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find your Zen, and rock on!
In Asia and Europe there are festivals entirely devoted to the art of rock balancing. It represents many philosophical ideas and symbols including, the Buddha, patience, meditation, and life markers for you path in life. My path has lead me to crafting - so craft I must! Here is my modern twist on rock balancing. I used these golden glass nuggets to create photo holders! They could also be used as place cards for parties or weddings.

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  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 1
    Step 1

    Before you glue your rocks, stack them to make sure they fit together well. That way you don't need to use too much glue and it will look more clean and natural.

  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 2
    Step 2

    Glue the top and bottom of the spiral paper clip to the bead landing pin

  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 3
    Step 3

    Give it a little spray paint

  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue the pin to the top of the rock...this may take some of your Zen patience!

  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 5
    Step 5

    A little more spray paint so the glue is covered

  • How to make a photo holder. Gold Nugget Photo Holder - Step 6
    Step 6

    I think stacking them at different heights works really well in a set

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