Newspaper Heart Resin Coaster | Another Coaster Friday | Craft Klatch

Learn how to make a Newspaper Heart Resin Coaster!  It’s an easy resin craft tutorial.

You will need:

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Heart stencil:
Red acrylic paint:
Pigment powders:
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.
Fast Cast (optional for white background):

White pigment (optional to tint clear resin for background):

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

1.  I mixed one ounce of fast curing resin, which cures white.  I didn’t want a stark white background, so I mixed in some copper pigment powder.

2.  I poured it into the mold.  The resin cures fast, so you need to move quick!

3.  Once cured, you can remove the coaster from the mold.

4.  I removed it from the mold and laid it on a flat surface.

5.  I tore up some newspaper.

6.  I painted the Mod Podge onto the coaster.

7.  I laid the newspaper onto the coaster.

8.  I painted Mod Podge on the newspaper pieces, as I put them on.

9.  I repeated this until I covered the hole face of the coaster.

10.  Once all of the Mod Podge has dried, I stenciled a heart onto it, with acrylic paint.

11.  I mixed an ounce of clear resin and slowly poured it over the coaster.

12.  I helped it get to the edges.

13.  I used my lighter to pop the bubbles and let it cure for a minimum of 12 hours, before handling.

That’s it!  Here it is finished!

Here is the back!

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