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Topic: Fantastic Plastic!! retro resin & acrylic goodness NEW PICS!  (Read 3799 times)
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theantihipster
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2008 03:31:53 PM »

Those rings are great!  I was wondering what you use for molds for the resin?  And do you put the glitter, beads, etc. into the mold and then pour in the resin? 

molds? those were made with the 6-well paint pallets, an idea I got from my favorite vintage resin ring and this post:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=210403.msg2255967#msg2255967

pouring? I usually pour a little in the bottom first, then add more of the beads. Pour more resin over them & stir it up to get the beads well-coated, then give the resin a minute to settle. I usually finish off with a little more beads & glitter to make sure the whole container is full. You can use a hair dryer to get all the bubbles out, but sometimes they look neat, so it's up to you.
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« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2008 06:48:05 AM »

They're all beautiful, I've been meaning to investigate using resin for a while now, you've just given me the kick I needed to look into it properly!
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« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2008 12:47:42 AM »

They're all beautiful, I've been meaning to investigate using resin for a while now, you've just given me the kick I needed to look into it properly!

do it! I made some rings out of old, stupid rings I've had literally since I was in jr. high, they've got a whole new life! the upcycle possibilities are endless
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« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2008 12:22:09 PM »

I absolutely ADORE chunky rings, and resin is the perfect example of how versatile you can make them. They are so cute!
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« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2008 08:53:42 AM »

i have a quick, but possibly stupid question. Do you hold the actual ring in the resin somehow while it dries,  or do you drill a hole or something afterwards?
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« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2008 11:58:50 AM »

Wowie-Pretties! It took a second to recognize seed beads and glitter for what they were! I had to go back and look at the red one a second time and then "A-ha!"... they look great!
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« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2008 04:28:05 PM »

Wowie-Pretties! It took a second to recognize seed beads and glitter for what they were! I had to go back and look at the red one a second time and then "A-ha!"... they look great!

thanks ma'am! I definitely need to make more, but that would mean sitting over a baggie full of mixed colors & a paper clip... I don't think my back can take it, but they're so cute!
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