Instructables: exploring - living - reused Tue, 7 Jul 2015 03:36:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Leather Pouch with Liner from Jacket Sleeve
Leather Pouch with Liner from Jacket Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> AwesomeA Make a leather drawstring pouch with a liner from an old leather jacket. Watch the video for full step by step instructions.You will need: Leather Jacket Scissors Sewing Machine Thread String or Ribbon Safety Pin Cut Sleeve Find an old leather jacket in your closet or from a thrift store. (I foun...
By: AwesomeA

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Wed, 20 May 2015 19:10:27 PDT
Pumpkin toy house slideshow glittering effect
Pumpkin toy house slideshow glittering effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> hstefi
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:45:38 PDT
Upcycled Crayon Ring
Upcycled Crayon Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtogether I recently discovered that it is possible to melt old crayons! My first thought was, "Make a crayon ring, and enter it in the Ring Challenge." After several failed attempts I realized that this was not going to be as easy as it had seemed at first, but, as the old saying goes, "Where there's a wil...
By: funtogether

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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:48:07 PST
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hannah Joy We recently moved house and love almost everything about it...except it's super-duper ugly stucco walls. We are renting, so we can't do much about it. Mostly we're only having to stare at them when we're sitting outside, so I thought I would make something to cover that wall and ideally draw att...
By: Hannah Joy

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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:59:11 PST
dog bowl chair
dog bowl chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> zaphod07 I bought these two old wooden chairs about a year ago at a yard sale for 1.00 each with the intention of this project. Tonight I finally got around to making the raised holders for the dog bowls. sanding First thing I did was sand off all the loose paint and just smoothed things out in preparatio...
By: zaphod07

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:15:05 PDT
Wood Hanger Dish Drying Rack
Wood Hanger Dish Drying Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> subbassics Hi interwebular world of crafters!! I come with a few tips and tricks on how to construct your own dish drying rack made from thrifted or simply extra wooden hangers you might have laying around. The entire project took about 4 hours with a few trial/error moments thrown in for good measure. My firs...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:26:12 PDT
Layered Crayon Candles
Layered Crayon Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> justvietme Do you have dull, broken, old crayons laying around?Do you want to light up four home with a fragrances of your own?You can make your own candle, or make some and give them as gifts. Gather all your materials -Crayons, colors of your choice, and about 8 to 10 crayons will do-A jar about the size ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 19:23:44 PDT
Up-cycled Pallet Bar
Up-cycled Pallet Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> American Ruin This is a fun and easy project that can be made from start to finish in an afternoon. It doesn't take much time, effort, or know-how; and the results are brilliant. (That's my kind of project!) Supplies. -Pallet-hammer-nail puller-saw-sander or sanding block. (I used my oscillating tool with sand...
By: American Ruin

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Sat, 3 May 2014 19:42:15 PDT
Recycle Old Board Games ctx1985 First off, I have to give my wife credit for this one. She works teaching ESL to different age groups from the age of about two to thirteen. The other day, one of her coworkers was throwing out some old board games that were missing some pieces and she asked for them.  Obviously, not all board game...
By: ctx1985

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:42:00 PST
Hands Clean Super Scrubbie!
Hands Clean Super Scrubbie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lotuslady Don't know what to do with those pesky milk cartons? Here is an easy step by step tutorial to turn your garbage into something practical! Once you finish this Hands Clean Super Scrubbie, you will have a great duster or sponge on your hands! First you will need several supplies, including...... - 1 ...
By: lotuslady

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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 22:14:28 PDT
Coin Pouch with a used Cigarette Box
Coin Pouch with a used Cigarette Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewatanabe This Coin Pouch has many uses! This was designed for BikeSurfBerlin a bike sharing system in Berlin! Things you will need to make this coin pouch: A used cigarette box Duct Tape Tools: Pen Scissors Exacto Knife or Box Cutters Step One: Unraveling the Box 1) Co...
By: ewatanabe

