Make Your Own Monogrammed String Art
String art used to be straight out of the '70s, but there's a new graphic version that's back in a big way. Learn how to make your own modern monogrammed string art in just a few easy steps.
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- 9 x 12-inch precut wood plaque
- acrylic craft paint
- foam paintbrush
- small nails
- heavy thread or string
- Download: String Art Letter Template
Paint Surface of Plaque
Use foam paintbrush to apply a thin coat of acrylic paint to wood plaque.
Cut Out Template
Download, print and cut out starburst monogram template so that it fits onto plaque. Note: You can make your own template using a word processing program and some clip art.
Attach Template to Plaque
Center template onto plaque. Keep paper taut and start hammering nails into alternating points of the starburst. Continue adding nails approximately half an inch apart all around the outer edges of the starburst and letter.
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