Instructables: exploring - living - upcycle http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:03:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 00:41:01 PDT
Picture Frame Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Terrarium/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Upcycle your old sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-your-old-sweatshirt/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:52:42 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/
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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
How To Make A Snail Eraser House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Snail-Eraser-House/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:13:44 PDT
DIY Lipstick Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lipstick-Organizer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:31:41 PDT
Cat litter box hider, with storage from an old stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-litter-box-hider-with-storage-from-an-old-ster/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:16:30 PDT
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/
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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/
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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/
Another magnetic makeup board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/Q8IK/HZ13HR0S/FODQ8IKHZ13HR0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/Q8IK/HZ13HR0S/FODQ8IKHZ13HR0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/Q8IK/HZ13HR0S/FODQ8IKHZ13HR0S.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 06:42:08 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/
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Heels!Yes--these are the shoes you are looking for!I was inspired by these R2D2 heels that Mikeasaurus did!I didn't add the tech and I mixed them up a bit...but who doesn't want mismatched droid shoes???I love the way these turned out! Total Geek Chic! The perfect pa...
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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/
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone! So, I love travelling and I especially love maps and globes.I've been seeing a bunch of stuff online about things you can make with globes and I decided to try my own spin on it. The plan was to make a chalkboard globe like I saw online but to outline the continents first as I still wa...
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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/
Inside Door face lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VZMH/HYR3FI1B/F3VVZMHHYR3FI1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VZMH/HYR3FI1B/F3VVZMHHYR3FI1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/VZMH/HYR3FI1B/F3VVZMHHYR3FI1B.SMALL.jpg bhunsaker change a your inside kitchen door from generic to stylish farm house style for under 40 bucks re-skining the door you will need liquid nail, nail gun, 4x8 1/4 wood panel I bought it for 14 bucks. two work tables really helps with assembly. cutting panels. since this door had beveled in lays...
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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/
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/UIR4/HYR3ARCB/F2IUIR4HYR3ARCB.SMALL.jpg Raitis This is the first part of series (hopefully) of Instructables where I will show how to upcycle things to the maximum. I'm going to start with something simple - a glass bottle.Probably many of us have tried making a glass from a wine bottle and threw out the left over part of the bottle. I was doing...
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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/
Upcycling a Thrifted Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/JCCA/HYJ0J92R/FFVJCCAHYJ0J92R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/JCCA/HYJ0J92R/FFVJCCAHYJ0J92R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/JCCA/HYJ0J92R/FFVJCCAHYJ0J92R.SMALL.jpg natsconfessions I marked the dress 22 inches above the hem. In addition to removing the top portion of the dress, I removed the buttons and those weird tie thingies in the back. (I actually sewed them together and used them for my waist band). I gathered the dress, attached the waistband, created a bac...
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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/
vintage ford bumper floating shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/6F6X/HYBDGVJM/FB06F6XHYBDGVJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/6F6X/HYBDGVJM/FB06F6XHYBDGVJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/6F6X/HYBDGVJM/FB06F6XHYBDGVJM.SMALL.jpg timsway a customer found this cool old bumper at a junk shop and thought it would be cool to make a floating shelf from it. with some reclaimed chestnut and an old 2x4 i was happy to oblige. thanks for watching, tim
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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...
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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/
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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...
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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/
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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