Category: Resin Tutorials

Resin and alcohol inks – resin and alcohol ink jewelry

How to create uniquely patterned pendants by using resin and alcohol inks Originally written May 2017.  Updated February 2020. 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 »

DIY napkin rings – Make resin flower napkin rings

DIY napkin rings

Originally written November 2012.  Updated February 2020. Learn how to use the Resin Obsession Super Clear resin and Resin Obsession Color Blast resin to DIY napkin rings for your Thanksgiving celebration! Resin Supplies list Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin Colors for your resin 1 ounce graduated mixing cups Resin Obsession Stir Stix Silicone Mold Mum… Read more »

Recycled jewelry DIY – turn a watch into a resin bracelet

recycled jewelry diy

How to recycle a broken watch into a resin bracelet Originally published September 2013.  Updated February 2020. At some point, it happens.  An inexpensive watch breaks and I just can’t part with it.  Then it happens again.  Or maybe I hit a flea market and find an entire bag of watches that don’t work for… Read more »

Bracelet making – Ink swirl resin bracelet tutorial

bracelet making

  Originally written November 2013.  Updated February 2020. When it comes to making things with resin, bracelet making is one of my favorite projects.  I love being able to see a piece of resin jewelry while I’m wearing it. Resin supplies needed for this project: Resin Obsession super clear epoxy resin Castin’ Craft Mold release… Read more »

Resin charms tutorial – Resin charms DIY

resin charms tutorial Originally published April 2017.  Updated February 2020. 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... Read more »

Resin diorama pendants – how to make diorama pendants with resin

resin diorama pendants Originally published January 2018.  Updated January 2020. Now that my kids are a little older, their school projects have become a little more sophisticated.  When they had to do a diorama as a book report, I took that as an opportunity to take on my own resin diorama project. If you aren't familiar with dioramas,... Read more »

Resin mold hacks – How to use silly bandz as resin molds

resin mold hacks

Originally written January 2013.  Updated January 2020. This is one of my favorite resin mold hacks. If you have kids (or know them), at some point you have probably come across the silly bandz bracelets.  They are pieces of silicone in a specific shape that can be worn on the wrist as a bracelet.  In… Read more »

Recycled resin bracelet – turn a watch into a resin bracelet

recycled resin bracelet

How to recycle a watch into a resin bracelet Originally published September 2013.  Updated January 2020. What do you when you have a pile of old watches that no longer work?  You recycle them into a resin bracelet.   You won’t believe how easy this is! Resin supplies needed for this project: Watch with back intact… Read more »

Alcohol ink crafts – 5 super cool and colorful ideas

Alcohol ink crafts are all the rage now and it’s no wonder why.  Resin and alcohol ink can be used together in so many ways.  If you are looking for some alcohol ink crafting ideas, here are five alcohol ink art projects that you can make this weekend, even if you are a beginner! Alcohol… Read more »

Make your own decorative vase with resin accents

This tutorial can also be called What to do with your leftover epoxy resin Originally written November 2012.  Updated January 2020. Resin materials and supplies: Leftover resin (uncured — most likely the little bit left in your cup after pouring into your mold or bezel) Wax paper Vase Spray paint E-6000 Step 1 Tape wax… Read more »