Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - gift - craft - present Wed, 27 May 2015 03:04:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Map/Journey Wall Art
Map/Journey Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mielameri While wandering around a department store in the pre-holiday rush, I stumbled upon a cool piece of artwork featuring a map of London. Since my sister is an Anglophile, my first thought was 'Score! Into the trolley you go." However, as other items piled up, and my mental tally of budget vs amount of ...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:19:04 PST
Mason Jar Christmas Light
Mason Jar Christmas Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> DjPR3S Don't know what to give your grandmother, mom, or loved ones for Christmas, and you haven't gotten anything yet...? Well here is a cheap awesome Christmas gift that anyone will love! --------------------------------------------------------------Materials Mason Jar (1X)Red, green and white paintStraw...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:27:14 PST
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks
Cute wooden Christmas countdown blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenn_huls These blocks are simple to make, great beginner wood project that will be a great keepsake for you and your family. Makes great inexpensive presents for your friends or your kids teachers at school. Here is what you need:4x4 post (not pressure treated) you can find these at lowe's, home depot or you...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:13:19 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> AngryRedhead Some of my favorite funny family moments involve Pictionary and people guessing the oddest things similar to Jess calling out, "BABY FISH MOUTH!" in When Harry Met Sally, and strangely enough When Harry Met Sally actually makes several classic Christmas movie lists.  My favorite is the New Year's pa...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration
Abominal Snowman Hunting Trophy Christmas Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> alannan Remember Bumble from the Rudolph cartoon? Well I thought it'd be fun to make a Bumble hunting trophies for my sisters. I'd probably do it a little differently, were I to do it again, but this is how I created it. Please feel free to add tips on how you would do a step differently in the comments tha...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:56:02 PST
Zipper Heart Necklace/Anklet
Zipper Heart Necklace/Anklet - More DIY How To Projects]]> escricca These are pictures of the presents I gave my friend for Valentine's Day. We like to go all out when giving each other presents for almost any occasion, and this year was the first time we wanted to celebrate Valentine's Day. I decided I wanted to make her a necklace, since I almost always give her h...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 06:35:01 PDT
Creative Valentines Gift
Creative Valentines Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chip Fixes I wanted to give my girlfriend a unique gift for Valentines Day and the idea of putting something special inside a light bulb came to me after seeing an Instructable on how to make light bulb coat hangars. I was expecting it to be a lot more work than it was. I was actually able to complete the proj...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 18:13:48 PST
Decorating Tissue Paper with Homemade Stamps
Decorating Tissue Paper with Homemade Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie In this instructable you will not only learn how to decorate tissue paper for the holidays with stamps, but also how to make the stamps. These stamps are inexpensive, easy to make, and only take a few minutes to create! All you need to get started is a hot glue gun and some containers from a toy ven...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 21:59:19 PST
How to Make an Easy-Tear Notepad
How to Make an Easy-Tear Notepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you ever wondered how to make a notepad that you could tear out pages easily, without ripping the paper? Well, I discovered an easy way to make these notepads. There is only one answer: hotglue. I love hot glue guns. For me, they solve my everyday problems from repairing broken things to just g...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 12:08:34 PST
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> Miscelinious Thank you for checking out my Instructable! This is my entry for the Father's Day contest (Scoochmaroo Challenge). Many men sport watches they grow attached to. Unfortunately, these watches may break and become unusable to tell time. Here, I have taken my dad's most recent watch (that amazingly bro...
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 16:45:25 PDT
Homemade Present Bow
Homemade Present Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> SeedRally Did you forget to buy bows for your gifts this holiday season? Do you have free time to get them but would rather do something creative? Well how about you try and make your own homemade present bows.  They're creative, unique, and a great conversation piece! A homemade bow can add a bit of persona...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:39:02 PST
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> ninjacow258 Since I don't often buy art materials, making gift boxes simply becomes a chore in my attempts to hunt down paper (for my lack of cardstock or anything of the kind) that is strong enough to hold materials. However, one day when I was preparing for school, I had an epiphany about one of the most ob...
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Mon, 2 May 2011 17:12:02 PDT
Origami Fish Mobile
Origami Fish Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickharris How to make an attractive fish mobile from paper. All of the fish are made from paper. As a demonstration I will use plain paper but for the mobile I recommend you use wrapping paper in your favourite design.The steps are illustrated in the following photographs. You will need some scissor...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2009 09:48:02 PDT
Make Tree Limb Coasters
Make Tree Limb Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> modhomeecteacher A fallen limb all sliced up turns into a naturally appealing set of coasters. (I see a Mother's Day present.) You need a chop saw or miter saw, some wood stain and a sealer. Materials You need a chop or miter saw, a sander, wood stain, a polyurethane sealer or a craft sealer, foam brush, felt fo...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 02:31:33 PDT
Star Shaped Ribbons
Star Shaped Ribbons - More DIY How To Projects]]> BlindSight Wanna learn How To Make professional looking star-shaped ribbons?Watch the video or follow that Instructable You need.. - ribbon roll(s) - 4 pins - a stapler cut 12" of ribbon start cutting about 12" of ribbon fix pins and ribbon Dispose 3 pins as a triangle, then fix the ribbon using the 4...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 10:32:37 PST
Lifecasting - hands
Lifecasting - hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> stienman One of the engineers I work with was fascinated by a hand casting booth at the 2005 Ann Arbor Art Fairs. The operator would, for a nominal fee, mix a container of goop into which the customer would insert their hand, or occasionally couples would insert their clasped hand. A smaller container was ...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2007 06:26:42 PDT
Inflatable Love Seat
Inflatable Love Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo An inflatable shrine to my girlfriend. It was the tackiest and softest thing I could think of making. It would make a fine addition to anyone's home Go get stuff. materials:- 9 yards of 62" wide canvas- 6 yards of 60" wide material of choice for cover background (something soft, something cheap)-...
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Mon, 19 Feb 2007 01:54:20 PST
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> kqrpnb Merry Christmas everyone! I came up with this neat wrapping idea Christmas '05, and my gift recipients really like it. It makes opening presents that much faster. Materials needed: - Ribbon (preferably thin, need not match the paper) - Wrapping paper (preferably pretty) - Present (preferably cubica...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006 15:15:58 PST