Bee Honeycomb Resin Coaster DIY [Video]

Learn how to make an easy resin coaster with a bee honeycomb theme! It’s a fun home decor project that everyone will be buzzing about!!  🐝

I especially love that this is a freeform coaster instead of the usual coasters I do in a mold.

I have so many coaster projects, but here is another Freeform Coaster you might enjoy and a fun Textured Coaster.

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Supplies Needed for the Bee Honeycomb Coaster

  • Resin
  • When deciding on which resin to use for your coasters, you need to keep in mind whether you want it just for cold cups or for hot as well.
  • If only for cold drinks, you can be flexible and use whatever brand you like:
  • If you want it to work for both hot and cold drinks, you need to look for a heat resistant resin, like these:
    • FX Poxy ~ According to the manufacturer, this one is heat resistant to 500° F.
    • Stone Coat

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Bee Honeycomb Coaster Video Tutorial

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

Bee Honeycomb Coaster Directions

Step 1

I mixed an ounce of resin with a yellow/gold pigment powder.

gold pigment powder mixed with resin

Step 2

I also added some gold micro-beads.

Add gold microbes to the resin for the honeycomb bee coaster

Step 3

I poured the resin mix onto the silicone mat. This allows for a freeform style. I don’t really know if a bee honeycomb is freeform but I thought it would be more interesting.

Pour gold resin onto silicone mat for freeform style

Step 4

I let the resin spread out and popped the bubbles with a lighter. Then, I let it cure for 12 hours.

Use a lighter to pop the bubbles in the gold coaster.

Step 5

I printed the bees onto transparency film. The transparency film is laying on a white sheet of paper so you can see them.

Bees for honeycomb bee coaster printed on transparency film laying on white paper

Step 6

I mixed one ounce of resin and spread part of it over the gold resin.

Pour one ounce of clear resin over the gold coastr

Step 7

I cut out the bees and slid them into the resin.

Slide in cut out bees on transparency film copy

Step 8

I pressed them down with my stir stick.

Press bees into resin

Step 9

I popped the bubbles with the lighter. Then, I poured the remainder of the resin on the coaster and popped the bubbles one more time and lt them cure a minimum of 12 hours.

Use lighter to pop bubbles on Honeycomb Bee Coaster

Step 10

I then peeled it off of the silicone mat.

Remove honeycomb bee coaster off mat

You can see the bee honeycomb shape through the resin, making it look like an a honeycomb with bees in it!

It’s definitely fun and easy coaster to try!  I hope you like it!

The back has an interesting textured surface.

Fun Bee Honeycomb Decor Ideas

If you want people to buzz about your home decor, but don’t have time for this project, no problem! Here are some fun items you might like instead. They would make bee~utiful additions to your home!

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3 thoughts on “Bee Honeycomb Resin Coaster DIY [Video]”

  1. Really love this, but I cant find the silicone mat like yours! I’m in ontario, canada so not sure you can recommend a place for me to scearch, but any ideas helpful!
    This coaster has to be my favorite coaster of all, (I’ve been watching you for ever)!
    mississaugarobinsnest on intstagram. Love your work,
    Robin

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    • Hi Robin- Thank you! Look at a Walmart or any large box store. It’s a trivet with a hexagon shape. You just want to make sure it is silicone. I don’t know where else you can get it in Ontario, but online is always a good place to look!

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