Instructables: exploring - living - wall - featured Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:47:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pallet Wall Display
Pallet Wall Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mindmapper1 I have access to pallets and it never ceases to amaze me that so many are made from excellent quality timber. It seems a shame that so many are cut up and burnt. I wanted to make use of some for decorative and utility purposes.I try and take them to pieces carefully trying not to waste the timber.Th...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:03:50 PDT
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Floridascholar I've been wanting to add some color to my apartment walls and what better way than to go all out with every color of the rainbow? I was shopping at Michael's Arts and Crafts with a 40% off coupon in my pocket and came across a canvas sale with 5 various canvas sizes in one pack for ~$13! Score! But ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:57:20 PDT
Hexagon Wall room makever
Hexagon Wall room makever - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sk8ty I absolutely love hexagons, aren't they such a wonderful shape? They just tessellate so well.I have wanted to do this project for about two years, and just never had the project figured out enough, or had the time or motivation to do it. This summer I decided to finally do it. The way I wanted to do...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:31:27 PDT
Woven Tapestry For Beginners
Woven Tapestry For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> Payge Bring new light to your home with the century old art of weaving! This is a super easy, beginners guide to making a beautiful woven tapestry. (Rainbow colors optional!) Supplies -Weaving Loom (I made mine with an old picture frame and 60 trim nails (30 on top and 30 on the bottom 1/2" apart)-Shed...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:26:44 PDT
Giant 3-D Papercraft Space Invaders
Giant 3-D Papercraft Space Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> laboratory424 We like to be prepared for an alien invasion...Nerf guns loaded, extra rations of nachos packed away, and a Klingon dictionary in the back pocket. Unfortunately, such preparations tend to be forgotten in the routine of day-to-day life. As a subtle reminder, we created giant, 3-D, papercraft Space In...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 07:09:46 PDT
Paperclip Picture Hangers
Paperclip Picture Hangers - More DIY How To Projects]]> killerjackalope So Christy, my dearest came back from Poundland with a whole bunch of picture frames, us having got some prints of our brand new family done. I couldn't find anything convenient bar my staple gun, which seemed unwise, given the ridiculously thin backing and plastic frames. I made some makeshift hook...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:52:25 PDT
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket!
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Watercolor Word Art with Frisket!Make stunning wall art quotes for a bedroom, notes, and cards! Supplies You will need:Liquid Frisket and Incredible Nib Watercolor paperWatercolors Paint the Frisket! Begin by dipping the nib brush into the frisket and painting ordrawing on the desired quote ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:46:59 PDT
Ye Ol Duct Tape wall mount for your throne room! "Winter is Coming"
Ye Ol Duct Tape wall mount for your throne room! "Winter is Coming" - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may Hey peoples of the instructables world here is a great way of making some really eye catching decor for your throne room, man cave, kids room, sports fan room, your next LARP lol or just looking at making something you can hang indoors or out because you guessed it... made all out of Duct Tape! I c...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 08:54:59 PDT
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!)
