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