Creepy Bug Halloween Coasters | Another Coaster Friday

Learn how to make creepy bug coasters, for Halloween decor! It’s a fun DIY project that will creep out even the bravest of partygoers!

Creepy Bug Coaster Video Tutorial

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

Supplies You Will Need For Bug Coaster

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  • 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

Creepy Bug Coaster Directions

Step 1

Look for some fake, flat-ish, creepy bugs. You want flat bugs because they will keep the coaster from becoming too big and thick.

Trim the creepy bugs to fit into the coaster.

Trim creepy bug to fit into coaster

Step 2

Mix two ounces of resin and pour them into the mold.

Pour resin into the coaster mold

Step 3

Take each individual creepy bug and begin adding them to the resin.

Pop the bubbles with your lighter.

Place creepy bugs into resin

Step 4

Move the bugs around and use your stir stick to drip resin onto the bugs, to make sure they are covered.

Move bugs around in the resin with stir stick

Step 5

Mix enough resin to cover the bugs. Depending on how thick your bugs are, it might take two or three ounces. Then, pop the bubbles with your lighter and let the resin cure.

Pour resin over the bugs

Once cured, you can pop them out of the mold! You will have the coolest, creepy bug coasters EVER! With the clear background, they look like they are crawling across your table!

completed creepy bug coasters

Have fun with it! I’d LOVE to see what you make! Be sure to share it over on my Craft Klatch Facebook Group! It’s Free! ❤️

If you like the Creepy Bug Coaster and want more bug projects…

I have some other fun bug projects you will enjoy! They aren’t all creepy! Some are pretty nice.

Fun Creepy Bug Stuff

If you don’t have time to make the coasters but think it will be fun, here are some items you can buy!

Remember: Life’s too short not to shimmer, so grab your glue gun and your glitter!™ Stay safe!


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