Instructables: exploring - holidays - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jul 2015 10:39:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homebrew Wall Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-Wall-Tap/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:32:04 PDT
How To Dye Easter Eggs With Rice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dye-Easter-Eggs-With-Rice/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 20:38:20 PDT
Egg Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Etching/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:10:55 PDT
Naturally Dyed and Cooked Easter Eggs in 3 Easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Naturally-Dyed-and-Cooked-Easter-Eggs-in-3-Easy-St/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:59:00 PDT
Mechanical Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Heart/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 00:42:21 PST
Naughty or Nice Snowman Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Naughty-or-Nice-Snowman-Card/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:02:37 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
Christmas Pickle Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-Pickle/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:01:59 PST
5 minute cheap and easy rear projection screen http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-cheap-and-easy-rear-projection-screen/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:55 PDT
Silk Dyed Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Dyed-Eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SMALL.jpg lifelongdance Would you like to create Silk dyed eggs to decorate your table this Easter? It takes a little time but when you unwrap that first egg and see the amazing colors and patterns its worth it! You will need:  Eggs, 100% Silk ties,  white pillow case,   tack, small and med drill bit,  string\twist-tie,  ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 08:11:35 PDT
Dutch Dyed Easter Eggs with Flowers & Onion Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Dutch-Dyed-Easter-Eggs-with-Flowers-Onion-Skins/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:28:13 PDT
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Cream-Dyed-Easter-Eggs/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:21:38 PDT
Punk rock Easter egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Punk-rock-Easter-egg/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:25:52 PDT
Recycled Paper Easter Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Paper-Easter-Baskets/
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:26:47 PDT
Making Wax-resist Eggs (Pysanky) in Soft Brown Shades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Wax-resist-Eggs-Pysanky-in-Soft-Brown-Shade/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:03:28 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
Kusudama Dafina by Andrei Dumitriu http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Dafina-by-Andrei-Dumitriu/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:30:58 PST
No Candy Valentine For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Candy-Valentine-For-Kids/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:09:06 PST
The Average Guys Guide to a Successful Valentines Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Average-Guys-Guide-to-a-Successful-Valentines/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:45:08 PST
Make-Out Practice Pillow for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Out-Practice-Pillow-for-Valentines-Day/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 13:34:15 PST
How to Make a Scratch-off Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Scratch-off-Valentine/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 07:34:30 PST
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Swirl-Christmas-Ornaments/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:27:59 PST
How to Wrap a Gift/Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wrap-a-GiftBox/
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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 14:24:23 PST
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Typographic-wire-ornaments/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:49:46 PST
Aerostato (hot air balloon) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerostat/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 18:57:06 PST
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Hacks-You-Need-To-Know-For-Christmas/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Mason-jar-snow-globe/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:49:06 PST
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gift-Wrap-using-3-pieces-of-tape/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:03:23 PST
How to Make a Pumpkin Carving Stencil (with Adhesive Vinyl) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pumpkin-Carving-Stencil-with-Adhesi/
How to Make a Pumpkin Carving Stencil (with Adhesive Vinyl) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/D0NE/H7S5ATE1/FCWD0NEH7S5ATE1.SMALL.jpg TechShopMatt I liked Halloween when I was a kid. I liked the ridiculous costumes, the themed parties, and sometimes even the childish tricks that came along with all those free fun sized treats. I pretty much enjoyed everything that had to do with the eve of All Saints' Day, with the exception of one thing. I ha...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 16:23:49 PDT
Spiced Pumpkin Loaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiced-Pumpkin-Loaf/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 09:07:54 PDT
A Power Ranger Mystic Phoenix Titan Costume made mostly from Reclaimed Construction Foam Core, Aluminium Foil and Tape. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Power-Ranger-Mystic-Phoenix-Titan-Costume-made-m/
