How to Make Marshmallow Bunny Bouquets

Two Parts:Preparing the Flowers and MarshmallowsMaking the Bouquet

Candy or chocolate and flowers are the most popular items to give to a loved one during any occasion. So be frugal and combine marshmallow treats and flowers for your next surprise or Easter gift.

Part 1
Preparing the Flowers and Marshmallows

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    Preserve the flowers at all times. While the flowers may be of silk, they are still very delicate and the components may displace while fidgeting with it.
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    Choose your flower colors. Target for light Easter colors for the most suitable presentation.
    • Pink
    • Yellow
    • Light blue
    • Lavender
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    Use the same colors for your marshmallow peeps. Coordinate matching flower and candy colors instead of two clashing colors in the same bouquet.
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    Locate the center of each tulip. Wedge a half of a toothpick, sharp side down, into the exact middle of the blossom.
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    Position the marshmallow right side up.
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    Insert the marshmallow on the toothpick. Slide the bottom part securely on the toothpick, so that the marshmallow stands up straight.
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    Adjust any features. Rearrange any components of the flower to its original position if necessary.

Part 2
Making the Bouquet

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    Wrap the flowers in a cone shape of scrapbook paper. Take one end of the paper and roll it into a slanted curve to make a cone.
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    Secure the cone with tape. Use transparent tape in the middle of the bouquet to secure the paper.
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    Repeat the wrapping with cellophane. Use a medium to large sized sheet of clear cellophane and repeat the paper cone method. Use another piece of transparent tape to secure the edge.

Things You'll Need

  • Marshmallow bunny peeps, about 7 to 8 per bouquet
  • 1 bunch silk tulips
  • 1 sheet scrapbook paper, for each bouquet
  • Clear cellophane
  • Transparent tape (or clear Scotch tape)
  • 4 round toothpicks, broken in half

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Categories: Easter Crafts