Urban Dictionary has a wide array of definitions for modern slang and I went straight to the site to see if the meaning of DIY matched my definition. And to my excitement, I found one that really resonated with me:
Step 1 – Go to IKEA
Step 2 – Buy product conveniently located right below the inspiration wall.
Step 3 – Come home and announce your plans for home organization.
Step 4 – Kiss husband and promise “adult perks” if he cooperates.
Step 5 – Leave house for a few hours looking for other DIY projects and pick up wine in anticipation of a job well done by spouse.
Step 6 – Come home to completed project!
Quite a bit of fruit and veggies fit in each FINTORP tin. You will notice that these products have been labelled as “Condiment Stand” and “Cutlery Caddy” to which I told the IKEA gods that must humbly disobey and fill them with produce.
The artwork we already had, and I did notice later that a dead bug of some sort was trapped behind the glass, making this piece all the more “vintage”…