Gathering a few simple rocks from the beach or garden combined with a little imagination creates inexpensive ways to have some fun with design, try a few of these ideas.

A box of chalk and a handful of rocks give new meaning to greetings or messages. Welcome a loved one home, wish someone special a Happy Birthday or make someone’s day by leaving a kind word.

Rocks save-on-crafts.com


Gently place smooth rocks at the bottom of a glass vase, fill with daffodil or paper whites bulbs and cover with water for a stunning arrangement… works with cut flowers too.

Glass Vase crateandbarrel.com


Stack several rocks to weight recycled gift tissue and enjoy the surprisingly simple sculptural beauty until you reuse.


Bookmark a page after surfing through a favorite book or coffee table book or just keep it open on your favorite image for a splash of color.

Surf Books surfbooks.com
Eye Glasses www.eyebobs.com


Stack a few rocks on top of another to prop open an old window if sashes are broken..it’s a breeze.


Stopping a door open with a big rock or two is a great way to keep the wind from blowing them shut….Naturally!


Nightgown touchofeurope.net