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Just 2 Prove things don't quite......
Mum's bored again 2 day so whats she gonna do?
Shopping....NO DONE THAT ONCE THIS WEEK!
Washing....it's raining!
IRONING....WELL NOT CLOTHES!
.........P L A S T I C .......
To make a lump!
And show you sometimes things need a little work!
OPEN 2 IDEAS!

Posted by SuperCool and Really Trendy from Bradford, England, United Kingdom • Published See SuperCool and Really Trendy's 60 projects »
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  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather 2gether loads of kinds of plastic rubbish!
    And cut in2 loads of little chippings 4 melting 2gether

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use your kitchen scissors for this as it is quite hard! And watch out because it can go all over!
    Luckily I am the mum and it's my kitchen! (Plastic chip cookies! No Way!)

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Here it shows me making a sandwich (none edible) of foil,plastic n foil ready 2 iron!

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 4
    Step 4

    The iron was used dry but didn't seem to get hot enough 2 melt the plastic!
    Crappy iron! I am so glad I don't use it 2 much (whats that you say kids? I don't use it at all!)

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 5
    Step 5

    I shall use my trusty heat gun! That will melt it!
    Now I am sorry 2 say this next bit didn't work, and I have no piccies of it!
    BUT IT DIDN'T work in away!
    The plastic stuck to the foil! URRRR!
    So I heated it up again with my heat gun, and opened up the foil.

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 6
    Step 6

    This is the plastic being melted on the foil with my heat gun,but I found using greaseproof paper best!
    Some of the plastic stuck to the foil

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 7
    Step 7

    Here it is on greaseproof paper!Much better! Even better still no iron!
    Just a lump!(Stinky 2)

  • How to make a plastic bead. Stick 2 Plastic Bottle N Paper Beads 4 Now! - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now what 2 do with it?
    Who said bin it!Are you looking to upset me....
    I know I will put it 2 one-side and have a think!
    I think I should stick to plastic bottle beads....
    UNTIL I can buy something that will heat up to like a super nova heat!?
    Hair straighteners...(well they worked with wax once!

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Mama Zoe
Mama Zoe · Oshawa, Ontario, CA · 7 projects
I'm tempted to say try the oven on waxed-paper... but wondering what kinda fumes that'd create *frown*... hmmm.
I'm surprised the iron didn't work. Get a better iron? lol.
enh...sorry lol. Mayhaps I'll think of something... I'll let u know if I do!
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