Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.
How To Make DIY Painted Rocks - 30 Tutorials and Inspirational Diagrams. Click the link under each tutorial diagram for full information. Elspeth McLean ( McLean) paints ocean rocks with thousands of tiny dots.