Instructables: exploring - living - paint - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:22:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 PVC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-End-Table/
PVC End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SMALL.jpg syfrog Make the PVC end table above for under $20!! And you don't need any fancy tools.Being in need of a set of End tables I searched around and was pretty unhappy with what I found for what we wanted the end tables to do. This was be small but have some storage space. We did not want drawers because th...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:00 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Artwork/
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone!This was just a little project I've been wanting to do for awhile and finally had a chance to get around to it today. You can take old artwork and revamp it with your favourite quote or a word or whatever you like!This project took me 3 hours to make and cost me $6.75. It would take le...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Tin Can Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Planter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:51 PDT
Paint a Faux Marble Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Faux-Marble-Finish/
Paint a Faux Marble Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SMALL.jpg dalekim Many years ago, I bought a marbleize kit to paint a table, and the results were surprisingly good. Equally surprising was how simple the kit was, so I will reproduce the steps here.The items you need are:4 colors of paint: black, gray, dark green, and white (In my case, I used black spray paint, and...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:03:47 PDT
Nature Watercolour Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Nature-Watercolour-Paint/
Nature Watercolour Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant Using the pigments in berries, leaves, flowers and other colourful things from nature you can make your own watercolour paint! I used some nature I found in my backyard. The idea behind this was an interest in using nature to create a relatively common material that can be used. What You Will Need:A...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:59:19 PDT
Sputnik Scultpure http://www.instructables.com/id/Sputnik-Scultpure/
Sputnik Scultpure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SMALL.jpg Preval Make an affordable version of the popular Sputnik Sculpture for your home. What you'll need 1” to 2.5” smooth foam ballGold craft paint (Folk Art brand, No. 580 Taupe) 1 - 2 packs of bamboo skewers E6000 glue Plier snips PencilPreval SprayerNote: Our sculpture was made with a 2.5" foam ball. The...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:26:29 PDT
TEMPERA PAINT http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPRA-PAINT-Hidden-Images/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:08:05 PDT
Black Veil Brides War Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Veil-Brides-War-Paint/
Black Veil Brides War Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ILIP/HZ88NB6H/FB5ILIPHZ88NB6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ILIP/HZ88NB6H/FB5ILIPHZ88NB6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ILIP/HZ88NB6H/FB5ILIPHZ88NB6H.SMALL.jpg Black Veil Brides This is a war paint based off of Andy's style. I don't do the eye makeup like them though. Hope you enjoy! You will need:•Black Cream Eyeshadow•Shimmer eyeshadow•Gel Eyeliner•Mascara•Black Lipstick•Brush•Comb•Black Liquid Eyeliner Cream Eyeshadow Take some cream black eyeshadow and use a q-tip ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:49:00 PDT
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-C3PO-and-R2D2-Painted-Shoes/
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Heels!Yes--these are the shoes you are looking for!I was inspired by these R2D2 heels that Mikeasaurus did!I didn't add the tech and I mixed them up a bit...but who doesn't want mismatched droid shoes???I love the way these turned out! Total Geek Chic! The perfect pa...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:55:03 PDT
Face 3D Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Art/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:43:06 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-an-Old-Globe/
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone! So, I love travelling and I especially love maps and globes.I've been seeing a bunch of stuff online about things you can make with globes and I decided to try my own spin on it. The plan was to make a chalkboard globe like I saw online but to outline the continents first as I still wa...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
Shabby Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Shabby-Flower-Pots/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:51:43 PDT
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplex-Frames-For-Your-Artwork/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:06:04 PDT
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-a-starnight-sky-themed-nursery-that-w/
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SMALL.jpg kellechu Before I even had kids, I started painting my guest room in a star/night-sky theme because I am really, really, REALLY nuts for outer space and all things star-related. Like the "all-I-ever-wanted-to-be-was-an-astronaut-ever-since-I-was-a-little-girl" sort of obsession that has just grown stronger ...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:20:49 PDT
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Distressed-Antiqued-Paint-Finish/
