Can you believe I am almost out of my first can of resin??? I did a few pieces recently. I have made a few mistakes and I am going to share them with you.
1. Medical Bracelet
This bangle is super cute! And I absolutely love what I did but today I realized something. The pills are too thick so they chip off when I throw my arm around.
Solution: Thicker Mold
2. Bone En-capturing
I will master this skill I promise your butt that! A few things went wrong the the following photos of my creations.
a. moss is not dried and is dyed?
My moss affected a few of my pieces. A few of them did not cure well or as swiftly as it usually does. Also, the moss is dyed? So my pieces had a hue of light green. I should have known
Solution: Dried Moss? or stick to dried plants.
b. moss was overflowing
The moss was overflowing the back
TIP******** MEASURE. MEASURE. MEASURE YOUR RESIN IN A SEPARATE CUP. I TRIED EYEING IT AND IT IS NOT SMART! SAVE YOUR MONEY, AND YOUR ART AND MEASURE
Here is our ugly Patio…
Hideous Air Conditioner…. Can see into the neighbors balcony, and the shrubs are way too overgrown.
I used these Items to attach the Bamboo fencing.
24 guage galvanized wire,
Pliers with a wire cutter
The fencing is pretty weak, and our winds are VERY strong. So I devised a great way to keep the fence upright. I take two nails, nail them about a inch to half-inch away from each other. I take the wire about 5 inches of it, and i do a twisty 8 around both of the nails. and then I individually wrap them around their own nail to keep them more sturdy.
I found this awesome piece of burlap and I thought it would be awesome to paint it and put it up in my patio.
I put the burlap on a nice area with two poster boards underneath. The paint goes directly to the paper underneath.
And here is the finished piece! I am not done with the whole patio, but I covered up the ugly part and the fence 🙂 more to come. stay updated!