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Hey guys! One week left for Valentine’s Day, so it’s the moment of thinking about de DIY and easy gifts that we can male, as this String Ar made by Sofia Loayza. Let’s take a look to this tutorial so we can learn how to make it!

You will need these materials:

  •  Wooden board
  •  Tracing paper
  •  Pencil
  •  Patterns
  •  Acrylic paint
  •  Brush
  •  Cotton Thread or Wool
  •  Sandpaper
  •  Hammer
  •  Nail

1. The first step is to sand down the wooden board and, then, paint it in white using acrylic paint.1

2. The second step is to trace the shape on the board using tracing paper. As you can see, you have to put the tracing paper between the board and the template and dreaw again the line using a pencil. In this case it’s an elephand and the word “LOVE”

3. The third step it’s to nail the nails ord pins using a hammer all around the elephant or “Love” letters shape.

4. The fouth step is to pass the thread over the edges or borders making a little loop in each one, as you can see on the video. Remember that you can use different colours.

And that’s all! It look really nice and it’s a perfect handmade gift to give to your beloved on Valentine’s Day.

 

Hi, guys! Today we have find this amazing Electric Guitar String Art made by La Buhardilla and we want to share the process with us in order you can learn how to make it.

As usual, you will need the following materials: a wooden board, a hammer, scissors, nails, threads (black and white) and a template.

First of all, here you have the templeate, so you can download it:

Electric guitar free pattern for String Art

You can download a higher version of this template to print it in this link: Download the pattern by Pattern Universe.

Then, we start the process, wich is almost always the same.

  1. You must put the pattern over the wooden board and, then, start to clue the nails on the shape.

Electric Guitar String Art DIY, step 1

2. Once you have finished, retire or remove the paper and you will have all the guitar shape and its decorations.

Electric Guitar String Art DIY, step 2

Electric Guitar String Art DIY, step 3

3. This is the moment when you start to put the threads over the nails. Make a loop around the nail heads. Pay special attention if you want to make the guitar in different colours. This one is in black and white but you could chose whatever colour you like the most.

Electric Guitar String Art DIY, step 4

4. That’s it! Put the String Art in a wall to decorate it. This it’s also a nice handmade gift.

Electric Guitar String Art DIY, step 5

Have you like it? So comment and share! Thanks for reading, see you soon!

Heeey! If you are looking for an easy String Art for begginer or for make with kids and teenagers, maybe this video made by Diego Rojas will help you.

As you can see, you only have to nail the nails in a wooden board following the line of a circle. We recommend to print the shape or draw it using a pencil and then pin the nails around it. After that, you must cross the threads in the order you can see on the video. Then, repeat the process twice using some different colours and that’s it.
An that’s all! You will have a perfect handmade project to decorate a wall.

Yeeeey! The Chistmas countdown has started! Just one month left! So, oficially, we can finally start to think about Christmas decorations, Christmas gifts and Christmas projects! We want to start with this wonderful snowflake String Art.

We have found this tutorial on Decoración Ideas. As it is explained in Spanish, we let’s try to translate it to English.

Snowflake String Art DIY tutorial

To make this String Art, will need these materials:

  • Wooden board
  • Hammer
  • Wood glue
  • Printer
  • Projector (optional)
  • Pencil or chalk
  • Nails
  • Threads
  • Drill, dowels, tenterhooks and rings or shackles (to fix it to the wall)

Snowflake String Art DIY tutorial, step 1

As you can see, the first step is to print the snowflake pattern or, if you have a projector, it could be perfect use it to project the image directly on the board.

Snowflake String Art DIY tutorial, step 2

Then, you have to draw the snowflake shape on the board using a pencil or a chalk and following the projected shadow lines.

Snowflake String Art DIY tutorial, step 3

The next step is to clue the nails along the drawing. You can leave a 2 or 3 centimeters between them, but make sure that they are pinned in the most important vertexs, angles or corners.

Snowflake String Art DIY tutorial, step 4

The last step is to pass the thread through the nails or across them and make some knots in order to fix it well.

And that’s it! You have this gorgeous snowflake shaped String Art to decorte yout home at Christmas or even to offer as a handmade gift. Have a nice weekend!

Hello everybody! How are you doing? We are fine and ready to make a lot of crafts to give on Christmas. String Art is always a perfect handmade gift and there are a plenty of ideas to make using this technique.
For example, is you or the person your are gonna to offer the presents loves dance, these dancer and ballerina images printed on board with threads all over their dresses on movement are just wonderful.

