Andy’s mama was in town for a week, and we did lots of fun things including hiking on the greenbelt. If you follow me on instagram, you might remember this picture. The greenbelt was dry in this particular spot, so I took the opportunity to rock hunt. The rocks were all the same color and round and flat. What kind of craft could I made with rock because you know I couldn’t help but bring some home! I did this fun round up on 18 DIY lawn games, and Andy even made us a corn hole game (I’m workin’ on a corn hole tutorial)!
So, I guess outside games were on the brain, and tic tac toe popped up. These rocks were perfect for it! You only need 10 rocks, I’ve got some fun plans for the others!
DIY Tic tac toe materials
- 10 flat rocks
- Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage paper cutouts
- Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage
- paint brush
- old cutting board paint
- painters tape
- sand paper
How to make a DIY outdoor tic toe set
Step 1- Gather river rocks
You need 10 rocks total. It’s best if they are flat and round, but any rocks will work. You need 5 of one image and 5 of another.
Step 2- Decoupage
This is really easy to do, punch out the Martha Stewart cutouts and apply Mod Modge or decoupage to the rock and the back of the cut out. Brush it on, and make sure to brush out all of the air bubbles.
Here are the 2 cut outs I decided to use:
Step 3- Prepare cutting board
I found this crusty cutting board at a thrift store for $2. I used my handy Dremel to sand her down.
I whitewashed the top of the board. White wash is fancy for watered down white paint, ha!
Step 4- Measure
Then I measured out my tic tac toe lines and taped them off with painters tape.
Step 5- Seal the board
Next, decoupage over the whole thing to seal it, and voila… you’ve got an outdoor tic toe set!
Set her on your outside table, and watch the happy tic tac toe players come along!
Have you ever made a tic toe set? I’d love to hear…
Comments & Reviews
This is great. Now I have the idea to make mine 🙂
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Theresa @DearCreatives says
Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight party! Hope to see you again soon. Pinned & Shared…
Jennifer Dawn says
What a fantastic idea! So creative. I love that you went with something different than the traditional x’s and o’s. Using the leaves and flowers was such a great idea!
Mandee Thomas says
How cute! Totally loving this idea!! Thanks so much for sharing at the Create & Share Link Party. Hope to see you again tonight (7:00 PM MST)!
What a cute project! Love the upcycle! Thanks for linking up at Oh My Heartsie Girl WW!
This is adorable! Not only a fun game…but a beautiful piece of art. 🙂
This is a great idea and would make a great gift! Stopping by from the Pretty Pintastic Link Up!
LOVE this idea! How creative! What a great project for the kids and I do to as we wait for spring to come! 🙂
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This is such a great idea! :)This is something my seven year old would love.
Lisa @ Fun Money Finds says
This is such a cute idea! It’s very creative and my girls would love it!
How cute Jamie! I shared this on Facebook and it was a hit! https://www.facebook.com/CraftsbyAmanda/photos/a.353593675216.349539.323548680216/10154348523480217/?type=1
Diana Rambles says
So much fun. Great use of an old cutting board!!
Super cute, Jamie!!! Saw this over on Craftgawker 🙂 Pinning and Stumbling! xo
Marlene @ Jade and Fern says
Love it! I think this would also be an awesome idea for a cheese board. If the board was painted as instructed and then sealed in Danish wood oil, it would be food-safe. Tic-tac-toe with cheeses!
Jamie Dorobek says
Tic tac toe with cheese… SO FUN!
Amy W says
This is great. We have lots of visitors coming this fall and I can see this being a fun outdoor activity in the evenings!
Thanks for sharing.
Wow, so cute, love it!
Carissa Bonham says
love this! Too cute.
So fun! x
I just love this project! What a great idea!
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So cute! I love this idea!