Instructables: exploring - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:01:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Become a Better Artist http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Become-a-Better-Artist/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:27:30 PDT
Modge Podge Steampunk Letter http://www.instructables.com/id/Modge-Podge-Steam-Punk-Letter/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:00:33 PDT
DIY Craft Measuring & Mixing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Craft-Measuring-Mixing-Kit/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:37 PDT
Octopus Hat (Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Octopus-Hat-Simple/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:46:23 PDT
Captain America String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-America-String-Art/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:04:54 PDT
Fun sketchbook doodle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-sketchbook-doodle/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 05:25:01 PDT
Crayon Playdough http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Playdough/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:15:22 PDT
No More Tears Watercolor: Crayon Resist http://www.instructables.com/id/No-More-Tears-Watercolor-Crayon-Resist/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:20:49 PDT
Glass Engraving - Fun and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Engraving-Fun-and-Easy/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:31:08 PDT
Ice Candles (Using Ice in Candle Making) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Candles-Using-Ice-in-Candle-Making/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:26:02 PDT
Stardust Paintings (Nebula Series) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stardust-Paintings-Nebula-Series/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:14:02 PDT
Game of Thrones, Sketch on Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Sketch-on-Glass/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:32:58 PDT
concrete T-rex http://www.instructables.com/id/concrete-T-rex/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 12:18:09 PDT
Boiled egg candle with concrete holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Boiled-egg-candle-with-concrete-holder/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 12:43:23 PDT
Fannart illusion! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fannart-illusion/
Fannart illusion! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/TTJO/IDON69ZQ/FM1TTJOIDON69ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/TTJO/IDON69ZQ/FM1TTJOIDON69ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/TTJO/IDON69ZQ/FM1TTJOIDON69ZQ.SMALL.jpg whaa123123 Wanna make your favorite logo, symbol, or meme as ab illusion? its easy!!! all you need is household items! Materials •Painters tape•Two phones•A picture of what your making (I used my tablet)•Charging cable What do u want to make? I decided to create the superman logo because it seemed like i...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 12:55:20 PDT
DIY Cracked iPhone Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cracked-iPhone-Makeover/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:37:35 PDT
Designer Dot Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Dot-Picture/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:00:33 PDT
Curved Paper Folding http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Paper-Folding/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:12:59 PDT
Crayon Drip Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Drip-Art/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:50:27 PDT
How To Paint With Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-With-Light/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:21:53 PDT
Make custom stencils with a vinyl cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-stencils-with-a-vinyl-cutter/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:12:20 PDT
Sounding Box #11 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sounding-Box-11/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:38:56 PDT
Gold Leafed Champagne Flutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Gold-Leafed-Champagne-Flutes/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:34:57 PDT
Digital to Analog: how to realize data as form http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-to-Analog-how-to-realize-data-as-form/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:26:48 PDT
Drawing a Landscape with Pencil // Timelaps Art Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-a-Landscape-ART-VIDEO/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:25:41 PDT
Wax Resist Ikea Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Resist-Ikea-Lampshade/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:21:16 PDT
What not to do when making soy candles at home!! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-not-to-do-when-making-soy-candles-at-home/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:12:14 PDT
Machining an Image into a Slab of Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-an-Image-into-a-Slab-of-Paint/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:40:49 PDT
How to Have a Glow art party at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Have-a-Glow-art-party-at-home/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:16:43 PDT
