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

Check out Natalie Jacob, the woman behind cocktail blog Arsenic Lace, and see what she's done with her New Jersey apartment. Full of vintage, IKEA, Target, West Elm and a host of other sources, she's mixed it all together in a super fun, original way. The wallpaper and paint treatments are exceptional—together it shows how the everyday can be turned fabulous if you roll up your sleeves and apply a little style!

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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.