Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - paint http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:13:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tin Can Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Planter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:51 PDT
Paint a Faux Marble Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Faux-Marble-Finish/
Paint a Faux Marble Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/W6CV/HZ9O8GAY/FLBW6CVHZ9O8GAY.SMALL.jpg dalekim Many years ago, I bought a marbleize kit to paint a table, and the results were surprisingly good. Equally surprising was how simple the kit was, so I will reproduce the steps here.The items you need are:4 colors of paint: black, gray, dark green, and white (In my case, I used black spray paint, and...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:03:47 PDT
Nature Watercolour Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Nature-Watercolour-Paint/
Nature Watercolour Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant Using the pigments in berries, leaves, flowers and other colourful things from nature you can make your own watercolour paint! I used some nature I found in my backyard. The idea behind this was an interest in using nature to create a relatively common material that can be used. What You Will Need:A...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:59:19 PDT
Sputnik Scultpure http://www.instructables.com/id/Sputnik-Scultpure/
Sputnik Scultpure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/1062/HZ9O5RTV/FIV1062HZ9O5RTV.SMALL.jpg Preval Make an affordable version of the popular Sputnik Sculpture for your home. What you'll need 1” to 2.5” smooth foam ballGold craft paint (Folk Art brand, No. 580 Taupe) 1 - 2 packs of bamboo skewers E6000 glue Plier snips PencilPreval SprayerNote: Our sculpture was made with a 2.5" foam ball. The...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:26:29 PDT
Textured Paint on Concrete Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Textured-Paint-on-Concrete-Block/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:39:17 PDT
Black Veil Brides War Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Veil-Brides-War-Paint/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:49:00 PDT
TEMPERA PAINT http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPRA-PAINT-Hidden-Images/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:08:05 PDT
Abstract Decorative Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Decorative-Painting/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:51:04 PDT
Telephone Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Telephone-Box/
Telephone Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/TQLA/HZ5DQZ6I/FVFTQLAHZ5DQZ6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/TQLA/HZ5DQZ6I/FVFTQLAHZ5DQZ6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/TQLA/HZ5DQZ6I/FVFTQLAHZ5DQZ6I.SMALL.jpg gviola hello everybody! i'm going to show you how i have created my project, I transformed my bedroom door into an english telephone box. this project is pretty easy to do, i hope you'll appreciate it. Materials what you need: -red, white and black acrylic paint-cutter -permanent markers -masking tape...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:52:02 PDT
How To Paint Urban Cammo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Urban-Cammo/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:58:50 PDT
Pokadot Pencil Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokadot-Pencil-Cup/
Pokadot Pencil Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4BOZ/HYZX5D13/FA94BOZHYZX5D13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4BOZ/HYZX5D13/FA94BOZHYZX5D13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4BOZ/HYZX5D13/FA94BOZHYZX5D13.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty This is a very easy and quick project to spice up any pencil cup or container. I do not recommend trying to do strips on the shape container I used it's very hard to get them to look right. I use things I had on hand and I really love the way to came out. Material For this project I used aRag ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:25:42 PDT
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-C3PO-and-R2D2-Painted-Shoes/
Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Shoes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/2DU0/HZ13FSTZ/FRB2DU0HZ13FSTZ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Star Wars C3PO and R2D2 Painted Heels!Yes--these are the shoes you are looking for!I was inspired by these R2D2 heels that Mikeasaurus did!I didn't add the tech and I mixed them up a bit...but who doesn't want mismatched droid shoes???I love the way these turned out! Total Geek Chic! The perfect pa...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:55:03 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-an-Old-Globe/
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/57Q8/HYY8ME6I/F8K57Q8HYY8ME6I.SMALL.jpg brn1986 Hey everyone! So, I love travelling and I especially love maps and globes.I've been seeing a bunch of stuff online about things you can make with globes and I decided to try my own spin on it. The plan was to make a chalkboard globe like I saw online but to outline the continents first as I still wa...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Doodle: A Cupcake, Hotdog, & Flip Flops (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doodle-A-Cupcake-Hotdog-Flip-Flops-Video/
Doodle: A Cupcake, Hotdog, & Flip Flops (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9DKA/HYY8KGH2/FS79DKAHYY8KGH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9DKA/HYY8KGH2/FS79DKAHYY8KGH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9DKA/HYY8KGH2/FS79DKAHYY8KGH2.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots Hi, Nami Mura Doodles here. In this video clip you will watch me doodle summer. These are some of my favorite things about summer. I've included some fun facts I bet you didn't know!I'm new on YouTube please subscribe to my channel for more great doodles!
