Friday, March 25, 2011

Some Rainy Day Color

Its been work, work, work, and rain, rain, rain around here.

When I saw this mini-tutorial for DIY Recycled Crayons over at Living the Swell Life--a wonderful little blog, I knew we had to do it to bring some color into our dreary day.

I think the best part of this craft are the pictures! 
Love all the color!

Aren't they fun?  We're going to package up a handful
to put in birthday gifts for a couple of Brooklynn's friends.

Now, what other things can we do to forget about the rain?

P.S. I'm linking up to Friday Pretties
Go on over and visit Joyce and all the pretty things!


Loredana March 25, 2011 at 5:35 PM  

So pretty and nice idea to add them to a birthday gift ;-)

p.s. Love the name Brooklynn!!

Jennifer D March 25, 2011 at 7:11 PM  

Gorgeous photos and a wonderful idea.

Sewn With Grace March 25, 2011 at 7:50 PM  

Love, love, love the colors you created! So wonderful with spring on the way. Makes me want to color! My 16 yr. old just had me purchase coloring books for her the other day. She said she has always loved to color and wanted to do it again. I love it!

liberal sprinkles March 25, 2011 at 10:35 PM  

wow what a wonderful idea Cassie! Thanks for sharing this. The photos are fantastic!

Amanda March 26, 2011 at 10:07 AM  

They are so pretty! The sun is finally out, here today and color is back in the world!

a little bit biased March 26, 2011 at 11:25 AM  

Yes ~ GREAT pictures. Looks like fun to make. Maybe I should do them with my kiddos. They would probably love it. Are you going to MT.? Hope so!


Burlap Luxe March 26, 2011 at 8:44 PM  

Thank you cassie for your visit to my shepherds huts, are they not the best garden retreat !!

Love this creative idea! you can add them to an Easter basket with a coloring book all around spring, bunnies and Easter :)

Thank you for the inspiration.

Martina March 27, 2011 at 9:38 AM  

Ooooooh, i LOVE all these rainbow colors here - these crayons almost look like macaroons - the round ones! I used to love painting with them!

P.S: Here's a set of cards still waiting for you on my desk. Please send me your adress, so i can put them in the post for you!

Love for a fun and relaxed sunday!

Hearthandmade March 27, 2011 at 11:34 AM  

I had a giant comment written out for you for my grateful post but I lost it!! Damn phone!! I will try type it on a CPU if I remember.

I'm grateful for my patient bf after I put my back out this weekend and I've been a snappy cranky in pain pants!
I'm grateful for my aunt for the 3 bunches of giant dafodils I got today!

Your pics are fantastic!! I also love what you did with them. Think I might give it ago!

There's a giveaway on my blog n a mini survey of 5 questions - I think you'd like the book. Just if you haven't already filled it in! xo March 27, 2011 at 2:46 PM  

Oh, My!
I never knew crayons could be so BEAUTIFUL :) WOW

Kimbirdy March 28, 2011 at 4:32 PM  

this project always brings back super warm, fuzzy memories. my sister {who is 10 years older than me} would make these recycled crayons with me when i was little. i thought it was so much fun!

Shelley March 28, 2011 at 7:00 PM  

Your pictures are absolutely stunningly beautiful. What a fun project.

Tricia Lee Riggio March 29, 2011 at 11:31 AM  

that is such a good party favor idea/ maybe i will do that for my spring time party tomorrow! thanks cass. miss you

I Love Pretty Little Things March 30, 2011 at 5:41 PM  

Gorgeous Pictures!!! And, what a great idea. :)

I still love, love, love to color. A friend of mine and I were talking about coloring and she told me that while I was waiting in a waiting room while she was having her first baby, 26 years ago, that I colored the whole time. ? Who knows why, and I do not remember this, but she says so...Anyway- Love this!!!

Wish Me Luck March 31, 2011 at 5:16 PM  

So pretty! I love the colors! Fantastic pictures by the way!

“You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.” ― Ray Bradbury
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