More ideas from Bev
DIY- how to make a holiday light sparkle ball from clear plastic cups and a light set.   This version uses a drill and staples, instead of a soldiering iron

Brenda Jones demonstrates "How to make a Sparkleball. Using solo cups, staples, christmas lights, and a drill or soldering iron.

Ideas for gluing rocks for decorating.  I like the idea of using the putty to balance while glue dries!  "Glue rocks together before painting them, attaching small stone features such as eyes, feet, or beaks to body parts before joining larger parts; attach whiskers and tails after painting. Cement glue makes the strongest bond but should be used only by parents working in a well-ventilated area. (Kid-friendly glues are less durable and are best for rock crafts that will sit on shelves.)"

Glue rocks together before painting them, attaching small stone features such as eyes, feet, or beaks to body parts before joining larger parts; attach whiskers and tails after painting.

Soup can lids become wind spinners and sun catcher for inside, porch, or yard art.

Soup can lids become wind spinners and sun catcher for inside, porch, or yard art- maybe use canning lids?

This project calls for a trip to Lake Michigan, petosky stones would be perfect for this!

Love the little stone footprints.I think this will be a family vacation project. Love the little stone footprints.I think this will be a family vacation project. Love the little stone footprints.I think this will be a family vacation project.

Simple but Artistic Ways to Preserve Small Pieces of Rocks

transferring images onto marble or rocks. Apply Gesso to rock. Use a laser print image (inkjet copies won't work). Use a Splendid Blender pen at Michaels). Saturate the back of the print.