Tuesday, August 23, 2011

{my} table name tags

Since it's so easy, inexpensive, and with immediate result, I couldn't wait to make my own.

... A bike ride to the river,
... a backpack full of pebbles,
... a whiteout pen,
... a coat of clear glaze 

...and I have my basket of name tags!

I made mine writing the name in white, using a whiteout pen... dries almost immediately and I had my basket ready in my kitchen in about 20 minutes.
(I'm excluding the time needed to get to the river, pick the rocks, bike back in a hot, steamy, 95 F,  morning, and rinse the rocks - and take a shower, too -...).

xox, d.


  1. Those are fun! I want to do some on white rocks with a black sharpie. Hmmmmm. Another thing on my to do list.

  2. now, this was a busy day!!! These rocks are just the cutest: a lovely name tag...should make some too!!!
    Take care!

  3. What a cute idea! I might have to have a little party sometime soon, just so I can do this!

  4. Very Cute! I will have to save this idea for the next time I have a party!!

    Thanks for sharing:)


  5. Oh my that is so cute and clever!! Where I live we have TONS of these on the shore will catch some now!!!
    thanks for sharing!

  6. I love this idea! Plus, any excuse to go pebble-hunting is fine by me. :) I would love to see you link this post up at Freestyle Friday over at Happy Hour Projects!

    Hope to see you there ~ Adrianne

  7. Cute idea!MMM-I know I have a box of rocks somewhere!

  8. very cool! I painted pebbles like this fromBrighton beach for the name tags on the tables at my wedding.
    I have been inspired to try painting pebble critters with my preschooler!

  9. darling! great and easy ideas. love that. I'm a new follower and excited to look at future posts. I found you from tip junkie tuesday.


  10. What a fun idea! I like the names in the white. Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

  11. what a great idea! so original, and such an organic craft!

    i would love for you to come link up this or any other amazing project at my creativity party going on right now!


    thanks so much for sharing!

  12. I just did this to make garden markers!


  13. This is an awesome idea! :) My in-laws used to write the date and place on rocks where they went on vacations.

  14. I loooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeee this so much thanks for sharing


  15. Great idea, i love it, thanks for sharing

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  17. cool idea and beautiful blog!!i'm visiting it for first time!!and it's really so creative and i like very much all your posts about diy!!!great job!!

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