Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:27:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 Stainless Steel ring from a coat hanger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stainless-Steel-ring-from-a-coat-hanger/
Make a Stainless 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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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...
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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...
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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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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:25:48 PDT
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Sweater-to-ArmLeg-Warmers-wPhone-Pocket/
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SMALL.jpg HollyMann If you want some arm warmers, boot toppers or leg warmers and don't want to spend any money - you can tweak an old sweater to make some great new things! That is what I did here with a sweater that was too small on me - I upcycled & transformed it into a pair of boot toppers and arm warmers with poc...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:27:17 PDT
garden snipper holster http://www.instructables.com/id/garden-snipper-holster/
garden snipper holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/7DEV/HLSHJ083/F3V7DEVHLSHJ083.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/7DEV/HLSHJ083/F3V7DEVHLSHJ083.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/7DEV/HLSHJ083/F3V7DEVHLSHJ083.SMALL.jpg foobear If you have a yard like mine, where there is an overgrowth of spiny blackberry vines that is ever advancing, you have to have your snippers at the ready any time you go outside for any length of time.  Here's how you can make a holster that will keep your snippers handy and yet be otherwise out of ...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:33:14 PDT
Pimp My Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Fan/
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:13:28 PDT
Re-Vamped Pillow Sham http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Vamped-Pillow-Sham/
Re-Vamped Pillow Sham - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/3A2G/HLFUML57/FMN3A2GHLFUML57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/3A2G/HLFUML57/FMN3A2GHLFUML57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/3A2G/HLFUML57/FMN3A2GHLFUML57.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I was busy switching things around at home and decided that rather then invest in all new linens I would re vamp some older pieces. Supplies I wanted to work with a B&W scheme: 100% cotton fabric Black Dye tray cardboard large clips water source fabric marker Fabric First wet fabric Folding ...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:55:52 PDT
Pocket-sized Notebooks with Recycled Grocery Bag Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-sized-Notebooks-with-Recycled-Grocery-Bag-C/
Pocket-sized Notebooks with Recycled Grocery Bag Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/OBRX/HCV9CQBW/FINOBRXHCV9CQBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/OBRX/HCV9CQBW/FINOBRXHCV9CQBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/OBRX/HCV9CQBW/FINOBRXHCV9CQBW.SMALL.jpg ryangrayson This is sort of a two part tutorial. First, I'll show you how to bind your own pocket-sized notebooks. Second, I'll show you how to fuse old grocery bags into sheets of plastic to use as covers. The plastic can be used for many things, though. They can be sewn together like fabric to make bags, wall...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:36:00 PST
Reuse Popsicle Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Popsicle-Sticks/
Reuse Popsicle Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/L3VK/HKPX6Y2A/FWCL3VKHKPX6Y2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/L3VK/HKPX6Y2A/FWCL3VKHKPX6Y2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/L3VK/HKPX6Y2A/FWCL3VKHKPX6Y2A.SMALL.jpg jamesabt007 There is a saying that my mother often employs when I work on projects, "Out with the old and in with the new".  If I do not get rid of my old projects, there is no room for the new ones.   Here is the one of the ways I've tried to do so by taking apart my old models of suspension and truss bridges...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 23:13:56 PDT
Recycle Old T-Shirts into Classroom Seat Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-T-Shirts-into-Classroom-Seat-Covers/
Recycle Old T-Shirts into Classroom Seat Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/7CUZ/HJKBRLEQ/FXS7CUZHJKBRLEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/7CUZ/HJKBRLEQ/FXS7CUZHJKBRLEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/7CUZ/HJKBRLEQ/FXS7CUZHJKBRLEQ.SMALL.jpg meditechguru I have too many t-shirts. Most of them simply sit in a drawer. But what if they were converted into seat covers for the classroom? Depending on your familiarity with a sewing machine, this could be a quick and easy way to reuse all those old t-shirts. Gather Your Materials First, collect everythi...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 07:34:42 PDT
Guitar Strap from Old Boots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Strap-from-Old-Boots/
Guitar Strap from Old Boots! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SMALL.jpg peardrop My boyfriend has many guitars, but until recently, no straps.  This is the prototype of making a guitar strap WITHOUT having to use fixings from a pre-bought strap (which I found common among other DIY guitar straps). I used what I could find around the house: For the Strap: Fabric  -  (I used fa...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 13:12:33 PDT
I can make that maternity pants from any used pants http://www.instructables.com/id/I-can-make-that-maternity-pants-from-any-used-pant/
I can make that maternity pants from any used pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JI3P/HN6C3TOZ/FU9JI3PHN6C3TOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JI3P/HN6C3TOZ/FU9JI3PHN6C3TOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JI3P/HN6C3TOZ/FU9JI3PHN6C3TOZ.SMALL.jpg babybayrs The other day I found it was uncomfortable to wear the non-maternity regular pants or the maternity pants I wore during the previous pregnancy, which makes sense since the previous pregnancy was from winter to summer, this one is going to be from summer to winter. So I went to the store and tried so...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:20:06 PDT
