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How to Make Vintage Inspired Jewelry With Resin and Scrapbook Paper

Updated on September 6, 2012
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Antique Resin JewelryResin over scrapbook paper in a victorian collage bracelet
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Resin over scrapbook paper in a victorian collage bracelet
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Recycle Leftover Scrapbook Paper

A great way to recycle scrapbook paper is to create vintage inspired jewelry with resin kits from craft stores. Embellishments featured on this high quality paper are beautiful when cast in resin because the are artful, eloquent, and decorated on both sides. Sheets of vintage ephemera can also be used for this craft. Handmade vintage inspired jewelry is also an inexpensive alternative to buying antique pieces which can be expensive and hard to find.

For the beginner, all in one resin kits are the best way to start creating custom jewelry. Kits contain the correct mixes for projects. Jewelry can be cast from molds purchased from craft stores or placed into shells for necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Any type of jewelry can be made from resin including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and rings.

Creating resin jewelry may look intimidating, but it is fairly easy to do. With proper research and preparation, you can make vintage inspired jewelry.

A complete jewelry resin kit
A complete jewelry resin kit
Jewelry molds are called Bezel Links. You will need to purchase these for each piece of jewelry you wish to make
Jewelry molds are called Bezel Links. You will need to purchase these for each piece of jewelry you wish to make

Supplies

-A two part resin epoxy kit. These complete kits are ideal for beginners and are more forgiving and slow drying if you need to make corrections.

-Two plastic cups

-Craft sticks or tooth picks

-Molds or bezzel links (jewelry pieces that you directly fill to make jewelry). If you make jewelry in a standard plastic mold, you must also purchase resin release so your product does not stick to the mold. After casting the resin from a mold, it will be necessary to drill a hole wherever you want to insert a necklace or clasp.

-Scrapbook cut outs (you can place many craft items into resin). To cast in resin, high quality paper must be used.

Vintage inspired necklace with a gold key
Vintage inspired necklace with a gold key | Source
A vintage inspired ring with a scrapbook image of an old fashioned map
A vintage inspired ring with a scrapbook image of an old fashioned map | Source
Accents may be added on top of the scrapbook paper for a beautiful effect
Accents may be added on top of the scrapbook paper for a beautiful effect

"Casting" the Resin

Casting is the term used for mixing the resin mix and waiting for it to dry. Always follow the manufacturer's directions for preparing the resin.

1. Prepare the resin according to the manufacturer's instructions.

2. Prepare your photo or scrapbook paper by coating it on both sides with Mod Podge or other sealant and allow it to dry. Place the scrapbook paper / photo or other additive carefully into the center of the bezzel links. Center with a toothpick.

3. Slowly pour resin into the mold or bezzel link over the scrapbook paper or photo until the bezzel is full. If your scrapbook paper gets displaced, you can move it for the first few minutes with a toothpick.

3. Follow the manufacturer's advice on how long to let the resin "cure" or harden. Most kits require a 24 hour period to harden. Monitor the mix to make sure there are no air bubbles in the solution. If a bubble does rise, gently blow on it to get it to pop or poke it with a toothpick.

4. If using bezzel links, you are finished. If using a mold, remove the hardened resin pieces from the molds. You can use a hand drill with a tiny bit to drill holes into the resin to string your new jewelry to a necklace, bracelet, or set of earrings.

5. Prepare yourself for many compliments on your creative style.

A Photo Gallery of Resin Jewelry

Vintage Inspired Resin Jewelry

Nature Inspired Vintage Jewelry

Tips for Great Jewelry

- Resin mix always works better when it is at room temperature or warmer. To get rid of small and large bubbles, place the resin mix bottles in warm water in the sink for 10 minutes before using. When mixing resin, follow the manufacturer's directions. However, if after mix the resin until it is perfectly clear despite what the directions say. This will ensure a flawless coating.

-Never overfill a bezel cup with resin solution. If you are working with a small cup, it is better to add resin to the cup with a toothpick or craft stick rather than pouring it into the cup.

