Creative Ways to Use Stones at Home

DIY Stones Ideas

Stone is an element used by humans since the beginning of time. They served for the construction of houses, bridges, walls and many other things. Passing from external to the internal area of the house, the stones are increasingly used in the decoration. The rustic look referring to nature contrasts with modern and sophisticated elements, creating comfortable and interesting environments.

Bookends

Nice idea for book lovers, the weight of the stone is perfect to be used as a bookend. You just need similar stones for both sides! This will bring a new look for your shelves and bookcases.

stone-bookends

stone-bookends

Kids toys

Nowadays kids need more handmade things and less expensive commercial toys to expand their creativity. A nice and cheap idea is using stones to create games as domino, memory game, alphabet and numbers.

stones-kids-toys

stones-kids-toys

Doorstops

Big stones can be used as doorstops at home. You can use some paint to decorate them or let natural. Both options are beautiful and easy to use.

stones-door-stop

stones-door-stop

Garden labels

If you have a garden at home you can use stones to make labels for it. Plant your favorite vegetables and herbs and then paint the name on stones to not be lost when they start growing up.

stones-garden-labels

stones-garden-labels

Stone mats

This idea is easy and beautiful! You just need some decorative stone on the same size, some permanent glue and a base mat. Then it is only glue the stones side-by-side. You can use this mat in your front door, bathroom and even in the outside area.

stones-mat

stones-mat

Decorative jars

Stones are beautiful elements to be used as a decorative piece. You can place them in big jar or glasses together with plants or candles. This will bring an elegant and rustic look to your home.

stones-decorative-jars

stones-decorative-jars

Placemats and trivets

Following the same idea of the door mat, you can also make placemats and trivets to place hot pans and kettles. A base, some decorative stones and hot glue!

stones-placemat

stones-placemat

Magnets

You can transform small stones in magnets to put on your fridge or note board. Just glue a small piece of magnet with strong glue in the back of stones. If you are good with painting you can also paint figures in it.

stones-magnets

stones-magnets

Garden pathway

Create some stone garden paths using stones and a bit of cement. This idea will let your garden very charming and lovely!

stones-garden-pathways

stones-garden-pathways

Garden decoration

If you have kids they will love this idea! What about using some paint to decorate stones and place them on your garden! You can use your imagination and create lots of things: animals as ladybugs and bees, flowers, cactus, fruits…

stones-garden-decoration

stones-garden-decoration