There's something so intimidating about staring at a big blank wall. If you've moved recently (or, understandably, not-so-recently) and haven't gotten around to filling your space with art or decor, then check out these 25 beautiful DIY wall decor ideas to break up that blank wall.
From woven wall hangings to wreaths to floating shelves to framed wall art, there's no shortage of ways to fill your walls with beautiful pieces. And best of all, these ideas are DIY and affordable, though they look high-end and polished.
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A DIY Photo Collage
If you've been looking for an excuse to finally take some of those cute Instagram pictures offline, try this rainbow photo collage, which will add a pop of intentional color to your walls.
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Minimalist and simple, this modern dreamcatcher looks dreamy and understated on your wall. The white yarn is lovely (and gives a macrame vibe) but you could try this style with something more colorful, too.
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Framed Gingko Branches
This art looks 100 percent store-bought, but it's actually pretty easy to recreate at home. The tutorial will show you have to make these beautiful paper ginkgo leaves, though spray-painted faux stems would work too.
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Pressed Flower Art
Who knew you could press flowers in the microwave? This tutorial will take you step-by-step through the process, and you'll wind up with this stunning botanical art that will last on your wall forever.Continue to 5 of 24 below.
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A Painted Circle Shelf
Add dimension and interest to floating shelves by first painting a circle on the wall. Worried you won't be able to draw an even circle? The tutorial will show you a clever hack for getting it right.
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You don't have to spend a ton of money to get beautiful art for your walls. This DIY project uses gold leaf paint, and you can even paint over an existing canvas.
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DIY Fringe Wall Hanging
This fringe wall hanging will add texture and color to your walls. It's made using cotton brush fringe and, while it looks elaborate, it only takes a few hours to make.
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Paper & Felt Wreath
A green wreath that will last all year? Yes, please. This gorgeous paper and felt eucalyptus wreath looks realistic and offers a pop of texture and color on a blank wall.Continue to 9 of 24 below.
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Woven Basket Hanging
Hanging baskets always offer a touch of farmhouse choice, but adding some DIY tassel detail makes these even more beautiful and eye-grabbing.
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DIY Abstract Painting
Even if you don't think you're a great painter, you may surprise yourself if you try a more abstract shape as opposed to, say, a landscape. This tutorial will show you how to layer acrylic paint in an interesting way.
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Faux-Embroidered Wall Art
You don't have to have a ton of time or be an embroidery whiz to pull off this cool embroidered wall art. Spoiler alert: All you need is a hoop and a sewing machine with decorative stitch options.
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Hoop Style Wreath
Wreaths aren't just for doors and winter holidays. This gorgeous hoop-style wreath made with a hoop and dried flowers would look stunning on a wall or leaning on a mantle.Continue to 13 of 24 below.
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LEGO Display Shelves
Looking for a way to get all the LEGOs you keep stepping on off the floor? These DIY display shelves are both functional and offer a fun focal point on the wall.
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An entryway or any blank wall gets instant elegance with the addition of a painted arch, hooks, and a simple piece of art. Even cluttered coats will look chic with this as the backdrop.
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Geometric Wall Hanging
This bright geometric wall hanging adds a major wow-factor to any room. You could experiment with different materials, or the tutorial has a geometric wall hanging kit that can be purchased.
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Letter Wall Hanging
Large wooden letters (which are available at most craft stores) are cute on their own, but this tutorial takes them to the next level. You could paint or decoupage with whatever colors and prints you love.Continue to 17 of 24 below.
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DIY Papercut Artwork
This beautiful minimalist artwork looks super detailed (and it is!), but it's simple to make, especially if you have a cutting machine. The tutorial has a PDF available in four different patterns that would look lovely hanging together in a grid.
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DIY Paper Stars
These paper stars add a wow-factor to any wall, and they're a fun way to reuse all the paper grocery store bags you've accumulated. You could also a string and hang these from a covered porch.
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A Decorated Wall Shelf
A dramatic floating shelf is a simple yet eye-catching way to add storage and interest to your walls, especially when styled with beautiful decor like candlesticks and leaning art.
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DIY Rustic Wreath
This rustic wreath made of thick rosemary and a splash of fragrant lavender will fill your space with a lovely botanical scent. But if you opt for faux greens, it still adds color and earthy detail to your space.Continue to 21 of 24 below.
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Rainbow Wall Hanging
This one's as fun and cheerful in a living space as it is in a kid's room. Plus, you'll be amazed at what a pool noodle can do here.
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Recycled Chalk Art
If you're looking for a way to recycle paper bags, this chalk art is a fun project to do by yourself or with your kids. It's amazing how elevated a sleek frame will make this simple project look.
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Brass Circle Wall Hanging
Add a touch of glam to your walls with this DIY wall hanging made from brass rings. The wall color (or wallpaper) becomes part of the wall decor here.
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Colorful Yarn Wall Hanging
What's not to love about bright pops of color and soft, flowy texture? These yarn wall hangings can be made in any color you love, and they add playful elegance to your space.
DIY Colorful Modern Yarn Wall Hanging from A Kailo Chic Life