Instructables: exploring - living - paint http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:17:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Free Wood Paint Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Wood-Paint-Art/
Free Wood Paint Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Z7CY/I5GMYKQS/F6RZ7CYI5GMYKQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Z7CY/I5GMYKQS/F6RZ7CYI5GMYKQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/Z7CY/I5GMYKQS/F6RZ7CYI5GMYKQS.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This is a cool project to make with re claimed/ recycled wood. I glued my pieces of wood together but if you have a big enough piece of wood you could use that. I had a long piece of 7 inch wide pine wood that I cut into even length pieces. I used glue and clamps to connect the pieces of wood togeth...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:35:08 PST
Refinish a Rocking Chair for the Nursury http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-a-Rocking-Chair-for-the-Nursury/
Refinish a Rocking Chair for the Nursury - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/Z5XT/I5BS50VQ/FPJZ5XTI5BS50VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/Z5XT/I5BS50VQ/FPJZ5XTI5BS50VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/Z5XT/I5BS50VQ/FPJZ5XTI5BS50VQ.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I recently stumbled across the folder that I thought lost on refinishing an antique rocking chair for my daughter. She is now 1 yr old, and I have spent many a night rocking her in her nursery, as has her mother. 5 years ago I was able to find a antique rocking chair that was perfect for a little...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:46:12 PST
Paint Teddy Bears http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Teddy-Bears/
Paint Teddy Bears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/P8Z5/I52CWZR0/FOZP8Z5I52CWZR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/P8Z5/I52CWZR0/FOZP8Z5I52CWZR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/P8Z5/I52CWZR0/FOZP8Z5I52CWZR0.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable we will show you how to paint a teddy bear.You will need: - Calico teddy bear, - acrylic paint (many colours), - and brushes (thick), - and old newspapers to paint on. Paint the Front Paint the front of teddy bear.Leave it to dry overnight.You can write your name on it with a...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:32:35 PST
3 Ways To Paint With Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-To-Paint-With-Rubber-Bands/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:43:34 PST
Photo Frame Makeover!.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-Makeover/
Photo Frame Makeover!.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PDBU/I4WYYYPX/FPNPDBUI4WYYYPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PDBU/I4WYYYPX/FPNPDBUI4WYYYPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PDBU/I4WYYYPX/FPNPDBUI4WYYYPX.SMALL.jpg hinagiku Welcomee..So I had this old photo frame andI decided to give it a makeover.I used 3 different colours and they are all autumn kind of colours.You can paint the frame any color you want.These are just my favorites :D Hope you enjoy... Materials An old photo frame brushespaint(acrylic or gouache)ph...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:38 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Refurbished laminate dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinished-Laminate-Dresser/
Refurbished laminate dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/IR3C/I504U8UR/FQ8IR3CI504U8UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/IR3C/I504U8UR/FQ8IR3CI504U8UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/IR3C/I504U8UR/FQ8IR3CI504U8UR.SMALL.jpg still_have_all_my_digits The main steps in this project are: clean laminate surface, sand, prime, and paint. I (was supposed to) us paint thinner (degreaser) to clean the laminate, a dremel multimax tool to sand (240 grit sandpaper), a 4" paint roller, Kilz primer, and valspar paint. There are many products and tools you c...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 18:17:25 PST
Triangle Mural Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Mural-Wall-Design/
Triangle Mural Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/12V5/I4MMORQ8/FD912V5I4MMORQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/12V5/I4MMORQ8/FD912V5I4MMORQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/12V5/I4MMORQ8/FD912V5I4MMORQ8.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This Instructable is for a Triangle Mural Wall Design. It is a decoration for our makerspace to brighten up the area and inspire creativity!MATERIALS:QTY DESCRIPTION1 Pencil1 Large T-Square or chalk lineA/R Primer Paint (Dark or Light depending on the colors you choose)A/R Latex Gloss Paint in many ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:50:19 PST
Watercolour Starfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolour-Starfish/
Watercolour Starfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OOE4/I4PHHKIU/FJOOOE4I4PHHKIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OOE4/I4PHHKIU/FJOOOE4I4PHHKIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/OOE4/I4PHHKIU/FJOOOE4I4PHHKIU.SMALL.jpg YourFavTeach Create simple but elegant watercolour starfish by following these simple steps. Sketch the Starfirsh Lightly sketch a starfish onto watercolour paper. It is very important that you use actual watercolour paper for this project. Add the background The pallet for your background will be blue a...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:34:09 PST
Lettered Or Solid Colored Mason Jar Vases http://www.instructables.com/id/Lettered-Or-Solid-Colored-Mason-Jar-Vases/
Lettered Or Solid Colored Mason Jar Vases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/B413/I4IWT6UP/FI9B413I4IWT6UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/B413/I4IWT6UP/FI9B413I4IWT6UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/B413/I4IWT6UP/FI9B413I4IWT6UP.SMALL.jpg bensgalloway These beautiful and simplistic mason jar vases are perfect for ever occasion as well as for everyday furnishing. Their simple customizability is great for everyone. They can be used for a variety of things like holding flowers or candles. Gather Materials Materials that you will need:- Mason Jars...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 21:58:04 PST
