10 Best DIY Homemade Wall Decor Ideas for Your House

10 Stunning and Innovative Homemade Wall Decor Ideas

A wall if adorned the right way can do wonders for a room. For example, a mirror on the wall can create an illusion and make a small room look big, or a small hanging wooden plant corner can add greenery to a room and make the room look fresh and vibrant. So are you looking for ways to create something stunning for an empty, boring wall? Well, here we are with 10 interesting, spectacular and easy “Do-It-Yourself” wall decor ideas that would make your otherwise dull looking wall vibrant and gorgeous.

Awesome DIY Wall Decor Ideas

Have you ever tried making a wall decor yourself at home? If you haven’t then here are 10 creative and ingenious wall decor ideas that you can try from.

1. Clothesline Wall Photo Frame

This is one of the best homemade wall decoration ideas for the bedroom. What is more interesting about this piece of hand-made wonder is that you can hold beautiful memories (read photos) in it.

What You Will Need 

You may get all the things required for this photo display in your house itself. You may use old or not in use items.

  • A big photo frame (as big as you would like to have).
  • Paint (any colour that will compliment your wall and the room of course).
  • Paintbrush
  • String or wire
  • Clothes’ clip

What to Do 

  • First, paint the frame and leave it to dry thoroughly.
  • Then secure the string or wire in the frame with the help of adhesives.
  • Once the strings or wires are secured, place the photos one by one with the help of the clothes’ pins (to make the pins look nice and vibrant, you may either put decorative tapes around them or paint them).

clothesline wall photo frame

2. Collage

This beautiful piece of artwork is something which will make an otherwise dull room vibrant. More importantly, you can make use of recycled materials which in itself makes it all the more interesting.

What You Will Need 

The materials required are easily available at home and therefore making this will not pinch your pocket.

  • Colourful pages of magazines and newspapers.
  • Glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • Stationery knife
  • A piece of board (depends on how big you want your collage to be).
  • Pencil
  • Stencil (if you cannot draw free-hand)

What to Do 

Outline a figure on the cardboard of which you wish to make a collage.

  • Cut out the figure using a stationary knife.
  • Then with a scissor, cut long strips (take colourful pages of glossy magazines or newspaper)
  • Paste them vertically on the cut out one by one.
  • Cut out the excess paper from the sides.
  • After it is completed, you may frame it up.

3. Rope Wall Designs

It is a hassle-free way of putting your feelings into a piece of art. It is one of the best wall hanging ideas that you could try.

What You Will Need 

The requisites for this Do-It-Yourself wall decor can be easily available in any hardware store, or you can even find them all at home.

  • A piece of wooden board (It can be in any shapes).
  • Wax paper or parchment paper (the size of your board).
  • Mix – 1/4th cup corn starch, a bottle of glue and some water
  • Rope (long enough to form the word or design)
  • Small nails
  • Hammer

What to Do 

  • First of all, spray-paint the board and let it dry.
  • Then lay the wax paper or parchment paper on the board and trace the word or design in it.
  • Then dunk the rope into the glue and corn starch mix.
  • According to the design in the wax or parchment paper, trace the word or design with the rope and use weights to hold the design intact.
  • Once dry, place the rope design onto the board and fix it up with small nails.

rope wall design

4. Skewer Wall Decor

If you are one of those who wants a piece of retro-art in your home, try this wall art for the living room. It requires inexpensive materials and is extremely easy to make.

What You Will Need 

Most of the requirements for this will be easily available at home.

  • Bamboo skewers
  • Smooth Styrofoam balls
  • Spray paints – silver metallic and soft white colours
  • Sandpaper
  • Velcro

What to Do 

  • Spray-paint the balls with the white colour and the skewers with silver colour.
  • Once the paint dries up, using the thin line in the ball, insert the skewers about ¼ inside it all around the ball.
  • Then once this line is done, put the skewers upwards too (fill up one side of the ball entirely with skewers).
  • Spray-paint the centre (base of the skewers) with white.
  • Once the paint dries up, sand up the back of the ball flat and attach a Velcro to it so that you can stick it to the wall.

5. Embroidery Hoop Wall Hanging

A simple, easy and colourful wall hanging that can help brighten your wall and add character to the room.

What You Will Need 

To make this DIY wall hanging, you need to first decide on the colour scheme. Once that is sorted out, go for it.

  • Coloured knitting yarn (in two different colours)
  • Embroidery loops (in two different sizes)
  • Long wooden knitting pins (cut ½ centimetre from each side and make it smooth with sandpaper)
  • Sandpaper
  • Stationery knife
  • Dendrite

What to Do 

  • Take both the loops and place the smaller loop inside the bigger loop.
  • Then take one side of the smaller loop, stick it on one side of the bigger loop.
  • Then stick the knitting pin to the two loops (it should be placed horizontally to the place where the two loops have been attached).
  • Then cut 34 inches of any one yarn for the middle section.
  • Cut 34 and 36 inches long strips of yarn of another colour for the loop.
  • Then take 5 strips of yarn and make a larks head knot.
  • For the hoop, take 36 inches long yarn (for the sides) and 34 inches long yarn for the middle portion of the hoop. Tie all of it in lark’s head knot.
  • Once all the yarn strips have been put in place, even out the strips at the bottom.

embroidery hoop wall hanging

6. Colourful Dipped Spoons

This piece of wall art can spruce up any Kitchen wall or dining hall wall and add radiance to the walls.

