Five wall art projects that are WAY more interesting than picture frames

I love picture frames — and lord knows we have hundreds of them — but I especially love wall art that’s more personalized. Anybody can slap a photo in a frame, but taking the time and effort to make something beautiful for your walls is really special.

(Um, I should know, because I’m literally running out of wall space in our house.)
I’ve written about a lot of wall art projects in my weekly DIY column, My Handmade Home, so I thought I would round up a few favourites.
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Turn your childhood dollhouse into a shadowbox to preserve the memories {Heather's Handmade Life}
Preserve the memories of your childhood dollhouse by making it into a shadowbox

 

Two ways to letter a wooden sign {Heather's Handmade Life}
Two ways to letter your own wooden sign

 

 

DIY province/state string art {Heather's Handmade Life}
DIY province string art (or state string art)
Preserve special baby shoes by turning them into wall art {Heather's Handmade Life}
DIY artwork to preserve special baby shoes

 

Make a giant paper mache letter

xoxo

So what do you think?

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