Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - paper - gift - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:05:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light-effect gift card design with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-effect-gift-card-design-with-Chibitronics/
Light-effect gift card design with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WW01/I5B3I8FU/FLVWW01I5B3I8FU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WW01/I5B3I8FU/FLVWW01I5B3I8FU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WW01/I5B3I8FU/FLVWW01I5B3I8FU.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable is created as part of the Instructables Build Night with Chibitronics at the Taipei Hackerspace.From the package we have received for the build night it looks like Chibitronics very much focuses on light (LEDs) as output, thus we tried building something around that, but in such a ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:37:28 PST
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Earring-with-LED-light-Mardi-Gras-Colors/
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RMH9/I52CT9KB/FDPRMH9I52CT9KB.SMALL.jpg tchriste3 Have you ever wanted to be the life and light of the party? We can't give you life, but we can help you become the best lit person in the room. Create these earrings for your favorite holiday- red, white, and blue for the 4th of July- red, green, and white for Christmas- or our personal choice- the ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:46:01 PST
Custom Origami Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Origami-Gift-Box/
Custom Origami Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/4CM8/I4PHJVVQ/FCF4CM8I4PHJVVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/4CM8/I4PHJVVQ/FCF4CM8I4PHJVVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/4CM8/I4PHJVVQ/FCF4CM8I4PHJVVQ.SMALL.jpg hikaru mounir Hello EverybodyHow are you?Today I will show you how to make a gift box with custom pattern and picturesYou don't need stickers or pencil drawing or writing. Just one sheet of paper and a printer (Color or black), it does not matter.You can also check my Custom origami heart gift box here. Tools: ...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:58:56 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Paper-Bag-Wrapping-Paper/
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/QPI4/I3VI07HF/FG0QPI4I3VI07HF.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx There's no need to purchase wrapping paper. Make your own out of brown paper grocery bags! The results are unique, and the process is fun and quick.In this Instructable I decorate the wrapping paper with animal patterns using a Sharpie felt pen and acrylic paint, but you can decorate your wrapping p...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:16:07 PST
Paper Serviette Ballerina http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Serviette-Ballerina/
Paper Serviette Ballerina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O6DJ/I3KBY56R/F1WO6DJI3KBY56R.SMALL.jpg shazni When we were small we used to make and play with dolls. When I came across Stariy Chemodan’s blog I just fell in love with her ballerinas and was reminded of the ones we used to make. For some reason her ballerinas reminded me of the Nutcracker and ballet :-) . I thought it would make a beautiful gi...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:53:37 PST
Origami Fireworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Fireworks/
Origami Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/XCMK/I3H7094H/FFBXCMKI3H7094H.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'm making an awesome craft that makes cute decor for Christmas. It's called origami fireworks because it looks like fireworks when you spin it Supplies 1- scissors2- 15 sheets of 9x9 cm paper Fold Fold the paper diagonally both waysNow fold the paper in four...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:35:36 PST
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Paper-Bags-for-your-Small-Gifts/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:51:00 PST
Gift Card Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Card-Envelope/
Gift Card Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/ZA7O/I1FQ3EWC/F9IZA7OI1FQ3EWC.SMALL.jpg cahelming Giving a Gift Card or handing someone a Check can be so impersonal. Bring joy back into handing someone a gift card or a check with an interesting envelope. Let it be known that you did not forget a special occasion just by getting a Gift Card...give one with extra pizzazz. Items needed:Card stock...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:10 PDT
Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-Flower-Bouquet/
Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/02WJ/HWOY4BRH/FX002WJHWOY4BRH.SMALL.jpg LoMac A Bouquet worth diving for!Are you tired of plain old natural flowers? Maybe you are a bank robber and have stacks of money that needs to be laundered. Well have I got the project for you. Introducing The Dollar Bill Flower Bouquet! Works with other denominations other than the Dollar. You can use a...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:49:54 PDT
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/make-the-perfect-notebook-from-scratch/
