DIY Star Wars bookmarks
Wonder Boy is a total bookworm.  That boy always has a backpack full of books that he totes around wherever he goes.  He just loves to read and he usually is reading multiple books at the same time.  He’s always asking for me to buy him bookmarks.  Last time he […]

DIY Star Wars Washi Tape Bookmarks


Super Mario Perler Bead patterns 1
With the recent release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, our house has been really into the world of Super Mario.  I don’t think a day has gone by that someone in the house hasn’t played it.   It’s so much fun! I highly recommend it if you’re looking for a great […]

10+ Easy Super Mario Perler Bead Patterns


Pop! Yourself
Just a few months ago, I wrote a post about the amazing Funko icon generator on the Funko’s Japanese website.  This week, America’s Funko has released something similar.  It’s called Pop Yourself, and according to Funko is a way to create a fun Pop avatar of yourself that can be […]

Pop Yourself! Create a Fun Funko Avatar



Perler Bead Coasters
If you are looking for a quick and easy craft to celebrate Star Wars Day, look no further.  These Star Wars Perler Bead coasters not only look great, but they are also easy to make.  Plus, they are completely functional.  W00T! I have to admit that I didn’t have the […]

How To Make Star Wars Perler Bead Coasters


We really went crazy with sensory bottles over spring break.  They are so easy to make, and the results are astonishing.  Today I’m going to show you how to make 2 different oil and water sensory bottles.   If oil and water sensory bottles aren’t your thing, check out our […]

How to a Make Oil and Water Sensory Bottles




DIY tie dye eggs
One of my favorite parts of Easter is dying and decorating the eggs.  Every year we do one dozen eggs with a kit from the store and we decorate another dozen eggs in some creatively funky way.  This year we went with tie dye eggs.   This isn’t the first […]

How To Tie Dye Eggs With A Paper Towel



Perler Bead sensory bottle
If you’re a fan of crafting with Perler Beads you know that one of the biggest appeals of them is their ability to transform into anything.   If you want to make a lightsaber, you make a Perler Bead lightsaber.  When you want to make a Pokeball, you can transform them […]

Glow in the Dark Perler Bead Sensory Bottle



Gravity Falls Crafts
A few weeks ago I shared with you our awesome Navi in a bottle made from Perler Beads.  At the time, Wonder Boy also came up with the idea to make a 3D Perler Bead Journal 3 and suspend it in a mason jar.   I’ve again teamed up with […]

Gravity Falls Crafts: Floating Perler Bead Journal 3


D&D sensory bottle
It was pretty laid back spring break this year.  We took on the HUGE project of painting Paige’s room, spent some quality time with the Nintendo Switch, and learned how to play Dungeons and Dragons.   I use the term “learned” very loosely since even though we are playing, I’m not […]

DIY Dungeons and Dragons Dice Sensory Bottle


Perler Bead Demon Eye
From time to time Wonder Boy and I play Terraria.   It’s a 2 dimensional sandbox game.    You get to explore the land and battle fierce creature.  You even can do some crafting and building.   If you aren’t familiar with Terraria, think Minecraft, except in 2D.    We make […]

Perler Bead Demon Eye From Terraria



Where to find Perler Patterns 2
It doesn’t matter if you are new to Perler Beads or have been doing them for years, finding Perler Bead patterns to use for your projects can sometimes be a challenge.   Sometimes you just want inspiration to create your own masterpiece, and other times you want to easily re-create […]

10 Best Places To Find Perler Bead Patterns


Funko Pop Dancing Groot
For a character of so few words, I have to say that Groot is one of my favorites from the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.  Wonder Boy loved him and just HAD to have his own Dancing Groot Funko Pop.   With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 coming out […]

Dancing Groot Funko Pop


Funko Pop Rocket Raccoon
With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 coming out in May, it was time for us to update our Funko Pop collection.  Enter Rocket Raccoon Funko Pop.  Our whole family agrees that he was the funniest character in the first movie so he was a must have in our collection. […]

