Decorating your home with wall art has become a trend in interior design. If you think artworks are expensive, you can create your own to save on money. DIY wall art can actually invoke a more personal aura for your home as these will reflect your thoughts, ideas, and creativeness. The following are 100 DIY wall art ideas that you can easily start implement into your home today!
1. Sequins Wall Art
You only need colorful sequins, glue, and a canvas to make a sparkling and shiny piece of artwork.
2. 3D Artwork
Use cutouts of different sizes and colors of circles to create a color block. This will give a 3D effect when the pieces land on top of each other.
3. Flower Art
Fold thin colored papers to come up with different types of flower art that you can hang on walls.
4. Postcard Wall Art
Frame your collection of postcards and hang this on the wall.
5. Decal Art
Putting colorful dot decals on a wall will give it an interesting look.
6. Abstract Painting
You can basically do anything with abstract painting. Your handprint in a colorful shade would look good hanging on a wall.
7. Kitchen Wall Art
Cutouts of patterns of kitchen utensils like pitchers and cups and saucers would look good when framed.
8. Water Color Artwork
Paint an image of an object on a canvas with water color and put it on a nice frame for hanging.
9. Thumbtack Work of Art
Get a Styrofoam and make a pattern of an image. Trace this with gold-colored thumbtacks for an easy-to-do art project.
10. Clipboard Wall Art
Clipboards can hold stenciled letters to form words.
11. Line Artwork
There are computer softwares that can produce pieces of art made of lines and colors.
12. Punch Holes Art
Using a puncher on colored paper can give you all the materials you need to create abstract art made of dots.
13. Quote Wall Art
Paint and paintbrush are all the tools that you need to put your favorite quote directly on the wall.
14. Map Artwork
You can frame parts of a map to show the countries and places you’ve been to.
15. Animal Wall Art
A silhouette of an animal can be traced and colored for a simple yet eye-catching art piece.
16. Framed Scarves
You can put nicely patterned scarves on elegant frames for an easy work of art.
17. Personalized Abstract Painting
Paint a canvas in gold and use painter’s tape to create different designs.
18. Fabric Wall Art
You can frame strips of colorful cloths for a unique looking wall décor.
19. Glow in the Dark Art
Framing glow in the dark items like stars, flowers, spiders, and other objects will give you a glowing wall art piece.
20. Dancing Dots Art
Polka dot canvases always look good. This time, slice a potato and use its flat surface to create the dots with paint or water colors. The imperfect circles actually look good on this project.
21. Favorite Pet Wall Art
Enlarge a picture of your favorite pet and hang it on your wall.
22. Wise Quotes on Canvas Art
Paper cuttings make for great art. You can use magazine clippings or patterned paper for this project.
23. World Map Art
You can draw a pattern of world map directly on your wall.
24. Glowing Art
Pattern any image on your wall using battery-powered lights.
25. Colorful Monogram Wall Art
A monogram can be framed and placed on the wall for display.
26. Patterned Fabric Wall Art
Cut a portion of a designed fabric and cover a blank canvas with it.
27. Tissue Paper Art
Dip pieces of tissue paper in water colors and paste them on a canvas.
28. Favorite Song Lyric Art
Use cutout letters and paste a line of your favorite song on a blank canvas.
29. Ribbon Wall Art
You can recycle ribbons from gifts to make them into colorful stripes on a frame or canvas.
30. Wire Art
Use a colored wire to create words that you can hang on the wall.
31. Stick Wall Art
Straight sticks can create a 3D image of a box.
32. Junk Mail Art
Cutout pieces of delivery envelopes can be randomly positioned on a canvas.
33. Heart Paint Chips Art
Line up different colored hearts on a piece of paper and frame the finished product.
34. Confetti Art
Colorful strips of paper can be glued on a canvas for 3D confetti effects.
35. Glowing Words Art
Ready-made letters can be patterned with small lights to make them glow.
36. Triangle Paint Chips Art
Use paint chips in triangle form to make abstract art.
37. Office Supplies Art
Use painter’s tape and puncher dots to create a colorful art on a blank canvas.
38. Wood Wall Art
Cut a diamond-shaped plywood and glue some triangle-shaped paint chips on its surface.
39. Patchwork Art
Recycle an old headboard and glue some paper cutouts on its surface.
40. Painted Wood Art
Paint pieces of wood and stick these on a blank canvas.
41. Cork Coasters Art
Coasters that are made from cork materials can be wrapped with ribbons and used as small versions of memo board.
42. Fabric Quote Art
Cut letters from a fabric and use these to create quotes and sayings on a canvas.
43. Pixel Art
Square-shaped paint chips or square cutouts can be layered on a canvas to produce pixel effects.
44. Lumber Art
Pieces of salvaged lumber can be used as outdoor hanging wall art.
45. Spray Paint Art
Use painter’s tape and a spray paint to create abstract art on a blank canvas.
46. Yarn Wall Art
Rolls of yarns in different colors can be combined on a canvas to create an artistic look.
47. Fish Scale Art
Layer pieces of circle cutouts to form a fish scale design on a blank canvas.
48. Shoebox Wall Art
A recycled shoebox can be painted and used as a floating shelf.
