Create a Valentines Candy Bouquet Using Dollar Tree Supplies!

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Here’s how to easily create a beautiful Valentines candy bouquet using goodies bought on the cheap to give to someone special. 

woman holding diy candy bouquet

Let’s get crafty with this sweet DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea.

This beautiful bouquet of candy looks fancy, but it’s honestly easy to create using wood skewers, floral foam, and hot glue. The base is made with four boxes of candy or chocolates. And you can customize it using the recipient’s favorite treats!

Add in some festive touches like tissue paper and a balloon pick to take it next level.

valentine's day candy bouquet with dollar tree supplies

Get everything you need at Dollar Tree!

My store had a huge assortment of festive Valentine’s Day candy, decor, and wrapping supplies to make this easy arrangement. I spent less than $20 on this project, and it makes such a thoughtful gift. The result is a cute arrangement anyone would be happy to receive!

supplies for candy bouquet

gluing four boxes of candy together as a base for bouquet

adding foam and tissue paper to candy bouquet

using hot glue to secure wood skewers to candy


Valentines Candy Bouquet


Supplies Needed



Start with 4 boxes of candy and glue the corners together using a hot glue gun. These will form the base, or vase, of the candy bouquet.


Cut floral foam so it’s just a tad bit smaller than the space inside the candy vase. Place foam in the middle of two pieces of tissue paper and press it down into the candy vase so the paper sticks out.


Glue the wood skewers to the back of each of the smaller packages of candy. For larger candy use two skewers.


Using smaller squares of tissue paper, poke the skewer through the tissue paper, and twist up paper around end of candy so it looks like a flower.


Arrange candy by sticking skewers in the foam. Use scissors to cut skewers if needed to arrange at varying heights. Embellish with foil balloon and ribbon on the sides if desired.

Extra tips for making a DIY candy bouquet:

  •  My foam fit so tight within the candy “vase” that I didn’t need to add a bottom to it, but you could always hot glue a piece of scrap cardboard if needed.
  • You could use clear packing tape instead of hot glue to secure the candy to wood skewers.
  • If candy isn’t appropriate or desired, consider other snacks like nuts, dried fruit, trail mix, protein bars, etc!

woman holding a bouquet of candy from dollar tree for valentine's day

I love this Valentine’s Day bouquet so much!

This was a blast to put together and I can’t wait to gift this to my husband. His favorite candies are chocolate-covered cherries, and will be excited for this! What a fun and easy project. I highly reonlinemend making one!

Check out this birthday version I created years ago!

bouquet of birthday candy and tissue paper

I love that you create DIY candy bouquets for every occasion!

Make one for a birthday celebration, graduation gift, teacher gift or to acknowledge or thank just about anyone. Most of these supplies can easily be found at your local Dollar Tree, so this idea is budget-friendly as well. If you’re planning to make up a few for gifting, you could order online for store pickup to save yourself a little time!

Have you made a candy bouquet before? Be sure to share any tips or tricks in the onlinements! 

Check out the cute Valentine’s Day individual cakes I baked!

About the writer:

Lina has a Bachelor's Degree from Northern Arizona University with 11 years of blogging and photography experience having work featured in, Martha Stewart, Country Living, Fox News, Buzzfeed, and HGTV.

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