There are always people who are willing to do things on their own, and art is no different. For some, it will take a major investment in classroom learning before they have the skills to complete their projects. These are the type of people who are just as interested in learning as they are in creating their own art pieces. Learning a new hobby or set of skills, their goal is to use their home decorating as a way to practice what they have acquired.
The level of skill necessary for art projects varies widely, and this enables many non-artistic people to accomplish their own projects. While it may take years to learn the knowledge to create a stained glass window, it only takes a few classes to learn how to create a glass art object using melted glass pieces. Classes are available at many art studios, and local art supply stores have begun to offer classes by local artisans as well.