Artwork is an ideal way for decoration, but decorating your home with original artwork can be very expensive. Moreover, it is quite frustrating to spend your time searching for decorating items that reflects your tastes and interests. However, you can create your own homemade accent pieces with a little creativity and a few home art tips that can make your ordinary items around your house into original artwork, making your house into a home.

Although pictures of family and friends have always been used to personalize a home, however photos are not the only items that can be used to fill a frame. There are a lot of different things that can fill your frames such as ticket stubs from a game played by your favorite sports team, or from a concert in the park. Such items can be framed with a colored background so that they can be more prominent and attractive. This serves not only as a treasured memory but also a pleasant touch when placed on a mantel or bookshelf. You can also add the program from the event in order to fill a larger frame.

One idea is to add a homemade touch of Victorian décor by using your creativity, arranging the buttons, needles, and doilies in an 11 x 16 inches frame. You need to place the doilies in opposite corners and glue the buttons and needles on top. Now add your favorite poem or quote-typed or handwritten to complete a nice-looking accent piece. If you could not recall any good poem, you can take a look through old greeting cards to find the one as it is important to use the perfect verse in the frame to make it a perfect accent piece.

Another idea of using buttons and different items of sewing kit is to decorate the outside of a tissue box or other small container to make stylish bric-a-brac. For this, you need to cover the box with tissue paper or a paper bag and glue buttons, thimbles, ribbons, and sewing needles (the larger, the better) for a perfect look. You can also add creative extras to give it a distinctive and unique look.

If you are still holding onto a last year’s calendar just because it has beautiful pictures in it, you can use them to decorate your walls. Pictures such as scenic views, bountiful gardens, beautiful animals, and colorful birds can be framed to add a nice touch to the home, office, or the guest room.

In addition, consider framing the covers of the old magazines to adorn hallways and kids rooms. There are a number of magazines that have perfect artwork pictures and photographs in them. You just need to follow this home art tip to decorate walls of your home.

Lastly, one tip is to frame or laminate maps from trips to different cities and areas and hang on the den wall. You can also use a map of the lakes, your home town or a favorite destination. Moreover, adding pictures from those trips will perfectly personalize your home wall décor.

The above mentioned tips are just few ones to give you an idea on how to decorate your home. You just need to be creative and to use the objects that best represent the interests of you and your family.

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