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Easy DIY Painted Rocks

By: Kirsten Jones

Create works of art with these Easy DIY Painted Rocks. Add color and inspirational messages for a sweet keepsake for your child.

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At a Glance:

Project #15331 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lemon, 2 oz. - 21964E

Number Needed: 1
$1.39
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Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Black, 2 oz. - 21985E

Number Needed: 1
$1.39
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Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - True Green, 2 oz. - 21968E

Number Needed: 1
$1.39
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Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - White, 2 oz. - 21954E

Number Needed: 1
$1.39
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Details - 44218

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$3.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Assorted rocks

Instructions

  1. Wash all rocks with soap and water and let dry COMPLETELY.
  2. Basecoat all rocks with Black and let dry.
  3. Paint the basecoat patterns as shown in the photo. For example rainbow stripes as shown using the small flat brush. Let dry.
  4. Add dot patterns as shown for details using the small detail brushes or dip the brush handle into paint and dot.
  5. Follow the photos for painting details.
  6. Let dry completely and transfer word patterns to rocks as shown.
    • Tip: Use thin white chalk pencil and trace the BACK/ EVERSE side of pattern and place and rock and rub transfer a light pattern.
  7. Paint words as shown with small liner brush and black. Let dry.

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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