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DIY Plastic Perler Bead Bracelets. Would be sweet to make with kids to give to grandparents or loved ones

Day #347 - Plastic Perler Bead Bracelets

DIY Plastic Perler Bead Bracelets. Would be sweet to make with kids to give to grandparents or loved ones

Cute (and Nostalgic!) Perler Bead Crafts - Use the plastic beads to make jewelry, key chains, coasters, or even DIY an tablet cover.

9 Crafts That Make Us Totally Nostalgic for Perler Beads

Cute (and Nostalgic!) Perler Bead Crafts - Use the plastic beads to make jewelry, key chains, coasters, or even DIY an tablet cover.

Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 for 20 minutes,let cool, & then just flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher! Great "craft" for kids (choose the colors, arrange them in the pans) to make as gifts for grandparents or teachers.

Bead-dazzle me a Sun-Catcher!

Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 for 20 minutes,let cool, & then just flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher! Great "craft" for kids (choose the colors, arrange them in the pans) to make as gifts for grandparents or teachers.

DIY Plastic bottle beads   Cut plastic bottle into strips. Color one side of plastic with permanent marker. Wrap it into a tight coil with pliers and use the pliers to hold it securely. Make sure you wrap it with the inked side facing inwards. heat it for about 20 seconds (or until it shrinks and holds it shape.) Use your fab new beads on your next jewelery project!

Let’s make beads {for free!}

DIY Plastic bottle beads Cut plastic bottle into strips. Color one side of plastic with permanent marker. Wrap it into a tight coil with pliers and use the pliers to hold it securely. Make sure you wrap it with the inked side facing inwards. heat it for about 20 seconds (or until it shrinks and holds it shape.) Use your fab new beads on your next jewelery project!

Making Melted Bead Sun Catchers-I'm Feelin' Crafty

Weekend Whims- Suncatchers!

Save My Oceans Top Five: Upcycled Plastic Beads Use plastic bottles cut in strips, color them (sharpies?) and heat to roll

Save My Oceans Top Five: Upcycled Plastic Beads

Save My Oceans Top Five: Upcycled Plastic Beads Use plastic bottles cut in strips, color them (sharpies?) and heat to roll

making melted plastic bead bowls ... the one in the picture can be used for a bird bath or feeder

How to Melt Plastic Beads Into Bowls

making melted plastic bead bowls ... the one in the picture can be used for a bird bath or feeder

Recycled Plastic Beads:  2 liter plastic bottles  Cut strips of plastic  Color with a Sharpie  Wrap around pliers  Melt with Heat Gun/Hair Dryer

Recycled Plastic Beads: 2 liter plastic bottles Cut strips of plastic Color with a Sharpie Wrap around pliers Melt with Heat Gun/Hair Dryer

Melted Plastic Beads - Vase. Melt beads in the shape of a disk first (30-40 min. in oven at 400 degrees) Then drape over can or vase until melted again (5-10 min) read blog page 3 for marbeling affect.

Melted Plastic Beads - Vase. Melt beads in the shape of a disk first (30-40 min. in oven at 400 degrees) Then drape over can or vase until melted again (5-10 min) read blog page 3 for marbeling affect.

Melted plastic bead suncatchers 1 layer of plastic beads in cake pan. A glass bead leaves a hole for hanging. 450◦F for 20 minutes (the bigger, more opaque beads can take longer). Open the windows to ventilate or bake in a closed gas grill outside. They'll just slip out when cool. Poke a paper clip through the bead before fully cooled to make sure the hole is open...made and photographed by Autumn Sproles

Melted plastic bead suncatchers 1 layer of plastic beads in cake pan. A glass bead leaves a hole for hanging. 450◦F for 20 minutes (the bigger, more opaque beads can take longer). Open the windows to ventilate or bake in a closed gas grill outside. They'll just slip out when cool. Poke a paper clip through the bead before fully cooled to make sure the hole is open...made and photographed by Autumn Sproles

Melted Bead key chain - Place plastic beads in a single layer in a muffin tin, leave space for a hole (or you can drill one later).  Heat at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes. Could also make as a charm for a necklace?

Melted Bead Keychains - Kid Craft Contributor

Melted Bead key chain - Place plastic beads in a single layer in a muffin tin, leave space for a hole (or you can drill one later). Heat at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes. Could also make as a charm for a necklace?

Make cute bowls, platters, coasters, sun catchers, etc by melting plastic beads in the oven.  375 degree oven for 25 minutes or until melted.

Make cute bowls, platters, coasters, sun catchers, etc by melting plastic beads in the oven. 375 degree oven for 25 minutes or until melted.