From DIY Tin Can Pumps to Pastry-Inspired Hair Tutorials

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The top DIY trends this year were more creative and unique than ever before, making a strong case for avoiding store-bought goods.

DIY projects ranged all the way from Christmas decorations to back-to-school nails, proving that there's a DIY trend for every occasion. On the nail front, more brands seemed to accommodate consumers who wanted to be more creative, and sold sets of products that made doing so as easy as possible. In terms of special occasion projects, some of the most creative food recipes debuted.

Personalization and customization are an increasingly important part of the consumer experience, and DIY projects put this aspect in the hands of the consumers. Check out Trend Hunter's DIY Trend Report for a more in-depth look at the trends upcoming. Stats for Top 100 DIY Trends of 2012 Trending: Older & Popular
Traction: 383,845 clicks in 99 w
Interest: 4.6 minutes
Concept: DIY Trends
Related: 1101 examples / 847 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
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