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Getting a Smooth Surface with Glitter in the Resin (Trying Again!) Plus Gorgeous Tattoo

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I have tried twice before in videos to put glitter in resin then apply it to a spray-painted cup, being assured by other YouTubers that it would cure with a smooth surface perfect for applying a waterslide or tattoo. Both times were a bust (see here: https://youtu.be/9JaLuchm80k ). I decided to try again after being informed I *must* use ultra-fine glitter. So I grabbed my collection of Ultra Fine glitters from Glitter Chimp and tried it again... Success!! Then I put a really big, gloriously full-color tattoo onto the cup, added some vinyl (it's a secret), and resin'd over the whole tumbler. What a beauty!!! Now I get to do it 6 more times -- but that will be in a different video (I hear the video gods sighing with relief). Here is Rae's Turquoise Turtle's video with the same tattoo: https://youtu.be/KNPoLVRPOpE

Send me a nice letter (I'll write back - promise!)!! I may even send you a small gift... maybe... you never know!
Luxinda (Cindy) Deskins
PO Box 974
Ranson, WV 25438-0974

Check out some of the items I've made, listed in my Etsy store:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/LuxindaSwirl

Materials used in this video*:
20-oz skinny tumbler: https://makerflocrafts.com/col....lections/shop-by-the
A Little Extra (ALE) Resin with UV Protectants: https://aleshine.com/products/....half-gallon-kit-of-a
Tattoo: https://amzn.to/3wQGGcF
Honey Dew ultra-fine glitter: https://www.glitterchimp.com/p....roducts/honeydew-ult
Tumbler turner: https://amzn.to/3wRWGeE
Marabu Rainbow alcohol ink: https://amzn.to/3zKdfee
Medicine cup: https://amzn.to/3gX2LzN
Metal stir sticks: https://amzn.to/2TZNrKB
KS Liquid Stone Ultra UV Resin: http://bit.ly/2N4JX3i (Coupon Code "LuxSwirl" for 5% discount)
* As an Amazon Associate I earn a small commission from qualifying purchases, at no extra cost to you.

I love Swirls! Mostly swirls of color, but really any swirls at all - I think they add a beauty and grace to everything. So after I started making soap a few years ago, and needing some sort of biz name that didn't sound like everyone else's version of suds-r-us, I decided on Luxinda Swirl. Luxinda is a twist on my real name, and I quickly started putting swirls of color in all of my handmade soaps.

Now I'm branching out a bit, and I want to keep adding swirls to everything I do!

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