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35 Copycat Starbucks Recipes That Are Just As Good – If Not Better Than The Original

Ah, Starbucks. Those wonderful cappuccinos and frappe’s are my favorite things to indulge myself. Of course, those flavorful coffees and sweet treats don’t come without a price. That price can be really expensive if you tend to pick up a Starbucks coffee several times a week. The solution? Make those favorite drinks yourself at home [...]

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Fun Summer Project: How to Build Your Own Backyard Bowling Alley

What do you do when your local bowling alley closes? Probably just get on with your life and wonder what to do on the weekends now that your favorite pastime is, well, a past time. I’ve seen a lot of posts where people share driveway bowling games they’ve invented, usually with a set of homemade [...]

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Ultimately Fun DIY Pinterest Inspired Backyard Transformation

When we purchased our home, the backyard was nothing short of a hideous mess. The ground was barren in patches, and the grass was dead, overgrown, or patchy everywhere else. There were a lot of areas where dead leaves had smothered everything else out of existence. So we didn’t see a beautiful backyard. What we [...]

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Make the Cutest Succulent Mini-Pallet EVER Out of Popsicle Sticks

I love gardening projects, especially those that involve making creative planters. Last year I had a fun time making strawberry pallet planters, and this whimsical terracotta pot project blew my mind. But when it comes to gifts for my gardening friends, I’ve long been at a bit of a loss. While those planters work great [...]

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Professional DIY System You Can Replicate to Organize Your Tools

We have a big garage, which is a necessity with all of our home carpentry and craft projects. But we also have mountains of tools, and keeping them organized, easy to find, and within reach has long been something of a nightmare. In fact, we have used a lot of tips and tricks for organizing [...]

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4 Easy and Fun DIY Home Decorating Projects You Have to Try {Video Instructions}

Most of my décor around my house is stuff I have made from scratch. Taking up crafting has made it so easy to create a rustic country look and feel which is very homey. Some of my bigger projects have included farmhouse furniture (see this link for examples), while I have also made a lot [...]

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10 Brilliantly Rustic DIY Pallet Kitchen Furniture Ideas

A few years ago, we moved into a larger house and we needed a lot of new furniture. At first, we were just going to head to the store to pick something up, but I thought, “Why not go the DIY route?” We knew we wanted something really rustic, and nothing we were seeing in [...]

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35 Vibrant DIY Jewelry Ideas That Will Dress Up Your Summer Wardrobe

Summer is finally in full swing! I love summertime. It’s my favorite time of year and for so many reasons. One reason is the beautiful coloring that you see everywhere during this season. From flowers in bloom to fashion, I love the colorful hue of summer, which is why I am really excited to share [...]

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How to Build a Humane Slug and Snail Repelling Fence

Lately our garden has had way too many slugs and snails in it. It finally got to the point where we decided we had to take action. My husband wanted to get a spray from the store, but I wasn’t keen on that idea. First of all, I wanted something humane that wouldn’t kill the [...]

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30 Adorable Garden Decorations To Add Whimsical Style To Your Lawn

I love decorating my garden with all sorts of whimsical crafts. I wondered recently if there were perhaps more things that I could add than what I already have in there and of course, I found so many great DIY projects. If you love making your own garden décor and even more specifically, if you [...]

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A Simple Arduino Clock

This project was developed with three components only. By integrating an Arduino nano, a 16X2 LCD display, and a 12C module for LCD display so that you can build a Simple Arduino Clock. Bill of Materials 1 Arduino Nano1 16x2 LCD Display1 12C Module for LCD Display1 inch of foam tape, two-s...
By: braulio777

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Intel Aero Drone - Altitude and Position Hold Using PX4Flow

For the latest information and support for Aero, please visit our wiki.What is optical flow? Just the future. I mean, being able to sit in one position or cruise at a fixed altitude outdoors or indoors without having to worry about anything is the drone dream right?These steps are going to be a li...
By: intel-aero

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Albert Alert-(burglar Alert System) BUILT ON BOLT

DESCRIPTION:This project is made on BOLT( IOT Platform) which is a Burglar Alert System that can be installed in our home premises.Now if you are away from your home you can use this system to detect any presence of human in your home and it starts buzzing alarm,flashing on led over it and sends an ...
By: shreemoy

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Upcycled Filament-Box Drawers

In the Invention Studio, we recently switched over to using a different brand of 3D printer filament, called Polymaker. The filament is really, really nice, but I think my favorite part of the crossover is the high quality packaging that it comes in. We go through so much filament that we have a LOT...
By: vspencer

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Building an Aquaponic Grow Bed Flood and Drain.

