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« on: February 05, 2014 09:38:30 AM »

I recently (last July so I guess not too recently) decided to try selling my crafts at fairs, any bit of money helps right? Life circumstances are such that an crafts I made had to be made with very little out of pocket expenses.  With this in mind I went to Pintrest and looked for rock crafts.  I am a rock girl through and through so I have a ton of rocks on hand.  I found story stones almost immediately and fell in love with the idea. What a wonderful tool to encourage creativity in children.  These are what I came up with...

Family Time


Fishing Trip


Day at the Beach


Family Vacation


Camping Trip


Pirate


Fairy Tale


I made a pouch for each set and attached directions









Thanks for looking
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2014 09:45:27 AM »

These are gorgeous!  I especially like the camping trip.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014 09:47:04 AM »

great idea and gorgeous pictures Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2014 10:05:02 AM »

Fun project! I'd love to hear the stories kids come up with when playing with them!  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2014 11:04:09 AM »

I just clicked THIS ROCKS!  What a great idea and it was executed great!
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014 12:18:05 PM »

What a great idea!
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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014 05:32:51 PM »

Two suggestions:
-get into schools, daycares or group programs.  I work with primary special needs kids.  Many have fine motor problems and the clones would be perfect to handle. 

-get a Kickstarter.com project going to set up a base business.  I would buy!
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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2014 06:40:13 PM »

These. Are. AWESOME!!! I'm in Love with them!
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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2014 09:26:14 PM »

I've never heard of story stones and I'm instantly charmed by yours!

Every summer the kids an I collect something different: pennies, feathers, yellow flowers...you just inspired this summer's collectible.  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2014 07:49:40 AM »

I am so pleased you all like them. I am never sure if what I make is other people's style as well...I am a bit of an oddball  Smiley

A few of you have asked if I have an etsy store...not yet but Diginit Designs will be up and running in the next two weeks.  
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« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2014 07:53:56 AM »

This is so clever!  I feel like I need some story stones of my own.
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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2014 07:11:07 AM »

Wonderful idea!  My five-year old would adore these.  I think I'll create some for his Easter basket.
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« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2014 07:50:52 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2014 09:51:40 AM »

What a neat idea - and you carried it out so well!
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« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2014 05:33:01 AM »

I have been waiting to do this myself... I thought they were so wonderful!
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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2014 06:16:37 PM »

Those are great, I love how you packaged them together with great directions
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