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How to use resin in open bezels

How to use resin in open bezels by Penny Reid Originally written February 2017.  Updated April 2020. If you love the look of resin 'floating' in a pendant, then you are in the right place.  Today, I 'm going to teach you how to use resin in open bezels.  These pendants require a few extra steps... Read more »

Easy resin crafts – crafts to do when bored – crafts to do at home

With the Coronavirus outbreak keeping many at home, finding easy resin crafts to make is an awesome way to spend an afternoon creatively.  Like who doesn’t need a distraction from everything going on?!  But finding resin crafts to do when you are bored, can be hard. Let me help!  Here are easy resin crafts to… Read more »

Epoxy resin overheated – resin is hot and smoking

Something happened to me recently mixing resin that hasn’t happened in a long time. While resin getting hot is completely normal (and should happen to make sure resin cures), my epoxy resin overheated and cured in its cup in about 90 seconds. Yes, it can happen to even the most experienced of resin crafters. I… Read more »

Gifts you can make with resin – even if you are a beginner

Handmade gifts are always welcome, but gifts you can make yourself are even better!  Nothing says love and appreciation more than spending your time creating something you know your gift recipient won’t get anywhere!  Here are five inexpensive craft ideas that you can make with resin. Jewelry 1. Using found objects with resin in a… Read more »