Representing Water on Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Representing-Water-on-Tinkercad/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:31:17 PDT
Laser cut Storage for Small parts and recycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Storage-for-Small-parts-and-recycle/
Laser cut Storage for Small parts and recycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/JA21/IDK2KMC4/FDVJA21IDK2KMC4.SMALL.jpg girlsinthehall In this instructable I will go over building a box to house drawers made of heavy cardstock. The instructions can be modified to suit different sized drawers and or box and shelves. I built the box out of .188 plywood and cut it on a Laser cutter. The measurements that I used were 19 inches ...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:07:58 PDT
How to Make a Poseable Action Figure with 'Sprinkler Wire' http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Poseable-Action-Figure-with-Sprinkle/
How to Make a Poseable Action Figure with 'Sprinkler Wire' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/VJUZ/IDIN9GQX/FIXVJUZIDIN9GQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/VJUZ/IDIN9GQX/FIXVJUZIDIN9GQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/VJUZ/IDIN9GQX/FIXVJUZIDIN9GQX.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 This is a tutorial on how to make a pose-able action figure with 'sprinkler wire'Sprinkler wire (that's what its called on the packaging) can be found in most home improvement stores and is used control lawn irrigation systems.You don't really need to use this so called sprinkler wire, any single s...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:28:43 PDT
Vintage Gift Box DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Gift-Box-DIY/
Vintage Gift Box DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PDZP/IDH7ZOTA/FW0PDZPIDH7ZOTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PDZP/IDH7ZOTA/FW0PDZPIDH7ZOTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PDZP/IDH7ZOTA/FW0PDZPIDH7ZOTA.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano It's easy to makeover a simple wood box into a beautiful vintage gift box with delicate flowers and dimensional puff paint. Watch the short video tutorial here You'll need E-6000 Spray AdhesiveAllure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint (Puff Paint) Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Delicate and ...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:49:42 PDT
Pikachu swallowed a box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pikachu-swallowed-a-box/
Pikachu swallowed a box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6GMS/IDH808DU/F566GMSIDH808DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6GMS/IDH808DU/F566GMSIDH808DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6GMS/IDH808DU/F566GMSIDH808DU.SMALL.jpg eliesalame This is a very simple and fast project to do with your kids.Here is what you need for this project:A small box, I used a 3X3.5 inches boxConstruction paper. Since we are making Pikachu, we used yellow, red, blue and black construction paperA glue stick (kids just love this........)A pen and scissors...
By: eliesalame

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:22:59 PDT
Pressed leaf bookmarks http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressed-leaf-bookmarks/
Pressed leaf bookmarks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/2A6U/IDIN7YQJ/F132A6UIDIN7YQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/2A6U/IDIN7YQJ/F132A6UIDIN7YQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/2A6U/IDIN7YQJ/F132A6UIDIN7YQJ.SMALL.jpg amstar These bookmarks are a great way to use the dried pressed leaves many of us have sitting in books or flower presses since last fall. Supplies Pressed leaves An assortment of colored paper Cutting tools (we used a rotary paper trimmer, but scissors are fine) Laminating film Silicon release paper I...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:40:31 PDT
Crochet wristband for Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-wristband-for-Watch/
Crochet wristband for Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0H0A/IDIN6FW4/FH60H0AIDIN6FW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0H0A/IDIN6FW4/FH60H0AIDIN6FW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/0H0A/IDIN6FW4/FH60H0AIDIN6FW4.SMALL.jpg Wonday We had this old watch where the wristband broke so suddenly it came to me that I could crochet a new wristband onto it!I must say this works surprisingly well. The stitches have regular holes that the locking pin can go through so you can close it anywhere you like and so far it seems pretty sturdy!...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:27:30 PDT
Diy satin flower, wedding hair accessoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-satin-flower-wedding-hair-accessoire/
Diy satin flower, wedding hair accessoire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NS0K/IDIN5DZE/FIYNS0KIDIN5DZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NS0K/IDIN5DZE/FIYNS0KIDIN5DZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/NS0K/IDIN5DZE/FIYNS0KIDIN5DZE.SMALL.jpg the-flower-art I love making this flowers. This beautiful and unique flower is perfect for hair wedding accessoire and is on a budget!Also it can be used as a accessoire for clothes and etc.This flower is made with the japanese kanzashi technique. There are so many beautiful designs that can be created with this t...
