Tag: recycle

Beach crafts project – make a beach picture display window

Beach crafts A beach crafts project by Angie Holden Originally published July 2017.  Updated July 2019. Have great pictures from your last beach vacation and no way to display them? Turn an old window into a gorgeous beach picture display with a few craft supplies. This is perfect for those that love the ocean and beach crafts.... Read more »

Ideas for resin – recycle a juice can lid into your next resin project

ideas for resin

How to use a juice can lid for your next resin project Originally published September 2014.  Updated May June 2019. Looking for ideas for resin?  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… 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 »

DIY Bamboo and resin trivet – fun and easy resin housewares project

DIY bamboo and resin trivet project DIY Bamboo and Resin Trivet By Myléne Hillam Mill Lane Studio Originally written June 2016.  Updated April 2019. Purchasing a housewares item, then updating it with resin is an easy way to give your kitchen a special touch. Supplies list for this project: Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin Resin Obsession Transparent Pigments: Red and Yellow... Read more »

Acorn pendant tutorial – Fall jewelry making ideas

Acorn pendant tutorial

Make your own Acorn Resin Pendant A perfect autumn accent created with a real acorn and Resin Obsession’s SuperClear Resin! This acorn pendant tutorial was supplied by Deanna Burasco.  Originally published August 2012.  Updated January 2019.  Resin materials list: Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin Metallic Paint Paint Brush Small Saw Acorn Toothpicks Stir Stix Small… Read more »

Mother’s Day crafts

how to make a handprint resin art vase for mother's day Mother's Day Hand Print Vase by Angie Holden Looking for a great gift for mom or grandma this Mother's Day? Add a child’s handprint to a vase with this fun technique to make the perfect heirloom. This is one gift that mom will treasure for a lifetime! Supplies needed: -Vase with flat front -Resin Obsession... Read more »

How to make a mint tin koi pond

Mini koi pond inside a mint tin made from resin - text overlay reads: How to create a mint tin koi pond How to create a mint tin koi pond Make a Tiny Koi Pond Inside a Mint Tin by Lynette Olnhausen I've always been fascinated by fish, especially koi. When I first found out about resin, I immediately knew that I was going to do so many underwater projects with this substance! All of my first... Read more »

Resin diorama project

resin diorama project 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, they are a miniature way to capture... Read more »

Holiday Resin Pendants and Magnets

holiday resin pendants magnets by Penny Reid ‘Tis the season to get busy with resin! As DIY’ers we know that it’s almost always cheaper to make things than buy them.  The only catch is finding the time. I recommend you find the time! Making your own holiday pendants and magnets are a great way to give a handmade gift... Read more »

How to glitter and resin a tumbler

How to glitter and resin a stainless steel tumbler How to glitter and resin a tumbler Whether its my fascination with glitter or my obsession with resin, I'm always on the lookout for new ways to work with both.  What better way than to glitter and resin a stainless steel tumbler!  For this tutorial, I... Read more »