Beading / Jewelry

Stamped Shrink-Plastic Bracelet

By  Melony Bradley 

  • Stamped Shrink-Plastic Bracelet

Materials

  • Shrink-plastic sheet
  • Hanukkah-themed rubber stamps
  • Black inkpad
  • Gold chain, 6” length
  • Gold findings: jump rings, lobster clasp, 2” head pins
  • Beads: white, blue

Tools

  • Hole punch
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Oven
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • 1. Use Hanukkah stamp and black inkpad to stamp images on shrink plastic sheet. Let dry. Use scissors to cut out images. Round corners.
  • 2. Use hole punch to punch hole in center top of each image.
  • 3. Position images on parchment-lined baking sheet. Follow manufacturer's instructions to shrink images in oven. Let cool.
  • 4. Attach jump ring through hole on each image. Use chain-nose pliers to squeeze jump ring closed.
  • 5. Thread beads on head pins. Use round-nose pliers to curve end of head pin, creating loop.
  • 6. Attach image charms and beaded head pins on chain. Attach lobster clasp on one end of chain and jump ring on other end of chain.
  • Note
  • 1. Adults, help kids when shrinking plastic in oven.