Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - decorating - paint Tue, 26 May 2015 09:13:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker I love anything thermocolor and am in the process of turning my life into a color-change paradise. It all started with a couple batches of DIY thermocolor paintWhat is thermocolor paint? Thermocolor paint is paint that changes color based on the temperature.If you liked my Instructable on how to ma...
By: TheProcrastibaker

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 May 2015 10:52:44 PDT
Once boring run of the mill jewelry box
Once boring run of the mill jewelry box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mommabearamanda I bought a stand alone jewelry box at my local retail gint and thought to myself, this could use some bling bling....So when I got it home, my rather very handy dandy mate put it together for me and thus began the visions of what can I do to thing to make it appealing....I rummaged through my arts a...
By: mommabearamanda

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:22:39 PDT
Sparkle Art
Sparkle Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> sherry.clodfelter.39 I am locally known for love of glitter. It can be messy but oh such fun and talk about adding pizzazz. All things sparkly are words I live by. So I had been planning on trying this step up from the usual word art I do. I wanted to bling it up a bit. Hope you enjoy and maybe try this with a tween or...
By: sherry.clodfelter.39

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:27:16 PDT
Picture Frame Chalkboard Door
Picture Frame Chalkboard Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> cadd291restore This was a school project that required us to reuse items from Habitat for Humanity Restore. This is what we created. Paint the Door First, we painted the door white to cover up any marks it had. The door was only primed when we purchased it. Creating Hangers We bought black shelving supports ...
By: cadd291restore

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:37:56 PDT
Painting A Mural
Painting A Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andydimarzio Once in a while I want to try new stuff. Mainly because I want to see how far I can get with creating things. Almost a year ago I was thinking that I really wanted to paint something, something big! Unfortunately, I'm no Michelangelo so no Sistine Chapel for me. Oh well, on with more simple stuff th...
By: Andydimarzio

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Apr 2015 11:58:22 PDT
Triangle Mural Wall Design
Triangle Mural Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This Instructable is for a Triangle Mural Wall Design. It is a decoration for our makerspace to brighten up the area and inspire creativity!MATERIALS:QTY DESCRIPTION1 Pencil1 Large T-Square or chalk lineA/R Primer Paint (Dark or Light depending on the colors you choose)A/R Latex Gloss Paint in many ...
By: Laserbird

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:50:19 PST
Lettered Or Solid Colored Mason Jar Vases
Lettered Or Solid Colored Mason Jar Vases - More DIY How To Projects]]> bensgalloway These beautiful and simplistic mason jar vases are perfect for ever occasion as well as for everyday furnishing. Their simple customizability is great for everyone. They can be used for a variety of things like holding flowers or candles. Gather Materials Materials that you will need:- Mason Jars...
By: bensgalloway

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Jan 2015 21:58:04 PST
An Art Affair to Remember
An Art Affair to Remember - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design We wanted to throw a beautiful, upscale party with an art theme, but there were few ready made decorations. What I could find were mostly for kids' parties. In the end, I made almost all the decorations and what I couldn't make I designed and ordered. The party looked amazing and was a great success...
By: Rhonda Chase Design

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:55:03 PST
Painted Fireplace
Painted Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tanya@ Faced with a bit of an eyesore for a fireplace: stained, faux stone (concrete) brick, "sauna wood" accents and gold vents and doors, I turned to paint for a quick fix! Apply Paint High heat enamel spray paint by Rust-Oleum expertly covered the brass accents and simple latex primer + paint in on...
By: Tanya@

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:27:48 PST
Celing Tile Headboard
Celing Tile Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Withered Perception A simple way to add a bit of rustic to your room. Seal, Seal, Seal! Most celing tiles have lead paint and/ or some form of asbestos. Pick up a latex, epoxy or urethane sealant at you local hardware store.We liked the look of the peeling cracking paint. With this being said we didn't want to sand...
By: Withered Perception

