Halloween Potion Bottle Lights With Skull Cork Topper | Polyurethane & Epoxy Resin DIY
Halloween Potion Bottle Lights With Skull Cork Topper | Polyurethane & Epoxy Resin DIY


For this project I’m using 180g of my usual epoxy art resin, which has a 2A:1B mix ratio by weight You need to add a little pearl mica powder in order for the bottles to illuminate I’m measuring the resin into 10 pots containing 17g each I’m using 2 drops of my DecorRom translucent pigments – links in the description. Cherry, Tangerine, Lemon, Lime, Blueberry… Clover, Forget Me Not, Peach, Violet and Cream Carefully pour each pot of resin into a 20ml glass bottle. This will leave a small gap at the top for the light. A quick blast of the lighter in each bottle to kill the bubbles! To make the mini skulls for the topper I’m using Axson F180 polyurethane resin This has a 1A:1B mix ratio by weight. You only have 60 seconds so mix quickly! I’m tilting the mould as I add the resin to avoid trapped air around the jaw area I always trust skeletons, they never lie… Well you can see straight through them XD My jokes are pretty humerus eh? Each skull needs a 5mm hole to fit the lights through, so I start with a small drill bit and work up Polyurethane resin is easier to drill while it’s freshly cured and still a bit soft You could use epoxy resin if you wanted, it just takes a lot longer to cure A 5mm hole is also drilled through the corks These are just LED Christmas lights. Feed a skull and cork onto each light. How can you tell if a skeleton is sick? From his coffin XD I designed these labels using Photoshop and then laser-printed them onto special water slide decal paper Just 20 seconds in a shallow tray of cold water to soak Secure the bottle and give it a quick clean with a cloth Carefully slide the transfer onto the glass Don’t worry if it isn’t quite in the right place when you transfer it, you can move it around for a few moments Gently dab away any water with a tissue and leave to dry in a warm place My corks were a good tight fit for the bottles, but you can use a little glue if you need to You can see how the mica powder catches the light and looks amazing 😀 Thanks for watching, please hit the like button if you enjoyed the video 🙂 [Alexa] You could pick up a duster every once in a while

98 thoughts on “Halloween Potion Bottle Lights With Skull Cork Topper | Polyurethane & Epoxy Resin DIY”

  1. resinAce says:

    This video is closed captioned. Please turn on your subtitles to view tutorial text.

  2. DeadlyNightShade says:

    Hey what's up, I did some potions too

  3. Katzztar says:

    Pity there's not a link to the music. I like it as much as I did that art in the video, which is a lot. But I do have one question… is it possible to not pop bubbles in some bottles as some potions would have some? And that in mind, how would you make a potion bottle (or cauldron) froth and possibly spill over?

  4. Razil 1 says:

    Craftsman!!

  5. Paulla Wells says:

    That is so cool! Will you hang the lights by the door or in a tree?

  6. Just Another Bucky Lover says:

    Ahhh that perfect pour of 17g! My perfectionist's heart was so happy! 😍 I love the finished result, that's the sort of thing I would happily drape around my shelves and enjoy the sparkle and glow! So many puntastic jokes. I love it. Thanks for sharing, as always! ☠

  7. Spiritual Texas says:

    Wow! The music looks spooky enough for Halloween! These are fantastic!!! 🥰

  8. Nicole Macintyre. says:

    Hellooo my friend 👻

  9. Nicole Macintyre. says:

    Wowwwwwww your so talented !! Beautiful love it 😍

  10. Mizz Uzie says:

    A mould for tiny skulls?? I need that in my life! And if you want a true poison, you could always put Alexa in a jar…..

  11. Tempered Storm says:

    Great video! Something I definitely want to try. BTW, did you know there is a crafting company that makes paint called Unicorn Spit? Beautiful colors in their range. Great crafts and furniture painting.

  12. Justyna Chodzińska says:

    Those tiny bottles are so cute! And of course, I didn't even know that I need the tiny skulls mould – now I know xD Thanks for a great show of craftsmanship mixed with cheesy jokes, that's what I'm coming here for. Keep the vids coming! 👍

  13. Cherry Shrimp says:

    Such a neat little project. Do you think that alcohol inks would work as well as the dyes you used. I have alcohol inks and would really love to give this a try.💜

  14. Kitty Louiselle says:

    Dope!!💜

  15. Madi w says:

    god, those puns

  16. Julia Shelton says:

    Yes!!! So cute!!! 🎃❤

  17. Erzs F says:

    Nice music choice

  18. Tortoise of Doom says:

    Your projects just get better and better!

