A Hawaiian lei is a small wreath or garland that is gifted to someone as a token of appreciation, hospitality, friendship and affection. They are traditionally worn around the neck and can be made from a variety of materials like flowers, paper, shells, feathers and Kukui nuts. However, if you are looking for something edible and fun, try out candy leis. Our assortment of tutorials with pictures show you how.
Want a fun party favor for the summers? Make your own candy leis that are high on funk but low on price making them the perfect substitute for traditional flower leis.
The supplies for these leis are mainly cellophane roll, candy, tissue paper, clear tape and ribbons. The project starts with cutting a long strip of cellophane and wrapping candies with it.
You can rely on a vivid candy lei to kick start the celebrations at a graduation party. Just click on the above link and scroll down to point number 3 to get the details.
The materials for this white lei are basically candies, plastic wrap and ribbon. Don’t the polka-dotted ribbons look cute?
For Christmas, you can have small, wrapped red and green candies on your lei. This lei is 36 inches long, sufficient to have a blast at a Hawaiian party. If you want to design a Mexican candy lei, you have to choose candies in the colors of its national flag.
Break the stereotype of a flower lei with a candy lei that scores with its vibrant colors, taste and creative quotient. The clear plastic tubing (poly tubing) holds the treats together.
Colorful candy wrappers would add to the looks of your lei. So choose from a variety of candies for your craft. It would best suit the occasion of preschool graduation.Kindergarten kids would be overjoyed to wear them. Note that this simple DIY is made without a plastic wrap.
Candy leis with money look beautiful, make your pocket happy and take care of your hunger pangs when you are busy partying.
This lovely candy lei would help you celebrate a birthday, anniversary or wedding in style. You can personalize it with your favorite candies. You can use tulle for decorating the lei and if designing it for boys, use blue candies and ribbons.
You can make this lei with candy bars, bubble gums, gummy bears, lollipops as well as little trinkets. Choose from hot favorites like Tootsie rolls, Ferrero Rocher, Hershey Kisses, Lindor (Lindt), Airheads, Hi-Chew and Werther’s candies.
Make a Smarties candy lei along the same lines as above to win over the kids at a birthday party. You would find that they can never have enough of them.
A candy lei with flowers would be apt for a spring party. It is a non-perishable substitute for a real flower lei.
It would be good if you can decide on the length of your candy lei beforehand so that it looks great on a kid.
The images are sure to motivate you in making the wonderful candy leis. They satiate your cravings for candies while looking beautiful around your neck.You would be glad to see the little ones gobbling them up after flaunting them to their heart’s content.
Published on January 28th 2020 by Peyton Derrida