Autumn Leaf Art using melted crayons

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Autumn Leaf Art 2autumn-leaf-sign | fp

I don’t give up easily.  I’ve been called “hardheaded.”

Not in a bad way.  It’s that something in my head.  A problem, a DIY project or an idea that I have to work it out…


And once again I did a DIY Live demo that didn’t go as planned. 🙁

But I made it work!

Autumn Leaf Art 2

autumn-leaf-sign | sq

Yep, I tried again live to make a melted crayon art piece.  Why don’t I learn??

It was after the video that I got the idea to add a black outline to the leaf.  Also after Mike thought it was a tulip!!!

Autumn Leaf Art made with melting crayons on aged wood | Melting crayons art work |

The good news is the melting crayon did stick to the board.  I used a new piece of scrap wood that was aged with tea and ironed vinegar.  Then dry brushed over the top with grayish chalk based paint.

autumn-leaf-sign | fpol

You might notice one category for this post is “Musing and Mishaps!”

Is this musing or a mishap??

Here’s another Autumn Leaf that worked just as planned.

Oh, here’s a link to the white crayon art Christmas tree in the video.  It is pretty!

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