Craft It: Keep Kids Happy with Hot Rock Crayon Art!

created at: 06/30/2011

Oh man.  I would have LOVED this as a kid.  Heck, I’d probably still like making a few of these crayon rocks (I’ve always been fascinated by materials and the various forms they can take).  If there’s some childlike wonder to entertain, either for yourself or, you know, for an actual child, then we have the craft project for you!  

created at: 06/30/2011

The process is simple enough and we have the girls at eighteen25 to thank for the tutorial.   Continue Reading

Edible Crayons from Luxirare

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C’mon – admit it… you’ve tasted your Crayolas. And they taste like…well, the way they smell.

Not so with these edible crayons from fashion and food site Luxaire. The colors are just as bold, but the medium itself is totally edible.

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   Created from dried fruit, seeds, nuts, herbs, and other edibles, including candy, and were created by hand by being pressed in a mold.DSC_0101

See more of this amazing project here.

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How to Paint Candles with Crayons

Melting design into candle

Did you know that you can paint candles with crayons? Me either. The entire process is easier than you’d probably think! 

Crayon Batiked Candle

ED: This was originally posted at http://craftchi.com/blog/?p=394 many years ago, but the link is no longer working. We’ve reproduced the content from Archive.org of the last saved version below (all content/photos copyright their respective owners):

Use old crayons to embellish plain candles.

Materials:

  • An old muffin pan
  • A cookie sheet and oven or electric hot plate
  • Old crayons
  • Natural bristle brushes
  • A plain candle

Gather supplies

Break crayons into muffin pan and melt. Continue Reading