String Art Kits – Rainy Day or Any Day Activities


Family showing samples of Strung by Shawna String art Kits
Family String Art Photo Courtesy of Strung by Shawna

If you’re old enough, do you remember string art from the 60’s and 70’s? I’d be surprised if you have never seen it, because this art form decorated many, many homes around America.

For instance, designs often featured boats, animals and musical instruments, “strung” on a black “velvet” background.

Although I do remember creating some string art as a child, it didn’t come from a kit!

“String art originated as a way to teach Algebra to kids at the end of the 19th century and was popularized in the 1960’s as a decorative art through kits and books. In the past decade, the art form has found a resurgence in the world of Pinterest with a fun, new take that has been expressed through new mediums and materials.‚Äč

The hardest part of learning something new is knowing where to start. Here at Strung by Shawna, we make it simple.”

-Shawna


In 2020, we added DIY Kits by “Strung by Shawna” (scroll down to see our current stock). I have been excited, but have had a hard time keeping them in stock, because these have been a huge hit!


Snowman DIY String Art Kit
This String Art Snowman is One of several Holiday-Themed Kits we will have for you soon!

One of my most favorite things about Shawna’s Kits, aside from the quality, the fact that they are hand assembled in the USA, and the feeling of accomplishment when the projects are finished, is Shawna’s instructions.


I decided to make one of the kits because,

without doing it myself, it’s hard to explain to you how well-organized and fun the process is.


Photo of cocktail glass string art DIY Kit Ready to Make
Cocktail Glass String Art Kit Contents



Note: As of 11/6/2020, our shipment of Christmas-themed kits is on its way to us.

If you decide to pick up one of these super stocking stuffers / gifts / family fun kits, do so early! Because, once they are gone, we may not be able to get more before the holidays!

Current selection of Strung by Shawna Kits:

Felt Place Mat or Insert for our Wood Trays

SKU 01497
$8.00
Choose Your Felt Insert or Place Mat Designs
In stock
1
Product Details

Need a hostess gift, or that final touch to your holiday decor? These 11"x17" felt place mats or tray inserts are an affordable way to spruce up your table.

Each tray includes one (two-sided) insert. This listing is so you can add interchangeable designs to your collection, or so you can order multiples of one or more designs to use as place mats.

For example, if you order 6 felt inserts, you can choose 12 designs (still put 6 in the quantity.) - OR - If you want a set of coordinating place mats, choose 2 designs and enter the quantity you would like.

OR If you'd like a Customized Insert - you can add your family's name, or a date, or a short message to our customizable designs. Click HERE for that option.

Both the Tray and Felt insert should be cleaned by wiping with a dry or damp cloth.

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