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Melt that (Pony) Bead

Melt that (Pony) Bead

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For christmas

Karlssonskludeskab: Ikke for sarte sjæle!

Plastic Cup Sun Catcher Mobile by Erin Barnes This is made out of recycled plastic cups. Shrunk like shrinky dink plastic and hung so beautifully into this mobile/sun catcher. What a great older kid project as well. Nicely done.

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  • Liz Richey
    Liz Richey

    Nice looking- would like to know how it is made, but don't want to sift through 227 pages of stuff to find direction.

  • Kimberly Rehmann Espinoza
    Kimberly Rehmann Espinoza

    It's on, june 2011 page.

  • Liz Richey
    Liz Richey

    Thank you Kimberly!!! Now that I have the directions I will try to make this soon!!!

  • cheryle lacey
    cheryle lacey

    That interests me so much .

Melted Pony Bead Pendents - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS

Melted Bead Pendents - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS

melted pony bead jewelry. Great idea for Mother's Day!
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  • Kat Schriber
    Kat Schriber

    how did you get the hole in?

melted bead ornaments

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bead sun catchers@Ashley Taylor

melted bead sun catchers –
  • Farah Lawrence
    Farah Lawrence

    soo cool

  • Catherine Ford
    Catherine Ford

    i'm getting things to start suncatchers

Cookie cutter, beads, and glue.

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Melt a single layer of cheap plastic beads in a metal cake pan at 400 degrees for about 20 min. Invert when cool, it will fall right out. Drill hole, thread a string, and hang.

Melted bead suncatchers - HOME SWEET HOME
  • Sara Gross
    Sara Gross

    This one, Donna. But I recommend a glass pie pan over the cake pan. The molten plastic will pull up any little flake of anything that's stuck to (or part of) your metal pan and yukcan't get it off.

  • Michelle Wilson
    Michelle Wilson

    parchment paper in the pan?

  • Elliott Mason
    Elliott Mason

    No parchment paper, I discovered to my detriment: it can melt into the plastic. Just the metal or glass.

  • Olivia Beard
    Olivia Beard


Valentine’s DIY: “Stained Glass” Sun Catchers & Paper Heart Wreath

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*Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool & then flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.

Melted bead suncatchers - HOME SWEET HOME
  • Geraldine Bond
    Geraldine Bond

    You are Welcome Janice Newland :) :)

  • Geraldine Bond
    Geraldine Bond

    Elmer's Fusion Beads are best Janice Newland !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Janice Newland
    Janice Newland

    Thanks again , will look for those.

  • josie Chavez
    josie Chavez

    Love this to do with my grandchildren.

  • Rebecca Cumings
    Rebecca Cumings

    Im going to try this tomorrow when I go get some pony beads and cake pans. I also need to get a drill too. These look pretty cool.

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OK...gotta do this on March 2nd! Green Eggs & Ham Candy - Melted white chocolate chips & green m's. I would think you could make the SWAP by melting those iron on beads and including a green pony bead on the hot, white beads

Cassie Craves: March 2011

Pony Beads & Baking Paper. Place the beads in close shapes on baking paper/bake in oven at 425F ~10 min. (since the fumes are probably toxic, I'd try a heat gun). The beads also melts with different speed, so keep a close eye on oven at all times. Then cool. Use as desired.

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Finished product of melted pony bead craft. They melt best in metal pans but also can be melted in oven safe glass. The plastic is harder to get out of glass so I put the item in the freezer for a couple minutes and they pop right out! All I need to do is get my hubbie to drill holes in each so I can hang them! Next I wanna try the glow in the dark beads!

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  • Barbara Brewer
    Barbara Brewer

    Have u tried the glow in the dark beads yet ? I was thinking on trying them but not sure how they work out

  • Anna Clark
    Anna Clark

    ive bought some pony beads & tried this.. but its there a certain brand, or maybe a certain temp that i didnt do right..any tips? which pony beads are better in melting? any thoughts?

  • Karla Littke
    Karla Littke

    I just tried this and did them at 425 for 20 minutes. Turned out fine. I think you're supposed to do them at 400 degrees. The bumps mean they didn't stay in long enough. =) Trying glow in the dark myself, very soon.

Melted Pony Bead Bangle And Ring Set

Melted Pony Bead Bangle And Ring Set

Melted Bead Suncatchers - melt cheap pony beads (outside 10 minutes on grill or toaster oven)

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Stained Glass Cake Stand...I did it! I finally made something I pinned. I filled the bottom of a 12" cake pan with CHEAP, plastic, transparent pony beads...baked them in a 425 degree oven for 30-40 minutes until all the beads had melted...let pan cool for 20 minutes, then flipped the melted bead 'plate' out (really, it popped right out!) Finally, I glued it to a dollar store candle stick and ... presto ... cake stand!

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  • Anna Clark
    Anna Clark

    beautiful..great tips..thats what i needed.. i think i wasnt doin it right.. they were lumpy!..LOL..great pic!

  • Ilona Smits
    Ilona Smits

    I'm trying the same thing. Did you 'polish the borders'? Mine is not completely flat but has bead residu on the sides (hope you understand what I mean).

Melt plastic pony beads in cake pans or muffin tins to create beautiful suncatchers.

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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).

Melted beads = stain glass-esque lamp shade - HOME SWEET HOME

    How did you place the beades in the bowl to get the shape and design? I tried to make something using the seed beads, but they just would not melt!!!

pony beads melted in a cookie cutter

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  • Kateri Holbert
    Kateri Holbert

    How long and at what temperature?

Melted Bead Bowl - another great idea for melting pony beads. Really cute gift idea from the kids -- make and fill with candy!

Melted Bead Bowl

These look fun! Use pony beads to make sun catchers. Melt them in a muffin tin in the oven for 25 minutes or on the grill for 10. Supposedly they pop out without any residue or damage to the pan.

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  • Maddie Krieg
    Maddie Krieg

    That is such a cool and cute idea. You could put it on your front porch as a wreath like me and my mom do a lot.

  • Laurel Zucchini
    Laurel Zucchini

    Did this tonight with my 9yo daughter...she loved it!! Thanks!

  • Gia Marie
    Gia Marie

    What about the smell of burnt plastic coming fr the oven and stinking up the house ?

  • Riley Grogan
    Riley Grogan

    Its true I did this it worked perfectly Caution do NOT use Metalic beads they DONT melt!

Melted pony bead suncatchers Pie Pan, 400 degrees 20 minutes

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Melted pony beads

the melted bead bowl - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS

Melted Pony Beads

Second Chances by Susan-Tutorials: Melted Pony Beads

melted pony bead suncatcher

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