Instructables: exploring - living - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 06:52:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Trash Bin to Designer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Bin-to-Designer-Lamp/
Trash Bin to Designer Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/GXJJ/IA0WJHS9/F37GXJJIA0WJHS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/GXJJ/IA0WJHS9/F37GXJJIA0WJHS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/GXJJ/IA0WJHS9/F37GXJJIA0WJHS9.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Makers,Those were the days when every little office wanted to go paperless, so a lot of wire mesh trash bins were removed to motivate people to use less and less paper for work. I grabbed one such bin from my office for home use. After that, well it was just dumped under super loads of things ...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:43:32 PDT
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
Digital Comic Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/0S9F/I9YBKX4B/FQS0S9FI9YBKX4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/0S9F/I9YBKX4B/FQS0S9FI9YBKX4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/0S9F/I9YBKX4B/FQS0S9FI9YBKX4B.SMALL.jpg lioncour I love comics, almost all of them.But not enough room to store them all, i love the physical aspect of a comic book or a graphic novel, but i also love reading them on the computer. E-comic.But i dont like to read them on tablet, desktop computer or laptop. They are just not the right size or format...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 PDT
Pirate Treasure Chest Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Treasure-Chest-Cooler/
Pirate Treasure Chest Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/RYA5/I9WYTU2K/FO4RYA5I9WYTU2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/RYA5/I9WYTU2K/FO4RYA5I9WYTU2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/RYA5/I9WYTU2K/FO4RYA5I9WYTU2K.SMALL.jpg ABCass1 Hello all and thank you for visiting my Instructable, This is Instructable was made to seed, to spark, to pop an idea that you might possibly get. Like a lot of Instructables, it is very hard to duplicate the exact measures and final outcome, because you didn't have the same materials, hardware, too...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:25:52 PDT
CANDY WRAPPER Woven Purse/Bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/CANDY-WRAPPER-Woven-PurseBag/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:41:41 PDT
Milk carton wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-carton-wallet-1/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:33:02 PDT
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pretty-Sardine-Can-Box/
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/16LJ/I9UDBQBS/FRD16LJI9UDBQBS.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to reuse empty sardine cans to make an awesome metal box. As you can see in the next step you will need just 2 sardines cans, a couple of hinges, a case catch and some aluminium pop rivets.I entered the "Reuse Contest" so if you like this ible c...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:57 PDT
DIY Recycled Paper Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Recycled-Paper-Bowl/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:12:49 PDT
Upcycled Denim Earrings DIY Jewelry Tutorial by upmade http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Denim-Earrings-DIY-Tutorial/
Upcycled Denim Earrings DIY Jewelry Tutorial by upmade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/AOJD/I9Q9CH11/FGKAOJDI9Q9CH11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/AOJD/I9Q9CH11/FGKAOJDI9Q9CH11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/AOJD/I9Q9CH11/FGKAOJDI9Q9CH11.SMALL.jpg upmade What happens when your favorite jeans rip where the sun doesn't shine? You make some accessories out of them to wear with your next pair, right? Denim pants are such a wardrobe staple that it's hard to go wrong with a denim accessory to match.I make different types of denim earrings but I find that ...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 00:11:01 PDT
How To Make A Ford Belt Buckle! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Ford-Belt-Buckle-1/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 12:54:15 PDT
.:. BEER CAP EARRINGS .:. http://www.instructables.com/id/-BEER-CAP-EARRINGS-/
.:. BEER CAP EARRINGS .:. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I3UB/I9E1E8GF/FT9I3UBI9E1E8GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I3UB/I9E1E8GF/FT9I3UBI9E1E8GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I3UB/I9E1E8GF/FT9I3UBI9E1E8GF.SMALL.jpg marcellahella Recycled bead cap earrings with sterling ear hooks.They are super fast and easy to make, and very few tools are required.If you like them VOTE FOR ME in the JEWELRY CONTEST! :) WHAT YOU NEED Materials:-1 beer cap;-20 gauge ear wire (sterling, brass, copper…or anything safe to wear).Tools:-hammer...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 13:41:41 PDT
How to make earrings using old x-mas lights bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-earrings-using-old-x-mas-lights-bulb/
How to make earrings using old x-mas lights bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/5IF2/I95GOU9O/FX65IF2I95GOU9O.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya What's the good thing about being a crafter? Any guess?? Well..can there be anything bad at all ...LOL!! Besides other good things, my favorite one is that there is abundance of inspiration lying around in your craft supplies in the form of left overs from the past project and what not. I found ...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:26:56 PDT
Upcycled Tic-Tac-Toe http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tic-Tac-Toe/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:00:56 PDT
Fuel Sausages http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Sausages/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:51:59 PDT
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Plastic-Bags-Into-Usable-Plastic-Sheets/
Recycle Plastic Bags Into Usable Plastic Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/YJ9S/I8FQS0C9/FMZYJ9SI8FQS0C9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Plastic bags are something that we all have lying around. Most of these bags can be recycled. You can even recycle them yourself at home. In this project I am going to show you how to fuse plastic bags together to make thick sheets of plastic that you can use in your craft projects. Watch the Vid...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:07:14 PDT