49. String of Words Art
A piece of colored string can spell out words and write a sentence.
50. Stenciled Art
You can display your favorite saying on the wall by using stencils.
51. Cupcake Wrapper Art
Arrange cupcake wrappers on a blank canvas for a 3D flower look.
52. Diamond Paint Chips Art
Frame different colored diamond paint chips for a cool effect.
53. Popsicle Sticks Art
Positioning colorful popsicle sticks on a canvas can create amazing art.
54. Quilted Monogram Art
Roll thin pieces of colored paper to create 3D art.
55. Tape Frames
Use colorful tapes to create illusions of frames on blank walls.
56. Heart Lamp Art
Cut a pattern of a heart and put a light behind it.
57. Framed States Art
Map cutouts of the States that you’ve visited look good as wall decorations.
58. Starburst Art
Straight colorful branches positioned as rays would produce an image of starburst.
59. Cross Stitch Art
A peg board can be used to create patterns of stitches.
60. Pressed Fern Wall Art
Press and dry fern leaves and frame these for an impressive wall décor.
61. Decorated Embroidery Hoops
Paint some fabrics and put these in embroidery hoops before hanging them on the wall.
62. Clothes Pin Art
A flat ordinary mirror can come alive with clothes pins attached on its borders.
63. Floral Wreathe Souvenir Art
Guest book messages written in leaf-shaped pieces of paper can be collated and formed into a floral wreathe.
64. Nuts Art
You can get nuts from a hardware store and use these circles for decorative art on a canvas.
65. Thumbtacks Art
You can trace out letters and words on a blank canvas by using thumbtacks.
66. Tissue Pompoms Art
Paint pieces of tissue paper and bunch these up into colorful pompoms for creative wall décor.
67. Color Block Art
Use glue to stick different colored and different shapes of paper onto a canvas to produce abstract art.
68. Duct Tape Art
Use colored duct tapes to create multiple lines on a blank canvas.
69. Map Monogram Wall Art
Cover ready-made letters with map printouts.
70. Book Pages Art
You can cover a portion of a wall with pages from a book.
71. Chalkboard Portrait Art
Frame-sized chalkboards can be drawn with images of each member of the family.
72. Ellipse Art
Empty toilet paper rolls can be pressed and shaped into an ellipse form for a unique looking 3D wall art.
73. Nature Embroidery Wall Art
Fresh branches and flowers can be glued on a fabric for a realistic embroidery art.
74. Tape Christmas Trees
Strips of duct tapes can form patterns of Christmas trees on a blank wall during the Holiday season.
75. Giant Wall Flower Art
An old bouquet of flowers can be recycled into wall décor.
76. Textured Line Art
Coloring a roll of string can be made into abstract art when placed on a canvas.
77. Key Collection Art
Frame your collection of old apartment keys and display the places you’ve lived in.
78. Wine Cork Art
Sticking corks on a canvas will produce an interesting image.
79. Glittery Art
Spray a blank canvas with glue and sprinkle it with different colored glitters.
80. Yarn Blocks
Wooden blocks can be wrapped with colorful yarns and made into hanging decors.
81. Map Puzzle Art
Cut a world map into pieces and put these in individual frames to create a puzzle look of the map.
82. Letterpress Art
Create a letterpress tray on a blank canvas and hang this on the wall.
83. Wooden Shim Wall Art
You can layer wooden shims directly on the wall to create a new look.
84. Fringe Monogram Art
A ready-made letter can be covered with a layer of fringe.
85. Gold-Dipped White Feathers
White feathers dipped in gold paint look good as the main materials of a garland.
86. Belt Cork Boards
Different shaped cork boards can become wall art by using old belts to hang them on the wall.
87. Living Art
Air plants can be used as wall art by hanging them on strings.
88. Light-Up Sign
A piece of flat glass can be spray painted with frosted paint. You can then place some soft glowing lights behind it to display its design.
89. Color Blocking
Old image paintings can be given a new look by blocking a part of it with solid paint.
90. String Heart Décor
A piece of string can be shaped into a heart and glued to the wall.
91. Scrabble Tile Wall Art
Cut pieces of wood to produce square-shaped tiles. You can then paint letters and numbers on the surfaces like those in scrabble tiles.
92. Chocolate Art
Glue pieces of your favorite chocolates on a blank canvas. This makes for an edible wall decoration on Valentine’s Day.
93. Spoon Art
This type of art involves using a spoon as a paint brush when creating abstract images on a canvas.
94. CD Case Wall Art
CD cases can be used as picture frames for small sized paintings.
95. Embroidery Hoop Garland Art
Garland materials can be made to hang in embroidery hoops.
96. Yarn Banner
Glue colored yarns on a piece of paper to create a banner. When it dries up, you can trim and cut it into your desired pattern.
97. Hexagon Wall Art
Woodworking panels with hexagon design can produce the impression of having a honeycomb wall.
98. Scalloped Art
Cut out different colored paper materials and paste these in a scaled manner to produce 3D and pop out effects.
99. Lip Print Wall Art
Use your lipstick collection to create your own kiss marks on a blank canvas.
100. Photo Garland
You can hang pictures on a clothes line that’s made of ribbons.
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