Make Metallic Hair Clips with Resin and Acrylic Paints
What you'll need to make this:
- Special Photo Paper for Resin 8-1/2 x 11" (6-pack)
$10.00
- Large Silicone Doming Tray
$14.00
- Resin 12 oz. Set (deals on multiples)
$36.00
( selections can be changed at checkout )

You'll also need

- Barrette clips

- E6000, unless you embed your clips in thickened resin

- Sharp scissors

- Paper towels


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How-To:
The video above features our Paper Punches, metallic acrylic paints, and the Silicone Doming Tray. There are a range of projects in this tutorial from necklaces to buttons, I love how Brilliant Resin over the paints makes them glow.


Here's another idea, I'm always looking for unique hair clips to hold my mop out of my face.  This one used the bendy resin technique, then I attached a metal hair clip using E6000 for flexibility.

 

I cut out my shape, domed the front side, waited 12 hours, then used the Bendy Resin Technique to shape this piece around a coffee cup - use whatever cylindrical thing gives you the amount of curve you want.  Then I used a bit of clear packing tape to hold each end to the cup.  I let that sit for another day so the resin would hold its shape.  Then I added a barrette finding to the back with E6000, but you can also attach it with thickened resin.




Have fun and send me pics of your creations!

 

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