Instructables: exploring - photos - craft - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:59:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Photo Frame - Paper Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-Paper-Craft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JSIB/HJKBWW5F/FCSJSIBHJKBWW5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JSIB/HJKBWW5F/FCSJSIBHJKBWW5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JSIB/HJKBWW5F/FCSJSIBHJKBWW5F.SMALL.jpg crishrx Hi, Here is my simple and creative handmade photo frame, using art paper and My pencil sketch done on a Black Refill Paper. Check out :-)
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:10:26 PDT
Peel Off Window Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Peel-Off-Window-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SMALL.jpg lmnopeas My son and I have recently taken up the hobby of creating window art. We bought a kit that comes with peel of paint, a book with traceable designs and a tracing sheet. While a lot of the book designs are really fun, we wanted to create some pieces with some of our favorite things. This project is fu...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 17:21:41 PDT
Homemade Air Freshener Gel http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-Freshener-Gel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/W3DB/HD4VN3RG/F97W3DBHD4VN3RG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts I wanted to share my experience with making these easy and useful Air Freshener Gels.  A relatively low cost Do-It-Yourself room air freshener, you may have all the ingredients already! I keep one in each vehicle and at my desk at work. The total time it takes to make is about five to six (5-6) mi...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:11:04 PST
Steampunk Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Nutcracker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/HYMR/HABDH0OF/FD9HYMRHABDH0OF.SMALL.jpg treese1 Meet Walnutsworth- the newest addition to my holiday nutcracker collection. Started our as a "blank" wooden nutcracker but after a day of painting, building, and decorating, he is now a steampunk gentleman complete with clockwork robotic arm and jetpack! Enjoy!
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:28:52 PST
Alphonse Elric costume from Fullmetal Alchemist http://www.instructables.com/id/Alphonse-Elric-costume-from-Fullmetal-Alchemist/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SMALL.jpg Tomcat94 "Humankind can not get anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy's first law of equlivant exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world’s one and only truth." Hello everyone! I'm here to present to you tod...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 15:13:11 PDT
Embroidered Page From The "Slender" Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Page-From-The-Slender-Game/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ETJU/H88XI308/FBXETJUH88XI308.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ETJU/H88XI308/FBXETJUH88XI308.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/ETJU/H88XI308/FBXETJUH88XI308.SMALL.jpg Pat_Maroney I thought since Halloween is just around the corner I'd pay tribute to The trendiest tulpa around! This project was meant to be my own original page from the recently popular game "Slender".  I did it with yellow fabric, black embroidery floss, an embroidery hoop and fray stop for the edges. I dre...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:11:53 PDT
Recycled wine bottle decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-wine-bottle-decorations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4EFC/H78T8M67/FPA4EFCH78T8M67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4EFC/H78T8M67/FPA4EFCH78T8M67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4EFC/H78T8M67/FPA4EFCH78T8M67.SMALL.jpg lizvlaj Just need 2 empty wine bottles, goo-gone to remove the labels, and craft paint! I put 2 coats of paint on each. Used Martha Stewart craft paint, good for glass(only $1.60 for a small tube of each color) and pencil drew the faces on before painting them with black. They should be spray painted with c...
