Instructables: exploring - living - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:23:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Bunny Ear Cap and Pant http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Ear-Cap-and-Pant/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:31 PST
Creating Custom Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Gift-Wrap/
Creating Custom Gift Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/08U8/I3PJT0HB/FVJ08U8I3PJT0HB.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture You don't have to be gifted to create custom gift wrap! ; )I made this tutorial to share my experience using Spoonflower to create some really awesome custom gift wrap, I hope you find it useful to see the process from start to finish!In this tutorial I will be showing all of the steps I took to cre...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:44:32 PST
Little Galaxy Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Galaxy-Luminaries/
Little Galaxy Luminaries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong These simple mason jar luminaries take only 15-20 minutes to create and make delightful little mood lights or night lights for your resident star gazer (or Trekkie). Your cut out patterns can be as simple or complex as you make them. For the purposes of this Ible, we'll do a quick and easy look wi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:44:33 PST
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushy http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Childs-Drawing-Into-an-Embroidered-Plushy/
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Not long ago, a mother contacted me and asked if I could turn her child's drawing into a huggable plush pillow. She attached a very detailed line drawing created by her 5 year old daughter who titled it "Googly Eyeball Lady." (There are 32 eyeballs in all.)When I do a custom plush commission, it's i...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:36 PST
Colorful Room Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Room-Update/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:45:29 PST
Floral Charm Bracelet for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Floral-Charm-Bracelet-for-Kids/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 18:54:41 PST
Simple cute crochet headband with video hair-styling tutorials http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-cute-crochet-headband-with-video-hair-styli/
Simple cute crochet headband with video hair-styling tutorials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls I saw these headbands at a boutique selling for $20! I took one look at them and knew I had to figure out a pattern for them. So I sat down with my crochet hook and experimented until I came up with this pattern. This is a super simple pattern that even a beginner could do. Once you have the patter...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 07:44:41 PST
Tiny Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Forest/
Tiny Forest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Make a tiny whimsical woodland in the Altoid Smalls tin. No one will expect to see all the cuteness inside! Supplies Here we are doing a forest scene but you could really do what ever you wanted, for some inspiration look up altered altoid tins on pinterest.  Supplies can be customized, of cours...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:25:07 PST
Family Papercraft: Winter Forest Advent Calender http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Papercraft-Winter-Forest-Advent-Calender/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:45:37 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SMALL.jpg alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
Personalized Frozen Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch With the holidays upon us, it's time to start making ornaments! What cuter theme to make than Frozen!? What You'll Need - Clear plastic ornament- Piece of flat clear plastic (You can find on some kind of packaging usually)- Acrylic paints- White paint pen- Epson salt- White glitter- Sugar beads -...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
Metal Pacman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Pacman-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:56:57 PST
Pacman Adventures Pacman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pacman-Adventures-Pacman-Costume/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:07:05 PST
Leather Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Ring-1/
Leather Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SMALL.jpg inspiretomake This simple but cool leather ring you can make in 5 minutes. Get some leather scraps. Get some Leather scraps. You can get your leather from an old shoes, wallet, leather belt, jacket or a leather couch =) Cut and punch. Cut a strip or leather for a future ring. Wrap it around your finger to c...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:50:49 PST
Halloween ideas for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/halloween-for-your-kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We've got all sorts of costumes, decorations and food ideas for kids on Halloween. From fun and spooky party food, easy costumes and decorations you can make together - we've got it all! null Both a fun and educational costume! null A silly octopus costume - comes together really quick! nul...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:27:29 PDT
The Wall Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wall-Ruler/
The Wall Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SMALL.jpg paintedtherapy Create a visual keepsake of your growing children. This is easily removable if you relocate and can fit in with any decor. Get a good ole' piece of rustic wood Of course you could use new pine at the local big box store, but I love the rustic look. I found this door at the landfill and brought it...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:03 PDT
Non-Soldering Solar Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Bug/
Non-Soldering Solar Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Our first project was the simple and fun Solar Cockroach. For the longest time we've been trying to find a fun way of making a version of that project for even younger students; and this is what we came up with!We found that younger students need a good tactile approach when it comes to solar energ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 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
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beaded-Human-Skeleton-Model-for-Kids/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:40:31 PDT
The Spider and his Spider Princess http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spider-and-his-Spider-Princess/
The Spider and his Spider Princess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SMALL.jpg ljbelcher Every year since my daughter was born, my dog Neo and she have dressed as a “couple.” This year’s costumes idea came into my head when I saw a FaceBook joke post of a dog’s owner scared silly by the dog greeting them wearing a spider costume. I thought I can do that! I will make my dog “the spider” ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:52:35 PST
Halloween piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-piñata/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:16:33 PDT
Zipper Rosette decorated t-shirt with detachable brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Rosette-decorated-t-shirt-with-detachable-b/
Zipper Rosette decorated t-shirt with detachable brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SMALL.jpg R-I-H-A-M I made this tshirt for my daughter with some simple supplies that I had handy, the brooch is detachable for easy washing, it also works as a hair clip or to decorate a purse. Supplies 2- 7" zippers from the same color for the rosette1 - 7" or smaller zipper for the center of the flower1- optional...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:59:39 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hodge-Podge-Owl/
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Fall is just about here. Celebrate by making a cute one-of-a-kind hodge podge owl for your home or yard. Make it an Event Invite friends over to make one with you. Gather supplies and prepare a work space for you and your pals. The fun part is no one's owl will look the same. Ahead of time you c...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Optical Illusion Halloween Colouring Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Halloween-Colouring-Activity/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:53:59 PDT
