Is your family as crazy about Star Wars as ours?  I mean, we love it! We even have a Star Wars themed kitchen, complete with Star Wars dishware.  When you’re into the Star Wars universe as much as we are, you’ve got to celebrate May the Fourth, also known as […]

20 Fun Ways To Celebrate Star Wars Day With Your ...

Heart Perler Bead Keychain
In an effort to show you more great things you can make from Perler Bead sprites, I thought I’d write a quick tutorial on making Perler Bead keychains.   Perler Bead keychains make great gifts for friends and family.  AND, of course, your kids will love being able to showcase […]

How To Make Perler Bead Keychains

Pac Man Ghost Perler Bead Pins
One of my goals for this year is to show you how to create simple items with your Perler Bead creations.  Why? Because when we first started on our Perler Beading adventure, most of the completed items ended up in a box rarely to be seen again.   It was […]

How To Make Pac-Man Ghost Perler Bead Pins

Supplies Perler Beads
I’ve written several tutorials on Perler Beads. One thing I recently realized is that I haven’t really covered in depth the supplies needed when you are first starting out.  Oh I did write my Ultimate Perler Bead Beginners Guide which touches on the supplies needed. BUT I thought it was […]

Everything You Need To Know About Perler Bead Supplies

DIY Minecraft Valentines
It’s no secret that we are big fans of the game Minecraft.  So when Wonder Boy said he wanted to make Valentine cards for his class this year, I thought making something Minecraft themed would be a great idea.   We brainstormed for quite awhile, we scoured the web, and then […]

Easy to Make Minecraft Perler Bead Valentines

If you are looking for some cute and easy Winter Perler Bead patterns, look no further.  These 10 simple designs mostly fit on a small square Perler Bead pegboard so they are easy enough for even the smallest fuse bead artist.   One of the best parts of this fun […]

10 Easy Winter Perler Bead Patterns

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Are you looking for a great gift for the Marvel fan in your life?   Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Not only do I have 10 amazing Marvel gifts, each of them can be personalized. Before I get to this epic list of mostly customizable gifts for Marvel fans, I […]

15 Personalized Gifts For Marvel Fans

Perler Bead Snowflake Box
Are you looking for a great way to embellish your Christmas gifts this year?  Do your kids love playing with Perler Beads, but their creations end up in a box on a shelf.   Well, I’ve got a great idea for you: Perler Bead Gift Boxes!! That’s right, you can easily […]

Easy To Make Christmas Perler Bead Gift Boxes

Perler Bead Gift Ideas
Do you have a Perler Bead artist in your life that you are trying to buy a gift for?   If so, I know it’s hard.   I’m sure you want to buy them something for the hobby they love so much but don’t even know where to start.  You […]

Perler Bead Gift Ideas For The Perler Artist

Easy Perler Bead snowflake
Have you ever wanted to make a Perler Bead snowflake?   OMG, you guys!!! You really need to try it. They are so awesome.   I got a bug to make a Perler Bead snowflake last Christmas when I made my easy Christmas Perler Bead patterns post. The one I made […]

Easy Perler Bead Snowflake Patterns

It’s fall ya’ll!!  Pumpkin Spice, cooler temperatures, harvests, leaves falling…oh, the world is a changing. Although I’m not a fan of the idea of winter being right around the corner, I do love all things fall.   So, of course, I wanted to mark the onset of fall with 10 […]

10 Easy Fall and Thanksgiving Perler Bead Patterns

Perler Bead Crafts
If you’ve ever visited my website before, you know that I love Perler Beads.  You also know that I love to make actual usable things with my Perler Beads. I’ve got so many Perler Bead craft ideas in my head, I’m always working on something.   So, if you’re looking […]

Easy Perler Bead Craft Ideas

Do you decorate for Halloween?  We do. Well of course we do, we just love Halloween.   The other day, I was thinking about all the decor we have for Halloween, and I realized we didn’t really have anything to put in our bathroom.  Last year I made this Halloween […]

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub: Cute Halloween Decor

Pokemon Tic Tac Toe
We’re big Pokemon fans in this house.  So, when I saw the idea to make a Perler Bead tic tac toe board I knew it had to be Pokemon themed.  Don’t get me wrong Xs and Os are fine, but Pokeballs are WAY cooler. This Perler Bead craft is a […]

