In any event, how do you put designs on a tumbler cup?
No less, what can I use instead of epoxy on tumblers? Brite Tone - If you want ONE item to use instead of epoxy, this would be it. You want to use Brite tone on every single cup. It is the best quality top coat they have that once it is cured, is shinier and more durable than epoxy!.
In all cases, how do you put pictures on epoxy tumblers?
Make sure to remove the tape before the Mod Podge dries! ... A way to make a decorated Yeti cup or Ozark tumbler without having to use epoxy. As you can see from the pictures, it's not as smooth as epoxy but it still works and actually has a nice texture to it!
Hard plaster and concrete are excellent epoxy resin alternatives, and their use is not limited to small surfaces only. Unlike epoxy resin, concrete and plaster can be easily applied to large surfaces as well. Other great alternatives to epoxy resin include slush latex, metal, plastic, and alabaster.
Covering a glossy photo in a coating of ArtResin is easy - in fact, epoxy resin takes photographs next level, sealing and protecting them with a professional looking finish and a glossy sheen that makes colour pop!
It does depend on what you're creating, but the average is 2-3 coats. To properly seal all the layers beneath, we recommend using a topcoat of your resin. For a sparkling finish, you can mix in glitter from our friends at Alumilite to realize your epoxy glitter tumbler vision.
I do not seal my vinyl on tumblers. Most vinyl manufacturers actually recommend that you don't apply a sealer over the vinyl. The exception to this would be if you want to go through the process of sealing your tumbler with epoxy. This is usually done with glitter tumblers.
Re-Tape the Tumbler to Seal in Glitter That small area, in addition to the rest of the cup NOT covered by tape, will be covered in epoxy. Applying the epoxy slightly above (on the top) and below (on the bottom) the glittered area will seal in the glitter completely.
Still having trouble? If you have cleaned your surface well with rubbing alcohol but your vinyl is still not sticking, try leaving the transfer tape on the vinyl for a bit after applying it onto the surface. Sometimes the vinyl's adhesive needs time to adhere to the surface a little better and bond.