Instructables: exploring - living - upcycle http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 easy homemade upcycled business cards http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-homemade-upcycled-business-cards/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:34:17 PDT
How to remove 5 gallon bucket lids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-5-gallon-bucket-lids/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:44 PDT
Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Soda-Bottle-Zippered-Pencil-Case/
Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YLD6/I03OCCJ8/FIRYLD6I03OCCJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YLD6/I03OCCJ8/FIRYLD6I03OCCJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YLD6/I03OCCJ8/FIRYLD6I03OCCJ8.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case!Make a statement with this fabulous Zippered pencil case...made from recycled soda/water bottles!I used mine for schools supplies...but this could work for anything! Add straps and make it a bag...fill with homemade lunch, Fill with small gifts and candy fo...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:13:45 PDT
DIY First Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-First-Aid-Kit-1/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:20:18 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hodge-Podge-Owl/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
dog bowl chair http://www.instructables.com/id/dog-bowl-chair/
dog bowl chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/DS0B/HZWJ7ZFW/F62DS0BHZWJ7ZFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/DS0B/HZWJ7ZFW/F62DS0BHZWJ7ZFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/DS0B/HZWJ7ZFW/F62DS0BHZWJ7ZFW.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:15:05 PDT
Yoda Purse - Upcycled It Is http://www.instructables.com/id/Yoda-Purse-Upcycled-It-Is/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:59:10 PDT
Sweater Shoes (Upcycled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweater-Shoes-Upcycled/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:07:18 PDT
Chicken Wire an Old Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-an-Old-Window/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:36:57 PDT
Upcycle Ur Stuff upside down planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Ur-Stuff-upside-down-planter/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:06:14 PDT
Candle Stand Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Stand-Table/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 18:46:23 PDT
Embellished Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Embellished-Sunglasses/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:06:22 PDT
Tin Can Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Planter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:51 PDT
Polar Ice Upcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Polar-Ice-Upcycle/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:49:56 PDT
12 Amazing First Time Authors http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Amazing-First-Time-Authors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction In this collection you will find 12 first time authors who this past week published some awesome projects. Check out these authors projects and be sure to make these first time authors feel welcome! Giant Bubble Wands How to make giant bubbles, really how can not be the most amazing thing you've...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:46:59 PDT
Doctor Who Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Clock/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:39:42 PDT
Another magnetic makeup board http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-magnetic-makeup-board/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:42:08 PDT
Another magnetic makeup board http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-magnetic-makeup-board-1/
Another magnetic makeup board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L1SG/HZ13I66H/FC9L1SGHZ13I66H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L1SG/HZ13I66H/FC9L1SGHZ13I66H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L1SG/HZ13I66H/FC9L1SGHZ13I66H.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald I hate clutter. And one place I have a lot clutter is in my makeup bag. Inspired by an instructible by user deathrouge, I decided to try to make my own makeup board. I had a cookie sheet that was heading for the trash that was perfect for this project because it was a magnetic material (not all me...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:41:24 PDT
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-C3PO-and-R2D2-Painted-Shoes/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:55:03 PDT
Nespresso Pod Pot Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Nespresso-Pod-Pot-Plant/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:45:30 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-an-Old-Globe/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
Phone Stand AND Bookmark!-Simple and Easy!Use your old Pokemon cards! http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Stand-AND-Bookmark-Simple-and-EasyUse-your-o/
Phone Stand AND Bookmark!-Simple and Easy!Use your old Pokemon cards! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/0DJX/HYTNZ6YN/FBD0DJXHYTNZ6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/0DJX/HYTNZ6YN/FBD0DJXHYTNZ6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/0DJX/HYTNZ6YN/FBD0DJXHYTNZ6YN.SMALL.jpg SuperiorBuilder Lets face it- we are watching something on our phone and we want to not have to lean it up on our bag or purse. But instead of the 3$ Walmart brand lets use our fancy bookmark/phone stand we built here on this page! Making the first part First take any Pokemon, Duelmasters, or any Magic card and ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:23:39 PDT
Balancing Bottle Bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Bottle-Bird/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:33:45 PDT
Inside Door face lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-Door-face-lift/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:42:05 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-the-whole-thing-Glass-bottles/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
slouchy sequins tank shopping tote http://www.instructables.com/id/slouchy-sequins-tank-shopping-tote/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 14:53:34 PDT
How to refashion an old sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refashion-an-old-sandal/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:03:21 PDT
Upcycling a Thrifted Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-Thrifted-Dress/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 09:59:35 PDT
vintage ford bumper floating shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-ford-bumper-floating-shelf/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 10:47:06 PDT
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Forged-Bracelet-make-jewellery-from-tools/
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I was browsing a cheap tool stall in a market, and came across a set of "drop forged" spanners for the price of a cup of coffee.As I am sure you know, you get what you pay for when it comes to tools. I put them back on the rack, saying to myself; "That cheap, they'll bend around my hand before they...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:52:55 PDT
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
Upcycled Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found these adorable vintage chocolate molds at an estate sale and turned them into adorable handmade pincushions. They'll be great for organizing different types of pins. Materials small chocolate or jello moldsfabric scraps (stretchy is best)needleembroidery threadbuttonsstuffingpiece of pap...
By: Brooklyntonia

