Still trying to recover from having four teeth violently drilled from my skull… not feeling so hot.
But, I can’t sit still, even when I’m puffy-faced and sore. So this week, I did a few crayon crafts.
I’ve been stocking up on 24 packs of crayons ever since I saw them on sale for 50 cents at Kroger. (*hint, hint* I found them 3 for $1 at Publix last night!!)
First, I did a little melting art! Sorry for the crummy iPhone pics, they were the best I could do:
a little more adventurous:
I got the canvases incredibly inexpensively at Hobby Lobby.
Great tutorials for making melted crayon art can be found at 52 Kitchen Adventures, Naptime=Craft Time, and Whatever…
Next, I decided a crayon wreath was a must. I was inspired by this photo I found on Pinterest:
I had seen a great tutorial from PharMA that used embroidery hoops as a wreath base. I didn’t have embroidery hoops, but I did have a few of those ugly green styrofoam wreath bases. So, I started out by covering it with white yarn. I took step-by-step pictures, but forgot to change my white balance… so the first few didn’t come out. Sad face.
I used a stack of magazines on one side and a bowl on the inside to keep the crayons level while I glued the crayons down. Please ignore all the dog hair in this and all following pictures… no matter how much I vacuum, it doesn’t seem to matter, there’s still Jessie hair everywhere.
The crayons didn’t seem very steady, so I added an extra layer of glue around the outside of the crayons.
They still seemed wobbly, so I added an extra layer of glue on the other side, too.
I tied a few ribbons, and, voila. All done!
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