Wednesday, February 11, 2015

shrink plastic valentine pins

I love coming up with creative Valentine's Day gifts and this year I thought it would be fun to make cute little heart pins from shrink plastic. 

Shrink plastic is a really fun and easy material to to use to create all kinds of accessories!
I starting by filling a sheet of shrink plastic with a quick floral pattern.

Next I cut hearts out of the plastic.
Keep in mind that the plastic will shrink about 50%

I added a little more color to the hearts.

Then I baked the shrink plastic into the oven at 350 degree for about 1-2 minutes.

Lucy even got in on the fun and made some pins with her fabulous drawings.

The last step was to glue pins to the back of the hearts. 

I created simple little cards to pin the hearts to and voilĂ ! A fun little Valentine's Day gift!

Looking for more Valentine's Day inspiration?


Anonymous said...

Love, love, love. I'm still waiting for you to put some of those orange flower shrink plastic rings in your shop :-)
Cindy B.

Melissa Hebbe said...

This is so cool! Can't wait to try this out!

Virginia said...

Absolutely gorgeous as always!

moois van me said...

Nice Alisa ! I never used shrink plastic : can you paint or draw on it with everything ?


WOW..So lovely !

studioGypsy said...

such!! xo

Meghan Thimjon said...

Ohhhh I love love love this! Actually there isn't one thing that I haven't loved of yours! So fun!
I love coming to your blog everyday for inspiration!!!

Kathleen Kibblehouse said...

Brilliant! Since it's just a couple of days away, this fits the bill perfectly.

HollyM said...

These are so cute! I'd be making them if I could get the shrink plastic locally.

whenflowerrules said...

They are really really cute :) I am to late for this years Valentine but it is also a really good idea for birthday cards, wedding cards or just regular cards :D


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