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4H6H/HW8T67VD/FJY4H6HHW8T67VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4H6H/HW8T67VD/FJY4H6HHW8T67VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4H6H/HW8T67VD/FJY4H6HHW8T67VD.SMALL.jpg emtsevilla here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional)but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook? for me, - the pages should open...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:38:57 PDT
Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day-DIY-Stamped-paper-flowers/
Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/Z73N/HUWI67P0/FXDZ73NHUWI67P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/Z73N/HUWI67P0/FXDZ73NHUWI67P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/Z73N/HUWI67P0/FXDZ73NHUWI67P0.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods We asked Craftcation attendees to make something with our Alphabet Stamp Set and submit it to us. The winning entry is a series of decorative paper flowers by Casey Starks of Vitamini Handmade. They make your wrapped presents extra special and can be used as unique, wearable accessories. That’s two ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:10 PDT
Book Page Topiary http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Page-Topiary/
Book Page Topiary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/9WZX/HSE92W0U/FR99WZXHSE92W0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/9WZX/HSE92W0U/FR99WZXHSE92W0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/9WZX/HSE92W0U/FR99WZXHSE92W0U.SMALL.jpg Scrappy Vee With flowers made from an old book. Gather your supplies * An old book  * Polystyrene sphere (mine is 4 inches) * Scalloped circle paper punch (I have used Creative Memories) * Craft Glue * Brads * Chalking Ink (I have used 'Ash Rose' and 'Gingerbread' for a vintage look) * A length of Dowel Rod ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:56:31 PST
Valentine Paper Clay LOVE BUG Treat Box!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Paper-Clay-LOVE-BUG-Treat-Box/
Valentine Paper Clay LOVE BUG Treat Box!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WJVO/HS0D97E1/FE6WJVOHS0D97E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WJVO/HS0D97E1/FE6WJVOHS0D97E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WJVO/HS0D97E1/FE6WJVOHS0D97E1.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 Coming up with something unique for Valentines Day can be a challenge.    I needed a way to "wrap" two concert tickets, and the usual gift cards and holders were so generic, so I came up with the "Love Bug Box" and buried the tickets in the candy! It's a cute little paper mache' box, that you can...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:47:23 PST
Explosion Box Mini Album http://www.instructables.com/id/Explosion-Box-Mini-Album/
Explosion Box Mini Album - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BT7J/HRCK1Z7P/FQ1BT7JHRCK1Z7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BT7J/HRCK1Z7P/FQ1BT7JHRCK1Z7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/BT7J/HRCK1Z7P/FQ1BT7JHRCK1Z7P.SMALL.jpg Scrappy Vee Explosion boxes make sweet little scrapbooks and gifts for all occasions. Supplies I Used: * 2 sheets of 12x12 White Cardstock (For Box) * 1 sheet of 12x12 Pink Cardstock (For Box) * 1 sheet of 12x12 White Cardstock (For Lid) * Self Adhesive Rhinestones * Pink Satin Ribbon * 3D Foam Squares * Dou...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 23:00:28 PST
Downton Abbey Cut Silhoutte Greetings Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Downton-Abbey-Cut-Stencil-Card/
Downton Abbey Cut Silhoutte Greetings Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/DDMC/HRBNDK8C/F98DDMCHRBNDK8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/DDMC/HRBNDK8C/F98DDMCHRBNDK8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/DDMC/HRBNDK8C/F98DDMCHRBNDK8C.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk To go along with my Butterfly Frame gift (http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Butterfly-Dragonfly-Frame-Cut-Stencil-Art/), I thought I better make a card. My wife likes Downton Abbey, and I like buildings, so I decided to make a card using their building. You could use this principle for any buildin...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 06:14:41 PST
Stitched Border Valentine's Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitched-Border-Valentines-Day-Card/
Stitched Border Valentine's Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/VOSV/HD4VO52I/FG7VOSVHD4VO52I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/VOSV/HD4VO52I/FG7VOSVHD4VO52I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/VOSV/HD4VO52I/FG7VOSVHD4VO52I.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I have been wanting to do a stitched border card and Valentine's seemed like a good reason to make one.  Just whipped it up today so it doesn't take too long to put all together. What You Need Need a couple things to get started. Supplies: 4 colors of embroidery floss Cross Stitch Needl...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:06:03 PST
Doctor Who Birthday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Birthday-Card/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:29:49 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-with-Hidden-Compartment/
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/IQO1/HR0AU83O/F32IQO1HR0AU83O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Love Greeting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Greeting-Card/
