25 Unique DIY Wall Art Ideas (With Printables)

Are you looking to add life and energy to your home? From cooking dinners in the kitchen to lounging in the living room, the decor you choose can create a unique vibe in every room. The art you display and the photos of your favorite memories can create an upbeat, relaxing, rustic or quirky feel.

Adding wall art is a simple way to decorate, and many pieces are easy enough to make yourself. We have 25 creative DIY wall art ideas that will transform your space. From canvas paintings to ornate mirrors, we have inspiration for every style.

Browse through our unique printables and pick your favorite. From mountains to oceans, we’ve created pieces that will complement your current wall decor or can stand out on their own. Pair them with your favorite style of frame to create a framed art print.

DIY Wall Art Printables

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Now that you have a print in mind, look through 25 more DIY wall art ideas that you can pair it with. Not only are these ideas fun to make, but you’ll have one-of-a-kind decor ready to .

1. Metallic Clipboards

Give your walls personality by hanging decorative clipboards. Add metallic flair with spray paint, then let it dry before placing your to-do lists, photos and favorite quotes on the wall.

2. Painted Wall Pattern

The best wall decoration ideas are ones that burst with personality. Paint an entire wall with a design you love—like flowers, trees or mountains.

3. Shoebox Wall Shelves

Build rectangular shelves out of shoeboxes. Paint them different colors for added texture and dimension. Fill your shelves with flowers, succulents and decorative vases.

4. Geometric Painting

Paint a blank canvas in a geometric design. Draw your pattern with a pencil beforehand to guide the look you want. Choose a variety of paints inclusive of complementary and contrasting colors.

5. Popsicle Stick Art

Fasten popsicle sticks together with glue, then paint your wooden board with a range of colors. This simple wall art is great for bathrooms and guest bedrooms.

6. Framed Scarf Art

Looking for creative wall decor ideas? Repurpose a scarf to make unique artwork. Line a picture frame with the piece of fabric and hang it on the wall to add character to the room.

7. Washi Tape Decals

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Choose a colored washi tape to accent a wall in your room. Form simple designs like crosses, polka dots or stripes across your wall.

8. Gallery Wall

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Design a gallery wall using framed photos and artwork. Choose complementary colors for a professional-looking arrangement. Don’t forget to add in uplifting word art.

9. DIY Pallet Frame

For a rustic, farmhouse look, build picture frames that resemble wood pallets. Keep them a natural wood color or paint them white for neutral pieces that can be hung in any room.

10. Burlap Sign

Fashion a decorative sign out of wood and burlap. Using acrylic paint and stencils. Try adding a quote and image that inspire you for a personal touch.

11. Adventure Art

Do you have photos, maps or posters of a favorite place you’ve visited? Frame them so that your walls will remind you of your beautiful adventures and inspire you to go on more.

12. Feather Art

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Loop feathers together with yarn to create a textured art piece. Fasten the feathers in circular fashion for extra fullness. Your eye-catching decor will surely be a conversation starter.

13. Wood Sticks

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Arrange wood sticks in a pattern to create a hexagon, trapezoid or other unique shape. Tie the sticks together with a thread and needle for art that will hang naturally on your wall.

14. Starburst Mirror

Form a festive design around a mirror to resemble a starburst. Paint bamboo sticks a metallic shade for a mirror that really pops.

15. Geometric Wood Art

Start with a flat wooden board as your base for this geometric art. Glue on triangular pieces of wood in a symmetrical pattern. Paint the triangles a range of colors, from white to pink to green, for colorful 3D art.

16. Polka Dot Canvases

Align painted dots evenly across a canvas using a sponge. Interchange the color of your dots in random order for a simple yet stylish piece of art.

17. Fabric Designs

Trim fabric into two equal strips. Form a cross on a canvas and secure the two pieces with string. Select floral or patterned fabrics for extra flair.

18. String Art

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Choose a favorite animal, flower or word to create your string art design. The supply list for this project is short and includes string, nails and a wooden board.

19. Recycled Calendar Art

Do you have an old calendar full of photos you love? Repurpose the pages and create framed artwork for your living room or bedroom.

20. Mini Chalkboard Portraits

Find small wooden boards and paint them with chalkboard paint. Draw on the faces of family members or friends to create unique portraits.

21. Circle Punch Art

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Punch equal-sized circles out of various types of patterned and textured papers. Line them in rows across a canvas for a polished piece of art.

22. Vinyl Records

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Recycle vinyl records by making them into art for your bedroom or guest room. Arrange them across a wall for decor that’s both meaningful and musical.

23. Eclectic Wall Collage

Collect wall pieces, like decorative plates and vintage picture frames, to hang in your kitchen or living room. Your gallery wall will have meaning, style and plenty of personality.

24. Yarn and Feather Wall Hanging

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With a wire wreath frame as your base, tie on pieces of yarn of varying lengths. Loop feathers into your design with string that matches the color of your yarn. Hang this wall art in your living room, bedroom or basement.

25. Hanging Picture Display

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Turn all the photos you’ve taken into art. Tie pieces of yarn onto a long wooden dowel and then attach your favorite photos to the yarn. Use colored yarn for an extra pop of color.

Adding character to your home is an exciting project. Make the process even easier by designing adding these DIY pieces to your gallery wall. Canvas prints and mounted wall art will go nicely with your personalized DIY wall art.