Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:34:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Artistic-Treasure-with-House-Paint/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Reforming Soap Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Reforming-Soap-Scraps/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 09:59:18 PDT
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Campfire-THE-BACKFIRE/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:51 PDT
All-Purpose Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Organizer/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:52:04 PDT
Build a License Plate Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-License-Plate-Birdhouse/
Build a License Plate Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/UYH8/HXIKASMH/FH8UYH8HXIKASMH.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Here's a cool way to re-purpose old license plates, create a decorative and useful home for our little birdie friends. This house only requires 3 plates to make and features an end-of-season easy-clean-out door. You could easily tweak the design, make the back wall from wood and thus only require 2 ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:09:24 PDT
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bottle-Mosquito-Trap/
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7W5J/HWLCXJYB/FYV7W5JHWLCXJYB.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS GUIDE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHello dear friends!As some of my followers already know, I live in Bologna (Italy), in the heart of Po river Valley.This area is known as the wettest one of Italy. This is due to terrain, level (a lot of areas are UNDER sea le...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:06:17 PDT
Reclaimed, Reused, Recycled Hen Habitat and Coop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Reused-Recycled-Hen-Habitat/
Reclaimed, Reused, Recycled Hen Habitat and Coop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/0HQO/HWNUBGL4/FJP0HQOHWNUBGL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/0HQO/HWNUBGL4/FJP0HQOHWNUBGL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/0HQO/HWNUBGL4/FJP0HQOHWNUBGL4.SMALL.jpg zsthorian Howdy, I decided to write up this instructable as I was rather pleased with the results of my darn near free hen house and run. I set out with the following goals, Use as much reclaimed materials as possible and make the house easy to move. The resulting coop achieved both goals, I only had to p...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:54:36 PDT
Suit Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Suit-Clutch/
Suit Clutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/ZZ7F/HWZ9OYAD/FJBZZ7FHWZ9OYAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/ZZ7F/HWZ9OYAD/FJBZZ7FHWZ9OYAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/ZZ7F/HWZ9OYAD/FJBZZ7FHWZ9OYAD.SMALL.jpg spunk This instructable is about recycling an old men's suit into a clutch. This project is a nice way to give beloved but unused clothes a new purpose. You could use it to breath new life into an outgrown graduation suit - or make a clutch for your mother made of your fathers wedding suit...If you d...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:03:56 PDT
Flower Vase in Magazine Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Vase-in-Magazine-Paper/
Flower Vase in Magazine Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/JZOT/HWX48ZUD/F1JJZOTHWX48ZUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/JZOT/HWX48ZUD/F1JJZOTHWX48ZUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/JZOT/HWX48ZUD/F1JJZOTHWX48ZUD.SMALL.jpg arungvijay Here is a great looking flower vase made of magazine papers and package boxesNo buying required for making this flower vase. All we need is papers and a pieces of thick card boardsOnce we are practiced with one or two vases. We can start trying different shapes of the sameLet's see the step by step ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:32:36 PDT
Biohazard toilet warning http://www.instructables.com/id/Biohazard-toilet-warning/
Biohazard toilet warning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/7TWQ/HWUJYB5H/FH27TWQHWUJYB5H.SMALL.jpg kenyer We all know the problem when you've been to the toilet for some big business. While washing your hands you think: 'just air-freshner is not enough! There should be a way to warn innocent visitors to stay away from this place for a little while.'This biohazard warning is the solution for this global ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:07:45 PDT
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Changing-Life-Hacks-You-Can-Try-Right-Now/
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Boost the chances of finding a lost phone, and sleep better starting tonight, with 10 life-changing lifehacks you can use right now.Also, make sure to check out my other Life Hack videos:10 Life Hacks For Summer!10 Life Hacks For Christmas! Watch the Video! :) NOTE: These projects and results ar...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:08:29 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Antique Brass Blow Torch Accent Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Brass-Blow-Torch-Accent-Lamp/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 17:26:15 PDT
