Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - decorating - paint http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:46:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Shoe pot plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pot-plant/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:14:03 PDT
Paint Running Up Table Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Running-Up-Table-Legs/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 08:32:50 PDT
Picture Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Wheel/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:22:08 PDT
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Metallic-Wall-Art/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:57:20 PDT
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermocolor-Color-Change-Coasters/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:52:44 PDT
Once boring run of the mill jewelry box http://www.instructables.com/id/Once-boring-run-of-the-mill-jewelry-box/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:22:39 PDT
Sparkle Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Art/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:27:16 PDT
Picture Frame Chalkboard Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Chalkboard-Door/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:37:56 PDT
Painting A Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-A-Mural/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 11:58:22 PDT
Painted Drop Cloth Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Drop-Cloth-Rug/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 16:29:10 PDT
Triangle Mural Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Mural-Wall-Design/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:50:19 PST
Painted Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Fireplace/
Painted Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/B1PN/I48CI0DA/FJXB1PNI48CI0DA.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:27:48 PST
Celing Tile Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Celing-Tile-Headboard/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:48:48 PST
Bar signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-signs/
Bar signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/7505/I3VHBQCO/FH77505I3VHBQCO.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:46 PST
Painted "Bokeh Lights" Magnetic Art (from old cookie sheets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Bokeh-Lights-Magnetic-Art-from-old-cookie-/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:33:01 PST
Painting with Texture: Less-Than-Monochrome Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Texture-Less-Than-Monochrome-Wall-De/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:40:39 PST
How to add character to a plain wall by paint and Accessorizing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-character-to-a-plain-wall/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:31:49 PST
Decorative Fall Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Fall-Sign/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:39:41 PST
Painting Built in Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Built-in-Cabinets/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:48:31 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Wall-Design/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Easy silhouette/murals. no talent needed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-silhouettemurals-no-talent-needed/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:23:40 PDT
15 sec white paint fix http://www.instructables.com/id/15-sec-white-paint-fix/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:35:49 PDT
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Forest-Wall-Mural/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:11 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Murals-on-your-Wall/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
Gold Elephant Book Ends http://www.instructables.com/id/Gold-Elephant-Book-Ends/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:21:05 PDT
DIY Epic wall signs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Epic-wall-signs/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:02:29 PDT
DIY Striped Candlesticks and Spray Painted Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Striped-Candlesticks-and-Spray-Painted-Holders/
DIY Striped Candlesticks and Spray Painted Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VCKP/I053S0M7/FU5VCKPI053S0M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VCKP/I053S0M7/FU5VCKPI053S0M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VCKP/I053S0M7/FU5VCKPI053S0M7.SMALL.jpg Preval Spruce up an old set of candlesticks with spray paint and create striped candlesticks to match. What you'll need An assortment of candlestick holders (Can match or be from different sets)Latex paint (We used Valspar brand in satin) Painter’s tape CandlesticksPreval Sprayer (http://www.lowes.com...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:43:29 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamp-Old-Artwork/
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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/
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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/
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/
Paint a Cartoon Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SMALL.jpg dylan.ortiz.77 This project is to turn a drab old piano into a piece of art that reflects both a happier environment and its surroundings...a school. I painted this piano to sit in the lobby of a local middle school so that both kids and adults would be greeted by something the other school didn't have and so that...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 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
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
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Static-Window-Cling/
Instructables Robot Static Window Cling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/1PAK/HWKCCSGC/FEU1PAKHWKCCSGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/1PAK/HWKCCSGC/FEU1PAKHWKCCSGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/1PAK/HWKCCSGC/FEU1PAKHWKCCSGC.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:32:02 PDT
Custom Spray Painted Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Spray-Painted-Sign/
Custom Spray Painted Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/DTF0/HVPEKZXN/FPYDTF0HVPEKZXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/DTF0/HVPEKZXN/FPYDTF0HVPEKZXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/DTF0/HVPEKZXN/FPYDTF0HVPEKZXN.SMALL.jpg Preval If you don't have a steady hand, but you love the look of a hand painted sign, you're in luck. All you need are letter stencils and the Preval Sprayer. What You'll Need Rectangular piece of woodCutting tools, including an exacto knife Self-healing mat Acrylic paint Cardstock or Manila Folders P...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 10:56:12 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
How to paint stripes, gingham and tartan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-stripes-gingham-and-tartan/
How to paint stripes, gingham and tartan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GDCZ/HTQN6T1T/FZAGDCZHTQN6T1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GDCZ/HTQN6T1T/FZAGDCZHTQN6T1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/GDCZ/HTQN6T1T/FZAGDCZHTQN6T1T.SMALL.jpg Infinite Crafts Wooden letters are a great way to personalise a bedroom. They come in all different sizes for doors and wall. This Instructable shows you how stripes, gingham and tartan are easy to paint and are an effective way of coordinating your colour scheme with your accessories. What you need Wooden Le...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 06:43:19 PDT
DIY Chalk-Board Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chalk-Board-Paint/
DIY Chalk-Board Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/WIK5/HTOUDHN3/FNQWIK5HTOUDHN3.SMALL.jpg marymetwice With 2-3 simple materials, you can create your own paint on which you can paint whatever you want. Then you will be able to draw with chalk and wipe it of with a wet sponge.   Gather Your Materials To make this chalkboard paint, you will need any waterproof paint, a bit of tile grout and brushes ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:03:58 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 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...