Love Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/URTF/HPT69DGJ/FUAURTFHPT69DGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/URTF/HPT69DGJ/FUAURTFHPT69DGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/URTF/HPT69DGJ/FUAURTFHPT69DGJ.SMALL.jpg tsvetopleti With or without reason, we can always express your love to a loved one,especially if it is something original made byour own hands.Here'sa proposal for a greeting card, suitable for all occasions. Required supplies colored paper - 2 colorslinepencilscissorspen orsomething optional captionglue ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:58:36 PST
Amazing Pop-up Tardis!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Pop-up-Tardis/
Amazing Pop-up Tardis!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1DOP/HEXSG0OQ/FGF1DOPHEXSG0OQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1DOP/HEXSG0OQ/FGF1DOPHEXSG0OQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1DOP/HEXSG0OQ/FGF1DOPHEXSG0OQ.SMALL.jpg djonas12 Hey everybody!! This is my first Instructable. I'm going to show you how I make an Amazing Pop-up Tardis from the popular sci-fi show, Dr Who. I have drawn up all the templates and parts for you (it took quite a while to get right). Just assemble it! It looks awesome and is a great gift fo...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 21:50:50 PDT
Origami Slinky http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Slinky/
Origami Slinky - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WL2R/HAQ32JYC/F3CWL2RHAQ32JYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WL2R/HAQ32JYC/F3CWL2RHAQ32JYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WL2R/HAQ32JYC/F3CWL2RHAQ32JYC.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 In this instructable I will teach you how to make a modular Origami Slinky Designed by Jo Nakashima. All credit goes to him. This slinky can tumble down steps, but normal stairs are to big. It does work on smaller stairs. If you want, make a cool box out of cardboard or something, and give it as a g...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:18:56 PST
DIY Paper Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Basket-Crafting/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 04:45:36 PST
Paper Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Flowers-1/
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SMALL.jpg ziggiau I wanted to make a bouquet of paper flowers for my mother-in-law which were also child friendly to create. These flowers needed to last rather than be glorious for a brief moment in time. So I went hunting for paper flower instructions. There were so many fantastic origami and kusadama examples, and...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:22:45 PDT
Magnetic Paper Clip Greeting Card and Book Marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Paper-Clip-Greeting-Card/
Magnetic Paper Clip Greeting Card and Book Marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/OKGP/H5R9ELP3/FT3OKGPH5R9ELP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/OKGP/H5R9ELP3/FT3OKGPH5R9ELP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/OKGP/H5R9ELP3/FT3OKGPH5R9ELP3.SMALL.jpg sunshiine Here is a greeting card you can make that will be used later for a magnetic book-marker! If you are wanting to make a teacher's appreciation gift, this would be awesome! This is a good thing for people who can't draw to make. Follow through and see how easy they are to make. Supplies Small s...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:57:08 PDT
Computer Assisted Gift Wrapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Assisted-Gift-Wrapping/
Computer Assisted Gift Wrapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9ZV6/GX2L5TIB/FWK9ZV6GX2L5TIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9ZV6/GX2L5TIB/FWK9ZV6GX2L5TIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9ZV6/GX2L5TIB/FWK9ZV6GX2L5TIB.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant This is a slightly absurd little project that may appeal to gift wrappers with mild obsessive-compulsive tendencies. You know who you are.  I'm going to quickly talk through how to make your own exquisitely customized gift box for an unusually shaped gift, using the 3D modeling software Blender and...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 12:50:01 PST
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Elegant-and-Personalized-Gift-Card-Holder/
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XM7X/GWF6ESTW/FWNXM7XGWF6ESTW.SMALL.jpg thiswayhome This was inspired by an advertising card that came in the mail.  We thought it gives a personalized touch to simple gifts, such as  gift cards, homemade CDs, etc. Materials & Tools: Double side paper (a heavier stock helps) Razor Blade or X-acto knife Raffia or Ribbon DVD or other...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 21:23:06 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-Wrapping-Paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/N9M3/GWF60TYK/F45N9M3GWF60TYK.SMALL.jpg thiswayhome This instructable shows you how to wrap gifts out of common paper bags. If you like this instructable, please vote for it in the Holiday Gifts Challenge!  1. Remove the handles and cut the paper bag along the seam.  Next cut out the bottom of the bag to make a flat piece of paper. 2. Wrap your p...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:33:05 PST
Origami Triangle Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Triangle-Box/
