Shrinky Dinks

13 Jul 19
VGK Ladies

I received the cutest keepsake gift, from my 7 year old: a keychain made with a Shrinky Dink sheet. I love how it captures his hand writing and drawings at this moment in his childhood. He completed the gift in school; his teacher assisted her students in completing their Shrinky Dink key chains. They wrote […]

13 Jul 19
Redwood Times
Children make do-it-yourself Shrinky Dinks from No.6 recyclable plastic at Amazing Race Camp SCRAP in Arcata on Friday. The SCRAP Humboldt day camp activity involved shrinking the decorated plastic in a toaster oven. Fifteen children at first through fifth grade level ages made miniature kinetic sculpture creations that they tested outdoors in different conditions. (Shaun Walker — The Times-Standard)
13 Jul 19
Times-Standard
Children make do-it-yourself Shrinky Dinks from No.6 recyclable plastic at Amazing Race Camp SCRAP in Arcata on Friday. The SCRAP Humboldt day camp activity involved shrinking the decorated plastic in a toaster oven. Fifteen children at first through fifth grade level ages made miniature kinetic sculpture creations that they tested outdoors in different conditions. (Shaun Walker — The Times-Standard)
10 Jul 19

This is a little post for me to look at come February. I read that book (so good!) & drank that coffee, all the while sitting next to that delicious bowl of blue water. Ah. In between reading and swimming and strawberry binges, my niece and I tie-dyed a mess of T-shirts. She was a […]

09 Jul 19
NYMA Summer Leadership Program Blog

Today, the day started off with orientation and a campus tour. After lunch, the participants split up into art, where everyone worked on Shrinky Dinks and made some great looking pieces, or robotics, where the class got started on building their machines. After that, everyone went to survival class where our very own Sgt. Waring […]

06 Jul 19
Emphasis on Joy

Seriously, my husband is a saint. Not only does he somehow take care of and entertain the rest of us, he’s a real trooper when it’s HIS turn to be pampered. We have a busy month beginning early May (Mother’s Day) through late May (my birthday) to early June (Bart’s birthday) and mid-June (Father’s Day). […]

27 Jun 19
Home with the Howards

What you’ll need:1. Shrinky Dinks sheets in crystal clear2. Acrylic paint, any color of your choice3. Mod Podge sealer4. Key chain5. Parchment paper or aluminum foil6. Scissors7. Hole punch8. Cookie sheet9. Spatula10. Pliers Directions:1. Paint your baby’s foot with your desired acrylic paint color and carefully press your baby’s paint covered foot onto the Shrinky […]

26 Jun 19
No Man's Land

Feeling a little drab? Having a gloomy summer? It’s easy to inject a splash of color into your life with the cheery, upbeat, adorable designs of Unicorn Crafts, the vibrantly-hued creation of artist and jewelry maker Faheema Chaudhury.  Faheema was working as an artist and photographer in Berkeley, California, when her mother’s illness prompted her […]

17 Jun 19
The Lyrics to my Life

I was an avid reader when I was younger. I devoured most books, but the ones that especially intrigued me were about dedicated women missionaries. Amy Carmichael, Elizabeth Elliot, Darlene Deibler, Katie Davis, and Mama Maggie still inspire me today. I was also a dreamer. Someday I would do the same thing as my heroes. […]

14 Jun 19
Needful Knacks

Good Morning! Here is a download of my Amazoness Quartet Shrinky Dinks Pattern. The bases for the chibis are courtesy of Okojo-Chan at. Feel free to use these images for personal or commercial products. Just please give credit if possible. For my set, I made them into magnets. I used paint pens to color them […]

13 Jun 19
Imagine Blog

by Lindsay Adreon This month’s challenge is saving memories, but I am taking a different approach! Because I don’t really journal, scrapbook, do mixed media, etc I decided to share a fun project with you that my children and I do together and MAKE memories! Shrinky Dinks are so much fun to make with your […]

09 Jun 19
Moonlighting For Fun

Vintage Polyshrink Jewelry Techniques – Soft Cover Spiral Bound Booklet By Jo Rebeka and Kit Zimmerman   Learn techniques for working with shrinky dink sheets to make fun jewelry Vintage, soft cover spiral bound booklet, 49 black & white pages Condition C Good, there is some writing and yellowing on the back of the book. […]