Pencil Crayon Ring

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Last night I had one of those nights where you just lie there, incessantly awake. For hours. I couldn’t blame the baby, or the snorer that lay next to me, just my own chattering brain. I kept thinking about house jobs that needed to be done and ideas of things I could make.

I have tons of ring bases sitting in a box, waiting to be turned into something. I think I’d like to attempt something with air dry clay, but first I thought I’d try making a ring with an old colouring pencil. So I did that – and it was super simple.

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  • pencil crayon
  • small saw
  • ring base
  • sandpaper
  • superglue

Take your saw (I used a junior hacksaw) and cut off about 8mm from the end of the crayon. Repeat this process until you have 7 chunks of crayon – they don’t need to be neat or even at this stage.

crayon ring4Glue each of the chunks together in a honeycomb structure.

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Once the glue has set, you then need to sand the crayons down with a piece of sandpaper. Do this until the surface of the ring is completely smooth and repeat on the reverse.

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Glue the crayons to your ring base.

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All done. Nice new lovely ring for anyone feeling a bit arty.

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Tia x

14 thoughts on “Pencil Crayon Ring

  1. Iv’e been wanting to do a couple of these ring projects for a while now, but I don’t know where to buy the ring bases. Where did you get yours?

  2. I picked mine up from a Brighton Bead shop – Kerrie Berrie, but you can get them on Amazon and in Hobbycraft too. I’ve got 8 left over… Shame I can’t share! X

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