8 DIY Wood Wall Art Projects That Are Stunning

We all want our homes to be beautiful, right? And our walls are such a huge part of our home decor. However, retail art can cost hundreds, or even thousands. But if you love to DIY, we have the answer for you, and you do not have to be an artist! These DIY wood wall art projects are all stunning. Let me repeat… stunning. And anyone can make them from scrap wood. These projects have step by step tutorials with tons of photos. And all of them will make your home just as gorgeous as you want it to be. Without spending thousands. Did we mention upcycling wood is good for the planet too!




Wood Wall Art Tutorials


Geometric Wall Art

This stunning piece of DIY wood wall art is easy to make from inexpensive plywood. ‘The Crafty Gentleman’ has all the instructions to create this mid century wall art. It’s layered look is 100% on brand for the MCM look, too. You could paint it any color to match your home decor as well. Love. This. Piece!


This gorgeous geometric wood wall art looks intimidating, but ‘Mellow Pine’ has a how-to video to walk you through all the simple steps. It’s drop dead gorgeous, and it’s made from cheap furring strips from the home improvement store.


If you want something that looks like a cross between a Boho boutique and high end art fair find, then check out this DIY wood wall art from ‘Crafted by the Hunts’. Simple pine board and plywood are all it takes to make this beautiful art.


BHG’ has the full instructions for this colorful geometric DIY wood wall art. This one is made from square wood dowels with a plywood backing to create a frame.


Here is another wall art DIY that is made from square dowels, but used in a slightly different way. Jump on over to ‘A Subtle Revelry’ to find out how to make this easy project. We are in love with this gorgeous coral paint color, but remember, you can customize these projects to any color you choose.


Scrap Wood Wall Art Ideas

We are obsessed with this pretty piece from ‘The Navage Patch’. Made from scrap lumber, it’s an easy weekend project, and would look amazing in pretty much any room. Their inspiration piece literally cost thousands. This? Not so much. 🙂


DIY Huntress’ made this scrap wood wall art using pallet wood and plywood. You could make several of these to group down a hallway, or use each one alone on small accent walls. They have a modern Tribal look we love!


If you are looking for a wood wall art idea that is simple, and doesn’t require power tools, then this is it. From ‘Anikas DIY Life’, this video tutorial means that truly anyone can DIY this! All you need is a wood board (craft stores sell them) and some fine wire. Super easy!

We hope you have picked your favorite, and are making plans to create one of these stunning pieces of art for yourself! Don’t forget to check out our posts on Easy DIY Paintings on Canvas and DIY Wood Accent Walls. Also be sure to check out our post on Cheap and Easy Wall Decor Ideas over at TBD!

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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates & Steve Bates (co-owners) – Woodard Bates Media LLC consisting of three blogs: TheBudgetDecorator.com, OhMeOhMyBlog.com and TheGardenGlove.com.

Kathy Bates’ previous writing credits include:

Former home decorating expert for Lifetime TV, Galtime and Country Woman Magazine.

Her book spent time at #1 on Amazon’s Home & Garden Topseller List in 2002.

Published or featured in numerous national publications, including:

Country Sampler’s Decorating Ideas magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, HGTV, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Marketwatch, Decorating Solutions magazine, Decorating Ideas magazine, The Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City News, The Oklahoman, Akron Beacon Journal, Pensacola News Journal and The Telegraph.

1 Comment

  1. Melissa
    February 7, 2016 / 6:04 pm

    Love the collage of pictures above the crib.

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