Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - craft - decoration http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 23:21:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wire Savannah Acacia http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Savannah-Acacia/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:51:48 PDT
Diy Paper Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Paper-Wall-Decor/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:46:57 PDT
Binder/bulldog Clip Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Binderbulldog-Clip-Star/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:07 PDT
Stretched Pikachu Pelt http://www.instructables.com/id/Stretched-Pikachu-Pelt/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:15:25 PDT
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted http://www.instructables.com/id/Extraordinary-Eggs-Painted/
Extraordinary Eggs : Painted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/CX8E/HTFI6DWX/FQYCX8EHTFI6DWX.SMALL.jpg sreyassony How to make wonderful egg shell paintings?Eggshells are waste materials. But it is not so. It can be used for many craft works. Materials Required 1. Egg shells2. Fabric paints3.Painting brush How to take the egg shell in the appropriate shape? 1.Take an egg and strike its bottom part with a k...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:16:12 PDT
Old Gift Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Gift-Card-Boxes/
Old Gift Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LJ1Z/HT9AYIYR/FO5LJ1ZHT9AYIYR.SMALL.jpg Tait_Clements Take an old gift card and transform it into a crafty little box with endless possibilities!   Gather Materials & Find The Perfect Card Materials:Dig out an old gift card that has little or no sentimental value. You can also use brand new cards if you have a ton of extras, or just want a nice,...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:11:10 PDT
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Yarn-Wraped-Painted-Jars/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 PST
Butterfly Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-Wreath/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:27:47 PST
Facebook Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Facebook-Greeting-Card/
Facebook Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/VVB3/HPIGR2JZ/FDWVVB3HPIGR2JZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/VVB3/HPIGR2JZ/FDWVVB3HPIGR2JZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/VVB3/HPIGR2JZ/FDWVVB3HPIGR2JZ.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I wanted to create a post for my Facebook page for the holidays so I decided to do a collage and make a Facebook Greeting Card. I am referring to it as EAT, DRINK, BE MERRY supplies The supplies are simple, large base paper, I used 18X24 scissors, glue stick, magazines or any other collage materi...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:55:07 PST
Paper heart decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-heart-decorations-1/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 PST
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Abominal-Snowman-Hunting-Trophy-Christmas-Decorati/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
DIY Candy Cane Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Candy-Cane-Christmas-Ornament/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:58:54 PST
Jug o' lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Jug-o-lanterns/
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:41:20 PDT
Simple paper pumpkin decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-paper-pumpkin-decoration/
Simple paper pumpkin decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UUVL/HMMF5RVV/FJFUUVLHMMF5RVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UUVL/HMMF5RVV/FJFUUVLHMMF5RVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/UUVL/HMMF5RVV/FJFUUVLHMMF5RVV.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson Hi, In this instructable i will show you how to make a simple pumpkin decoration, these can be done in a range of sizes are incredibly easy to make Materials and tools Materials 5 x orange sheets of card or heavy weight paper 1 x green sheet of card or heavy weight paper 1 x black sheet of card o...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:53:19 PDT
Textured Ceramic Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Textured-Ceramic-Coasters/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 14:14:56 PDT
Clay Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-Pumpkins/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:29:00 PDT
Layered Crayon Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Crayon-Candles/
Layered Crayon Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/NQXD/HLZRQUDY/FRGNQXDHLZRQUDY.SMALL.jpg ramannoodles Use crayons to create unique candles for your home or as a gift for a loved one. Approximate completion time: 45-60 minutes per candle. Ages 12+, or ages 6-11 with adult supervision and assistance. Gather Supplies Crayons (any brand) Shredded wax (any brand) White or uncolored scented wax (optio...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:11:15 PDT
Post-It Origami Icosahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-It-Origami-Icosahedron/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 02:59:24 PDT
Foam Ring Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Ring-Decorations/
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:54:12 PDT
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Painted-Wine-Bottle/
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/AA0Y/HH2VMQNQ/FN1AA0YHH2VMQNQ.SMALL.jpg deathrogue This project uses chalkboard paint to create a label on a clean glass bottle. This will work on any glass surface, such as a mason jar, soda bottle, or even glass tumblers or wine glasses. I chose to use a wine bottle and then fill it with M&M's to keep in the kitchen. Cleaning the Bottle For thi...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 07:31:43 PDT
