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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Halloween Bug Resin Coasters | Another Coaster Friday | Craft Klatch

Learn how to make resin coasters, using bugs, for Halloween!  It's a fun DIY project!

Here is a quick video tutorial, so you can see exactly how I made them:

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You will need:
Wet Ones:
Resin (use whatever resin brand you like):
Easy Cast:
Art Resin:
Clear Cast:
This is the resin I used for this project:
FX Poxy: ~ According to the manufacturer, this one is heat resistant to 500 degrees F.


1.  I found bugs some flat-ish fake bugs.  Because they are flat,  they will keep the coaster from being too big.

2.  I trimmed the bugs, to fit into the coaster.

3.  I mixed two ounces of resin and poured them into the mold.

4.  I began adding the bugs.

5.  I moved the bugs around and used my stir stick to drip the resin over the bugs.

6.  I popped the bubbles with my lighter.

7.  I mixed enough resin to cover the bugs.  Depending on your bugs, it might be two to three ounces.

8.  I popped the bubbles with my lighter and let the resin cure.

9.  Once cured, I removed the coasters from the mold.

That's it!  Now you have some fun and creepy bug coasters!

Thanks for stopping by!  Remember:  Life's too short not to shimmer, so grab your glue gun and your glitter!™  Stay safe!


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