How To Make a Pretty Faux Geode
Get in on the amethyst geode trend with this fun DIY project. It's simple to make a stylish fake amethyst geode using inexpensive crafts store supplies like foam, paint, and vase-filler gems.
Add a touch of earthy sparkle to your home with pretty amethyst stone art. This DIY creation looks like it cost big bucks, but it can be made with budget-friendly crafts store materials. All you need is a foam sheet, paint, decorative gems, and a few simple tools. Plus, this project is doable for DIY-ers of almost any skill level. The most difficult part of the project is waiting for the layers of paintable coating, paint, and acrylic sealer to dry.
To get the look of our large amethyst geode, stick to a color scheme of tan, brown, gray, fuchsia, magenta, white, and gold. For a more modern approach, opt for an ombré look and use various shades of a single color. The geode painting palette is entirely up to you. Ready to get started?