Instructables: exploring - living - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:48:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultimate Felt Bracelet with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Felt-Bracelet-with-LEDs/
Ultimate Felt Bracelet with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/CU3O/I86LRMKM/FESCU3OI86LRMKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/CU3O/I86LRMKM/FESCU3OI86LRMKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/CU3O/I86LRMKM/FESCU3OI86LRMKM.SMALL.jpg bliedahl Let's make a felt bracelet with LEDs!I like to make felt, and I also like to play with electronics, so I decided to put them together and make something that is fashionable and geeky at the same time. In this Instructable, I used felt that I made myself, using a wet-felting process for the base, an...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 22:16:21 PDT
Glowing Bracelet From Broken Lcd http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Bracelet-From-Broken-Lcd/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:37:37 PDT
Light Up Flower Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Flower-Crown/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:38:20 PDT
Lightup Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightup-Frame/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:22:49 PDT
Firefly Card with Conductive Ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Card-with-Conductive-Ink/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:22:49 PDT
Saint Patrick's Day- 3D Printed Shamrock Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Shamrock-Pendant/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:53:23 PDT
Light Up Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Headband/
Light Up Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/LFG2/I5WCTQ0R/FMTLFG2I5WCTQ0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/LFG2/I5WCTQ0R/FMTLFG2I5WCTQ0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/LFG2/I5WCTQ0R/FMTLFG2I5WCTQ0R.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman This guide will show you step-by-step instructions with pictures on how to make your own LED headband. These instructions are designed to help you understand how circuits work and how to sew.This project is designed for beginner students. It requires basic knowledge about circuits and sewing.Difficu...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:38:27 PST
Origami LED Light Lamp USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-LED-Light-Lamp-USB/
Origami LED Light Lamp USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4WEF/I5UXBBS4/FNJ4WEFI5UXBBS4.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None Everybody know this laptop led light they are very useful when using a computer but in terms of a decorative and personalize piece they don't say much, so why not customize your own.In this video I give you a idea to change that by using a origami flower. Watch the video Watch the video and see h...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 14:12:04 PST
An LED Menorah using Chibitronics Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Menorah-using-Chibitronics-Circuit-Stickers/
An LED Menorah using Chibitronics Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/XZFQ/I4SCQOVE/FEYXZFQI4SCQOVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/XZFQ/I4SCQOVE/FEYXZFQI4SCQOVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/XZFQ/I4SCQOVE/FEYXZFQI4SCQOVE.SMALL.jpg megapix In December our hackerspace, Crash Space in Culver City, hosted an Instructables Build Night featuring Chibitronics Circuit Stickers. With Channukah around the corner, I thought an LED menorah would be a perfect project to see what I could make with the stick-on circuits.When celebrating Channukah, ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:45:19 PST
Illuminated Tunnel Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Tunnel-Book/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:48:21 PST
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-the-Grid-Lighting-Solution-LED-Moser-Light-Evo/
Off-the-Grid Lighting Solution (LED Moser Light Evolution) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/M6E0/I45HM89A/FAJM6E0I45HM89A.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Intro: This Instructable is about a novel evolution to an existing 'Solar Lighting' concept - originally invented by Brazilian engineer, Alfredo Moser, who's lighting invention (aka Liter of Light) has given free lighting to people in developing (and developed) countries through clever application o...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:59:48 PST
Light-effect gift card design with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-effect-gift-card-design-with-Chibitronics/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:37:28 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Earring-with-LED-light-Mardi-Gras-Colors/
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SMALL.jpg tchriste3 Have you ever wanted to be the life and light of the party? We can't give you life, but we can help you become the best lit person in the room. Create these earrings for your favorite holiday- red, white, and blue for the 4th of July- red, green, and white for Christmas- or our personal choice- the ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:46:01 PST
A folded expressing garment http://www.instructables.com/id/A-folded-expressing-garment/
A folded expressing garment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/MY1I/I50XPBDI/FEPMY1II50XPBDI.SMALL.gif Joekevdv Together with a fashion student I made a garment that expresses your mood and exaggerates your body language. Research The Google hit and Facebook page 'typing LOL with a straight face' made us realize communicating via screens will cause a lack of body language. We investigated the research top...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 02:32:42 PST
Collaborating with Bees: Honey Comb Light Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborating-with-Bees-Honey-Comb-Light-Boxes/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:10 PST
Ice Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Luminaries/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:33:24 PST
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Behind-the-Door-Peel-Away-Paint-LED-Lamp-Nig/
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SMALL.jpg krivas What's inside your bedroom door? Gather Materials I used very inexpensive materials, most of which I bought at the dollar store. Materials: Foam Poster BoardPoster Board PaperBlue Vellum PaperParchment PaperToggle SwitchBatteryGlue GunLED Lights- The ones I used were already connected because I p...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:11:36 PST
LED Dog Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dog-Leash/
