String Art was a very popular craft in the and and now thanks to the current embroidery and crochet revival it has also had a new lease of life. TIP: Use the same technique to make numbers letters or even a name on a larger scale and in different colours.
This would be a good DIY! Get plywood cut to order from your local hardware store. Mark the positions of the nails with something removable, like soap, fabric chalk or pencil. Then use the string of your choice to make a gorgeous sailboat.