Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - holidays - decorations http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:04:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Typographic-wire-ornaments/
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By: Fairgoods

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:49:46 PST
Holiday DIY: Pinecone trees with felted wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Pinecone-trees-with-felted-wool/
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By: Fairgoods

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:34:39 PST
Simple Wood Snowman Lawn Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Snowman-Lawn-Decoration/
Simple Wood Snowman Lawn Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/SY81/HP0CPVTN/FK0SY81HP0CPVTN.SMALL.jpg bgepp1 So we've all seen those super expensive neato snowman lawn decorations at Home Depot. They are cool, but way overpriced. When my wife said she wanted to buy one, I said "buy one?" - "Ha! I'll make one and it will be 10x sweeter than those stinkin' Home Depot ripoffs!" (that's not an exact quote - bu...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:43:37 PST
Easy Thanksgiving Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Thanksgiving-Decorations/
Easy Thanksgiving Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/AM89/HO7XIUDX/FW8AM89HO7XIUDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/AM89/HO7XIUDX/FW8AM89HO7XIUDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/AM89/HO7XIUDX/FW8AM89HO7XIUDX.SMALL.gif Flower School Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday. Decorating is often more relaxed. There is no frenzy of finding the perfect Christmas tree. Left over Halloween décor can be slightly adjusted and look just grand for the month of November. You just need to get rid of the webs, spiders and ghosts...
By: Flower School

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:18:57 PST
Halloween 2013 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-2013-2017/
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 13:27:24 PST
Glowing creature eyes for your yard. http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-creature-eyes-for-your-yard/
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:17:10 PDT
3D Pumpkin Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pumpkin-Garland/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 20:56:56 PDT
Halloween Forrest http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Forrest/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 13:03:38 PST
Christmas Decorations Using Coffee Cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-Using-Coffee-Cups/
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 08:14:09 PST
Cardboard Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Snowflake/
Cardboard Snowflake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AI9W/GGPEU7FA/FCMAI9WGGPEU7FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AI9W/GGPEU7FA/FCMAI9WGGPEU7FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AI9W/GGPEU7FA/FCMAI9WGGPEU7FA.SMALL.jpg hack818 I had a few hours to play around so I drew a design on Corel x4 and built the snowflakes out of supplies I already had. Supplies: Pencil/pen Cutter (Laser Engraver / Utility knife / scissors / razor blades / etc.) Krylon Spraypaint (white or primer and colors of your choice) Cardboard sheet...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 20:44:37 PST
Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinnamon-Christmas-Ornaments/
Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T10H/GGPEU6OM/F0AT10HGGPEU6OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T10H/GGPEU6OM/F0AT10HGGPEU6OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T10H/GGPEU6OM/F0AT10HGGPEU6OM.SMALL.jpg tmross4 I love the smell of these ornaments. You can vary the spices, but  you must use 2 cups of cinnamon.  Nutmeg, allspice work well too, as well as ground cloves. These intensify over time. Make sure they are completely dry before using them. Amount varies on the size of your cookie cutter. This is a p...
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 14:03:09 PST
Colorful Holiday Rice Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Holiday-Rice-Decorations/
Colorful Holiday Rice Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/9VQR/GFRWMP3L/FKF9VQRGFRWMP3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/9VQR/GFRWMP3L/FKF9VQRGFRWMP3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/9VQR/GFRWMP3L/FKF9VQRGFRWMP3L.SMALL.jpg Carleyy I was inspired by these colorful rice creations to make my own colorful decorations for the holidays. You can make so many different holiday decorations.  For Halloween I made a Happy Halloween sign to hang in the office.  This Thanksgiving make turkeys, pilgrims, and other fun designs! Check out t...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:42:23 PDT