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15 DIY Bath Mats That Add Comfort And Style To Your Bathroom

Are you remodeling your bathroom? Maybe you just need a new bath mat? Whether you are completely redesigning the bathrooms in your home or you just want to add some décor with a new bath mat, I have just the list of DIY projects for you. I found 15 amazing DIY bath mats that will [...]

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10 Clever Pet Food Bag Repurpose Ideas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

I have a few little dogs and several cats, which means that I have several empty pet food bags at the end of any given month. I recently thought that maybe there were things that I could do with those pet food bags, aside from turning them into impromptu trash bags, that is. So, I [...]

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These Spicy Cheese Meatballs Make Plain Pasta Fabulous

I’ll admit – I’m a huge pasta lover. I mean, I could eat just about any type of pasta that you put in front of me, which is why I really love these meatballs. Even if you don’t like pasta, you can make these spicy cheesy meatballs as a main course. They don’t require pasta [...]

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18 Innovative Repurposing Projects to Upcycle Flooring Tiles

Have you ever replaced your flooring? Have you used flooring tiles or linoleum and then realized that you bought too much? And have you thrown away that excess simply because you didn’t know what else to do with it? I have and recently I had the pleasure of installing new tiling onto my kitchen floors. [...]

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These Chocolate Chip Brownies Are Just Like Heaven In A Pan

I love brownies…well, anything chocolate really, so I was really thrilled when I came across this chocolate chip brownie recipe. Not only are these chocolate brownies, but they’re also filled with chunks of chocolate. And as a surprise ingredient, there’s a zested orange that gives the brownies the most wonderful flavor and texture! If you’ve [...]

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This Crock Pot Pasta Will Quickly Become Your Favorite One Pot Meal

I just love it when I can find a one pot dish that will serve as dinner for my family. We get so busy sometimes that I just don’t have the time to cook an entire meal and then there’s the cleanup. If I can feed them all without standing in the kitchen for an [...]

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Crunchy Honey Chicken – A Fast And Easy Mid-Week Meal

Are you always looking for delicious yet quick and easy meals to make throughout the week? If you’re like me, you just don’t have time most nights for a really good home cooked meal. You want to feed your family something tasty and healthy but do you really have the time mid-week to prepare something [...]

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Tuna Stuffed Avocado – An Easy And Delicious Appetizer For Any Occasion

Avocado is one of my favorite foods. Honestly, I eat avocado on just about everything. You can imagine how thrilled I was to come across this amazing tuna stuffed avocado recipe. I had to give it a try at my last get-together and it was a huge hit. Aside from the fact that there’s avocado, [...]

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These Peanut Butter Oat Bars Are The Perfect Mid-Day Protein Pick-Me-Up

Every morning when I head out to the gym, I look for a great protein based snack to get me started. I’ve found that peanut butter gives me the best boost of energy and it’s a healthy alternative to those store bought energy bars. That said, I wanted something that I could take along with [...]

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20 Amazing Cheesecake Recipes That Will Fill Your Holidays With Flavor

Cheesecake is always on my list of things to bake throughout the holidays. Not only are they a must for Christmas dinner – I always make three different flavors every year – but they are also wonderful to give away as gifts. I can’t imagine anyone not loving a homemade cheesecake for Christmas. If you [...]

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Cello Endpin Stopper / Anchor

A cello endpin stopper / anchor is a device placed between a cello's endpin and the floor to prevent the cello from slipping (or from making holes into the floor).My youngest daughter lost her cello endpin anchor earlier this year. Instead of buying her a new one, I built one myself.With only a spar...
By: lwalterthum

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ROYAL GAME OF UR

Two different versions of The Royal Game of Ur have recently been posted as Instructables and I found the concept so intriguing I had to give it a shot myself.ROB'S VERSIONTIM'S VERSION HISTORY This game dates back 4,500 years. The rules to play it were found and translated from a cuneiform table...
By: Kink Jarfold

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How to Assemble and Upgrade Freewing MiG-15 to 4S Power System

I wrote this article in the aiming of helping people like me, a newbie to the hobby. The Motion RC Freewing MiG-15 came with a complete assembling manual so please read it because I might skip some side step in order to make the post shorter. You can read it here . Don't get me wrong, the stock powe...
By: Khang Nguyen

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Basic Net Wire Wrap

This is a good rustic wrap for irregular stones, crystals, and sea glass. To dress it up a little you can use longer wires and add beads or charms as you close the bail at the end. Materials -irregular or tumbled stone, crystal-2 1/2’ 20 or 22 ga wire-flat nose pliers-round nose pliers-wire cutte...
By: magpiesmiscellany

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How to Make Zucchini Bread

Why Zucchini Bread?It's delicious! On top of that - if you have planted zucchini you will certainly have an abundance of zucchini! BreakmakingMy approach to breadmaking isn't based on a recipe. This instructable builds on my more detailed reviews of the process. Here I focus on how to proof and a...
By: jprussack

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Palak Raita (Spinach Youghurt)

Palak Raita or spinach raita is a simple accompaniment to almost any Indian meal.It is flavorful and light on the palette. Made using yogurt, spinach leaves and a tempering of curry leaves, cumin seeds and hing, this pairs well with any Indian meal.Here is how to make Palak Raita Recipe. Raita or y...
By: Sagar99986

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Deli Pickles

For years I've lived in places where I couldn't buy a proper deli style pickle. Growing up in the Detroit area it was easy. We had Topor's. Real kosher dills are found in the refrigerated section of the grocery because they aren't shelf stable... the rest are just substitutes. The range of online ...
By: jprussack

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Almost-Real Spiderweb Mobile

I have always wanted to spin a spider web. They are so delicate and beautiful, but usually accompanied by a creepy little inhabitant in nature. Hot glue makes a very convincing spider web, and you can even incorporate dew drops. However, practice and a steady hand are needed for good results.I strun...
By: sarahcd

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Fixing a Monitor With a Breadmaker: AKA Don't Throw It Out!

