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HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

Sewing

Themer offers a radical new look for your Android phone

Android is very customizable, and Themer lets you browse and pick a new home screen that can freshen up your phone's look.<p>Some folks really like to take advantage of Android's customizability, as evidenced by the 48,763 (and counting) different home screens that people have uploaded to the …

Apps

Update a Vintage Boombox with a Line-In to Play Music from Your Phone

Old radios from the 1980s are cheap and easy to find. They also still sound fantastic, but the problem is that most aren't really compatible with …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

How to Dye Pasta For Crafts

to Dye Pasta For Crafts<p>1<p><b>Gather as many bowls as colors you plan to dye.</b> You can also use medium to large-sized bags, as long as they seal very …

How to Cure a Fever at Home

A fever is your body's natural response to fight off viruses and bacteria by weakening the germs and limiting their ability to reproduce.[1] It also …

Alternative Medicine

Build Your Own Clutter-Reducing, Modular Shelving from Cardboard Boxes

If you don't care much about the look of your shelves, Instructables user makedo-able shows off how to build a nice set up modular shelving from …

Storage Ideas

Upcycling Jars into Storage • Recyclart

Fire Station Card Table Tent

This tutorial shows you how to make your own Fire Station Tent with removable, wearable hats and tools to use as well!<p>Get the instructions for ––> …

Turn Photos into Paper Flowers

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>If romantic comedies have taught us anything it’s that getting a beautiful bouquet of flowers is pretty darn …

Tutorial: Elegant bow clutch for evening

Remona from The Stitching Scientist shows how to make this elegant evening clutch. The small zippered clutch is gathered into a pretty bow shape. The …

How-To: DIY Glitter Tabletop

You need a glittery table, right? (Of course you do!) Check out this fun glitter tabletop tutorial from Shannon at Madigan Made.<p>Ready to add some sparkle to your home? Head over to Madigan Made to see how it’s done.

How-To: Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely guilty of obsessively collecting containers. Vintage canning jars? Check. Glass storage containers? Check. The peanut butter jar that I emptied last week? Huge check. So, whenever I see a clever jar-incorporating DIY, it speaks right to my glass hoarding …

String Art Portraits

Ladyface Blog combines 3 excellent things into one rad DIY. Animals, portraits, and string art? Yes please!

How-To: Discreet Pants Fly Checker

Instructables editor Randy Sarafan created this amazingly useful tutorial that discreetly checks that your fly isn’t down and alerts when it is!<p>Basically, this is a device that lets you discreetly check in public whether or not your pants fly is up. By pressing a button located in the watch pocket …

Tutorial: Canes from Scraps

As a full time clayer I make a LOT of scrap. The muddiest of it, I use for bulk or give away to friends to use for bulk or filler or making molds. …

Kindle for iOS review: A great e-reader with one catch - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Kindle for iOS</b> lets you read sample chapters in the latest version and offers a built-in dictionary for quick reference. You also have the the Send to Kindle feature for saving items from around the Web.<p><b>The Bad</b> Apple's rules prohibit a dedicated e-book store, and it's hard to keep track of …

Apps

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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This Camera Needs To Get Canned

Recycling your empty cans is great, but <b>Macbarbie07</b> takes it one step further with her YouTube tutorial for making this hip upcycled vintage camera …

How-To: Rolled Camping Kitchen Organizer

Set up your camp kitchen in no time flat with this handy rolled camping kitchen organizer tutorial that Sabra from Sew a Straight Line shared on Today’s Creative Blog.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Today’s Creative Blog to see how it’s done!

Ulric Collette's "Portraits Génétiques" Demonstrate Genetic Similarity by Merging Faces

Mother/Daughter: Julie, 61 & Isabelle, 32<p><i>All pictures in this article are © Ulric Collette and used with permission.</i><p>Genetics are awesome! We all …

How-To: Sewn Fabric Resume

These sewn fabric resumes from Melissa Makes Things are so eye-catching and cool that you’ll definitely want to make some of your own.<p>What a perfect, creative idea for makers looking to grab some serious attention!<p>Head over to Melissa Makes Things to see how it’s done.

How-To: Mini Fork Bows

Make cute, tiny bows to decorate your DIYs with this mini fork bows tutorial from Eskimimi Makes!<p><b>More:</b><p>Video: Upcycled Bows<br>• How-To: LED Twinkle Hair Bow<br>• How-To: Silk Bow Baby Headband Tutorial

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How-To: Magical Kaleidoscope

After the fireworks are over you can keep the dazzling, colorful displays coming with this DIY Magical Kaleidoscope from Clare at The Etsy Blog.

Top 5 soon-to-be obsolete technologies

Here at CNET, we're always looking ahead to the next technology, the next in gadget, the next app. We don't waste a lot of time getting sentimental about last year's tech or even that thing that was crazy hot just a month ago. But at some point, you have to turn around and marvel at all the …

Gear & Gadgets

Make Compact Potholders out of Sugru

We've previously discussed using Sugru to heatproof your cookware, but if you don't want colorful putty permanently attached to your pots and pans, …

Google Reader Is Shutting Down; Here Are the Best Alternatives

Google is closing Google Reader's doors on July 1st, meaning you'll need to find a new way to get your news fix. Here's how to export all your feeds …

How to Treat Minor Injuries Without a First Aid Kit

Everyone should have a first aid kit somewhere in their house and/or car if possible. However, if you find yourself in extenuating circumstances, …

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

DIY Earrings Out Of Paper

For just pennies, learn how to create durable earrings to match any outfit out of PAPER! Full step by step photo tutorial. Great for kids!<p>309<p>1480