DIY Rock Flower Paper Rocks

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Rockflowerpaper, established in 2009, transforms colors, textures, and textiles they encounter into elegant clothing and home accessories. One of their best sellers is the Blu bag, which looks stylish and keeps plastic out of our oceans.

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Pressing

Pressing flowers has long been considered an effective method for preserving them. You can take two approaches: either purchase or create your flower press or arrange petals or flowers between two pieces of absorbent paper and stack heavy books on top – which takes several weeks but is both simple and inexpensive.

Microwave flower pressing can also be an efficient and quick way to press flowers quickly. Spread your petals evenly on parchment paper and heat for 30-second bursts in the microwave – ideal for small batches!

Once your flowers are dry, brush on a layer of Mod Podge to prepare for attaching them to the rock. For best results, this step should be performed under shade to avoid direct sunlight glare; be generous when applying this layer; it will only add depth!

Casting resin is an enjoyable and creative way to preserve botanicals while crafting unique jewelry items. Follow the directions on your chosen package for making resin before pouring over pressed flowers in a well-ventilated area and leaving to cure for 24 hours before spraying a clear coat over your finished piece for extra protection.

Pasting

Are you searching for an enjoyable way to create beautiful rocks? Look no further! These DIY flower rocks can be made quickly and look fantastic displayed on any table or in a glass vase – not to mention making an excellent present idea!

Gather all your materials. You will need some rock flower paper and various Decoart Americana acrylic colors (I used Magenta, Lilac Meadow, Summer Squash, and Lamp (Ebony). Start painting the rock, applying one color evenly across its entirety using light strokes for best results. Let the first layer dry before applying more layers.

Once the first layer of paint has dried, press your rock flower paper onto it. Tearing tissue paper into smaller pieces makes gluing easier; apply Mod Podge with a brush; a hair dryer may speed up drying times- just be careful not to scorch your masterpiece!

Once your rock has completely dried, apply a waterproof sealer. This will protect it from moisture damage and keep its appearance looking great for years. For optimal results, please wait at least 24 hours after applying the coat of sealer before displaying it for display.

Stenciling

rockflowerpaper began its journey in 2009 to bring all the colors, textures, and shapes that Katie Smith (founder) enjoyed from her international travels into everyday life. They initially offered elegant home goods like lacquer serving trays before expanding into casual clothing options and eco-friendly accessories.

Clean the rocks before allowing them to dry before starting your stenciling project. Since stones don’t sit flat on their surfaces, stenciling on them can be challenging, but flexible adhesive stencils may work better, conforming to their shape better. Cut your stencil out so you can apply sections at once; this makes tracing on them much simpler!

Applying white chalk paint, apply an even coat on a rock’s front and back sides. When dry, begin tracing a Leaping Hare by starting with its front feet, middle legs, and hind legs until your Hare is complete.

Painting

Rock flower paper can be a delightful way to add color and cheer in garden beds or around your community, offering a fun yet unexpected way to show someone you care. Or why not arrange them around the base of a plant for a pop of color in the dirt? When it’s time to begin painting your flowers, gather all your supplies in an outdoor area that provides plenty of ventilation; spray paint comes easily available at dollar stores and hardware stores, while clear sealant spray can often be found at home goods and craft stores!

Start by sketching out your flowers using a pencil. Your sketch doesn’t have to be perfect; try your best to ensure all petal widths are similar – this will help ensure they remain symmetrical during painting.

Once your outlines have been drawn out, start painting the petals. Start at the center dot of each flower and work your way outward, making sure the petal colors don’t blend too closely, or you may risk creating an unintended muddy appearance.

Use a fine-tip white paint pen to add intricate detail to the flower centers and petals. Its fine tip will enable you to draw small dots in each center flower and white lines on red petals.