Turn a pile of stones into ornamental artworks that will spruce up a garden bed, a potted plant or a windowsill.
Use stones to create colorful and helpful markers for a vegetable or flower garden. Simply paint a carrot, some peas, or maybe a sunflower on a stone to place at the end of a plant's row.
Start by scouting in the backyard for smooth stones in various shapes and sizes.
Imagine what each stone's shape lends itself to. For example, a wide, rounded stone would make a good fat cat. Or perhaps a group of stones will inspire a family of critters like a brood of ducklings.
Use the paints to realize your artistic vision.