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Make Photo Pencils

11 March 2010 7,224 views 6 Comments

by heather

Taylor at MaryJanes and Galoshes did this innovative project: making photo pencils! What a cool project, and you can make them with any photo you want. These would make a great inexpensive handmade gift for birthday parties, and definitely have a wow-factor that should impress almost anyone. You can get colored pencils at the dollar store. [how to make photo pencils]

Project Estimate:

  • Box of 12 Colored Pencils, $1
  • 4 laser-printed or copied photos, about $1 and up
  • Mod Podge, on hand
  • Paper cutter, on hand

Total: $2 and up

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6 Comments »

  • Links and Happenings « { quarterlife lifestyle } said:

    [...] MJ&G posted a fantastic & cheap tutorial on how to make photo pencils. This is perfect for a kid’s gift. (via Dollar Store Crafts) [...]

  • Family Living Links – The All Things Family Carnival | Momsational said:

    [...] Mann presents Make Photo Pencils posted at Dollar Store Crafts, saying, “Such a great idea for a handmade birthday gift: [...]

  • ann said:

    These are sooo cool. I’m going to have a go tomorrow for a friend’s birthday.

  • Mod Podge Amy said:

    So cute! Great idea -

  • Links and Happenings — {quarterlife lifestyle} said:

    [...] MJ&G posted a fantastic & cheap tutorial on how to make photo pencils. This is perfect for a kid’s gift. (via Dollar Store Crafts) [...]

  • Tonya Diehl said:

    Too cute! Love this idea! Thanx Heather!

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