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Decorating with Shrinky Dinks - a new idea to make them sparkle and shine! | alexbrands.com

Looking for a new way to bring some color and shine to your Shrinky Dinks jewelry designs? Run to your spa collection and break out the nail polish! Yes glitter nail polish and fine point nail pens are great tools to add fine details that sparkle and shine.  Keep reading for tips and tricks to use these spa items to decorate 3 beautiful Shrinky Dinks jewelry pieces!

Decorating with Shrinky Dinks - a new idea to make them sparkle and shine! | alexbrands.com

This technique of decorating Shrinky Dinks with nail polish works great with Crystal Clear Plastic Sheets. First draw or trace your design with black permanent marker. Trim around the shape and punch any holes needed to turn this design into a charm later. Shrink in the oven according to the package direction.

Decorating with Shrinky Dinks - a new idea to make them sparkle and shine! | alexbrands.com

Once cooled, turn the shrunken Shrinky Dinks piece over and use the fine point tips of Sketch It nail pens to add color to the back of the design.  Coloring on the backside keeps your outlines sharp and not smudged since they’re on the front!

Decorating with Shrinky Dinks - a new idea to make them sparkle and shine! | alexbrands.com

Once dry, flip the piece back over and apply a light coat of glitter nail polish over the top. Now your piece will sparkle with glitter on the front yet colorful from the nail polish application applied on the back.

Decorating with Shrinky Dinks - a new idea to make them sparkle and shine! | alexbrands.com

Add jump rings or string onto a chain to wear your beautiful Shrinky Dinks creation!

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