Do you have bare walls that are looking sad and lonely? Well don’t worry as we have got you covered with these 7 DIY wall projects for your home that are simple and pretty inexpensive. If you aren’t exactly Picasso, don’t fret, as most of these projects don’t require you to be an amazingly inventive artist either. Let’s get creative.
We absolutely love the framed wallpaper look! Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but also it is super easy to do. Simply hang a piece (or several pieces) of wallpaper either vertically or horizontally, and then create a ‘frame’ around it with painted wooden trim from your local hardware store. Here are some examples.
Fired Ink Art
The process couldn’t be simpler. Remove the glass from a picture frame. Drop alcohol inks onto the glass, and then add rubbing alcohol. Swirl to combine, and then light the alcohol on fire. As the inks and alcohol burn, they create beautiful designs. Once the fire has burned out, you can back the glass with white paper and place it into your frame for an instant DIY art. Here are some examples.
Cut Canvas Wall Art
Inexpensive to make and easily spice up any room! You need a canvas, a geometric stencil that can be found online, exacto knife, rubber, tape and scissors. Firstly, stick the stencil on the back of the canvas. Hold the canvas up to a light source so that you can trace the design. Once that is completed, cut out the shapes that you traced with the stencil. To get rid of any pencil marks or smudges, simply paint over the canvas with some white paint. And that’s it! Here is an instructional video.
Simple Framed Twig Homemade Wall Art
If you’re a nature lover than this piece of wall art is perfect for your home. It brings the outdoors inside! Collect your favorite fallen branches on your next walk and pick up some lumber to make this gorgeous framed twig project. It accents bedroom and living room walls especially wells since it is a major focal point. Full instructions are here.
DIY Bamboo Skewer Wall Décor
If you love the mid-century modern or retro interior design look then this is one of the best wall décor ideas for you. These spheres are so easy to make and will really make your walls pop. Materials you need include Styrofoam balls, 10-inch bamboo skewers, a gold and black metallic spray paint and Velcro wall squares to hang on your wall. First, spray the balls the base color (either black or white) and spray the skewers gold. Insert the skewers into the ball about ¼ inch in and fill. Spray paint the center color onto the base of the skewers, creating the ombre from white or black to gold. To attach them, sand the backside flat and attach an adhesive Velcro tab. simply pop on the wall, damage free! Click here for the original website.
Simple Canvas Mounted Flowers
This floral piece is one of the most delightful nature wall décor ideas because it brings the outdoors inside all year round! This piece looks especially fabulous on walls when created in multiples. What are you waiting for? Grab a canvas and your favorite fake or dried flowers to get started on this beautiful piece! Full instructions are here.
Easy DIY Paper Dahlia Decorations
Who doesn’t love paper wall décor ideas? The elegant floral bursts are a delicate decoration for any wall. This idea translates especially well as an accent piece in nurseries as well as in child, teen or adult bedrooms. These gray tones are cool and calm, however you could choose a different color to create the mood of your choice. Full instructions are here.
So there you have it you beautiful people! Let’s spark some creativity in our homes.