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« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2005 04:21:50 PM »

you should do a tute so i can have a name necklace because you don't find any thing with the name Alaina on it. ohh and its soo cute Wink
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« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2005 07:36:58 PM »

Definitely! I love it!
Fantastic job!
Totally professional!
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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2005 08:13:45 AM »

I like it! Never thought of making my name using shrink plastic. Maybe I will give it a go.  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2005 10:47:42 AM »

wow thats so weird i attempted making one of those after seeing those on the web i did mine on white and made it zebra striped. but unfortunatly i hole puncched too close to the edge and in teared when it was shrinking! but yay for you. Grin
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« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2005 10:59:40 AM »

love what you did and love your tutorial! It's very easy to read and understand. Thanks for taking the time to do it.
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« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2005 11:14:31 AM »

Thanks for the tutorial!  I'll definitely add this to my list of things to try this weekend.
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« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2005 06:44:55 PM »

Thank you muchly for the tutorial! So, do you need an entire sheet to make one name (the whole 8.5 x 11?)

How much does it shrink and do you just pop it in the oven?
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« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2005 10:19:27 PM »

Well, I went out and bought me a package of shrinky dinks!  As requested by pinksparklyscot, I am posting a picture of the results of my experiment. 
 
I wanted to make a name necklace for my friend (her birthday is coming up pretty soon!).  Anyhow, I must have done something wrong.  I used a blue sharpie to color the shrinky dink sheet.  After baking the shrinky dink sheet, for some reason or other, the blue ink was rubbing off.  Bad, bad, bad.  Sad  I didn't want to toss it and start over.  So, I 'sealed' the blue ink with glitter nail polish.  The end result wasn't too bad.  The name was nice and sparkly.  I think it might work out afterall.  Thanks again for the tutorial.  I can't wait to experiment with other permanent markers!

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« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2005 09:59:30 PM »

so cute thanks for posting your picture to!!
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« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2005 05:20:55 PM »

pinksparklyscot, Hmm...I guess the ink rubbing off might be due to the type of shrinky dink paper I'm using (perhaps I should have sanded the surface for better ink adhesion?) or perhaps it's just because I was a tad sharpie-happy when I colored the sheet Roll Eyes   

Hanging the finished plastic name on the necklace was no trouble at all.  I snapped the chain in half and threaded jump rings into both ends of the pieces.  Then I slipped the jump rings through the pre-drilled holes on the plastic name.  Voila!  Done.  I can't wait to present my friend with her new name necklace!
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