Decorating Large Walls – 10 Blank Wall Solutions

DIY Large Scale Wall Art Ideas

You guys know I'm always on the hunt for great wall art ideas. I feel as though in a rental, especially if you don't paint, wall art is crucial to making it feel like home. One of the biggest challenges can be decorating those large blank walls. You know the ones, where your 11x14 family portrait looks like the size of a post it. Here's what it comes down to - scale. It's really all about scale. … [Read more...]

DIY Wall Art Animal Prints with Polka Dot Mats

DIY wall art and polka dot mats

When I shared my daughter's room makeover a couple weeks ago, I got a ton of questions about the animal prints above the bed. Today I'm spilling the beans on how they came to be. Here's a quick DIY wall art tutorial for ya! After we had completed her upholstered bed I wanted to hang some sort of wall art above it. DIY wall art was the obvious way to go since  this was a budget makeover. Peighton … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Wall Art for Spring

Easy DIY Wall Art for Spring

Spring is in the air or at least it's all over my house. Last week I shared my spring home tour as a part of the Spring Parade of Homes with 11 other bloggers. Check it out here ----> SPRING HOME TOUR There were a few DIY along the way to get my home dressed up for Spring and I'm sharing one of them with you today. Easy DIY Wall Art for Spring - Gold Butterfly Art I have two frames on … [Read more...]

25+ DIY Wall Art Ideas

25+ DIY Wall Art Ideas via Making Home Base

Happy Friday! I've got a treat for you today! If you've been wanting for you spruce up your walls with some new wall art you are sure to find some inspiration here today! 25+ DIY Wall Art Idea Since we're renters I try really hard to come up with unique ways to get color and eye catching art on the walls. It distracts from the stark white walls and it makes the house feel more homey. When … [Read more...]

Personalized Art Gold Heart “Couples Art”

personalized gold heart art

Gold Heart Personalized Art for Valentine's Day… or not. I kind of love art with special meaning. Personalized art, pictures colored by my daughter, and things we've created are my favorite things to display around our home. Those pieces can't be duplicated, or purchased in a store, making them way more significant. I had an idea to do a couple's art canvas for Valentine's day but I wanted … [Read more...]

DIY Wall Art for Cheap

DIY Wall Art (or table art) for CHEAP

You all know how much I love a quick and inexpensive project. Well folks, this is about as quick as they come and about as cheap as it gets without being completely free. This project also includes a purchase from Target. Can we talk about Target for a minute? Am I the only one that goes in for one thing and ends up coming out an hour later with a cart full? I can't resist Target clearance deals! … [Read more...]

DIY Vintage Inspired State Flash Cards

DIY Vintage State Flash Cards

During my mom's most recent visit we headed up north to Solano Beach to do some window shopping. They have some fantastic shops along Cedros Avenue in downtown Solano Beach if you are ever in the area. One shop had some awesome industrial inspired items including old mail bags, locker baskets, and vintage flash cards. I fell in love with some of the state flash cards. They were so cool! Today I … [Read more...]

Office Nook Transformed

Making Home Base Office Nook After

So one of the biggest downers about living in base housing is you really don't get to pick your floor plan. Sometimes I wish they were completely uniform all across the country. That way you would know what to expect when you arrive at your next duty station. No such luck. When we moved here, we took our house site unseen. Sometimes you have to do that if you want a place to live right away. And … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Floating Heart Wall Art

heart wall art making home base

Can I just tell you? I am so excited for Valentine's Day! My house is a bit bare ever since taking down my Christmas decorations. It needs some sparkle! So I'm going all out for Valentine's Day. Honestly, I haven't done too much decorating for Valentine's previously, just a couple hearts here and there (and of course heart shaped pancakes for the hubby) but now that I have Miss P, I'm going to … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Holiday Wall Hanging

Making Home Base Dollar Store Frame Washi Tape Holiday Wall Hanging

I hope you guys aren't sick of holiday crafts yet! Because I have a really fun one today. This one costs me absolutely nothing because I had everything on hand. Aren't those the best kind of projects? Feast your eyes on my old frame turned holiday wall hanging! I've had this frame for ages. I can't recall where it came from. Maybe Goodwill. It used to be black before it got the spray … [Read more...]

Tin Ceiling Tiles Wall Art

Ceiling tile wall art - MHB

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, I want to share with you my vintage ceiling tiles wall art. A few weeks back while my mom was in town visiting, we stumbled into this awesome architectural salvage shop. They had anything you could dream of from old rustic solid wood doors, to gorgeous brass door knobs, to old vintage ceiling tiles. These little babies were $8.00 each. I honestly … [Read more...]