Graduation Candy Lei
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DIY: Graduation Candy Lei

It’s the season of “congratulations on your graduation!” Whether it’s graduating from the elementary school playground to the halls of middle school or achieving a master’s degree — accomplishments deserve to be celebrated!

What better way to show your loved one that they achieved something *sweet* than with a graduation candy lei! Make this gift extra personal by doing-it-yourself and including your graduate’s favorite sweet goodies! And there’s no need to Google “candy lei ideas” either, because we have everything you need for this candy lei DIY project right here.

Candy lei DIY project: Step-by-step

Time needed: 25 minutes.

Make a candy lei to celebrate your graduate! Personalize it with these easy to follow steps!

  1. You’ll need:

    – Your Grad’s Favorite Candies
    – Plastic Cling Wrap (about 4 feet)
    – Clear Tape
    – Ribbon

  2. Lay out cling wrap & place candies on it.

    Lay your cling wrap on a flat surface and place your candies in the center, about 1-2 inches apart. You can use wrapped candy or loose candy and create a design with it. Step 2

  3. Fold cling wrap sides over candy.

    Fold one side of the cling wrap over the center of the candy. Repeat with the other side of cling wrap.Step 3

  4. Pinch & twist each section.

    Pinch and twist the cling wrap in between each candy section. Step 4: DIY Candy Lei

  5. Tape each section.

    Place tape over each twisted section to hold the candy in place.Step 5

  6. Join the ends with tape.

    Connect the two ends of the lei together with tape. Step 6: DIY Candy Lei

  7. Tie bows over each taped section.

    Tie ribbon pieces into bows over each taped section. Step 7: DIY Candy Lei

  8. Give to your grad!

    Give this sweet candy lei to your grad on their special day! Step 8: DIY Candy Lei

Candy Lei DIY Video

More of a video learner? Check out our Candy Lei DIY instructions in video format.

Looking for more sweet graduation gift ideas?

This candy lei idea is sure to make your grad feel extra special as they walk across the stage. Keep the excitement going with a Candy Club subscription box!

Also, browse through our list of 5 Unique and Fun Graduation Gifts that will let them enjoy the sweet life after all of their hard work! Hooray for the Class of 2019!