Shrinky-dink Rings

I saw a link to shrinky dink ring tutorial a while back on the Craft magazine blog, the original link (from PlanetJune) appears to be down. I tried it out a couple of days ago. Below are my three best attempts. It took a bit of trial and error to get the right length. I tried to measure and multiply by 3, since final shrinky dink products should be about 1/3 the original size, but they all seemed a little long, which is evidenced by the wrap around ring in the picture.

I really loved the one on my pinky – it was an overlapping lines doodle, which is one of my favorite doodles when I am bored out of my mind, but also really cool. Unfortunately, just a tiny bit too small for my ring finger, but way to big for my pinky. Le sigh.

So far, the rings are still in a crude state, with sharp edges. I can’t seem to find my stash of sandpaper, so they might be on hold for a little bit. It figures that the only one that fits really well has my sister’s name on it. Hopefully it fits her well too!

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