Locally in Victoria, BC we have a guy who is taking discarded but usable IT equipment and passing it back to the community for free. His efforts are keeping used electronics out of landfills and helping people out which is fantastic. I picked up a monitor from him the other day and whilst it was i...
By: mattaw

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Quick Guilty Free Veggies Sandwich

A simple, yet super flavorful sandwich recipe made of roasted veggies and vegan chicken nuggets. Roasted vegetables sandwich? When I heard that word, I was like nope definitely a no for me. Trust me. This sandwich is delicious, and the best part is that you will feel healthier and happier after eati...
By: RecipeRemix

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Turn Organic Lamb Into an Awesome Virtually Fat Free Lamb Korai

Now to be clear, I don't know what the definition of a korai is, so for all I know this might not be one, but the recipe started out life as one. I don't remember where the recipe came from or I'd link it, but I've tweaked it till it ended up as the one I'm going to run through for you now, so at th...
By: RobC184

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Eyestalk Trophy - Roleplaying Prop

The eyestalk trophy is meant as an easy-to-make prop for use in a roleplaying group. It also works for cosplay and anything else that you can think of! Let me know what you think, and thank you for checking out this Instructable.In a recent roleplaying session, my group encountered a Beholder. One o...
By: Dominic Bender

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Amazing White Texas Sheet Cake

In this instructable, I will show you how to make Amazing White Texas Sheet Cake. This is seriously the best sheet cake ever! :) This sheet cake recipe is really easy to make, and you can leave out the nuts if you want, and decorate the cake however you like. Impress your friends and family with thi...
By: In The Kitchen With Matt

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Vintage Biplane Shelf

This project was so enjoyable to make. I made this as a gift for a Pilot and his wife whom are expecting a little boy named Austin and there last name begins with M so i tried my best to incorporate it into the build. Tools and Material Jigsaw tape measure table saw router router table bandsaw p...
By: bpoulton

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Fem Kratos Cosplay Build

It is HIGH TIME I make another build tutorial so I am starting with none other than: FEM KRATOS!I made this costume in under two weeks for Game On Expo 2018. Here is what I will cover in this tutorial... Fur/Pauldron CraftingSkirts/Belts Crafting & ModificationWeapon/Axe CraftingMake Up Testing/Tran...
By: Ninja.Monkey.In.The.Machine

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Bicycle Saddle Transformed and Made of Old Leather Shoes

When restoring a bicycle, my goal was to spend less money as possible, so it became upcycling, recycling, pimping and transforming with materials available.Current saddle didn't have a vintage city bike look.Purchasing a Brooks saddle or similar would not help my to set up my goal, so here is the pr...
By: tomdevrieze

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HC-SR04 Reader Module to Relieve Arduino

HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor is very popular in robotics. Basically, any object avoiding robot uses this sensor. And it is great of course, easy to use cheap and accurate but once you start building more complex robots you can start to see a problem and this problem is time. It takes a lot of ...
By: Nikus

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Halloween Pallet Fence

This was my first big pallet project. I am by no means a carpenter so the idea was a bit daunting. The main reason I was determined to take on this project was to provide a safe walkway for kids to take up to our door on Halloween night. The previous year I had little ones run across the lawn (ev...
By: PCaron4

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Life Size Slimer Halloween Replica

Hello all!This Halloween my son wants to be a Ghostbuster , so what kind of dad would i be if i didnt build a full size slimer for him to take pictures with. Plus as an added Bonus he'll look pretty awesome on my roof for the trick r' treaters. This guy is approximatly 3.5 ft tall and weighs about 2...
By: JonP10

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Glass Jar Jacko'lantern

Want the spooky and coziness of a jacko' lantern, but too lazy to carve a new one every single year? Make one, that will last you forever! One time deal, but can be used year after year!This lantern will be painted from the inside, meaning it will keep a nice glossy look. You will need A glass co...
By: Mikki G.W

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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  • The Unsweetened Brief History of Gingerbread

    Do you know the history of gingerbread? You’re probably familiar with the sweet The Gingerbread Man fairytale, right? It goes something like this: Run, run fast as you can, You can’t

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  • How To Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

    Like most people, your pets are family members, which means you include them in your holiday festivities. But as you start the season, think about how to keep your furry family members safe. For

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  • How to Winterize and Organize Your Garage before Winter

    When it comes to preparing your house for winter weather, you want to do what you can to ensure the inside and outside of your home is ready for the frosty weather. From getting your heating

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  • How To Prepare Your House for Winter

    Freshly fallen snow may look pretty, especially when the sun, moon, and stars shine upon it. However, winter weather can wreak havoc on your home. From heavy snow sitting on top of your roof to

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  • Poinsettia Care: How To Care for Your Plant

    Did you know that the poinsettia plant is the national emblem of Madagascar? Furthermore, the ancient Aztecs referred to poinsettias as ‘cuetlaxochitl’. Of course, they knew about

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