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DIY Candy Gift Bouquets

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Have you ever seen these adorable beverage bouquets in gift shops or on Pinterest and thought, “I can do that and for a lot less money!”? Well, yes you can!

Whether you are looking for a holiday themed gift, a hostess gift or just a small token of appreciation, these beverage bouquets are inexpensive, easy to do and beautiful!

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Supplies:

  • Floral Foam
  • Toothpicks
  • Beverage bottles/cans
  • Candy, lollipops, gum
  • Curling Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • Optional-cupcake liners, plastic Easter eggs

Step #1)

Cut a piece of the floral foam to fit right on top of the can then hot glue the foam onto the top of the beverage can.

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Hint: invert the can and make an impression of the can’s top onto the foam as shown in the picture then cut around the impression.

If using a foam ball for a bottle, cut the bottom portion off to make it flat then using a melon baller, scoop out enough of the foam to fit perfectly on top of a beverage bottle. This step can be messy, but cutting it on a cutting board will make it easier to clean up the debris.

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*Optional: Cover the foam with a cupcake liner. I often use so much ribbon that I skip this step.

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Step #2)

Hot glue picks onto the candy and plastic eggs if using them. When dry randomly place picks, lollipops and plastic eggs into the foam.

DIY Candy Gift Bouquet

DIY Candy Gift Bouquet

 

Step #3)

Cut ribbon about 5 inches in length, tie onto a toothpick, curl with scissors and place the ribbon pick into the foam covering the bare spots.

DIY Candy Gift Bouquet

DIY Candy Gift Bouquet

 

DIY Candy Gift Bouquet

 

*Optional: Design a special greeting card to add to the bouquet. I like to print out a small greeting, cover with packing tape or contact paper, cut it out and glue it to a toothpick to insert into the foam.

DIY Candy Bouquet Gift

 

Your kids, their teachers, neighbors, anyone would love to receive a beverage bouquet! They are so colorful & fun! Make sure to let us know what theme you decided to make in the comment section below.

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