Vintage Camera Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-Light/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 14:16:20 PDT
reusing old camera parts for jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/reusing-old-camera-parts-for-jewelry/
reusing old camera parts for jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/G67Z/HVJDWS6D/FOZG67ZHVJDWS6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/G67Z/HVJDWS6D/FOZG67ZHVJDWS6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/G67Z/HVJDWS6D/FOZG67ZHVJDWS6D.SMALL.jpg Jerina We had a really old digital camera lying around, that didn't work anymore so my boyfriend decided to take it apart. When he had alle the parts scatteret across the dining table, I took my pick of the parts that I thought had jewelry potential. Here I'll show you how I made a simple necklace of a Cir...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 11:20:12 PDT
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Rolled-Paper-Frame/
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame!This frame is visually stunning with lots of texture and pops of color!However...it's menace runs deeper.It was the most tedious and time consuming project I've ever wrangled my kids into doing.It all started like this. I had been planning this craft for a while...and my ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 18:13:36 PDT
Keyboard Refrigerator Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Refrigerator-Magnets/
Keyboard Refrigerator Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/S9EU/HURHU44H/F15S9EUHURHU44H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/S9EU/HURHU44H/F15S9EUHURHU44H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/S9EU/HURHU44H/F15S9EUHURHU44H.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Whenever I get new computer equipment, I hate to just throw away the old parts. So I try to find creative ways to reuse them. In this case, I had an old broken keyboard. So I decided to use the keys to make a set of keyboard refrigerator magnets. This is a simple craft project that you can do in les...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:57:57 PDT
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Save-Stale-Bread/
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three simple and easy ways to save your stale bread. There are few things that are as delicious as a fresh baked loaf of bread hot out of the oven. It's also hard to eat an entire loaf of bread while it is at it's freshest. Keeping bread fresh is a losing battle, from the moment it is done baking...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:17:57 PDT
Sushi Tray Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Sushi-Tray-Jewelry/
Sushi Tray Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/192W/HUBARDD5/FE4192WHUBARDD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/192W/HUBARDD5/FE4192WHUBARDD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/192W/HUBARDD5/FE4192WHUBARDD5.SMALL.jpg joppenheimer Do you love sushi? Do you hate having to just toss these beautiful trays into the recycling bin? In that case, use the plastic trays to make unique jewelry. I have included directions for this pair. You will also find examples of other jewelry pieces all made with just two sushi trays, beads and c...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:35:06 PDT
Cardboard Cat House http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Cat-Bed/
Cardboard Cat House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4AO4/HUMTMIG0/FXO4AO4HUMTMIG0.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 A year ago I had the honor to be a Featured Author on this site. One of the questions I was asked in the interview was about the next big project I planned to make. My answer was "a bed for my cat". Actually, my idea was to recreate a cardboard cat bed I saw on the internet. I have multiple reasons ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:40:31 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
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stainless-Steel-ring-from-a-coat-hanger/
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/GPWS/HTJR11IC/FPBGPWSHTJR11IC.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a pretty basic project but it does require quite a lot of effort and, depending how good you want it to look, time. The great thing about this simple ring is that you don't even need to leave your house to find what you need for it! I had quite a bit of fun making this ring and I am happy w...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 07:24:20 PDT
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
Hockey Stick Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SMALL.jpg matthewtmead My son plays hockey and I wanted to create something special for his hockey-themed bedroom. His room is decorated with hockey memorabilia from professional athletes and from his youth hockey achievements. His bedroom has room for him to shoot indoor hockey balls against a hockey goal, and it seemed ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Cereal Box Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Letters/
