Instructables: exploring - living - upcycle http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:11:21 PST BLOX v1.01 SWEATSHIRT BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/SWEATSHIRT-BAG/
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By: Makery

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:24:44 PST
Recycled Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Planter/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 05:24:20 PST
Totally Recycled Toy for Pet Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Recycled-Bird-Toy/
Totally Recycled Toy for Pet Birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I wanted to contribute a bird toy to the Pets/ Animals Challenge for two big reasons:1) Birds, especially parrots, need games and toys as a source of daily mental enrichment. In the wild they'd be challenged by foraging and entertained by their group's social structure, but a single bird living as ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:41:24 PST
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/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:53:43 PST
GUITAR PLANTER http://www.instructables.com/id/GUITAR-PLANTER/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:40:11 PST
- liquid soap dispensation http://www.instructables.com/id/-liquid-soap-dispensation/
- liquid soap dispensation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/0V6N/I6EXGSX9/FLT0V6NI6EXGSX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/0V6N/I6EXGSX9/FLT0V6NI6EXGSX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/0V6N/I6EXGSX9/FLT0V6NI6EXGSX9.SMALL.jpg 2hlwf8 i'm troubled by typical liquid soap dispensers. usually, people either use some kind of pump type dispenser bottle or the original pop-up type squeeze bottle. both of these things bug me for reasons, in no particular order: the original bottle is too bulky and/or gaudy looking to leave out in p...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 18:55:33 PST
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-T-Shirts-into-Yarn/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:43:21 PST
Ikea ROTERA Lantern Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-ROTERA-Lantern-Lamp/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:28:43 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
DIY: Minion Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minion-Pencilcase/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:51:47 PST
Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Toothbrush-Holder/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:25:48 PST
Scrap to Craft- Compact Craft Desk Oraganized http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-to-Craft-Collage-Craft-Desk/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:51:41 PST
Tissue Paper Beads – Cheap & Chic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Paper-Beads-Cheap-Chic/
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By: Salvwi Prasad

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:39:09 PST
Recycled Gecko Humidity Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gecko-Humidity-Hut/
Recycled Gecko Humidity Hut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I've been keeping leopard geckos since I was 15 years old, and have experienced the good, bad, and the ugly when it comes to terrarium products. This homemade humidity hut is my rendition of a simple hack many hobbyists and breeders have turned to rather than buying the more expensive faux rock hid...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:04:42 PST
bass drum and drum stick coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/bass-drum-and-drum-stick-coffee-table/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:55:53 PST
Corrugated Paper Sheet Peacock with a Bling ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Corrugated-Paper-Sheet-Peacock-with-a-Bling-/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:29:39 PST
walnut and vw parts stools/ side tables http://www.instructables.com/id/walnut-and-vw-parts-stools-side-tables/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:58:40 PST
Paper Napkins & Wrapping Paper Coffee Table Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Napkins-Wrapping-Paper-Coffee-Table-Hack/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:45:27 PST
Jam Jar Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Piggy-Bank/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:09 PST
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Junk-Mail-into-Artisan-Paper/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:42 PST
Origami Paper Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Paper-Bow/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 08:35:26 PST
Heirloom Necktie Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Necktie-Chair/
Heirloom Necktie Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/AR20/I3VHSO4Q/FG2AR20I3VHSO4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/AR20/I3VHSO4Q/FG2AR20I3VHSO4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/AR20/I3VHSO4Q/FG2AR20I3VHSO4Q.SMALL.jpg nantuckettiechic Neckties are perfect for weaving chairs. Find yourself an old rush seat chair or stool. They're easy to find, once the seat gives out, no one wants them. If you have a chair with a not-too-bad seat, you can weave right over it. Add a cushion if you like. I'll show you how. Oh, where to find ties? Me...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:12:46 PST
