Sunday, 29 September 2013

Lunagirl - Autumn Lady

I have been struggling with shrink plastic for a long time ... partly because I did not have the right heat gun but now I have!  and I went for the shrink plastic straight away (lol) ... I used shrink plastic for printing (you can buy for example here) and although I was a sceptical at first, it worked a treat! I printed it with a very old inkjet printer and it came out beautifully ... here is the result:
The fabulous leave image is from Lunagirl
printed on frosted shrink plastic, cut out and shrank with the heatgun.
The back is covered with patterend paper from BoBunny, the front with Glossy Accents.
I puncheda hole at the top before shrinking the leave because I wanted to make it into a charm
The finished project is a tag for Lunagirl's Autumn challenge with one of the beautiful Lunagirl images, BoBunny and Scrapcake paper, Mulberry flower, some lace and ribbon
but, of course, you could use the charm for all sorts of projects.
And there is still time to play along with Lunagirl Moonbeam's Autumn challenge!

Hope to see you there, Petra.

also linked to: Tag Along- Autumn Glory
Country View Crafts Challenge - Layers

7 comments:

wintonrosepapercreations said...

Hello Petra,

What a lovely tag and image. Karen.x

Sue Butler said...

Hello Petra
The leaf looks fabulous and the Tag beautiful, I may have a go at shrink plastic again, I too did not have much luck when I used it.
Smiles:)
Sue

Deborah said...

It's beautiful! And your shrink plastic leaf looks so good.

Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely tag Petra, great work with the shrink plastic! Valerie

inkypinkycraft said...

fab image and great make x thanks for joining us at Country View Crafts Challenge, hope to see you next month x trace x

~*~Patty S said...

Your shrink plastic leaves make the perfect accent to your very lovely tag dear Petra!
oxo

Mandy Chilvers said...

wonderful entry Petra. And i love how you've made the leaf charm. I'm rubbish with shrink plastic!

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