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Inkssentials™ Shrink Plastic Friends ATC

Inkssentials™ Shrink Plastic Friends ATC

Learn how to embellish shrink plastic with Adirondack Alcohol Inks and Acrylic Paint Dabbers.

Created by Richele Christensen

Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 1

Step 1: Working on the Non-Stick Craft Sheet, stamp several Flowers with Jet Black Archival Ink onto Shrink Plastic. Let Dry.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 2

Step 2: Cut the flowers out with scissors.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 3

Step 3: Shrink the flowers by heating with the craft tool. As you shrink the flowers, they will curl, this is normal just keep heating and they flatten back out.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 4

Step 4: You can help flatten them by pressing them with an acrylic block. Let cool.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 5

Step 5: With an Ink Applicator Tool and Felt color the back side of the Shrink Plastic with Alcohol Inks. Use a little bit of the Pearl Mixative for a metallic look.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 6

Step 6: Paint the back side over the Alcohol Ink with Adirondack Paint Dabber in Snow Cap White.


Inkssentials Surfaces Shrink Plastic Friends ATC Step 7

Step 7: Stamp the “Friends definition” with Sepia Archival Ink onto a Kraft ATC card. Stamp “Floral Swirl” with Emerald Green and Sap Green Archival Inks. On a small strip on Inkssentials Manila, stamp the word “Friends” with Sepia Archival Ink. Attach buttons and leaves with Wonder Tape. Attach Flowers and Friends strip with Popit Shape.