This Is the Easiest ’90s Dog Costume You Can Make This Halloween

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We cannot believe that Halloween is practically here! We have faith that you’ve been working on your costume for a couple weeks by now, and prepping all your Halloween treats and cocktails, but what about your beloved pet’s costume? If you are crunched for time, we have the perfect solution that will take you under 10 minutes: a Beanie Baby tag.

As a kid of the 2000s, I am no stranger to the Beanie Baby. Shout out to all of you who tried to collect every single one which was only possible because your parents thought it would turn into a collectors’ item (still waiting…) Also, let’s not forget when McDonald’s sold mini Beanie Babies in their Happy Meals. Hey, McDonald’s — can we get all day breakfast and Beanie Baby toys?

You just need some red and white felt for this tutorial, as well as your trust glue gun and some ribbon. Now tell me this isn't the cutest thing you've ever seen.

Materials + Tools:

  • TY print out
  • White felt
  • Red felt
  • Ribbon
  • Hot glue gun
  • Fabric scissors


  1. Print out the TY logo on computer paper.
  2. Tape the logo to a piece of red felt and cut out the heart shape.
  3. Place the paper logo on white felt and cut out the letters “TY”.
  4. Hot glue the letters to the heart and attach ribbon to the back.

Place the paper printout on top of the red felt and cut out the heart shape.

Repeat the same process by putting the paper print out on top of the white felt and cutting out the letters T and Y.

Hot glue the letters in place to mimic the TY logo.

Attach ribbon on the back of the heart using hot glue.

Turkey is by far the cutest Beanie Baby around :) Can you imagine getting this Beanie Baby in your Happy Meal? Score!

Do you have a beanie baby costume you want to show off? Tag us on Instagram and check out our 100 Pet Halloween Costumes for more inspiration!

This post has been updated.

Whether you're celebrating with your significant other for the first time or the tenth, you've probably already given some thought to your Valentine's Day dinner ideas. You'll be hungry by the time the sun sets, whether you've spent the whole day together, or you've just come back from an evening date. These recipes are perfect for ending the night on a delicious note or they can serve as your date night — cooking together is a super fun way to spend your time.

You can show your favorite valentine love with a DIY gift, pink cocktails or a V-Day fruit salad, or you can whip up a fancy-schmancy (and romantic) dinner. You can try the same recipe until it's just right, or experiment with a different pick every night of February. No matter what your favorite cuisine is, there's something for everyone. Here are our favorite ideas for a date night meal to remember.

​What is a good Valentine's Day dinner?

A good Valentine's Day dinner is anything that is delicious and romantic, and that will change for every couple (or if you're alone!). V Day is always a good excuse to cook up a steak if you and your partner eat meat, but pasta or seafood are also great ideas. Or go for a surf and turf dinner that incorporates all of them. You can also add aphrodisiacs into the menu, but whatever you pick, don't forget dessert!

What is the Valentine's Day menu?

Your Valentine's Day menu is totally up to you and your partners' tastes. You can check out what's local to your area if you want to have a menu that reflects this time of year in your state. In terms of courses, you can opt for dinner and dessert or go all out with an appetizer, entrée, drinks, and dessert.

What to make for a romantic dinner at home?

Here are some popular Valentine's Day foods you can consider making:

  • Steak
  • Seafood
  • Chocolate
  • Pasta
  • Sushi
  • Wine
  • Fish
  • Crème brûlée
  • Strawberries

Slow Cooker Creamy Tortellini Vegetable Soup

A soup that's delicious *and* features veggies, cheese, and pasta all in one? Count us in. Just put everything in your slow cooker and let it come together while you finish getting ready. (via Brit + Co)

Air Fryer Salmon

Air fryer salmon is a great Valentine's Day dinner idea for anyone who works long hours and doesn't want to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen. Plus it's healthier than your other frying options! Not a fan of salmon? Try chicken or potatoes for other yummy options. (via Brit + Co)

Apple-Onion Pork Chops And Cheesy Crushed Potatoes

This recipe from Rachael Ray has some of the most interesting and captivating flavors we've tasted in a long time, and with meat, fruit, dairy, and starches, you're eating a lot of the food groups. (via Brit + Co)

Red Sauce Rigatoni Recipe

All you need for this delicious date night recipe is sausage, canned tomatoes, and pasta. And don't forget your favorite cheese, of course. This is a great option for having a fancy dinner at the dining table or curling up on the couch for a romantic movie. (via Brit + Co)

Charcuterie Board

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There's something so sophisticated and stylish about having a charcuterie board anytime of year, but especially on Valentine's Day. You can make it a red, pink, and white color scheme with fruit, dried flowers, and cheese, or try your hand at a breakfast-for-dinner board with heart-shaped pancakes, berries, and chocolate.

Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken

Quick, easy, and delicious, what's not to love about this chicken recipe?! Tomato-y, buttery chicken goes great with flavorful naan and white rice. Sprinkle with cilantro before you serve. (via Brit + Co)

Zucchini Noodles

If you're avoiding regular pasta, try zucchini noodles instead of regular for a healthy take on your favorite dishes. Serve with pesto, olive oil and vinegar dressing, or Alfredo sauce to make a creamy pasta. (via Brit + Co)

Cauliflower And Burrata Valentine's Day Recipe

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This dish might be geared for summer picnics, but it will also make a great option for your winter nights in. Change up the spices and seasonings depending on what your favorite flavors are, or make a couple different mixes and try them all! (via Brit + Co)

Baked Hot Chocolate Doughnuts

Photo via Half Baked Harvest

Okay so donuts don't technically count as an option for dinner but you can definitely make them for dessert! (Especially if you've already had your fill of lobster tails or pasta). You can even add some espresso to the chocolate glaze for a mocha taste. (via Brit + Co)

Cauliflower Rice Sushi

Not only does sushi make for a yummy Valentine's Day dinner for you and your S.O. but the actual construction of the sushi sounds just as great! Swap regular rice for some DIY cauliflower rice but feel free to keep your favorite fillings and sauces. (via Brit + Co)

Stuffed Avocado

Another great option for a smaller, finger food dinner, stuffed avocados make for a tasty and filling dish. You can also leave out the shrimp to make this an easy meat-free recipe. (via Brit + Co)

Chicken Piccata

Chicken is always a pretty safe option when cooking dinner, but this recipe dresses it up into something extra delicious. (via Culinary Hill)

Duck Confit Salad

Make your Valentine something extra fancy with this confit salad. Not only is this Valentine's Day dinner elegant but it also features pomegranates and avocados, so we can't say no. (via A Spicy Perspective)

Smoked Salmon Poke Bites

For charcuterie board fans or those of us who'd rather much on apps than have a full-blown dinner, these poke bites are cute, delicious, and have us dreaming of summer. Pickled ginger, avocado, and red onion take this recipe to a new level. Yum! (via Brit + Co)

Strawberry & Cream Croissant French Toast

Photo via Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest

Whether you're making brunch or having brunch for dinner, this is a great French toast-croissant hybrid. Swap the drizzle of maple with a chocolate drizzle to make it extra Valentine-esque. Serve with white wine or champagne. (via Brit + Co)

Sous Vide Steak

Prepare to swoon over this simple sous vide steak. Pair it with a baked potato and steamed veg. (via Brit + Co)

Crispy Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

This recipe will be appreciated by couples who are trying to eat healthier in the new year. (via Brit + Co)

Spicy Pesto Pasta Alla Vodka

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You know we love vodka cocktails, so we are all about some vodka pasta! It's a 30-minute recipe topped with basil pesto and loads of your favorite cheese and you can add some red pepper flakes for some extra spice if you want. Swap the vodka for broth or water if you don't want to cook with alcohol. It'll taste just as good! (via Brit + Co)

Roasted Salmon Nicoise

This one-pot wonder is great for any day of the week. Salmon, potatoes, olives, and green beans (along with some other delicious ingredients) come together to create a flavorful combo that you'll daydream about until you can eat it again. (via Brit + Co)

Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork

With classic Cuban flavors, this mouthwatering pork recipe is juicy and moist. Pro tips: Spring for a high-quality meat source from your local butcher or farmers’ market, and marinate the pork overnight to make this top-notch recipe even tastier. (via The Food Charlatan)

Shrimp and Gnocchi With Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

If you’re both eating garlic, then you won’t have to worry about dreaded “garlic breath” after. Shrimp and gnocchi are already amazing on their own, but put them together for a powerhouse meal that everyone will want. You'll want to grab some red wine to go with this one. (via Damn Delicious)

Beef And Lamb Shwarma Wraps

If you prefer something a little more casual (or just love handheld food), try out these amazing wraps. Make your own tzatziki if you're feeling adventurous. (via Forks and Foliage)

