Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - craft - craft - popular Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:27:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to recycle a plastic bottle
How to recycle a plastic bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu Make a broom with the use of the plastic bottle Cut off the bottom Cut off the bottom of the plastic bottle. Cut off the top Cut off the top of the one. Clip the one Clip the one with scissors. Wear the one Wear the one over another. Make a hole Make a hole to screw. Fix a handle F...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
Nature Inspired Notebook Cover
Nature Inspired Notebook Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> hinagiku I really like being in the nature and I usually spend hours looking at "nature"tags on tumblr.This is actually my diary I wanted to personalize it a bit and I am really happy with the result :)) Materials -a notebook-Acrylic paint(black and brown)-a view picture-glue-scissors-puzzle glue(or somet...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:21:37 PST
DIY string art
DIY string art - More DIY How To Projects]]> KateMudge This is a DIY string project I made for my sisters wedding. She asked me to make a sign for the entrance of the reception. I wanted to make it something special and original. I searched everywhere for ideas and loved the look of string art. Everybody at the wedding absolutely loved it and I received...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:15:35 PST
Mechanical Heart
Mechanical Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> sandrartes Small box made with polymer clay, with rudimentary mechanism. You can fill it with love words and offer to someone special! Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay- 2 cookie cutters with 2 different sizes - fimo liquid - Epoxy glue - embossing powder - head pin - Ribbon end crimp - key cha...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 00:42:21 PST
Upcycled LEGO Crayons
Upcycled LEGO Crayons - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus What starts as one little box of crayons can multiply into a massive basket as soon as you turn your back--instantly you've got a mess of waxy fragments of questionable color and origin on your hands. These pieces have a way of falling to the bottom of the barrel in favor for the pointy, shiny new c...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:56 PST
USB powered LED Tracing Light Box
USB powered LED Tracing Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi Build a portable USB powered Light Box to help trace pictures from books or assist with your craft activities.Whats different about this Light Box is that it is super slim so it can be slipped behind the page of a book easily and is powered off a USB port so is conveniently portable and compact. Gre...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:08:56 PST
DIY Aluminum Foil Millennium Falcon
DIY Aluminum Foil Millennium Falcon - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cyndal Welcome to my first Instructable! I’m here to guide you through the steps I used to create great geeky art. I used a coloring book page of a Millenium Falcon (you can use any design you choose) and everyday materials you may already have at home. If you make some geeky art of your own, I’d love to s...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 15:50:09 PST
Beer Coasters
Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlink3 I made a bunch of these little guys to give away to all our guests at our Christmas Party. They were a big hit. I even had several extra for those last minute gifts. So easy and you can really use any kind of cardboard, paper, or fabric, it doesn't have to be beer boxes. :) What you need. 1. 4x4 ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 07:01:34 PST
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
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics - More DIY How To Projects]]> vintageretroantique How to Transfer Graphics Onto T-Shirts and More Iron on transfers are great for t-shirts, and once you know how to apply your own custom images to fabric with the use of iron on transfer sheets, the possibilities are endless!  You can make custom clothing, tote bags, aprons, and much more.  Whether...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:51:20 PDT
Cherry Blossom Art From Soda Bottle in 11 Easy Steps
Cherry Blossom Art From Soda Bottle in 11 Easy Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cute DIY Projects This awesome painting project will show you how you can easily paint your own cherry blossoms in 11 simple steps, and end up with an impressive artwork that you will be proud of. All it requires is a few supplies, a little creativity and would you believe, an empty soda bottle! It's fun, hands on an...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:11:03 PST
Origami Fireworks
Origami Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'm making an awesome craft that makes cute decor for Christmas. It's called origami fireworks because it looks like fireworks when you spin it Supplies 1- scissors2- 15 sheets of 9x9 cm paper Fold Fold the paper diagonally both waysNow fold the paper in four...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:35:36 PST
How To Make A Log Truck...quick and easy!
