Roundup: 10 Affordable DIY Modern Wall Art Projects!

Roundup: 10 Affordable DIY Modern Wall Art Projects!

Bare walls are the pits.  Liven those bad boys up with some affordable modern art -- that you made yourself!  Here are ten of our favorite DIY wall art projects to make this week.   


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1. Bubbles of magnificent splendor!  This project is high-impact and low, low cost.  See more here. [Photo: Sara Funduk]

2. Transfer your favorite photos or images onto canvas in a few simple steps!  See more here. [Photo: BHG]

3. Um, this is awesome: reclaimed wood and beadboard deer silhouette!  See more here. [Photo: Maggie Johnson]

4. Lunch-break crafting, anyone?  This gold confetti art is a super simple 15 minute project.  See more here. [Photo: Natalie Norus]

5. Another spin on the thrift store art update, this modern abstract painting will add a pop of color to any room!  See more here. [Photo: House of Earnest]

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6. Graphic, modern, and low-cost sounds like the perfect combo to me!  See more here. [Photo: Chris Gardner]

7. Paint and a sharpie are all you need for this bold statement piece!  See more here. [Photo: Maria Hilas Louie]

8. If you've got leftover wood from that chevron planter project, don't toss it!  Turn it into 3D wall art instead.  See more here. [Photo: Claire Ferrante]

9. Paper, paint, and potatoes are all you need for this colorful DIY print!  See more here. [Photo: Jordan Ferney]

10. Sometimes simple is best.  Case in point?  This playful and quirky wall hanging made from construction paper and glue!  See more here. [Photo: Jenni Juurinen]

Happy art-making!

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Isaac on Jan 31, 2015:

I like #10 the best. And if you hunted around for the more art-y versions, you could pull that off with a gift bag. Or even hang a gift bag in a frame.

Tali Design on Jun 18, 2012:

What great ideas! #8 is my favorite.

I can see people buying that at galleries.

Thank you for sharing,

Tali Design


ellie on May 28, 2012:

Thanks for sharing such great ideas, as an artist myself this is a great source of inspiration!

Modern Art on May 08, 2012:

Oh man, that modern art looks incredible!  Decorating my house with that would be awesome.

Cathleen on Apr 30, 2012:

Oh! I love all the colors!

CapreeK on Apr 05, 2012:

Right? So fun and simple!

...love Maegan on Apr 05, 2012:

LOVE that confetti art! The gold dots are fantastic!!

CapreeK on Apr 04, 2012:

Me too!

Roofing Contractor Colorado Springs on Apr 04, 2012:

I love, love #5! So artistic! ♥

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