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How to create string and nail art

Fun and fairly easy project to add a little spice to your walls!

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Start with any shape piece of wood

Start with any shape piece of wood

Draw a shape, design, or words that you want to be the "picture" of your piece. The more simple, the easier it will be.

Draw a shape, design, or words that you want to be the "picture" of your piece. The more simple, the easier it will be.

Stain or paint your wood. I used a combination of both to get the color I wanted

Stain or paint your wood. I used a combination of both to get the color I wanted

Here comes the long part. Nail in nails close to each other following the line you drew previously. I added more. Then I painted a clear coat to make it look more finished

Here comes the long part. Nail in nails close to each other following the line you drew previously. I added more. Then I painted a clear coat to make it look more finished

Next you're going to take your string and connect the nails kinda like connect he dots. You can do them in any pattern you want. This one took a long time.

Next you're going to take your string and connect the nails kinda like connect he dots. You can do them in any pattern you want. This one took a long time.

Finally cut the extra strings and you got your finished product!

Here's another one I made using a different technique with the string. Enjoy!

Here's another one I made using a different technique with the string. Enjoy!

  • Wood
  • String
  • Nails
  • Wood stain or paint
  • Paint brush