Pinterest Unpinned: String Art

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For the holiday season we've teamed up with University Pickers to bring you several Pinterest-inspired gift ideas you can make for friends, family, or for yourself.

String Art

With just some nails and some string, a simple outline can become an amazing work of art. You're really only limited by your imagination (or your wall space)!

String Art: Snowman

String Art: Snowman

You'll need: a piece of wood large enough for your design, printout of your design, nails, a hammer, string.

String Art: Joy

String Art: Joy

Materials are estimated to cost about $5, but if you don't already have an appropriate piece of wood, then you'll need to factor that in as well.

On a difficulty scale of 1-5, this rates about a 3. String art definitely takes some patience, and it can pose a challenge to your knot-tying abilities.