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How to make Ornaments, Paperweights, Coasters with Resin & Rings
What you'll need to make this:
- Metal Rings + Backer Film for Coasters and Ornaments - 4 pack
$24.00
- Resin 12 oz. Set (deals on multiples)
$36.00
- Dichro-ISH Film JUMBO Pack
$16.00
- Special Photo Paper for Resin 8-1/2 x 11" (6-pack)
$10.00
- Jumbo Pinch Bails for Ornaments
$4.00
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You'll also need

Whatever elements you'd like to layer behind your photos.  Here's what I used:

Rainbow sprinkle hard candies

Hammered metal hearts

If you want to create ornaments you can drill shallow holes on each side and attach these JUMBO PINCH BAILS 

How-To:

This video has a how-to for 2 different layered resin projects, both feature cut-out silhouettes of our favorite things over decorative bits.  These photos were printed on our Special Photo Paper for Resin, so they do not need to be sealed before resining.  Use this technique for many different creations!


Rainbow candy sprinkles seemed the perfect accent to this cutie photo.

You can prop this on a little stand, or add a JUMBO Pinch Bail and hang it as an ornament.

And Texture Film with tiny hammered metal hearts work well with our fur baby's photo.



This one can be used as an ornament too, who wouldn't want that cutie face staring at you?!  It looks quite a bit different when photographed in the daytime, with sunny skies and the translucent film that makes the hearts look like they're floating.


You can also make these with just photos.


For this coaster I secured one of our metal Resin Rings for Coasters and Ornaments on a sheet of backer film, poured a layer of Brilliant Resin about 1/3 - 1/2 way up, allowed that to thicken for about 30 minutes, then added silver and opalescent glitter with my mixing wand, drawing it out from the center.



Once the first layer had cured, I poured another clear layer of Brilliant Resin, added the metal octopus piece, then filled the piece to the top with Brilliant Resin.  This can be used for a decorative desk piece, as an ornament, or as a coaster


For more project ideas and a thorough tutorial, see this post.

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