A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 296,600
Currently Running With Scissors:
623 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: More Shrinkydink Earrings! (Cherry blossoms) [with process pictures- IMG heavy]  (Read 5313 times)
Tags for this thread: shrinky_dink , shrinky_jewelry , shrink_film , cherry_blossom , cloud , tree  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
gwennie363
« on: January 21, 2010 10:58:14 PM »

Another pair of shrinkydink earrings Smiley


 
Step bah step Smiley:
a quickie sketch to help both sides to be identical-ish






Shrunk (frontside)


Shrunk (backside clouds)


« Last Edit: January 21, 2010 10:59:26 PM by gwennie363 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
mezcraft
IIIIIII made it myself!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 890
Joined: 21-Jan-2010

I'm a maker. I make stuff.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2010 11:29:37 PM »

These are really beautiful earrings!  I have not used or seen Shrinkydink in soooooo long. I am totally going to be that annoying person ( sorry) who is going to talk about safety! Crafters can never be too careful!  I know that breathing in shrinky dink is kind of bad for you... I used to use it as a kid, and then my mom did some research.. It's basically like burning plastic.. and breathing it in can cause respiratory problems. You may already know this and are taking necessary precautions, but just so you know, you should be using super adequate ventilation as in do not breath this in when it is a baking ( possibly wear a mask with an organic vapour cartridge). Also, Be wary of using this in your oven to shrink-a-dink it as you can build up residue and then that can be transferred into food you bake in your oven.  I really do think this a great set of earrings, and that you should carry making awesome ones just like it. But if you didn't know about the health concerns I just thought I would be that person who is concerned for other crafters lungs!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

hotty_blond2000
Offline Offline

Posts: 939
Joined: 09-Jan-2006

Crafting, Internet, and Pepsi are my weaknesses!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2010 12:05:16 AM »

I love the smell of Japanese cherry blossoms!

You did an awesome job on these. Oh so cute!!

And very good points mezcraft!
I can speak from experience that it does not smell good one bit.
Use fans, open doors and windows.

There are plenty of craft ovens on the market.
you could always use a coupon from your favorite craft store to get one also.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

CAMPERTRONNN
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2010 05:02:03 AM »

These are beautiful! Its amazing what you can do with shrinkydinks!! You've inpired me to dig out the old shrinks and give it a whirl! I havent played with them since....1993-ish!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
chimes
the chimenator
Offline Offline

Posts: 1266
Joined: 30-Jul-2007

the chimenator


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2010 05:43:26 AM »

Oooh I love these! thanks for sharing the process. It would make sense to sketch stuff out first ... Tongue I always forget that.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Licer
Offline Offline

Posts: 278
Joined: 01-May-2007

Leg warmers are my friend.


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2010 06:40:10 AM »

Very pretty! Sometimes the best ideas are right in front of you in your craft supplies and you need someone else to show you!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
shaints
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2010 07:28:39 AM »

Pretty!  Smiley I'm looking forward to the Spring cherry blossoms around here.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Come visit Craftster's English-Spanish Dictionary! ~> http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=265119.0
sazzra
Offline Offline

Posts: 872
Joined: 20-Jul-2008

You have vampire in your cleavage


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2010 08:02:40 AM »

They're lovely - I bought a skeleton tree stamp to do some and royally stuffed it up, you make it look so simple! What is the white shading on the clouds?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

No longer swapping, so please ignore any expressions of interest in the Ideas thread


Heavens defend me from that Welsh fairy, lest he transform me to a piece of cheese!
gwennie363
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2010 07:43:39 PM »

Thanks guys - and thanks for the safety tips! I've been kinda sorta careful, but will definitely be more aware of it now. I should really think about getting a craftoven for this type of stuff. Ah if money only grew on trees .. lol

The white shading looks fancy, but its just white pencil crayon. At last, a use for that colour!! hehe
THIS ROCKS   Logged
SiakelA
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Summer is finally here again!
Offline Offline

Posts: 965
Joined: 21-Feb-2008

Wit beyond measure...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2010 08:34:12 PM »

Best use of shrinky-dinks EVER! I had to save them to my profile. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
The Animation Chefs - Episode 1
INTO THE ARCTIC #04: June 25, 2006-Studio Prep
SAM3- London Street Art Billboard for Nakba60.org.uk
Cloned Animals -WSYK #26
How to Make Wire Armatures for Stop Motion
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament
Cardboard Tube? Craft Supply!
Spotlight on: Art Dolls

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.