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:48:48 PST
Bar signs
Bar signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> mperkins433 After I made our pallet bar (check out my other instructable) I decided we need some signage. Since we had recently visited Kentucky and traveled the famous Bourbon Trail I wanted to incorporate it into our backyard. Painting This is one of my favorite and easiest things to do. I took some lefto...
By: mperkins433

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:46 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets)
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> paperplateandplane This is one update to your wall that you can keep on updating! These "bokeh lights" have been painted on old cookie sheets. Just change it up with homemade magnets -- photos of family, fun silhouettes, and letters to make catch phrases -- and you will have a wall that changes with each season or f...
By: paperplateandplane

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mongpoovian My wife and I have been considering repainting our stairwell for a while. To be more precise, we've wanted to repaint ever since some unfortunate plumbing issues left us with a big, ugly patch of unfinished drywall in our stairwell.But we faced the same existential debate all humans face when confro...
By: Mongpoovian

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:40:39 PST
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing - More DIY How To Projects]]> SonikaJAnand My hall way was white in color,the standard color the builder sells the new houses. Though I love white walls as it lights up the area, I felt tired of seeing the same color day in and out so for this contest I did a small make over. I decided to paint it a dark neutral color. I choose from a warm c...
By: SonikaJAnand

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:31:49 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design
Circuit Board Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This Instructable is how to create a circuit board design on your wall. These walls are part of our new makerspace and is part of the renovation process. The building that our makerspace resides has been run down for over 7 years and with the help of volunteers, we have been able to transform it int...
By: Laserbird

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin Hi,I'm going to show you a couple of ways to decorate your walls with a silhouette or an image of your choosing. These few easy steps require almost no artistic skills nor do they cost a lot to do.All you need is:-projector (you can also use an overhead projector for silhouettes).-Paint. I will expl...
By: vatkin

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos When we moved into our new house, one of the first projects that we undertook was to put together a nursery for our first baby that would be arriving in only a few months. We decided to go forest theme. The biggest part of this was a large wall mural that was composed of tree silhouettes. Here is a ...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:11 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall
Painting Murals on your Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrThomas303 Hi everyoneDoes your room lack flare or just look plain boring? Why not give it an artistic overhaul! This instructable will go over all the steps I took to spruce up my boring wall in my room. Hopefully by following these simple steps you can wow your friends and be the envy of your siblings. Wha...
By: MrThomas303

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
Lighthouse - Aquarium decoration
Lighthouse - Aquarium decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> emsatalo If you want original decoration for your aquarium made of yourself, then this is your instructable. What will you need to make mini bricks? gule for wood (C-200)caliperhacksawclayfilepencilwoodenslats How to make a form and mini bricks? Measure wooden slats. Brush the edges of the slats with w...
By: emsatalo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:19:37 PDT
DIY Epic wall signs
DIY Epic wall signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> JanacBanac This is very simple and easy tutorial, for DIY epic walls signs. I choosed "keep calm and drop the bass", which came out pretty epic in my opinion! I used 5 cm (2 in) tape. Just start "taping" the wall and making like a nice text that you want to have on your wall. I recommend to choose something in...
By: JanacBanac

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:02:29 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> brn1986 Hey everyone!This was just a little project I've been wanting to do for awhile and finally had a chance to get around to it today. You can take old artwork and revamp it with your favourite quote or a word or whatever you like!This project took me 3 hours to make and cost me $6.75. It would take le...
By: brn1986

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Textured Paint on Concrete Block
Textured Paint on Concrete Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> pi526 A home project underway for us is converting our unused basement into a gardening workshop. At one time, we used this space as a family room and used manufactured stone held on with a black latex adhesive to cover the concrete block chimney foundation. Bringing this room out of the 1980s and into ...
By: pi526

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:39:17 PDT
Telephone Box
Telephone Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: gviola

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:52:02 PDT
Revamp an Old Globe
Revamp an Old Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: brn1986

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 PDT
Punisher Stencil (stencil Island Pieces)
Punisher Stencil (stencil Island Pieces) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: drakeschaefer

