Sarah from Life on Virginia Street shares an easy DIY project to get your home ready for summer. She was inspired by a large piece of anchor artwork from Pottery Barn and decided to make a smaller scale version for her entryway. It was as simple as outlining an anchor on her 16×20 canvas and […Read More]
This is just about one of the easiest DIY wall art projects you can make. Megan from Our Pinteresting Family created a scripted wall canvas for her son’s nursery – while holding him. Yep, it’s that easy! She says “The other amazing part of this project is that it does not have to look perfect […Read More]
Aubrey of The Crawford Clan had originally planned to put a mirror above the buffet in her dining room but then decided a piece of artwork would “pack a bigger punch.” Not only did Aubrey paint her own abstract art, but she made this project even cheaper by creating her own canvas from a drop cloth she already had. Aubrey is certainly a frugal girl after my own heart! She says, “I’m hardly an artist so this was the perfect skill level for me. Surprisingly, we’ve had a few visitors even ask where we purchased it from…”
With a large, blank vaulted wall behind her sofa, Aly of Entirely Eventful Day knew she needed something there and that it needed to be BIG. Large pieces of artwork definitely do not come cheap, so Aly hit up the craft store to paint her own abstract wall art. Aly says, “I may not be ready for the art galleries… But I saved hundreds of dollars, it fills the space and adds interest and color… and I love it!”
Amy of Amy’s Casablanca was immediately drawn to a piece of musical artwork she saw floating around Pinterest. When she finally found the source and saw the hefty $2000 price tag, it just motivated Amy to find a way to do it herself. With the help of the Staples copy lady, Amy created her own humongous 36”x48” piece of artwork that looks very similar to her inspiration and is a custom fit for her hallway.
Yesterday I shared a wooden “LOVE” sign to get your sweet and sappy Valentine’s creative juices flowing. Anna from My Life and Kids turned to her tried-and-true scrapbook paper and Mod Podge technique to create a wall canvas with a similar design. The piece of art found a permanent home in her baby’s nursery but would also make great holiday décor.
Brooke from Inside-Out Design was thrilled when she saw tree art made from book pages while walking through a West Elm store. She loved the look and knew she could easily replicate it with a canvas and a book she didn’t mind dedicating to the cause. Brooke suggests using pages from different books to incorporate a variety of text sizes, fonts, and paper shades.
Amie from Pinkapotamus was inspired by a print she found online to create her own 3D version for her daughter’s room. It wasn’t price that drove Amie to DIY but the flexibility to coordinate colors and achieve the look of a real painting. Amie says, “So now, I have a sweet dress form painting that […Read More]