PULLEY PLANTER http://www.instructables.com/id/PULLEY-PLANTER/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 15:01:39 PDT
Origami Heron with flapping wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Heron-with-flapping-wings/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 06:28:34 PDT
Epic String Star Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-String-Star-Wall-Decor/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 22:29:11 PST
Cut the Rope box/ bauble http://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-the-Rope-box-bauble/
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 10:11:53 PST
10 strip woven ball http://www.instructables.com/id/10-strip-woven-ball/
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 04:35:20 PST
Christmas Stocking with LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Stocking-with-LED-lights/
Christmas Stocking with LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/04B4/H8NA3UT9/FTX04B4H8NA3UT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/04B4/H8NA3UT9/FTX04B4H8NA3UT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/04B4/H8NA3UT9/FTX04B4H8NA3UT9.SMALL.jpg Aleisis This project began as a way to use up some oddments of fabric I had stored away. Many of the Christmas stockings you see for sale are modern in appearance and often rather tasteless, so I decided to make one with a richer, more antique feel to it, and a curled-up toe as a nod to the tradition that S...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:27:13 PDT
LED Felted Star http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Felted-Star/
LED Felted Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I2RK/H8NA3UHC/FWTI2RKH8NA3UHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I2RK/H8NA3UHC/FWTI2RKH8NA3UHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/I2RK/H8NA3UHC/FWTI2RKH8NA3UHC.SMALL.jpg Aleisis This is a fun little project - a guide to making an unusual decoration just in time for Christmas! I used handmade felt, but any fabric would do. The main feature is a colour-changing LED light in the middle of the star. I've used a technology called conductive thread, which looks and behaves like c...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:20:11 PDT
3-D Tree Cutout http://www.instructables.com/id/3-D-Tree-Cutout/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 09:10:31 PDT
Recycle Old Light Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-Light-Bulbs/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 17:02:53 PDT
Easter Egg Decoration or Gift Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Egg-Decoration-or-Gift-Craft/
Easter Egg Decoration or Gift Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQLM/GYQESWIY/F6CYQLMGYQESWIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQLM/GYQESWIY/F6CYQLMGYQESWIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQLM/GYQESWIY/F6CYQLMGYQESWIY.SMALL.jpg erinboo420 This is a very fun (and messy) Easter craft to use as decoration or even to give to a family member, friend, or teacher! Kids are encouraged to participate!! Supplies Initial Steps Supplies Used 1 spool of Red Heart Fashion Crochet Thread in a spring color  balloon (I used 22.8cm size balloons) S...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:59:52 PST
Finnish Paper Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Finnish-Paper-Star/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 23:29:58 PST
Christmas Tree Ninja Star(inator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Ninja-Starinator/
Christmas Tree Ninja Star(inator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/6ET4/GUS75DZY/FC76ET4GUS75DZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/6ET4/GUS75DZY/FC76ET4GUS75DZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/6ET4/GUS75DZY/FC76ET4GUS75DZY.SMALL.jpg inator These pinwheel ornaments make a unique addition to the tree, and a ton can be made at once so they can also be given as gifts. Materials: Squares of fabric (these are about 3") Fusible interfacing Beads/buttons ribbon scissors hot glue gun measuring tape iron Cut out squares of fabric (or us...
By: inator

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:03:11 PST
Stix to Bones- Skeleton Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Stix-to-Bones-Skeleton-Puppet/
Stix to Bones- Skeleton Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/OQS0/GUJKEWBU/FGBOQS0GUJKEWBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/OQS0/GUJKEWBU/FGBOQS0GUJKEWBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/OQS0/GUJKEWBU/FGBOQS0GUJKEWBU.SMALL.jpg dismissie Among this Summer's stock of popsicles and ice cream bars were some chocolate bars with curvy sticks. They looked like great material to make something with, so i saved them. Along comes Halloween, and all of a sudden the sticks are starting to look a lot like bones, so that inspired me to try maki...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 11:07:24 PDT
How to Make Quick and Easy Model Wire Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Quick-and-Easy-Model-Wire-Trees/
How to Make Quick and Easy Model Wire Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/74KR/GU94GLWU/FCG74KRGU94GLWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/74KR/GU94GLWU/FCG74KRGU94GLWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/74KR/GU94GLWU/FCG74KRGU94GLWU.SMALL.jpg lukeaness This guide will take you through the steps to create quick and easy model wire trees. These trees are great for model railroads, architectural and landscape models, or simply for decoration around your home (if you're into that kind of stuff). These instructions will take you through the steps to cr...
