DIY: Valentine’s Day Printable “Eye Candy” Party Favors

We’re thrilled to welcome Melissa Rose of the awesome blog  Design Eat Repeat to our talented roster of Julep contributors. She’ll be sharing all kinds of clever crafts and DIYs—welcome, Melissa!

Showing your love doesn’t have to be mushy, gushy, and time consuming and these “eye candy” party favors are here to prove it! This Valentine’s Day, throw the serious, sappy love letters out the door and opt for something a little more witty, sweet, and eye-catching. With this printable template, you can whip up some tasty treats using your home printer and a few materials you probably have laying around the house.

Click through for the step-by-step instructions

Printable “Eye Candy” Labels (for personal use only)
• Small plastic treat bags
• Tape
• Scissors
• Paper
• Heart candies (the ones shown here are Gobstopper Heart Breakers candies)


1. Print out the free printable template and cut out with a scissors or Xacto knife.

2. Fill a small treat bag with heart candies and seal shut.

3. Use tape or use food-safe glue to attach a heart candy to the center of each eye. Once attached, tape each bag to the back of each eye printable.

4. You’re done! Hand out as Valentine treats to your favorite peeps!

Whether you’re hosting a party or just want to hand out a few treats to your friends, little gifts like these can be a nice gesture to brighten this sometimes not-so-loved holiday. Besides, who doesn’t love a little eye candy in their life?

More Valentine’s Day DIYs:
Valentine’s Day Party Glasses
• No-Sew Valentine Mail Bag
• “Stuck on You” Valentine’s Day Pins
• Valentine Present Toppers

Find more of Melissa on her blog.

  1. This is absolutely adorable – thank you so much for the printable. Pinned!

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