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Get sparkly with a glittery shrink plastic sugar skull brooch!

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  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this project you'll need a template of a skull. I found one on the Silhouette store I liked but you could just draw your own.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the shape out of black shrink plastic and then cut it out of clear shrink plastic. Cut out the eyes, nose and teeth from the clear shrink plastic too.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold a piece of A4 paper in half and place the clear shrink plastic on top.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint the shrink plastic with mod podge.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sprinkle with white glitter and leave to dry.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Heat both of the pieces of shrink plastic in the oven until small and then press flat under a book.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue the glittery skull on top of the black skull.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pick out a few large gems and glue them around the skull.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add a few smaller crystals around the skull.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Glue a brooch back to the back of the skull.

  • How to make a shrink plastic brooch. Sugar Skull Brooch - Step 11
    Step 11

    Leave to dry and then it's ready to wear!

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