Whether you want to update your room, or just have a big empty wall space you’ve never known how to fill, we’ve got some quick and dirty ideas to help you get all the look for pennies. (Or maybe even free!) So stop stressing about the cost of an investment art piece and let us tell you the hacks we’ve gathered to make your walls look like a million bucks on a shoestring budget.
1 – Collection of Black Frames with Chunky White Matting: $14
This look is probably familiar, because it’s the trick your most stylish college friends used to make their dorm rooms look so much more pulled together than everyone else’s. They key here is to pick up cheap frames and use your own photos, and remember the smaller sizes are always cheaper to print. Grab some small black frames with matting at the dollar store and a look like this look could be yours for under $15!
2 – Pastel Poster Palette: $29
Look, any teenager can tell you that posters have always been one of the best budget artwork options, but this trick gives them a grown up, sophisticated upgrade. The key here is to keep your color palette limited to a few specific pastel shades. Pair low-cost 11×14 frames from the dollar store with cheap poster prints from your favorite retailer and you could pull together this stunning look for under $30.