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Geode Resin Coaster Set

Decorate your dining table with the beauty of colorful geode resin coasters! Use Mod Podge 2-part Resin formula and Mod Podge Alcohol Inks to make your coasters have flowing vivid color. Add glitter for an extra touch of flair!

At a Glance:

Project #15810 Skill Level: Advanced

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Resin - 8 oz. - 25263

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
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Mod Podge ® Alcohol Ink Set - Galaxy, 2 pc. - 25287

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Mod Podge ® Alcohol Ink Set - Metallics, 2 pc. - 25291

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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MOD PODGE ALCOHOL INK - PRINCESS, 2 PC. (DISC)

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Other Supplies

Aqua and Gold Geode Coasters

  • Silicone Geode Mold
  • Gold Glitter
Black Geode Coaster
  • Gold glitter
  • 4” Wood Slices
  • Iridescent gliiter
  • Painters tape
  • Sand paper
  • Flat paintbrush
Pink Geode
  • Pink Glitter
Resin Supplies
  • Respirator
  • Torch
  • Gloves
  • Disposable cups
  • Craft sticks

instructions

Aqua and Gold Geode Coasters

  1. Mix Mod Podge Resin according to the instructions on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.
  2. Split the resin into 2 cups. In one cup, mix in two drops of Aqua Mod Podge Alcohol Ink. In the second cup, mix in 2 drops of Gold Mod Podge Alcohol Ink.
  3. Pour the Aqua resin into the silicone mold in a circular motion, following the shape of the mold. Then, pour the Gold resin in the same way. Continue this, alternating colors, until the mild is filled.
  4. Using a craft stick, blend the resin together in a “zig zag” motion all around the perimeter of the mold.
  5. Add gold glitter where desired. See project photo for reference.
  6. Allow the Mod Podge Resin to cure fully according to the instructions on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.


Black Geode Coaster
  1. Using painter’s tape, tape around the edge of the wood cookie so that the tape extends at least 1/2” above the surface of the wood- this will create a “wall” for the resin. Run your finger all around the sides of the wood slice to make sure the tape is as flush to the sides of the wood slice as possible.
  2. Mix the Mod Podge Resin according to the instructions on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.
  3. Pour 1/4 of the resin into a separate cup. In that cup, mix in 1 tablespoon of gold glitter.
  4. In the the cup with the larger amount of resin, mix in 2 drops of black Mod Podge Alcohol Ink.
  5. Poor a thin layer of black resin inside of the tape on the wood slice(s). Start pouring around the edges and continue inward.
  6. Sprinkle some iridescent glitter in the center of the wood slice(s).
  7. Using the gold glitter resin, pour a ring of resin around the iridescent glitter in the center. Continue adding black resin, gold glitter resin and loose iridescent glitter to the wood slice (in a circle motion) until you achieve the desired look. See project photo for reference.
  8. Allow the resin to cure according to the instructions on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.
  9. When the resin is cured, remove the tape from the wood slice. Using sand paper, remove any inconsistencies (where the tape may have folded, or of the resin overflowed in spots, etc.).
  10. Using a flat brush, paint Treasure Gold around the edges of the wood slice/resin. This will cause the 2 different materials to look like one and create a “geode” effect. Let dry.
Pink Geode
  1. Mix the resin according to instructions on packaging.  Pour a small thin layer of clear resin into     the mold.  Allow to set for 25 minutes.
  2. Mix pink ink into resin.  Mix dark pink into resin.
  3. Mix pink glitter into resin.
  4. Pour the dark pink into the center. 
  5. Pour pink around the dark pink.
  6. Alternate pouring the two different pink.
  7. Add pink glitter as shown in photo.
  8. Use the torch to remove any bubbles.
     
 

Related FAQs

Can a Mod Podge Resin project be decorated with paint?
Can I apply Mod Podge Resin in layers, and how long should I wait between applying each layer?
Can I use a mold when working with Mod Podge Resin? And what types of molds work best?
How can I thin out the resin mixture?
How do I mix Mod Podge Resin?
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Mod Podge Resin Info Sheet

Mod Podge Resin Info Sheet

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Related FAQs

Once Mod Podge Resin has been completely cured, it can be decorated or embellished with paint, markers, ink, and more. Once decorated, it is recommended that the surface be protected by pouring a thin top coat of clear Mod Podge Resin over the decorated surface.
Yes, Mod Podge Resin can be applied to a surface in layers. The second layer can be applied once the first layer has set. This could be one to two hours, depending upon the humidity level and temperature in the room.
Mod Podge Resin works best with all types of molds. Some molds like a silicone mold will not require a mold release agent, while other types of molds made of plastic polypropylene or polyethylene sheet plastic will require a mold release agent

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