Stuff You Can Make in a Credit Crunch Year

 - Dec 31, 2008   Updated: Jun 14 2011
This countdown features the top DIY trends and stuff you can make in the year of the credit crunch. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our diy trend database, which now has more than 2,052 DIY trends.

If you are looking for professional trend research and trend clusters, check out our 2009 Trend Reports.

Implications - Consumers are looking for more ways to do things for themselves. No longer relying on big corporations to provide them with products, they realize that doing it themselves can provide creative alternatives. Companies could come out with products that allow customers to be more actively involved in order to generate more revenue.