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cherriesrockmysox
« on: January 12, 2004 09:14:49 PM »

I used the ol' waxed paper folded in half with crayon shavings method.

Here's how..

- First collect up some broken crayons.. or even new ones. Shave them up in a pencil sharpener.

- Tear off a fiarly large piece of waxed paper.. fold it in half.
- Sprinkle all your pretty shavings onto the paper.
- Fold paper back over and sharply crease the remaining 3 sides.
- Put something over the waxed paper and use an iron on a very very low setting to melt the shavings.
- Depending on how many shavings you used will determine the opacity of your decorations.
- When cooled, Trace onto your paper the shapes you want. I made little hearts out of white paper, and then traced those.. But you could use anything you want.
- String onto sting and hang up!

BTW: My hearts would have came out wayyy better.. But instead of plain crayons.. i used mixed crayons i made in my crayon maker that look like http://img6.photobucket.com/albums/v19/cherriesrockmysox/cayons.jpg this.

Here is my decorated window.. slightly crooked pic.along with a dirty window.
http://img6.photobucket.com/albums/v19/cherriesrockmysox/winow.jpg
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skullmama
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2004 09:21:52 PM »

Those are cute. That was always my favorite project to do in school.
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missy
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2004 09:51:05 PM »

i actually like the result of the mixed crayons!
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StarStitches
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2004 06:03:04 PM »

I just made these Conversation Heart votive candle holders. I first lightly brushed on Mod Podge to coat the candies, then stuck them on with regular ol' craft glue.  Smiley
http://www.starserge.com/files/Conv.Heart2.jpg
http://www.starserge.com/files/Conv.Heart3.jpg
http://www.starserge.com/files/Conv.Heart4.jpg
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cherriesrockmysox
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2004 01:00:25 AM »

Very cool!! I love sweethearts.. and I love sweetheart crafts even more!!
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