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Crafting with Rocks
Rocks provide an inexpensive material for crafting. Rock crafts can be made with rocks and stones that often can be found for free. And you can't beat free!
Smooth river rocks or a nice pebble or two can be picked up here or there while you're out on a walk. Of course, if you want to go crazy with rock craft projects, you can seek out more special rocks that are just right for your rock crafts.
Some common rock craft projects include painted rock crafts that are made into paperweights and magnets. This photo shows drawer pulls made from Lake Superior river rocks.
Photo credit: Naturally Unique Rock.
Rock Crafts for Sale on Etsy - Click a small image to enlarge it. Links to all of these rock crafts are provided after the photos.Click thumbnail to view full-size
Rock Tumblers Turn Rocks Into Treasures
Turn those lumps of rocks into treasures with a rotary tumbler. This machine is also great for sea glass or minerals that you want to polish.
It's also great for polishing silver and other metal components as well as for polishing jewelry.
Links to Rock Crafts for Sale on Etsy
- Bud Vase of Banded Taconite by Naturallyuniquerock on Etsy
The rock itself is the star here. Banded Taconite from northern Minnesota is unique. Two angular sections of rock support a glass vial -- 3 x
- Rain Gauge with Rock Base by Naturallyuniquerock on Etsy
This stable rain gauge is unique. YOU will be the only one with this base. Weighing 1 pound 6oz, the base measures about 4 x 3 x 2nches.
- Crocheted Lace Stone The Original Flower Stone Pink by Monicaj
I have found that these crocheted lace stones are so much fun to create and each one takes on a look and personality of its own. It has now become an obsession with me to create these and I find myself secretly looking at stones everywhere that have
- Beautiful Natural Art Painted Lace Rock Tan 2 x 25 by BelleSong
Lace Rocks are a beautiful blend of nature + art, and a wonderful representation of the dual elements of life: the hard and soft, the light and dark, the opposite forces of yin and yang which are both necessary for Life.
- Natural Art Painted Lace Rock Brown 15 x 3 with Lace by BelleSong
These lace rocks are a beautiful blend of nature + art. Brown rock with painted lace.
- Big Stone Buttons Cardigan Coat Buttons Drilled Sea by StoneHood
Two drilled Black Sea beach stones. The size is about 36x43mm and 37x42mm.
- Stone Pendants Long Top Drilled Beach Pebbles by StoneHood
Five top drilled Black Sea beach stones. Diameter of perforation 3mm / 0.12. The sizes are from 11x26mm / 0.4x1 to 15x40mm / 0.6x1.6.
Rock Crafts by Martha Stewart - Click a small image to enlarge it. See the links below for instructions on making these rock craft projects.Click thumbnail to view full-size
Links to Martha Stewart's Rock Crafts Projects
Count on Martha to offer lots of rock crafts for you and the kids to make.
- Martha's Crafts for Kids | Rock Dominoes
Rock Crafts collection. Make rock dominoes.
- Martha'sCrafts for Kids | Pig Magnet
Make a pig magnet with small rocks, paint, and glue.
- Rock Turtle Craft for Kids | Martha Stewart
This rock turtle would look adorable in the garden or holding down a pile of papers on a desk.
- How To for Rock Crafts for Kids | Martha Stewart
A helpful guide for all of Martha's rock crafts.
Rock Painting - Rocks I've PaintedClick thumbnail to view full-size
Rock Painting by Lin Wellford
Choose one of Lin Wellford's books on how to paint on rocks for hours of fun!
Rock Craft Projects
- Craftside: How to make a rock collage paperweight from the book The Art of Vintage Journaling and Co
Rockin' awesome Wednesday Giveaway Day! I love crafting with rocks, so when I was flipping through the new book The Art of Vintage Journaling and Collage: Techniques and Inspiration for Working with Antique Ephemera and spotted this cool rock collage
- MagaMerlina: Pebble Mandala. Pebble painting and drawing tools.
Pebble Mandala. I have been painting pebbles and exploring inks and supplies. Some of the tools and inks I used for painting and drawing...
- crafty couple: Rock Crafts For Kids
My kids and I have been going on walks a lot this summer, I love it because this is when we get to chat about anything and everything. Today the conversation went a little like this: Pipps- "Mom can we paint our house Pink?" Me- "well I don't know
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