Instructables: exploring - living - how - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:49:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Motorized-Walking-Machine-Sculpture/
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SMALL.jpg CreativLiMade In this Instructable I show how I created a motorized "walking machine/sculpture" made out of paper. I will be taking you through all the stages from concept to design and all the way to the end of the build. This will hopefully be sufficient enough to act as a guide if you choose to create and impr...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:48:10 PDT
Tricolor Ombré Lips http://www.instructables.com/id/Tricolor-Ombré-Lips/
Tricolor Ombré Lips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RC4H/HX8HN9G9/FGMRC4HHX8HN9G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RC4H/HX8HN9G9/FGMRC4HHX8HN9G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RC4H/HX8HN9G9/FGMRC4HHX8HN9G9.SMALL.jpg Stephyyisms I've gotten quite a few requests for a tutorial on the lips I wore to SF Pride. You can follow these steps with any 3 colors of lipstick or face pencil. I will be using pencils. You can use lipstick but if you do, I recommend using a lip brush to apply your colors. Your lips should always be the las...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 02:20:24 PDT
Sewing materials selection http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-materials-selection/
Sewing materials selection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Walking into a fabric store for the first time can be confusing and overwhelming. If you know a little bit about the world of sewing materials beforehand it can make the fabric shopping the fun and exciting experience it should be! This instructable will cover the basics of materials selection for s...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:10:25 PDT
How to win Instructables contests. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-win-Instructables-contests-1/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 16:33:42 PDT
Clip Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Clip-Star/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2007 12:47:26 PST
Mini Stone Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Stone-Bowl/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 17:00:41 PDT
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) http://www.instructables.com/id/Relove-an-Old-Ugly-Dress-Before-and-After-w-Bonus-/
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SMALL.jpg tofu911 If you like more sewing projects be on the lookout. I may be new to sewing but that just means I have a lot of projects to post. "I Smell Good" Mr. Bunny is already posted.  I'm working on a steampunk costume too. BONUS: Infinity Scarf DIY also included in this instructables (last step). I wa...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:17:09 PDT
The Muffin Funnel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Muffin-Funnel/
The Muffin Funnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/UVAP/HS9YAYMO/F9JUVAPHS9YAYMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/UVAP/HS9YAYMO/F9JUVAPHS9YAYMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/UVAP/HS9YAYMO/F9JUVAPHS9YAYMO.SMALL.jpg DanYHKim I like to make muffins, but I hate the bits of batter that spill on the pan. They burn and make the oven smell bad, and they are hard to clean. Here I describe a novel use of a canning funnel to direct muffin batter into their cups without spillage. A further application is for applying streusel or ...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:31:31 PST
Miniatures Paper Plants for Doll House http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniatures-Plants-for-Doll-House/
Miniatures Paper Plants for Doll House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/8NJT/HS5Q9JBM/FYE8NJTHS5Q9JBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/8NJT/HS5Q9JBM/FYE8NJTHS5Q9JBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/8NJT/HS5Q9JBM/FYE8NJTHS5Q9JBM.SMALL.jpg shazni Anything in miniatures are sooo cute... :-) i cant get enough of them! So, I thought for the paper craft contest...how about paper miniature plants?? I'm sure there are plenty of people who enjoy making props for doll houses. Even if there is no doll houses...these are so cute I would want to ma...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:14:10 PST
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Turn your soda can tabs into an awesome aluminum chains!  What you do with them is completely up to you! For more project videos, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting metal clips with scissors can result in cuts, scrapes or tears.  Adult assistance, and/or gl...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
Restaurant Lifehack - Instant Flower Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Restaurant-Lifehack-Instant-Flower-Valentine/
Restaurant Lifehack - Instant Flower Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DF56/HRI97ZX3/F6QDF56HRI97ZX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DF56/HRI97ZX3/F6QDF56HRI97ZX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DF56/HRI97ZX3/F6QDF56HRI97ZX3.SMALL.jpg The King of Random This cheesy and spontaneous "lifehack" will definitely make someones day, and could be  the perfect way to break the ice. Watch the Video! WARNING:  Making paper roses for more than one person at a time may lead to jealousy, confusion, and/or competition for your attention.  Use of video co...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:27:33 PST
