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Homemade Mother's Day Gifts Ė Candy Bouquet "Tulips"

Mother's Day is all about your Mom. No matter how busy you are or how old you are you should find time to thank your Mom who has given you so much. Make your mom feel really special with a personalized gift. Homemade Mother's day gifts will show your Mom how much you care. A candy centerpiece below will make a beautiful gift. You can add a personalized homemade card to the bouquet to make it extra special.

Homemade Mother's Day gifts - candy bouquet

Note: "This craft project is copyrighted. You may not post this project to any other site. However, you are welcome to link back to this page."

Materials used for this Mothers Day Gift: a flower pot, green and red tissue paper, Ferrero Rocher chocolates, red ribbon, floral foam, green floral tape, red cellophane, bamboo skewers, and tools.

Step 1. Take a flower pot of any color. Insert a piece of floral foam into the pot so it fits snugly.

Step 2. Take a big square of green tissue paper and red ribbon. Put the flower pot in the center of the tissue paper square. Wrap the tissue paper around the pot and secure it with a piece of red ribbon or a piece of red curling ribbon.

homemade Mother's Day gifts - decorating a container

Step 3. Prepare Ferrero Rocher chocolates, red cello squares, bamboo skewers, green floral tape and scissors.

Step 4. Itís time to start making candy flowers. Take a Ferrero Rocher chocolate and a square of red cello. Then wrap chocolate piece with a square of red cellophane gathering the cellophane at one end.

Mother's Day gift ideas - step 4

Step 5. If necessary, cut the extra cellophane off with scissors. Before twisting the cellophane closed, slip in a bamboo skewer; do not poke it into the chocolate itself. Wrap green floral tape tightly over the loose end of the cellophane continuing down the skewer.

Mother's Day gift ideas - making a candy flower

Homemade Mother's Day Gifts - Step 6.

a) Take red tissue paper or red crepe paper. Cut 9 inches x 7 inches rectangles.

Mother's Day crafts - step 6a

b) Fold the rectangle in half lengthwise.

Mother's Day crafts - step 6b

c) Then wrap tissue paper around the chocolate pieces as shown in the pictures.

Candy crafts - step 6c1

Candy crafts - step 6c2

Making candy and paper flowers - step 6c3

Homemade Mother's Day gifts - candy flower bouquet

DIY Candy flower

Homemade Mother's Day Gifts - Step 7. To finish a candy tulip, you need to attach one or two leaves to the skewer. Cut leaves out of green tissue paper or crepe paper. Secure the leaf to the candy flower stick with green floral tape.

Homemade Mother's Day gifts - attaching leaves to candy flowers

Homemade Mother's Day Gifts - Step 8. Make as many candy flowers as you would like. Arrange them in the flower pot they way you like it. Your Motherís Day gift is almost ready.

Homemade Mother's Day Gifts - Step 9. You can add some decorative elements to your candy bouquet to make it even more interesting. For example a plastic lady bug, a pick "Happy Mothers Day", a balloon "Best Mom", a personalized card with a special message, etc.

Happy Mother's Day!

Homemade Mother's Day gifts - DIY candy centerpiece

Candy Bouquet Designs ebook If you would like to learn how to make sweet bouquets for sale, see my step-by-step guides on how to make candy bouquets with all techniques and secrets.

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