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:40:39 PDT
Marble & Green Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Green-Nightstand/
Marble & Green Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez We found a stair designed nightstand who clearly needed to switch for red to green. Just paint job here. Find it Craigslist / Leboncoin Prepare It Take it apart.Sand it with high grade sand paper.Mask marble and inner sides.Tip : to get screws and hinges brand new, dip it in a bucket of aceton...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:59:48 PDT
Punisher Stencil (stencil Island Pieces) http://www.instructables.com/id/Punisher-Stencil-stencil-Island-Pieces/
Punisher Stencil (stencil Island Pieces) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GY69/HYVDMVFL/F14GY69HYVDMVFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GY69/HYVDMVFL/F14GY69HYVDMVFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GY69/HYVDMVFL/F14GY69HYVDMVFL.SMALL.jpg drakeschaefer Hello there! Today I will be giving a brief, and simple lessons on how to do stencils which include islands, or areas inside the shape, that aren't painted over. This method is for single colored stencils, but can be used for multi color with masking (I may do one in the future if enough people woul...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:12:14 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
Shabby Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Shabby-Flower-Pots/
Shabby Flower Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SMALL.jpg Preval Give new tera cotta pots a time worn look in just minutes, using a few inexpensive tools. What you'll need Silver craft paintTera cotta pots Burlap ScissorsPreval Sprayer Scrap paper Prepare the Preval Sprayer Since we’re using watery craft paint, we’re filling the Preval Sprayer jar with 1.5 ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:51:43 PDT
Shoe-Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shoes/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:26:24 PDT
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplex-Frames-For-Your-Artwork/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:06:04 PDT
Fabric Covered Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Covered-Containers/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 20:12:51 PDT
DIY GLOW JARS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOW-JARS/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:19:13 PDT
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-a-starnight-sky-themed-nursery-that-w/
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/ZTK8/HYJ3V4DZ/FABZTK8HYJ3V4DZ.SMALL.jpg kellechu Before I even had kids, I started painting my guest room in a star/night-sky theme because I am really, really, REALLY nuts for outer space and all things star-related. Like the "all-I-ever-wanted-to-be-was-an-astronaut-ever-since-I-was-a-little-girl" sort of obsession that has just grown stronger ...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:20:49 PDT
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Distressed-Antiqued-Paint-Finish/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:55:06 PDT
Clothing Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothing-Rack/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:39:15 PDT
John Kraft Inspired Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/John-Kraft-Inspired-Cabinets/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:25 PDT
Everything I Know About Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-I-Know-About-Stencils/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:21:12 PDT
Galaxy Fingernails http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Fingernails/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:27:18 PDT
Nightstand From 50's to Now http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-From-50s-to-Now/
Nightstand From 50's to Now - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ASR3/HY0IZKSP/FMKASR3HY0IZKSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ASR3/HY0IZKSP/FMKASR3HY0IZKSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ASR3/HY0IZKSP/FMKASR3HY0IZKSP.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Travel in time with your old furniture Find it You may find something old on craigslist (aka leboncoin.fr in France) or in your family. Mine is from my wife's grandmother. Take it apart Depending on your table design it will be more or less easier. Don't be lazy, paint coverage will be much be...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:56:12 PDT
Paint Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Paper/
Paint Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SMALL.jpg Geremy Mama IntroductionWhen I was little, I would always use to much glue.When it dried, it would turn into a clear sort of plastic. So I tried recreate that, but with color. Instead though I got a cool type of paper. This paper can be used for virtually anything. It's sturdy like construction paper, so you ca...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:08:39 PDT
recycled outdor furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/recycled-outdor-furniture/
recycled outdor furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/NLPY/HXVPYZJ8/FO7NLPYHXVPYZJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/NLPY/HXVPYZJ8/FO7NLPYHXVPYZJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/NLPY/HXVPYZJ8/FO7NLPYHXVPYZJ8.SMALL.jpg pnoyb This is just a quick project I thought would take me a day or so with drying time but with work and rainy weather I worked on his a bit here and there. the only items bought was the acrylic paint everything else I had at home or got from my parents. I just wanted cheap outdoor decor as most of whats...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:05:18 PDT
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Not-So-Southern-Sorority-Craft-The-21st-Paddle/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
paint a griffin statue http://www.instructables.com/id/paint-a-griffin-statue/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:06:43 PDT
Multicolor squares wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolor-squares-wall/
Multicolor squares wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/CK53/HXQF2LWX/F13CK53HXQF2LWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/CK53/HXQF2LWX/F13CK53HXQF2LWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/CK53/HXQF2LWX/F13CK53HXQF2LWX.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is easier than it looks. It's basically math and plotting. I have provided the equation and plotting technique I used to get my results. The size of the square varies on the number of squares wanted on the wall. The colors and styles are limitless. I did it using small cans of oops paints from ...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:06:53 PDT
Tassel Key Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Tassel-Key-Chain/
