to start print the word you want
paint the cork
Insert your nails into the cork, following the outline of your template. They should push in fairly easily with a little pressure
Now you’re on your way! Just start weaving in a back and forth fashion. The less you think about this the better. I actually found it to be quite therapeutic. Just let it flow. If you don’t like the way a certain section looks, unwind and do it again. It’s very forgiving!