Wednesday, June 30, 2021

How to Seal Flowers for Resin

One of the most long-lasting and beautiful ways to preserve flowers is to embed them in resin. But unfortunately, resin can actually damage the flowers and spoil your beautiful blooms. It can: Fade the petal colour  Create "wet" spots on petals Turn the petals completely translucent, or even Scorch the flowers so they look overcooked! So, what should you do to prevent those things from happening? Well, you need to seal the flowers  before embedding them in resin.  Sealing flowers creates a barrier between the flower and the resin that stops the resin from penetrating the cells. There are times when you get away without a barrier but unfortunately, there's no way of telling if your flowers will be affected by the resin until after you embed them, so the safest thing is to seal them first. Here's 3 different methods you can use to create a barrier between the petal and the resin: Paint them with white craft glue that dries clear   Spray...