Melted Bead Ornaments

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

Step 1

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 pic or bamboo skewer, twine or filament and a pot holder.

Step 2

Select bead colors of choice or mix and match bead colors to create a stained glass effect.

Step 3

Fill cookie cutter with beads (about a 1/4 of a cup)

Step 4

Put on mask and work by an open window.

Step 5

With heat gun on high, rotate gun over beads until beads begin to melt... (3-5 minutes depending on bead composition).

Step 6

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

Step 7

Remove cookie cutter to reveal ornament.

Step 8

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

Step 9

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 premade ornaments as inspiration.

Wagner FURNO heat guns have been named a top 100 This Old House product of 2017.

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