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Top 100 DIY Trends of 2010

From DIY Marbled Nails to Upcycled Computer Calendars

— January 2, 2011 — Top Lists
For 2010, these are the top 100 DIY trends, which include DIY Marbled Nails, Personal Spy Copters and iPad T-Shirts. The rankings are based on millions of views and 193 new DIY trends.

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Toronto Sun: Jeremy Gutsche on Trends in 2010
Toronto Sun: Jeremy Gutsche on Trends in 2010
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DIY Robot Kits
DIY Robot Kits
Build Yourself a Junimotion Robot for $4,000
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98
Aerodynamic Auto Aids
Aerodynamic Auto Aids
Darin Cosgrove's ‘Boat Tail' Mod Boosts Fuel Economy
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97
Camera Tossing
Camera Tossing
Artistic Newtonian and Shutter Speed Effects
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96
Shoe Box Supercars
Shoe Box Supercars
The Puma Race Car Replica Sculptures by Ben Wilson
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95
Recession-Proof MP3 Holders
Recession-Proof MP3 Holders
The iPhone Paper Dock is an Easy DIY Way to Grab Your Gadget
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94
Flame Fueled Lighting
Flame Fueled Lighting
This DIY LED Candle Makes It OK to Play With Fire
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93
Pressure-Sensitive Staircases
Pressure-Sensitive Staircases
Edo Kriegsmann Creates DIY Automatic LED Stair Lighting
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92
Camera Fleeing Photograhy
Camera Fleeing Photograhy
Racing Against the Timer and Camera with DIY Motion Photography
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91
Personal Beer Gardens
Personal Beer Gardens
'Grow Your Own Beer Garden' Uses Ingredient Seedlings to Grow Booze
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90
DIY Boa Fashion
DIY Boa Fashion
Ms. Kitty's Closet Shows What You Can Do With Spare Fabric and a Feather Boa
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89
DIY Centrifuges
DIY Centrifuges
Rice University Students Transform Salad Spinner into 'Sally Centrifuge'
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88
Bright Breakfast Treats
Bright Breakfast Treats
These Rainbow-Infused RGB Pancakes Cure Monday Morning Blues
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87
DIY Frosty Sipsters
DIY Frosty Sipsters
The Plastis Ice Straw is a Simple and Ingenious Way to Slurp Drinks
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86
Custom Homemade iPads
Custom Homemade iPads
The Carbon Tablet from Justin Campana is a Functioning Windows Tablet
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85
Knitted Gas Masks
Knitted Gas Masks
The Creepiest Crafty Way to Keep Your Face Warm
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84
Post-Punk Photo Books
Post-Punk Photo Books
Tom Kavanagh's 'ECC. Photographs From Offset Festival 2009'
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83
Instant Poster Seating
Instant Poster Seating
The Kit Kat Chaoster is a Super Convenient Advertisment
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82
DIY 'King of Pop' Shoes
DIY 'King of Pop' Shoes
The Billie Jean LED Shoes Will Make You Dance Like Michael Jackson
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81
Autobot Laundry Lines
Autobot Laundry Lines
The Optimus Prime Dryer Transforms Wet Clothes to Dry
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80
Tapestry-Like Shelving
Tapestry-Like Shelving
The Bookwave Hanging Storage Suspends Your Reading Material
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79
Doodling Dolls
Doodling Dolls
Manuella Doodle Dolls are Paper-Covered Figures for Crafty Kids
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78
Garish Kiddie Clothes
Garish Kiddie Clothes
Blue Donkey Crafts Dubious DIY Kids Clothing
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77
Embroidered Stationery
Embroidered Stationery
Vintage Writing Paper by DearDesire Adds Texture to Lined Paper
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76
DIY Dog Booties
DIY Dog Booties
These Crafty Canine Kicks Will Keep Paws Warm
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75
DIY Wagon Wheels
DIY Wagon Wheels
Fred Geller and Judy Foster's Radio Flyer Car Retirement Project
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74
Recycled Straw Jewelry
Recycled Straw Jewelry
The Linda Schailon Flow Rings are Perfect for Quirky Fashionistas
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73
DIY iWeapons
DIY iWeapons
The iRevolver iPhone Holder is a Dead Ringer for a Real Firearm
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72
DIY Skyrockets
DIY Skyrockets
The Subsonex Jet Can Fit in Your Garage
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71
Decorative Book Antiques
Decorative Book Antiques
The Restoration Hardware Antique Coverless Book Bundles
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70
Metamorphosed Motorbikes
Metamorphosed Motorbikes
The Super Compact Allert Jacobs DIY Vehicle
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69
Fierce Frugal Apparel
Fierce Frugal Apparel
