Got a Big Blank Wall? 25 Easy (Virtually Free!) Home Decor Cover-ups

Mirrors, posters and major art aren't your only options when it comes to filling a bare wall. These do-'em-in-a-day projects add style-and personality!-to any blank space (26 Photos)

Christine Petrozzo on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:15AM

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Easy DIY Wall Art for Your Home

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Animal Menagerie

Have a bare wall in your house? Don’t succumb to wallpaper! The blank space is the perfect canvass for some DIY wall art and a great way to show off your creativity and crafting skills. While there are endless ideas for decorating a wall, we’ve rounded up our favorites – and one’s we think are truly unique -- to serve as a one-stop shop for all the inspiration you need. From twists on taxidermy to paint-dipped spoon art, we’ve got something for every room of the house.

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Why we love it:
Besides the fact that it’s made from kids’ toys, this eye-catching animal exhibition makes any room look playfully modern.

What you need:
Miniature plastic animals; X-acto knife; Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray Paint in gold; eye goggles; mask; glue gun; glue sticks; frame; white card stock; and pencil.

How to make it:
Lay out the newspaper. Cut the miniature plastic animals in half. Put on protective gear and spray paint the halved animals from the torso up. Let dry. Cut the card stock to size and insert into the frame. Layer the matte and the glass plane on top of the cardstock. Secure the halved animals onto the cardstock in three rows of three, with each animal equidistant from one another. Let dry, and prop on a desk, leaning it against the wall.

For more detailed information, visit The Haps.

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