Instructables: exploring - living - present - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:37:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Not-So-Southern-Sorority-Craft-The-21st-Paddle/
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/1KHN/HXV6KPFF/FVC1KHNHXV6KPFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/1KHN/HXV6KPFF/FVC1KHNHXV6KPFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/1KHN/HXV6KPFF/FVC1KHNHXV6KPFF.SMALL.jpg PhiCraftyCrafty Your 21st birthday is the epitome of birthdays. The memories (or lack thereof) should make the masses laugh, cry, and wish they'd been on the invite list to your facebook event for the celebration. But, sadly, this isn't your 21st. No, it's actually your Big's. If you're like me, your Big turned 21 ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
"Lava" Necklace from Hydroculture Pellets http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Necklace-from-Hydroculture-Pellets/
"Lava" Necklace from Hydroculture Pellets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/TY2P/HXIKBRO4/FFOTY2PHXIKBRO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/TY2P/HXIKBRO4/FFOTY2PHXIKBRO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/TY2P/HXIKBRO4/FFOTY2PHXIKBRO4.SMALL.jpg Nozebra My boyfriend and me found a very pretty necklace at a medieval market. The sign said "made from lava stone and silver beads". But it was extremely expensive, and after closer inspection my boyfriend was very sure the "lava" stones was nothing else but black painted clay pellets which are used in gar...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:43:28 PDT
Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-Flower-Bouquet/
Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SMALL.jpg LoMac A Bouquet worth diving for!Are you tired of plain old natural flowers? Maybe you are a bank robber and have stacks of money that needs to be laundered. Well have I got the project for you. Introducing The Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet! Works with other denominations other than the Dollar. You can use a...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:49:54 PDT
Wine Cork Bee Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Bee-Earrings/
Wine Cork Bee Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/D831/HW0G0JFV/FDED831HW0G0JFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/D831/HW0G0JFV/FDED831HW0G0JFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/D831/HW0G0JFV/FDED831HW0G0JFV.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I was in my yard recently when I realized that our hanging bird house had become a hanging bee house. It was so wonderful to see that a colony of bumble bees had made their home at our home. We couldn't keep the hive where it was, but I had a local beekeeper take the whole bee house to a nearby apia...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 15:39:49 PDT
Bird Pendant from Simple Metal Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-Pendant-from-Simple-Metal-Plate/
Bird Pendant from Simple Metal Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SMALL.jpg Ael R For a friend's birthday, I decided to make her a necklace with a metallic bird pendant. I wanted to do all myself but I didn't have a lot of money to invest. I first thought about metal clay like silver or copper clay, but it wasn't as cheap as I thought. Therefore, I had to buy at less 50e of equip...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:46:27 PDT
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-with-Hidden-Compartment/
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Some of my favorite funny family moments involve Pictionary and people guessing the oddest things similar to Jess calling out, "BABY FISH MOUTH!" in When Harry Met Sally, and strangely enough When Harry Met Sally actually makes several classic Christmas movie lists.  My favorite is the New Year's pa...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Abominal-Snowman-Hunting-Trophy-Christmas-Decorati/
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/49G6/HPDQ10U9/F3K49G6HPDQ10U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/49G6/HPDQ10U9/F3K49G6HPDQ10U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/49G6/HPDQ10U9/F3K49G6HPDQ10U9.SMALL.jpg alannan Remember Bumble from the Rudolph cartoon? Well I thought it'd be fun to make a Bumble hunting trophies for my sisters. I'd probably do it a little differently, were I to do it again, but this is how I created it. Please feel free to add tips on how you would do a step differently in the comments tha...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
How to make a DIY snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-snow-globe/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:04:58 PST
a little zoo for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/a-little-zoo-for-kids/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:14:08 PST
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Present-That-Lights-Up-When-You-Put-it-U/
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KWGJ/HOVU9KFH/F2MKWGJHOVU9KFH.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos At Christmas we put lights on everything. We light up our trees, our houses, and even our lawn ornaments. So why not put lights on the presents as well.  Most people don't want power cords running to their presents. So in this project, I am going to show you how to make a light up Christmas pre...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:54:53 PST
