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Gingerbread House Rock Painting Idea for Christmas

This gingerbread house rock painting idea takes painted stones and rock art to a new level! Join us for some Christmas rock painting fun.

Gingerbread House Rock Painting Idea for Christmas

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Christmas Rock Painting for Gifts and Keepsakes

The holidays are almost upon us and we are SUPER excited here at my house. We’re staying home for Christmas this year and have been having so much fun with our Christmas rock painting ideas. A few of the holiday rocks we’ve shared are:

You can see that here on Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are no stranger to fun holiday rock painting fun. To continue with another fun Christmas rock painting idea, I’ve made this adorable gingerbread house rock painting.

RELATED READING: CHRISTMAS GNOME ROCK PAINTING (SO CUTE)

Supplies Needed

If you’re a crafter or a rock painter, you likely have all of these items on hand. Be sure to check out my Amazon Rock Painting Shop for my favorite rock painting supplies.

Note: you could wait for a rock with a perfectly shaped chimney or even just paint one on, however, we made our own with polymer clay.

  • polymer clay (any color, you will paint it)
  • e6000 glue (or another very strong glue; hot glue will not work)
  • acrylic paint or paint pens (these are my favorite paint pens)
  • paintbrushes and clay tools (optional)
  • sealer (we use a wipe-on polyurethane)

Rock Painting Idea for Christmas - Gingerbread House Painted Stone

How to Make a Rock Painting Gingerbread House

It’s ridiculously easy to make this rock even though it’s gotten more “oohs and ahhs” than I can count.

Yield: 1 gingerbread Christmas rock painting

Gingerbread House Rock Painting Idea for Christmas

Gingerbread House Rock Painting

This gingerbread house rock painting idea takes painted stones and rock art to a new level! Join us for some Christmas rock painting fun.

Active Time 30 minutes
Drying Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $3

Materials

  • polymer clay (any color, you will paint it)
  • e6000 glue (or another very strong glue; hot glue will not work)
  • acrylic paint or paint pens (these are my favorite paint pens)
  • sealer (we use a wipe-on polyurethane)

Tools

  • paintbrushes and clay tools (optional)

Instructions

  1. Break off and knead a small piece of polymer clay for a chimney. Mold it to the to top of the rock in the place it will be mounted.
  2. Using your finger (or a marker tip), create an indention in the chimney.
  3. Remove the chimney from your rock and bake it per the clay’s instructions. Once cooled, affix the chimney to the rock with e6000 glue.
  4. Paint the bottom portion a brown color and while it’s drying, paint a stone pattern on the chimney. Accent it and the top of the gingerbread house rock painting with snow. Icicles optional, but I think they’re cute.
  5. When the brown paint is dry, add on a door, window, and any extras to your gingerbread h0use. Once dry, seal multiple times to protect it

Notes

For more rock painting ideas, visit Ruffles and Rain Boots.

Did you make this?

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Video Tutorial: Gingerbread House Christmas Rock 

Check out how easy this gingerbread house rock painting is to make. It was a perfect holiday craft to do with my daughter.

VIDEO

RELATED READING: MORE CHRISTMAS ROCK PAINTING IDEAS

Not For Hiding…

These are not rocks to paint and hide, friends. I know you likely are aware that anything with additions shouldn’t be left out in nature. Our gem rock painting idea is a great rock painting idea for kids, but we made it clear that they shouldn’t be left outside.

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