Craft, DIY, Stephanie

DIY. String Art

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We had another of our well loved Dad Days on Tuesday, and because it was raining we spent the day making string art. I have always loved the ones I see on Pinterest and so it was great to finally give it a go!

I whipped up my name in Illustrator and printed it out and marked roughly around it where my nails would go.

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Then I coloured over the back with a pencil, taped it onto my wood and traced where the nails went with a pen so that it left marks on the wood.

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I hammered in all of the nails and it was some of them were quite tricky to hold so I used a pair of pliers. Dad straightened out the crooked ones….. He’s pretty good at that!

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Then was the fun bit of squiggling all over and filling it in! I had to go over it twice before it was easy enough to read.

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Here’s Abbi’s, Delle’s (2), Dad’s, and then my string art.
Lije is still doing his, we will put it up when he is done.
I hope you like our ideas and give it a go. Let us know if you do!

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