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100 DIY Wall Art Ideas to Spice Up Your Decor

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Decorating your home with wall art has become a trend in interior designing.

If you think artworks are expensive, you can create your own to save on money.

DIY wall arts can actually invoke a more personal aura for your home as these will reflect your thoughts, ideas, and creativeness.

1. Sequins Wall Art – You only need colorful sequins, glue, and a canvas to make a sparkling and shiny 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.

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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.

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.

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 pin 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 a creative wall décor.

67. Color Block Art – Use glue to stick different colored and different shapes of paper onto a canvas to produce an 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 a 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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