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Making a Candy Bouquet

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Making a Candy Bouquet

A fun gift to create for a special candy lover. This guide is about making a candy bouquet.

Video: Valentine's Day Candy Bouquet

Surprise your sweetie with this candy bouquet on a special day. Check out this video and learn how easy it is to make.

Video: Candy Bouquet With Candy Vase

Check out how easy it is to make your own candy bouquet in this short video. Candy bouquets are a great gift on any special occasion.

Solutions: Making a Candy Bouquet

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Valentine's Day Candy Bouquet

valentines day candy bouquet

A candy bouquet is a fun alternative to flowers on Valentine's day. You don't need to spend a lot of money on one at a store either. They are super easy to make and making your own allows you to customize it for your loved one!

Supplies:

  • 4 boxes of Valentine's M & Ms
  • Dove hearts
  • Hershey's mini candy bars
  • York peppermint hearts
  • Reese's PB heart
  • Russell Stover's strawberry heart
  • boxes of conversation hearts
  • chocolate heart lollipop
  • other assorted candy
  • wooden dowels
  • floral foam block
  • knife
  • curling ribbon
  • scissors
  • tissue paper
  • hot glue gun
supplies

Steps:

  1. Glue the M & Ms boxes together to form a vase.glue boxes for vase 1glue boxes for vase 3
  2. Cut the floral foam block down to fit inside. Cut it to be about 1 inch below the top of the vase.insert foam block
  3. Cut two squares of tissue paper and use them to cover the floral foam.add tissue paper
  4. Use a pencil sharpener to sharpen the end of the dowels.sharpen dowels
  5. Glue mini candy bars to the dowel. Then glue a second layer on to cover the dowel completely.mini candy bars 2
  6. Glue Dove hearts onto the dowel. Then turn the dowel over and cover the backside with more hearts.dove hearts 2
  7. Glue bigger candy onto dowels. You may need to use extra glue to keep them on the dowel, since they are heavy.big candy 1big candy 2
  8. Begin arranging the candy, by pushing the dowels into the foam block.insert candy into foam 4
  9. Tuck additional tissue paper around the bottom of the candy to cover up the exposed dowels. insert candy into foam 5
  10. You can glue additional candy onto shorter dowels to fill in empty spaces.conversation heartschocolate hearts
  11. Wrap curling ribbon around the vase and tie it. Create a bow and curl the ends.add ribbon

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Candy Bouquet With Candy Vase

candy bouquet

Candy bouquets are a fun gift to give or receive, but they can be expensive to buy! Luckily they are easy to make yourself and much cheaper.

Approximate Time: 40 minutes

Supplies:

  • 4 "movie boxes" of candy (all the same size)
  • full size candies
  • miniature candies
  • wooden dowels
  • floral foam block
  • hot glue gun
  • tissue paper

Steps:

  1. Run a line of glue down the side of one box, then attach it to back of a second box. Repeat until all four boxes are attached to form the vase. making candy vasegluing edge
  2. Measure the opening in the vase. Cut the floral block down to fit inside. Cut it about 1/2 inch shorter than the vase, too. Insert it into the vase.inserting foam
  3. Run a line of hot glue down the back of each large candy bar. Attach the dowel and allow to dry. Repeat with the mini candy bars. NOTE: If you glue the dowel onto the loose flap on the back of the candy bar, you may want to put a small amount of glue under the flap to hold it in place. This will keep the candy from flopping around on the dowel.large candiesmini candies
  4. Arrange the candies into a bouquet by poking them into the foam. Once you are happy with the arrangement, carefully remove the foam block from the vase.arrange bouquet
  5. Set the foam block onto a piece of tissue paper, then pull the sides up to cover the block. Gently side the foam block back into the vase. Arrange the tissue edges to cover up the exposed dowels.wrap with tissue

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Making a Valentine's Day Candy Bouquet

Valentine's Day Candy BouquetFlowers are beautiful and a delightful gift to receive, but you can't eat them. Try this candy bouquet instead or in addition to the traditional bouquet of flowers. This is a guide about making a Valentine's Day candy bouquet.

Mother's Day Candy Bar Bouquet

candy bar bouquet

Materials:

  • 2 fern silk flowers
  • 3 silk roses
  • 6 candy bars
  • 6 candy bars wrappers from professional or make up
  • your own with computer
  • 6 plastic floral card holders
  • green tissue paper
  • curling ribbon or cloth ribbon

Instructions:

    Take candy bars and wrap with professional candy wrappers as I did. I sell these glossy wrappers, but you can do something similar with your computer or gift wrap and lettering.

  1. Wrap bars and attach to plastic floral picks the kind similar to when you purchase real flowers and there is a card attached, but these are a bit wider to hold candy bar.
  2. Place several sheets of green tissue at a diagonal and place ferns and candy bars and flowers. Wrap tissue and tie with bow. This can also be done for graduations, birthdays, whatever.

By Carol from MA

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