GREAT GIFTS FOR MOMS
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Homemade Mother's Day Gifts - Step 6.
b) Fold the rectangle in half lengthwise.
c) Then wrap tissue paper around the chocolate pieces as shown in the pictures.
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 - 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.
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