Aquaponic grow beds come in all shapes and sizes. They also work on a range of concepts. Concepts. 1. Flood and drain. F&D beds are filled to a point that activates the Bell syphon. Once the bell syphon is activated, all of the water is sucked out of the grow bed. Once the water level reaches the bo...
By: sbayley2

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$3 Pottery Barn Lantern Knockoff

If you want a stylish house, but you don't have power tools or a big budget this instructable is for you. I'm going to show you how to upcycle a bottle and use dollar store materials and tools (just a cutter and a glue gun) to make this awesome lantern. I got the inspiration from this pottery ba...
By: CraftersAndMothers

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Eco Bookshelf

Shall we make an economical and ecological bookshelf? In daily life, you often have a lot of cardboards by shopping and you must discard them. However, when you do so, you may think " What a waste! ". So, if you make some alterations to cardboard in the easy way, you can contribute to our environm...
By: Udonn

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A Black Dress, a Door Skin and a Shelf Liner =?

Combine a little black dress, door skin, shelf liner, window sill and a dowel and you get a custom Table Tennis Paddle. There are a few more parts to the bill of materials. Like a couple of screws. You don't need to own them, you can borrow them for a half hour. Caution: Be careful who you ask if ...
By: Dr. Joe

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Remotely Controlled Webcam Pan&tilt

You have probably seen many projects like this one already: some of them use face recognition software to follow after someones head, some of them use mobile phone to control pan/tilt, and some even use a wii's nunchuk but all of them in my opinion lack the usability that solves a real life need, so...
By: marcin.barabasz

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DIY Power Adapter for Magic Flight

I became interested in building this device when my friend was telling me about this device she liked but had some issues with it. She complained that the batteries that she bought for her vaporizing device kept running out of charge pretty quickly. She showed me how much it would cost to buy the co...
By: QBN-14

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Pinnable World Map

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." Saint AugustineLet's be honest - travelling is awesome. There is nothing better than discovering foreign lands and cultures while at the same time seeing your perspective and mindset change.I am a big adventure fan. I try to travel...
By: CraftAndu

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Gyroscope With Arduino 101

Learn how to read Gyroscope Sensor on Arduino 101 and show tilt status on LED.Arduino 101 is good for IOT starters. Having the Intel® Curie™ Module, designed to integrate the core's low power-consumption and high performance with the Arduino's ease-of-use, Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities and on-bo...
By: imjeffparedes

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Add Email Notifications to Any Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Robot

Dear friends welcome to another tutorial! This is Nick from educ8s.tv and today we are going modify this Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. With less than $10 we are going to add email notifications to it, a feature only available to the most expensive models. Without any further delay, let’s get starte...
By: educ8s

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How to Make a Portable Auxiliary Work or Camping Light

Video tutorial on how to make portable auxiliary lights for your vehicle. For this I am using two flood lights from Oedro, 4 inch 27 watt led light from their Brave Man T1 series. These particular portable auxiliary lights can be mounted anywhere on your vehicle, trailer, recreational vehicle, and p...
By: 4DIYers

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Lute KINDER JOY Between “Sustainability and Cultural Heritage”

Sustainable development—meeting the world’s current needs by using what we already have, so that we’re not compromising the resources of future generations—has important implications for our environmental, economic, and social well-being.Heritage conservation has demonstrated the significant role it...
By: Elnems

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Lab Power Supply 0-20V and 0.002-4A

This is a laboratory power supply with a stabilized output, continuously adjustable from 0 to 20VDC and from 2mA to 4A. The current limiter makes it useful in experimenting with electronics because you can limit the maximum current before applying the voltage. This power supply has also build-in pro...
By: Ginko Balboa

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Walking Rainbow // Capillary Action

The Walking Rainbow is a fun way to discover how our earth works. Through this fun filled science project, you'll see the effects of how water defies gravity and creates a new substance as earth does with plants. This is a fun project for all ages and does tend to take some time. Materials Here...
By: Karebears

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Open Up a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II Washer

My partner's top-loading washing machine has slowly developed a leak. Like a lot of things, it happened slowly enough that at first he assumed it was water splashing out, and then just got used to not stepping on the wet spot on the floor. I however, am also using the machine now, and I dislike wear...
By: Mar HK

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How to Cook the Ultimate Steak Sandwich

This is my ultimate steak sandwich! It’s a little over the top but it tasted so damn good!Ingredients 2 x 1/2 inch Steaks 1 Large Round Bread Roll 1 Onion 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar G-Fresh Barbecue Seasoning Bacon Swiss Cheese Salami Sun Dried Tomatoes Whole Grain Mustard Tomato Relish Butter Spina...
By: John deCaux

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An Unusual Use of a Wire Hanger

Wire hangers provide a readily available, steel wire, raw material for projects. Broken Skimmer Basket Handle Pool Skimmer Basket Replacement Handle:The basket handle of a pool skimmer basket can break, which will make it difficult to remove it for cleaning. Figure 1 shows a skimmer basket, with ...
By: waltx

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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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