DIY Nostalgia

Consumers connect to their past through affordable, accessible products

Implications - Antiques and nostalgia products are often associated with a high price, keeping many consumers from engaging with this aesthetic. Companies and bloggers alike are offering a more affordable DIY alternative to consumers, allowing them to indulge in the familiar comfort of old products without the typically astronomical price.
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DIY Industrial Illuminators - Create Your Own Beautiful Brass Chandelier with this Basic Tutorial
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Warm 171,513 Clicks Pub: May 29, 13
DIY Industrial Illuminators
Create Your Own Beautiful Brass Chandelier with this Basic Tutorial
On her design blog, Megan Pflug showcases a simple DIY tutorial for creating your very own brass chandelier using simple materials you can purchase from any hardware store. The brilliance behind... [More]
DIY Re-Imagined Retro Games - The DIY Lawn Twister Idea from You + Me is a Throwback to Past Times
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Warm 20,608 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 13
DIY Re-Imagined Retro Games
The DIY Lawn Twister Idea from You + Me is a Throwback to Past Times
If you’re looking for great entertainment for kids (or fun-loving adults) this summer season, the DIY Lawn Twister is a cheap and easy solution. With only a circle-shaped stencil and some paint,... [More]
DIY Heart Marquee Lights - This 'Oh, Sweet Joy!' Craft is an Adorably Warm Decoration Item
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Mild 11,902 Clicks Pub: Jun 7, 13
DIY Heart Marquee Lights
This 'Oh, Sweet Joy!' Craft is an Adorably Warm Decoration Item
If you are looking for an affection addition to your patio atmosphere, this ‘Oh, Sweet Joy!’ craft is what you’ve been tirelessly searching for. It is especially useful in the... [More]
DIY Boozy Handle Projects - The Door Knob Wine Stoppers is Vintage and Eco-Friendly
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Mild 13,275 Clicks Pub: May 6, 13
DIY Boozy Handle Projects
The Door Knob Wine Stoppers is Vintage and Eco-Friendly
The Door Knob Wine Stoppers are a fun do-it-yourself project that anyone can partake in, as long as they are over the age of 21 (or whatever the age limit for drinking is in different countries). Of... [More]
Toy Block CD Changers - This LEGO Jukebox Wil Make Use of Old CDs
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Mild 1,134 Clicks Pub: May 19, 13
Toy Block CD Changers
This LEGO Jukebox Wil Make Use of Old CDs
The show Happy Days was the first time I was introduced to a jukebox; needless to say that was a long time ago, but I am again introduced to this construct in the form of a LEGO jukebox. The DIY... [More]
Gamer-Made Night Lamps - Gamers Can Re-Create Their NES Controllers with This Crafty DIY
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Untested 523 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 13
Gamer-Made Night Lamps
Gamers Can Re-Create Their NES Controllers with This Crafty DIY
Old school gamers can turn their old NES controllers into a night light that encapsulates gaming history. The Nintendo Entertainment System was a breakthrough in gaming technology back in the day.... [More]
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