Instructables: exploring - living - recycle - art http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:50:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 bottled artworks http://www.instructables.com/id/bottled-artworks/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:53:00 PDT
Turn your old computer tower into a uber cool mailbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-old-computer-tower-into-a-uber-cool-mail/
Turn your old computer tower into a uber cool mailbox. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/6DQH/HWNUKFX3/FVI6DQHHWNUKFX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/6DQH/HWNUKFX3/FVI6DQHHWNUKFX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/6DQH/HWNUKFX3/FVI6DQHHWNUKFX3.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We recycled a Mac G3/4 computer tower into a durable, ultra cool mailbox. **We used a Mac tower as it has a hinged side door and pull tab. This will work with any computer that opens in this manner.You can easily create a rock solid mail box that is cool looking, holds tons of mail including magazin...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:05:54 PDT
Playing with food or Just plain nuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-with-food-or-Just-plain-nuts/
Playing with food or Just plain nuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/NMZW/HW00IS04/FEVNMZWHW00IS04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/NMZW/HW00IS04/FEVNMZWHW00IS04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/NMZW/HW00IS04/FEVNMZWHW00IS04.SMALL.jpg Triclaw Avocados are a great and wonderful food and there are so many thing you can make with them from guacamole to topping a sandwich or even smoothies. Alas the best part of the avocado gets tossed in the trash or perhaps some kind person will sprout into a tree. What I do with the seed is carve it into...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 20:44:18 PDT
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Jewelry-From-Computer-Parts/
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos The easiest way to make interesting and unique jewelry is to use uncommon materials. One source of materials that often goes overlooked is a computer. Inside a computer you can find a wide array of objects that can make a compelling piece of jewelry. Since computers are constantly updating, it i...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 04:02:09 PDT
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Turn your soda can tabs into an awesome aluminum chains!  What you do with them is completely up to you! For more project videos, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting metal clips with scissors can result in cuts, scrapes or tears.  Adult assistance, and/or gl...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
Think before you speak poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Think-before-you-speak-poster/
Think before you speak poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ATSS/HRI8REKL/FK9ATSSHRI8REKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ATSS/HRI8REKL/FK9ATSSHRI8REKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ATSS/HRI8REKL/FK9ATSSHRI8REKL.SMALL.jpg LydiasMom001 Supplies needed.......... 1 sheet styrofoam 17" x 14 1/8" 1 sheet black 12 x 12 card stock 1 sheet white 12 x 12 card stock 1 sheet patterned paper 12 x 12 1 sheet coordinating colored card stock 12 x 12  (if you have scraps by all means use them!) Tacky glue 3D  dots adhesive roller 4 small brads (...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:36:59 PST
Old T-shirt To Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-T-shirt-To-Wall-Art/
Old T-shirt To Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/9LA4/HRI926QF/FG39LA4HRI926QF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/9LA4/HRI926QF/FG39LA4HRI926QF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/9LA4/HRI926QF/FG39LA4HRI926QF.SMALL.jpg Sardis Supplies Super easy DIY if you have some old tshirts you like the design of but maybe don't wear anymore. All you need is a canvas art board, I used 16 inches by 20. I stretched the shirt to where I wanted it and used upholstery staples to secure the top. Then go to each side and then the bottom...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:13:14 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Paper craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-craft/
Paper craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/Y54I/HR3EM7R3/FOYY54IHR3EM7R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/Y54I/HR3EM7R3/FOYY54IHR3EM7R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/Y54I/HR3EM7R3/FOYY54IHR3EM7R3.SMALL.jpg deepta  This project is super simple and it requires little to no craftiness. Great for kids who can handle scissors or fun arranging pre cut papers. This gives pop of color to the plain wall or a great addition to the gallery wall and all it takes a few mins to do. This can also be used to recycle the s...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:39:56 PST
Paper Bag Folder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bag-Folder-Bag/
Paper Bag Folder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SMALL.jpg tcosbm16 This is a cool craft that will help you organize while recycling store paper bags you just throw away. I used a bag from Trader Joe's, but you can use any paper bag at any size. It depends on what you want to store. Here is how you do it! Supplies You will need to gather a set of supplies. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:14:03 PST
DIY Wall-decor with recycled Newspaper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wall-decor-with-recycled-Newspaper/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 09:52:58 PST
T-Shirt Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Wall-Art/
T-Shirt Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EYS4/HO2327QH/FB8EYS4HO2327QH.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin Do you have old t-shirts that you used to wear a lot and loved but no longer wear? Do you want some unique wall art? Or are you just bored? If you answered yes to anyone of those questions then this project will be great for you! You will need the following items: -Cool T-Shirts-12" x 12" Canvases ...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:15:21 PST
