The female half of humanity adores flowers and sweets from small to large. Going on a holiday to the birthday girl preparing a delicious or fragrant gift.
Why not double the joy of surprise and present flowers and sweets simultaneously in one bouquet.
This is a great idea!
Such an original gift is easy to make by yourself.
It turns out saving money and time in search of a gift.
- 1 Working out the idea of a bouquet of chocolates
- 2 Bouquet from sweets №1 (step by step) with own hands for beginners
- 3 Bouquet of chocolates №2 with tulips (step by step) with own hands
- 4 Bouquet from sweets №3 – step by step (with roses): by own hands
- 5 Bouquet of chocolates №4 with own hands for the bride from Rafaello and Ferrero Roche
Working out the idea of a bouquet of chocolates
At first, You need to decide on the type of flowers in the bouquet. What does the birthday girl prefer? Does she have any allergies to roses, tulips, crocuses, snowdrops? How old is she?
Secondly, the issue of the bouquet design is being decided. Will it be a standard bouquet? Or flowers in a box, on a stand, in a basket?
Thirdly, are bought in a candy store. Each type of flower corresponds to its own candy, based on the shape of the candy and its wrappers;
Fourthly, a selection of decorative ornaments for a bouquet of chocolates with your own hands. These can be butterflies, thin satin ribbons, artificial or fresh flowers. Of course, these decorations are easy to buy at the sewing accessories store, but making them yourself is a simple and enjoyable occupation;
Fifthly, preparation of tools and materials for the creative process: corrugated paper, scissors, glue, basket or box.
With this approach, success is guaranteed!
Bouquet from sweets №1 (step by step) with own hands for beginners
The gift consists of the sweets of the famous brand Rafaello. In addition, you will need: skewers, toothpicks, cardboard, foam, paper (corrugated white), silicone gun, adhesive tape, decorative jewelry in the form of beads, ribbons, mesh, organza in tone.
A frame is made for a bouquet of chocolates with own hands. Take the cardboard and glue in a tube. It is put on foam and cut off in the form shown in the picture. Foam is pasted with corrugated paper. Then the skewers are stuck with it, previously glued with glue. However, they can be inserted and later, when they are strung on buds.
A circle is cut from the cardboard with a diameter of 25-30 cm, and there is a hole in it. The resulting part is wrapped in a decorative ribbon. The cardboard tube holder is wrapped in corrugated paper. Then you can glue a circle with a hole to the plastic. It is recommended to fasten it as much as possible, since it is this part of the design that will hold a bouquet of chocolates with your own hands.
Fastening of “sweet flowers”. Raffaello sweets are worn with transparent small bags. They can be made from a transparent flower wrapper from a flower shop. Squares are cut from it. A toothpick is inserted into the Raffaello candy. Now the cut out squares wrap each candy, which at the base, at the location of the toothpick, is tied to a satin bow.
Collecting floral design. All the candies are stuck in the foam. It is recommended to start the assembly from the edge to the center. It is desirable to insert the first time to less deform such a brittle material.
A bouquet of chocolates with their own hands is decorated with artificial flowers, beads and ribbons. The figure shows flowers cut from satin ribbons in the form of circles. The edges of the fabric are processed on a candle flame. In the center is sewn an artificial pearl.
The highlight of the bouquet will be a drop of the favorite aromatic oil of the birthday girl.
Bouquet of chocolates №2 with tulips (step by step) with own hands
To produce such a wonderful bouquet, it is not enough. Only calico cloth of different colors, felt of dark green color, wire with a cross section of 1-2 mm, candies of pyramidal form or rectangular (not square at the base), skewers, teip-tape (decorative paper tape on an adhesive basis) will be required.
The calico is cut into pieces of a square-shaped cloth measuring 10/10 cm. It is recommended to do this along the direction of the filaments, not diagonally. Such actions will help to avoid unnecessary processing of the fabric along the edges, as when the diagonal incision the textile base will crumble.
The sweets in the wrapper are wrapped in tissue squares, as shown in the figure.
The sweets are inserted under the sweets, but it does not pierce the sweetness. The skewer wraps around corners of a square fabric and is very tightly wrapped with a tape tape.
At the base, a wire is inserted into the resulting flower, which also turns into a tape tape.
From the felt are cut shapes resembling the leaves of tulips. It is attached to the already known ribbon to the base of the flower.
All the “sweet flowers” are collected in a bouquet, which is tied with a satin ribbon. Everything, gentle spring bouquet from sweets by own hands is ready! Such a gift is appropriate to present to a little girl and a young lady.
