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Five Resin Craft Tutorials

Week of Making 2020

Are you looking for some easy and creative epoxy resin projects you can tackle in an afternoon!? Look no further, we have five exciting projects from our first annual Week of Making with Kelly Johnson!

White Claw Resin Coasters

How fun would it be to have a matching coaster for each of your favorite beverages? This tutorial will walk you through the process of turning an empty beverage can into a functional art piece.

Materials:

· Table Top Pro epoxy system

· Empty aluminum beverage can

· Strong scissors and craft blade

· Embossing heat gun for easy resin drip removal

· Culinary torch for popping bubbles

· 120 grit sponge sander

· Frog Tape painter’s tape

· Decoart black acrylic paint

· Starbond medium adhesive and accelerator

· Wooden coaster base and adhesive cork backing

Popsicle Stick & Resin Photo Holder

Do you have popsicle sticks on hand from all of the epoxy mixing you’ve been doing lately? Let’s give those sticks a new lease on life with this fun and colorful, mosaic photo frame!

Materials:

· ArtPRO epoxy system

· Artist’s Loft acrylic paints

o Colors: Titanium White, Light Blue and Turquoise

· Wooden popsicle sticks

· 8” round bamboo board

· Starbond medium adhesive

· Frog Tape painter’s tape

· Strong scissors

· Embossing heat gun for easy resin drip removal

· Culinary torch for popping bubbles

· Metal clip

DIY Magnet & Epoxy Revamp

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a plethora of old magnets covering your fridge. With this DIY magnet makeover, we will show you two fun ways to liven up your fridge décor!

Materials:

· ArtPRO epoxy system

· Golden Artistic Colors – Fluid acrylics

o Colors: Teal, Cobalt Turquois, and Turquois (Phthalo)

· Armor Art white pigment

· White acrylic gesso primer

· Old magnets (The sturdier the better)

· Frog Tape painter’s tape

· Scissors

· Embossing heat gun

· Culinary torch

· Posca black paint pen

Dixie Cup & Paper Clip Photo Holders

These dixie cup and paper clip photo holders are the perfect DIY for a laid-back Sunday afternoon. Get the whole family involved so everyone can have their own, one of a kind art piece.

Materials:

· ArtPRO epoxy system

· Jumbo paper clips

· Paper Dixie cups

· Card board

· Scissors and craft knife

· Artist’s Loft acrylic paints (assorted colors)

· Posca black and white paint pens

· Oven bake clay

· Photos

Camouflage Photo Frame

Collages aren’t just for your vision boards anymore! Let’s get creative with this construction paper, camouflage photo frame!

Materials:

· ArtPRO epoxy system

· 8”x8” wooden cradled panel

· Mod Podge gloss craft glue

· Construction paper (Assorted colors)

· Decoart brown acrylic paints (Assorted shades)

· Twine and clothes pin

· Stapler

· Photo

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