Thursday, August 20, 2015

Shrink.

Hello!  Mary here with a fun and wearable stamping project for you.

First, I grabbed my all time favorite stamp Butterfly Gossamer/Large, my StazOn ink pad and a sheet of clear shrink plastic.


After I stamped my image onto the rough side of the plastic, I then cut it out to and preheated my oven to 350 degrees.  

And if you plan to use this embellie as a charm, don't forget to punch your holes!!


I baked it for about 2 minutes, rough side up.  When done, it had shrunk to roughly one fourth of its original size.  I then  painted the back with a couple coats of acrylic paint.


After adding some chain and a closure, I was ready to rock my new necklace!


In fact, I loved my new accessory so much, I decided to make a few more in a variety of colors.  Maybe I'll share with a friend or two??  Or not.


I hope I've given you a little inspiration today.  Now, go grab your favorite stamp and get crafty!!

xx Mary

4 comments:

Lucy said...

Oh so pretty!
Once it's shrunk, the fine
details of the stamp really show up.

by belle said...

Mary! These are so fun!! I think my nieces will need one each.

mamablitger said...

Oh they are so decorative. Even though we have seen this technique before it was so nice to get a re-minder. And your results are truly inspiring.
Thank you so much for sharing.
Hugs from Monica... Spain

Irit Shalom said...

Great work with shrink plastic and thanks for a reminder that I do own some too.