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    Updated on Apr 29, 2019. Posted on Sep 25, 2018

    25 Pieces Of Art And Wall Decor That Only Look Expensive

    Give your walls a makeover on the cheap.

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    1. A pressed-floral frame to bring a little nature into your life even if you don't have much of a green thumb.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20 (12"x12"; also available in a 9"x9" version for $16).

    2. A canvas print that shows all the colors of the wind to brighten up even the dimmest corner of your apartment.


    Many reviewers report that it the colors are incredibly vivid, and it really does bring a vibrant element to any space you choose to hang it.

    Get it on Wayfair for $29.99 (28"x28"; six sizes available under $30).

    3. Battery-operated marquee letters you can use to spell out anything your heart desires: your initials, your favorite song lyrics, H-O-M-E — your only limit's your vocabulary.,

    And, I suppose, your wall space and your budget, because the letters are cheap but spelling something like "onomatopoeia" would add up!

    Get them on Amazon for $10.80+ per letter (9.87" tall).

    4. A Monet reproduction printed on canvas, so you can bring a little bit of your favorite impressionist art museum home.


    Get it on Wayfair for $24.20 (16"x20").

    5. A truly inspirational canvas surrounded by a wood-tone frame that will motivate you each and every time you read it.


    Get it from Target for $24.99 (16"x20").

    6. A charming little hexagonal mirror shelf all your guests will assume came from West Elm.

    Get it from Target for $24.99 (10.35"x12"x4").

    7. A sunset cactus canvas that will never desert you.

    Pier 1

    Get it from Pier 1 (on clearance!) for $29.98 (29"x29").

    8. A 10x10 felt letter board you can use for all kinds of things: cute Instagrams, putting up motivational quotes by the back door, announcing your moods to everyone else...

    It comes with 510 letters and emojis, so you'll always be able to say what you mean. Get it on Amazon for $15.98.

    9. A minimalist typewriter tapestry to soften up your cubicle's grey walls just a little bit.


    Get it from Target for $24.99 (18"x24", includes the tapestry bar).

    10. A photo display that will turn your postcards, holiday cards, regular photos, and Instax photos into an IRL Instagram feed.,

    And unlike a bulletin board, this uses mini clothespins so you don't have to worry about putting holes in your favorite pictures. It holds up to 24 items, and can be hung vertically or horizontally.

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99 (three colors).

    11. A colorful jungle print that could equally be the perfect inspo for nursery decor or an accent in a bohemian dining room.

    AmbersTextiles / Etsy

    Or grown-up bedroom or living room, really wherever you want to hang it!

    Get the (unframed) print from Ambers Textiles on Etsy for $17.33+ (3 sizes).

    12. A set of six gemstone-like prisma shapes done in copper to give one wall a pop of texture and shine — and if you have air plants, to display your collection.

    Get the set on Amazon for $27.

    13. A set of three camera patent prints for anyone who loves to take old-school photos on film or who has a fascination with vintage cameras.

    Patent Prints / Etsy

    They're unframed, but printed on archival card stock paper. The shop, Patent Prints, also has dozens of other, well, prints of patents for different objects available for the same or a similar price (think: toilet paper, fire hydrants and trucks, Star Wars X-Wings, antique washing machines, Harley Davidson parts, footballs, and so many more).

    Get the set of three from Patent Prints on Etsy for $19.99+. You can choose between 14 different background colors and there are eight sizes available under $30.

    14. A macrame wall hanging no one will ever know you didn't make yourself.

    It's about 14"x30", if you measure all the way down to the tip of the longest piece of rope.

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99 (two colors).

    15. Speaking of the seventies — a giclée print to add a jolt of retro cool to your bathroom or home office.

    The Etsy shop, Circa 78 Designs, has lots of other 70s- and 80s-esque prints to choose from in a variety of colors, if you love this style.

    Get this unframed print for $25+ (starting at 8"x10").

    16. A black-and-gold high-gloss canvas with dramatic flair thanks to the stark contrast between its shimmery gold and inky black marble depths.


    Get it on Walmart for $19.46 (16"x20", comes with the frame).

    17. A set of three small sunburst mirrors — they'll sprinkle in a touch of midcentury modern glam, but still coordinate with your personal decor style.


    Each mirror's 10 inches in diameter. Get the set of three from Walmart for $14.77.

    18. A framed floral print that's like having a bouquet of fresh flowers sitting in your living room...even when you don't.


    Get it from Walmart for $13.83 (16"x20").

    19. A set of three rustic wooden arrows to inject a touch of farmhouse charm wherever you need it.,

    They're each 17.5" long, and, at least according to reviewers, distressed so that the colors all look different (avoiding that uniform, copy-pasted look) — get the set of three on Amazon for $19.95.

    20. A set of four canvas prints to transform your bathroom walls into something truly ~succulent~ to gaze upon.


    Get them from Overstock for $29.03 (each one is 8"x8").

    21. A hanging pennant done up in Scandinavian folk art designs that speaks deep truths.

    Moon and Bear Shop / Etsy

    Get it from Moon and Bear Shop on Etsy for $20.35 (11.8"x10", measured without the hanging string).

    22. A super light weight gold wire feather because sometimes you want to add a little texture to your wall display.

    World Market

    One reviewer even mentions they hung it up with push pins because it's so light — which means you could probably use some small clear Command Hooks, too.

    Get it from World Market for $24.99 (11.25"x32.5"). (And if you like the idea of feathers but not this one in particular, check out a wood feather from Cold Creek Brewing on Etsy for $25.)

    23. A jazz instruments print that will make you want to sing and dance anytime you rest your eyes on it.

    Jazzberry Blue / Etsy

    Or at least put on your favorite jazz album! This Etsy shop has lots of different prints in a similar style, if you're into it.

    Get it from Jazzberry Blue on Etsy for $15+ (available in many sizes and types of prints, but you can get a 16"x20" poster-quality print made for $25)

    24. A farmhouse-style laundry sign with functional clothespins to hold onto orphaned socks until they find their mates again.

    It's made of screen-printed wood, with a wire hanger.

    Get it on Amazon for $14.95 (15"x7.5").

    25. A botanical print to bring the outdoors in even during the coldest months of the year.

    Capricorn Press / Etsy

    Get it from Capricorn Press on Etsy for $15+ (both 8"x10" and 11"x14" available under $30).

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