We are EXCITED! Iced Enamels™ are a CHA Hot 20

Iced Enamels are CHA Hot 20 itemIced Enamels™ are such a roaring success they received the CHA Hot 20 seal of approval at the 2014 Mega Show and we could not be more thrilled at the honor!

Iced Enamels are the heart of our Cold Enameling Program–Medium, Relique Powders and ICE Resin® create a permanent bond of color on metal.

Artists and crafters can easily achieve the look and feel of traditional torch fired and kiln-fired enameling with these products and an array of mixed-media techniques.

New! Amethyst, Carnelian, Garnet and Torched Copper join seven other Relique Powders and are part of  a unique, custom formulated, proprietary Cold Enameling system. 

CHA Hot 20 Jen Cushman Iced Enamels

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Mixed Media for the Stars ebook is available now!

Get a glimpse of the red carpet with #HandmadeBracelets, an eBook filled with eye candy for lovers of mixed-media jewelry.

Enjoy the designs  members of the ICE Resin® Creative Team 2013 and ICE Resin® staff  made especially for the stars of Hollywood. Get inspired by these unique designs along with several included step-by-step jewelry projects.

Each ICE Resin® artist provides a short statement about each of their handmade bracelets, explaining the creative process and the inspiration behind the piece, allowing you to get a look behind the scenes.

Jen Crossley, Lexi Grenzer, Cindy Cima Edwards, Lelsley Venable, Thespa McLaughlin, JoMama, Pamela Huntington, Sandy Martin, Susan M. Walls, Jennifer Priest, Misty Grosse, Carol La Valley, and Jen Cushman.

Susan Lenart Kazmer, creator and founder of ICE Resin says, “Prior to the palpable excitement in Hollywood the weekend of the Emmys awards, all of my design team members chose to be involved to create a bracelet of their own style using ICE Resin and Art Mechanique products for Emmys-nominated actors and actresses and celebrity VIPs. Jen and I were delighted when the pieces from the team came rolling in; Gorgeous individual jewelry that all marked their own personality and style.”

We are pleased Cloth Paper Scissors is offering #HandmadeBracelets as a ebook. You can purchase it HERE.

And if you missed the webinar, you can listen to it HERE.


ICE Resin Creative Team

We Met Incredible People at the Emmys Gifting Lounge

Susan Lenart Kazmer

Mekhi Phifer Actor/Filmmaker and his girlfriend looking at all the charms



Tank and his grilfriend Zena Foster’s daugher Zoey

The big party happened this past Saturday in Los Angeles when Susan Lenart Kazmer LLC/ICE Resin participated in the Gifting Lounge at the Nokia Theater Club as part of the Emmys events and happenings that take place all around downtown the weekend of the event. The Gifting Suite was an enterprise of the Craft and Hobby Association, along with the North American Bead Association were title sponsors of the event. We were one of a dozen craft manufacturers participating as part of our CHA membership.

Susan with Band of Brothers

Susan with Band of Brothers

Susan, myself and members of the ICE Resin team showed up bright and early (6:30 a.m. to be exact) for booth set up the day of the event, as did the other craft manufacturer sponsors. There was definitely excitement in the air Saturday morning as weeks of hard work was building to the crescendo of the event. A little behind-the-scenes aside here, but I always enjoy booth set up because it’s the time when all the participants get to check out each other’s hard work and exchange some ‘atta boy and ‘atta girls. I always enjoy that collaborative spirit of coming together for the good of the whole to make each event amazing. How blessed are we to get to share our passion for crafting with others who feel the same??

Drake Hogestyn and wife Victoria -- he is in Days of our Lives They made 4 necklaces one for her and their 3 daughters.

Drake Hogestyn and wife Victoria — he is in Days of our Lives They made 4 necklaces one for her and their 3 daughters.

The morning began with setting up the tables for display. Susan’s high-end jewelry work was placed directly where all the celebs could see it as they walked in the door.

