Weekend project: make a cool string display to turn your photo prints into easy wall art

This simple string wall art DIY is ideal for bringing those photo prints and life’s meaningful mementos of yours out of hiding and into your everyday, right where you can see them.

Photos by this month’s feature customer Agata Dimmich, project adapted from her blog: Passionshake.  Check out her Life Well Lived interview here.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY

What you’ll need:

a piece of thick string (the length is dependant on how long you’d like for your display to be)

variety of wooden beads

paint to match your string and decor (we went with black and white)

2 hooks or nails

hammer

Steps to making your own string display:

Step 1

Decide on a spot for your wall art display, as well as how many prints + mementos you’d like to include in order to determine the measurement of your string.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY

Step 2

Prep and paint your wooden beads.

Step 3

Once your beads are dry, pass them through your string.  Play around with composition by alternating small, large, black, white, natural beads.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY

Step 4

Affix your 2 hooks or nails to the wall at the same height.  Wrap each end of the string until the it is straight and tight.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY

Step 5

Your string display is ready to go!  Attach your favorite prints and memories to it using clips, or colorful washi tape.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY

Style your walls with a few Impressed photo prints and your space update is complete.

Make photo prints on your iPhone.

Make photo prints on your Android.

Turn your photos into wall art | Wall string DIY