Pebble Painting Competition

We want to see your best-painted designs on a pebble! From animals, landscapes to pretty patterns let your imaginations run wild. The brighter the better


How to Take Part:

It’s super easy to take part, simply follow these 4 easy steps….

  1. Find your Pebble – the flatter the better and give it a good clean in hot water with a sponge or old toothbrush. Pat with a towel and let air dry completely before painting.
  2. Design and Paint your Pebble – Acrylic paint works best!. Once your masterpiece is complete, you might want to think about using a clear a varnish to preserve it.
  3. Hashtag – Please include the #LoveSHC somewhere on your pebble, this can be on the front or back.
  4. Enter Competition. Visit our Facebook event page and upload a photo of your pebble under the correct age category, along with your name and age.


Competition Details

Age categories: under 4’s, 5 – 8, 9 – 12, 13 – 17, 18+

Deadline: All photos must be uploaded by 6 pm on Saturday 29th August, any entries uploaded after this will not be judged.
The winners will be announced on Salisbury Hospice Charities social media pages at 6 pm on Sunday 30th August.

Prizes – there will be some fabulous prizes for the winner of each age category. The winning pebble from each category will be invited to go on display in the Hospice Garden, for the residents, their families and the staff to enjoy.

Judge – the entries will be judged by Sharon Noble, from Noble Art Supplies. Judge’s decision is final.

Be part of the Hospice Pebble Garden Display #LoveSCH

Once you’ve uploaded your photo and entered the competition, why not place your beautifully designed pebble in the ‘Secret Garden Bourne Hill’ for the community to enjoy.

Simply pop along to the garden and place your pebble somewhere safe in the garden.  For more information and directions, please visit:


For more information, please download our pebble painting pack:


Donation – a suggested donation of £3 to enter. Please donate here: