Category: Resin Tutorials

Alternative resin molds

resin pendant DIY How to use stamp pads as alternative resin molds There's something kinda cool that happens when you have worked with resin for awhile.  You learn how to make it work for you.  For this resin pendant tutorial, I made the curing process essential to the end result. Supplies and equipment used: Alumilite Amazing Casting resin 2... Read more »

Resin and alcohol inks

resin and ink pendants tutorial How to use resin and alcohol inks How to create uniquely patterned pendants by using resin and alcohol inks Resin colors can be used for more than simply coloring the resin.  If you use alcohol based colors, you can use them to create unique patterns in the resin.  This is one of my favorite ways to... Read more »

Resin tray DIY

Father's Day gift DIY Resin tray DIY How to make your own resin tray by Angie Holden Turn wood slices into a cute tray that is just the thing for your home or even as a Father’s Day gift. This woodland themed tray is perfect for a variety of uses. Supplies needed for this resin tray DIY: • Wood... Read more »

Keyboard ring DIY

Keyboard ring DIY How to recycle keyboard keys into a ring by Penny Reid My iPad keyboard broke.  Luckily, the manufacturer sent me another one since it was still under warranty, however, they didn’t want the broken one back.  So what to do? Well, pull it apart of course to see if there were any... Read more »

Recycled art project ideas

mixed media resin project Recycled art project ideas from a flea market find by Cat Kerr Material List: • Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin • Measure Cups • Old Book Text • Mod Podge • Scissors • disposable brush • popsicle sticks • wax paper • Flea Market Finds • rub ons • metal frame • Jax Brown Patina... Read more »

Resin charms tutorial

Easter resin charms tutorial Okay, I'm going to let you in a little secret. I love going to the dollar store.   I'm always on the lookout for new things to try with resin and find the dollar store is a perfect place to start.  Imagine how giddy I was to find a four pack... Read more »

Embedding transparencies in resin

transparencies and resin in open backed bezels Embedding transparencies in resin How to use transparencies and resin in open-backed bezels to create beautiful pendants by Penny Reid One of my favourite craft projects is creating transfers on different surfaces, generally this involves printing images on paper and then using a transfer gel such as modge podge to transfer the image to a... Read more »

DIY scarf pin

how to make your own scarf pin How to make a scarf pin by Jasmine Moore -Large button reusable silicone mold -Resin (I used Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin and Easy Cast) -White opaque dye -Glitter (optional) -Alcohol markers -Rubbing Alcohol -Mold Release (I used Castin' Craft Mold Release) -Mixing Utensils With Spring fast approaching, or at least that's what I'm being... Read more »

Resin and polymer clay ring tutorial

Resin and polymer clay ring tutorial by Cat Kerr As a mixed media artist I love combining mediums. The more mediums the better in my book! Today I'm combining resin, polymer clay, transparent dye, a rubber stamp and metallic paint to create these fun and unique rings. Material List: • Resin Obsession super clear resin... Read more »

Mason jar coasters DIY

How to make mason jar coasters How to make mason jar coasters with resin Mason jar coasters DIY by Angie Holden I love mason jars and have wanted a set of mason jar lid coasters for some time. The problem with a standard mason jar lid is that is comes in two pieces and the resin would be able to seep... Read more »