-If you create a resin piece and accidentally touch it leaving fingerprints or have any other flaw, you may be able to salvage the piece. If the resin is still soft, you can apply heat from a hairdryer on low to melt the flaw out of the surface. If the piece dries with a noticeable flaw, you can wet sand the entire piece with a fine sanding block until the flaw is removed. Let it dry and remove any sanding dust. Re coat the top with mixed resin solution and a paintbrush. This will restore the flawless finish.

Resin Jewelry Masterpieces

10 Ways to Recycle Scrapbook Paper

1. Use high quality leftover scrapbook paper to wallpaper a child's dollhouse. Apply with glue.

2. Cut fancy left over scrapbook paper to fit and line hat boxes and jewelry cases.

3. Use a die cut pattern to make fancy gift tags out of scrap paper. Paper can be glued to pre-made gift tags or made into fold over gift tags.

4. Cut a 2” x 6” piece of cardstock. Glue scrapbook paper to both sides of the cardboard to make a bookmark. Punch a hole in the top of the card and add some pretty ribbon for a tassel. Accentuate with beads.

5. Elegant scrapbook paper can be recycled to make a stunning kitchen cutting board. Purchase a standard wooden cutting board. Place a collage of matching scrapbook paper onto the cutting board. Cover the wooden board with a thick coat of clear coat polyurethane. Allow the board to dry for many days.

6. Cut photos emblems from pieces of scrapbook paper and decorate envelopes for cards and gifts.

7. Use larger pieces of paper to wrap small gifts. Top with an elegant ribbon.

8. Create a collage on a blank note card or card stock. Cards can be personalized for any holiday or occasion.

9. Cut paper scraps into squares and keep them handy for children's crafts such as Christmas cards and ornaments.

10. Create a collage of fancy matching papers and place it in a photo frame. Glue small decoupage materials such as pearls, butterflies, or flowers to the paper. Add ribbons to create a stunning pattern. Insert the glass. If using a shadow box, add beautiful items such as silk gloves or scrap jewelry. You have a ready made picture!

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for visiting peachpurple!

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love your beautiful ideas. A wonderful way to reuse the scrapbook paper with the resin. Awesome and beautiful. Easily to understand instructions and photos are helpful, especially the video. Thanks for sharing.

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      FlourishAnyway 4 years ago from USA

      Wow is this gorgeous! What a beautiful job you've done here! Loved this idea and will definitely try it!

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      Elizabeth Rayen 4 years ago from California

      I love that vintage style look. It really seems quite easy Tammy! I love creating looks like this. They sell great at the craft fairs! Great outline and directions my friend! ♥

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      AngPow 4 years ago from North Cali

      Touche Tammyswallow!

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for reading and commenting. :)

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      AngPow 4 years ago from North Cali

      Love your Vintage style.

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      That would probably be a very successful hub, especially if you share it on Pinterest. Best of luck and I hope you enjoy it!

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      Leanna Stead 4 years ago from North Carolina, United States

      I am quite sure I will end up making some things just to see how well they turn out -- maybe I can post pictures of my favorites in an "accessorizing" Hub ("Homemade Jewelry as a Hot Accessory", maybe)!

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Poetic Vine! I hope you will give it a try. You can make really unique items!

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      Leanna Stead 4 years ago from North Carolina, United States

      I LOVE this Hub. I absolutely must try this! Thank you, Tammy! Very well-written, and what great pics!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much shai77. I always mean to get into scrapbooking but it can be tedious. I really need to get back into it. Thanks for stopping by!

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      Chen 5 years ago

      Wow-- voted useful and up. Excellent craft, gotta try it. Beautiful work here, great hub. Scrapbooking can be so much fun, and when you think about how many generations it might be passed down to then it's so worth going the little extra distance to make such unique embellishments.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Good for you! This is a very rewarding hobby. If you have any problems I will be glad to help you. I have wasted much resin trying to perfect it. It can be tempramental. Thanks so much for reading!

