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How to get the most from your Resin Obsession purchase

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How to make the most of your resin craft supplies purchase I love reading the notes from so many of you about how you are new to resin crafting and excited about what you can do with resin!  I’m writing this mostly to new resin crafters, but I would also ask that any of you… Read more »

Resin Crafting Tips

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5 Tips and Tricks for Crafting with Resin! This is a guest blog post by Mona Schmitt of www.craftklatch.com I loooove crafting with resin!  There are so many things you can do and experiment with and most of the time the results are fantastic!  Still things don’t always go as planned, but in life, they… Read more »

Experimenting with resin colors

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Coloring epoxy resin   I hate wasting resin.  I realize a little bit leftover isn’t a big deal in the grand scheme of what I have to get done everyday, but I hate it nonetheless.  There’s just something about throwing away resin that I worked so hard to measure, mix and get bubble free that… Read more »

Make your own resin crafting trays

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While working with resin is fun, it can be a bit inconvenient waiting on your projects to cure.  Did you know you can use styrofoam boards and wax paper to make your own resin jewelry making craft surfaces? I like to save flat styrofoam (actually hoard them like a squirrel and her nuts) and use… Read more »

More resin troubleshooting

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If you have ever used resin only to not get your desired results, you’re not alone.  While resin is a fun and versaitile medium to make jewelry, it can be a fussy beast as well!  These are a few of the resin troubleshooting problems we get asked about at Resin Obsession and what you can… Read more »

How to apply mold release to an intricate pattern silicone mold

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Did you know that applying mold release to a silicone mold is an important step in getting a good resin casting?  Ever wonder how you can apply the mold release, especially when dealing with a mold with lots of cracks and crevices?  This 3 minute video gives you a brief explanation as to how to… Read more »

8 things to do with your resin jewelry mistakes

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Eight things to do with your resin casting mistakes Call it hoarding, but from the beginning, I have always held onto my failed resin projects.  I tried to salvage them if I could, but even if I couldn’t, I just couldn’t bear throwing them in the trash.  I soon learned that having these reject resin… Read more »

Resin casting problems

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If you’ve spent anytime at all with resin, you have run into resin casting issues or problems with resin curing.  (Myself included!)  I’m going to share with you a few of the problems I have run into and a few resin jewelry making techniques to help. 1. Make sure your area is clean.  (and clean… Read more »

How to mix colors

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How to Mix Colors this article is reprinted with permission from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Have you ever mixed red and blue paint only to find you have “mud” instead of purple? Want to know how to create any color you may need for an art project? Now it’s… Read more »