Bare walls looking sad and lonely? We’ve got you covered with a bunch of DIY art projects for your walls that are simple and pretty inexpensive. Most of them don’t require you to be an amazingly inventive artist to make them too, so those of you who missed out on the creative genes can still make your walls look awesome. Get ready to get crafty with these 20 easy wall art DIY ideas:

1. Find and print out cool typography, hang it up with clipboards

Clipboard Display Wall ~ LOVE painting the hinges, I may try painting the boards different accent colors as well. Display in our lunchroom at work to encourage communication and positive words shared.

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2. Lay large vinyl/cardboard letters over posters or thrift store paintings, then add spray paint (details here)

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3. Paint simple lines of a color from dark to light shades

Turquoise ombre canvas wall art

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4. Hang up some cool antiques

Antique iron fixture wall art 15 Creative Wall Art DIYs

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5. Make a shape out of string (details here)

Create string art with embroidery floss or yarn.

6. Stretch some fabric over blank canvases, secure, and hang

Patterned navy blue and red fabric panel wall art

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7. Make a chic “Hi” canvas with a kitchen sponge stamp (details here)

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8. Hang strands of beads from a rod (details here)

Hang strands of beads from a rod

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9. Frame fabric scraps

Navy blue and white framed fabric wall art

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10. Use shoeboxes as colorful shelves (details here)

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11. Make a design with thumbtacks (details here)

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12. Paint coffee stirrers and glue onto board or canvas (details here)

Paint coffee stirrers and arrange into an art piece.

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13. Use leaves and spray paint to make quick silhouettes

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14. String + spray paint on canvas (details here)

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15. Tissue paper art (details here)

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16. Save money and time on frames by using colorful washi tape instead

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17. Decorate a small-ish circular mirror with spray-painted sticks (details here)

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18. Decorate with pages from old books or sheet music (details here)

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19. Use string or a hot glue gun to create a textured canvas, then add spray paint (details here)

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20. Take a cue from artists like Chad Wys and dip a thrift store painting in bright paint

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