Instructables: exploring - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 18:58:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Best Christmas Light Organizer Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Christmas-Light-Organizer-Ever/
Best Christmas Light Organizer Ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8FNU/IIYZ0120/F4L8FNUIIYZ0120.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8FNU/IIYZ0120/F4L8FNUIIYZ0120.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8FNU/IIYZ0120/F4L8FNUIIYZ0120.SMALL.jpg seabee john Ok, Christmas is over and it's time to put away the decorations. It's tempting to shove them in a box like last year, but you suddenly remember the pain of putting them on the tree this year... Well, here's a way to make a bit better for next year. The Secret Find a good heavy duty hanger, pref...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 07:20:01 PST
It’s a Holiday Wreath With Tube Brushes From Habitat for Humanity ReStore http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-Holiday-Wreath-With-Tube-Brushes-From-Habita/
It’s a Holiday Wreath With Tube Brushes From Habitat for Humanity ReStore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife I love making holiday wreaths.It doesn’t matter that it’s just a project designed for pleasure, and no actual practical use. I embrace my desire for crafting amusement and go ahead and make yet another festive wreath. I’ve used candy, berries, plastic spiders, medallions, and more to decorate our fr...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 09:55:43 PST
Long Lasting Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Lasting-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 17:56:17 PST
DIY Christmas Table Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Table-Decorations/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:07:33 PST
Giant (Advent Wreath) Light Up Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Advent-Wreath-Light-Up-Candles/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 17:13:38 PST
Salt Dough Gingerbread Cookies Scented http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Dough-Gingerbread-Cookies-Scented/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 10:47:37 PST
Rotational Christmas Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotational-Christmas-Ceiling-Decoration/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 05:32:48 PST
How to Make Gingerbread Man Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Gingerbread-Man-Cookies/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:16:14 PST
Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlie-Brown-Christmas-Tree-Homemade/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:15:24 PST
Christmas Jumping Jack Bears http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Jumping-Jack-Bears/
Christmas Jumping Jack Bears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2YS5/IIDF39EI/FGL2YS5IIDF39EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2YS5/IIDF39EI/FGL2YS5IIDF39EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2YS5/IIDF39EI/FGL2YS5IIDF39EI.SMALL.jpg blipvert It was time for some new Christmas decorations. This time they had to be animated. An oversized jumping jacks seemed like the perfect thing.Jumping jacks are the toys with a character on a stick. The arms and legs leap up when you pull a string. Supplies 3/8" Outdoor plywood - 2 bears fit in one ...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 21:00:42 PST
Kusudama Snowflake Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Snowflake-Ornament/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:27:17 PST
Make Rotating Christmas Tree Light Using LED's and Toy Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Rotating-Christmas-Tree-Light-Using-LEDs-and-/
Make Rotating Christmas Tree Light Using LED's and Toy Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/9EWJ/IIAOFZ4X/FRB9EWJIIAOFZ4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/9EWJ/IIAOFZ4X/FRB9EWJIIAOFZ4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/9EWJ/IIAOFZ4X/FRB9EWJIIAOFZ4X.SMALL.jpg krazykred DIY Awsome Christmas tree with mini led lights and dc toy motor its easy DIY and good gift idea for Christmas, You can make any color of your choice by choosing different color led lights,For making it just requires 3v coin battery and 9v battery or you can use your cellphone charger cable as a pow...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:55:36 PST
DIY ROOM DECOR for Christmas! Winter Pine Cones! Decorating Idea! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ROOM-DECOR-for-Christmas-Winter-Pine-Cones-Dec/
DIY ROOM DECOR for Christmas! Winter Pine Cones! Decorating Idea! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DXY1/II96ZECG/FR4DXY1II96ZECG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DXY1/II96ZECG/FR4DXY1II96ZECG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DXY1/II96ZECG/FR4DXY1II96ZECG.SMALL.jpg MORENA DIY ❤Please subscribe to my channel❤!!!!https://www.youtube.com/user/MORENADIY/featured Materials required! ♡ Hey guys! I am SO EXCITED for Christmas!! I'm starting out the holiday videos with a DIY Holiday Room Decor! While walking through craft stores I burst with ideas! These DIY room decor pro...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:36:34 PST
Paper Gingerbread House http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Gingerbread-House/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:59:42 PST
DIY Glass Jar Christmas Centrepiece http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Jar-Christmas-Centrepiece/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:52:16 PST
Candy Cane Stirrers http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Cane-Stirrers/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:21:16 PST
Pooping Reindeer Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Pooping-Reindeer-Candy-Dispenser/
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:52:03 PST
DIY Glowing Christmas Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-Christmas-Gift-Box/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 06:05:12 PST
A VERY MERRY OVALTINE CHRISTMAS! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-VERY-MERRY-OVALTINE-CHRISTMAS/
