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.
Windchime doubles as a sun catcher made from melted plastic beads in a cupcake pan at 400 degrees. Drill a hole in each and tie together with string, fishing line, whatever. We used a recycled cd with holes drilled in it to put all together. Fast fun project to do with kids!
Make suncatchers, lamp shades, christmas ornaments, etc out of melted pony beads. Melted beads = stain glass-esque lamp shade - HOME SWEET HOME Bake at 350 F degrees 10 to 15 minutes. Check the tray of beads in the oven, turn it around 180 degrees, and bake for 5 minutes more. Check again (some beads will melt quicker then others).