By: the-flower-art

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:34:51 PDT
3d Exquisite Corpse http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Exquisite-Corpse/
3d Exquisite Corpse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/MIPV/IDIN5BWX/FWDMIPVIDIN5BWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/MIPV/IDIN5BWX/FWDMIPVIDIN5BWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/MIPV/IDIN5BWX/FWDMIPVIDIN5BWX.SMALL.jpg 000jeremy Exquisite Corpse is a method of producing collaborative collage in either words or images. With origins in early 20th century French surrealism, the results are often hilarious and/or shocking making Exquisite Corpse a great ice breaker, party/drinking game, or jump-start to a creative process with...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:27:05 PDT
Make your own Half-Life Barnacle using household materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Half-Life-Barnacle-using-household-m/
Make your own Half-Life Barnacle using household materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EENJ/IDIN52U3/FOEEENJIDIN52U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EENJ/IDIN52U3/FOEEENJIDIN52U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EENJ/IDIN52U3/FOEEENJIDIN52U3.SMALL.jpg Lyman Bruce The Half-Life video game made its debut in 1998, introducing us to the physicist hero, Gordon Freeman, and a host of deadly, unearthly enemies. One of the strangest and deadliest creatures was the barnacle, which would hang under bridges, snare people and feast upon them.Because you've always wanted...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:57:00 PDT
Casting concrete ornament using Latex molds. http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-concrete-ornament-using-Latex-molds/
Casting concrete ornament using Latex molds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KZNU/IDH7TJLH/F1VKZNUIDH7TJLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KZNU/IDH7TJLH/F1VKZNUIDH7TJLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/KZNU/IDH7TJLH/F1VKZNUIDH7TJLH.SMALL.jpg oldschoolwood There are different sorts of concrete mixes which will yield everything from rough as above in the feline , or a smooth finish like carved stone.In this case we do a fast , straight forward mix and pour , the mold was agitated by hand only ( Shaken. ) Latex mold. We used a latex mold , see my oth...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 19:43:17 PDT
Buckminster Fuller Dymaxion Wall Relief Atlas With Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Buckminster-Fuller-Dymaxion-Wall-Relief-Atlas-With/
Buckminster Fuller Dymaxion Wall Relief Atlas With Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GM4B/IDH7QZKP/FIIGM4BIDH7QZKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GM4B/IDH7QZKP/FIIGM4BIDH7QZKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GM4B/IDH7QZKP/FIIGM4BIDH7QZKP.SMALL.jpg James3DS This is how I made a Buckminster Fuller 'Dymaxion' Wall Map at the London FabLab in their entrance foyer in July-August 2015. FabLab London wanted a map that would show the main FabLabs around the world. I chose and interpreted the Dymaxion map for them because re-orientation of our World makes us l...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:54:53 PDT
Hammered Copper Leaf Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammered-Copper-Leaf-Pendant/
Hammered Copper Leaf Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R9H0/IDFSIVMC/FFXR9H0IDFSIVMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R9H0/IDFSIVMC/FFXR9H0IDFSIVMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R9H0/IDFSIVMC/FFXR9H0IDFSIVMC.SMALL.jpg EdLay This is a project I've run at MakerFaire for several years now. It incorporates the basic techniques of metalsmithing in a five minute lesson that is accessible to a very wide range of abilities. It is also an introduction to Fold Forming, a novel method of metal working that can rapidly produce un...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:21:30 PDT
Simple Spray Paint Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Spray-Paint-Stencil/
Simple Spray Paint Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/MD38/IDFSHSEJ/F5ZMD38IDFSHSEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/MD38/IDFSHSEJ/F5ZMD38IDFSHSEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/MD38/IDFSHSEJ/F5ZMD38IDFSHSEJ.SMALL.jpg WardWorks I wanted to create a simple stencil to tag some of the things I have and will build. This is not high precision, but it gets the job done with a cool graffiti look. I'll also give you a few tips to make your final image really stand out. Check out the GIF above that animates the painting process and...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:07:01 PDT
Acrylic-dyed wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-dyed-wood/