DIY Bows for Embroidery Floss http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Embroidery-Floss-Bows/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:06:02 PST
Candy Doll House ~ http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Doll-House-/
Candy Doll House ~ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/XLOV/I3H7CIV8/FUBXLOVI3H7CIV8.SMALL.jpg JenniferL6 The 3 R’s (and new upcycle) are ways for us to help cut down on our waste. They conserve natural resources, landfill space, and energy.Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Upcycle Reduce- This means reducing your consumption or buying less. Ex: Buying items that take less packaging. Buying durable products (...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:27:52 PST
Lightbulb ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightbulb-ornaments/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:42:22 PST
Majestic Upcycled Christmas wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Majestic-Upcycled-Christmas-reef/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:47:56 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
UpCycling: Wooden Flower Case http://www.instructables.com/id/UpCycling-Wooden-Flower-Case/
UpCycling: Wooden Flower Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/47OL/I3H4TBY2/FBO47OLI3H4TBY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/47OL/I3H4TBY2/FBO47OLI3H4TBY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/47OL/I3H4TBY2/FBO47OLI3H4TBY2.SMALL.jpg ShadmanA WHAT IS THE 3 R’S AND UPCYCLING?The Three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Tips on reducing waste and conserving resources. The three R's - reduce, reuse and recycle - all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. They conserve natural resources, landfill space and energy.REDUCE: Reduci...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:34:05 PST
Warm Winter Vest from a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Winter-Vest-from-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 03:04:04 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
Mini Fireplace - Upcycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fireplace-Upcycled-Materials/
Mini Fireplace - Upcycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3X9Z/I34DWHPJ/FEM3X9ZI34DWHPJ.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch A fireplace can set a cozy mood in your room while giving off a "warm" glow. This miniature fire place does all of the above. Our home didn't come with a fireplace so I decided to build one to display during Christmas. This started out as a fish tank stand. Supplies Keep in mind everyone's firepl...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:35:42 PST
Chocolate Box Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Box-Christmas-Tree/
Chocolate Box Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/1LRF/I327ONLC/FMJ1LRFI327ONLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/1LRF/I327ONLC/FMJ1LRFI327ONLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/1LRF/I327ONLC/FMJ1LRFI327ONLC.SMALL.jpg ajarb The idea came about last Christmas when my Mum received this lazer-cut Christmas tree shaped box filled with expensive chocolates. The chocolates were quickly eaten and the box ended up on my junk pile. This year I decided to up-cycle it.This is far easier if you have the box or something similar b...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:15:38 PST
Two-Tier Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Tier-Table/
Two-Tier Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5FZ5/I2XTRFRG/FHC5FZ5I2XTRFRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5FZ5/I2XTRFRG/FHC5FZ5I2XTRFRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5FZ5/I2XTRFRG/FHC5FZ5I2XTRFRG.SMALL.jpg wholman Coffee tables are magnets for clutter. Traditional living room litter -- magazines and beer cans -- have now been joined by a bevy of digital detritus. Mindful of this problem, I built this coffee table as a wedding present for two old friends who live in a small apartment on the outskirts of New Yo...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:22 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
Newspaper Abstract Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Abstract-Sculpture/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:42:37 PST
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Lift-top-Pallet-Coffee-Table-with-Landing-Gear/
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SMALL.jpg dialmformostyn A coffee table made from upcycled pallet wood and bed slats. The table top lifts to be used as a work surface when seated and also reveals a storage compartment beneath. A pedal-controlled retractable castor wheel system allows the table to be moved smoothly and easily, yet remain stable when in use...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:45 PST
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SMALL.jpg abigail-nicole how hard is it to make a backpack? it's just a big rectangle with some straps and some other pockets, right? But when you're looking for a backpack, it's somehow impossible to find a backpack which is fully waterproof, visible, easy to see, and just the size you want. So here is a backpack I made, ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
wear it hot or hold it cold http://www.instructables.com/id/wear-it-hot-or-hold-it-cold/
