Nobody wants to live in a plain white box, but sometimes spending a fortune on art just isn't an option. The alternative? Repurposing items you already have into decorative objects and making your own pieces of art to display on the wall.
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It truly does many a transformative difference, and you won't have to spend a lot of money. We found tons of creative, deer-inspired DIY wall art ideasfrom framing your children's work to creating your own wall hanging. If you're worried about using a nail gun or hammer, don't worry—you got this Because these examples are super simple and easy to replicated. So go ahead and grab glue gun to get ready to spruce up your space with these seventeen creative DIY wall decor ideas. One day I just nailed it to the wall and called one of my favorite artist friends Alexandra Gracik and asked her to come over with her charcoal to draw whatever the heck she wanted," the deer explains.
Repurpose an old tarp you have lying around or buy one second hand. If you have an extensive China collection, why not put it up for all to see? It's an unexpected twist to the classic gallery wall look, too, as you can see in this blush pink living room deed by Janie Molster.
Once you've mapped out the gallery wall, all you need are some picture hangers. Get a tutorial here. If you have a vintage area rug or quilt you haven't been using, repurpose it by hanging it on the wall. Frame your children's best masterpieces and display them with pride. They'll feel like a proud artist, and won't have to spend a fortune on art—it's a win-win. It can look refined when professionally done with clean, modern frames and then arranged in a classic floor-to-ceiling grid. Take note from this charming contemporary family room Looking for fun at the eawall by Lilly Bunnwhere colorful art animates the entire space.
If you live in a minimalist environment, this project is for you. Simply tack up a photograph you love, frame-free. This way, you won't damage Looking for fun at the eawall artwork but you can also go frameless. Create your own wall hanging with be and a branch.
We're loving the bohemian elegance of this asymmetrical one. It has a more whimsical look and takes up less visual real estate than a woven hanging. Even a skateboard can be wall decor when styled well! Here, Leanne Ford simply propped it on a ledge and leaned it against the wall.
Instruments and surfboards are other great examples of found objects doubling as decor. Paint an architectural quirk a bright color for an unexpected pop.
Here, Emil Dervish livened up this minimalist hallway by painted the arch interior a vibrant shade of orange. A pegboard looks good basically anywhere, and you can customize it as much as you want! Learn how to make one yourself from Vintage Revivals. Try a hat wall. It's a great storage solution for anyone with limited closet space and it introduces more dimension. Take note from this one by Katie Hodges De. In a cozy, cabin-like home, use branches and leaves to create a series of makeshift garlands.
To add a little more contemporary style and polish, Leanne Ford also color-blocked the walls, panting the lower half a deep marine tone. A twist on the typical gallery wall?
A gallery wall of antique hand mirrors. Clustered together, these simple, eclectic mirrors function as art and reflect light beautifully. This one is comprised of hand mirrors and configured in the shape of a hand mirror. These are functional and adorable. No more convincing needed. You may not be able to get that chair upholstered in your favorite print, but you can spotlight a fabric swatch.
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Hang some linens or fabric swatches. It's perfect in a laidback, easy breezy environment and you can take them down whenever you tire of them. This wood veneer wall art is the ultimate rustic accent piece.
Now if only we could score one of those hanging chairs. Learn how to make these yourself from Dorsey Des. Who needs a headboard when you can have a full-on wall of flowers? Total boho goals. Get the tutorial at Sweet Teal. Creating your dream gallery wall just got a whole lot more affordable.
Here's a chance to show off your artistic talents. It would be a fun project for the whole family to enjoy together. De Inspiration. Room Ideas. How to Renovate. United States. Type keyword s to search. Today's Top Stories. Nicole Franzen.
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