Instructables: exploring - holidays - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 19:00:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy crepe paper flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-paper-flowers/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 20:18:02 PST
Dollar Origami Heart Holding Quarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Origami-Heart-Holding-Quarter/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:11:56 PST
Wine Cork Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Wreath/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:49:51 PST
How to tie a celtic heart knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-celtic-heart-knot/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 18:17:29 PST
Simple Drawstring Pouch (for Beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Drawstring-Pouch-for-Beginners/
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 19:51:26 PST
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
Game of Thrones Dragon Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Dragon-Eggs/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 07:25:28 PST
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
Acid Dye Egg Geode http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Dye-Egg-Geode/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 10:51:44 PDT
You should dolphinitely be my Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/You-should-dolphinitely-be-my-Valentine/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:30:04 PST
Silk Dyed Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Dyed-Eggs/
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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
Dragon eggs (Game of Thrones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-eggs-Game-of-Thrones/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56:40 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
JUMBO PAPER MACHE EGGS http://www.instructables.com/id/JUMBO-PAPER-MACHE-EGGS/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 09:37:28 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
How to Blow Egg Out of Egg Shells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Blow-Egg-Out-of-Egg-Shells/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 17:55:38 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/
No Candy Valentine For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you have a wee one in pre-school or elementary classes that won't allow candy Valentines, here's a simple and fun no candy valentine for kids that should keep them happy and busy enough to not miss that sugar buzz! Supplies Buy as many of the first two items as you'll need for the number of...
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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/
The Average Guys Guide to a Successful Valentines Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SMALL.jpg thesparklequeen This guide is for the guy that is clueless about what a girl REALLY wants for Valentine’s Day. The one that thinks a cheap teddy bear and a box of exceptionally waxy chocolates is sufficient for Valentine’s Day.  He thinks that if he brings flowers too, he nailed it. It is not, at any level of any r...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:45:08 PST
Easy Tissue Paper Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Paper-Flowers/
Easy Tissue Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2WYK/HRH0XOCK/FEO2WYKHRH0XOCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2WYK/HRH0XOCK/FEO2WYKHRH0XOCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/2WYK/HRH0XOCK/FEO2WYKHRH0XOCK.SMALL.jpg KatieKay Tissue Paper Flowers are simple, quick, and inexpensive.  They are a thoughtful hand made gift that is easy to customize, looks beautiful, and can last a long time.  You can whip up a dozen flowers in about an hour.  It's a perfect gift or decoration for Valentine's Day! To get started you'll proba...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 18:58:49 PST
Make-Out Practice Pillow for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Out-Practice-Pillow-for-Valentines-Day/
Make-Out Practice Pillow for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/LVAM/HRCK4YOK/FNDLVAMHRCK4YOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/LVAM/HRCK4YOK/FNDLVAMHRCK4YOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/LVAM/HRCK4YOK/FNDLVAMHRCK4YOK.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking When I was in middle school, everyone "joked" about making out with pillows for practice. I'm assuming that I was not the only one for whom the jokes had some truth. Let's just all admit that we all practice made-out with our pillows and we looked really silly doing it. Those poor pillows. There...
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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/
How to Make a Scratch-off Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZDXB/GYGES1JW/FEMZDXBGYGES1JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZDXB/GYGES1JW/FEMZDXBGYGES1JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZDXB/GYGES1JW/FEMZDXBGYGES1JW.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I saw this here (http://www.oopseydaisyblog.com/2012/02/scratch-off-card-easy-peasy-valentine.html) on Pintrest.  Yes, this was the Valentine I was looking for. When My Hubby and I got married, money was tight (worse than it is now), we came to an agreement that we would only make and give cards for...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 07:34:30 PST
Make your own cookie cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-cookie-cutters-1/
Make your own cookie cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/L5CA/HQ4QHBWP/FQ3L5CAHQ4QHBWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/L5CA/HQ4QHBWP/FQ3L5CAHQ4QHBWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/L5CA/HQ4QHBWP/FQ3L5CAHQ4QHBWP.SMALL.jpg dezine It can be frustrating when catering for a special event or party and not being able to find nice cookie cutters. During December I made a variety of Christmas cookies - and couldn't find any nice cookie cutters and ended up making my own shapes. Recycled aluminum cans are perfect for making your...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 03:09:19 PST
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Swirl-Christmas-Ornaments/
Crayon Swirl Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/4KQK/HPRIAZTG/FAH4KQKHPRIAZTG.SMALL.jpg bennelson For a fun Holiday activity, get out your arts and crafts box to make some Christmas Tree Ornaments! For this project, we'll use crayons to decorate clear glass ornaments, but maybe not in the way you think. If you like this Instructable, please vote for it in the upper-right corner. If you want to...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:27:59 PST
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Typographic-wire-ornaments/
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/E00X/HPCLL63H/FQGE00XHPCLL63H.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Easy to make typographic wire ornaments for the holidays. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 12 gauge wire Baker’s twine Pliers Tape Superglue A cursive typeface for your word. We used Lakeside by Mark Simonson. Print out your word and begin shaping the wire on it, making sure you’v...
By: Fairgoods

