DIY PRINTABLE IDEAS FOR HOME DECORMart 27, 2021
DIY printouts are a great way to add the perfect touch and character to your home decor without breaking the bank. Here are ideas from free prints to cheap prints for Etsy stores, and tips on the different ways to frame prints.
If you’re like me and watch your pennies but love decorating your home for every day, vacation, or special occasion then you will find these printable DIY ideas very helpful.
We’re going to go through many ways that printables can decorate your home, from wraps for flower vases to collage wall hangings. You will be amazed at what you can do with or for free Etsy Save print templates.
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To begin our journey of what to do with free and purchased prints, let’s talk about where to find prints and how to use them to decorate your home.
WHERE CAN I FIND FREE AND CHEAP PRINTABLES
The best place to find cheap prints is on Etsy. If you are looking for wall art, look up “wall art” Etsy and then the name of the design you want. For example, let’s say you’re looking for a botanical framework. Simply enter “botanical wall art” or a specific botanical such as “eucalyptus wall art” in the search. This will raise all kinds of botanical designs.
If you’re looking for free prints, you can google and search Pinterest for free prints along with exactly what you’re looking for, like botanicals.
But I saved the best for last because I have loads of free prints to choose from on my website. All you have to do to get access is to Subscribe to my newsletter. As soon as you are drawn You will receive an access link.
Every week when the newsletter is sent out, new designs are notified. I also share new designs in mine Etsy shop in the email. All of the wall art in the shop is super cheap at 4.99 and below. But if you use code GIFT 20 You will receive a 20% discount at the checkout. Once you have paid for the design, you can print as many times as you want.
Now that you know where to find printouts, let’s talk about all of the amazing things you can do with them to decorate your home.
FRAME COLLAGE PRINTABLE
I like to use prints that can be printed on my home printer, i.e. 8 1/2 x 14 or smaller. You can downsize a printable version that is a sheet of paper to frame it as a work of art or a collection of works of art that have something in common.
Recently when I decided to add Faux beadboard I wanted to hang a work of art on the back wall of my closet. But I knew it had to be a bigger piece, so I decided to put it together with my “sheet of paper” prints into one big piece.
All of these printouts are in mine Etsy shop and I keep all of our printouts cheap so everyone can afford them.
To get this DIY printable, just print out all of the prints carton Then glue them to the back of pieces of wood. I used grid strips that I found at Home Depot. When you need to cut them off Home Depot happy to cut them for you free of charge.
Another way to turn a series of prints into a wall hanging is this gingerbread house free to print to adjust.
This is another easy DIY project to print, and all of the instructions are in my easy one DIY wall hanging free printable wall art Post Office. This is a cute design to hang on your wall for Valentine’s Day or Christmas.
SIMPLE FRAME DIY PRINTABLE
If you want to keep it simple, you will love this DIY print art idea.
You can find this wooden frame in any craft store like Hobby Lobby. And you can use frames of any size, including those found on a second-hand or dollar tree. These botanical prints are in mine free printable library and I have a lot more in my printable wall art Etsy Business.
Here are the instructions on how to do this indoors / outdoors botanical free downloadable art print project. It’s very simple and you can hang it outside on your porch.
Another easy way to hang wall art is with two sticks, glue and line.
Here you will find all the details about framing your printouts with sticks Free fall printable and DIY wall hanging Post Office.
Another fun and probably the easiest way to decorate your home with free prints is to print out the design and stick it on a mirror or stick Cutting board.
Here is how I added one tape on a printable and used double sided tape to attach to my mirror for spring.
And here I added a butterfly design to our cutting and butterfly design Bread board Set in our kitchen sitting area.
GIFT WRAP AND GIFT TAG PRINTABLES
After many years of making prints, my daughter Hannah and I came up with the idea of making printable wrapping paper and gift tags. These designs are just free in mine printable library However, we plan to create many other designs for special occasions.
Just like before, I try to keep all of our prints in such a way that you can easily print them on your home printer.
This wrapping paper is printed on an 8 1/2 x 14 piece of paper, but you can also print it on an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper.
We thought some gift tags would go perfectly with our paper, but you will be surprised how different you can use gift tags in our paper Christmas DIY gift tags Post Office.
Aside from using them for your packages, you can print them for bookmarks to save space in your favorite book. For more information on how to print this wrapping paper and gift tags, see Christmas DIY gift tags.
Did you know you can buy sticker paper and print designs to stick on anything? You can buy white sticker paper or clear sticker paper.
While organizing our attic, I decided to put stickers on all of the Christmas boxes.
I originally thought clear sticker paper would be perfect, but when I was printing these cute little printable wreaths, I found that on clear paper they could hardly be seen against a clear box.
So I went back to the old way and printed them on Maps and used clear tape to stick them on the box.
Here you can find more information about how to organize Christmas decorations and print out these stickers.
DECORATE TABLESCAPES WITH PRINTABLE
I love to make something or give something away at every table setting when we invite friends or family for a special meal. An easy and inexpensive way to decorate the place setting is to print.
This Italian table setting is so easy and inexpensive to create.
Another idea for an outdoor table landscape is ours Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas. Talk about fun !!! This outdoor idea is another easy way to show your guests how much they mean to you.
This simple little aloha phrase is the perfect touch for a place setting.
TIERED TRAY PRINTABLES
Raise your hand when you love tiered tray decorate?
Just take a printout and shrink it down enough to fit in a frame or in a frame Decoupage on a piece of wood.
I love decorating with banners, especially during the holidays. This patriotic banner is an easy way to add decor to any room in your home to celebrate the 4th of July.
For detailed instructions on how to print and create this banner, please refer to the Pennant banner template Blog entry. This banner also looks super cute like a kids playroom.
And lastly, use a printable one to wrap a flower vase. Last Mother’s Day, I came up with the idea for May 1st to celebrate all of these mother characters in your life.
There are simple instructions here Letter for mom Post that walks you through each step of applying this Toile Wrap to yours Jar. You will make someone’s day by giving them one of those cute toile-wrapped glasses full of flowers.
So what did you think Were you surprised how different you can decorate your home, parties and events with printouts? I actually left out one other way you could use hard copies and that is invitations.
Here is a bridal shower invitation we made with a printout.
Our friend Samantha, who hosted the shower for Savanna, took a printable floral card design and added the wording for my daughter’s wedding shower invitation.
It’s amazing how you can use printouts to add style and design to your home.
Have you ever added a phrase to your home decor? We’d love to know how to add style with printouts.
Have fun decorating!
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