Make Yarn-Wrapped Wire Word Art

Bring personality to your walls with handmade art made from floral wire, yarn and wood.
How to Make Yarn and Wire Word Art

How to Make Yarn and Wire Word Art

Bring personality to your walls with original signage made from floral wire, yarn and wood.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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Materials Needed:

1x10' board, length cut to fit your wall
water-based paint, in desired color
2" paintbrush
kraft paper
pen
raffia-wrapped floral wire
wire cutters
scissors
skein of thick yarn, in desired color
3/4" weather-strip nails
hammer
hot glue gun
glue sticks

Paint Board

Place the wood board on a flat, level surface. Use a paintbrush to coat the board with two even coats of paint. Let dry.

Write Phrase

Unfurl the kraft paper, then scribe your phrase — to scale — using a pen.

Shape Letters

Unfurl the floral wire using the traced words as a guide and shape them accordingly. Use wire cutters to create separate letters, or form your floral wire into a seamless un-cut word.

Shape Wire into Traced Words

Shape Wire into Traced Words

Unfurl the raffia-wrapped floral wire using the traced words as a guide, then shape them accordingly.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Wrap Yarn Around Letters

Unwrap the yarn and tightly wrap it around the floral wire letters. When you reach the end of each letter or phrase, use your glue gun to secure the yarn in place.

Wrap Yarn Around Shaped Wire

Wrap Yarn Around Shaped Wire

Unfurl the skein of bulky yarn, then tightly wrap it around the shaped raffia-wrapped floral wire.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Add Nails to Board

Lay the yarn-wrapped words onto the board, then use a pen to mark points for adding nails. These nails will work as spacers to keep the letters elevated above the wood and securely held in place. Then, add a bead of glue to the head of each nail.

Attach Letters to Nails

Secure each letter or phrase to the nails by setting them on top, then lightly pressing them until the glue dries.

Secure Letters onto Hot-Glue-Covered Nails

Secure Letters onto Hot-Glue-Covered Nails

Secure each letter or phrase to the hot-glue-covered nails by setting them on top, then lightly pressing them until glue dries. Once all letters are in place, add picture-hanging wire to the back of the board and hang.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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