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]
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These are sooo cool. I’m going to have a go tomorrow for a friend’s birthday.
Mod Podge Amy
So cute! Great idea –
Too cute! Love this idea! Thanx Heather!