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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milk & cookies for santa

Milk & Cookies For Santa

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

here you go

Here You Go

bright party decor

Bright Party Decor

art supplies in red

Art Supplies In Red

sewing studio

Sewing Studio

vertical sewing needle closeup

Vertical Sewing Needle Closeup

arts and crafts pens and paints

Arts And Crafts Pens And Paints

sewing crafts on texture

Sewing Crafts On Texture

black and white halloween candy flatlay

Black And White Halloween Candy Flatlay

product packaging

Product Packaging

diy lip balm

DIY Lip Balm

seasons greetings chalkboard

Seasons Greetings Chalkboard

yellow tools on white and yellow background

Yellow Tools On White And Yellow Background

sewing supply jars

Sewing Supply Jars

holiday gift wrapping

Holiday Gift Wrapping

felt star sewing

Felt Star Sewing

hills of yarn

Hills Of Yarn

jeweler working at workbench

Jeweler Working At Workbench

colorful market sign

Colorful Market Sign

sewing supplies flatlay

Sewing Supplies Flatlay

angled view of sewing machine use

Angled View Of Sewing Machine Use

black soap on wood

Black Soap On Wood

crafting in red

Crafting In Red

person using sewing machine

Person Using Sewing Machine

bars of soap

Bars Of Soap

a group of paint brushes spill out of a cream linen bag

A Group Of Paint Brushes Spill Out Of A Cream Linen Bag

mustache wax

Mustache Wax

young hands with confetti

Young Hands With Confetti

wooden desk with tools

Wooden Desk With Tools

daughter and father at christmas market

Daughter And Father At Christmas Market

motivational cross stitch

Motivational Cross Stitch

homemade lip balm

Homemade Lip Balm

merry christmas bow

Merry Christmas Bow

colored thread stacks

Colored Thread Stacks

paint brushes burst from a glittery handbag

Paint Brushes Burst From A Glittery Handbag

gemstones and tools flatlay

Gemstones And Tools Flatlay

purple tools flatlay

Purple Tools Flatlay

blowtorch on ring

Blowtorch On Ring

tin of beard balm

Tin Of Beard Balm

sewing and crafting flaltay

Sewing And Crafting Flaltay

pink homemade lip balm

Pink Homemade Lip Balm

brown package labels

Brown Package Labels

bright present

Bright Present

colorful beads arranged in pots on a table

Colorful Beads Arranged In Pots On A Table

sewing machine needle angle view

Sewing Machine Needle Angle View

modern symbols stencil

Modern Symbols Stencil

diy organic candles

Diy Organic Candles

close up of beaded jewelry

Close Up Of Beaded Jewelry

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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.