Instructables: exploring - living - newspaper - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:23:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Clean a Window http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Window/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y4Y4/HSXO8QGK/FO8Y4Y4HSXO8QGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y4Y4/HSXO8QGK/FO8Y4Y4HSXO8QGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y4Y4/HSXO8QGK/FO8Y4Y4HSXO8QGK.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This is a cleaning tale as old as time. Well, as old as windows anyway. Stubborn smudges and streaks on your windows!!  In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to clean a window or mirror, and make it spotless, using household items that also happen to be chemical free! This is by far the che...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:39:07 PDT
How to make a woven newspaper basket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-weaved-newspaper-basket/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:06:49 PST
Zombie Hand Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Hand-Holder/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:55:46 PDT
Woven Newspaper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Newspaper-Bag/
Woven Newspaper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SMALL.jpg ofm11  This project was definitely ambitious, but I'm so glad with how it turned out in the end! Materials Newpaper Scissors Packing Tape Needle Thread Weave Weave long 1 inch strips of paper together. Your bag can be as large as you want. As long as opposite sides are equivalent, you're good to go!...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:38:34 PDT
Paper Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Flowers-2/
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/4LHZ/HFPTMVJE/FZ14LHZHFPTMVJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/4LHZ/HFPTMVJE/FZ14LHZHFPTMVJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/4LHZ/HFPTMVJE/FZ14LHZHFPTMVJE.SMALL.jpg ofm11  With spring in the air, but a severe lack of flowers outside, I decided to make my own! Here's a cheap, easy, and eco-friendly decorating idea. You will need: -newspaper (or a different paper of your choosing) -wire -wire cutters -branches (from the ground-NOT a living tree) -paint Creating t...
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 13:56:33 PDT
Woven Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Star/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 05:54:45 PST
Paper Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Candle-Holder/
Paper Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/J90H/HAQ387O6/FHLJ90HHAQ387O6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/J90H/HAQ387O6/FHLJ90HHAQ387O6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/J90H/HAQ387O6/FHLJ90HHAQ387O6.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 These candle holders are all made with paper. I used newspapers but you can also use magazines or anything you want! This technique is very useful to create many things, from necklaces to bowls! You can use them as candle holders but they could also be pen holders...it all depends on you! :) Tak...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 15:53:12 PST
Newspaper Vase- Twist Weave http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Vase-Twist-Weave/
Newspaper Vase- Twist Weave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/UEE6/H82UEF0O/FJDUEE6H82UEF0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/UEE6/H82UEF0O/FJDUEE6H82UEF0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/UEE6/H82UEF0O/FJDUEE6H82UEF0O.SMALL.jpg shazni Back here in Sri Lanka we encourage young girls with no income or education or orphans to start small business at home while looking after their kids. One of the ways we have found is newspaper weaving...it's cheap and very versatile. It's the same as basket weaving...only cheaper as we use newspape...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 07:26:31 PDT
Make a Newsie Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Newsie-Hat/
Make a Newsie Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GHJV/H5405PZ9/FUPGHJVH5405PZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GHJV/H5405PZ9/FUPGHJVH5405PZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/GHJV/H5405PZ9/FUPGHJVH5405PZ9.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam I edit a newspaper (Frankly Speaking), and I was discussing with a fellow editor how we might make Frankly Speaking-type swag to -er- inspire people to join us. So I looked at pictures of newspaper-related things and saw newsie hats online. And then I reverse-engineered them to come up with this ne...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:55:11 PDT
How to open a beer bottle with a newspaper http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplies-1/
How to open a beer bottle with a newspaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UCNF/GKQ367R2/FV9UCNFGKQ367R2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UCNF/GKQ367R2/FV9UCNFGKQ367R2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UCNF/GKQ367R2/FV9UCNFGKQ367R2.SMALL.jpg Frederoover Supplies: 1 newspaper 1 beer bottle Fold your newspaper in half A little tip: use you're hands.. Fold your newspaper in half again Don't loose focus, concentrate on folding the paper, not the bottle! Now repeat that previous step DO NOT READ THE PAPER! Fold your newspaper in half.. again...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:59:35 PST
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bows-from-recycled-paper/
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SMALL.jpg canucksgirl It's inevitable. You are almost finished wrapping gifts and you run out of bows! Now there's no need to run back to the store, or leave out the bow altogether when you can make your own bows with recycled paper. Use left over gift wrap, a magazine page, newspaper, craft paper, scrapbook paper, shee...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:35:21 PST
How to Make An Eco-Friendly Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-An-Eco-Friendly-Bag/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2011 23:19:15 PST
How to Build your own Newspaper Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-your-own-Newspaper-Hat/
How to Build your own Newspaper Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/GRF8/YFGEQ2W37XO/FRGGRF8YFGEQ2W37XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/GRF8/YFGEQ2W37XO/FRGGRF8YFGEQ2W37XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/GRF8/YFGEQ2W37XO/FRGGRF8YFGEQ2W37XO.SMALL.jpg intoon For anyone who doesn't know how to, this will show you how to make a newspaper hat. A very simple technique using a full sheet of newspaper will make you the coolest looking hat on the block. Can also be used as a pirate hat, when pillaging is necessary. Thanks to Tim Anderson for excellent work b...
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Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:11:41 PDT
Duct Tape Duck http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Duck/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:30:25 PST
How To Make An Eco-Friendly Holiday Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Eco-Friendly-Holiday-Tree/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 17:23:30 PST
Fruit Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Basket/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2009 21:23:55 PDT
Build a cheap and easy Den or Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-cheap-and-easy-Den/
Build a cheap and easy Den or Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Q3XD/FPQL8HOJ/F2KQ3XDFPQL8HOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Q3XD/FPQL8HOJ/F2KQ3XDFPQL8HOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Q3XD/FPQL8HOJ/F2KQ3XDFPQL8HOJ.SMALL.jpg the noob Build a quick and easy den for your kids or friends to play in... What you need... To start you will need: //130 sheets of broad sheet newspaper //A pair of scissors //Some tape //Coloured pens or paper ...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2009 02:59:48 PST
potholder from old newspapers http://www.instructables.com/id/potholder-from-old-newspapers/
potholder from old newspapers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/H0KB/FMZAIU9I/FPCH0KBFMZAIU9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/H0KB/FMZAIU9I/FPCH0KBFMZAIU9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/H0KB/FMZAIU9I/FPCH0KBFMZAIU9I.SMALL.jpg eliajn This is a potholder / trivet / thing-to-put-hot-things-on made entirely from old newspaper, glue, and a little string.Materials:1) 8 half-size sheets of newspaper or 4 full size sheetsI used the advertisement section for the colors; extra is good to have for covering your work surface.2) scissors3) ...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2008 16:13:22 PST
Black and white and re(a)d all over: Making newspaper wrapping paper look fancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-and-white-and-read-all-over-Making-newspa/
Black and white and re(a)d all over: Making newspaper wrapping paper look fancy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/JB7A/FABRX0YN/FA4JB7AFABRX0YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/JB7A/FABRX0YN/FA4JB7AFABRX0YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/JB7A/FABRX0YN/FA4JB7AFABRX0YN.SMALL.jpg moseph Reusing newspaper to wrap presents is cheap and eco-friendly. Only problem is, people usually think you are a cheap jerk when you use it to wrap stuff. This simple Instructable will teach you how to spruce up your newspaper so people can tell how much you care. This Instructable assumes you know how...
By: moseph

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Sat, 22 Dec 2007 22:24:38 PST