Finding cheap wall art online

Where to find cheap art

Most of us enjoy decorating our homes with things that reflect our personal style and inspire us. Like most people, I do not have a lot of extra money for expensive art, so I have to get creative. I had luckily had a lot of success finding cute and decorative art on the Internet.

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  1. Print botanical prints off of Pinterest or Graphics Fairy.comĀ 

This botanical prints gallery is in our dining room. I printed every single one of these pictures off of Pinterest for free. I then framed them in Dollar Tree frames, and spent a total of $9. I have gotten so many compliments on this wall, and it looks so good in our dining room.

The Graphics Fairy offers a collection of vintage art and illustrations. Most of them are public domain and can be used however you’d like. Simply download and print your images. There is also a project gallery so you can see how others have used the graphics to create things. I’ve gotten a lot of great ideas for my own use.

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2. Create your own art using Adobe Illustrator or Canva.

There have been many times when I have seen something I liked in a store or on Etsy, but decided to try to create it myself instead of shelling out a lot of money for it. The printable above is something I created for my youngest daughter’s room after realizing her wall needed a little more color. I used Canva to create it and it was super simple to do.

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3. Allposters.com or art.com

There are two great websites I love to visit for cheap prints and posters to frame. My oldest daughter’s room once featured this tulip print that I bought for next to nothing on AllPosters.com. It cost me less than $20 and the most expensive part of it was the frame ($25). It looked great in her room and the colors worked perfectly.

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4. Get creative!

Who says art has to be a print, painting, or picture? These papier mache letters were purchased very cheaply from Hobby Lobby.com with a coupon, and then I painted them myself. I have also seen people hang and frame old keys from Ebay, a boat motor propeller from Amazon, and even deer antler sheds from Etsy.

I also once purchased Christmas gift bags, cut them apart and framed them.

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5. Google Images Search

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Most of the pictures in this gallery wall were found when I did a Google Image search for kids’ art. I saved it, printed it and popped it in a frame. I love how much it adds to her room.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this post. What are some of your favorite places to buy your budget-friendly wall decor?

Gallery walls made simple

Gallery walls made simple

We have tons of gallery walls in our house. I keep thinking how I should change it up and hang something else on the walls, but I just can’t. I really love symmetrical, gridded gallery walls. If that’s your jam, then stay tuned for some Tricks and tips for hanging a stylish and eye catching gallery wall.

1. Plan your space

Whether you measure your space and draw it out, or simply practice arranging your frames in the floor, you probably want to plan your gallery before you hang your frames. I like to lay all my frames out in the floor and space them out before I start hanging them. This gives me a visual and I can move around my frames without damaging the walls.

2. Use a level and a tape measure

There’s nothing worse than hanging a picture crookedly or messing up your gallery wall spacing. We are sticklers for making sure our pictures are hanging straight so levels are the stuff in this house. Did you know you can always use your level to space your gallery wall objects as well.

3. Make your gallery wall more interesting by varying your heights

Use a lot of different objects to make your gallery wall super interesting. The varying heights keep your eye moving and it makes your space seem larger.

4. Use Command Strips

Command strips are the best product EVER. I love them because I can just peel off the paper, stick the picture where I want it and then I simply press the objects Against the wall. It only takes a minute to create a gorgeous gallery wall.