Instructables: exploring - living - home - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:56:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEU/SD56/HNWFS2NU/FEUSD56HNWFS2NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEU/SD56/HNWFS2NU/FEUSD56HNWFS2NU.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEU/SD56/HNWFS2NU/FEUSD56HNWFS2NU.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 ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:27:25 PST
Spool Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-Car/
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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/
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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
Grow Vegetables http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Vegetables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Grow Vegetables give you 16 great ideas for harvesting your own produce easily and affordably. Don't get stung by high prices at the grocery store for vegetables that have been trucked in from all over the world, grow you own and be in control of what you eat. Whether you have a spacious backyard, o...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:38:53 PST
Rainy Day DIY - Painted Antlers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainy-Day-DIY-Painted-Antlers/
Rainy Day DIY - Painted Antlers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/ARU8/H58V8UWX/FNDARU8H58V8UWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/ARU8/H58V8UWX/FNDARU8H58V8UWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/ARU8/H58V8UWX/FNDARU8H58V8UWX.SMALL.jpg jessamarie Hi, we're Judd + Jessa aka Pearl + Earl, and we have a silly little blog: http://www.pearlandearl.org.  If you like DIYs crafts and adventures, stop by the blog and say hello!! xoxo   This morning, we woke up to rain.  Rain!  It was so lovely to see, I can't remember the last time it rained.  We ha...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:55:07 PDT
Rain Gutter Book Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Gutter-Book-Shelves-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SLVM/GX3LWE75/FYFSLVMGX3LWE75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SLVM/GX3LWE75/FYFSLVMGX3LWE75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SLVM/GX3LWE75/FYFSLVMGX3LWE75.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic Believe me, I was skeptical too!  When my wife mentioned that she wanted me to install some book shelves I was psyched.  I thought I was going to be able to break out my new compound miter saw that I got for Christmas.  When she told me they would be made of vinyl gutters... I cried a little on the ...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 15:30:45 PST
Home Decor Art: Quilting Hoop Wall Art with Scrap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Decor-Art-Quilting-Hoop-Wall-Art-with-Scrap-/
Home Decor Art: Quilting Hoop Wall Art with Scrap Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/HMYF/H4AG8V0P/F2DHMYFH4AG8V0P.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This project is a cheap and easy way to make art for your home. There are so many ways to do this project and the end result is nothing short of artsy! What You Will Need What You Need: -Quilting Hoops. You can find these at any local hobby or sewing shop. Get as many as you want! Try to pick ou...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 07:28:27 PDT
Make a Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Zoetrope-21/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 15:09:10 PDT
Straw Oboe http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Oboe/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 13:44:58 PDT
Symmetrical Party Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Symmetrical-Party-Hat/
Symmetrical Party Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XO4P/H461XETU/FHIXO4PH461XETU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XO4P/H461XETU/FHIXO4PH461XETU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/XO4P/H461XETU/FHIXO4PH461XETU.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Make a mathematically fashionable hat! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston showing from May 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012. Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work tog...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 13:43:53 PDT
Phototheramin http://www.instructables.com/id/Phototheramin/
Phototheramin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3PTA/H461SS3J/F2N3PTAH461SS3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3PTA/H461SS3J/F2N3PTAH461SS3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/3PTA/H461SS3J/F2N3PTAH461SS3J.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Create a functional circuit diagram that makes an instrument controlled by brightness of light! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston showing from May 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012. Produced in partnership with I...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 12:42:38 PDT
LED Bubble Wrap Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bubble-Wrap-Balls/
LED Bubble Wrap Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KL06/H3Z32DON/FLAKL06H3Z32DON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KL06/H3Z32DON/FLAKL06H3Z32DON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KL06/H3Z32DON/FLAKL06H3Z32DON.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Make a ball that glows in the dark! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston showing from May 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012. Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work togeth...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 14:16:23 PDT
LED Throwie - CMH version http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwie-CMH-version/
LED Throwie - CMH version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WUJ0/H2WESE9C/F36WUJ0H2WESE9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WUJ0/H2WESE9C/F36WUJ0H2WESE9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/WUJ0/H2WESE9C/F36WUJ0H2WESE9C.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Make light that sticks! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston showing from May 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012. Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work together to build ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 18:22:38 PDT
