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  • Laura Astmann

    Another gift idea! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT! DIY Shrinky Dink jewelry

  • Cranium Shop

    Another gift idea! OId plastic container, permanent marker and an oven = jewellery! Great kid craft, or birthday party idea

  • Jacinda Cisneros

    Rust & Sunshine: Shrinky Bracelet: DIY shrinky dink using #6 plastic

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Rust & Sunshine: Shrinky Bracelet -- great tutorial for upcycling #6 to-go containers. Note - other folks have repinned this, I'm not the first, but I pinned from the source blog to cut down on the number of click throughs to get to the tutorial. must try! #ecrafty #upcycledbracelets

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

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

  • Amy Watson

    Yes, yes I did. It's hard to find ones with a large enough area to really do shrinky dinks on.

  • gagan kundi

    that is so cool i have a lot of plastic boxes that i usually just throw out

  • Barefoot Hippie Designs

    I think this would be cool to combined with other mixed media for really cool jewelry pieces. Beads, sari silk ribbon, wire...etc

shrinky dinks but wouold make adorable ornaments made in felt

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.

Omg you can use #6 plastics to make shrinky dink type crafts!

Rust & Sunshine's Shrinky Bracelet and Pendant recycle a #6 plastic container, decorated with markers. Fun!

Shrinky bracelet made from plastic take-out container

ah! I am not going to purchase those stickin' Shrinky Dink sheets. I am going to make this happen with plastic cups and bottles somehow.-- Dale Chihuly Inspired Sculpture

  • Zac Reimer

    Oh, I made this. I took #1 and #5 plastics, colored them with plastic and melted them in the oven. Then we hot glued the whole mess together. It looks cool. And it was fun. We made it stand up but next time we are suspending it from the ceiling!

  • Carolina Elizabeth

    Melting plastic that is not meant to be heated is highly toxic. Please, do not allow students to do this.

  • Carolina Elizabeth

    It does look cool, but it can be done without heating the plastic.

*Shrink Plastic... buy it online instead of expensive craft stores, here's what you can easily make! (NOTE: you can also use #6 recycled plastic containers, like from take-out food. Be sure it's #6, not all of them are).