DIY Photos

Dig into our gallery of craft and DIY photography. Everything from of homemade collages to handmade wooden frames, paper decor, gifts and decorations.

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profile of a red gnome against light blue

Profile Of A Red Gnome Against Light Blue

sewing tools corner flatlay

Sewing Tools Corner Flatlay

a lit candle with iced coffee and hair accessories

A Lit Candle With Iced Coffee And Hair Accessories

holiday gift on a red table covered in cedar

Holiday Gift On A Red Table Covered In Cedar

here you go

Here You Go

amber beard oil bottle

Amber Beard Oil Bottle

thread spools stacked on a shelf

Thread Spools Stacked On A Shelf

clean brushes on pained paper

Clean Brushes On Pained Paper

bright gift box

Bright Gift Box

top down view of sewing

Top Down View Of Sewing

cat shape stitched with embroidery thread

Cat Shape Stitched With Embroidery Thread

crafted moose and wood box of pinecones

Crafted Moose And Wood Box Of Pinecones

stitching diy flatlay

Stitching DIY Flatlay

black and white halloween candy flatlay

Black And White Halloween Candy Flatlay

beard oil product photo

Beard Oil Product Photo

preparing to be creative

Preparing To Be Creative

glass iced coffee a notebook and lit candle on a bed sheet

Glass Iced Coffee A Notebook And Lit Candle On A Bed Sheet

a wise looking gnome surrounded by chess pieces

A Wise Looking Gnome Surrounded By Chess Pieces

trick or treat on an orange background with candy corn

Trick Or Treat On An Orange Background With Candy Corn

person carefully paints in a sketchbook

Person Carefully Paints In A Sketchbook

colored pencils piled up on a black background

Colored Pencils Piled Up On A Black Background

sewing machine needle close up

Sewing Machine Needle Close Up

vibrant pots of paints on a blue table

Vibrant Pots Of Paints On A Blue Table

sicssors cutting fabric topdown

Sicssors Cutting Fabric Topdown

diy ropes and string

DIY Ropes And String

gemstones and tools flatlay

Gemstones And Tools Flatlay

artists colorful paint brush collection laid out

Artists Colorful Paint Brush Collection Laid Out

art supplies in red

Art Supplies In Red

hand crafted pinecone moose

Hand Crafted Pinecone Moose

diy lip balm

DIY Lip Balm

hand made moose pinecone decoration

Hand Made Moose Pinecone Decoration

artist paint brushes on a black surface

Artist Paint Brushes On A Black Surface

sewing studio

Sewing Studio

sewing crafts on texture

Sewing Crafts On Texture

flatlay of dyed paint brushes laying on black surface

Flatlay Of Dyed Paint Brushes Laying On Black Surface

vertical sewing needle closeup

Vertical Sewing Needle Closeup

yellow tools on white and yellow background

Yellow Tools On White And Yellow Background

cookie crumbs left by santa

Cookie Crumbs Left By Santa

watercolor paint pallet and mug of hot chocolate

Watercolor Paint Pallet And Mug Of Hot Chocolate

orange hearts planted in green grass with messages on them

Orange Hearts Planted In Green Grass With Messages On Them

milk & cookies for santa

Milk & Cookies For Santa

flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers

sewing supply jars

Sewing Supply Jars

hills of yarn

Hills Of Yarn

product packaging

Product Packaging

two sets of barber scissors

Two Sets Of Barber Scissors

angled view of sewing machine use

Angled View Of Sewing Machine Use

bright party decor

Bright Party Decor

seasons greetings chalkboard

Seasons Greetings Chalkboard

orange paper hearts on sticks planted in green grass

Orange Paper Hearts On Sticks Planted In Green Grass

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Gorgeous Photos of Crafts and DIY Projects

Get crafty with our gallery of homemade items and DIY projects

There’s never been a better time to take up a new hobby. With the advent of the internet - mountains of knowledge about creating everything from paper airplanes to butler robots is available at the tips of your fingers. The only thing you need is time and a undying passion for learning a new skill.

Maybe that’s what makes the DIY movement so profoundly popular right now. It seems like everywhere you look on the internet - new handcrafted jewellery stores, homemade wall decor shops, and designer wooden frame dealers are popping up and cashing in.

The History of the DIY Movement

Although the term DIY has been in use since the 1950s - the DIY movement itself is relatively new. Its roots can be traced back to publications in the 1970s like the Whole Earth Catalog which would instruct users on how to renovate old homes in an environmentally sustainable way.

Magazines in the 1970’s like Popular Mechanics and Mechanix Illustrated began offering methods and instructions on practical home renovation and DIY decorations for home improvement. On top of this - many instructional books and videos were created around this time teaching people the same sustainable and easy home-renovation techniques as well as different hobbies - such as wood working, knitting, crochet, sewing and ceramics.

However it wasn’t until the advent of the internet that the DIY movement morphed from a practical way of managing one’s home into a creative enterprise. As a movement - DIY was most popular with punk bands in the 1970s. Bands would not only record and mass-produce their own music - but would produce flyers, zines, and other merchandise to promote their music. Today - you can see an extension of this enterprise in bands that build followings on sites such as Bandcamp and Soundcloud - and sell merchandise using tools like Shopify and Printful.

Turning Handmade Crafts into Cold, Hard Cash

It’s not just bands and artists that have taken on the DIY movement. The entrepreneurial spirit of the internet has made it easy to turn any hobby or creative outlet into a career. For example if you were a creator of hand-crafted jewellry - there was a time when you may have been relegated to flea markets and street-selling. But in 2017 - things have changed.

Today, you can post a collage of your work to sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook - build a following for your artwork and crafts and set-up an online store to sell your projects quickly and easily and all from the comfort of your home.

Whatever your passion - our collection of free photographs of homemade crafts and DIY projects might just be the perfect addition to your latest endeavor.