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-You-Need-To-Know-For-Christmas/
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 amazing tips and tricks, for Holiday challenges! Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; - Convert a bag of chips into decorative wrapping paper - Protect your wrapping paper from unraveling in storage - Send Christmas letters without having to buy envelopes - Make custo...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Mitten-a-mitten-for-your-mouse/
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 As the cold weather comes, hands can get pretty cold even when you are warm at home. Staying in front of the computer for a long time is one of the activities that make hands colder, especially the one that you use the mouse with...I am sure this happened to all of you! Plus if your hands are cold m...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:53:04 PST
How to make a tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tote-bag/
How to make a tote bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SMALL.jpg macfreshy This step by step will walk you through the super easy process of making a tote bag. This particular variation is a pretty heavy duty one, so feel free to adjust a bit if you don't need one that will carry such a heavy load. You will need: - Sewing machine. The walking foot machine at any Techshop l...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:03:54 PST
Cuddly Rabbit for Babies / Children / Grown-ups http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuddly-Rabbit-for-Babies-Children-Grown-ups/
Cuddly Rabbit for Babies / Children / Grown-ups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/OKAM/HCB8TKFC/FQOOKAMHCB8TKFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/OKAM/HCB8TKFC/FQOOKAMHCB8TKFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/OKAM/HCB8TKFC/FQOOKAMHCB8TKFC.SMALL.jpg Nozebra This is a stuffed animal I made for the birth of my boyfriends niece. It's made of baby-friendly material and has no dangerous pieces that could be swallowed or harm the baby in any way. First, I made a cardboard template for the different pieces of the rabbit. Then I cut out the pieces of two t...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:24:25 PST
Laser Cut Jewelry: Layered Acrylic Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Jewelry-Layered-Acrylic-Rings/
Laser Cut Jewelry: Layered Acrylic Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/T8PP/HAQ32G1T/FNDT8PPHAQ32G1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/T8PP/HAQ32G1T/FNDT8PPHAQ32G1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/T8PP/HAQ32G1T/FNDT8PPHAQ32G1T.SMALL.jpg masynmachien I’ve been making gifts for as long as remember. And, although I know people do not want to impose any obligation, the pressure of tradition is there, and sometimes when a gift occasion is coming up, lack of time is a problem. I’ve often said I should first build a time machine to solve this. Well, ...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 08:20:11 PST
Christmas tree shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-shelves/
Christmas tree shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HM4E/HB58N3LY/F5THM4EHB58N3LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HM4E/HB58N3LY/F5THM4EHB58N3LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/HM4E/HB58N3LY/F5THM4EHB58N3LY.SMALL.jpg makendo This set of Christmas tree-shaped shelves came about because we have a puppy to whom pine needles are some sort of canine equivalent of catnip and whose behavior around wrapped things inevitably results in rapid shredding thereof. We thought about various solutions for a while, and present tree [sic...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 23:03:00 PST
Gift Wrapping Ravioli http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Wrapping-Ravioli/
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:23:42 PST
Glass bottle gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-bottle-gifts/
Glass bottle gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/GT1L/HAIK2TU3/F7AGT1LHAIK2TU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/GT1L/HAIK2TU3/F7AGT1LHAIK2TU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/GT1L/HAIK2TU3/F7AGT1LHAIK2TU3.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Yep, pretty self explanatory. You will need the following: -A six or four pack of a beverage that comes in glass bottles (Non-Alcoholic would probably be best so your great aunt muriel who never drinks doesn't faint at the site of you giving her a gift in old Bud Light bottles and forever thinks of ...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:54:43 PST
Bicycle Tube Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tube-Belt/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:25:07 PST
DIY "Galaxy" Sweatshirts! Or anything you want to "SPACE-ify"! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Galaxy-Sweatshirts-Or-anything-you-want-to-/
DIY "Galaxy" Sweatshirts! Or anything you want to "SPACE-ify"! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/P4ZD/HA4MBMPN/FBLP4ZDHA4MBMPN.SMALL.jpg Julianne fights Dragons! I love galaxy inspired prints and jackets but did not like the price tag($75 for leggings? I could just buy an entirely new wardrobe at a thrift store and still have enough money for lunch!) and thought it would be awesome to make an Instructable to make your own "galaxy" clothing article! This is ...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 12:16:29 PST
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Heatproof-your-mug-with-creative-sugru-designs/
