Introduction: Gumball Machine Valentines (with Free Printable)

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Here are the gumball valentines that I designed. I think they turned out really cute. Hope you like them! Here is the tutorial and free printable, so you can make them too!

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Get the PDF to print the bottom part of the valentine here.
You can print it on any color paper card stock that you wish.

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Put gum balls in a bag, about 10 of them.
I used fold top sandwich bags for the gum balls,
but you can also use plastic wrap or other small clear baggies.

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Tie the bag closed.
I tied the bag with yarn,
but any string would work.

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Gather the end of the bag and tape to
the back of the printed portion of the valentine.

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Trim the end of the bag,
so it looks nice and doesn't hang
past the end of the valentine.

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Turn over...

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Hope that you like them!
** (p.s. You can use any candy in place of the gumballs.
they would look really cute with M&Ms too!)**


shauntel.messer (author)2015-02-08

Hey! When I googled this it said I could find the blank gumball machine printable here as well, do you know where it is by chance? I love love love this idea but we just wanted some without I "chews" you on it. Thanks so much for the printables and your idea, super cute!

Hi! Yes, you can find the blank version here:

kodak0 (author)2014-01-30

Hi, I really need the information more as you have provided in this valuable blog.

Delete_ (author)2013-09-07

So cooool

zamrin (author)2013-07-25

Omg so cool!

mgrether (author)2013-02-12

I can not get this to print on my MAC, can you please help me

mmmmeier (author)2013-02-09

cannot get this to print? are there any other ways to do it. my little boy has a party tomorrow, so i would need to get it asap. thanks!

ThreeMoonBabies (author)mmmmeier2013-02-10

Yes, check out my blog for more options:

Jessie Marie (author)2013-01-18

Cute idea!

Mariana_jiso (author)2012-05-07

Very creative. Could you upload the blank ones to the other host (the one is not Scribd)? Thanks a lot! :D

Yes, you can find the blank gumball printable on my blog:

breumer (author)2012-02-09


ThreeMoonBabies (author)2012-01-30

I'm so happy you guys like the valentines! Thanks for all of the sweet comments!

Cleaver and Colorful- love it!

jessyratfink (author)2012-01-08

Such a cute idea. I really want to make some of these. :)

larisay (author)2012-01-07


sherrycayheyhey (author)2012-01-07

Whichever kid passes these out is sure to have the best Valentine's card in the class!

scoochmaroo (author)2012-01-07

Oh man, this is so cute. What a great idea!

Thank you!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-01-07

Adorable! Wonderful idea!

Thanks! I'm so happy you like it!

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