Instructables: exploring - living - recycle - gift - reuse http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:44:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Old Gift Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Gift-Card-Boxes/
Old Gift Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SMALL.jpg Tait_Clements Take an old gift card and transform it into a crafty little box with endless possibilities!   Gather Materials & Find The Perfect Card Materials:Dig out an old gift card that has little or no sentimental value. You can also use brand new cards if you have a ton of extras, or just want a nice,...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:11:10 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
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-Calendar-Christmas-Tree/
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SMALL.jpg iammyr Here I'm gonna show you the steps I followed to create an advent calendar shaped as a Christmas Tree, which can be hanged on a wall and contain sachets for each different day. Material 3 rectangular plastic containers of different sizes 1 circular plastic container 1 red ribbon ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:52:01 PST
Tire to Ottoman and Table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tier-to-Ottoman-and-Table/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 10:39:29 PST
Emergency Chocolate Rations - Simple Holiday Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Chocolate-Rations-Simple-Holiday-Gift/
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 13:24:18 PST
glass jar lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/glass-jar-lanterns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6SGW/H9T4QH8Z/FTC6SGWH9T4QH8Z.SMALL.jpg petina you will need empty glass food jars glass relief paint ( comes in a tube, i used pebeo cost £4) either glass or porcelaine painting medium (again i used pebeo cost £4) acrylic paint oven instructions for up cycle jars .First give your jars a soak in some hot soapy water, scrub well inside, paying c...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 11:11:56 PST
Paper Basket Crafting http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Basket-Crafting/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 04:45:36 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
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
making credit card ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/making-credit-card-ornaments/
making credit card ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/IN6E/G7DYQ4PE/FNAIN6EG7DYQ4PE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/IN6E/G7DYQ4PE/FNAIN6EG7DYQ4PE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/IN6E/G7DYQ4PE/FNAIN6EG7DYQ4PE.SMALL.jpg luscher credit, debit and gift cards can be turned into colorful ornaments for free - and gift cards are colorful and available in a wide variety of colors and styles at nearly every store around. variations in materials we'll get to cutting in the next step, but this needs to be covered first : variatio...
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 10:01:28 PDT
Make professional gifts from recycled materials with a lazer burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-professional-gifts-from-recycled-materials-wi/
Make professional gifts from recycled materials with a lazer burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/HDA3/FTNHEF08/FSPHDA3FTNHEF08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/HDA3/FTNHEF08/FSPHDA3FTNHEF08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/HDA3/FTNHEF08/FSPHDA3FTNHEF08.SMALL.jpg raven_gangerel With today's economy who can afford a thoughtful gift for that special someone. Let me show you how to recycle material such as wood into a keepsake that will have your girlfriends and wives going goo-goo eyes over you and your boyfriends and husbands thinking " I think she really likes me". Choo...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 00:14:21 PDT
recycled decoupag-y magnets! http://www.instructables.com/id/recycled-decoupag-y-magnets/
recycled decoupag-y magnets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/MRXL/FT3K2EWC/FEFMRXLFT3K2EWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/MRXL/FT3K2EWC/FEFMRXLFT3K2EWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/MRXL/FT3K2EWC/FEFMRXLFT3K2EWC.SMALL.jpg cherishedpotato i felt a bit sad that my fridge was getting covered in those flat promotional magnets from local businesses that i don't use, so i started covering the magnets with fun pictures, and smiling at breakfast again! i like making these so much because they're cheap and quick, as you don't need anything ...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 01:27:22 PDT
Using Unwanted Christmas Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Unwanted-Christmas-Gifts/
Using Unwanted Christmas Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/LE0C/FOWZQ0J6/FBYLE0CFOWZQ0J6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/LE0C/FOWZQ0J6/FBYLE0CFOWZQ0J6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/LE0C/FOWZQ0J6/FBYLE0CFOWZQ0J6.SMALL.jpg inkstainedheart Everybody gets them. Those little presents that make you wonder 'what the heck am I going to do with THIS?!' And wouldn't you know it, these presents never seem to have a gift receipt. From the questionable clothing gift to items you already own, I'm going to help you use them for good (sorry, no e...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 11:31:30 PST
Re-use that old gift tissue paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-use-that-old-gift-tissue-paper/
Re-use that old gift tissue paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/GR8K/FNNK6PXG/FQGGR8KFNNK6PXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/GR8K/FNNK6PXG/FQGGR8KFNNK6PXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/GR8K/FNNK6PXG/FQGGR8KFNNK6PXG.SMALL.jpg Bookdemon Recycle old tissue paper! Same use...different form!Gift bags,clothing boxes---almost every style of gift wrapping contains tissue paper. I like to save the tissue paper and use it again, but sometimes the tissue paper is too wrinkled or torn to use in a gift.Here is a way to make it useful again .....
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Mon, 24 Nov 2008 03:33:06 PST