DIY Valentine Candy and Balloon Arrangement

DIY Valentine Candy and  Balloon Arragement

While in my local supermarket the other day, I saw some adorable gifts comprised of Valentine candy, a plush toy and a balloon. I knew right away that they would be the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for two of my granddaughters, but then I looked at the $13 price tag. The ones in my store, although incredibly cute, were very small. I knew right away that they would be super simple to make, for a fraction of the price.

After browsing around the floral department for a few minutes, I was able to find the items to make 2 of the Valentine candy gifts for just $12. This option much better suited my budget, and I was able to create them at a larger size!

Creating these adorable gifts couldn’t be any simpler. Here’s what you’ll need to make one of them:

Heart shaped box of Valentine chocolates
Heart shaped balloon on a stick
Small plush toy
Ribbon
Packing tape

{This is the back view}

DIY Valentine Candy and  Balloon Arragement

First attach the plush toy to the top of the box of chocolates. I used packing tape for this, but depending on the packaging of the candy, you might be able to use a hot glue gun.

Use a piece of tape to attach the bottom of the balloon stick to the back of the box of chocolates. To further secure the balloon, cut a piece of narrow ribbon (such as curling ribbon), and tie it around the neck of the plush toy and the balloon stick.

Embellish by tying large ribbon bow near the top of the balloon stick.

That’s it! Easy peasy! The next time you’re tempted to drop a lot of money on gifts from your local florist or supermarket, I hope you’ll consider how simple and economical it is to make your own.


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Comments

  1. natalie nichols says:

    These are really cute!

  2. If you have a Dollar Tree in your area you could have make them for a couple of dollars cheaper yet. They always have nice $1 items there. Check it out. Cute little arrangement you made for the grandkids – thanks for the idea

  3. What a great job. It really puts me in the mood for Valentines day.

  4. I’m all about DIY…it’s so fun and so much more thought put into it.

  5. the bee is just scary but i like the balloons

  6. cathy henatyszen says:

    I wish someone would make one of these for me… so cute beyond !!! thanks for the ideas

  7. I’m not very good @ crafts but I will forward this on to my DI who is a 1st grade teacher and loves to do them

  8. You should sell these, how cute they are

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

  9. Making your own is much more personable! You can also pick what you want to add and not have to settle!

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