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How to make 3 colored moons using epoxy resin

Craft Supplies Used

For this project you will need the following craft supplies:


Step by step instructions have been included in this article. A video showing how to make this project is also available:



Step 1: Prepare and mix resin.

Step 2: Pour a thin layer of resin into the each moon silicone mold.
A second final layer will be poured later on. At this stage you only need a thin layer to embed the embellishments into.

pour a thin layer of epoxy resin into the silicone molds


Step 3: Add the embellishments: embed the pearl stars and gold stars. Sprinkle a tiny amount of holographic gold glitter.

embed embellishments into the resin


Step 4: Wait for the resin to harden.

Step 5: Prepare and mix resin.

Step 6: Divide resin into 3 mixing cups.

Step 7: To one of the cups add yellow resin pigment, gold pigment and yellow alcohol ink.

Step 8: To another cup add yellow alcohol ink, white alcohol ink and white cellophane glitter flakes.

Step 9: To the last remaining cup add blue alcohol ink, iridescent blue glitter and white cellophane glitter flakes.

add resin pigment and glitter into resin cups


Step 10: Mix each cup well making sure that the pigment is evenly and thoroughly distributed.

mix each resin mixture well


Step 11: Pour the resin mixtures one by one in different sections of the mold. See video for a demo.

pour resin mixtures into silicone molds


Step 12: Wait for the resin to cure.

Step 13: When the resin has fully cured, remove the moons from the silicone molds.

demold resin moons from silicone molds


Step 14: Using black acrylic paint and a paintbrush, paint the engraved details of the moon.

paint detail on moons using black acrylic paint


Step 15: Wait for the paint to dry.

Step 16: Clean off the excess paint. You can do so by using a soft non-abrasive cloth and some rubbing alcohol/surgical spirit/water. 

three colored resin moons project


The moons are now complete. You can use them as charms, magnets, wall or glass decorations among various other options.

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