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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:35:15 PDT
My Osaka Bedroom http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Osaka-Bedroom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WZQP/H5JVY3AD/FHFWZQPH5JVY3AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WZQP/H5JVY3AD/FHFWZQPH5JVY3AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WZQP/H5JVY3AD/FHFWZQPH5JVY3AD.SMALL.jpg terrapol My name is Dan, i studied architecture in London but then i moved to Osaka, Japan. Its common for apartments in Japan to come completely unfurnished, no light fittings, furniture, cooking appliances, nothing. Working to a really tight budget i decided to make all the furniture i needed - a desk, a ...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 20:36:46 PDT
Transverse Cowl Knitting Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Transverse-Cowl-Knitting-Pattern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SMALL.jpg iamkeebler Guess what everybody... I wrote another knitting pattern!!! This one is also for a cowl, but it has a really nice diagonal pattern to it. It's a simple pattern that again is just interesting enough to make sure you don't get bored. The diagonal pattern is created by doing an oblique rib stitch. Wha...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 19:34:17 PST
Wedding Mercury Glass Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Mercury-Glass-Jars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/ZEI6/GX3MIQWC/FHBZEI6GX3MIQWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/ZEI6/GX3MIQWC/FHBZEI6GX3MIQWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/ZEI6/GX3MIQWC/FHBZEI6GX3MIQWC.SMALL.jpg Brightfield Farm My daughter's vintage farm wedding at twilight required cheap, quick lighting for all the pastures, meadows, and woods. To keep the whimsical but ethereal feeling we scurried to make mercury glass canning jar lanterns. Who knew saving canning jars for a million years would come in handy?!? This was ...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 17:33:09 PST
A saw for putting notches in the ends of dowels (by hand) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-saw-for-putting-notches-in-the-ends-of-dowels-b/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VF1Z/GUMFTLHQ/FZEVF1ZGUMFTLHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VF1Z/GUMFTLHQ/FZEVF1ZGUMFTLHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VF1Z/GUMFTLHQ/FZEVF1ZGUMFTLHQ.SMALL.jpg alejandroerickson This is the perfect tool if your crafts require that you notch the ends of a lot of dowels, but you don't have a band saw, or you don't want to be running back and forth to the ban saw. The cuts it makes are clean, and if you are careful with the measurements, you'll be notching the middle of the d...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 12:16:08 PDT
Make a Chalkboard Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Chalkboard-Pumpkin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/3FNS/GUEN7OD9/FYO3FNSGUEN7OD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/3FNS/GUEN7OD9/FYO3FNSGUEN7OD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/3FNS/GUEN7OD9/FYO3FNSGUEN7OD9.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie My daughter and I made a few chalkboard pumpkins from craft pumpkins. Use them to count down the days til Halloween, or draw a different jack-o-lantern face every day of October! Materials: Craft pumpkin chalkboard paint paint brush chalk 1. Wipe down the pumpkin to remove and dust or dirt. 2. Pa...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:58:37 PDT
The Most Basic Paperman http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Basic-Paperman/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6TXU/GO14M0TQ/FDZ6TXUGO14M0TQ.SMALL.jpg infob This is a really-basic paperman that goes arround me from the last 25 years. I did it lots of changes, now it is a lot more complex, it can hold banners with messages (I always had one telling something, sitting on my computer's screen at work) and looks a lot more human, but this is the basics you...
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Mon, 23 May 2011 08:11:56 PDT
Shades of Red! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shades-of-Red/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/L72E/GNRT7WQV/F38L72EGNRT7WQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/L72E/GNRT7WQV/F38L72EGNRT7WQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/L72E/GNRT7WQV/F38L72EGNRT7WQV.SMALL.jpg Creativeman Interesting contest!  Don't know how I'll fare in ensuing weeks, time will tell.  Have done lots of red things, though...check it out.
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Mon, 16 May 2011 17:20:42 PDT
Amigurumi and the Perils of Space Exploration http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-and-the-Perils-of-Space-Travel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/8ZJB/G9NH9BBB/FWZ8ZJBG9NH9BBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/8ZJB/G9NH9BBB/FWZ8ZJBG9NH9BBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/8ZJB/G9NH9BBB/FWZ8ZJBG9NH9BBB.SMALL.jpg needlenoodles The ocean isn't the only place full of danger! Follow along as our intrepid astronaut explores the starry unknown. All items were made and designed by me using my Clover Soft Touch US Size E (3.5 mm) hook, and stuffed using polyester fiberfill. Some of the crochet patterns which I used here are...
