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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 »

How to be creative

ways to be creative How to be creative A guest post by Mona Schmitt Do you believe creative people are born not made? Do you think creativity cannot be learned? Do you feel like your creativity has limits? Well, stop believing, thinking and feeling those things! If you are reading this, you are a Resin Obsession fan and follower,... Read more »

Twelve things you need to STOP doing with resin

things to stop doing with resin Twelve things you need to stop doing with resin In getting questions from resin crafters all over the world, there are a few things that can get me to give a good eye roll when I read a question.  Call it a pet peeve, misunderstanding, mistake or something else, but there are a few things I... Read more »

Polyester resin coloring agents

coloring polyester resin Polyester resin coloring agents or this post could be alternatively titled Five things not to do when casting resin One of the things I love to do for Resin Obsession fans is take experiment requests.  I totally get this.  I wouldn't want to waste resin either on something without knowing whether or not is was... Read more »

Resin casting with backless bezels

backless bezel resin casting Recently, Nunn Design sent me some of their new backless bezels for me to try out with resin.  Umm.  Okay.  Twist my arm.  I had a chance earlier this week to give them a try. I placed the bezels onto the sticky side of masking tape.  I mixed Resin Obsession super clear resin to include... Read more »

Resin casting in cold weather

cold weather

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