Roundup: Hundreds of FREE Wall Art Printables

By: Diy maven May 18, 2012
created at: 05/18/2012

That title is not hyperbole. There are literally hundreds of free art printables available via this post. So, if you like your wall art fast and cheap, then you've just hit the jackpot. From indie to mythological, there's something for every taste and every wall. 


Feed Your Soul is a collection of indie artists that have submitted original work and offered it up to the Continue Reading

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Totally Mindblowing: Miniature Food Sculpture Art

By: Capreek May 18, 2012

created at: 05/14/2012

These insanely detailed miniature food sculptures are made by artist Shay Aaron using regular ol' polymer clay (you know, "Sculpey", that craft store staple). Don't they look good enough to eat??   Continue Reading

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DIY Chinoiserie Panels

By: Mollymc May 17, 2012

created at: 05/16/2012

Inspired by expensive, hand-painted, framed Chinoiserie wallpaper panels, Elizabeth took matters into her own hands and created her own charming version for under $30.

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Eye Candy: Typographic Wall Treatments

By: Mollymc May 17, 2012

created at: 05/15/2012

Raise your hand if you're a type nerd? Yep, that's what I thought. There's something about seeing beautifully designed words that truly makes them art! Here are 13 amazing examples.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Photography Wall Art Projects

By: Diy maven May 16, 2012

created at: 05/16/2012

As a photography enthusiast, my display methods are pretty traditional. A perfectly processed photo (from Aspen Creek Photo), a Nielsen Bainbridge frame and I'm good to go. Of course there are many different ways besides the traditional method for displaying your photography. I've scoured the internet looking for the best of best. Here they are:

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Curbly's Wall Art Shopping Guide: 24 Awesome Typographic Prints

By: Capreek May 15, 2012

created at: 05/14/2012

The second installment in our wall art shopping guide series is here! In keeping with the typography theme from yesterday, we've rounded up 24 totally awesome prints from talented designers and artists across the Interwebs. Enjoy!   Continue Reading

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Cayce Zavaglia: Blurring the Line Between Craft and Art

By: Diy maven May 15, 2012

created at: 05/15/2012

Cayce Zavaglia's portrait work might look as if it's done in oil. It isn't. And although she considers them paintings, they aren't. Not in the strictest sense, anyway. No, Cayce's medium is wool. That's right, these works are, essentially, embroidery. To be specific, crewel embroidery. For those who compartmentalize crafts and Art, and therefore elevateContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Typographic Wall Art Ideas!

By: Capreek May 14, 2012

created at: 05/13/2012

We're big on typography here at Curbly and when you combined that love with our love of DIY projects and our obsession with art, well... you get a trifecta of awesomeness! Here are ten of our favorite typographic DIY wall art ideas and projects. Feel free to let us know some of your faves in the comments!   Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 7 Neutral Interiors With High-Impact Art!

By: Capreek May 11, 2012

created at: 05/11/2012

Just because your walls and furniture are Neutral City, USA doesn't mean you can't bring color in! My favorite way to do that is through big, bright, high-impact art. Here are a few spaces that do that well--and with some serious flair.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Paper Pencils

By: Capreek May 10, 2012

created at: 05/10/2012

I thought these DIY paper pencils would fit in quite nicely with the "art" theme we're rocking this month. The possibilities are as endless and pretty and artsy as you want them to be!   Continue Reading

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How To: Curate a Gallery Wall

By: Mollymc May 10, 2012

created at: 05/08/2012

So you wanna hang a gallery wall. You're not alone! They are an awesome way to fill up a big space with art and photos you love. Here's what you need to keep in mind when planning yours.

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12 DIY Wall Art Ideas Using Silhouettes

By: Craftmel May 09, 2012

created at: 05/09/2012

I just walked around my house and made a quick inventory of how many silhouette images I have as wall art in my home.  The count currently stands at 10, but that number increases drastically depending on what holiday decor I have out throughout the year. 

You could argue that I like silhouettes.  A lot.

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Curbly's Wall Art Shopping Guide: 10 Cool Collages

By: Capreek May 08, 2012
created at: 05/08/2012
It's art month here at Curbly! We're going to be sharing enough DIY art projects in the coming days and weeks to fill every blank wall in America (by my rough estimates). But, if you're itching to get something up on your walls ASAP, we're putting together some shopping guides to help you find affordable art now!   Continue Reading
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Roundup: 10 DIY Paint Chip Art Projects

By: Diy maven May 08, 2012

created at: 05/08/2012

Just when I think we've reached the tipping point in the popularity of paint chip art, I see something new that makes me think that the medium still has legs. Take a look at these ideas and tell me what you think. From 'crafty' to all out Art (note the capital 'A'), the lowly chips certainly inspire. The first project, pictured above, is

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How to: Create This Look - Striped Hallway with Sunburst Mirror

By: Mollymc May 03, 2012

created at: 05/02/2012

Getting a high end look on a budget is totally possible. All you need is a little elbow grease. Let's break down this gorgeous foyer by Muse Interiors to see how you can recreate it.

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