As I perused the candy aisle recently, the extra-large Hershey kisses caught my eye and I immediately thought it looked just like the top of a plastic drink bottle. When I got home I went to work creating Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Containers for Valentine’s Day. Don’t you just love it when a Craft Success happens? I know I do! I am so excited to be sharing today as part of the Creative Crafts Last Minute Valentine Crafts Edition, so scroll down to see all of the creative inspiration!
Valentine’s Day Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Containers
This week I am co-hosting Creative Crafts – Last Minute Valentine Crafts Edition with my crafty friends Laura from Me and My Inklings and Meg from Makeable Crafts and Ann from Bella Crafts Publishing. Featuring FUN printable files and craft projects just in time for Valentine’s Day. Check out my tutorial, then scroll down to see all the creativity AND stop back Friday and Saturday to see all the creative inspiration (and a fabulous giveaway)!
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Here’s what you need to make Upcycled Kiss Containers:
- Plastic Drink Bottles – straight from the recycle bin
- Aluminum Foil
- Cardboard – think a delivery box
- MONOTWIN Permanent Marker from Tombow
- Chocolate Kiss Candy
- Small Toys
- Scotch Tape
- Scissors – I love my Fiskars!
- JUMBO CHOCOLATE KISS SAYINGS FREE PRINTABLE – download below ⇓
Here’s how to create Cute Chocolate Kisses from Soda Bottles:
To begin the Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Containers, wash and dry the plastic drink bottles. Remove the lid and labels. Carefully cut the top section of the plastic drink bottle at the point where the tapering ends with scissors. My bottles are 2-liter and a 1-liter, but any size plastic drink bottles would work.
Repeat with additional plastic drink bottles. At this point, you will be able to wash and dry any additional residue from the inside of the bottles. Carefully trace the bottoms of the plastic drink bottles onto cardboard with the MONOTWIN Permanent Marker. Cut out the cardboard circles with scissors.
Flip the filled plastic drink bottle right side up on your work surface. Download and print the Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Container Sayings below ⇓ Select your favorite saying, cut it out and notch the right end with scissors. Leave the long tail on the left side of the saying and insert it into the spout of the plastic drink bottle.
Roll out a 12″ to 14″ length of aluminum foil and cut from the dispenser. Place the kiss container in the center of the foil square/rectangle. Carefully wrap the foil around the container using your hands. Shape the foil at the top of the container into a point, leaving the saying exposed.
The Perfect Valentine, Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Containers
I hope you will create my Jumbo Kiss Chocolate Kiss for Valentine’s Day and use them as a jumping-off point to show your friends and family just how much you love them. Take time to slow down and get crafty with the kiddos!
Now it’s time for some INSPIRATION (and a GIVEAWAY!)
Below are more adorable and fun projects to create with the ones you LOVE. We are participating in the Creative Crafts – Last Minute Valentine Crafts Edition. Scroll down to see all the goodness. Stop back by tomorrow for a round-up of all the super sweet projects!
First up is my co-host, Laura, with Me and My Inklings and she has created a fabulous set of Mason Jars Decoupaged with Napkins. Perfect for a fun Valentine’s Day sweet treat, a vase for pretty flowers, or even a container to decorate your kitchen counter.
Ann with Bella Crafts Publishing is my second co-host and has created a rainbow inspired Stenciled Heart Valentine Card. Ann is so talented with stenciling and stamping techniques on cards. I love the rainbow blend on this card. It is so simple and elegant!
My third co-host for Creative Crafts Last Minute Valentine’s Day Edition is Meg from Makeable Crafts who has created a super sweet Upcycled Valentine’s Day Project. This older piece of home decor has found a new life as a wonderful reminder spelling out your LOVE!
Now it’s time for the FUN STUFF! A GIVEAWAY!
We couldn’t let you go without some extra fun in the form of a GIVEAWAY! Enter below to win a HUGE Craft Stash Giveaway worth over $250, courtesy of Laura Kelly and your Creative Crafts Team!
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Today is day two, so check out the day one free printable files and projects. I promise you won’t be disappointed, but rather inspired! Sharing is caring, so pin my Jumbo Chocolate Kiss Containers for later!
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