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DIY: Indoor Pond

If you thought making a pond was tricky business, well think again. Check out this cool DIY tutorial which tells you how to make an indoor pond in less than $200. All you need is to have access to common tools and other items available at your local hardware store or home and garden center.
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DIY: Magnetic, Under-Shelf Spice Rack

If you are always running out of space in your kitchen then maybe you should made a Magnetic, Under-Shelf Spice Rack. Read the instructions here. Materials: Spice Jars (I got mine from Williams Sonoma  but you can get cheaper/different ones) Magnets (Mine are from K&J Magnetics ) Dremel or Drill Cardboard Pen Measuring tape (if you’re anal about measurements) Epoxy or superglue
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Stock Bed

Make a medieval inspired Stock Bed right in the comfort of your home. The twin bed comes equipped with  medieval pillory stocks as the head board and will be appreciated by those who have a dark sense of humor. Details here.
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DIY: No Nails Bed

If you live a nomadic existence and find transporting your bed from house to house a pain then this DIY bed is perfect for you as it involves no nails or screws! How to begin…. What you need You need basic tools for carpentry and wood working, manual or powertools. This bed can be made using only a saw, a screw driver and a steady hand for straight cutting….. Im a bit on the lazy side so I used a jigsaw and a drill (a battery screw driver could work as well), yo

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Wooly Willy Table

Introduce your kid to the wonderful world of Wooly Willy by making a super cool Wooly Willy table. For the uninitiated, the , the Wooly Willy toy uses a “magic pen” (magnet in a stick) to move a small amount of iron filings around an illustration of a hairless floating head trapped behind a plastic window.  So create this illusion on a coffee table at home. Details here.

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DIY: Armoire Makeover

As someone who is always on THE lookout for new and young ideas, I am glad I stumbled upon this DIY. Give your old armoire a modern makeover without burning a hole on your pocket. Details here.

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DIY: IllyClock

Build a super cool IllyClock which can show time in the following colors: 3 hours before wake-up time, color changes from green to orange; 1 hour before wake-up, the time is shown in red! Check out the video below and the details here. Parts you will need: – Illy coffee can (250g); chosen because it is easy to find, has a screw-in lid (for ease of access to internals)

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DIY: LED Deck

Light up your deck and impress your family and friends. This whole project only took about 1 1/2 days to complete.  The first day to install the wiring and flexible LED lights, and the second to connect the controllers and go over the strips with clear silicon for extra protection.  Details here.

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DIY: Spongebob Square Bed

Make a funky Spongebob Square Bed and see your kids go insane with joy! The bed is quite simple to make and is loft styled. Things you need: $25 Paint – qt primer – qt yellow – sample mold green – sample black – sample white – sample blue – paint marker red [home depot sells pint samples for cheap.] $45 14 – 1x4x8′ $20 3/4 Plywood $4   Wood glue $??  woodgrain plexiglass or ??? free imagination misc. 1 1/4 screws – 2 1/4 screws – 3  

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DIY: Magnetic Spice Rack

If you love cooking a storm, then you would appreciate this DIY project which teaches you to make a magnetic spice rack.This wall mounted magnetic spice rack will be a great addition to any kitchen and saves space as well. Details here.

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