Gandalf the Grey How-to http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalf-the-Grey-How-to/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SMALL.jpg Zabzab In this video I will show you how to make a Gandalf the Grey hat, you can use this pattern to make any witch or wizard hat. I am putting all the information about the pattern pieces and what you need here in order to keep the video at an acceptable length. Material: ( The amount of fabric need...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:21:57 PST
Living in your Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-in-your-Truck/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:32:35 PST
Waterproof Paper Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Paper-Wallet/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 09:55:40 PST
How to Make Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Trees/
How to Make Christmas Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/UQYJ/HOUFX8VD/FMEUQYJHOUFX8VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/UQYJ/HOUFX8VD/FMEUQYJHOUFX8VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/UQYJ/HOUFX8VD/FMEUQYJHOUFX8VD.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax How to make 3 different Christmas trees. Brighten up your home this Christmas with a beautiful homemade Christmas tree or three! Watch this video guide What you need:Desk Top Tree A cork A toothpick Tissue paper A starCenterpiece Tree A sheet of card or paper Wrapping paper A star Stick Tree...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:12:50 PST
How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candy-Cane-Reindeers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SMALL.jpg KatieStiles How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers with Jackson for your Christmas Tree, easy homemade ornaments and fun for children kids.  All you need are candy canes, pipe cleaners, googley eyes, small pom poms and glue.  Great for quick gifts for kids too.  Easy to follow video instructions.
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 19:06:06 PST
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-You-Need-To-Know-For-Christmas/
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 amazing tips and tricks, for Holiday challenges! Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; - Convert a bag of chips into decorative wrapping paper - Protect your wrapping paper from unraveling in storage - Send Christmas letters without having to buy envelopes - Make custo...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
8 bit Airsoft Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Airsoft-Ammo-Art-Give-New-Life-to-Used-Plastic-Amm/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:29:45 PST
Glow in the Dark Playdough http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Playdough/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/EX7S/HO232XUD/FW8EX7SHO232XUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/EX7S/HO232XUD/FW8EX7SHO232XUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/EX7S/HO232XUD/FW8EX7SHO232XUD.SMALL.jpg KatieStiles How to make glow in the dark playdoh the best and easy glow dough! No cream of tartar and no cook playdough with glow in the dark paint by beforeandaftertv. All you need is: 3 cups of flour 1 cup of water 1 cup of salt 2 tbsp oil 6 oz of glow in the dark paint, non toxic food coloring     Category ...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:59:24 PST
Top 9 Ways To Fold Awesome Holiday Napkins! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-9-Ways-To-Fold-Awesome-Holiday-Napkins/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:44:38 PST
How to Make an Exploding Pumpkin Face (Blast-O-Lantern) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Exploding-Pumpkin-Face-Blast-O-Lant/
How to Make an Exploding Pumpkin Face (Blast-O-Lantern) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/KEM7/HN4ZRP8F/F5GKEM7HN4ZRP8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/KEM7/HN4ZRP8F/F5GKEM7HN4ZRP8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/KEM7/HN4ZRP8F/F5GKEM7HN4ZRP8F.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Exploding Pumpkin Faces! You could try making them this Halloween, but probably shouldn't. Happy Halloween! Watch the Video! This project was inspired by: SteveSpanglerScience (Exploding Pumpkins - Cool Halloween Science) WARNING: This project is for demonstrational, educational, and en...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 09:46:16 PDT
How To Make A Super Secret Safe - For Less Than $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Super-Secret-Safe-For-Less-Than-3/
How To Make A Super Secret Safe - For Less Than $3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/45JZ/HLZRQUER/F1H45JZHLZRQUER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/45JZ/HLZRQUER/F1H45JZHLZRQUER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/45JZ/HLZRQUER/F1H45JZHLZRQUER.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this project you'll learn how to make a super secret safe that nobody will recognize, even if they're looking straight at it. I made a parts list for this project that you can have for free For other project videos, check out: http://www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! I saw a pic...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:04:09 PDT
