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This page contains thrifty, do it yourself, wall decor projects and tips.
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Framing Paper Dolls
This is a page about framing paper dolls. Vintage or special paper dolls can be framed and used as unique wall decor.
Making Vinyl Wall Decals
This is a page about making vinyl wall decals. Using your choice of vinyl adhesive paper or leftover wall paper you can create your own unique vinyl wall decals. This is a page about making vinyl wall decals.
Making a Paper Dahlia
This is a page about making a paper dahlia. This beautiful paper dahlia is made using a few simple supplies. Hang it on your wall and enjoy.
Wooden Barn Star Quilt Pattern
A short time ago I was trolling Pinterest and found this great barn star wall hanging. I though to myself this looks easy enough to make (we all like easy). So off to the lumber yard I went and bought an 8' 1x4 board. Not knowing the exact measurements I just guessed. NOTE: you can make this any size you want.
Inspiration Wall Arrangement and Decor
My husband made the shelves. I put together the items to decorate on the shelves, some I made or did floral arranging for some I purchased at Goodwill.
Home Sweet Home Framed Leaves Wall Hanging
From our first flower bouquet in our home, I saved the flower fillers caspia and Israeli ruscus green. I actually visioned the greenery combo pressed between glass, but it was harder than I thought. Then, I compromised and came up with this, framed leaves with a cute sign that reads Home Sweet Home. This frame is being hung in our living room.
Paper Flower Wall Decor
Beautifying your home isn't really that expensive. If you are saving money just find the cheapest material such as floral wrapping paper or anything colorful you can find around.
Popsicle Stick Shelf
We are all familiar with the many Popsicle stick crafts done in schools and day camps by children. These same little wooden sticks can be used to design and make small wall shelves for knick knacks, nail polish bottles, and other small light weight items. This page contains instructions for making a Popsicle stick shelf.
Hanging Photos on Your Wall
A simple way to create a bit of home decor with photos is to hang them on the wall using string and mini clothespins. This is a page about hanging photos on your wall.
Colored Paper Triangle Wall Decor
These are cute, fun and easy to make. Using household items or a quick trip to the store this can be a really cheap craft while still looking store quality.
I just put this in the fair, so keep your fingers crossed!
Honeycomb Shadow Shelf
I made this mini shelf out of popsicle sticks with the intent to display mini figurines sent to me by my Japanese pen pal. When placed next to a window or lamp, it casts wonderful dimensional shadows, really showing off what's on display. This is a great craft for all ages.
How to Make an Inexpensive Ribbon Wreath
What could be more frugal than making an attractive wreath with a paper plate and some ribbon. Make several for different seasons or occasions. This is a page about
how to make an inexpensive ribbon wreath
Recycled Cardboard Ring and Yarn Dreamcatcher
This is a really cute dreamcatcher you can make for your wall decor, or to give as a present to someone special.
Making a Button and Fabric Wall Hanging
This delightful wall hanging carries a thoughtful message and uses fabric covered wooden discs and buttons to support the sentiment. This is a page about
making a button and fabric wall hanging
Skewer and Bottle Cap Starburst Art
I love starburst contemporary art. I made this piece with wooden skewers and bottle caps. This is easy to put together and incredibly cost effective.
How to Make a Clothes Hanger Wall Decoration
This abstract wall hanging is fun to make and an eye-catching piece of wall decor. And it is so easy to create using plastic clothes hangers. This is a page about how to make a
clothes hanger wall decoration
Scrabble Nine Patch Shadow Box
This is just a cute way to use faux fabric paper, a wood box, and Scrabble tiles.
Yarn and Nail Wall-Hanging Vase
I made this wall-hanging flower vase out of a wooden cutting board that was a bit too banged up to use in the kitchen any longer. I painted mine. I created a mason jar template and traced it with some wire nails, wrapped yarn around the nails, then filled the jar with flowers.
Vintage Mixed Media Framed Roses
I am in the process of adding a few new elements to my home décor. The challenge is to try and upcycle old items, without breaking the bank in the process.
Here is a way to make cute butterflies using bandanas. I came up with this idea after thinking how pretty and colorful bandanas are just like butterflies.
How to Decorate a Picture Frame With Wrapping Paper
An old or inexpensive photo frame can get a facelift and be made to coordinate with your decor by covering it with pretty wrapping paper. This is a page about how to decorate a picture frame with wrapping paper.
Creating Calendar Page Wall Art
Can I transfer thick, textured calendar pictures onto canvas? If so, do I do a magazine picture transfer with gel medium or modge podge?
Squished Paint Artwork
This craft project is suitable even for younger children with supervision. Paint is applied to a piece of glass from a photo frame and then a second piece is placed on top and the paint squished to the edges. This is a page about creating squished paint artwork.
Spring Seed Packet Wreath
This cute springtime wreath is decorated with colorful seed packets. It would look nice on your front door or a deck or patio. This is a page about making a spring seed packet wreath.
How to Make a Rainbow Pennant Wall Hanging
Using felt and glue makes the assembly of this creative wall hanging quick and easy. Your child will love having it in their room. This is a page about how to make a rainbow pennant wall hanging.
How to Make a Felt Pennant Flag for a Kid's Room
Using the theme of your choice, you can make a cute felt pennant for your child's room. This is a page about how to make a pennant flag for a kid's room.
Hexagon Popsicle Stick Shelves
This one is fun and easy to make. It is a great project for younger kids as well.
Lacy Wrapped Mini Frame
A wooden drapery ring, some lace, and other embellishments come together to create this pretty mini frame. This is a page about lacy wrapped mini frame.
How to Make a 70s Style Sunburst Wall Mirror
This disctinctive sunburst style was commonly used for designing mirrors and even clocks. This is a page about how to make a 70s style sunburst wall mirror.