An Art Affair to Remember http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Art-Affair-to-Remember/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:55:03 PST
Paint a Calico Creature http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Calico-Creature/
Paint a Calico Creature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/GJZE/I48CULRA/F8FGJZEI48CULRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/GJZE/I48CULRA/F8FGJZEI48CULRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/GJZE/I48CULRA/F8FGJZEI48CULRA.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable we will show how to paint a calico soft toy shown in the photo.You will need: - acrylic paint (many colours if you want a colourful outcome), - brushes, - and plastic palette (not essential). Paint the Top Paint the top with acrylic paint. Leave it to dry overnight. Paint t...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:52:33 PST
Painted Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Fireplace/
Painted Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SMALL.jpg Tanya@ Faced with a bit of an eyesore for a fireplace: stained, faux stone (concrete) brick, "sauna wood" accents and gold vents and doors, I turned to paint for a quick fix! Apply Paint High heat enamel spray paint by Rust-Oleum expertly covered the brass accents and simple latex primer + paint in on...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:27:48 PST
Sunglasses, ties & accessories display/organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunglasses-ties-accessories-displayorganizer/
Sunglasses, ties & accessories display/organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/T32Z/I49RNKAD/F1RT32ZI49RNKAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/T32Z/I49RNKAD/F1RT32ZI49RNKAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/T32Z/I49RNKAD/F1RT32ZI49RNKAD.SMALL.jpg pregiordan Hey there!, this is my first instructable. I hope it may help you create something nice despite me not having taken pictures before doing it and english not being my native language. Gather the materials For this project you will need: - 1 old frame- Nails- Hammer- Can of spray paint in desired ...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:47:50 PST
Vintage Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Sign/
Vintage Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IJ9V/I48H6OUK/F90IJ9VI48H6OUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IJ9V/I48H6OUK/F90IJ9VI48H6OUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/IJ9V/I48H6OUK/F90IJ9VI48H6OUK.SMALL.jpg jmakolin This is a vintage style sign that can be made with products found at your local arts and crafts/ hobby store. It makes a great gift or filler for a bare wall in your home. This one was made into a key holder. Supplies This list is not all inclusive but will get you most of the way there. Sorry i...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 05:09:11 PST
Celing Tile Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Celing-Tile-Headboard/
Celing Tile Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SMALL.jpg Withered Perception A simple way to add a bit of rustic to your room. Seal, Seal, Seal! Most celing tiles have lead paint and/ or some form of asbestos. Pick up a latex, epoxy or urethane sealant at you local hardware store.We liked the look of the peeling cracking paint. With this being said we didn't want to sand...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:48:48 PST
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Christmas-Tree-Idea-using-No-Floor-Space/
Cheap Christmas Tree Idea using No Floor Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/JFR9/I3THWXJA/FMHJFR9I3THWXJA.SMALL.jpg mylittlehomestead No Floor Space? Paint it on the Wall :) DIY Starts at 1:16 DIY Starts at 1:16. Ends at 2:25. It is working great for us this year. We found that plastic ended tacks work the best for hanging both ornaments & candy canes :)
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:44:51 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
simple (inexpensive) handprint gift for the grandparents or parents! http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-inexpensive-handprint-gift-for-the-grandpar/
simple (inexpensive) handprint gift for the grandparents or parents! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/1SKO/I3THO3TP/FA11SKOI3THO3TP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/1SKO/I3THO3TP/FA11SKOI3THO3TP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/1SKO/I3THO3TP/FA11SKOI3THO3TP.SMALL.jpg chelsea s this is a great gift any grandparent or parent would love to have! its super quick, super easy and super inexpensive! also a great last minute Christmas gift!! gather materials the materials you will need are:an ovenplain white plates ($1 @ dollar tree)a paper plate or something to squeeze the pa...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:31:56 PST
Bar signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-signs/
Bar signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SMALL.jpg mperkins433 After I made our pallet bar (check out my other instructable) I decided we need some signage. Since we had recently visited Kentucky and traveled the famous Bourbon Trail I wanted to incorporate it into our backyard. Painting This is one of my favorite and easiest things to do. I took some lefto...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:46 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
Mason Jar Christmas Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Christmas-Light/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:27:14 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
Label a Cupboard with Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/Label-a-Cupboard-with-Chalk/
Label a Cupboard with Chalk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZE26/I3PJKC0N/FO1ZE26I3PJKC0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZE26/I3PJKC0N/FO1ZE26I3PJKC0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZE26/I3PJKC0N/FO1ZE26I3PJKC0N.SMALL.jpg chrisma0 In order to remember which drawer contains what, it would be nice to label them. We'd like it if those labels could be erased and redrawn. Using chalk seems like an ideal solution here.Also, who doesn't like drawing on furniture?! Cupboard & Materials Materials:Cupboard that you want labeledChalk...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:36:00 PST
Lightbulb ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightbulb-ornaments/
