You go to all the trouble of painting something and making it beautiful, but often you need to take just one more step to ensure that the piece will be protected.
I painted the details using a DecoArt stencil and a rubber stamp in the shape of a rose.
You can see the glossy sheen of the resin. Not only did it make the surface shiny and look like lacquer, but it is protected from damage and spills. I used EnviroTex Lite®