Fight Club Soap! (Bacon * Drain Cleaner * Soap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fight-Club-Soap-Bacon-Drain-Cleaner-Soap/
Fight Club Soap! (Bacon * Drain Cleaner * Soap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Bacon + Drain Cleaner = Soap??!  ..Yes, and it smells like cinnamon. Watch the Video! Project inspired by: "Fight Club"  Special thanks to "soapcalc.net" for use of their online soap making calculator.  WARNING:  Use of video content is at own risk.  Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) is highly ...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 12:29:10 PDT
How to Make Fabric Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fabric-Buttons/
How to Make Fabric Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HYFL/HI3TIR70/F7XHYFLHI3TIR70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HYFL/HI3TIR70/F7XHYFLHI3TIR70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HYFL/HI3TIR70/F7XHYFLHI3TIR70.SMALL.jpg Li Sashay Custom fabric buttons are easy to make and kits are commonly sold in all major fabric stores, sewing supply companies, and Wal-Mart for $3-5. You can also buy them online. We used a lovely kit for ours made by Armommy which is a basic fat quarter. You can make your own by tracing out 1 1/2-2 1/2 in...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:13:47 PDT
Bubble Wrap Cosmetic Bag or Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Wrap-Cosmetic-Bag-or-Clutch/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:57:50 PDT
How To Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/HA7A/GN1I6JUN/FPAHA7AGN1I6JUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/HA7A/GN1I6JUN/FPAHA7AGN1I6JUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/HA7A/GN1I6JUN/FPAHA7AGN1I6JUN.SMALL.jpg frenzy "How to Draw" is a collection of tutorials that will teach you everything from perspective basics to shading chrome.  Never picked up a pencil before? Fear not!  From simple line drawings to modern art and easy animations, we've got you covered.  All projects come from Instructables.com and contain ...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:38:21 PDT
Make a Butter Candle - Emergency Candle McGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Butter-Candle-Emergency-Candle-McGyver-St/
Make a Butter Candle - Emergency Candle McGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8E7B/HDG4H7BV/FM08E7BHDG4H7BV.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Most people wouldn't think of butter as a flammable substance, but in this project they are!  We're making emergency candles that burn for hours .. using some toilet paper, and a bit of butter! Find more projects like this at: www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: An open flame...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:53:28 PST
How to Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/IJ1B/GHDS6NZU/FURIJ1BGHDS6NZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/IJ1B/GHDS6NZU/FURIJ1BGHDS6NZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/IJ1B/GHDS6NZU/FURIJ1BGHDS6NZU.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo How to Knit provides full step-by-step instructions to teach you the ropes of knitting. Learn everything from casting on to binding off, and even whip up a few simple knitted gifts! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by knitting experts, and contain pictures for each step so you c...
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 14:36:59 PST
How to Turn the Bottom of a Plastic Bottle into Flowers! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reuse-the-Bottom-of-a-Plastic-Bottle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/BZ0I/FFRCP0EF/FC8BZ0IFFRCP0EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/BZ0I/FFRCP0EF/FC8BZ0IFFRCP0EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/BZ0I/FFRCP0EF/FC8BZ0IFFRCP0EF.SMALL.jpg laminterious You have used a portion of a plastic bottle for something (maybe an Inverted Planter perhaps) and you dont really want to waste the bottom of the bottle...Never fear, here's what you do.Cut around the bottom grooves so that you have one piece that looks kinda like a flower.Punch some holes, or use a...
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Sat, 3 May 2008 02:35:22 PDT
Glass bottle gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-bottle-gifts/
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:54:43 PST
Needle Felted Owls http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Felted-Owls/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:40:20 PST
How to make a Flaming Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Flaming-Pumpkin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8V4Q/H8QEWVRB/FXV8V4QH8QEWVRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8V4Q/H8QEWVRB/FXV8V4QH8QEWVRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8V4Q/H8QEWVRB/FXV8V4QH8QEWVRB.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax How to make a Flaming Pumpkin for your Halloween party.