Heatproof your mug with creative sugru designs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/MR4E/H742SWC4/FH4MR4EH742SWC4.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a great project for creating custom designs on your mugs that can double up as a heatproof coaster! In this project we will show you how to create the grass and flowers design above, but see step 6 for some more inspiration. Sugru is ideal for this project because: It's soft to the tou...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 07:35:43 PST
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-Broken-Watch-Gift/
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/T8G2/H2WEYLTM/FOHT8G2H2WEYLTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/T8G2/H2WEYLTM/FOHT8G2H2WEYLTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/T8G2/H2WEYLTM/FOHT8G2H2WEYLTM.SMALL.jpg Miscelinious Thank you for checking out my Instructable! This is my entry for the Father's Day contest (Scoochmaroo Challenge). Many men sport watches they grow attached to. Unfortunately, these watches may break and become unusable to tell time. Here, I have taken my dad's most recent watch (that amazingly bro...
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 16:45:25 PDT
DIY Lingerie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lingerie-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SMALL.jpg Carleyy "DIY Lingerie" is a collection of the sexiest how-to-lingerie projects. Save money by making custom lingerie for yourself or your sweetheart. We have patterns and tips for making your own lace underwear, bras, and even edible undergarments! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by ra...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:59:13 PST
Give the gift of Robot Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Love-2/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 03:51:50 PST
Popsicle Stick Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Jewelry/
Popsicle Stick Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/JAX6/GYN8Z8Y5/F7WJAX6GYN8Z8Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/JAX6/GYN8Z8Y5/F7WJAX6GYN8Z8Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/JAX6/GYN8Z8Y5/F7WJAX6GYN8Z8Y5.SMALL.jpg canucksgirl Often overlooked, popsicle sticks, tongue depressors and wood craft sticks all make great jewelry with only a few tools and materials. They are not difficult to make and with some imagination and creativity, you too can make beautiful wood jewelry. They can be painted, stained, decorated and varnis...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:33:55 PST
How to (Successfully) Hide a Gift! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Successfully-Hide-a-Gift/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 11:45:24 PST
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Elegant-and-Personalized-Gift-Card-Holder/
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SMALL.jpg thiswayhome This was inspired by an advertising card that came in the mail.  We thought it gives a personalized touch to simple gifts, such as  gift cards, homemade CDs, etc. Materials & Tools: Double side paper (a heavier stock helps) Razor Blade or X-acto knife Raffia or Ribbon DVD or other...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 21:23:06 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-Wrapping-Paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SMALL.jpg thiswayhome This instructable shows you how to wrap gifts out of common paper bags. If you like this instructable, please vote for it in the Holiday Gifts Challenge!  1. Remove the handles and cut the paper bag along the seam.  Next cut out the bottom of the bag to make a flat piece of paper. 2. Wrap your p...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:33:05 PST
Easy Photo Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Photo-Candle-Holders/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 18:04:21 PST
Photo Strip Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Strip-Bow/
Photo Strip Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/ARKW/GQOPTM8M/FAVARKWGQOPTM8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/ARKW/GQOPTM8M/FAVARKWGQOPTM8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/ARKW/GQOPTM8M/FAVARKWGQOPTM8M.SMALL.jpg swelldesigner Here's a super personalized gift wrap idea to give to someone you love! Have you done those silly photo booth photo strips with a friend before? Maybe you've done one in an actual booth, on your computer, or on your iPhone (that's what I did using the Incredibooth app for iPhone 4). Here's a way to ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 02:03:58 PDT
Father's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Your dad is your number one fan!  He helped you with your homework when you were a kid and has given you countless advice over the years.  This Father's Day show your dad how much you appreciate him with a handmade gift.  We've gathered together the perfect gifts to make this Father's Day extra spec...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:11:41 PDT
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Index-Card-Boxes/
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SMALL.jpg ninjacow258 Since I don't often buy art materials, making gift boxes simply becomes a chore in my attempts to hunt down paper (for my lack of cardstock or anything of the kind) that is strong enough to hold materials. However, one day when I was preparing for school, I had an epiphany about one of the most ob...
