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Halloween Burlap Bunting

I’m a bit of a Homeowners Association rebel, seeing as how my house is the only one on the block that has been adorned with pumpkins and spider webs since early September. Saying that I love Halloween is a bit of an understatement. For just one night you get to be a kid again. You […]

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Repurpose Your Cereal Boxes

When I walk down the cereal aisle, I see my childhood. My mouth waters for the sugary sweet cereals that I once coveted. Growing up, my mom only allowed me to eat them on very special occasions. When I was finally on my own and could eat anything I pleased, I realized I was more […]

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Modular Colorwork Yarn Holders

When working on a knitting or crochet project that uses multiple colors, trying to keep the balls of yarn from tangling can be an absolute nightmare – especially if you’re crafting on the go or using a persnickety fiber. Modular yarn holders can help save your sanity (and your yarn) by keeping each color neatly […]

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Olde-School Bookbinding

Magazines aren’t really built to last, but here’s how you can turn your copy of MAKE (or any other magazine or printout) into a durable hardcover that will withstand the test of time. Your hardcover MAKE will also lie flat on your workbench, making it easier to follow instructions for other projects.

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Cup Positioning System

Not everyone has a GPS (Global Positioning System), but you can easily make a CPS (Cup Positioning System) from any cup and learn the art of orienteering!

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Arduino Mail Notifier

Many inventions/hacks often arise out of the need to solve a problem. The Arduino mailer notifier project was no exception. My workshop is in my backyard. During the day, I am far away from my mailbox. Using two Arduinos, some cheap RF modules, and a light sensor, I was able to create a solution that […]

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