Play with your veggies...and eat them too! http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-your-veggiesand-eat-them-too/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:58:27 PDT
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-House-for-the-Winter-and-for-Feral-cats/
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SMALL.jpg scooter76 My family and I recently moved back into our house after being overseas for 8 years. As it turns out, our renter had been very welcoming to all of the neighborhood cats and our backyard has become a bit of a cat vacation spot. We love cats, however our youngest seems to be allergic. We wanted to mak...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:26:17 PDT
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
Kids Light Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SMALL.jpg Ryan MacKenzie This is a weekend project for the family. Primarily aimed for kids around the age of two who love to switch on and off lights. What you will need Tools:Wire cutters Wire strippersSoldering iron Hot glue Screw drivers16mm holesawrulerConsumables:All consumables except for box were purchased from...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 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
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
Paint a Cartoon Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SMALL.jpg dylan.ortiz.77 This project is to turn a drab old piano into a piece of art that reflects both a happier environment and its surroundings...a school. I painted this piano to sit in the lobby of a local middle school so that both kids and adults would be greeted by something the other school didn't have and so that...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Make your own Pom Poms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Pom-Poms/
Make your own Pom Poms! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY If you don’t absolutely love pom poms or haven’t ever considered making them yourself, perhaps we can sway you after this week’s DIY. We adore pom poms and were beyond excited to discover the Clover Pom Pom Maker, which allows you to crank out pom poms of all sizes and 10 times faster than the conve...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:26:29 PDT
DIY Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Piñata/
DIY Piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY I love piñatas. There’s something really satisfying about smashing a colorful sculpture to pieces as heaps of candy scatter everywhere. It’s been years since I’ve been to a party where a piñata was the highlight so this year, I’m determined to incorporate it into my Cinco de Mayo festivities. Alt...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:59:09 PDT
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Artistic-Treasure-with-House-Paint/
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SMALL.jpg paleogirl This is a really great way to get rid of a tiny bit of leftover indoor house paint, match your decor, and let the kids have some fun if you're inclined. The better news is that it can be applied to just about ANYTHING if you have the right glue. It can be put on plastic (which we're doing here bec...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Turn an Orange into a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Orange-into-a-Candle/
Turn an Orange into a Candle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog This is a quick project that will only take a few minutes and has beautiful and exciting results!When you're done with this instructable be sure to check out my youtube channel and website for more awesome tutorials! TheBestHobbiesBlog.comThe Best Hobbies Blog- Youtube Channel Watch this video! H...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:37:35 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SMALL.jpg fivemarigolds Turn old unused shirts into a magical princess dress comfortable enough for her to wear every day!You'll need approximately 4-5 large adult t-shirts, depending on the size of dress you'll be making. Sew the Bodice To piece the sleeves and bodice, I worked with Simplicity pattern 5695 - but any pa...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
Marble Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Ever painted with marbles? If you haven't, you really should! It is a great, fun, loose way to paint. Perfect activity for young kids and even adults enjoy it. No art talent required! You get to let go of control and see what happens and no 2 paintings are ever the same.All you need is:1. a box (no ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Off Road stroller conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-stroller-conversion/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Vintage Mail Box for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Mail-Box-for-Kids/
Vintage Mail Box for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's that time of the year when being outside is absolutely magical for kids. I decided to up that ante with a mailbox just for them! Now they can receive "letters" and post their own mail! A little Imagination is all you need!See how I transform a boring old mailbox into a colorful, vintage mailbox...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cookie-Cutter-of-Instructables-Robot-Natural-c/
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SMALL.jpg Passion Make This instructables is based on how to create a cookie cutter for a customized design. This is the first time I am posting something in the craft column. While baking cookies I always wanted few shapes which are sometimes difficult to find in the shops. It was always in my mind of how to create a cus...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 PDT
Painted Spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Spoons/
Painted Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Same ol' boring spoons got you yawning? Spruce them up with a little bit of whimsy and color!In this instructable, I'll show you how to paint wooden cooking spoons. Let's get started! Materials For this project, you will need:Wooden Spoons Acrylic paint(s) Paint brush(s)Optional- Masking tape or...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:41 PDT
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-barrel-biplane-The-Flyin-Lion/
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a two seat biplane using cardboard barrels, an old garden cart and a ceiling fan. This plane was designed to tow behind a small garden tractor. As always when working with any tools always wear safety glasses and wear appropriate safety gear for what you are d...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:16:56 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Pallet pirate ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-pirate-ship/
Pallet pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a small pirate ship out of old pallets and left over material. As always use proper safety precautions and always wear eye protection whenever working with tools. There are no plans or measurements as I built this out of whatever I had laying around. The only ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Line-Log-Wall-Art-Coat-Hook/
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SMALL.jpg shazni When ever I see logs, I just fall in love with it. I just love rustic, so yes....sometimes people see me carrying branches to my vehicle and you will find them rolling their eyes with a smile. So when I came across Tracy Meldon's focus tree line art, I just had to do it as I had the branches ! It's ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:32:23 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-play-table-made-out-of-an-old-coffee-table/
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SMALL.jpg trip janzen I had an old glass topped coffee table that was missing the glass and rather than throw away a sturdy table on wheels I gave it a new top and created a place for my daughter to play. Old coffee table This Instructable shows you how I built a play table if you would like to build something similar...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:08 PDT
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-with-kids/
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SMALL.jpg Zig Zag This workshop comes from "WEAVE! Weaving Europe: Artefacts, values & Exchanges" a European project, with the support of the Culture Programme (2007-2013) of the European Union. Textile, fibre and felt: it's a Smart Child's play: http://zigzagproject.eu For children from 3 to 5 years old and their ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:32:53 PDT