Your home should reflect who you are and reflect your individual style, incorporating elements that express who you are into your decor can turn an ordinary room into an eye-catching and memorable space.
Display framed seashells from your favorite beach to give any room an oceanic vibe, or frame an eclectic vintage swimsuit for added personality in the kitchen walls.
Creating a Theme
Custom artwork doesn’t need to break your decorating budget! These clever wall art ideas employ inexpensive materials to craft one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect your individuality and personal style.
Showcase various prints to create a gallery wall. Black-and-white photos look great against neutral walls while colorful graphic art adds depth. Framing family silhouettes together makes an attractive accent piece to a dining nook or breakfast banquette.
Producing a mural can be time-consuming and laborious, but this simple DIY project makes the task fast and enjoyable. Even novices should find this design straightforward to recreate and its squiggle effect adds dimension and visual interest to any room.
An expansive solo artwork can fill an entire wall and make a dramatic statement. This one utilizes copper flakes and paint for its metallic sheen – an eye-catching display perfect for music or movie enthusiasts, state or city pride, or as wall decor!
Creating a Gallery Wall
A gallery wall is an innovative way to transform your walls into interesting works of art. By filling them with family photos, children’s artwork, or flea market finds, this creative wall decor idea will bring visual interest and visual harmony into any room in your home.
Befor you begin assembling your gallery wall, make sure that you have an overall style in mind. Achieve this through choosing a cohesive aesthetic will ensure all pieces work cohesively without clashing; for instance if your pieces feature gold trim and accents like frames with gold frames too close together may create visual issues.
Preferably, it’s also beneficial to arrange your gallery on the floor before mounting it to the wall. This way you can get an idea of how everything will fit together and if there is enough room for all items. Painter’s tape can help mark off your arrangement on the floor.
Creating a Solo Artwork
Sometimes just one piece of wall art can do wonders for making your home feel complete. From featuring artwork from travels abroad or setting the right atmosphere, a single piece can serve as a statement piece without overshadowing other decorative items in the room.
Create an impressive piece of artwork with this DIY project! All it takes are a few materials to produce an abstract painting resembling shibori fabric.
This remarkable wall hanging features paper folded into an intricate design. Instead of choosing specific hues as a palette, the artist used their names as paint color names instead.
Don’t be afraid to accessorize and decorate a small space with items that matter most. In this Maine kitchen from Tyler Karu Design + Interiors, an array of cutting boards serves as decor while freeing up counter space – and their various sizes and shapes lend balance and variety to the wall display.
Creating a Floating Shelf
Floating shelves offer both style and storage solutions in any room. Customizing them to reflect your personal aesthetic by including plants, books or memorabilia creates a look that feels tailored specifically to you.
Selecting a theme for your shelf decor can be as straightforward or intricate as desired. A single color scheme creates a more cohesive look, or you can incorporate variations on an interest such as birds into framed prints, paintings and needlepoints – just as this homeowner did!
As soon as you’re ready to hang shelves, make sure you have both a laser level and stud finder handy. Mark stud locations on each back board piece. Build your shelf frame using longer square dowels on the outside and shorter ones on the inside; using wood glue at every connection point will help ensure they will stay sturdy.