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo So, you need a dress, one that stands out from the crowd, for maybe a themed party? You hate your bridesmaids? Prom? Halloween? Just didn't know what to do with all those leftover bags from where you laid dirt in the garden? Well, this dress is certainly not of the norm. So let's get started! Sup...
By: amandaggogo

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
Vintage Camera Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-Lamp/
Vintage Camera Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/62LP/HXVQ0R2Q/F0662LPHXVQ0R2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/62LP/HXVQ0R2Q/F0662LPHXVQ0R2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/62LP/HXVQ0R2Q/F0662LPHXVQ0R2Q.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I have a thing for lamps. Not normal lamps though, unique lamps. Lamps that inspire conversation, lamps that make you think, or just lamps that make you want to stop and look. After seeing a photo of an old camera, taken in just the right light to make it look like it was glowing, I decided it would...
By: gravityisweak

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:33:59 PDT
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Campfire-THE-BACKFIRE/
Backyard Campfire = THE BACKFIRE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DNVK/HXIKE6XO/FPIDNVKHXIKE6XO.SMALL.jpg crispernakisan So, this is probably more of a reuse Idea-structable than an actual Instructable, since the chances of you having the exact same pieces/parts taking up the space around you are slim.We had a trampoline that didn't fare very well after being exposed to a few years of Colorado Front Range sun/snow/win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:51 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SMALL.jpg fivemarigolds Turn old unused shirts into a magical princess dress comfortable enough for her to wear every day!You'll need approximately 4-5 large adult t-shirts, depending on the size of dress you'll be making. Sew the Bodice To piece the sleeves and bodice, I worked with Simplicity pattern 5695 - but any pa...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Simple No-Sew Cover Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-No-Sew-Cover-Up/
Simple No-Sew Cover Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OX0M/HXHRDRG1/FOVOX0MHXHRDRG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OX0M/HXHRDRG1/FOVOX0MHXHRDRG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OX0M/HXHRDRG1/FOVOX0MHXHRDRG1.SMALL.jpg Miss Sarcastic Have you ever been to the beach and wanted something modest and fashionable to wear? This cover up is versatile enough to be worn even on a day without a beach trip! Gather Your Tools For this project, you will need a few tools that are fairly common:An IronA Sewing Ruler (a normal ruler will wor...
By: Miss Sarcastic

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:36:14 PDT
Off Road stroller conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-stroller-conversion/
Off Road stroller conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SMALL.jpg Triclaw My family goes out every weekend to a park ,festival or some sort of outdoor event and after 3 kids I got tired of pushing a stroller with little wheels over roots ,rocks and grass .Now its time to get smart, we have bought and garbage picked several strollers and bikes over the years so...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Retro upcycle stereo to a bar that lights up http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-upcycle-stereo-to-a-bar-that-lights-up/
Retro upcycle stereo to a bar that lights up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4PPZ/HXDPBQPB/FCP4PPZHXDPBQPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4PPZ/HXDPBQPB/FCP4PPZHXDPBQPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4PPZ/HXDPBQPB/FCP4PPZHXDPBQPB.SMALL.jpg egreer1 I like to take old furniture and repurpose it into new things. In this instructable ill show you how i made an old stereo into a funky retro bar area.Things you will needStereo console4x wooden legs4x leg bracketscolored acrylic sheeting feltglue2x small painter lights with bulbspl construction adh...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 18:22:29 PDT
Jump rope (easy low-tech speed rope) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ad-hoc-skipping-rope/
Jump rope (easy low-tech speed rope) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/CU6B/HX1WCHZ2/FQHCU6BHX1WCHZ2.SMALL.jpg lightweight lifestyle A minimalist fitness package should not lack a jump rope and, as I was thinking to include one in my arsenal, I had to try first how it goes (as I have some lower back issues). I needed to build one from whatever materials I could find in my already minimal possessions. I had to source a few things ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:09:30 PDT
How to make slippers out of an old raincoat. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-slippers-out-of-an-old-raincoat/
How to make slippers out of an old raincoat. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/EQ3O/HX1IBSOU/FX5EQ3OHX1IBSOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/EQ3O/HX1IBSOU/FX5EQ3OHX1IBSOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/EQ3O/HX1IBSOU/FX5EQ3OHX1IBSOU.SMALL.jpg Anusree I am going to show you how to upcycle an old raincoat into cute slippers. :) I have used my old torn raincoat. Things you will need- Old raincoat Card board Thread and needleScissor Pen Use a slipper to draw the required measurements on the card board. Cut it out. They will act as soles o...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:13:48 PDT
Gift Cards Tranformed Into Playing Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Cards-Tranformed-Into-Playing-Cards/
Gift Cards Tranformed Into Playing Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/FEEA/HWXKC8ZT/FDHFEEAHWXKC8ZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/FEEA/HWXKC8ZT/FDHFEEAHWXKC8ZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/FEEA/HWXKC8ZT/FDHFEEAHWXKC8ZT.SMALL.jpg kbaron These are some card I made out of gift card. I use stencils and spray paint to create the design. Supplies For this project you will need:1. 52 gift cards 2. Spray paint in at least 3 different colors3. Contact paper4. X-acto knife5. Sandpaper6. Goo Gone (not shown)7. Permanent marker (not show...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:03:50 PDT
DIY Wedding Cake Cutting Utensilsand Bride and Grooms Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wedding-Cake-Cutting-and-Glasses/
DIY Wedding Cake Cutting Utensilsand Bride and Grooms Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/FICB/HWRC7D6Z/FDZFICBHWRC7D6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/FICB/HWRC7D6Z/FDZFICBHWRC7D6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/FICB/HWRC7D6Z/FDZFICBHWRC7D6Z.SMALL.jpg Betty Blaze DIY / upcycled wedding cake cutter and Bride and Groom Glasses We needed Cake Cutting Utensils and Glasses on the cheap and so here is how we did it.We wanted to have a nice wedding with 125-135 guests on a $14,000 max budget, so we had to plan and do most it ourselves. We had 8 months and 14000 bud...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:40:59 PDT
Simple Finished Boxed Corner for Re-usable Shopping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Finished-Boxed-Corner-for-Re-usable-Shoppin/
Simple Finished Boxed Corner for Re-usable Shopping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VU12/HWKK1DPG/F0EVU12HWKK1DPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VU12/HWKK1DPG/F0EVU12HWKK1DPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/VU12/HWKK1DPG/F0EVU12HWKK1DPG.SMALL.jpg waggonswest Basic, shopping bags are great for toting around all your cool stuff. Even better they are simple to make. Use French seams on three sides of the square. Add some handles and hem to the top and you are done. Because of the French seams there is no need for a lining. Thus they use less fabric, f...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:50:47 PDT
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Changing-Life-Hacks-You-Can-Try-Right-Now/
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Boost the chances of finding a lost phone, and sleep better starting tonight, with 10 life-changing lifehacks you can use right now.Also, make sure to check out my other Life Hack videos:10 Life Hacks For Summer!10 Life Hacks For Christmas! Watch the Video! :) NOTE: These projects and results ar...
By: The King of Random

