Father’s Day Craft: Rock Paper Weight

This paper weight rock will add a splash of colour to Dad’s desk. The secret to a great paper weight is finding a good sized rock that has a flat-ish bottom so it sits well.

father's day craft idea -- dad rock paperweight


Smooth rock that sits fairly flat


Paint brush

Paint Pen (or permanent marker)


1. Paint rock. Allow to dry.

2. Use a paint pen (or permanent marker) to write the word DAD on the rock

3. Optional: for a nice finish, once the rock is dry, coat with a product like Jo Sonja’s Gloss Varnish – Indoor & Outdoor Use

Tip: For something fun, write Dad Rocks! 

Other Father’s Day Craft Ideas

Paddle Pop Sitck Note Pad Holder

Rock Paper Weight

Pen Holder Photo

Painted Frame

Decoupage Pot

Hand Print Canvas

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Kelly loves life at both ends of the spectrum: wearing high heel shoes one day and hiking boots the next; sipping tea out of a pretty cup and slurping hot coffee from a camping mug; challenging herself physically and stopping for quiet unhurried moments to feel the wind on her face. Kelly and her husband Matthew seek to live a fun and adventurous life with their four children and pet bird.

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