Upcycle Fabric Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Fabric-Cuff/
Upcycle Fabric Cuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/85NU/HNWFS1TA/FG885NUHNWFS1TA.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I make a line of upcycled jewelry from materials I might otherwise throw away. For these bracelets I use any old scraps of fabric and trim that can still be sewed together. Old clothes that have passed the point of being hand-me-downs are perfect. These fabric cuffs are environmentally friendly, sup...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:36:16 PST
Cheap and Easy Tube Document Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Tube-Document-Carrier/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/KNT7/HHS9LKOW/FPTKNT7HHS9LKOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/KNT7/HHS9LKOW/FPTKNT7HHS9LKOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/KNT7/HHS9LKOW/FPTKNT7HHS9LKOW.SMALL.jpg waynevanwijk I am studying design at uni and am often surprised that I am not often surprised by the ingenuity of fellow students. It seems that it is too easy to run off to a shop and buy something when creative thinking can easily solve a problem. This cheap solution to the problem of easily carrying rolled, p...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 04:37:55 PDT
Walden Robot.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Walden-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YNRA/HDOW3NAX/F7WYNRAHDOW3NAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YNRA/HDOW3NAX/F7WYNRAHDOW3NAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/YNRA/HDOW3NAX/F7WYNRAHDOW3NAX.SMALL.jpg MR.. Repurposing found waste... This is something I built back in the day in the bamboo surrounding Walden.. I'll post more pictures of the completed robot once I find them.. I've been finding old projects in my volumes of sketchbooks and scrapbooks..
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 19:56:12 PST
Cardboard Eggshell Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Eggshell-Heart/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 06:22:00 PST
How to Make a Denim Blue Fish from old jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Denim-Blue-Fish-from-old-jeans/
How to Make a Denim Blue Fish from old jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio Recycle your old jeans into this two-tone denim blue fish.  It's real quick and easy to make, and it can be sewn by machine or by hand.   Denim scraps is all you need! Use a wide area to make your fish body on your old jeans, like the bottom of the legs. Sketch a simple and easy fish body about ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:37:33 PST
Picture Frame Jig for Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Jig-for-Table-Saw/
Picture Frame Jig for Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z2AI/HAQ3DMAT/FPKZ2AIHAQ3DMAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z2AI/HAQ3DMAT/FPKZ2AIHAQ3DMAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z2AI/HAQ3DMAT/FPKZ2AIHAQ3DMAT.SMALL.jpg clydeart As a watercolor artist I frequently need to frame my art. To construct this jig/sled I Made it at the TechShop to accurately make 90 degree mitered frame corners and be able to make frames in quantity with precise accuracy for each frame and repeatability in the future. For more info about TechShop ...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:11:41 PST
Address Label LANDSCAPE design http://www.instructables.com/id/Address-Label-LANDSCAPE-design/
Address Label LANDSCAPE design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/RWX9/HBNXX3JG/FSQRWX9HBNXX3JG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/RWX9/HBNXX3JG/FSQRWX9HBNXX3JG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/RWX9/HBNXX3JG/FSQRWX9HBNXX3JG.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Some charities will send out free address labels to help increase awareness of their cause or as a small token in hopes to get you to donate to them. I have accumulated literally hundreds of address labels and although I still enjoy writing letters and sending actual cards to friends and family I kn...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:54:23 PST
Collage a Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Collage-a-Brooch/
Collage a Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/AVHY/HABC89TS/FPWAVHYHABC89TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/AVHY/HABC89TS/FPWAVHYHABC89TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/AVHY/HABC89TS/FPWAVHYHABC89TS.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I collect all sorts of really awesome "stuff" bits and pieces of any and everything. Beautiful little objects that I dont want to part with. So I started to make tiny collages of found objects and turn them into  pieces of art that can be worn. Brooches of recycled treasures.  supplies Pretty muc...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 21:35:49 PST
Pardon My Duct Tape Turkey-- Happy Thanksgiving http://www.instructables.com/id/Pardon-My-Duct-Tape-Turkey-Happy-Thanksgiving/
Pardon My Duct Tape Turkey-- Happy Thanksgiving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/8RV4/H9G19SN1/FJU8RV4H9G19SN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/8RV4/H9G19SN1/FJU8RV4H9G19SN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/8RV4/H9G19SN1/FJU8RV4H9G19SN1.SMALL.jpg tofu911 It's that dreaded time of the year when every turkey sweats joining the Thanksgiving Day dinner table. And all turkeys around the U.S. are hoping to be that one, lucky turkey that the President will pardon so that he may get to live many happy years without ever fearing the holiday seasons again. ...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:50:11 PST
