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DIY Candy jewelry, a cool and easy gift idea to make her happy.

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New Year is over and it's time to loose some weight. Here's a little idea on how to use the candies you won't eat for the next few weeks. These original earrings and necklaces were Christmas presents for my sisters.
 
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Step 1: What you need

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- Clear nail varnish
- Cheap jewels
- Hard candies
- Epoxy glue
- Stick (something to mix the glue)
- Wax paper

Step 2: Apply varnish (many times)

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Apply a first layer of varnish on the candies. Let them dry on the wax paper during 30 minutes. Repeat 3 to 6 times until the layer is about 1mm thick. This process can take several hours... so do it while watching a movie.

Step 3: Make some epoxy glue

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Squeeze a little bit of glue from both syringe on a clean surface. The mix have to be 50-50 (the same quantity of both liquids).

Step 4: MIX

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Use a stick to merge the epoxy mix. Make sure to have a uniform substance. If you have a 5 minutes epoxy, you will have to apply it fast because it will soon become very hard.

Step 5: Apply epoxy

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Use the tip of the stick to glue the candy to the original jewel. Some soft candies like Gummy Bears can be entirely covered with epoxy to protect them.

Step 6: Let them DRY

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You can pin the earrings into something soft, like a sponge, to let them dry. For bigger candies, use a piece of wax paper. Let everything dry for a night.

Step 7: Pack

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Find a nice little box or make one. I won't tell you how to make a box...

Step 8: Give

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Choose someone you love.
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