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darwinfish It's a simple problem. We have one geriatric cat who barely eats and two Norfolk Terriers who love cat food. Turn your back for a minute and the dogs will seek out the cat food and scarf it. The dogs put on a show of being sorry if we catch them, but as soon as they have another chance, they go for ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:04:08 PDT
Reclaimed String Art Plaques
Reclaimed String Art Plaques - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus You know those wooden plaques that were probably hanging all over your grandmother's walls growing up? Normally covered in calligraphy and farm scenes, they have a tendency to not add much in the way of modern decor. If you find yourself with a stack of these on your hands, don't fret--they can be t...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:58:40 PST
Refurbished Frame Photoboard
Refurbished Frame Photoboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus Sometimes getting individual frames for photos is expensive and labor intensive (to hang or not to hang, neat grid vs. collage style, there's just no escape), so larger alternatives make switching out displays easy. This particular hourlong project takes the place of your college pinboard for a fun ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:06:02 PST
Magic magnetic wall
Magic magnetic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv A really easy, fun and cheap way to organize your images, prints and pictures is to create a magnetic wall. It's a little bit magical, because you don't see how the magnets are attached to the wall. Equipment Forget expensive magnetic paint or large magnetic boards, the only things you need are s...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:46:46 PST
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus If you're one of those people who's constantly losing their glasses, keys, phone, and other tiny modern life necessities, the best thing to do is to have a consistent home for those things. Using embroidery hoops and fabric scraps (here we used interior design sample swatches), this 20 minute craft ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:36:17 PST
Storage Shelf
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 PST
Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> jdc2450 DIY reclaimed wood, indoor planters for your home!Visit Peaches + Salt for more creative ideas! Get wood Dumpster dive or search alleyways to find some reclaimed wood. If that fails, then I suppose you could go to your local hardware store and purchase said wood. You might also want to check Crai...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:28:16 PST
Wooden Stake Album Hanger
Wooden Stake Album Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZombieFrog I've collected a lot of albums in my time. Many of them look really cool and it's a shame that they've spent most of their years hidden away in a stack. I had heard of some people framing and hanging albums. Great idea! But professional framing gets pricey quick and I want to hang 20 or more albums....
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:28:47 PST
Deck The Walls!
Deck The Walls! - More DIY How To Projects]]> dthomas74 Add some sparkle to your walls for Christmas!You will need:Picture frame(s)Christmas ornamentsDry MossHot glue gun Prepare Your Frame Any frame will do, remove glass (it's not needed for this project). Leave the back on the frame. Arrange Christmas Ornaments I used a variety of shatterproof o...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:20:44 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Paint your walls (parents only)
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design
Circuit Board Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This Instructable is how to create a circuit board design on your wall. These walls are part of our new makerspace and is part of the renovation process. The building that our makerspace resides has been run down for over 7 years and with the help of volunteers, we have been able to transform it int...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin Hi,I'm going to show you a couple of ways to decorate your walls with a silhouette or an image of your choosing. These few easy steps require almost no artistic skills nor do they cost a lot to do.All you need is:-projector (you can also use an overhead projector for silhouettes).-Paint. I will expl...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit)
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaleoPunk Wall murals can spice up your home or become lasting museum or gallery exhibits. Here I have included some tips for the at home painter and the beginning professional mural painter as I walk through the process of painting a mural. This step-by-step shows the progression of two different elevati...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
Wolverine Claws Through The Wall
Wolverine Claws Through The Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> DjPR3S Want to make it look like Wolverine just slashed through your wall? Now you can for less than 10 dollars!! --------------------------------------------------------------Materials Craft foam sheets (2X)Paperclips (12X)Super Glue Chrome Spray Paint Scissors Printer and computer Cardboard Cut and Gl...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:21:49 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall
Painting Murals on your Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrThomas303 Hi everyoneDoes your room lack flare or just look plain boring? Why not give it an artistic overhaul! This instructable will go over all the steps I took to spruce up my boring wall in my room. Hopefully by following these simple steps you can wow your friends and be the envy of your siblings. Wha...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos When we moved into our new house, one of the first projects that we undertook was to put together a nursery for our first baby that would be arriving in only a few months. We decided to go forest theme. The biggest part of this was a large wall mural that was composed of tree silhouettes. Here is a ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:11 PDT
T-shirt Wall Decoration
T-shirt Wall Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diabolik Danger I thought to try to remix the T-Shirt Wall Art by JSTArollin.In this instructable you can read how to make wall decoration, with a t-shirt and 12 wooden paint stirrers.After you've made your own frame you may want to choose a t-shirt with a cool design, that fits the frame. You don't need a iron to ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:10:24 PDT
Guitars on the Wall
Guitars on the Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> rinkishimo I've had my guitar on the wall for ages. Simple leather loop hanging on the old screw. It was always the safest place. Up to the day I grew up and with my wife we redecorated whole apartment. Plastering instead of wallpapers and my old screw disappeared. I tried to hide the guitar behind bedhead, in...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:19:41 PDT
Simple Dot Matrix House Number Plaque
Simple Dot Matrix House Number Plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> ucn Ever since we finished rebuilding our house, I've been on the look out for minimalist and contemporary solutions for adding a house number to our gate post. Hardware store brass numbers were out of the question. Stainless steel numbers would have cost a bomb, and would basically look the same as eve...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:46:21 PDT
Lego key holder
Lego key holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 This is a very cool looking key holder for your wall. You can order the parts with Lego pick a brick. You need1x plate 8x164x corner plates 1x2x22x plates 1x310x plates 1x21x plate 1x14x technics brick 1x4 with holes(1x spider) Build build the key holder according to the video/picturemount it on ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:50:32 PDT
Nailed it!
