Shrink Plastic Charms

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First thing, I have done, was using my Big Shot machine and Sizzix dies. I cut Shrink Plastic. It is available as clear sheets, which could be cut with scissors or dies. It shrinks, when heated (about 3 times). After shrinking it is much thicker and hard. So if you would like to punch a hole, you should do this before shrinking.

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Then I have coloured it using Alcohol Inks and made some stamping. I punched holes and using my heat gun, I heated it.

I left them to cool and then I started to assemble them into pendants. I divided all elements into two groups – for one ot them I used Glossy Accents and for the other one I used UTEE.

Part with Glossy Accents

Working with glossy accents is quite simple – you can glue the elements and cover them with glossy film. So first I glued the elements, and after glossy accents has dried, I started to make layers, leaving each for drying. Below you can see the effects – I made normal photo and a photo against the light – you will be able to see how colours blend which each other.

Part with UTEE

To use UTEE, firstly I had to melt it. I did it using Melting Pot, but you can do this in an oven or using heat gun and an aluminium foil pot. Than I covered my pendants with fluid UTEE, dipping pendants into it. When you do things like this, it is necessary to be very careful, because fluid UTEE is very hot. I also use non-stick craft sheet, because it protects the table, it resists high temperature and you can easily remove UTEE when it cools.

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I covered some pendants with Viva Decor Inka Gold. And that is all – I hope you enjoyed watching ­čÖé