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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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Resin casting Halloween charms

Resin casting Halloween charms I don't know what it is, but I can't possibly pass up a craft store when I'm within walking (sometimes driving!) distance.  Of course while I'm there, I MUST go by the sales bin.  Imagine my giddiness when I found these beauties! Of course, I decided to use them for resin... Read more »

Resin casting tricks

resin casting tricks Resin casting tricks One of the neat things about resin is that while many people create things with resin, almost everyone has a different way of doing things.  Over the course of time, many of us have found our own resin casting tricks to help us get the end results we want.  I recently asked a... Read more »

Polyester casting resin

polyester resin

5 things you need to know before using polyester casting resin In my upcoming list of projects, I have a few ideas on the design table that involve using polyester casting resin.  Before I get into polyester resin tutorials though, I want to talk about several things you need to know before you use polyester casting… Read more »

Resin casting in an ice cube mold

resin and ice cube mold Imagine my joy when I opened a box of cereal for my peeps a couple of weeks ago to find a mold.  Mind you, it was intended to freeze something like water or juice, and not end up on my resin crafting table, but I found it first.  I couldn't possibly pass on the opportunity... Read more »

Advice for the resin beginner

resin beginner

Advice for the resin beginner Top 10 tips for the resin beginner, shared by Kate Ledum When I asked my resin friends, experts and resinistas for their advice for resin success, (which I shared last week in the post Seven experts share their advice for crafting with resin) resinista Kate Ledum didn’t stop with one tip.  Kate was kind enough… Read more »

Seven experts share their advice for crafting with resin

crafting with resin

Seven experts share their advice for crafting with resin I asked 6 of the best resin crafters I know, plus threw in a tip of my own, for their advice for crafting with resin.  While the question was directed as help for beginners, perhaps even experienced resin crafters can see some ‘room for improvement’ when… Read more »

How to fix bubbles in resin

cutting bubbles out of resin How to fix bubbles in resin by Kate Ledum Even when you are very careful.  Even when you are very experienced.  Even when you are completely aware that bubbles can happen and you know to watch for them. Bubbles can wreck your resin piece. Unfortunately, the resin coaster with leaves from the How to Make... Read more »