Instructables: exploring - living - paint - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 07:16:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Picture Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Wheel/
Picture Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/6EAA/IBJTIP3Q/F9K6EAAIBJTIP3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/6EAA/IBJTIP3Q/F9K6EAAIBJTIP3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/6EAA/IBJTIP3Q/F9K6EAAIBJTIP3Q.SMALL.jpg bginoza Do you want a cool new peice of wall art that also has function?Who wouldn't?Make yourself a cool wheel to display pictures. It's awesome and it's easy :D Gather materials All you need is:Primerpaint color of your choiceclear coattire with rim Clean Make sure that your tire is clean. If you t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:22:08 PDT
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Metallic-Wall-Art/
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/YMBK/IBDTOMAA/F6VYMBKIBDTOMAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/YMBK/IBDTOMAA/F6VYMBKIBDTOMAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/YMBK/IBDTOMAA/F6VYMBKIBDTOMAA.SMALL.jpg Floridascholar I've been wanting to add some color to my apartment walls and what better way than to go all out with every color of the rainbow? I was shopping at Michael's Arts and Crafts with a 40% off coupon in my pocket and came across a canvas sale with 5 various canvas sizes in one pack for ~$13! Score! But ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:57:20 PDT
Hand Painted Leather Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Painted-Leather-Feather-Headband/
Hand Painted Leather Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/V1LT/IBAMY63G/FUZV1LTIBAMY63G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/V1LT/IBAMY63G/FUZV1LTIBAMY63G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/V1LT/IBAMY63G/FUZV1LTIBAMY63G.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Hold your hair back in style and let your creativity shine with a hand painted leather headband. By wetting the leather with alcohol and using alcohol inks, you can create watercolor effects and then sculpt it to fit your style. Materials:Veg tanned leatherpencilpermanent markersalcohol inksX-acto k...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:56:34 PDT
Hexagon Wall room makever http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Wall-room-makever/
Hexagon Wall room makever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KUW1/IBAMXG93/F1YKUW1IBAMXG93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KUW1/IBAMXG93/F1YKUW1IBAMXG93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/KUW1/IBAMXG93/F1YKUW1IBAMXG93.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty I absolutely love hexagons, aren't they such a wonderful shape? They just tessellate so well.I have wanted to do this project for about two years, and just never had the project figured out enough, or had the time or motivation to do it. This summer I decided to finally do it. The way I wanted to do...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:31:27 PDT
Damask Polymer Clay Jewelry Dishes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Damask-Polymer-Clay-Jewelry-Dishes/
Damask Polymer Clay Jewelry Dishes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2O0E/IAY0XPG5/F7M2O0EIAY0XPG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2O0E/IAY0XPG5/F7M2O0EIAY0XPG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2O0E/IAY0XPG5/F7M2O0EIAY0XPG5.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Damask Polymer Clay Jewelry Dishes!Classy way to keep track of rings or bangles!A while back, I made some beautiful Damask Pendants!And I love the technique so much I wanted to do it again!So I made little delicate jewelry dishes.Perfect to put by the sink for wedding rings while washing dishes...Or...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:19:55 PDT
Jewelry Armoire Redo http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Armoire-Redo/
Jewelry Armoire Redo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SFF9/IAY0V7NI/FA5SFF9IAY0V7NI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SFF9/IAY0V7NI/FA5SFF9IAY0V7NI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SFF9/IAY0V7NI/FA5SFF9IAY0V7NI.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft I absolutely love this jewelry armoire and use it daily!Check out the Before and After! Scavenge a Piece! It began on a beautiful Yard Sale Saturday.I picked up this guy for $9...after quite a bit of talking them down. It was in poor shape and would need a lot of work, plus, it's laminate...I h...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:40:34 PDT
Updated Desk with Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-Desk-with-Hidden-Storage/
Updated Desk with Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/X4OX/IATHGS6T/F5KX4OXIATHGS6T.SMALL.jpg Cheapdiyproject Reuse an old secretary desk to be an electronic charging station. Find or buy an old desk. This poor desk might have been heading soon to the landfill, when I rescued it from a yard sale. She was having a serious mid-life crisis with lots of wear, and was suffering from a bad attempt at refinishi...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:00:00 PDT
