Whether you’re a string art beginner or you’ve been doing this for a while now, these super fun patterns will definitely give you some fresh ideas! I found simple tutorials that you can do with the kids along with more complex designs to really challenge yourself. So no matter your skill level, you’ll find something here that you can do and that will turn out amazing!
Here are the ones I found:
Daisy String Art Design
Photo credit: Tastefully Tangled on Instagram
If you have some left over string that you don’t want to waste… put them to good use with this interesting idea! Create a string masterpiece and be a bit of a show-off! I love how she used a rustic looking piece of wood for the background. It really gives the entire piece a lot more character!
Easter String Art Craft Tutorial
Source: Surviving A Teacher’s Salary
Bookmark this tutorial for next Easter! You’ll have a unique bunny, carrot, and egg decoration that would be great to hang up in the kitchen or you could even set it on a side table. If you’re looking a DIY project that you could do with the kids, this one would be super fun!
String Art Wall Decor
Photo credit: Unstitched Designs on Instagram
How cute is this household string art sign!? All you’ll need is some scrap wood, leftover paint, choose your three favorite things to put on the sign and you’ll have the perfect wall decor for the mudroom or right in the kitchen. This house runs on Target, tacos, and Alabama football! Love it!
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Geometric Deer String Craft
Photo credit: on Instagram
Looking for a geometric pattern for your next string art project!? Check out these awesome geometric deer! I love how she doubled up on the strings and made each line thicker to really make this stand out. If you’re looking for a DIY project that you can hang on the wall when you’re done… this one’s for you!
Circle Pattern String Craft
Photo credit: High Strung on Instagram
Bring some string rainbow in your life! Copy this idea and put it up for everyone to see it! It may look a little bit time-consuming, but the end result will speak for itself. I love the three-dimensional look and how each layer is a different bright color. Such a good idea!
Valentines Day String Craft Tutorial
Source: The Homes I Have Made
Need a budget-friendly gift idea that you can make yourself? Here’s the perfect little project. Let your kids get down to work and create a wonderful gift for their grandparents. The hearts are a simple shape to make but you could also try out different things that your kids like. They are easy to make, fun, and customizable!
Teacher Appreciation String Art
Photo credit: Britton Custom Designs on Instagram
Do you want to thank your child’s teacher this Teacher’s Day? Well, your present doesn’t have to break the bank. Instead, let your child surprise their teacher with an apple made of strings! I know this one looks a bit complex but the actual layout is simple. Let your kids go wild on it or do it yourself to get a more clean look lol
DIY String Art Ornaments
Source: A Beautifull Mess
Save this tutorial for next Christmas! If you think your Christmas tree looks a bit empty, but don’t want to spend money on expensive ornaments, you can make your own. Make different ornaments from strings and even color-match them to fit your Christmas tree’s theme. Ho, ho, ho!
DIY Corkboard String Art
Source: Tater Tots & Jello
There’s probably a corkboard sitting unused somewhere around your house, right!? I probably have a few tucked away in the basement somewhere. If that’s the case, this tutorial will help you create perfect artwork out of it. You might even have everything else you need, like thumb tacks and leftover string, laying around the house. Get creative!
Hot Air Ballon Nail & String Craft
Photo credit: Amart on Instagram
Maybe, you just moved into a new place or you always thought the walls of your house were a bit empty. And if you’ve tried to find the perfect piece but can’t seem to find anything you like… You could make your own string art sign and make it to perfectly fit your space. This hot air balloon design is such a fun spring or summer idea! You could even paint the wood background blue and add some clouds to really take this to the next level
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Heart Shaped String Art
Photo credit: Beth Closter on Instagram
When the weather is cold, there’s nothing better than a piece of sunshine and desert dunes! While you can’t bring the real ones, you can create them from some string and nails. Budget-friendly and good-looking? Yes and yes!
How To Make Cactus String Art
Source: Make & Takes
If you have succulents and plants all over your house, you’re going to love this one. Create this piece of cactus artwork with some string, nails, and some old pallet wood. Put it on that wall and enjoy the view! It going to be hard to kill this one!
