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Easy Dollar Tree Valentines!

I was in my local grocery store and saw a Valentine’s gift that was similar to the first pic above for $25 and with about half of the candy (and no balloon)! I knew I could do better… so I stopped at Dollar Tree for some supplies, and was able to create TWO Valentine’s gifts for about the same amount! WHAT YOU WILL NEED (CANDY BUCKET): Round Valentine’s themed tub (they have several design options) Valentine’s balloon Pack of hearts on sticks Candy! (I purchased a total of $7) Multipacks (like the Reese’s and lollipops) will give you more for your money Floral foam – I used 2 for this bucket Wooden craft dowels Bag of red or pink paper shreds – find them by the gift bags Masking tape (I already had this on hand) INSTRUCTIONS: Cut down your floral foam a couple inches below the top of the bucket so you have room to add the paper shreds at the end. This part doesn’t need to look pretty – you just need to …