What You Will Need 

  • Latex Paint – several colours
  • Paintbrush
  • Spoons(various types and weighing light)
  • Tape (simple tapes and double-sided tapes)
  • scissors

What to Do 

  • Put the spoons into the paints and scrape the excess paint off the backs of the spoon.
  • With a tape, hang the spoons at the end of the tables (keep a paper for the dripping paint on the floor).
  • Once they are dried up, lay them on the floor to decide which spoon looks best where.
  • Tape the topmost line and according to the measurement of the spoons, measure the next two layers and put a tape (the space left in between two layers should be the same).
  • Using double-sided tapes, stick the spoons on the walls.

7. Crayon Art

This piece of wall art is perfect as wall decor in your children’s bedroom. It looks great and is just the thing to add a dash of colour to the wall and room.

What You Will Need 

It is an easy DIY, and you can ask your little one to give you a helping hand.

  • Crayons of various shades and colours (leave out the black, greys, browns, silver and gold).
  • Hot glue gun
  • Canvas
  • Heat gun

What to Do 

  • Arrange the crayons on a table and place them the way you would like it to be placed on the canvas.
  • Then using a glue gun, stick the crayons to the canvas (you may stick the crayons with their wrappers on without them).
  • Place the canvas slightly vertically and support it against a table.
  • Once all the crayons are stuck on the canvas, begin heating the pointed section of the crayons (before you start melting the crayons, remember to put a paper beneath the canvas so that it does mess up your table).
  • As the crayons heat, it melts and runs down the canvas. Continue the process with the other crayons.
  • Once all the crayons have melted and run down, take off the excess wax from the edges by scraping and using the heat gun.

crayon art

8. Salvaged Wood Wall Decor

For wood wall art decor, using salvaged wood is the ultimate. The use of this kind of wood gives the wall art a rustic charm and adding colours to the wood, makes it a cheerful and vibrant piece of artwork.

What You Will Need 

This art piece requires fewer resources and can be finished in no time.

  • Salvaged wood pieces (cut into different sizes of rectangle and squares).
  • Nail
  • Hammer
  • Paint (different colours)
  • Sandpaper

What to Do 

  • First place each of the pieces on the ground, as you would want it to be placed.
  • Then starting from the centre, nail another block to it.
  • Keep on nailing each piece with another till everything comes together.
  • Then paint each wood block with different colour paint, as per your liking.
  • Once the paint dries up properly, rub all the painted blocks with sandpaper to get the “worn out” look.
  • Lastly, apply a coat of a mix made of 2/3rd of coconut oil and 1/3rd of soft wax on top of the surface.
  • Keep it aside for 24 hours for the oil to soak in and the wax to coat the surface.
  • Once it is ready, frame it up.

9. Looped Yarn Art

This easy-to-make art piece is inexpensive and exudes rustic charm. It can be kept in the living room, bedroom or the nursery.

What You Will Need 

This piece can be easily made with things that are easily available in every household. It can be touted as one of the best wall decor ideas since it is an amalgamation of yarn, wood and metal (iron nails).

  • Thick yarn
  • Wooden board
  • Wooden frame (the thickness of the frame has to be either equal to the board or thicker than it)
  • Nails and screws
  • Hammer
  • Paint
  • Brush

What to Do 

  • Paint your board in any colour; preferably in white or light brown (the paint should have a matte look).
  • Make a fancy word on sentence stencil design on a paper.
  • Cut it out and place it on the board and trace it out.
  • Then put dots all along the traced line.
  • Once the dots are done, drill small holes into them so that you can screw your nails.
  • Then screw your nails in them.
  • Start wrapping the yarn around the nails and work through.
  • Once it is complete, attach the frame to it.

loop yarn art

10. Plastic spoon Chrysanthemum mirror

Plastic spoons used for mirror wall art is something very few may have heard of or imagined. The DIY artwork is very cost efficient also since the main thing used are plastic spoons.

What You Will Need 

The requisites for this art piece are nothing out of the box. Cheap and simple materials are used to turn a simple mirror into a beautiful work of art.

  • Plastic spoon (you will require loads of it)
  • Cardboard
  • Round mirror
  • Hot glue gun
  • Primer
  • Spray paint
  • Acrylic paint
  • Brush

What to Do 

  • Taking a slightly smaller circle than the mirror, trace out a circle. Take a slightly bigger circle, trace another circle.
  • With a knife, cut the small circle and the big circle.
  • Then start cutting the spoon heads with scissors.
  • Once you are done with the cutting work, start attaching the spoon heads with hot glue (space it in a way that one spoon head is in the top and the next one little below it and then the third spoon again on the same line as the first one) on the circle cut out.
  • After attaching all the spoons, spray several coats of primer and the silver spray paint.
  • After it dries up, start painting the inner ring with a dark colour of acrylic paint (any colour that suits you).
  • As you paint on the upper layers, go lighter on the shade (you can mix white primer with the dark colour to make it a shade lighter).
  • For the next shade, add white paint to get the shade even lighter.
  • Work up till the last ring by adding more of the white paint to the dark colour, giving it a lighter shade as you go up.
  • After the paint dries up, attach the mirror to the back with hot glue.
  • Put a strong jute twine with hot glue at the back of the mirror to hang it.

These innovative home décor ideas for wall art are easy to make, and the things that you require to make them are readily available. Try out any or all of these fantastic do-it-yourself wall decors and feel a sense of pride and accomplishment every time somebody praises your handmade piece of artwork.

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