Category: Resin Tutorials

Resin casting in a two part mold

taped-halves

Resin casting in a two part mold Last week’s post showed how I went about making a two part mold for a dinosaur plastic toy.  While the mold was made with the dinosaur on its side, the idea was to pour resin into the mold while the dinosaur is vertical.  You can see what I… Read more »

Two part resin mold making

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Making a two part resin mold from a plastic toy model A couple of weeks ago, I showed what happens when you try to mold a plastic dinosaur toy like a traditional flat backed item.  Molding a model that has undercuts and no large flat surface can be a bit challenging.  In order for me… Read more »

Resin and flower domino pendants

box-of-dominoes

DIY resin and flower domino pendants After being somewhat suprised with how the flowers turned out on the DIY resin iphone case, I felt the need to try to redeem myself.  I wanted to recreate the same scenario as before, but didn’t have another phone case to apply resin to.  I visited the dollar store… Read more »

How to add flowers to a phone case

apply resin to a phone case

How to embellish a phone case with flowers and resin One of the things I love about living in Florida is that every spring, the wildflowers go crazy in bloom.  They grow in fields and along side of the roads.  People are thoughtful enough to not mow them while they are so beautiful.  It makes… Read more »

How to make an edible chocolate bowl

Composimold

How to make an edible chocolate dessert bowl Why not WOW your dinner guests with an edible chocolate bowl filled with yummy treats for dessert? Click here to read the tutorial on how to use Composimold to make a bowl mold which can be cast with chocolate.

Niagara Falls Klik resin necklace

resin necklace tutorial

How to make a resin necklace with the interchangeable Klik jewelry findings This post is graciously shared by Carmi Cimicata of the Iloveresin blog. I have a Klik project to share with you.  This is my salute to vintage Niagara Falls. The project was originally posted on the Metal Complex blog which I also write. … Read more »

Make a statement necklace with Klik necklace findings

epoxy clay tutorial

Klik necklace tutorial with epoxy clay   This tutorial is graciously shared by Carmi Cimicata of the I Love Resin blog.  I learned to make this necklace in a class Carmi taught at the 2015 Craft and Hobby show.  Learn more about the Klik findings on Resin Obsession.       Class description:   Step… Read more »

Keepsake resin tile coaster

pouring resin on a tile

If you have been reading the Resin Obsession blog for awhile, you might remember last Fall when I used resin as a glaze for decorative tiles.  Quite frankly, I wasn’t super thrilled with the results, although my kids’ grandmother loved the gift.  I wanted to try the project again and did so this week.  I… Read more »

How to use dried flowers in casting resin charms

dried flowers in resin

Using parchment paper dried flowers to make resin cabochons This is the final experiment in a series about using dried flowers in resin. For this blog post, I will get right to the point.  I won’t show how I sealed the flowers, prepped the mold, mixed the resin or other details about the decisions I… Read more »

Dried flowers in resin – the next step

trim flowers

Pressed flowers and resin This article is part of a series on using dried flowers in resin.  You can read the previous article, using dried flowers in resin. A couple of weeks back, I took on the challenge of drying flowers for use in resin.  One of the methods I researched involved drying flowers on… Read more »