In case you haven’t heard it, bare walls are completely out and large wall art is in. Whether you are in a small apartment or a big house, there are always bare walls to decorate and we have collected an awesome plethora of ideas to help you do just that. So, grab your favorite beverage and embark on this journey of awesome ideas to conquer bare walls dilemma once and for all.
1. DIY IKEA large fabric wall art
How awesome is that! Just pick a few yards of IKEA fabulous fabric (NATTGLIM is shown here at $4.99/yard) and stretch it over existing canvas or secure between 2 wooden boards for hanging. You will have your own abstract wall art that will look expensive on any wall while you stayed on budget and spent just a few dollars. Get a full tutorial here.
2. Contemporary metal wall art – circles on a white wall
The next idea comes from an artistic house designed by an architect Pedro Ribeiro Pita but who will object if you tried a few dark circles on a white wall? Go big, go creative, use a variety of textures – it is your home and your bare wall, so you decide what fits best.
3. Multi-panel wall art – fluid acrylic pouring on canvas
Are you ready to try something new? Acrylic pouring is taking over the internet with a growing number of people trying this technique. Manu art and crafts stores started carrying supplies needed to try this exciting craft. It is easy to learn and there are numerous videos taking you through the process with the step-by-step tutorials. Get inspired by what other artists are creating. It is surprisingly easy to make your own masterpiece for your bare walls.
4. Black and White minimalist abstract painting
Have you ever tried painting? It may be exciting and liberating, especially if you go big with minimalistic black and white canvas. Try circles or simple geometric shapes, but go bold and big to make a statement piece for your wall. These 2 wall art ideas are sure to inspire creativity in you.
5. Basket DIY wall art
Have you ever collected baskets? This wall art idea is amazing – display your collection of artisanal baskets on the wall for amazing colors and texture. The artistry and intricate details will add interest to your bare walls. Earthtones of these weaved pieces of art are both delicate and neutral to complement any decor.
6. Geometric wall art
This next idea for minimalistic geometric wall art comes with a tutorial but you can achieve similar results for a string art with a white wooden panel, small metal pins or nails, and black string. Keep it simple for a modern minimalistic approach.
7. Mountain mural wall art
Ready to try a mural? This ‘peel and stick’ mountain mural creates an illusion of depth through aerial perspective and adds a feeling of spaciousness to a small room and luxurious grandeur to a large, as you can repeat panels to achieve the necessary size.
8. Urban Jungle Gallery Wall Art (FREE PRINTABLES)
For all those in the urban jungle dreaming of greenery, the wonderful graphic designer and mom generously provided 7 free printables – enjoy and decorate!
9. Large tree branches multi-panel wall art
An easy and almost free way to decorate is to use large tree branches as wonderful green up-cycled wall art. You can either frame them in black multi-panel wall art pieces or use led string lights to create sculptural art form for your bare walls.
10. Hanging yarn wall art
Another visually-interesting and trendy wall art idea is using tapestry and yarn to create modern hanging pieces. Is it on your home decor wish list? Learn how to create DIY tassel wall hanging following an easy step-by-step tutorial.