This something I have wanted to be able to do for some time but the equipment has has always been too large and too expensive unless one is a professional printer.
Now there is a new machine has been manufactured - aimed specifically at crafters - such as myself. Mine arrived last Saturday and I am beginning to appreciate it's potential.
Apparently it can be used on plastic, chipboard, acetate and cellophane as well as on card. YouTube rules !!
Here are my first attempts -