How to make a Painted Stone or Rock 4th July Paper Weight or Decoration

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Here is a fun way to celebrate America’s Independence Day – Find a nice flat Rock and paint it in red, white, and blue. Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you, step by step, how to make this lovely stone decoration.

How to make a Painted Stone or Rock 4th July Paper Weight or Decoration



How to make a Painted Stone or Rock 4th July Paper Weight or Decoration



CRAFTS MATERIALS NEEDED:

– rounded stone
– red, white and blue paint
– pencil
– toothpick
– paintbrush



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Step 1.

We begin by drawing the desired shape on the stone with a pencil.



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We draw a star, like this.



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Step 2.

Fill the star with blue paint…



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… like this.



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Color the rest of the stone with white.



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Like this.



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Next, draw the red lines around the star.



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It will look like this.



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Step 3.

Using the toothpick and white paint, write “4 July” on the star.



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Let it dry well.



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Now you have a beautiful 4th of July decoration…you can even use it as a paper weight. Or you can put it in front of your garden as a patriotic gesture.

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