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DAYBOOK with melted Paper Crafter Crayons™


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Hi everyone, Mieko here today to share a melted wax technique using Paper Crafter Crayons™. Paper Crafter Crayons™ are highly-pigmented wax crayons that can be used on all types of crafting surfaces. I created a cover of DAYBOOK.

First, to create the cover of the book, I used Paper Crafter Crayons™ and Gelatos®.

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I cut crayons with a GRIP® Trio Sharpener.

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I found that heating from the back a bit was able to prevent the splashing. After that, I heated up from the surface and spread crayons over the paper with Palette Knife.

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I cut crayons with a knife and heated it up.

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I rubbed Gelatos® in with my finger using stencil..

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I applied Gelatos® to the edges of paper and blended using my fingers.

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I created cool splatter effects with the Stipple Brush by loading the brush with Gesso and flicked the brush to get speckles..

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I traced “HELLO” with Essential PITT Arties Pen and applied Gelatos® white.

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I hope you enjoy my creation.

 

Supply List:

Paper Crafter Crayons™ (770520 ) red/yellow

Gelatos® (watermelon snow cone, white)

Gelatos® Tool Set (770312) Palette Knife, Stipple Brush

Essential PITT Artist Pens (770075) Extra Super fine

Gesso (770302)

GRIP® Trio Sharpener (770307)

 

Other supplies:

DAYBOOK (AMERICAN CRAFTS)

Flower and wood embellishments (Prima)

Stencil (Ranger)

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OMGOSH~! A sharpener! That's what I should have used for my ornament project!! You SMART girl! LOL! Now to get one...heehee!!

LOVE how this cover turned out - such wonderful colors and great mix/match with the Gelatos and Gesso :) This looks like FUN~! Thanks for the inspiration and tips!

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