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Candy Holder Craft
by Michelle from Cook's Crafts
Love Bug Candy Holder
This candy holder craft makes the perfect Valentine's gift. Who wouldn't love a little bug full of candy?
The larger photo shows the love bug candy holder from the top. The smaller photo on the top right shows the bottom of the candy holder.Supply List:Any kind of small pieces of candysmall amount of craft glue1 re-used vending machine container or 1/2 of a plastic fillable ornamentSizes below are approx based on the size of your container1 black pom pom (this will be its head, so pick a large one)2 wiggle eyes1 black sticky back foam sheet2 black chenille stems2 Heart Pony Beads
(See pictures for placements)
1. Draw small hearts on the back of the foam sheet and cut out the hearts. Stick these hearts on back of clear part of container. About 8 or 10 should fit.
2. Find the center string of the pom pom and glue it to the container on one side of it. This will be its head.
3. Cut the chenille stems in half. Fold 1 in half, glue a pony heart to each end
glue into pom pom close to the container. This are the antennae of the bug.
4. Take the remaining 3 pieces of stem, curl the ends and glue them to the bottom of the container. These are the legs of the bug.
If you use the 1/2 of the ornament you will need to cut out a bottom from the foam and glue it to the container. The small photo on the top right is showing the bottom view of the love bug.
Fill with candy and give to your valentine!
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