Expensive art isn't for everybody. Sometimes you just need a creative way to fill a large wall without breaking the bank. Don't get me wrong, I love hanging artwork on my walls... but I have some areas in my home that are just too large to fill with big, pricey paintings right now. So today I'm sharing lots of interesting wall decor ideas using everyday items you probably already have at home.
Have a large hat collection? Display it on your wall above a dresser in place of a piece of artwork. Genius, and oh-so-chic! See the rest of the space here.
Fill that empty space behind the sink with DIY kitchen utensil wall art! Get the tutorial here.
Plates are another great way to fill up empty wall space, and not just in the kitchen! Check out this and other fun decorating ideas here.
A simple long row of wooden hooks makes even the most mundane everyday items look super cool. Found here.
Corral all of your randomly-placed plants into one spot using this clever wall mounted plant trellis idea. Get the tutorial here.
Turn a deck of playing cards into a beautiful piece of artwork by popping it into a frame... inspired by this piece found over at Design*Sponge.
Dye your used wine corks and arrange them in a pretty design like this one from The Wooden Bee.
Hang a set of flash cards or alphabet cards on the wall, and voilà - instant nursery wall art. Learn more here.
Even books make a fun area of interest on a large wall! Find out more about this dramatic space here.
If you like to save the pretty bags you come home with after your latest shopping trip, try framing them and displaying them like Alexandra does.
If you're feeling really ambitious and you have a lot of paint chips lying around, give this one a try!