"If at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again."

Name: Emily Schildt, Co-Founder of Thing of Wonder
Location: Fort Greene — Brooklyn, New York
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year

Emily's apartment is all the proof you need that living in a small space doesn't have to mean going short on style, and that with a little ingenuity a smaller space can live just as well as a much larger one. She's fit a full-sized bed, a comfy living room, plenty of storage, and even a full-sized dining table into her 400 square foot studio apartment in Brooklyn — and made it all look so good that you'll want to move in yourself.

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The DIY movement is a re-introduction (often to urban and suburban dwellers) of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

DIY amongst the fashion community has become very popular. With the use of social media such as YouTube, a great number of people watch videos on a daily basis. YouTube has an array of DIY fashion videos from distressing jeans, bleaching jeans, redesigning an old shirt, and studding denim, just to name a few. This new trend is increasingly becoming more and more popular. There over 1,000 videos that individuals have posted demonstrating how to do those things. There are also other DIY videos that individuals could look up such as DIY jewelry, DIY room decor, and DIY hairstyles.