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Topic: oh shrinky dinks, where have you been all my life?  (Read 9131 times)
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ShiningStar
« Reply #30 on: June 19, 2007 01:04:35 PM »

LOL! I haven't worked with shirinky dinks yet. I've only worked with beads, polymer clay and wire as far beads and trinkets are concerned.  I just learned how to knit so I share that obsession.

You did a really great job.  I love them.
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« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2007 11:21:32 AM »

yay for gloomybear.. i like the pink chain you used with it, one of the first shrinkiedinks i made into a braclet was gloomybear tearing a boys head off ^_^
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kitschkween
« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2007 11:22:34 AM »

one of the first shrinkiedinks i made into a braclet was gloomybear tearing a boys head off ^_^


ooo...do you know where i could find that image?
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nillakitty
« Reply #33 on: June 22, 2007 11:19:08 AM »

I am trying to use the Grafix Inkjet Printable shrink sheets I just got, but when I am trying to print them, the ink is pooling and/or running together in dark areas.  I have tried both sides of the sheet as well as sanding the sheet first.  Any ideas?
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kitschkween
« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2007 11:26:35 AM »

check your printer settings to make sure it's on "transparency paper". lick your finger and touch both sides of the sheet. the sticky side is the print side.
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nillakitty
« Reply #35 on: June 22, 2007 12:16:53 PM »

check your printer settings to make sure it's on "transparency paper". lick your finger and touch both sides of the sheet. the sticky side is the print side.

Ok - so it turns out the first sheet in the pack I opened was just regular shrinky paper, not the inkjet kind!  The other ones printed just fine...  Cheesy
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tasi292
« Reply #36 on: June 25, 2007 01:13:46 PM »

Thought I'd share how the dinks I made for a swap turned out with the sealant.

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I love this sealant.  It makes them SOOOO SHINY and its a pretty thick glaze to boot.  I used "KRYLON Triple-Thick Crystal Clear Glaze", it's a mouthful, but that's exactly what it's called Wink  Folow the directions and you'll be fine.  No smearing and no dripping.  This stuff is GREAT!!
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kitschkween
« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2007 01:30:07 PM »

those are cute! i need to try that krylon.
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dopey_44
« Reply #38 on: June 25, 2007 01:56:48 PM »

if i may ask where do you get the krylon triple thick stuff
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« Reply #39 on: June 25, 2007 02:44:46 PM »

Got it at Wal-mart, but I'm sure you can get it anywhere they sell spray-paints.  It looks like this:

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