Black and white engineering prints, which can be had for cheap at your local office supply store or copy shop, are a great go-to when you need large, affordable art. Yes, you can print one out and either frame it or just tape it up on the wall. Or you can get even more creative. Check out these projects for some new ideas...
1. Above, A Beautiful Mess uses a large scale print out to decoupage onto a vintage dresser.
2. Tweak a photograph and give it a monochromatic tint for a more vibrant look. Jenny from Little Green Notebook used an old family photo for this project.
3. If you have a big beautiful blank wall, Photojojo shows you how to make a black and white landscape mural that acts as wallpaper.
4. Once you print out your image, don't stop there. A Beautiful Mess shows one way to embellish a black and white print to add color and more interest.