Nailed it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bojarski Make a simple and easy, yet beautiful wall decoration. Material you will need NailsHammerYarn A wooden plank (make sure it is not very thick otherwise you may hammer the nails through it) Choose a text, image etc... 1. Choose a text or a picture you like and cut it out on paper. 2. Tape the ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 PDT
Easy Change Floating Photo Wall
Easy Change Floating Photo Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> pcmofo I'm a part-time professional photographer and I love taking pictures! Sometimes I work really hard to take an idea in my head and turn it into a finished picture. Like everyone else, I share my pictures online with friends and family, but I really want to display some of my images at home.  Typical...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:52:05 PDT
How to Make Hand Crafted Cat Shelving or Cat Wall UnitedKreative-Com This is my second Instructables, I hope you enjoy! :) Introducing the Cat Shelf Wall by Andrew Jones please scroll down for more photos Some years ago I created some basic cat shelving in the basement, shown in the very first section of the video above. The cats loved it, but I recognized some fl...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:27:16 PDT
Decorative World Travel Map
Decorative World Travel Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> english tea Turn a standard map of the world into a showcase for your travels by plotting the places you've been. Make a plain wall into a travel diary and source of inspiration. Foam Board Layer 1 - Lay the foam board next to each other so the total size is larger than your poster Layer 2 - ...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:43:03 PDT
space spray paint tutorial
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> ysaks Here I will show you how to make an awesome space panting. incredibly easy!!! your supplies paint : any colours of spray paint, rustoleum spray paint works really well although cheaper paint is also fine. you will need black , purple, orange and green.paper : it is much better to use gloss paper...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:08 PST
Glass Christmas Tree
Glass Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikenHarnish This is a wall decoration I created to go with my blue and silver Christmas theme. It was very simple And cost about $50 total. At the end of this instructable I have a picture of how I changed the shelves for Valentines day. These are the tools you will need. Materials These are the tools you wi...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 08:45:33 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Wooden Wall Art
Wooden Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> sebastian22 Like most projects i end up doing, this began with my wife seeing this at a store and deciding that i could make it for her much cheaper.Looked like a fun and easy project so I accepted. Buy Or Gather Materials I wanted to make this as cheap as possible. Went to my local home depot and scouted t...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 09:47:32 PST
Clothespin Gallery
Clothespin Gallery - More DIY How To Projects]]> xxpanama I have a huge collection of pictures and postcards like my flatemate says: “top card collection.“ I always wanted to hag those cards and pictures somewhere. so I thought abut a method to hang the cards on the wall. The good thing about this picture wall is, that you don’t need to destroy the picture...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 07:48:28 PST
Hanging Pegs Without Hitting Studs
Hanging Pegs Without Hitting Studs - More DIY How To Projects]]> hdmotorc The problem If you don't hit a stud these type of hangers just don't work with Sheetrock. In my project; my pegs were about 4" apart and I hung 9 of them. Only one hit a stud. The Solution. Get these type of wall anchors. I prefer the type without the point on the end. Open ended ones - li...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 04:44:05 PDT
Easy Cord Organizer for $4
Easy Cord Organizer for $4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo Tangle-free, easy access to your iPod charger, headphones, and other cables: made from a single sheet of acrylic. I first saw this in an engineering lab, where there was a sheet-metal rack with slits in it to hold all the alligator clips and BNC cables. As it turns out, you can buy such a rack for ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 18:15:53 PDT
Laptop Lightbox Technique For Paper Wall Art
