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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Fun with rocks

You're probably thinking I need to make more friends if my main source of fun is rocks, but my social life isn't quite as bad as it sounds.

I ran across some crafty ideas on Pinterest, and my grandsons wanted to try them. River rocks, both painted and unpainted, make simple and interesting accessories in a modern home. To paint them, all you need is a small brush for the large surfaces, some inexpensive acrylic paint, a paint pen for the fine detail work, some large river rocks, and your imagination. (Luckily, all we had to do was grab some rocks from the front of our house and rummage through my craft supplies.)

You don't have to come up with an elaborate design. Just pick up a brush or a pen and doodle. They don't have to be perfect. That's what makes them fun!

The boys chose these designs for their mom's bedroom.

Here's a close-up of the ones shown in the atrium post


  1. I'm with you, Dana! I've even crocheted over rocks. You can see some here:
    I find it relaxing to 'cover' a stone or rock this way. Love the painted ones!

    1. It's fun to find ways to create unusual objects for your home that cost practically nothing. Like you said, it's relaxing too.