Homemade Heart Crayons

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Make these beautiful homemade heart-shaped crayons. The great thing about these crayons is that you can even use broken ones!

homemade heart crayons

Step one:  Take the paper off the crayons.  This takes awhile!

Homemade Valentine Cards

Step two: Cut the crayons into pieces on a cutting board.

Homemade Valentines Cards

Step three: Fill each heart in the silicone mold with the crayon pieces. This mold was the perfect size.

homemade heart crayons

Step four: Bake a 250 degrees F for 15-20 minutes until crayons are fully melted. Allow to cool and harden completely before removing from the mold.

Step five:  You can use them to make homemade Valentines! See our instructions here.

Homemade Valentines Cards

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