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Weekend Projects - Android-Arduino LED Strip Lights

How To: Turn Box Springs into a Modern DIY Platform Bed

This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project ever.<p>Say you have an old mattress and box …

Before and After: An Incredible DIY Laundry Room Makeover

I think my favorite thing about this laundry room makeover, besides the fact that it looks awesome, is that the homeowners did every single thing …

Dog Hack - Side Table converted Dog Bed

<b>Materials:</b> Ikea side table LACK (brown black), 3/4in thick MDF board, screws, white spray paint can (3), wood glue, decorative solid wood table …

How to Redo Bedroom Furniture : Furniture Restoration

RAST Storage Bed Hack

<b>Materials:</b> RAST 3 drawer dresser x3<p><b>Description:</b> I moved to a new 1 bedroom apartment recently without a lot of storage space, so I was inspired by …

Make It: Colorful Wooden Stool

It never hurts to add a little color to some table legs, chair legs, or other furniture around the home. However, even the smallest of projects can …

Why Having Tons of Bathroom Storage Space Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing

My favorite 'celebrity' interior designer, Laurence Lewelyn-Bowen from the BBC's Changing Rooms, tells us why having a ton of bathroom storage space …

Bend it like Beckväm

<b>Materials:</b> Beckväm spice rack, some old frames (or you could use the Söndrum frame)<p><b>Description:</b> I needed some more shelf space and was inspired by …

DIY Shoe Shelf

<b>Materials:</b> Ikea Faktum<p><b>Description:</b> At our work place, we had 4 Faktum that should be thrown away.<p>I needed a bigger shoeshelf in my hall and therefore …

Make a Homemade Gel Pack with Dish Soap and a Plastic Bag

Make It: Easy DIY Rolling Bookshelf

This DIY idea is a super easy project and a fun alternative to traditional bookshelves!<p>All you need are some 2x8s cut to size (or some …

Jansjo flower lamp

<b>Materials:</b> Jansjo lamp and yogurt bottle<p><b>Description:</b> Cut the yoghurt bottle into the right length to form the petals. Slice into strips and bend them …

Improved and lowered Malm Nightstand

<b>Materials:</b> 2x MALM Chest with 2 drawers, black-brown<p><b>Description:</b> We bought two small Malm Chests as nightstands but I the height of them annoyed me …

Built in Pax Wardrobes for Alcoves

<b>Materials:</b> Pax, Komplement clothes rail and drawers, MDF, 4×2,<p><b>Description:</b> 1. Build a frame to fit your space using 4×2 timbers- think about how …

How to Make a Pencil Bag

Community Tested<p>Making your own pencil bag is a great way to use up scrap fabric that you love but that isn't large enough for bigger craft projects. …

7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life

LED Sneakers Brighten up Your Step

Becky Stern at Adafruit has come up with another flashy wearable– this time for your kicks. The Firewalker LED sneakers respond to your footsteps with a cascading rim of lights around the soles.<p>Pieces of velostat are sewn into the heel of each sneaker and detect the resistive difference upon each …

Camping Jansjo battery powered light

<b>Materials:</b> Jansjo lamp, Li-ion battery, socket, wire<p><b>Description:</b> I want to share with you a simple “invention” I made to have a camping Jansjo.<p>At …

Puzzle Treasure Box

Given as a gift, this puzzle box provides a few minutes of entertainment while the recipient solves the puzzle of how to open the locked box (which they’ve been given without a key). The obvious lock, hasp, and staple misdirect their attention from the secret: nonfunctional hinges and hidden …

The Awesome LED Hat

I have to admit, I love LEDs. Who doesn’t? But when I came across this awesome Instructable from user Sbbrain, I started to go nuts. He made a awesome LED hat using: an Arduino, 4 shift registers, 4 buttons, 4 triple-A batteries. And this most important component of all: The LEDs. In this project …

How to Get Bubble Gum out of Clothes

Though it tastes good when you're chewing it, gum can be a pain when it pops up in unexpected places like the bottom of your shoe, your hair, or your …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Make It: DIY Shelf Accents

I LOVE how these simple wood grain self accents add visual interest to these floating shelves. Best of all anyone can recreate them a roll of $2 …

Roundup: 11 Inspiring Do-It-Yourself Projects With Leather

Wanting to incorporate leather into your life, but unsure how to do it? Here are 11 do-it-yourself projects using leather that range on a scale from …

Crafting

How to Make a Desk Chair from a Car Seat

Good, comfortable desk chairs can sometimes be absurdly expensive, and even many of the most expensive ones concern themselves more with aesthetics …

Gain Experience & Knowledge with Maker Corps at Maker Faire

As the 4th annual World Maker Faire in NYC prepares to open the gates to the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth in just 15 days time, there are still ways to get involved with our production team. The best opportunity for all is with our <i>Maker Corps at Maker Faire</i> division. A small and formidable …