Colorful Yarn String Art

3 Materials
2 Hours

Make a colorful piece of art for your home using this simple technique. Follow the steps or watch the video for details.

Watch the video to see exactly how I made this colorful heart string art.


Here is what you will need for this project

Wood board

Paint and paint brush








You can choose to paint the wood board before starting. I used a light metallic white paint to give the wood a little character.

Cut a heart out of paper and use it to trace a heart onto the wood.

Then draw a border around the perimeter of the board 1/2 inch all the way around.

Following these lines, hammer nails into the board spaced 1 inch apart.

Now you are ready to start stringing your yarn.

Separate your yarn by color and use one at a time. Start in one corner, tie the yarn to a nail, the wrap between the heart and outside border. When you are happy with the size of the color block, tie off the yarn and repeat the process with another color.

Finish off this piece by using one color of yarn to create a border around the rectangle and heart. Wrap each nail once as you go around the board.

Display this colorful piece of art in your home!

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Sarah Vanderkooy
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