LED Dog Leash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Winter months bring cold weather along with shorter days and earlier sunsets. While this causes me to want to hide in my house under a gigantic blanket, it does not stop my Dad and my 13 year old Cockapoo Toby from going on long walks in the cold after dark.Recently I was driving home at night and I...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:50:51 PST
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Christmas-Tree/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:40:41 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
Pie Tin Hanukkah Menorah with GE iTwinkle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-Tin-Hanukkah-Menorah-with-GE-iTwinkle-Lights/
Pie Tin Hanukkah Menorah with GE iTwinkle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/3C33/I3TH7DMX/FVE3C33I3TH7DMX.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Just in time for Hanukkah, this is a "circles of colors" pie tin menorah: a DIY holiday decoration powered by the wildly fun GE G-35 iTwinkle color changing LED lights. The menorah is a companion project to my pie tin Christmas tree Instructable, using all of the same ideas. But instead of one ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:42 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
LEDCube http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDCube/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Light-Up Paper Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Tardis/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
LED Edge Lit Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Edge-Lit-Card/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 19:48:53 PST
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Carpet-Mandala-Mosaic/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:59:11 PST
LED Lighting in Plastic Models http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-in-Plastic-Models/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:11:17 PST
Twinkling Christmas Tree Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Christmas-Tree-Card/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 23:46:57 PST
Christmas Angel http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Angel-1/
Christmas Angel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/Q9WU/I376U861/FAPQ9WUI376U861.SMALL.jpg IamGutter Over the last several years as my family has taken our traditional Christmas Eve drive to look at light displays, there has always been one display that caught the attention of my wife. It was a silhouette angel, wings and arms spread and casting a beautiful glow from behind. This angel brought to...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 20:12:12 PST
Animated Stargate Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Stargate-Pumpkin/
Animated Stargate Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0ICA/I327E57G/FC80ICAI327E57G.SMALL.jpg _-MacGyver-_ Fellow Members of the Instructables Community; Greetings!I haven't posted anything in quite some time and thought I would share what I did for Halloween. The pumpkin has since rotted away and the wiring lies on the floor in ruin. I apologize for my lack of instructional pictures. I never intende...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 03:32:23 PST
Acrylic LED Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-LED-Christmas-Decoration/
Acrylic LED Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/NOD2/I327JCST/FYLNOD2I327JCST.SMALL.jpg janth Winter is Coming... or calling for decorations. Since i still have access to a laser cutter in the Fablab Aachen, and enlighted acrylic looks cool, i decided to use acrylic and LEDs again (and having acrylic remnants from the CuckooTankard might have also have influenced the idea :-). You can also u...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:05:03 PST
Repurposing Coffee Maker as a Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-Coffee-Maker-as-a-Planter/
Repurposing Coffee Maker as a Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UDNH/I32WG2TN/F6LUDNHI32WG2TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UDNH/I32WG2TN/F6LUDNHI32WG2TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/UDNH/I32WG2TN/F6LUDNHI32WG2TN.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade In case you have a Coffee Maker that does not function any more , follow this instructable to make a planter which you can use in your kitchen for that wow factor ! Use the decanter below to water the plant and to collect the access water from the plant after watering.Add an color changing LED below...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:58:19 PST
3D Silhouette Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Silhouette-Light-Box/
3D Silhouette Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos I am always on the lookout for interesting arts and crafts projects, especially ones that are fun to do with kids. I recently came across the work of artists Hari & Deepti. They create amazing 3D papercraft art using silhouette cutouts and light. In researching their work, I also came across a tutor...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:22:58 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
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Time-Crack-in-the-Universe-Wall-Light/
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/MAJM/I2KSBSIE/FHXMAJMI2KSBSIE.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad If building a TARDIS is too intimidating for you, how about the next best thing, having a crack in time and space appear in your own room? This instructable will show you how to make a reasonable facsimile without unleashing the powerful forces contained within. Ok, that could only happen if you kne...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Doghouse-Tardis-Edition/
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/UGAB/I2F22ETO/F4JUGABI2F22ETO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/UGAB/I2F22ETO/F4JUGABI2F22ETO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/UGAB/I2F22ETO/F4JUGABI2F22ETO.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH It all started with my Halloween Instructables. One of my props was the Fourth Doctor's scarf. Since then, I have been re-watching the series with my daughter. Somehow the idea came to me, partly just from perusing the different contests and thinking what would be cool. What if I re-purposed the Tim...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:36:51 PST
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Voodoo-Heart-Glowing-Quartz-Necklace/
Voodoo Heart | Pulsating Glow Quartz Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/UZNB/I2CV6LST/F92UZNBI2CV6LST.SMALL.gif ◄ Fudog ► Living in Lousiana, I am very interested in the voodoo culture. This necklace is an inspiration of it. Voodoo Heart slowly glows with a purple light... Its magical attribute you may ask ? Turns heads everywhere you go and sparks a conversation ;) Materials & Tools QuartzLeather & Suede Lace C...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:53:34 PST