Soul-Warming French Onion Pot Roast

Nothing says love like pot roast. This particular iteration boasts the flavors of onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, fresh apples, thyme, celery, and bay leaf. (via Little Spice Jar)

Strawberry Ravioli With Balsamic and Basil

These naturally pink ravioli are packed with decadent flavors and topped with a balsamic reduction for a sweet and savory combo. Plus considering it's Valentine's Day, we'll take all the pink food that we can get our hands on. (via A Beautiful Mess)

One-Pan Cheesy Spaghetti Pie Valentine's Day Dinner Idea

Permission granted to have your own Lady and the Tramp moment while feasting on this dish. For a healthier version, feel free to sub turkey or chicken for ground beef and whole wheat spaghetti for the refined version. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Slow-Cooker Cassoulet

Don’t fear the cassoulet. It’s not as tricky to make it as you might imagine. Toss it all into the slow cooker for restful meal prep. (via Leite’s Culinaria)

Spinach and Three Cheese Manicotti

Pasta dishes have a certain sensuousness to them, and this indulgent, cheesy manicotti dish cries out for a cozy and lovey-dovey night in. Feel free to use store-bought marinara sauce or make your own. Bring on all the bread and garlic butter. (via The Cooking Jar)

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Have a busy Valentine’s Day schedule? Get a head start with this slow-cooker recipe. About a half an hour before mealtime, pop some veggies in the oven to serve alongside the dish. (via Plays Well With Butter)

Creamy Masala Mussels

Mussels are delicate, fleshy, and delicious and lend a hand to any full-bodied sauce. The beer base will require all the bread to sop up every last drop of goodness. (via Drizzle and Dip)

Fettuccine Alfredo Valentine's Day Dinner Idea

Forget lightened-up, pre-made sauces; fettuccine Alfredo is meant to be rich and delightfully naughty. It features Parmesan and heavy cream, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. (via Two Peas & Their Pod)

Galentine's Day Sweet Treat Board

If you're celebrating Valentine's Day with your girlfriends, or even going stag, make this colorful and sweet dessert board. You might spoil your dinner but honestly, it's worth it. (via Amanda Wilens)

Coffee Rubbed Steak With Chili Lime Butter

Nothing says high class quite like a well-cooked steak. Take it from the pros and cook it medium-rare for the most intense flavor. We love the classic steak and baked potato combo, but feel free to shake things up with a different side. (via Brit + Co)

Paleo Pot Roast

This healthful, Whole30-approved pot roast doesn't skimp on yum factor even though it's made with completely clean ingredients. (via Noshtastic)

Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

This curry recipe is *bursting* with healthy proteins and fats. Bonus: Your leftovers will be easy to reheat and use up throughout the week. (via The Endless Meal)

Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce

This plant-based tomato sauce blends cashews, roasted tomatoes, and onions. It is so good, the non-vegans in your life won't mind eating it too. (via Fit Foodie Finds)

Butter Candles

Add a little bit of ~mood lighting~ with these candles that are literally made out of butter. They make the perfect addition to any dinner and are like 2023's version of butter boards. (via Brit + Co)

Instant Pot Butternut Squash

A healthy, colorful dish like this butternut squash recipe makes for a great dinner recipe for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Plus it makes for an awesome winter comfort food. (via Brit + Co)

For more Valentine's Day dinner ideas follow us on Pinterest and check out our online cooking classes!

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Halloween just wouldn't be the same without your best friend. That's why we at Brit + Co want to give you plenty of options when it comes to picking out a costume for your pooch. From funny dog costume ideas (let's face it, they're all funny) to the downright adorable, these dog Halloween costume ideas will give you endless inspo for your other pet Halloween costumes as well. Here are some of our faves.

DIY Dim Sum Costume

If you use real dim sum you could even have a snack at the end of the night!

Beetlejuice Costume

We promise when you take off the costume, your adorable little pup will still be there — no tricky spirits here.

DIY Aladdin Dog and Owner Costume Idea

Fun for the whole family, and easy too.

DIY Hipster Costume

Much less annoying than the one who wants to know all about alternative kinds of milk, this pup only wants to know about alternative treats!

DIY Eeyore Costume

Perfect for the pup you just can’t get out on a walk. Dress him up and let him sleep in it!

DIY Pikachu Costume

This poor Boston terrier looks a little worse for wear! We’re guessing he’s ready to get back into his Pokeball.

