Owl String Art

Owl String Art

 Raid the tool shelf for nailsscrap wood, and a hammer

Owl String Art

 Either trace your design lightly with a pencil onto your board, or lay your pattern (I cut mine free-handed on a piece of scrap paper) onto the wood and nail around it

Owl String Art

 If you’re doing an inlay-type-of-thing (the middle of the heart will be a string-free), be sure to nail around that part too. 


Owl String Art

Now channel your inner girl/boy scout and make a slip knot.

Owl String Art

 Decide where your starting point will be and slip the loop over a nail and tighten it. Start winding around nails. Either methodically or haphazardly. Whatever strings your art.

Owl String Art

 It should be looking pretty rad after a few minutes. 

Owl String Art

 To finish, I wound my way back to the beginning nail, double knotted to the starting end,  trimmed, and tucked it under. I also stuffed some craft felt in the spaces to add dimension and texture.

Owl String Art

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