Reading Nook http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Nook/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y3FM/H994LK08/FJ2Y3FMH994LK08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y3FM/H994LK08/FJ2Y3FMH994LK08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y3FM/H994LK08/FJ2Y3FMH994LK08.SMALL.jpg Preethi Viswanathan Hi , I just thought this would be a nice and simple idea for the ones who love reading to have a nook from old / recycled stuff.This can be set up in their backyard or the patio or as you like :-) You can also find some more DIYs at www.trueglitz.com Things you will Need: 1.A old / distressed tabl...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 22:14:48 PST
Milk Bottle Glue Spreaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Bottle-Glue-Spreaders/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/7BHX/H8AZGLV3/FFB7BHXH8AZGLV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/7BHX/H8AZGLV3/FFB7BHXH8AZGLV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/7BHX/H8AZGLV3/FFB7BHXH8AZGLV3.SMALL.jpg pudtiny This is how to make cheap disposable glue spreaders for any art, craft or workshop project. Great for pva and strong enough to mix epoxy (a CD makes a great mixing surface)
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 02:31:03 PDT
How to make a Utility Bill Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Utility-Bill-Organizer/
How to make a Utility Bill Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QFVE/H4619Q66/FX2QFVEH4619Q66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QFVE/H4619Q66/FX2QFVEH4619Q66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/QFVE/H4619Q66/FX2QFVEH4619Q66.SMALL.jpg MrJentis Do you have trouble keeping your utility bills organized? Well, I'll show you how you can make a  utility bill holder from old calenders in a few steps. You can also find a similar article on my website Here's what you need:    - a large calender (preferably one with a four month layout per shee...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 06:58:49 PDT
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pin-Cushion-out-of-a-Vintage-Jewelry-Box-or/
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This is a fast and easy way to make a pin cushion. This would make a great gift for any sewing lover. It takes only 10 minutes and looks cute as a button when you're finished! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Vintage Jewelry Box, Coffee Cup, or anything that is round and has some depth to ...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 23:13:36 PDT
Potted Lorax & Truffula Tree: Earth Day Lesson http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-Lorax-Truffula-Tree-Earth-Day-Lesson/
Potted Lorax & Truffula Tree: Earth Day Lesson - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Show the Once-ler that you understand that you are the someone who cares a whole awful lot and unless you do not try to make a difference, nothing will get better, it will not...by creating this wonderful potted Lorax & Truffula Tree desk top size! This is a fantastic craft to go along with many Ea...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 21:10:35 PDT
Old Film Strip Upcycled into a Film Gift Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Film-Strip-Upcycled-into-a-Film-Gift-Bow/
Old Film Strip Upcycled into a Film Gift Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Greetings Instructable fans and fanatics!  Today's 'able will teach you how to use old film and crate a fantastic gift bow!  The school where I work was cleaning house and some old projector film about the moon and planets were getting thrown out.  I snagged them out of the trash before getting dum...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:31:55 PDT
Recycling those cool glass soda bottles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-those-cool-glass-soda-bottles/
Recycling those cool glass soda bottles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RQLH/H173JLZ7/FDFRQLHH173JLZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RQLH/H173JLZ7/FDFRQLHH173JLZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RQLH/H173JLZ7/FDFRQLHH173JLZ7.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Upon drinking tons of coke and orange soda out of glass bottles (because it tastes better in a glass bottle) I decided to keep them since I knew I would find some use for them! Lo and behold I did. First use Not much needed for this, just a clean soda bottle and a field to frolick in. Take bottl...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:39:01 PDT
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-Pen-Clothing-Designs/
Bleach Pen Clothing Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/ML8W/H0OJ2FL7/F6CML8WH0OJ2FL7.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create hand drawn designs on your clothing by using a bleach pen! My favorite part about this project is how versatile it is. You can use just about any piece of clothing! I chose to use a pair of leggings and a shirt. What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Ble...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 14:47:18 PDT
Recycle CMYK inkjet cartridges into marker pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-CMYK-inkjet-cartridges-into-marker-pens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/6527/GXX2XGV7/F0Y6527GXX2XGV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/6527/GXX2XGV7/F0Y6527GXX2XGV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/6527/GXX2XGV7/F0Y6527GXX2XGV7.SMALL.jpg BillieGene I occasionally throw out cartridges of ink and noticed how full they still are even though the printer doesn't think so. I thought to attach some dried out old cheap markers on the end opening that connects to the printer. It is really simple. And works. you will need: 1. not really empty ink ca...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:39:12 PST
Easy Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-1/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:22:34 PST
Pet (plastic) Bottle Caddy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Bottle-Caddy/
