DIY Wall Art: 10 Fun & Affordable Ideas to Add Personality to a Rental

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One of the biggest bummers about renting is the (oftentimes) boring beige walls that threaten to make your rental feel bland. The remedy? A fresh batch of DIY wall art that is both affordable to make, fun to look at and sure to banish any bit of boring from beige walls! And why just stick to photos or canvas when you can get a little creative? We have ten ideas that do minimal damage but definitely will add some personality to your rental!

Pictured above: Snag some stickers and create some star constellations for a no-holes art piece you can make any size for any room. Seen on A Subtle Revelry.

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Wall weavings are certainly very popular right now, but some are complicated or difficult to tackle. This colorful, textured wall addition requires no weaving, only takes a couple of hours to finish and can be made for under $25. Whoa! Find out how on KIPI.

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Fancy a landscape look in your new rental? Why not break out the leather and create a minimal and modern mountain range on a wall (or on a shelf if you don't want to put holes in a wall). Spotted on Hello Lidy.

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This contrast-y, black and white no-sew banner has a great sentiment along with great style. Seen on breathe happiness.

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Another banner! Another sweet sentiment. Another great way to add color, pattern, interest and excitement to your new rental. Don't want to put holes in your wall? Consider hanging this on a door hook for a little style on your doors. Seen on Angel in the North.

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How about a simple art installation that can be interchanged any time your mood changes? Find a simple but effective idea on High Walls.

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Love a little 3D action when it comes to DIY art and decor for the wall! This fun project can be found at Sweet Peas & Saffron.

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Not so much art itself as it is a fresh and fun way to display art! Find the secret to getting this look on The Lovely Drawer.

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Love the above idea but need something to clip in it? Try this easy and colorful geometric art idea found on Squirrelly Minds.

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Take over an entire wall with a pattern with this golden polka dot pattern idea. Seen on The Golden Sycamore.

(Image credits: A Subtle Revelry; KIPI; Hello Lidy; breathe happiness; Angel in the North; High Walls ; Sweet Peas & Saffron; The Lovely Drawer; Squirrelly Minds; The Golden Sycamore)

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Adrienne photographs beautiful homes in and around her home base of Austin, Texas. She's a contributor to UPPERCASE Magazine and spends all her free time exploring small town Texas. She watches a lot of Star Trek.

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