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Further adventures in shrink plastic

Having completed one item of jewellery and with another friend’s birthday imminent, I decided to make a pair of earrings.

This friend has a thing about Sunflowers.

As you can see, this time I used white shrink plastic of A6 size and drew two¬†Sunflowers¬†freehand, hoping they would come out roughly the same…

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Once again, using my trusty Sharpies I coloured them in before cutting them out carefully.

I punched a hole in each one and cooked them for the required time. As you can see they shrunk significantly:

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Finally I added some ear wires and attached them to a piece of card to make them look posh…

Playing with Shrinkadinks

 

I have a thing about Shrink plastic.

My friend likes Peacock tail feathers and it was her birthday towards the end of last month, so I thought I would have a go at something I had been meaning to do for a while – Shrinkadink jewellery.

I sourced clear Shrinkies paper and drew a Peacock tail feather on to a piece roughly A5 in size, with my trusty sharpies.

After a stint in the oven, the feather was about 5cms long – perfect for a pendant.

I had also treated myself to some jewellery findings and pliers and had a lovely time making a necklace for the pendant.

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