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« on: September 02, 2010 06:56:59 PM »


I tried to think outside the box and ended up with a mini-stained glass window, using an unusually shaped picture frame (personally, I don't have many 6.5"x6.5" photos).


I used black fabric paint on the front to outline the flower design. Fabric paint is made to go in the dryer, so I figured it could be baked. Using the sharpener on the back of the crayon box, I shredded the wax and spread/mixed the colors on the back. Broiled for 2 minutes. The hard part was filling in all the empty spaces.



It should be noted that I tried to use a double-boiler method to melt the wax and failed miserably; the wax cools way too fast and it just made a wax-mountain on my plate.
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2010 07:50:59 PM »

It's beautiful.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2010 03:07:23 AM »

this is beautiful.  i would love to try this one day!
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2010 09:00:00 AM »

That's so pretty! What a great idea!
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2010 09:05:31 AM »

lovely....and i can almost smell the crayons....LOL
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2010 10:20:35 AM »

it's gorgeous!
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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2010 12:40:01 PM »

Oh wow.
I'd love to see an ocean design with greens and blues and purples.
Yours reminds me of a Poppy flower. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2010 02:19:24 AM »

What a fantastic idea. Smiley  Looks great.
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2010 06:36:35 AM »

What a neat idea!
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2010 01:52:02 PM »

It looks fabulous!   I am going to try this some time as I love how the end result turned out.  Thanks for sharing this with us!
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