Instructables: exploring - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:12:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Makedo Cardboard Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Christmas-tree/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 19:37:23 PST
Vinyl Record Holiday Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Holiday-Tree/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:34:00 PST
Deck The Walls! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-The-Walls/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:20:44 PST
Make Your Own Gift Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Gift-Tags/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:52:02 PST
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Christmas-soon-Time-to-make-a-stylish-unique-A/
It's Christmas soon! Time to make a stylish & unique ADVENT WREATH! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/A1JM/I2S6PF8D/F5VA1JMI2S6PF8D.SMALL.jpg Ninchen There is a custom here in Germany to have an Advent Wreath on the four weeks before Christmas.On each Sunday in Advent, a further candle is lighted, i.e. one candle on 1st Sunday, two candles on 2nd Sunday, etc.Though being from Christian origin, many non-religious people have Advent Wreaths at home...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:03 PST
Wooden Snowflake Puzzle Stockingstuffers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Snowflake-Puzzle-Stockingstuffers/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:07 PST
5' 100 Light LED Wooden Cross Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/5-100-Light-LED-Wooden-Cross-Christmas-Decoration/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:54:06 PST
Little Yarn Toques http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Yarn-Toques/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:47:54 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
Flake Inside an Open Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Flake-Inside-an-Open-Ball/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:00:13 PST
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-5/
"Good Ideas" Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/4ZRA/I2CVBZNG/F564ZRAI2CVBZNG.SMALL.jpg Brillist 'Tis (always) the season for good ideas! This 3D printable lightbulb ornament clips around your existing Christmas tree lights, so it shines from the inside out. This Instructable will walk you through:- Creating 3D text from a drawing- Creating a hollow 3D lightbulb with text on it- Preparing the m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:27:17 PST
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-wooden-Christmas-countdown-blocks/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:13:19 PST
PEAS on EARTH http://www.instructables.com/id/PEAS-on-EARTH/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:13:35 PST
Nordic wooden house Christmas village http://www.instructables.com/id/Nordic-wooden-house-Christmas-village/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:42:10 PST
Heart of Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-of-Christmas/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 07:26:37 PST
Periodic Table Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Ornament/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:08:39 PST
The Christmas State of Mind Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-State-of-Mind-Ornament/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 01:39:57 PST
Advent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-Wreath/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:18:33 PDT
DIY Invitation Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Invitation-Ornament/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:47:14 PDT
Colourful Salt Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Colourful-Salt-Jars/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:18:33 PST
Bottle Cap Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Ornament/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:44:35 PDT
Less Messy Christmas Tree Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Less-Messy-Christmas-Tree-Removal/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:33:15 PST
Christmas tree Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:29:29 PST
Christmas pudding Christmas ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-pudding-Christmas-ornament/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:07:41 PST
Holiday Desktop Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Desktop-Decoration/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:03:35 PST
The cat lady ugly christmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cat-lady-ugly-christmas-sweater/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 11:11:07 PST
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ugly-Christmas-Sweater-One-for-You-and-One-for-You/
Ugly Christmas Sweater -One for You and One for Your Pet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/OR8U/HPYHNOD2/F08OR8UHPYHNOD2.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 So glad that my creation was among the Finalists...but to WIN is just SUPER!!! Thank You for your votes and support! Ugly sweaters are everywhere!  But lets get creative and make a "Super Ugly" Sweater!!  At the end of this Instructable there is a BONUS, quick and super easy Ugly Sweater for your...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 21:52:19 PST
Unorthodox nativity, Gabriel's message in a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Unorthodox-nativity-Gabriels-message-in-a-plastic-/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:05:49 PST
Sequin Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequin-Christmas-Ornament/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:43:24 PST
Q-tip star http://www.instructables.com/id/Q-tip-star/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:19:57 PST
DIY Holiday Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Holiday-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Z7JJ/HPOWD3DL/FZOZ7JJHPOWD3DL.SMALL.jpg HollyMann This is a simple, affordable festive wreath that can be a nice holiday project to do with the kids (or the cat). :) After Christmas last year, I bought the wreath and a bunch of other little decorative attachments and things. After Christmas deals are great - and you can get things between 50-90% of...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 09:56:49 PST
Gingerbread Star Wars AT-AT walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Star-Wars-AT-AT-walker/