DIY Vulpix Costume

Ready for a battle, this fire-breathing Corgi is one to watch out for.

DIY Strawberry Costume

Adorable and at peak freshness!

DIY Piñata Costume

Trust us when we tell you what comes out of this pup is not candy.

DIY Elf Costume

He makes a mean mug of hot chocolate!

DIY Donut Costume

Do-nut believe her face; she loves this costume.

DIY Taco Costume

This will turn your pup into the most adorable taco you’ve ever laid eyes on, and it’ll keep him warm like a little meat sweater.

DIY Turkey Costume

Easy, and the perfect way to get you into the Thanksgiving spirit a little early.

DIY Togepi Dog Costume Idea

Purse dog turned Poké-dog.

DIY Fourth of July Costume

Since your pooch was probably too scared to enjoy the festivities on July 4, she can enjoy it a little later, firework-free.

DIY Beanie Baby Costume

Adorable, to the point, and just as cuddly as the ones you had as a kid.

DIY Pup-Cake Costume

This is the sweetest costume we’ve ever seen for a dog! The best part is you can make it at home.

DIY Gnome Costume

Perfect for prancing around the garden.

DIY Pineapple Costume

So simple and totally adorbs, even if this little guy’s expression is not exactly sweet.

Where’s Waldo Costume

Those glasses are incredible. Simple as that.

DIY Latte Costume

Coffee is your friend. So is your dog. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Unicorn Costume

Because our pups are just as magical as these fictional creatures.

DIY Bjork Costume

Remember this infamous getup Bjork wore back in the day?! Even though your dog probably doesn’t, you should def dress him/her up as this. Prepare to have to provide a bit of context, though, because this one is *not* your average dog costume.

Peacock Dog Costume

Those feathers are so pretty, even if he doesn’t seem to care.

DIY Teddy Bear Costume

A costume so cozy your dog won’t want to take it off.

DIY Superman Costume

Ready to save the day! This pup might not be able to fly, but she can fetch *really* well.

DIY House From "Up" Costume

We can assure you your dog will not float away.

Business Dog Costume

All work and no play makes for a seriously cute doggo costume.

Ewok Cute Dog Halloween Costume

Ewoks are cute and cuddly to begin with, so we can only imagine how much sweeter this look will be with your own pup inside.

 Doctor Dog Costume

Who cares about Dr. McDreamy’s exit? This adorable pup has already stolen our hearts.

Holy Hound Costume

He’s praying before bed every night — for more treats of course!

Lobster Costume

We will for sure be stealing this crustation out of the tank to take home and rescue. No steaming for this good boy!

Cowboy Rider Costume

If you’ve ever wanted to ride on your dog’s back, you can safely let this little cowboy do it for you.

S’more Costume

What’s sweeter than your fave dog dressed as your fave sweet treat? NOTHING.

Banana Costume

This costume has major a-peel.

Watermelon Costume

Warm, cozy, and so sweet it’s practically edible.

Sushi DIY Dog Halloween Costume

You know this guy is trying to figure out how to eat that salmon on his back!

Astronaut Costume

One small step for a pup, one giant leap for dogkind.

Harry Potter Costume

Pipe cleaners as glasses and a lightning bolt scar would put this costume — that is also a harness, — over the top.

Christmas Tree Costume

This dog is hoping he will wake up surrounded by presents in the form of treats… to share of course.

Werewolf Costume

Is that a full moon we spy up in the sky? Watch out for this sweet werewolf!

Ghost Costume

The most classic costume of all time, sized perfectly for your pooch.

Pink Dinosaur Costume

Millennial pink meets Jurassic Park in this creative twist on the prehistoric disguise.

Giraffe Costume

Even if your pet is small in stature, Halloween is the perfect chance to let her live out her tallest-of-all dreams.

DIY Trading Places Costume

If you've ever wondered what it's like to be your pet, this costume is perfect for you! But maybe you should still hold the leash.

UPS Delivery Person Costume

Who would not open the door for this delivery?

Bumble Bee Costume

Nobody will mind if this bee is buzzing around.

Chef Costume

Maybe your pup will make dinner for you?

Which of these dog halloween costume ideas jump out to you? Let us know on social and join our newsletter for more inspiration!

When I was working barista shifts at Starbucks over the winter, we'd get Medicine Ball orders every single hour. And not going to lie, I really hated them. Let me get this straight — I didn't hate the drink, but I more so disliked the fact that the customers ordering them almost always demanded their tea between a swarm of thick coughs and countless small sniffles. Yuck.

