Rock Mushrooms

cindee11461(z9CA)July 5, 2009

Here is my latest creations. These are creek rocks glued to 3/4 inch copper caps. I took a piece of copper pipe and pushed it into the ground then sat the copper cap/rock on top. Simple project.

Here is a link that might be useful: rock mushrooms

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fldirt(z9Fl)

Clever & cute!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 11:32AM
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kirkus(5a)

Oh, Cindee! STOP IT! Stop giving me more things to add to my to-do list!!! :o) These are INCREDIBLE!!!! I think you should relocate them though...to my gardens in the Pacific Northwest! Did you use GEII glue? FANTASTIC IDEA!!!! They're beautiful! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!!!! Bear Hugs! Kirk

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 11:34AM
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smickerdoodle

Those are really cute! Another project I am going to have to try...

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 12:17PM
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luckygal(3b)

Oooooh!!! Too many fantastic ideas here - I love those! Great for my new rock garden that currently only exists in my mind. :-)

Did you coat them with a poly finish or anything or are they just wet? What kind of glue? Need all info please. Gonna go thru DH's rock pile today and save the good ones. He's talking about using them for fill so I must save some for this project.

TFS

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 1:23PM
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goldenpond((Vero.Beach FL 9b))

great idea thanks

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 1:30PM
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susiewantsroses(7b)

Cindee- That project has such an artistic flare to it. You did great!!!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 1:34PM
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grandmathyme

They're great! ...I want to make some!!!

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 2:11PM
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TwoMonths(So Calif)

I love your mushrooms. the 2009 Small Gardens magazine shows a lady who uses rock for sculpture. She does mushroom with rocks alone. She has a web site that you might like to look at. I have not been there yet. I also thought about making some of driftwood.

Here is a link that might be useful: Stacks of Stones

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 4:03PM
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cindee11461(z9CA)

Oh I love the rock on rock idea for the mushrooms. I will have make a dew of those next!!! Thanks for the idea

Kirk,
Yes, I did us GE II glue

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 4:23PM
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Purplemoon

Those are wonderful. In the first two photos, are the rocks glued on the side of the pipe? Or did you find neat rocks that were concave to look like that?
Such a great idea.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 7:25PM
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toomuchglass(5)

Soooooo cute !! All 'shrooms are different .... these look real !

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 7:26PM
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tennesseetrash(7 east tenn)

Cindee, great idea, really cute. I just love smooth river rocks. ~tenderlee

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 8:33PM
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cindee11461(z9CA)

Thanks you guys I am having fun making more of these mushrooms. I made ten more(-:

Purplemoon,
I found special rocks to fit the caps(-: They are all glued on top(-:

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 9:21PM
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jeannespines

These are great, cindee! Very creative! Saved in my "future GJ projects!" Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 9:55PM
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laurastheme(8)

Very creative. I never would have thought of that. I really enjoyed the website. Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 9:57PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Great ideas Thanks!
kathy

    Bookmark   July 5, 2009 at 11:04PM
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