Heated Crayons Technique

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Thank you to Allison Cope for hosting a month long look at COLORING over at StampNation!  So far Allison has wow’d us with some fun techniques using regular crayons and colored pencils.  The SN members are having a ball playing, creating, experimenting and having fun!

I was inspired to try the Heated Crayons technique.

StampNation Members, be sure you are logged into the site, then click here to view Allison’s tutorial.  She goes into much more depth about how to use crayons in your card making.

Not a member yet?  Click here to learn more!

Heated Crayons

Here is a peek at my project coming to StampNation today…yeah, there is a SNEAK PEEK in there of something awesome coming in the Stamp of Approval Holiday Collection in October.  Members – click here to view.

Click here to learn more and get on the SOA Wait List!

heated crayons peek

I hope you’re having an awesome weekend!  It looks like this is the official end of summer here.

Cricket We’ve got a busy day here…first, we are returning the foster dog we had for the weekend (girls are begging to keep her, of course! Isn’t she adorable?), then a cookout at the pool, then a cookout here for family!   I’ll be all “cooked out” by the end of the day!


  • Black Cardstock, Twine, Crayons
  • Celebrate Die (Penny Black)


  • Lisa Harrolle September 7, 2015, 12:34 pm

    Beautiful!! I’m another step closer to the crayons. ;)

  • Roberta Eldridge September 7, 2015, 2:15 pm

    Loved this technique, Catherine! I saw it first with Lindsay Weirich when she used her coffee warmer and also a food warmer tray to color with crayons, twistable crayons and watercolor pencils. When each of those mediums are warmed up they flow so smoothly onto paper creating a gorgeous look! Your card is lovely! Thank you for sharing!

  • Christine Smith September 7, 2015, 7:43 pm

    Fab technique with such a cool result and inexpensive too! Brilliant! xxx

  • Patricia Chance September 7, 2015, 10:51 pm

    You can also use an electric coffee warmer or a candle warmer under your paper. Huggs

  • Nina m.m. September 8, 2015, 10:23 am

    Catherine, WOW. What a cute technique, I like the way you finished the card. Each of your videos are great teaching tools, I always learn something new, or something I had forgotten about! Thank you so much!!!!

  • Pamela Stadler September 8, 2015, 10:39 am

    Catherine when I was little and made clothes for my paper dolls I always colored the paper with crayons and then ironed them with a warm iron to melt the color into the paper which made the clothes beautiful and crisp!

  • Geri September 9, 2015, 1:53 pm

    That looks like so much fun, can’t wait to try it. I love the way the wax can be blended.

  • Sharon September 18, 2015, 6:35 pm

    What a cool technique ! I love it ! Thank you for sharing it!

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