Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - decorating - paint http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:29:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Revamp Old Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Artwork/
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/N9FW/HZFDVG5H/F3SN9FWHZFDVG5H.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Textured Paint on Concrete Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Textured-Paint-on-Concrete-Block/
Textured Paint on Concrete Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/C6UY/HZ88Q41U/FABC6UYHZ88Q41U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/C6UY/HZ88Q41U/FABC6UYHZ88Q41U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/C6UY/HZ88Q41U/FABC6UYHZ88Q41U.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:39:17 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
Revamp an Old Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-an-Old-Globe/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:48:22 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
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
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
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
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Static-Window-Cling/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:32:02 PDT
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Mosaic-match-flowerpots-to-mosaic-wall/
Faux Mosaic; match flowerpots to mosaic wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HSWD/HUQIF4OX/FWZHSWDHUQIF4OX.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 02:20:10 PDT
Wood Picture Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Picture-Art/
Wood Picture Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/J54C/HSXOBCOI/FJTJ54CHSXOBCOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/J54C/HSXOBCOI/FJTJ54CHSXOBCOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/J54C/HSXOBCOI/FJTJ54CHSXOBCOI.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino 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...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:34:38 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
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Found-Paper-Minimalist-Canvas-Art/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:54:02 PST
How to Pimp Your Bathroom Beach-ish.... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pimp-Your-Bathroom-Beach-ish/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:44:18 PST
Lightning Bolt in a wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Bolt-in-a-wall/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:18:58 PST
baby's room decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/babys-room-decoration/
baby's room decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/PT1I/HJGDL104/FRDPT1IHJGDL104.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/PT1I/HJGDL104/FRDPT1IHJGDL104.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/PT1I/HJGDL104/FRDPT1IHJGDL104.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:36:08 PDT
Make Your Own Tardis Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Tardis-Door/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 11:35:40 PDT
decorating your stuff with a dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-objects-with-a-dremel/
decorating your stuff with a dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/OISO/HH2VM6EK/F4ROISOHH2VM6EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/OISO/HH2VM6EK/F4ROISOHH2VM6EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/OISO/HH2VM6EK/F4ROISOHH2VM6EK.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 01:25:13 PDT
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Mind-Gear-Lighted-Wall-Fixture/
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
DIY artistic vase http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-artistic-vase/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:33:17 PST
How to Paint Your Piano! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modern-Accent-Piece-How-to-Paint-Your-Piano/
How to Paint Your Piano! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/UO1A/HCJO5IB3/FQ9UO1AHCJO5IB3.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 21:47:34 PST
"Paint Splatter" wall decor design http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Splatter-wall-decor-design/
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:50:40 PDT
Painting a checkearboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-checkearboard/
Painting a checkearboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/46YT/H8CVI7L3/FDL46YTH8CVI7L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/46YT/H8CVI7L3/FDL46YTH8CVI7L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/46YT/H8CVI7L3/FDL46YTH8CVI7L3.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:05:28 PDT
American Flag Upcycled Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Upcycled-Pallet/
American Flag Upcycled Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/2KRP/H7430HH7/FET2KRPH7430HH7.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:32:20 PDT
Barnyard Nursery http://www.instructables.com/id/Tys-Barn-Yard/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:42:40 PDT
Striped Gradient Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Striped-Gradient-Pillow/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 11:02:01 PDT
Color Fade Chevron Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Fade-Chevron-Pillow/
Color Fade Chevron Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/G1TZ/H6MF4B8V/FW7G1TZH6MF4B8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/G1TZ/H6MF4B8V/FW7G1TZH6MF4B8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/G1TZ/H6MF4B8V/FW7G1TZH6MF4B8V.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 11:27:54 PDT
Budget Laundry Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-Laundry-Renovation/
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:42:00 PDT
BLOCKY TEXT http://www.instructables.com/id/BLOCKY-TEXT/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:40:48 PDT
Stenciling Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Stenciling-Boxes/
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By: fonzuzu

