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.
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Supplies Needed for the Bee Honeycomb Coaster
- 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:
Bee Honeycomb Coaster Video Tutorial
Here is a quick video tutorial, so you can see exactly how I made it:
Bee Honeycomb Coaster Directions
I mixed an ounce of resin with a yellow/gold pigment powder.
I also added some gold micro-beads.
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.
I let the resin spread out and popped the bubbles with a lighter. Then, I let it cure for 12 hours.
I mixed one ounce of resin and spread part of it over the gold resin.
I cut out the bees and slid them into the resin.
I pressed them down with my stir stick.
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.
I then peeled it off of the silicone 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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