100+ Kindness Rock Painting Ideas & Sayings

Rock painting ideas - more than 100 encouraging sayings to paint on rocks
Painting kindness rocks is the perfect summer boredom buster. 

You get to exercise some creativity. 

You get to improve the outlook of someone else's day. 

You get yourself outside when you venture off to hide them. 

It's full of winning all around!

The Kindness Rock Project was started by Megan Murphy as a way to encourage others. 

If you want to play along, paint rocks using your favorite inspirational quotes or sayings. Are you new to hiding rocks? Start here to learn how to play.

Of course, it's always helpful to get more rock painting ideas when you are feeling stuck! Here are more than 100 great Kindness Rocks quotes and inspirational saying to get you started painting!

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Rock painting ideas to paint on kindness rocks

100+ Kindness Rock Ideas & Sayings

pink painted rock - throw kindness around like glitter

"Throw Kindness Around Like Glitter"
from I Love Painted Rocks
This post also gives you a step-by-step breakdown for how to paint this kindness rock

Tropical vibe painted rocks - paradise isn't a place it's a feeling and relax

and "Relax" from DoodleCraft
Natalie from DoodleCraft walks you through how to make these rocks step-by-step, which is great for beginning painters

how to stamp on rocks

from I Love Painted Rocks
This particular rock was made with a cool stamping technique. Learn more about how to stamp on rocks here.

This rock was painted with outdoor safe paint and then the saying was printed on paper, cut out and Mod Podged onto the rock. To make the rock weather proof, 3 layers of spray sealer was then added to seal and protect the rock.

ideas and sayings for the kindness rocks project

by Mod Podge Rocks Blog
Amy has lots more Kindness Rocks Project ideas if you pop over there to take a look.

rock painting ideas for kindness rocks

by Suzanne Cook for Plaid Crafts

you can go your own way rock painting ideas

rock painting ideas - you are my sunshine

(pop over the Adrianne's website, Paint Happy Rocks, for lots of great rock painting ideas)

can you paint rocks with sharpies

by Club Chica Circle
This particular blog post on Club Chica Circle talks about using sharpies on rocks. Check it out here.

manly kindness rock sayings ideas

Hero Stones
by Crafts by Amanda
I love that Amanda calls these "Hero Stones" - what a great idea to give a dad or teacher! Be sure to pop over to Crafts by Amanda to see how she painted them.

how to paint kindness rocks - ideas for sayings

by Suzanne Cook for Plaid Crafts

saying for painted rocks - what to paint on kindness rocks

"Spread Love"
by Paint Happy Rocks

ideas for words to paint on rocks

from Dabbles and Babbles

Random Acts of Kindness Cards
from Blessing Manifesting
Obviously these are not rocks but the sayings are perfect for painting on rocks. The background of each one give you some great color inspiration for how to paint the back drop as well. These cards are available as a free download from Blessing Manifesting.

kindness rocks project ideas

"Some Way Some How it will work out"
by The Kindness Rocks Project on Instagram

inspirational ideas to paint on rocks

"Life is short. Eat the Cupcake"
from jackzagrocks on Instagram

ideas for what to paint on rocks
from ShirleyJoann on Pinterest

"Life is a gift"
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things to paint on rocks

"Grass is greener where you water it"

Don't forget to use #ilovepaintedrocks when you post rocks on Instagram

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About the Author:

Carissa is a lifelong crafter and mom of two creative boys. 

The owner and lead writer of both I Love Painted Rocks and Creative Green Living, she has won multiple awards for her craft writing including the Craftys Award for the "Best Craft Blogger" category in 2016 and the ShiftCon award for "Best DIY blogger" in 2018. 

Her projects have been featured in magazines like Kids Crafts 1-2-3, Country Sampler Farmhouse Style and more.

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