25 DIY Wall Hangings to Refresh Your Decor

Whether you live in a tiny loft, a boat, a mansion or a farmhouse, where you lay your head is your home. It’s your place to create a space that reflects your styles and preferences. You can pour the unique-ness of you into your home, no matter how big or small it is. So when it comes time to think about how you decorate your walls, why would you stop at store bought prints that a million other people have? I’m not talking about including photos of your family and your friends and your pets. While those are all well and good, it’s a plus to have a piece of art that’s unique to your home… without paying a million dollars for it. Enter the DIY. With just a little time, you can have a piece for your wall that will blow away all your prints and photos. Take a look at these 25 DIY wall hangings and decide which one feels most like you.

DIY quote banner hanging

Have a favorite quote that inspires you and encourages you? Put it on a banner instead of in a frame. It will stand out among the other frames on your gallery wall. (via Homemade Ginger)

DIY yarn hanging

Yarn-made wall hangings have been back on trend for a while now. So head to your local craft store, buy some yarn that matches your decor and make this simple yarn hanging for your wall. It will only take you an hour and suddenly you’ll have the trendiest yarn hanging around.

DIY feather wall hanging

Mobiles make a nice addition to any wall. This mobile uses leather to hang feathers from a dowel rod. If you want to go really rustic, use a stick from your backyard. It will be the centerpiece of your gallery wall. (via Homey Oh My)

DIY wallpaper wall hanging

If you’re a sucker for pretty patterns like me, you’ve probably eyed some patterned wrapping paper at some point and thought how you shouldn’t spend the money because it’s too pretty just to tear of a box. Now is the time to buy it up and make it into a wall hanging! (via Francois et Moi)

DIY pom pom wall hanging

Who can say no to pom poms? Gather the kids and let them help you create a fuzzy pom pom shape. You can make a heart like the one above or you can make a circle or any other shape that suits your fancy. (via Creative Kin)

DIY wood sign hanging

When you stand back and look at your art, does it include nature at all? If you’re missing a bit of brown, make a pretty wood plaque like this. Whether it’s LOVE or HOPE or HOME, it will subtly inspire you every day. (via DIYs)

DIY runner wall hanging

Many times we fall in love with a project but don’t know where we’d find the time to make one. If you’re short on time but pining for a woven wall hanging, use this hack to make one out of a table runner. They’ll never know. (via The Lovely Drawer)

DIY rock wall hanging

Some places like rivers and oceans and lakes have a collection of gorgeous rocks and smooth sticks. Use this to your advantage to make a mobile with just a bit of wire and your favorite rocks. (via Sustain My Craft Habit)

DIY tube vase hanging

Three cheers for greenery on the wall! These delicate test tubes will hold your plants or flowers or whatever you choose to display safely on the wall for everyone to see. (via DIYs)

DIY antler wall hanging

Are you the kind of person who would love a pair of antlers for your gallery wall but can’t convince your partner? A pair of twigs, painted and mounted on a plaque will give you the illusion of antlers in a classy way. (via Historias de Casa)

Faux shell wall hanging

Yet another illusion I couldn’t resist. That’s just wax paper that’s made to look like shells, strung up in a frame. Everyone will be asking if you bought it at Anthropologie. (via Persia Lou)

DIY wood scallop hanging

Grab your glue gun because you’re going to want to plug it in and start this project right now. With large wooden craft sticks, some felt and paint, you can have this unique wall hanging in your dining room by dinner time. (via Nalle’s House)

DIY nature hanging

Maybe you just really need some greenery on your wall right now. A simple wooden hanger made from sticks and string will give you a platform to twist and twine viney plants on your wall. The perfect way to make any room feel like a fairy tale.

DIY embroidered wall hanging

Embroidery has come back with a bang and it’s no wonder. If you can hold a needle and thread, you can make a simple quote or pattern on a piece of cloth. It’s also a great way to keep busy on a rainy evening. (via Crafternoon Cabaret Club)

DIY minimal hanging

Sometimes it’s difficult to find the balance between cold bare decorating and beautiful minimal decorating. This wall hanging is the perfect in between. Beautiful and simple, it will only add to any minimal space you have.

DIY fur wall hanging

Faux fur is a great way to add variety and coziness into your home, but have you ever thought of making a wall hanging out of it? They would be perfect to add to your walls in the winter or make a permanent piece in colder climates. (via A Joyful Riot)

Agate wall hanging

Here’s your excuse to purchase those agate slices you’ve been eying. Make this gorgeous agate wall hanging and you’ll never need to make another wall hanging again. (via Adorablest)

DIY vertical garden hanging

Vertical gardens are a fantastic way to add living greenery in your home. Succulents are the go to because they are easy to care for and will stand the odd angle better than other plants. (via 17 Apart)

DIY circle yarn hanging

Yes, another yarn project. But a yarn hoop like this will go perfectly in your midcentury decorated home. And with just a few strands of multicolored yarn in the mix, you’ll have the perfect blend for your wall. (via DIYs)

DIY moon wall hanging

Moon phase decor has been growing pretty popular lately. Using clay and string, you can create a moon phase hanging for your wall that will defy all other moon phase decor. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

DIY photo pennants

Printing pictures on fabric is the best. So take your favorite Instagram picks and print them on pennants that will give some diversity to your wall of frames. (via Wonderwood)

DIY tassel wall hanging

Need an art piece to cover a large space? Hang giant tassels from a long dowel rod and instantly fill the empty spot. On your stairs, above your couch, no one will guess you made it yourself. (via Honestly WTF)


It is nice to have art pieces that are easily interchangeable. You can find everything you need to make this mobile in your home already. Then all you have to do is change out the vase filler with the seasons and your moods for a constantly evolving art piece. (via Monsters Circus)

DIY moon planter hanging

Hanging planters are so fun to add to an odd wall space. Make this moon planter out of clay and hang your vines on the stairs or by the fridge or anywhere else that seems a bit bare. (via DIYs)

DIY fabric wall hanging

Similar to hanging wrapping paper on the wall, you can use fabric for the same purpose. If you want to go really all out, paint the fabric yourself in watercolor glory before you hang it up. (via Nalle’s House)