Instructables: exploring - decorating - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 21:12:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-DIY-Mirror-for-less-than-35/
Beautiful DIY Mirror for less than $35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YBW6/I9YBX6US/F9LYBW6I9YBX6US.SMALL.jpg The Gift of Thrifting This mirror may look harder to create than it actually is and it is very inexpensive as well. It cost less than $35 to make and that included the mirror. I love this mirror because you can create and tailor it to your own decor and style. Let's begin :-) Aquire a mirror This mirror cost me $15...
By: The Gift of Thrifting

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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:19:07 PDT
Rock-Dodo http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Dodo/
Rock-Dodo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OCBI/I9QWKRM1/F65OCBII9QWKRM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OCBI/I9QWKRM1/F65OCBII9QWKRM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OCBI/I9QWKRM1/F65OCBII9QWKRM1.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge After my last instructable about fake fossils on left over mosaic stones, i still had plenty of pieces of rock left over.Where there is plenty material, there should be an idea to use. So here are some decorative "stone age" Dodo's Materials What you will need to copy me: some copper installation...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:58:39 PDT
Penny jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-jar/
Penny jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SMALL.jpg al3may Looking for a neat way to get rid of all your obsolete pennies, and get a unique change jar or vase out of it. Here's your answer, the penny jar! Materials you will need For this project you will need a jar or vase, lots of pennies and of course a hot glue gun and glue. Starting strip First w...
By: al3may

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Sun, 10 May 2015 17:58:27 PDT
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawdust-its-glitter-for-Men/
Sawdust, it's glitter for Men! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/IQVT/I9ISXOFQ/F2FIQVTI9ISXOFQ.SMALL.jpg al3may In this project we shall be ustilizing sawdust as man glitter!Let's transform some plain boring glass jars into some sawdust decor which would go great with that rustic farm house style theme. Gather your materials You will need something to Glitterfy in a manly way, for this I chose these glass ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 22:33:46 PDT
DIY Sofa Slip Covers - The Complete Know How http://www.instructables.com/id/The-101-Of-Sofa-Slip-Covers/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:57:21 PDT
Laser + Glitter = Red Galaxy + Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glitter-Red-Galaxy-Party/
Laser + Glitter = Red Galaxy + Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/8ZKE/I93FFVCO/FT78ZKEI93FFVCO.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Laser light + Glitters makes wonders. It works on the principal of Diffuse Reflection.Want to see red galaxy in your room just switch off the light and switch on the laser light.U can also make party lights very cheaply.(Two projects in this project, second continue after the first one) Materials ...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 22:44:38 PDT
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Coaster-Make-A-Coaster-For-16/
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SMALL.jpg funtogether Nice cup coasters can cost upwards of $100! Fortunately, there is a way to make a very nice coaster for less than $.20! This coaster is made of pennies (and hot glue) and is a great conversational centerpiece. Enjoy! Materials 16 PenniesA Hot Glue Gun w/ Hot Glue StickVinegar To Help Clean The...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:49:19 PDT
Easy to make Fancy LightBox's http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-Fancy-LightBoxs/
Easy to make Fancy LightBox's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/XAJZ/I8ZR00OY/FZQXAJZI8ZR00OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/XAJZ/I8ZR00OY/FZQXAJZI8ZR00OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/XAJZ/I8ZR00OY/FZQXAJZI8ZR00OY.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 In this Instructable I will walk you though designing and building a really fancy looking Lightbox. I am very lucky and have access to Laser cutters, a full wood shop, paint booth and many other fancy things. Even though I used these things, it doesn't mean that it can't be done using basic hand too...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:33:23 PDT
Rubik's cube mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-cube-mosaic/
Rubik's cube mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/TEP4/I6YY06OP/F0ITEP4I6YY06OP.SMALL.jpg arcadeprecinct A while ago, I saw mosaics created of Rubik's cubes on the internet and as a cube-enthusiast I wished I could make/have one myself. However, there were two obvious problems:1. You need a lot of cubes, which means it's going to be very expensive.2. It's going to be very large and you have to find a p...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:30:40 PDT
5 DIY Projects that will Increase the Value of your Home http://www.instructables.com/id/5-DIY-Projects-that-will-Increase-the-Value-of-you/
5 DIY Projects that will Increase the Value of your Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/POKI/I71QD77V/FDHPOKII71QD77V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/POKI/I71QD77V/FDHPOKII71QD77V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/POKI/I71QD77V/FDHPOKII71QD77V.SMALL.jpg alex698 Your home is arguably one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your life, so you no doubt want to make it as big a one as possible, especially if you’re considering selling it in the near future.Therefore we’ve put together a list of 5 DIY projects that you can do in your home that will ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:26:59 PDT
Painted Book Staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Book-Staircase/