Lawrence Davis and Susan of Splash Magazine WW in Los Angeles

Lawrence Davis and Susan of Splash Magazine WW in Los Angeles

Then came our amazing swag bags filled with ICE Resin and Art Mechanique bezels, images, glitter, chain and findings so celebs could get their craft on at home. A HUGE thank you to Interweave/F&W, our publishers for not only giving Susan’s brand new book Resin Alchemy to the swag bag, but also my DVD Breaking Out of the Mold and Kristen Robinson’s DVD Romantic Bezels as well. The Horizon Group USA, manufacturers of Susan’s Industrial Chic line that’s exclusive to Michaels stores gave the celebs charms and chain and Pam Hawkins, the editor of Bead Design Studio Magazine gave the latest issue featuring the SLK Project. Wubbers pliers donated pliers so the stars had the tools to make jewelry and Connie Crystal gave us gorgeous large crystals. Mary Ann in our office spent a lot of time drawing beads on hundred of pieces of bronze wire and hammering it out so Connie’s crystal drops could work as the final beautiful ribbon finish on our swag bags.

Leslie David Baker from The Office

Leslie David Baker from The Office

After the celebrities talk to Susan, the came around to our make ‘n take table where myself and Misty Grosse, our booth manager and all around show wonder woman, were on hand to help them make their very own Talisman necklaces. We had two giant gold bowls filled with more than 800 individual charms made by our Creative and Mixed Media Team of artists and staffers, as well as more than 300+ Industrial Chic pieces for the stars to choose from. On display were samples of the make ‘n take that I designed. It was incredible to see their reactions to all this art on display and available for their choosing.  Our Social Media Manager Jennifer Priest was on hand capturing every moment of the event and posting pics to Instagram so everyone at home could see what was happening real time as if they were there live and in person with us. Jennifer also sent Tweets and updated ICE Resin’s Facebook pages at the same time.  I have never seen anyone work so quickly at social media in my life! If you missed any of it, you can still do a search on our hashtag #CraftingTheEmmys, as well as #ICEResin and #chaswag to see everything Jennifer posted and the team has done from the beginning.

Veep actor Tony Hale

Veep actor Tony Hale

Now that it’s all said and done, I can tell you it was an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The people we met were truly genuine, coming to the Gifting event with their spouses and children to be part of the larger excitement that the Academy of Arts and Television Sciences brings each year to Los Angeles. Celebrity or not, the majority of the people we met are just like us; hardworking, creative and kind. They were interested in Susan’s work (and a few immediately spoke about her doing commissions for their private collections) and loved learning about our artist-based company’s story and all of the people involved that make it happen on a day-to-day basis.

Me (Jen) and Tony Denison from The Closer

Me (Jen) and Tony Denison from The Closer

Thank you for taking the journey with us and for following the ICE Queen to the Emmys.

Jen Cushman


Hollywood Stars and Charms with the ICE Queen at the Emmys, A Pictorial

Susan Lenart Kazmer wishes all the 2013 Emmy nominees good fortune at the awards!

Thanks for stopping by ICE Resin!

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The ICE Queen is at the Emmys!

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FINALLY! Time for the big day!

Be sure to follow the stars’ crafting experience with Susan Lenart Kazmer and ICE Resin live during the event on our fast-moving Instagram party.

We’ll be talking to you live from the event by uploading photos with Hollywood’s favorite celebs instantly for your viewing pleasure.

Also join our live Twitter chat during the event to talk about what’s going on and more chances to win swag bags and Make-n-Take kits.

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Time: 11:30 am PST/2:30 pm EST
Twitter.com via #CraftingTheEmmys and Instagram.com/iceresin

Join us as we reveal the top secret

Pièce de résistance!

Susan Lenart Kazmer has spent weeks in her studio hand fabricating a

stellar, fashion-forward, wearable art gown,

fit for a Queen, ICE that is!

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We’ll also be doing giveaways of actual kits of the make n take that we’re doing with the celebs on site from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at the Nokia Theater Club. Be sure to tune in to our Twitter Chat and Instagram parties on Saturday to see all of the details, stars, and projects firsthand!

FOLLOW US HERE to be sure you don’t miss out on the action :)

And use these hashtags to see the Hollywood Stars come out to play, plus all of the swag, bling, and deliciousness from all of the companies participating in the Connected Gifting Lounge at the Primetime Emmys!


Susan Lenart KazmerCelebrity Make-n-Take

ALL the charms are different and with Industrial Chic, NO TWO will be ALIKE.

Just like our bracelets, the celebs will be creating unique works of art for themselves!


All the details of the original announcement are here: http://iceresin.com/icequeen/2013/08/ice-resin-is-going-to-the-primetime-emmys/

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