Indo-Western Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Indo-Western-Halloween/
Indo-Western Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/46DR/I2ABPIWU/FZ946DRI2ABPIWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/46DR/I2ABPIWU/FZ946DRI2ABPIWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/46DR/I2ABPIWU/FZ946DRI2ABPIWU.SMALL.jpg akcoconut Rangoli, is a folk art from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali(Deepawali), Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals.Here I blend in the Hallowee...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:48:41 PST
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Inspired-LED-Astronaut-Costume-DIY/
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SMALL.jpg MarlonHeimerlHalloweenCostumes Captain’s Log: We’ve been in transit at light speed for well over six weeks now. Like our imaginations, space is seemingly endless. A plethora of advanced spacesuit designs have surfaced from here to the Pleiades. On this strange planet called Earth, this new spacesuit seems well-equipped for a terr...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:13:43 PDT
Simple Spooky Blood Red LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Blood-Red-LED-Lights/
Simple Spooky Blood Red LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1SXY/I1TNKIJM/FTB1SXYI1TNKIJM.SMALL.jpg coolscience.com It should be named Spooky Blood Red LED lights when you're too lazy to go buy some.We put up some spider webs on the front of the house but I wasn't quite happy with the results so I decided they needed some red lights.Being too lazy to go find red bulbs or red gel sheets, I decided to see what I ha...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:38:36 PDT
灯-lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/灯lamp/
灯-lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/JWNP/I1QYF2IR/F2NJWNPI1QYF2IR.SMALL.jpg yangeatapple The inspiration came from the traditional Chinese words. The shape of Chinese words are special and beautiful. So This lamp is a Chinese word “lamp” shape. It can be not only a unity of function and shape, but also an interface of cultural communication.The function of this lamp is that it is portab...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:09:24 PDT
Introducing ... DEATH-A-CORN! http://www.instructables.com/id/Presenting-the-acorn-OF-DEATH/
Introducing ... DEATH-A-CORN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/BGJI/I1T4R1JT/FTFBGJII1T4R1JT.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman Before I go into describing how to go about making your very own DEATH-A-CORN (TM) (or less flashily, Acorn-o-lantern, Jack-a-corn, Acornikin, etc.), I would like to direct your gaze to the somber piece just below the first image, a work I call “Still Life with Pumpkin, and Betrayal.” The day befor...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:10:46 PDT
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-9000-Grow-Spheres/
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/0LNR/I1RHBWJL/F2L0LNRI1RHBWJL.SMALL.jpg JayTimeTV The goal was to make 90 centerpieces that would contain these amazing grow spheres that would be centerpieces for a cocktail-esque fundraiser event. Find a good fit Pick out a groovy piece of glassware to display your spheres. Roughly 90-100 jumbo grow spheres fit nicely into one of our large ma...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Eyeball Throwies http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyeball-Throwies/
Eyeball Throwies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/FZOQ/I1NUOOHE/F7CFZOQI1NUOOHE.SMALL.jpg Kiteman When you are faced with a mound of LEDs, it's almost inevitable that throwies will happen at some point.When that point is in the run-up to Halloween, and teens are involved, then eyeballs are also somehow bound to crop up... Materials and tools You will need: LEDs Button cells Ping pong balls Du...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:32:05 PDT
Cheap and easy light up skull Hallowe'en hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-light-up-skull-Halloween-hack/
Cheap and easy light up skull Hallowe'en hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/Z1W5/I1OU32NN/FPTZ1W5I1OU32NN.SMALL.jpg radiograf This is an Instructable to show you how to make illuminated skulls for less than £1 each. In fact I'm going to show you two methods, one using a led throwie, the other using a led tealight. Its buy one get one free time! These particular plastic skulls are 2 for £1, the tealights were 4 for£1, the r...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:09:56 PDT
Rodarte-Style Light Up Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rodarte-Style-Light-Up-Shoes/
Rodarte-Style Light Up Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R8EM/G7DY6F14/FVER8EMG7DY6F14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R8EM/G7DY6F14/FVER8EMG7DY6F14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/R8EM/G7DY6F14/FVER8EMG7DY6F14.SMALL.jpg SwitchGirl After seeing Rodarte's light-up heels, I decided to make some for myself. The task seemed simple enough. I was able to make a slipcover for the heel of my shoe with embedded light. I used the LED sequins from Aniomagic, you can find them here. The battery pack is from Switch Craft, the materials bel...
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:36:59 PDT
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-All-Seeing-Eye-Crystal-Ball/
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is a fun and easy project that looks great. I will be using it as a prop for halloween but have also been using it as part of my Halloween decor. I have gotten many compliments on it and decided to show others how to make it. Enjoy! Materials Small plastic cup (I used a gelatin cup)Glass bal...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:24:20 PDT
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-skull-with-glowing-eyes/
Papercraft skull with glowing eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/WQCR/I0LCDS1S/FRSWQCRI0LCDS1S.SMALL.jpg krummrey This Halloween I wanted more than a carved out pumpkin. I wanted something scarier. A skull with red glowing eyes. So off to google I went to find, download and build one. There must be plenty of templates out there. Everyone loves skulls. That's what I thought, turns out I couldn't find one that ha...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:09:56 PDT
10 Awesome First time Authors 9/20/2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Awesome-First-time-Authors-9202014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction This past week we had a bunch of awesome first authors. So I've gathered up 10 of them for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check them out, congratulate them, and welcome them to our awesome community! USA Flag made with diffused LED LED can do awesome things, and this is really pretty! Porc...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:20:46 PDT