Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:28:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Great Green Concept: Find FREE stuff for any project (using Freecycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-FREE-stuff-for-any-project/
Great Green Concept: Find FREE stuff for any project (using Freecycle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/ZBBE/FLM011K2/F8AZBBEFLM011K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/ZBBE/FLM011K2/F8AZBBEFLM011K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/ZBBE/FLM011K2/F8AZBBEFLM011K2.SMALL.jpg Squirrelfriend Got an idea for a project? Don't have the cash to get all the supplies. Here is a great resource I have found to be useful for getting just about any project material you need for free. This resorce is called Freecycle.What is Freecycle?The Freecycle Network" is made up of 4,610 groups with 5,839,00...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 15:17:26 PDT
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Pages-Bowl/
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One rainy Saturday, my kids were getting sick of watching TV and my 6-year old son asked me if we could make a craft. I had recently gone through a few of my craft magazines and stumbled on a very brief set of instructions on how to make an “earth day magazine bowl.”  The original design for this w...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Wait .. Diapers?  How do those help your plants?  Trust me, it's probably not what you're thinking. Watch the Video! NOTE:  The results, depictions and claims portrayed in this video are based on the limited experiences I had to test ideas prior to production.  All information is belie...
By: The King of Random

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
All Weather Trench http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Weather-Trench/
All Weather Trench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/Z733/G69MUV41/F4IZ733G69MUV41.SMALL.jpg smvite This is very wearable jacket made with 140 Capri Sun Juice pouches and a large snap closure.   The jacket is entirely sewn using a Vogue pattern (#8480).  It will keep you dry in the rain, and is very very warm!  the only pattern piece omitted were the pockets. But the jacket has set in sleeves, lap...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 15:19:21 PST
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-tower-made-out-of-PVC-pipe-15-pockets/
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SMALL.jpg algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Jewelry-From-Computer-Parts/
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/JT9E/HT9B0565/FYUJT9EHT9B0565.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos The easiest way to make interesting and unique jewelry is to use uncommon materials. One source of materials that often goes overlooked is a computer. Inside a computer you can find a wide array of objects that can make a compelling piece of jewelry. Since computers are constantly updating, it i...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 04:02:09 PDT
Rug Woven from T-shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Rug-Woven-from-T-shirts/
Rug Woven from T-shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WXRZ/HT9AU1P9/FAVWXRZHT9AU1P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WXRZ/HT9AU1P9/FAVWXRZHT9AU1P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WXRZ/HT9AU1P9/FAVWXRZHT9AU1P9.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle T-shirts are a great source for recycle projects.I was inspired by Make a braided t-shirt rug by suzelac to make my own braided t-shirt rug.. Also helpful was an instructable for T-shirt yarn by jessyratfinkFun..So next I decided to make more t-shirt yarn and weave a run.I don't know a lot about w...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:19:46 PDT
Cereal Box Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Letters/
Cereal Box Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/F8B1/HT4QPASL/FK4F8B1HT4QPASL.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I have seen these letters in different sizes at craft stores. They can be made for next to nothing using cereal boxes and shredded paper. A great idea would be to spell out "FAMILY" hang the letters on the wall surrounded by photos of your family. Or maybe do the same with "FRIENDS". What about th...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:06:29 PDT
How to Make Plarn (Plastic Bag Yarn) For Knitting And Crocheting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Plarn-Plastic-Bag-Yarn-For-Knitting-/
How to Make Plarn (Plastic Bag Yarn) For Knitting And Crocheting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/HWBM/G9GQIAE3/FBXHWBMG9GQIAE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/HWBM/G9GQIAE3/FBXHWBMG9GQIAE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/HWBM/G9GQIAE3/FBXHWBMG9GQIAE3.SMALL.jpg md4v3 I like plastic bags from stores and butiques with cute prints on it. But I end up with piles of useless plastic bag. So, I make them into plarn (plastic yarn). You can make all sorts of crafty stuff out of these. For crochet or knitting material or braid them into other stuff like bracelet or whatev...