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:08:29 PDT
Hooded Jacket from Throw Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Jacket-from-Throw-Blanket/
Hooded Jacket from Throw Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SMALL.jpg danibees A while back I purchased a throw blanket with the intention of using it for the fabric at a later date. Now that I am on stash restriction, the time has come to repurpose that throw. I've been looking longingly at adorable short or tunic-length lightweight jackets and figure there has got to be so...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:03:14 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Upcycled Modern Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pangolin-Lamp/
Upcycled Modern Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FAJG/HWNGFFY1/FRBFAJGHWNGFFY1.SMALL.jpg cathychen Learn how to make this modern, artistic, yet simple lantern from recyclables. The design can be resized to fit different materials and accommodate different light fixtures and looks wonderful in multiples as indoor/outdoor lanterns for special events such as weddings.List of Materials1. 2 Sheets of ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:08:56 PDT
Upcycle curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-curtains/
Upcycle curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AREI/HVV0ODGZ/FCNAREIHVV0ODGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AREI/HVV0ODGZ/FCNAREIHVV0ODGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AREI/HVV0ODGZ/FCNAREIHVV0ODGZ.SMALL.jpg urbanpirate So i needed some curtains and for reasons I am not at liberty to recall I found myself in possession of several hospital blankets. This followed. First method. At first the solution seemed simple. Grab ye olde dental floss, a sewing needle and get to stitching. Well I'm not real patient and th...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 09:43:52 PDT
Vintage Camera Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-Light/
Vintage Camera Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/MQPA/HVRYREG6/FJMMQPAHVRYREG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/MQPA/HVRYREG6/FJMMQPAHVRYREG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/MQPA/HVRYREG6/FJMMQPAHVRYREG6.SMALL.jpg craftalavista I love vintage cameras, especially the kind you see in the movies used by journalist with the massive flash bulbs. I picked this one up on ebay and it's called a Brownie Hawkeye if you want to make one the same but I'm sure you could use most vintage camera's and get an amazing effect every time. Wh...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 14:16:20 PDT
Spray Can lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-can-lamp/
Spray Can lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/4XM7/HVNMH2XY/FRY4XM7HVNMH2XY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/4XM7/HVNMH2XY/FRY4XM7HVNMH2XY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/4XM7/HVNMH2XY/FRY4XM7HVNMH2XY.SMALL.jpg loose_leaf_samari I have always been a fan of graffiti art and spray cans being recycled into artwork. For my first Instructable I decided to share my process for creating a Spray Can Lamp, a project that is simple enough for almost anyone to create. This lamp can be personalised to suit the individuals style, as str...
By: loose_leaf_samari

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Mon, 26 May 2014 05:28:03 PDT