Instructables: exploring - christmas - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:23:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Gift Tags from Old Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Tags-from-Old-Christmas-Cards/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:02:05 PDT
Copper Wire Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Wire-Ornament/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:34:36 PDT
Homemade Glitter: A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Glitter-A-Tutorial/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:32:34 PDT
diy snow http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-snow-2/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 12:45:55 PDT
DIY Death Star Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Death-Star-Candy-Dispenser/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:04:31 PDT
Glue Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-Cover/
Glue Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/KEFJ/I66D0AV3/FYRKEFJI66D0AV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/KEFJ/I66D0AV3/FYRKEFJI66D0AV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/KEFJ/I66D0AV3/FYRKEFJI66D0AV3.SMALL.jpg matthijs_melsen HelloI am very pleased to present you my very first instructable, my turn to give back to the community. I was making christmas gifts with a friend when I got this idea. The 'On a budget' contest persuaded me to get started. The glue cover you (hopefully) are about to make is just as good as one you...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:47:22 PST
Build a 7 Foot Nutcracker From Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-7-Foot-Nutcracker-From-Flower-Pots/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:29:42 PST
DIY Gift Wrap Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gift-Wrap-Bow/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:33:20 PST
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Pin-Hole-Holiday-Card/
LED Backlit Pin-Hole Holiday Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/OI6M/I45HCZ8M/F0EOI6MI45HCZ8M.SMALL.jpg jeffmazter406 Introduction: Cards with LEDs add a touch of excitement to the Holiday season. For 2014, JHP Productions is introducing the Pin Hole Backlit LED Holiday Card. This step by step instructable will show you how to make this type of card yourself. Pin Hole Art normally makes for a really cool textured d...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:34:49 PST
Make a Miniature Book (for charms, ornaments, keychains, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Miniature-Book-for-charms-ornaments-keychai/
Make a Miniature Book (for charms, ornaments, keychains, etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/YQYX/I441VT2X/FQ6YQYXI441VT2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/YQYX/I441VT2X/FQ6YQYXI441VT2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/YQYX/I441VT2X/FQ6YQYXI441VT2X.SMALL.jpg hchute My family draws names for Christmas gifts, with the rule being that each gift is to be handmade, and can be made for less than $10. This year I drew my youngest daughter, who (like my other two daughters) is a fervent Harry Potter fan -- and I made her a miniature set of Harry Potter books. This Ins...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 10:45:01 PST
DIY Mini Christmas Tree - gift for the young makers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Christmas-Tree/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:40:41 PST
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cube-in-a-sphere-Christmas-Bauble-Tree-Orna/
Wooden Cube in a sphere Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/LZRJ/I3TI15WK/FKPLZRJI3TI15WK.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've been meaning to attempt a cube in a box for some time, but have never gotten around to it, to busy making carousels!So I thought I would finally have a go, but instead of just a cube in box I would make a Christmas ornament for our tree. I think it turned out quite good - please leave comments ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:35:56 PST
How to make a snowman penny slider Christmas card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowman-penny-slider-Christmas-card/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:48:12 PST
Surprises in a candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprises-in-a-candle/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:15:02 PST
Christmas Fake Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Fake-Fireplace/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:37:14 PST
Decorate Christmas Tree with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorate-Christmas-Tree-with-Papercraft/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:50:27 PST
How To Make Harry Potter Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Harry-Potter-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:02:42 PST
Poké Ball Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Poké-Ball-Sequins-Ornaments/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:59:09 PST
Fabric Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Christmas-Tree/
Fabric Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/6SSB/GVRX4OIO/FGJ6SSBGVRX4OIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/6SSB/GVRX4OIO/FGJ6SSBGVRX4OIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/6SSB/GVRX4OIO/FGJ6SSBGVRX4OIO.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Because everything is cuter in miniature! This is great for small spaces like a dorm, or to put on a table as a centerpiece or on the mantle. And if you happen to have cats that stalk and nom on any and all plant life in their general area, this is a good way to have a tree without having it tipped...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 11:47:05 PST
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-Sequins-Ornament/
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) Sequins Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/3SF7/I3THOHEQ/FNC3SF7I3THOHEQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Sequins ornaments are really fun to make, and I have been wanting to do Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle sequins ornaments since last year. I decided to give then a go. They are great decorations for your Christmas Tree or for anytime of the year. If any of the directions don't make sense, or you have an...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:13:58 PST
