When there are too many stones in the soil the usual complaint is that they are a nuisance, but here is a suggestion of a way to put them to good use. In fact there are sixteen DIY projects to create garden decor using stones. Some are purely for show and others provide simple garden games. I came across this collection of projects on the Garden Lovers Club website.
Rocks and stones are found almost anywhere. Spruce up your yard or garden by applying these decorating Ideas using stones. We?ve collected a number of cute DIY crafts for you to add to your garden. So whether you?re a bird-lover, herb-gardener, or you just love cute DIY projects to do with the kids, there?s a craft for you.
Some crafts are purely for show, while others appeal to a hobby or even serve a purpose. And best of all, these projects make use of a material you?re sure to have laying around somewhere in your yard. If not, they?re pretty easy to find! Rocks of all sizes, shapes, and colors can be painted or arranged in an attractive way that?s sure to add color and personality to your garden.
1. Spring Tic-Tac-Toe Board
An adorable game board made from a sanded cross-section of a large tree and ?a few stones painted to look like bumblebees and ladybugs. It?s a?great spring and summertime game that?s portable and cute!
2. Faux Strawberry Rocks
A few small strawberry-shaped stones can be painted to look like the real thing. If you?ve birds that like to eat your berries before you can get to them, these brightly colored fakes can help keep some of your berries safe from hungry birds.
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3. Wire and Stone Hanging Heart
A cute hanging decoration made out of chicken wire and multicolored stones. Hang these from a sturdy tree or fence for an inexpensive and easy way to spruce up the garden.