Pressed Flower ATC Keychain

Materials

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

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

Basic Supplies

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

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut a piece of cardstock in half. Use one half-sheet for each keychain.

STEP 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.

STEP 3

  • Press cardstock into ink; lift up and dry with heat tool. Repeat until pleased with effect.

STEP 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.

STEP 5

  • Spread Glossy Accents over entire back surface of acrylic ATC and press down firmly over flower ATC; be careful not to shift flowers.

STEP 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.

STEP 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
Pressed Flower Keychain
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