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Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks in 15 Minutes

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Good Morning y'all!  This week I am participating with a bunch of talented designer friends to celebrate that Adrianne Surian has a brand new book about Rock Painting for Beginners – super fun!  Follow my tutorial below to create Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks in 15 minutes!

I have been mildly obsessed with paint pouring this Summer, so I wanted to try it on rocks to see what the results would be.  Crafting is all about experimenting.  Sometimes you have a winning project and sometimes you have a big fat craft FAIL, but it's all about the creative process.

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

Pour Painting Rainbow Rocks

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

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Here's what you will need to create Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks:

Here's how to create Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks:

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STEP ONE

Place plastic garbage bags or plastic drop cloth down on your work surface.  Layout the baker's rack and place the rocks on top, leaving space in between. Set out 14 plastic mixing cups and then place an equal amount of DecoArt Pouring Medium in each cup.

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

STEP TWO

Add Americana Acrylic Paint to each cup. For this particular project, I used a primary hue and a pastel hue of each color in the rainbow – ROY G. BIV – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.  Mix the paint into the Pouring Medium with a craft stick. I love my Americana Acrylics from DecoArt because they have one-coat coverage on most surfaces.

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

STEP THREE

Start out by pouring the lighter color over the rock, making sure to cover the entire surface of the rock, and then pour a smaller amount of the darker color. Continue layering the light and dark colors until you are satisfied with the effect.

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

Set the rocks aside to dry overnight.

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

STEP FOUR

Once dry, hand-letter each letter of the word RAINBOW, one letter on each rock with the Tombow MONOTWIN Permanent Marker. The MONO Twin is a versatile marker to craft with because it has a larger bullet tip and an extra fine tip, which makes it perfect for all types of applications. 

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning

15 Minute Rainbow Paint Pour Rocks

That's it!  Quick and easy in just 15 minutes (not including drying time, of course!)  A fun accent for any room, a colorful garden accent, or a secret message to leave somewhere in your neighborhood to be discovered later. Painted rocks bring joy to everyone, so get creating today! I hope you will use my Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks project as a jumping-off point to get creative and experiment with paint pouring or painted rocks this Summer!

Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks with Creatively Beth and DecoArt for Craft Lightning
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Now it's time for the FUN STUFF!  Click on the image below and let's hop around to the other designers participating in Craft Lightning Painted Rocks and see what they have created.  The inspiration is AMAZING!

Craft Lightning Painted Rocks Blog Hop Creatively Beth

Create a Paint Pour American Flag which is perfect for patriotic home decor. I tried something new creating stars and stripes patterns within the pour, so let's get going and see how it turned out! DecoArt Ready to Pour paints and mediums make this an easy project to be successful at. The hardest part is waiting for the paint to dry!

Summer is here which means road trips, games, and when I was a kid – camping!  I love carrying on these traditions with my family, especially if it means unplugging and getting back to nature.  I have created a simple how-to DIY a Tic Tac Toe Game from a burlap sack so the kids can play where ever we may go. Get the kiddos involved in creating this project for some fun family time!

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Too busy to make these Rainbow Paint Pour Rocks right now? Pin it for later!  I’d love for you to pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and then it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

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4 thoughts on “Paint Pour Rainbow Rocks in 15 Minutes

  • The efforts you have put in to create the posts are quite interesting. Looking forward to seeing you soon in a new post.

    Children need to develop through a variety of arts that will encourage them to discover a variety of paintings.

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  • What a fun way to try pouring medium. A perfect summer holiday craft.

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    • Super easy, too Julie!

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