It truly felt like I was on the fence of getting sick pretty much every time someone stepped up to the register. But, I remained strong and I did what I had to do as a service worker, which in this case, was to pour the peachy-citrus tea into a pool of honey syrup, then top it with steamed lemonade. Coughs and sniffles aside, I often questioned why someone would order the Medicine Ball, based on the cost of the drink alone (up to $6, and that gets expensive when you're ordering it all the time).

Popular during sick season, the Starbucks Medicine Ball (AKA the Honey Citrus Mint Tea) may be good, but it's not good enough to cure you of that semi-flu, or whatever other pathogens might have been floating around in my café. It's also not worth putting someone else's health in jeopardy. Turns out, you can make the Medicine Ball at home — which saves money and effort in the long run. Stay tuned to find out how simple making the drink is, and how we learned to make it ourselves.

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TikTok always makes recipes look effortless. So, we took this trusty tutorial into our own hands, to compare how good an at-home Medicine Ball could really be against the real one.

Ingredients for a Starbucks Medicine Ball Drink

How can I make a Medicine Ball at home?

Making a Medicine Ball at home is pretty straightforward:
  1. Heat 1 cup of lemonade in the microwave for 45 seconds to a minute.
  2. Add 1 cup of hot water and stir in 1 tablespoon honey.
  3. Add one bag of Peach Tranquility and one bag of Jade Citrus Mint, then steep for a few minutes.
  4. Enjoy your Medicine Ball!

How I Made The Starbucks Medicine Ball At Home

First, I embarked on an ever-iconic Target run to gather my copycat Starbucks Medicine Ball recipe ingredients. Since they were out of the exact Teavana teas I needed to replicate the TikTok recipe, I picked up two similar ones: first, the Good & Gather Organic Peach Honey Tea, and the Good & Gather Organic Mint Tea. I also picked up a jug of lemonade, and planned to use the honey I already had at home. All together, the three ingredients I needed ended up costing me about $9.50.

Step 1: Heat Lemonade

I measured a cup of lemonade, and just popped my Starbucks mug in the microwave for a minute.

Step 2: Add Water and Honey

While the lemonade was in the microwave, I set some water on in my electric kettle. Once both liquids were heated up, I measured a cup of water and combined it in the mug with a tablespoon of honey. Yum!

Step 3: Steep Tea Bags

Then, I put the two teabags in the mixture to steep. The tea wasn't overly hot either, and I steeped them for about 3 minutes before giving my homemade Medicine Ball recipe a lil' sip.

Is the homemade version of the Medicine Ball as good as the one from Starbucks?

To my surprise, my homemade Medicine Ball recipe was extremely delicious, and it mimicked the Starbucks one so closely. Before tasting, I gave my tea a sniff, and the smell was pretty much identical to the drink made in stores. The flavor hit the exact same mark.

Overall, I rate my homemade Starbucks Medicine Ball a 4.7/5.

The only detracting factors are the temperature of the drink – Starbucks steams their lemonade to make the drink super hot, and mine wasn't nearly as piping. Of course, this is just personal preference, and next time, I can heat the lemonade for a longer duration, or reheat the drink altogether. Another reason for the minimal point deduction is the drink wasn't as sweet as I expected it to be. Again, this is a personal preference, and you can add as little or as much sweetener you desire!

All of this goes to say, that a homemade Starbucks Medicine Ball is just as yummy as the one you can get at a Starbucks cafe. By following the steps above, you can make a copycat recipe that's going to satisfy your hankering for a citrusy, hot tea!

Looking for more at-home copycat recipes like this Medicine Ball from Starbucks? Browse our site for more DIYs!

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If you already have your costume set but still haven’t found juuuuust the right look for your favorite feline, don’t fret. From caped superheroes to pop culture-inspired costumes, we’ve rounded up just some majorly cute ideas perfect for kitty. From floral to fauna to your favorite foods, here are 12 adorable (but fierce!) costumes for your cat to rock out all Halloween week.

We've found ourselves in nesting mode as we spend more and more time at home this winter season. Being a homebody means you may be thinking about your decor and how and what you surround yourself with on the daily – maybe it's how your organize your closet, or the way your bathroom layout influences your morning routine. Since you're already pondering your living space, this is also the perfect time for exploring some new wall art ideas and inspirations. There are literally thousands of different ways to add beautiful art to the walls in every room of your home, that can elevate your mood and kickstart a DIY fest! Keep reading for more decor ideas to lead you into your new, cool-looking home era.

