I'm just going to say it. I love color. I love it! I think every room should have a pop of color to keep you in a cheerful mood. It doesn't have to take a lot of money to add pizazz to your walls. Here are 10 easy and awesome wall art projects that will make you smile.
It looks like spring has FINALLY arrived where I live, and what a perfect way to celebrate but get out the old two-wheeler and hit the trail. OR print these fresh and charming FREE bike printables. Aly from
I've always been deeply attracted to gallery walls. Their presence in a home immediately draws me in; the artwork an extension and reflection of a home's inhabitants.
When you're renting, wall art can be a sensitive subject. Usually, it involves a whole lot of holes in the wall or a whole lot of painting, only to have to spackle and paint the walls again when you move out. Luckily, I have a solution that won't harm your walls and definitely makes a big impact, without a single hole or drop of paint.
I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share it!
Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use them.
After much ado about color, we are finally finished with the Curbly House bathroom (for now). We thought we were ready to reveal the room months ago, but then I got cold feet and decided to re-paint the room. When our friends at Sherwin-Williams invited us to participate in their National Painting Week once again, I knew our bathroom was the room that was going to get a mini-makeover in preparation for its big debut.
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Up here in the northeast, the snow has melted and the trees are beginning to show signs of life. After a long cold winter, I can't get enough of the great outdoors... so I'm bringing nature inside! All of these pieces of wall art are simple to make, and they will add a bit of natural beauty to your bare walls.
With the DIY movement, comes a slew of creativity. It's amazing to see what people can come up with when using ordinary household items. When decorating your home, you don't want your walls to be too bare. Here are ten inspiring wall art displays using upcycled items from around the house!
Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!
1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]
2. Make the mundane task of doing the laundry more fun by adding...
Guess what? It still feels like winter here in Minnesota. Last year around this time we were happily painting a new nursery for our then-unborn baby boy, with the windows open and a warm breeze wafting through the house. This year, not so much:
FYI, here's what things looked like last year for National Painting Week (notice the short sleeves and generally increased level of happiness):
So what's all that stuff sitting in our back yard...
Mobiles are a fun and unique way to hang all kinds of art in the home. Traditionally, they were hung over cribs where babies sleep. The mobiles we've rounded up here are made with all kinds of crafty mediums and prove that you don't need a baby in the house to have some cool hanging art around you!