How To Make A Log Truck...quick and easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman This instructable shows how to put together a log truck using simple tools and materials. I realize some people will not have all these tools, but any well equipped craft or art studio should have some of them. I enjoy making things, lately I have been doing scale models. Please follow along as step...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:42:59 PST
DIY Perler Bead Bowl
DIY Perler Bead Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> jujubee31 This is a super easy craft to make and it's fun to do with your kids! (Be careful doing this with small children may be a chocking hazard) You can use this for organization or for looks! Gather Your Materials •vegetable oil•perler beads •oven safe bowl you want the final product to look like •ov...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:20:34 PST
Create Yarn Pom Poms Using a Fork
Create Yarn Pom Poms Using a Fork - More DIY How To Projects]]> aweekfromthursday Pom Poms are a basic craft staple. They're remarkably easy to make yourself. It takes less than a minute to make a pom pom. Most crafters will have the supplies, because all you need is yarn and a fork.  Making these pom poms are also an easy way to use up leftover yarn that's just hanging around th...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 11:57:13 PST
How to make a vase for a single flower
How to make a vase for a single flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu I introduce a way to reuse burnt out a light bulb to the vase for the single flower. Materials Prepare materials, burnt out the light bulb, pliers, a hammer, an awl, a bolt. Remove Parts Remove metal parts of the tip with the use of pliers. Break a Grass Break a grass of the tip with the us...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:11:19 PDT
Calm Bottle (aka Glitter Jar)
Calm Bottle (aka Glitter Jar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativesocialworker I am a child/adolescent therapist and these "calm bottles" are a fun intervention primarily used for emotional regulation.  For more activities visit Creative Clinical Social Worker. Goals: Decreasing anxiety, fear, self-harming behaviors, etc.; Anger management; Expressive/physical release Suppl...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:58:18 PDT
Glovebox/Ashtray Trash Pouch
Glovebox/Ashtray Trash Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> agwayne Vehicles have a lot of bells and whistles but they don't have any where to put your trash other than you're ashtray and passenger floor board. I'm going to show you how to make a pretty simple trash pouch that can fold up in you're ashtray or glove box and be easily removed to be emptied and washed....
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:04:35 PDT
how to make PAPER
how to make PAPER - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tom Howbridge Homemade paper Is fairly easy to make and is very rewarding. Make a wood frame I used a mitre saw to make a frame with mitred joints then just glue two blocks at ether side and put 4 screws in you could also use a handsaw and just overlap the corners or you could even use a picture frame. Addin...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:37:35 PDT
DIY Adventure Time Enchiridion
DIY Adventure Time Enchiridion - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nerd Builds I've really wanted an Enchiridion from Adventure Time but all the ones I found were all kind of expensive. That plus i didn't find any that i though good enough for the money. So i decided to try and make my own.Also this is my first attempt at a fully documented instructable so please feel free to ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:47:53 PDT
DIY "Brown" Bag (waxed canvas lunch bag)
DIY "Brown" Bag (waxed canvas lunch bag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> asergeeva Inspired by this Etsy blog post, I became intrigued with the waxed canvas process and decided to try it over the weekend. I loved the end result so much that I made an extra dinner last night just so that I could bring lunch to work this morning! This DIY is a great way to to replace your brown pape...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:28:36 PDT
Easy Incense Holders
Easy Incense Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> asergeeva Incense gets a bad rap for being too hippie but I love it – especially this sage version. Up until this weekend, I was burning my incense in an old Altoids case so it was about time for an upgrade. I made these holders from air-dry clay which I then painted and varnished. It takes a few days for th...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:10:17 PDT
Homemade Flower Hat
Homemade Flower Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erica_DIY It’s a French tradition dating back to the 1800s where a couple would preserve mementos from their wedding and marriage together in a glass cloche bell jar. One of the many sentimental items included, besides jewelry, photographs and locks of their babies hair, is the bride’s wedding crown which...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:20 PDT
Foam Creations: The Hook
Foam Creations: The Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> ABCass1 You can make almost everything out of foam. You can use these steps to make your own ideas come to life. It's easy, somewhat fast and it's cheap. Think about it... Go to your local decor store pick a piece of art and compare the price to make it or the price to buy. But then again if you make it, it...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:57 PDT
How to make your own Cthulhu Plushie
How to make your own Cthulhu Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nekomaki If you enjoy H.P Lovecraft's works or just want a miniature version of the Great Old One itself, you can now make your own! For this project, you will need the following: Dark Green Fabric Green Felt Black Buttons Sewing needle Dark Green ThreadPoly-Fil Cotton Balls White and Black Charcoal Penc...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:47:30 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue!
