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10 DIY Summer Headbands You Must Have For Stylish Summer Fun

I have long hair, so in the summer, when it’s really hot outside, I tend to wear it up and off of my face. For this, I need a huge collection of headbands. Whether you have long hair that you want to pin away from your face when it’s hot out, or you just love [...]

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10 Fabulous Repurposing Ideas For Old Kitchen Cabinets

A few years ago, we redid out kitchen, including adding in some new cabinets. We took out the old cabinets and I am sorry to say, just hauled them away. I had no idea that there were things that you could make from old kitchen cabinets. I was thinking about that recently and thought that [...]

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This Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Dish Is Fast, Easy, and Delicious

In less than an hour, you can put an amazing meal on the table that is sure to thrill even your pickiest eater. This cheesy chicken, broccoli, and rice dish is perfect on so many levels. First, it is really easy to make. It’s also a fast dish that you can have on the table [...]

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10 Fun DIY Summer Hats That Will Keep You Cool And Fashionable

Summer hats are so much fun…and so necessary at times. If you try to avoid too much sun on your face, a nice fashionable hat will definitely do the trick. Even if you just wear hats for fun, I have a great list of 10 fun DIY summer hats that will help to keep you [...]

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Cauliflower Grilled Cheese – A Delicious And Healthy Snack Alternative

I have to admit, I absolutely love grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. It’s one of my favorite lunches and something that I’ve been hooked on since I was really young. The problem with that combination today is I just can’t allow myself that many carbs in one sitting. Bread is filled with carbohydrates, something [...]

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Pull-Apart Pepperoni Garlic Knots Are The Ultimate Appetizer

Whether you’re planning a dinner party or you just want a new recipe that’s perfect for game day, these pull apart pepperoni garlic knots are the ultimate appetizer or snack. I’m always looking for a great appetizer to serve during parties and games, and these are really delicious – and so easy to make. Honestly, [...]

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This Lemon Raspberry Loaf Is The Perfect Summer Dessert

I’m always on the lookout for recipes that are perfect for summer. There are just so many ways that you can dress up Jell-O or so many times that you want to haul out the ice cream maker, which is why I’m so glad I came across this luscious lemon raspberry loaf. It’s perfect for [...]

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30 Beautiful Beach Essentials You Can Crochet Or Knit Today

Summer is finally here and with it comes trips to the beach for many. Even those who aren’t planning a beach vacation may spend time this summer at the lake or river, basking in the wonderful sunshine and having an amazing time on the water. So, you know what that means, right? It means that [...]

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10 Homemade Recipes For Relief From Hay Fever And Seasonal Allergies

I love summer, for the most part anyway. What I don’t love is the influx of seasonal allergies and hay fever that I, and most of my family, suffer from every year. From the itchy watery eyes to the full on cold like symptoms, one of is seems to always be suffering from allergies during [...]

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30 Homemade Fruit Jams And Jellies You Definitely Want To Make This Summer

There are few things that I love more than fresh fruit jams and jellies. I spend a lot of my summer making my own canned jellies and freezer jams so that we can enjoy their goodness all year long. That said, I thought that maybe you would enjoy making your own jellies and jams this [...]

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Infinity Mirror Clock

This is a handmade clock mainly for decoration.There are several LED lights in the clock, when turned on, it is a beautiful decoration for bedroom. When turned off, it’s a small mirror. Of course, it’s a clock itself. ​Materials: Clock*1, LED Light Strip*1, Screwdriver*1, Semitransparent Mirror*...
By: chanhui2000

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ESP8266 LED Matrix Clock

ESP8266 LED Matrix ClockSimple LED matrix Clock based on the popular ESP8266 with Real Time Clock module and time synchronization over WiFi from an NTP server. Parts and Tools First let's see what we need.Parts: 6 x 8x8 MAX7219 LED Matrix 1 x RTC DS3231 1 x ESP12 Board 1 x pasta jar 1 x ...
By: ZaNgAbY

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Bouncy Chair With MTB Suspension

Ever wish your garden chair was more, uh, bouncy? Me too. So I set about making myself one. Stuff You Need MaterialsAbout 9 metres of 25mm square tube.About 2 metres of 20 x 5mm or similar for the slats to rest onWooden Slats (I used left over shiplap from my shed build)2 x M8 bolts at least 60mm...
By: LaurenceB23

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Tiki Taps With Sound Effects

Note: This instructable makes the assumption that you are familiar with kegerators and beer dispensing, as well as basic woodworking and electronics.My wife and I always admired the "Tiki Taps" at Disneyland's Trader Sam's bar, so we can't take full credit for this idea. However, we do think we 'p...
By: Xryman

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Morphing Digital Clock

A quick video about this project. I have since implemented a way to set timezone.Thanks to the work of the Arduino and ESP8266 community, this cool clock is a surprisingly easy to build! Just two main components: Display (obviously) and a WiFi MicroController No soldering required No pro...
By: HariFun

