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Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

Create a fun gift or home decor item by using a vase, chocolate and a bow. Design a polka dot bow with how to decorate a vase with candyyour Bowdabra and have fun giving this easy gift to a friend, neighbor, loved one, or displaying it in your home.

Materials:

  • Bowdabra
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Chocolate
  • Vase
  • Ribbon
  • Valentine’s Day sticker or vinyl
  • Confetti

 

Instructions:
1. Gather all the supplies you will need to create a Valentine’s Day candy vase.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

2. Add chocolate to your vase. I used mini chocolate bars, red/white mints and tootsie rolls.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

3. Add white confetti to the top.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

4.. Add a Valentine’s Day vinyl heart.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

5. To make the bow cut 18” of Bowdabra Bow Wire. Fold the wire in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

6. Dovetail several 3-4” pieces of ribbon.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

7. Add the ribbon to the Bowdabra.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

8. Place a piece of ribbon in the Bowdabra. To make your first loop, fold and twist the ribbon and press into the Bowdabra. Create two loops on each side.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

9. Scrunch down with the Bowdabra Wand. While the bow is in the Mini Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the wire through the loop and pull the wire tightly.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

10. Take the bow out of the Bowdabra and tie the wire so it is tight. Fluff the bow.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

 

11. Tie the bow around the top of the vase or glue in place.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts: Candy Vase

Tutorial by Designer Emilee

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