30 DIY Wall Decor Ideas in 2020 (Cheap + Easy)

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Blank walls can be disappointing, but nice pieces of wall decor can be expensive (especially if you have a lot of walls to cover)! Luckily, there are so many creative DIY wall decor ideas you can try out.

We’ve put together a list of our favorite projects – these are mainly inexpensive options that are pretty easy, even for beginners.

Let’s get started!

Oversized Rainbow Wall Hanging

Although this jumbo rainbow wall hanging might take a few hours to make, the end result is well worth it. It’s surprisingly affordable considering how beautiful it is!

View the full tutorial at AtHomeWithAshley.


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Framed Flowers

Not only are framed pressed flowers a beautiful and versatile wall decoration, but this project can also help you save special flowers forever.

View the full tutorial at Urban Outfitters.


DIY Wall Decor Flower Vases

This project is quick and cheap, plus it looks amazing! You can do this with fake flowers or even real dried flowers.

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.


DIY Bamboo and Raffia Wall Mirrors

This 2-in-1 tutorial includes both a bamboo and a raffia mirror how-to. They’re both super easy, inexpensive, and perfect for a boho home decor theme.

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.


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Boho Fan Wall Decor

This is another cheap and easy tutorial that looks amazing with a boho decor style. All you need is some wooden skewers, half-rounded pieces of wood, and glue.

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.


Pallet Shelves

This simple DIY can add a bit of excitement to a boring shelf, plus it makes them easier to hang up.

Simply drill a centered hole in each end of the wood. Then, thread the rope through and tie a knot (you can change how long you want it to be).

View the full tutorial at SixCleverSisters.


Basket Wall Decor

An adorable trend we’re loving is tray-like baskets scattered together on the wall. Again, this DIY project is great for the boho style home.

This can be super affordable if you source them from your local Goodwill or other cheap thrift store!

View the tutorial at GraceOakDesigns.


DIY Bauble Mirror

This designer dupe is one of our favorite DIY wall decor projects – it’s surprisingly easy and affordable.

You simply need a frameless round mirror, 1-inch wood beads, and strong glue.

View the full tutorial at TheCollectedHouse.


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Macrame Feather Leaf Wall Art

These adorable macrame leaves are easy to make and can be styled so many different ways on your wall (they also make a great homemade gift)!

View the full tutorial on Pinterest (or buy them here if you don’t have the patience to make them).


Leather Strap Shelves

These unique shelves are very easy to make and look like a designer piece!

We love it with the white shelf and tan straps, but you can use any colors that fit your decor scheme.

View the full tutorial at CleverPoppy.


Embroidered Line Art Canvas

This trend has blown up on Tik Tok, and for good reason. With this, you don’t need to be an artist to create a beautiful piece of art to hang on your wall

You can use any line art design you want and add your own unique touches to it! All you need is a canvas, embroidery yarn, and paint.


DIY Pocket Wall Planters

This is one of our favorite DIY wall decor ideas! Anyone who visits your home will be shocked to hear that you made these adorable planters yourself. You’d never guess they’re made with air dry clay.

View the full tutorial at DesignLoveFest.


DIY Cloud Mirror

This is one of the rare DIY projects that only takes a few minutes to complete (unless you decide to paint it).

Although one of the easiest mirror tutorials, you definitely want to do this project outside. This can be done easily with any size or shape of mirror!

View the full tutorial at ItsMeJosie.


DIY Neon Light Canvas Wall Decor

Instead of buying an expensive neon sign, you can make it yourself using a canvas!

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.


DIY Crate Shelf Statement Wall

If you’re ready to take on a larger project, this beautiful huge shelf is a great way to fill up a blank wall. It’s made of spray painted crates.

This will definitely take up a chunk of your time, but the end result is so worth it.

View the full tutorial at TheMerryThought.


3D Brass Wall Art

This DIY wall decor project is a bit more handy (you will be drilling and taking precise measurements). However, it’s still pretty easy and looks beautiful when finished.

View the full tutorial at BHG.


DIY Wall Basket

Turning an old sunhat into a cute DIY wall decor is one of the best ideas we’ve seen! This is beyond cheap, especially if you find a great deal at the thrift store.

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.


DIY Wood Slat Accent Wall

Creating an accent wall is another way to liven up your bare walls.

This one is a bit of a project, but it’s inexpensive and beautiful when finished.

View the full tutorial at LoveCreateCelebrate.


DIY Giant Wooden Peg Board 

If you’re handy with a drill, this project is cheap and looks beautiful! We love that it looks more unique than basic shelving.

View full tutorial at VintageRevivals.


DIY Industrial Mirror

This huge mirror isn’t necessarily hung on the wall, but it does a great job at making bare walls more exciting.

It’s perfect if you have more of an industrial decor style (since a lot of the options we’ve shared are more boho). However, it still looks great in a bohemian space as you can see in the tutorial.

View the full tutorial on TheSorryGirls.


 DIY Sunburst Mirror

We can’t get enough mirrors – this one utilizes an adorable tiny center mirror with a large sunburst design.

Like similar tutorials we shared earlier, this is very easy to make and inexpensive.

View full tutorial at JoyfulDerivatives


Minimal Standing Floor Mirror

This mirror sits on the floor, but it adds a unique touch to any room and helps liven up your walls without having to hang it up. You simply need a frameless mirror, pine board, and some other basic supplies.

View the full tutorial at TheMerryThought.


 DIY Plant Hanger

This beautiful plant hanger is unique and is pretty cheap to make yourself. It’s a great way to display plants, fake or real.

View the full tutorial at ErynWhalenOnline.


 DIY Indoor Garden Wall

As beautiful as this wall looks, it’s surprisingly easy! You simply need nylon string, small nails, floral wire, grapevines, and a faux plant garland.

If you get the best deals, you can easily spend under $30 on this project.

View the full tutorial at FletcherCreekCottage.


 DIY Faux Terrazzo Jewelry Hooks

This super easy polymer clay project looks like something you’d purchase at Anthropologie. The kids will love to join in on this one!

They work great as jewelry hooks, but you can also use them as a key hanger (or for other small items).

View the full tutorial on Pinterest.