DIY Jack-O-Lantern String Art
Halloween is a great time to get crafty! While we all enjoy carving pumpkins… they only last so long. (sometimes too long) Instead of using a real pumpkin, create a Jack-o-lantern with strings, and enjoy the spooky time! This is the perfect decoration to put up on the mantle or hang in the front hall. Love it!
Easter Bunny String Art
Source: Happy Bo Lucky Blog
Easter decorations can get pricey sometimes. And, I don’t know about you but buying all these decorations and then putting them away for the majority of the year can add up. Instead, create them yourself! Get some strings and make the cutest Easter bunny ever!
Plant String Art Sign
Photo credit: Strings Crafty on Instagram
Maybe you love plants, but you’re not the best at keeping them alive… heard that! Or, maybe you have an entire corner of your house dedicated to your plants. Either way, this leafy masterpiece will give you that boho vibe you’re looking for. I love the dark stain on the wooden background, it really makes the green pop!
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Home Sweet Home String Art
Source: Infarrantly Creative
Have you noticed that everyone has a cute home-sweet-home sign in the front hall or laundry room? If you’re looking for a cheap and easy way to make your own, this tutorial is for you! You could also make this more tall and more skinny version of this to put out on the front porch or right inside your door!
Easy String Art Pattern
Source: Joyful Derivatives
String art projects and signs are great, but they can look tricky sometimes. Well, not this one! This tutorial shows you how to create a wonderful board step by step. Once you’re done, go ahead and put it on display. After all, you should show off your hard work!
Homemade Mothers Day Gift
Source: Lily Ardor
Is Mother’s Day just around the corner and you don’t know what to buy for your mom? Or maybe you don’t want to spend a lot of money? No problem, you can create this lovely string art gift on your own. Put all your love into it and make your mom proud!
Wisconsin State String Art
Source: Crafts by Amanda
How fun is this hometown string art craft!? Even if you aren’t from Wisconsin you can easily take inspiration from this and make your own. I love the green and yellow combo. This would look great with Michigan in green and white… blue and yellow, not so much 🙂
Rainbow String Art Tutorial
Source: Sunshine & Munchkins
Bring some rainbow into your home even if it’s the sunniest day. Why not add a bit of magic you can enjoy every day with this DIY project? You’ll be somewhere over the rainbow with the final results. You can put it on your favorite shelf and enjoy the colors every time you see it!
DIY Mason Jar String Art Tutorial
Source: Chaotically Yours
If you’ve never done string art or you are still scared that it’s complicated, this beginner-level tutorial is just for you! Create your very own Mason jar without any hassle thanks to the free pattern template you can download. So, get the things you need, find some free time, and try it out!
Beginner’s Guide To Nail & String Craft
Source: Love Our Real Life
Everyone loves the beach, the sand, the sea, and the sun. But, we can’t go there every day of the year. Bring the beach vibes inside with this cute little seahorse nail and string craft. It’s the perfect easy step-by-step tutorial for complete beginners. Plus, you probably have all the things you need at home, so you’ve got no excuses! Just make free time and get down to work!
I’ll Love You Forever String Art Valentine
Source: Oh Savvy Mom
If you want a personal and creative Valentine’s Day gift, this one’s a perfect idea! Get down to work and create a super cute gift for your partner. Nothing expresses love more than “I’ll love your forever” hand-made gift
Peach String Art Inspiration
Photo credit: Tatar Strings on Instagram
This is the perfect summertime craft project to try! The overall layout is pretty simple but where this one really comes to life is the amount of string layers that you use… and the clean white background! You could even choose your favorite (simple) emoji and make your own string art version of it. No matter what you make, let your creativity sparkle, and add a personal touch to the work!
Chevron String Craft Tutorial
Source: Sometimes Homemade
String and nails for art? Who would’ve thought? This DIY project proves they are the perfect match. Use them to turn your initials into something wonderful and place them in the living room. They even have a simple chevron pattern to try out too!
Hummingbird String Sign Project
Photo credit: Kempthorne Corporation on Instagram
If you were looking to bring a piece of nature into your home, here’s an amazing design! This one is definitely more complex than the ones before… but if you have the artistic ability the end result is stunning. It looks so nice it makes you think it’s real. Plus, it adds happy colors to your home!
