Sometimes when we look at great works of art, the heart feels a pang of regret at the thought that we do not just possess the talent to create such works ourselves and that given the mundane nature of our lives, we have to work for a living. This means that even if we possess a modicum of talent and some skills, we have to put it on the backburner to do the more routine things of life. But the thing is that all art need not be big, grandiose or too involved. It can be the small things that we do around the home to make it prettier while using creativity and skills, that can amount to art that works. If you are one of those who has always wanted to do something artistic but felt that you could not because it is beyond your scope, then you will rejoice at what we are proposing. We are talking about some simple but really enchanting DIY stone craft ideas that will make you smile every time you cast your eyes on it. Look at the DIY rock and pebble art to make your living space come alive and you will know what we mean.
In fact, the small, cute and quirky things that you make with stone craft can come in handy as one of the ways to decorate your dinner table for maximum advantage. For instance, you are coming up with a minion theme for your dinner party, then you can create a few minions like figures using stones and pebbles and place them strategically on the table for your guests to look at and admire. See, this was just one idea and we are sure that you are already interested. Then if you are looking for crafts for children and some ideas to keep them busy during the holidays, then you are at the right place. It is good for them to keep busy doing something basic and earthy instead of delving deep into apps as they are apt to do.
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Here Are Some DIY Stone Craft Ideas That Will Make You Feel As If You Are High On Life:
Pebbles and stones as the base: When you start working on stone arts and crafts ideas that you will do yourself, the first thing that you need to do is start collecting stones that you can use. When you are collecting such stones, we are sure that you will come across some pretty stones that are good to look at but too small to do anything with. Use these stones to line a glass container at the base and fill it up with other things so that you have some pretty to arrange your flowers or other decorations with.
Wall art and hangings: Another good idea for DIY stone art work is that of sticking small stones on wall art. You can make these art figures look as if they are based on the primitive styles of art. It can look like abstract art that seems to have a different perspective every time you look at it. You can either add a frame around the wall art that you do or leave it just like that making it look almost but not quite a part of the wall itself.
Painting ideas for any surface: Some stones almost seem to call upon an artist to paint on them and you can do this too. And even if you are not too sure about how steady your hand is with a paintbrush, then you can stencil the drawing on to the stone and then fill it up with paint instead of directly painting it on. Starting from the simplest figures to complicated ethnic art, the possibilities of stone art that you can do yourself are unlimited. You can also create a texture on a smooth stone by sticking spangles and other things on to the stone.
Paperweights and placeholders: The smooth and reasonably sized stones can be used as paperweights and you can decorate it, to use as paperweights. This can range from the most complicated motifs to something as simple as a quote to keep you going.