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.
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.
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.
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
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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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.