Category: DIY

DIY Candy Tic Tac Toe

Happy Friday! Today we’re sharing a sweet treat you can make (and play with!) this weekend. These tic-tac-toe boards are completely edible and so much fun to make and use. Here’s how… Supplies: graham crackers, pink candy melts, red candy melts, candy conversation hearts, wax paper, a cookie sheet, and a Ziploc bag. Directions: 1. Melt pink candy melts in a wide bowl according to directions. 2. Break graham crackers into squares and dip into pink candy melts. 3. Shake off...

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DIY Heart Pencil Toppers

Today we’re sharing the easiest of all Valentine crafts! All you need are some pencils and some pipe cleaners! You may love this little detail so much you’ll leave it in your pencil cup all year round… First, bend the pipe cleaner in half and curve the two halves around to create a heart shape. At the base of the heart, wrap the excess pipe cleaner around the pencil to hide the loose ends. That’s all you need to create these simple and sweet pencils. What other projects...

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DIY Lollipop Flowers

Candy bouquets are the best kind of bouquets, don’t you think? These DIY Tootsie Pop flowers are so easy to assemble and make the sweetest gift for Valentine’s Day. Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: Lollipops, red felt, scissors, and an X-acto knife. Directions: 1. Cut a flower shape out one shade of felt and a smaller flower shape out of another shade. 2. Use an X-acto knife to cut a small X shape in the center of each flower. 3. Stack the flowers on top of each...

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DIY Frosted Heart Tumblers

This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Happy Monday! Here’s a fun DIY to kick off your week. Our frosted tumblers have always been such a hit, so we thought we’d make a Valentine’s Day version! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: – Frosted Glass Paint (Sadly, this exact paint has been discontinued, but we have found similar results by using this gloss paint instead.) –...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Sugar Scrub Favors

Happy Friday! Together with Places for Faces, we created a personalized favor that your valentines are sure to love. Here’s how to make your own delicious Valentine’s Day sugar scrub… Ingredients: 1 ½ C white granulated sugar, ¼ C coconut oil (melted and cooled), 6 drops red food coloring, 5-10 drops essential oils. Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until combined. Transfer to glass jars (ours are from the Target Dollar Spot!) and tie with baker’s...

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