How to make a sequin coaster

A sequined coaster is a great way to add some shine to any surface in a room. Use it as a base for a drinking glass or a vase of flowers, and use any sequin color to complement or contrast with decor. These coasters also are nice as practical gifts for birthdays and holidays or as door prizes.
When collecting materials for this project, make sure the base of the chosen bowl is similar in diameter to the silicone mold. If the bowl is bigger, the resin will overflow the mold or you will have to waste the resin by adding less to the mold.
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Materials
- 2-part clear coat and casting resin, "A" side
- 2-part clear coat and casting resin, "B" side
- Clear measuring container
- Empty plastic bowl with 4-inch base
- Wood stir stick
- Loose silver sequins
- Silicone mold, 4-inch diameter
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Instructions
1. Measure out 2 ounces of resin A. Pour it into the empty bowl.
2. Measure out 2 ounces of resin B. Pour it into the bowl on top of resin A.
3. Mix the resins with the wood stirrer.
4. Pour a handful of sequins into one mold and spread them out.
5. Pour the mixed resin into the mold, using the stirrer to scrape out the resin.
6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 for as many coasters as desired.
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7. Let the resin set before removing from the mold(s).
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