Dinosaur Coat hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Coat-hooks/
Dinosaur Coat hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YWDD/IATH69E9/FELYWDDIATH69E9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YWDD/IATH69E9/FELYWDDIATH69E9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YWDD/IATH69E9/FELYWDDIATH69E9.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope So my dear beloved wanted dinosaur coat hooks, having seen a few on Etsy, I wasn't impressed, none of them were coat hooks, they were coat hooks with dinosaurs on. I said yes. This coinciding with Jurassic World was accidental but pleasing - since we'd been making Jurassic Park jokes about the dinos...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:06:23 PDT
Travel Watercolor Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Watercolor-Set-1/
Travel Watercolor Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/91J5/IANSABEL/FXV91J5IANSABEL.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Traveling can be difficult for an artist. You want to carry so many art making supplies with you, it can often hinder your ability to travel light. This past summer, I went on a backpacking trip and had to stick to one bag. In order to do this, I created a tiny watercolor set for my small art kit. T...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:04:42 PDT
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Word-Art-with-Frisket/
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Watercolor Word Art with Frisket!Make stunning wall art quotes for a bedroom, notes, and cards! Supplies You will need:Liquid Frisket and Incredible Nib Watercolor paperWatercolors Paint the Frisket! Begin by dipping the nib brush into the frisket and painting ordrawing on the desired quote ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:46:59 PDT
Make Your Own Ceramic Glaze http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Ceramic-Glaze/
Make Your Own Ceramic Glaze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/HL49/IAF6TYWN/F3VHL49IAF6TYWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/HL49/IAF6TYWN/F3VHL49IAF6TYWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/HL49/IAF6TYWN/F3VHL49IAF6TYWN.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv Glaze your ceramic project with your own made glaze! It dries without baking and you only need a couple of simple ingredients. A fun and cheap way to create a clear or colored glossy finish. The Ingredients - Elmer's Clear School Glue- Spoon- Acrylic paint (optional)- Clear nail polish- Cups- Woo...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:35:59 PDT
Make Your Own Fabric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Paint/
Make Your Own Fabric Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Fabric paint is a useful tool for customizing clothing, sheets, bags, and much more. If you're like me, you don't want to be limited by just the colors at the store, you want much more! Most fabric paints only work on a single type of fabric, and that can make it difficult to find what you want.Th...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:01:02 PDT
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermocolor-Color-Change-Coasters/
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/0VV8/I9YBK6PI/FO00VV8I9YBK6PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/0VV8/I9YBK6PI/FO00VV8I9YBK6PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/0VV8/I9YBK6PI/FO00VV8I9YBK6PI.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker I love anything thermocolor and am in the process of turning my life into a color-change paradise. It all started with a couple batches of DIY thermocolor paintWhat is thermocolor paint? Thermocolor paint is paint that changes color based on the temperature.If you liked my Instructable on how to ma...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:52:44 PDT
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Thermocolor-Color-Change-Paint/
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Have you ever wondered how items such as cups or pencils that change color when exposed to heat or cold work? They involve some form of thermocolor (also referred to as thermochromic) pigment. This Instructable will show you how to make your very own custom thermocolor paints using those pigments!!...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 08:56:26 PDT
Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Polish-Marbled-Flower-Pots/
Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/C5J9/I9FGXW48/F02C5J9I9FGXW48.SMALL.jpg smori These nail polish marbled flower pots would make a unique and colorful addition to your backyard, garden, or home!Since nail polish dries quickly, you'll get satisfyingly fast one-of-a-kind results.You can also use this technique to marble pretty much anything, and you'll definitely want to!Looking ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 15:24:30 PDT
Kraft-Tex Ornament and Gift Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Kraft-Tex-Ornaments-and-Gift-Toppers/
