String Art on Wood

By: Tanner Bell and Courtney Chambers for

String Art on WoodYour room is going to look so unique and creative when you try your hand at String Art on Wood. This is a great weekend project to do when you’re done with homework. The materials are probably in your house or garage already. You can use your favorite color of scrap yarn to make the string art patterns. The wood can be recycled from a past project or purchased cheaply because you don’t need a lot of it. You can make any design you want with this string art DIY craft, so the possibilities are endless.

String Art on WoodMaterials:

  • Canvas
  • Nails
  • Hammer
  • Yarn
  • Scissors

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1. Hammer in the nails in the shape you want. A heart, a star, a flower, and your initial would all be fun options.

String Art on Wood

2. Tie the end of the yarn off on a nail. Tightly pull it and wrap it around another nail and continue doing this until you are happy with the design. It looks best to stretch it from one nail to another.

String Art on Wood

3. Tie the end of the warn off on a separate nail. Trim off any excess if you need to. It would be super fun to use a variety of colors of yarn.

4. And there you have it, the perfect decor for your room that is totally you!

String Art on Wood

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