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Stone Epoxy Earth Tones | Learn How to Use Epoxy Resin for Stone Natural Tones Counter Designs at Stone Coat Countertops

Stone Epoxy Earth Tones | Learn How to Use Epoxy Resin for Stone Natural Tones Counter Designs at Stone Coat Countertops

Apr 7th 2020

Epoxy Stone Earth Tones: How to Use Epoxy Resin for Stone Counter Earth Tone & Natural Tone Designs

To everyone who loves earth tones, this counter project is for you! In this quick guide, our experts will walk you through how to create stone epoxy natural tones on your counters using a few simple materials—and sprays. By using epoxy resin for stone earth tone designs, you will save money, have fun, and quickly transform your counter into the envy of everyone who encounters it! Let’s get started on this earth tones epoxy stone look right now; and remember, you got this!

Spray on stone epoxy checklistSpray on Stone Epoxy Checklist 

  • Stone Coat Countertop Epoxy 
  • Paint & Primer in One - Tinted Natural Gray 
  • Stone Coat Countertop Metallic - Copper, Deep Silver, Gold 
  • Stone Coat Countertop Base Tine - Hazelnut & White 
  • 1/8” x 1/8” Square Notch Trowel 
  • 2 Chop Brushes 
  • Mixing Bucket & Paddle Mixer
  • 91% Isopropyl Alcohol & Spray Bottles 
  • Paint Sticks

Mix epoxy with a paddle mixer and drill for 2 minutes.

1. Allow 2 coats of paint & primer in one to fully dry. Sand with 220 grit sandpaper before applying epoxy.

Mix epoxy with a paddle mixer and drill for 2 minutes.

2. Mix epoxy with a paddle mixer and drill for 2 minutes. Use 3oz per square foot of your countertop.

Fog the edges and surface with spray paint

3. Fog the edges and surface with spray paint to create a decorative undertone.

Divide the mixed epoxy into separate cups

4. Divide the mixed epoxy into separate cups to mix in the different color additives.

Use a spoon to measure and a paint stick

5. Use a spoon to measure and a paint stick to mx in your additives.

Apply clear mixed epoxy to your countertop project

6. Apply clear mixed epoxy to your countertop project.

Use a square notch trowel to evenly spread the epoxy

7. Use a 1/8” x 1/8” square notch trowel to evenly spread the epoxy on your countertop.

After applying the clear epoxy

8. After applying the clear epoxy, pour out the white tinted epoxy in any voids, focusing on where you would like a highlighted vein.

Trowel the epoxy with a square notch trowel

9. Trowel the epoxy with a 1/8” by 1/8” square notch trowel.

Mix and meld the white and clear epoxy

10. Mix and meld the white and clear epoxy by chopping the two colors together with a chop brush.

Continue to chop the project surface

11. Continue to chop the project surface until it appears completely marbleized and melded. Use the chop brush to coat the edges.

Pour the hazelnut tinted epoxy out

12. Pour the hazelnut tinted epoxy out on your countertop in areas you would like a highlighted vein.

Apply the copper metallic mixed epoxy to the project.

13. Apply the copper metallic mixed epoxy to the project. Layer the second accent color over the hazelnut or white epoxy.

Integrate and meld the two accent colors of epoxy with a paint stick

14. Integrate and meld the two accent colors of epoxy with a paint stick.

Lightly fog the countertop with black spray paint

15. Lightly fog the countertop with black spray paint and quickly mist with 91% isopropyl alcohol mixed with metallic powder.

Mist your countertop with another metallic powder color mixed

16. Mist your countertop with another metallic powder color mixed into 91% isopropyl alcohol. In this project, we used gold metallic, but you can use a heavy or light mist spray bottle for this effect with the metallic powder of your choosing.

Apply more veins with the leftover white-tinted epoxy.

17. Apply more veins with the leftover white-tinted epoxy. Meld together with a paint stick.

Use a heat gun to integrate techniques and soften the project

18. Use a heat gun to integrate techniques and soften the project.