  19. Tracey S says:

    Nice holiday project! I'd love to make these but my rambunctious 7 year old might break one…tears…general unhappiness, you get it lol

  20. T. Hartley says:

    Such Spooooky music. 👻

  21. Connie Buchwald says:

    Duh! I don’t know how to turn the subtitles in lol.

  22. Connie Buchwald says:

    Where can I get one of those scales that you use? Lines on the cups are not accurate.

  23. greenzowie says:

    Always love watching your videos, the puns are just an added bonus 🙂

  24. Art CNR Claudio Rodriguez says:

    muy bueno

  25. Lady Aphelion says:

    Massacre the bubbles! Muwhahahahaha!

  26. Brandon Saffell says:

    I did a project pretty similar to this. I found that if the bottles were ever exposed to a even small change in temperature the bottles would crack, and ultimately flakes of glass would come off. If you do want to keep them until next year I would avoid keeping them in an attic or shed.

  27. Kristine Baker says:

    Awesome idea 💙😁

  28. SwampTurtle Tiller says:

    Love this this is creative clever and down right cool

  29. حرفة أبداعية Daily craft says:

    nice work see my channel daily craft

  30. jujucatjuca says:

    Pls let me drink these forbidden juices…

  31. Molly A. Block says:

    You are a resin GOD!

  32. Katie Jack says:

    Dude love the music and ur work

  33. Connie Buchwald says:

    I don’t have a little white square on my video.

  34. Kate's Random Adventures says:

    Your projects are always really well done, but I think I'll actually be trying this one! Great idea 😀

  35. Goddess says:

    What a pleasure to watch your amazing creative work. Love the humor!!

  36. COYS says:

    I love your work. You are very original…a true artist.

  37. Qlara Luz says:

    Wow. Amazing👏👏👏

  38. Aubrey Lennartz says:

    These are awesome!! 😍🤩

  39. Rachel Tiffany says:

    Spooky time ,':3

  40. Kristen Black says:

    These jokes leave me feeling sort of empty inside.

  41. Rachel Tiffany says:

    1:49 "One blast of fire dispels all bubbles! If only my wand didnt get in the way…"

  42. Ronald Clay says:

    That’s really cool. Thanks for sharing.

  43. Rachel Tiffany says:

    ACE! There is another youtuber using your logo in their videos, "Kill The Bubbles"

  44. Reinwald Fabienne says:

    Waouh! résultat génial!… J'adore 😍😍😍😍

  45. Cosmic Jack says:

    Loveed this project

  46. Валька Супер says:

    🎃🍬🍭👍🥰

  47. ImperialKneazle says:

    Completely brilliant and very inventive ! 🙂

  48. Alexandria Linares says:

    I love how crafty and creative you are. You really make me want to give resin art a try.

  49. Chrissi Fuller says:

    I would totally hang these in my house!

  50. Connie Buchwald says:

    There is no white square or cc

  51. Krystal Keyes says:

    😀😇👍👊💖

  52. Diamond_ paintings_ lover_resin says:

    I love this

  53. kit Wickliff says:

    Super cute

  54. Haffina says:

    Those are cool

  55. tiggeruk85 says:

    Love this. Really need to find some little bottles

  56. Wann Afzan says:

    1:06 uuu different angle! LOVE this. Will you make a jack o lantern next? With carvings and all?

  57. Kattarina Marie says:

    I LOVE this idea! I'm gonna have to try it with the tiny bottles I have! Awesome job!

  58. Apolliner says:

    I'd love to see the project, where you just have to leave the bubbles. Bubbling magic potion… Or champagne! Mwahaha
    Bottles are adorable tho 😋

  59. Marija S says:

    A very cool idea small bottles with light bulbs😍🕸🕷

  60. 🔹Papalouie765🔹 says:

    Cool

  61. 🔹Papalouie765🔹 says:

    Just a quick question, if you use white water slide paper, will the background be white? Would love to use them for nail art!

  62. The Friendly Cat says:

    my friend used this as inspiration for her spice rack and it looks amazing, keep the good vids coming.

