Phew, I survived one week of crafting. Loved it. Wished if i had more time & energy to craft more.
Today’s craft is Shrinky dink, and it is amazingly simple 2 ingredient craft. All you need is:
- No. 6 plastic
- sharpie or permanent marker
- tracing paper, If you are tracing it from somewhere
- and scissors
- I also used foil paper to make small tray
Trace a design or do a free-hand drawing on a paper, trace it on 6 no. plastic using a sharpie, (usually the plastic lids of foil trays are No. 6 plastic.) Color it, and cut it.
Make a small tray using a foil sheet (it is better than using a regular cookie sheet) and place the cut design on it and bake it at 350 degrees for 2 mins or till it curls up and straighten back again. take out, let it cool (if it’s not straight gently press it for few seconds right after you take it out). It shrinks 3-4 times the original piece and hardens.
I intended to use it as a key chain so I cut a small hole before baking it.
Once it is cool, use a intended. I only used a black sharpie but colored markers can also be used for a variety of objects.
I made another pattern as well.
All Crafts in this challenge can be found here also read Why I undertook a Ramadan crafting challenge
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Wow that’s a super simple craft idea thanks for sharing it with everyone
Wow…wonderful….thank you for the awesome ideas….
You made this! I need to get my creative juices flowing. I hope to try this and inshaAllah will reach out. 😊 thanks for sharing.
I traced the picture of a lantern 😉 the rest was piece of cake – just coloring
Wow amazing work. JazakiAllah khairan for sharing.👌
Gosh that is SUCH a clever idea for a keychain! I love it! So you just make a hole in the large version before you bake it and when it shrinks it still retains the hole?
Yes thts what i did and the hole shrank but a wire culd pass through, one can drill
The hole in the smaller version too but i thought its easier to do it otherwise
This is so cool!!! My mind can’t even comprehend how this works lol
But it sure works 😉 do try out
Love this idea! Did this in primary school (can’t believe I still remember it) thanks for sharing 😊
Yes its from the 90’s :))
Sounds about right haha!!
Well done.Wow it is simple and unique craft idea..
such an amazing idea! I think i am going to try this too with my son! he will love it!
Yes, and it is so open ended you can draw anything he likes and color it and bake it – my 3yo is obsessed with this one. She showed it to everyone (although she didnt activly helped me with this one-) and yesterday she managed to hang one of her toy with the blinds and said “mama look i made my shrinky dink”
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