Friday, April 22, 2022

Sealing Wax Meets UV Resin - Tutorial + Freebie

Hello everyone!

While working on the specimen tags for my next nature themed journal, I decided to make wax charms and thought about a way of making them look a bit more interesting. I also had a UV Resin in my stash that I wanted to use along with the wax, so this seemed to be a great chance of trying something new. 
Here are the tags that I finally came up with:


I relly liked the bass dowel seals for creating the charms. They were perfect for this purpose. I got mine from Craspire:



The charms turned out awesome, with the UV Resin dome on top of them they look like cabochons. 




I filmed a video tutorial in which I share my creative process. I hope you find it helpful and inspiring :)
If you cannot play the video, please copy and paste the direct link into your browser - https://youtu.be/ifvwjY7yaa0


For those who want to use some of the images and elements that I used on my tags, I have a freebie below. Open the image in a new tab and click "Save As..."


I printed this sheet one time on cardstock and the second time on transparent sticker paper, so that I could use the butterflies and the bugs on top of the acetate in the tag window. 


Let me know what you think of this idea. Have fun creating!


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    1. Thank you Traci! And thanks for the comment, too!

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  2. Love all of your projects. Thanks for taking us along with you on your crafting journey.

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    1. Awe! Thank you Teddi for the kind comment :)
      I hope you have a lovely day!

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Thank you for the kind comments!