Laptop Lightbox Technique For Paper Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> thegnome54 I wanted some wall art for my dorm room in college, so I developed this easy method of reproducing designs from mspaint using construction paper and tape. I used this technique to produce an octopus design and some Zelda sprite decorations.The main trick is using a computer screen as a makeshift lig...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 02:59:24 PDT
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> laboratory424 Some gamers need a Railgun, others choose an M1A1, most seem to desire an Energy Sword...but what we need is a pickaxe! That's right, our current favorite diversion from lab work is Minecraft. We didn't want the fun to stop on the screen, so we created giant, 3-D, papercraft Minecraft terrains on ou...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:02:09 PDT
Zombie Hand Holder
Zombie Hand Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Yesterday, later in the afternoon, I had this idea of a hand coming out of a wall that could be used to hold keys, jewelry or whatever you want. I thought this would have been perfect for the Zombie Contest but I realized that there was only one day left to enter! For some unknown reasons, ideas com...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:55:46 PDT
Out Of This Wall – Papercraft Sculpture
Out Of This Wall – Papercraft Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> I can’t believe I have won the craft contest! Thanks to every one who has voted for this project and the judges! At the moment, I have to spend a lot of time on the computer and rejoice about every visitor. What a coincidence that I have a printer, 40 pages of thick colored paper and a weekend! Ma...

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 08:39:11 PDT
Removable Hockey Jersey Wall Mount
Removable Hockey Jersey Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> B4SEC4MP Hockey fans are fierce and loyal creatures. The next best thing to wearing your favorite hockey "sweater" is to have it hanging on the wall for everyone to admire! I wanted a way to enjoy my favorite team colors and crest even when my team wasn't playing. This desire inspired me to create a removab...

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Mon, 13 May 2013 15:31:18 PDT
Climbing Hold Mugs.
Climbing Hold Mugs. - More DIY How To Projects]]> backwards lamb My friend Likes rock climbing and he recently took me along with him, as i was climbing the wall i was looking at the climbing holds and thought to myself that i really wanted to do something with them. So when i got home i ordered a set of small holds and started to think what to do with them. I ...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:17:36 PDT
CREATE A WALL ART PORTRAIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> agguilar Hi, friends in this instructable i will  show you how I made my family gifts for this Holiday season, specially if you don’t have a lot to spend with all the prices going up, well, hope you like it and give it a try, and surprise your love ones with a hand made gift made by you ; ) well let's begin....
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 23:34:40 PST
"Paint Splatter" wall decor design
"Paint Splatter" wall decor design - More DIY How To Projects]]> lnzylu Try this paint splatter  technique if you are looking for an unusual and visually striking design for a wall in your home or business. This is a photo of the finished project from my hair salon where it was always a focus of interest and great conversation starter.  The advantage of this technique o...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:50:40 PDT
Magnetic Dry-Erase Wall! depotdevoid Feast your eyes on the incredibly awesome Magnetic Dry-Erase Wall! I had a problem:  we had a dry erase board, and the best place for it happened to be right in a high traffic area of the house.  That was the main reason it was a good place, as it was easy to remember to write down a phone numb...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 00:06:45 PDT
Flowers on the Wall
Flowers on the Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> strudl1803 In this tutorial I will show you how you can put flowers on your wall using only simple tools. For little money you can add this eye-catcher to your flat as a unique combination of real plants and stylish design! Use a normal drain-pipe and choose the length as you please. Sign the center along ...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 04:08:26 PDT