Geeky Crafts

Pikachu DIY snow globes
Looking for a fun and easy craft for the kids to make?  I’ve got the perfect idea for you; Pokemon snow globes!    We took the water out of the equation to keep the mess to a minimum, and we couldn’t be more pleased about how cute these little Pokemon […]

How to make Easy Pokemon Snow Globes

Minecraft Perler Bead Grass Block
We make a lot of Perler Bead items at our house.  A LOT!   When it’s possible, we try to make things with our projects like this cool night light.  One really fun way to make your Perler Bead pieces functional is by turning them into magnets.   Making Perler Bead […]

How to Make Minecraft Perler Bead Magnets

Cute emoji flower pots
Emoji’s are big with kids right now.  Heck, they even made a whole movie centered around emoji.  Making these simple emoji Perler Bead pots was so much fun, and OMG, so easy.   The kids loved making them. Plus, they turned out so cute.    This project is perfect for the […]

How to make Emoji Perler Bead Pots

Perler bead TARDIS
We’ve been watching all the episodes of Doctor Who lately.   For me it’s a re-watch, for Wonder Boy, it’s his first time seeing it.  He’s loving it!   As a momma, it’s so cool to watch your kids get entranced by something you love.   As with all of our fandoms, […]

Easy to make 3D Perler Bead TARDIS

Geeky Perler Bead Cards 1
I am forever looking for uses for the Perler Bead projects we make. Oh yes, we’ve made magnets and keychains, but let’s face it folks; how many keychains do you really need? Not a ton. Then it hit me. We can make Perler Bead cards! Wonder Boy isn’t a huge […]

Easy To Make Perler Bead Cards For Kids

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

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

Roblox Noob Perler Beads 1
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Portal themed ice cream
When you are raising a gamer, you just never know what kind of theme they are going to want for their birthday party.  Wonder Boy has chosen easy things like Pokemon, and he’s also chosen more difficult things like Naruto.  So this year when he said he wanted a Portal […]

Hosting the Perfect Portal 2 Party

Triforce candle holder 1
As a crafty mamma, I love browsing Pinterest just looking for neat projects where I can add my geeky flair.  One of the things I keep seeing over and over again are different varieties of a faux sea glass candle holder.   I really wanted to make one. Enter Wonder Boy… […]

How to Make a Faux Sea Glass Candle Holder with ...

Pokemon earbud holder 1
We are going crazy with the Pokemon crafts.   It seems that lately it’s the only thing that interests Wonder Boy, and I do try to make things that he’d be interested in.   When I saw a tutorial for making Perler Bead earbud holders in the shape of a cookie on […]

How to make a Perler Bead Pokemon Earbud Holder

Minecraft-Christmas-Ornaments 16
We love making glitter ornaments.  They looks so beautiful and sparkly on the tree.   This year we decided to add a little geek to our creations by turning them into Minecraft glitter ornaments.   Before we began we decided which Minecraft objects to put on our ornaments.   There are so […]

How to Make Minecraft Glitter Ornaments

If you are looking for an easy and fun craft project to do with your kids around Christmas, look no further. These glitter ornaments were a hit, and Ohhhh My Gawd, they were so easy. Seriously, my 2 minions and I made 24 of them in a time span of […]

How to Make Easy Glitter Ornaments with Floor Wax