Category: Resin Tutorials

Resin paper bracelet tutorial – how to resin papers for jewelry

how to resin papers for jewelry

  How to make a resin paper bracelet Originally written March 2014.  Updated May 2020. After enjoying the possibilities of using my favorite scrapbooking papers in resin jewelry, I wanted to find a way to include my other favorite — iridescent papers — into jewelry as well.  Hmm.  Let’s put them both together in this resin… Read more »

Mother’s day diy gift idea – photo collage board

photo collage board project

In trying to decide what I (yes, I mean I because my husband TOTALLY forgets to take care of his mother) should get my mother-in-law this year for Mother’s Day, I thought this photo collage board finished with resin would be the perfect Mother’s day DIY gift idea.  She is like many older folks who… Read more »

How to use flower petals in resin

Originally published January 2015.  Updated April 2020. This article is part of a series on using dried flowers in resin.  You can read the previous article, using dried flowers in resin. A couple of weeks back, I took on the challenge of drying flowers for use in resin.  One of the methods I researched involved… Read more »

Resin paper magnet tutorial – make resin papers

Originally written January 2014.  Updated April 2020. I hate wasting resin.  I always try to have a series of ‘experiments’ ready to go whenever I have some leftover.  This resin paper magnet tutorial shows you how to use your leftover resin on a cute and thrifty crafting project. Step 1 This project works best when… Read more »

Neon resin leaves tutorial – make leaves with resin

neon resin leaves

    How to make neon resin leaves This project is graciously supplied by Carmi Cimicata of Resin Crafts.  Originally published May 2014.  Updated April 2020. Here is a bright and cheery project made possible by neon resin! Gather your supplies I have been wanting to make some neon coloured resin molds all winter.  Nothing… Read more »

DIY coasters – How to make resin coasters

DIY coasters DIY coasters as taught by Resinista Penny Reid Originally published June 2017.  Updated April 2020. Like all of you, I am always on the look out for things I can use for crafting projects.  You never know where you'll find your next idea! In this ongoing search, I recently found glass candle holders at Ikea... Read more »

Steampunk crafts – Steampunk craft ideas with resin

steampunk crafts Steampunk crafts with resin Written August 2018.  Updated April 2020. I have always had a fascination with Steampunk jewelry.  I love how something so mechanical and industrial could be transferred into a delicate piece of jewelry.  In going through some of my flea market finds, I decided to pull apart some of the watches and... Read more »

How to use resin in open bezels

resin in open backed bezels How to use resin in open bezels by Penny Reid Originally written February 2017.  Updated April 2020. If you love the look of resin 'floating' in a pendant, then you are in the right place.  Today, I 'm going to teach you how to use resin in open bezels.  These pendants require a few extra steps... Read more »