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What can you do with painted rocks?
Use the shape of the rock to guide which animal you paint. Memorialize a beloved lost pet with a stone painted in their honor and a special place in the garden. Use painted rocks to cover soil in containers as protection from digging critters. Paint rocks with kids as a fun, easy craft project.
How do you decorate a rock garden with animals?
Just lay a rock down by each plant or row with the name or picture painted on the rock. Paint stones to look like native animals and tuck them under and around plants. Use the shape of the rock to guide which animal you paint. Memorialize a beloved lost pet with a stone painted in their honor and a special place in the garden.
What color do you paint rocks in a garden?
Some landscaping gardens use painted rocks in earth tone colors, such as brown and terra-cotta. Others blend the color of the rocks with the colors in the garden. Depending on the porous qualities of the rock, it may take more than one coat of paint to achieve an even color.
How do you paint rocks with acrylics?
Soak the rocks in the soapy water for several hours. Scrub each rock with the brush to remove dirt and allow the rocks to dry in the sun. Cleaning the rocks helps the paint adhere to the stone surface. Paint the rocks as desired with the acrylics, which are the most durable paint formulations for use on stone and masonry.