Lerato Maimela
Digital Journalist
3 minute read
3 Nov 2021
5:01 pm

Daily hacks: Create your own stunning wall art under R300

Lerato Maimela

In our 'Daily hacks' series, we bring you the latest beauty tips, trends and tricks to transform your life and save you money.

Elegant living room with DIY wall art. Picture: iStock

If you are tired of your home and personal spaces, then you should consider redecorating your home and trying out some hacks, tips and tricks to make each room much brighter, and much more aesthetically pleasing.

If you have some extra time on your hands or can make time during your busy schedule, then you can try to create these cool and trendy DIY wall arts which you can place in your desired rooms of your home.

Modern pattern painting

This DIY wall art hack makes use of more tools and take quite some time but is the best decor hack to try if you are looking to relax your mind and get your creative juices flowing on your not so busy days.

The Healthy Avo has shared a video on TikTok where she has transformed boring store-bought wall art into artistic masterpieces which she has painted by herself.

She begins by using white paint to paint over a wall art frame which she bought which has a lot of inspirational quotes on it.

Once the words are completely covered, she then uses professional modelling paste to lay a thick layer on the painting, and then create abstract shapes and lines.

Once she is done with her painting and is happy with the work she is done, she leaves it to dry before hanging it onto her wall in her living room.

@thehealthyavo DIY wall decor for my living room???? #fyp #diy #diywalldecor #diywallart #craftideas ♬ i found me a lover who could play the bass – abbie

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Printed picture painting

This DIY wall art hack is the simplest of them all and should not take too much of your time, especially if you are using a simple picture as a reference to create your wall art.

Elyse Breanne has shared a video on how she creates cute wall painting using simple pictures she designs on her iPad and then prints them out to use as a reference for her paintings.

She begins her video by using three of her preferred colours to pain the background of her wall art.

She then prints out the drawing she created on her iPad, and then uses a tool to carve out the drawing so she can use the printed paper to trace the drawing onto her wall art with paint, to create her own painting.

@elysebreannedesign I had a lot of fun making this tutorial, I hope you all like it ???? #tutorial #diy #art #artist #tabletop #arttutorial #wallart #artistcheck #painting ♬ Send Me on My Way – Guy Meets Girl

Ornaments on the wall

This next wall art hack makes use of ornaments to make creative wall art pieces which can be placed in the lounge or dining room of your home.

Brittney Gaskin has shared a video where she creates wall art using Christmas tree decorations. In the video, she begins by sticking sticks of wood into small, gold, round ornaments meant for the Christmas tree.

She then sticks the wood with the ornaments into round styrofoam balls which have been cut it half.

Once she is done, she paints the styrofoam wall art with a gold paint spray to match the ornaments, and then she glues a wall hook onto the back of the art work, to ensure that it safely hangs on the wall.

Once she is done, she hangs her multiple ornament wall art pieces all over her desires wall.

@brittney_necole ???? Someone please tag original creator of this! I’m obsessed! #diy #wallart #dollartree #fyp #wip #cheap #decor ♬ Deep End – Fousheé