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      Natasha 5 years ago from Hawaii

      I've recently gotten into making this with resin, but I have run into a couple of problems. I knew I remembered you having some hubs on it, so I stopped back by to re-read them. Thanks for all the helpful advice! I probably should have reread these before failing at my own resin a couple of times. Oh well.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for reading ignugent17!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Thelma! :)

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      ignugent17 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing!

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      Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

      Wow! I love this beautiful craft. This needs to be shared and pinned. Thanks for sharing.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you so much Ronda Humphreys! I appreciate your kind comment.

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      Rhonda Humphreys 5 years ago from Michigan

      Thank you for the inspiration. What a great hub!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi bluestar. I am glad you like this technique. There are so many things you can make with this craft. It is really worth experimenting and perfecting because those personal photo items mean so much. Good luck with it and I hope you will share photos. :)

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      Annette Donaldson 5 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Tammy, Wow Wow Wow, these pieces of jewellery are stunning. I make costume jewellery too, but have never come across anything as romantic as these pieces that you have shown. I adore them all. I am glad that I stopped by to read and you have given me some fantastic ideas, such as placing a photo of my grandson, Callum, in a pendant for his mom at Christmas, how sweet and original would that be. Thank you so much. Nette x

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Hello me. These aren't exactly cheap for a school project. There are some ways cut down on costs, such as by using generic bezzels. Depends on what you are making!

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      me 5 years ago

      are these cheap to make just i have a school project and need to make a lot of these but as cheap as i can get them? i would love to hear a reply from you :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much unknown spy. I appreciate your comment!

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Tammy, i love your hub..I always love your "how to". Very amazing and full of creative and unique ideas.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Glimmer Twin Fan! I hope you will enjoy doing these and I want to see pictures. :)

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 5 years ago

      Loving your craft ideas! I now have several on my to do list. Thanks!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Sinea Pies. This is my most favorite craft to make. :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Lord De Cross. This is probably my 6th most popular hub. I think there is a big trend in people wanting to create something unique in place of mass produced items. Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing!

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      Sinea Pies 5 years ago from Northeastern United States

      These pieces are so lovely...you'd never know that they were recycled. Very good directions. Excellent hub. Voted up and beautiful! Pinned, too.

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Took me 3 minutes to get to the bottom Tammy! This might be one of your best sellers; vintage jewelry are so awesome. Your ideas are easy to follow, and the pictures are right on! This needs to be share!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      I hope you enjoy it Danya Marie. It is an awesome and addictive craft. :)

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      DaynaMarie 5 years ago

      I love this Hub! How fun, What a great treat to add to my craft gifts. I can't wait to try this!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for reading Christin S. These items make the best gifts ever. You can personal items. You don't even need to stick with vintage ideas. I have done some with rock bands, Vikings, you name it. I hope you enjoy it and thanks for visiting.

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      Christin Sander 5 years ago from Midwest

      Wow, so glad I found this hub. This jewelry is amazing and I was looking for something interesting to do with my paper scraps. I know what I am making for custom gifts for birthdays and such this year. Excellent, voted up, awesome, etc and I'm definitely sharing this :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Au Fait. This is a great craft for anyone who appreciates unique items over store bought items. I appreciate your comment and the sharing! :)

      Thanks 4wardthinker. I hope you will do a hub on glass tiles. I haven't experimented with those before. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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      4wardthinker 5 years ago from Sierra Nevada CA

      You have a lot of good information. I have been experimenting with resins and glass tiles so this will help me out. Thanks!

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Discovered this hub while I was perusing your list of hubs and had to check it out. Another great idea! Voted you Up, interesting, useful, and AWESOME! Will share this with my followers too.

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      michaelheemson 5 years ago

      hi there beverley it took me ages to find it here is there site

      and some info , they have a wealth of knowledge ,say micky h said you would sort him out

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Sounds like a great idea talfonso! These items are so much nicer than the run of the mill standard jewelry. They can be made with any picture. Best of luck to you with your business and thanks so much for stopping by.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Woothie. That is very kind of you to say. I think more people are enjoying making their own gorgeous jewelry instead of paying so much for junky and massed produced items. I appreciate your visit.

