Make Some Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Shrinky Dink Jewelry
So, I’m still stuck on doodles. I can’t help it, I’m just not tired of them yet! Over the weekend, I played around with an Ipad sketch I posted to our family’s sketchbook blog last week. I liked the colors in this one a lot and tried making some shrinky dink jewelry. Super easy and fun!

Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Shrinky Dink Jewelry

I used the Paper 53 app to create the sketch, then took a screenshot image of the finished sketch and imported it into Iphoto. I lightened the colors of the entire image (colors go dark when shrunk), then printed it out onto a sheet of printable shrink plastic sheets.
I cut out around the individual flowers, even the ones that ran off the page, and included some of the surrounding blue.
Shrinky Dink Jewelry
Punched a hole in each.
Shrinky Dink Jewelry
Then baked them according to the instructions on the package.
Shrinky Dink Jewelry
Then I had fun making pendants!
And charm bracelets (some readers may remember the ones I used to make… I still love charm bracelets)-
Shrinky Dink Jewelry
Make it a great Monday people!

  • Erin | house on hill road

    February 18, 2013 at 3:44 am

    ooh! love this. going to download that app for the girls and me to play around with. any other drawing apps for the ipad that you love? and you know, i still love that charm bracelet you made years ago. i wear it all the time!

  • Steph

    February 18, 2013 at 4:27 am

    I would have so much fun with this…Thanks for a great post!

  • Seanna Lea

    February 18, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Very cool. I’ll have to check out the shrinky dink film. Do you have to print on it, or can you also just color it with markers like normal shrinky dink film?

  • blair/wisecraft

    February 18, 2013 at 6:12 am

    Thanks Seanna! You can draw right on it too.

  • blair/wisecraft

    February 18, 2013 at 6:13 am

    It's pretty fun stuff 🙂

  • blair/wisecraft

    February 18, 2013 at 6:18 am

    Sketchbook Express is also good. I like the way you can keep individual sketchbooks in Paper 53, we each have one.

  • blair/wisecraft

    February 18, 2013 at 6:19 am

    And you are a girl after my own heart when it comes to charm bracelets! 😉

  • tammie

    February 18, 2013 at 8:29 am

    so fantastic. the ipad app, the charm bracelets, pendants. love.

  • bj

    February 18, 2013 at 10:13 am

    I also love the printable shrink film. We’ve used it to make magnets (son gave them out as valentines) and charms for presents. You can print and color w/ sharpies (which also makes it a good craft for kids, who can color/embellish a printed doodle).
    Shrinking them with a heat gun is fun, too.

  • Chelsea Smith

    March 6, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    I’ve been experimenting arts and crafts using shrink wraps and this interests me. This is a going to be a best seller to my family and friends! Amazingly beautiful!

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