DIY Projects: Painted Rocks for Your Garden

Posted: July 16, 2020 | Author: Savannah Byers | Read Time: 1 minutes

Summer is in full swing, though it may not feel like it under the present circumstances. If you’re missing being on Southern Utah University’s campus, try getting crafty with this summer-y, SUU-inspired DIY garden rocks. Painted garden rocks are a great, subtle way to show your Thunderbird pride.


  • Rocks
  • Paint(s) & paint brush
  • Printable design (optional)
  • Mod Podge (optional)


  1. Rinse and scrub your rock
  2. Paint the background of your rock and let it dry
  3. Add a design to your rock
  4. Painted design: Simply paint your own image, scene, or word on your rock
  5. Printed design: Print out a design, place it on your rock, and use Mod Podge to secure the design
  6. Enjoy your new garden rocks!

Ways to spice it up-SUU style:

  • Use SUU colors, scenes, words, icons, and logos to show your school spirit

We’d love to see your final product! Share your creations on social media and tag us @SUUTbirds.

Tags: Student Life

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