Tag: recycle

Recycled jewelry DIY – turn a watch into a resin bracelet

recycled jewelry diy

How to recycle a broken watch into a resin bracelet Originally published September 2013.  Updated February 2020. At some point, it happens.  An inexpensive watch breaks and I just can’t part with it.  Then it happens again.  Or maybe I hit a flea market and find an entire bag of watches that don’t work for… Read more »

Resin diorama pendants – how to make diorama pendants with resin

resin diorama pendants Originally published January 2018.  Updated January 2020. 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,... Read more »

Recycled resin bracelet – turn a watch into a resin bracelet

recycled resin bracelet

How to recycle a watch into a resin bracelet Originally published September 2013.  Updated January 2020. What do you when you have a pile of old watches that no longer work?  You recycle them into a resin bracelet.   You won’t believe how easy this is! Resin supplies needed for this project: Watch with back intact… Read more »

Leftover resin? Small resin projects to put it to good use

small resin projects

I hate wasting resin. After I work so hard to get it carefully measured and thoroughly mixed, the idea of not using every last drop makes me cringe! Here are five small resin projects I like to do when I have leftover resin: 1. Make a poppy ring. I love wearing rings. It’s a piece… Read more »

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 »

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 »