Instructables: exploring - living - recycle - green - repurpose Sat, 30 May 2015 14:20:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Milk carton wallet
Milk carton wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> DawnN2 This ingenious design featured in Family Fun Magazine in 2007 will work with half gallon milk cartons or juice cartons that have the spout and cap. I've gotten to the point that I will buy a particular brand (carton graphics) because I know it will make a great wallet!For a larger version (checkbook...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:33:02 PDT
Pillow Case Apron
Pillow Case Apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> Very Interesting Put a Cupcake on it! This is an easy project for beginners. Materials You will need: 1 Pillow Case (Cotton) Iron on Fusing (Like Steam-A-Seam) Matching Scraps Lace Material for straps - Enough to make a 4inch by 8foot piece. Matching Thread Printout of a Cupcake Apron pattern- I used an apro...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 19:40:58 PDT
Trash to treasure 3, push back the dark
Trash to treasure 3, push back the dark - More DIY How To Projects]]> l8nite I find a lot of amazing things when I'm out curb mining  just because I find a usable item however doesn't mean I'm going to use it as it was intended materials and tools I found several solar lights that only needed a little cleaning and ...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 14:03:03 PDT
the 1 hr bench from recycled materials
the 1 hr bench from recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> l8nite I'm a repurposer from way back, my maternal grandfather repurposed materials from job sites into a vacation house at the Jersey shore, my paternal grandfather was the same way. People will throw away the most amazing stuff, I mine it from the curb and turn it into cash or other usable stuff that can...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:24:52 PDT
Compact Discs (CDs) 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
Repurposed Old T-Shirt Pajamas
Repurposed Old T-Shirt Pajamas - More DIY How To Projects]]> PurtynPnk I finally convinced my boyfriend to purge his clothes! What resulted was a large stockpile of old t-shirts, work shirts, sweats, old golf shirts and more. I considered donating them - but wondered if there was anything I could do to repurpose this new-found loot.  I searched the web and found so...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 11:02:03 PDT
Boxer Shorts Skirt
Boxer Shorts Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> Very Interesting Time for a change in the comfort zone..... Materials Boxer shorts Scrap material (Double the length of the widest part of the shorts.) Or you can use lace. Girl-li-fy it as much as possible. Basic sewing: scissors, measuring tape, sewing machine. Castration Sew the flap shut. Cut right across ...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2010 18:02:29 PST
Scented Gift Bow made of Recycled Perfume Ads
Scented Gift Bow made of Recycled Perfume Ads - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Altoids Advent calendar
Altoids Advent calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> sassycrafter This time of year, kids can hardly wait for the man in the red suit to bring toys to all good girls and boys. One way to help kids count the days is with an Advent calendar. But why settle for an old-fashioned paper one? Make a 3-D sculpture that can hold a small surprise for every day between now a...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 13:53:16 PST