X-O Game with your old jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/X-O-Game-with-your-old-jeans/
X-O Game with your old jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/MMEI/I84H0QSF/F8FMMEII84H0QSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/MMEI/I84H0QSF/F8FMMEII84H0QSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/MMEI/I84H0QSF/F8FMMEII84H0QSF.SMALL.jpg amira.ahmed.0902 DIY and have fun with your friends ;) Materials & tools :- -old jeans -colored yarns & needle -scissors -fibers Cut the belt, and prepare the legs of the jeans cut one leg , draw a square shape to have your game pad ,trim the excess Draw 10*10 c.m squares Cut some strips to...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 15:11:32 PDT
Making a Necklace out of Shoebox cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Necklace-out-of-Shoebox-cardboard/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:26:45 PDT
Recycled Plastic Bead Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Plastic-Bead-Bracelets/
Recycled Plastic Bead Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/5CEI/I7YLJS81/FOB5CEII7YLJS81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/5CEI/I7YLJS81/FOB5CEII7YLJS81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/5CEI/I7YLJS81/FOB5CEII7YLJS81.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design Make gorgeous satin or jewel tone beads out of old plastic cups, plastic soda bottles and milk jugs - just about anything thin enough to bend cut and bend. I combined the plastic beads I made with recycled glass beads and a few findings to make beautiful, recycled bracelets. They're fun, easy, and a...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:42:17 PDT
Stylish Unisex Bracelet using car inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Unisex-Bracelet-using-car-inner-tube/
Stylish Unisex Bracelet using car inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/K1Q2/I7MY4A03/FRJK1Q2I7MY4A03.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Lovely people,I always wanted to make those wide bracelets , the kind of wore by the warriors and gladiators. I tired paracord, wire , cardboard but none of them had the look and feel , the one I desired.I had seen many awesome projects here on instructables using inner tube of all sorts so I decide...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:14:11 PDT
Leather Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Bracelet-3/
Leather Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QY9I/I7RGB7OD/FVEQY9II7RGB7OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QY9I/I7RGB7OD/FVEQY9II7RGB7OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QY9I/I7RGB7OD/FVEQY9II7RGB7OD.SMALL.jpg amnartist You can easily make a hers or his bracelet from a previously used leather belt. Supplies I found this name brand ladies belt at a thrift store for less than $2.00. It has some tarnish on some of the metal parts, but that's okay. I buy belts mostly for the buckles to make other jewelry but couldn'...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:50:49 PDT
How to recycle a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-a-plastic-bottle/
How to recycle a plastic bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5QPO/I7CCA12U/FJ05QPOI7CCA12U.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Make a broom with the use of the plastic bottle Cut off the bottom Cut off the bottom of the plastic bottle. Cut off the top Cut off the top of the one. Clip the one Clip the one with scissors. Wear the one Wear the one over another. Make a hole Make a hole to screw. Fix a handle F...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
Recycle Old PVC Into Flat Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-PVC-Into-Flat-Sheets/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:22:18 PDT
Office Chair → Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Chair-Laptop-Stand/
Office Chair → Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/RPHH/I6M2MXYO/F6QRPHHI6M2MXYO.SMALL.jpg earz_cd Like most families we do our computing on laptops or tablets and no longer have a computer desk with a desktop computer. Because of this, we had two office chairs that had basically been banished to a dark corner. A few months ago, I decided to remove the back of one of them and use it as a rolling ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:28:00 PST
Suitcase Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-Cabinet/
Suitcase Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RQ01/I6M2QHWM/FRNRQ01I6M2QHWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RQ01/I6M2QHWM/FRNRQ01I6M2QHWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RQ01/I6M2QHWM/FRNRQ01I6M2QHWM.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found this old suitcase at a local antique shop and decided it must be the newest addition to my walls. I have a "dump space" next to the door where I put all the items I carry with me everyday. Sadly it is also full of stuff I use from time to time, but not often enough to clutter up the space. T...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:53:43 PST
Dependant-Pendant (silhouette charm) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dependant-Pendant-silhouette-charm/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:27:00 PST
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-with-Hidden-Organizer/
Laptop Stand with Hidden Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/2FZN/I5THTYL9/F8B2FZNI5THTYL9.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This laptop stand is completely made out of cardboard and has a useful organizer that gets hidden once the laptop is placed on top of it. It's perfect to store all of those cables and stuff that you may need while using your computer.I needed to keep my Macbook Air 11'' higher, at least as high as a...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:17:50 PST
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-Agenda-into-a-Tablet-Case/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:23:09 PST
New life to old toys through magnetism http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-to-old-toys-through-magnetism/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:14:27 PST
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Locally-Save-Energy-A-How-to-Guide/