Painted Book Staircase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/H1F3/I697QPH1/FSAH1F3I697QPH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/H1F3/I697QPH1/FSAH1F3I697QPH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/H1F3/I697QPH1/FSAH1F3I697QPH1.SMALL.jpg Zuzuredman I've seen several painted book staircases online, but when I wanted to create my own I couldn't find any tutorials. So here it is! I am in no way a professional painter. It's not perfect by any means. There are a few sloppy edges and lines and that's ok in my house because I'm not a perfectionist ...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:27:44 PST
#SELFIE Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/SELFIE-Mirror/
#SELFIE Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SMALL.jpg randofo The #SELFIE Mirror is a mirror modified to include a vinyl cutout of the hastag "SELFIE". It is really as simple as that. This solution was designed to handle most of your #SELFIE watermarking needs. With this simple IRL modification you can throw away all of your photo editing software. Well -- som...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:41:53 PST
Reclaimed String Art Plaques http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-String-Art-Plaques/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:58:40 PST
Paper Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Lanterns/
Paper Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/U7VF/I5DSE7EP/FMQU7VFI5DSE7EP.SMALL.jpg hinagiku If you love candles this diys for you.Paper creates really amazing shadows.You can use this candles to decorate every room :)) Materials -Candles-A jar or a glass-paper-paint-scissors Yingyang shape Draw a yingyang shape using a round object.Cut one side and paint it black then glue it to the...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:58 PST
Striped Spring Vases http://www.instructables.com/id/Striped-Spring-Vases/
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By: Mark Montano

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:50:54 PST
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) http://www.instructables.com/id/IF-I-COULD-I-WOOD-A-faux-treasure-chest-/
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SMALL.jpg The Juliart No trees were harmed in the making of this Ible. If I could I would, create lots of things from wood ,but for so many people across this country ,who may not have access to the proper tools,or have space restrictions ,noise ordinances or just simply com...
By: The Juliart

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:38:19 PST
Monkey's Fist Tablecloth Weights http://www.instructables.com/id/Monkeys-Fist-Tablecloth-Weights/
Monkey's Fist Tablecloth Weights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/47KH/I4XP5DAD/FZF47KHI4XP5DAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/47KH/I4XP5DAD/FZF47KHI4XP5DAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/47KH/I4XP5DAD/FZF47KHI4XP5DAD.SMALL.jpg keremulu Strong gusts and wind bursts can be a nuisance on nice summer picnics or outdoor entertainments. One easy and elegant solution is to hang weights along the edge of a tablecloth to keep it intact. Here is how to use a monkey's fist knot to make decorative weights for a tablecloth. The origin of the m...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:44:46 PST
Pimp your Medicine Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-your-Medicine-Cabinet/
Pimp your Medicine Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8XZ5/I4PHKUHT/FXX8XZ5I4PHKUHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8XZ5/I4PHKUHT/FXX8XZ5I4PHKUHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/8XZ5/I4PHKUHT/FXX8XZ5I4PHKUHT.SMALL.jpg kenyer After remodeling my bathroom, I needed a new medicine cabinet. I couldn't find anything I like, so I bought a second hand boring, simple medicine cabinet and gave it the same treatment that I gave my guest room wall.I decorated it with dragons and unicorns because... well... dragons and unicorns :)T...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:45:14 PST
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Behind-the-Door-Peel-Away-Paint-LED-Lamp-Nig/
What's Behind the Door? Peel Away Paint LED Lamp/ Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/96A7/I4CMNTVN/FZ296A7I4CMNTVN.SMALL.jpg krivas What's inside your bedroom door? Gather Materials I used very inexpensive materials, most of which I bought at the dollar store. Materials: Foam Poster BoardPoster Board PaperBlue Vellum PaperParchment PaperToggle SwitchBatteryGlue GunLED Lights- The ones I used were already connected because I p...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:11:36 PST
My Indoor Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-Garden/
My Indoor Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/L8CZ/I4E6EL1I/FMDL8CZI4E6EL1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/L8CZ/I4E6EL1I/FMDL8CZI4E6EL1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/L8CZ/I4E6EL1I/FMDL8CZI4E6EL1I.SMALL.jpg chanchala.singh.58 I love all the pop up contests on Instructables. They help clear up my to do list. Since September i am thinking of decorating my new apartment - however due to some reason was not able to do so. Due to this indoor gardening contest i put some extra effort to plant all these things. I planted• A min...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 22:20:15 PST
Crocheted Lace Mason Jar Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Lace-Mason-Jar-Lamp/
Crocheted Lace Mason Jar Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/7SNH/I49RWCWL/FDQ7SNHI49RWCWL.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have a very hard time throwing away glass jars. No glass recycling available around here, so I try to use my jars with lids over and over again. (Some times the amount of glass over whelms, so I have to throw them away). On Pintrest I saw a jar that had been covered with crocheted lace. No ins...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:58:39 PST
Cardboard box birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-box-birds/
