Friday, March 29, 2013

Cute Crayons

I was going to take a little break from blogging today, but as most of  you know, blogland doesn't sleep (or take holidays) so I figured I'd share this fun little Mod Podge craft I made up for part of my niece's Easter gift.

Here's what you need to make your own:

-pretty paper
-Mod Podge (optional: Sparkle Mod Podge)
-cutting mat, ruler, sponge brush, craft knife

1) Measure the paper on the crayons to figure out how big to cut out your own papers.

Mine measured 17mm X 32mm
2) Cut out some pretty papers to match your crayons.

3) Use your sponge brush to paint Mod Podge onto the back of your paper.

4) Wrap the paper around your crayon.

Leave the original paper on
to help with adhesion.

 You can call it a day right there if you want, but you know how much I love my SPARKLE Mod Podge

If you want to add some sparkle too, just use your brush to gently paint on the Sparkle Mod Podge to the outside of your paper.  Be careful not to get it onto your crayons.

Now again, you can be done right there.  But if you want to make these crayons extra, extra special, take apart the box they came in, trace the shape onto some pretty paper, and cut it out.

Glue the paper onto the outside of the box and put it back together again.

My niece loves to colour anyway, but I hope she'll really love it with her very own personalized crayon pack.

I'll have loads more Easter gifts to share with you next week~

Have a great loooooooooooooooong weekend everyone!

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The Preppy Strawberry said...

Super Cute! I love the crayons! This would make a cute birthday package topper! Stopping by from create and inspire linky party! Have a great weekend!

Anonymous said...

These are adorable! I never would have thought to do this myself, but now I can't stop thinking about the fun ways to use these. Thanks for sharing!

free style creating by Villy said...

good idea!nice colors

Theresa said...

My boys love to color! Cameo crayons would be awesome. Great idea.
p.s. Your cami turned out so cute, great way to refashion those pjs.

Randi~Dukes and Duchesses said...

Those are adorable ... I pinned the idea! They'd make such a fun custom party favor!

Diana of Diana Rambles said...

What an adorable idea!

Claudia Zines said...

What a clever idea. The pretty paper really changes the look of the crayons.

Jennifer Dawn said...

These are adorable! I'd love for you to stop by my weekly link party and link this up.

Anonymous said...

Super cute! Who knew crayons could be cute?! I will definitely be working on these for my niece's birthday; she's turning 6. If you get a chance, please swing by and check out our new multi-contributor blog for wives and mothers... Thirty-one:10 :) Thanks

Unknown said...

These are so cute! They'd be perfect party favors for my daughter :D Or just because. Haha! I was a co-host for Wow Me Wednesday, and I've featured your post! Stop by and check it out :)

Thanks for sharing!
Kim @ Two Ten


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