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Fri, 21 May 2010 03:15:19 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
Instant Hanging Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate These wonderful little air pillows have been around for a while now, slowly replacing Styrofoam and packing peanuts as the conventional packing material. Some air pillows are biodegradable but I wonder if the rest might not end up choking a dolphin or seal.  In this Instructable we'll upcycle those...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:24:00 PDT
Paper pots for quicker production and maximum capacity http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-pots-for-quicker-production-and-maximum-capa/
Paper pots for quicker production and maximum capacity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SMALL.jpg flowercrafter I know there are a lot of paper pot how-to's but I wanted to show a quicker way. Afterall, who wants to spend more time potting up seedlings? Items needed Tin can (about 15 oz. size)Can opener (preferable the old-fashioned type that cuts the inside of the can)Plastic canning funnelDuct tapeNewsp...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:00:59 PDT
Paper Bag Floors http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bag-Floors/
Paper Bag Floors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/BYDY/HSVGJB3Y/FG2BYDYHSVGJB3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/BYDY/HSVGJB3Y/FG2BYDYHSVGJB3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/BYDY/HSVGJB3Y/FG2BYDYHSVGJB3Y.SMALL.jpg Spyridoula Nemesis Create the look of a custom floor in no time with nearly no expense! I did not create this technique, you can find tons of references to it via a quick internet search. However, never, in my wildest dreams, did I ever think the end result would look as good as it does.  There are loads of variation...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:36:20 PDT
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-to-Portable-workstationtoolbox/
PC to Portable workstation/toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/OED9/HSVGHDGK/F8VOED9HSVGHDGK.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is the back story for my project. (Ignore if you don't like boring "stories") So i acquired 3 Dell Optiplex GX400 (pretty obsolete) desktops, after stripping it down bare to salvage parts i din't know what to do with the cases. Initially I wanted to toss them out for recycling but i thought I m...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:59:34 PDT
The Paper Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Paper-Skateboard/
The Paper Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SMALL.jpg drac5290 This semester I am on exchange to Pitzer college in California, and the first thing that struck me about this place is how many people use skateboards (or something similar). I would say 1 in 3 people is rolling to class rather than walking. Seeing so many people skating around inspired me to bu...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:22:22 PDT
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-Bottle-Lids-into-Slingshots/
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust here is my full how to tutorial on how to recycle bottle lids into slingshots. enjoy! More Detailed HDPE Slingshot tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgL93ijyv2yRhYoD6pARS6gA Rambone slingshot tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgIOL5n0-6jlRYzV...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:57:34 PDT
How to reuse paracord scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-paracord-scraps/
How to reuse paracord scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Paracord Lovers,Ask any one who has ever worked with paracord that there is probably no accurate way to measure the exact length of paracord required to make something. That is the reason there will always be tons of paracord scrap. Ask a beginner like me, tons of the cord is wasted because of impro...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:09:35 PDT
TRASH ROCKS -- Eliminate Unrecyclable Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/TRASH-ROCKS-Eliminate-Unrecyclable-Trash/
TRASH ROCKS -- Eliminate Unrecyclable Trash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TM03/FY3KS3CB/FX6TM03FY3KS3CB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TM03/FY3KS3CB/FX6TM03FY3KS3CB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/TM03/FY3KS3CB/FX6TM03FY3KS3CB.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein To make a trash rock, a sack is first sewn out of fishnet.  It is filled with trash and plastered with cement.  The resulting shells are unique in shape and look very natural.  Trash rocks are an esthetically pleasing and constructive way to eliminate trash. Trash rocks can be used as benches, tabl...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 15:11:18 PDT
How to Make and Recycle Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-and-Recycle-Paper/
How to Make and Recycle Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/9APQ/F54HJA4S/FMP9APQF54HJA4S.SMALL.jpg Chopsteeq We all know that recycling paper is one way of reducing our ecological footprint by lowering the total amount of waste we produce. However, many people don't know how paper is actually recycled, or even how much of the items they put out in recycling bins actually gets recycled. In this article I wi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 12:52:45 PDT
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-paracord-bin-lid-lifter-for-use-from-a-height/
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hi to all the readers here! I am living in a high set house and have a hard time walking down the stairs with a large bag of rubbish so I came up with this solution; the system is tried and tested so if you can follow the instructions you can make it!! The problem OK, you have decided that y...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:24:03 PST
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Turn your soda can tabs into an awesome aluminum chains!  What you do with them is completely up to you! For more project videos, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting metal clips with scissors can result in cuts, scrapes or tears.  Adult assistance, and/or gl...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
Simple Prybar for pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prybar-for-pallets/