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:49:46 PST
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Light-installation-for-vinyl-windows/
Christmas Light installation for vinyl windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/R3SF/HP1Q5B2T/FQYR3SFHP1Q5B2T.SMALL.jpg patrickmhart66 After years of hanging our Christmas lights on the vinyl windows in my home I have found a great way to install them. Supplies You will need a few supplies, 1. A tape measure (not pictured here). 2. ½ inch Scotch double sided tape. 3. Metal shears or Hacksaw. 4. Plastic panel end cap molding. Th...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:44:10 PST
Aerostato (hot air balloon) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerostat/
Aerostato (hot air balloon) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/W2WH/HOUG1NCO/FYUW2WHHOUG1NCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/W2WH/HOUG1NCO/FYUW2WHHOUG1NCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/W2WH/HOUG1NCO/FYUW2WHHOUG1NCO.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 En Argentina se acostumbra lanzar pequeños globos aerostáticos para las fiestas de Navidad y Año Nuevo. Como acá es pleno verano, es sumamente divertido para los chicos salir al patio y gritar "¡Allá va uno!" o "¡Ese está bajando!". Y los adultos contribuimos al jolgorio, inventando avistamientos in...
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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/
10 Life Hacks You Need To Know For Christmas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/8MV2/HOHY8QKN/FGR8MV2HOHY8QKN.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 amazing tips and tricks, for Holiday challenges! Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; - Convert a bag of chips into decorative wrapping paper - Protect your wrapping paper from unraveling in storage - Send Christmas letters without having to buy envelopes - Make custo...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:27:07 PST
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gift-Wrap-using-3-pieces-of-tape/
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/DIMR/HNM4F2C7/F06DIMRHNM4F2C7.SMALL.jpg amalkhan So you showed great consideration and impeccable taste in picking out an exceptional gift...but now, oh dear! You'll have to wrap it??!  In this tutorial, we'll show you how to perfectly wrap that perfect little something! Soon you'll enjoy giving gifts as much as receiving them! Supplies You w...
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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/
Spiced Pumpkin Loaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/Y384/HMMFCM5M/FSVY384HMMFCM5M.SMALL.jpg calligator This might not be that exciting for most people but I've been wanting to bake something with pumpkin for ages and all of the recipes I've seen have used canned pumpkin which is even more rare than actual pumpkins so imagine my joy when I walked into Waitrose this afternoon and found loads of them! ...
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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/
February Memory Hearts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/3VMT/HD2RRUMY/F5J3VMTHD2RRUMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/3VMT/HD2RRUMY/F5J3VMTHD2RRUMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/3VMT/HD2RRUMY/F5J3VMTHD2RRUMY.SMALL.jpg photographerjane Every February I used to feel sad as my Dad's and my own birthdays are back to back this month. I never got to know my dad growing up, hence the sadness. One year I decided to do something joyful for my dad, and for me. I created a memory heart as a gift for him. Now I hang them up every February. P...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:03:34 PST
Paper Plate Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Plate-Skeleton/
Paper Plate Skeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/GP8X/GTXK8ILP/F4MGP8XGTXK8ILP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/GP8X/GTXK8ILP/F4MGP8XGTXK8ILP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/GP8X/GTXK8ILP/F4MGP8XGTXK8ILP.SMALL.jpg kazmataz Simple and festive - this paper plate skeleton can be constructed in an hour, and is a blast to make with the kids. It is also easy to customize Materials You will need: paper plates (mine were 6" diameter) scissors twine (or yarn, or something else to tie the bones together) hol...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:46:35 PDT
Cider Can Wasp Trap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cider-Can-Wasp-Trap/
Cider Can Wasp Trap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/32PZ/HJUWSGXZ/F5M32PZHJUWSGXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/32PZ/HJUWSGXZ/F5M32PZHJUWSGXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/32PZ/HJUWSGXZ/F5M32PZHJUWSGXZ.SMALL.jpg Improvisation Here is my Cider Can Wasp Trap! It works like a charm and will clear up your pest problem... This one is similar to my "Juice Carton Wasp Trap", but it makes sure that very few wasps escape, due to the inward slope of the entrance Here's the other trap!: http://www.instructables.com/id/Juice-Carto...
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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...
By: The King of Random

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:11:54 PDT
A Cool Coolbox! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Cool-Coolbox/
A Cool Coolbox! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/EFRD/HI3TRKNL/F65EFRDHI3TRKNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/EFRD/HI3TRKNL/F65EFRDHI3TRKNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/EFRD/HI3TRKNL/F65EFRDHI3TRKNL.SMALL.jpg sedhig As the summer is supposed to be here already in Scotland, I figured a coolbox for the car would be a good idea. The only problem being that cool boxes tend to look rotten, either blue or green, all plastic and with a flimsy handle which locks your food in for some reason! So I decided to make a cool...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:11:45 PDT
Puppet - Ugandan Crested Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Puppet-Ugandan-Crested-Crane/
Puppet - Ugandan Crested Crane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/9XJX/HFPTJDBS/F6O9XJXHFPTJDBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/9XJX/HFPTJDBS/F6O9XJXHFPTJDBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/9XJX/HFPTJDBS/F6O9XJXHFPTJDBS.SMALL.jpg Kathy Lisa For my college Street Theatre Performance project I decided to make a large bird puppet, of a Ugandan Crested Crane. I was to be the puppeteer, so I designing based around my body shape and movement ability. (That is to say I made a small harness and it was quite physically demanding t...
By: Kathy Lisa

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Fri, 3 May 2013 17:28:46 PDT