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Jelly Bean Garland

Don’t you love the candy selection around Easter time? So colorful and spring-like, I want to buy (and eat!) it all. Conveniently, National Jelly Bean Day is April 22, so it’s a great time to stock up on your favorite jelly beans. I think it would be so much fun to have a jelly bean tasting party, especially with all the gourmet flavors available these days. Make this jelly bean garland to celebrate – you can even hand out the triangles as party favors once the day is over! (PS – Put any extra jelly beans in these fun Easter boxes!)

Jelly Bean Garland | Oh Happy Day!Jelly Bean Garland | Oh Happy Day!Jelly Bean Garland | Oh Happy Day!

Supplies: Jellybeans, disposable plastic piping bags, white cardstock, scissors, string, tape, pencil

Step 1: Trace the piping bag onto the white card and cut out as many triangles as desired.
Step 2: Put the paper triangle in the bag and fill with jelly beans.
Step 3: Cut off excess plastic, leaving about 1″ past the top of the paper triangle. Tape the plastic down firmly.
Step 4: Cut off the side bits of plastic that overhang.
Step 5: String the assembled bags onto your string. Be careful not to overload the string – the bags can get quite heavy. If you want lots of triangles on each string, making smaller triangles is a good idea. The triangles pictured are about 6″ from tip to base.

Jelly Bean Garland | Oh Happy Day!Jelly Bean Garland | Oh Happy Day!

  1. Vanessa

    April 1, 2014

    I want to wear this as a necklace! It’s like a modern version of the candy garlands worn during fiestas in Mexico. Talk about making new friends in a flash! 🙂

  2. Hannah {Sweets & Celebrations}

    April 1, 2014

    What a great idea! Love it!

  3. xfallenmon

    April 1, 2014

    Lol. What a super cool idea. Totally pinning this for later. Thanks for the idea!

  4. danielle @ this picture book life

    April 1, 2014

    This makes for a happy day indeed!!

  5. Rachel Faucett

    April 1, 2014

    Hi Jordan

    This makes me happy in my heart. I love jelly beans and Oh Happy Day. Your projects Rock!



      • jordan
      • April 1, 2014

      Thanks! Kathleen did an awesome job!

  6. Nadja - Cinnamon, please

    April 1, 2014

    This is genius! Such a fun idea, and it looks pretty too! 🙂

    // Nadja

  7. Marina @ Garlands in Paris

    April 1, 2014

    This is so happy, and perfect for Spring! Thanks for the idea.

  8. Tina @ Vintage Movement

    April 1, 2014

    This is the best! Can’t wait to make my own Jelly Bunting Garland – thank you for this fab idea! 🙂 Tina

  9. Ruzu@moonandroses

    April 1, 2014

    Looks fantastic, pretty cool idea

  10. Colleen Pastoor

    April 2, 2014

    Awesome! Such a great way to display ‘favours’

  11. lyndsay // coco cake land

    April 2, 2014

    ahhh kathleen you are so clever! i love this… so cute and fun!! ^__^

  12. Grace@ Sense and Simplicity

    April 3, 2014

    I love this idea. What a fun way to add a punch of colour to a celebration.

  13. Carla

    April 7, 2014

    I loved the idea!!! ♥

  14. Aline

    April 12, 2014

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