  63. Sally McCornack says:

    That is soooo cool, I absolutely love it

  64. Pam Miller says:

    You are so cool! These are fantastic! Hey, have you ever experimented with liquid crystal powders and resins? I started too see a few remarkable things posted, so I have some, but I’d love to see what you could do with it. I think the company that makes it has lots and lots of other UV and temp color change items and pigments too. Solar Dust.com. Thank you for all you do!

  65. pam carr says:

    Where do you come up with this stuff? Excellent! I get so involved 😳 in watching you do your thing and realize I've been forgetting to read! Coffin caught my eye and I said "what coffin?" LOL 😂 As usual…fantastic job! Thank you for sharing these Ace! Pam
    Oh, btw, do you use a mold release before you pour in the resin? (Not in this video, lol).

  66. Georgina Hardwick says:

    OMG I love these 🤗 not so keen on the spider at the end of your video though 🙈

  67. Lolly Blackheart says:

    These jokes are killing me 😂

  68. James' Man Cave says:

    Great choice of music in this one, and love the lights. Think the skull top finish them off great

  69. Deanna Cauley says:

    Oh my God I love those and I want them

  70. Alison Mary says:

    Wow!!!! Unicorn spit, Mermaid tears you have been busy! 😁

  71. karulach says:

    Brilliant idea. I need to try. Thanks for inspiration.

  72. Dream It con Ale says:

    Me gustó mucho ‼️‼️

  73. Teverell says:

    Why didn't the ghost go to the Halloween party?

    He had no body to go with…

  74. Tatum Hontz says:

    Oh wow what a great idea! Lookin good

  75. Flying Fox says:

    This is so freaking awesome and super cute!
    Thanks for making these 👻

  76. Majestic Raisie Wolf says:

    Do you have a recommendation for a clear resin that will cover paint and seal to glass that wont chip off or change the color of the pain?

  77. Connie Buchwald says:

    Finally got the captions on. Thanks guys!

  78. Claire’s Crafty Corner says:

    Just wow .. what a fabulous Halloween DIY .. the colours are fab ! And those transfer labels are so cool !! Loving the skeleton joke 🤣🤣

  79. Christy G says:

    So cool!!! I love this project!

  80. Andrea Merchak says:

    That's so cool! I loved it! Very creative!

  81. Lisanne Bond says:

    Where did you get the water decal paper from? Mine yellowed & was too thick.

  82. Connie Buchwald says:

    I’ve noticed, from watching your videos, that my resin, when mixed, is always thicker than yours, and others. Is that because I’m mixing by volume and not by weight? I’ve just ordered a scale, so I’m going to see if measuring by weight makes the difference. Am I on the right track?
    By the way, thank you for all your videos. I’m just an old crafter with a new obsession , and the things I make are all for me to look at lol.

  83. elliey rowley says:

    super wicked😎 very festive to👻💀😉😊

  84. david lacey says:

    I see that you have got a funny bone,couldd you make clear skulls and use RGB.💀😀💀

  85. TheLilinator1 says:

    Your intro clip reminds me of shows like SmArt and Art Attack. Instant nostalgia!

  86. Gail Adie says:

    Those are amazing. 🤓🤓🤓

  87. Lisa Thomas says:

    Such a great idea ❤️❤️You’re so talented and funny🤣

  88. 2 Finger Stinger says:

    I Loved the music choice to go with the Halloween 🎃 theme!

  89. LilKreamyGothGF says:

    These are so cute!!!

  90. Maletic AnimeWatcher says:

    Would these be decoration lights, lights, o something you can stow on the side of your waist.

  91. Alyathaean says:

    So now you inspired me. My tiny bottles arrived yesterday, my water slide paper also and I have some glow in the dark micas. Now I only need some labels… but I'm too tired right now to create them.

  92. Kelley aka Killimore Evols says:

    One of your best ones yet! Thanks

  93. Huey Lionsheart says:

    Absolutely brilliant, well filmed, slick edit, fantastic project and great music choice too! Top work! Love it👍😁

  94. Kerry Voutan says:

    So amazing, came from Claire's channel, new friend

  95. Barefoot Bushcraft says:

    THAT. IS. COOL! Awesome work! I would really love to try some resin related art, but unfortunately, resin is really hard to come by where I live 🙁

  96. sorbetsurprise says:

    This is such a good idea! Love the Harry Potter references

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