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Crafting With Natural Elements: 10 DIY Projects You Can Make With Pebbles

Nature’s décor elements are always the best, aren’t they? They’re neutral and special at the same time! Easy to work with and providing us with a multitude of creative opportunities, pebbles are perfect for crafting! There are no limits to how you can use them – you can make something simple or something more challenging, something neutral or colorful, ordinary or extraordinary! If you need some inspiration, here is a roundup of 10 DIY projects you can make with pebbles!

1. Shower Mat

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The next time you’re looking at fancy outdoor showers and feel in awe of their natural look, remember this shower mat made out of pebbles and realize that you can DIY just about anything, as long as you have proper instructions. Tattooed Martha will help you out with that!

2. Pebble Cactuses

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If your crafting abilities are better than your planting abilities, you will love this idea of turning some pebbles into faux cactuses! You never have to water them or think about how much sunlight they’re getting, but they look just as cute! Craftberry Bush has the details!

3. Pebble Trivet

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Do you hate the regular, boring trivets you see at the store? Like … we get it, you put something hot on them and they’re not as visible as wall art, but … it still has to look somewhat chic in order to be a part of our kitchen, no? If you agree, visit Kasey Trenum and make this pebble trivet!

4. Pebble Planters

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Decorate your regular flower pots with some pebbles and be amazed by the instant upgrade! These planters will look like they have always been a part of your garden and have become one with the nature surrounding them! You can find the how-to on Instructables!

5. Pebble Coasters

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How about these chic coasters you won’t feel embarrassed to put in front of your guests and will actually like using?! The little pebbles make all the difference! Check out how you can make these cool pebble coasters at Creative Green Living.

 6. Tic-Tac-Toe

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This is a fantastic way to make an outdoor board game together with your kids! They will love playing this over and over again; not only is a game of tic-tac-toe addictive because of its simplicity, but having actual figures to touch and move will make your kids even more invested into it! Atta Girl Says shows you how to make it!

7. Pebble Mosaic

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Spice up your garden with this stunning pebble mosaic that will have everyone asking: “Wow, who did this for you?” Imagine the proud moment when you get to say you made it yourself! If you want a peek at the instructions, head over to This Old House!

 8. Mandala Pebbles

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It’s impossible to find a person who hasn’t heard of the powerful mandalas yet! But take things a step further and start drawing them on pebbles, setting your creativity free and making as many of them as your heart desires! They will also be a great gift for a loved one! Find out more at Colorful Crafts!

9. Rain Chain


Rain chains are gaining in popularity and rightfully so, because they are absolutely epic! This is a very delicate way to go about it, but it’s so simple to make! Sure, wrapping the wire will take some time but once it’s done and you’re watching the watery spectacle on a rainy day, it’ll be well worth it! Dollar Store Crafts will show you how to make it!

10. Pebble Sconces

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Another amazing idea proving that pebbles really do have a place in home décor, one that feels completely natural and meant to be. These sconces are a gift from above for anyone who is looking for a low-cost DIY project that doesn’t actually look cheap at all! Follow the step-by-step at The No Shery!

All that is left to do now is stock up on some pebbles and craft away!