Bouquet from sweets №3 – step by step (with roses): by own hands
A bouquet of roses is a chic gift. Any female representative will appreciate it. Making flowers for a sweet bouquet is hard work, but not difficult. The assembly scheme is simple and understandable.
Hand-made material and tools: pyramidal candies, decorative baskets, corrugated paper of soft pink and green, artificial rose leaves, wire with a cross section of 2 mm, tapes (decorative paper tape on glue base), glue gun, scissors, thin rubber bands for money of white color.
First, the first rose is made, as an example to all subsequent.
A rectangle of corrugated paper is gently pink. He bends in half. One corner is slightly rounded.
The candy is inserted into the resulting form. It is recommended to stretch the paper in the center. This will ensure an even fit. The paper will not crumple.
One edge of the future flower (in the case of an acute base) is wound with an elastic band. Thus, the flat side of the candy became the tip of the flower, where there should be that side of the corrugated paper, at which the corner was rounded.
At the base of the flower wire is inserted. Its length depends on the size of the basket used and can be from 15 cm or more.
The base of the flower is tightly wrapped with a tape tape.
Rosettes are made for roses. They are also cut out of corrugated paper. The required shape is a rectangle with rounded corners from the top. And then comes the time for magic: the center of the rectangle is stretched, the edges of the future petal are bent with a pen, pencils or a toothpick. The work is delicate and elegant.
The resulting petals are glued to the base of the “sweet flower”.
Corrugated paper of green color cuts narrow leaves (sepals) for the bud base. They are glued to the designated place. The process is completed by the creation of a flower in a flower. The bottom of the bud is wrapped with a tape tape so that a cup is formed, as in the picture. Tape tape does not stop and continues to wind down the wire – the stem.
It turned out to be a beautiful rose. Now the leaves in the bud can be given a variety of shapes.
According to the scheme described, the remaining “sweet roses” are made for a bouquet of chocolates with their own hands. For a small basket, as in the figure, it is enough to collect 30-35 roses. They all have different forms and time of ripening: from not opened buds to those that blossomed magnificently.
It is recommended to drop a few drops of aromatic rose oil into the bouquet or insert some real real flowers of roses.
Bouquet of chocolates №4 with own hands for the bride from Rafaello and Ferrero Roche
Bouquets of sweets Raffaello and Ferrero Roche are extremely popular. On the one hand, it is the most delicious confectionery. On the other hand, a beautiful package, ideally suited for a sweet bouquet. Weddings, played in any style: retro, American-gangster, sweet-lowe and so on, are in fashion. The brides liked to stand out not only with the color of the dress, but also with unusual accessories. A bouquet of chocolates can not only be presented to the newlyweds, but also made a personal bouquet of the bride.
To create such a bouquet you need to work hard. But if you have obtained the previous flowers from the chocolates with your own hands, then this one will surely turn out!
Hand-made materials: Raffaello and Ferrero Roche sweets, long skewers, 2 mm wire, corrugated paper or foil, golden ribbons, organza, tape or tapes (decorative adhesive tape on adhesive basis), scissors.
Each candy of Raffaello or Ferrero Rochet turns into a layer of foil in such a way that a flower with a stem will turn out. You can only use Raffaello sweets, wrapping them in an organza of a delicate pink color, as in the picture above.
In each resulting flower from below is inserted skewers and wire, which firmly-tightly wrapped with one more layer of foil.
If a pink organza is used, the flower-bud (bud base) is wrapped using a green tape.
From the organza, pieces of square-shaped tissue are cut out. If you are afraid that the edges of the fabric will begin to fall off at the wrong time, which is unlikely, set the edges near the candle flame.
With these square elements each flower turns around. They are fixed at the base of the bud on a thin ribbon.
All the flowers are collected in a bouquet, in which the stems are wrapped with scotch tape. If desired, you can tightly tie a ribbon, as described above in the master class for making a bouquet of chocolates with tulips by hand.
A bouquet of chocolates is decorated with corrugated paper. The upper edge of it is bent with a pencil or by hand. The thin bent edge is stretched.
Flowers are bandaged with a ribbon on a knot with a bow.
In the event that you decorate the bouquet with an organza, the fabric is wrapped in a circle several times. The width of the fabric is equal to the height of the bouquet. The stems are tied to graceful satin ribbons of different colors. It is not recommended to use a stapler to give the top of the bouquet of corrugation. It will look beautiful only from afar. In the case of portrait shooting – will create extra glare and reduce the attractiveness. Enough layers of organza in different places to bend outward, somewhere down. On top – with a glue gun and half pearls to decorate the bouquet.