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Mon, 2 May 2011 17:12:02 PDT
Would You Like a Moustache? http://www.instructables.com/id/Would-You-Like-a-Moustache/
Would You Like a Moustache? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/U6JY/GHX7G8MA/FSVU6JYGHX7G8MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/U6JY/GHX7G8MA/FSVU6JYGHX7G8MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/U6JY/GHX7G8MA/FSVU6JYGHX7G8MA.SMALL.jpg evey5268 Have you ever had the desire to grow a moustache, but don't lack the Y chromosome? Have you ever wanted to change your moustache daily, according to your whims and desires? Well, I have the present for you!  Simply knit, these finger moustaches will not only keep your finger cozy, but provide some ...
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 20:36:33 PST
A cure for the common cold http://www.instructables.com/id/A-cure-for-the-common-cold/
A cure for the common cold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/WUUM/GH4NMYUL/FSBWUUMGH4NMYUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/WUUM/GH4NMYUL/FSBWUUMGH4NMYUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/WUUM/GH4NMYUL/FSBWUUMGH4NMYUL.SMALL.jpg belsey Growing up, my father, a pediatrician, almost never prescribed anything to us beyond plenty of fluid, perhaps an aspirin (nowadays it would be ibuprofen), a hot bath and bed. For soar throats he made us gargle salt water, and when we complained about that unpleasant treatment he administered a warm ...
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 09:30:27 PST
Custom Candy Wrappers in Gimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Candy-Wrappers-in-Gimp/
Custom Candy Wrappers in Gimp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/U7E5/GFKVY9BT/FAVU7E5GFKVY9BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/U7E5/GFKVY9BT/FAVU7E5GFKVY9BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/U7E5/GFKVY9BT/FAVU7E5GFKVY9BT.SMALL.jpg jnifrwebb This is a super easy project that makes fun, unique candy wrappers.  I made a set for this Halloween, and also made some for an upcoming baby shower I am hosting, but you can also do it for birthday's (parties favors or presents), trade shows, Christmas, housewarmings, Easter, or when ever you would...
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Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:14:05 PDT
Lifecasting - hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifecasting---hands/
Lifecasting - hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/L74B/F23Z35SE/FB4L74BF23Z35SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/L74B/F23Z35SE/FB4L74BF23Z35SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/L74B/F23Z35SE/FB4L74BF23Z35SE.SMALL.jpg stienman One of the engineers I work with was fascinated by a hand casting booth at the 2005 Ann Arbor Art Fairs. The operator would, for a nominal fee, mix a container of goop into which the customer would insert their hand, or occasionally couples would insert their clasped hand. A smaller container was ...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2007 06:26:42 PDT
Making a tealight spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-tealight-spider/
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Sun, 23 May 2010 04:48:51 PDT
Coffee Cup Packaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Cup-Packaging/
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Sun, 9 May 2010 08:00:07 PDT
Mother's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/B2BU/FQPTYG9A/FHHB2BUFQPTYG9A.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides A handmade gift is always the best, so here are some great Instructables to help you show Mom how much you love her this Mother's Day. Make her something unique, do something special, or just pick up around the house - there are all kinds of ways to make her feel good, and give the standard Mother's...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 11:00:25 PDT
Explosion Box! http://www.instructables.com/id/Explosion-Box/
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Fri, 19 Mar 2010 23:16:29 PDT
Super Special Baby Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Special-Baby-Quilt/
Super Special Baby Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Sometimes really great people have babies. When they do, you can give them store-bought gifts, or make something really special just for their little bundle of cute. You'll Need. . . 36"x45" piece of muslin or linen (or whatever fabric you'd like to use) 36"x45" quilt batting (basically ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 18:32:49 PST
