Category: Resin Tutorials

How to make resin beads

DIY resin bead bracelet How to make resin beads The longer I craft with resin, the more I realize I have to work smarter, not harder.  Case in point....  DIY resin beads don't necessarily have to involve a mold. I cut varying lengths (1/2 inch to 3/4 inch) of clear, acrylic tubing.  The tubing I used had an overall... Read more »

Easy resin jewelry DIY

DIY resin cabs Easy resin jewelry DIY I have never been so excited to make a set of resin jewelry.  Just when I thought I couldn't love the Resin Obsession color pigments any more, along comes something else to amp them up. I started with Resin Obsession super clear resin, Stampendous shaved ice, and plastic teardrop mold 404. I mixed... Read more »

Resin crafts

DIY button bracelet Resin crafts Part of my resin crafts endeavors this week have been making resin buttons.  It's not too often that I cast resin in molds without having a grand plan for the outcome.  Exciting things can happen when you get the cart before the horse. This week of making resin crafts consisted using several different... Read more »

DIY resin button bracelet

resin button mold DIY resin button bracelet Did you know that resin buttons don't have to be used as buttons?  Like, you can turn them into jewelry! Note:  So don't hate me, but I don't have any pictures of me mixing and pouring the resin.  I was having so much fun making buttons this week that I completely... Read more »

How to make a resin button ring

bright green resin How to make a resin button ring So I have to admit, this tutorial isn't as complicated as the title might imply.  In fact, I don't even show the 'heavy lifting' part of casting with resin. Let's fast forward to the easy part!  (If you are new here and wan't to see the details of... Read more »

DIY Ombre resin charms

removing tube from resin DIY Ombre resin charms After being a smidge disappointed with my bi-color resin earrings tutorial results from a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to try again with a couple of technique adjustments.  This time, I wanted to get the ombre effect in the resin from the center outwards.  To do this, I knew I... Read more »

DIY decoupage gift box

decoupage box DIY decoupage gift box What happens when you need a cute gift box for a gift now?  After I got done saying 'Eh, crud', I remembered I had my trusty friend Diamond Glaze at the studio. I applied one style of washi tape to the bottom of the cardboard gift box.  (You can get... Read more »

Bi-color resin earrings tutorial

pouring two colors of resin at once into a silicone mold Bi-color resin earrings tutorial Can you be in love with a resin color?  Every day, I have a new favorite of the Resin Obsession liquid pigments.  On the days I can't decide which is my favorite, I use two.  *wink-wink* I started by mixing some Resin Obsession opaque green pigment into Resin Obsession super clear... Read more »

Casting resin charms

pour resin into mold Casting resin charms When I made the choice to fill my epoxy clay frame with resin I already knew I wanted it to be a lapel pin.  Once again, my kids toys are the inspiration for what I want to put inside the frame. This Christmas tree was with the same group of charms as the... Read more »

Resin frame tutorial

finished epoxy clay and resin frame Resin frame tutorial After making a frame with epoxy clay a couple of weeks ago, I was wondering what I was going to do with it next.  While it would be cute to make it into a tiny picture frame, I decided the picture on the inside would be too small to see easily.  I... Read more »