Thursday, July 9, 2009

Perler Bead Frenzy

As you may now, the only time I ever play with Perler Beads is when I am in New Jersey. Why is that? I'll tell you now, they are the most annoying craft idea EVER. If you don't iron them right, then forget it. You have to have a ton of patience, that of which I have a limited supply of.

But anyway, my little 9 year old cousin loves Perler Beads, so guess who got to keep my whole supply of Perler Beads? Hehe.

This is what we did while I was at his house:

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This is the first cat he made, and as you can tell... The first one I ironed. I hadn't ironed Perler Beads in at LEAST a year, so it kind of took me a few tries to get it perfect. Unfortunately for this warped cat, he was the first test subject.

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This fish took both of us to finish. It was late at night, and we took turns decorating it. That's why it looks ecclectic.

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This is "the weirdest cat ever". My cousin made this one. I don't really think it looks very weird. He looks pretty normal compared to the poor warped cat.

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I made this dolphin. It's not that exciting, other than it glows in the dark. But most of our creations do.

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This is a "B". I made it for my cousin. He was absolutely amazed that I could do this. But what can I say... I've got skillz!

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I made this one too. It kicks butt. "M" for Moxie!

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This is an action shot of all of them. Aren't they just a happy family?!?

2 comments:

Ebony Haywood said...

Super Cool! So you actually have to iron the beads with like, a real clothes iron?

Moxie said...

Hey Ebony!

Yes, you actually iron them with a "real clothes iron", but you have to place parchment paper in between.