DIY Candy Heart Succulent Pots | Popcorn and Chocolate

Candy Heart Plant Pots for Valentine’s Day

DIY Candy Heart Succulent Pots | Popcorn and ChocolateThese candy heart plant pots are the perfect gift to give away to your friends or coworkers on Valentine’s day. They are very quick and cheap to make so you could easily make a bunch to give away – or just make some for yourself to decorate your home with!  Keep reading below to learn how to make these candy heart planters. DIY Candy Heart Succulent Pots | Popcorn and Chocolate

Candy Heart Plant Pot for Valentine's Day | Popcorn and ChocolateBefore I teach you how to make these candy heart planters I have a confession to make. I’m kind of freaked out by candy hearts. When I was in 4th grade around Valentine’s Day I was eating a bunch of these candy hearts, as kids do, and shortly after I was sent home sick with the flu. In my kid head I thought the candy hearts were what made me sick. Ever since then I’ve had a huge food aversion to candy hearts. I haven’t eaten them since 4th grade (and probably never will). I was traumatized. Candy Heart Plant Pot for Valentine's Day | Popcorn and ChocolateThough I refuse to eat candy hearts that doesn’t mean I won’t craft with them! I love the bright colors and the cute messages they have… just not so much the taste. They are certainly abundant in January and February so it’s kind of hard to avoid them, so my as well embrace them as I did here. Candy Heart Succulent Pot | Popcorn and Chocolate

Valentine's Day Candy Heart Pot | Popcorn and ChocolateIf you do love candy hearts then this DIY is perfect for you! Quick and easy to make so you can give them away as Valentine’s Day gifts this year. Here’s what you will need:

Valentine's Day Candy Heart Pot | Popcorn and Chocolate

Materials:

  • Terra Cotta pot (or pots)
  • White paint
  • Paint brush
  • Mod Podge
  • Candy hearts picture  – I just googled this and chose one I liked

Instructions:

  1. Paint your terra cotta pot white. Mine took 2 coats – make sure you let it fully dry before you put a second coat on.
  2. Cut out individual candy hearts – as many as you want to cover your pot. Candy heart planters | Popcorn and Chocolate
  3. Using mod podge, glue on the cut out candy hearts on various places on your pot. If you like a lot of candy hearts then glue on a lot but if you like a more minimal look, like mine, just do a couple on each side. Candy heart planters | Popcorn and ChocolateOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACandy heart planters | Popcorn and Chocolate
  4. Let dry and stick a succulent in it!

See wasn’t that easy?? We gotcha girl – easy peasy gift ideas for your Valentine’s day! Let us know in the comments below any weird food aversions you have.Valentine's Day Candy Heart Succulent Pot | Popcorn and Chocolate

Valentine's Day Candy Heart Planter | Popcorn and Chocolate

Don’t forget to pin this DIY to your Valentine’s Day board 😉

Candy Heart Succulent Pot | Popcorn and Chocolate

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DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & Chocolate

DIY Valentine’s Day Marbled Hearts

DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateValentine’s day is in 4 days.. do you have do you have your gifts ready? If you are like us and do everything last minute, we have the perfect quick and easy DIY for you, and likely you already have all the supplies at home.DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateDIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateTo make these Valentine’s day marbled hearts, you will need some nail polish, paper, and a container that you don’t mind getting covered in nail polish (we used an empty yogurt container).DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateFirst cut out heart shapes on your paper. We recommend using card stock because it is sturdy and thick. You can either use a stencil to trace hearts or free-hand cut them out like we did. We also used the grade school heart making trick by folding the paper in half and cutting the heart along the fold so you have symmetrical sides.DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateNext, fill up your container with lukewarm water and probably you should grab some paper towels at this point too because things will get a bit messy from here on out. Drizzle a couple of drops of nail polish into the container and repeat with however many colors you want to use. Finally, dip the paper heart into the container with the nail polish and pull out as straight as you can. Set on a paper towel to dry.DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateDIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateThis project, although easy and uses minimal supplies, does take a little practice to get that pretty swirled marble look. We recommend working quickly once you have dropped the nail polish into the container as it tends to dry and get clumpy fast. We also recommend to have a toothpick or two handy between applications to clear out any residual nail polish. Just swirl the toothpick around the surface of the water and that’ll do the trick. Lastly, we definitely recommend wearing gloves and not making the mistake of dying your hands 4 different shades of pink like we did ;)DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & ChocolateThere you have it – a super simple last minute Valentine’s Day idea. You could hand these out as Valentine’s Day cards or just have fun making them for a little Galentine’s get-together.

Tell us: Do you leave everything to the last minute or do you plan far in advance? What are your Valentine’s Day plans?

DIY Valentine's Day Marbled Hearts | Popcorn & Chocolate