These String Art Trees are a simple, minimalist piece of decor that anyone can make. They’ll add a wintry, outdoorsy vibe to your decor! I love making Christmas decor. The personal touch that can be added, and the ability to customize it to exactly what you’re wanting make homemade Christmas decor a huge hit with me. This post is part of a Festive Christmas group. Read here for more information, check out the bottom of the post for links to more decor, or keep scrolling to the String Art Trees picture for the tutorial on how to make your own! Welcome back to year 6 of our Festive Christmas Event where we team up with a bunch of talented blogging friends to bring you a plethora of creative ways to celebrate your holiday season.
We will be baking some cookie recipes for you, sharing some party games, making some handmade gifts, doing some ornament crafting, and sharing our Christmas movies family fun. There will be breakfast recipes and as always our decorated Christmas Trees which is always a fun tour of homes.
New this year is Gift Guides (check out this Educational Gift Guide for Elementary Kids or this Gift Guide for Homesteaders or this Gift Guide for the Craft Lover or this Chicken Lady Gift Guide). We are right there with you shopping from home due to Covid 19, and we understand how hard that can be so we have been busy little Elves doing tons of research to create fabulous Gift Guides to help you with your holiday shopping.
How to Make String Art Trees:
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This year, as I was thinking of what I wanted to make, I kept coming back to this idea in my head of three trees. Maybe it came subliminally from The Tale of Three Trees. Or maybe I saw something like it at some point and filed away the idea in the back of my mind. Either way, I knew that’s what I wanted to do.
I sketched out an idea on paper, and then set to work attempting to make it work with nails and embroidery floss. And you know what? I’m pretty darn happy with how it turned out.
Materials needed to make String Art Trees:
- Piece of wood (mine is 9″ x 19″
- Paint or stain (if desired)
- Tiny nails (these are the ones I used)
- Embroidery floss
- Tacky Glue (optional)
If you want your board painted or stained, do so, and allow to dry fully. I recommend drawing your trees on paper first, before nailing the board. Put the paper on the board, and nail. Then tear off the paper. Tie embroidery floss on one of the nails, then thread the floss around the nails, creating your pattern. When finished, tie the floss again, and clip short. Use tacky glue on the ends. If you want to check out more Christmas decor, you’ll want to look through these posts:
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