Category: Resin Tutorials

Bracelet making ideas

bracelet making ideas How to make a Tutti Frutti Bracelet By Myléne Hillam   If you are looking for some new bracelet making ideas, this project can be done in an afternoon! Supply list: FastCast Urethane resin Castin’Craft Opaque Pigments: Yellow Castin’Craft Translucent Dyes: Green Piñata Alcohol Ink: Señorita Magenta Silcone Trivet with square cavities (found in dollar... Read more »

How to make a bottle cap resin coaster

make bottle cap coasters

Make bottle cap coasters Originally published May 2013.  Updated November 2018. Bottle cap coasters are the perfect man cave gift.  Get a few bottle caps off your guy’s favorite adult beverage, add some resin and you have an instant favorite gift! Supplies needed: Resin Obsession super clear epoxy resin 6 ounce kit Round beverage coaster… Read more »

How to paint on resin

painting on resin

by Lynette Olnhausen Resin can definitely be a bit tricky to paint and very different from painting on canvas or wood, as you will find that paint doesn’t cling to resin very well.  Here are some of my tips on how to paint on resin if you’d like to add some color to a resin… Read more »

How to make a resin necklace

resin necklace by Mylene Hillam Supply list: FastCast Urethane resin Piñata Alcohol Ink: Señorita Magenta, Baja Blue Hoobbe Silicone Butterfly Ice Tray Silver beading wire or tiger tail Silver beading supplies:  8 silver crazy wire beads, 2 silver wire guardians, 2 silver split rings, 2 silver crimp tubes, 2 silver crimp covers, Silver clasp 1oz graduated measuring cups Disposable acid brushes Emery... Read more »

resin earrings DIY

easiest way to make resin earrings The easiest way to make resin earrings by Penny Reid OMG this resin earrings DIY project is so simple and the end result is so stunning.  Imagine making sterling silver earrings for less then $4.00 a pair!  Jumping right on the trend in geometric-shaped jewelry, I used small circle shaped rings and added a little... Read more »

Resin waterfall

resin waterfall How to make a resin waterfall by Lynette Olnhausen Supply list: For this project, you'll need: Clear resin Mixing cups and stir stix Gloves Scallop or cockle shells Clear plastic wrap Small rocks and pebbles Pipettes Hot glue gun Step 1 Select at least three shells that are slightly different sizes. Use your hot glue... Read more »

Blue sparkle resin ring tutorial

blue flower resin ring DIY

How to make a blue sparkle flower resin ring Make your own cocktail bling ring in an afternoon. Originally published July 2013.  Updated October 2018. Supplies needed: Resin Obsession super clear resin 1 ounce measuring cups Silicone flower mold (I used mold F0147 single flower) Alumidust intermediate blue color powder Stir stix Nitrile gloves Blue… Read more »

Resin cuff bracelet

resin cuff bracelet How to make a resin cuff bracelet by Mylene Hillam Supply list: FastCast quick-curing resin Piñata Alcohol Ink: Señorita Magenta Silicone Hot Mat Sulfur free soft plasticine Basic clay tools Craft heat tool Metal cuff blank Eight to ten 1 ounce graduated measuring cups 2 oz graduated measuring cup Eight to ten 3 ml transfer... Read more »

How to Make Mandala Pendants with Resin

mandala pendant tutorial Mandala pendant tutorial by Penny Reid I’ve done a number of resin pendants with transparencies.  While they look totally cool against the light and on light-colored clothing, you can’t always see the beauty of the pendant unless they are getting a lot of light through them.  With this in mind, I decided to create the light behind... Read more »

Resin paperweight DIY

instagram resin paperweight tutorial Cast Resin Paperweight with Silver Leafing  A cast resin paperweight makes a great gift idea.  The best part is that you can make up a bunch and keep them on hand for occasions all throughout the year.  From birthdays to holidays, this resin paperweight DIY project is a gorgeous way to show someone you care! ... Read more »