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Valentine Candy Hearts

Need some unique Valentine craft ideas? Consider making tasty Valentine candy hearts. They will make your sweetheart smile. This is an easy Valentine craft project. It takes about 25-30 minutes to complete. You can make it with your kids, just help them make the circle out of wire and then they can attach the candy to it themselves. Candy crafts are always a great choice to keep your kids entertained. See more homemade Valentine gifts (delicious Peeps Hearts Candy Bouquet).

Valentine hearts as homemade valentine gifts

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To make this Valentine's Day craft you will need: hard candy, red chenille wire, floral stem wire, narrow ribbon (red, pink, or white), and pliers. You can buy these materials in a craft store or even in Wal-Mart.

Valentine's Day craft - materials

Candy Hearts - Step 1. Take a piece of floral stem wire (16 ga or thicker; if you take thinner wire, use several pieces together to have a stronger heart frame). Bend the wire into a circle using pliers.

Candy hearts crafts

Valentine Hearts Crafts - Step 2. Shape the circle into a heart.

Valentine hearts crafts - step 2

Valentine Craft Ideas - Step 3. Take candies with red wrappers (cinnamon discs in this case) and using red chenille wire (pipe cleaner) join them to the outer contour of the heart.

Valentine craft ideas - DIY candy heart

Valentines Craft Ideas - Step 4. Make a loop out of a piece of narrow red ribbon and attach it to the back top of the heart with a little bit of hot glue. Now you can hang it wherever you want.

Valentines craft ideas - Candy heart craft

Valentine Crafts for Kids - Step 5.You can use any candy you want. Your candy heart can be any size. It is all up to you. For example, you can make a strawberry candy heart out of strawberry flavored hard candy. Or you can use cinnamon discs and mint starlight candy; you can see the result in the picture below.

Valentine crafts for kids - Candy heart project

I wish you Happy St. Valentine’s Day!

If you want to easily and quickly learn how to make candy bouquets either to start your own business or just to be able to make amazing memorable gifts for any occasion, see my “illustrated” step-by-step guides "How to make beautiful candy bouquets for fun and profit" and "Candy bouquet designs".

Lana Glass
Founder of the Site "Incredible Edible Crafts"

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