River rocks are beautifully smooth and are great natural decorating materials. They are durable so you can use them on your balcony, patio or in your backyard as well. With their natural color and unique shape you can easily create a stylish design adding texture and contrast to your decor. There are many beautiful ways to decorate with pebbles. Here are gorgeous DIY ideas that you will love.
1. DIY Bath Mat
It is easy to create a spa-like bathroom design with this beautiful DIY bathroom matmade with smooth river stones. You will only need porous stones, a rubber mat, waterproof silicone sealer in clear and a plastic drop cloth. Collect some stones next time you are out for a walk or buy some pebbles at your local craft store.
2. DIY Cabinet Knobs
Rocks or pebbles make great knobs. The best ones are the ones with one flat surface and a rounded top for something to grab onto. You will need some flathead machine screws, a bowl of sand, two-part epoxy adhesive and lock washers.
3. Pebbles and Succulents Centerpiece
Succulents are super sturdy, they don’t need any special care to live and thrive. Combined with river rocks they make an elegant centerpiece. Select some nice glass vases or plates and fill them up with orchid planting soil, pebbles and succulents. You can create a bed of rocks which will serve as a drainage and at the same time gives a very natural look to these centerpieces.
4. Floating Candles and River Rock
This romantic decoration is so easy to make and yet it is so pretty. Grouped in odd numbers, gather some glass bowls or vases, fill them up with pebbles and place floating candles on the top. You can place them on a tray of sand, add some faux sea stars or shells or surround them with fresh flowers.
5. DIY Flower Pot
Mosaic flower pots are beautiful but can be quite pricey. If you like DIY projects, why not make your own? To make this beautiful stone-mosaic flower pot you will need grout, a metal bucket, simple river stones and some patience.