The DIY Nixxi Floaty Wrap is Easy on the Eyes and the Wallet
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68
Senior-Aiding Kitchens
Senior-Aiding Kitchens
The Electrolux Glide Concept Brings the Culinary Experience to a Standstill
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67
Avant-Garde Mohawks
Avant-Garde Mohawks
'Painted Bird' by Lucyna DanUta Bakowska
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66
Hairy Crocheted Jewelry
Hairy Crocheted Jewelry
Remnant by Mimic Necklaces Look Like Dreadlocks
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65
DIY All Spark Cube
DIY All Spark Cube
Transformers Fan Transforms Xbox into All Spark Cube
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64
Transforming Eco-Shoes
Transforming Eco-Shoes
Be Your Own Designer with the Melissa Shoes & Gaetano Pesce DIY Bootie
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63
DIY Bottled Gardens
DIY Bottled Gardens
Turn Your Old Glass Bottles into a Pop Bottle Greenhouse
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62
Unusual DIY Projects
Unusual DIY Projects
'The Most Useless Machine Ever' by SaskView Ascends to Viral Glory
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61
DIY Tee Upcycling
DIY Tee Upcycling
Megan Nicolay Transforms Tees into the Next Best Thing
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60
Embroidered Bread
Embroidered Bread
Wonder Bread Embroidery Gets the Van Gogh Treatment
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59
Arcade Game Hardware
Arcade Game Hardware
These DIY Pac-Man Nails Bring Recreation to Construction
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58
DIY African Style Crews
DIY African Style Crews
The Smarteez Refuse to Conform to Fashion Standards
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57
Avatar Dolls
Avatar Dolls
Chinese Artist Makes Her Own Blue Navi
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56
Gamer Armored Suits
Gamer Armored Suits
These Replicated Halo Costumes are Painstakingly Detailed
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55
Blue Dog Art
Blue Dog Art
Dan Reeder's Papier Mache Includes Lots of Monsters, Dragons & DIY Videos
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54
Incredible DIY Couture
Incredible DIY Couture
Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Collection 2010 is a Fashionista's Dream
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53
Flatpack Tree Dwellings
Flatpack Tree Dwellings
The Aandeboom DIY Treehouse
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52
Couture Paper Bangles
Couture Paper Bangles
The DIY Hermes ‘Dog Collar' Bracelet Adds Flair
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51
DIY Robot Mods
DIY Robot Mods
The Morphius Casemod is for Animated Movie Fans
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50
Upcycled Computer Calendars
Upcycled Computer Calendars
The DIY Keyboard Calendar is a Fun Craft for Kids and Geeks
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49
DIY Sewing Cafes
DIY Sewing Cafes
The Sweat Shop in Paris Features Per Hour Sewing Stations
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48
Pine Cone Footwear
Pine Cone Footwear
Moonspoon Couture Borrows from Mother Nature
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47
Sci-Fi Kiddie Dress-Up
Sci-Fi Kiddie Dress-Up
This Lil Robocop Costume Makes for a Machine of a Mini-Man
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46
DIY Engagement Rings
DIY Engagement Rings
These Pipe Cleaner Flower Rings are a Cute Way to Say "I Do"
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45
Techno Star Costumes
Techno Star Costumes
DIY Daft Punk Helmet Doesn't Miss a Beat
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44
Roasted Marshmallow Toys
Roasted Marshmallow Toys
Toasted Marshall Vinyl Figure is a Hot Seller
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43
Super Stylish Mobile Cases
Super Stylish Mobile Cases
Uncommon Cases Make iPhones Even Cooler
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42
Egg Beater Power Generators
Egg Beater Power Generators
Energy Ball Wind Turbine Produces Power at 4 MPH
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41
Mini-Me Morsels
Mini-Me Morsels
DIY 'Cupcake' Cupcake Toppers are Trippy Dessert Doppelgangers
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40
Romantic Punk Boots
Romantic Punk Boots
JW Anderson Fall/Winter 2010-11 Realizes the Potential of Florals
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39
DIY Printed T-Shirts
DIY Printed T-Shirts
Hack a Day Shows You How to Create Your Own Ironic Tees
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38
Modern Fairytale Shoes
Modern Fairytale Shoes
Lauren Tennenbaum Cinderella Pumps are Kryptonite for Fashionistas
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37
Diy Plastic Kayaks
Diy Plastic Kayaks
Makeshift Boat Made from Recycled Water Bottles
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36
Fierce Adhesive Fashion
Fierce Adhesive Fashion
These Duct Tape Dresses Stick it to Simplistic Style
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35
Structural Animal Masks
Structural Animal Masks
The DIY Geometric Work of Michael Schoner