Kraft-Tex Ornament and Gift Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/8RUO/I9E1BXO4/FBX8RUOI9E1BXO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/8RUO/I9E1BXO4/FBX8RUOI9E1BXO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/8RUO/I9E1BXO4/FBX8RUOI9E1BXO4.SMALL.jpg stampington Kraft-Tex Paper Fabric is perfect for papercrafting projects that are meant to last. It has the feel of paper but the durability of fabric, and you can do just about anything to it — stamp it, apply layers of paint, print on it — and it will stand up to it. It’s a great way to turn your mixed-media ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 10:21:42 PDT
Drip Paint Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-Paint-Flower-Pot/
Drip Paint Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/V3YI/I9CLYTT4/FVKV3YII9CLYTT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/V3YI/I9CLYTT4/FVKV3YII9CLYTT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/V3YI/I9CLYTT4/FVKV3YII9CLYTT4.SMALL.jpg smori These drip paint flower pots are easy and fun (and a little messy) to make. Just let the paint do it's thing, no paintbrushes required!Check out my Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots Instructable for more flower pot design ideas. Gather Your Supplies You will need: a terracotta flower pot clear pain...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 00:39:06 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Toddler Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DINOSAUR-TODDLER-SHOES/
DIY Dinosaur Toddler Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SMALL.jpg the paper curator Do you know a toddler who loves dinosaurs? Well then I bet they would love these hand painted dinosaur kicks! And who better to make them than you! Just keep reading to learn exactly what materials you need, and how to make these cute dinosaur high tops for your favorite toddler!Materials:00 All whi...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 22:37:48 PDT
Transform Your Eyeglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-Your-Eyeglasses/
Transform Your Eyeglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N7NC/I99R16O3/F2LN7NCI99R16O3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N7NC/I99R16O3/F2LN7NCI99R16O3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N7NC/I99R16O3/F2LN7NCI99R16O3.SMALL.jpg chadmikell Are you tired of your boring plastic frames? Maybe you just need a little more color in your life. This is an easy way to restyle your eyewear into something more bold and unique. I will be demonstrating a few techniques on 3 different pairs of glasses. Collect Your Supplies A few easy to find i...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:32:47 PDT
Painting with Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Eggs/
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SMALL.jpg boston09 I've thrown darts at balloons filled with paint and called it art, so why not shift gears and create an Easter themed masterpiece? It's time to take painting to the next level with paint-filled eggs.This is a very simple, easy-to-do project with the kids. All you really need is paint, a carton of eg...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
DIY Death Star Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Death-Star-Candy-Dispenser/
DIY Death Star Candy Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/P0BC/I7AB1A29/FRAP0BCI7AB1A29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/P0BC/I7AB1A29/FRAP0BCI7AB1A29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/P0BC/I7AB1A29/FRAP0BCI7AB1A29.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds Today i'll show you how make your own death star candy dispenser for about $15! All of the materials can be gotten from local stores and the project can be done in a weekend!Materials:Touch Candy Dispenser: $8 (i got mine from Target on sale, however if you cant find it there it s on amazon here: ht...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:04:31 PDT
Design Your Own Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Your-Own-Fabric-1/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:30:13 PST
How To Make A Resin Hair Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Resin-Hair-Clip/
How To Make A Resin Hair Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/4LUJ/I63F353U/F924LUJI63F353U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/4LUJ/I63F353U/F924LUJI63F353U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/4LUJ/I63F353U/F924LUJI63F353U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I haven't done a proper Instructable for a while. Here is my attempt to correct that... Working with resin isn't new and there are loads of tutorials. That being said, one thing that I try to do, is make the complex a bit more simple. Honestly this is really easy...To begin with you're going to ...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:25:04 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SMALL.jpg Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Make a holiday card holder that's perfect for everyday http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-holiday-card-holder-thats-perfect-for-every/