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/V0YN/HYFNWEJ1/FTIV0YNHYFNWEJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/V0YN/HYFNWEJ1/FTIV0YNHYFNWEJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/V0YN/HYFNWEJ1/FTIV0YNHYFNWEJ1.SMALL.jpg American Ruin I'm going to show you how I turned a simple wooden clock into a unique and antiqued piece of home decor. This distressed look can be applied to just about anything that you can paint. If you can paint it, you can distress it!You'll need:-Sandpaper-Two colors of paint. (A base coat color will be show...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:55:06 PDT
Everything I Know About Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-I-Know-About-Stencils/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:21:12 PDT
Galaxy Fingernails http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Fingernails/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:27:18 PDT
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Not-So-Southern-Sorority-Craft-The-21st-Paddle/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
Funky Flip Flops using Oil Paint. http://www.instructables.com/id/Funky-Flip-Flops-using-Oil-Paint/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:52:07 PDT
Calavera scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Calavera-scarf/
Calavera scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SMALL.jpg Eldalote I got idea of making a custom scarf when I grinded something and that smell was really deadly ! :DIt was really easy and quick to make one and it was a loads of fun :) Materials You will need: black fabric paints brush thread and needlepencilscissorspins Cutting and sewing First step i...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:01:50 PDT
Paint Made from Berries & Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Made-from-Berries-Nature/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 PDT
Ombre Paint Your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ombre-Paint-Your-phone/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:45:36 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-CaseHolder/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
Painted Spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Spoons/
Painted Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Same ol' boring spoons got you yawning? Spruce them up with a little bit of whimsy and color!In this instructable, I'll show you how to paint wooden cooking spoons. Let's get started! Materials For this project, you will need:Wooden Spoons Acrylic paint(s) Paint brush(s)Optional- Masking tape or...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:41 PDT
Spray Printed Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Printed-Fabric/
Spray Printed Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7VH1/HW383IBQ/FZV7VH1HW383IBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7VH1/HW383IBQ/FZV7VH1HW383IBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7VH1/HW383IBQ/FZV7VH1HW383IBQ.SMALL.jpg Preval Do you like to sew? Sometimes you just can't find what you're looking for. Luckily you can make one of-a-kind fabric using raw canvas and the Preval Sprayer. Read on to learn how. What You Need Raw canvasPainter’s tapeFabric paint Paintbrush Pencil Bone folder Exacto knife Contact Paper and Sciss...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 15:00:35 PDT
American Flag Upcycled Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Upcycled-Pallet/
American Flag Upcycled Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Upcycle old Pallets into fabulous patriotic outdoor home decor! We live in a military town and keep this up year round!  I love it!  And it makes it easy to find my house! Assemble the structure You'll need a few old pallets.  They are pretty easy to find free!  You can even ask at Lowe's or Hom...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:32:20 PDT
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Mosaic-match-flowerpots-to-mosaic-wall/
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge A simple paint technique with great result, and lots of possibilities to vary on the theme.I wanted a flowerpot against the facade of my house, matching the mosaic the previous house owner glued to the wall. As you can see the mosaic tiles are dark blue, and there aren't many blue flowerpots. So I b...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 02:20:10 PDT
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Spiderman-Batman-Cardboard-Art/
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SMALL.jpg bbaca2 I wanted to experiment with etching cardboard with the Laser Cutter at Techshop so I decide to use Spidey and Batman as test subjects. Vector file I created the vector file from scratch in Illustrator for this project. I double checked my fill and stroke settings before etching and cutting. E...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:28:47 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Superhero Freezer Paper Stenciled Drawstring Backpacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Freezer-Paper-Stenciled-Drawstring-Backp/
Superhero Freezer Paper Stenciled Drawstring Backpacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0VAU/HU4896AO/FNZ0VAUHU4896AO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0VAU/HU4896AO/FNZ0VAUHU4896AO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0VAU/HU4896AO/FNZ0VAUHU4896AO.SMALL.jpg dharmatradingco These backpacks are great for school, field trips, running errands with mom and dad, roadtrips and any time your little superhero needs to carry around their most important stuff for doing super things. Let's Get Started! Shopping list: Drawstring Backpacks (We pre-dyed with Bread Bag Technique...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:59:45 PDT