Making a Shell Plaque
By mounting shells individually or in groups you can make some lovely plaques to show off your collection or to enhance your beach decor. This is a page about making a shell plaque.
CD Wall Hanging
A CD, some lace, and a faux flower are used to create this pretty wall hanging. This is a page about CD wall hanging.
How to Make a Sea Shell Wreath
Sea shells can be used in so many craft projects. This is a page about how to make a sea shell wreath.
Framing Embroidery Projects
This is a page about framing embroidery projects. Embroidery projects whether vintage or new can be framed creating a unique wall hanging.
Quick Easy Wallpaper Wall Art
This is a page about quick easy wallpaper wall art. Wallpaper remnants and samples are often used in craft projects. Try your hand at making a unique piece of wall art using repurposed wallpaper.
Making a Heart Shaped Wall Hanging
This is a page about making a heart shaped wall hanging. A heart shaped wall hanging will make a nice addition to your holiday or everyday decor.
Making a Fish Coat Rack
This is a page about making a fish coat rack. Make a fish coat rake for your beach house or nautical themed room.
Framing Wedding Song Lyrics
This is a page about framing wedding song lyrics. Create a lovely wedding memento by framing the lyrics to your wedding song.
Making "Love" Letters Framed Art
This is a page about making "love" letters framed art. This creative craft lets you express your sentiments and produce a lovely wall hanging at the same time.
Decorating with Push Pins
This is a page about decorating with push pins. These pins can help add other decoration to a wall or designs on a bulletin board.
Making a Family Tree Wall Hanging
This is a page about making a family tree wall hanging. A fun way to document your family tree is by creating a decorative wall hanging.
Making a Tatami Wall Hanging
This is a page about making a tatami wall hanging. Traditionally tatami mats were made of rice straw and used as a floor covering in Japanese homes.
Making a Seashell Mirror
This is a page about making a seashell mirror. Use that shell collection that has been collecting dust on the closet shelf to create a beautiful mirror to complement your decor.
Making a Paper "Quilt"
Traditionally a quilt is made of fabric layers that are stitched together. However, you can make a paper "quilt" as an art or school project display or even as a gift or wall decoration. This is a page about making a paper "quilt".
Making a Flower Pot Note Holder
This is a page about making a flower pot note holder. A cute note holder makes a fun addition to your home or can be made as a gift for any occasion.
Making a Shadow Box
This is a page about making a shadow box. A handmade shadowbox is a great way to display crafts or collectibles.
Making a Chalkboard
This is a page about making a chalkboard. Whether you are decorating a purchased board for a special purpose or gift or making one from scratch, this is a fun and easy project to do at home.
Wall Hanging Craft Ideas
This is a page about wall hanging craft ideas. Making a decorative wall hanging, whether for the holidays or to enhance your decor is a great craft project for the novice or experienced crafter.
Making a Fall Floral Wall Hanging
This is a page about making a fall floral wall hanging . You, too, can make lovely floral wall hangings to decorate your home and coordinate with your decor.
Displaying Children's Handprints
This page is about displaying children's handprints. Preserved the handprints of your child can be a fun keepsake.
Embroidery Hoop Wall Hangings
This is a page about embroidery hoop wall hangings. An embroidery hoop makes a quick and simple frame for, or can be an integral part of, your craft project.
Two Pictures in One
This is a neat way to display two favorite photos in the same picture.
Mom's Memory Wreath
This is a photo of a baby memory wreath my neighbor made for the mother of a precious baby girl she babysat for for nearly the first year of her life.The family moved away and as a gift she made this wreath containing many of the first items she had used.
Wall Mountable Custom Decorations
These are super easy to make and only cost about $12.00. I purchased the letters, pre-primered and with holes in the back to hang them, at Target.
Embroidery Hoop Pet Art
I wanted to do something for our pet (Tyler). Often we decorate our home for different holidays, this time and for now on, we will include Tyler's corner, with a little art of his own! This can be made with very little and can be interchangeable with different fabric pieces and it is washable.
Niffty Knitter Clock
With just 7 items, you can make this fun clock. It's a great project for kids, with adults supervising the glue gun.
Inexpensive Ribbon Wreath
Can you believe this wreath was made with just a paper plate, ribbon and some spare floral decor I had?
Monogram Initial Picture Frame Art
I made this monogram initial picture frame for friend who is expecting. I thought it would be a nice simple pre-Mother's Day gift. This technique can be used for party accents, weddings, and home decor.
A really cute easy scroll for fall. You can use these same methods for other sayings or patterns. I think it is so versatile you could make and give them as gifts. Easy to make, but yet pretty when finished.
Natural Wood Photo Display
I was given long wood planks with bark attached to the sides. I decided to make photo displays out of them after I cut the planks down to a manageable size.
Spring Colored Bunny Wreath
I found this cute bunny at a thrift store, and had the wreath form and all the rest at home. Every pastel color is represented here and I hope you like it!
Stencil "Home" Art
Do you subscribe to any magazines? I received a San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyle magazine and they have beautiful photos in it. The front and back cover of this magazine is printed on quality glossy paper. I wanted to recycle the back photo, so I turned this into wall art for display. I like to switch up my home decor and this is my current piece I have on the wall.
Making a Mural from Beans
I was cleaning out my pantry and found tons of really old bags of dried beans with very little left in them. Even though they were dated, and some rather dusty, they looked pretty in their natural colours, side by side. I decided to turn them into this mural for my kitchen. To make this, you just need some paints that are close in colour to your beans.
Dreamcatcher with Wooden Beads
Add a nice decor touch to you room/home with a custom dreamcatcher. Don't have an embroidery hoop on hand? No problem, you can use plant wire or any sturdy gauge wire and then hand form the wire into a circular shape.
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