Do you have trouble growing things? Are you more of a brown thumb than green? Well, we have found the answer for you!
Maybe you live in a home that has very little light. Maybe you are short on time and don’t want to maintain plants. These Painted Cactus Rock Garden Ideas are beyond cute. We love them!
You can create stunning centerpieces very easily and you only need a few items that are readily available. Mini Clay Pots or a pretty bowl are the perfect base for this project. We love the version above that we found on Instagram from Figencecic. They look wonderful in the rustic tones and popped in a teacup with stones.
Painted Cactus Rock Garden Materials -:
Here’s what you are going to need
- 1. Floral Moss
- 2. Mini Clay Pots
- 3. River Rocks
- 4. Paint Brushes
- 5. Acrylic Craft Paint
- 6. White Permanent Pen
- 7. Sealant
Here’s the finished project of their Hand Painted Mini Cactus and don’t they look fabulous. No water, maintenance or worries!
Painted Cactus Rock Garden Video
This video will show you lots of tips and tricks, and just how easy this craft is! You are going to love the results and as we said before, you can’t kill them! To watch the video, click Play above ^
How To Make Cactus Painted Rocks
As we have mentioned this is a very simple project. The important thing will be to locate the correct shaped rocks. You want a nice smooth surface. You should wash and dry them thoroughly so you have a nice clean surface to paint on.
It’s suggested that you use Green Acrylic Paint. Once you have painted your rocks green, leave them to dry completely. You can then decorate using white paint or a permanent white marker. You can use dots, lines, stars to create effects like shown above.
Anything goes. It would be a good idea at this point to scroll our page in its entirety and check out all the Cactus variations. This will provide you with plenty of inspiration.
Another way to get some color into your project and give it a real Mexican flavor is to paint up your Clay Pots. This really brightens them up and they look great grouped together.
The more colorful the better and remember, you can pop these outside in your entertaining areas too. A sealant will preserve the color in your rocks.
We also think they look great in a plain Clay Pot. The terracotta color combined with the green painted stones is very striking. As these photos show, anything goes!
We came across these amazing examples from the talented Artist Michela Bufalini who is clearly very talented. We love the variety in her pots and they look wonderful grouped together.
They also look stunning with painted white clay pots. This is a very fresh look and would work well if you want to put on shelves or countertops in your kitchen.
The Blogger has rounded out her trio of pot with a pale blue and yellow and grouped together they are striking to say the least. Always group 3 together for luck!
You can also make your Painted Cactus Rocks in Mini or Large versions or make an assortment and group them together. They also make the perfect house warming gift!
Here’s an example of a beautiful Cactus Rock garden from Pinterest using succulents and rocks. Whilst this is the real deal, it would be easy to recreate an would be very low maintenance.