Simple Prybar for pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SMALL.jpg darren8306 This is a simple prybar made to break pallets, while saving more of the wood. This project will require one length of 1" square tubing, 1/8" wall, approximately 6' in length. Welding machine. Hacksaw or other tool to cut tubing. Wire brush or other tool to prep surfaces for welding. Plan an...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Shaped-Cookie-Cutter-From-Tin-Can/
Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter From Tin Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/V64J/HRTKI8T8/FIGV64JHRTKI8T8.SMALL.jpg chris-mori This Instructable will tell you how to make a heart shaped cookie cutter out of a tin can. The techniques shown here can be used to make any kind of shaped cookie cutter. Tools and Materials You will need: - tin can (I used a Del Monte fruit cup can) - fine tip marker - block of wood the desired...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:15:44 PST
Diagonal Weave Catalog Basket - Cylinder Shaped http://www.instructables.com/id/Diagonal-Weave-Catalog-Basket-Cylinder-Shaped/
Diagonal Weave Catalog Basket - Cylinder Shaped - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1FS1/HRCK3YC9/F5H1FS1HRCK3YC9.SMALL.jpg wrenv Time to put those mail order catalogs to a new practical use! Supplies Needed 1 mail order catalog Scissors or paper cutter Something to use to pry staples open Plastic bottle (the size of the bottle will determine the diameter of your finished basket) from this example I used a large medicine bo...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 05:28:36 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I would like to share one of my favorite projects how to make a bottle lamp. You do have to invest about $15  for a diamond bit, but the bottle lamps can be made for less than $10 and they make amazing gifts or sold for a profit at craft shows and Etsy shops. Before we start i made this instructable...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Designer Paper Yarn Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Paper-Lamp/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 05:19:03 PST
Durable Handmade Paper Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Handmade-Paper-Beads/
Durable Handmade Paper Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/93GC/HRCK0XNG/FFF93GCHRCK0XNG.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I write an environmental blog and I love creating things. With this in mind I set about making beautiful jewelry upcycled from the recycle bin. I made aluminum can rings and recycled glass earrings and pendants. I also made cool beads created from used plastic bottles and beads crafted from old pape...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:58:55 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
Spare lid drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-lid-drying-rack/
Spare lid drying rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/GQJQ/HR0ASS7Z/FNFGQJQHR0ASS7Z.SMALL.jpg justsayingno If I need something, I do what I can to make it from things I already have lying around. I have alot of clothing items that need flat drying, and I don't always have a place to lay them flat. It was getting inconvenient to continue using my over door ironing board all the time. I had some leftover l...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:13:17 PST
Credit-Card Flower Box (Fridge Magnet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-Flower-Box-Fridge-Magnet/
Credit-Card Flower Box (Fridge Magnet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/VDQY/F2FRVEEW/FBAVDQYF2FRVEEW.SMALL.jpg PocketSized Turn your old Credit-Cards (or any plastic card) into a nice little flower box to grow your own mini flowers in. These are sure to lighten up your fridge, office desk or any other drab place that needs a little of nature's creations to lighten it up. What you will need Credit-Card (or similar) M...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2007 22:30:25 PDT
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/The-best-fire-starter-Ive-ever-found-Cheap-Easy-to/
The best fire starter I've ever found, Cheap & Easy to make yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/31YM/HQU49H5B/FO331YMHQU49H5B.SMALL.jpg docfun4all I got tired of paying 7-10$ for a box of fire starters that only worked so-so, and were not a multiple use item. It costs about $3.50 in consumables and the one time purchase of tools is less than $10.00 at the Dollar Store/Dollar General/Dollar Tree. So when comparing with commercial fire starters ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:21:44 PST
Bring your Treadless Shoes Back to Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-your-Treadless-Shoes-Back-to-Life/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:42:02 PST
Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Recycling-Plant-Bookcase/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 05:22:45 PST
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-broken-Discraft-Ultra-Star-FrisbeeDisc/
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/2R3F/HQ7T5QY8/FI32R3FHQ7T5QY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/2R3F/HQ7T5QY8/FI32R3FHQ7T5QY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/2R3F/HQ7T5QY8/FI32R3FHQ7T5QY8.SMALL.jpg wardog Do you have any cracked Discraft Ultra-Star lying under your bed because its broken?Well brush off that dust bunnies and give your dying Frisbee/Disc a second life!I just want to share this 'ible to my fellow Ultimate players and Frisbee/Disc owners who keep on cracking their Frisbee's/Discs for unk...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:03:34 PST
How to make a woven newspaper basket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-weaved-newspaper-basket/
How to make a woven newspaper basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/388U/HQ5MHVJK/FOY388UHQ5MHVJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/388U/HQ5MHVJK/FOY388UHQ5MHVJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/388U/HQ5MHVJK/FOY388UHQ5MHVJK.SMALL.jpg elewis03 Lately, my make-up has been all over my bathroom. I decided to make a little basket for all of it. Mine needed to be a little smaller, because I don't own much make-up. Here's my version of the newspaper basket. Hope you like it! Supplies You need:Newspaper Scissors Tape Ribbon Tacky Glue Cut t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:06:49 PST
Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Chair-1/
Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SMALL.jpg Lindermann95 In this instructable, I'm going to teach you step by step how to make a recycle wooden chair, with the Pallets. You can use it like decoration for the inside or outside of your house, if you want to use it outside, you'll need to cover the chair with some protection like varnish. Get The Pallets...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:01:12 PST
20 dollar Gold mine http://www.instructables.com/id/20-dollar-Gold-mine/
20 dollar Gold mine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/CVJR/HPXOVQZ7/FXZCVJRHPXOVQZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/CVJR/HPXOVQZ7/FXZCVJRHPXOVQZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/CVJR/HPXOVQZ7/FXZCVJRHPXOVQZ7.SMALL.jpg goldenshuttle The aim is not to simply throw a very useful equipment which we think is obsolete and useless; but to re-use it is worth allot of time and money... Meet Clarion ADX 5255. This is a car stereo from year 1999. It is a Hi fi stereo FM; cassette and CD player. It is no longer needed because new car ster...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 08:14:18 PST
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Woven-Gift-Wrap-Vest/
Recycled Woven Gift Wrap Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/NN0Y/HPVK3KMI/FG4NN0YHPVK3KMI.SMALL.jpg smori What should you do with all your used Christmas gift wrap? Make an ugly sweater vest out of it! Keep your paper This project requires a stack of large sheets of used gift wrap. Try to carefully unwrap your presents so that the paper doesn't tear. Resist the urge to tear open your presents! Cut...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:32:14 PST
Ginger Vodka in Etched Glass Gift Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Ginger-Vodka-Ginger-Lime-Gin-in-Etched-Glass-Gift-/
Ginger Vodka in Etched Glass Gift Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/0MYG/HPQO9K3E/F8S0MYGHPQO9K3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/0MYG/HPQO9K3E/F8S0MYGHPQO9K3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/0MYG/HPQO9K3E/F8S0MYGHPQO9K3E.SMALL.jpg roballoba I wanted to create some festive gifts that included yummy adult beverages. I love ginger drinks and have been making ginger infused alcohols for some time now. The idea is really simple. Add Ginger to your favorite Vodka, let it rest together, and enjoy! My second variation is for Ginger - Lime Gi...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:09:05 PST
Refill Used Nespresso Capsules The Right Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-Used-Nespresso-Capsules-The-Right-Way/
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:28:13 PDT
CBTL Beverage Capsules -- recycle and reuse (also Starbucks Versimo pods) http://www.instructables.com/id/CBTL-Beverage-Capsules-recycle-and-reuse-also-/
CBTL Beverage Capsules -- recycle and reuse (also Starbucks Versimo pods) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/FSD7/HFPTJXPE/FIXFSD7HFPTJXPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/FSD7/HFPTJXPE/FIXFSD7HFPTJXPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/FSD7/HFPTJXPE/FIXFSD7HFPTJXPE.SMALL.jpg Exocetid This Instructable explores my experiments with CBTL coffee maker capsules by Caffitaly. I have a CBTL Americano machine that I bought off eBay for $76 (see photo). The Americano is capable of producing coffee, tea, espresso and hot chocolate. It is compact and easy to use. I bought it for my office...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 20:28:44 PDT
How to build a Modern Mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Modern-Mailbox/
How to build a Modern Mailbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/AQAN/HJ5ZVR7W/FLYAQANHJ5ZVR7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/AQAN/HJ5ZVR7W/FLYAQANHJ5ZVR7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/AQAN/HJ5ZVR7W/FLYAQANHJ5ZVR7W.SMALL.jpg DaoudNaouri If you have any specific questions let me know. Please be aware that ALL my instructables are uploaded and published over App, so forgive any errors you may see. About this project: Our old mailbox was in dire need of retiring. The post was was falling apart and I had to constantly prop the mailbox...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 08:48:01 PST
How To Scavenge Electronic Parts. (Free Parts for all) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Scavenge-Electronic-Parts-Free-Parts-for-al/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 08:54:32 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
Quilled Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Snowflake-Decorations/
Quilled Snowflake Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Quilling is a very nice technique that I learned when I was little and although I really liked it, I stopped doing it after a short time (like most things I did!). Luckily I tend to keep everything, and when I recently started to think about trying it again, I remembered that I still had the quillin...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:06:43 PST
very strong shopping bag rope - no tools needed http://www.instructables.com/id/very-strong-shopping-bag-rope-no-tools-needed/
very strong shopping bag rope - no tools needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SMALL.jpg foobear I started thinking about rope recently after Mr. Balleng posted his rope making instructable.   I also remembered this old instructable in which they made a rope from shopping bags using a giant twisting device made out of bicycle parts.  Then I thought, why do you need to twist it?  I think twistin...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:18:07 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SMALL.jpg charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
rather strong hook http://www.instructables.com/id/rather-strong-hook/
rather strong hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/BQY7/HO2349Y9/FXPBQY7HO2349Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/BQY7/HO2349Y9/FXPBQY7HO2349Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/BQY7/HO2349Y9/FXPBQY7HO2349Y9.SMALL.jpg foobear I'm still continuing my fascination with what can be done with plastic bottles and lately I have been experimenting with making a wall hook out of the handle of an Odwalla bottle. things you need A plastic bottle with an included handle, like an Odwalla bottle or vinegar bottle. Small soda bot...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:47:30 PST
ReUse ReMake Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/ReUse-ReMake-Crayons/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2009 16:48:20 PST
T-Shirt Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Wall-Art/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:15:21 PST