A coworker of mine recently announced that she wants to try making a big piece of artwork for her new apartment, but wasn’t sure she’d have enough room to do a piece. I say put an old sheet on your kitchen table and chairs and get to work!
Here are some great EASY ideas for DIY artwork – click the photo to follow the source/tutorial.
Cut thick Styrofoam and cover with fabric:
Cover a shoe box lid with fabric:
Find a tree branch and hang it:
Or how about some Painter’s Tape:
Pretty Paper Circles on a Canvas:
Find something you already own, be creative with it, and hang it on the wall:
Paint & hang a decorative mat:
Got kids? Let ’em loose:
Paint over a thrift store canvas – who can’t paint circles/splotches?
Buy some wooden letters, paint them, and glue them on a canvas or board:
Put your favorite quote – very imperfectly perfect – on a canvas:
Salvage an old pallet:
Hang frames from a curtain rod:
Cut simple petal shapes from scrapbook paper and glue to a canvas:
Use a pretty stencil on a board:
Create a silhouette of your favorite person or pet:
Drizzle some paint on an assortment of colored canvases:
And let’s just say you’re kind of brave with an exacto knife – cut canvas:
Or let’s say you’re REALLY, REALLY BRAVE with an exacto knife:
Good luck with your next DIY wall art — Share your own great ideas in the comments!