It is time to get your apartment groovy and retro decor without having to spend very much money at all. This is an easy way to make a lava lamp.
Make an Easy Lava Lamp
Lava lamps are as easy to make as they are fun to look at. Watch this video to learn how to make your own lava lamp at home. You will need: an empty plastic soda bottle (with cap) vegetable or mineral oil food coloring effervescent tablet (like alka-seltzer) sequins and glitt ...more
Watch this recipe from Common Man Cocktails to make the coolest looking alcoholic drink called a Lava Lamp Cocktail. The ingredients you need for the drinks are spiced rum (they use Captain Morgan's), Malibu Coconut Rum, grenadine, pineapple juice, a shaker and a Collins bever ...more
The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more
Transport yourself in no time to the 70's and chill out with your homemade lava lap. This five part series takes you step by step with everything you need, from wax, to food coloring to make a cool lava lamp. It's great activity for the whole family to enjoy. Part 1 of 5 - How ...more
Have you ever wanted to make your own lava lamp? If so, all you need are a few things from around the house: a plastic bottle; cooking oil; water; Alka-Seltzer; and food coloring. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on making your own lava lamp, take a look at this DIY s ...more
In this Family video tutorial you will learn how to make a lava lamp as a cool science experiment for kids. For this project you will need food coloring, water, vegetable oil and antacid pills. Take a bottle and fill quarter of the bottle with water. Fill up the rest of the sp ...more
In this video, learn how to make a homemade lava lamp with your kids! Do this fun activity as a learning experience or science experiment and help get your children's creative juices flowing! Learn step-by-step how to create this neat-looking lava lamp in the comfort of your o ...more
To create a massive lava lamp, you're going to need vegetable oil, Alka Seltzer, food coloring, and a water jug (a massive jug, like the ones you see in offices). Fill about one fourth up with water, and use vegetable oil to fill the rest. After filled, use an entire bottle of ...more
This is how to make a near professional grade lava lamp. We did this as a chemistry project. We perfected it in a week. This took many hours to do, as we had to get the density just right. We remade it three times, also. At the very end, we combined all of the wax into a huge ...more
Make your own lava lamp using common household materials. You will need: 1 liter plastic bottle vegetable oil water food coloring alka seltzer tablet
Create a homemade lava lamp with tips from this how-to video. First, put vegetable oil inside a bottle. Do it over the sink. Use 3/4 of the bottle. Watch this instructional video for more steps.
This video shows you how to make your own lava lamp.
In this simple kitchen science experiment, you'll see how to make your very own, cool, lava lamp.
Even if your little ones can't appreciate the days of bell bottoms and disco, they'll love this DIY light. Get into the groove and construct a fun and funkadelic lava lamp using household materials.
Make a very neat lava-like lamp for less than $10 in parts. Uses only soap and water. No chemicals, easy, fun, and the results are incredibly neat! Make a cloud lamp. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Lava lamps are cool and retro, but they can be expensive and there is a risk of fire if you leave them unattended and they tip over accidentally. By using this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you can make your own light up bubble tube using materials you might already have around t ...more
Absinthe and caviar have extremely strong, distinctive flavors that many folks can't handle easily on their own, but adrenaline rush connoisseurs will get a kick out of the recipe presented in this video. Combining absinthe with caviar, you'll make a distinctive tasting caviar ...more
When building a base in Minecraft, there will come a time when you end up getting a lot of junk items and objects in your inventory that you just don't want anymore. But instead of letting them pile up in your inventory, why not build your own incinerator? It's pretty easy and ...more
Bring a little life to your films, or maybe a little "light". Watch this video to see how to make your own 400-watt video light for film or photography. You can make this video light with mere parts from the local hardware store, such as plastic paneling (which is cheap, easy ...more
This is a quick and easy to make dish for any meat lover. Lamp chops with cucumbers on a bed of rice, a sophisticated meal, here you'll slowly go step by step. Chef Micheal Clark, gives us a easy to accomplish wonderful dinner meal for you and the family. Ingredients: 8 lamb ...more
Take a break from watching your lava lamp, and have some freaky fun with phosphorescence. Inspired by the Instructables project: http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Fun/ You will need: -a pencil -laundry detergent with whitener/brightener -a bucket, paintbrush, and water -a da ...more
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Any lamp can be converted to use a three-way lamp switch, and Ron Hazelton shows you how easy it is to do in this how-to video. Three-way switches allow for a variety of lighting options, so you never have to choose between an overly bright light and darkness. Watch this video ...more
In Minecraft, traps provide an easy and safe means of harvesting monster-specific resources. This gamer's guide will walk you through the construction of a simple lava trap. For complete instructions, watch the video! Search WonderHowTo for more Minecraft tips, tricks, player ...more
Looking for an easy Halloween-themed art project? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper Halloween lamps origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get st ...more
In this how-to video from projectink we are shown how to make a lamp out of a tequila bottle. There's no need to spend 100 bucks on a lamp when making your own is cheap and easy and fun. These are the supplies you'll need: A bottle (we're using a Jose Cuervo tequila bottle), a ...more
In honor of our Earth, Meg shows us how to upcycle old items into a rad new pendant lamp. Plus, learn some easy ways to contribute to your neighborhood. This video home decorating lesson shows an ecological way to add some style to your space. Threadbanger is one of WonderHow ...more
Want a easy way to create some scary ambience for your Halloween party? This tutorial teaches you how to decorate a china ball paper lamp with creepy bugs and spiders. You will need double sided tape, and black foam. Watch this how to video and you will be able to create a sca ...more
If you've been playing Terraria, you should check out this helpful video to learn how to use buckets for harvesting lava and turning it into obsidian. This is a simple, easy, way to farm obsidian in Terraria so that you can use it as a resource in crafting later.
