Crayon Art (aka Back-to-School Craft Project)
Sophie and I have been working through our summer list with only two and a half short weeks left until school starts. Last week we decided to work on a craft project that involved a canvas, crayons, glue and a hairdryer. If you’ve been on Pinterest, you may have seen this project before. It’s essentially melted Crayon Art on a canvas. Here’s what you do.
First go to Target or wherever back-to-school supplies are on sale and buy a package of crayons. This craft is actually perfect this time of the year since the crayons are on sale for close to 99-cents wherever you go. Also pick up a canvas from Michael’s or a craft store.
I personally would have arranged the colors in a rainbow fashion. But it was Sophie’s project and she chose this style. Let the crayons harden onto the canvas (about 20 minutes). Then grab your hairdryer and go outside.
A word of caution: If you are doing this craft on bricks or a surface that your husband/spouse/partner created, put down a cloth or newspaper first. No matter how pretty the art turns out, said person may not be very happy with hardened crayon wax on the bricks. I’m just saying …
ATTENTION LOCAL BLOG READERS: I added a new page to my blog entitle San Diego Features/Giveaways, which is linked from the top menu bar. I’m doing a lot of local events and promotions and want to pass the information on to you since many involve cool giveaways. Every time I have a new post in the San Diego Features/Giveaways section, I will add it to the main blog post and encourage you to hop over check it out. Today I’m featuring a very cool back-to-school consignment sale called Just Between Friends. There is a FREE ADMISSION ticket on the page, along with your chance to win an exclusive pre-sale entrance pass and $10 gift certificate. Go check it out!