Scented Gift Bow made of Recycled Perfume Ads http://www.instructables.com/id/Scented-Gift-Bow-made-of-Perfume-Ads/
Scented Gift Bow made of Recycled Perfume Ads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/XLXY/G3KYGDR1/F2HXLXYG3KYGDR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/XLXY/G3KYGDR1/F2HXLXYG3KYGDR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/XLXY/G3KYGDR1/F2HXLXYG3KYGDR1.SMALL.jpg BrujaHa For topping off the wrapping of a very special gift, make a one-of-a-kind bow with the added surprise of carrying an exotic designer scent!  Your recipient need never know that this lovely and festive gift bow was made out of junk ads  -- unless, of course, you want to gain big repurposing DIY cred ...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 18:11:22 PST
Bubble Wrap Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Wrap-Calendar/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 03:47:36 PST
Gloomy Bear necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Gloomy-Bear-necklace/
Gloomy Bear necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BDAL/G2HDZYBS/FWZBDALG2HDZYBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BDAL/G2HDZYBS/FWZBDALG2HDZYBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BDAL/G2HDZYBS/FWZBDALG2HDZYBS.SMALL.jpg alittlestranger Follow these simple steps to make this cute Gloomy Bear pendant. All you need is some polymer clay red paint for the spooky gloomy blood! mwa ha ha! Makes a great gift for the Gloomy Bear lover in your life (can you tell from the pic that i reeeeeeally like Gloomy Bear?! ha ha!) Could i say Gloomy b...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:27:15 PST
Elegant Homemade Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Homemade-Necklace/
Elegant Homemade Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/LH0R/G0ZWH7D2/FQILH0RG0ZWH7D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/LH0R/G0ZWH7D2/FQILH0RG0ZWH7D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/LH0R/G0ZWH7D2/FQILH0RG0ZWH7D2.SMALL.jpg ERCBIENG This simple necklace is beautiful and easy to make. It makes a perfect gift to a girlfriend for valentines, birthday,christmas(hopefully this isn't all you get her), or just to say "I Love You".  You can use these techniques to create more stylish works.  I will be showing you how to make the neckla...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 19:42:28 PDT
Personalized wire hanger for baby clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-wire-hanger-for-baby-clothes/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2009 16:01:48 PDT
Make a stained glass mosaic portrait from a photograph. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-stained-glass-mosaic-portrait-from-a-photog/
Make a stained glass mosaic portrait from a photograph. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/AC0R/FTY4BUXO/FZYAC0RFTY4BUXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/AC0R/FTY4BUXO/FZYAC0RFTY4BUXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/AC0R/FTY4BUXO/FZYAC0RFTY4BUXO.SMALL.jpg KedaDibandion Aimed at total glass newbies, instructions on making an 8"x10" framed stained glass portrait from a photograph of your subject. Please read the supply list and the entire instructable before beginning. From start to finish you need about 3 days: one day for gluing the glass to the frame and letting ...
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Wed, 20 May 2009 11:17:28 PDT
Make Tree Limb Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Tree-Limb-Coasters/
Make Tree Limb Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SMALL.jpg modhomeecteacher A fallen limb all sliced up turns into a naturally appealing set of coasters. (I see a Mother's Day present.) You need a chop saw or miter saw, some wood stain and a sealer. Materials You need a chop or miter saw, a sander, wood stain, a polyurethane sealer or a craft sealer, foam brush, felt fo...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 02:31:33 PDT
Make a Moe Syzlak Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Moe-Syzlak-Doll/
Make a Moe Syzlak Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/XRLL/FOWZOSIX/FFNXRLLFOWZOSIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/XRLL/FOWZOSIX/FFNXRLLFOWZOSIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/XRLL/FOWZOSIX/FFNXRLLFOWZOSIX.SMALL.jpg domestic_engineer My 3 year old daughter loves the Simpsons (don't we all?), and she really loves Moe. She says 'I like him because he's always so angry.' Well, I've been hunting for a Moe doll for her, and I can't find anything, so I decided to make one. It's pretty simple, and takes about 2 hours. You need: ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2008 20:18:44 PST