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Valentine Candy Bottles & DIY Heart Arrows

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Every year, for Valentine’s Day, I love coming up with a fun and creative candy-filled gift to hand out to my friends and family. What better way to show your love than with a pretty bottle filled to the brim with candy!

Valentine Candy Bottles

Bottled Candy Supplies:
• Recycled soda bottles (with twist-off caps).
Bottle labels in Valentine’s Day colors
• Your favorite Valentine candy (small enough to fit through the mouth of the bottle).
Bottle carrier for easy transport (optional)

Step 1: Soak of the store bought labels from the bottles. Wash with soap and water, and set aside to dry completely.

Step 2: Once your bottles are dry, fill them up with candy. You can make your own funnel out of paper or drop them in by hand. Once full, twist the cap back onto each bottle.

Step 3: Decorate your labels with personalized bottle labels in pink and red colors. I chose the “Morocco” label style in four different colors (coral, hot pink, pale pink and peach).

DIY Heart Arrow Decoration:
Heart Labels (in red and pink colors)
• Wooden stir sticks
• Construction Paper (in red and pink colors)
• Craft Glue (I used Elmer’s)
• Scissors

Step 1: Place a heart label onto the end of the wooden stir stick and then add a second label to the back (so the heart labels are stuck together with the wooden stick in between).

Step 2: Using construction paper and scissors, cut out a feather shape for the end of your arrow. I doubled my construction paper and cut out two at a time. Then glue the feathers to the end of the wooden stick (back to back).

Tie an arrow to each bottle using bakers twine for extra cuteness.

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Rachel Beyer is an artist, designer and creative maker based in Portland, OR. She loves crafting, party planning and illustration. Rachel is also the creator of Camp Smartypants– a line of greeting cards, art prints and handmade goodies inspired by summer camp adventures. Visit her website: Camp Smartypants


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  1. Sarah davis says:

    Hiya,

    I have just come across your website, I don’t normally bother but I just wanted to say that it is fab! This sweetie bottle idea is the best ever. I am planning my wedding with a vintage/ pink sweetie theme and I am doing it all myself, so I am getting some great tips from you. If you have any other tips please let me know! Sarah

  2. can i order these?

  3. This is a very easy DIY you can make yourself! The bottle labels I used for this project are available for purchase here: http://www.evermine.com/all_labels/MO-39/

  4. Love this idea and plan on ordering the labels for this project but how will the bottle cap stay on the bottle after it has been filled with candy?

  5. If you use a bottle that has a twist off cap, you can twist it back on after you fill it with the candy.

  6. I am strugglinh with something, the bottle carrier i want to make myself but cant find any website to help me with that? do you know of anything?

  7. Hi Heleen,

    I haven’t seen any tutorials out there for making your own carriers. You could recycle a store bought one by covering it with construction paper? I found a photo on this website of an example: http://www.ornari.com/index.php/diy (scroll down to the bottom of the page)

    Also- we do carry blank bottle carriers as well, if you decide not to make your own: http://www.evermine.com/bottle-carriers/

  8. Hi do you have any idea where I can buy champagne refiner bottles to put sweeties in , apart from America

  9. Hi Sue,

    I would look at SpecialtyBottle.com. They have a variety of corked glass bottles: http://www.specialtybottle.com/corkedbottlesmi.aspx

  10. Hi Rachel, I’m curious to know what bottles did you use for these? Ex: Coca Cola, Fanta?

  11. Hi Jazmine, I don’t remember exactly what type of bottle I used for this project. Any sort of clear glass soda bottle would work!

    Thanks,
    Rachel

  12. Hi ^.^ Im having my Sweet 16 party in the summer and I was wonfering if you could tell me if we could customate the candy? I love this idea a lot. And our theme is candy. I aslo have facebook im not always on my email. So if you can search me up and message me there id really aprecate it (:
    Thanks,
    Shealyn Martin.

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