Instructables: exploring - holidays - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:47:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Dutch Dyed Easter Eggs with Flowers & Onion Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/J1ZI/HU4V4F4X/FDWJ1ZIHU4V4F4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/J1ZI/HU4V4F4X/FDWJ1ZIHU4V4F4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/J1ZI/HU4V4F4X/FDWJ1ZIHU4V4F4X.SMALL.jpg Yannietb Onion skins and flowers have been used to dye eggs in celebration of springtime in Lower Saxony—the eastern Netherlands to northern Germany and Estonia—since pagan times.  This method of dying eggs is still practiced in rural areas of the region in celebration of Easter.  Growing up in the Overijsse...
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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/
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This year, my kids and I dyed our Easter eggs with food coloring and foam shaving cream. It was messy, fun, and my two oldest already told me they wanted me to do it again. The process was easier than I expected, and I already had foam shaving cream because I bought (from the dollar store) several...
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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/
Punk rock Easter egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGXD/HTTN00MN/F5EZGXDHTTN00MN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGXD/HTTN00MN/F5EZGXDHTTN00MN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGXD/HTTN00MN/F5EZGXDHTTN00MN.SMALL.jpg pizzidave I wanted something fun and edgy for Easter this year, this is what I came up with.It is very simple and looks very ornate. It can also be manhandled since the spikes are screwed and not glued. You can do it in any color you like and any pattern. Enjoy! Materials Plastic Easter Egg Spray paint (I ...
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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/
Recycled Paper Easter Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/H7PL/HEI4BO2O/FTXH7PLHEI4BO2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/H7PL/HEI4BO2O/FTXH7PLHEI4BO2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/H7PL/HEI4BO2O/FTXH7PLHEI4BO2O.SMALL.jpg sunFlow3r Hi!  This is a simple, easy way to make fabulous paper Easter baskets:)  They are really easy to weave and are made out of colored paper that I have gotten from handouts, flyers, reminders, etc, so they are super cheap (free, in fact;)  Let's get started. Materials For this project, you will need...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:26:47 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
Mess Free Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy, quick, and mess free way to decorate your Easter eggs this year with temporary tattoos.  Whether you are creating an easter centerpiece or decorating eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide, temporary tattoos are a fun new way to do so. Temporary tattoos offer endless decorating possibilities for y...
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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/
Kusudama Dafina by Andrei Dumitriu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0NF7/HRKQZ210/FDO0NF7HRKQZ210.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0NF7/HRKQZ210/FDO0NF7HRKQZ210.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0NF7/HRKQZ210/FDO0NF7HRKQZ210.SMALL.jpg MastaAzumarek So... don't have enough $$$ for a dozen roses?? Well, here's a different way to give that special someone a dozen, or 30, roses! Introducing the Dafina Kusudama, created by Andrei Dumitriu. This is a kusudama, which is an origami piece that is made with several identical units and matched togethe...
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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
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/
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
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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By: Fairgoods

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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/
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
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/
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/
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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/
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
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/
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...
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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-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
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
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
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
Holiday "First Aid Kit" http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Adult-First-Aid-Kit/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:38:58 PST
Gift Wrapping Ravioli http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Wrapping-Ravioli/
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:23:42 PST
Tin Can Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Roses/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 17:46:25 PDT
Personal Pan Thanksgiving! http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Pan-Thanksgiving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/EDPE/H9G17AYT/FP7EDPEH9G17AYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/EDPE/H9G17AYT/FP7EDPEH9G17AYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/EDPE/H9G17AYT/FP7EDPEH9G17AYT.SMALL.jpg mygibzone This is a creative way to serve up your Thanksgiving leftovers or have a fun turkey dinner for just a few friends to enjoy! Everyone has their FAVORITE Thanksgiving item. Why limit yourself to just one thing? My favorites are: Stuffing, Rolls, & Mashed potatoes. This year I decided it would be fun ...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 18:43:46 PST
JUST IN CASE / END OF THE WORLD GIFT http://www.instructables.com/id/JUST-IN-CASE/
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Fri, 25 May 2012 21:53:38 PDT
DIY Valentines Day Petal Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Valentines-Day-Petal-Bra/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 08:13:42 PST
No-Power Holiday Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Power-Holiday-Lights/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:56:33 PST
Olde style radar station to track Santa http://www.instructables.com/id/Olde-style-radar-station-to-track-Santa/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:08:32 PST
Make a Bloody Valentine's Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bloody-Valentines-Heart/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 12:45:09 PST
How to Make Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Sugar-Skulls-for-Day-of-the-Dead/
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 15:17:07 PDT
Easter Eggs Dyed With Onion Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Eggs-Dyed-With-Onion-Skins-1/
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Tue, 28 Mar 2006 18:51:27 PST
Yarn Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Easter-Eggs/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2008 18:36:21 PDT
4-leaf Clovers: A Finder's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/4-leaf-Clovers%3a-A-Finder-s-Guide/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 12:17:03 PDT