What to do with Fuse Beads

So here’s a craft throwback for you. Do you still have a stash of these? Fuse beads, perler beads, hana beads. Whatever it is that you call them, here are some ideas for how you can use them!

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

These colorful little plastic things are such a quick craft fix for when you just need to get your hands busy.

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

You can make a pretty cool 80’s necklace and pendant.

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

Lay your design out on a plate. Just think in pixels, and you’re all set. Iron for 10 seconds on each side, and you’re all done!

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

My chargers always seem to fall apart closest to the ends. Here’s a fun colorful solution!

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

Slice through each bead slowly with a craft knife. You must be very careful not to slice yourself in the process.

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

Open the bead up a little, and slip the cord through the slit.

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

You can also make coasters! You’ll have to make sure to iron one side thoroughly, so that water doesn’t seep through.

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

I made a random concentric circle design using colors in the same palette, and ironed away. You can also turn these into keychains! Adorable right?

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

What other projects have you made with these little beads? Tag @mikkomix on instagram, so I can have a look-see!

I Try DIY | What to do with Fuse Beads

September 26, 2014

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