Geeky Crafts

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 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

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

Wear and Tear on Sharpie mug. 7
If you’ve spent more than 5 minutes on Pinterest, I’m sure you’ve seen at least one DIY Sharpie mug.  What a super cool idea, you draw on a mug with a Sharpie, you bake it…Voila!   A wonderful customized mug with your child’s artwork to keep for all eternity.  From the […]

Easy to make DIY Kawaii Anime Sharpie Mug

Polymer clay pokeballs 6
In my house Pokemon is huge.  We’ve got hundreds of playing cards, an army of Pikachu plushies, dvds with the anime, more video games than I could count, and many MANY of the manga.  So when Wonder Boy wanted to start playing with polymer clay, I wanted to start with […]

How to Make polymer clay Pokeballs with Fimo

DIY Legend of Zelda Perler Bead nightlight
In my house we love Perler Beads.  They are so much fun!  Little plastic beads that are placed on a peg board then fused together with heat.  Serious fun, and seriously perfect for any geeky family to make all kinds of 8 bit creations.   But what happens to the […]

Perler Bead DIY Nightlight : Legend of Zelda