How to Make State String Art

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How to Make State String Art
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Supplies

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Cut out a map of your state. For this example, I used South Carolina. (Do not glue/tape your map to the board or it will be hard to get off when you are finished)

Cut out a map of your state. For this example, I used South Carolina. (Do not glue/tape your map to the board or it will be hard to get off when you are finished)

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These are the type of nails i will be using

These are the type of nails i will be using

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also cut out a heart from either where you live, the capital, or just the middle. (Often the middle is easiest)

also cut out a heart from either where you live, the capital, or just the middle. (Often the middle is easiest)

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Start hammering in nails all around the edge of your map.

Start hammering in nails all around the edge of your map.

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continue with the nails until the entire border is done.

continue with the nails until the entire border is done.

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Remember to outline the heart in nails as well!

Remember to outline the heart in nails as well!

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This is the string I used.

This is the string I used.

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to start, tie a knot around one of the nails. (This will be your starting nail)

to start, tie a knot around one of the nails. (This will be your starting nail)

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at this point, you can remove the map.

at this point, you can remove the map.

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it should look like this

it should look like this

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So this is basically how to wrap the string. You will need to wrap around each nail in the heart a few times. This whole project took me about an hour- 30 min for the nails and 30 minutes for wrapping

So this is basically how to wrap the string. You will need to wrap around each nail in the heart a few times. This whole project took me about an hour- 30 min for the nails and 30 minutes for wrapping

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Hope you enjoyed this guide. If you have any questions, feel free to message me. You basically do the wrapping again and again until you finish.

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You might have to add more nails in the heart to make room for all the string. Thanks!

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This is another example I did of North Carolina with a newspaper mod podge background and rainbow string.

This is another example I did of North Carolina with a newspaper mod podge background and rainbow string.

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