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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/
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/3P4M/HS18EW3Y/FPC3P4MHS18EW3Y.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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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/
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/HCOO/HRCK3MVP/FXPHCOOHRCK3MVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/HCOO/HRCK3MVP/FXPHCOOHRCK3MVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/HCOO/HRCK3MVP/FXPHCOOHRCK3MVP.SMALL.jpg 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,...
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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/
How to Pimp Your Bathroom Beach-ish.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UAMY/HPFUNLEF/FGGUAMYHPFUNLEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UAMY/HPFUNLEF/FGGUAMYHPFUNLEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UAMY/HPFUNLEF/FGGUAMYHPFUNLEF.SMALL.jpg 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)...
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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/
Lightning Bolt in a wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KUW3/HNID3R3I/FD2KUW3HNID3R3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KUW3/HNID3R3I/FD2KUW3HNID3R3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KUW3/HNID3R3I/FD2KUW3HNID3R3I.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:18:58 PST
Awesomely Simple Text Decorations: Two Styles http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-Simple-Text-Decorations-Two-Styles/
Awesomely Simple Text Decorations: Two Styles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/A6T1/HKVKM41G/FGZA6T1HKVKM41G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/A6T1/HKVKM41G/FGZA6T1HKVKM41G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/A6T1/HKVKM41G/FGZA6T1HKVKM41G.SMALL.jpg mrleanna Going to be honest, I found this on Pinterest...BUT it is so simple and such an awesome idea, I had to share. What you need:      • mirror or canvass      • paint      • letters that can stick If you choose a canvass, you will also need –      • fabric      • stapler For the mirror, the steps are...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:15:43 PDT
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
BEAUTIFUL PLASTIC FLOWER http://www.instructables.com/id/BEAUTIFUL-PLASTIC-FLOWER/
BEAUTIFUL PLASTIC FLOWER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/8PC2/HI3TXSTY/FJF8PC2HI3TXSTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/8PC2/HI3TXSTY/FJF8PC2HI3TXSTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/8PC2/HI3TXSTY/FJF8PC2HI3TXSTY.SMALL.jpg makesomeso hai guys in this instructable i will show you how to make beautiful flowers with plastic. It is very simple and easy to make. the things you need to make this flower is listed below: 1) A PLASTIC COVER 2) WATER COLOUR 3) THREAD 4) SCISSORS 5) A BRUSH (to paint the flower) Grab these things and let...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:05:44 PDT
Door Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Bells/
Door Bells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/JKYN/HHTE0PC5/FO0JKYNHHTE0PC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/JKYN/HHTE0PC5/FO0JKYNHHTE0PC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/JKYN/HHTE0PC5/FO0JKYNHHTE0PC5.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha These colourful hanging bells looks very appealing especially  when they move with the wind.It is very easy to make these beautiful  bells,which are made with  news papers and a very low budget project. You can also try new designs on these bells  and experiment with different color schemes. When di...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:36:34 PDT
Make Your Own Tardis Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Tardis-Door/
Make Your Own Tardis Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/PMJ3/HHI4WNKG/F3RPMJ3HHI4WNKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/PMJ3/HHI4WNKG/F3RPMJ3HHI4WNKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/PMJ3/HHI4WNKG/F3RPMJ3HHI4WNKG.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 11:35:40 PDT