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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas: DIY Wood Wall Hanging Shelf ApieceofRainbowblog
easy DIY wall shelf

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas West Elm Textured Color Block Art

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Gallery Wall With Shelves

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas How To Hang A Map

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)

Printable Wall Art, Agate Rock Pattern And White Floral Watercolor, Remodelaholic

as well as this easy holiday decorating art set — 10 prints, 1 frame, for year-round decor! (Printable flower garland here.)

Set Of Free Holiday Printables @remodelaholic 12 Of 17

See more printable wall art 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).

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Wood Louver Wainscoting

Display your family memories with this quick photo pin board by Mommy Envy.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Diy Photo Pin Board Wall Art

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Inexpensive Large Scale Art

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Eucalyptus Branch Wall Decor The Honeycomb Home

Add a little glam to any room with this paint gilded wood shim art by Mountain Modern Life.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Gilded Wood Shim Wall Art

Put scrap wood pieces to work by making your own colorful wood scrap wall art.

3d Wood Art Tutorial @Remodelaholic 26

Simple wooden frames from the craft store make an perfect easy wall decor in this bathroom by Kim of Exquisitely Unremarkable.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Simple Wooden Frame Art Wall

Make a simple frame eye-catching with some inspiration from West Elm and this tutorial from Decorating Cents.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas West Elm Graphic Frame

Kayla from Home Coming has a lovely office — we love the painted corkboards!

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Diy Painted Corkboard

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Diy Planked Walls

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Sharpie Doodle Decorative Plates

Black and white never goes out of style, and this black and white gallery wall by Anna of Home Heart and Hands looks great!

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Black And White Gallery Wall

If you prefer color, try this faux botanical leaf art that Alice and Lois made.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Faux Botanical Leaf Art Alice And Lois

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!)

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Diy Grass Wreath

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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Chalkboard Door

Such a fun spring mantel arrangement! Get the details of this watercolor-style mantel art and garland from An Extraordinary Day.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Diy White Mantel With Spring Colors

Decorating a stair wall can be tricky, but Ansley from Vivaciously Vintage did a great job with this gallery wall!

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Stairway 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.

Easy DIY Wall Decor Ideas Wood Star Cut Out Wall Decor

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Published 03.28.14 // Updated 03.27.2020

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Lorene has been behind the scenes here at Remodelaholic for more than a decade! She believes that planning projects and actually completing them are two different hobbies, but that doesn't stop her from planning at least a dozen projects at any given time. She spends her free time creating memories with her husband and 5 kids, traveling as far as she can afford, and partaking of books in any form available.

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  1. Hello,
    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