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    cheap plastic beads, thin layer in pan. 400 degrees for about 20 min. When cool just invert, fall right out >> Pretty and easy!

    cook the beads in the oven on 400 degrees for about 25 to 30 minutes. Those directions were updated to use a gas grill outside or a toaster over outside

    Pretty cool idea for a homemade suncatcher windchime...might have to try it.

    First sun-catcher - SUMMER ACTIVITY! beads. You dump them into a round non-stick cake pan in a SINGLE layer, no greasing necessary and bake them in the oven on 400 for about 20 minutes.

    I adore this "trash"craft. See if you can guess what it is made from before you check it out.

    Alcohol Ink stained glass. Another stormy day craft...

    Main Street Quilt Pattern - That's a LOT of flying geese, but I like the movement of the pattern.

    - Perler Bead Placemats Excellent. If the Perler Beads are still at the lake, I can do this with the kids on thanksgiving :)

    fuse plastic grocery bags into sheets you can use. I saw this on the OPB Show Quilting Arts - where they decorate the bags and make it look like art for purses, quilts, etc. Beautiful!

    Melted bead suncatchers - Melted the beads in a metal cake pan and some ceramic dishes. Drilled a hole in them and strung them on fishing line.

    milk jug butterflies

    melt beads in cake pan - Google Search

    That is super-pretty and super-easy. Got to give this magazine art bowl a go!

    How do people come up with this stuff-If you melt a plastic cup made of type 6 recycling plastic-it works the same as shrinky dinks-WHO KNEW?!!!

    20 gifts kids can make.

    fried marbles. This is really cool, also tells you how to make into jewelry!

    Love these decoupaged crates!

    Melted Beads - Vase. First melt beads in a cake pan, let it cool, then place it on top of a tin can and stick it in the oven again!