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« on: July 18, 2005 08:43:21 PM »

This is a stamped shrinky dink pendant hung on a simple string of beads, fastened with a clasp in back.  I was going for minimalist look with this piece...    Cool

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« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2005 09:54:50 PM »

wow my shrinky dink's never come out that great.

good job.
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2005 06:23:03 AM »

Perfect. You've nailed the minimalist right on it's minimal head. I love the blue and white, it reminds me of a china pattern.
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2005 06:24:59 AM »

So, so pretty!  I love it!!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2005 06:26:00 AM »

I love the blue and white, it reminds me of a china pattern.

Yeah, it's very Spode--only cool instead of stuffy.  I may have to revisit shrinky dinks... it's been a long time but I'm so impressed with your results.
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2005 08:44:55 PM »

Thanks for all the terrific feedback, you guys!  I highly recommend using stamps to make shrinky dinks.  Although it requires you to buy a larger stamp to allow for the shrinkage, the details and color preserve nicely.  I was shocked at how well this one turned out too--it was my first ever stamped shrinky dink.  Another fantastic feature of stamping is the consistency of the process.  So, I could easily make two perfectly matching shrinky dinks for earrings, or anything else that requires duplicates.  I usually have more trouble duplicating my freehand ones...but maybe that's just me.   Undecided

 
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2005 05:49:19 AM »

I love the blue and the white, it too reminds me of spode!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2005 05:52:08 AM »

i have a feeling i will be using shrinky dinks extensively this xmas season... Smiley

thanks for sharing your necklace, it's a beaut
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« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2005 06:03:08 AM »

That's really cute!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2005 06:56:13 AM »

  Shrinky Dinks, I like to make them shrink!   Cheesy  I need to get my hands on some of those again.  Whoa baby!  Talk about blast from the past!
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