Picture of ∴ GARDEN STONES TOWER (ometto) ∴
This is a cute items to add to your garden or to the indoor pots.
Is really easy and fast to make.

In Italian we call them "ometti" (http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ometto). But they have different names every where you go.


Picture of WHAT YOU NEED
You need:
-Some see stones, of different measures ;
-Stones glue;
-Popsicle stick (large).
SonyaM22 months ago

How cute. This is now on my to do list. Thank you.

adial15 months ago

for sure I will be doing this..Thank you so much

char67087 months ago

such a great idea might do this in my balcony garden

love these. I will be making Fairy Gardens, and these would look great in them. I have built bridges out of rocks for my fish tanks like this, just with aquarium safe silicone.

doodlecraft2 years ago
Love this idea!  I made a few for my front porch flower pots!  Thanks! :)
marcellahella (author)  doodlecraft2 years ago
Nice! they are cute stones! I'm happy you post the photo!
jkdabrown2 years ago
These look great and easy to make, thanks for posting
marcellahella (author)  jkdabrown2 years ago
you are welcome! Yes they are super easy and they always turn good
triumphman2 years ago
How long will this last. If I put it outdoors ? Will the elements destroy it ? Could you get back to us here and see if it lasts through a year's worth of hot, cold, wet, dry weather ? Thanks, just curious, that's me.
marcellahella (author)  triumphman2 years ago
I just read your message... I think it really depend on which glue you use. I think if you use tile flu for exteriors thy will probably last many many years.
They still god for now anyways...
Thanks for sharing this. What a great idea. I love being in the garden as well as I have lots of house plants. I know what my next project is!! :)
kigal2 years ago
very clever I love your ideas cant wait to try this also.....
or_ford982 years ago
i've been looking for something like this for months, that you :D
marcellahella (author)  or_ford982 years ago
kakmer2 years ago
Awesome! Easy enough to do with my kids, too!
mistyp2 years ago
Very cool! I think I'll make these as mother's day gifts.
ehudwill2 years ago
Simple and pleasant to look at!
marcellahella (author)  ehudwill2 years ago
Thanks! I' m proud of this one!
english tea2 years ago
What a fantastic idea! Great job
marcellahella (author)  english tea2 years ago
Thanks a lot!
(and I really like your "Friends Peephole Frame"!)
bajablue2 years ago
LOVE! I think these stone totems are called inukshuk? I have all the materials and can't wait to get started on a few for my garden!
Also... just wanted to let people know that gorilla glue doesn't hold up well in hot Summer weather. I'm going to use contact cement because my totems will be outside in my garden.
marcellahella (author)  bajablue2 years ago
Thanks! I will add the name in my instructable, and thanks for the tip of the glue, I really didn't know. Post some picture!
'Inuksuk' only refers to stone in the form of human figures (albeit some can be very simply reduced to single stones).  The name means "something which acts for or performs the function of a person" in Inuit and describes a specific style of place marker in Inuit and other Native Arctic cultures.

This is a very nice garden statue, but I don't think it would be considered an inukshk. It could definitely be called a cairn though!
marcellahella (author)  featherwurm2 years ago
I just post the name in Italian
I like that! Sounds very good.
jen7362 years ago
Thanks. I think they will look great w my cactus, etc..cant wait to get started;-)
marcellahella (author)  jen7362 years ago
You are welcome, and post some photo if you can!
ChrysN2 years ago
What a great way to decorate planters, they look really nice with succulents.
Barb37 ChrysN2 years ago
They look GREAT with succulents!
marcellahella (author)  ChrysN2 years ago
HickLife2 years ago
Afghans build things like that everywhere except out of way bigger rocks and without glue. The only real reason I've seen them, used for except mark IEDs, is to mark a grave site, but besides that they seem pretty random and they are everywhere. That really is cool though and it looks nice, good job.
marcellahella (author)  HickLife2 years ago
Thanks! Also in Italy they build them everywhere, especially along rivers, where the stone are smooth.
Wyattr551232 years ago
Just to put it out there those don't even resemble inukshuk, used originally to Mark out directions to food, water, shelter, etc. by the Inuit, and resemble a man.
That's really cool, I love rock gardens..
marcellahella (author)  Dream Dragon2 years ago
sunshiine2 years ago
This is something I will do! Thanks for sharing!
marcellahella (author)  sunshiine2 years ago
You are welcome!