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Food plastic tray necklace
It's just my first try!
I used some white food trays, washed, coloured with a black permanent marker and then baked.
NOTE: when heated this kind of plastic (polystyrene)shrinks to about 40-50% of the original size and it gets more rigid and a little bit THINNER. It depends on the original consistence.

Posted by laura m. from Rome, Lazio, Italy • Published

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laura m. · Rome, Lazio, IT · 1 project
ah ah Happy thank you!
Kally · Sofia, Sofia-city, BG · 2 projects
lol! amazing Happy
i`m impressed, maybe i should try it xD even with the risk to burn my house down haha
laura m.
laura m. · Rome, Lazio, IT · 1 project
Thank you for appreciating.
Yes, the plastic is number 6 but of a particular kind. I took two pics just to show you the exact kind of plastic I used....but I don't know where to post them.
I'm sorry I can't tell much more about heating temperature since my oven is a very old one, anyway I guess it was about 200-250°C. You just need to have a look at your pieces whilst curling and take them out the oven as soon as they have flattened again. Remember to put a sheet of paper over your pieces in order to avoid them to stick to themselves when curling.
Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
LIke your recycling idea, really awesome, it has the 70th vintage look, awesome love it!!!!!!! soooooo coool!!!
thank you for the sharing,
How hot have you baked it? i have done some experiments with that too, not everything was a big succes.
Some didn't shrinked at all! and some didn't change flatten back.
i read on instructable.com that they give their the note using the triangle number of 6. Did you have used that as well?
very cursious, love your poject., reallly awesome;_D!!!!!!!!!

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