKG/HQDLZ2BD/FL6VAKGHQDLZ2BD.SMALL.jpg bobaw Over the years I've aquired quite some shoes, and in my current situation I don't have a whole lot of space to store them all. Hence, I came up with this cheap and simple solution for all my shoes. The beauty of this idea is it's super cheap, super simple and can grow along with your collection of ...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 05:55:31 PST
Clean Wool at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Wool-at-Home/
Clean Wool at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/956M/HQF9FXDE/FL9956MHQF9FXDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/956M/HQF9FXDE/FL9956MHQF9FXDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/956M/HQF9FXDE/FL9956MHQF9FXDE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan That amazing wool sweater cost you an arm and a leg, and now its dry-cleaning bill will cost you even more extremities! Suddenly, you start avoiding wearing that soft, amazingly warm Sheep's Sacrifice fearing that it'll sustain an impossible stain, or worse, a perspiration stench. The paradox is un...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:26:43 PST
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-It-yourself-Pillowcase/
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Sew yourself some pillowcases. You need: - some lovely fabric - new or big enough leftover - your sewing machine +thread - zipper Preparing I am going to make a pillowcase for a 40x40cm pillow.So I need a piece of fabric which is laid double with 40x40cm+ 1-2cm seam allowance for 3 sides. Side ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:10:08 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Tabletop/
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a mosaic table top made mostly of sea glass.  It was fairly difficult to make, but I started out as a beginner and was able to execute it.  This project is time consuming but makes an amazing and personal gift.  I made this for my sister for Christmas and I cant wait for her ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 PST
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Hallway-Runner-Lights/
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO You know how it goes - you wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, can't see anything, and knock something valuable over. Or, you come home late, the lights are already off, and you stub your toe trying to find the switch. No longer! We've solved the problem of late-night lighting...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:15:43 PST
DIY Aloe Vera Gel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aloe-Vera-Gel/
DIY Aloe Vera Gel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/W52I/HMMF56EM/FKMW52IHMMF56EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/W52I/HMMF56EM/FKMW52IHMMF56EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/W52I/HMMF56EM/FKMW52IHMMF56EM.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This Instructable will show you how I (and I emphasize I) make homemade Aloe Vera Gel. I personally use it as a moisturizer on my aging sun-kissed, exposed chest skin and neck, hoping that it will rejuvenate it over the long run and keep that part of my skin looking young. One of the reasons I am ...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:49:26 PDT
Year Old Carpet Stains GONE http://www.instructables.com/id/Year-Old-Carpet-Stains-GONE/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 05:50:53 PDT
Textured Ceramic Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Textured-Ceramic-Coasters/
Textured Ceramic Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UKR0/HM8DKAF7/F2GUKR0HM8DKAF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UKR0/HM8DKAF7/F2GUKR0HM8DKAF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UKR0/HM8DKAF7/F2GUKR0HM8DKAF7.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Last spring I was in Philadelphia and visited the Barnes Foundation. Afterwards I went into the gift shop. I was admiring a lovely ceramic persian tray and coasters. The items were a bit out of my price range, however, I examined them and thought "I can make that!" Barnes Foundation Platter This ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 14:14:56 PDT
Self Petting Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Petting-Station/
Self Petting Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/V3EY/HLA23HBK/FOTV3EYHLA23HBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/V3EY/HLA23HBK/FOTV3EYHLA23HBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/V3EY/HLA23HBK/FOTV3EYHLA23HBK.SMALL.jpg Attmos   This is a fun little project that can be completed in an hour or two depending on what you have laying around the house.  It's a self-petting station for your cats so that they can get a good back scratching while you're at work or away on vacation.  I found the Ad while looking for toys to keep m...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 15:57:23 PDT
House Number http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Numbers/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:56:03 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
Magnetic Push Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-push-pins/
Magnetic Push Pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/TDZJ/HI3TXQI9/F85TDZJHI3TXQI9.SMALL.jpg harari Push pins are usually used to pin notes to a cork board. it's aesthetic and organized, but a magnetic board is (in my opinion) more so, and it's safer for kids etc. I, personally, like a clean and uniform design. I don't like a refrigerator full of weird magnets, but sometimes you gotta hang somethi...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:30:06 PDT
Make Your Own Fabric Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Conditioner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SMALL.jpg ChronicCrafter Once upon a time I was out of fabric conditioner and money. That's pretty much the story of my life really. Anyway, in a desperate attempt, I raided the cupboards in the hope of making my own and it ended up being one of the best conditioners I'd used. It is also incredibly easy to make! Unfortun...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:52:36 PDT
making concrete balls http://www.instructables.com/id/making-concrete-balls/