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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 10:20:52 PDT
Milk Bottle Quilled Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Bottle-Quilled-Clock/
Milk Bottle Quilled Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VLED/H1JUHI1Y/FP3VLEDH1JUHI1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VLED/H1JUHI1Y/FP3VLEDH1JUHI1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VLED/H1JUHI1Y/FP3VLEDH1JUHI1Y.SMALL.jpg marfru Well this is another one of our favorites, bit of a oldy but I think it is time that it was given another showing. To see more from us go to www.upcycle.co.za. If you are a big corporate and love our work sponsor us by ordering from us. Step by step instructions showing how to make your own beautif...
By: marfru

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Sat, 5 May 2012 04:44:28 PDT
GIANT 8-Bit Mario http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Stitched-Mario-Squares/
GIANT 8-Bit Mario - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/FR40/GZHJVZZA/FISFR40GZHJVZZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/FR40/GZHJVZZA/FISFR40GZHJVZZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/FR40/GZHJVZZA/FISFR40GZHJVZZA.SMALL.jpg Dr.Duckhunt This is how to make a giant wire stitched mario decoration made with wood squares. It measures 29 1/" Tall x 22 1/8" Wide This project is very tideous, and takes alot of patience and time. You Will Need: You will need: -Drill -Plier's -Wire -Tablesaw -3/8" wood -Wooden block (to drill into) -Spra...
By: Dr.Duckhunt

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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 13:29:34 PST
Decorating With Safety Signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-With-Safety-Signs/
Decorating With Safety Signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/MHWN/GV3585SD/FKMMHWNGV3585SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/MHWN/GV3585SD/FKMMHWNGV3585SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/MHWN/GV3585SD/FKMMHWNGV3585SD.SMALL.jpg DefyAllLogic Decorating is a great excuse for employing idle hands and filling empty walls. In the past I’ve created Space Invaders and Transformers inspired wall art, science fiction coasters, and video game themed shot glasses. This week though, I went with something even more practical: Decorative Safety Sign...
By: DefyAllLogic

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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:54:10 PST
Blacklight Party!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacklight-Party/
Blacklight Party!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/PIHT/GUVU3TH7/F3IPIHTGUVU3TH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/PIHT/GUVU3TH7/F3IPIHTGUVU3TH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/PIHT/GUVU3TH7/F3IPIHTGUVU3TH7.SMALL.jpg DTBills Alright so here is a definite attention getter at any black light party or highlighter party. If you're in college now or will be soon, you'll want to have tons of different things to wear that are fluorescent and will glow in the black light at parties. This is a bit over the top and is for the row...
By: DTBills

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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:00:26 PST
Using Bare Paint to make paper Halloween Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Bare-Paint-to-make-paper-Halloween-Masks/
Using Bare Paint to make paper Halloween Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/SW23/GU84TUYA/F8HSW23GU84TUYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/SW23/GU84TUYA/F8HSW23GU84TUYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/SW23/GU84TUYA/F8HSW23GU84TUYA.SMALL.jpg BareConductive   Using Bare Paint to make a Paper Halloween Mask Materials and Components Bare Paint Pen Paint Brush Paper Scissors Cellotape 3V Button Cell Battery Green LEDs 3V Button Cell Batteries UK: Farnell / US: RadioShack LED's UK: Farnell / US: RadioShack Drawing your mask face Once yo...
By: BareConductive

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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 07:39:45 PDT
Felt Leaf Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Leaf-Garland/
Felt Leaf Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KRC8/GU0L7KK4/FT0KRC8GU0L7KK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KRC8/GU0L7KK4/FT0KRC8GU0L7KK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KRC8/GU0L7KK4/FT0KRC8GU0L7KK4.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink We've got a great park just across the (dead end) street from our house. It has so many different kinds of trees, and the leaves are just starting to turn colors. I wanted to make a garland to bring some of those shapes and colors inside. Preserved leaves are nice, but not enough of them have chang...
By: supersoftdrink

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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:34:09 PDT
Clay Panda chopsticks or spoonholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-Panda-chopsticks-or-spoonholder/
Clay Panda chopsticks or spoonholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ZNBQ/GSNQEEEM/FMZZNBQGSNQEEEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ZNBQ/GSNQEEEM/FMZZNBQGSNQEEEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/ZNBQ/GSNQEEEM/FMZZNBQGSNQEEEM.SMALL.jpg fonzuzu This is another version of the clay cat spoon holder. It's basically just a different design that can be used for lighter items like chop sticks,pen ,pencils,and small spoons. Things you'll need : 1) Air dry clay 2) The item you will want the panda to hold 3) Water 4) Paint and brushes and varnish....
By: fonzuzu

