Crayons recycled to make… even more crayons!

RB Oakley Reader Find

By RB Oakley in Video on Thursday 1 October 2015

A Californian dad has come up with a genius way to recycle crayons that would otherwise be thrown out after one use at restaurants or schools.

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These business cards are made out of crayons, and yes, you can scribble with them!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 12 May 2015

Last week we introduced you to the cool artwork of Dorota Pankowska, the Toronto-based artist behind the ‘+1 Add Friend’ buttons. Now we’re back with something equally as quirky and cool from the artist: Crayon Business Cards!

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Iconic Crayola crayon colours have inspired very interesting fashion pieces

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 5 March 2015

For the American spring, retail giant Bloomingdale’s contacted a number of famous designers and asked them to create pieces that match Crayola crayon colours.

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Crayons with the alphabet meticulously carved into it

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 10 January 2014

US-based artist Diem Chau has been making waves with her intricately carved works, that’s for sure. Her Northwest Natives Alphabet Set takes 52 crayons, half representing all the 26 alphabet letters, and the other half of which stand for the corresponding word spelled with each letter. The Yuma myotis (or Vesper bat) is quite cute.

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Art from melted crayons

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Art on Monday 10 October 2011

These unique pieces of art are by Jessica Kerbawy, who arranges crayons on a foam board before melting them with a heat gun. If you love ’em, you can see more of her work on Etsy.

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Luxirare Edible Crayons

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 9 February 2010

Look very closely as your eyes are deceiving you. These are not innocent crayons, fit for small fingers. No, they are instead luxury health bars, made from a complex combination of flavours but featuring at their core chocolate covered sunflower seeds, fruity pebbles and melted marshmellow. They are Luxirare Edible Crayons, and they are amazing!

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