With Spring fast approaching, or at least that’s what I’m being told, I feel we need something that reminds us of Spring! When I think of Spring, I think of pastels and whimsical things, so what better than a giant watercolor button that makes a great DIY scarf pin.
Resin supply list:
Step 1: Prepare the mold.
Step 2: Mix resin and add to the mold.
Since I want the marker’s effect to show through clearly, the base will be with Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin. I’m going to mix and pour 1/2 ounce of resin to fill it halfway. Leave it overnight.
Step 3: Color the resin
After it cured, I colored it with my markers. I decided on primary colors around the edges and secondary colors for the center.
Step 4: Blend the colors at the edges
Next, wet a paintbrush with rubbing alcohol, then dab it over the colors. The ink will bleed and fade out. The more alcohol you add, the more dispersed the colors will be. I tried to keep it mainly on the edges since watercolors tend to have a strong point and blend out.
Once it is at a point that you like, leave it to dry completely. Make sure everything is fully dry before moving onto the second layer of your DIY scarf pin.
Step 5: Add the second layer of resin
Step 6: Demold
Once that layer is cured, unmold gently, and admire your work. I’m gifting my DIY scarf pin to a friend. I also plan to make a few more and add them to a hoodie as some silly eyes.
I loved this project, and I adore this mold. I hope you get a chance to DIY a scarf pin.
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originally written by Jasmine Moore
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