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August 30, 2011


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Eveline van Heijst

I really like the effect of the crayon with the embossing and ink. Great cards.


Love this technique! Its great to have ideas like this to share with my little girls too- thanks so much!

Kelly Massman

Very pretty! I'm definitely going to have to try this!

Jenny McGee

Very pretty. I will have to try this with our overload of crayons. Thanks.


Can't wait to try this! I just found a brand new box of crayons that must be 20 some years old, and there's a white one there :)Thanks!


It's a perfect technique! Love it and will have to try it!

Kristin Burge

So beautiful!! What a great technique - can't wait to try it!
-Kristin B.

Kathy (krolski)

Wow, gorgeous! I'm going to try this. Thanks for the inspiration!


You are endlessly inspiring.


What a great idea! I have to try this. Your creativity & inspiration are endless. Thanks for sharing.


how cool is this!
what a neat 'trick'

Glenda J

What a cool technique! Thanks so much for sharing!

bethann d

my sister and i were just talking about crayons. she still has little ones so has crayons. thanks for the ideas, never would have thought of that.

Jeanette M.

Wow, what a cool idea. Your cards are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


Beautiful cards and such an easy technique!


What a clever idea and the results are really pretty. This is a definite for my technique recipt box. Thanks

Katie B

what a great idea. The inking after rubbing is inspired. When I get a change I'll be trying this one out. TFS


<3 your cards... I keep all the white crayons I can, to use for wax resist projects.


Oooh, I LOVE this idea! So clever, I'll have to try it! Thanks, teacher! Great class today!

Laura Bassen

love this technique, gotta try it!! thanks for sharing!!!


Oh I have one of those boxes of crayons! LOL. What a great idea. TFS!

Mendi Yoshikawa

What a brillant idea! I don't use my embossing folders or distress inks nearly enough so I definitely want to give this technique a try. Your cards are gorgeous! :)

Janet L.

This is my favorite of the techniques on the hop!! In fact, I'm getting off here and heading to the craft room to try it out!! Thank you soooooo much!


Great tip to leave the paper in the folder.


What a great technique! Thanks for sharing.

Becky Green

LOVE this technique!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I also love how you changed colors from one end of this paper to the next!!!!!!!! JUST LOVELY!!!!!!!!!! :)

Here's a question for you Betsy! I want to leave a comment on the PaperCrafts Connection blog in regards to this Blog Hop! I don't do face book etc., but I can't seem to get my e-mail to go through! I am confused about this! Any help would be GREAT! I got my FIRST magazine from PaperCrafts only recently, because of YOU!!!!!!!! Thanks for your inspiration!!!!!!!! :)

Cindy Groh

How fun. I am going to give this a try.

Larissa Heskett

THANKS for sharing!! I LOVE the cards that you made!! I can't wait to try this technique!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

sharon gullikson

LOVE it. Wish I had an embosser. Thanks.

Sav O'G

WHAT???? This is a SUPER amazing technique that I WISH WISH WISH I had thought of! I love the idea of using a white crayon! FUN!

Troy Louise

What a great idea! And, since I no longer have a little one at home, I've missed playing with crayons. Thanks for a great way to use them again. Love your pretty winter cards.

Pat R

That is so awesome! I've never done embossing, but I just may have to try this. I have a 6-year-old who loves to draw, so I have hundreds of crayons. Thanks for sharing!


Great idea! Thanks for sharing. :)



Another ingenious technique - it now seems so obvious that I keep asking myself: why didn't i think of this before? {lol} Thank you for sharing :-)

Cynthia B.

Such a pretty effect! (And yes, I have PLENTY of old crayons around here!) TFS!

Lynn Darda

how clever are you? simple, little crayons creating such a beautiful effect! love this.

Dee in N.H.

Fun idea and really great tip about leaving it in the folder for support!

Pamela Haskin

This will be a fun technique to try. Thanks for the tips. Your card is so pretty.


I can't wait to try this. thank you for the instructions and a great use for old crayons. Yippee for new ideas.

Jen R

Wow...such a beautiful technique!

barbara lassiter

Love this technique and can't wait to try it! I love Crayola crayons and have lots from when my grandson was here more often before starting school. The card is great, too!


Love this - have to try it soon! Thanks for sharing.


Brilliant! I'm definitely going to try this.

Sue D

I like this technique--thanks for sharing!


I've got a couple of those marker and crayon buckets going on right now ... and no children in my household! Now you've provided me with some ideas to use these crayons in a new way. Thanks!

Cheryl s.

How cleaver is that! TFS!

Sylvia Nelson

Fabulous cards, Betsy! Thanks for sharing the wax technique with us! Really loved what you did.


ohhhh tyvm..your cards are delish! looks clue why I havent dont this yet!!! YETTTTTTTTTT I say! ty ty ty

Kendall B

Marvelous idea! Definitely a keeper. Thank you for the inspiration.


You are the bomb. Just saying. :)
Love seeing your mind at work!


kelly Booth

LOVE LOVE these cards...Can't wait to try this!!!

Regina aka Mrs. Ham

Wonderful technique....


Fantastic technique! will be giving this a go!

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