Resin Tutorial: Pastel Cat Magnets
For this project you will need these craft supplies:
- epoxy resin
- mixing cups
- mixing sticks
- circle silicone mold
- cat stickers
- iridescent paw confetti
- pearl hearts and bows
- white resin dye
- mint green pearl resin pigment
- lilac resin pigment
- white pearlescent resin pigment
- iridescent white fine glitter
- iridescent white cellophane flakes
- magnets x 3
You can also watch the video tutorial showing all the steps explained in this tutorial:
Step 1: Prepare resin as per manufacturer's instructions.
Step 2: Pour a thin layer of clear resin into the silicone mold.
Step 3: Embed the stickers into the resin by inserting them into the resin at angle. Then using a toothpick, gently push the sticker downwards and make sure that it is fully submerged into the resin. Move the sticker to place it at the desired spot.
Step 4: Embed the pearl embellishments by submerging them into the resin. Use a toothpick to push them into the resin and for placing them.
Step 5: Add the paw confetti by sprinkling them on or by using a toothpick.
Step 6: Wait for the resin to cure.
Step 7: Prepare a batch of clear resin as per manufacturer's instructions.
Step 8: Divide the clear resin into 3 mixing cups.
Step 9: To the first cup add lilac pigment, iridescent white glitter and iridescent cellophane flakes.
Step 10: To the second cup add green pigment, white pigment, iridescent white glitter and iridescent cellophane flakes.
Step 11: To the third mixing cup add white pigment, pearl white pigment, iridescent white glitter and iridescent cellophane flakes
Step 12: Mix each cup well making sure to thoroughly and evenly distribute the pigments into the resin.
Step 13: Pour the resin mixtures into the silicone mold.
Step 14: Wait for the resin to cure.
Step 15: Once the resin has fully cured, de-mold the resin pieces from the silicone mold.
Step 16: Prepare your magnet and stick/glue it on to the back of the resin pieces.
Step 17: Repeat step 16 for all resin pieces.