I’ve been happily crafting ever since. All the stuff I got works really well.
Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin
The proprietary Resin Obsession resin is marketed as low-odor and low-bubbling, and it really, really is. You will not really notice the smell, and it’s perfectly okay to use in the room where you sleep (which is where I’m crafting).
What I hope to make today. This mold was made by Mandy of the Etsy store Zougeebean. She’s an actual professional.
Continuing my resin experiments, I attempted to make a simple bracelet mold. This is Part 1 of my experiment. Read Part 2 here.
I gotta say: This process was not very pretty. Sorry, it’s hard to take aesthetically pleasing photos of silicone mix.
Enjoy the grittiness- crafting is real!
I should really write a dedicated silicone post. Since starting in this particular crafting direction, I have tried several brands and types of silicone, and there are different aspects of working with each kind (putty vs. liquid, vs. clear liquid) that would be fun to compare and contrast.
But that’s for another time!
For this project, my guinea pig was a clear silicone I bought from Smooth-On, a company that manufactures an astonishing variety of crafting products (I got a resin from them, too).
Sorta-Clear by Smooth-On! They clearly (heh) have a way with brand names 🙂