Rocket Raccoon Funko Pop



Mickey Mouse DIY bookmarks 4
This week I’ve joined up with the amazing group at Geek Blogs Unite to celebrate the happiest place on earth, Disney!   I love Disney!   Yes, I really REALLY do.  I watched The New Mickey Mouse Club as a kid, and I’ve spent several decades collecting everything Donald Duck.  I remember […]

DIY Mickey Mouse Perler Bead Bookmarks


perler bead Navi in a bottle
Hey! Listen!  Are you a Zelda fan who wants to have your own Navi the fairy by your side?  If so, I’ve got the perfect Perler Bead craft for you.  It’s easy, inexpensive, and fun to make.  If you really don’t want a fairy in your jar, you can put […]

Zelda Crafts: Perler Bead DIY Navi in a Bottle


8-bit Mario Star Perler Bead pattern
One of the coolest things about making old school video game sprites is the fact that many of them are so easy.  This Perler Bead Star from Super Mario is no exception.  If you are looking for other Perler Bead patterns from the Mario world, check out the links below. […]

Perler Bead Star From Super Mario



Malcolm Merlyn Funko Pop
Last year I started watching Arrow.  I didn’t really expect much from it, I figured it was another silly superhero show.  I was glad to be proven wrong.  Every aspect of the television series enthralled me, and I was an instant fan    As a Funko collector, I wanted the Pops […]

Malcolm Merlyn Funko Pop: 2016 SDCC Exclusive


pool noodle lightsaber tutorial
If you didn’t know, I love Star Wars.  It is my number one fandom.   I’m always trying to get the kids to enjoy it as much as me.  They both like it, but not to my insane level of Star Wars fandom.  That being said, any time they show interest […]

Pool Noodle Lightsaber Tutorial


Perler-Bead-pen-review
Take a look at what we got!   It’s a Perler Bead Pen!  We make a lot of Perler Bead creations in our house.  So, when we saw a Perler Bead pen for sale on Amazon I knew we’d have to have one.  I thought I’d do a quick Perler Bead […]

Perler Bead Pen Review: Is It Worth The Money?



Yoshi egg Perler Bead sprite with stand.
The other day, Wonder Boy and I were busy making sprites with Perler Beads when I decided I wanted to make a stand for my Yoshi Egg.  I’ve seen many designs where the artist added a stand, so I knew it would be easy to make a Perler Bead stand. […]

How to Make a Perler Bead Stand: Yoshi Egg


Donald Duck Funko Pop
Secret Confession:  I love Donald Duck I’d have to say that Donald Duck was my first fandom.  Forget Mickey or Minnie, I loved the always excitable, completely erratic Donald Duck.   In my room as a child was a huge painting of Donald Duck that my uncle painted for me. […]

Donald Duck Funko Pop


Perler Bead Goomba
I can’t help but loving the evil Goomba from the Mario series of video games.  I mean, come on, he’s a mushroom.  What’s not to love? This is a small Perler Bead pattern that doesn’t take long to make.   It only needs 4 colors: brown, gray, white and black. […]

Perler Bead Goomba from Super Mario



Perler Bead Pokeball box 2
We’ve been busy making 3D perler bead creations again.  I saw this amazing Totoro trinket box on Pinterest and instantly thought we needed one that was shaped like a Pokeball.   I knew it would be simple to make a 3D Perler Bead Pokemon box.  It was, but there were a […]

How to make a 3D Perler Bead Pokemon Box


Funko-Pop-Icon-Generator 4
OMG, look what we found!   A funtastic way Funko yourself.  Funko Japan has a Funko Pop Avatar generator on their website.    This avatar generator has been around for awhile, but I recently found out about it in an amazing Funko Facebook group I’m in.  Everyone in our house has […]

Funko Pop Avatar Generator: Funko Yourself for Fun


Perler Bead Hylian Sword
I promised last time when I posted Wonder Boy’s Hylian Shield that I would find his Perler Bead Hylian Sword. Guess what?  I did!  All I had to do was ask Wonder Boy where it was and he went and got it for me. This Perler Bead Hylian Sword pattern […]

Perler Bead Hylian Sword from Legend of Zelda