Make a holiday card holder that's perfect for everyday - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/V1IF/I3THRGJW/FVBV1IFI3THRGJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/V1IF/I3THRGJW/FVBV1IFI3THRGJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/V1IF/I3THRGJW/FVBV1IFI3THRGJW.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife There are so many good holiday card holder ideas that I can’t resist making another. And I have a new wayto display holiday cards that I think you are going to love. I love using holiday cards as a way to decorate, and I’ve used ribbon, clothespins, and more to display them. But now I’ve finally com...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:49:19 PST
Foam T-Shirt Stamp: For Simple Illustrations That Are Difficult to Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-T-Shirt-Stamp-For-Simple-Illustrations-That-A/
Foam T-Shirt Stamp: For Simple Illustrations That Are Difficult to Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/2MUZ/I3VHCOID/FBM2MUZI3VHCOID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/2MUZ/I3VHCOID/FBM2MUZI3VHCOID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/2MUZ/I3VHCOID/FBM2MUZI3VHCOID.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 This is a method to transfer simple images (e.g. shapes, contour line drawings, typography, etc.) onto t-shirts. This method,- like stenciling, is cheaper and easier than screen-printing. But unlike stenciling this method makes it much easier to deal with images that have closed, positive-space line...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:52:02 PST
From green husk to dye http://www.instructables.com/id/From-green-husk-to-dye/
From green husk to dye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/4817/I3H5SY8J/F384817I3H5SY8J.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv Green husks are very easy to use for a deep brown dye! You can use it as paint or dye for paper and textile. Collecting, drying and crumbling green husks Green husks are the green shells around walnuts. The best time to get the green husks is in September. Then the husks will shrivel, turn black ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:44:28 PST
Watercolor Holiday Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Holiday-Cards/
Watercolor Holiday Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JA0M/I3H4R6PO/FHRJA0MI3H4R6PO.SMALL.jpg plkap74 This is a really easy technique for making painted cards that look very professional! It is also my new favorite technique for combining digital design and painting: using the Silhouette digital paper cutter to cut vinyl stickers as paint masks on watercolor paper. The results are extremely crisp. T...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:43:25 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Bokeh-Lights-Magnetic-Art-from-old-cookie-/
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SMALL.jpg paperplateandplane This is one update to your wall that you can keep on updating! These "bokeh lights" have been painted on old cookie sheets. Just change it up with homemade magnets -- photos of family, fun silhouettes, and letters to make catch phrases -- and you will have a wall that changes with each season or f...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Texture-Less-Than-Monochrome-Wall-De/
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/M603/I3BHI952/FBNM603I3BHI952.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/M603/I3BHI952/FBNM603I3BHI952.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/M603/I3BHI952/FBNM603I3BHI952.SMALL.jpg Mongpoovian My wife and I have been considering repainting our stairwell for a while. To be more precise, we've wanted to repaint ever since some unfortunate plumbing issues left us with a big, ugly patch of unfinished drywall in our stairwell.But we faced the same existential debate all humans face when confro...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:40:39 PST
Welcome to Nightvale Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-Nightvale-Shoes/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:40:31 PST
How to Make a Book Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Book-Pumpkin/
How to Make a Book Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/352H/I2P3PVPS/FT0352HI2P3PVPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/352H/I2P3PVPS/FT0352HI2P3PVPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/352H/I2P3PVPS/FT0352HI2P3PVPS.SMALL.jpg Preval Turn an old book into a decorative pumpkin that, if stored well, will look just as great next year. What you'll need Green crinkle paperAn old book Scissors Hot glue gunPencil Green construction paperPreval Sprayer Orange water based paint One or more sticks Wire Shear the book into shape Pla...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:08:36 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SMALL.jpg fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Wall-Design/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-wooden-Christmas-countdown-blocks/
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FMGF/I2AR3JGD/FOBFMGFI2AR3JGD.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls These blocks are simple to make, great beginner wood project that will be a great keepsake for you and your family. Makes great inexpensive presents for your friends or your kids teachers at school. Here is what you need:4x4 post (not pressure treated) you can find these at lowe's, home depot or you...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:13:19 PST
