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.

wooden colored pencils scattered on pink and blue balls

Wooden Colored Pencils Scattered On Pink And Blue Balls


colorful beads float above a bowl and read good vibes

Colorful Beads Float Above A Bowl And Read Good Vibes


colored pencils scattered on pink and blue balls

Colored Pencils Scattered On Pink And Blue Balls


close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart


colorful beaded bracelets on a beige background

Colorful Beaded Bracelets On A Beige Background


flatlay of a cell phone and colourful beaded string

Flatlay Of A Cell Phone And Colourful Beaded String


flatlay of embroidery coffee and dried flowers

Flatlay Of Embroidery Coffee And Dried Flowers


bead made of wood float and spell out dream

Bead Made Of Wood Float And Spell Out Dream


wooden beads float and spell out dream

Wooden Beads Float And Spell Out Dream


wooden beads float and spell out enjoy

Wooden Beads Float And Spell Out Enjoy


person carefully paints in a sketchbook

Person Carefully Paints In A Sketchbook


the word help spelled out with plastic miniatures

The Word Help Spelled Out With Plastic Miniatures


miniature figures of people against a white background

Miniature Figures Of People Against A White Background


miniature figurines of people scattered on a white background

Miniature Figurines Of People Scattered On A White Background


painted mason jars with a variety of craft supplies

Painted Mason Jars With A Variety Of Craft Supplies


a wall with spools of thread on a wooden rack

A Wall With Spools Of Thread On A Wooden Rack


white shelf with art supplies and a sign

White Shelf With Art Supplies And A Sign


hand over a rack full of thread

Hand Over A Rack Full Of Thread


hand holds a pink mason jar filled with paint brushes

Hand Holds A Pink Mason Jar Filled With Paint Brushes


colored pencils lines up on a black background

Colored Pencils Lines Up On A Black Background


sharp colored pencils lined up in a row

Sharp Colored Pencils Lined Up In A Row


ends of colored pencils lines up

Ends Of Colored Pencils Lines Up


colored pencils scattered shown from above

Colored Pencils Scattered Shown From Above


close up of the ends of colored pencils

Close Up Of The Ends Of Colored Pencils


close up of colored pencils lined up

Close Up Of Colored Pencils Lined Up


colored pencils piled up on a black background

Colored Pencils Piled Up On A Black Background


close up of watercolor pallet

Close Up Of Watercolor Pallet


watercolor paint pallet and mug of hot chocolate

Watercolor Paint Pallet And Mug Of Hot Chocolate


thread spools stacked on a shelf

Thread Spools Stacked On A Shelf


green craft table with scissors and paint brushes

Green Craft Table With Scissors And Paint Brushes


a persons hands knitting with white wool

A Persons Hands Knitting With White Wool


graffiti covered building in the city

Graffiti Covered Building In The City


colorful pencil crayons on black background

Colorful Pencil Crayons On Black Background


hands line up fabric into a sewing machine

Hands Line Up Fabric Into A Sewing Machine


wooden craft table set up for watercolors

Wooden Craft Table Set Up For Watercolors


hands crafting over wooden board

Hands Crafting Over Wooden Board


hands with nail polish line up fabric

Hands With Nail Polish Line Up Fabric


sewing patterns and a pink mannequin

Sewing Patterns And A Pink Mannequin


crafted moose and wood box of pinecones

Crafted Moose And Wood Box Of Pinecones


holiday burlap moose stands under cedar branch

Holiday Burlap Moose Stands Under Cedar Branch


profile of a red gnome against light blue

Profile Of A Red Gnome Against Light Blue


holiday gift on a red table covered in cedar

Holiday Gift On A Red Table Covered In Cedar


a wise looking gnome surrounded by chess pieces

A Wise Looking Gnome Surrounded By Chess Pieces


hand crafted pinecone moose

Hand Crafted Pinecone Moose


hand made moose pinecone decoration

Hand Made Moose Pinecone Decoration


small gnome with his hand on a camera

Small Gnome With His Hand On A Camera


red and green cedar holiday flatlay

Red And Green Cedar Holiday Flatlay


moose and gnome meet over pine cones

Moose And Gnome Meet Over Pine Cones


hand holds out elegant gold scissors

Hand Holds Out Elegant Gold Scissors


two sets of barber scissors

Two Sets Of Barber Scissors


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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.