Wednesday, September 14, 2022

What You Need to Get Started in Resin

Inside: Find out what tools and supplies you need to start with resin. This guide will help you buy all the essential supplies without breaking the bank! How exciting... you've decided you want to make AWESOME things with resin!  But where do you start?... And, WHAT DO YOU NEED? You've probably got a ton of questions racing through your head right now. So, before you run off and buy resin and supplies that aren't suitable, let's slow down, take a breath and start with the basics. The Supplies You Need to Get Started with Resin The best way to start is to keep it simple... just get the essential, must-have tools and supplies that you can't get by without.  There's no need to outlay a large amount of money to get started... pick the right tools and equipment for what you want to make, and you won't waste money on supplies you'll never use .  WARNING: If you've al...
Sunday, August 28, 2022

10 Fun Silicone Moulds for Resin Beginners to Try

This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may earn a small commission. Don't worry... it doesn't cost you any extra, but it does help me keep providing you with free content. What CAN'T you make with resin? It seems the possibilities are endless! Every day, there are new and FUN mould designs to try. If you like working on small projects, then you'll love this selection of pint-sized designs that pack a punch! These moulds are large enough that you can get really creative with them but small enough that they don't take too much resin. Imagine all the amazing gifts you can make by personalising them. What great stocking stuffers they will make! So, let's go shopping! Alphabet Letters Who doesn't like to show off the initials of their name?! Personalise these alphabet letters with your favourite colours and then attach your initial to a keyring.   Find this mould here! Bookmarks Bookworms can never have enough bookmark...
Sunday, August 14, 2022

Make an Awesome Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Mould for Resin

Game of Thrones fans and LARP aficionados, you know you can't resist a good dragon's egg.  Those 3 Dragon's eggs made famous by Danaerys Targaryen have inspired numerous tutorials using all sorts of materials and techniques to create dragon's eggs from miniature size right up to "life-size" eggs.  I made this SUPER AWESOME dragon egg pendant using resin and mica powder from a mould I made myself.  Before I could do that, I had to MAKE the silicone mould... And before I could do that, I had to create a dragon egg from clay to make the mould.  So that's where we're starting today - creating a dragon egg from clay that we can make a mould from.  If you want to skip these steps and work with a premade silicone mould, go straight to the resin tutorial to make this spectacular pendant.  If you want to start from scratch and make your own dragon egg mould, read on. Materials (to make the original egg and mould): Apoxie Sculpt or similar epoxy clay Easy...