Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - holidays - holidays http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:47:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Crayon Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Easter-Eggs/
Crayon Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ZD3S/HTBY734N/FX3ZD3SHTBY734N.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy, mess free way to decorate your easter eggs this year with items you most likely already have.  There are lots of store bought kits out there to help kids and adults alike dye their Easter eggs, and the results are beautiful. This year, I felt like doing something a little different with ma...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:41:23 PDT
Love Dove (positive messenger) http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Dove-positive-messenger/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 18:44:12 PST
Create an Easter Box – Observe the 40 days of Lent with Children http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Easter-Box-Observe-the-40-days-of-Lent-w/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:53:17 PST
5 min cheap & ugly Christmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/5-min-cheap-ugly-Christmas-sweater/
5 min cheap & ugly Christmas sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/FRQZ/HPVK2L23/FQXFRQZHPVK2L23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/FRQZ/HPVK2L23/FQXFRQZHPVK2L23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/FRQZ/HPVK2L23/FQXFRQZHPVK2L23.SMALL.jpg mlee53 Looking for a gift for an ex?Maybe for that mean old boss?Well here it is.....My 5 min cheap and ugly Christmas sweater!Imagine the look on their faces when they unwrap your awesome gift.And the best part is they'll think you spent hours decorating it they'll have to at least try it on.Aww the smell...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 13:35:59 PST
Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Typographic-wire-ornaments/
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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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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:34:39 PST
Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Gold-dipped-feather-gift-tags/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:58:10 PST
Aerostato (hot air balloon) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerostat/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 18:57:06 PST
Holiday DIY: Hashtag gift tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Hashtag-gift-tags/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 13:42:25 PST
Holiday DIY: Wool typography banner http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Wool-typography-banner/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 09:07:47 PST
Thanksgiving for One http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-for-one/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:57:19 PST
Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-DIY-Mason-jar-snow-globe/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:49:06 PST
How to Gift Wrap (using 3 pieces of tape!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gift-Wrap-using-3-pieces-of-tape/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:03:23 PST
Cinnamon Shortbread http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinnamon-Shortbread/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 13:27:44 PDT
Recycled Paper Easter Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Paper-Easter-Baskets/
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:26:47 PDT
VALENTINE NIGHT-LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/VALENTINE-NIGHT-LIGHT/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 18:23:35 PST
DIY Holiday Storage Container From Suitcases http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Holiday-Storage-Container-From-Suitcases/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:19:14 PST
Decorating Tissue Paper with Homemade Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-Tissue-Paper-with-Homemade-Stamps/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 21:59:19 PST
DIY: Christmas Stocking Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas-Stocking-Holder/
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 17:47:39 PST
Plastic Bags Easter Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bags-Easter-Basket/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 20:53:40 PDT
Berry Sweet Cookies Perfect for Valentines Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Berry-Sweet-Cookies-Perfect-for-Valentines-Day/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 17:46:28 PST
The Average Guys Guide to a Successful Valentines Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Average-Guys-Guide-to-a-Successful-Valentines/
The Average Guys Guide to a Successful Valentines Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QRZ6/GXL5UCY0/FY6QRZ6GXL5UCY0.SMALL.jpg thesparklequeen This guide is for the guy that is clueless about what a girl REALLY wants for Valentine’s Day. The one that thinks a cheap teddy bear and a box of exceptionally waxy chocolates is sufficient for Valentine’s Day.  He thinks that if he brings flowers too, he nailed it. It is not, at any level of any r...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:45:08 PST
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Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:26:18 PST