The “Do it yourself” (DIY) is a method of building, modifying or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals according to Wikipedia. As the name suggests DIY is where people engage materials to reconstruct or transform possessions. It is often used in reference to home improvement, small crafts, and projects which are both creative and recreational. And most importantly it is a big cost saving activity. The DIY kit has become a part of our lives now.
DIY hacks, DIY kits are everywhere. From home improvement, fashion, science… you name it and there is a DIY kit for everything. DIY fashion deals about clothing, makeup, hair and jewelry. It includes many techniques like redesigning an old tee, studding denims, distressing jeans, bleaching denims and much more.
IKEA is all about DIY kits on furniture. The Swedish giant has tapped in on the desire to make your own handy yet beautiful furniture which needs to be assembled on your own just like DIY. Most furniture makers now have DIY kits to their aid. DIY kits include home improvement kits for making lamps, lamp shades, paintings, artwork and much more.
DIY kits are not limited to home improvement only, they also cater to different fields like stationary, craft ideas like knitting, embroidery, crochet, sewing, ceramics etc. Electronics, music, scientific methods and gadgets using DIY have gained immense popularity among the masses. With the advent of internet, DIY has become a revolution in itself.
Here are some of the most popular DIY kits
- Avengers Hero Inventor Kit: This high tech DIY kit is a hot favorite as it allows all age groups to assemble complex circuits and projects.
- Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit: This kit that lets users assemble a motion-sensing wand inspired by Harry Potter. Through an app, children can program the device so that magical on-screen effects occur when wielders make different gestures.
- Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit: This kit is a great way to start with circuit boards and this one includes an Arduino-compatible micro-controller called Redboard. It comes with instructions and components to let users build 16 different projects.
- Ilford Obscure Pinhole Camera Kit: It comes with film and photo paper, along with tools like an exposure calculator to help camera geeks transform an extremely basic technology into a beautiful picture.
- Kitables Mini Lego Drone Kit: The Kitables Mini Lego Drone Kit turns Legos—plus a few other components—into a wee flying machine. It even comes with a controller to steer your tiny DIY quadcopter around the room.
These and the many other numerous DIY kits have revolutionized the way things can be done easily.