Last week, my daughter and I worked on melting crayon remnants in order to make new, cool-shaped crayons. However, I did not have one of my molds properly sealed, so we had a little melted crayon accident. Fail! However, I did think of a cool Halloween idea using the crayon remnants. I happened to have a number of glass Christmas crafting ornaments around. So, I thought that they would be cool with some "crayon blood" dripping down. We have a spooky ghost garland hanging in one of our rooms, so I thought that these balls would add some more spookiness.
Here is a peek:
After 15 minutes, most of the crayon was melted. I stirred the mixture with a toothpick to get the rest to melt. (Be sure you are using oven mitts to handle the dish!)
Still sporting the oven mitts, I poured the mixture onto the glass balls in little streams to look like drops of blood. The beauty of crayon--it cools quickly! Once it was cool, I was able to pull the extra crayon drops from the tray and re-melt for more "blood!"
back on and added some red ribbon to use for hanging the ornaments. Easy, cute, and a way to add a little more "Halloween" to our decor!
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