Your walls are a central focus of every room in your home, so why not use them to make a statement? When paint and wallpaper just aren’t enough to fill the space, consider creating custom wall art instead. From photographs to 3D pieces and everything in between, there’s a project out there to suit every style. And the best part of making your own? Wall art allows you the freedom to get creative, especially with your materials. Here are a few clever (and unexpected) DIYs to serve as inspiration.
How many times have you visited the hardware store and picked up a paint chip? This modern piece featured on A Beautiful Mess provides the perfect use for all those colorful souvenirs. For a unified look, stick to two or three colors and vary the shades, or mix it up with random hues for an eclectic feel.
This paint chip mosaic featured by Better Living Through Design is an artistic addition to any empty wall. The floor to ceiling size makes it an impressive piece, but is easy to replicate. Be sure to choose an image with details that translate well on a large scale- anything too intricate will be difficult to recreate.
Everyone looks at a calendar at some point during the day. So why not incorporate one in your home decor? This twelve frame calendar series from Indigo Bunting packs a punch with its colorful layout and season themes. After making this calendar, you’ll never want to take it down!