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Jumpstart Your Day: 5 DIY Wall Art Ideas that You Can Try

Give your space an update with these fun and easy projects


Wall accents can instantly liven up a space. Whether it's an interesting wall clock, a framed print, or a huge photo—it can add to the overall vibe of an area. 

If you're looking for more ideas that you can try, here are five DIY projects that you can do over the weekend.

Source: Useful DIY Projects | Main photos from Shelterness and Wired.

Cupcake Wrappers

Create a quirky wall art using different sizes of wrappers. You may even work with colorful ones to add a vibrant touch to your space. For this project, you'll also need a long ruler, a crafts knife, and some rippled plastic sheet. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

RL Tip: Choose white cupcake wrappers if you have a solid-colored wall. You may do this in the kitchen or dining area. Meanwhile, colorful wrappers will surely pop when paired with white walls.

Photo from Shelterness.

Postcard Wall

If you've been collecting postcards for years and you don't have space to accommodate new ones, turn some of your favorites into instant wall art! Select the ones you love the most and use it as decor for your bedroom. Randomly stick them to your walls for a fun vibe.

Photo from From the Right Bank.

Colored Pencils

Create an instant work of art by hanging hundreds of color pencils on your wall! For this project, you'll need plastic cases that you can install on the wall so you can neatly line up the crayons or pens. Be creative with the arrangement and feel free to mix and match the colors.

Photo from Wired.

CD Wall

Turn your old CDs into accents using colored CD sleeves and some thumbtacks. You can do this project for your bedroom or entertainment room. You may also opt for plain CD sleeves if you're planning to display colorful discs of your favorite albums. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from Gowsk.

Wine Cork Board

A group of wine corks make for an interesting wall accent in the living or dining area. For this project, you'll also need: plywood, mastic, construction adhesive, polyurethane, and other handing essentials. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from Project Rowhouse.


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