Cereal Box Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I have seen these letters in different sizes at craft stores. They can be made for next to nothing using cereal boxes and shredded paper. A great idea would be to spell out "FAMILY" hang the letters on the wall surrounded by photos of your family. Or maybe do the same with "FRIENDS". What about th...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:06:29 PDT
Stylish detergent bottle watering can http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-detergent-bottle-watering-can/
Stylish detergent bottle watering can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DTEH/HSUELPG7/F88DTEHHSUELPG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DTEH/HSUELPG7/F88DTEHHSUELPG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/DTEH/HSUELPG7/F88DTEHHSUELPG7.SMALL.jpg Triplezee There are a ton of great ways to reuse every day items. I'm sure we have all seen different ways to use a plastic bottle! So why don't we? The reality is, aesthetics make a difference. Design can mean the difference between reusing a bottle or throwing it out or recycling it. When we upcycle or...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:44:41 PDT
How To: Remove Wax Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Wax-Easily/
How To: Remove Wax Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/FYEN/HSPP6QLX/FF3FYENHSPP6QLX.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy steps to help remove candle wax from common items in your home with only a few tools! Whether you're preparing for a romantic evening, a birthday party, Hanukah, or freshening your home with scented candles, it's likely that you'll end up with some candle wax somewhere.  We've all picked at it...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:29:54 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens http://www.instructables.com/id/Saving-Wilted-Greens/
Saving Wilted Greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/KA88/HSKV0Y6I/FCXKA88HSKV0Y6I.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Revive, save, and ENJOY your wilted greens in several easy steps.  Whether your greens are from the local farmers market, your garden, or a supermarket, they will all wilt eventually. Since most greens, and especially varieties like lettuces and spinach are largely comprised of water, they wilt eas...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Fashionable-Zip-Clutch-Bag-from-In/
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle innertubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This is the third in a series of projects that use innertubes as the base material. If you are new to sewing you may want to start with a Koozie and in no...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:11:40 PST
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Shaped-Cookie-Cutter-From-Tin-Can/
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SMALL.jpg chris-mori This Instructable will tell you how to make a heart shaped cookie cutter out of a tin can. The techniques shown here can be used to make any kind of shaped cookie cutter. Tools and Materials You will need: - tin can (I used a Del Monte fruit cup can) - fine tip marker - block of wood the desired...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:15:44 PST
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Reusable-Liquid-Chemical-Dispensing-Bottle-R/
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SMALL.jpg aka_bigred I use rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol quite often, but found that I hated the large container that easily spilled and didn't dispense small amounts very easily. This instructible will show you how to take an existing squeeze bottle from ACT, etc and turn it into a spill-proof, easy dosing container for...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 06:42:24 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
Durable Handmade Paper Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Handmade-Paper-Beads/
Durable Handmade Paper Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I write an environmental blog and I love creating things. With this in mind I set about making beautiful jewelry upcycled from the recycle bin. I made aluminum can rings and recycled glass earrings and pendants. I also made cool beads created from used plastic bottles and beads crafted from old pape...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:58:55 PST
Valentine's Day - Folded Book Art - Heart inside a heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Folded-Book-Art-Heart-inside-a-hear/
Valentine's Day - Folded Book Art - Heart inside a heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/7GDK/HR3EO4YR/FWV7GDKHR3EO4YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/7GDK/HR3EO4YR/FWV7GDKHR3EO4YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/7GDK/HR3EO4YR/FWV7GDKHR3EO4YR.SMALL.jpg Magistro This Folded Book Art is a perfect gift to give for Valentine's Day! After searching for a while i found this website that offers patterns, this was one of their promotion patterns and i just love to share this with you! In the next steps i'll explain to you how to fold this heart into a book. (I u...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 03:34:08 PST
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