Cardboard box birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/50HQ/I49RUZLR/FEK50HQI49RUZLR.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Decorative birds made from reused cardboard boxes from cookies,tea, frozen vegetables, breakfast cereals. Not even scissors are needed. Just a glue gun, and crafty fingers. I make them in all sorts, and sold some on Etsy. Please feel free to contact me if you want me to make one for you. But for all...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:18 PST
Make Tree Limb Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Tree-Limb-Coasters/
Make Tree Limb Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/6RZ8/FU6LRBAS/FZT6RZ8FU6LRBAS.SMALL.jpg modhomeecteacher A fallen limb all sliced up turns into a naturally appealing set of coasters. (I see a Mother's Day present.) You need a chop saw or miter saw, some wood stain and a sealer. Materials You need a chop or miter saw, a sander, wood stain, a polyurethane sealer or a craft sealer, foam brush, felt fo...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 02:31:33 PDT
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Alice-in-Wonderland-Talking-Doorknob-Mold/
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SMALL.jpg physicsenthusiast "Sorry, you're much too big, simply impassable." "You mean impossible?" "No, impassable! Nothing's impossible"Here I'll walk through my process of making the Talking Doorknob from scratch. You need: Access to Solidworks (or some other 3D design software if you want to make your own) Access to a S...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:19:04 PST
Folding Cloth Table Napkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Cloth-Table-Napkins/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2008 11:19:11 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
grocery bag pendant lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ZO1S/I3KBQKFH/FZCZO1SI3KBQKFH.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Trader Joe's is one of my favorite grocery stores – yummy foods, happy people, and those cool looking paper bags!This pendant lamp is made with one and a half paper bag. All you need is a little folding.And the magic of origami: it can shape-shift into a much smaller object! Materials, tools, & a ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Falcon On the Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Falcon-On-the-Wall/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:50:10 PST
Oyster Shell Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Oyster-Shell-Tiles/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:31:15 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Bokeh-Lights-Magnetic-Art-from-old-cookie-/
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/U37O/I3BHL2SW/FR1U37OI3BHL2SW.SMALL.jpg paperplateandplane This is one update to your wall that you can keep on updating! These "bokeh lights" have been painted on old cookie sheets. Just change it up with homemade magnets -- photos of family, fun silhouettes, and letters to make catch phrases -- and you will have a wall that changes with each season or f...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Paper chain snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-chain-snowflakes/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:42:22 PST
Ikea Hack: City Light http://www.instructables.com/id/City-Light/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:38:50 PST
Fornasetti Ikea Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fornasetti-Ikea-Hack/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 06:00:59 PST
How to make an Awesome design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Awesome-design-lamp/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:22:51 PST
How to Set a Formal Dinner Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-a-Formal-Dinner-Table/
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 22:40:18 PST
Artful Fences http://www.instructables.com/id/Artful-Fences/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-Terrarium-and-Sculpey-Cow-Skull/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:19 PST
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Lower-Your-Energy-Bill-With-Chic-Insulated-Curtain/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:11 PST
DIY Decorative Wall Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Decorative-Wall-Panels/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:55:54 PST
Scrap wood wall art with secret door. http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-wood-wall-art-with-secret-door/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 01:31:38 PST
How to build the "Proof That Tony Stark Has a Heart" gift box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Proof-That-Tony-Stark-Has-a-Heart/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:37:12 PST
Renew the look of an old wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-the-look-of-an-old-wardrobe/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 06:17:47 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Wall-Design/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Ikea kitchen toekick drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-kitchen-toekick-drawer/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2008 06:30:07 PDT
Cardboard Faux Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Faux-Fireplace/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 14:20:06 PST
Harvest Wreath Made of Wheat Florets http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvest-Wreath-Made-of-Wheat-Florets/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 04:31:36 PST
DIY Wall Pop Art http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wall-Pop-Art/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:39:19 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-silhouettemurals-no-talent-needed/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
Let's Make your own vinyl wall decals http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-your-own-vinyl-wall-decals/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:08:21 PDT
Making 9,000 Grow Spheres http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-9000-Grow-Spheres/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:07:42 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Murals-on-your-Wall/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT