A Bowling Party :: Bowling Party Favors

My twins turned seven a few days ago and we’ll be celebrating next week with a bowling party at a local bowling alley.  I’ve been having a great time getting things ready and I’ll be sharing a few of my favorite details over the next few days, then capping it off with the full party post!

Today I want to show you how I made these fun bowling lollipops!

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I bought a bowling lollipop mold {affiliate link: CK Products Bowling Pins and Ball Sucker Chocolate Mold} and candy melt in red, white, and dark brown.

To make the details of the mold, I used a small clean paint brush to paint the red lines and tiny white dots on the ball, then placed the mold in the freezer until the candy was solid.  Then I filled the bowling ball with dark brown candy melt and let it solidify as well.

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When the first colors were completely firm, I filled the rest of the mold with white candy melt, shook it carefully to disperse it {the warm candy melt will soften the first layers so you need to be careful not to disrupt them when you’re spreading the white layer}, put the lollipop sticks in place, and popped the mold back in the freezer.

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They turned out really cute and they’ll make a fun little treat for the partygoers, won’t they?

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I wrapped the bowling party favors in pretzel bags, sealed them by wrapping black washi tape around the bag and stick …

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… and displayed them in a galvanized tin.

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Be sure to pop back tomorrow … I’ll be sharing the fun goody bags the guests will be taking home!
For other bowling party details, click on the links below:
the full bowling bash
bowling party shirts
bowling ball goody bags
homemade bowling tattoos

Randi Dukes About Randi Dukes

I’m Randi, a wife and stay-at-home mom of five kids, ranging from preschool to high school. I love strong coffee, craft and DIY projects, my planner, my laptop, and my big ol’ family. When I’m not creating something for my blog, I can be found in the car, running kids from one place to another. I’m the one knitting at the red light.

Comments

  1. So adorable! I love themed parties!

  2. Those are adorable! I love them!

  3. I love the washi tape to seal them! So cute!

  4. Oh my gosh – these are too cute! My daughter (also turning 7!) is thinking about having a bowling birthday party with school friends this year….these would be perfect!
    Cathy @ Lemon Tree Dwelling

  5. So great Randi!

  6. Adorable! I bet the kids LOVED them.

  7. These are so fun! Great idea – the kids must have loved them!

  8. Those are adorable! Or should I say very cool…my 13 year old niece and nephew would totally approve!

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