Eat Locally, Save Energy - A How-to Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S1NZ/I5BLSMUP/FZ4S1NZI5BLSMUP.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design My Environmental BlogAbout 5 years ago I made a commitment to myself that I would do something about the environmental issues I care about. With work and two young kids, I didn't have a lot of bandwidth, but I had determination. I decided to do research and write a blog (the link is above). My idea ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:57:14 PST
Turn Your Can into a Drinking Can (Glass) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Can-into-a-Drinking-Can-Glass/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:50:50 PST
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Fabric-Wall-Pocket/
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2C81/I4WYVIBR/FQI2C81I4WYVIBR.SMALL.jpg ShopWalrus If you're one of those people who's constantly losing their glasses, keys, phone, and other tiny modern life necessities, the best thing to do is to have a consistent home for those things. Using embroidery hoops and fabric scraps (here we used interior design sample swatches), this 20 minute craft ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:36:17 PST
Upcycled Paper Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Paper-Heart-Box/
Upcycled Paper Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PHG9/I4SCM818/FOJPHG9I4SCM818.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PHG9/I4SCM818/FOJPHG9I4SCM818.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PHG9/I4SCM818/FOJPHG9I4SCM818.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I love quilling, but I only have a few colored quilling strips other than white. For this reason, I got the idea to make some with brown paper grocery bags! I have tons of them so I thought it was worth giving them a try. But honestly, brown is probably my least favorite color so I didn't expect any...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:37:11 PST
Salvaged Cork Trivet/Pinboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaged-Cork-TrivetPinboard/
Salvaged Cork Trivet/Pinboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/35MN/I4O23N70/FB635MNI4O23N70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/35MN/I4O23N70/FB635MNI4O23N70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/35MN/I4O23N70/FB635MNI4O23N70.SMALL.jpg ShopWalrus For some reason, most wine-lovers' households have a massive jar of corks, saved "for some project later." We don't want to throw them away, but often they just sit and collect dust. Why not bust them out for this project? Depending on the size, you can go from start to finish in less than a half ho...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:50:58 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Piggy-Bank/
Jam Jar Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/O57A/I4IX5EV6/FVUO57AI4IX5EV6.SMALL.jpg smori This piggy bank is meant to look like a real strawberry jam jar so that you can hide your money in plain site. It's perfect for when you need a little extra cash in a 'jam'! Gather Your Materials You will need: jar with a lid red tissue papercardboardMod Podge or another glue that will dry clear...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Cardboard box birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-box-birds/
Cardboard box birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Decorative birds made from reused cardboard boxes from cookies,tea, frozen vegetables, breakfast cereals. Not even scissors are needed. Just a glue gun, and crafty fingers. I make them in all sorts, and sold some on Etsy. Please feel free to contact me if you want me to make one for you. But for all...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:18 PST
Reusable Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Gift-Box/
Reusable Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/IVA2/I42MJ0O5/FUCIVA2I42MJ0O5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I love giving presents, but I always feel a bit bad for using so much paper! I know it gets recycled afterwards, but I still felt a bit guilty. A few years ago, I came up with this way to reuse old shoe boxes into beautiful gift boxes that can be used over and over and get passed on to the next pe...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:33:50 PST
Mini Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Terrariums/
Mini Terrariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/5N19/I49RT8LQ/FH55N19I49RT8LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/5N19/I49RT8LQ/FH55N19I49RT8LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/5N19/I49RT8LQ/FH55N19I49RT8LQ.SMALL.jpg wesleyTyler these make great gifts, look good on desk or shelf at work. Get items you need You will need Gravel, pebbles, or marbles, or something to go in as a drainage system for the plant roots.SandCharcoalSoil / Potting Mix, or "cactus soil if doing cacti."Jars Pick Jar or container Jars, Mason jars...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:19:03 PST
Radiographic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Radiographic-Lamp/
Radiographic Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/UL73/I3VHKW8G/FLNUL73I3VHKW8G.SMALL.jpg NegroJ I like re-using and re-cycling. My lamp broke up so i tried to make another one that fits better my bad taste. What you need I'm lazy and italian so i don't know the name of every part of the material needed.Just few word about the transparent plate. Obviously it's not glass, it's plastic.TOOL:- ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:33 PST
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Robo-Planter-with-light-and-detachable-an/
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/WCQN/I3VHGZDY/F4CWCQNI3VHGZDY.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my project, please vote for me. Thanks!)Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you... my Ultimate Robo-Planter!"But Mario" - you will say - "We have seen your Robo-Planters before. Not bad and very ecological, but what new do you have to show?"Good question, my dear reader! Let me explain it to y...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:50:28 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
