Tag: home decor

Faux enamel wine glass charms tutorial

DIY wine glass charms

Faux enamel wine glass charm tutorial using Judikins Diamond Glaze What do you do when it’s two days before a party and you want to take something as a hostess gift?  Not something you can buy, of course, but a gift that the hostess knows you made yourself? EEK!  (Yes — true story.) I had… Read more »

Resin tile coaster tutorial

resin tiles

How to make a resin coaster with ceramic tiles   For Christmas this year, I wanted my kids to create something extra special for their Grandmother.  She is like most in that she doesn’t need much, but always appreciates anything her grandchildren make for her.           I thought it would be… Read more »

Recycle a juice can lid into your next resin project

resin tutorial

How to use a juice can lid for your next resin project   Sometimes finding your next resin project might just be one step away from the trash. One of the neat things about resin (or one its downfalls depending on how you look at it) is that it will stick to most anything.  In… Read more »

Neon Leaves resin tutorial

resin and neon paint

How to use acrylic paint to make neon resin leaves This project is graciously supplied by Carmi Cimicata of Resin Crafts. Here is a bright and cheery project made possible by neon resin!               I have been wanting to make some neon coloured resin molds all winter.  Nothing brightens… Read more »

Resin paper magnet tutorial

DIY resin paper

How to make resin papers (and turn them into a stylish magnet)         I hate wasting resin.  I always try to have a series of ‘experiments’ ready to go whenever I have some leftover.  Lately, I have been having fun taking some of my favorite scrapbooking papers and turning those into resin… Read more »

How to make your own decorative resin jar top

resin jar top

Decorative resin jar top tutorial My sister and her family do this neat thing at her house; they all contribute to what they call the ‘smile jar’.  Anytime someone says something that makes them smile (or in the case of my 9 year old nephew — makes him crack up), it gets written down and… Read more »

How to apply a glossy resin layer to a painting

canvas painting

How to resin a painting If you’re looking to resin a painting, here’s the math on how to calculate the amount of resin you will need: Multiply the length (in inches) by the height (in inches) of the art.  This is number is the square inches (or area) of the painting. A doming resin will pour… Read more »

Make a glow in the dark switchplate cover

DIY switch plate cover

Make your own glow in the dark resin switch plate Materials: Resin reusable plastic starburst pattern mold 570 Castin’ Craft mold release and conditioner Resin Obsession super clear epoxy resin 1 ounce reusable plastic mixing cups 10 ounce reusable plastic mixing cups Resin Obsession Stir stix nitrile gloves Castin’ Craft white opaque pigment Castin’ Craft… Read more »

Seashell resin jewelry and magnets

seashell magnet jewelry tutorial

How to make your own resin seashell jewelry and magnets I spent a couple of days with my peeps at the beach.  While we were there, they amassed a small collection of seashells and sand to take home.  I talked them into making a few mementos of our trip that we could display on our… Read more »

How to make a bottle cap resin coaster

Make your own Father’s Day bottle cap resin coaster tutorial It’s almost time for Father’s Day and wouldn’t it fun to make something special for Dad? (And by the way, these just aren’t for Father’s Day.  Coasters make great holiday and birthday gifts.  Let your creativity go wild!)       Supplies needed: Resin Obsession… Read more »