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:44:56 PDT
Zipper Face Tutorial Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Face-Tutorial-Redux/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/T92W/H8FYPTSR/FIST92WH8FYPTSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/T92W/H8FYPTSR/FIST92WH8FYPTSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/T92W/H8FYPTSR/FIST92WH8FYPTSR.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo A new tutorial for the zipper face look, This time with a voiceover explaining how I did everything. Enjoy! You will need: A metal zipper liquid latex or spirit gum red and black cream or grease paints purple and yellow cream or grease paints and/or eyeshadow blood gel or fake blood clear or red lip...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:20:32 PDT
Drawing on Canvas Shoes Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-on-Canvas-Shoes-Guide/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 07:35:49 PDT
How to Make a Better Pringles Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Pringles-Can/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:38:45 PDT
Patching Jeans; A simple Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Patching-Jeans-A-simple-Instructable/
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:54:48 PDT
How To Use A Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-A-Tie-1/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 07:56:27 PDT
Angry Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-Birds/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 18:56:53 PDT
Harry Potter Book Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Book-Necklace/
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 07:10:01 PDT
Opening a Coke or Beer with a standard Swingline stapler http://www.instructables.com/id/Opening-a-Coke-or-Beer-with-a-stapler/
Opening a Coke or Beer with a standard Swingline stapler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/Q3BW/H5W8ABU0/FUQQ3BWH5W8ABU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/Q3BW/H5W8ABU0/FUQQ3BWH5W8ABU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/Q3BW/H5W8ABU0/FUQQ3BWH5W8ABU0.SMALL.jpg ivan_stephens I was sitting at my desk working hard. I hear over our shop radio, a familiar sound heard every day at 10:00am. “Taco Lady at the Body shop”.  I went to the back of the shop and bought a Mexican Coke. I walked back to my desk and looked down realizing I didn’t have a bottle opener.  I started lookin...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:23:58 PDT
How to make perfume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-perfume/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 21:50:41 PST
Easy Parachute Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Parachute-Man/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 08:40:49 PDT
How to remove gum from clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-gum-from-clothes/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2007 19:53:44 PDT
How to make your own instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-instructable/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:54:39 PDT
Easter Egg Earring Set Made out of Cute Egg Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Egg-Earring-Set-Made-out-of-Cute-Egg-Button/
Easter Egg Earring Set Made out of Cute Egg Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/YGQL/H0OJ5K6T/FNMYGQLH0OJ5K6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/YGQL/H0OJ5K6T/FNMYGQLH0OJ5K6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/YGQL/H0OJ5K6T/FNMYGQLH0OJ5K6T.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts I looked high and low for some cute Easter egg earrings (particularly the stud-like kind) this year and I couldn’t find anything that made me smile.  At the craft store however, while looking for buttons for another project, I found the cutest little shank-back buttons and thought to myself “I can m...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 09:42:00 PDT
Lavender Bath Salts http://www.instructables.com/id/Lavender-Bath-Salts/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 00:30:57 PST
Functional Mini Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Purse/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 21:24:52 PST
How to make a step-by-step Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-step-by-step-Instructable/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:19:37 PST
How To Make Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Clay-2/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 14:03:02 PST
How to Make a Laptop Case/Bag out of an Old Wetsuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laptop-CaseBag-out-of-an-Old-Wetsui/
How to Make a Laptop Case/Bag out of an Old Wetsuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/UVAL/GYC4KQHW/FO3UVALGYC4KQHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/UVAL/GYC4KQHW/FO3UVALGYC4KQHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/UVAL/GYC4KQHW/FO3UVALGYC4KQHW.SMALL.jpg StaceyDoesStuff I'm a surfer who tends to collect extra wetsuits and surfboards so all my friends can learn! In doing this, I've collected a few too many, and some are wayyyy beyond a permanent date with the dumpster. The laptop case I got as a gift says its made out of 'wetsuit neoprene' and I got the idea to ma...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 00:45:54 PST