Unique Gifts – DIY Candy Bouquets

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Candy centerpieces make wonderful handmade gifts that will be heartedly welcomed by anybody! This candy bouquet makes a perfect gift for Mother’s Day, for St. Valentine’s Day or for Birthday. It is easy to make and it looks really cute. For more Free DIY Candy Bouquet projects visit http://EdibleCrafts.com

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By: luchik (117 month(s) ago)

Hi Linda. I visited your site. You offer beautiful candy bouquets for a very affordable price. Wishing you every success!

By: lyndas9254 (120 month(s) ago)

Love the roses in a vase idea. I have seen some of your work and I like. Just haven't had time to create anything. Thanks for sharing. I am interested in your book as well for my biz. Check it out at http://www.yummybouquets.com. I would welcome your advice. Did you have a store?

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Incredible Edible Craftswww.EdibleCrafts.comDIY Candy Bouquets for Mothers Day : 

Incredible Edible Craftswww.EdibleCrafts.comDIY Candy Bouquets for Mothers Day Step-by-step instructions with pictures

Step 1. Find a vase for your bouquet. Fill the vase with red and white glass gems or plastic granules. : 

Step 1. Find a vase for your bouquet. Fill the vase with red and white glass gems or plastic granules.

Step 2. Prepare Styrofoam for silk arranging. It may be a mugplug or a foam ball of the appropriate diameter. Cut the floral foam to the proper size so it will act as a stopper for the vase. : 

Step 2. Prepare Styrofoam for silk arranging. It may be a mugplug or a foam ball of the appropriate diameter. Cut the floral foam to the proper size so it will act as a stopper for the vase.

Step 3. a) Cut 2 square pieces of green cellophane. Put the smaller piece on top of the larger piece, and then put the piece of Styrofoam in the middle of these cellophane pieces. Using two cellophane pieces gives a fuller appearance than using one piece. : 

Step 3. a) Cut 2 square pieces of green cellophane. Put the smaller piece on top of the larger piece, and then put the piece of Styrofoam in the middle of these cellophane pieces. Using two cellophane pieces gives a fuller appearance than using one piece.

b) Gather the cellophane up around the foam and insert it in the vase. : 

b) Gather the cellophane up around the foam and insert it in the vase.

Step 4. Cover the foam with decorative plastic grass, securing it with floral pins as necessary. : 

Step 4. Cover the foam with decorative plastic grass, securing it with floral pins as necessary.

Step 5. Make chocolate roses. For this arrangement, I made 12 chocolate roses.a) Take red cellophane wrap, Lindt milk chocolate truffles or other chocolates, stem wire (16 or 18 ga), red curling ribbon, green floral tape, and tools. : 

Step 5. Make chocolate roses. For this arrangement, I made 12 chocolate roses.a) Take red cellophane wrap, Lindt milk chocolate truffles or other chocolates, stem wire (16 or 18 ga), red curling ribbon, green floral tape, and tools.

b) Cut rectangular pieces of red cellophane wrap. I used 5” x 7” cellophane squares. : 

b) Cut rectangular pieces of red cellophane wrap. I used 5” x 7” cellophane squares.

c) Attach Lindt truffles to the stem wire using green floral tape. : 

c) Attach Lindt truffles to the stem wire using green floral tape.

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d) Wrap the wired chocolate with a prepared piece of red cellophane creating a cylinder shape (the height of the cylinder is 5”); you can use a little piece of clear scotch tape to secure the cellophane as a cylinder. Make sure that the cellophane cylinder extends down past the chocolate over the stem. Tie a red curling ribbon around the cellophane at the base of the chocolate, leaving a little bit of cellophane beneath it. The chocolate rose is ready! Repeat these steps to make as many roses as you would like.

e) Insert the roses in the vase spacing them evenly all around. : 

e) Insert the roses in the vase spacing them evenly all around.

Step 6. Insert the silk Baby’s breath flowers in the bouquet to fill in the bare spaces. : 

Step 6. Insert the silk Baby’s breath flowers in the bouquet to fill in the bare spaces.

Step 7. Make a bow out of the red ribbon and attach it to the front of the vase using double-sided tape or hot glue. : 

Step 7. Make a bow out of the red ribbon and attach it to the front of the vase using double-sided tape or hot glue.

Incredible Edible Craftswww.EdibleCrafts.comFor More DIY Candy Bouquet Projects visit my site : 

Incredible Edible Craftswww.EdibleCrafts.comFor More DIY Candy Bouquet Projects visit my site

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