grocery bag pendant lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Trader Joe's is one of my favorite grocery stores – yummy foods, happy people, and those cool looking paper bags!This pendant lamp is made with one and a half paper bag. All you need is a little folding.And the magic of origami: it can shape-shift into a much smaller object! Materials, tools, & a ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Night-Light-Castle/
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson In this instructable i am going to show you how to recycle an old jar into a charming nightlight that can be used in side or out doors and can be left unattended as it doesn't use an open flame. Tools and materials MaterialsA Jar.Polymer clay. Grey (or in my case mixed black and white) granite, m...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:56:18 PST
How to make a tennisball-hook! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tennisball-hook/
How to make a tennisball-hook! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/6MH7/I34DZH1I/FTT6MH7I34DZH1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/6MH7/I34DZH1I/FTT6MH7I34DZH1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/6MH7/I34DZH1I/FTT6MH7I34DZH1I.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu This project is Upcycling. Reuse the tennis-ball to the wall hook. This hook is very cute(?)! This face looks like "OKAME". The Old Tennis-Ball Prepare the old tennis ball. Draw a Face Draw a face on the tennis ball! Cut The Part Of a Mouth Cut the part of a mouth with the use of a utility...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:02:46 PST
Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Christmas-tree/
Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4MNM/GVIYNBNI/FEG4MNMGVIYNBNI.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Create your own Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree these holidays. All you have to do is download the template file available here on instructables and go to mymakedo.com for some parts. NOTE: We have recently changed to new Scru parts so just replace each pair of Repin & Reclip in the instructions for...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 19:37:23 PST
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Doghouse-Beach-House-DIY-Using-RecycledRepurposed-/
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SMALL.jpg Craft Klatch I was asked if I would make a dog related craft. I gave it some thought and decided I wanted to stretch my crafting chops and make a doghouse. This is by far the largest project I have tried. I wanted it to be a Key West beach house inspired doghouse - like someone built a colorful cottage, righ...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:01:00 PST
"Jeweled" Dog Collar from an Old Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeweled-Dog-Collar-from-an-Old-Belt/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:51:37 PDT
Canvas bag to Maker apron! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-bag-to-Maker-apron/
Canvas bag to Maker apron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SMALL.jpg sweeezn Learn how to make a MakerCon maker's apron . . . for making!If you're like me, you already have an overloaded pile of reusable bags. So when you get a free one, should you just add it to the pile? No, make an apron! Ready your weapons You will need:• reusable bag• seamripper• fabric scissors• hom...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:21:28 PDT
DIY Dash Camera for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dash-Camera-for-under-20/
DIY Dash Camera for under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/RV88/I1OU43VE/FRWRV88I1OU43VE.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this instructable I'll be showing you how to turn an old video capable smartphone and some random, easily acquired odds and ends into a high quality, multi-function dash mounted car video recorder, or Dash Cam. This is an awesome project that allows you to capture some of the amazing things you ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:41:36 PDT
Gift Card Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Card-Envelope/
Gift Card Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SMALL.jpg cahelming Giving a Gift Card or handing someone a Check can be so impersonal. Bring joy back into handing someone a gift card or a check with an interesting envelope. Let it be known that you did not forget a special occasion just by getting a Gift Card...give one with extra pizzazz. Items needed:Card stock...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:10 PDT
Refill and Refresh Vintage Compact http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-and-Refresh-Vintage-Compact/
Refill and Refresh Vintage Compact - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SMALL.jpg newtnewt Lots of people love to collect old, vintage compacts, even just for decoration. But I bought one lovely, brass-plated powder compact off of ebay and decided it was to awesome not to carry around with me and actually use to powder my nose. So lets try and breath some life into this sucker! Gath...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:46 PDT
Make a Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
Make a Mason Jar Soap Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/I8WP/I169QG5D/FT2I8WPI169QG5D.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 We've all seen those mason jar soap dispensers at expensive home decor stores or at little markets or online or wherever. My wife has always wanted one, and I figured I could make one pretty easily and for a fraction of the cost of one you would buy in a store. Actually, it was free to build!What yo...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:55:37 PDT
How to refurbish old leather belts or make one from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-old-leather-belts-or-make-one-from-sc/
How to refurbish old leather belts or make one from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/PP0R/I155W6SX/F8MPP0RI155W6SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/PP0R/I155W6SX/F8MPP0RI155W6SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/PP0R/I155W6SX/F8MPP0RI155W6SX.SMALL.jpg RJM2001 This instructable is about upgrading your old leather belt and making your own belt from one piece of leather.So with no more to say go to the next step and get what you and get making :-) What you will need first things first you will need the following items.1: A belt with a nice buckle (it dos...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:45:25 PDT