6 Ways to Use Crayons Other Than Coloring

Crayons!Crayons!I try to challenge myself every now and again - I ask questions like, "what could I do with that beyond its intended use?" My latest art material in question is the ubiquitous crayon. What do crayons do besides color?

The results of my research show that they can be used in home decor or gift items, which honestly surprised me. I have seen crayon sculptures all over Pinterest, but the projects I found for this feature are useful (don't get me wrong, the crayon sculptures are beautiful!). I'm curious to know your opinion of crayon DIY projects. Check them out and let me know what you would do with crayons (besides color).

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Wax ChandelierWax Chandelier
Wax Chandelier
Use those crayon remains by ironing them between wax paper. The bright circles hang from a lampshade frame and make a fun chandelier.
Learn how to make it here

melted canvasmelted canvas
Melted Canvas
Melting crayons on a canvas adds a pop of color to a boring playroom.
Learn how to make it here

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Crayon CandleCrayon Candle
Crayon Candle
If you have several leftover crayon bits, you can make a candle by melting and layering them using a interesting "rainbow" effect.
Learn how to make it here

Colorful InitialColorful Initial
Colorful Initial
Make an initial by cutting crayons, the perfect gift for a teacher or a bright playroom accent.
Learn how to make it here

Related: 10 clever ways to display your kid's artwork

Door WreathDoor Wreath
Door Wreath
Wrap a foam wreath form and then hot glue crayons all the way around for a bright welcome.
Learn how to make it here

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