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Christmas DIY – How to Make a Wreath with an Old Book!

Christmas is almost here and I am sure many of you already have a wreath (you’ve bought from the store) but for those of you artist-type like people who haven’t, how about making your own Christmas wreath with an old book!  This is the coolest wreath ever!

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Top 5 Video Tutorials on How to Make a Gingerbread House!

You know Christmas is only 2 weeks away exactly as of today and why would want to not miss out on all the fun building a gingerbread house with your kids.

I know, it’s the holidays and you are finishing up some important work at the office but you should realize that a gingerbread house isn’t all that hard to make, that is if you know how.

For those of you who don’t like instructions like myself but you want to learn, here’s the Top 5 YouTube videos that will teach you in less than 5 minutes:

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How to Make LED Embroidery!

The folks at Craftzine has an awesome video tutorial on how to make LED embroidery for those of you trying to mix LEDs with your latest embroidery.

This picture of a frog catching fireflies is embellished with lights that bring the bugs to life. Conductive thread is the magic ingredient, bridging the gap between rigid metal and soft floss. To make a stitched scene light up, combine t

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iPad Case DIY – How to Make a Quilted iPad Case!

For those of you who want a “softer” iPad case yet functional enough to roll it like a joint and angle your iPad for optimal viewing, check out this DIY quilted (and rollable) iPad case you can make given you have some quilting skills (or know someone who does such as your mother/sister).

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Necklace DIY – How to Make a Firefox Necklace!

For those of you with some craft skills and want to impress your girlfriend, how about making your lover this DIY Firefox Necklace.  Best of all, this necklace looks rather cool and no one will accuse your girlfriend of using the actual Firefox browser all the time.

I used rubber cement to affix the template to a piece of 18ga. silver sheet, and used a small saw to cut out the shape on top of a jewelry maker’s bench pin, which is that fork-shaped wooden surface you see in the video. Finish it up with files and a lot of sanding using a flex shaft and slotted mandrel. Th

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Ring DIY – How to Make Your Own Engagement Diamond Ring!

For those of you who have some good skills with metal and jewelry, making your own engagement diamond ring might not be a such bad idea after as this one guy has proved it can be done (with help of his jeweler).

Might be interest to those of you trying to impress your ladies.

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LED DIY – How to Make DIY Girly LED Lamps!

We’ve featured a ton of LED projects and lamps on Zedomax.com but most of them are built by men.   Well, for ladies out there or as great presents to your ladies friends, here’s how to make DIY “girly” LED lamps that most involve making the decorations, not soldering the LEDs themselves.

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Golf DIY – How to Make your own Driver Clubhead Cover!

Why spend $30-50 on golf clubhead covers when you can make them yourself for pennies?  Precisely that’s what this instructable teaches you, how to sew a sock and your favorite animal together so you can make custom driver clubhead covers that will be unique.

Brag to your buddies and they will be surprised that you made it yourself.

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iPad Case Hack – How to Build Your own iPad Case!

Tired of iPad cases that look like everyone else’s or perhaps you just feel creative and want to do something about it?

You might be interested to follow these directions on how to build your own iPad Case that also successfully disguises your new iPad so lurkers won’t think it’s an iPad you are reading but a book.

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LED DIY – How to Make LED Shoes!

For people who walk in the dark/night often and for people who want to look extra cool at the clubs on the weekends, you can build yourself one of these LED shoes!

Remember those awesome light up shoes you had when you were a kid?  Now you can turn your own shoes into a work of art!  Wear these painted LED shoes out and you will be the center of any party.  Its super easy!

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