AUTOPLAY
Resin Heart + Keychain Hardware Installation
14 steps
What you’ll need
Cricut Machine
Transfer Tape
Mixing Cup
Paper towel
Bails
E6000 Glue
Grafix Clear Craft Plastic
Cricut Weeding& Scraper Tools
Mixing Stick
Rubbing Alcohol
Art Resin
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Lighter
Adhesive Permanent Vinyl
Respirator Mask
Nail File
Keychain Hardware
Peachy Olive Glitters
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Cut, weed, transfer decal onto clear craft plastic & cut out. (Decal from previous project)
1. Cut, weed, transfer decal onto clear craft plastic & cut out. (Decal from previous project)
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Mix resin. About 15 ml for this specific mold. See full length tutorial on this if needed.
2. Mix resin. About 15 ml for this specific mold. See full length tutorial on this if needed.
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Pour clear resin into mold.
3. Pour clear resin into mold.
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Spread resin over the front side of design & lay face down in resin. It should read backwards.
4. Spread resin over the front side of design & lay face down in resin. It should read backwards.
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Use toothpick blunt end to push plastic to bottom of mold & hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
5. Use toothpick blunt end to push plastic to bottom of mold & hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
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Cure at least 3 hours. Mix a new batch of resin. About 30 ml. Add glitter to resin and mix well.
6. Cure at least 3 hours. Mix a new batch of resin. About 30 ml. Add glitter to resin and mix well.
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Pour glittered resin into mold on top of the clear layer. Hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
7. Pour glittered resin into mold on top of the clear layer. Hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
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Demold your piece! My favorite part.
8. Demold your piece! My favorite part.
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Sand the back and edges. Don’t completely sand down the lip. It will prevent overspill when doming.
9. Sand the back and edges. Don’t completely sand down the lip. It will prevent overspill when doming.
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Wipe away dust from sanding with alcohol on a paper towel.
10. Wipe away dust from sanding with alcohol on a paper towel.
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Add the bail to the resin piece with a small amount of E6000 using a toothpick.
11. Add the bail to the resin piece with a small amount of E6000 using a toothpick.
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Dome: add resin to the piece & spread it out to the edges. Hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
12. Dome: add resin to the piece & spread it out to the edges. Hit with lighter to pop micro bubbles.
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Add jump ring to the bail then place the keychain on the jump ring.
13. Add jump ring to the bail then place the keychain on the jump ring.
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Use pliers to close the jump ring shut.
14. Use pliers to close the jump ring shut.
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