11 Wall Art Gifts Under $50 That Look So Expensive
Finding gifts for the home decor aficionado in your life can often be a bit tricky. Besides the fact that those with a penchant for constantly updating their homes have a tendency to over-shop as it is (how can you compete?), the thought of shopping for stylish furniture or furnishings might immediately seem out of your price range. Thankfully though, there are actually a ton of finds for the home that will impress even the most discerning decor-obsessed people on your list without breaking the bank — and some truly unique options for wall art gifts are among them.
From creating a memorable accent wall to finding the perfect vintage decor pieces, there are a ton of ways to make a a statement in room, but what you hang on your wall just might be one of the most surprisingly affordable and effective avenues to take. You may have already considered scooping up decorative gifts like ceramic bud vases and stylish coasters for the design-lovers on your list, but don't overlook art — whether that means a pre-framed print or a woven wall hanging.
Buying art for someone else doesn't have to mean spending big bucks on a one-of-a-kind painting or museum-quality print. Finding a few out-of-the-box ways to dress up one's walls opens the door to loads of budget-friendly options that also happen to be super cool and creative. Plus, there are a ton of retailers that offer totally reasonably priced prints if you do want to go the traditional route. Ahead, find 11 different options for affordable wall art to give as gifts this year, from the simple and chic to bohemian and whimsical — and none of them will cost you more than $50.
Macrame Wall Hanging
For the boho types on your list, a handmade macrame wall hanging will be the perfect gift to spruce up their space and keep the good vibes flowing. Etsy is a great resource for such finds, since loads of artists and artisans use the site to feature their wares and it's easy to find something in the price point you desire.
Balance III Framed Art Print
Custom framing can be pretty pricey, which is why it's a blessing that Society6 has literally hundreds (if not more) options to choose from for pre-framed prints well under the $50 dollar mark. That way all your gift recipient has to sort out is where to put it.
Hammered Extra-Long Metal Moon Cycle Banner
This metal moon cycle banner is a cool way to make a statement on your wall that's a bit non traditional. And because of this motif, this particular piece is great for your most mystical friend or family member.
Amour Limited Edition Print
When you're not certain about the style of art your gift recipient is into, a cool text or typography piece is a great solution. This "Amour" print by Morgan Kendall from affordable art site Minted has a cool vintage feel and a great message.
Fringed Basket Wall Art
To nail the eclectic, globally inspired decor trend, this hanging basket is a must-have. It's a great way to add texture to a room while occupying wall space, and because of the neutral color and natural materials, it can actually fit into a variety of home decor styles.
TVILLING Poster, Set Of 2
Plant lovers will adore this duo of botanical posters from Ikea. And for just $12, the price is pretty tough to beat.
Janelle Gramling Hanging Totems
These artisanal ceramic wall hangings by Janelle Gramling are dainty enough to bring just enough whimsy into any room without making too dramatic of a statement — so they're ideal for areas that have limited wall space but still need a little something.
Seasonal Fruits of California Lithograph
Plant Planet's small-batch prints bring the California (where artist Claire Nereim is based) spirit anywhere they're hung — regardless of the zip code. Besides that, your sustainable friends will love the fact that the images of fruits and flowers are printed on recycled paper with non-toxic inks.
Large Etched Metal Hamsa Wall Decor
Leave it to World Market to offer a ton of affordable art options outside the frame, including this etched metal Hamsa, a sign of protection that's popular in Middle Eastern art.
'Gardenia' 2-Part Decorative Wall Art Set
Minimalism fans will love this black-and-white gardenia diptych from Target, which mades a stylish statement for an impossibly low price.
Make-Your-Own Neon Effect Sign Kit
For a fun, DIY option, Urban Outfitters offers this customizable neon text kit, so your gift recipient can get creative and make whatever kind of statement they like — for just $20.