How to Make Your Own Candy Bar Bouquets

Everyone has someone in their life who has a sweet tooth. Now it's time again to come up with something special for their big day -- a birthday, anniversary, graduation, or some other occasion worth celebrating. A bouquet made of candy bars is a creative way to lavishly show them you care. The great thing about a candy bar bouquet is that you can make it yourself in less than an hour.

Things You'll Need

  • Vase/basket
  • Wooden skewers
  • Glue gun
  • Colorful tissue
  • Hard candies (such as Red-Hots)
  • Candy bars

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Step 1

Purchase supplies at a craft store, such as Hobby Lobby or Michael's. If you plan to make a large bouquet, consider going to Costco or Sam's to pick up the candy bars.

Step 2

Fill the vessel -- vase or basket -- with hard candies. This can be a sea of Red-Hots or just a bunch of peppermints, but make sure they fill the vessel high enough so they will support the skewers.

Step 3

Warm up the glue gun. Once the glue is hot, put a strip on the back of the first candy bar, then secure the wooden skewer to the glue. Repeat with each candy bar.

Step 4

Cut the tissue paper into large (at least 6-by-6-inch) squares. Poke the free end of the skewer through the center of the square and pull up to frame the candy bar.

Step 5

Push each skewer into the hard candies. If desired, cut some of the skewers so the height of the candy bars are staggered. Arrange with equal distance between each skewer.


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