How do you keep Perler beads from breaking?
Another way to ensure that your perler beads don’t break apart is to provide them with a strong base like a canvas, a strong board, or a durable foam. After completing and ironing the perler beads, stick the pixel art on your base material, cut out the outline, and preserve it forever.
Can you melt Perler beads with a hair dryer?
Apart from drying your hair, you can use your electric hair-dryer to melt your Perler beads. Just place parchment paper over your creation before heating it. You’ll then need to flip it over to the other side once the pellets have melted.
What can I use instead of ironing paper for Perler beads?
Either parchment paper or wax paper work well as reusable ironing paper. You may not need to buy them separately as some beads packages (e.g. Perler Tray Of 4000 Beads With Idea Book ) already include ironing paper.
How do you make perler beads durable?
You can prevent your beads from cracking by ironing them a bit more after they start have cracks appear on them. If your perler bead creation breaks, put the pieces together on an ironing table and iron them out with parchment paper.
How do you glue magnets to perler beads?
In that case you will need to apply a little bit of craft glue to the back of the magnet and then stick it to the perler bead design. Let it dry completely before trying to hang it up on the fridge.