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Canvas Shoes!
Canvas Shoes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> notnowmyheadhurts LETS PUT A SMILE ON THAT...SHOE? Good News Everyone! You're all probably wondering why I've gathered you all here today, well I have a fun project for you! A project that will make you the coolest Bat around! The Concepts: You can transfer an image onto a canvas by covering the back of said image wi...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 13:26:40 PDT
Paper Flowers
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ziggiau I wanted to make a bouquet of paper flowers for my mother-in-law which were also child friendly to create. These flowers needed to last rather than be glorious for a brief moment in time. So I went hunting for paper flower instructions. There were so many fantastic origami and kusadama examples, and...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:22:45 PDT
Straw Glider
Straw Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrJB A wonderful alternative for those who don't have the skill or patience to fold paper airplanes. The Straw Glider is simply two strips of paper, a straw and some tape. Together they can fly over forty feet.As a teacher I advocate using these to teach measurement, the scientific method, and following ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 13:15:05 PDT
Water Bottle Sheath (Klean Kanteen)
Water Bottle Sheath (Klean Kanteen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimamonsta I don't know about you, but I don't drink enough water. I also know that carrying a water bottle isn't for everyone. But you have to admit, if you do carry one, you are likely to drink more water than someone who doesn't. Pretty obvious right? These days, we are lucky, anyone who is reading this i...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:31:00 PDT
Photo-Pebbles..Easy as D-I-Y!
Photo-Pebbles..Easy as D-I-Y! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kitstart These Cute Glass pebbles are the perfect no-reason-but-just-'cause gift! I wanted to give my mom something that had siblings and I as kids (Mothers Day Gift, Anyone?). These are Super easy so lets get started! What You Need: Supplies:Floral Glass Pebbles (The Less Shiny, the better)Mod-P...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:47 PDT
Quill Me A Heart
Quill Me A Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Quilling is amazing...when I discovered it ...I went many design possibilities ...just with paper! If you haven't got into quilling...I recommend you try will love it! My first quilled project in Instructables was this it will show you all the basic shapes. Try that and t...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:39:07 PST
DIY Spray Paint
DIY Spray Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativity123 This Instructable shows you how to make your own DIY Spray Paint. It is very fun and easy to do, and it works great. Enjoy!! Supplies You will need: -Empty and Cleaned Out Spray Bottles -Acrylic Paints -Water -Paper Towels.  Here I used paper towels to cover my work station, because I didn't wa...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:51:56 PST
Simple Knit Pillow
Simple Knit Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> bdickson1 Brighten up your living room by making your own simple knit pillow! For more details see my blog Materials you'll need: - 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver in Pumpkin (worsted weight acrylic yarn) - US size 8 knitted needles - 16 x 16 inch Pillow form - Yarn needle - US size I crochet ...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:01:49 PST
Bottle Cap Brooches
Bottle Cap Brooches - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 First off, I just wanted to say that there are many other great instructables on making similar projects, I just wanted to add mine to the list. I love making little things like this, and these are very easy and cheap to make. The result is a cool little brooch that you can attach anywhere. You can...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 04:57:26 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
Clothespin dolls
Clothespin dolls - More DIY How To Projects]]> mdhaworth How to create a doll out of a clothespin--easy and fun.Enjoy!Melissahttp://underconstructionblog.typepad.com Supplies A round clothespin/doll pin (available at craft stores like Michaels) Scraps of cotton fabric and felt yarn or felt for hair embroidery floss ball point pen...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2007 23:35:04 PST
3D Paper Snowflake In Four Easy Steps!
