Tag: techniques

Resin Jewelry Making – What every beginner needs to know

resin jewelry making beginner Are you a resin jewelry making beginner?  Don't mix resin until you read this first! Originally published March 2014.  Updated August 2018. That might seem a bit dramatic, so let me back up a bit. I get a lot of really good questions from aspiring resin jewelry makers and crafters worldwide.  Many of those questions... Read more »

How to seal papers or findings for including in resin

How to seal papers How to seal papers for including in resin Originally published March 2012.  Updated July 2018. One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how to seal papers before including them in resin.  Here's a few of my tips: Does the item you are working with need to be sealed? The easiest way to... Read more »

Advice on what resin to use

advice What resin to use? originally published August 2014.  Updated April 2018. An expert's thoughts on choosing a resin and resin supplies Lots of you have asked me what resin to use for resin jewelry and crafts.  Part of the fun of learning resin is experimenting with different items and finding what works for your specific... Read more »

How to make resin jewelry

How to make resin jewelry

Originally published February 23, 2012.  Updated April 14, 2018. Making Resin Jewelry Not only is resin jewelry fun to make, it can be an inexpensive way to be creative!  You can add colors and found objects along with molding your resin into unique shapes.  The possibilities are endless! Here are the basics on how to… Read more »

What are the different types of resin?

types of resin

Which resin is right for my project? Originally published 2012.  Updated April 2018. When it comes to resin, there are so many options!  I’m going to go through the possibilities here with a list of their pros and cons. All resins are a two part system, consisting of the base resin and the hardener (or… 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   Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC © 2013 Resin Obsession, LLC

Resin casting in cold weather

cold weather

  Unpublished Blog Posts of Resin Obsession, LLC © 2016 Resin Obsession, LLC

Resin casting tricks

resin casting tricks Resin casting tricks One of the neat things about resin is that while many people create things with resin, almost everyone has a different way of doing things.  Over the course of time, many of us have found our own resin casting tricks to help us get the end results we want.  I recently asked a... Read more »

How to finish resin charms

How to finish resin charms by Kate Ledum To see how Kate made these charms, read her tutorial on how to use cookie cutters as resin molds. Cast items can be used in a variety of ways. You can use them on their own or add them in to other projects. Adding bails to your... Read more »

How to use cookie cutters as resin molds

resin charms How to use cookie cutters as resin molds by Kate Ledum A wide variety of things can be used as molds for resin. One of my favourite mold types is the mold I create myself with cookie cutters, rubber texture tiles made for working with clay, and Silly Putty. With these three simple things, you... Read more »