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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:48:37 PDT
Clay cat spoon holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-cat-spoon-holder/
Clay cat spoon holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ABDC/GS3BESL8/FDPABDCGS3BESL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ABDC/GS3BESL8/FDPABDCGS3BESL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ABDC/GS3BESL8/FDPABDCGS3BESL8.SMALL.jpg fonzuzu I made a cat spoon holder or stand out of clay. I made a small animals for small spoons, you can make larger animals like the swan below for cooking spoons. Water proof varnish keeps it resistant to moisture so you can use it in the kitchen or place one at each place sitting at a kid's party. I made...
By: fonzuzu

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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 07:24:18 PDT
Painted Keepsake Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Keepsake-Box/
Painted Keepsake Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/PCRI/GQS7RCMG/FFDPCRIGQS7RCMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/PCRI/GQS7RCMG/FFDPCRIGQS7RCMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/PCRI/GQS7RCMG/FFDPCRIGQS7RCMG.SMALL.jpg blackbean I love keepsake boxes. I have several. This instructable shows how to make a plain wooden box into a cute keepsake box for keeping small treasures. Just a note: I did not mention in the instructions below but I did sand between paint coats and let everything dry between steps. Keeping everything sm...
By: blackbean

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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:31:28 PDT
Antique-looking picture frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-looking-picture-frame/
Antique-looking picture frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/FCPZ/GQS7RBZA/F64FCPZGQS7RBZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/FCPZ/GQS7RBZA/F64FCPZGQS7RBZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/FCPZ/GQS7RBZA/F64FCPZGQS7RBZA.SMALL.jpg blackbean In this instructable I am dressing up a cheap wood frame to look like something a little more fancy and special. I ended up with a lovely frame that my mother was very happy to receive as a gift. Just a note: I did not mention in the instructions, but I did let everything dry between steps. Materi...
By: blackbean

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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:04:42 PDT
Creating an Antique Look on a Unique Custom Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Finish-Wire-Line-Picture-Frame/
Creating an Antique Look on a Unique Custom Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/NZPF/GQL8R15I/F8BNZPFGQL8R15I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/NZPF/GQL8R15I/F8BNZPFGQL8R15I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/NZPF/GQL8R15I/F8BNZPFGQL8R15I.SMALL.jpg FryGuy2086 This instructable combines a painting technique that I have been wanting to try with a stylish way to display pictures around the house. About a year ago I saw a DIY show in which a woman painted furniture to look as though it had had years of natural aging. She used several layers of paint and var...
By: FryGuy2086

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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:02:12 PDT
Personalize Your Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalize-Your-Case/
Personalize Your Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/56NH/GQ5Q4FWP/FX556NHGQ5Q4FWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/56NH/GQ5Q4FWP/FX556NHGQ5Q4FWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/56NH/GQ5Q4FWP/FX556NHGQ5Q4FWP.SMALL.jpg lovely_jessye Here i will show you how i turned an ordinary clear case into your own personalized goodies To be honest this is the first time i've tried anything like this. LOL so i did make a few mistakes. Hope you enjoy! SUPPLIES Short story: my boyfriend bought me personalized pillowcases with this exa...
By: lovely_jessye

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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 19:02:17 PDT
Large Scale Vinyl Wall "Art" (From Existing Image) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Wall-Art-From-Existing-Image/
Large Scale Vinyl Wall "Art" (From Existing Image) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/P3WI/GNFSK2SI/FK7P3WIGNFSK2SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/P3WI/GNFSK2SI/FK7P3WIGNFSK2SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/P3WI/GNFSK2SI/FK7P3WIGNFSK2SI.SMALL.jpg GoDevils Painted Accent Walls are for model homes built in 2004; here's to moving on.  So, what to do with a blank white wall..? Image and Supplies Supplies: Image, Vinyl sticker backed sheets ($10 from Amazon), razor blade, patience. First, find an image that will translate well when enlarged and plast...
By: GoDevils

