Melted Bead Ornaments
Create your own colorful Christmas ornaments with the Wagner FURNO heat gun and some colorful crafts store beads.
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.
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.
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).
Let beads harden after heating
Once beads have melted to desired look, let beads re-harden for 20 minutes.
Remove cookie cutter
Remove cookie cutter to reveal ornament
Heat area to make hole for twine
Heat small area of ornament surface and make a hole using a wooden skewer or ice pick.
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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