Instructables: exploring - living - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:44:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Backlit Box Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Box-Art/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:29 PST
Christmas JOY Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-JOY-Decoration/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:22:02 PST
LEDCube http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDCube/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:41:01 PST
Ikea Hack: City Light http://www.instructables.com/id/City-Light/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:38:50 PST
Christmas tree peak http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-peak/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:34:10 PST
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Christmas-soon-Time-to-make-a-stylish-unique-A/
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SMALL.jpg Ninchen There is a custom here in Germany to have an Advent Wreath on the four weeks before Christmas.On each Sunday in Advent, a further candle is lighted, i.e. one candle on 1st Sunday, two candles on 2nd Sunday, etc.Though being from Christian origin, many non-religious people have Advent Wreaths at home...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:03 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 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
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-5/
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SMALL.jpg Brillist 'Tis (always) the season for good ideas! This 3D printable lightbulb ornament clips around your existing Christmas tree lights, so it shines from the inside out. This Instructable will walk you through:- Creating 3D text from a drawing- Creating a hollow 3D lightbulb with text on it- Preparing the m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:27:17 PST
stick candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-candle-holder/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:24:10 PST
Rodarte-Style Light Up Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rodarte-Style-Light-Up-Shoes/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:36:59 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Halloween Cube Latern http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Cube-Latern/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:24:17 PDT
DIY Pendant Light - GardenFork.TV Sponsored Video http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pendant-Light-GardenForkTV-Sponsored-Video/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:55:27 PDT
12 Awesome First Author Round UP! 9/14/2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-First-Author-Round-UP-9142014/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/DC3C/I02938TQ/FIGDC3CI02938TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/DC3C/I02938TQ/FIGDC3CI02938TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIG/DC3C/I02938TQ/FIGDC3CI02938TQ.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction This week we had so many awesome first time authors! Check out what these people completed on their first try! Make sure you say hi and make them feel welcome in the instructables community! Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle A bike for the END OF RULE! DIY Organic Eyeshadow Eyeshadow that I ...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:00:47 PDT
Energy Drink Can Dorm Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Drink-Can-Dorm-Room-Lamp/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:46:31 PDT
Light-Up Shrink Plastic Mayhem http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Shrink-Plastic-Mayhem/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:29:22 PDT
Liquor bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-lights/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:08 PDT
Stain Glass Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Stain-Glass-Surfboard/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:04:24 PDT
Vintage Camera Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-Lamp/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:33:59 PDT
Custom Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mirror/
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Thu, 28 Dec 2006 21:05:49 PST
Lit gazebo footing (landscape lighting) http://www.instructables.com/id/lit-gazebo-footing-landscape-lighting/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:39:12 PDT
The World Cup Rhythm - Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-World-Cup-Rhythm-Lamp/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:49:06 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Light-Fixture/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
Molotov Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Molotov-Lantern/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Night Walker Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Walker-Lamp/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 PDT
Light Up Cyber Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cyber-Boots/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:31:49 PDT
Jar Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lights/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:01:36 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 PDT
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 PST
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Music-Box-for-my-Valentine-You-are-my-sun/
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 A Music Box for my Valentine complete with a light-up, tie-dye stained glass sunshine. Parts List: Wooden Box (holds the parts and presents as the final project) Micro switch (allows everything to cut on when the box lid is opened) Music box (electric motorized) [Mine plays "You are my Sunshine"...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 16:15:25 PST
DIY drum shade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drum-shade/
DIY drum shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SMALL.jpg earz_cd When we bought our house a few years ago, the dining room had a white ceiling fan with gold accents and tan blades. It's definitely not the most hideous ceiling fan in our house, but my wife and I have always hated it for several reasons. A) gold is not our thing. Even our wedding rings are silver i...
By: earz_cd

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:28:40 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolph-the-lighted-bottle-reindeer/
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Another plastic bottle reuse project. Especially for decoration purposes it's nice to reuse waste materials in stead of buying expensive objects that have no other use than pleasing the eye for a few weeks. You could spend half a month wages on Christmas decorations or you could be creative from scr...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 PST
Parametric Twisted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Twisted-Lamp/
Parametric Twisted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is a parametric pendant lamp shade created with Grasshopper (www.Grasshopper3d.com), which is a graphic programming environment plugin for Rhino.  This instructable will cover how to manipulate the shape and design of the lamp using the included Grasshopper definition, as well as how to laser-c...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:09:12 PST
Tea Light for Two -- make your own pendant light from a tea set http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-for-Two-make-your-own-pendant-light-from/
Tea Light for Two -- make your own pendant light from a tea set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/L7H9/HM8CXL29/FEGL7H9HM8CXL29.SMALL.jpg Deeg I am a tea geek and I wanted something in my kitchen to reflect that.  What would be better than a tea set hanging from the ceiling?! This light never fails to get a comment from people who see it for the first time and at $250 it was much cheaper than a unique light from the local lighting store. ...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 07:42:39 PST
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SMALL.jpg M3G I was wandering around the dollar store trying to find cool last-minute decorations for Halloween when I saw a cool plastic skull. As I left the Halloween aisle I spotted a bunch of cheap LED headlamps and flashlights. Suddenly, I had an idea; I looked down at the skull and saw how well let the ligh...
By: M3G

