Unique crafts you never thought to do with resin

epoxy craft ideasResin is an easy way to make unique crafts, either for yourself or gifts. Here are some easy resin epoxy craft ideas you can try this weekend.


resin paperweight

Resin paperweights are fun and easy to make. They make great gifts by adding personal mementos or other trinkets that mean something to the recipient. This can include ticket stubs, small charms, etc.  Here’s a paperweight idea: Resin paperweight DIY


Drawer Knobs

resin charms made with gift cards

Resin is hard enough and durable enough that it makes a great base for knob pulls. You can color them with resin colors, add some glitter, then finish with knob hardware to install.  Here’s one way you can do it:  How to make resin charms


skeleton bookmark

Any old-school book lovers out there? A resin bookmark is just what you need to mark the pages in your favorite novel or cookbook. How about a holiday-themed one?  Here’s how to make a Halloween themed bookmark.

Gift tags

hole punched tags ready for resin - make tags with stamps, markers, gift wrap and Christmas cards

How about making a gift tag that can be saved and used from year to year? Choose pretty holiday papers, coat with resin, then finish with a ribbon to attach to a gift. This holiday gift tag DIY will get you started.


Decorate a glass vase with resin to make it artsy and unique. There’s even a way to make it truly special by including a child’s handprint! Here’s how: Mother’s Day crafts


watercolor button made with resin

Resin can be cast into molds to make buttons for a coat or sweater. You can even make a resin button that serves as a scarf pin!


geode coasterWhat man cave doesn’t need a set of coasters?! You can use resin to make a set of coasters with his favorite bottle caps inside. Need something with more of an artistic touch? Use a geode coaster mold to make something that looks like it was crafted by Mother Nature herself.  Here’s an easy way to make them:



resin bowls

This is a great craft that will make different bowls every time! Color resin with several shades of resin dye in tones that you like together, then put them randomly into a mold to let them make unique patterns.  Learn how to make resin bowls.

Decorative tray

resin tray DIY

How many times have you walked into your kitchen only to look for a landing place for all the random stuff like keys and loose change instead of cluttering up your countertops? Making a resin tray to capture all these items is not only fun to make but a way to keep things under control. It starts with a purchased tray, and the rest only requires resin and your imagination.  Learn more:  resin tray DIY


cactus in resin planter

When just any terra cotta planter won’t do, make your own with resin! It’s a unique way to make giving someone a desk plant even more memorable.  See how easy it is to make this DIY resin planter.

Which one of these unique crafts ideas is your favorite?

Want to learn more unique crafts to make with resin?  Then you will want to buy a copy of Resin Jewelry Making.  It has several jewelry and craft projects you can make with resin in a weekend!


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2 thoughts on “Unique crafts you never thought to do with resin

  1. Been trying to but 3 book deal for $7 dollars…says I had 17 minutes left but not one lune saying BUY NOW would not redirect me to page for checkout or cart or off the page teasing me with this deal…after numerous attempts I gave up

    1. Hi Linda, I’m sorry to hear you weren’t able to get the book deal. We’ve sent you an email to get you the offer.

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