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Melted Bead Ornaments

Create your own colorful Christmas ornaments with the Wagner FURNO heat gun and some colorful crafts store beads.


Gather Supplies

On a paper-covered work surface, assemble all the tools and materials including a Wagner FURNO heat gun, clear plastic craft beads in various sizes, cookie cutters in shapes of your choice, paint mask, ice pick or bamboo skewer, twine or filament and a pot holder.

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Select bead colors

Select bead colors of choice or mix and match bead colors to create a stained glass effect.
Put on mask and work by an open window.

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Heat beads with heat gun

With heat gun on high, rotate gun over beads until beads begin to melt... (three to five minutes depending on bead composition).

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Let beads harden after heating

Once beads have melted to desired look, let beads re-harden for 20 minutes.

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Remove cookie cutter

Remove cookie cutter to reveal ornament

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Heat area to make hole for twine

Heat small area of ornament surface and make a hole using a wooden skewer or ice pick.

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Finish ornament and hang

Cool thoroughly and hang from twine or filament.
GREAT GIFT IDEA... give the FURNO heat gun as a gift and attach a few of the pre-made ornaments as inspiration.

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