String Theory: 5 DIY String Crafts

Do you want to start and finish a DIY project in an evening? Would you like to make something that doesn't cost a lot of money or require hard-to-find-supplies? One of these DIY string crafts may be the perfect fit.

Each one is as stylish as it is simple — and sometimes, a quick payoff for a project is just what a crafter needs.

  1. A minimalist bowl for your new midcentury sideboard. From Good Ideas for You.
  2. Pick from one of the three Country Living animal templates and make yourself a String Art Trophy.
  3. These Yarn Block Prints couldn't be easier — but they look like something you picked up at an art fair. From Whip Up.
  4. Your little sister will be thrilled when you make a few neon string kitchen canisters for her new kitchen. From Paper & Stitch.
  5. The geometric shapes on these escort cards can be easily translated to all sorts of other little crafts, from placecards for a dinner party invites to handmade thank you notes. From Oh Happy Day!

(Image credits: Good Ideas for You ; Country Living; Whip Up; Paper & Stitch; Oh Happy Day!)

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Kathleen is a freelance editor who lives in Chicago. She loves eclectic rooms, traveling with her family, and feeding anyone who steps foot in her house. She theoretically hates clutter, but can’t stop buying books and craft supplies.