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Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a homemade edible gift, perfect for friends and family! Lollipops make wonderful candy bouquets. Add little paper shamrocks to the tops of the lollipops for a beautiful festive arrangement.

Materials Needed:

  • Green & Blue Tissue Paper
  • Gold Embroider Thread or Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Lollipops
  • Rectangular Shaped Styrofoam
  • Green Construction Paper
  • Gold Paint Pen
  • Dry Adhesive
  • 1.5″ Wide Wire Ribbon
  • Pins
  • 7/8″ Wide Wire Ribbon
  • Gold Wire Garland
  • Green Wire Garland
  • Mini Bowdabra
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

Instructions:

1. Begin by wrapping lollipops in blue and green construction paper. Hold the paper in place with embroidery thread or Bowdabra Bow Wire.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

2. Cut out shamrocks and trace gold around the edges using a paint pen. Fold the edges of the shamrocks to give them dimension.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

3. Arrange lollipops in a long rectangular shaped Styrofoam piece.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

4. Use dry adhesive to attach the shamrocks to the top of the lollipops.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

5. Attach 1.5″ wide wire ribbon around the front of the Styrofoam. Use pins to hold it in place.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

6. To make the bow for the front of bouquet use the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold it in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

7. Cut ribbon and dovetail the ends for the tails of the bow. Fold the ribbon in half and at the crease mark press it into the Mini Bowdabra.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

8. To make the bow loops press the end of the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

9. Fold and press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra to make your first loop.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

10. Continue to fold and press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra to make a total of 6 loops.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

11. Add wire garland loops to the Mini Bowdabra.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

12. Add coordinating garland loops into the Mini Bowdabra.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

13. Add two smaller bow loops to the center of the bow to finish it.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

14. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

15. Thread the two loose ends of the wire through the loop. Pull the wire tightly.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

16. Bring the wire around to the back and tie it tightly.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

17. Bring the wire to the front and tie, again. Twist the wire around a pen and spiral it for fun ringlets.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

18. Use a pin to attach the bow to the front of the Styrofoam.

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

19. Your edible bouquet gift with shamrock lollipops is complete!

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipops Shamrock Bouquet

 

Edible Gifts Candy Lollipop Shamrock Bouquet

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