Instructables: exploring - christmas - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:59:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
How to see right through Christmas wrapping paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-see-right-through-Christmas-wrapping-paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/UD0Z/G400W58S/F8SUD0ZG400W58S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/UD0Z/G400W58S/F8SUD0ZG400W58S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/UD0Z/G400W58S/F8SUD0ZG400W58S.SMALL.jpg ugleee This video shows you how to use an ordinary camcorder to see through Christmas wrapping paper (or any most any wrapping paper for that matter). It worked on every wrapping paper we had in the house, which doesn't necessarily mean it will work on yours. What you need: An old school DVD camcorder (o...
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Tue, 25 Dec 2012 05:35:53 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
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
Emergency Christmas Candlelight http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Christmas-Candlelight/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:31:24 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
Sequins Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Sequins-Ornaments/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:42:04 PST
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY 2013 (Tipping the Ladder) http://www.instructables.com/id/UGLY-CHRISTMAS-SWEATER-DIY-2013-Tipping-the-Ladder/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:15:01 PST
Lorem Ipsum Christmas Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Lorem-Ipsum-Christmas-Card/
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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
Minecraft Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Snowflakes/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:50:12 PST
ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE ORNAMENT (SPUNKY) http://www.instructables.com/id/ROCKOS-MODERN-LIFE-ORNAMENT-SPUNKY/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:45:14 PST
DIY Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Wreath-1/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:53:25 PST
Laser Cut Living Hinge Christmas Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Living-Hinge-Christmas-Cards/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:57:27 PST
Light Up Christmas Tree Cones DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Christmas-Tree-Cones-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/BKZW/HP3FUOR9/FL3BKZWHP3FUOR9.SMALL.jpg chicdesigncafe This DIY video will show you the easy steps on how to make Christmas tree cones that light up. This is a great project for the holidays and it is so customizable for any decor. All you have to do is buy gorgeous paper that compliments your home. The sky is the limit. Have fun, and stay chic and craf...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:44:36 PST
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Light-installation-for-vinyl-windows/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:44:10 PST
Finnish Paper Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Finnish-Paper-Star/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 23:29:58 PST
A Traditional Christmas Tree Stand in 3 Easy Steps--Charlie Brown Style http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Traditional-Christmas-Tree-Stand-in-3-Easy-Steps/
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:26:55 PST
Christmas Present That Lights Up When You Put it Under the Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Present-That-Lights-Up-When-You-Put-it-U/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:54:53 PST
Quilled Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Snowflake-Decorations/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:06:43 PST
DIY Death Star Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Death-Star-Ornament/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:57:03 PST
How to Make Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Christmas-Trees/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:12:50 PST
Alternative Christmas Tree 2013 http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Christmas-Tree-2013/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 16:23:00 PST
Wrecking ball ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrecking-ball-ornament/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:02:15 PST
Kids Hand Print Snowman Bulb Decor Gift for Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Hand-Print-Snowman-Bulb-Decor-Gift-for-Christ/
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 15:22:05 PST
Holiday DIY: Ombre ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Ombre-ornaments/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:39:37 PST
Woven Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Star/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 05:54:45 PST
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY (Stuck in the Chimney 2012) http://www.instructables.com/id/UGLY-CHRISTMAS-SWEATER-DIY/
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DIY (Stuck in the Chimney 2012) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/QBGK/HO237AHZ/FL5QBGKHO237AHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/QBGK/HO237AHZ/FL5QBGKHO237AHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/QBGK/HO237AHZ/FL5QBGKHO237AHZ.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack When Halloween officially ends. everyone immediately switches into festive mode. I used to get sad when costume making season ended, but then I discovered the art of the UGLY christmas sweater!  Now....some of you may have been to an ugly Christmas sweater party. Some of you may have an original be...
By: Mr. Noack

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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:49:18 PST
How to Make 6-Pointed Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-6-Pointed-Paper-Snowflakes/
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By: ReadsInTrees

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Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:56:25 PST
Pooping Reindeer Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Pooping-Reindeer-Candy-Dispenser/
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By: seamster

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:52:03 PST
The Retro Circus Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Retro-Circus-Christmas-Star/
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By: duncanwilkinson

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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 17:14:10 PST
Starman Tree Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Starman-Tree-Topper/
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By: scoochmaroo

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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 08:36:36 PST
Geeky Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Geeky-Christmas-ornaments/
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By: Hack42Moem

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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:05:23 PST
DIY Dalek Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dalek-Ornament/
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By: craftycounterpart

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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:46:17 PST
DIY TARDIS Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TARDIS-Ornament/
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By: craftycounterpart

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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:46:17 PST
Glass bottle gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-bottle-gifts/
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By: amandaggogo

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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:54:43 PST
Steampunk Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Nutcracker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SMALL.jpg treese1 Meet Walnutsworth- the newest addition to my holiday nutcracker collection. Started our as a "blank" wooden nutcracker but after a day of painting, building, and decorating, he is now a steampunk gentleman complete with clockwork robotic arm and jetpack! Enjoy!
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:28:52 PST
Big Blocky Christmas Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Blocky-Christmas-Letters/
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By: fungus amungus

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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:05:48 PST
How to Guess What Your Christmas Present Is... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Guess-What-Your-Christmas-Present-Is.../
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By: liketoblowthingsup48

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Sun, 16 Dec 2007 12:01:47 PST
Beer Advent Calendar (Beervent Calendar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Advent-Calendar-Beervent-Calendar/
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:10:13 PST
The Christmas Booze Advent Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-The-Christmas-Booze-Advent-Calendar/
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By: duncanwilkinson

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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:50:28 PDT
beer advent calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-advent-calendar/
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By: mikeasaurus

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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:09:12 PST
How To: Six Point Paper Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Six-Point-Paper-Snowflake/
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By: aimabo

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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:55:50 PST
Snowflake decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-decoration/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 12:52:04 PST
How to Quickly Create a Lighted Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Quickly-Create-a-Lighted-Christmas-Star/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 16:08:16 PST
Make an Advent Wreath for Your Family http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Advent-Wreath-for-Your-Family/
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By: Phil B

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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 01:28:08 PST