Origami Triangle Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/TN77/H3NN9H68/FE6TN77H3NN9H68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/TN77/H3NN9H68/FE6TN77H3NN9H68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/TN77/H3NN9H68/FE6TN77H3NN9H68.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey Getting a gift in a handmade triangle origami box is sure to make the recipient smile. You can make one of these box using just 6 pieces of paper and a few folds, no glue or tape required.  If you can tell do the steps based off the pictures then don't bother reading the text, it's only included to...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:34:50 PST
Origami Square Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Gift-Box/
Origami Square Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FX4I/H3NNETPE/FWHFX4IH3NNETPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FX4I/H3NNETPE/FWHFX4IH3NNETPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FX4I/H3NNETPE/FWHFX4IH3NNETPE.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey Making a beautiful origami box is easier than you may think. I love to give gifts in these because most the time people like the box so much that they consider it a gift in and of itself.  If you can follow the steps based off the pictures then don't bother reading the text, it's only included to...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:35:32 PST
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bows-from-recycled-paper/
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/53KM/GVZOI6B1/FQY53KMGVZOI6B1.SMALL.jpg canucksgirl It's inevitable. You are almost finished wrapping gifts and you run out of bows! Now there's no need to run back to the store, or leave out the bow altogether when you can make your own bows with recycled paper. Use left over gift wrap, a magazine page, newspaper, craft paper, scrapbook paper, shee...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:35:21 PST
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Index-Card-Boxes/
Quick & Easy Index Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/F5WI/GN77VTPW/FCHF5WIGN77VTPW.SMALL.jpg ninjacow258 Since I don't often buy art materials, making gift boxes simply becomes a chore in my attempts to hunt down paper (for my lack of cardstock or anything of the kind) that is strong enough to hold materials. However, one day when I was preparing for school, I had an epiphany about one of the most ob...
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Mon, 2 May 2011 17:12:02 PDT
Universal Gift Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Gift-Card/
Universal Gift Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WFTS/GI0TJSNW/FDQWFTSGI0TJSNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WFTS/GI0TJSNW/FDQWFTSGI0TJSNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WFTS/GI0TJSNW/FDQWFTSGI0TJSNW.SMALL.jpg siliconghost Gift card sales are once again on the rise.  I don't know about you, but it drives me crazy that when I trade my cash for a plastic card or certificate, it often expires, adds service fees, and slowly devalues itself over time if not used.  The receiving party can easily lose out if they don't promp...
By: siliconghost

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Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:30:43 PST
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th http://www.instructables.com/id/Carleyys-Blog-Round-Up-September-20th/
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/FAGJ/GE39ID02/FJUFAGJGE39ID02.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Thanks for checking back in to my blog round up!  I have been searching the internets for fun projects and inspiration. I have so many great re-use projects in this round up.  This week I challenge you to re-use an old pen in a beautiful and unique way. Re-Use Step out of the tub and onto 175 wi...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:38:40 PDT
Quilling Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Robot/
Quilling Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/KUML/GD0QSVK8/FPBKUMLGD0QSVK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/KUML/GD0QSVK8/FPBKUMLGD0QSVK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/KUML/GD0QSVK8/FPBKUMLGD0QSVK8.SMALL.jpg Carleyy This is my gift for the Instructables Gift Exchange.  It was inspired by Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya paper art creations who I talked about in one of my previous Monday Blog Round Ups. Follow these easy instructions to make your own awesome ROBOT!!  Or adapt my technique to make a different desi...
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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 18:36:26 PDT
Three-dimensional Paper Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-dimensional-Paper-Picture/
Three-dimensional Paper Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/ZT2I/GC4G4O2O/FTRZT2IGC4G4O2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/ZT2I/GC4G4O2O/FTRZT2IGC4G4O2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/ZT2I/GC4G4O2O/FTRZT2IGC4G4O2O.SMALL.jpg Kiteman This is the project I made for the first Instructables Gift Exchange. You can follow this project, or you can use it as inspiration for your own designs. Materials and Tools You need: Light-weight card, either white or coloured as required. Glue.  Glue-stick or white PVA are best. ...
