600+ Best DIY Wall Decor Ideas on a Budget

Last updated on October 1, 2020

Are you looking for DIY wall decor ideas to decorate your home walls on a budget? Check out the 600+ best ideas (well organized!) to get inspired.

There are so many great wall decor ideas (and we have even more – read on!) because they are so easy. You will not find another way to decorate your home that’s so simple and doesn’t require commitment at all. You can decorate and re-decorate a wall several times a day. That’s a good thing and a bad thing at the same time.

For one, you want to improve your interior design in a meaningful manner. But the fact that you can spend so little to do it and do it quickly is liberating. All you need is the right inspiration, and we offer it to you here.

Below you will find several categories of DIY wall decor. All you have to do is choose the one that you want to use for your project. You’ll then find several ideas (indicated to each link) with tutorials to start working on it. Let’s begin!

What's Inside?

DIY Wall Art

35 Fabulous Wall Art DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home
Tutorial: lollyjane.com

The first thing you will consider when decorating your walls the DIY way if of course making your own art. This can be from custom handmade pictures to signs, monograms, wreaths, and so on. So check out these creative DIY wall art ideas, to begin with. (35 ideas)

Wall Hangings

76 Creative DIY Wall Hangings to Decorate Your Walls in Style
Tutorial: bhg.com

One of the most creative ways to decorate the walls is making wall hangings. You can make them from just about any material you can imagine (including repurposing). So put your creative hat on and get inspired by these amazing DIY wall hanging ideas. (76 ideas)

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Picture Frames

DIY Picture Frame
Tutorial: brooklynberrydesigns.com

If you’re after a simple project that you can DIY to increase the appeal of your wall decor, a simple picture frame can do wonders. There’s also a lot of room for creativity with this project so you can create a unique accent. Need inspiration? Here are some brilliant DIY picture frame ideas. (20 ideas)

Canvas Art

40 Creative and Easy DIY Canvas Art Ideas for the Artist within You
Tutorial: modpodgerocksblog.com

Ready to take your skills to the next level? Canvas art is the first thing you’d buy in a store to decorate your walls. But before you open your wallet, consider creating a piece yourself. You don’t have to be an artist to make one either. Need proof? Check out these DIY canvas art ideas that you can easily replicate. (40 ideas)

Canvas Frame

DIY Angled Wood Canvas Frame
Credit: mrkate.com

After making a piece of canvas art you need a fitting frame to display it. The right frame can make or break your decor piece so you have to carefuly pick one. Luckily, it’s very easy to make a DIY canvas frame and we have a bunch of tutorials for it. (28 ideas)


15 Easy DIY Dreamcatcher Ideas for the Sweetest Dreams
Tutorial: blog.urbanoutfitters.com

What better way to decorate your bedroom walls than a beautiful dreamcatcher. Even better if you can make one yourself. That’s exactly what this idea is about. And if you need even more inspiration, check out the full list of DIY dreamcatcher ideas. (15 ideas)

String Art

20 Creative and Easy DIY String Art Ideas and Patterns on Wood
Tutorial: stringartdiy.com

Looking to try your hand at string art on wood? It’s an inspiring craft to do, and there are some creative ideas and patterns for you to get started. You have to see these amazing DIY string art ideas for yourself. (20 ideas)


17 Easy & Creative DIY Wallpaper Ideas That Will Impress Everyone
Tutorial: asubtlerevelry.com

Another great way to decorate the walls that you have not considered DIYing your way through is the wallpaper. Yes, you can make them. And it’s so much fun. Want to make wallpapers that are truly unique, check out these DIY wallpaper ideas. (17 ideas)

Popsicle Stick Wall Art

17 Amazing DIY Popsicle Stick Wall Art Ideas You Can Easily Make Too
Tutorial: teenagegrandmablog.wordpress.com

We’ve fallen in love with popsicle stick crafts so much that we’ve made an entire section dedicated to wall art made of this material. It’s such a unique way to create a personal decor. You have to see these DIY popsicle stick wall art ideas. (17 ideas)

Wall Organizers

Tutorial: thefabricofourlives.com

Did you know you can decorate the walls in your home while organizing the space at the same time? Walls organizers come in all shapes and sizes, and they can add so much decor value. The best part is that you can make them yourself. Check out these DIY wall organizer ideas. (51 ideas)

Mirror Frames

How to make a DIY driftwood mirror
Tutorial: sustainmycrafthabit.com

Making a custom mirror frame is a feat that has enormous decor value and saves you quite some money. After all, these things are so expensive if bought in stores. And there’s so much room for creativity in making such a frame that no store will offer you. You have to see these DIY mirror frame ideas. (50 ideas)

Floral Wreaths

Tutorial: www.classic-play.com

Wreaths are the go-to decor pieces when it comes to seasonal and holiday decor. But you can use them at any time of the year too. The easiest way is to start with a floral wreath. Check out these DIY floral wreath ideas, to begin with. (20 ideas)


DIY Faux Flower Monogram
Tutorial: www.decoist.com

One of the most personal decor items that work on decorating walls so well are the monograms. They are unique to you and your family and make the signature decor you can be proud of. So you should consider making one using these creative DIY monogram ideas. (59 ideas)

Abstract Art

65 Stunningly Easy DIY Abstract Art Ideas Even Beginners Can Make
Tutorial: thefoxandshe.com

Have you ever seen abstract art and thought you could make it yourself? Here’s your chance to do it while decorating your home and saving some money (these things can cost quite a sum). Check out these great DIY abstract art ideas even beginners can make. (65 ideas)

Farmhouse Signs

18 Easy DIY Farmhouse Signs You Can Make from Wood
Tutorial: lollyjane.com

Wooden signs are all the rage in home decor these days. They help create the wonderful farmhouse decor that you can see on Instagram and Pinterest all the time. Want to try your hand at it? These DIY farmhouse sign ideas will help you. (18 ideas)

Rustic Wood Signs

41 Easy DIY Rustic Wood Signs That Will Give Your Home Decor Character
Tutorial: creativeramblingsblog.com

Likewise, rustic wood signs are all over the place in the latest decor trends too. So make your DIY rustic sign using one of these easy tutorials. (41 ideas)

Wall Planters

28 Easy DIY Wall Planters to Green Up Your Home Walls
Tutorial: blesserhouse.com

Growing plants on your walls is all the rage right now. It’s a unique way to freshen your home. Use one of these great DIY wall planter ideas to bring this trend to your walls. (28 ideas)

Succulent Frames

23 Amazing DIY Succulent Frames That Are All the Rage Right Now
Tutorial: milafloraldesignschool.com

Another trend alert here! Want to create cool decor with a vertical succulent planter frame that wows all your guests? Try these DIY succulent frame ideas to begin. (23 ideas)

Indoor Trellis

8 Easy DIY Indoor Trellis Ideas to Bring the Greenery Inside
Tutorial: friendlynettle.com

We bet you didn’t expect to see a trellis decorating home walls inside, did you? But you can enjoy the greenery inside as a beautiful home decor accent. All you have to do is build a beautiful inside trellis. Choose from these easy DIY indoor trellis ideas. (8 ideas)

Shiplap Walls

DIY Shiplap walls
Credit: www.maisondepax.com

Shiplap as a wall decor element deserve their own story. And we have written it. They are all over Pinterest and Instargam. Creating a shiplap wall may seem difficult at first but it’s a surprisingly beginner friendly project too. (33 ideas)

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