How to Make a Candy Corsage

Start a birthday tradition by honoring your one-of-a-kind daughter with a one-of-a-kind candy corsage.


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You Will Need

  • Assorted 3-inch lengths of ribbon
  • Assorted 2-inch lengths of ribbon
  • A hot-glue gun
  • A 2- by 1-inch piece of plastic
  • Tulle
  • Decorative beads
  • Candy
  • 3 tie tacks


  1. Step 1

    Make tear drops

    Make teardrop shapes with your 3-inch lengths of ribbon and hot glue the ends along the perimeter of the piece of plastic.

  2. Overlap the ends of the ribbon to make your teardrop shape.

  3. Step 2

    Make more tear drops

    Make a second layer of teardrop shapes out of the 2-inch ribbons and glue them on top of the first layer.

  4. Step 3

    Fill in empty spots

    Glue pieces of tulle and decorative beads among the ribbon teardrops. Be creative with your design.

  5. Step 4

    Hot glue candy to plastic piece

    Glue your candy to the plastic to complete your corsage.

  6. Step 5

    Glue to tie tacks

    Glue three tie tacks to the back of the plastic piece and pin the corsage on your girl.

  7. The average American consumes approximately 25 pounds of candy each year.