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:36:13 PDT
Pumpkin Carving 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Carving-101/
Pumpkin Carving 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney This instructable outlines the basics of how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween.  You Will Need: Pumpkins Newspaper Sharp Knife Skewer / Other Sharp Implements / Etc Large Metal Spoon Large Bowl Marker, Pencil or Stencil Tealight Candles Matches or a Lighter Petroleum Jelly Pop the Top Cut a circ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:55:24 PDT
Glow Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Sneakers/
Glow Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SMALL.jpg trans4mation Do you have a pair of Converse? Maybe. If you have a pair, do you love them? Of course you do. You know what would make them even cooler? If they glowed. Yup. Glowing. Sneakers. **Please use caution when using paint of any kind. Make sure to wear a mask as to not inhale any paint fumes. As always,...
By: trans4mation

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:32:02 PDT
Jack O' Lantern (automatically) changes mug [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-automatically-changes-mug/
Jack O' Lantern (automatically) changes mug [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/68M7/HMVJHJ8F/FP168M7HMVJHJ8F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi 3D printing lets you create many personalized and detailed objects. In this case I modeled a little pumpkin shell containing a cylindrical silhouette to project Jack faces on the pumpkin surface. Printing the shell with a material which lets light pass through, the shape would be seen from the outsi...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 03:14:38 PDT
How to Draw Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Light/
How to Draw Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SMALL.jpg edibleberries A cross media approach to drawing light and glow for artists and illustrators.  The great painters of the Renaissance period are best known for the way they were able to capture spiritual scenes which seemed to glow with internal light. But you don't have to be inspired by the numinous to want to c...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:52:42 PDT
Glow in the dark Whiteboard (Steampunk) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-Whiteboard-for-sketches/
Glow in the dark Whiteboard (Steampunk) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NPHW/HJKC0FQP/FA6NPHWHJKC0FQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NPHW/HJKC0FQP/FA6NPHWHJKC0FQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NPHW/HJKC0FQP/FA6NPHWHJKC0FQP.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic You can draw on it and you can erase it simply with a tissue...Sitting in your bed at night. Draw even when it almost doesn't glow and that is after few hours anyway. Then just light it for a few seconds again and continue. And you can save a lot of electricity with this gadget. ......here is a li...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:22:55 PDT
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Toy-Crane-Lamp/
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SMALL.jpg braimb This 'ible goes back to the old school. Before all kids played with plastic cars and got trophys just for participating. These toys, now vintage memoribilia from yesteryear, can still be found relatively easily because they were so sturdy and well built. Just hit a garage sale or two or maybe a flea...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:02:25 PDT
Sun-Printed Batik http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Printed-Batik/
Sun-Printed Batik - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/SAJX/HINOBBGB/F47SAJXHINOBBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/SAJX/HINOBBGB/F47SAJXHINOBBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/SAJX/HINOBBGB/F47SAJXHINOBBGB.SMALL.jpg Lumi Batik is a traditional technique that uses Resist to prevent dye from reaching the fabric. You can use this method to create detailed patterns on textiles, wood and unglazed ceramics. With specially formulated Inkodye you get to use the power of the sun to develop the full vibrance of your colors an...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 10:43:34 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
Perfect Summer Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Summer-Bangle/
Perfect Summer Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SMALL.jpg Lumi Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare All you'll need f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:01:27 PDT
Tea Light Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Chandelier/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:23:04 PDT
Twig Candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Candle-holder/
Twig Candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BYNX/HI3TSCN1/FD0BYNXHI3TSCN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BYNX/HI3TSCN1/FD0BYNXHI3TSCN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BYNX/HI3TSCN1/FD0BYNXHI3TSCN1.SMALL.jpg dieter demeyere So before starting/ Found the idea for a twig candle holder here Tools Tools needed / used: Hammer - hand clamp - some pliers - U nails - (extension) flat wood boring bit - iron wire - scrap wood - secateur Start to cut Get the secateur and find some twigs. I used only twigs wich were allrea...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 05:46:28 PDT
LED pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-pendant-1/
LED pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/QYSQ/HHOFDG3Q/F1WQYSQHHOFDG3Q.SMALL.jpg Thursday I like things that light up. Especially if they're blue. And also necklaces. So, why not combine them? For this project you will need: 1 LED 1 resistor (I'm using a 330 ohm resistor, but any value around 100-500 should work with a standard LED) 1 CR2032 battery conductive thread small pieces of ult...
By: Thursday

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:00:54 PDT
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Conch-Shell-Pendant-Night-Light/
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/SEGC/HFWSUOUB/FXOSEGCHFWSUOUB.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya My Dear Instructables Crazy People:), Ahh..it feels so good to make a lighted object after such a long time. In reality I never stopped thinking about making lamps & lightings but I was giving a trial in other areas of creativity. :D "When you want something the universe conspires in helping you a...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Sun, 5 May 2013 09:59:05 PDT