How to make a Santa beard from dog hair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Santa-beard-from-dog-hair/
How to make a Santa beard from dog hair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/MCKX/I3THMIVI/F3JMCKXI3THMIVI.SMALL.jpg sabbiesmom Here's what you will need: paper towels packing tape parchment paper scissors Santa hat dog brush white dog Gather some dog hair Use the dog brush on the white dog to gather enough hair for your beard. Treats may help garner cooperation from dog. They did in my case. Create a Santa beard patt...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:21:31 PST
Spooky Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:18:05 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Bowl/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:49:48 PST
Christmas Sleigh Bell- Polymer clay (Fimo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Sleigh-Bell-Polymer-clay-Fimo/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:15:18 PST
DIY X-Wing Fighter Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-X-Wing-Fighter-Ornament/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:08 PST
Christmas Tree Napkin Fold http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Napkin-Fold/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:31 PST
Pop Culture Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Culture-Snowflakes/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:11:11 PST
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlie-Browns-Christmas-Tree-1/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:46:51 PST
Poinsettia Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Poinsettia-Christmas-Card/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:28:58 PST
Christmas JOY Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-JOY-Decoration/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:22:02 PST
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-the-Halls-with-Paper-3D-Snowflakes-Paper-Chai/
Deck the Halls with Paper! 3D Snowflakes, Paper Chains, Advent Calendar and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/X3KT/I3PJZUEX/FU5X3KTI3PJZUEX.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Deck the Halls with reams of Paper!This is holiday decorating on the cheap. There's been plenty of years that we've had to go cheap on decorating. I was inspired by Elf, I love all the silly snowflakes and paper chains that Buddy puts up everywhere.And, this would make some killer decorations for ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:03:01 PST
Atomic Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Snowflakes/
Atomic Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/RVG5/I3PJU7B9/FLSRVG5I3PJU7B9.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Who doesn't love a little mid-century modern, particularly when the cost isn't sky high due to demand?These snowflakes were inspired by the atomic age and all the fabulous designs of that time. There are antennas, atoms, bubbles, and sunbursts, and the template is free and printable! Gather Mater...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:35 PST
Baby Groot Christmas Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Groot-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/
Baby Groot Christmas Tree Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/66MY/I3R6WSVB/F6K66MYI3R6WSVB.SMALL.jpg LD_P Give dancing baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy a chance to add to the Christmas spirit this season by making this cute, festive Groot ornament. This little tree-baby is all decorated up in Christmas lights and a Santa hat, so show him off on your own tree!Watch the video for full instructions!...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:50:24 PST
Ladder Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Christmas-Tree/
Ladder Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/J5EI/I3H5MRM2/FNWJ5EII3H5MRM2.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This non-traditional Christmas tree made from a wooden ladder and pine wood planks is the perfect way to decorate for the holidays if you, A) can't have real trees in your apartment, or, 2) you or your loved one is a big fan of hardware stores. It simple to make and something that you can use again...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:52:43 PST
Gingerbread Lady http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Lady/
Gingerbread Lady - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/BIGP/I3H5HRC1/FW4BIGPI3H5HRC1.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Making a Gingerbread Lady with polymer clay You can find all the instructions in the video Materials used in this project:-Polymer clay (Fimo soft)- Aluminium foil- Acrylic paintYou can use varnish to give more protection to your piece (Optional)
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:38:13 PST
Christmas Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Topper/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:12:54 PST
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Woollen-Christmas-Stars/
Woven Woollen Christmas Stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MVEV/I3KC9Q7C/FPRMVEVI3KC9Q7C.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts This Christmas, I set myself the challenge of making crafts that you could make from items you find in the Pound/Dollar store. So, here's the first! Weave your own sparkly woollen stars for around 15-20p each when you buy the wool and lolly sticks from pound land.And they only take 15-30 minutes!Ch...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:24:32 PST
Reindeer in the airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-in-the-airplane/
Reindeer in the airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/KY6R/I3H57JQQ/FPLKY6RI3H57JQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/KY6R/I3H57JQQ/FPLKY6RI3H57JQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/KY6R/I3H57JQQ/FPLKY6RI3H57JQQ.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Reindeer ready for Christmas! Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo soft) - Aluminium wire (1,5 mm) - Aluminium foil - Marabu Metallic Liner (color 782)- Fimo gloss varnish (optional) - Epoxy glue
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 05:03:06 PST