Gingerbread Star Wars AT-AT walker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VI4C/HPO2FPQH/FM7VI4CHPO2FPQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VI4C/HPO2FPQH/FM7VI4CHPO2FPQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/VI4C/HPO2FPQH/FM7VI4CHPO2FPQH.SMALL.jpg thestylishgeek I was inspired by some gingerbread AT-AT walkers I saw online and decided to try my hand at creating one. Although you can create your own gingerbread pieces, I did it the easy way and bought these pre-made ones from IKEA. I used about 3-4 packs of these, which was plenty. The great thing is that th...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:35:55 PST
Tractor Stocking Stuffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Stocking-Stuffer/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:45:56 PST
Concrete Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Christmas-Tree/
Concrete Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/NBT0/HPJOIXM9/FQJNBT0HPJOIXM9.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This concrete christmas tree is made using the same foam forming approach as the Concrete STOP. Materials + Supplies: Foam Plastic Liners Base Board Spray Adhesive Rubber Gloves Tools: Something to Cut Foam Sandpaper 100% Silicone Caulk CHENG Corner and Seam S...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:50:08 PST
Bee Christmas bauble out of lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Christmas-bauble-out-of-lightbulb/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:13:37 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Pocket Christmas Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Christmas-Candlelight/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:31:24 PST
Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequins-Ornaments/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:42:04 PST
Make a Parol - a Filipino Christmas Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Parol-a-Filipino-Christmas-Lantern/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:58:59 PST
Alternative Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Christmas-Trees/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink No time to buy and decorate a real Christmas tree? Sick of the wonky and dusty fake one in your basement? Try an alternative Christmas tree! :D We've collected some of our favorite alternative Christmas trees on Instructables in this guide - there's something for every skill level here! Alternative...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:22:36 PST
Make a Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SMALL.jpg frenzy Now that the holidays are here, its wreath season! Show your joy for the year by creating a unique wreath for your door or living room! Making your own wreath is fun for the whole family! null null null Scrounging the ground of my apartment complex, I found some good wreath making fodder...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:15:39 PST
Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Snowflakes-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Paper Snowflakes are incredibly easy, traditional decorations for the Winter season.  All you need is paper, scissors and you are all set!  You can make them an exact imitation of real six pointed snowflakes, or branch off and see what fun designs crop up from your crazy cutting!  Grab your scissors...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:09:11 PST
Lorem Ipsum Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Lorem-Ipsum-Christmas-Card/
Lorem Ipsum Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75KG/HPCE8DRT/FU875KGHPCE8DRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75KG/HPCE8DRT/FU875KGHPCE8DRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75KG/HPCE8DRT/FU875KGHPCE8DRT.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant The ultimate non-committal greeting card? Finding the right words can be hard at the holidays. Eventually you start to tire of wishing people "Merry Christmas" or "Season's Greetings". After a while, even "May you survive Krampusnacht with your limbs intact" loses its gloss. So why not fall back on...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:41:41 PST
How to make a DIY snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-snow-globe/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:04:58 PST
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) http://www.instructables.com/id/ROCKOS-MODERN-LIFE-ORNAMENT-SPUNKY/
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/MCB8/HPBZTPD4/FTNMCB8HPBZTPD4.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Crafting day is a very dangerous day :) Rocko's Modern Life was a childhood favorite of mine, so this year I decided to incorporate that memory into our Christmas tree with a Spunky themed ornament.  In this tutorial I will be showing you all the steps I took to create the final product. Gather...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:45:14 PST
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Snowflakes/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
DIY Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Wreath-1/
DIY Christmas Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/NGR0/HP5ZC2CF/F81NGR0HP5ZC2CF.SMALL.jpg mishagirl8 It's nearly Christmas... I've got everything ready... WAIT! My Christmas wreath! Why don't I just DIY one? All you need is; * A big piece of carton/A cardboard box * Old Christmas tree decorations * Tinsels * Pine cones * A glue gun and lots of glue for it * Scissors * Glitter * Normal glue ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:53:25 PST
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-DIY-Six-Sided-Cardboard-Christmas-Tree/
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I share another tutorial on how to make a DIY cardboard Christmas tree. Even if you’ve already got a beautiful evergreen decorated with glowing Christmas lights, you can make one of these to create some new memories with your family. This tutorial is also for teachers who want to have a simple tree ...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:24:05 PST
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Living-Hinge-Christmas-Cards/
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/00NQ/HP81XLIU/FHB00NQHP81XLIU.SMALL.jpg ejosully These Christmas cards were inspired by Snijlab's living hinge design: our hackspace received a couple of copies of their folding wood booklets and I thought that the design could be adapted to make a unique card. The design is an adaptation of their horizontal folding wood booklet, and features a p...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:57:27 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rudolph-the-lighted-bottle-reindeer/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 PST