Tips & Tricks: Shrink Plastic

by Joannie McBride

If you're ready to learn, we've got great tips for creating one-of-a-kind scrapbook accents using shrink plastic.

Use Shrink Plastic On Your Layouts!

Make your own acrylic accents using shrink plastic, pens, and a variety of punches. It's a simple technique that will bring a cheerful look to your layouts. Use these accents to fill a background, or add one to your page as a single embellishment.


Little Miss Sunshine by Stacy Cohen. As seen in the September 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Try This!

1. Punch several shapes out of shrink plastic.


2. Color punched shapes using pigment ink, chalk, or pens.


3. Bake according to manufacturer's instructions.


Variation Trace cookie cutter shapes onto shrink plastic, color, and bake to create even more custom accents.

For more tricks for your scrapbook pages, check out the September 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.


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