Paint Chunk Pendant – Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Chunk-Pendant-Necklace/
Paint Chunk Pendant – Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7SVX/HTTMXPWE/F397SVXHTTMXPWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7SVX/HTTMXPWE/F397SVXHTTMXPWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7SVX/HTTMXPWE/F397SVXHTTMXPWE.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott Living in Michigan - there are lots of automotive manufacturing plants. The car painting process leaves deposits of paint on the floor and equipment. These deposits have layers upon layers of paint. These layers build up and must be cleaned out of the paint areas. I believe they are chipped out wh...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:18:35 PDT
DIY Chalk-Board Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chalk-Board-Paint/
DIY Chalk-Board Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SMALL.jpg marymetwice With 2-3 simple materials, you can create your own paint on which you can paint whatever you want. Then you will be able to draw with chalk and wipe it of with a wet sponge.   Gather Your Materials To make this chalkboard paint, you will need any waterproof paint, a bit of tile grout and brushes ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:03:58 PDT
Splattered paint pendants http://www.instructables.com/id/Splattered-paint-pendants/
Splattered paint pendants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VZR7/HTIWDVUL/FWUVZR7HTIWDVUL.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput A while ago, I took a square sheet of paper and my watercolors. For some strange reason, I started to splatter the paint on the paper, creating a unique look. The inspiration for this pendant came when I found that paper again. First, I wanted to make a lot of squares like that and cut out the sha...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:10:26 PDT
Angry Bird Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-Bird-Easter-Eggs/
Angry Bird Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OBBW/HTGFCRIS/FNLOBBWHTGFCRIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OBBW/HTGFCRIS/FNLOBBWHTGFCRIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/OBBW/HTGFCRIS/FNLOBBWHTGFCRIS.SMALL.jpg creativity123 These super cool Angry Bird Easter Eggs are a fun decoration for your table, or you can give them to a friend. Enjoy making these! Supplies These are the supplies you will need for this instructable: A Pot 5 Eggs (2 extra just in case) A Strainer A Food Container A Bowl full of Ice Cubes Acrylic...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 12:58:17 PDT
Inkblot Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Inkblot-Collage/
Inkblot Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SMALL.jpg katcosby This instructable will show you how to use inkblot art, and form it into a unique collage. This project is great for all ages to explore their creativity and express their artistic abilities in a unique way.  1. To begin this project, you will need four pieces of blank white paper, and your choi...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:12:48 PDT
Light Up Cyber Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cyber-Boots/
Light Up Cyber Boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/AKEX/HT557XL3/FMJAKEXHT557XL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/AKEX/HT557XL3/FMJAKEXHT557XL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/AKEX/HT557XL3/FMJAKEXHT557XL3.SMALL.jpg jujube_kitties This Instructable shows you how to decorate an old or plain shoe and make it light up. It is more open ended than a lot of other Instructables, since you probably won't have exactly the same parts as I do. A great addition to this project is the power generating shoe, if you search for power generat...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:31:49 PDT
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Clean-Paint-Brushes/
3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/06TP/HSXOD2VN/F2Y06TPHSXOD2VN.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three easy ways to clean your paint brushes. We've all done it, let paint dry on our paint brushes and then kicked ourselves later for it. I know that some of us have even thrown those brushes away thinking that we've missed the opportunity to save it's beautiful bristles--tsk tsk. This Instructabl...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:57:20 PDT
Glass Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Painting/
Glass Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SMALL.jpg gbeckett Looking for a new, creative craft? You may want to try glass painting. Much simpler then stained glass, glass painting creates an equally beautiful piece of artwork. It can look fairly similar to stained glass yet it has its own original style. It’s an excellent craft for people of all ages and can ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:31:10 PST
space spray paint tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/space-spray-paint-tutorial/
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SMALL.jpg ysaks Here I will show you how to make an awesome space panting. incredibly easy!!! your supplies paint : any colours of spray paint, rustoleum spray paint works really well although cheaper paint is also fine. you will need black , purple, orange and green.paper : it is much better to use gloss paper...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:08 PST
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Yarn-Wraped-Painted-Jars/