Though there's a world of ideas out there, we narrowed it down a little more, to our top 38 favorite ideas, including this Hard & Soft Print from Minted. Whether you're into metallics or neon, color block or ombre, 2D or 3D art, there's an idea here to fit your home and your budget.

Geometric Prints

A pop of a bright color block will liven up any space with a fresh dose of modern art. (Geo Abstract Print via Minted)

Pom Pom Wall Art

Really flesh out a space with a colorful yarn display. You can find everything you need to DIY this look online, or in a thrift store. You got this! (via Brit + Co.)

Repurposed Wall Art

Turn items you already own, into works of art in mere minutes. This DIY makes use of patterned tea towels and wrapping paper! All you need is some good old creativity and picture frames. (via Paper & Stitch)

DIY Wood Burned Travel Map

For a little reminder about where you've been, and where you still want to travel to. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Gold Leaf Splatter Print

Create a set of gold leaf prints for a bold injection of color to your space, or display them selectively throughout your home to add balance. (via Lovely Indeed)

DIY Reversible Wall Hanging

What's better than one boho home decor piece? Two of them! Who knew DIY reversible art was the way to go? (via Paper & Stitch)

DIY Abstract Wall Art

Make a wall art statement with the right frame, and a quick project. (via DIY in PDX)

Easy Paper Flower Art

You know how you've been dying to use more shadow boxes in your home decor? Start with this fun DIY art project, and see where it takes you. (via Martiza Lisa)

DIY Leaf Art

Consider yourself lucky enough to leave in a climate with palm fronds, and even luckier that you can create this stunning graphic piece using something you found outside! (via Monstercircus)

Dyed Wall Hangings

Did you know you can actually colorfully dye wood? Well now you do, and you can bring your newfound art skill into your home. (via Handmade Charlotte)

DIY Iridescent Mirror

Mirrors are the ultimate room expanders, so why not enhance a mirror? This easy art DIY brings a little iridescent shine to your space. (via A Bubbly Life)

DIY Faux Neon Sign Art

This diptych hits all the fun decor trends with one piece. Neon? Check. Palm leaf? Check. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

DIY Paint Swatch Art

Ever wanted to try out a new color in your room without all the hassle? DIY this paint swatch art print to get a taste of a new vibe. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Wall Weaving Hack

Since you're dying to make some original wall art, you might as well use this hack! Set aside some time to DIY a weaving hanging for your living room or bedroom. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Diamond Ripple Wall Art

This piece packs a graphic punch, and looks great with any decor style. (via Classy Clutter)

DIY Pegboard Wall Art

Get in on the pegboard trend with this circular beauty, and take a walk on the wild side with some Memphis design-inspired squiggles. You can even hang more prints from this DIY piece. (via Sugar & Cloth)

DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

Bring a permanent rainbow into your living room, with a well-placed piece of DIY macrame. (via A Beautiful Mess)

DIY Paper Shapes Wall Art

Your scrapbooking leftovers are just about all you need to make this fun pair of modern prints. (via Sugar & Cloth)

DIY Rope Wall Art

Another Anthro hack? Yes please. (via Brit + Co.)

DIY Picture Gallery Frame

No space for a gallery wall? No problem, use this frame trick to display your favorite and best pieces of art and memorabilia. (via Brit + Co.)

DIY Ceramic Wall Planters

Marry your love of clay, paint, and plants with this fun DIY. You deserve it! This hack will bring some good green into your space, and you can marvel at your skills. (via Brit + Co.)

Frame Accent Wall

For a more abstract take on wall art, what about taking on painting an entire wall? If you're up for the challenge, go for it, girl! (via A Beautiful Mess)

DIY Collage Wall Art

People will be calling you the modern day Matisse once they see the combos you can put together!(via Sarah Hearts)

DIY Wire Wall Art

Looking for a more minimalist decor option? Try out some wire script, it looks pretty sharp. (via The Merrythought)

Thumbtack Wall Art

Who knewoffice supplies could be so chic? Using gold-colored thumbtacks really elevates this piece to a work of art. (viaBrit + Co.)

Rosette Backdrop

You can use these bright paper rosettes as a photo booth back drop ,or as a home art installation. It's an easy way to add lots of color to your room very quickly! (viaBrit + Co.)

