Pallet Cactus String Art

  • 1 pallet

  • medium

  • 5h

  • $6

My DIY Video Tutorial shows you how to make this Pallet Cactus String Art!  I’ve seen similar projects before and wanted to give it a try.

This project is ideal for the kids to help out! Make Pallet Cactus String Art project together!

Additionally, I wanted to make something BIG. This project is huge. All in it probably took me around 5 hours including breaking down the pallet. Could have been quicker if I had planned it out more, but I just made it up as I went along. It’s a relatively budget-friendly piece of home decor to make. You need some pallet deck boards, yarn, wood glue, and nails!

Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
Have fun with the family and create a unique piece of wall art at the same time!
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
I made a large piece of wall art, but you can simply use this idea and size it to fit your home and decor scheme.
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
The best part of a project like this is that even if you have young children helping, they can’t make any errors. That will just add charm.
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
This idea is a great way to use up those leftover skeins of yarn, too. Create any shape you wish and make it work for what you have!
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
A bag of trim nails will probably be your only expense. The nails don’t even have to be hammered in precisely even.

Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting

If you have the kids help with this step, be sure to supervise them. They can also use a pair of pliers to hold the nail while setting the nails. That can create an easy way to get a uniform height of nail heads.

Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
Seal the wall art with wax, oils, or polyurethane. If you prefer, paint the wood and make a background!
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
Sand and glue pallet pieces together to create the wooden canvas.
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting
Keep this idea rustic and lightly sand with a random-orbit palm sander, or use a planer for a smoother finish. Check your pallet boards for metal and nails THOROUGHLY. Don’t damage planer blades by skipping this step.
Pallet Cactus String Art DIY Pallet Video Tutorials Pallet Wall Decor & Pallet Painting

Break down a pallet and remove all the nails. Be sure to wear appropriate safety protection!

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