DIY Superhero Stress Balls 2
We’re always looking for simple geeky crafts we can make as a family.  One day Paige came home from school and said there were kids were handing out stress balls that they had made from balloons and flour.  She didn’t get one, but thought it looked easy enough to make […]

DIY Stress Balls – Superhero Style


Deal with it glasses 1
Wonder Boy got the idea the other day that he wanted to make a pair of “Deal With It” glasses out of Perler Beads.   My idea was that he use interlocking Perler Beads where the arms snap into the glasses, but OH NO, he wanted working hinges.    HINGES?!?! […]

How to Make Perler Bead Deal With It Glasses


Easy to make Star Wars Cards
I am so in love with washi tape.  I’ve seen it time and time again at crafting stores, but I really didn’t understand the appeal.  It’s tape, that’s colored.   Pssh, it didn’t seem like something to get excited about.   When Wonder Boy and I made these Minecraft glitter ornaments, […]

Easy to Make Star Wars Washi Tape Cards



Perler Bead Splatoon Squid with stand
We are super stoked for Splatoon 2 to come out next month.  Wonder Boy loved the first one so much that he’s been saving his pennies since March when we got our Switch to be able to purchase Splatoon 2 on release date.    This week he decided he wanted […]

Perler Bead Splatoon Squid With Stand


3D Perler Bead Dice
If you’re thinking about delving into the world for 3D Perler Bead projects, I’ve got a quick and easy design to get you started.  You can start by creating these 3D Perler Bead dice. Not only are they easy to make, you don’t need glue to get them to stick […]

Easy 3D Perler Bead Project: Perler Bead Dice Tutorial


How to make Perler bead patterns 3
I’m in several Perler Bead Facebook groups.   These groups are great for sharing, asking questions, and inspiration.   The one question I see time and time again is:  “Can someone make this image into a pattern for me?”   This constant need for Perler Bead patterns prompted me to share […]

Easy Perler Bead Pattern Maker Tutorial



Make-Animal-Crossing-Gyroids
I’m joining up again this week with the amazing folks over at Geek Blogs Unite.   This month’s geeky theme is all about gaming.  Luckily for me, Wonder Boy and I have been busy making some epic Animal Crossing gyroids to scatter around the house.   It’s such a simple and fun […]

How to Make Animal Crossing Gyroids


Perler Bead Tutorial
I dedicate a lot time to making Perler Bead projects.  Recently, it’s been my number one craft. I have so much fun sharing my projects and how to make them with you, my reader. The other day someone told me that they loved one of my projects. This obviously amazing […]

Ultimate Beginner’s Perler Bead Guide


Roblox Noob Perler Beads
Wonder Boy has been playing a lot of Roblox lately.  It’s such a cool platform, I can’t blame him.   He can escape prison one minute, then turn around and build an amusement park in the next.   When he gets tired of that he can move on and become a Pokemon. […]

Easy to Make Roblox Noob 3D Perler Bead Pattern



Artkal Bead Ironing Paper
The great folks over at Artkal Beads sent me a gift package.   One of the biggest things I’ve heard about Artkal vs Perler was that they have an amazing color selection.  Oh boy, do they ever.   I was super excited to see all the different colors of Artkal Beads.  Since […]

Artkal Bead Majora’s Mask from Legend of Zelda


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 2
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 7
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