Ideas, tutorials, videos and free patterns to make your own String Art

Tutorial

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!

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Here you have and easy DIY project to decorate your place. As you can see, it’s a “Joy” word String Art in gradient colours, from yellow to red.

You can follow the steps in this tutorial to lean how to do it in an easy way.

Source: Dear Mckenzie

To make this wonderful gradient name String Art, first of all, you have to paint the wooden board with alcohol ink. After that, cut out the name pattern, previosly printed on a paper, and put all the letter on the board and encircle the shape of every letter with nails. Right after, start to put all the threads, from red to orange, from orange to yellow… after, blue – purpple – pink – coral. Oh! Don’f forget to remove the letters one you have finished.
The result is amazing! isn’t it? It turns out a great craft to decorate a wall!
Source: Loo
Here you have a wonderful video to learn how to make a Wooden Box String Art Design with a lovely dandelion on it.
As you can see, it worth to paint the wooden box or varnish it in a darker colour and to cover or upholster the inside with a lovely printed fabric.

You can turn this box to into a jeweller o a box to put the teabags inside.

¿Do you like it? Try it and tell us about!

Source: Troom Troom

“Buen rollo” it’s a spanish expression that means “good vibes” or “good mood”, so it’s a good message to write on a wall using String Art technique and it’s a nice craft decorate a bedroom or a social place where young people go to do all kind of activities.
We can learn how to do it by watching this great tutorial. It’s a good idea to make each letter of the expression in a different coulour.

Vía: Local social abierto

Here you have a tutorial by Better Homes and Gardens where they show us an easy way to make letter “M” String Art.
It is a perfect customized gift so think about making it for a friend or relative!
To create this String Art, you just need:

  • Block wood
  • Letter pattern
  • Small nails
  • Crochet string
  • Hammer
  • Scissors
  • Painter’s tape

We hope you enjoy it!

Wow, it’s amazing this hyper realistic portrait made usting String Art technique! As you can see, you have to start with a beautiful pic and then clue a lot of nails aorund the most important shapes and then, use green thread to mark the most important lines. Pay attention: this video is subbed in english, so you will not have problems with the instructions.
As you can see, only the flower is in a gradient orange. The girl is in black and white gradient. It’s and advanced level project, so if you are a begginer, you must start with an easier idea.
I just love it. It’s a beutiful idea, a handmade gift for a very important or special person to you.

Look more works at Israel Narváez Romero Instagram.

Flower String Art pattern, easy

Here you have a flowers pattern that you can download for free. As you see, the shape is simple, so it’s perfect for String Art beginners and kids. And even more, you can see numbers and letters to follow the thread sequence and make it simplier.
Doy ou like it?
Source: Manual Mania

HelloKids-us show us in this video a great way to make a Geometric String Art, even to make with kids. Look how they use clothespin in order to not to get damage in the fingers when you hammer the nail.
At the same thime they are having a great time making a craft, they learn geometry and maths. Just a perfect work to make with kids!

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Come on! 6 days left until Valentine’s Day and wer are sure that you haven’t started yet yout handmade gift!

If you are not fancy doing a heart shaped thing, you can try this XO (kisses) String Art . You wil need these materials:

 

XO String Art for Valentine's Day

You can see trhe pattern and the full tutorial by visiting Hoosier homemade.

Enjoy it! We hope your Valentines will love this handmade gift!