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Thu, 12 May 2011 18:01:11 PDT
Chocolate Milk Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Milk-Paint/
Chocolate Milk Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EKLM/GNBETTKY/FX6EKLMGNBETTKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EKLM/GNBETTKY/FX6EKLMGNBETTKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EKLM/GNBETTKY/FX6EKLMGNBETTKY.SMALL.jpg dlewisa WTF right? Chocolate milk paint? It sounds so strange that it just might be crazy enough to work. I saw a recipe for milk paint a long time ago and the thought of it always intrigued me. So here's my attempt at homemade paint that requires only four ingredients . . . and if you left one of them out...
By: dlewisa

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Fri, 6 May 2011 08:09:15 PDT
how to make a reversed glow sticker http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-reversed-glow-sticker/
how to make a reversed glow sticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/I4G5/GM0COG5X/FIQI4G5GM0COG5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/I4G5/GM0COG5X/FIQI4G5GM0COG5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/I4G5/GM0COG5X/FIQI4G5GM0COG5X.SMALL.jpg bobdole5656 what you need 1. glow paint 2. sisors 3. dixy cup or small bowl 4. paper 5. tape fill bowl with paint make a shape or somthing with tape then put on paper like so you can see the i cover with paint let dry peel of tapeand if u id it right i should look like mine
By: bobdole5656

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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 13:11:31 PDT
super easy chalk board http://www.instructables.com/id/super-easy-chalk-board/
super easy chalk board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6D4J/GLK0TGU1/FIK6D4JGLK0TGU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6D4J/GLK0TGU1/FIK6D4JGLK0TGU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6D4J/GLK0TGU1/FIK6D4JGLK0TGU1.SMALL.jpg jillhohn first round up chalk board spray paint,a piece of wood, and a sander.look at the pictures below for example. sand it sand the board so it is smooth, do this in a ventilated area. above is picture spray it now you spray paint it and let it dry.
By: jillhohn

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Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:37:12 PDT
Colorful Recycled Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Recycled-Bottle-Lamp/
Colorful Recycled Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/REKT/GH4X0SX0/FC8REKTGH4X0SX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/REKT/GH4X0SX0/FC8REKTGH4X0SX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/REKT/GH4X0SX0/FC8REKTGH4X0SX0.SMALL.jpg jnifrwebb These are easy to make, it just takes a little time cause you can't rush things. You can use a drill to make these, but I have opted for my dremel, cause it is easier to make the holes nice and round (like it makes a difference) You will need: Spray Paint  Empty Glass Bottles Tape a Dremel or othe...
By: jnifrwebb

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Tue, 30 Nov 2010 13:27:26 PST
Countdown Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Countdown-Calendar/
Countdown Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OTRG/GH4A5ZRB/FH7OTRGGH4A5ZRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OTRG/GH4A5ZRB/FH7OTRGGH4A5ZRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OTRG/GH4A5ZRB/FH7OTRGGH4A5ZRB.SMALL.jpg jnifrwebb This is an easy project you can adjust to make it countdown to birthdays, vacations, midterms, or what ever. You need: A Plaque Spray Paint (I used Krylon Glossy Raspberry and Emerald Green) Chalk Board Paint (I used Krylon Black Spray) Tape to mask lines Paper to mask areas Letter Stickers and an ...
By: jnifrwebb

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Tue, 30 Nov 2010 11:30:48 PST
Change coffee cup emblem/wording http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-coffee-cup-emblemwording/
Change coffee cup emblem/wording - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/E4G7/GB4CYMYO/FM8E4G7GB4CYMYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/E4G7/GB4CYMYO/FM8E4G7GB4CYMYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/E4G7/GB4CYMYO/FM8E4G7GB4CYMYO.SMALL.jpg Goodhart First we will discuss how to remove printing/painting/emblems from a ceramic coffee cup, and then we will show how to put on whatever WE want on the cup.  Evaluate the cup and gather tools. First off,  safety first !   There is going to be flying debris,  tiny pieces of ceramic, glazing, and pai...
By: Goodhart

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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 16:37:39 PDT