Instructables: exploring - photos - holidays Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 onion skin dyed eggs my way mununa I've been dyeing eggs with onion skins for many, many years. This is a technique I love for two reasons: 1. the end result is a beautiful one; and 2. I can't fail - anytime I dye the eggs this way they turn out just great. Unfortunately I don't have a step by step instructable with pictures on this ...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:53:40 PDT
Egg Decoration: Wax Resist with Vinegar Etching and Bleaching phemy These are made in a similar fashion to my other Instrucable, "wax resist eggs in soft brown shades", but on white eggs dyed black, then designs drawn on, egg etched and bleached, then coloured in with dye and a brush.  The one broke though, whoops!
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:16:32 PDT
Unique Valentine Box Ohioeightytwo I'm a big fan of Instructables of all kinds, so when my Granddaughter crafted this super cool Valentine Box for school, I just had to share. Although I did not see it in the construction stages, I believe it is comprised mostly from patterned Duct Tape.  Enjoy! 
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:34:54 PST
Mass Producing Valentine's PadiDiver33 If you like me and obsessed with crafting a gift for every holiday, you probably look for short cuts too :) I make 55 of everything for every holiday. Here are the Valentine's I made this year. It was nearly free. I went to Home Depot for the paint chip cards and I needed to buy Apple sauce and a lo...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:26:00 PST
Hot Air Balloon Valentine Mailbox MakingofaMom With some strips of colored paper you can easily make this darling hot air balloon mailbox for your child's Valentine's Day party.  We decided to use the colors of the rainbow. We used one inch strips of paper cut from 12 inch wide card stock. We cut two of each color and taped them together to mak...
By: MakingofaMom

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:51:32 PST
Valentine's Candy Bar Wrappers MakingofaMom This is an easy way to cover full sized candy bars and decorate them for Valentine's Day. You can cut all three sizes of candy bar wrappers from one 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. We chose to use Valentine's Day scrapbook paper and add some heart stickers and tags. The tutorial on my site includes free...
By: MakingofaMom

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:35:56 PST
DIY Valentine's Day Handmade Hearts Passion shake Fun and easy Valentine's Day craft for anyone special in your life. Handmade and decorated with LOVE using salt dough, acrylic paints, masking tapes, mod podge and gold leaf. Full tutorial can be found here: Hope you like it! ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:17:12 PST
Candy Cane Rudolph Nik727 This is super cute and easy! It is a great decoration, party favor, ornament, and sweet treat! Materials... Candy Cane Pipecleaner or Twist Tie (perferably brown) Red Candy (Hershey's kisses work great!) Googly Eyes Hot Glue Gun Now all you have to do is simply glue together ...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:59:08 PST
Ugliest Holiday Outfit Nik727 This is soo seasy and won my youth group ugly holiday contest.  All you have to do is simply compile all of the random red, green, holiday, and winter stuff you have.  The more random the better and throw it all into one outfit.  Ornaments, sleds, tinsel, lights, whatever--throw it on!
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 14:06:14 PST
Your Grandma Would Be Proud Ugly Sweater Nik727 This ugly sweater is sure to win a prize, or at least some strange looks! Materials... Glue gun and/or needle and thread Anything ugly and/or Christmas related A plain sweater How to: It's super easy.  Rummage through old Christmas stuff, the back of your closet, and even Goodwill for random, wac...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:27:17 PST
Easy Holiday Gifts - I made it at TechShop Chandler! smontoya2010 My daughter is a teenager, but not old enough to work. She wanted to get something for her Dad but wanted to spend little money and didn't know what to get him. I have a membership at TechShop in Chandler, AZ and decided making something instead of buying something would be awesome! She was very exc...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 13:05:01 PST
Challah Turkey jrharari Since Hanukkah and Thanksgiving fell on the same day, I decided to do something fun for the holiday and make some Challah in the shape of a turkey!  I've been making bread for a while now, so the biggest challenge was shaping it just right.   The ingredients needed are as follows: 1 package dry yea...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:55:54 PST
Outdoor Holiday Planter jthomas80 A very inexpensive way to Brighten up planters usually left empty and bearing during the winter months. I saw the selling in our local garden center for $80 each and quickly realized anyone could do it at home themselvesUse clippings from an assortment of evergreen trees and bushes arranged by simpl...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:14:22 PST
'Geeky Prom Date' Halloween Costume Bleu Eyes Hey guys! Just thought I'd post a quick pic instructable of my Halloween costume. Later on, I might add some pictures on Halloween night, but I can't be sure at this time. Top to bottom, I used super-strength hair gel to slick back my hair. I used brown eyeliner to thicken and lengthen my eyebrows a...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 21:23:24 PDT