Make a $100 super bright cop flashlight for less than $10, as shown in the steps of this how-to video. This flashlight is brighter than a Surefire and is so easy to do. You will need a compact flashlight, a Krypton flashlight lamp, a file or drill bit, and 3 volt batteries. Wa ...more
It's always a good idea to have a replacement projector lamp on hand! That way, when you can't watch any more movies or television shows on your digital projector, you don't have to run to the store to fix it. Check out this video tutorial from Visual Apex on how to replace a ...more
This video will show you a clever strategy for creating a mob trap in the lava level of Terraria. By luring mobs into the lava you'll earn lots and lots of gold in very little time. This is so easy, you can watch a movie while you rack up the gold and silver.
Check out this nice volcano project that has a removable bottle for easy cleaning and reuse. It also has a tray to catch all the magma and lava!
In this video tutorial, see how to transform a cheap goose neck lamp into a flexible camera holder. It's very cheap and easy to do... you'll love the results of this flexible camera tripod. You need to get one of those goose neck lamps, a bolt and nut, screwdriver, drill, and ...more
Trust us when we say that no woman out there can resist the temptations of a chocolate dessert. Whether it's white chocolate drizzled on top of strawberries or chocolate lava cake, there's something about chocolate that draws us in time after time. Make your girlfriend love y ...more
Checking the status of your meal is a good idea, especially if you want to use less energy. Oven lamps make this easy, by offering a view of what's going on inside your appliance. But when the bulb goes out, then you have a little problem on your hands. Opening the oven door i ...more
This is a cheap little hack from a $5 discount store headlamp. Check it out. Quick and easy. You need a bolt to secure to your camera. This is great if you are shooting long shots and need different brightnesses. Otherwise kind of ghetto.
It can be very difficult to see underneath wall cabinets. The cabinets and your body can cause a lot of shadows and make it very hard to see. Getting light under the cabinets is very easy. The answer is to install thin profile fluorescent lights that are made to go under the c ...more
Generally, summer is a slow time for video games, but not when it comes to Xbox Live Arcade where it's harvest season! In the last month, there have been at least four great games released on XBLA, with Bastion getting the lion's share of the attention. But the remaining three ...more
Believe it or not, it's possible to make your very own lava—if you have a furnace capable of heating up to 1,200 degrees Celsius, that is. Bob Wysocki and Jeff Karson started the Syracuse University Lava Project to study basaltic lava and give students a hands-on way (hypothet ...more
If anyone has every told you that they see music they listen to, they have synesthesia. It's a fascinating neurological phenomenon where people experience crossed responses to stimuli, and no one knows exactly how common this is. A rough estimate claims that one in every 5,000 ...more
What should you do with an orange peel after you're done eating the fruit part? If at least one half of the orange peel is still intact, consider using it as a seed starter pot, emergency oil lamp, bird feeder, or a super-easy, salt-packed DIY fridge deodorizer. Orange peel p ...more
Not sure how or what kind of lights to add to a room in your rental? Consider making your own pendant lamps from materials you can recycle from your closet and kitchen. This is a do it yourself lighting project on a budget that's perfect for renters and anyone needing to add l ...more
The problem with a lot of DIY projects is that they can require a lot of materials. You still end up with the satisfaction of something you built with your own hands, but the shopping trips can get pricey. This cardboard cube lamp by Instructables user lindarose92 is awesome ...more
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Want to learn how you can make some awesome YouTube videos of your own? Maybe your own Internet show or maybe even a short indie film... well, one way to make things easy is a green screen. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to make your own green screen studio and ...more
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Turning a wine bottle into an oil lamp couldn't be easier. If you don't have the supplies on hand, a quick trip to the hard ...more
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
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Wall studs are both critical for maintaining the structure of your home and supporting items of weight and function on the interior walls (e.g. cabinets, shelves, plasma TVs, etc.). With wall studs playing such a critical role, consistently being able to find them is important ...more
If you've ever dusted your furniture, then you know it?s no big deal when it comes to smooth surfaces. But when it comes to lamp shades, and little decorations the process may get more difficult. Watch this video to learn the easiest way to dust furniture.
Saving energy is as easy as 1,2,3! There are various places in your home where you can spend money on that will not only save you energy, but money as well. One of the most common and easiest places is the light fixtures. From sconces, to lamps, to the lights above your dining ...more
A presenter from The Home Depot gives you several tips and professional secrets on how to hang your indoor Christmas lights making this tricky process a little bit easier. She takes you through the selection of lights, planning and the installation of lights. -It's easier to ...more
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How great would it be to have an infinite supply of water and lava in Terraria? Make building that much easier by watching this video and following along to build your own infinite water and lava source in your Terraria world.
Chocolate cake with a soft molten center is a decadent treat that's sure to please when you are entertaining guests. And this chocolate cake recipe couldn't be easier. Made in ramekins, these little cakes are perfect with a side of fruit or a scoop of ice cream. In this how to ...more
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Paper lanterns are a cool decoration. Why not make one yourself and get your kids involved? Your kids will love making these cool looking lamps and they will be fun to hang around the house or for a party or holiday. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and learn how t ...more