DIY Dog Breed Wall Art

Frame up your favorite dog breed with this quick and easy DIY art project.

Score a vintage frame from the thrift store, cut a wooden board to fit, trace your stencil and get out the hammer. In a few easy-to-follow steps you’ll have the a perfect, playful creation to add a dog-friendly pop to your home décor.

What you need:

  • Wooden Frame – Plywood piece to fit frame
  • Nails
  • Yarn
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hammer
  • Scissor
  • Animal stencil
  • Painter’s tape


Step 1: Paint plywood piece with your choice of color. Allow to dry completely. Apply second coat if needed.

Step 2: Center animal stencil onto wood and attach with painter’s tape.

Step 3: Hammer nails into plywood to outline the shape of the stencil. Make sure this is done on a covered surface or another piece of wood.

Step 4: Remove stencil to reveal nail outline.

Step 5: Tie beginning of yarn onto one of the nails in the outline.

Step 6: Carefully thread entire outline of nails with yarn.

Step 7: Once the outline is complete, thread inside of the outline with yarn until desired coverage is reached.

Step 8: Attach plywood to frame by nailing it into place.

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