Tuesday, September 20, 2011

10 DIY Ideas for Affordable Wall Art

I love a good DIY projects. When successful they usually mean high style for a low price. Art can be super expensive, especially art large enough to fill up big blank walls or if you are like me a need to change it up a bit it won't break the bank. You don't have to spend top dollar for wall art. Check out these 10 inexpensive DIY ideas for affordable wall art.

1.  Metal Baking Dish Art
All of us have metal baking dishes laying around and if your like me and don't cook alot you might as well use them for something! Turn your metal dishes into a fabulous Wall Art. Check out the tutorial on how to make this fabulous art.

2. Greeting Card Art
Do you have any of your cute greeting cards laying around? Why not use them to create this fun art work for your walls.

3. Placemat Art
What I love about this is that you can find cheap, stylish placemats anywhere. Next time you see a sale stock up on them and create a new space for your wall!

4. Transform Old Shutters to Wall Art
What unique idea if you have a cottage style home. You can use it as art and as a way to hold your mail. Super fun idea!

5. Ceiling Rosettes
You can find these at your local home goods store. Paint them and hang them. So simply and so fun. Love the look of these!
6. Canvas Painting
Oh, I love this! Make a fun painting all by yourself. Check out the fabulous tutorial.

7. Intersecting Circles Wall Art
What a cute piece of art you can create and hang anywhere in your house. Look at how easy these two adorable girls made it look

8. License Plate Art
What a fun idea for a boys room or if you are a huge traveler. Simply come up with a fun way to display them and hang them on the wall!

9. Paint Chip Artwork
What I love about this is the fact that paint chips are free. You can create a huge collage or do a smaller one to fit the style of your space. 

10. Fabric Panel Artwork
This was made by one of my favorite blogs. Who doesn't love a giant piece of art. It makes a statement the moment you walk into a room but it often to pricey for many. Why not make it yourself with this step by step tutorial from How About Orange.

There you have it designer friends. Now, pick a project and get to working on it. Granted if your like me I hoping to start some of these projects in about 20 years from now when all of my kids are gone! {kidding}  

Happy DIYing! {don't forget about the Allora Handmade Giveaway}

This post is linked up to Top Ten Tuesday at Oh Amanda.
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  1. awesome finds!! the shutter and the license plates are my fave;)

  2. Tons of great ideas!!!

  3. Mkay totally doing the fabric/canvas look. Totally genius.


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