A VERY MERRY OVALTINE CHRISTMAS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/UUTC/II6C1RR5/FYGUUTCII6C1RR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/UUTC/II6C1RR5/FYGUUTCII6C1RR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/UUTC/II6C1RR5/FYGUUTCII6C1RR5.SMALL.jpg cnelson21 Every Christmas, millions of people celebrate Christmas without properly embracing the movie A Christmas Story. Isn't it time you helped stop this epidemic? Isn't it time you threw out that weather beaten inflatable garbage decoration and created something that will make your neighbors say, "Dear Go...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:15:18 PST
Victorian Skeleton Cryptmas Tree with Diorama Scene http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Skeleton-Cryptmas-Tree-With-Diorama-Scen/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:29:15 PST
15 Minute Christmas Swag http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Christmas-Swag/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:55:10 PST
Easy three piece flat pack Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Three-Piece-Flat-Pack-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 13:22:40 PST
Square String Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-String-Christmas-Ornaments/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:43:08 PST
Christmas Trees From Salvaged Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Trees-From-Salvaged-Materials/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 23:45:28 PST
Mini Christmas Gift Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Christmas-Gift-Cubes/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 19:25:44 PST
Tipi Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Tipi-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 13:41:54 PST
Easy Mega Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mega-Tree/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:40:37 PST
Lovely Custom Mugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovely-Custom-Mugs/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:09:21 PST
Christmas Lights - LED Curtain ws2811 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Lights-LED-Curtain-Ws2811/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:08:22 PST
A Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Star-Ornament/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 07:26:55 PST
Christmas Countdown Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Countdown-Sign/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:19:28 PST
Salvaged Cardboard Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaged-Cardboard-Christmas-Tree/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:53:28 PST
A Quick and Easy Homemade Gift: an Herb and Citrus Swag http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Quick-and-Easy-Homemade-Gift-an-Herb-and-Citrus-/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:04:18 PST
Tree Leaves Xmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Leaves-Xmas-Ornaments/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 02:39:58 PST
DIY Crate Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Crate-Christmas-Tree/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:05:43 PST
Cute Holiday Candy Jar Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Holiday-Candy-Jar-Hack/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 12:44:33 PST
DIY Nail Polish Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nail-Polish-Christmas-Ornaments/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 09:30:54 PST
Snowman Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowman-Hack/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 19:41:44 PST
Christmassy Christmas Wreath... http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmassy-Christmas-Wreath/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 07:36:18 PST
Cheap DIY Christmas Laser Light Show ~$16 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Christmas-Laser-Light-Show-16/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 07:35:35 PST
Pomander http://www.instructables.com/id/Pomander/
Pomander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/XH3E/IHXB62UD/FGBXH3EIHXB62UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/XH3E/IHXB62UD/FGBXH3EIHXB62UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/XH3E/IHXB62UD/FGBXH3EIHXB62UD.SMALL.jpg Renarde Rousse A Pomander or Pomme d'Ambre is defined by Wikipedia as a ball made of perfumes. It was "worn or carried as a protection against infection in times of pestilence or merely a a useful article to modify bad smells". Apparently it was originally a pagan Celtic tradition which was then adopted by other...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 06:35:29 PST
75 cent Large Tetrahedron Gift Box (Domo not included) http://www.instructables.com/id/75-cent-Large-Tetrahedron-Gift-Box-Domo-not-includ/
75 cent Large Tetrahedron Gift Box (Domo not included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/FBDH/IHUWLUVL/F7HFBDHIHUWLUVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/FBDH/IHUWLUVL/F7HFBDHIHUWLUVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/FBDH/IHUWLUVL/F7HFBDHIHUWLUVL.SMALL.jpg dave.vaness.79 I really hate wrapping presents so I developed tetrahedron gift boxes. In an earlier Instructable I showed how to make a small one that was 4" on a side. It came with a single page pattern that you could print on thick stock paper. This Instructable with show how to construct one that is 10-3/4" ...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:50:58 PST
Christmas Tree Princess Castle - DIY 3D Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Princess-Castle-DIY-3D-Puzzle/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:49:31 PST
Alternative Christmas Tree 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Christmas-Tree-2015/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:42:35 PST
Christmas Tree Decorations from Egg Shells http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Decorations-from-Egg-Shells/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:53:16 PST
Magic LED Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-LED-Gift-Box/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 06:16:16 PST
Beer Crate Advent Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Crate-Advent-Calendar/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 14:14:50 PST
Boost® Bottle Snowmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-Bottle-Snowmen/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 15:42:38 PST
How to make Christmas Pasta Tree + M&Ms http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Christmas-Pasta-Tree-MMs/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 05:40:39 PST
Advent box tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-box-tree/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 17:23:22 PST