Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Anne of Green Gables Chocolates {Free Printable}


"Kindred spirits are not as scarce as I used to think."

Anne of Green Gables is currently one of our oldest daughter's favorite books. Last summer we celebrated her 11th birthday with an Anne of Green Gables themed party!  I made simple party favors with Hershey's Nuggets and a few favorite quotes from the book, similar to the Bible Candy Valentines we made last year. She has been rereading the beautiful hardcover edition we gave her on her birthday and, with the feast of St. Valentine right around the corner, she has been considering making these again as Valentines to give to friends at our annual party. You can download my document here if you'd like to make them as well!



"True Friends are always together in spirit."

Anne of Green Gables Chocolates
{Party Favors or Valentine Cards}

Supplies:
  • 1 bag of Hershey's Nuggets (I purchased the 18 oz "Family Bag" of Milk Chocolate with Toffee & Almond, wrapped in gold)
  • 1-2 sheets of Green Card Stock cut into 2.25" x 1.5" cards
  • 1/8" Ribbon or Yarn cut in 2 1/2" to 3" lengths
  • Scissors and Glue Stick
  • Free Printable

Assemble: 
  1. Glue about 1/2" of the ribbon to the middle of your green paper rectangle. 
  2. Add additional glue to the paper and center the wrapped chocolates on the paper, side by side, over the ribbon. 
  3. Cut out the printed text (from printable or create your own) and fold in half. Cover the back with glue and attach it to the top of the chocolates, sticking the folded center down the middle of the two chocolates, creating the appearance of an open book. 
  4. Take the ribbon and put a little glue in the center of the side facing you. Bring the ribbon over the two pieces of chocolate and place it right down the middle of the open pages. You might need to press the ribbon down gently (with your finger or a paperclip) so it will stick. Let dry completely. 
Optional: Add To/Love labels to the back of each if using for Valentine Cards. 


You can find a detailed tutorial with additional pictures here: Bible Candy Valentines

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"Isn't it nice to know that tomorrow is a new day
 with no mistakes in it yet?"