Tag: charms

Faux opal resin – make lookalike opals with resin

faux dichroic glass tutorial

Making faux opal projects with resin is easier than you think!  Not only is it fun to make these, but they will cost you only a fraction of the price or genuine opals! To make these charms, use a cabochon jewelry mold in a shape you like.  Before casting the resin, I sprayed a light… Read more »

Mermaid scales pendant – Fun resin pendant project

mermaid scales pendant Mermaid Scales Pendant by Jasmine Moore Resin supplies list: -Cardstock/Poster Board -Clear drying glue -Alumidust Colored Powder/Mica -Oval Dome Mold -Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin -Castin' Craft Mold Release -Alcohol Markers -Fine Black Marker Step 1:  Gather supplies I love the ocean, fish and coral, but most importantly, I love all things mermaid!  One day... Read more »

How to make your own resin flower jewelry

resin flower jewelry

How to make flower charms with resin Resin flowers are so versatile, especially for jewelry!  Did you know how easy it is to make your own resin flower jewelry? Mix and color the resin Mix an appropriate amount of the Resin Obsession super clear resin.  Since I knew I was going to be pouring for… 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 »

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 »

DIY Ombre resin charms – How to make resin charms

resin charms Originally written October 2015.  Updated January 2020. After being a smidge disappointed with my bi-color resin earrings tutorial results from a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to try making ombre resin charms again with a couple of technique adjustments.  This time, I wanted to get the ombre effect in the resin from the center... Read more »

How to make lookalike glass charms with resin – faux fused glass

lookalike glass charms Originally written May 2016.  Updated January 2020. by Jasmine Moore Hello everyone! So I love all things shimmery and shiny, one of those things being glass. Glass pendants though, are very hard, and pretty expensive, to make. So cheap, crafty me, I decided to try my hand at recreating lookalike glass charms with resin. Lookalike... Read more »

How to add findings to resin jewelry

glue bail on resin charm

You make a great resin casting and now you want to be able to wear it.  Did you know you have several options?  This video shows several examples of how to add findings to resin jewelry.    Learn more about finding options for resin jewelry.   Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC ©… Read more »

How to make resin charms – resin charms DIY tutorial

How to make resin charms

  How to use transparencies and recycled gift cards to make resin charms Originally published 2013.  Updated May 2019. Supplies needed for this tutorial: Resin Obsession Super Clear resin Mold 739 Castin’ Craft mold release and conditioner 1 ounce graduated mixing cups Stir Stix Nitrile gloves Clip art images printed onto a clear transparency sheet… Read more »

How to remove bottle cap liners to make resin bottle cap jewelry

linerless bottle caps

Have a collection of bottle caps that you were wanting to use in your resin crafting endeavors but can’t get the liners out?  This video shows you an easy trick to remove bottle cap liners in order to  make linerless bottlecaps.   Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC © 2013 Resin Obsession, LLC