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Definition: DIY

Short for "do-it-yourself," DIY is an adjective used to describe home improvement, decorating, and crafts projects that you could hire a professional to do but instead opt to complete at home on your own. DIY could include everything from construction, lighting, and painting to furniture refinishing, landscaping, and sewing.

Though the term has been around for decades, the DIY philosophy has really caught on over the past 10 years, spawning such media as the DIY Network, devoted to home improvement, and crafty magazines like ReadyMade and Make.


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veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
I <3 DIY!
tkoblondee tkoblondee 9 years
I DIY all the time. It's the only way with my budget!
sgdish sgdish 9 years
I'm the DIY Princess! I'm looking forward to more info on this subject.
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
can't wait to see some DIY projects posts by casa sugar ! :D
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