This has to be the cutest Valentine gift for kids! What kid doesn’t LOVE bubblegum?
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My girls and I were thinking of the perfect DIY Valentine ideas. A few things stumbled around in our heads, but we all liked the idea of using bubblegum. Bubblegum is bright, bubbly and cheerful. I thought that we should do something with the classic bubblegum machines like the ones I grew up with and this craft was born! These Mini Bubblegum Machine Valentines are sure to brighten up your Valentine’s Day! We made a bunch of these and it didn’t take us very long and only requires minimal craft skills! Yay!
Here is another fun idea using bubblegum: Rainbow Bubblegum Necklaces!
Mini Bubblegum Machine Valentine’s are a super cute gift for Valentine’s Day!
Supplies you will need:
Multicolored Bubblegum balls (affiliate link)
2 1/2 inch Plastic Fill-able Ornament (affiliate link)
Red Paper Cups (affiliate link)
Metallic gray Scrapbook paper (affiliate link)
The base of the bubblegum machine was made from a small red paper cup. I placed a band around the cup where I needed to cut it. Then I traced around the band onto the cup to make a line to cut on. Then I just cut it out.
The little ornaments that I bought from Hobby Lobby (not a Christmas item – they were found by the glass jars) have a ring on the top. I punched a hole with my scissors in the bottom of the cup and placed the ornament (already filled with bubblegum) inside. I taped it on the inside to secure. (If you will be passing these out I would go ahead and place some tape to the seams to to make sure they don’t fly open!) Then I cut out a little heart in a metallic gray and a ribbon shape out of pink and wrote “I Chews You!” on it! SO fun!
The cutest Valentine ever! It’s also gender-neutral!
Have a great Valentine’s Day!!
Be sure to check out these other cute Valentine’s Day Ideas too!
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