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Perler bead porg
This family LOVES Star Wars.  It’s one of the few fandoms that each and everyone of us likes. Now that the new movie is right around the corner, we’re getting so excited for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  We had our tickets the first day they were released for sale, […]

Perler Bead Porg from Star Wars


I am always looking for a fun and easy craft project to do with my kids around Christmas time.  Not only is crafting a great way to spend family time getting in the Christmas spirit, but it’s also a good way for the kids to make something special for their […]

10 Easy Christmas Perler Bead Patterns


Perler Bead organization 1
Let’s talk about Perler Bead storage. You and I both know that if you are beading, you need a way to store and organize your Perler Beads.  If not, it would be chaos!   When the kids and I first started playing with melting beads there was no rhyme or […]

The Best Perler Bead Storage Ideas to Keep You Organized



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


Perler Bead pumpkin decoration
OMG, I love Halloween! I always get giddy with anticipation each year. This year is no different. The kids have already picked their costumes, I know I’ll whip out my jedi robes, we’ve dug the decorations out of the basement, and soon enough I’ll head to the store to buy […]

How to Make a Perler Bead Jack O Lantern Candle ...


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



Halloween Perler Bead patterns
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.   I love the decorations, the costumes, the candy.   Oooo, and I really love carving pumpkins.  To help YOU get in the spirit of Halloween, here are some super easy Halloween Perler Bead patterns.   These patterns are designed to be simple enough for […]

10 Easy Halloween Perler Bead Patterns


Perler Bead sorter 2
This post contains affiliate links. GAH!  I hate sorting Perler Beads.  In fact, I try to avoid it by buying beads in bags of 1,000 as much as humanly possible.   For me personally, I don’t even like to bead unless the beads are sorted.  It takes a gazillion times […]

How To Make A Perler Bead Sorter – The Straw ...


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


Mixing Artkal and Perler Beads 3
I am a die hard Perler Bead fan.  Seriously folks, I love Perler Beads.   In the past, you would have never seen me buy Melty bead, hama beads or any other typing of fusion beads that aren’t Perler Brand. Why is that, you ask?   Well there are two main […]

Perler Beads Vs. Artkal Beads: Do They Mix?


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



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



Perler Bead Tutorial
This post contains affiliate links. 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 […]

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



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


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





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



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 6
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


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