By: lukeaness

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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:19:24 PDT
Nice and easy cardboard decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-and-easy-cardboard-decorations/
Nice and easy cardboard decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/THP6/GU1I4K93/FOBTHP6GU1I4K93.SMALL.jpg elimasmx Here I'll show you how to do nice, easy and practically free cardboard decorations. Now, find some corrugated cardboard and get to work! Get your stuff You will need some corrugated cardboard, a pencil and an x-acto knife or cutter. I prefer the one that has only one blade because it is sharper a...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 00:07:05 PDT
How to Crochet an Amigurumi Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-an-Amigurumi-Owl/
How to Crochet an Amigurumi Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/3Q07/GTXBIJ1K/FWF3Q07GTXBIJ1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/3Q07/GTXBIJ1K/FWF3Q07GTXBIJ1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/3Q07/GTXBIJ1K/FWF3Q07GTXBIJ1K.SMALL.jpg sstine Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small stuffed animals. Patterns for various different animals and styles can be found online and many are simple enough that a person with basic knowledge of crochet would have a wide selection of what they can make. These animals are often mad...
By: sstine

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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:40:10 PDT
Ceramic? Paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Paper/
Ceramic? Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/B2Z3/GSUT2OQE/FWZB2Z3GSUT2OQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/B2Z3/GSUT2OQE/FWZB2Z3GSUT2OQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/B2Z3/GSUT2OQE/FWZB2Z3GSUT2OQE.SMALL.jpg AnneNopper In my country, serpentine paper (used at parties) is mainly used in carnival. Once I find it a great waste, I decided to do something more useful with this. The good thing of the ceramic paper is if you have children at home! This ceramics is unbreakable, proof of destroyers! Here, learning to make...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 13:02:32 PDT
Yarn Spiral http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Spiral/
Yarn Spiral - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AL28/GOL8AZLH/FWVAL28GOL8AZLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AL28/GOL8AZLH/FWVAL28GOL8AZLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AL28/GOL8AZLH/FWVAL28GOL8AZLH.SMALL.jpg claireo831 I'm currently in the process of redecorating a red corduroy tote that a friend made me a couple years back.  At the time she let me pick out my own decorations, but looking back I'm not really sure what I was going for!  Then, I tried learning how to crochet and bought some cheap yarn in my favorite...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 22:01:17 PDT
Wall-Sized Raster Posters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sized-Raster-Posters/
Wall-Sized Raster Posters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IP95/GLWQVS17/FPQIP95GLWQVS17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IP95/GLWQVS17/FPQIP95GLWQVS17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/IP95/GLWQVS17/FPQIP95GLWQVS17.SMALL.jpg QuackMasterDan Feel like livening up your living area with something more than a common picture-frame? By using rasterizing software and some standard printing methods, you can take any of your favorite digital images and create an art-piece that will bring new life to your home. A raster image is made up of thou...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 15:59:31 PDT
Mexican Paper Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Paper-Flowers/
Mexican Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/DBLA/GKGL68EE/FBXDBLAGKGL68EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/DBLA/GKGL68EE/FBXDBLAGKGL68EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/DBLA/GKGL68EE/FBXDBLAGKGL68EE.SMALL.jpg miguelsterling These tissue paper flowers are lovely and exuberant, surprisingly easy to make, and infinitely customizable. I think I was taught how to make them in elementary school, but I had completely forgotten about them until a few years ago when I was getting ready for a party. After a few misfires, I got t...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:28:18 PST
Chalkboard Conversation Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Conversation-Heart/
Chalkboard Conversation Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LN7D/GJC3WNZY/FNJLN7DGJC3WNZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LN7D/GJC3WNZY/FNJLN7DGJC3WNZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LN7D/GJC3WNZY/FNJLN7DGJC3WNZY.SMALL.jpg starshipminivan This large, thick plaster heart decoration looks like a giant piece of the popular Valentine's Day candy and can be used to leave messages of regard for your own sweetheart.  Unlike its small, edible counterparts, this heart can be wiped clean to express a fresh sentiment anytime. For this project,...
