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13 Lovely pieces of wall art you can easily make yourself

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Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Finding the perfect piece of art to hang on your wall can be a painful (and pricey) process. Dress up your home by decorating with DIY wall art that adds a personal touch to your decor, without having to make the commitment of large, expensive artwork.

Channel your inner artist, and take a look at these 13 DIY wall art projects brought to you by the Porch.com blogger community.

1. Framed gold leaf monogram art

Mix it with a succulent or hang it in your wall gallery; this DIY gold leaf monogram art adds a simple touch of gold to your decor.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: BrittanyMakes via 6th Street Design School

2. Ombre quote on wood

Grab that old piece of scrap wood from your garage and transform it into a pretty piece of art. Find out how to create your own ombre-painted quote art in only 15 minutes, here.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Sarah Hearts

3. Miniature mounted menagerie

Join the gold animal taxidermy trend by turning these tiny toys into home decor. Metallic spray paint, a picture frame and a hot glue gun are all you need to complete this art project.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Harpers Happenings

4. USA wood pallet art

There's no better way to repurpose old pallets of wood than turning them into art. With an outline of the USA on top of a chevron-painted pattern, this DIY pallet art has a natural weathered look, with a whole lot of personality.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: It's Just Laine

5. Bubble canvas art

If you're looking for a super-easy DIY art project that you can do with your kids, then this bubble art is for you! This DIY wall art uses colorful tissue paper, acrylic paint and Mod Podge to bring a plain white canvas to life.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Mr. Handsomeface Blog

6. Framed scarf wall art

For the vintage collector and thrift store hunter, look no further for your next wall art piece. Get creative by using items from around your home, like this DIY wall art that dresses up a bare corner by framing a cut-up patterned scarf.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Honey Sweet Home

7. Geometric shapes painting

Mimic your favorite designer painting by creating your own knockoff. Inspired by a professional, but personalized by your own touch, this DIY art is sure to impress your friends!

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Dans le Lakehouse

8. Chevron paint chip art

Give your walls a burst of color with this chevron-patterned rainbow art made from paint chips.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Love Hue Home

9. You & me wood board

With a little stain, paint, vinyl and Mod Podge you can create your own custom piece of art, like this wooden barn-door style board DIY project.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: House of Hepworths

10. Fish scale wall art

Bring an eye-catching texture to your walls with this shiny DIY fish scale art. With a piece of plywood, card stock and a hot glue gun, you can make this shiny art for under $30!

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Let's Go Sunning

11. Quotes on canvas

Feature your favorite quote in a creative way with this DIY art project that is a collage of torn magazine pages with a thick coat of white paint on top. Get the full tutorial for this DIY canvas art here.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Six2Eleven

12. Purple chevron wall art

Create your own majestic masterpiece with the help of masking tape and acrylic paints on a canvas. This colorful DIY chevron art can be easily made with scattered brush strokes and careful peeling.

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Laura Wadsworth

13. Gold leaf map art

Frame the world on your walls with this DIY gold leaf map art that would look flawless framed above your bar cart or bed!

Create these original works of art to add some character to your walls

Image: Sugar & Cloth

For more DIY inspiration, check out Porch's Blogger Community where you can find hundreds of fantastic bloggers with great DIY ideas.

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