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DIY Wall Art

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A few weeks ago, after searching for artwork for her apartment, my daughter could not find the right painting at a reasonable price.  So she decided to make her own.  DIY Wall art is so easy to make and we had fun making it.

Once the colors were decided we bought some white canvas and some acrylic paint at the craft store.  The paint colors were chosen to match the apartment decor.

First she took a blank canvas and started sponging the first color.


Make your own wall art really simply and quickly!Then it was time to repeat the dry sponging for the other colors


It is so easy to create your own wall art! Check out what we did next!until the entire canvas was covered. We let it dry for about an hour.


Next, we took some black and white paint for contrast, and added some features.  In this case, a fleur-de-lis and some flowers. Swirls, spatter and rings also look good. You can really use your imagination here and add anything.


Make your own wall art in under an hour!


Then we set the painting outside to dry.  This is the finished product:

Make your own wall art in under an hour!




In a frame it looks even better don’t you think? Be sure to allow paint to dry overnight before framing.

DIY Wall Art


The project came out so quickly and our wall painting took only about 2 hours to do.

DIY Wall Art Supplies


Acrylic paint (at least three colors and black and white)


paint brush


What do you think?

Quick and Easy DIY Wall Art


Jen O

Saturday 22nd of September 2012

Thanks for the very cool idea here--It turned out so great that I'll have to file this one away for future reference!


Sunday 23rd of September 2012

Thanks for stopping by Jen!

amy of whilewearingheels

Wednesday 19th of September 2012

Looks delicious...and easy. This might have to be added to one of my favorite apple to apple pie, of course :)

Michelle Day

Wednesday 19th of September 2012


This looks amazing! I love the color scheme she used. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful weekend Michelle


Tuesday 18th of September 2012

Hi from Tuesday Tango!! Love this idea!! Following you on BlogLovin!! Feel free to follow back!! Hope you have a great week!!


Monday 17th of September 2012

She is very talented! I used to do some oil painting with my mom years ago but I don't think I would be able to produce anything that was wall worthy.


Monday 17th of September 2012

I am so impressed that you did oil painting! Very cool!