Which brands of resin will yellow over time and which won't? Which resin has the best UV resistance? How long does it take a resin to go yellow? Often in our Facebook group the question is asked about which is the 'best' resin. Well, for one, how you do determine the criteria for 'best'. Best… Continue reading Resin yellowing UV resistance testing results
We all want to add a little sparkle to our resin geode art. Real gemstones and crystals can be expensive and the crushed glass you find in craft stores, and glass glitters come in small bags but not for a small price. There has to be a way to DIY the crushed glass yourself. Good… Continue reading Make crushed glass from dollar store glass vase filler nuggets
HELPFUL RESOURCES - Check out my resin colorants resources page here with links to all the products mentioned in this article (and more). Let me know if you have any that you love, that should be considered for the list. There is an almost endless supply of products you can use to color your resin, into any color… Continue reading What can you use to color resin?
You might be wondering if any one brand of resin is better than another when it comes to making resin geodes. I have tried a few brands and they all seem to work pretty much the same. Some may be thicker or runnier than others at room temperature (the viscosity) and if you have a… Continue reading Which resin to use for your geodes?
There are SO many options when it comes to the types of embellishments and sparkles you can choose to add to your resin geodes. Some of them are more expensive than others. Some MUCH more expensive, especially if you get them in tiny pots and packages in the craft stores. So I checked out of… Continue reading Using mirror fire glass in your resin geode pours