A Power Ranger Mystic Phoenix Titan Costume made mostly from Reclaimed Construction Foam Core, Aluminium Foil and Tape. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1Z9B/GUS74I24/FD71Z9BGUS74I24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1Z9B/GUS74I24/FD71Z9BGUS74I24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1Z9B/GUS74I24/FD71Z9BGUS74I24.SMALL.jpg anthonyshafer Halloween might as well be a perennial favorite at our house. Just like his dad, my son plans months in advance exactly what he'd like to be and for the most part, participates in the month long activity. I've been making costumes for years but not documenting their creation. Three years ago I decid...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 22:27:27 PST
February Memory Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/February-Memory-Hearts/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:03:34 PST
Paper Plate Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Plate-Skeleton/
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:46:35 PDT
Laser Cut Souvenir Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Gate-Bridge/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 08:56:01 PDT
Cider Can Wasp Trap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cider-Can-Wasp-Trap/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 04:04:07 PDT
Homemade Sparklers for the 4th of July! - (Improvised Hand-Held Fireworks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Sparklers-for-the-4th-of-July-Improvi/
Homemade Sparklers for the 4th of July! - (Improvised Hand-Held Fireworks) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/RLCA/HIGEZ7EC/FNSRLCAHIGEZ7EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/RLCA/HIGEZ7EC/FNSRLCAHIGEZ7EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/RLCA/HIGEZ7EC/FNSRLCAHIGEZ7EC.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this project, we're making hand-held sparklers for the 4th of July.  When it's time to celebrate with fireworks, you could just buy them.  Or you could improvise, and make your own. Watch the Video! WARNING: There is a very real risk to health and safety.  This project should not be att...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:11:54 PDT
A Cool Coolbox! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Cool-Coolbox/
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:11:45 PDT
Egg Decorating Experiments http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Decorating-Experiments/
Egg Decorating Experiments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/C97I/HF23M9CA/FO3C97IHF23M9CA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/C97I/HF23M9CA/FO3C97IHF23M9CA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/C97I/HF23M9CA/FO3C97IHF23M9CA.SMALL.jpg thistleandleaves Decorating eggs has been a wonderful childhood pastime and each year, without fail, we get together and dye eggs. In recent years I have been trying to add some new fun to the age old tradition. Last year I first attempted the Silk Tie Dye method with so much success I did it again this year. I also...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 20:26:55 PDT
Egg-cellent Adult Easter Egg Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-cellent-Adult-Easter-Egg-Treasure-Hunt/
Egg-cellent Adult Easter Egg Treasure Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SMALL.jpg AllCapps Easter Bunny! Tooth fairy! Santa Claus! I would love to be a kid again, wouldn't you? Bring back the magic and send someone you know on an Egg-cellent Easter Egg Hunt! Since this Easter treasure hunt is for adults or older children, we can't just lay eggs in the yard and expect the same excitement ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 10:59:10 PDT
Make a gorgeous Dragon's Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-gorgeous-Dragons-Egg/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:42:21 PST
St Patricks Shamrock aint a clover http://www.instructables.com/id/St-Patricks-Shamrock-aint-a-clover/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2009 20:02:10 PDT
Using Beads and Geometry to Decorate Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Beads-and-Geometry-to-Decorate-Eggs/
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Sun, 1 May 2011 19:13:51 PDT
It's a trap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-trap/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:57:28 PDT
Climbing Easter Bunny Cut-Outs http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Easter-Bunny-Cut-Outs/
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 20:17:22 PST
Custom Magic the Gathering Valentine's Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Magic-the-Gathering-Valentines-Deck/
Custom Magic the Gathering Valentine's Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VYPY/HD7U03M2/FKOVYPYHD7U03M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VYPY/HD7U03M2/FKOVYPYHD7U03M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VYPY/HD7U03M2/FKOVYPYHD7U03M2.SMALL.jpg bmciver2 This valentine is a variation of the “52 reasons I love you” card decks.  My boyfriend plays Magic the Gathering so I wanted to use those cards.  Since Magic cards already have text on them, I decided to use that to my advantage and design my own cards. Materials Here's what you'll need: - A de...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:36:22 PST
pSusie's Psychedelic Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Tye-Dye-Eggs/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 17:42:16 PDT
Creative Valentines Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-Valentines-Gift/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 18:13:48 PST
How to make an Easy origami Rose Bouquet! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Easy-origami-Rose-Bouquet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/Y9L8/GYC4EINX/FOAY9L8GYC4EINX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/Y9L8/GYC4EINX/FOAY9L8GYC4EINX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/Y9L8/GYC4EINX/FOAY9L8GYC4EINX.SMALL.jpg TCGames This video tutorial will show you how to make an easy origami rose, which looks beautiful when grouped together into a bouquet. The tutorial itself shows how to make one rose, but if you wish to turn it into a bouquet, simply add some stems and leaves, and make a few. Then group them together. For ...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 12:07:18 PST
Gumball Machine Valentines (with free printable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gumball-Machine-Valentines-with-free-printable/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 08:54:39 PST