Pet (plastic) Bottle Caddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2NJC/GXBJJ6C8/F452NJCGXBJJ6C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2NJC/GXBJJ6C8/F452NJCGXBJJ6C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/2NJC/GXBJJ6C8/F452NJCGXBJJ6C8.SMALL.jpg shazni With the world being so polluted we should start recycling. Where better to start encouraging then in school! Here is a simple art/ anything caddy, using Pet bottles. It is  a good project for both boys and girls as it uses the basic skills necessary for both sexes...like simple carpentry and  sewin...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:30:33 PST
How To Make A Hotwire Cutter...Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hotwire-CutterCheap/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 22:14:51 PST
Nice and easy cardboard decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-and-easy-cardboard-decorations/
Nice and easy cardboard decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SMALL.jpg elimasmx Here I'll show you how to do nice, easy and practically free cardboard decorations. Now, find some corrugated cardboard and get to work! Get your stuff You will need some corrugated cardboard, a pencil and an x-acto knife or cutter. I prefer the one that has only one blade because it is sharper a...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 00:07:05 PDT
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Paper-Lantern-Sculpture-for-1/
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BI7W/GQX1NUJT/FMTBI7WGQX1NUJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BI7W/GQX1NUJT/FMTBI7WGQX1NUJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BI7W/GQX1NUJT/FMTBI7WGQX1NUJT.SMALL.jpg TabbyDeAnne Hello gals and guys! I’m getting married!! This October on the 22nd! I’m super excited but also on a strict budget. I wanted a bunch of WOW Factor on the cheap! I found a great deal on paper lanterns last year during the off season and picked them up just in case I might need them. Now that the time...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 15:52:59 PDT
A Re-Purpose Driven Life http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Re-Purpose-Driven-Life/
A Re-Purpose Driven Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/VHJ5/GQKM52TT/FIKVHJ5GQKM52TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/VHJ5/GQKM52TT/FIKVHJ5GQKM52TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/VHJ5/GQKM52TT/FIKVHJ5GQKM52TT.SMALL.jpg artfulann I do the three r's: reduce, reuse, recycle but I add re-purpose for a 4th R. I just can't help myself. It all started with my grandfather. He kept all kinds of things and remade-reused them on his farm. (Back then they called it junk collecting.) My mother also did this. We spent one summer when I ...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:54:55 PDT
Cardboard Bulletin Board/Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Bulletin-BoardWall-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/JABJ/GQ4AAKU1/FP2JABJGQ4AAKU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/JABJ/GQ4AAKU1/FP2JABJGQ4AAKU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/JABJ/GQ4AAKU1/FP2JABJGQ4AAKU1.SMALL.jpg rachl009 This started when I wanted a cork or bulletin board to keep the random notes and lists I write from cluttering my desk.  I didn't want to buy one, or look at the brown color.  So I decided to make one I could choose the color of, wouldn't put holes in the wall, and out of things I already had.  I ...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 17:23:59 PDT
Hand Stitched Mini Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Stitched-Mini-Book/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 11:36:38 PDT
Custom Transformable Steampunk Robot Recycled Action Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Transformable-Steampunk-Robot-Recycled-Acti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BVHK/GMJT3PBL/FXCBVHKGMJT3PBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BVHK/GMJT3PBL/FXCBVHKGMJT3PBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BVHK/GMJT3PBL/FXCBVHKGMJT3PBL.SMALL.jpg becomingthebeast This is a hand made, custom transformable, steampunk robot! The figure can transform from ROBOT to a steampunk GRENADE explosive weapon! This is made from the following: 1. an empty, plastic pills flask - including tap. 2. gold, black, white, silver spraypaint. 3. wire. 4. small coral beads. 5. n...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 10:04:08 PDT
"Knight" Steampunk Object Art Custom Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Steampunk-Object-Art-Custom-Figure/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H8EK/GMJT3P3P/FV7H8EKGMJT3P3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H8EK/GMJT3P3P/FV7H8EKGMJT3P3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/H8EK/GMJT3P3P/FV7H8EKGMJT3P3P.SMALL.jpg becomingthebeast Hello! This is the "Knight". A custom, hand-made, figure with several different parts and materials, going from junk, old drawer pullers, nails, wire, painting, coral and stone beads, copper wire...and more !!! For the last 5 years, I've been very into Object art, based on recyling junk or appare...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 12:49:25 PDT
Black Rosetta http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Rosetta/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SFOZ/GLPH16M7/FV7SFOZGLPH16M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SFOZ/GLPH16M7/FV7SFOZGLPH16M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SFOZ/GLPH16M7/FV7SFOZGLPH16M7.SMALL.jpg amnartist I made some bracelets out of old records and decided to make something with the scraps. This sculpture was the result. The record was warmed to soften in an oven and I just played with the piece till something formed. Many sculptures I do don't have a finished look in my head but a result of what I...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:00:00 PDT
Olive Juiced http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Juiced/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/IVVG/GLPH16IE/FE7IVVGGLPH16IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/IVVG/GLPH16IE/FE7IVVGGLPH16IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/IVVG/GLPH16IE/FE7IVVGGLPH16IE.SMALL.jpg amnartist I love doing paper mache. And I like to add a little humor to it sometimes. A drunk olive in a martini glass, yep! This was made with cardboard, newspaper strips and wallpaper paste.
