What Is The Best Resin For Crafts?
If you’re starting out on your arts & crafts journey, maybe you came across several different types of resin, leaving you to wonder what the best resin for crafts is. Well, wonder no more! We’ve got you covered. In this blog you will read about several types of resin most used in the arts & crafts department.  What is resin? Resin is a solid or highly viscous substance that has many uses. Resin can come from natural sources, so it can occur naturally or synthetically.  Natural resin comes from trees, and appears as a tree’s response to an injury. As a result the tree is protected from insects and pathogens. Synthetic resin is the main focus of our article and it’s a type of resin...
How To Make A Resin Frame
There are endless possibilities of what you can do with a little bit of imagination, inspiration, and the right tools. We talked about how to use epoxy resin, then we learned how to prevent bubbles in resin and we created beautiful resin coasters and resin keychains. Today, we’ll discover how to make a resin frame!  Let the creative & fun journey continue! You may think that crafting a resin picture frame is quite difficult. In reality, you’ll see that it is pretty simple. As you probably already know, working with resin is easy and allows you to bring wonderful pieces of art to life. Depending on your experience, there are two ways to make an epoxy resin frame:  Use a silicone mold (you can buy...
Learn with Roxy Epoxy: What Accessories You Need When Working With Resin
When you take on a new hobby, the first thing to do is learn what supplies you need to purchase.  Painters need canvases, acrylic paints, watercolors, brushes, and so on. Photographers need a good camera, a dark room if they take analog pictures, or a useful editing app if they take digital ones. Sculptors need marble. What about epoxy enthusiasts? Well, dear resin lovers, I’m about to give you all the resin tips and tricks I’ve learned by working with epoxy, especially what accessories to use with resin.  Basic or essential resin accessories & supplies  Let’s start with the basic supplies you’ll need when working with resin. These supplies shouldn’t miss from your workstation at all and usually come with the epoxy resin kit you’ve...
The Best Polishing Compound For Epoxy Resin
​​Epoxy resin is often used in crafts like coaster crafting, river-table construction, and countertop finishing, among others.  Resin polishing should not be a difficult task with so many polishing materials available. But is there such a thing as the best polishing compound for epoxy resin? We're here to help you narrow down your options - based on the sort of project you're working on and your specific requirements.  Read through these tips and tricks to discover how to effectively polish your epoxy resin creations, whether you've just completed sanding it or you're just searching for a deeper sheen. How to know if your resin needs polishing You may discover a fault in your project after coating, casting, and demolding your epoxy. Scratches, hairs, bumps, or...
Epoxy safety precautions – Tips on how to use epoxy resin safely
Epoxy resin is fun to use, enjoyable to work with, and a great hobby. Whether you are just a beginner or an experienced artist, there are some epoxy safety rules that you should follow at all times when working with epoxy resin.  Taking these extra steps will make the difference between enjoying your artistic journey with resin for a lifetime or dealing with annoying allergic reactions. In this article, you will discover some tips that will help you succeed in every aspect of this fascinating creative activity - definitely starting with safety first! Let’s see what epoxy resin is (for those who are new to this hobby), how harmful epoxy actually may be, and what epoxy resin safety precautions you should take when working with...
Resin tips and tricks
There's so much you can do with resin that the creative possibilities are practically limitless. Resin art may be created in a variety of ways using a variety of methods and materials. We have some incredible resin tips and tricks and techniques, so we thought we'd share some of them with you! Getting started with resin Before you start pouring, make sure you have a clean area that won't be disturbed by children or animals. Remember to always follow the manufacturer's suggested safety measures. When dealing with resin, work in a well-ventilated area and use gloves to protect your skin. Cover the work area with wax paper. Resin will not stick to wax paper. If you're new to epoxy resin, check out this post for...

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