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Ladybug Painted Rocks

Learn to make these adorable ladybug painted rocks. use special outdoor paint for this adorable garden craft so you can keep garden ladybugs all summer!

Author: Amanda Formaro


  • Patio Paint in colors of your choice I used Larkspur Blue, Petunia Purple, Fiesta Yellow, Fuchsia, Citrus Green and Salmon

  • Smooth rocks preferably oval or round in shape

  • Paintbrush

  • Toothpick

  • Outdoor sealer or Patio Paint Clear Coat


Wash and dry your rocks.

  • Paint with colorful Patio Paint, don't paint the bottoms if these will be sitting in the soil.

  • Paint on a black head and let dry.

  • Use the handle end of a paintbrush to dot on ladybug spots with black paint.

  • Use the handle end of a paintbrush to dot on white eyes. LET DRY COMPLETELY!

  • Cut the tip off of a toothpick. Dip in black paint and dot onto white eyes.

  • When completely dry, paint ladybugs with a coat of Patio Paint Clear Coat or outdoor formula sealer like Mod Podge.


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