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  • Marcie Reed

    Shrinky dinks??? Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know #6 plastic can be used for shrinky plastic? Who knew? Cute idea for a long rainy day .

  • Donna Cooter

    Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know #6 plastic can be used for shrinky plastic? Just a note: thicker plastic containers come out milky and take longer, not turning out as good

  • Jessica Glatz

    This is pretty awesome. Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know #6 plastic can be used for shrinky plastic?

  • Rain DRopz

    I AM IN SHRINKY DINK HEAVEN!!! candoodles: Upcycle: Plastic food container = artsy bracelet **#6 plastic containers are very hard to come by!! and nearlyimpossible to get in SF or PORTLAND!!

  • Carolyn Haile Hansen

    Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know plastic can be used for shrinky plastic? Shrinking dink

  • KnitDesign by Caroline

    Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know #6 plastic can be used for shrink plastic?! (The generic equivalent of Shrinky Dinks)

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Flower Suncatcher Mobile Pink and Green. ~ Mary Jeans Things on Etsy. (love the idea of upcycling plastic!

Excellent DIY tutorial on how to make your own shrink plastic (a.k.a. Shrinky Dink) from recycled #6 plastic food takeout containers. Great way to make your own inexpensive jewelry (i.e. earrings, rings, pendant necklaces). Cheap kids craft too. Have them draw a design on it and make into to jewelry for mom. Lovely Mother's Day gift idea.

Gorgeous....Another shrink plastic jewelry idea. Color the fresh plastic. Bake as instructed. Roll up on dowel while hot. Cool. Paint edges. String!

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Remember shrinky dinks? Well, you can use #6 plastic to do the same thing. This is a tutorial on how to use it to make beads for jewelry.

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Green! Recycle those yucky plastic boxes! Did you know #6 plastic can be used for shrinky plastic?

Bird on a branch - woiuld love to work out how to get those vibrant colours onto the birds