Monday, July 30, 2012

diy. shrinky dink necklace.

Finally got around to using my Shrinky Dinks!
My inspiration comes from these wonderful clown eyelashes that 
I stumbled across online.  This just goes to show you that
you can find inspiration anywhere!
Eyelashes available here! Shrinky Dinks available at

I printed the above picture at 50% of the original size & used that as my guide.

(under $7 from amazon!)
black sharpie
hole punch
jump rings
chain & clasp

& the use of an oven.

Other cool shrinky dinks necklaces...

super duper


  1. You are beyond crafty! Awesome!

  2. You can also use number 5 plastic if you're looking to upcycle! It's the clear plastic you find in plastic lunch containers like this

  3. SHRINKY DINKS!!!!!! I love shrinky dinks and I love doodles! I can't wait to give this a shot!

  4. can you buy shrinky dinks at a craft store or something?

    1. i haven't really seen the shrinky dink paper anywhere but online. order it on amazon and it'll ship pretty fast. should have it by the weekend i imagine.

    2. Hi Amanda,
      I really hope you read this. I am emailing you on behalf of Cosmopolitan India. This is regarding a feature story that we are doing on DIY from around the world. I went through your blog Hocus Kocis and loved the DIY projects you've done; especially the Shrinky Dink necklace. We would love to feature the project in the same story, along with you, your blog name and your picture. I would request you to kindly get in touch with me at the earliest possible so that we can take it ahead with you. Please do email me on for further briefing.
      Looking forward to hearing from you really soon!

      Best Regards,

  5. Michaels Craft Stores carry shrinky dinks sheets in a variety of colors. Very affordable with their discount coupon.

  6. thats soo cute!!

  7. I used to love shrinky dinks, I didn't even realized they still made them! Such a cute necklace now I want to give it a try!

  8. #6 Plastics work the same as shrinky dink material. Reduce reuse recycle!

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  10. oh I just love this idea its so fun to do!!!!!

  11. Very great tutorial!
    I didn't know at all this skrinkable paper, it looks very cool to use, i will test it!

  12. How crafty and fun! I'll have to give this a try, especially with the summer months up ahead. Thanks for sharing the inspiration!

  13. hi im from South Africa. Where can I purchase this