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Topic: Recycled Speckled Pastels (3 pics)  (Read 1185 times)
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« on: September 04, 2007 11:45:30 AM »

This was a birthday present I made for a friend.  I read an article in a pastel magazine a while back that gave instructions on how to recycle pastels.  Since I had a whole package of broken, used pastels, I decided to try it to make for my friend who loves to draw.  I also made a mini sketchbook from recycled paper that I had made last year.

The pastels and the sketchbook:

A closeup of the speckled pastels (some cracked because I didn't let them dry long enough Cry:

And the box to hold the pastels and sketchbook that I decoupaged with bits of the recycled paper.  (I put it together pretty fast so it looks kind of tacky):

« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2007 11:57:31 AM »

What a nifty idea! I'll have to do that with my old pastels. And such cute packaging!
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2007 11:59:17 AM »

Wow, I had no idea you could recycle old pastels!

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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2007 04:41:20 PM »

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