Illuminati Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminati-Christmas-Card/
Illuminati Christmas Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/NODV/I3N2DXX6/F6UNODVI3N2DXX6.SMALL.jpg B0NKER5 Dear civilians of the illuminati.We would like to show our gratitude for your on going support for our top secret stuff that we do here at Illuminati Inc. So for Christmas, a card. Untraceable, as it is not bought on a credit card, in fact we're barely even giving it to you, as you have to make it...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:44:31 PST
Winter Scene Bauble Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Scene-Bauble-Ornament/
Winter Scene Bauble Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/5L6G/I3H55MM0/FVW5L6GI3H55MM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/5L6G/I3H55MM0/FVW5L6GI3H55MM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/5L6G/I3H55MM0/FVW5L6GI3H55MM0.SMALL.jpg LD_P This is a great, fun way to make a boring old bauble more exciting, and a great way to upcycle unwanted baubles.What you'll need:Plastic baubleSmall plastic animalPaper clayPaintTrimsSkewer Candle Burn your bauble Light a candle and hold the bauble slightly over the flame. A dent should start to ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:28:34 PST
Recycled Magazine Snowflake Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Snowflake-Ornaments/
Recycled Magazine Snowflake Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E6OZ/I3KBVH8W/F9QE6OZI3KBVH8W.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make glittery snowflakes from recycled magazine pages for your Christmas tree! Watch the quick video tutorial here! You'll need Wax paperGlitter White glue Magazine pages Americana Multi-Surface Satin in Gold and Silver Scissors Paintbrushes Pencil Thin ribbon Roll the paper Cut magazine p...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:25:41 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/2SRL/I3H7FFFP/FHG2SRLI3H7FFFP.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Inspired by this art installation and the movie Frozen, I created this ceiling decoration for the holiday season. The whole thing took 2-3 hours to create, so it's thankfully quick in addition to being inexpensive and beautiful.It's also a lot safer to be under than real icicles...And it solved my ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
How to Make String Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-String-Ornaments/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:08:13 PST
Copper flowers just in time for the holidays (No welding or forging equipment needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-flowers-just-in-time-for-the-holidays-No-we/
Copper flowers just in time for the holidays (No welding or forging equipment needed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/53YE/I3H4WBS2/FMD53YEI3H4WBS2.SMALL.jpg BudoBill So I made these flowers based on some of the work of the more talented people on this site, but lacking the equipment or know how to use a forge, I made a way everyone can make them using supplys that you can get at your local craft store.What you will need,* Copper sheet* Copper rods* Metal snips* ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:13:39 PST
Laser Cut Holiday Ribbon & Garlands http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Holiday-Ribbon-Garlands/
Laser Cut Holiday Ribbon & Garlands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BR06/I3H4QS0F/FS9BR06I3H4QS0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BR06/I3H4QS0F/FS9BR06I3H4QS0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/BR06/I3H4QS0F/FS9BR06I3H4QS0F.SMALL.jpg masterURlaser Laser cutting man-made materials is fast and easy, plus the laser seals the edges when cutting, so it does not fray. We wanted to dress up the office for the holidays, so I came up with a few designs that can be used on ribbon or polyester felt. Video of Ribbon Laser Cutting Materials 1.5” p...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:30:11 PST
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-and-Barrel-Inspired-Glitter-Circle-Paper-Gar/
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I saw this pretty, delicate Christmas garland in the latest Crate and Barrel catalog, and I thought what a cute idea to remix their design from 2D to 3D.(Note: I checked the Crate and Barrel website, and it’s all sold out. They no longer make or sell this for the season.)If you’re looking to add a l...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:36 PST
how to make salt dough ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-salt-dough-ornaments/
how to make salt dough ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/714G/I3GXAE8E/FJ5714GI3GXAE8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/714G/I3GXAE8E/FJ5714GI3GXAE8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/714G/I3GXAE8E/FJ5714GI3GXAE8E.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Salt dough ornaments are quick and easy to make and they last forever! I'm pretty sure my mom still has some of my salt dough creations from elementary school. :DBest of all, you can make salt dough ornaments just from things you've got around the house, so they're a fantastic snow day project. I'v...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:48:54 PST
Snowflake Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-stamps/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:10:11 PST
Make a Metal Holiday Tree! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Metal-Holiday-Tree/
Make a Metal Holiday Tree! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8E6N/I3H4NM2B/FGU8E6NI3H4NM2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8E6N/I3H4NM2B/FGU8E6NI3H4NM2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8E6N/I3H4NM2B/FGU8E6NI3H4NM2B.SMALL.jpg NextFab Easily make a metal Holiday tree to add an industrial touch to your holiday decor! Select your Material Choose and purchase your material by type and thickness (sold by the square foot). The material used in this instructables was 20 ga galvanized steel and Diamond Plate Aluminum. Trace Pattern...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 15:30:21 PST
Folded Paper Tree Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Paper-Tree-Garland/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:18:20 PST