Witches on a budget assilem70 1. Two tomato cages One large and one small- Larger cage on bottom. wire cage with legs into smaller cage. Depends on how tall you want your witches or monsters, Tomato cages must be upside down. 2. You can buy a styrofoam body or just a head. Only one tomato cage is needed if you buy a foam body. T...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 18:17:38 PDT
Laptop holder Pantagana My startingpoint: Take your laptop and measure the width and depth. After that you can determine the width of the laptop holder you want to have. For example, I counted 5 cm on both sides, so my laptop holder will be smaller for a total of 10 cm. After ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:05:24 PDT
Halloween Wreath jammin64 I buy wreaths at garage sales or the cheapest is at church sales, they usually have alot and pretty cheap. Also got these cute little skulls at a sale, but can probably get at a craft store or online.  Lightly spray painted wreath w/ black and grey and a little white spray paint, whatever I have la...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:39:34 PDT
UPDATED! Simple DIY Sukkah - Build Your Own from PVC Pipe - Free standing ESocolov Happy 5775! Please review the PDF to see how you can build an amazingly sturdy custom-sized sukkah.  The stability comes from the way the corners are put together.  This year, my sukkah will be 8 feet long by 8 feet wide by 7 feet high.  I think that 10 x 10 x 8 should be the maximum size although ...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 18:10:36 PDT
full of colours wreath being human thiz iz not an instructable.but a simple sharing to use the extra papers taht v feel of no use..n through them out..actually a cut a lot of leaf shapes to make a walla rt.n got  alot of mess of papers that iz of no i coud nt throught them bc thay look soo pretty,,i decidesd to use them smw...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 01:07:08 PDT
Blossom heart jessyho862013 Instrustions:  A square sheet of origami paper. Cut in half, only need half of the origami paper. step 1: Start with the colour side face down. Fold the top right corner down to the bottom edge.Crease well and unfold. step 2: Now fold the bottom right corner to the top edge. Crease well and unfold. ...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 01:49:55 PDT
Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt! The Steph Show This year I put on an Easter Egg Hunt for my niece and nephews outside, late at night, using Glowing Easter Eggs and the kids loved it! Even the ones that are way too cool for ... well... pretty much everything right now ;) The kids had to have 10 Glowing Eggs in their baskets before they got to hav...
By: The Steph Show

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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 18:05:11 PDT
Easter Egg Drying Rack linrodann This is the method my mum and I used this year to dry our Easter eggs without leaving marks on them.  This works best with hollowed-out eggshells wherein one hole is smaller than the other, but you can use it with hard-boiled eggs with a little modification. Special thanks to my mum for being the h...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:12:48 PDT
Blow out eggs with only one hole! laudi Build your eggdrill: Simply cut a nail (Ø 3mm) and grind the tip to the right format. Just look at the pictures. Drilling the egg: Carefully grind through the egg shell. You need only one hole! The drill makes a nice and sharp contoured hole in it. Blowing out the egg: Hold the egg in vertical pos...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 15:22:12 PDT
Valentine's Day String Art sarahnade01 String art as wall decor was all over the internet lately. I really like the inspirational or artsy decors some created but I wanted to make something more personal. I created a template for the serif letters out of paper and glued them to the piece of wood with double-sided tape. A lot of nails lo...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:17:33 PST
Bear Gets a Sweetheart Dress twinkleshine This is a little dress I crocheted for my daughter's teddy bear for Valentine's Day. As a crafterthought I glued a foam heart on the front of the dress, which I thought added a nice touch. What do you think?
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 06:14:36 PST
Les Flirteurs Paper lantern for Valentine's Day Yee s Job This is my Les Flirteurs lantern that I made out of paper for Valentine's Day. Hope you will like it.
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 22:41:36 PST
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 17:04:36 PST
Gingerbread AT-AT ihavethepower This is my gingerbread AT-AT. I started by making the base out of two acrylic tube and a piece of hard board that was screwed to a two feet by two feet piece of plywood. Than I cut pieces of the gingerbread to make the body, head and legs. The feet I made by pressing gingerbread dough into four la...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 20:05:53 PST
Christmas Wreath cricketz A simple Christmas wreath with things found outside and around the house. What you need: Sticks Evergreen needles Needle and Thread Oranges Dried Chilis Popcorn After perusing the backyard and neighbor's for some twigs and pine needles, I scavenged enough to start the wreath. I started by breaking...
