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« on: September 06, 2010 11:28:19 AM »

 A couple of years ago, Hubby bought me a Silicone mold with a bunch of little Pi's (I know that apostrophe doesn't belong there, but it looks weird without it.)  In the past, we've only used the mold for making Pi ice cubes for cocktails.  I thought I could use it for something else, but couldn't decide.  Then it came to me!  As many parents do, we have buckets of old, broken, used-up Crayons lying around the house.  I decided to melt them down, as we fellow Craftsters are wont to do. So, after all that, here are some pics:

With the mold:

The backs of the Crayons really looked cool:


More of the backsides.  As you can see, they were difficult to get out, so a few of them broke:


Hope you had fun looking!
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2010 12:36:21 PM »

LOVE these!!!  Where on earth did your husband find the mold?!
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2010 02:05:52 PM »

LOVE these!!!  Where on earth did your husband find the mold?!

I've seen it at http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/kitchen/b61a/

Great idea on the crayons!  I may need to try this someday (I am a teacher and have hundreds of broken crayons in a giant tub...)
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010 01:10:01 PM »

This is SO amazing and SO geeky.
L-O-V-E IT!!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010 03:46:38 PM »

Thanks! Yes, Hubby did buy it at ThinkGeek. 
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« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2010 07:57:24 AM »

Wow!! Now I want one of those molds, it is a geeks dream!! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2010 07:28:07 PM »

Very wicked. I would like to give this a shot.

Great work! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2010 05:30:45 PM »

these would make really cute soaps!
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