Instructables: exploring - living - upcycle http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 01:28:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fab Rehab http://www.instructables.com/id/Fab-Rehab/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 16:33:05 PDT
Milk Carton Checkbook Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Carton-Checkbook-Wallet/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 15:43:03 PDT
Trash Bin to Designer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Bin-to-Designer-Lamp/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:43:32 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
Turn a Cardboard Box Into A Kid's Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Cardboard-Box-Into-A-Kids-Stove/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 23:44:56 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Memo Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Memo-Board/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 10:58:09 PDT
How to make a GLAMMED up cupcake holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-GLAMMED-up-cupcake-holder/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 21:43:22 PDT
How to Make an Upcycled Recycled Herbal Incense Oil Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Upcycled-Recycled-Herbal-Incense-Oi/
How to Make an Upcycled Recycled Herbal Incense Oil Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/NEFZ/I9SMTRLI/FEPNEFZI9SMTRLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/NEFZ/I9SMTRLI/FEPNEFZI9SMTRLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/NEFZ/I9SMTRLI/FEPNEFZI9SMTRLI.SMALL.jpg AwesomeA Learn to make an incense warmer out of all upcycled/recycled materials. Fun and Easy! Gather materials and tools Materials:Empty canUsed up tea candle or foilLoose or oil incense Painters tapeTools:Sharp knifeSharp scissorsStirring toolHammerNail Cut can in half You are using the bottom half. ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 21:09:16 PDT
Bike Inner Tube Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Inner-Tube-Earrings/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:55:31 PDT
DIY Crown & Sweater Reconstruction http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Crown-Sweater-Reconstruction/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 17:32:41 PDT
Bike Part Earings http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Part-Earings/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 19:41:24 PDT
Upcycled Hoop Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Hoop-Earrings/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 19:08:42 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
How to Make a Tank Top Shirt Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tank-Top-Shirt-Bag/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:06:41 PDT
How to Make a Leather Bound Journal or Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Leather-Bound-Journal-or-Notebook/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:59:08 PDT
personalize you child's play-food http://www.instructables.com/id/personalize-you-childs-play-food/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:56:22 PDT
Berni. 3D printed joint for beer bottle furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Berni-Environmentally-Responsible-3D-Printed-Furni/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:03:09 PDT
Jewellery Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewellery-Hanger/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:30:00 PDT
Stylish Unisex Bracelet using car inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Unisex-Bracelet-using-car-inner-tube/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:14:11 PDT
Wire Wrapped Gear Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Wrapped-Gear-Necklace/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:40:20 PDT
Personalized Globe Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Globe-Art/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:03:29 PDT
Guitar Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Suitcase/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:02:27 PDT
Cardboard "Brick" House For Small Pets http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Brick-House-For-Small-Pets/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:36:32 PDT
Up-cycle Beautiful plaited T-shirt Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycle-Beautiful-plaited-T-shirt-Necklace/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:41:02 PDT
SWEATSHIRT BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/SWEATSHIRT-BAG/
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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/
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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/
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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
GUITAR PLANTER http://www.instructables.com/id/GUITAR-PLANTER/
GUITAR PLANTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/7V7M/I6J7TRVE/FC87V7MI6J7TRVE.SMALL.jpg abeaule Here is how to transform that beat up old guitar into a nice decorative planter for your home. Personally I found an old and broken guitar in the park behind my house (that place is a gold mine). Please don't waste a working instrument on this though. You will need:- An Old Guitar- Spray Paint- Dril...
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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/
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SMALL.jpg Makery This is a great way to reuse unwanted T shirts that you have lurking! Supplies Old T Shirts (light to medium weight jersey is better)Masking tape Scissors Firstly lets talk about side seams. Some T's have 'em. Some don't.... This one doesn't and will make smoother/better yarn because of it......
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:43:21 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/
Turn an Old Agenda into a Tablet Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/VUQ3/I5MD599B/FFIVUQ3I5MD599B.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Turning a book into a tablet case is something many of you have probably seen already. It's very simple and fast to do and costs nothing!I thought it was a clever idea and I decided to give it a try because I needed a case for my Kindle. I found an old agenda with a soft fabric cover that was just a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:23:09 PST
DIY: Minion Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minion-Pencilcase/
DIY: Minion Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8W0B/I5J5AG6O/FKW8W0BI5J5AG6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8W0B/I5J5AG6O/FKW8W0BI5J5AG6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8W0B/I5J5AG6O/FKW8W0BI5J5AG6O.SMALL.jpg camiekayy Minions is coming to theaters sometime this year, and I believe all the little kids are screaming right now. Enjoy this minion pencil case tutorial as I celebrate the coming of another brilliant movie ♥ You will need: You will need:white, yellow, brown, grey and black felt or fabrica pair of jean...
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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/
Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/FIZH/I5A8YMHG/F8XFIZHI5A8YMHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/FIZH/I5A8YMHG/F8XFIZHI5A8YMHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/FIZH/I5A8YMHG/F8XFIZHI5A8YMHG.SMALL.jpg kingmcraig Upcycled mason jar into a toothbrush and toothpaste holder. You can download the STL file below. Not all mason jars are created equally so you may have to redesign this part. See instructions below.Step One - Find a mason jar.Step Two - Measure dimensions of screw cap.Step Three - Design insert on C...