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      talfonso 5 years ago from Tampa Bay, FL

      This is what I'll do when I earn top position in my direct selling biz. I'd use some bezels and take the Hub to heart and use the rest for epoxy clay and Swarovski crystals. Sounds like fun and I'm voting this up!

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      woothie 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Wow! You put a lot of work into this hub. You deserve all the feedback you're getting.

      Beautiful idea, by the way.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Daisydayz!

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      Chantele Cross-Jones 5 years ago from Cardiff

      Very pretty and so simple! Thanks for the info

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Catherinebrooks! :)

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      Catherine Brooks 5 years ago from Santa Rosa, CA

      Really greate..thanks to sharing

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for reading ksinll. These are really fun to make and a great alternative to working with beads and wire wrapping which I didn't care for as much. I hope you will try it and let me know how it turns out!

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      ksinll 5 years ago

      Very good tips. I dabbled in jewelry making once and now I'll have to take it up again using your tips.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for your visit Vox. I appreciate that.

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      Jasmine 5 years ago

      This is a great idea! The jewelry on your photos looks wonderful! Voted up and shared :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks mj2991!

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      mj2991 5 years ago from Pehawar

      Nice good to hear that amazing voice

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Lol luvinkandtj. I haven't seen macaroni necklaces in years. These are always great gifts. People always say, did you really make that. Thanks so much for reading and sharing your sense of humor. :)

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      luvintkandtj 5 years ago from USA

      Wow I am so glad I found this hub before mother's day. I think this could be a great project for my children to do for their grandmothers. This would sure beat macaroni necklaces. but then again who doesn't love a good macaroni necklace..right?

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you so much for that wonderful comment BrandyM. I love vintage art and jewelry and wanted a way to combine the two to wear it. I appreciate it.

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      Brandym2012 5 years ago from PA

      Where do you get all of your wonderful ideas? Awesome Hub!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for reading and commenting Emma Harvey. I appreciate it and hope you enjoy this craft.

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      Emma Harvey 5 years ago from Berkshire, UK

      These are beautiful - and such a clever idea! I really must try this out. I love these :)

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for your visit ishwaryaa22. I hope you will do some hubs on your designs. I like working with the premade forms. I don't do well with wire wrapping and free form resin. Your passion will take you very far and I am sure one day you will be a great designer. Thanks so much for your comment. I love our jewelry discussions. :)

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 years ago from Chennai, India

      Wow! This is another interesting hub on jewelry!You have a great & creative way with jewelry! I am fascinated with jewelry like you except I do jewelry-designing which is my childhood passion and hobby. Now I enrolled in advanced jewelry-designing classes. I dream of becoming a professional jewelry-designer and create my own original designs. An extremely well-written guide on vintage jewelry! Your first photo of your handmade jewelry is very attractive! Well-done!

      Thanks for SHARING. Useful & Awesome. Voted up and Social Sharing.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Kebennett1! :)

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      Kebennett1 5 years ago from San Bernardino County, California

      What beautiful jewelry and a beautiful idea. Your hub is great, thanks!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for reading and commenting Better Yourself. This is a wonderful hobby.

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      Better Yourself 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Love the Hub! Great info for getting started and beautiful jewelry ideas! Thanks for sharing!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for sharing that Gracefulwriter. This is a great hobby and old jewelry works wonderful (watches are really neat). I hope that you will have fun, create some beautiful things, and show us your pictures. Thanks so much for your visit!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Awww... thanks for that Cclitgirl. You always brighten up these pages with your wonderful, kind comments. Thanks so much!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much for reading coffeegginmyrice!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for reading Kalux. The bubbles are irritating. If you stir your mix for two minutes, transfer to another cup, get a new stirrer and stir for another two minutes, then let the resin sit for 4 minutes, the bubbles usually go away. Also, if you glue the paper securely to the piece of jewelry, the paper doesn't rise making the resin "burp" and get more bubbles. A hair dryer on low will work also, but you will want to make sure you tack down your piece with putty or tape. The first pieces I tried this with blew off the table and made a huge mess. Hope it helps. I appreciate you stopping by!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for reading poisonx3girlx3! :)

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      Gracefulwriter 5 years ago from Northern Virginia

      This is a great hub for me because (1) I want to begin to make jewelry for a fun hobby, (2) I have a lot of old jewelry & saved pieces (repair projects that never happened) and (3)I am a saver, so I've got other artifacts from my life that need a project to make them into something. Thanks for lots to consider.

