A DIY Candy Bouquet: The Perfect Gift Idea for Anyone!

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So you’re looking for a sweet gift idea?! Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’re going to set you up for success with a DIY Candy Bouquet! This candy bar bouquet is such a cute gift idea for anyone and ANY occasion! We’re talking Graduation, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, or even just a pick-me-up gift. A candy bar bouquet is sure to make anyone smile. I mean, who wouldn’t be thrilled with a bucket of chocolate? 😉

Super colorful and big DIY candy bouquet with a card. | The Dating Divas
Our sweet and simple DIY candy bouquet.

Candy Bouquet Supplies

Gather all the supplies to make these awesome candy bouquets. No worries, we’ve got a list right here to make it easy:

  • Bucket
  • Styrofoam ball
  • Wooden skewers
  • Tape
  • Tissue paper and/or crinkle paper
  • Candy bars (Pstt! It would be perfect if you could find out which candies the person you are gifting this to would love! And the Dollar Store would be a perfect place to get these for cheap!)
  • A sweet card…(Make sure to check out the CUTEST printable cards that are provided at the end of the post!)

How to Make a Candy Bouquet

STEP 1: Using a heavy-duty tape, like duck tape, attach one skewer to the back of each candy bar. I attached the tape at the top and the bottom to make sure that it would be secure!

Tons of different candy bars and duck tape to build a special candy bouquet. | The Dating Divas
Our favorite candy for our candy bouquet and heavy duty tape to build it with.

STEP 2: Grab your bucket and stuff it with a styrofoam block or ball. I used a styrofoam ball and cut it in half. I also had to put a small weight at the bottom to balance out all those candy bars! Chocolate is heavy!

Red bucket and candy bars to build a DIY candy bouquet for that special someone. | The Dating Divas
Yummy candy and a perfect sized bucket to use as your candy bouquet base.

STEP 3: Once your bucket is ready to go and all your candy has been attached to the wooden skewers, you’re ready to start placing the skewers into the styrofoam ball.

STEP 4: To make your candy bouquet look polished, add something to the base of the candy bars like tissue paper, crinkle paper, tulle or ribbon! We added some tissue paper and crinkle paper for a little pop of color and fun. We thought gold was the perfect pairing with all the yellows, blues, reds, and browns from the candy bars. Pick which looks best for you!

Candy attached to skewer sticks to display for your DIY candy bouquet.

STEP 5: To make the perfect candy bar bouquet, you’ll want to play with spacing, levels, and layers to get the look that you want! You’ll especially want to pay attention to the candy bar wrapper’s color to make sure that the colors are distributed evenly. Don’t be afraid to move the candy bars around even after you’ve placed them.

STEP 6: Last but not least, grab a card and write a sweet note to the special someone you are gifting this too! The pictured cards (printable pdf linked below!) open up and have space for you to add a little note inside. Let them know how much you love them!!!

Our adorable candy bouquet finished and ready to gift.

Is this not the perfect gift idea, or what?! You could gift this sweet bouquet time and time again to let someone know that you love and appreciate having them in your life! 🙂

Wanna see how to assemble this ADORABLE candy bouquet?! Check out the tutorial below!

Don’t forget! We’ve created the most darling printable cards for this super cute gift! Just click the download button below, print, and cut, and you’re ready to gift!

We hope your candy bouquet turned out perfectly! If you’re on the hunt for more easy ways to show someone love and appreciation, check out these other great ideas:

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Candy Bouquet Cards

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I am passionate about laughing, fitness, baking yummy treats, and of course marriage! ;) My husband and I pick up every summer and move to a new state for his job, which is perfect for us because we LOVE adventure and to travel! Our favorite places to go are Disneyland (of course!) OR Harry Potter World. The way to my heart is Dr. Pepper with LOTS of ice, video games (I'm a kid at heart) and Hot Cheetos. Yummy!

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  1. Next time someone asks what I want for my birthday, I am sending them a link to this post and a list of my favorite candy lol!

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