String art pieces are very popular right now, there are lots of tutorials and items out there that look cool and stand out from all the other pieces of art – this is a simple idea that will give you a neat and cute piece for any room. You can go for any colors and looks and make anything you want: a sign, card, piece of art or coaster, or even make your own tree out of string. Yesterday we shared some ideas about string art pieces for winter and Christmas, and today I’d like to continue on this topic and share some tutorials on string art projects – read them and get smart!
There is no Christmas without a tree, and this tutorial will show you how to make a cool Christmas tree with string art. This piece is made in two shades of green which makes it look dimensional – what a cute idea! You can also add some decor to the tree if you want.
Deer are more symbolic of Christmas because Santa Claus rides them. Make a cool chalkboard and white deer head and decorate your room for winter and Christmas. In addition, such a work of art fits into a room inspired by forests at any time of the year.
Wood discs are great for creating and can be a nice base for Christmas decorations. These ornaments are made from wooden discs and represent some kind of string art as decor. Since the pieces are pretty simple, you can invite your children to make them. Very simple and cute, give them as gifts and hang on your tree!
If you have a spare board on hand, turn it into a cool Christmas sign! Paint it red and thread some words you like: merry christmas, santa claus, santa claus, bells or whatever you like. Such a sign is not difficult to make and it will bring a cool holiday spirit to your space.
This string art Christmas tree in green is very easy to make as it has a very simple silhouette and only one thread color. Feel free to invite your children to make it happen and help them when they need it. Also try your own colors and make it super colorful!
Snowflakes are super cute and beautiful, and if there is no snow in your place, you can make this art for winter or winter vacation. This cutie is white, but you can vary the colors and try something different.
A string craft can be given a modern twist with copper nails, a rustic wooden plaque, and a bold ombre palette. Such an interesting combination that looks rich in contrast is suitable for any room and gives your room a slightly rustic touch.
String Art isn’t just about art or characters, you can also make super creative cards to give to your friends and family! Make these festive Christmas cards with the kids with this simple string art tutorial. Kids will love threading yarn and beads through them to make trees. You can also make holiday shapes like a pretty angel card.
Here’s another String Art Ornament project, and the shapes here are even simpler than the previous project! Such a craft is ideal for children, but be careful with nails. Such pieces can be used as ornaments, coasters and even gift toppers, get inspired!
Do you need a sign? Do this rustic one with a large wooden disc with a raw edge and some string. Here you see colored threads and the word “joy”, but you can vary it and write something different and the colors are up to you too.
Common sponges that most of us have on hand can be a cool material to use to make something for your kids! You can make various toys and simple accessories to play with, and your children can participate in the crafts. Let's take a look at some simple ideas!
Missing summer? We also! Is there anything more summery than a good old popsicle? How about 20 made of rainbow-colored dish sponges? When you are out on your colorful sponge hunt, of course keep your eyes open for different colored sponges, but also for different shapes. These popsicles are a super affordable and crazy quick DIY decoration for summer pool parties - just stick them to the wall with duct tape or tape. You could even turn them into a garland with an embroidery floss and an oversized needle. As an added bonus, the popsicles are completely removable so you can keep these sponges under the sink and use them on dishes after the party!
These sponge water bombs are a great summer activity for kids! They love to set up and count the DIY sponge water and of course toss the sponge water bombs on the ground and watch them splash! Check out how to make the sponge bombs quick and spice up your pool and bath time with these colorful cuties. Enjoy!
Freshen up your kids' bath time with this fun activity - make some bath bombs! These contain a sponge and some tape and are secured with zip ties to make them durable. You may be concerned about the zip tie, but not. If you tighten it properly, the hard button in the sponges will be lost and won't cause any problems at all.
Turn an ordinary sponge into an adorable, marine animal-inspired DIY sponge bath toy with this fun craft! Glue on some googly eyes and a little pipe cleaner mouth, use scissors to cut off other features like a rounded head and legs, then take your toy for a swim! Form a pile and have a variety of marine animals to play with while you bathe or just splash around in the sink!
Go on an adventure with this cute sponge boat with cork seals! This is a very simple project that will turn into a fun bath toy or summer game. Sponges are so easy to use and so cheap! Use any scraps of sponge as icebergs or rocks and try to avoid them in the water. You and your kids will enjoy creating and playing! Just put the captain and sailor in the boat. This crew is ready to weigh the anchor!
As soon as the sun goes down long enough to warm their faces, every child wants to play in the water. Make some floating sponge boats for your backyard water level. Keep these toys near the bath and the kids will have their boats sailed all over the harbor. Make sure to squeeze all of the water out of the sponge after playing as you don't want bacteria to build up.
It's spring cleaning time! Instead of wiping and scrubbing everything, why not recruit a few tiny hands to help? To tempt a restless child into becoming mom's little helper, try making them a personalized toy set for laundromats. In the tutorial below, we're going to show you how to turn boring sponge discs into cute sponge critters if all you want to do is convince kids that “tidying up” time is just another fun activity for the family.