Tassel Key Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/RLP8/HXMKR1JI/FI3RLP8HXMKR1JI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/RLP8/HXMKR1JI/FI3RLP8HXMKR1JI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/RLP8/HXMKR1JI/FI3RLP8HXMKR1JI.SMALL.jpg Preval Personalize your key chain using a few simple and inexpensive items. Gather Supplies Here’s what you’ll need ..Scissors Suede cord Wooden beads in assorted sizes E6000 glue Craft paint Bamboo skewers Key ring You’ll also need …Preval Sprayer the box the Sprayer came in Painter's tape Nail polish...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:09:43 PDT
DIY Refurbished table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Refurbished-table/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:05:50 PDT
DIY stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-stencils/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:39:12 PDT
Funky Flip Flops using Oil Paint. http://www.instructables.com/id/Funky-Flip-Flops-using-Oil-Paint/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:52:07 PDT
Face 3D Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Art/
Face 3D Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SMALL.jpg Martin Balák This Instructables describes how to create a portrait of an interesting and original way. What is needed ideapersoncameracanvasold fix and inkpolargraph http://www.instructables.com/id/Polargraph-Drawing...software:Autodesk 123D Catch http://www.123dapp.co...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:43:06 PDT
Calavera scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Calavera-scarf/
Calavera scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1OTB/HXG6TA3X/FOG1OTBHXG6TA3X.SMALL.jpg Eldalote I got idea of making a custom scarf when I grinded something and that smell was really deadly ! :DIt was really easy and quick to make one and it was a loads of fun :) Materials You will need: black fabric paints brush thread and needlepencilscissorspins Cutting and sewing First step i...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:01:50 PDT
Paint Made from Berries & Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Made-from-Berries-Nature/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 PDT
Hexagonal Nut Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Nut-Earrings/
Hexagonal Nut Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/MLUQ/HXF57MBY/FEGMLUQHXF57MBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/MLUQ/HXF57MBY/FEGMLUQHXF57MBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/MLUQ/HXF57MBY/FEGMLUQHXF57MBY.SMALL.jpg crochetn After transforming screws into earrings (http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-Earrings/) I decided I wanted to make more industrial inspired jewelry! While at the local hardware store, I noticed some screw nuts and decided they were the perfect size and shape (who doesn't love hexagons?!) for more...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 20:10:00 PDT
Leaf Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Casting/
Leaf Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SMALL.jpg averyjo This fun activity will compliment your garden in anyway. I used this for a. 4-H project in my local county fair. You can turn this into an ornamental lawn piece or a birdbath, the options are endless. This whole project lasts about lasts about a week. Mounding First you need to make a mound if s...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 06:28:11 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-CaseHolder/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
Ombre Paint Your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ombre-Paint-Your-phone/
Ombre Paint Your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/GJO6/HX8HSXH2/F29GJO6HX8HSXH2.SMALL.jpg dvspec This is my first instructable, so let me know if something is not clear. A few years ago, I found a cover that I really liked, but it was twenty or thirty dollars. I'm a tightwad, so I found fingernail polish that looked similar to the holographic quality of the cover and painted the phone with it...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:45:36 PDT
Worli Painted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Worli-Painted-Lamp/
Worli Painted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T86J/HX7P5O87/FLDT86JHX7P5O87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T86J/HX7P5O87/FLDT86JHX7P5O87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T86J/HX7P5O87/FLDT86JHX7P5O87.SMALL.jpg robojune Enlighten Your living room with this beautiful piece of art Requirement all you need is :handmade paper ( or any thick paper)scissorsmetal wire ( that can bend )glue Paint make a rough sketch of a treeand then paint it up as shown:)Your base is ready Steps Firstly ,fold the paper from the ...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:41:17 PDT
Paint Paper Mache Kangaroo http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Paper-Mache-Kangaroo/
Paint Paper Mache Kangaroo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/MMB8/HX8HO118/FS7MMB8HX8HO118.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/MMB8/HX8HO118/FS7MMB8HX8HO118.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/MMB8/HX8HO118/FS7MMB8HX8HO118.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable you will be painting a paper mache kangaroo.You will need:- paper mache kangaroo,- acrylic paint,- paint brush,- old newspapers. Add the first coat of paint Paint the kangaroo from top to bottom and leave it to dry on old newspapers overnight. Paint the bottom of the kangar...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 22:51:23 PDT
Paint Paper Mache Easter Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Paper-Mache-Easter-Bunny/
Paint Paper Mache Easter Bunny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/P21Q/HX8HNSHC/FD7P21QHX8HNSHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/P21Q/HX8HNSHC/FD7P21QHX8HNSHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/P21Q/HX8HNSHC/FD7P21QHX8HNSHC.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable you will be painting a paper mache Easter bunny.You will need:- paper mache easter bunny,- acrylic paint,- paint brush,- old newspapers. Add the first coat of paint Paint the bunny from top to bottom and leave it to dry on old newspapers overnight. Paint the bottom of the b...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 22:39:45 PDT
Getting Stoned http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Stoned/
Getting Stoned - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PADH/HXEZ7AVJ/FVFPADHHXEZ7AVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PADH/HXEZ7AVJ/FVFPADHHXEZ7AVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/PADH/HXEZ7AVJ/FVFPADHHXEZ7AVJ.SMALL.jpg Triclaw Now that I have gotten your attention and, Aggravated, Enthused Aroused or Enraged you. I got you to take a look and it is not what you think . For this Instructable we will be making Concrete Roses. I used To make these all the time for Art insulations and sculptures they are quite easy a little fr...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:50:15 PDT