DIY Geode Coasters

5 Materials
$5
1 Day
Easy

These beauties may look intricate and complicated to make, but it’s all a lie!


Read on to see just how easy it is! And if you prefer to follow a video, see my YouTube link below!


I also have a new Etsy Shop that I recently opened so please take a look you get a chance


Super easy to make!

YOUTUBE

 For my step by step video for this tutorial click above


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WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Materials used:



MIX YOUR RESIN

Measure out equal parts of resin and hardener into your plastic mixing jug, starting with your hardener. You shouldn’t need more than 400ml of fully mixed resin, therefore 200ml of hardener and 200ml of resin.


Combine and mix well for at least 5 mins.


MIX YOUR COLOURS

Split the resin between 6 mini silicone cups and colour 5 of them to your liking leaving 1 clear.I coloured mine as follows:


  • Cup 1 - Glittery teal
  • Cup 2 - Antique gold
  • Cup 3 - Deep teal
  • Cup 4 - White
  • Cup 5 - A mix of 3 glitters
  • Cup 6 - Clear


POUR YOUR RESIN

Now add each colour to each of your 4 molds. However, don’t use up all of your resin in one go. Start with just one layer.


I like to start with the center colour and then the outside colour and carry on from there. Add rings of colour in any order you like.


To see how I filled my coaster molds, check out my YouTube video using my links in this post.


BUBBLE POPPING

Pop some bubbles using your blow torch and then blend your rings using your heat gun.


REPEAT

Repeat the earlier steps adding more resin rings. Then add the clear resin to spread and blend all the colours.


CURING

Blend and pop some more bubbles before leaving your coasters to cure for at least 12 hours.


DEMOLD

All that’s left to do now is demold and fall in love! It’s that easy!


MORE ABOUT ME

Thank you so much for taking the time to read through my project and please also check out my:


  • Instagram, @hannah_somerville88
  • YouTube (link above)
  • Etsy Shop (link in opening paragraph)


Happy crafting! X


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  • Robin Robin on Jan 13, 2020

    I'm about to watch your you tube video, but would like to know if you can see light through these? By the way, absolutely gorgeous!!

  • Susan Younger Susan Younger on Jan 15, 2020

    Wonderful. How many coasters do you get out of the batch of 1/2 c hardener and 1/2 cup resin?

  • Cary Cary on Jan 28, 2020

    What else could you use for the molds? The ones you use seem very project specific.

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  • Laura Laura on Jan 14, 2020

    Very pretty

  • Bronxgirlcl Bronxgirlcl on Jan 14, 2020

    It might be cheaper to buy the coasters because the things you need to make these are very expensive.

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    • J J on Oct 27, 2020

      These would make great gifts. When you tell everyone that you made them yourself, there will be a huge whooo hoooo factor!!!!!

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