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.

two sets of barber scissors

Two Sets Of Barber Scissors


gold scissors against black

Gold Scissors Against Black


three colored spools of ribbon

Three Colored Spools Of Ribbon


jewelers measuring tools on workbench

Jewelers Measuring Tools On Workbench


jewlers organized rotary tool accesories

Jewlers Organized Rotary Tool Accesories


woman replaces fine saw blade

Woman Replaces Fine Saw Blade


woman adjusts jeweler saw blade

Woman Adjusts Jeweler Saw Blade


metal sheet expertly measured

Metal Sheet Expertly Measured


hands carefully adjust caliper

Hands Carefully Adjust Caliper


side view of jewelers handiwork

Side View Of Jewelers Handiwork


jewelers saw frames working hands

Jewelers Saw Frames Working Hands


womens hand cutting metal surface

Womens Hand Cutting Metal Surface


journal made out of a map

Journal Made Out Of A Map


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


freshley sharpened pencil crayons

Freshley Sharpened Pencil Crayons


multitool with wooden handle

Multitool With Wooden Handle


with love stamped wax

With Love Stamped Wax


scattered pins

Scattered Pins


thread spools stored

Thread Spools Stored


sewing materials flatlay

Sewing Materials Flatlay


scattered tacking pins

Scattered Tacking Pins


pins and scissors

Pins And Scissors


metal tacking pins

Metal Tacking Pins


spilled pins

Spilled Pins


sewing supplies flatlay

Sewing Supplies Flatlay


blue pin box

Blue Pin Box


stored thread spools

Stored Thread Spools


jeweler filing ring

Jeweler Filing Ring


tools and brick on workbench

Tools And Brick On Workbench


gemstones and tools flatlay

Gemstones And Tools Flatlay


molten metal drop on bed of ash

Molten Metal Drop On Bed Of Ash


crafting with fire

Crafting With Fire


flaming metalwork

Flaming Metalwork


molten metal drop

Molten Metal Drop


blowtorch shaping ring

Blowtorch Shaping Ring


sparking metalwork

Sparking Metalwork


hot metal ball

Hot Metal Ball


jeweler working at workbench

Jeweler Working At Workbench


blowtorch on ring

Blowtorch On Ring


melting metal

Melting Metal


filing a purple ring

Filing A Purple Ring


heating ball of metal

Heating Ball Of Metal


heating metal with blowtorch

Heating Metal With Blowtorch


metalwork with blowtorch

Metalwork With Blowtorch


filing a ring

Filing A Ring


make it with fire!

Make It With Fire!


ring forged in fire

Ring Forged In Fire


heating metal ring

Heating Metal Ring


shaping a ring with fire

Shaping A Ring With Fire


fiery ring

Fiery Ring


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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.