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Purple Geode Coasters

Create a set of faux geode coasters with Mod Podge Resin! Give your coasters an eye-catching effect with Mod Podge Alcohol inks and glitter to mimic nature's beauty.

At a Glance:

Project #15846 Skill Level: Advanced

This project features these great brands:


Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Resin - 8 oz. - 25263

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Large gold glitter
  • Smalll gold glitter
  • Geode shape wooden disc
  • Painters tape
  • Green alcohol Ink
  • Purple alcohol Ink
  • Respirator
  • Gloves
  • Torch
  • Cuts
  • Craft Sticks


  1. Mix resin according to instructions on packaging.  Wrap the disc in painter's tape. 
  2. Mix a drop of Wicker White into resin.  Mix a drop of  green ink into resin.  Mix a drop of purple ink into resin.  Mix small glitter with resin and large glitter with resin..
  3. Pour a thin layer of clear resin over disc.  Allow to set up for about 25 minutes.
  4. Begin to pour large gold glitter mixture into the middle of geode followed by purple, white, green then white again and lastly purple. 
  5. Add the small glitter mixture on top of the white as shown in photo.
  6. Use the torch to remove any bubbles.
  7. Once resin is dried, remove tape. 
  8. Paint the edges of geodes with Treasure Gold.

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

Download this PDF document to learn more about Mod Podge Resin.

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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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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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