Perler-Bead-pen-review
Take a look at what we got!   It’s a Perler Bead Pen!  We make a lot of Perler Bead creations in our house.  So, when we saw a Perler Bead pen for sale on Amazon I knew we’d have to have one.  I thought I’d do a quick Perler Bead […]

Perler Bead Pen Review: Is It Worth The Money?


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


Donald Duck Funko Pop
Secret Confession:  I love Donald Duck I’d have to say that Donald Duck was my first fandom.  Forget Mickey or Minnie, I loved the always excitable, completely erratic Donald Duck.   In my room as a child was a huge painting of Donald Duck that my uncle painted for me. […]

Donald Duck Funko Pop



Perler Bead Goomba
I can’t help but loving the evil Goomba from the Mario series of video games.  I mean, come on, he’s a mushroom.  What’s not to love? This is a small Perler Bead pattern that doesn’t take long to make.   It only needs 4 colors: brown, gray, white and black. […]

Perler Bead Goomba from Super Mario


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


Funko-Pop-Icon-Generator 4
OMG, look what we found!   A funtastic way Funko yourself.  Funko Japan has a Funko Pop Avatar generator on their website.    This avatar generator has been around for awhile, but I recently found out about it in an amazing Funko Facebook group I’m in.  Everyone in our house has […]

Funko Pop Avatar Generator: Funko Yourself for Fun



Perler Bead Hylian Sword
I promised last time when I posted Wonder Boy’s Hylian Shield that I would find his Perler Bead Hylian Sword. Guess what?  I did!  All I had to do was ask Wonder Boy where it was and he went and got it for me. This Perler Bead Hylian Sword pattern […]

Perler Bead Hylian Sword from Legend of Zelda


Rey Funko Pop Vinyl
If you didn’t know I am a HUGE fan of Star Wars.   Seriously folks, I love Star Wars.  In fact, most of my Funko Pops are Star Wars.   This Rey Funko Pop is one of the many Star Wars Funko I have in my collection. I was so excited when […]

Star Wars Rey Funko Pop


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



Zelda Shield Perler Bead Pattern
Wonder Boy is still going crazy for all things Legend of Zelda.   So, I wasn’t surprised when he made this Perler Bead Hylian Shield. The pattern is so simple, it only took him a few minutes to put it together.   He also made a sword, but I just […]

Perler Bead Hylian Shield from Legend of Zelda


Iron Man Funko Pop
For this week’s Funko fun photography I took Iron Man off the shelf and brought him to the park. This classic Iron Man Funko Pop was released in 2011, and is still being made today.  I haven’t seen him at the store lately, but he is readily available online.   […]

Iron Man Funko Pop


Perler Bead Pokeballs
Sometimes you’re just looking for something simple to do with Perler Beads.   These Perler Bead rainbow Pokeballs are perfect.   You can make them on a round peg board in just a few minutes. If you are looking for another Pokemon Perler Bead pattern, check out this Gengar. You […]

Perler Bead Rainbow Pokeballs



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


Gengar Perler Bead Pattern
Here’s a fairly simple Gengar Perler Bead pattern.  Wonder Boy made it because Gengar is his favorite Pokemon.   He even made the eyes and smile with glow in the dark Perler Beads. If you are looking for a simple pokeball pattern to go with Gengar, check out these rainbow […]

Perler Bead Gengar from Pokemon



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


Captain America Funko Pop by a fountain
If you are a fan of Marvel comics, this Captain America Funko Pop is a perfect addition to your collection. For me, on the other hand, eh,  I’m not a fan of Captain America.   I never have been.  In fact, when I saw the first Captain America movie I (brace […]

Captain America Funko Pop


DIY-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



Perler bead lightsabers
Perler bead lightsabers are easy to make and easy to customize with your own colors and hilt design.   A perfect Perler bead creation for Star Wars fans.  Consider using glow in the dark Perler beads for the center of the lightsaber to add a little fun.   We did […]

Perler Bead Lightsabers


Chewbacca Funko Pop
With the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story right around the corner, I thought it was time to show off at least one of my Star Wars Funko Pop. Funko and Disney have done a great job of releasing Star Wars Pops, and I’ve done a great job […]

Chewbacca Funko Pop




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


Kermit Funko Pop
My Kermit Story Being a child of the seventies, the Muppet Show was a staple in my house. I loved watching the antics of the frantic stage manage Kermit as he tried to wrangle all the crazy members of the Muppet Theater variety show.  It’s no wonder I love my […]

Kermit Funko Pop


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



Perler Bead Fireflower from Mario
This pattern for a Nintendo fireflower could also be used to make an iceflower sprite.  Two or three shades of blue instead of the red, yellow and orange.   It’s two patterns for the price of one. You might also like this 8-bit Mario Perler Bead pattern.  Of course you can’t […]

Perler Bead Fireflower from Super Mario


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


8-bit Mario Perler bead pattern 1
This Perler Bead 8-bit Mario pattern can be changed to a Luigi pattern by simply using green Perler Beads instead of red. You might also like this Fireflower Perler or Goomba Bead pattern.

Perler Bead 8-bit Mario