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      This is so awesome. I love the look of this jewelry. You are so creative! Your jewelry hubs are fantastic. :) (HUGS)

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Oh, this is SO SO SO PRETTY!!! Would love to share your hub and show my girls too! Really lovely, Tammy!

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      Kalux 5 years ago from Canada

      Very nice!! I've played around with this once or twice but have problems with bubbles. I will keep trying though especially with inspiration like this!

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      poisonx3girlx3 5 years ago from Cottage Grove, Oregon

      Sounds like a good way to add a flair to my jewelry. Will definitely have to try this.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      New photos added!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you for reading and commenting Lilleyth!

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      Suzanne Sheffield 5 years ago from Mid-Atlantic

      Beautiful! I want to try this technique as I have tons of jewelry making supplies. Great hub Tammy.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you so much cookies4breakfast!

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      cookies4breakfast 5 years ago from coastal North Carolina

      Voted up. Loved the info and the gorgeous photos!

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      Major Kel Allen 5 years ago

      Great article, thanks for sharing.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you Kristine. I hope you will give it a try!

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      Donna Kristine 5 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Tammy, that jewelry looks so nice and so expensive. I'm going to have to give making it a try. Nice Hub. Voted Up!

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      snappycanvas 5 years ago from Tampa, Florida, USA

      Your most welcome tammy!Looking forward to more collection you have and make sure to post it here! Lol!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Tear. I have seen hypoallergenic earring hooks at AC Moore's, but I have never noticed a hypoalllergenic necklace or bracelet bezels. All of the craft stores normally offer high grade bezels and cheaper bezels. The high grade ones may be better for skin. Keep me posted!

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      Tear 5 years ago

      I have been looking into getting the supplies to dothis I only have one problem I am extremely allergic to metals (i.e. nickles, coppers) I can only wear stainless or streling silver or surgical steele do you know where I can hyp[oallergenic copponents for this project at a good price?

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks so much Nordy! I appreciate the visit and the kind comment!

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      Nordy 5 years ago from Canada

      Love this stuff, can't wait to read the rest of your hubs - its like a one stop shop for all my crafting needs! Thanks so much!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks WebsiteConfetti! I appreciate the read and the comment. I hope you will enjoy it!

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      Ness 5 years ago from Australia

      Beautiful and inspiring hub! Voted up and bookmarked so i can revisit it later. Can't wait to make some vintage inspired jewelry!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      I am so glad she likes it. This is a wonderful hobby and I hope she will give it a try. Thanks so much for sharing that!

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      RetailRich 5 years ago

      My wife is not a reader of hub pages yet, but I showed her this and she was fascinated by the idea. Thanks a lot!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for visiting snappycanvas! This is one of the most fun and useful crafts a person can do. It is addictive. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment!

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      snappycanvas 5 years ago from Tampa, Florida, USA

      These are all cute for a collection! Especially the necklace with a key. I love it! I'm a fan of this hub of yours!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks girltalksshop! It is so fun from jewelry, key chains, purse links, you name it! Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you will give it a try.

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      girltalksshop 5 years ago

      I had to bookmark this hub, as I love to make jewelry. Great idea and so clever. Wow! Voted up and awesome!! : ) Thanks for the share. I love your ideas and the jewelry!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Lyric Writer. I fell in love with making this type of jewelry. The possibilities are endless and there is a great money making potential behind this process. I appreciate your visit! Thank you.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Tammy, very informative hub and such a great idea! Voted up, useful, and awesome. One would never imagine to make such beautiful pieces. This idea can benefit a person in a variety of different ways Tammy. Awesome idea.