Coffee Nail & String Wall Art
Photo credit: Cuadros k on Instagram
Do you start your days off with a coffee and refuse to speak to anyone until you drink all of it? If that’s you and those beans give you life, it’s safe to say that you are a coffee addict. So, why not let everyone know that? Show your love for coffee with this wonderful piece of string artwork. I love how she painted the white cursive “Coffee” at the bottom of the piece. You could do that with other designs and even add a quote
Inspirational Quote String Craft
Photo credit: Tusekile Paschal on Instagram
Do you want to make sure everyone knows your home is full of love? If you just said YES, why not create a little “LOVE NEVER FAILS” string artwork to send out the message? You can hang it on the wall or put it on the shelf in your living room so everyone can see it. The red really stands out against the light wood color
Shamrock String Art Tutorial
Source: The Kim Six Fix
It doesn’t have to be St. Patrick’s Day to make a beautiful string artwork in the shape of a shamrock. You can create it from a leftover string and put it somewhere where you can see it every day. You know what people say, shamrocks bring luck. So, why not feel lucky every day?
Sunflower String Craft Project
Photo credit: String Art Studio on Instagram
Sunflowers are symbols of loyalty. Who wouldn’t want to have that kind of symbolism in their home? Unless you actually buy one, you can make one using strings. Yes, you can make your own sunflower that will bring some happiness to your home! I like the way they used a black-colored background to make the colors look super bright
DIY Succulent Nail & String Signs
Photo credit: Sunie Wyatt on Instagram
How cute are these little succulent string art pieces!? My favorite is the one in the top right but all of them are super fun. If you’re looking for a small, plant-themed design… these are for you! Check her out on Instagram for more cute patterns
Vertical String Art Signs
Photo credit: Silvana Scavetta on Instagram
If you are looking for some decorative shapes to add to your walls, check out this hearts-and-stars string artwork. They look amazing and I love the way she alternates the background colors to the colors of the strings. You could easily make recreate something like this with any color to perfectly match your decor
Little Cloud String Craft
Photo credit: Fadenlie.b.e on Instagram
This cute cloud-themed string art pattern is such a fun little design! It doesn’t get any easy than a small piece of wood, nails, white string, and a simple layout. You can even make two or three clouds and then hang them all on the wall of your nursery or kids’ room
Self Portrait String Art Project
Photo credit: Francesco on Instagram
If you think of yourself as an artistic person and you have been doing string artwork for a while, you have to check out this project! Well, isn’t this a real piece of art that you would pay money to buy? So, express yourself and show off your string art skills with this project. The way they create highlights and shadows is amazing!
Llama DIY String Craft Sign
Photo credit: Moze String Art on Instagram
Not a drama queen? Say it out loud with this cute no-drama llama string artwork. This design is a lot more detailed than some of the other ideas, but the end result is super fun. I’m obsessed with how she used tassels on the llama. What a great touch!
Hometown Nail & String Craft
Love your hometown? No matter where you are from, express your love for your city with this DIY start art project. This is a great alternative if you don’t want to make your own since you can custom order any state. On the other hand, if you DO want to make your own… you could definitely take inspiration from how she uses a heart to represent the cities. Personal and so artistic – a great combo for every person who loves their hometown!
String Art For Kids
If you’re looking for a custom piece of wall art for the kid’s room… this super cute little fox might be it! You can have them add your child’s name to make it more personal. I love the idea of having a different one for each kid, each with a different animal!
DIY String Art Craft Kit
All wine lovers, rejoice! This DIY project is just for you! Use string and nails to show your love for wine with this string art kit. How fun would this be for a wine night project with the girls?! Then, place it in your kitchen and admire it with a glass of wine in your hand
Home Sign From Nail & String
They say, home is where your heart is. So, why not express your love for your family and home with this small home sign? Put it on the wall to make your home feel even warmer than it already is!
Custom Pet Nail & String Sign
If you’re a pet lover, then you’re going to love this one! Whether you take inspiration from this or you decide to have a custom one made for your little four-legged friend… this would be such a great piece to hang in the laundry room, by their bowls or close to the cage. So cute!