Introduction to a series of short projects on how to create fast holiday gifts, great as stocking stuffers. The first “rock painting for the holidays” project is a stenciled a metallic snowflake…because it’s fast if you create them as a batch.

Excluding all the talking (because it’s an introduction) the total time to make the piece is around 5 minutes.

Here is what I used:
-Flat’ish Rocks (washed, rinsed and air dried)

Palette: DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics
-Carbon Black – DMFA05
-Phthalo Blue – DMFA23
-Metallic Silver – DMFA48

Prep: DecoArt Media Mediums
-Black Gesso – DMM19
-White Gesso – DMM18
-Matte Medium – DMM20

Stencil: Americana Gloss Enamels Stick-on Stencils: holiday cheer – AGS209

Royal Aqualon:
3/4″ Wash/Glaze – 2700
#12 & 10 Shader – 2150
#5 Round – 2250

3/16″ Stencil Brush #1111

-Palette Paper
-Paper Towels
-Heat Gun/Hair Dryer

Rock Painting for the Holidays

What's your go to for a quick holiday gift?

If you had to come up with a holiday gift in about an hour, what’s your go-to idea?  please share your thoughts in the comments below.