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Tue, 25 Dec 2012 04:12:42 PST
Surprise eggs! Geeky Hooker An oldie but goodie: gifts in an egg. A REAL egg that you can crack. Because what's more fun than getting to crack through an egg before you get your gift? :) What you'll need: Eggs Food coloring (or other form of dye if you choose to dye your eggs!) An egg topper (I found a cheapo one from Crate a...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 16:52:37 PST
DIY Hama Snowflakes nicola.lynde As soon as I saw this pin I knew it was the perfect excuse to let my inner 10 year old loose on a bunch of Hama beads. I always see the mini beads in the craft store and have to stop myself with the 'what will you actually do with them?' reasoning. Not this weekend, I knew exactly what purpose they ...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:34:51 PST
Pumpkin Photo Place Holders HenryBasenji Back when I was a little kid, my mom made "pumpkin" placeholders out of walnuts, with written labels for family members. Those walnuts came out every Thanksgiving for years, but have been missing from our family get-togethers for quite a few years now. I thought I'd ressurect the tradition this year...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:18:06 PST
Reindeer Cookies rpostoak Ingredients: 1 package of Nutter Butters 1 bag of mini pretzels 1 package of dipping chocolate 1 bag of mini M&M's Foil Steps 1. Microwave chocolate until it is completely melted 2. Drizzle chocolate on a Nutter Butter 3. Lay Nutter Butter down on foil 4. Put a pretzel to the top sides of Nutter Bu...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 08:31:03 PST
DIY Sphero Thanksgiving Costumes and Display gosphero This Thanksgiving, Sphero is thankful for the numerous bacon recipes and specialty desserts that the Orbotix team will most definitely create for this hardworking appcessory. He is also thankful for his ballin' fans around the world who have rolled by his side as well as the new ones who are just ca...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:18:09 PST
Personal Pan Thanksgiving! 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
Super-Duper Peacock Costume Hking4848                    Lets see, I will start by telling you a little about my experience. First of all, I am a huge Halloween fanatic. I always make my own costume and start at least 2 months before Halloween.  I had been a yea...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:42:55 PDT
Cell Phone Pumpkin Eyes defbrett I originally wanted to re-purpose an obsolete digital picture frame but, after finding out it didn't even support video, I found the next best thing! My cell phone. Yes, there's an app for that. It's relatively simple, just cut a square hole slightly smaller then the size of your cell phone's screen...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 23:05:57 PDT
Chinese Steamed crab became 3-faced Jack-o'-lantern Lily Wang 3 steamed crab became a 3-faced Jack-o'-lantern, easy, fun... ... Step 1: Clean crab shell after eating meal Step 2: Wait until it's totally dry Step 3: Carve eyes and mouths on the shell Step 4: Combine 3 shell by plasticine, insert claw on the top, put the candle in the middle Step 5: Burn th...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 00:14:14 PDT
Dumbledore Costume Jengerbread For the robe, I bought some cheap gray broadcloth and traced a robe shape around my son's body as he laid on top of the fabric.  I cut it out and sewed the back to the front, adding trim along the front and sleeves.  The front has a frog-type button clasp to hold it closed. I'm pretty proud of the ...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 12:17:30 PDT
3D Paper House for Halloween Decoration bbsbb Are you still worried about how to make the Halloween decorations? I have an easy solution. I have a Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Tool. It can cut 12” to 10-feet long materials from vinyl to fabric. Here I will show you how to create a nice 3D paper house for Halloween decoration. 1. Open Sil...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:31:02 PDT
How To Carve a Pumpkin mansibshah With Halloween around the corner, this step-by-step tutorial filled with loads of tips, tricks and pictures, will help you create your best carved pumpkin to display on the night of Halloween! From choosing to cutting, prepping, tracing, carving and preserving the pumpkin, we have you covered. Don’t...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:15:59 PDT
Zombie Girl oscarlily This is a prop I made for our yard this I just have to make the body! Materials - Styrofoam head - Fake Teeth - Paper Towel - Mod Podge or Glue - Wig - Paint - Black marker Instructions - Cut out section of Styrofoam for the mouth - Glue in fake teeth - Color in section for eyes with bl...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:49:44 PDT
DIY Vintage Inspired Painted Pumpkin for Halloween! jessamarie Nice to meet ya, we're Jessa and Judd from Pearl + Earl's Good-Time Vintage Blog, and this is our pumpkin!  Click here for the whole step-by step with more photos and text.  We'd love to hear what you think!   xo P + E
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:04:52 PDT
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:26:34 PDT
Fall Crafts: Turkey Lollipop KidsCrafts As Thanksgiving approaches, you probably have turkey on your mind. We do, too! So, we created these super cute Turkey Lollipops, featuring Dum Dums. This easy fall craft is a perfect “Happy Thanksgiving” favor for your dinner guests, or for your child to share with friends. Here’s what you’ll need ...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 10:43:12 PDT
Thanksgiving Crafts: Thanksgiving Place Card Holders KidsCrafts Use these cute place card holders for your Thanksgiving table this year! Here’s what you need for this Thanksgiving craft: • Turkey Lollipops Feather Template • Dum Dums • Orange, yellow, green and red cardstock • 3” X 3” cardstock square • Wooden bead • Scissors • Hot glue gun • Yellow and red fe...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 10:43:11 PDT
Christmas Heads! mcerwin80 This is a way to make fun, customized ornaments that may be a hit for years to come at family gatherings.  Turn your smiling mug, or that of your friends, dog, and what-have-you into nice little Christmas ornaments (or wall hangings, tags, wine glass identifiers, etc).   I made sets of these for my...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 15:05:14 PDT
Patriotic Pom Poms KidsCrafts Shake things up at your 4th of July party with Patriotic Pom Poms! Expect to spend around 10 minutes painting, 20 minutes for drying and just a few minutes for an adult to cut. The difficulty level is minimal and many of the supplies can be found around your home. Here's what you need for your Pa...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:04:20 PDT
Silk Dyed Eggs 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
Easter Treat Wreath mygibzone This project is great to be used year round and filled & decorated according to each Holiday! If you are looking for something decorative yet useful, this is a fun one! My inspiration for this project came from an interesting bird feeder that I came across while looking for some new home & garden i...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 17:04:52 PDT