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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/
Scrap to Craft- Compact Craft Desk Oraganized - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/EEZP/I55MVOI2/FFVEEZPI55MVOI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/EEZP/I55MVOI2/FFVEEZPI55MVOI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/EEZP/I55MVOI2/FFVEEZPI55MVOI2.SMALL.jpg Salvwi Prasad An unmanaged corner in an otherwise neat room always pricks the eyes, whether it is at your office or at home. More often we just go past that filthy looking, overcrowded area thinking someday we will arrange it well. The same happened to my craft area. I kept on adding things onto it and it quietly...
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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/
Tissue Paper Beads – Cheap & Chic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/D5V0/I52CKCEA/F9GD5V0I52CKCEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/D5V0/I52CKCEA/F9GD5V0I52CKCEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/D5V0/I52CKCEA/F9GD5V0I52CKCEA.SMALL.jpg Salvwi Prasad Paper and Glue is the classic couple of the crafts world.We have a small crafter's group in my apartment. This Saturday we had the group’s 3 months anniversary celebration. Since we completed a quarter we decided to celebrate with a mini party. I understand that’s silly of us but we just needed a re...
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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/
bass drum and drum stick coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/HMXE/I4UNT7FI/FWAHMXEI4UNT7FI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/HMXE/I4UNT7FI/FWAHMXEI4UNT7FI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/HMXE/I4UNT7FI/FWAHMXEI4UNT7FI.SMALL.jpg timsway i first made this style table a few years ago (the tan one) and it's pic has been passed around the ol' interweb quite a bit. so when i got a request for another, i filmed the process. the drumstick table top is a lot of fun. the sticks spin like rollers in the slotted frame yet are level enough to ...
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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-/
Corrugated Paper Sheet Peacock with a Bling ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KO5C/I4VQMCHG/FWBKO5CI4VQMCHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KO5C/I4VQMCHG/FWBKO5CI4VQMCHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KO5C/I4VQMCHG/FWBKO5CI4VQMCHG.SMALL.jpg Salvwi Prasad Peacock, the Indian national bird is truly nature’s masterpiece.“Elegance fanned outGlorious portray of artNature's masterpiece”Lines from my Haiku @ POETICbug: http://poeticbug.blogspot.in/2014/04/haiku-peacoc...Weddings in India has always been a flamboyant event. Lights, colours, music, food, da...
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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/
walnut and vw parts stools/ side tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/T53Z/I55MUOFE/FS8T53ZI55MUOFE.SMALL.jpg timsway for the past year i've had some vw springs and brake drums laying around and some slices of local walnut. then it hit me...i'm uploading this video to instructables just to enter the wood contest - even though most of the work here is with the metal. i kinda figured nick offerman and crew might dig...
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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/
Paper Napkins & Wrapping Paper Coffee Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/UVQJ/I4O22LU4/FGMUVQJI4O22LU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/UVQJ/I4O22LU4/FGMUVQJI4O22LU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/UVQJ/I4O22LU4/FGMUVQJI4O22LU4.SMALL.jpg AustinLLS Chances are you have an old piece of furniture that may need to be refurbished. Or you can find one at a garage sale or thrift store. If it isn't an antique, you can some do fun stuff with it. Here is my most recent such project.Note: I have been working on this project in stages. I did a lot in...
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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/
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
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Junk-Mail-into-Artisan-Paper/
Up-Cycle Junk Mail into Artisan Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/20O7/I4IWTHBA/FFJ20O7I4IWTHBA.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I love sending handmade cards and making custom gift tags, and I hate the ever growing pile of junk mail that I try to shove under the coffee table with my foot on a daily basis. Seriously. Omaha Steaks sends me a mailing every other day, and I feel horribly un-green just receiving them. The soluti...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:00:42 PST
Origami Paper Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Paper-Bow/
Origami Paper Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/KULH/I4J6RCNM/F0MKULHI4J6RCNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/KULH/I4J6RCNM/F0MKULHI4J6RCNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/KULH/I4J6RCNM/F0MKULHI4J6RCNM.SMALL.jpg SemicolonExpected Why spend money on a bow for gifts ever again when you can make one out of any square of paper?It can be an accent piece on your gift, a accent for the packaging, or you can combine them all for one big modular piece! The possibilities are endless!I chose to make mine out of newspaper for a vintage ...
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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/
DIY Bows for Embroidery Floss - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Q8E8/I3VHIRL3/FIPQ8E8I3VHIRL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Q8E8/I3VHIRL3/FIPQ8E8I3VHIRL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Q8E8/I3VHIRL3/FIPQ8E8I3VHIRL3.SMALL.jpg mole1 I gave up on any kind of embroidery as a lost cause at about age 12. Everything would turn into balls of snarls. I'm only trying it again because I recently saw the Floss Bows invented by some genius. The DMC brand are sold in packets of 10 for about $2 (on sale). There are other brands, but I ha...
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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