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How to Transform an Empty Wine Bottle Into a Gorgeous Homespun Vase

You know what I can’t get enough of? Rustic decor. And I’m not the only one. Homespun DIY decor crafts are a huge trend right now. And no wonder … rustic furniture and decor ideas like these immediately make your entire home feel more cozy. And many of them use cheap, simple materials like burlap [...]

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How to Make a Gorgeous DIY Paper Flower Gift Topper

I recently managed to find an amazing gift for one of my closest friends. I’m so stoked to give it to her, but I didn’t want to just pop it in a box and hand it to her. I want the entire experience to be special, which means finding a way to make her box [...]

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Crispy Potato Pancakes Put A Delicious Spin On A Traditional Breakfast Recipe

Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast foods. Honestly, I love all types of pancakes from blueberry to chocolate chip. This crispy potato pancake recipe looked so delicious that I just had to try it and I’m glad I did. Not only is it now one of my own favorites, my entire family loves it. [...]

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This is an Unbelievably Beautiful Transformation for a Backyard Pool

Ever since we moved into a house with a big back yard, I’ve made it my personal mission to transform our yard in every way I can into an amazing place to relax and have fun. Some of the projects I’ve tackled have been relatively easy, like this one to make tiki torches for mood [...]

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This Gorgeous DIY Recycled Pallet Planter Erupts With Color

I get so excited at this time every year. Finally that bitter wintry chill is gone, and there are some warm, sunny days to go out in the garden and work. Each year I start out with a new vision for my lawn and garden and set out to make it happen! In the past, [...]

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How to Make a Stunning Flowery Wreath Out of Nothing More Than Paper

I still remember when I first was introduced to origami as a child. I was so thrilled that you could make literally anything you could imagine out of paper! My love for paper crafts has never faded; it’s only grown. In the past, I’ve shared some very cool projects with you, like DIY paper lanterns [...]

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How to Create a Gorgeously Rustic Wooden Wine Glass Holder Bath Tray

How do you relax after a long, stressful day? My favorite thing to do is climb into a warm bath and have a nice long soak. To make my baths extra-relaxing, I have learned how to make my own bath salts (see recipes here), and even bath bombs (you can find out how to do [...]

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Delicious Ham and Cheese Puffs – A Snack Made In Heaven

I have to admit, I’m a sucker for a good appetizer. Even if I’m not serving them before dinner, appetizers are the perfect anytime snack and I’ll even enjoy them for lunch on occasion. You can imagine how happy I was to find this delicious ham and cheese puffs recipe – it truly is a [...]

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How to Make a Charmingly Rustic DIY Barn Door Nightstand {Free Plans}

There is something about the rustic decor trend which is all the rage right now which I just can’t get enough of. Maybe it’s the beautiful textures and muted colors which I love … or maybe it’s the fact that rustic décor reminds me of a simpler time. Or it could just be that I’m [...]

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How to Cut Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a great, filling snack but it can be difficult to figure out how to approach cutting it! I had to look it up once so I thought this how to might be helpful for new vegetable lovers! Turn The Head Over and Cut Around the Toot The florets of the cauliflower are all thickly connected...
By: SabrenaD

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Tree Branch Lamp

This project was inspired by a lamp made from children's toys.Bedroom Lamp From Old Toys by woodenProjects I was missing all the time I did not get to spend at the lake last summer so I decided to make this out of things I found in and around the lake. Materials: Fallen tree limbs and sma...
By: mrsmerwin

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Center for the Digital Globe Class Project

This is a small project used to introduce my "Exploring the Digital Globe" (MGMT 8100) students to open-source hardware, open-source software, and the Maker movement. This device is assembled and programmed during class: A 2-3 hour class with ~60 minutes devoted to the building and programming. Some...
By: JScottMO

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How to Run a TJBot Workshop

Here is a guide to help teachers and developers organize and run TJBot workshops!Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter (@maryamashoori) if you have questions. Set the Goals for Your Workshop Before moving forward with planning your session, think about the objective for your workshop. Who will ...
By: TJBot

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Tandoori Chicken Wrap

A simple and delicious snack made with Indian grilled chicken called the tandoori wrapped in the whole wheat Indian flat bread called the roti.Recipe : http://www.theparisfeast.com/2017/04/tandoori-chic... ​Ingredients Recipe : http://www.theparisfeast.com/2017/04/tandoori-chic...Chicken breasts ...
By: mitantig

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Easy Memory Wire Bracelet

Memory wire retains its shape even when you stretch it or bend it. It is quite popular in making bracelets, earrings, finger rings, etc. In this 'ible, I have shown how to make a simple bracelet and this technique can be applied to any other jewelry made out of memory wire. Tools and materials T...
By: Pra_ga

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Black As Line

Welcome to my Instructable!If you like itPlease vote for me in the contests!Here you will learn how to make simple but effective line follower robot.As for the first line follower I've ever made, I think it is just gorgeous! Idea & Design Idea for making line follower came when I was on robotic t...
By: TheSuperSewcio.