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:12:14 PDT
DIY GLOW JARS - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmloosen Hey guys! Sorry I haven't posted a tutorial in a while. I've been a bit preoccupied. Well anyhow... Here is a simple little project that turns out amazing. You can use this wonderful piece as decor or even storage! (Personally, I like to put extra change into mine!) This glow jar adds a bit of flare...
By: jmloosen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:19:13 PDT
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school.
How to paint a star/night-sky themed nursery that will last until high school. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: kellechu

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:20:49 PDT
Multicolor squares wall
Multicolor squares wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: pizzidave

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:06:53 PDT
Worli Painted Lamp
Worli Painted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: robojune

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:41:17 PDT
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make I was wondering what will be my next instructable and I came up with a Static Window cling of the Instructables Robot. Static window clings are adhesive free. They stick to smooth and flat glass surface by their static property. So, the science behind Static cling goes like this.The Basic law of sci...
By: Passion Make

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:32:02 PDT
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge A simple paint technique with great result, and lots of possibilities to vary on the theme.I wanted a flowerpot against the facade of my house, matching the mosaic the previous house owner glued to the wall. As you can see the mosaic tiles are dark blue, and there aren't many blue flowerpots. So I b...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 May 2014 02:20:10 PDT
Wood Picture Art
Wood Picture Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging This wood picture art project is a simple way to transfer a picture onto a piece of wood. The size of the picture and piece of wood is up to you. I used a piece of wood the size of a normal sheet of paper. Your going to need a few special supplies for this project. That includes mod-podge, and glo...
By: buildingandblogging

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:34:38 PDT
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> CFos13 Create a new and different look to ordinary jars. Add a variety of different looks and colors to your home in an easy and fun project. If you want a unique jar that can hold a candle that brings flair to your house and no one else has, then this is perfect for you. This project can be done in just ...
By: CFos13

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 PST
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> hlooper I just moved into a new house, and wanted something to cover a big space and tie together all of the different decor colors in the room. I settled on a grouping of six 8x10" canvases, but you could do this with any size, provided that the found paper is big enough to cover it. I'm using sheet music,...
By: hlooper

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:54:02 PST
How to Pimp Your Bathroom Beach-ish....
How to Pimp Your Bathroom Beach-ish.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lord of The Things If cost is a challenge you can do as I did and use salvaged materials.Using  a laser level I installed upper and lower wood trim. before hand I placed used Masonite along wall as wainscot. This will help give me a smooth surface when I paint stripes. Using Joint Compound (sheet rock mud/plaster)...
By: Lord of The Things

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:44:18 PST
Lightning Bolt in a wall
Lightning Bolt in a wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jujitsu-Man In this instructable I will show you how to easily paint a cool lightning bolt in your wall, which really looks very cool, without having any special drawing skills or experience (my drawing sucks). Oh! And it will only take less than an hour of your time! Materials You will need: - A pair of sci...
By: Jujitsu-Man

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:18:58 PST
baby's room decoration
baby's room decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> maalvina Painting a big tree, with houses and hot air balloons on the background.  I used latex paint, brushes, sponges, and paint rollers.  Background First I made the clouds and the tree. I painted small houses to cover power sockets  (wall plates separately).  For the houses' shapes I used stencils a...
By: maalvina

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:36:08 PDT
Make Your Own Tardis Door
Make Your Own Tardis Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cstukane Before I start I have to give credit to this Instructable here that gave me the idea for this project. That Instructable however is just pictures, so after making my own, I thought I'd make a step-by-step instruction so all of you DIYers can make your own Tardis doors or rooms. I didn't have the nec...
By: Cstukane

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Jun 2013 11:35:40 PDT
decorating your stuff with a dremel
decorating your stuff with a dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> breumer A while ago I made a vase from plywood. And now I wanted to decorate it. I went into the garden one took a picture of our magnolia tree.  I sketched the picture (magnolia flower). Then I drew the magnolia flower on the wood with a white pencil and then carved him with a dremel in the vase. I had so ...
By: breumer

