Don't let bubbles be the undoing of your next resin project. No matter whether you're just starting out with resin or whether you've been working with resin for a while, bubbles are something you will always have to deal with. They can be really frustrating but there are ways of minimising them, or even eliminating them from your projects. There are many different things that cause bubbles and there are just as many ways to minimise or get rid of them. Half the battle is working out WHY you got bubbles. Once you know why you're getting them, it's a whole lot easier to deal with them. Try some of these tips and tricks to beat those pesky bubbles. How to Deal with Bubbles in the Mixing Stage 1. Avoid Vigorous Mixing and Stir Slowly Resin needs to be mixed thoroughly for it to cure. If you stir fast or whip the resin, you'll incorporate a lot of bubbles into it. Try stirring slowly. It will take longer but when you're working with epoxy, you ...
When Joanna Gaines first sported her simple leather leaf earrings, you could never have imagined how popular DIY leather earrings would become.  There are a ton of tutorials out there using a Cricut and other die-cutting machines to cut leather earring shapes but you don't need to invest in a cutting machine to make them.  There's a MUCH CHEAPER way!  Head into your local Michaels store and pick up a pack of Realeather earring shapes and then get creative! If you don't have access to a Michaels store, look for 32x50mm veg tan teardrop shapes. Leather earring shapes are like blank canvases that are just screaming to be customised. In this tutorial, we're going to cut out a peep hole, re-colour the leather to the most gorgeous shade of Ultramarine and then add some details with imitation pearls and a filigree. So let's get started! Here's a list of what you'll need: 2 x Veg Tan Leather Teardrops (32x50mm) Realeather Dye Pens (Basic Set) ...