String Art on dancer pics printed on board

First of all, you should watch this video by brperf yo know How to get a picture printed on wooden board DIY.

After that, you have to clue the nails following the shape of the dresses and theirs folds, even you can make these lines longer and make them bigger, following the direction line that the dresses are pointing to.  As you can see, it creates a wonderful movement effect that makes the pictures even wonderful. The colours chosen are important too to create this impression.

Do you like it? In my opinion, it’s a small piece of art. <3

 

We always identify the pink ribbon as a breast cancer symbol. We usually wear this pink ribbon pinned in our lapel to support this cause.
Maybe we can make this Pink ribbon String Art and sell it in markets to collect or raise money for breat cancer investigation. What do you think about this idea?
Well, here you have a video by CuquiLife to learn how to make it step by step:

As you can see, you will need:

– Wooden board
– Sandpaper
– Chalk paint
– Paper
– Pencil
– Nails
– Hammer
– Pink thread

Then, pay attention to the steps shown on the video, it’s easy and fun. Enjoy making this charity project and we hope that you will raise a lot of money to help these brave women. Stay strong!

Lately I’m quite obsessed with mandalas and its geometric shapes and repetitions. I really have a good time drawing them. It’s very relaxing and creative. In addition, once you have the mandala drawn, colored or made, it’s a nice piece of decoration and, if you love meditate or you practice yoga, it’s a good point to focus your mind while you try to reach the Nirvana.
Today we have searched a good tutorial to show you how to make a beautiful Mandala String Art full of colors. Here you have a nice video made by Diônatan Bertelli

As you see, you will need:

  • Round shaped wooden board (painted in black, white or the color you like the most
  • Nails
  • Hammer
  • White, soft purple, dark purple, soft or pastel green and turquoise threads.
  • Picture or Frame Hangers.(

The process is simple and I think that you already know it, but as you can see on the video, it’s about to tie the thread into one nail and its opposite and repeat it until you have finished. It’s better to watch the videotutorial to be sure that you’re doing it right.

If you like it, share the post in your social networks and spread the knowledge 🙂

 

Do you know Poros? He is an adorable character from the videogame “League of Legends”. Well, today we want to bring to you this videotutorial (sorry, it’s in Spanish) to learn how to make a Poros String Art with, pay attention, it includes LED lights and the result it’s amazing!

To make this, you will need:

  • Wooden board, 30x3o centimetres
  • Nail
  • Hammer
  • Threads
  • Pattern
  • Led strips
  • Transformer
  • Wire
  • Scissors
  • Soldering iron
  • Tin

Then, you have the print or draw the pattern and clue the nails, as we ussually do. Remove the pattern and place the led strips where you want them to be. The wire process it’s better to watch on the video than reading the instructions here. Once the led strips are connected, start to tie the therads over and across the nails.

Once finished, turn on the led lights and voilà, here you have the Poros illuminated! As you can see, the piece could serve as wall lamp and it could be a nice lamp decoration for a kid or teenager beedrom.

What do you think? Do you love it? Send us pictures of your projects to our Twitter @stringartdiy  or to our Facebook String Art DIY

Thanks to 1dalanyo for sharing with us this amazing tutorial and see you soon 🙂

Andrea Vlogger Gt show us in this video 2 ways to make a String Art DIY, the “inverse way”, filling with thread all the space left outside the main figure, in this case, a heart and, on the other side, the classic way, filling the figure, in this case, the word “love”, written whith a lovely handwritting typo.
As you can see, she paints the board in blue and in pink. The thing I like the most is that she uses jute or sacking thread to make this project and it looks really great. Don’t you think so?

It’s a really lovely handmade gift to your boyfriend or girlfriend, no matter if it is because of your love, your anniversary or Valentine’s Day.

Well, as always, we engourage you to send your String Art project to us via Twitter @stringartdiy and Facebook String Art DIY!

 

Loo has made this great video to show us how to make a “origami” word gradient String Art. However, you can change “origami” for another word that you love the most.
As usual, you need these materials:

  • Letterns pattern printed on paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Tape
  • Board (1 cm or more, 0,39 inches)
  • Newspaper pages
  • Nails 1- 1.5 cm / 0,39 – 0,59 inches (the smaller, the better)
  • Hammer
  • Coloured threads
  • Tow or brush (it depends on the paint you have chosen)

OPTIONAL:

  • Acrylic paint
  • Spray
  • Alcohol ink

The steps are easy, we recommend you to watch the video to see all the process.

Enjoy it!