Update Your Living Room Walls in an Afternoon

Posted by on Aug 03, 2015

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Few things are more drab than plain, white walls — thankfully, one of these wall art weekend projects can easily fix that. Check out a few of these tutorials for unique DIY living room wall decor inspiration.

DIY Weekend Project, DIY Book Page Paper Wreath, DIY Living Room Wall Art
Book Page Paper Wreath
Crafty blogger Anjana from At the Corner of Happy and Harried turned the pages of an old book into a unique indoor paper wreath, which takes on an entirely new look when mounted on a frame.

DIY Book Ledge, DIY Book Shelf, DIY Weekend Wall Decor Project
$10 Book Ledges
This minimalist book shelf from DIY blog The Turquoise Home is just about the fastest weekend project of all; perfect for putting your favorite titles on display. Depending on the depth of the ledges, these could also hold plants and other living room decor!

DIY Butterfly Wall Art, DIY Living Room Wall Projects
DIY Butterly Wall Art
Paper art is ideal as weekend projects go, and these colorful DIY paper butterflies from Craft or Northing are no exception. We love the look of a rainbow of butterflies, but crafters can easily match the paper to the room's overall decor by using muted or patterned tones.

DIY Wall Art, Weekend DIY Projects, DIY Polaroid Mosaic
DIY Polaroid Mosaic
As bibliophiles, we were immediately drawn to this DIY book cover wall mosaic posted by The Crafty Gentleman. Tailor this DIY project to your home's unique decor by customizing the size, image and frame. 

DIY Painted Wall Clock, DIY Weekend Project, DIY Wall Art for Living Rooms
Painted Wall Clock
How creative is this DIY painted wall clock? The blogger behind The Creative Exchange chose to replicate a traditional watch face, but you could choose any shape, object or decal to mark the hours.

DIY Wall Art That Won
Wall Art for Renters
Want to update your living room without losing your security deposit? Check out these tutorials for making DIY wall art that won't damage the walls.

DIY Statement Wall, DIY Paint Wall, DIY Living Room Wall Projects
Paint a Statement Wall with Paint Pens
The craft blogger from A Beautiful Mess created a DIY statement wall on the cheap, making it with only cardboard and paint pens. Even if the wall didn't look so cool, we'd like this weekend project just for its price tag.

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