Pressed Flower ATC Keychain


size: 2-1/2”x3-1/2”

Materials

  • Maya Road Clear Acrylic ATC Coaster Album
  • Ball chain
  • Con-Tact Brand Self-Adhesive Clear Covering
  • Heavyweight white cardstock
  • Pressed flowers

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil, rolling pin, heat tool, tweezers

Tools

  • Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Stuff to Say Stamp Set
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks: Peeled Paint, Broken China, Scattered Straw, Wild Honey, Walnut Stain
  • Craft Sheet, Mini Misters, Glossy Accents

Directions

  • 1. Cut a piece of cardstock in half. Use one half-sheet for each keychain.
  • 2. Rub Scattered Straw and Wild Honey or Peeled Paint and Broken China inks side-by-side on craft sheet; do not blend colors. Spritz ink with water until beads form.
  • 3. Press cardstock into ink; lift up and dry with heat tool. Repeat until pleased with effect.
  • 4. Trace acrylic ATC twice onto cardstock; cut out just beyond lines. Using tweezers, place flowers onto one cardstock ATC; stamp brown sentiment on the other.
  • 5. Spread Glossy Accents over entire back surface of acrylic ATC and press down firmly over flower ATC; be careful not to shift flowers.
  • 6. Turn ATC over; roll firmly across back with rolling pin. Repeat until ATC is completely sealed and no air bubbles remain. Wipe away excess adhesive; let cure completely.
  • 7. Use scissors to trim any excess paper from edges of ATCs. Wipe any residue from front and back of ATC. Adhere sentiment to back of ATC; let dry.

by Vicki Kammerer

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