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DIY Shrinky Bracelet

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Everyone (I assume)  loves paying with shrinkie’s. Somehow cutting up bits of plastic bring back childhood memories. I recall a fuel station giving them away when we were kids and we would ride out bikes there to go get some. We thought it was SUPER COOL. These of course were back in the days when we were left to roam … Read More...

Shrinky Christmas Ornaments

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These ornaments, by Carissa of Creative Green Living, are the perfect rainy day activity for kids. Not only is the kids artwork immortalized as a durable ornament but it’s fun to watch them shrink as well!

Carissa has been making these ornaments even though her husband refuses to setup the Christmas tree till after Thanksgiving.

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Shrinky Dink Ornaments

The kids are now officially out for the Holiday Season. What better way to fill their days than by making ornaments! I love these ornaments by eighteen25 because your child can use their creativity and make each ornament completely personal! Also, its easier for children to color and draw on larger paper, but then the finished product is small and … Read More...

Shrinky Dink Anyone?

ribbon metalphotojojo Think back on the fun projects you might have done as a kid, before you felt the need for fancy materials and when the possibility of something shrinking in the oven was totally exciting.  I remember lots of Smurf Shrinky…

Freebie: Pre-washing guide for different fabric types

prewashing titleI’m a pre-washer.  Are you?  If you’re sewing a garment or other item that will see the inside of a washing machine, it’s a good idea to pre-wash the fabrics you use so there won’t be any shrinky, puckery tragedies later.  The right way to pre-wash your fabric will depend on fabric type.  Toni from Sugar Tart Crafts has a … Read More...

Russian Doll Necklace – Rakunshop

Quirky and cute are two of my favorite adjectives for jewelry. And both apply heavily to Rakunshop’s wonderful assortment of items. So if you’re hunting for a last-minute gift or shopping for yourself with one of those fabulous Etsy gift cards given to you by someone wonderful, you might want to take a minute and check it out. Personally, I … Read More...

ReadyMade (Recycled) Magazine

prod_notecards2.jpgVisit the online shop of ReadyMade magazine — “a bimonthly print magazine for people who like to make stuff” — and you’ll find carefully selected must-haves that you probably wouldn’t find offered by other magazines: Blueprints for a small modular dwelling, museum wall text kits and shrinky sheet sets are a few of the unique things you can add to … Read More...