We are celebrating Christmas in July here at Pirates and Princesses today! I know that it’s a very uncertain time for many, and parents can be looking for ideas to keep their kids entertained. Some people just like to make crafts. One think you might want to try is Perler Bead ornaments!
Perler beads are fusible beads that you put together into patterns or designs. Then you use special paper and and iron to fuse the beads together into one, finished piece. There are many crafting possibilities from magnets, to pictures, or holiday ornaments.
I have compiled some great designs that you can make with the beads. They can be strung as ornaments or can have magnets glued to them to make special decorations for magnetic friendly surfaces!
Let’s take a look!
Fun Loving Families have many fantastic designs you can make!
Kandi Patterns Have several great ones!
There are a bunch more options over there.
To create these you need the grid piece, perler beads, and iron and Perler Bead ironing paper.
Here’s a video on how to create a Perler piece from Pixel Art Show:
This shows you the basics of how to create your own pieces.
Here’s a couple of princess ornaments, Mulan, and Merida, that I whipped up to show you how they can turn out! Just put some ribbon or string through one of the holes to hand on the tree.
You can find Perler beads HERE.
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