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Shrinky Dinks Test Lab – The Wrap-up Of It All…

Shrinky Dinks Test Lab - The Wrap-up Of It All...
Hope you all enjoyed the shrinky dinks test lab… I sure did!
A reminder, I want to see your creations. If you’re on Flickr, add your pictures to the new Dabbled pool, and/or put a comment here (with a link to your blog) or one of the other Test Lab posts.… [ KEEP READING ]

Part 4 of the Shrinky Dink Test lab: Successful sealing.. maybe

Part 4 of the Shrinky Dink Test lab: Successful sealing.. maybe
Go ahead and read below to hear about the experiments (and the comments, some great info there too!), but here is a summary of some of the lessons learned with the various techniques.  What you choose depends on your desired results, and also what you have decorated your shrinkies with:
  • Spray Acrylic – As we learned in our previous experiments, this can cause permanant markers to lighten and/or run together.  
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Part 3: More experimentation in the Shrinky Dink Test Lab

Part 3: More experimentation in the Shrinky Dink Test Lab
Tomorrow: How to successfully seal your shrinkies.. maybe… Part 3 – More experiments: 1) What happens if you coat your shrinky in clear coat, PRIOR to shrinking?… [ KEEP READING ]

Shrinky Dinkies – Special 4th of July Holiday Edition!

Shrinky Dinkies - Special 4th of July Holiday Edition!
We’ll be back with more Shrinky Dink Test lab tomorrow–the experiments continue–, but today is your special Holiday edition! For the 4th of July, my husband and best friend were running the Peachtree Road Race, so I decided to have brunch at my house and invite over friends for mimosas and food.… [ KEEP READING ]

Part 2: What would happen if..? (The Shrinky Dink Test Lab)

Part 2: What would happen if..? (The Shrinky Dink Test Lab)


Shrinky Dinky Test Lab – Intro
Shrinky Dinky Test Lab – Part 1 – How to make Doodle earrings
The Shrinky Dink Test Lab – Part 2 After I finished making the doodle charms, I sat down to write up the tutorial… but I got distracted thinking about what other things I could try.… [ KEEP READING ]

Coming tomorrow: The Shrinky Dinky Test Lab

Coming tomorrow: The Shrinky Dinky Test Lab

Stay tuned… a 4 part series on making shrinky things by recycling plastic stuff that would go in the trash… starts tomorrow! Armed with a bunch of old #6 plastic to-go containers, the Dabbled Lab performs a series of experiments on techniques, and you’ll see the successes, the failures, and the “hmmm, what if I tried this instead”s.… [ KEEP READING ]