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:42:28 PDT
warm blanket from old pullovers lalakenne This blanket I sewed from old woollen pullovers and a fleeceblanket on the backside - it's super warm and cosy! As my sister is always cold, I wanted to make a warm blanket as a present to her. But as I'm too lazy to knit all the squares by myself, I cut them out from old pullovers, sewed them toge...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 05:48:48 PDT
Small portable greenhouse
Small portable greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> Peter11235 Have ever forgotten to water your plant and because of that it died? This will prevent such things from happening! History Firstly, I will tell you about the history behind it. In the XVII century rich people wanted to have exotic plants. But they was a problem: they often died during the transpo...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 09:27:06 PDT
Cold Air Fan from Reused Plastic Bottles
Cold Air Fan from Reused Plastic Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> SirPhobos15 This is an instructable on how to make an extremely simple mini cold air fan and alternative to cooling off. This will help you to recycle & reuse some stuff you have rather than throwing it away and it ending up in a landfill somewhere. You more than likely you already have all the items laying aro...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:26:12 PDT
My recent creations - instructables for all of these coming soon! Mad inventor This is what I've been making for my new job (freelance designer!) I really put my heart into making these. I'll be posting full instructables as soon as I can, I have a lot of work and is hard to keep organized. still over 9000% better than being a depressed employee. enjoy :) oh, and if you happ...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:00:28 PDT
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too)
Aeroplane from an Aluminium Can (and it flies too) - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations This aeroplane can definitely be improved by measuring before cutting. I didn't do this and it ended up looking a little bit uneven. This aeroplane will fly, but only if you make it from an ALUMINIUM can. Most canned energy drinks use all-Aluminium cans. This model is not a scale version of any real...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:50:52 PST
Can Train sjroth A while ago, I came up with the idea of making a model train out of old cans. I thought it would be really cool, as it would be made of metal and be almost completely recycled. But it was not until a few years later that I actually started to develop the idea. I started to make plans, and spent hour...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 06:06:34 PDT
cluster ring & earrings -made from old bulbs HarrietW these are really easy and quick to make . ____Ring____ - twist two of the bulbs together by their wires - keep adding and twisting in more bulbs until you've formed a cluster - twist some of the wires at the back around a plain ring ___Earrings____ - you could buy some earing posts but i just to...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 11:24:46 PDT
Earbud Keeper (out of old packaging!)
Earbud Keeper (out of old packaging!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> geekgrl5000 Earlier today, I bought a pair of earbuds.  The package was a pain in the butt to open, and I knew I would probably have issues with my earbuds tangling up.  So, I thought: If the package is that hard to open, that must mean it's really sturdy!  Plus, it would be awesome to have a free earbud holder...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 13:52:27 PST
Old Man Shoes made from cardboard
Old Man Shoes made from cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> INFUSEDgoods here's how I made some shoes from cardboard, I like the look of old man shoes so that's the look I tried to achieve supplies and tools I used: cereal and cracker box cardboard (I needed a little more than once pictured in my supplies pic)  4 boxes should be enough pencil white glue scissors  smal...
By: INFUSEDgoods

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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 20:59:15 PDT
Super Simple Curtain
Super Simple Curtain - More DIY How To Projects]]> JingleJoe This instructable will tell you how to make a really simple curtain from any old peice of fabric you have lying around. I made one of these curtains for my secret den because I am poor and cannot afford to buy curtains, although not rich in currency I am rich in junk and creativity ;) additionally ...
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Sun, 22 Aug 2010 12:26:34 PDT
Box made out of slats
Box made out of slats - More DIY How To Projects]]> stico In this instructable i'll show you how to build a box out of slats, found in Paris garbages (linked to my other instructable, as the box purpose is to carry the bonsai around). Here is a list of pretty much all you'll need to achieve this. -slats, from the same bed if possible, to avoid difference...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 13:30:39 PDT
How to make an indoor garden
How to make an indoor garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> crafthooligan111 I have always loved making things with dirt. Mud pies have always been at the top of my list, but more recently I've been making my own little garden inside. It's very easy and you can do it even if you live in the city. All you need is: An Old Can (or other recycled container) Dirt A Plant (or see...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 15:23:48 PDT
How to make Flowers out of Buttons
How to make Flowers out of Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lyssterine So you want to make flowers out of buttons, eh?This is a simple step-by-step guide to making your own cute little flowers out of nothing but buttons and glue! Preparing your materials. You will need:Buttons ( at least four small ones, and one larger one)A glue gunPiece of plastic (you can salvage...
By: Lyssterine

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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 17:42:15 PST
Make an Emergency Halloween Pinata
Make an Emergency Halloween Pinata - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman OK, so we got invited to a Hallowe'en party, one of those where people bring contributions to the buffet."Of course we'd like to come - what shall we bring?""Could you manage a Hallowe'en-themed piñata?"Er, OK......and here we go.(Oh, and the emergency? Version one, a papier mache construction faile...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2009 07:49:46 PDT
Recycled Denim Cell Phone Pocket
Recycled Denim Cell Phone Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> topazcat I needed a cloth pocket for my new cell phone to protect it in my purse and did not want to spend a lot of money on a manufactured one when I have fabric and craft stuff laying around the house. I did use a bit of needle and thread, but realized at the end that this entire project can be done with ...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2009 15:44:25 PDT
bottle cap basket
bottle cap basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> INFUSEDgoods Instructions on how to make a basket from plastic bottle caps.* It takes a lot of caps so start saving up now. It is debatable weather or not bottle caps are not recyclable because many areas only recycle #1 and #2 plastics and most caps are #5 plastic. Even if they are recyclable in places it's ...
By: INFUSEDgoods

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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 00:00:27 PDT
100% recycled magnetic bulletin board!
100% recycled magnetic bulletin board! - More DIY How To Projects]]> drinkmorecoffee This is for the Fridge magnet challenge.This is made of parts that I had around. All of it's reused! What you'll need For this project you will need, -102 corks -12" x 15" piece of cardboard -Knife -Glue (I used Gorilla glue) -Masking/painters tape -Weights -And magnets! (I used 3 magnets from s...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2007 22:00:26 PDT