Revamp Old Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Jewelry/
Revamp Old Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L4JM/HJKBQFLR/FHZL4JMHJKBQFLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L4JM/HJKBQFLR/FHZL4JMHJKBQFLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L4JM/HJKBQFLR/FHZL4JMHJKBQFLR.SMALL.jpg md4v3 Super easy how to revamp your jewelry! I love wearing accessories. But because they're not gold or silver so over the time they get discolored. This is one way to revamp old discolored jewelry so you can wear them again. Here I use my old stud earrings, but you can apply this on anything, even u...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 01:24:44 PDT
'I Used to be a Washing Machine' - 3 chairs made of one washer parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Used-to-be-a-Washing-Machine-3-chairs-made-o/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D3Z8/HJAHP16J/FRHD3Z8HJAHP16J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D3Z8/HJAHP16J/FRHD3Z8HJAHP16J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/D3Z8/HJAHP16J/FRHD3Z8HJAHP16J.SMALL.jpg gtonya
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:54:05 PDT
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Appliqu-Inkodye-Jacket/
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SMALL.jpg Lumi Want to be able to print any item in your closet with Inkodye? When it comes to dark fabrics or detailed designs, sometimes a little creative thinking is required. For this project, we printed custom Inkodye fabric panels and sewed them onto a jacket to create a precise, high contrast design. The f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:43:59 PDT
How to make shorts out of a pillowcase. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-shorts-out-of-a-pillowcase/
How to make shorts out of a pillowcase. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SMALL.jpg fisforphantom Mis-matched pillow-cases?  Or ruined by bleach stains like mine?  Make some cool bottoms for the summer! Just FYI:  these are like lounge shorts, or something you would wear when you go to bed.  I am proud of my work but still would not be caught dead in them in public.  Still with me? Here's what ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 23:14:58 PDT
A garden light http://www.instructables.com/id/A-garden-light/
A garden light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1ZHR/HERLT977/FLX1ZHRHERLT977.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1ZHR/HERLT977/FLX1ZHRHERLT977.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1ZHR/HERLT977/FLX1ZHRHERLT977.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge A very elegant garden light with almost no cost and very easy to make. Check it out! After you have gathered the materials it takes about 10 minutes.... And you will enjoy it all summer long. What you need You will need: - one plastic bottle in the same shape as shown. Here in the Netherlands the...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:20:22 PDT
Pillow Case Apron http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-Case-Apron/
Pillow Case Apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SMALL.jpg 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
Hidden Litter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Litter-Box/
Hidden Litter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LDLC/HIPIPU2Y/FY7LDLCHIPIPU2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LDLC/HIPIPU2Y/FY7LDLCHIPIPU2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LDLC/HIPIPU2Y/FY7LDLCHIPIPU2Y.SMALL.jpg user1044 Since we have cats, and we also foster kittens, we needed to add litter boxes around the house. We didn't just want the boxes out in the open so we wanted to hide them in plain sight. We saw enclosures at Petco but they ran about $70 to $200 for just one. So we decided to make some ourselves..   Thi...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:42:31 PDT
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
Lace Inkodye Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/S7G1/HINOBCGI/FXIS7G1HINOBCGI.SMALL.jpg Lumi This project is shockingly simple, yet produces really beautiful and unique results. We were able to transfer the pattern of lace onto our lampshade by using the photographic property of Inkodye. It's like magic! The lamp we used was found at Ikea for $15, but any cotton or linen lampshade will work...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
Recycled Map Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Map-Bangle/
Recycled Map Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/7EGV/HINOCDXN/F7G7EGVHINOCDXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/7EGV/HINOCDXN/F7G7EGVHINOCDXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/7EGV/HINOCDXN/F7G7EGVHINOCDXN.SMALL.jpg dancer31415 You will need: Map Glue Stick (does not need to be fancy) Bangle Form (Use a bangle you already have to find something the same size. Mine is a coffee mug) Decoupage medium (or liquid glue mixed with a bit of water) Rotary Cutter (you can use scissors too, if you want) Ruler Board (to protect surfac...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 21:30:40 PDT
Aluminum Can Flower Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Can-Flower-Jewelry/
Aluminum Can Flower Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/UV77/HIGFK9TM/F64UV77HIGFK9TM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/UV77/HIGFK9TM/F64UV77HIGFK9TM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/UV77/HIGFK9TM/F64UV77HIGFK9TM.SMALL.jpg lackley68 Make bright, eye-catching jewelry using recycled aluminum cans! Collect Tools and Materials Start collecting Drink Cans! I like the tea and energy drink cans because they are colorful and non-returnable. Find Flower-shaped Paper Punches in a variety of shapes and sizes. Eyelets/Grommets come in m...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:09:39 PDT
Repurposing an old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-an-old-computer/
Repurposing an old computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/5DGT/HIEZY4I5/F855DGTHIEZY4I5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/5DGT/HIEZY4I5/F855DGTHIEZY4I5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/5DGT/HIEZY4I5/F855DGTHIEZY4I5.SMALL.jpg knife141 Someone once asked me what they could do with an old computer, and my reply was, "Anything you want!" We all have them -- they're in the back of the closet, or in the dusty attic or basement, or sitting out in the garage.  Some may or may not work, and may or may not be worth fixing.  And some are ...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 05:41:05 PDT