Part of our prep for Back to School Night and simply for school to start involves some serious power tool usage. Today I put up door stoppers on the fence, specifically for curious little ones to play with. They were a big hit immediately with my boys.
Our basement demolition has ended and everything is back to normal with a new banister that I feel much more comfortable with. Yay!
- Knowing that I couldn't fit all the letters in crayons on my board I decided to just do the first letter of each word.
- I lined up crayons for each letter starting with red at the top and ending with purple at the bottom (I'm a little OCD that way).
- Using a kitchen knife, I cut away portions of the crayons to make the letters.
- Then, I used some hot glue to glue the crayons to the canvas.
- With my handy knife and cutting board again, I cut small pieces of crayons (shavings really) and sprinkled them all over the canvas.
- I tried the hot hair dryer to melt the shavings. I'll share with you that it just blows them off your canvas and makes a mess :(
- I stuck the canvas in my oven and set it to preheat at 170*. Just a few seconds before the preheat was done I pulled out the canvas. It got hot enough to melt the shavings, but not too hot to melt my letters.
- I purchased 2 inch foam letters from our local fabric and craft store and spelled the rest of the words.
- I hung it up in the preschool and I'm excited to show it off!
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