Need to fill a blank wall? Here are a ton of large DIY wall decor ideas to fill any blank wall in your home!
Do you have a large blank wall in your home? Adding a piece of wall art is the easiest way to make a space feel more personalized and less generic!
Whether you have a empty spot over the living room couch or above the bed, adding extra large art is a beautiful interior design choice.
But, large scale wall art can be EXPENSIVE. If you’re on a budget, DIY wall art can be the perfect, easy DIY way to get the home decor of your dreams!
What can I put on a very large wall?
If you have a large blank wall to decorate, you have a few options:
- Leave it blank
- Hang one or two large pieces of art
- Hang a gallery wall of smaller pieces
- Floating shelves
- Hang removable wallpaper
- Paint a mural
- Do something to the wall itself – like a molding treatment
You will have to decide if you want simple wall decor ideas or something a bit busier. Neither is wrong – it’s just a different look.
How can I decorate a large wall for cheap?
Inexpensive large wall art can be hard to find. Frames for large wall decor can be SUPER expensive.
A cheap alternative is to make your own large wall art.
What can I hang on a big blank wall?
Here are a few large wall art ideas for a big blank wall:
- Frame something unexpected – wallpaper, wrapping paper, fabric
- Stretch something over a canvas – a rug, a shower curtain, fabric
- Paint a canvas – it’s actually easy to paint a piece of art yourself!
- A piece of wood – plywood can be hung raw or used as a canvas for further art
How can I make my walls look more interesting?
To make your walls look more interesting, add color or texture. Color could be in art or any sort of wall hanging.
Texture is usually added when the art or wall hanging is the same or similar color as the walls surrounding it, so instead of a pop of color it adds a pop of a new texture. This could be textiles, a modern painting with thickness to it, natural materials like wood or stone, or even the use of high-gloss glassy finishes.
Large DIY Wall Decor Ideas
Here are some of my favorite DIY large wall art tutorials and examples to inspire you!
Large DIY Wall Decor Ideas
Have a big blank wall that you want to fill? Here are a ton of Large DIY Wall Decor Ideas!
Rugs can be beautiful, colorful wall decor. There are many ways to hang them on the wall, but this is a tutorial showing how I took an old damaged rug, built a frame for it, and hung it like a wall canvas!
A piece of plywood can be beautiful - Here's a tutorial on how to create a frame and paint your own.
Another great plywood painting - this was where I painted along the wood grain for a water-like effect.
Love the look of a living plant wall? Here is how to get it on a budget by hanging terra cotta pots on your wall!
DIY Wood Wall Art - Cheap and Easy Wall Art Using Wood Shims
Wood shims, slats, or scrap pieces can be arranged to create a textured wood art piece.
DIY Doily Wall Art
This is a beautiful idea - layer doilies on the canvas of your choice for a delicate piece of art.
DIY Paper Flower Wall Decoration
Paper flowers can be neutral or colorful, but either way, if you group a ton of them, you will make a big statement.
Clay Ring Wall Art Hanging
This clay ring wall hanging is SO chic! Such a fun and interesting thing to add to your walls.
Easy DIY Yarn Wall Hanging You Can Make
Got yarn? Yarn wall hangings can be scaled very large to fill a blank wall!
Wooden Wall Art - How To Make A Stunning Statement Art Piece
This woven wood hanging adds modern, cozy texture to any wall!
DIY World Map Art on Wood
A map is a great way to fill a wall, especially in a playroom or school room. Here's how to make your own!
Easy Large DIY Macrame Wall Hanging (with Video!)
Macrame takes a bit more skill than just a yarn wall hanging, but it sure is beautiful! This tutorial will teach you how to make it.
Rainbow Art DIY | Easy Wall Art Tutorial
How fun is this - rope and string is used to make a giant wall hanging rainbow!
Thrifty and Easy DIY United States String Art!
String art is another great way to fill a big empty wall.
DIY Sound Diffuser Wall Art
This is another cool take on scrap wood art, but this one rotates the wood so it's coming out from the wall!
DIY Large Wall Art with Wood Frame
This is a great tutorial showing how to create a frame and wall mount a tapestry!
DIY Fluffy Feather Wall Hanging
Would you believe that these giant feathers were made from yarn?!
DIY Coastal Decor – Painted Driftwood Wall Art
This is a really cool way to make a driftwood wall hanging. No beach or lake? You could use branches for a more rustic look.
Earthy Paper Feather Wall Decor with Cricut
Here's another idea for a feather wall hanging - but these are paper feathers!
Rug Wall Art: How to Hang a Rug Like a Tapestry
This is a great tutorial on how to hang a run on your wall, tapestry style.
It’s so Easy to Paint Your Own Giant Wall Art
Want to do an XL wall painting? Here's a great step by step tutorial!
Large-Scale DIY Pixel Art Using Dowels
This is so extra and a ton of work, but WOW how cool does this dowel wall art look?!
DIY Wood Picture Frames
This is a cool way to turn a few prints into one large wall statement with wood and leather!
Summer Mantel Styling Featuring a Layered Basket Wall
Baskets are a great way to add tone on tone texture to a wall - I love this layered basket wall!
DIY Farmhouse Wall Decor
How about this wooden wall hanging with florals?!
How to DIY a HUGE Upholstered Bulletin Board
Need something functional on your walls? Check out this DIY upholstered bulletin board!
I LOVE This Easy DIY Scrapbook Paper Wall Art Idea – It’s Beautiful!
Got scrapbook paper - or any paper - that you love? Here's a great way to turn it into XL wall art!
DIY Indoor Living Plant Wall
This is a great way to fill a wall in a sunny room - a plant wall!
Custom DIY Picture Frames--Without Any Fancy Tools!
Like I said, frames can get very pricey. Here's a great tutorial showing how to build your own!
Wire Dress Wall Art Tutorial
How cool is this - bend wire to create a wall sculpture!
Ring Yarn Art
For a modern look, yarn and hoops can be combined for this bold wall art!
How to Make a Whiteboard Wall for the Ultimate Home Office
Need a space to write or draw? Here's how to make a whiteboard wall!
What is your favorite DIY large wall decor idea?
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