27 Quick and Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas
Decorating your walls can be simple and affordable! Try these 27 quick and easy DIY wall decor ideas for filling a blank wall on a budget.
You’ll also want to check out our picks for best large DIY wall decor (such as engineer prints), functional wall decor and shelves, and easy DIY wall art for kids to make.
When you move into a new place, decorating all those blank walls can be daunting. It can also be expensive to go out and buy great wall decor for all those walls. So we picked some easy DIY wall decor ideas to get you started, on a budget.
Read more: 50 DIY Wall Decor Ideas and Tips
27 Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas
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Learn how to make some simple art that still pops with this tutorial for textured color block wall art from What Does She Do All Day.
Got leftover paint? Use it to create an easy abstract wall art masterpiece following this tutorial!
Paint is the simplest and easiest way to create an accent wall in a room, and A Home For Design took it one step further by designing a gallery wall with some needed shelving, too.
Related Reading: The Fastest Way to Hang a Gallery Wall // How to Create a Balanced Gallery Wall
Learn how to hang a large wall map from Our Home Notebook.
Print up to 13×19 wall decor printables at home with our favorite printer — in the shop, we’ve got abstract geode/agate wall art (and that gorgeous floral wall art printable)
as well as this easy holiday decorating art set — 10 prints, 1 frame, for year-round decor! (Printable flower garland here.)
Wainscoting is one of my favorite ways to create an accent wall — it’s classic! Check out this wood louver wainscoting by Yvonne of Sunnyside Up-stairs (and then check out our ultimate guide to wainscoting here).
Display your family memories with this quick photo pin board by Mommy Envy.
If you’re renting or don’t want a permanent change, a large piece of art might be just the statement your wall needs! See how Dena from Hearts and Sharts made this for just a few bucks.
Related Reading: More Large DIY Wall Decor Ideas and How to Use Engineering Prints as Large Wall Decor
Scour your yard and pick a few trimmings to make an easy branch and eucalyptus wall decor hanging like Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home.
Add a little glam to any room with this paint gilded wood shim art by Mountain Modern Life.
Put scrap wood pieces to work by making your own colorful wood scrap wall art.
Simple wooden frames from the craft store make an perfect easy wall decor in this bathroom by Kim of Exquisitely Unremarkable.
Make a simple frame eye-catching with some inspiration from West Elm and this tutorial from Decorating Cents.
Kayla from Home Coming has a lovely office — we love the painted corkboards!
Related Reading: More Functional DIY Wall Decor Shelves and Organizers
Glitter your favorite saying like Simply Swider did.
You know I love texture and moldings. Planked walls are a great way to make a wall stand out in a subtle way. Brandi from Nest of Bliss DIYed her shiplap wall — find a tutorial here.
Got a plate? Got a marker? You’ve got wall decor! Corinna from For My Love Of doodled her way to a fun plate display.
Black and white never goes out of style, and this black and white gallery wall by Anna of Home Heart and Hands looks great!
If you prefer color, try this faux botanical leaf art that Alice and Lois made.
Related Reading: Easy DIY Wall Art Kids Can Make
Put together an easy grass wreath for spring with this tutorial from Cute Kid, Ugly House. (See how we made a similar grass wreath so cute for Easter a couple years back!)
Okay, so this isn’t a wall, but you could easily paint a section of your wall instead of a pantry door! Get the details from Andrea at Decorating Cents.
Such a fun spring mantel arrangement! Get the details of this watercolor-style mantel art and garland from An Extraordinary Day.
Decorating a stair wall can be tricky, but Ansley from Vivaciously Vintage did a great job with this gallery wall!
Related Reading: 15 Ways to Decorate a Hallway
Get the Pottery Barn look with this diy wood cutout star. Tutorial from The Happier Homemaker.
More Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas:
- Easy DIY Wall Art (that even kids can make)
- DIY Large Wall Decor Using Engineer Prints
- 50+ DIY Wall Decor Ideas and Tips
Published 03.28.14 // Updated 03.27.2020
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Thanks for the party! Have a great weekend.
You’re welcome, Ashley!
Thanks for the party!!! Love all your ideas & projects.
Thanks for linking up, Amy!
I love all the wall decor ideas! Thanks for including my wood shim art. Have a great weekend 🙂
You’re welcome, Katie!
Thanks for hosting again – hope you have a great weekend ( it’s snowing here 🙁
Thanks for the feature!
You’re welcome, Shannon! Thanks for linking up!
Thanks so much for featuring my wreath! Love the other ideas too!
Love the map on the wall! Gorgeous!
Thanks so much for the party, Cassity! I hope you and your family have a fabulous weekend!
Love Diane’s tulip mantle…so pretty! Thanks for the party, Cass. Have a super weekend!
Thanks so much for hosting, Cassity:) Have a great weekend!
I was admiring your star cut out that is framed. How does it stay together. Do you use wood glue? Please let me know at your convenience. Thank you in advance. Mike in SA, Texas
Hi Mike, You can get the full tutorial here from The Happier Housemaker: https://www.thehappierhomemaker.com/2014/01/pottery-barn-inspired-cut-out-wood-star/