crystal snowflakes

oh sure, nablopomo is over, and i’ll start with the good posts now…

doesn’t this look fun and easy??  you should totally make some! 


it doesn’t take much in the way of supplies.  but i did learn that our walmart doesn’t carry borax.  i also learned that the 4 lb box of borax is the smallest one available at the grocery store.  that seems like a lot of borax.

so.  make some flakes:

pipecleaners are a furry, fuzzy mess.  don’t wear a black shirt.

add hot water, borax, food coloring and wait til tomorrow.


i wish i had more containers so i could do more than 1 or 2 at a time, but we’ll have to be patient.  how cute will these be as christmas trees, or hearts for valentines day… i might try to figure a way to glitterfy them, how cute!!

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3 Comments on “crystal snowflakes”

  1. o-no Says:

    where is the finished product????is that it still in the blue stuff….. which by the way… reminds me of that delish drink i had on beale st in memphis…..mmmmmmm

  2. Tia Says:

    wait, I don’t get it. what do they do?

  3. queenvanna Says:

    you let the pipecleaners sit in the solution overnight, and when you pull them out, they look like this:

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