By: Kiteman

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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:15:25 PDT
Origami Rose in Bloom http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Rose-in-Bloom-Part-1/
Origami Rose in Bloom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2FZT/GAPV7WWS/F3O2FZTGAPV7WWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2FZT/GAPV7WWS/F3O2FZTGAPV7WWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2FZT/GAPV7WWS/F3O2FZTGAPV7WWS.SMALL.jpg batgirl87 With my second wedding anniversary, I was looking back through the traditional gifts for anniversaries and found pictures of origami roses, and thought to myself... I can do that! They make a wonderfully romantic gift for girlfriends, fiances, wives or even moms. It's something you put time and eff...
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 12:53:15 PDT
Make a 3D Layered Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Layered-Drawing/
Make a 3D Layered Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DGHC/G79F1PRX/F3SDGHCG79F1PRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DGHC/G79F1PRX/F3SDGHCG79F1PRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DGHC/G79F1PRX/F3SDGHCG79F1PRX.SMALL.jpg noapparentfunction Defy the box frame gods and create a drawing that is truly 3D. When finished, your 3D drawing will appear as a small window into a twisted world of your creation. Wow and amaze your friends! Dazzle your... your... OK I ran out of 1950s product gimmicks. You could give this to someone and hang it o...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:55:59 PDT
VHS Spiral Bound Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Spiral-Bound-Notebook/
VHS Spiral Bound Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/WRLX/G43E4OGE/FEJWRLXG43E4OGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/WRLX/G43E4OGE/FEJWRLXG43E4OGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/WRLX/G43E4OGE/FEJWRLXG43E4OGE.SMALL.jpg WhyIsThisOpen I, like many people, have a good number of old VHS tapes laying around. Some of the movies I now have on DVD, others I no longer care to keep and whatever falls between I can digitize should I wish. This makes the collection of VHS tapes about as useful to me as a collection of rocks. So, I took a n...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2010 12:27:48 PST
PaperCraft Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/PaperCraft-Christmas-Tree/
PaperCraft Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8QQS/FOVWMA4J/FZ68QQSFOVWMA4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8QQS/FOVWMA4J/FZ68QQSFOVWMA4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8QQS/FOVWMA4J/FZ68QQSFOVWMA4J.SMALL.jpg threecheersfornick How to make a simple paper Christmas tree.Requires paper and scissors. Rocks optional. Square If your paper isn't already in a square, make it into one. Fold Fold your tree-to-be triangularly three times, as in the first picture. Without unfolding, fold it again as in the second picture. When ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2008 17:52:37 PST
Make a Holiday Gift Box and "Bow" for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Holiday-Gift-Box-and-Bow-for-Cheap/
Make a Holiday Gift Box and "Bow" for Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/O0DY/G2HE04N7/FAVO0DYG2HE04N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/O0DY/G2HE04N7/FAVO0DYG2HE04N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/O0DY/G2HE04N7/FAVO0DYG2HE04N7.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead This instructable shows you how to make a unique flower bow and a customized origami box perfect for jewelry, candy, money, or any other small gift.  This project uses many common items you would have in your home, and I would estimate the total cost of materials used to be around $0.80.  The flowe...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 13:32:59 PST
Mini Xmas Gift Parcels http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Xmas-Gift-Parcels/
Mini Xmas Gift Parcels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VOH0/G2L3BPIL/FP3VOH0G2L3BPIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VOH0/G2L3BPIL/FP3VOH0G2L3BPIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/VOH0/G2L3BPIL/FP3VOH0G2L3BPIL.SMALL.jpg Alberta Leong There are some things money can’t buy.  Like a handmade gift.  Why not go a step further and put together your own handmade GIFT PARCEL!  You can fill these gift parcels with cookies, sweets or chocolate treats to give your friends and family a most heartwarming surprise. I actually made these cute ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 01:24:08 PST
I love you because... Message in a Bottle Key Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/I-love-you-because-Message-in-a-Bottle-Key-Ring/
