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« on: February 23, 2007 01:50:28 AM »

I made this from Shrinky Dinks for one of my swap partners.  I can't wait to see her modeling it.  I'm so in love with this that I'm working on a whole gang of creatures.  Comments are appreciated!!  Thanks for looking!!


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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2007 05:47:01 AM »

I love it!
Great detail on all the bones.
Go you!
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2007 06:16:34 AM »

freaking sweet.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2007 07:47:13 AM »

Such in credible detail!  I love it.  Did you use a craft knife to cut it?
Amazing!

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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2007 08:49:22 AM »

Pick-N-Mix:  Thanks!!  The bones were the hardest to cut, but I think it was worth the pain.  Hehehe!

chica grande mas bonita:  Muchos gracias!!  Love your pic BTW!

Tarewyn:  Thanks!!  No, I was afraid that I'd mess up with the knife, so I used tiny embroidery scissors that I got especially to cut this.

Thanks guys!!  It was fun to see it baking in the oven too. 
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2007 10:28:46 AM »

I love it!! Afterall the girl scout crafts with shrinky dinks, you never knew how to use the material usefully! But you have inspired me. Your dino looks gold? Did you color him with gold sharpie? How did you attach him? Did you make the holes before or after you shrunk him? What's the trick to making your shrinky dink not curl in the oven?
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2007 11:15:59 AM »

akehurstm: Thanks!!  Nope, he's white.  I didn't color him...just bad lighting.  It looks much more detailed in person.  Yes, make the holes before baking.  I let it curl, then squashed it with paper when it came out to make it flat.  Good luck!!  I'd love to see your creations!
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2007 06:16:27 PM »

Wow.amazing! I saw a pic of a necklace like this, only the bones were separate little metal things, and it was REDICULOUSLY expensive! How did i never think of a version like this? It's brilliant!
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2007 07:39:26 PM »

i love it. Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2007 07:38:00 PM »

That is amazing. I am freakin blown away by the detail.
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