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7 tricks for using Pearl Ex with Resin

tricks for using pearl ex and resin Techniques and tricks for using Pearl Ex with resin by Kate Rijacki Ledum Using Pearl Ex powder is an easy way to add sparkle and color to your resin castings.  Resinista Kate Ledum shares a few of her favorite tips to make the powder work for you. Find all the Pearl Ex powders used in this... Read more »

10 tips for getting rid of resin bubbles

Ten tips for getting rid of resin bubbles Hand up if you hate bubbles in resin! (I have both of mine up in case you are wondering.) Nothing can ruin the look of resin quicker than finding a bubble in your finished project. Here are my 10 tips for avoiding and getting rid of resin… Read more »

How to use stamp pads as resin molds

stamp pads resin molds How to use stamp pads as resin molds by Karen Bearse Hello Resin Obsession fans!  Karen Bearse here with a new experiment/play time using stamp pads as resin molds.  I have had this idea for a while speculating in my brain.  Today, I decided to act on it! Supplies: -Amazing Casting Resin -Casting Supplies- measure... Read more »

10 questions you should be asking before you purchase resin

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The ten questions you should be asking before you purchase resin Before you purchase resin for your next project, here are the questions you should be asking Whether you are new to resin, or have tons of experience, choosing the right resin for your project is essential to having resin casting success. Here are ten… Read more »

Mistakes beginners make with resin

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The five most common mistakes beginners make with resin Originally published October 2016.  Updated April 28, 2018. Believe it or not, I was once a beginner with resin. So I’m sure you figured that out before now, but I tell you this, because when I started with resin, boy did I make some mistakes. I… Read more »

What to do with yellowing resin?

What do I do if my resin has yellowed? by Penny Reid I’ve heard mixed experiences with using yellowing resin.  I have heard it won’t cure or that it will only get deeper yellow when cured.  I also read the opposite -- that it gets less yellow when cured. Having some 1:1 epoxy resin with... Read more »

Become a part of the Resin Obsession team

Resin Obsession resinista team Calling all resinistas!  I want you to be a part of Resin Obsession! I am looking for a few fabulous creative people who love crafting with resin.  If this sounds like you, here is an opportunity to showcase your skills, receive resin products and be compensated for your efforts.  Applicants should know they are committing to tutorials... Read more »

Top 7 gift ideas for the resin jewelry maker

Gift ideas for the resin crafter and artist I been asked a lot here recently about what are some good resin gifts to give for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays and the like.  Great question!  Here's a few of my ideas for anyone from the novice resin jewelry maker to the experienced resinista on your list. 1. ... Read more »

Resin challenges

challenges with resin Resin challenges The struggle is real, even for experienced resin artists and crafters.  We have our challenges when it comes to casting resin.  I recently asked a few of my resin friends what some of their biggest resin challenges are, despite their years of experience.  Here's what they had to say:   As all of... Read more »

Resin and nail polish

nail polish and resin Resin and nail polish What happens when you use nail polish in resin? Confession time.  I have this weird quirk about needing to buy stuff from the bargain bin of stores and try to use them in resin.  It's like I'm imagining myself on one of those cooking shows and have to use a specific... Read more »