Glitter Trainers/Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glitter-TrainersSneakers/
Glitter Trainers/Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/FU3A/I2AIJUVS/FY7FU3AI2AIJUVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/FU3A/I2AIJUVS/FY7FU3AI2AIJUVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/FU3A/I2AIJUVS/FY7FU3AI2AIJUVS.SMALL.jpg a2c7 There are a lot of 'how to glitter' tutorials out there - thought I'd add mine to the pile.I've got some Vans that glitter and shimmer in such a beautiful way that I'll be sad to see them worn out, so I'm pre-empting their demise and making some replacements! Materials and tools As well as some c...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:00:31 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-silhouettemurals-no-talent-needed/
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/E8YZ/I1VZ63QZ/FETE8YZI1VZ63QZ.SMALL.jpg vatkin Hi,I'm going to show you a couple of ways to decorate your walls with a silhouette or an image of your choosing. These few easy steps require almost no artistic skills nor do they cost a lot to do.All you need is:-projector (you can also use an overhead projector for silhouettes).-Paint. I will expl...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
A Very Harry Halloween Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Harry-Halloween-Pumpkin/
A Very Harry Halloween Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/ILQ0/I1NUWMBQ/FZBILQ0I1NUWMBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/ILQ0/I1NUWMBQ/FZBILQ0I1NUWMBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/ILQ0/I1NUWMBQ/FZBILQ0I1NUWMBQ.SMALL.jpg elizabeth.d.desalvo Need a pumpkin decorating idea for wizarding fans of all ages? This project will take you about an hour and less than $2 in material costs (when you shop frugally) Grab your paints and pumpkins and let's go!This goes with Our DIY $3 No-Sew Hedwig Costume!If you liked this tutorial, please vote by cl...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:50:31 PDT
Playable Pacman Arcade Game Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Playable-Pacman-Arcade-Game-Costume/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:23:46 PDT
Starry Eyed Laser Cut Leather Mask (no sew, no tools required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Eyed-Laser-Cut-Leather-Mask-no-sew/
Starry Eyed Laser Cut Leather Mask (no sew, no tools required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/2GKP/I1KJK9CR/FB02GKPI1KJK9CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/2GKP/I1KJK9CR/FB02GKPI1KJK9CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/2GKP/I1KJK9CR/FB02GKPI1KJK9CR.SMALL.jpg robopanda Not to alarm you, but this ain't your typical leather mask. Inspired by Mardi Gras more than Halloween, this method of creating leather masks by laser cutter will set you free to a whole new world of creation.STARS are in my opinion the easiest shape with which to create complicated, intricate desig...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:16:33 PDT
Skeleton Shoes made with Laser Cut Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Shoes-made-with-Laser-Cut-Stencils/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:18 PDT
Glam Halloween Gourds http://www.instructables.com/id/Glam-Halloween-Gourds/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:02:26 PDT
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mural-Painting-Fun-or-Profit/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Murals-on-your-Wall/
Painting Murals on your Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZE9Q/I15L6R0G/F4CZE9QI15L6R0G.SMALL.jpg MrThomas303 Hi everyoneDoes your room lack flare or just look plain boring? Why not give it an artistic overhaul! This instructable will go over all the steps I took to spruce up my boring wall in my room. Hopefully by following these simple steps you can wow your friends and be the envy of your siblings. Wha...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Forest-Wall-Mural/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:11 PDT
Screaming switch plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Screaming-switch-plate/
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:44:51 PDT
Mario Candy Box Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Candy-Box-Dispenser/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:50:48 PDT
Strawberry Shortcake costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawberry-Shortcake/
Strawberry Shortcake costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/KDRW/I0UTNU1B/FBFKDRWI0UTNU1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/KDRW/I0UTNU1B/FBFKDRWI0UTNU1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/KDRW/I0UTNU1B/FBFKDRWI0UTNU1B.SMALL.jpg kieshar Brief summary:I attended a convention not too long ago and there was a 80's night karaoke. I originally was going to do something very "Madona" like but then people were saying that they were dressing up as the turtles, PacMan and Ghost Busters. My next thought was "ok outside of the box it is". So...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 15:42:25 PDT
Halloween Candy Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Candy-Jar/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:53:31 PDT