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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hd candle photo

HD Candle Photo

flatlay of dyed paint brushes laying on black surface

Flatlay Of Dyed Paint Brushes Laying On Black Surface

soap bar with layers

Soap Bar With Layers

wood working tools framing a work bench

Wood Working Tools Framing A Work Bench

sharp colored pencils lined up in a row

Sharp Colored Pencils Lined Up In A Row

handcrafted goodness on stone background

Handcrafted Goodness On Stone Background

a flat lay of wood working bench

A Flat Lay Of Wood Working Bench

jeweler holds ring-sizer

Jeweler Holds Ring-sizer

three colored spools of ribbon

Three Colored Spools Of Ribbon

person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread

multi-colored twists of yarn

Multi-colored Twists Of Yarn

different colored yarn twists

Different Colored Yarn Twists

colorful beaded bracelets on a beige background

Colorful Beaded Bracelets On A Beige Background

water color paint set

Water Color Paint Set

colored pencils lines up on a black background

Colored Pencils Lines Up On A Black Background

mini jar candle

Mini Jar Candle

artist paint brushes on a black surface

Artist Paint Brushes On A Black Surface

molten metal drop on bed of ash

Molten Metal Drop On Bed Of Ash

pine tree cut and haul

Pine Tree Cut and Haul

ends of colored pencils lines up

Ends Of Colored Pencils Lines Up

close up of watercolor pallet

Close Up Of Watercolor Pallet

colorful pencil crayons on black background

Colorful Pencil Crayons On Black Background

taking home christmas tree

Taking Home Christmas Tree

chinese ornament

Chinese Ornament

paint box on white

Paint Box On White

carved gold and silver scissors lay on a white fabric

Carved Gold And Silver Scissors Lay On A White Fabric

gemstone held in tweezers

Gemstone Held In Tweezers

saw vs. christmas tree

Saw Vs. Christmas Tree

neatly kept jewelers desk

Neatly Kept Jewelers Desk

flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers

embroidery project flatlay

Embroidery Project Flatlay

colored pencils scattered shown from above

Colored Pencils Scattered Shown From Above

metal sheet expertly measured

Metal Sheet Expertly Measured

shop now sign on marble

Shop Now Sign On Marble

soap bar in leaves

Soap Bar In Leaves

colorful beads float above a bowl and read good vibes

Colorful Beads Float Above A Bowl And Read Good Vibes

holiday season tree selection

Holiday Season Tree Selection

carpentry tools covered in sawdust

Carpentry Tools Covered In Sawdust

flatlay of clean paint brushes on a black surface

Flatlay Of Clean Paint Brushes On A Black Surface

holding gemstones with tweezers

Holding Gemstones With Tweezers

sparking metalwork

Sparking Metalwork

christmas tree selecting

Christmas Tree Selecting

orange hearts planted in green grass with messages on them

Orange Hearts Planted In Green Grass With Messages On Them

side view of jewelers handiwork

Side View Of Jewelers Handiwork

hands cup white beads with black letters on them

Hands Cup White Beads With Black Letters On Them

mini mason jar candle

Mini Mason Jar Candle

vanilla jar candle

Vanilla Jar Candle

get started today on marble background

Get Started Today On Marble Background

green craft table with scissors and paint brushes

Green Craft Table With Scissors And Paint Brushes

flatlay of embroidery coffee and dried flowers

Flatlay Of Embroidery Coffee And Dried Flowers

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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.