DIY Easy String Art for Beginners

DIY Easy String Art for Beginners | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Canvas on Youtube


Arts and crafts are great hobbies that you can adapt. Plus, it is very therapeutical and results in a work of art that you can be proud of. That you can say that it came from scratch and was made by both of your hands. You can also turn it into a business or give some of your works as a gift. Nonetheless, it is no doubt a fruitful experience.


If you are looking for a beginner-friendly art project that you can make and serve as a modern wall decoration, this project is perfect for you. String art is very popular these days because it is fun and brings out one’s creativity. This simple string wall art project is shared with us by Canvas on YouTube. Be as creative as you can be and pick out designs that match your aesthetic; they will be the perfect addition to any room!


  • Wooden block
  • Roller
  • Black paint
  • Hamer
  • Tape
  • Pencil 
  • Pliers
  • String
  • White spray paint 
  • Ruler
  • Nails


Prepare all the needed materials.

string art tutorial
Image credit: Canvas on Youtube

Using a roller, paint one side of the wooden block with black paint or any color you want.  Spray the corners of the wooden block with some white spray paint.

Mark diagonal lines on top of the sprayed corners using a ruler. Sketch over the wooden panel the design of your choice. Remember to make a design that you like.

Squeeze small nails in between the pliers and hammer them over the design, following the pencil mark. Secure your sting on the bottom of the last nail. Start moving from nail to nail while wrapping each as you go.

Be as creative as you can be.

how to make string art
Image credit: Canvas on Youtube

Wrap the outline of the design again to double and securely tie the last edge. Viola! There you have it, your very first piece of string art!

DIY Easy String Art for Beginners

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