7 Great Ways to Decorate Your Home With Word Art

Diana Trotter

Tell a story in your home with these unique and creative ways to decorate with words.

string-art top photo

Decorating with words can be as simple as throwing a few pillows on a bed or it can be as creative as using string art or rope to tell a story. You can decorate with words in your home to inspire, to teach, and to create a space that invites friends and family to gather around. From the front porch to your home office, there are plenty of ways to decorate with words and still stay true to your style. Check out these fun ideas to get started.

1. Clever Doormat


P.S. I Made This

Make a clever first impression with your guests when you decorate with words at your front door using a sassy doormat. Dress up a plain or old doormat using stencils and spray paint, and in minutes you’ll have the coolest doormat on the block!

2. Dine With Us


The 2 Seasons

Stop by your local craft store to pick up cardboard letters for this easy DIY word art. Then grab black and pearl paint to transform the cardboard into faux metal. Your inviting word decor for your dining room is complete!

3. Good Advice Wall

Good Advice Wall

My Attic

Paint words of good advice in your home office space to keep yourself motivated, and to help keep yourself on track and off the internet while trying to stay productive! These words are from the pages of the book, Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow, and can be easily applied to your wall using wallpaper adhesive.

4. String Art

word string-art

Dear McKenzie

String art might just be the prettiest way to decorate your space with words. Still looking for creative ways to decorate with your word of the year or need a great gift idea for new parents who are looking for the perfect wall art for their nursery? String word art decor is the way to go!

5. Marquee Letters


A Pumpkin and a Princess

Marquee letters are still trending thanks to Heidi Swapp’s adorable product that you can find at Michaels craft stores. You can customize them to fit your home dĂ©cor using scrapbook paper or paint. Display words that inspire, or put together a fun monogram for your entryway.

6. Wall Decals



Not sure what words to put together using marquee letters? Then let inspirational wall decals do the work for you! The best thing about wall decals, they are removable and can be re-positioned, which makes them perfect for apartment living.

7. Rope Name Art


Love of Family and Home

This word decor may be a display for a sweets table, but when the party is over make your rope word art work double duty and use it as wall decor for a rustic themed bedroom or playroom.

What story would you tell by decorating with words? Which word art project is your fave?


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