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Perler Bead Snowflake | FREE Snowflake Perler Bead Patterns

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Make a Perler bead snowflake and create your own winter wonderland with these melty bead designs! These snowflake Perler beads are SO PRETTY and really easy to make.

We have 8 free Perler bead snowflake patterns for you to choose from, or you can design your own snowflakes, using our helpful tips and tricks! It’s such a fun indoor craft, perfect for keeping the kids busy this winter.

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How to Make a Perler Bead Snowflake

Create a Perler bead snowflake using our free printable patterns and melty beads! Then turn them into fridge magnets or Christmas ornaments. Scroll past the tutorial for even more ways to use them!

Author: Debbie Chapman

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Step 1: Find what you need

  • Gather your supplies and materials.The link to one of our free printable snowflake templates is in the materials list above. The other can be found below this tutorial.

Step 2: Make your Perler bead snowflake on the pegboard

Step 3: Iron the snowflake

Helpful Tips:

  1. If you have a clear pegboard you can place the template underneath it, making it super easy to follow the snowflake pattern!
  2. Add rhinestones to the ends and center of your Perler bead snowflake for a touch of shimmer.

Perler beads snowflakes made with free, printable patterns

Download our free Perler bead snowflake patterns:

Click on the links or images below to download our free, printable Perler bead snowflake templates! The PDF files will open in a new window.

Then simply follow along with the pattern on your device’s screen, or print the templates in colour on 8.5 x 11 (letter size) printer paper.

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Free printable Perler bead snowflake patterns

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Free patterns for making Perler bead snowflake designs

What are Perler beads?

Perler beads are small, cylindrical beads that are made from a non-toxic plastic. They’re also called “fuse beads” or “melty beads” because Perler beads are designed to be melted together!

You need a plastic pegboard to place the Perler beads on, and then you can create a pattern of your choice (like one of these beautiful snowflakes). Then cover the design with parchment paper and iron the beads together — the heat from the iron fuses the beads together into one piece!

10 Perler bead snowflakes on a sky blue background

How can I make my own Perler bead snowflake pattern?

You can follow along with our free snowflake patterns, but you can also easily create your own snowflakes! First, start in the center of the circular pegboard.

For some of our Perler bead snowflakes we have a bead in the very center, but you can also start your snowflake a row or two out from the middle. Then, work your way out so that the snowflake has 6 points.

You can create straight lines that are connected to each other, or you can create a web-like structure. Just make sure that each section of the snowflake is identical and equal.

Closeup of a Perler snowflake

What can I do with a Perler bead snowflake?

Here are some ideas to make these snowflake Perler beads beautiful and functional:

  • Turn your snowflake into a magnet and display it on the fridge
  • Hang the snowflake as a window decoration or suncatcher
  • Attach a jump ring through the top bead and create a keychain
  • Create a coaster by filling in the rest of the circular pegboard with clear melty beads
  • Make a Christmas tree ornament by attaching ribbon or twine
  • Use a glue dot to attach snowflake(s) to cardstock and place them in a picture frame
  • Attach the snowflake to the front of a DIY greeting card
  • Make a brooch/badge by gluing a pin to the back of the snowflake

DIY snowflake Perler beads

It’s so much fun to make a Perler bead snowflake! Use white fuse beads, like we did, or choose your own colours! These snowflake Perler beads also look great made from glitter fuse beads or different shades of blue.

Fun and easy Perler bead snowflakes

Here’s even more fun Perler bead ideas:

Christmas Perler Beads

Perler bead Christmas patterns

Perler Bead Flower

Perler bead flowers

Dinosaur Perler Beads

Easy dinosaur Perler bead patterns

Our book Low-Mess Crafts for Kids is loaded with 72 fun and simple craft ideas for kids! The projects are fun, easy and most importantly low-mess, so the clean up is simple!

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