Fill Your Spare Time

All of us here at Mill Outlets love the website Instructables. Its a community driven website designed to focus on providing its readers with fantastic tutorials for almost anything. As the tutorials are written and submitted by people from all walks of life, this means there is a vast amount of content that varies a great deal. Not surprisingly most tutorials are actually written by professional bloggers and artists who naturally have a flare for arts and crafts.

We thought we would list for you a few of our favourite tutorials for filling your weekend with excitement. This week we are Listing a few ideas for Cakes, some fun knits, and some indoor gardening ideas. If you try out any of these tutorials then leave a comment below and let us know how it went. Enjoy!

Rainbow Swirl Cake

Rainbow Swirl Cake

This multi-coloured rainbow cake looks great and makes an amazing impression on friends when you present it at a party.

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Pastel Rainbow Ruffle Cake

Pastel Rainbow Ruffle Cake

This cake is a very fancy rainbow cake with a ruffled fondant design around the sides. This cake would be perfect to bake for a birthday or maybe even valentines day.

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Cut The Rope Cake

Cut The Rope Cake

For all those fans of iPhone Games, you may know the famous game ‘Cut The Rope’. This cake features the lovable character from the game ‘Om Nom’ and is perfect to bake for a childrens party.

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Knitted Tardis

Knitted Tardis

Everyone enjoys a good bit of Doctor Who, its one of the longest running TV shows on the BBC. So why not knit your very own Tardis? If you want to learn how to knit first visit this page.

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Knitted Portal Companion Cube

Knitted Portal Companion Cube

If your familiar with the well known series of puzzle games Portal, then this knit is for you. Its the Companion cube used in the game for solving puzzles knitted into a large cushion. If you want to learn how to knit first visit this page.

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Catnip Conversion Hearts

Catnip Conversion Hearts

Not strictly a Knit but they are so cute I couldn’t resist posting it. These are little homemade cushions for your cat filled with catnip so your cat will love you forever. Perfect to give your cat on Valentines day, if your that well inclined.

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Make robo-planters re-using home junk

Make robo-planters re-using home junk

These are great fun, easily re-purpose a load of old scraps lying around in your garage into funky looking house plant containers to impress vistors.

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Lightbulb greenhouse

Lightbulb greenhouse

These are great for getting little seedlings going. The tutorial is a bit tricky but once its done you have a handy mini greenhouse for starting plants like chilies.

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