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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 15:41:30 PDT
Wire Car Push Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Car-Push-Toy/
Wire Car Push Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SMALL.jpg skuypers I'm putting this instructable together after creating my first wire car. These are great projects for kids and adults.  They can be as simple or complex as you'd like. Artist Chido Johnson put together the first ever wire car cruise here in Detroit along Woodward Ave. He conducted workshops in the ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:25:33 PDT
Recycled Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BV4H/GKXTXDPN/F7HBV4HGKXTXDPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BV4H/GKXTXDPN/F7HBV4HGKXTXDPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/BV4H/GKXTXDPN/F7HBV4HGKXTXDPN.SMALL.jpg BriannaSchmall This dress is made completely out of recycled materials. Although it's a bit time consuming, it's absolutely FREE! Materials Used: Top: - Newspaper - Glossy Mod Podge (you can get this at walmart, hobby lobby or you can make it yourself) Cut out the frame of the top from newspaper. Begin to deco...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 03:05:53 PST
How to make paper out of anything you want http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-paper-out-of-anything-you-want/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2011 07:34:10 PST
Compact Discs (CDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Discs-CDs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/K23A/GHRSTKNE/F0XK23AGHRSTKNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/K23A/GHRSTKNE/F0XK23AGHRSTKNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/K23A/GHRSTKNE/F0XK23AGHRSTKNE.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid What should we do with all those old CD's?  Compact discs and even DVD's are old technology, on the way out!  What are you supposed to do with all those shiny discs lying around?  Throw them in the landfill!? Here at instructables, we've got plenty of ideas to help you reuse and repurpose your pile...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 21:11:30 PST
How to Make a Magazine Bowl and Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magazine-Bowl-and-Coasters/
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 09:18:23 PST
Tattooists / Artists tracing lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Tattooists-Artists-tracing-lightbox/
Tattooists / Artists tracing lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SMALL.jpg andyward85 This instructable will show you how to make a very inexpensive professional looking tattooists / artists lightbox used for tracing images and designs onto paper from recycled things and out of things you may be able to find around the home or in the back of the garage. This is my first ever instruct...
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 16:07:57 PST
Turn your iron gate into a work of art! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-iron-gate-into-a-work-of-art/
Turn your iron gate into a work of art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HX3K/GGC2U1EW/F1JHX3KGGC2U1EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HX3K/GGC2U1EW/F1JHX3KGGC2U1EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HX3K/GGC2U1EW/F1JHX3KGGC2U1EW.SMALL.jpg fayster Looking for a way to spiff up your wrought iron gate or fence? How about adding some cool wine bottle art! What you'll need Wine bottles (count on some bad 'cuts' and have extras). Bottle scorer of your choice. We used one called the "Amazing Bottle and Jar Cutter" that we found on eBay...
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Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:50:25 PST
make beautiful postcards from recycled materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hand-make-beautiful-postcards-from-recycled/
make beautiful postcards from recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/9ZKX/GF7B3DRW/FZ49ZKXGF7B3DRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/9ZKX/GF7B3DRW/FZ49ZKXGF7B3DRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/9ZKX/GF7B3DRW/FZ49ZKXGF7B3DRW.SMALL.jpg tbcross This is my first ible so please comment I want to make it as good as I can. I was inspired by AlpineButterfly's postcard kit project and postcrossings to make my own postcards. Writing is definitely a lost art and having something handmade come in the mail is pretty much unheard of. I wanted to make...
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 22:10:09 PDT