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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 07:35:37 PST
Thanksgiving Picture Turkey Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Picture-Turkey-Magnets/
Thanksgiving Picture Turkey Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A2SM/GFRWS516/F2NA2SMGFRWS516.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A2SM/GFRWS516/F2NA2SMGFRWS516.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/A2SM/GFRWS516/F2NA2SMGFRWS516.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Turn your family and friends into turkey magnets!  Its the perfect holiday craft for children and a fun and silly way to decorate the kitchen for Thanksgiving. Materials Card Stock or Foam Paper - I wanted to make my turkeys with foam paper, but the craft supply stores I went to were all out from...
By: Carleyy

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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 12:10:25 PST
Thanksgiving Spoon Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Spoon-Magnets/
Thanksgiving Spoon Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8GYF/GFRWRN68/F808GYFGFRWRN68.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Decorate your refrigerator for the holidays with these spoon magnets.  Its a fun and easy craft project to do with the kids. I have included a PDF of  the pilgrims clothing so all you have to do is print, cut, and glue! Materials Spoons Googly Eyes: 2 per spoon Craft Glue Scissors Construction P...
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 21:58:58 PDT
UPCYCLED- DUAL PURPOSE EASTER CRITTER http://www.instructables.com/id/UPCYCLED-DUAL-PURPOSE-EASTER-CRITTER/
UPCYCLED- DUAL PURPOSE EASTER CRITTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/05C4/G79D4950/FO405C4G79D4950.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I call this an up-cycled dual purpose critter because it saves trees and recycles cardboard.   It is used for a table decoration AND a dinner napkin!  Several years ago my daughter and I started a family tradition.  We randomly decorate our dinner table just for the fun of it.  We use flowers, twigs...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 09:57:08 PDT
Art From Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-From-Cardboard/
Art From Cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/B8ZN/FY1ZA7AR/F6VB8ZNFY1ZA7AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/B8ZN/FY1ZA7AR/F6VB8ZNFY1ZA7AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/B8ZN/FY1ZA7AR/F6VB8ZNFY1ZA7AR.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This instructable may give some ideas on how to make some art for your walls. The material is reused corrugated cardboard. For these projects, I selected some disney characters,as well as the bird pictures you see, and I either free handed them, or used an opaque projecter to trace my patterns. C...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:36:09 PDT
Modular Cones for Crafts and More http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Cones-for-Crafts-and-More/
Modular Cones for Crafts and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/7CZ1/HABC86NV/F4S7CZ1HABC86NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/7CZ1/HABC86NV/F4S7CZ1HABC86NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/7CZ1/HABC86NV/F4S7CZ1HABC86NV.SMALL.jpg starshipminivan It's simple to roll paper into a cone but what if you want to make a cone that's a specific radius and height? What if you want the base to sit evenly on a flat surface? This will teach you how to make custom-sized cones for craft and home projects. I like using math in crafts BUT I know some peopl...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 11:10:03 PDT
Pop Bottle Snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Bottle-Snowman/
Pop Bottle Snowman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/GXAA/FPWWW8Q2/F2ZGXAAFPWWW8Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/GXAA/FPWWW8Q2/F2ZGXAAFPWWW8Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/GXAA/FPWWW8Q2/F2ZGXAAFPWWW8Q2.SMALL.jpg The Uber Maker This is a great project for kids, you'll have fun making these pop bottle snowmen! (Hint: Be creative! Try your hand at a pop bottle penguin, or maybe Rudolf or Santa Claus). Go to the next step for a materials list. What You Need - 2-Liter plastic soda bottle- Fine grit sand paper- Plastic spray...
By: The Uber Maker

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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 11:06:39 PST
Delightfully Dehydrated Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Delightfully-Dehydrated-Garland/
Delightfully Dehydrated Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/QN6R/FB7FC07E/FUFQN6RFB7FC07E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/QN6R/FB7FC07E/FUFQN6RFB7FC07E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/QN6R/FB7FC07E/FUFQN6RFB7FC07E.SMALL.jpg maplepapercuts Enjoy the sights and scents of this easy to make, dehydrated compilation of fruits, leaves, cinnamon and eucalyptus. Bring the beauty of the natural world into your home. Gather Supplies First you will need to gather all of your supplies: 1. Big Apples (Red & Green) 2. Big Naval Oranges 3. Euca...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 16:41:20 PST