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SMALL.jpg CFos13 Create a new and different look to ordinary jars. Add a variety of different looks and colors to your home in an easy and fun project. If you want a unique jar that can hold a candle that brings flair to your house and no one else has, then this is perfect for you. This project can be done in just ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 PST
D I Y Paper Earring http://www.instructables.com/id/D-I-Y-Paper-Jewellery/
D I Y Paper Earring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/7OO0/HREI6RK3/FT17OO0HREI6RK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/7OO0/HREI6RK3/FT17OO0HREI6RK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/7OO0/HREI6RK3/FT17OO0HREI6RK3.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha Here is a lovely news paper jewellery which I made  for my best friend as a valentine's gift.This is easy and cheap to jazz up with all your out fits with matching diy jewellery.Now it is sunny and almost going to be spring,No more wrapping up your head for the cold weather.It's time to start wearin...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:01:10 PST
DIY Spray Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spray-Paint-2/
DIY Spray Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZRFE/HQS4Y4TH/F54ZRFEHQS4Y4TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZRFE/HQS4Y4TH/F54ZRFEHQS4Y4TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZRFE/HQS4Y4TH/F54ZRFEHQS4Y4TH.SMALL.jpg creativity123 This Instructable shows you how to make your own DIY Spray Paint. It is very fun and easy to do, and it works great. Enjoy!! Supplies You will need: -Empty and Cleaned Out Spray Bottles -Acrylic Paints -Water -Paper Towels.  Here I used paper towels to cover my work station, because I didn't wa...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:51:56 PST
How to paint leather shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-leather-shoes/
How to paint leather shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QJ08/HQ7068U9/F4UQJ08HQ7068U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QJ08/HQ7068U9/F4UQJ08HQ7068U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QJ08/HQ7068U9/F4UQJ08HQ7068U9.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant Bored of plain black, white or brown shoes? Hoping to spruce up your favorite pair of battered brogues? Interested in making a personalized gift for someone who has feet? This instructable will talk you through the process of turning a blank pair of shoes into a colorful fashion statement. Of cour...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:58:24 PST
Paintbrush saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintbrush-saver/
Paintbrush saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8K69/HPQOAMPQ/F8I8K69HPQOAMPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8K69/HPQOAMPQ/F8I8K69HPQOAMPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8K69/HPQOAMPQ/F8I8K69HPQOAMPQ.SMALL.jpg expatty Cleaning up after you have finished every coat of paint is time consuming and really unnecessary. A few years ago I was taught that wrapping your brush in plastic wrap stops the air getting to the paint and therefore it doesn't harden. You only need to clean your brush at the end of the job.Whilst h...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:27:57 PST
Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Coming up with new ideas for kid's art projects usually turns into the same, mediocre crayon-on-paper ordeal. Even your average 4 year-old is yawning behind the colored wax sticks. With this tutorial, you can help creative a wonderfully artistic and memorable experience for you and your little one!...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
Poke-baubles http://www.instructables.com/id/Poke-baubles/
Poke-baubles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/DHPK/HOHYFPEM/FVKDHPKHOHYFPEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/DHPK/HOHYFPEM/FVKDHPKHOHYFPEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/DHPK/HOHYFPEM/FVKDHPKHOHYFPEM.SMALL.jpg T-K Love Pokemon but don't want to waste P200 by drilling through real Pokeballs and hanging them on your tree? Here's a great way of enhancing X(and Y)mas for the trainer in all of us. Credit to my brother who came up with the idea in a shopping centre. You will need Equipment: - scissors - single...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:54:56 PST
How to Paint (without any hand skill) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-without-any-hand-skill/
How to Paint (without any hand skill) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SMALL.jpg dgoodwin208 My dream was always to paint my own art that hangs on my walls, but I have a problem: My skill with the brush is minimal at best. I'm a digital kid (read: Photoshop etc.) who's been trying to move into physical goods. The answer is pretty sweet once it hit me... Lasers. Laser cutters and spray pai...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:47:33 PST
Christmas Stocking Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Stocking-Hanger/
Christmas Stocking Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/7VJN/HO7XJBZD/F4Z7VJNHO7XJBZD.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall When my first husband died, he left me with 3 small children (ages 3, 6, & 7). That first Christmas, funds were limited, and so I had a family council with my children. I told them that we had enough money to give each other gifts or to fill our Christmas stockings, but not both. We decided to excha...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 09:57:43 PST