Cool Epoxy Resin Ideas - What Can You Make With It?

Cool Epoxy Resin Ideas - What Can You Make With It?

So you got your first resin kit and now you’re wondering what are all the amazing things you can make with epoxy resin? We made a list of 7 cute and simple DIY epoxy resin projects you can do with epoxy resin!

It may not always be easy to find inspiration for your arts & and crafts project and that’s ok. Looking up lists and blogs, pictures and suggestions on Pinterest is always a nice solution. You know why? Because, in the end, even if you follow a recipe step by step, we know you’ll give it your personal touch and that is the most important thing when creating something for your home or your loved ones.

Read our list of 7+ things you can make with epoxy resin.

Epoxy Resin Keychains

What do we love about this project?

We picture it like this: a keychain with the capital letter of your name. Maybe see-through, with some added glitter or flowers. Or both! Maybe a colorful heart-shaped keychain that will remind a loved one how much of your heart and soul you put into making that keychain for them?

Who is it for & what level of expertise

This is something that you can make especially for your first DIY epoxy resin project! It is a simple yet effective way to make a gift that is personal and meaningful without having to perfect your resin game like a pro.

What do you need to start?

What you’ll need is:

  • The mold of your choice
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add: colors, glitter, flowers, buttons, etc

Mix your Roxy Epoxy resin, add whatever accessories you like, and pour it into the mold. Let it dry and - voila! The perfect gift!

Epoxy Resin Notebook

What do we love about this project?

What better way to add a little flare and personality to your notebook? The beauty with resin is in its diversity! You can make a unique pattern, have it in many different colors, add sparkle and customize it any way you like. We’d be happy to see what you come up with, so don’t forget to tag us on Instagram @roxyepoxy.

Who is it for & what level of expertise

Making an epoxy resin notebook cover is something you can do as a beginner, however, you will need additional materials in addition to the Roxy Epoxy resin kit. 

What do you need to start?

What you’ll need is:

  • The notebook mold
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add: colors, glitter, flowers, buttons, etc
  • Notebook rings which you’ll use to bind the notebook cover and papers

Epoxy Resin Crystals

What do we love about this project?

Talk about beautifying your home! Crystals are an amazing decoration that will give any room a mystical and colorful vibe. Epoxy resin crystals can also be a great gift for anyone who likes adding accessories to their home.

Who is it for & what level of expertise

This one may be a bit trickier as it’s really important to have your crystals as clear as possible; you might also want to have different colors side by side, which may prove a bit challenging for a beginner. We’d say this is a good DIY project for intermediate epoxy resin craft makers. 

One additional thing you might want to consider getting if you decide to work with resin is a heat gun which can help you easily remove air bubbles from your resin. However, this is not necessary, as there are many other ways you can remove them such as poking the bubbles with a wire or a needle, or using a hairdryer instead of a heat gun.

What do you need to start?

  • The crystals mold
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add like colors and glitter

Resin Jewelry

What do we love about this project?

Working with epoxy resin can truly awaken an artist in you that you may not even know you have! And that’s the beauty of it. When it comes to making jewelry, that’s where you can really go wild with your ideas and creativity!

You can make all sorts of pendants, rings, earrings, decorations for necklaces or bracelets - when it comes to resin & jewelry, it’s like a match made in heaven.

If you’re looking for a gift, we recommend making a friendship bracelet for your best friend, or a pendant for your mom or grandma. In reality, the options are endless!

Who is it for & what level of expertise

We believe that making jewelry can be done by both beginners AND experienced people who’ve been working with resin for some time. Of course, the more experience you have, the easier the process gets and the more you’ll be willing to take on more complicated jewelry designs. 

If you are a beginner, we recommend you follow these steps:

Make sure you mix your Roxy Epoxy resin well, then pour one layer into the jewelry mold. Add colors or any additional decorative designs, then pour another layer of resin. If you’re adding glitter, we suggest adding it over the top layer.

Let it set overnight. Then, wear it proudly!

What do you need to start?

  • The mold of your choice
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add: colors, glitter, flowers, beads, sequins, fabric, etc.
  • A wire or something similar to attach the jewelry to 

Resin Succulents

What do we love about this project?

Do you have a friend who is into gardening, but seems to kill every plant they get? (or maybe you’re that friend? We won’t judge!)

Making small resin succulents is a hottest trend right now! Not only does it look adorable, it’s also easy to take care of once you make it. All you have to do is keep it around!

You can also make a small flower pot to accompany your tiny plant, just like in the picture.

A fun tip: you can use a glow-in-the-dark color to add a little extra uniqueness to your succulents.

Who is it for & what level of expertise

As this project doesn’t require much more than a mold, color & a little patience, we’d say this is perfect for beginners.

What do you need to start?

  • The mold of your choice
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add like colors or glitter 

Epoxy Resin Bookmarks

What do we love about this project?

If you’re a bookworm or know someone who loves books, a bookmark made out of epoxy resin may just be the perfect gift for you or them!

What we love about these is that they won’t bend or tear like the paper-made ones. They also, as all DIY epoxy resin projects do, allow you to express yourself and make them uniquely beautiful.

Who is it for & what level of expertise

This project also doesn’t require much more than a mold, colors, & your chosen accessories, so we’d also say this is for beginners.

What do you need to start?

What you’ll need is:

  • The mold of your choice
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit
  • Some accessories you’d like to add: colors, glitter, flowers, buttons, etc 

Happy reading!

Coasters

As a final suggestion, we would add that epoxy resin coasters are a really good housewarming gift. If you ask someone to share their favorite colors or room style, you can make them a set of perfect resin coasters that will fit right in! Nothing says “I love your home!” more than a tailor-made gift that reflects their new house.

Who is it for & what level of expertise

You don’t need much experience to make coasters and if your friends pick a color, you might not need more than your Roxy Epoxy resin kit and a mold.

What do you need to start?

What you’ll need is:

  • The mold of your choice
  • The Roxy Epoxy resin kit

Wrap up

There are plenty of blogs filled with tips & tricks for beginners when they start working with resin. We wrote quite a few ourselves (LINKS HERE)!

However, we’d like to use this time to tell you about the final tip: have fun.
And what we mean by that is, don’t forget that DIY projects are supposed to be a fun and relaxing thing for you to do. If you are stressing over it, if you’re struggling with inspiration or the way your resin turned out, we suggest you give it a break and try again later.

Because in the end, whatever you decide to make, the only thing that matters is if the time invested in it is time you enjoyed investing.