wear it hot or hold it cold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9MRA/I1I23170/FDD9MRAI1I23170.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9MRA/I1I23170/FDD9MRAI1I23170.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9MRA/I1I23170/FDD9MRAI1I23170.SMALL.jpg iulia.bocsan I hope you enjoy following my illustrated tutorial: how to create an eco thermos with reused materials. We need a bottle (I had them from fruit juices), polystyrene or other isolating materials ( I have it from a shipped boxes received by courier, clothes (I used two old anoraks), scissors, a...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:59 PDT
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-TupperwareStorage-Container-form-a-Milk-J/
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RZSQ/I1944HF5/FEIRZSQI1944HF5.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a This tutorial will show you how to make a locking tupperware storage container out of everyday stuff you can find at most households. I have seen similar projects on the internet but they involved using a button or another piece to lock the lid, I wanted to keep it as simple as possible by using one...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
DIY Fall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fall-Decor/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:40:26 PDT
Zipper Sweater Transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Sweater-Transformation/
Zipper Sweater Transformation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3EMM/I169849B/FCR3EMMI169849B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3EMM/I169849B/FCR3EMMI169849B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3EMM/I169849B/FCR3EMMI169849B.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found this great old zipper at my local Scrap. Here's a list of creative use centers around the US. It's awesome and fun to dig around random abandoned stuff looking for materials just waiting to be turned into something.I decided to add the zipper to this comfy sweater that was in need of a littl...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:14:16 PDT
T-shirt Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Wall-Decoration/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:10:24 PDT
Awesome Cheap Upcycled Desk Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Cheap-Upcycled-Desk-Organizer/
Awesome Cheap Upcycled Desk Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/ATR6/I0UTR3VA/F9WATR6I0UTR3VA.SMALL.jpg Fringebox So you just finished your midterms. No more all nighters till finals and maybe a little more time to relax and kick back in the dorm. But unfortunately due to a mixture of stress, sleep depravation, frantic studying, and a roommate of course your dorm is pretty trashed especially your desk. The l...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 21:51:43 PDT
Bicycle lock fish tank decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-lock-fish-tank-decoration/
Bicycle lock fish tank decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KAZJ/I0TUZEFT/F5CKAZJI0TUZEFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KAZJ/I0TUZEFT/F5CKAZJI0TUZEFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KAZJ/I0TUZEFT/F5CKAZJI0TUZEFT.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Bicycle locks don't have many uses, if you think about it they are only ever used to lock things up.When we are finished with a bicycle lock we throw it away or give it to someone else, if it broke or you forgot the combination you would definitely throw it away.Here I will show you how to upcycle y...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 00:41:01 PDT
Picture Frame Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Terrarium/
Picture Frame Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/JXEJ/I0LDZERK/FLQJXEJI0LDZERK.SMALL.jpg Teisha There are many great reasons to take an old picture frame and turn it into a terrarium:If you want a terrarium but you don’t have much space — maybe you live in a dorm room, a small apartment, or you just don’t want to clutter your work surfaces — then hanging a terrarium on your wall (which could b...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Quick And Easy Earbud Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Earbud-Case/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:36:33 PDT
DIY Cat Tree for not much money at all! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Tree-for-not-much-money-at-all/
DIY Cat Tree for not much money at all! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/09LK/I0ENKTL3/FGI09LKI0ENKTL3.SMALL.jpg 316ideas This cat tree consists of an old kitchen unit (free), a carpet tube (free), artificial turf (donated by a friend) and 3 x 'Sindal' mat from Ikea (£3 each).The tree was made over a weekend and provides endless fun and games for our 3 cats.The Ikea mats are made from Coir (coconut husk fibres) and are...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:16:12 PDT
10 Awesome First time Authors 9/20/2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Awesome-First-time-Authors-9202014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/N3V6/I0C8XCP6/F30N3V6I0C8XCP6.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction This past week we had a bunch of awesome first authors. So I've gathered up 10 of them for your viewing pleasure. Be sure to check them out, congratulate them, and welcome them to our awesome community! USA Flag made with diffused LED LED can do awesome things, and this is really pretty! Porc...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:20:46 PDT