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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: It's been a while...COCOON on: July 20, 2010 08:06:13 AM
Wow that baby looks so lifelike.
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Professor Snape Doll on: July 20, 2010 08:03:01 AM
Awesome.
3  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Twisted Little Red Riding Hood on: July 20, 2010 08:01:21 AM
Mucho Awesome.
4  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: rawr! Monster Cube on: July 20, 2010 07:58:46 AM
I have a three year old who's favorite word is RAWR!  I think he needs one or six of these.
5  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 51 ENTRIES / Re: Twister Rain Coat/ Trench Coat (oh, so pic obese) on: June 18, 2010 06:02:10 AM
That is all kinds of crazy awesome.  Congrats!!
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Completed Projects / Re: Wowza! Now that is a planter! on: May 13, 2010 08:42:24 AM
Wowza, your cups runneth over.
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: tin can stars NOW WITH TUTORIAL on: April 16, 2010 07:06:33 AM
Holy crap, wow!  That's super cool.
8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Mega Crayon in a recycled deodorant container.... on: April 06, 2010 08:19:09 PM
That's a great idea!  I guess I use more deodorant than chapstick...probably to the benefit of all around me.
9  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Mega Crayon in a recycled deodorant container.... on: April 06, 2010 05:35:53 AM
Mine is two and a half....I know your pain.
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Mega Crayon in a recycled deodorant container.... on: March 28, 2010 05:44:41 AM
I got sick of picking up broken crayons from all around my sons "art station" so I took them all and melted them into a huge "mega crayon" in an old deodorant bottle.  So far, so good, he seems to like it.  

The whole project was super simple, just melt crayons and pour them into the deodorant container.  I did spray the inside of the container with "mold release" (which always makes me think of mold, like bread mold, RELEASE! you molds.  anyway...) and the site where I got the idea from suggested slipping a drinking straw over the threaded rod in the container to prevent the crayon from binding to it...so I did that too.  Worked beautifully.



I posted a step by step, including a link to the website where I got most of my info, on my blog.
http://domesticpiracy.blogspot.com/2010/03/making-of-mega-crayon.html

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