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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Mini Valentine Chocolate Boxes

Here's a cute idea for Valentines Day, mini chocolate boxes. Fun for kids (or kids at heart) to make or receive. I've been sitting on this idea for awhile, patiently waiting to unveil it for Valentine's Day. Well, we're close enough to the holiday, plus you need time to make them, right? Directions below.

"Red M & M's"

Martha Stewart Corn Flower Craft Punch ( or one that looks similar)
Card stock - any color
Small box
tiny candy, m&m's, mini marshmallows, honey balls, etc....
craft punch
punch out flower using card stock
*make sure you don't use a paper that will react with the candy
bend petals up to form candy holder

Success tips * If candy cups are loose in the box, glue them down to stay in place. Or you can stuff them in so they don't move around.

* With deeper boxes create a second layer of candy. Place a piece of card stock in between layers.
Have Fun!


Beki - TheRustedChain said...

That is too cute!! You should contact the Martha Show and show them these. :)

mushroommeadows said...

Thank you for sharing this!!! It's so cute! I want to get the punch just to make it just like that. :)

Anonymous said...

Nice, sweet and loevely. Yes they are cute!

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jen v said...

really cute idea!

Melissa said...

Adorable! Thanks for sharing the idea.

Heleen said...

This looks real sweet!!Good idea.

Chase Clark said...

Gawd what a cute idea, it looks like something you'd see in a magazine, so cool!

Anonymous said...

soo yummy looking!

Scribbit said...

What a cute idea--so clever!

Hearts and Crafts said...

This is adorable!

Michelle Frae Cummings said...

I "knew" I reconized this! I saw it when I added my crown to the same contest! I'll add my vote for you!

Yanto said...

Really nice gift. It makes me think of Lotus flower.

Nancy said...

Absolutely wonderful! Those candy papers are amazing. Thanks so much for sharing.

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