Luckily, there are plenty of ways to DIY large wall decor to get a look you love at a price that’s nice to your budget. We’ve collected about 60 of our favorites (including lots of ways to use inexpensive engineering prints!) — and if you’re looking for more ideas, check out our headboard roundups here, here and here. If you can build it as a cheap headboard, it can probably be modified into a great piece of wall art 🙂
Budget-Friendly Large Wall Decor Ideas
Easy peasy — frame some cute wrapping paper. Use a large poster frame to keep the cost down. (Little Green Notebook)
This tall feather art is amazing! (via DecorPad) It looks like it might be on unmounted canvas which would me you could diy like…
this set from Place of My Taste!
Plywood is a fairly inexpensive medium, and some paint and stain make for a great graphic art piece. (via Home Depot)
I’m a big fan of big clocks! See how Mylove2create made this Pottery Barn Knockoff.
This headboard is made from vintage maps, and wouldn’t it look great hanging standalone on the wall? (via Remodelista)
Large and colorful, this was my first “viral” post! Still one of my favorite simple (although time consuming) projects. See the tutorial here.
Have you noticed all the beautiful shower curtain designs available now? Put them to work on your wall by building a simple wood frame and stapling on the shower curtain. (6th Street Design School and Dream Book Design)
Abstract art is easy to fake — see how to use a foam insulation sheet as your “canvas” at How Does She.
An old window, with or without glass, makes a great statement! Hang it on its own, put photos in it, or hang photos from it like this one. (See more ideas for decorating with old windows here.)
A large stained wood map is a classic look, and can be dressed to fit with any style! (The Happier Homemaker)
Another large art piece using inexpensive foam insulation. This one is wrapped with leftover dropcloth fabric before being painted, to look like a real art canvas! (Imperfect Homemaking)
A large and easy DIY pin board is perfect for displaying family photos or reminders (A Casarella)
Add rustic and vintage flair with this knock-off license plate map wall art (for right around $100). Tutorial here from Blue I Style.