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34
DIY Eco Hipster Scarves
DIY Eco Hipster Scarves
Method Home Teaches Us How to Be Stylish on a Low Budget
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33
DIY Spider Robots
DIY Spider Robots
The Spiderbot by Daniel Schatzmayr is a Hexapod
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32
DIY Mammoth Plushies
DIY Mammoth Plushies
This Love Elephant Sewing Pattern PDF Teaches You to Make Toys
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31
Dangerous DIY weapons
Dangerous DIY weapons
The CG-33 Portable Coilgun is Deadly
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30
Recycled Feline Loungers
Recycled Feline Loungers
DIY Cardboard Cat Chaise is a Catastic Idea
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29
Tripod Stilettos
Tripod Stilettos
Acne Studios Footwear Features Triple-Spiked Heels
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28
Guitar Wall Lights
Guitar Wall Lights
Musical Instrument-Inspired Lighting is Perfect for Rockstars
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27
Minimalist DIY Lamps
Minimalist DIY Lamps
The Guk Lamp is Shaped like a Dog and Assembles in a Cinch
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26
Stocking Face Masks
Stocking Face Masks
The Tyra Banks Fishnet Mask Worn at French Vogue Masquerade Ball
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25
Geektastic Bedroom Furniture
Geektastic Bedroom Furniture
The Imperial Walker 'Star Wars' Bed is the Ultimate Fanboy's Dream
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24
Planter Pumps
Planter Pumps
Cactus Shoes Will be Welcomed by Green Thumbs and Green Toes
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23
DIY Dentistry
DIY Dentistry
Francesco Sambo 'Selfportrait' Project is Mechanized Mania
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22
Water Bottle Cycles
Water Bottle Cycles
The DIY Amphibious Bike Rides the Water
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21
Arts & Crafts Fashion
Arts & Crafts Fashion
The Fashion156 Juxtaposed Issue is a Bricolage of DIY-Looking Clothes
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20
2D Guest Rooms
2D Guest Rooms
Nikki of Whimsy Love Creates Cute Custom Cardboard Furniture
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19
Lazy Man Tablet Mounts
Lazy Man Tablet Mounts
The DIY iPad Mount Allows It to Swivel Around While You're Snug in Bed
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18
Canine Hobbit Homes
Canine Hobbit Homes
The All Natural DIY Dog House by Fibrillaria Made of Straw, Manure
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17
Circuit Board Furniture
Circuit Board Furniture
Dmaloney Makes a Coffee Table Out of Computer Parts
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16
Real Life Sci-Fi Weapons
Real Life Sci-Fi Weapons
DIY Star Trek Phaser is Real and Really Dangerous
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15
DIY Paperbots
DIY Paperbots
Create Your Own Papercraft Gundam Using Simple Instructions
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14
Tree Branch Chandeliers
Tree Branch Chandeliers
Welcome Nature into Your Home with Woodsy Home Decor
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13
iPad T-Shirts
iPad T-Shirts
Custom Fashion that Spoofs the Apple iPad Includes Lots of Period Jokes
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12
Cozy Winter Decor
Cozy Winter Decor
These DIY Holiday Decorations are Both Fun and Unique
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11
E-Waste Pet Beds
E-Waste Pet Beds
This Computer Monitor Dog Divan Gives a Broken Machine New Life
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10
Gamer Wedding Decor
Gamer Wedding Decor
The Super Mario Bros. Centerpieces Bring Out Your Inner Geek
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9
Spooky Interior Design
Spooky Interior Design
Style at Home Shows Off Some Scary Halloween Decor Tricks
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8
Heavy Artillery Pumps
Heavy Artillery Pumps
Lauren Tennenbaum of (In)decorous Taste is Layering Harnesses
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7
Spiffy LEGO Accessories
Spiffy LEGO Accessories
Galahad J. Sports Toy Block Tuxedo Trimmings
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6
DIY Star Wars Masks
DIY Star Wars Masks
Make a Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Two Milk Jugs
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5
DIY Fashion Accessories
DIY Fashion Accessories
These Origami Earrings by Cynthia Devening are a Great Way to Recycle
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4
DIY Ironman
DIY Ironman
Fan Takes Cosplay to a Whole New Level With This War Suit
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3
Personal Spy Copters
Personal Spy Copters
Air Hogs Hawk Eye Remote-Control Helicopter by Spinmaster
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2
2-In1 Picture Tables
2-In1 Picture Tables
Make's DIY Folding Table is a Must for Small Space
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1
DIY Marbled Nails
DIY Marbled Nails
The Marble Manicure is Stylishly Unique
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