I love coming up with School Supplies DIY Ideas! One of my favorite things to create are DIY pens and pencils especially when I can incorporate candy and make DIY candy school supplies. You are going to love these miniature DIY candy pens. These miniature DIY candy pens are super easy to make and really look like Laffy Taffy candy. Follow these step by step instructions or follow along with the video tutorial to make these simple and cute pens. This is a great DIY craft idea to make for back to school. So let’s start now and learn how to make DIY pens at home (homemade)!
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Start with a piece of mini Laffy Taffy Candy
Careful remove the candy from wrapper (clean wrapper) and enjoy the candy!
Next you will need miniature pens (get yours here)
Remove the ink from the pen
Grab a sandwich bag
Use puffy paint color of your choice (you will want to match the color of
the Laffy Taffy candy you are using 🙂
With your puffy paint – start by making the shape of Laffy Taffy
Now fill it in……
Place the ink from the mini pen on top of puffy paint
Now go over the ink with puffy paint
Set aside and let dry
Here is the front & back of mine once it was dry
Grab your Laffy Taffy candy wrapper
Wrap your pen in the wrapper
Hot Glue wrapper back together
And that’s how you make this miniature DIY candy pen
Take it to school and write with it – this is a fun DIY back to school supply idea!
DIY Miniature candy pens – Laffy Taffy Pens – DIY school supply project video tutorial
- Miniature Laffy Taffy Candy
- Miniature Pen
- Puffy Paint
- Sandwich Bag
- Hot Glue
- Start with a piece of mini Laffy Taffy Candy
- Careful remove the candy from wrapper (clean wrapper)
- Next you will need miniature pens
- Remove the ink from the pen
- Grab a sandwich bag
- Use puffy paint color of your choice
- With your puffy paint - start by making the shape of Laffy Taffy
- Place the ink from the mini pen on top of puffy paint
- Now go over the ink with puffy paint
- Set aside and let dry
- Grab your Laffy Taffy candy wrapper
- Wrap your pen in the wrapper
- Hot Glue wrapper back together
Total time to make 10 minutes - additional time required for drying!
I hope you enjoyed this miniature DIY candy pen tutorial and you make lots of cool Laffy Taffy pens or pencils. I love decorating pens and if you have any other ideas to decorate your pens or pencils let me know in the comments. Also, let me know what other DIY school supply ideas you would like to see – DIY notebooks, DIY pencil cases, DIY binders, backpacks or maybe locker ideas. Homemade back to school supplies are fun to create cuz you can be creative, unique and one of a kind. They are also inexpensive and cheap as you can make them at home rather than buy them in the store. I love this craft idea as you can reuse / recycle candy wrappers and candy wrappers are so fun and colorful. This is a great craft activity for kids, teens and tweens – perfect for elementary school, middle school or high school or really anyone who loves candy. If you need more inspiration or back to school supply diy craft ideas then you can check out Pinterest. I hope you all enjoy your day – until next time – happy back to school!