Message In A Bottle Favors

Materials

  • Recycled plastic bottle
  • Cork stopper (to fit bottle)
  • Skinny wrapped candy (Designer used Tootsie Roll)
  • Darice Foamies Glitter Foam Sheets: Skull and Crossbones, Hearts
  • Print paper, in patterns of choice
  • Ribbon or hemp, 24” length
  • Sand or plastic rhinestones, small amount
  • Paper glue

Tools

  • Drill and small bit
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Ruler
  • Rubber bands

Directions

STEP 1

  • Wash and dry bottle. Remove labels. Cut bottle top from bottle.

STEP 2

  • Use hand drill to drill small hole through center of cork stopper (for ribbon or hemp to fit through).

STEP 3

  • Measure and cut 2”x9” print paper strip. Wrap strip around bottle; glue ends. Use rubber bands to hold strip in place while drying.

STEP 4

  • For message, measure and cut 3-1/2”x5” print rectangle. Use marker to write message on rectangle and outline edges. Roll message around candy.

STEP 5

  • Measure and cut 24” length of ribbon or hemp. Wrap length around center of candy; knot ends. Thread other length through hole in cork; knot ends on top.

STEP 6

  • Fill bottle with sand (for pirate) or rhinestones (for heart). Press foam stickers on outside of bottle as desired.

STEP 7

  • Position cork on top of bottle so candy/message hangs inside.

Note

  • 1. Adults, help kids when using hand drill.
by Melony Bradley
Message in a Bottle Favors
Message in a Bottle Favors