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Posted by Jcakes from Florence, South Carolina, United States • Published See Jcakes's 23 projects »
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  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    You can use any kind of ply wood and spray paint it black. I went back and used a metallic blue and purple acrylic paint. After that I applied a clear coat-varnish.

  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    I just gathered 8 round objects(all different sizes). Then used a silver pen and made small dashes as an outline of the object.

  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    I went back over the dashes and hammered medium sized nails.

  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 4
    Step 4

    This part is tricky, You can make up any pattern to do this, As long as you keep up from the adjacent nail. Just be creative with it! I have some patterns located in the file attachments.
    After cutting the string, I used a little dab of glue on the knot so they wont come untied.

  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 5
    Step 5

    Slowly it will all come together

  • How to make string art. String Art - Step 6
    Step 6

    I used a different pattern with the stars, I just randomly made them up as I went. After the last star, I went back and sprayed them with glitter spray paint.

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Alicia H.
Alicia H. · 2 projects
This is awesome!
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Lacey
Lacey · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 30 projects
that's amazing! it's very beautiful
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Glenda A.
Glenda A.
This rocks! Totally love the affect. I can see this hanging on my wall.
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