Glowing Hearts Wall Art

Use battery powered string lights to make this glowing work of art. Since you won't have to plug it in, you won't have to camouflage the cord. (viaBrit + Co.)

DIY Vintage Marquee

We're a bit partial to this wall art, but making this marquee is definitely easier than it looks. The trick is to start with pre-made cardboard letters. (viaBrit + Co.)

Shoebox Wall Art

Don't recycle those shoeboxes just yet! They can be transformed into colorful floating shelves with just a few coats of paint. (viaBrit + Co.)

Spray Paint Wall Art

With a blank canvas, a roll of painter's tape (or lace-patterned washi tape), and a couple of cans of spray paint, the artistic possibilities are endless. (viaBrit + Co.)

Washi Tape Frames

The frame is half the battle when hanging wall art. So why not turn the frame into a work of art itself using some cute washi tape? (viaBrit. + Co.)

Duct Tape Canvas Art

This could easily be the fastest and most inexpensive piece of wall art you can make. (viaBrit + Co.)

Living Wall Art

One of our favorite upgrades on a basic DIY is adding a few air plants to our string art plaques. Just be sure you leave enough space to nestle in the plants. (viaBrit + Co.)

What are your favorite DIY wall art ideas? Share with us @BritandCo!

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Let’s get real – painting is not for everyone! Maybe the mess is not worth the overall effort from your perspective, or you just can't fathom painting all of those nitty gritty details of a scene for your wall. Canvases, however, are for everyone. Even if you don't see yourself as a true Frida Kahlo, you can still create some awesome wall art using canvases, and they're impressive. Today, we’re decorating our walls with fabric-covered canvases! These are incredibly easy yet they look professional and classy. Read on for how to rock this super easy decor DIY!

What You Need to DIY Canvas Wall Art

  • Various canvases
  • 3 coordinating fabrics
  • Gold chain
  • Fabric scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • A staple gun and some staples

Step-by-Step Instructions for Custom Canvas Art

  1. Arrange your canvases in the order they will hang on the wall.
  2. Determine which fabric to put on each canvas.
  3. Place one canvas on top of your fabric, and cut around the frame, leaving about 1 1/2 to 2 inches of leftover material on each side.
  4. Fold the fabric over one side of the canvas and staple.
  5. Repeat step 4 on the opposite side, making sure the fabric is taught.
  6. Fold and staple the last two sides.
  7. Pull the fabric on the corners up, and fold to the side, creating a diagonal crease along one side.
  8. Staple each corner.
  9. Next, cover all of your canvases.
  10. If you want to include the gold chain, decide how you want the chain to lay on the canvas.
  11. Hot glue one end of the chain and let it dry.
  12. When gluing the other side of the chain, be sure to hold the chain taut while the glue is drying, or it will loosen and sag.

Illustrated Instructions

You’ll need to stop by the fabric store unless you have some material you’ve been hanging onto that you want to put on display. Remember that old t-shirt in your closet you just can’t bear to get rid of? Why not repurpose it as art?

Once you’ve got your supplies, place the frame on the fabric and cut around it leaving at least an inch on each side. This will depend on how thick your canvas is. The fabric should cover the frame just like the canvas does.

Start stapling your fabric! First staple along one side and then do the opposite side. Now staple the remaining two sides. Be sure to pull the fabric taught so that it doesn’t look droopy. That is, unless you’re going for a saggy look. We put anywhere from two to four staples in each side about an inch and a half apart, but you can add as many as you need.

Now for the corners! They look a little bit intimidating, but they’re really no sweat. Take the loose fabric, and pull it up and back towards the center of the frame. One side will fold at a diagonal along the side of the frame. Make sure you smooth out any bumps and then staple it firmly in place.

If you want to add chain or other embellishments to your artwork, you can easily do so with hot glue.

We added gold chain to spice up our solid blue fabric! Snip a chain to your desired length using wire cutters, then glue one side of the chain to the back of the frame. Let it dry before you do the other side, or the chain will drag through the glue. When you glue the other side, pull it tight and hold it until the glue is dry or the chain will sag.

That’s it! This project is so quick and easy. You've added some original pieces to your art collection, and are ready to get to hanging your art. The best thing about this DIY is that you can reuse the frames if you want, to change up the designs featured in your home. Simply remove the staples and make them again with new fabric!

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