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Pi Console: the Cheap Version

With all the craze about with "retro" consoles coming back and being so popular I wanted to see if I could build one myself using a Raspberry Pi. After doing a little research I landed on the RetroPie's website (https://retropie.org.uk/) and knew that I wanted a RetroPie console. With about 50 diffe...
By: mcon99

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CAMCOIN DRIVER - Make a Tripod Mount Tool Using a Coin

If you use cameras and tripods then you'll know how often you have to change mounts and cameras on your tripod. We all seem to grab a coin to do the job so I thought, why not make a more permanent solution. The CAMCOIN DRIVER was born!Here is a video of how I made it: Materials Used: 10p Coin Scr...
By: AverageJoesJoinery

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Automatic Rain-Watering System for Greenhouse and Chicken Coop

Welcome Back!Last summer I made an automatic greenhouse but there was in my opinion room for a lot of improvements. So just as i promised in the other instructable, this year i made something brand new! and this time i added a Chicken coop also automatic with low cost and low maintenance.The project...
By: TueBjørn

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ESP8266 Temperature Controlled Relay

A friend of mine is a scientist who does experiments that are very sensitive to air temperature and humidity. The incubator room has a small ceramic heater but the heater's thermostat was not nearly accurate enough, only able to maintain the temperature within 10-15 degrees.Commercial devices that l...
By: William Bushee

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DIY Laundry Table Over Your Washer and Dryer

I built this laundry table to hide the sock-eating gap behind our washer and dryer. And to give us a good spot to drop our keys and mail when we walk in. BUT it turned out to be a great place to fold and added a ton of style to the room. The Ugly Gap Before Picture The dryer vent created about a ...
By: Abbotts At Home

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DIY Li-ion Capacity Tester !

When it comes to building the battery packs, Li-ion cells are one of the best choices without the doubt. But if you get them from old laptop batteries then you might want to do a capacity test before building the battery pack.So today I will show you how to make a Li-ion capacity tester using an Ard...
By: Nematic!

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Aluminum Casting for Beer Lovers. Casting a Classic Shape Aluminum Bottle Opener

I've already made a review where I made a key ring bottle opener. This time I've decided to make a classic style bottle opener. As usual I will make this bottle opener using lost-foam casting technology. Cutting a Bottle Opener First of all, I need to cut out a shape of a bottle opener from a pol...
By: DuralM

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SORCERERS' OF THE MAGIC KINGDOM HIP SACK

Here's you an idea for all those park maps you brought home during you last visit to a theme park, or any kind of paper you'd like to make into a bag. Supply list and the vinyl I bought Supply ListSewing machine/or needle and threadYour park mapIron on vinyl (Mine was Pellon Brand)If you are putt...
By: Galonii

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Using Ferrofluid to Demonstrate Magnetic Fields

Curious about dancing ferrofluid as dark as a black hole? Of course you are! Keep reading! Unfortunately, the phenomenon of magnetism is hardly perceptible in daily life. Although magnetic field lines offer a conceptual aid for understanding, it still remains unclear how magnetic fields manifest in ...
By: lotsercannathan

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Kintsugi / Kintsukuroi Repair With Gold - Repair Lesson

Japanese kintsugi (sometimes called kintsukuroi) processes of implementing the traditional art of ceramic repair using gold and lacquer or our proprietary process of gold effect metals and encapsulating epoxy. This tutorial is intended to illustrate the two different kintsugi repair implementation...
By: lakesidepottery

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How to Cool Pets With Frozen Treats

Chickens run hot! Just like dogs the chickens start to pant. As the temp gets into the 90s they start to hold out their wings. Honestly.. they are fine in the shade. Kitchen Scraps... We regularly give them scraps from the kitchen and here's a way to make them even an even better treat!For Dogs...
By: jprussack

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Rainbow Tower With App Control

The rainbow tower is an app-controlled ambient light. I used a WS2812 LED strip as a light source and an ESP8266 module to control the lights. The sides are made of white acrylic glass, which is a great material for diffusing light.With the app, you can connect to the tower via WiFi and set the colo...
By: david-mccann

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REPLACING DRAWER FACES

Due to a leak we had to have some cabinets replaced in the kitchen. Wifey picked out what she liked since there was no way to match what we had. Besides, the cabinets we had were not the best quality. The drawer faces were peeling. I assured Wifey that I could replace the drawer faces. And, thus...
By: Kink Jarfold

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2-Ingredient Watermelon Shake

As everyone knows, when you buy a watermelon, you end up with a lot of watermelon. I found myself in this situation recently and in the past, I've made Watermelon Lemonade and Watermelon Slush, but this time I wanted something new to use up some watermelon making. I decided to just add ice cream to ...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Globe Knot

This globe knot can easily be tied around a finger Middle a strand of cord. Take the right hand end and wrap around finger two times Bring that same end from right to left over, under Bring the second strand from left to right under over And back over, under Bring the first str...
By: asemery

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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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