Chop Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Chop-Top/
Chop Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/Z1AW/H2TJ4JKX/F4CZ1AWH2TJ4JKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/Z1AW/H2TJ4JKX/F4CZ1AWH2TJ4JKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/Z1AW/H2TJ4JKX/F4CZ1AWH2TJ4JKX.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston Make a top that creates colors from black! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston showing from May 26, 2012 - November 4, 2012. Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 16:09:35 PDT
Giant Map Ampersand http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Map-Ampersand/
Giant Map Ampersand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ZPNH/H1JUJEZ1/FPQZPNHH1JUJEZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ZPNH/H1JUJEZ1/FPQZPNHH1JUJEZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ZPNH/H1JUJEZ1/FPQZPNHH1JUJEZ1.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Recently I have been putting some time into making my studio a bit more presentable. Now that I can outsource all my messy work to Nottingham Hackspace I can focus on a more tidy space. When reading my new favourite blog Apartment Therapy I noticed a penchant for giant letters. As you can see from ...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 13:47:59 PDT
Hanging Yarn Ball Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Yarn-Ball-Art-1/
Hanging Yarn Ball Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/HCA4/H1JUIE0I/FDYHCA4H1JUIE0I.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine I love these! They look great hanging at different lengths in a corner of a room. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -1 Bottle of Elmer's Glue -Corn Starch -Water -Measuring Cup - 100% Cotton Yarn - White or Light in Color (Feel free to try any color you want. I chose a lighter color, becaus...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:01:22 PDT
Mason Jar Stencil Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Stencil-Tutorial/
Mason Jar Stencil Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/QJS6/H1JUGNYQ/F58QJS6H1JUGNYQ.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine I love Mason Jars. This project shows you an easy way to jazz up your Jars, Glasses, or anything really! Since I used a bird to dress up my Jar I had to post this video from Portlandia: (I love this show) What You Will Need What You Will Need: - Jar or Glass. Anything you would like to sten...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:40:48 PDT
Building A Simple, Stylish Clothing Rack From Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Simple-Stylish-Clothing-Rack-From-Pipe/
Building A Simple, Stylish Clothing Rack From Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OBOZ/H142Z786/F5POBOZH142Z786.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OBOZ/H142Z786/F5POBOZH142Z786.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OBOZ/H142Z786/F5POBOZH142Z786.SMALL.jpg simplifiedbuilding Using some pipe, a few Kee Klamp fittings, and a basket from IKEA, you can build this simple, stylish clothing rack. Great for areas where space is limited, or when you just need that bit of extra space to hang clothing, coats, or jackets. The lower basket adds flexibility, perfect for hats, mittens...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:18:11 PDT
Wooden Plate Clock Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Plate-Clock-Tutorial/
Wooden Plate Clock Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/G9FO/H0OJ2DH3/FLRG9FOH0OJ2DH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/G9FO/H0OJ2DH3/FLRG9FOH0OJ2DH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/G9FO/H0OJ2DH3/FLRG9FOH0OJ2DH3.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This DIY Project is an easy way to turn an old wooden plate into a new clock. These wooden plate clocks make awesome gifts. I'll be honest though.... I'm keeping mine! I love how it turned out! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Wooden Plate (I got mine at a thrift store for $1.00! The thinn...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 15:32:50 PDT
Simple Cardboard Joinery Shelf in a Milk Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cardboard-Joinery-Shelf-in-a-Milk-Crate/
Simple Cardboard Joinery Shelf in a Milk Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/GY1B/GY0Q3NOW/F4JGY1BGY0Q3NOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/GY1B/GY0Q3NOW/F4JGY1BGY0Q3NOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/GY1B/GY0Q3NOW/F4JGY1BGY0Q3NOW.SMALL.jpg Runeshai This is a quick and dirty thing I thought of when I found some milk crates and wanted to use them for more than one thing, but that seemed to require splitting their interior space in half.  They're just about the right size for two shoes (of my size, anyway), and I had some cardboard, so I put 'em ...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 22:06:23 PST
How to Make Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candles/
How to Make Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/J67V/GXQPMHHZ/FKJJ67VGXQPMHHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/J67V/GXQPMHHZ/FKJJ67VGXQPMHHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/J67V/GXQPMHHZ/FKJJ67VGXQPMHHZ.SMALL.jpg scottyxx I decided to make my own candles kind of on a whim after I was too cheap to spend $22.50 on a candle from a fancy bath store. I bought the most basic of basic supplied. This is the steps I followed on how to make the candles. If you want more instructions, or information on where I got the items che...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 17:21:22 PST
Toilet Paper Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Engine/
Toilet Paper Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/MTS2/GVZOHWP4/F21MTS2GVZOHWP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/MTS2/GVZOHWP4/F21MTS2GVZOHWP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/MTS2/GVZOHWP4/F21MTS2GVZOHWP4.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch Simple, easy to make, and fun, this model engine is made from cheap easy-to-find materials. It runs on compressed air supplied by your lungs as you blow the piston down and then suck it back up!  It demonstrates principles of motion and engine operation, and allows students to learn the main parts o...
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