Acrylic-dyed wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/MMA8/IDFSG02W/FBWMMA8IDFSG02W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/MMA8/IDFSG02W/FBWMMA8IDFSG02W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/MMA8/IDFSG02W/FBWMMA8IDFSG02W.SMALL.jpg erinstratton This project shows you how to dye hardwoods with acrylic paint to achieve an organic, artistic feel. Great as an art project and can also be used in woodworking projects.You will need:Plastic to protect your surface (optional)Acrylic paint (I prefer Golden brand liquid acrylics)Wood (I used a small ...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:16:49 PDT
Dark Crystal Fizzgig Inspired Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Crystal-Fizzgig-Inspired-Puppet/
Dark Crystal Fizzgig Inspired Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/U92L/IDFW7EPM/F23U92LIDFW7EPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/U92L/IDFW7EPM/F23U92LIDFW7EPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/U92L/IDFW7EPM/F23U92LIDFW7EPM.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Having long been a fan of the Dark Crystal creature universe, I've been wanting to take a crack at a Fizzgig style puppet for a while now. A friend's yard sale offered up the perfect fabric to finally make it happen. As with some of my other projects, I focused less on making this guy a movie accur...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:44:58 PDT
A Wooden board from all over the world http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wooden-board-from-all-over-the-world/
A Wooden board from all over the world - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WLC8/IDCXH2TA/F1BWLC8IDCXH2TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WLC8/IDCXH2TA/F1BWLC8IDCXH2TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WLC8/IDCXH2TA/F1BWLC8IDCXH2TA.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In this instructable I will show you how I converted a small piece of regular wood to a beautiful stamp art that I hang in my office. What you need for this project..... 1- You will need a wooden board, I used a 7.5 X 5 inches board, about the same size of a picture. But you can use any siz...
By: eliesalame

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 20:05:29 PDT
Backlit BatClock http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-BatClock/
Backlit BatClock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BQ6S/IDCXDRX9/F0YBQ6SIDCXDRX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BQ6S/IDCXDRX9/F0YBQ6SIDCXDRX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/BQ6S/IDCXDRX9/F0YBQ6SIDCXDRX9.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr While my previous instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-BatMan-Log...) was a success I wanted to make it less of just an item on the wall into something that actually has function as well as some form.Whilst wandering around a bargain shop, I saw a cheap clock.. Yet another idea is ...
By: sparks_vfr

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:04:19 PDT
Roll Paper Writing Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Paper-Writing-Wall/
Roll Paper Writing Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XFCU/IDBHZWFI/F17XFCUIDBHZWFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XFCU/IDBHZWFI/F17XFCUIDBHZWFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/XFCU/IDBHZWFI/F17XFCUIDBHZWFI.SMALL.jpg vegasmcruz This is a really simple and inexpensive project for a kids room. The majority of the parts are from Lowes and Home Depot. The Ribba shelf from Ikea is used but any other picture rail shelf can be easily substituted or made. I built this for under $65 Parts Ribba Ledge: $10Mala Paper: $52x Curtain...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 22:43:36 PDT
Tornado in Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Tornado-in-Jar/
Tornado in Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/SVRY/IDCHW8IC/FCPSVRYIDCHW8IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/SVRY/IDCHW8IC/FCPSVRYIDCHW8IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/SVRY/IDCHW8IC/FCPSVRYIDCHW8IC.SMALL.jpg Amit_Jain Last year I saw a video on Youtube, it was simple to make. Just have a jar with water, some sparkles and liquid soap. Simply shape the jar and wonderful tornado would appear. The tornado would die soon and needed to stir it often. My solution : Magnetic stirrerMagnetic Stirrer are used in labs to st...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 05:36:06 PDT
Backlit BatMan Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-BatMan-Logo/
Backlit BatMan Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/I4DH/IDBHX0ON/F0UI4DHIDBHX0ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/I4DH/IDBHX0ON/F0UI4DHIDBHX0ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/I4DH/IDBHX0ON/F0UI4DHIDBHX0ON.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr After the other batman logo I made, I thought about how to get it bigger and better...Having a dig around I found a good sized piece of hardboard, a nice template, some led strip and an idea.. Let the making begin..Materials :hardboard2x A3 Printed half batman logoMatt Black spray paint (All I had ...
By: sparks_vfr

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:23:20 PDT