Mother’s Day is around the corner. Are you ready? If you need a last minute, handmade gift, today’s post is for you. I am sharing with you a quick, cheap and simple pair of shrink film heart earrings you can make that any woman on your list is sure to love. With just a few supplies and 20 minutes or less, you are on your way to making her smile.
Matte Shrink Film
Heart Paper punch, template or die (I used Spellbinders Media Mixage Hearts One – the middle size die)
Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
Distress Paints or other acrylics of your choice
Ink your felt applicator and pull stripes (left) or dab color splotches (right) onto rough side of shrink film. Cover entire sheet or just what you will use. I made a bunch of shapes, so I covered the entire sheet.
Die cut, paper punch or hand cut out your shapes. You can see the inks I used and how the pieces look before baking.
I wasn’t quite thrilled with the coloring after the alcohol inks, so I added Distress paint (barn door). Punch a hole in your pieces where you want the jump ring to be and bake per shrink film instructions.
Let cool, apply a coat of Dimensional magic for a gloss look. When that dries, you may have to reopen your hole with a needle tool or awl. Insert your jump ring and ear wire.
Most people would never guess these were made from shrink film. I get tons of compliments every time I wear them!
I have a charm bracelet on the work table using the rest of the pieces from this shrink film afternoon.