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 May 2013 01:25:13 PDT
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Lovers :-), Recently I had to get my wrist watch repaired as it fell down from stairs. Guess what, it was a small misalignment of a watch gear, so the watch guy repaired it in front of me. He used a a small lamp to see details inside the watch  and while I was watching it with c...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
DIY Artistic Vase
DIY Artistic Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I'm sure that most of us have a number of empty glass jars and bottles at home. It's so hard to throw them away. We can recycle these jars and bottles for many purposes. I've tried to recycle them into home decor. This instructable will show how to turn these empty glass bottles and jars into artist...
By: Muhaiminah Faiz

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:33:17 PST
How to Paint Your Piano!
How to Paint Your Piano! - More DIY How To Projects]]> carrielynneh Ah, the old piano. That big, brown, I'm-doing-nothin-for-ya furniture piece that's sucking the design right out of your living room (shrieking in the background). And while it seems to be a good decoration piece with it's doily and all, think how amazing it would really be when you ditch the blah br...
By: carrielynneh

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Feb 2013 21:47:34 PST
"Paint Splatter" wall decor design
"Paint Splatter" wall decor design - More DIY How To Projects]]> lnzylu Try this paint splatter  technique if you are looking for an unusual and visually striking design for a wall in your home or business. This is a photo of the finished project from my hair salon where it was always a focus of interest and great conversation starter.  The advantage of this technique o...
By: lnzylu

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:50:40 PDT
Painting a checkearboard.
Painting a checkearboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Daniel Zf This is my old dv 6000 laptop, first of all ive seen checkearboard here on instructables but couldnt find a way to do them and yes im hearing you say "but they are easy" Indeed they are, but why not share a how to with people. Materials: Objetct to pain on masking tape 1 or 2 paint colo...
By: Daniel Zf

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:05:28 PDT
American Flag Upcycled Pallet
American Flag Upcycled Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Upcycle old Pallets into fabulous patriotic outdoor home decor! We live in a military town and keep this up year round!  I love it!  And it makes it easy to find my house! Assemble the structure You'll need a few old pallets.  They are pretty easy to find free!  You can even ask at Lowe's or Hom...
By: doodlecraft

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:32:20 PDT
Barnyard Nursery
Barnyard Nursery - More DIY How To Projects]]> CDHenson This is a little back story on the playroom shelving that I built, this is how a plain Jane bedroom got transformed into a barnyard complete with a fence, a split rail fence and animals all over the walls. This room started its life as a guest room with no real direction, just abed some hand me dow...
By: CDHenson

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:42:40 PDT
Striped Gradient Pillow
Striped Gradient Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus I bought this basic pillowcase and pillow insert from Ikea. While it's nice and big at 26" across it's also boring to have a plain white pillow. So with some painter's tape and fabric paint I made this striped circular gradient effect. Prep pillowcase To get the pillowcase ready, I put down sever...
By: fungus amungus

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Sep 2012 11:02:01 PDT
Color Fade Chevron Pillow
Color Fade Chevron Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus Our office sofa was already bright red, but I figured it could use some more color on a new pillow. So with a little bit of work and some fabric paint, this chevron pillow was born. Add to that a color fade with 5 shades. Why not? Start the pillow case These pillows are made the same way as the D...
By: fungus amungus

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Sep 2012 11:27:54 PDT
Budget Laundry Renovation
Budget Laundry Renovation - More DIY How To Projects]]> flyingpuppy Our laundry room has been an embarrassment for the last ten years with its cluttered shelves, yawning gaps behind the washer and dryer, a cluttered sink, and dark, dingy cabinets. Well, I finally decided to do something about it. The problem with wanting to remodel the laundry room has always been m...
By: flyingpuppy

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:42:00 PDT
BLOCKY TEXT - More DIY How To Projects]]> bluej130 This is really more of a instructable to inspire the few to do something like this; its all self explanatory. But its always fun just to scroll through someones how to just see what the person did, so here goes nothing! I've recently been going to sleep extremely late, like 3am late. So, to remind ...
By: bluej130

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:40:48 PDT