Easy DIY Crafts Projects

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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Materials Needed:

  • 9 x 12-inch precut wood plaque
  • acrylic craft paint
  • foam paintbrush
  • scissors
  • small nails

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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