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39 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

Now that Fall is here, we’re thinking about redecorating our homes here at Brit + Co, which means it’s the perfect time for some DIY inspiration. There are literally thousands of different ways to make beautiful art for the walls of your home or office.


But we narrowed it down a little to our top 39 favorite ideas. Whether you’re into metallics or neon, color block or obmre, 2D or 3D there’s an idea here to fit your home and your budget. Be sure to tell us in the comments which is your favorite.

1. DIY Art Hack: Turn items you already own, into works of art — in minutes. All you need is some creativity and large enough frames. (via Paper & stitch)

2. DIY Embroidery Hoop Wall Art: Really flesh out a space with a colorful yarn display. You can find everything you need online, or in a thrift store. You got this. (via Enthralling Gumption)

3. Printable Stendig Calendar: Sometimes the beauty of a piece lies in its utility. This giant calendar will keep you track, and looks striking in its simplicity. (via A Joyful Riot)

4. DIY Leaf Splatter Print: Create a set of them for a bold injection of color, or display them selectively to add balance. (via Lovely Indeed)

5. Wood Burned Travel Map: For a little reminder about where you’ve been, and where you still want to go. (via Brit + Co)

6. DIY Reversible Wall Hanging: What’s better than one boho piece? Two of them! Who knew reversible was the way to go. (via Paper & Stitch)

7. DIY Abstract Wall Art: Make a statement with the right frame, and a quick project. (via DIY in PDX)

8. Easy Paper Flower Art: You know how you’ve been dying to use more shadow boxes in your decor? Start with this project, and see where it takes you. (via Martiza Lisa)

9. 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)

10. DIY Dyed Wall Hangings: Did you know you can dye wood? Well now you do. (via Handmade Charlotte)

11. DIY Iridescent Mirror: Mirrors are the ultimate room expanders, so why not enhance a mirror? (via A Bubbly Life)

12. DIY Faux Neon Sign Art: This diptych hits all the trends with one piece: neon? check. Palm leaf? check. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

13. DIY Paint Swatch Art: Ever wanted to try out a new color without all the hassle? Now you can with ease. (via A Beautiful Mess)

14. Wall Weaving Hack: Since you’re dying to make one, you might as well use this hack. (via Brit + Co)

15. DIY Diamond Ripple Wall Art: This piece packs a graphic punch, and looks great with any decor style. (via Classy Clutter)

16. DIY Pegboard Wall Art: Get in on the pegboard trend with a circular beauty, and take a walk on the wild side with some memphis squiggles. (via Sugar & Cloth)

17. DIY Yarn Wall Hanging: Bring a permanent rainbow into your living room, with a well place piece of macrame. (via A Beautiful Mess)

18. DIY Paper Shapes Wall Art: Your scrapbooking leftovers are all you need to make a pair of modern prints. (via Sugar & Cloth)

19. DIY Rope Wall Art: Another Anthro hack? Yes please. (via Brit + Co)

20. DIY Fabric Pocket Planter: Shelf space is at a premium, but your plant babies can stay snuggly on the wall. (via Brit + Co)

21. DIY Champagne Buzzer: You should absolutely own a champagne buzzer. How else will you let people know you’re ready for another round? (via PMQ for two)

22. DIY Picture Gallery Frame: No space for a gallery wall? No problem, use this frame trick to display your favorite and best. (via Brit + Co)

23. DIY Ceramic Wall Planters: Mary your love of clay, paint, and air plants. You deserve it. (via Brit + Co)

24. DIY Frame Accent Wall: For a more abstract take on art, what about doing an entire wall? (via A Beautiful Mess)

25. 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)

26. DIY Wire Wall Art: Looking for a more minimalist option? Try out some wire script, it looks pretty sharp. (via The Merrythought)

27. Thumbtack Wall Art: Who knew office supplies could be so chic? Using gold colored thumbtacks really elevates this piece to a work of art. (via Brit + Co.)

28. Rosette Backdrop: You can use these bright paper rosettes as a photobooth back drop or as an art installation. It’s an easy way to add lots of color to your room very quickly. (via Brit + Co.)

29. Tulle Wall Art: What looks like watercolor stripes from a distance are actually strips of tulle fabric. Use spray adhesive to attach the strips easily and without a lot of mess. (via Brit + Co.)

30. 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. (via Brit + Co.)

31. Nail String Art: You can make anything from abstract designs to words to shapes with this easy DIY. That’s a wrap! (via Brit + Co.)

32. DIY Vintage Marquee: Making this marquee is definitely easier than it looks. The trick is to start with pre-made cardboard letters. (via Brit + Co.)

33. 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. (Plus, click through fro two more ideas.) (via Brit + Co.)

34. Spray Paint Wall Art: With a blank canvas, a roll of painter’s tape (or lace washi tape), and a couple of cans of spray paint the artistic possibilities are endless. (via Brit + Co)

35. DIY Wire Wall Art: Head to the hardware store for the supplies for this creative sign. There are tons of colors and materials to choose from. What will you spell out? (via Brit + Co)

36. 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 washi tape. (via Brit. + Co.)

37. Duct Tape Canvas Art: This could easily be the fastest and most inexpensive piece of wall art you can make. (via Brit + Co.)

38. Tape Christmas Tree: No room for a real tree during the holidays? Make a trio of washi tape trees on your walls instead. The best part? No messy pine needles to clean up! (via Brit + Co.)

39. 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. (via Brit + Co.)

What’s your favorite DIY wall art idea? Have you made any of the pieces on this list? Tell us in the comments!

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)