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Decorated River Rocks

by Sandra Hricik
(Palm Harbor, Florida, USA)

Decorated River Rocks

Decorated River Rocks

I love to take river rocks and make them into a special gifts. The rocks pictured were done for my 2 nieces for Valentine's Day. Aren't they lovely?


Materials Needed:

River Rocks
Colored Tissue Paper
Mod Podge
Aileen's Glue
Craft Stickers and Beads
Damp Sponge and rag for clean-ups


Steps

(1) Apply mod podge to tissue paper (you can tear pieces or use scissors to cut), and lay gently on River Rocks. Do not worry if the paper tears;it is easily fixed by applying a small piece of paper over the hole.

(2) Let rock dry for several hours. When dry, apply your stickers and blings, or any other decorative item, to rock using a craft glue (I use Aileens's clear gel, tacky glue).

(3) Allow to dry and finish off with a clear gloss finishing spray.

This is a fun craft product for all ages.

Comments for Decorated River Rocks

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Jan 25, 2013
Decorated River Rocks
by: Crafts For All Seasons

These are beautiful!!

Feb 25, 2013
Decorated River Rocks: Artistic Success
by: Elizabeth Lair

Soooooooooooooooooooooo pretty!

Nov 28, 2014
very nice
by: Anonymous

Just tell me from where you get these ideas! It looks so pretty....mindblowing....I love it...

Nov 30, 2014
Decorative River Rocks
by: Anonymous

Thanks for your lovely comments.

I have picked up rocks that are round and flat
on walks or you can buy them at a craft store.

I use mod podge to seal the tissue paper around
the rocks (let one side dry before you do the
other). I then just use my imagination and
put on embellishments and bling, etc.

I really thought the Valentine Rocks turned out so well. I shipped them up to my nieces and they
just loved them.

The also can be used as paper weights.

Thanks for your interest.

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