I love you because... Message in a Bottle Key Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/O806/G23UXPIW/F1MO806G23UXPIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/O806/G23UXPIW/F1MO806G23UXPIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/O806/G23UXPIW/F1MO806G23UXPIW.SMALL.jpg ShrimpSaladCircus Here it is - the handmade gift personalized by you for the special guy in your life! Of course, this would make a great women's necklace as well, but you know how hard those guys are to shop for! This is another fabulous Tutorial Exchange project with a glass vial provided by the sweetest Angie of S...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2009 11:54:29 PST
Gift Bags from Cereal Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bags-from-Cereal-Boxes/
Gift Bags from Cereal Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/SQR7/FOHXBQC2/FLASQR7FOHXBQC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/SQR7/FOHXBQC2/FLASQR7FOHXBQC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/SQR7/FOHXBQC2/FLASQR7FOHXBQC2.SMALL.jpg mandodeb If you're tired of paying for Disney themed gift bags or other lame new $6.00 gift bags, this cheap and creative instructable is for you. Your friends will love you for it - because you are just too cool. Not Too Girly Version This is an example of what a map, duct tape and paper clips can look ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 13:01:00 PST
How to make POP-UP Card for Christmas - Angel POP-UP Card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-POP-UP-Card-for-Christmas---Angel-POP-/
How to make POP-UP Card for Christmas - Angel POP-UP Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/NQV4/F9N2A2HW/FQCNQV4F9N2A2HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/NQV4/F9N2A2HW/FQCNQV4F9N2A2HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/NQV4/F9N2A2HW/FQCNQV4F9N2A2HW.SMALL.jpg tycoyoken Let me show you how to make an Angel POP-UP Card for your Christmas....sending a DIY greeting card is always better than buying a real card from gift shop or or just sending an e-card. because your friends won't throw it aways and keep them for a long time.Template are in Microsoft words format: you...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2007 01:34:54 PST
Kissing Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Kissing-Cards/
Kissing Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/XNDL/FCTI5KRV/FU4XNDLFCTI5KRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/XNDL/FCTI5KRV/FU4XNDLFCTI5KRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/XNDL/FCTI5KRV/FU4XNDLFCTI5KRV.SMALL.jpg Helixthecat Cards are always a good thing to make for special occasions. They're pretty easy, and even though they might end up being cheaper than the ones you can buy in the shops, that little personal touch is priceless! Here's one I designed for Valentine's day. Getting your materials together You will...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2008 09:12:47 PST
How to Wrap a Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wrap-a-Gift/
How to Wrap a Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/T9CC/FBQ33XK1/FI7T9CCFBQ33XK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/T9CC/FBQ33XK1/FI7T9CCFBQ33XK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/T9CC/FBQ33XK1/FI7T9CCFBQ33XK1.SMALL.jpg reno_dakota Running woefully late on your holiday giftwrapping? Trying to get a serious head start on next year? Got a birthday coming up for someone special? Here's a quick Instructable on how to wrap your gift, be it a simple box or something a little more oddly-shaped. Gather supplies What you need:you...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 12:42:05 PST
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Open-Wrapping%2c-or-How-I-Learned-to-Love-the-/
Quick-Open Wrapping, or How I Learned to Love the Rip-Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/J4KZ/CQEEVYDU211/FKMJ4KZCQEEVYDU211.SMALL.jpg kqrpnb Merry Christmas everyone! I came up with this neat wrapping idea Christmas '05, and my gift recipients really like it. It makes opening presents that much faster. Materials needed: - Ribbon (preferably thin, need not match the paper) - Wrapping paper (preferably pretty) - Present (preferably cubica...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006 15:15:58 PST
Paper Gift Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Gift-Box/
Paper Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/7JBG/F0L6IYQA/F147JBGF0L6IYQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/7JBG/F0L6IYQA/F147JBGF0L6IYQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/7JBG/F0L6IYQA/F147JBGF0L6IYQA.SMALL.jpg randofo Lately I've taken to folding up paper to make stuff. This cube is one thing that I have stumbled across in my explorations of paper folding. It's pretty structural as far as paper cubes go and can hold a fair amount of stuff (which would make it ideal as a small gift box). Go get stuff. You wil...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 15:31:49 PDT