Dress Up Your Walls With These 8 String Art Projects
Custom wall decor without the hefty price tag? Yes, please.
It reached peak popularity in the '70s, but string art has made a big comeback in the last few years. While you can buy already-made string art or string art kits from many craft stores, you can also create your own custom wall decor from scratch — and it won't cost you much, either. Grab a hammer, some nails and a whole lot of string, and try one of these budget-friendly DIYs.
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Make This: Monogrammed String Art
Easy Animal Art
Start with any animal silouhette and convert it into cool, geometric artwork with this technique. No nails required — just use a needle to poke holes in a stretched canvas.
Looking for a more advanced DIY project? Use plywood, paint and roofing nails to make this large-scale piece of art.
Make This: Silhouette String Art
For a twist on the silhouette concept, draw a shape on a sheet of painted plywood, then fill in the space around it with string.
Make This: Negative-Space String Art
You can use just about any map as a stencil for this stylish project. Try it with your favorite state or country, too.
Make This: World Map String Art
Heart of Gold
Make This: Modern String Art Heart
This bright, colorful diamond would make a perfect photo booth backdrop.
Brian Patrick Flynn
Bring some holiday cheer to your home with a festive word or phrase. Use a precut wood plaque for a rustic touch.
Make This: Holiday String Art Sign