I remember doing this as a kid and thinking it was the absolute most beautiful thing I had ever seen. My definition of beauty has changed a little bit, but I still love the way these look and how each one is different.
hand held pencil sharpener
Sharpen your crayons making sure that the wax bits fall into a bowl. Use whatever colors you want.
Take a piece of wax paper (about 12-15 inches long) and fold it in half. Open it back up and lay half of it on top of a piece of paper towel.
Sprinkle your wax bits over the half of wax paper on your paper towel. Make sure to sprinkle them evenly over your wax paper.
Carefully fold the wax paper back in half and put another piece of paper towel on top.
With your iron on "medium", iron on top of the paper towel. Check it after every 2-3 swipes. You want the wax to melt, but not run together.
This is what it looks like when you aren't paying attention and iron it too long.
This is what it is supposed to look like.
Trace around a cookie cutter and cut out the shape.
You could use these for all sorts of things. Hang them in your window, put them on the front of a card, use them as table decorations, decorate scrapbook pages, and a hundred other things. We made ours very colorful, but I thing using different shades of one color would also look really great.
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