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 16:20:35 PDT
Amigurumi and the Perils of Deep Sea Diving http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-and-the-Perils-of-Deep-Sea-Diving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/KC3D/G8C3UB67/F1ZKC3DG8C3UB67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/KC3D/G8C3UB67/F1ZKC3DG8C3UB67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/KC3D/G8C3UB67/F1ZKC3DG8C3UB67.SMALL.jpg needlenoodles Follow along as our intrepid deep sea diver discovers the dangers lurking in the deep. All items were made and designed by me using my Clover Soft Touch US Size E (3.5 mm) hook, and stuffed using polyester fiberfill.  Some of the crochet patterns which I used here are available online, and I have i...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:38:13 PDT
video game inspired homemade stuff =) http://www.instructables.com/id/video-game-inspired-homemade-stuff-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/5S99/FTDBNKFK/FO05S99FTDBNKFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/5S99/FTDBNKFK/FO05S99FTDBNKFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/5S99/FTDBNKFK/FO05S99FTDBNKFK.SMALL.jpg tarzioo These are just a few of the things I have crafted in honor of video games =) If you can't tell, I favor mario, pac man and katamari. Most of the patterns are made by me, but the katamari pattern was created by Anapaulaolix_X
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Thu, 16 Apr 2009 09:50:51 PDT
Knit Leia Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Leia-Wig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/D8L8/FAQEDQ91/FCRD8L8FAQEDQ91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/D8L8/FAQEDQ91/FCRD8L8FAQEDQ91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/D8L8/FAQEDQ91/FCRD8L8FAQEDQ91.SMALL.jpg ansleybleu I designed this knit Leia Wig pattern for myself. The knitting pattern and sewn fleece version is now available through my online etsy store. The brown knit wig was a comission for Carrie Fisher's birthday.
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Thu, 3 Jan 2008 16:29:05 PST
Beach Sarong Made From An Old Towel - DIY with Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Sarong-Made-From-An-Old-Towel----DIY-with-Pa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YH30/FGLDNWWJ/F0LYH30FGLDNWWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YH30/FGLDNWWJ/F0LYH30FGLDNWWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YH30/FGLDNWWJ/F0LYH30FGLDNWWJ.SMALL.jpg lancmaltby Here is another creation of mine titled The Vivan a cute little lime green sarong made from an old towel that I had in my linen closet. I had such an amazing response to my Jiffy Beach Towel Cover-Up ( go check that out too!) that I just had to come up with a sequel. Here is the link to the patter...
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Tue, 27 May 2008 11:18:52 PDT
Evil Robot of Doom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Robot-of-Doom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/WTWB/FCEIJ0AG/FTQWTWBFCEIJ0AG.SMALL.jpg Charles IV I made this thing today using parts from 2 hard drives, a old Sony CD player, an RC car, sim cards, a lighter and a pinewood derby car. It is equipped with motors to make it move, a flamethrower and a light-up face with LED. I can get the flame from the flamethrower much bigger but my lighter was ru...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 19:04:44 PST
Wrapper Origummy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapper-Origummy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/RIS0/FPWWRFGQ/FBGRIS0FPWWRFGQ.SMALL.jpg gumwrapper Things you can make with Gum Wrappers
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 00:28:33 PDT
Bike Love! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Love/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CX4X/FCRT39OG/FE0CX4XFCRT39OG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CX4X/FCRT39OG/FE0CX4XFCRT39OG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CX4X/FCRT39OG/FE0CX4XFCRT39OG.SMALL.jpg mydogellen Every year I try to participate in a bicycle-related art auction that gives the proceeds to a local community-run bike shop that recycles and rebuilds old bikes. I usually attempt to make bike-inspired items using fabric, thread, or yarn. This year I set out to make a knit bicycle. I wish there was ...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 13:39:06 PST
Knit Condom http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Condom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9G3Q/FCEIJ8QI/FJH9G3QFCEIJ8QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9G3Q/FCEIJ8QI/FJH9G3QFCEIJ8QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9G3Q/FCEIJ8QI/FJH9G3QFCEIJ8QI.SMALL.jpg frostedface While completely impractical, this knitting project makes a very hilarious gift to a special someone who thinks you are completely nuts about knitting. I started this project not knowing what it would turn out to be. I was just learning how to knit with 4 double pointed needles and i had wanted to ...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2008 07:38:58 PST