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The Story of a Pendant

There was a man and woman. Woman said to man "How do I look?" and as every man knows to reply, he said "Beautiful." But woman was not sure, and thus man went on a quest to make sure that woman felt beautiful.But man did not want to give woman something ordinary. He wanted to give woman something spe...
By: sdfgeoff

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Robot Servo With Idle Horn

The purpose of this instructable is to provide a "shell" that can be used to convert a common servo motor to a robot servo with an idle horn. The idle horn (opposite the main drive horn) spins and allows easy connection of a C joint. When I built Santa's Shop, I had 32 robot servo motors (with an id...
By: MikeTheMaker

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6 Easy Tinkering Hinges

Sometimes you want to use a metal hinge to make a door. Sometimes it's either too heavy, or just overkill. Take a look at the video, or read on to see some alternatives. These are particularly useful if you're making a temporary cardboard construction to play with. If you haven't built a cardboard p...
By: BarbMakesThings

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How to Make Gift Box With Plastic Bottle - Diy Gift Ideas - Easy DIY

Hi guys, welcome to my new project : Gift Box With Plastic Bottle . In this article, I will show you How to Make Gift Box With Plastic Bottle If you want a more visual instruction please click to this below instructional video.If you like, SUBSCRIBE my YouTube channel ☞☞☞ HERE ☜☜☜. I always update m...
By: tiktaktricks

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Title Decorating Your Burlap Patriotic Wreath

Materials:Two and a half inches wide ribbon and one and a half ribbon, try different ribbons you think will compliment your wreath. Choose picks that you think you will want to use. I choose ribbons and picks and lay them on the wreath to see how I like them. This does not mean I am going to use ...
By: toj66

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Clay Candle Holder

One of the artists I follow online, Jimmy Diresta, recently posted a vlog where he visited an iron worker by the name of Fletcher Coddington, and Fletcher was talking about his past and how he got into metallurgy. The comment that struck me the most about his work was regarding his preference for me...
By: David Catriel

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Sheephive - an Unconventional Sheep Shelter

Following on from making "The Playhive" for my goats, I decided that a larger version would make an unconventional shelter in one of my sheep paddocks.Link to "Goathive" https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Playhive-Z-Cl...Again I used the general idea from playscapes for their Playhive, but made a ...
By: buck2217

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Arduino Fastest Reaction Time Game for 1-4 Players

IntroductionThe official Arduino starter kit with tutorials is a fantastic way to learn the basics and all the of the various things you can do and I can't recommend it highly enough. But once I had gone through making LEDs blink, buzzers buzz, and motors turn I thought about how I could turn that ...
By: IronRing

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DIY MINIMALIST OAK PICTURE FRAMES

Framing a print, quote or even wrapping paper is the perfect way to add personality and style to a room. However if you are savvy like me in how you source your artwork, you have probably noticed that it’s often more expensive to frame the print than it was to buy it. For this reason I began making...
By: shethemaker

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Easy Cheesy Corn Chips

This recipe is to make cheesy corn chips which are easy to make, delicious and healthy, picky eaters don't know or care they are eating a lot vegetables, using food dehydrator. Ingredients:4 cups whole kernel corn, steamed4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated (the ready grated cheese is not as satisfac...
By: babybayrs

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Floor Lighting

The new project that I made for the Lighting contest is a Light that you can drop on the floor anywhere. This can be put Upside Down.. Horizontally and Vertically This is made from 11 MDF 6mm board (25cm * 25cm)1 Board for the structure (the big circle that would hold the rest of the wood)10 Boards ...
By: julien.doolaeghe

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Camera Desk Lamp

I thought I'd show my love for old cameras by upcycling my old (non-functional) film cameras into a stylish desk lamp. In this instuctables I will show you how you can turn any old camera into a lamp with changeable light bulbs. Even though I will work with only one type of camera, the process is fa...
By: RobertI24

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Coconut Garden

I always tend to think about other uses of things that would otherwise end up in the trash.Lately I ate so many coconuts and I had to think if I could do something with the coconut shells, so I came up with many ideas and this is one o them!If you don't like the idea of using the coconut shells as p...
By: Suki_ete

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Cute Wooden Snake

This is one of those ideas that came to me in the middle of the night when I was supposed to be sleeping. So when I got up the next day I just had to start seeing how it would work out! I'm pretty happy with it; it's not a flexible snake, but it's pretty cute :-).I made mine about 6" long; the blue ...
By: christa627

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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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