DIY Pokemon Perler Bead Tic Tac Toe

DIY find it bottle 1
Psst…I’ve got a secret to share. I hate sorting Perler Bead.  OMG…I hate it. I even have this super sweet straw method of sorting beads that makes it go pretty quickly, but I still hate it.   So, when a project goes by the wayside and we decide not to […]

DIY Perler Bead Seek and Find Sensory Bottle

Summer Perler Bead Designs
Summer is in full swing and although we love being able to play and work outside there are just some days it is too darn hot.   We’ve had a couple of weeks where the temperatures have been in the 90’s, and I’m really not one to sit outside and […]

10 Easy Summer Perler Bead Patterns

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I have to admit, our two puppies are spoiled.   We love them so much! So when I got my new Star Wars silicone molds, the first thing I wanted to do was make them some no bake dog treats.   These no bake dog treats are easy to make with […]

Easy Star Wars No Bake Dog Treats with Peanut Butter

Fourth of July Decoration
Fireworks, parades, picnics; all things kids think of when anticipating the Fourth of July.  Help them get ready for the Fourth of July by making this simple Perler Bead wind spinner. This Fourth of July craft is an easy decoration for your kids to make that will look beautiful spinning […]

Perler Bead Wind Spinner: Easy Fourth of July Craft

Minecraft Perler Bead Diamond Ore 1
This post contains affiliate links. Minecraft and Perler Beads go hand in hand.  No joke. Everything in Minecraft is made of square pixels,  so Perler Bead designs from Minecraft are super easy to make.  If you don’t believe me, check out these awesome Minecraft Perler Bead magnets we made a […]

Diamond Ore Minecraft Perler Bead Box

We love Star Wars.  In fact, every year we find some way to celebrate May the Fourth.   If you’re already a fan of Star Wars you probably know, that May 4th each year is Star Wars Day.   If you didn’t know, you might be asking yourself why May 4th? […]

Easy To Make Star Wars Cookies: Painted Sugar Cookies

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Spring is here! Oh boy, I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for winter to end.  I’m so excited to see the flower blooming, the grass getting green, and I’m even happy to see that a few little bugs have made it through the winter. Spring Perler Bead patterns You […]

10 Easy Spring Perler Bead Patterns

Perler Bead tips 1
I’m involved in several Perler Bead groups on Facebook.   They are a fun way to get inspiration for projects, and everyone is so helpful when there are questions about Perler Beads. I thought it would be great to interview some of the amazing artists I’ve met in these groups so […]

Perler Bead Tips And Tricks From Perler Bead Artists

Spring Perler Beads
Spring is coming!  Oh man, I can’t wait.  I’m so sick and tired of the snow, cold, and ice.  With the spring though comes lots and lots of rainy days.  The rain may be perfect for mother earth, but it’s not so perfect for our kids who are just dying […]

Springtime Perler Beads: An Easy Craft For Kids

St. Patrick's Perler Bead designs
Every March we celebrate Irish heritage and culture on St. Patrick’s Day.   If you’re a mom, like me, you are forever looking for simple crafts to create with them for each and every holiday.  St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that is pretty underrated, but it’s still […]

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Perler Bead Patterns

Star Wars Perler Beads
It’s no secret that I love Star Wars.   Oh my goodness, I’m obsessed with it.  I thought it was about time that I shared some of my easy Star Wars Perler Bead patterns with you.   In this post you’ll find some of my favorite Star Wars characters:  Luke Skywalker, […]

10 Easy Star Wars Perler Bead Patterns

Perler Bead tape method 7
Do you ever find yourself having a hard time fusing your Perler Bead creations?  Maybe the project is so big that you just can’t get it right.  Or, perhaps you find yourself with warped boards after you’ve melted your beads.  Well hopefully, I can help.   No matter what the […]

Stop Warped Pegboards: Perler Bead Tape Method

Valentine's Day Perler Beads
Love is in the air when you look at these Valentine Perler Bead patterns.   All of them are simple to make, and could be glued to cardstock to make DIY Valentines.  Or they can just be handed out to someone special.   It’s a fun craft for kids of any age […]

10 Easy Valentine Perler Bead Patterns