Lightbulb ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/W41C/I3H7BAXO/F3FW41CI3H7BAXO.SMALL.jpg keyicui17 Tips on reducing waste and conserving resources can be summed up by the three R’s: Reduce, Resuse, Recycle Reduce means to decrease the amount of trash you produce and the amount of recourse you use. By doing something as simple as buying products with less packaging, you are implementing the princ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:42:22 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
Zen Shape Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Zen-Shape-Art/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:05:40 PST
Garage Door Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Repair-3/
Garage Door Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/P32M/I3H4O0CA/FUEP32MI3H4O0CA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/P32M/I3H4O0CA/FUEP32MI3H4O0CA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/P32M/I3H4O0CA/FUEP32MI3H4O0CA.SMALL.jpg Abbyessie DIY Repairing a Wood Garage Door : PARTS 1, 2, & 3 Several months ago, I realized my garage door had seen better days, but I hadn't gotten around to doing much to improve it. It is original to my house, which was built in the late 90s. I've lived here 7 years. When it rains, the water off the roof ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:30:04 PST
All That And A Can Of Paint! - Kitchen Makeover & More... http://www.instructables.com/id/All-That-And-A-Can-Of-Paint-Kitchen-Makeover-More/
All That And A Can Of Paint! - Kitchen Makeover & More... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/F0J6/I3BHL48D/FEMF0J6I3BHL48D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/F0J6/I3BHL48D/FEMF0J6I3BHL48D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/F0J6/I3BHL48D/FEMF0J6I3BHL48D.SMALL.jpg Vintiquities The before and after of our kitchen makeover that was started with a little bit of demo ( we removed the set of cabinets above the bar to create line of sight to the living area ) and one can of Olympic Icon Paint Plus Primer.The Before...Ugly mobile home striped wallpaper that makes you wish you co...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:28:11 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
Mermaid Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Mermaid-Mural/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 12:42:04 PST
diy shirts The Grim One's way http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-shirts-The-Grim-Ones-way/
diy shirts The Grim One's way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KLPO/I34DW2MC/FHVKLPOI34DW2MC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KLPO/I34DW2MC/FHVKLPOI34DW2MC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/KLPO/I34DW2MC/FHVKLPOI34DW2MC.SMALL.jpg the_grim_one this is how i make alot of my shirt and i will show you how i make them You will need any paint brush will do but i like using small to start out withacrylic paintand a shirt i like black so that's whats in the example :P Step 1 select a image chose a image you want on the shirt Step 2 tra...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:52:56 PST
Homemade Super Hero Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Super-Hero-Christmas-Ornament/
Homemade Super Hero Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RK70/I34DY7SZ/FFGRK70I34DY7SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RK70/I34DY7SZ/FFGRK70I34DY7SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RK70/I34DY7SZ/FFGRK70I34DY7SZ.SMALL.jpg mbecks This is less of an instructable an more of an idea. To see how to paint action figures see my instructable called "how to paint action figures".Every year my wife and I make Christmas ornaments together. Usually we make them from scratch but this year we had the idea of painting old action figures. ...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:20:29 PST
Zombie wound #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-wound-2/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:54:25 PST
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-character-to-a-plain-wall/
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/3OB3/I3H4LZUA/F193OB3I3H4LZUA.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand My hall way was white in color,the standard color the builder sells the new houses. Though I love white walls as it lights up the area, I felt tired of seeing the same color day in and out so for this contest I did a small make over. I decided to paint it a dark neutral color. I choose from a warm c...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:31:49 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
Decorative Fall Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Fall-Sign/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:39:41 PST
Comic Book Nail Art Tutorial | Samantha Beauty http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Nail-Art-Tutorial-Samantha-Beauty/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:57:49 PST
Wooden Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Minion/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:10:09 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
Mean Girls "You Go Glen Coco" Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Mean-Girls-You-Go-Glen-Coco-Shirt/
Mean Girls "You Go Glen Coco" Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/9SR3/I2GJ5040/FFZ9SR3I2GJ5040.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/9SR3/I2GJ5040/FFZ9SR3I2GJ5040.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/9SR3/I2GJ5040/FFZ9SR3I2GJ5040.SMALL.jpg pie20102011 Hey guys! Pie20102011 here. Recently I was put in a secret santa thing with my friends. I choose my best friend "coincidently". (she made me pick each name until I got her's) Even though she's my best friend I has to no idea what to give her. Until I saw a Mean Girls you go glen coco shirt. I was li...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:33:30 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
Halloween Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Lantern/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:22:40 PST
Painting Built in Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Built-in-Cabinets/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:48:31 PST
Vent Air Redirector http://www.instructables.com/id/Vent-Air-Redirector/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 16:59:13 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 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