Spare lid drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-lid-drying-rack/
Spare lid drying rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SMALL.jpg justsayingno If I need something, I do what I can to make it from things I already have lying around. I have alot of clothing items that need flat drying, and I don't always have a place to lay them flat. It was getting inconvenient to continue using my over door ironing board all the time. I had some leftover l...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:13:17 PST
♥BEER CAPS EARRINGS♥ http://www.instructables.com/id/BEER-CAPS-EARRINGS/
♥BEER CAPS EARRINGS♥ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/T60R/HR0APM08/F8BT60RHR0APM08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/T60R/HR0APM08/F8BT60RHR0APM08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/T60R/HR0APM08/F8BT60RHR0APM08.SMALL.jpg marcellahella I made these earrings with Lagunitas beer caps. They are really easy to make. WHAT YOU NEED YOU NEED: 2 earrings hoops; 2 jump rings; 2 beads; 2 pieces of copper wire (I take it from a electric cable); 2 beer caps (I found the Lagunitas IPA beer caps to work the better...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:42:38 PST
Slim Minimalist Wallet by Cindy http://www.instructables.com/id/Slim-Minimalist-Wallet-by-Cindy/
Slim Minimalist Wallet by Cindy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/ANRR/HQEA3IKJ/FL5ANRRHQEA3IKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/ANRR/HQEA3IKJ/FL5ANRRHQEA3IKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/ANRR/HQEA3IKJ/FL5ANRRHQEA3IKJ.SMALL.jpg daemn22 I have been a fan of slim minimalist wallets from money clip to rubber bands. Recently, my girlfriend Cindy created a minimalist wallet made from different garter sizes specifically for my needs. Unfortunately the creation process was not documented so this Instructable will simply be a show and tel...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:20:17 PST
PVC Pipe Bracelets! http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Bracelets/
PVC Pipe Bracelets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/058T/HQDLYWWE/F5G058THQDLYWWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/058T/HQDLYWWE/F5G058THQDLYWWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/058T/HQDLYWWE/F5G058THQDLYWWE.SMALL.jpg shazni Does the above bracelets look like PVC?? Well it is...and it's so easy and cheap to make.I just couldn't resist adding this instructable as I wanted to share this with all of you! What you need! Basically you need PVC tube about 3" wide...wider is fine as you can adjust it according to the size y...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:58:58 PST
Fish going around the wrist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-going-around-the-wrist/
Fish going around the wrist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7YUX/HPXOVJQI/F567YUXHPXOVJQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7YUX/HPXOVJQI/F567YUXHPXOVJQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/7YUX/HPXOVJQI/F567YUXHPXOVJQI.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Bracelet from bicycle tube. A nice alternative to the more known jewelry from bicycle tube. And very easy and quick to make with minimal tools and material. To start you off, take a look at the video. Then have a try or look at the next step. And 10 points if you spotted the big mistake in the vide...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 08:21:51 PST
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposed-Stuffed-Animal-into-a-Little-Gadget-Co/
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 As any mom can tell you it's hard to part with your kids favorite childhood toys. Here's a new use for a beloved old favorite stuffed toy that you child may have outgrown, or maybe one that's been your favorite!  What a unique and easy gift idea for anyone who  is young at heart (and we all still a...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 21:10:02 PST
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Woven-Gift-Wrap-Vest/
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SMALL.jpg smori What should you do with all your used Christmas gift wrap? Make an ugly sweater vest out of it! Keep your paper This project requires a stack of large sheets of used gift wrap. Try to carefully unwrap your presents so that the paper doesn't tear. Resist the urge to tear open your presents! Cut...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:32:14 PST
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Unorthodox-nativity-Gabriels-message-in-a-plastic-/
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6CCN/HPJBJ97N/FPP6CCNHPJBJ97N.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge It's a old catholic tradition to put up a nativity scene for Christmas to reminds us of the origin of the feast. The tradition is dying in the Netherlands. Big Santa is gaining interest with generous decorations, gifts, big trees, and too much to eat. The message of Scrooge gets lost in all Santa mo...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:05:49 PST
Old to new jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-to-new-jewelry/
