Christmas Ornaments 2023--- Easy ways to DIY with Resin
Christmas is a day that is filled with decorations and well-spent family time. It is a day of celebration, love, and decoration. Besides, it comes with loads of activities. We search for various ornaments both for decoration and gifts. What if we suggest you to gift handmade things for your loved ones. Have the advantage by giving gifts to others as well as preparing for yourself. This Christmas, gift your loved ones the gift of your handicrafts. Without wandering from store to store, have fun making DIY resin crafts. Make your Christmas unique with unique handmade handicrafts.. They would get the love you have put into it.
In addition to your own use or as a gift, making Christmas decorations and selling them can also be a good idea for your business. You can skyrocket your business with these unique handicrafts. Rock your Christmas with resin art this year!
✨What do you need to make resin Christmas ornaments?
1. Epoxy Resin or UV resin:
The main difference between Epoxy Resin and UV Resin: uv resin is suitable for small projects, and the use of uv light will make it fast curing. Epoxy resin generally has two parts: resin and hardener, which is suitable for larger projects and will cure after 24 hours. But sometimes, you will also use them in a project at the same time according to the needs of resin craft. They can be mixed both with glitter and mica powder and is suitable for any handicrafts.
Resin from JDiction is safe and easy to use. It is crystal clear and rock-hard once it dries. This makes your resin Christmas ornaments durable and can stay beautiful forever.
Only purchasing Resin is not enough for the resin art, a mold should also be taken into consideration. Having a good quality, long-lasting, affordable, and a flexible mold is what you need. You can purchase the mold from any shop you prefer. Besides, sometimews you would noticed you could can find the one you want on the shop, well, you can also use silicon mold-making kit that fits your design. Click here to learn how to make it.
✨How to Make Resin Ornaments---5 Christmas Ornaments Creations
Now we can go further into the production of DIY resin jewelry. We will study some techniques and materials used to make and decorate this Christmas. We will follow some steps to make better creations, and also have some interesting facts of Ornaments to share with you.
1. Resin Christmas Tree🎄:
Click here to watch the video of detail process:
Materials: Mold, Epoxy resin, UV resin, UV lamp, drill tools, blue and green resin pigments
Step 1. Mix in equal amount of hardener and epoxy resin.
Step 2. Take two separate containers to mix two different colors. For the Christmas tree, we will take blue and green colors. Then, mix the colors in the containers.
Step 3. Pour down the mixture into the mold in a thin layer. Burn the bubbles that is created on top. And wait till it dries.
Step 4. The next step would be to cut out each of the layer square-shaped. The measurement should not be the same for each of the layer. The topmost layer of the Christmas tree should be smaller than rest of the layer. The lower most layer should be in a bigger shape.
Step 5. Fix it. Take a drill to drill the middle portions of the layers. Take a foil, roll it into a small branch shaped stick. Arrange the different layer into the shape of a Christmas tree. While arranging it, we will make use of the UV resin to cure it fast.
Step 6. And at the top, use a small-shaped lighted Santa Claus and fix it with UV resin, and our Christmas tree is ready.
2. Christmas Snowflake Ornaments❄:
Materials: Glitter, Epoxy Resin, Mold
It would be the easiest way to get a Christmas Ornament. Take a mold according to the shape. Then mix the glitters to the mixture of Epoxy resin and hardener. Now pour the mixture into the mold and wait for 24 hours to dry. Hurry! You made an awesome gift for your Christmas.
To make the Ornaments look more shiny and beautiful, you can experiment with different glitters. It comes in various colors. But you know red is always the top color of the Christmas.
3. Santa ClausLamp🔮:
To make Santa Claus with epoxy resin, you will need some materials: This includes, green color, and epoxy resin,UV Resin, Disposable plastic cup,led light string.
Step 1. Mix the green color with the UV resin, than pour into the cup. Dry it with a UV light.
Step 2. Pour a thin layer of clear UV resin, then put Santa Claus into it, then dry it with UV light.
Step 3. Mix the epoxy resin with a hardener. On top of it pour clear resin mixture and leave it to dry out for 24 hours.
Step 4. demold it, then use glue to put lights on it. You must be proud of your amazing creativity now with Santa Claus in your hands.
4. Christmas ball☃:
To make Christmas ball, first please prepare glass or plastic bubbles, Resin, Glitter and colors for resin.
Step 1. propped the bubbles with tape around the bottom
Step 2. Color the resin, this step just release your imagination.
Step 3. Apply the resin, you have two ways to do that, brush resin on outside or put the resin into then swirl around inside.
Fun fact: These glass ball ornaments originated in Germany. Hans Greiner started making glass ball ornaments (called baubles) during the 1800s. In the late 19th century, the enterprising F.W. Woolworth brought the idea to America. And you know, the round shape of the bauble originates from the shape of the original decorating material – fruits and nuts.
5. Christmas Star🌟:
Look for the topper star from store to store? Come on let’s create one of our own. To make a resin Christmas stars for your Christmas tree, you need a star mold, shiny glitter, mica powder colors, and epoxy resin.
Step 1. Prep a star mold.
Step 2. Color the resin according to your choice.
Step 3. Then pour the resin mixture into the mold. (You can also add a led light to make it shine.)
Step 4. Demold when the resin completely dries out.
Fun fact: Why we use the star to decorate on the top of our Christmas tree. When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, there were three magi (or wise men) who saw an unusual star in the sky and knew that it would lead them to baby Jesus. So today it is representative of the original Star of Bethlehem.
✨The Best Way to Hang Christmas Ornament
Decorating a Christmas tree together with a family is a fun activity. Doing an exciting project together gives us the advantage of having amazing ideas. Though decorating is fun, not arranging the ornaments properly might ruin the decoration, making your efforts wasted. So, try these simple and easy tricks.
The first step must be to hang the lights and the garland around the tree. Leave the light on to know what to hang and how it would look.
Next comes the second step- to hang the ornaments. Each time you start to think about hanging ornaments, choose the hanging material and keep it consistent. Every ornament can be different but if they're all hung from heavy gold yarn, black cord, or metal wire, then the overall decoration will feel cohesive and thoughtful.
Now the next step is to balance the ornaments while hanging. Start with the heaviest ornaments toward the inside of the tree and working your way out. Leave the daintiest and lightest ornaments for the outer branches.