making concrete balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/53WL/HGZOFJJ8/F3Q53WLHGZOFJJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/53WL/HGZOFJJ8/F3Q53WLHGZOFJJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/53WL/HGZOFJJ8/F3Q53WLHGZOFJJ8.SMALL.jpg firehorse After seeing industrial geometric accessories for the home and garden I wanted to make some for myself.  They are really easy and I'm sure you'll enjoy working with concrete too.  The possibilities are endless!  Thanks! getting organized Gather your supplies and tools together.  Tools include: sa...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 23:03:25 PDT
Home Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Taxidermy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D89K/GHDS6O02/FGED89KGHDS6O02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D89K/GHDS6O02/FGED89KGHDS6O02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D89K/GHDS6O02/FGED89KGHDS6O02.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Home Taxidermy gives you full step-by-step instructions for 11 crazy ways to preserve and display animal remains. Learn how to tan hides, stuff carcasses, and even create an anatomically-accurate computer mouse! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by home taxidermy experts, and con...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 11:59:48 PST
Home Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Gardening-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Home Gardening provides you with 14 great projects to get your garden growing. Learn how to plant raised beds, grow your plants vertically to save space, and even grow them upside-down! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by home gardening experts, and contain pictures for each ste...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:37:22 PST
Homemade Air Freshener Gel http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-Freshener-Gel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts I wanted to share my experience with making these easy and useful Air Freshener Gels.  A relatively low cost Do-It-Yourself room air freshener, you may have all the ingredients already! I keep one in each vehicle and at my desk at work. The total time it takes to make is about five to six (5-6) mi...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:11:04 PST
Indoor Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Gardening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Indoor Gardening offers 20 projects to satisfy your green thumb all year long. Learn to start seedlings indoors, grown your own herb garden, and even get introduced to hydroponics! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by indoor gardening experts, and contain pictures for each step s...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:39:17 PST
General Tso's (mostly natural) Lozenges http://www.instructables.com/id/General-Tsos-Coughdrops/
General Tso's (mostly natural) Lozenges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/V5WM/HAWBX8TB/FVIV5WMHAWBX8TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/V5WM/HAWBX8TB/FVIV5WMHAWBX8TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/V5WM/HAWBX8TB/FVIV5WMHAWBX8TB.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate I don't get sick often but growing up I was getting Strep throat every year; luckily I haven't had it for a few years. Right now I can almost feel it coming on so I was looking into prevention/home remedies because I'm currently on the Curonian Spit, in Lithuania, which is quite isolated...So for a ...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:27:25 PST
Spool Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-Car/
Spool Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/34ND/HAQ3ARGW/FVE34NDHAQ3ARGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/34ND/HAQ3ARGW/FVE34NDHAQ3ARGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/34ND/HAQ3ARGW/FVE34NDHAQ3ARGW.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Make a rubber-band powered wooden racer! A great, pocket-sized toy to explore transformation of energy. Bascially, a precursor to the wind-up car... This is one of the projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston . Produced in partnership ...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 15:13:59 PST
LED Parachute a la CMH http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Parachute-a-la-CMH/
LED Parachute a la CMH - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/YZ4I/HAUNMYRJ/FF2YZ4IHAUNMYRJ.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Create an unidentified floating object! This is a great activity not only on simple circuits, but also on air resistance/drag and aerodynamics. Also easily folds up into the pocket like the parachute people toys, only a lot easier to find at night! This is one of the projects for our Instructables:...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:28:07 PST
Home Cold & Flu Remedy http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Cold-Flu-Remedy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BCRR/H994XCHI/F0BBCRRH994XCHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BCRR/H994XCHI/F0BBCRRH994XCHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/BCRR/H994XCHI/F0BBCRRH994XCHI.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don't let cold and flu season knock you for a loop.  Stock up on this home cold & flu remedy before the cold weather sets in.  It's even delicious when you're feeling great!  For a long time, honey, ginger, and lemon have been recognized for their homeopathic properties.  When combined, they make a...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 17:29:57 PST
Halloween Home Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Home-Decor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/E5Q0/H82U84UD/FOSE5Q0H82U84UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/E5Q0/H82U84UD/FOSE5Q0H82U84UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/E5Q0/H82U84UD/FOSE5Q0H82U84UD.SMALL.jpg ChrysN Halloween decorations don't have do be ghoulish.  Be inspired with these stylish decorating ideas to dress up your home whether you are hosting a Halloween party or you are just really into the Halloween spirit. These fun and spooky crafts are easy to make the whole family can get into the spirit. ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:05:52 PDT