3D Paper Snowflake In Four Easy Steps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> KayyGordon Seriously, it is very easy! All you need are these four basic materials:1. paper2. scissors3. tape4. stapler Paper Start with a square piece of paper. Fold this into a triangle by folding in half once. Next, fold this triangle in half to form a smaller triangle. Cutting Begin to cut three slit...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:27:56 PST
Transforms socks into warmers
Transforms socks into warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Little Treasures When I saw these beige - gray speckled socks I knew I had to have them. They are kids' size but that was exactly what I needed for this project. This is a simple tutorial how to transform socks into wrist-warmers. You need a pair of socks. Cut toes' part Cut off the toes part. Work on sock T...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:08:56 PST
How to Make Clayduino
How to Make Clayduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> faziefazie I love to make a cool project with Arduino. And play with clay is also easy and fun. Then why not to make the replica of our Arduino. So today I will show you how to make a replica of an Arduino Okay, let's get started! Materials and tools You will need: Clay*: - Dark Blue - Grey - Red - Black...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 06:36:47 PDT
Felt Coaster
Felt Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sveg My wife thought it was a bad idea protect the new sofa we needed some coasters that didn't look like a bargain from a charity shop. I found a cool designer felt coaster by zigzign a Danish company and thought I could make one. No offence but I think mine came out a little better. Although ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 15:24:11 PDT
Layered Crayon Candles
Layered Crayon Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Make Your Very Own Cyclops Kitty!
How to Make Your Very Own Cyclops Kitty! - More DIY How To Projects]]> KaydeeKrunk This adorable little Cyclops Kitty is surprisingly simple to make, and makes an adorable companion for all of your adventures! Materials: Polymer Clay Tin Foil Lanyard String (Or other "whisker-like" material) Marble, Bead, or Taxidermy Eye Optional: Paint Glaze Embellishments Step 1: Concept & ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 01:55:08 PDT
DIY Patterned Concrete Planters
DIY Patterned Concrete Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz My mom asked me to make some concrete planters for her few weeks ago but I was really busy doing other stuffs (study!!). By the time I was ready for a break I noticed that instructables has launched a concrete contest! (Lucky me!!). I couldn't wait and made some right away! In this instructable I'll...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 01:34:13 PDT
Fun Puppet Craft!
Fun Puppet Craft! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz Puppets are cute, funny, and they're all around the world! it's really interesting to see that almost every culture has the concept of puppetry, though they vary widely. When I saw the puppet contest I decided to make traditional south Asian (Indian sub-continent) puppets. This was my first attempt ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 08:06:07 PDT
Hand Engraved Glasses!
Hand Engraved Glasses! - More DIY How To Projects]]> paper_faces In this instructable I will be showing you how I like to hand engrave my own glasses. These make great gifts for birthdays, weddings, or even just to decorate your own home! So let's get started!  Things you will need: -Dremel -Diamond engraving tips -Inkjet waterslide paper (I buy mine from Amazo...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:16:03 PDT
How to Make Colorful Flowers with Curling Ribbons
How to Make Colorful Flowers with Curling Ribbons - More DIY How To Projects]]> pauljuliadesigns Are you looking for a fun craft project? Making these colorful flowers using curling ribbons may be the perfect one. I had many ribbons of different colors I no longer needed. Instead of throwing them out, I thought of making something useful and beautiful out of them. I just wasn't sure what. Then...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:50:45 PDT
No Sew No Glue -Wall Quilt Art
No Sew No Glue -Wall Quilt Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Do you love patch work?....see an amazing wall quilt you would love to hang on your wall...but just don't have the sewing skills or the do that?  I've seen and admired so many quilts...but just couldn't picture myself...cutting and sewing all those delicate squares...I was positive'l...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:01:38 PDT
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie - More DIY How To Projects]]> emily ann Here's a cute fabric fortune cookie that would be a perfect, straight-from-the-heart gift for Dad on Father's Day. It's really easy to make, and you can add your own personalized fortune! Gather Your Materials What you'll need for this project: -Some sort of thick fabric (felt is ideal, but I us...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:41:48 PDT
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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