2: Next I mixed up a bit using a 50:50 ratio (according to my instructions) and put it in to three different small disposable cups: one with just clear resin in it, one with a bit of purple mica dye powder and some fine glitter, and one with more purple mica dye powder to get a deeper purple.
Purple Epoxy Resin Air Plant Holder
Hey hey, Brittany here from by Brittany Goldwyn. I recently shared a quick epoxy resin project I did using some new mica dye powders—a set of ocean-inspired coasters. Today I'm sharing another project I did...a beautiful tiny little purple-fade succulent planter.
Since this isn't a large planter, it's the perfect air plant holder or stand. You could also use it to get propagating succulent pieces rooting. Also remember to work in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves when working with epoxy. Okay, now on to the project!
1: First I picked up some two-part epoxy resin. This is the kind I used, but any kind will do.
3: I poured the clear epoxy into the silicone mold first. Next I poured the lighter purple with glitter in and stirred it up a bit to mix in some with the clear. Last, I poured the deeper purple mix to fill up the mold.
4: I let it sit for a few minutes until bubbles began rising to the top. I used a straw to carefully blow out the bubbles.
5: This one took a while to fully dry and cure because it was a lot thicker than a coaster, but once it was done, I popped it out easily. What do you think?
If you like DIY planters, check out my list of ALL of my DIY planters here. For more fun DIYs, check out my personal blog linked below next to my picture!
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