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Mar 31 2016
1 year ago
5:00 PM MDT

DIY Candy Bouquet (Fun & Easy Gift Idea)

Mar 31, 2016 @ 5:00 PM MDT
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Easy Candy Bouquet DIY

If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea, consider creating a custom candy bouquet perfect for many different occasions! Create one for a birthday celebration, graduation gift, teacher gift or to acknowledge or thank just about anyone.  And most of these supplies can easily be found at your local dollar store so this idea is budget-friendly as well.
Candy Bouquet Supplies

Supplies Needed:

4 rectangle shaped boxes of candy
5-7 various candies or treats
hot glue gun plus glue sticks
floral foam
wood skewers or chopsticks
tissue paper in various colors/designs
ribbon and mini foil balloons for embellishments
Easy Candy Bouquet DIY by Hip2Save

Directions:

Start with 4 boxes of candy and glue the corners together using a hot glue gun. Next, glue the wood skewers to the back of each package of candy. For super thick candy bars, use two skewers. Cut floral foam so it’s just a tad bit smaller than the space inside the candy vase. Place foam in the middle of two pieces of tissue paper and press it down into the candy vase so the paper sticks out. Using smaller squares of tissue paper, poke the skewer through the tissue paper, and twist up paper around end of candy so it looks like a flower. Use a piece of tape to secure if desired. Arrange candy by sticking skewers in the foam. Use scissors to cut skewers if needed to arrange at varying heights. Embellish with foil balloon and ribbon.

Notes: My foam fit so tight within the candy vase that I didn’t need to add a bottom to my vase, but you could always hot glue a piece of scrap cardboard if needed. Also, if candy isn’t appropriate or desired, consider other snacks like nuts, dried fruit, trail mix, protein bars, etc!
candy bouquets for all occasions
I was inspired to make these as my local grocery store sells them in their floral department for $20 each as pictured above. As you can see, by simply changing the balloon and paper colors, you can customize this idea for different occasions. For instance, I’m planning on making my son’s coaches a baseball version using Cracker Jacks, sunflower seeds, Gatorade beverage packets, etc. Enjoy! 😀

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime!

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