Love Bug Cups Craft

| January 20, 2013 | 10 Comments



  • 6 oz or smaller
  • plastic cups
  • Pipe cleaners or chenille stems
  • Craft foram – pink, white or red
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Low temperature hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Black magic marker
  • Pompoms
  • A variety of Valentine’s chocolates and candies


1. Cut heart wings out of craft foam, and using the glue gun, glue to the back of the cup. Let dry.

2. Using the wire cutters, cut a pipe cleaner (chenille stems) into 2 equally sized pieces. Then curl the pieces like a bug’s antennae and glue to the inside front of the cup.

3. Set the cup upright. Glue two wiggle eyes to the front of the cup near center.

4. Glue a pompom below the eyes for a nose.

6. Let it dry completely.

7. Fill with your favorite Valentine’s chocolates.

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Category: Arts and Crafts, Valentine's Day Crafts

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Amy Lovell says:

    these are just too cute!! Thanks!

  2. kathy downey says:

    I love these little bugs,so sweet

  3. kathy downey says:

    Going to give these a try,next time the grandkids come over

  4. kathy downey says:

    We had a blast making these last weekend

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    these are adorable. What a super treat to give to someone and no doubt kids have lots of fun making them.

  6. kathy downey says:

    We made 27 of these last weekend filled with candy and my granddaughter gave them to her classmates yesterday at the last day of school!!

  7. kathy downey says:

    We made these for table favors for my granddaughter birthday

  8. Daniela Plume says:

    these are adorable

  9. Debbie White Beattie says:

    I love your bugs, adorable and I like how you can make them into different things

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