Old to new jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/HZDE/HPLO2R6S/FNHHZDEHPLO2R6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/HZDE/HPLO2R6S/FNHHZDEHPLO2R6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/HZDE/HPLO2R6S/FNHHZDEHPLO2R6S.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I had this old necklace laying around with wooden beads and flower beads with the paint worn off. When I wrapped the necklace around my wrist, it actually wrapped around three times. Since I had some memory wire laying around, I wanted to try and make a bracelet of it. When that was finished, I stil...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 02:25:26 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolph-the-lighted-bottle-reindeer/
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y4QU/HP6886I3/F2CY4QUHP6886I3.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Another plastic bottle reuse project. Especially for decoration purposes it's nice to reuse waste materials in stead of buying expensive objects that have no other use than pleasing the eye for a few weeks. You could spend half a month wages on Christmas decorations or you could be creative from scr...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 PST
Pocket Mirror from a Hard Drive Platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Mirror-from-a-Hard-Drive-Platter/
Pocket Mirror from a Hard Drive Platter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LGQJ/HMEXTC6P/FY0LGQJHMEXTC6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LGQJ/HMEXTC6P/FY0LGQJHMEXTC6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/LGQJ/HMEXTC6P/FY0LGQJHMEXTC6P.SMALL.jpg Diaphane Recently I disassembled an old hard drive to  get the magnets for another project. (Turned out there was only one magnet in it so I guess I'll have to dismantle some more)  I thought: "There must be a use for all that pretty stuff I got out of this thing." And there is!  Upcycle an old hard drive b...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 07:28:15 PST
Quilled Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Snowflake-Decorations/
Quilled Snowflake Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Quilling is a very nice technique that I learned when I was little and although I really liked it, I stopped doing it after a short time (like most things I did!). Luckily I tend to keep everything, and when I recently started to think about trying it again, I remembered that I still had the quillin...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:06:43 PST
Altoids Mini Motion Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Mini-Motion-Tracker/
Altoids Mini Motion Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/CJ14/HOHYNJ72/FTFCJ14HOHYNJ72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/CJ14/HOHYNJ72/FTFCJ14HOHYNJ72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/CJ14/HOHYNJ72/FTFCJ14HOHYNJ72.SMALL.jpg Aliasmk UPDATE Nov. 29th: Added base station mod instructions!Anyone who was in elementary school during the 2000's probably knew someone who had one of these SpyGear tracker systems. In fact, if you had one, you were probably the coolest kid in sixth grade. Both my sister and I had one of these, and it was...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:41:31 PST
Burlap in Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Burlap-in-Frame/
Burlap in Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/JPL7/HO7XPAE5/FHEJPL7HO7XPAE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/JPL7/HO7XPAE5/FHEJPL7HO7XPAE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/JPL7/HO7XPAE5/FHEJPL7HO7XPAE5.SMALL.jpg neeebs So this is pretty easy and the most time consuming part was probably making the stencil. I broke my mirror... yeah yeah, bad luck... but made the best of it! i found some burlap literally just lying around outside so I picked it up! I washed it in the wash and dried it in the drier. it made it a lit...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:29:55 PST
★ 7 DAYS PRAYER CANDLE (from beer bottle) ★ http://www.instructables.com/id/-7-DAYS-PRAYER-CANDLE-from-beer-bottle-/
★ 7 DAYS PRAYER CANDLE (from beer bottle) ★ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/5K88/HNQTHI0G/FMC5K88HNQTHI0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/5K88/HNQTHI0G/FMC5K88HNQTHI0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/5K88/HNQTHI0G/FMC5K88HNQTHI0G.SMALL.jpg marcellahella I love 7 days prayer candles! And I like this one even better because is completely made from scraps, and you don't need any tools to make it! And is a really nice candle because it last long time and is wind proof! WHAT YOU NEED  To cut the bottle:  -a string,  -alcool,  -a lighter,  -a bucket ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 12:47:26 PST
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Rope-or-Cord-from-Plastic-Shopping-Bags/
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SMALL.jpg DrPeper I basically combined two other instructables that I've read in the past. One was making plastic "yarn" out of plastic shopping bags.  I guess people here are calling it "plarn" now.   The other was braiding cordage/rope from smaller strands of string/thread/cord/rope. Both techniques I've found...
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