Airheads Roses Valentines Box

A little birdie told me about this Valentine’s contest that Airheads candy was having, turns out I’m so glad I went for it because I don’t know if I’ve ever been so proud of something I’ve made before…Ombre pink roses valentines box made from Airheads candy!

Ombre pink roses valentines box made from Airheads candy! Ombre pink roses valentines box made from Airheads candy!

I’m not gonna lie to you, this was a labor of love. I made each rose by rolling out a piece of Airheads candy (if you microwave it for 2-3 seconds it becomes really malleable) & then cutting out 5 petals. I then shaped each petal & rolled them together to form a rosebud. I used white, pink & red Airheads but also mixed together combinations of the three to create the ombre effect. All together I believe I made 4 different shades of pink.

And of course this Valentine’s gift is filled with…

Ombre pink roses valentines box made from Airheads candy!

Is it wrong if I give it to myself? I have to say it’s been a minute since I’ve had an Airheads but now I’m a total addict for the white ones. I’m literally sitting her chomping on one because editing the photos gave me cravings. Rehab might be in order.

This really is a cool contest & I have to thank Airheads for supporting us crafters. They could have done all sorts of things to promote their candy but they chose to celebrate creativity & that makes them pretty awesome in my book. If you’d like to see the other entries, there are some pretty darn good ones, you can click here. And you know, if you want to vote for me while you’re there I won’t stop you… (:

(No seriously, if you love me go vote)

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  1. Stephanie

    if you could make that, you could totally be on project runway and their unconventional materials challenge! so amazing!

    • Natasha

      I know, I’m so bummed! Maybe it takes a minute for them to load the new entries?? I’m looking into who to email now ):

  2. Crystal

    It was not on the webpage to VOTE.. :( Link it up again when it is fixed maybe! I would love to vote for yours it is nicer than all the other ones I saw. Good Luck!

  3. Airheads Candy

    Hey there. Sorry for the delay on getting it approved in the system. I have to check them manually to prevent spam. It is up now and you have received high amount of interaction. Best of luck and it looks great!

  4. Miranda

    Voted…and I have to say…yours honestly is one of the best! Hope you win! What do you get? Lifetime supply of airheads I hope. :)

    • Natasha

      Sure! You know Susan (from Crafterhours) and I were in our hotel room at Alt and she was helping me figure out what to do…I said I thought I could make roses really well out of the candy but just some candy flowers in a vase wasn’t very exciting. She suggested the box top and then I thought of the ombre. I’m lucky to have a crafty friend I can brainstorm with. (:

  5. QuaShaunta

    Seriously, not to knock the other contestants, but there is no contest! Yours is the BEST! Also, I don’t understand how you could doubt yourself. YOUR SO FREAKING TALENTED!!! BTW, I voted! GOOD LUCK, but you don’t need it.

  6. Amanda

    First of all, it’s beautiful and you’d never know it was made out of candy! I looked at the other entries on there and yours is by far the best!! And secondly, I wanted to tell you how inspiring you are. You were so open and honest about your health issues and the toll they were taking and then you just decided you weren’t going to let it take that toll anymore and you’re posting like crazy again, which is awesome because your blog is my favorite and that’s saying something because I follow a lot of blogs! I hope you’re feeling better and keep up the incredible work!! <3

    • Natasha

      Ok, so I’m totally going to read this comment every single day. Lol, seriously you have no idea how much that means to me. Trust me, I still get tired & grumpy but hearing that you noticed the effort I’m making, ugh, it just validates all the hard work! Thank you, thank you, thank you for your sweet words and taking the time to say them. (: (: (:

  7. WOW! That is so impressive and just beautiful. I voted for you and I hope you win- I’m hoping to get ticket for Alt NYC- it would be nice to meet you ;) thank you soooo much for adding my little blog to your blog roll.

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