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Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small Spaces

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small Spaces

Wall art doesn’t always have to be the biggest of statements, especially if you’re trying to fill a smaller space. Often times overdoing it in a tiny space, like a smaller apartment, can actually dwarf what little room you do have. While we do love a good statement piece, sometimes simplifying things can be fun too.

If you don’t have much of an area to work with, not to worry! There are tons of fun DIY options and apartment decorating tips out there to help you work with what you have. We found this great article, via Mashable, outlining some wall art ideas for your tiny apartment. We thought it was perfect, and are sharing some of our favorite tips below.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small SpacesSTENCILED ART
This is a cute, simple, and inexpensive way to add some personality to your walls. If feathers don’t suit your style, there are tons of other shapes you can choose from instead. Head on over to Pitter & Glink and check out their stenciled art tutorial.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small SpacesTINY CANVAS PRINTS
Whether you paint them yourself or turn your images into unique photo to canvas prints, this is a great option! Smaller canvas prints can fill up those tiny wall spaces that you aren’t sure how to decorate. A photo wall is also an awesome idea. We love the look of multiple canvas prints clustered together!

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small Spaces

PAINTED CORK BOARD COASTERS
This is a pretty inventive decorating tactic, and one that we never would have thought of! Sweet Peas & Saffron have an easy tutorial for cool DIY cork board wall art.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small SpacesPAINTED SPOONS
This is pretty funky! It would be a cool art installation for your kitchen, and a way to add tons of color to the space. Papery & Cakery have an easy painted spoon tutorial to help you get started.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small SpacesEMBROIDERED WALL ART
You can make it yourself, or purchase it online — either way, we dig this creative wall art idea. Learning how to embroider isn’t as difficult as you would think. Especially if you stick to simple, geometric shapes. The Lovely Drawer has their own embroidery wall art tutorial that you can follow.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small Spaces

HOLLOW LIGHTBULB VASE
Cute, fun, and fresh! These hollow lightbulb vases have a lot to offer your tiny space. Hanging them on your wall just makes them that much more inventive. Plus, it’s the perfect way to upcycle. Here’s a great tutorial to show you how to create this look.

Apartment Decorating Tips: Wall Art Ideas for Small SpacesMINI TERRARIUMS
Freshen up the air in your home with these adorable mini terrariums. Air plants are easy in terms of care, and we love their trendy look. Ruffled Blog has a great post on how to build your very own wall garden.

Hero image via Five Stair Painting