DIY keychain

In this DIY I’ll show you how to make your own plastic keychains! It’s really easy and fun to do and makes a great personal gift. So if you’re interested keep on reading!

Supplies

  • Shrink paper
  • Coloring pencils and a black waterproof marker
  • Oven
  • Chain
  • Split ring
  • Hole puncher

Step 1

Draw something on the shrink paper. Keep in mind that the paper will shrink about seven times, so don’t make your drawing too small!

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Step 2

Punch a hole in the shrink paper just above your drawing. Then cut out your drawing.

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Step 3

Put your drawing in a preheated oven. After some time your drawing will start curling up. THIS IS NORMAL! Just wait a little bit longer and it will flatten out again.

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Step 4

Now take the paper out of the oven and use something flat (like a notebook) to push on it (just to make sure it is completely flat).

Step 5

Take your chain and split ring and attatch them to the drawing.

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And with that you’re…

DONE! 

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